Party affiliation among methodists in the Mainline Tradition

% of methodists in the Mainline Tradition who identify as…

Survey year Republican/lean Rep. No lean Democrat/lean Dem. Sample Size
Sample size = 1,746. 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 53% 11% 36% 1,746
2007 46% 13% 41% 2,393

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DemographicInformation

Age distribution among methodists in the Mainline Tradition by political party

% of methodists in the Mainline Tradition who are ages…

Party affiliation 18-29 30-49 50-64 65+ Sample Size
Sample size = 930. 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. 11% 28% 29% 32% 930
No lean 12% 28% 30% 29% 163
Democrat/lean Dem. 6% 29% 30% 34% 628

Generational cohort among methodists in the Mainline Tradition by political party

% of methodists in the Mainline Tradition who are…

Party affiliation Younger Millennial Older Millennial Generation X Baby Boomer Silent Greatest Sample Size
Sample size = 930. 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% 25% 37% 22% 3% 930
No lean 6% 13% 21% 36% 23% 1% 163
Democrat/lean Dem. 4% 7% 25% 38% 24% 3% 628

Gender composition among methodists in the Mainline Tradition by political party

% of methodists in the Mainline Tradition who are…

Party affiliation Men Women Sample Size
Sample size = 937. 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% 937
No lean 38% 62% 171
Democrat/lean Dem. 37% 63% 638

Racial and ethnic composition among methodists in the Mainline Tradition by political party

% of methodists in the Mainline Tradition who identify as…

Party affiliation White Black Asian Latino Other/Mixed Sample Size
Sample size = 933. 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. 96% 1% 1% 1% 1% 933
No lean 92% < 1% 2% 4% 2% 169
Democrat/lean Dem. 91% 3% 1% 2% 3% 634

Immigrant status among methodists in the Mainline Tradition by political party

% of methodists in the Mainline Tradition who are…

Party affiliation Immigrants Second generation Third generation or higher Sample Size
Sample size = 934. 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% 934
No lean 7% 3% 90% 169
Democrat/lean Dem. 4% 5% 91% 635

Income distribution among methodists in the Mainline Tradition by political party

% of methodists in the Mainline Tradition 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 = 813. 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. 20% 20% 31% 29% 813
No lean 36% 29% 21% 14% 125
Democrat/lean Dem. 26% 18% 32% 23% 576

Educational distribution among methodists in the Mainline Tradition by political party

% of methodists in the Mainline Tradition who have completed…

Party affiliation High school or less Some college College Post-graduate degree Sample Size
Sample size = 933. 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% 32% 23% 12% 933
No lean 37% 33% 17% 13% 170
Democrat/lean Dem. 36% 27% 21% 17% 636

Marital status among methodists in the Mainline Tradition by political party

% of methodists in the Mainline Tradition who are…

Party affiliation Married Living with a partner Divorced/separated Widowed Never married Sample Size
Sample size = 937. 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% 12% 937
No lean 59% 4% 11% 13% 13% 169
Democrat/lean Dem. 57% 6% 16% 13% 9% 634

Parent of children under 18 among methodists in the Mainline Tradition by political party

% of methodists in the Mainline Tradition who are…

Party affiliation Parents Non-parents Sample Size
Sample size = 936. 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% 936
No lean 25% 75% 171
Democrat/lean Dem. 24% 76% 637

BeliefsandPractices

Belief in God among methodists in the Mainline Tradition by political party

% of methodists in the Mainline Tradition 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 = 937. 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. 73% 21% 2% 1% 1% 1% 937
No lean 69% 22% 6% 2% 1% 1% 171
Democrat/lean Dem. 62% 29% 6% 1% 1% 1% 638

Importance of religion in one's life among methodists in the Mainline Tradition by political party

% of methodists in the Mainline Tradition who say religion is…

Party affiliation Very important Somewhat important Not too important Not at all important Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 937. 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. 63% 30% 6% 1% < 1% 937
No lean 54% 38% 5% 3% < 1% 171
Democrat/lean Dem. 53% 34% 10% 3% 1% 638

Attendance at religious services among methodists in the Mainline Tradition by political party

% of methodists in the Mainline Tradition 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 = 937. 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. 44% 40% 16% < 1% 937
No lean 46% 37% 17% < 1% 171
Democrat/lean Dem. 38% 38% 24% < 1% 638

Frequency of prayer among methodists in the Mainline Tradition by political party

% of methodists in the Mainline Tradition who pray…

Party affiliation At least daily Weekly Monthly Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 937. 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. 61% 22% 6% 10% 1% 937
No lean 65% 20% 6% 8% 2% 171
Democrat/lean Dem. 58% 20% 7% 14% 1% 638

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups among methodists in the Mainline Tradition by political party

% of methodists in the Mainline Tradition 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 = 937. 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. 25% 11% 10% 53% < 1% 937
No lean 23% 11% 11% 54% 1% 171
Democrat/lean Dem. 21% 10% 12% 57% < 1% 638

Frequency of meditation among methodists in the Mainline Tradition by political party

