Party affiliation among members of the United Methodist Church

% of members of the United Methodist Church who identify as…

Survey year Republican/lean Rep. No lean Democrat/lean Dem. Sample Size
Sample size = 1,637. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
2014 54% 11% 35% 1,637
2007 46% 12% 42% 2,239

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DemographicInformation

Age distribution among members of the United Methodist Church by political party

% of members of the United Methodist Church who are ages…

Party affiliation 18-29 30-49 50-64 65+ Sample Size
Sample size = 882. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Republican/lean Rep. 10% 28% 30% 32% 882
No lean 12% 29% 31% 28% 148
Democrat/lean Dem. 6% 29% 31% 34% 586

Generational cohort among members of the United Methodist Church by political party

% of members of the United Methodist Church who are…

Party affiliation Younger Millennial Older Millennial Generation X Baby Boomer Silent Greatest Sample Size
Sample size = 882. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Republican/lean Rep. 7% 7% 24% 37% 21% 3% 882
No lean 5% 14% 22% 36% 22% 1% 148
Democrat/lean Dem. 3% 7% 25% 38% 24% 3% 586

Gender composition among members of the United Methodist Church by political party

% of members of the United Methodist Church who are…

Party affiliation Men Women Sample Size
Sample size = 889. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Republican/lean Rep. 50% 50% 889
No lean 37% 63% 154
Democrat/lean Dem. 36% 64% 594

Racial and ethnic composition among members of the United Methodist Church by political party

% of members of the United Methodist Church who identify as…

Party affiliation White Black Asian Latino Other/Mixed Sample Size
Sample size = 885. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Republican/lean Rep. 97% 1% 1% 1% 1% 885
No lean 91% < 1% 2% 5% 2% 154
Democrat/lean Dem. 91% 3% 1% 3% 3% 591

Immigrant status among members of the United Methodist Church by political party

% of members of the United Methodist Church who are…

Party affiliation Immigrants Second generation Third generation or higher Sample Size
Sample size = 886. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Republican/lean Rep. 3% 4% 93% 886
No lean 8% 3% 89% 153
Democrat/lean Dem. 4% 6% 90% 591

Income distribution among members of the United Methodist Church by political party

% of members of the United Methodist Church who have a household income of…

Party affiliation Less than $30,000 $30,000-$49,999 $50,000-$99,999 $100,000 or more Sample Size
Sample size = 772. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Republican/lean Rep. 19% 20% 31% 30% 772
No lean 33% 31% 22% 14% 114
Democrat/lean Dem. 25% 19% 34% 23% 541

Educational distribution among members of the United Methodist Church by political party

% of members of the United Methodist Church who have completed…

Party affiliation High school or less Some college College Post-graduate degree Sample Size
Sample size = 886. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Republican/lean Rep. 30% 33% 24% 12% 886
No lean 35% 33% 18% 14% 153
Democrat/lean Dem. 34% 27% 21% 17% 592

Marital status among members of the United Methodist Church by political party

% of members of the United Methodist Church who are…

Party affiliation Married Living with a partner Divorced/separated Widowed Never married Sample Size
Sample size = 889. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Republican/lean Rep. 62% 4% 11% 11% 11% 889
No lean 64% 4% 9% 12% 11% 152
Democrat/lean Dem. 59% 6% 16% 12% 8% 591

Parent of children under 18 among members of the United Methodist Church by political party

% of members of the United Methodist Church who are…

Party affiliation Parents Non-parents Sample Size
Sample size = 888. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Republican/lean Rep. 23% 77% 888
No lean 28% 72% 154
Democrat/lean Dem. 24% 76% 593