% of methodists in the Mainline Tradition 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 = 937. 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% 10% 4% 47% 1% 937
No lean 38% 7% 5% 46% 4% 171
Democrat/lean Dem. 41% 11% 6% 40% 2% 638

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing among methodists in the Mainline Tradition by political party

% of methodists in the Mainline Tradition 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 = 937. 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. 63% 20% 9% 8% 1% 937
No lean 57% 17% 10% 11% 4% 171
Democrat/lean Dem. 57% 15% 13% 13% 2% 638

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe among methodists in the Mainline Tradition by political party

% of methodists in the Mainline Tradition 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 = 937. 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% 28% 1% 937
No lean 36% 15% 14% 28% 7% 171
Democrat/lean Dem. 44% 15% 17% 22% 1% 638

Sources of guidance on right and wrong among methodists in the Mainline Tradition by political party

% of methodists in the Mainline Tradition 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 = 937. 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. 41% 7% 45% 4% 2% 937
No lean 33% 7% 54% 4% 3% 171
Democrat/lean Dem. 28% 11% 52% 7% 2% 638

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong among methodists in the Mainline Tradition by political party

% of methodists in the Mainline Tradition 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 = 937. 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% 937
No lean 33% 65% 1% 1% 171
Democrat/lean Dem. 23% 75% 1% 1% 638

Frequency of reading scripture among methodists in the Mainline Tradition by political party

% of methodists in the Mainline Tradition 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 = 937. 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. 36% 16% 9% 39% < 1% 937
No lean 47% 5% 12% 35% 1% 171
Democrat/lean Dem. 35% 12% 12% 39% 1% 638

Interpreting scripture among methodists in the Mainline Tradition by political party

% of methodists in the Mainline Tradition 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 = 937. 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. 31% 43% 4% 15% 8% 937
No lean 29% 35% 4% 19% 13% 171
Democrat/lean Dem. 20% 39% 1% 32% 7% 638

Belief in Heaven among methodists in the Mainline Tradition by political party

% of methodists in the Mainline Tradition who …in heaven

Party affiliation Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 937. 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. 87% 7% 6% 937
No lean 87% 5% 8% 171
Democrat/lean Dem. 81% 12% 7% 638

Belief in Hell among methodists in the Mainline Tradition by political party

% of methodists in the Mainline Tradition who …in hell

Party affiliation Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 937. 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. 68% 22% 10% 937
No lean 61% 24% 15% 171
Democrat/lean Dem. 56% 35% 9% 638

SocialandPoliticalViews

Political ideology among methodists in the Mainline Tradition by political party

% of methodists in the Mainline Tradition who are…

Party affiliation Conservative Moderate Liberal Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 937. 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. 63% 32% 3% 2% 937
No lean 39% 39% 10% 12% 171
Democrat/lean Dem. 19% 47% 32% 2% 638

Views about size of government among methodists in the Mainline Tradition by political party

% of methodists in the Mainline Tradition who would rather have…

Party affiliation Smaller government; fewer services Bigger government; more services Depends Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 937. 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. 83% 13% 2% 3% 937
No lean 65% 24% 6% 6% 171
Democrat/lean Dem. 42% 50% 3% 4% 638

Views about government aid to the poor among methodists in the Mainline Tradition by political party

% of methodists in the Mainline Tradition 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 = 937. 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. 70% 26% 2% 2% 937
No lean 54% 39% 7% 1% 171
Democrat/lean Dem. 28% 68% 2% 2% 638

Views about abortion among methodists in the Mainline Tradition by political party

% of methodists in the Mainline Tradition who say abortion should be…

Party affiliation Legal in all/most cases Illegal in all/most cases Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 937. 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. 49% 47% 5% 937
No lean 49% 47% 4% 171
Democrat/lean Dem. 76% 21% 3% 638

Views about homosexuality among methodists in the Mainline Tradition by political party

% of methodists in the Mainline Tradition who say homosexuality…

Party affiliation Should be accepted Should be discouraged Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 937. 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. 52% 40% 5% 3% 937
No lean 51% 35% 6% 8% 171
Democrat/lean Dem. 76% 19% 3% 2% 638

Views about same-sex marriage among methodists in the Mainline Tradition by political party

% of methodists in the Mainline Tradition who …same-sex marriage

Party affiliation Strongly favor/favor Oppose/strongly oppose Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 937. 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. 36% 56% 9% 937
No lean 45% 42% 12% 171
Democrat/lean Dem. 70% 24% 6% 638

Views about environmental regulation among methodists in the Mainline Tradition by political party

% of methodists in the Mainline Tradition 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 = 937. 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. 57% 39% 2% 3% 937
No lean 40% 50% 4% 5% 171
Democrat/lean Dem. 22% 74% 2% 2% 638

Views about human evolution among methodists in the Mainline Tradition by political party

% of methodists in the Mainline Tradition 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 = 937. 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. 18% 35% 4% 38% 5% 937
No lean 20% 30% 5% 33% 13% 171
Democrat/lean Dem. 32% 32% 6% 27% 4% 638