BeliefsandPractices

Belief in God among members of the United Methodist Church by political party

% of members of the United Methodist Church who say they…

Party affiliation Believe in God; absolutely certain Believe in God; fairly certain Believe in God; not too/not at all certain Believe in God; don't know Do not believe in God Other/don't know if they believe in God Sample Size
Sample size = 889. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Republican/lean Rep. 75% 20% 2% 1% 1% 1% 889
No lean 73% 19% 6% 1% < 1% 1% 154
Democrat/lean Dem. 63% 28% 7% 1% 1% < 1% 594

Importance of religion in one's life among members of the United Methodist Church by political party

% of members of the United Methodist Church who say religion is…

Party affiliation Very important Somewhat important Not too important Not at all important Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 889. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Republican/lean Rep. 65% 28% 6% 1% < 1% 889
No lean 55% 36% 6% 3% < 1% 154
Democrat/lean Dem. 56% 32% 8% 3% 1% 594

Attendance at religious services among members of the United Methodist Church by political party

% of members of the United Methodist Church who attend religious services…

Party affiliation At least once a week Once or twice a month/a few times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 889. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Republican/lean Rep. 45% 40% 15% < 1% 889
No lean 50% 34% 16% < 1% 154
Democrat/lean Dem. 40% 38% 21% < 1% 594

Frequency of prayer among members of the United Methodist Church by political party

% of members of the United Methodist Church who pray…

Party affiliation At least daily Weekly Monthly Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 889. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Republican/lean Rep. 62% 22% 6% 9% 1% 889
No lean 69% 19% 7% 5% 1% 154
Democrat/lean Dem. 61% 20% 7% 12% 1% 594

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups among members of the United Methodist Church by political party

% of members of the United Methodist Church who attend prayer group…

Party affiliation At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 889. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Republican/lean Rep. 26% 12% 11% 51% < 1% 889
No lean 26% 11% 11% 52% < 1% 154
Democrat/lean Dem. 22% 10% 13% 56% < 1% 594

Frequency of meditation among members of the United Methodist Church by political party

% of members of the United Methodist Church who meditate…

Party affiliation At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 889. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Republican/lean Rep. 39% 9% 4% 47% 1% 889
No lean 39% 6% 6% 46% 3% 154
Democrat/lean Dem. 43% 12% 6% 39% 1% 594

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing among members of the United Methodist Church by political party

% of members of the United Methodist Church who feel a sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing…

Party affiliation At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 889. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Republican/lean Rep. 65% 19% 8% 8% 1% 889
No lean 59% 17% 10% 10% 4% 154
Democrat/lean Dem. 58% 15% 13% 12% 2% 594

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe among members of the United Methodist Church by political party

% of members of the United Methodist Church who feel a sense of wonder about the universe…

Party affiliation At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 889. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Republican/lean Rep. 39% 17% 16% 27% < 1% 889
No lean 39% 17% 14% 24% 6% 154
Democrat/lean Dem. 45% 15% 18% 21% 1% 594

Sources of guidance on right and wrong among members of the United Methodist Church by political party

% of members of the United Methodist Church who say they look to…most for guidance on right and wrong

Party affiliation Religion Philosophy/reason Common sense Science Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 889. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Republican/lean Rep. 43% 7% 44% 5% 2% 889
No lean 34% 5% 54% 3% 3% 154
Democrat/lean Dem. 30% 11% 50% 7% 2% 594

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong among members of the United Methodist Church by political party

% of members of the United Methodist Church who say…

Party affiliation There are clear standards for what is right and wrong Right or wrong depends on the situation Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 889. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Republican/lean Rep. 45% 53% 1% 1% 889
No lean 34% 64% 1% 1% 154
Democrat/lean Dem. 25% 74% 1% < 1% 594

Frequency of reading scripture among members of the United Methodist Church by political party

% of members of the United Methodist Church who read scripture…

Party affiliation At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 889. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Republican/lean Rep. 37% 16% 9% 37% < 1% 889
No lean 51% 4% 12% 32% < 1% 154
Democrat/lean Dem. 37% 12% 13% 38% 1% 594

Interpreting scripture among members of the United Methodist Church by political party

% of members of the United Methodist Church who say the holy scripture is…

Party affiliation Word of God; should be taken literally Word of God; not everything taken literally Word of God; other/don't know Not the word of God Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 889. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Republican/lean Rep. 32% 43% 4% 14% 7% 889
No lean 28% 37% 4% 18% 13% 154
Democrat/lean Dem. 20% 41% 1% 31% 7% 594

Belief in Heaven among members of the United Methodist Church by political party

% of members of the United Methodist Church who …in heaven

Party affiliation Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 889. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Republican/lean Rep. 88% 6% 6% 889
No lean 86% 5% 9% 154
Democrat/lean Dem. 81% 12% 6% 594

Belief in Hell among members of the United Methodist Church by political party

% of members of the United Methodist Church who …in hell

Party affiliation Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 889. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Republican/lean Rep. 69% 21% 10% 889
No lean 61% 25% 14% 154
Democrat/lean Dem. 57% 35% 8% 594

SocialandPoliticalViews

Political ideology among members of the United Methodist Church by political party

% of members of the United Methodist Church who are…

Party affiliation Conservative Moderate Liberal Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 889. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Republican/lean Rep. 64% 32% 3% 2% 889
No lean 39% 40% 10% 12% 154
Democrat/lean Dem. 19% 46% 34% 2% 594

Views about size of government among members of the United Methodist Church by political party

% of members of the United Methodist Church who would rather have…

Party affiliation Smaller government; fewer services Bigger government; more services Depends Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 889. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Republican/lean Rep. 84% 12% 2% 3% 889
No lean 66% 23% 6% 5% 154
Democrat/lean Dem. 41% 51% 3% 4% 594

Views about government aid to the poor among members of the United Methodist Church by political party

% of members of the United Methodist Church who say government aid to the poor…

Party affiliation Does more harm than good Does more good than harm Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 889. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Republican/lean Rep. 71% 25% 2% 2% 889
No lean 56% 37% 7% < 1% 154
Democrat/lean Dem. 29% 68% 3% 1% 594

Views about abortion among members of the United Methodist Church by political party

% of members of the United Methodist Church who say abortion should be…

Party affiliation Legal in all/most cases Illegal in all/most cases Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 889. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Republican/lean Rep. 48% 47% 5% 889
No lean 50% 48% 2% 154
Democrat/lean Dem. 76% 21% 4% 594

Views about homosexuality among members of the United Methodist Church by political party

% of members of the United Methodist Church who say homosexuality…

Party affiliation Should be accepted Should be discouraged Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 889. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Republican/lean Rep. 51% 40% 5% 3% 889
No lean 51% 38% 6% 5% 154
Democrat/lean Dem. 77% 19% 3% 2% 594

Views about same-sex marriage among members of the United Methodist Church by political party

% of members of the United Methodist Church who …same-sex marriage

Party affiliation Strongly favor/favor Oppose/strongly oppose Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 889. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Republican/lean Rep. 35% 56% 9% 889
No lean 46% 44% 10% 154
Democrat/lean Dem. 70% 24% 6% 594

Views about environmental regulation among members of the United Methodist Church by political party

% of members of the United Methodist Church who say…

Party affiliation Stricter environmental laws and regulations cost too many jobs and hurt the economy Stricter environmental laws and regulations are worth the cost Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 889. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Republican/lean Rep. 56% 39% 2% 3% 889
No lean 38% 52% 5% 5% 154
Democrat/lean Dem. 21% 75% 2% 1% 594

Views about human evolution among members of the United Methodist Church by political party

% of members of the United Methodist Church who say humans…

Party affiliation Evolved; due to natural processes Evolved; due to God's design Evolved; don't know how Always existed in present form Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 889. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Republican/lean Rep. 17% 36% 4% 39% 5% 889
No lean 20% 30% 3% 35% 12% 154
Democrat/lean Dem. 30% 32% 5% 28% 4% 594