Political ideology among Evangelical Protestants

% of Evangelical Protestants who are…

Survey year Conservative Moderate Liberal Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 8,593. 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 55% 27% 13% 6% 8,593
2007 52% 30% 11% 7% 9,472

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DemographicInformation

Age distribution among Evangelical Protestants by political ideology

% of Evangelical Protestants who are ages…

Political ideology 18-29 30-49 50-64 65+ Sample Size
Sample size = 4,877. 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.
Conservative 13% 33% 31% 23% 4,877
Moderate 23% 33% 28% 16% 2,199
Liberal 22% 35% 28% 15% 927
Don't know 22% 36% 23% 19% 414

Generational cohort among Evangelical Protestants by political ideology

% of Evangelical Protestants who are…

Political ideology Younger Millennial Older Millennial Generation X Baby Boomer Silent Greatest Sample Size
Sample size = 4,877. 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.
Conservative 8% 10% 28% 37% 16% 1% 4,877
Moderate 14% 15% 27% 33% 10% 1% 2,199
Liberal 14% 16% 27% 32% 10% 1% 927
Don't know 13% 18% 28% 27% 13% 1% 414

Gender composition among Evangelical Protestants by political ideology

% of Evangelical Protestants who are…

Political ideology Men Women Sample Size
Sample size = 4,975. 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.
Conservative 50% 50% 4,975
Moderate 42% 58% 2,236
Liberal 38% 62% 937
Don't know 37% 63% 445

Racial and ethnic composition among Evangelical Protestants by political ideology

% of Evangelical Protestants who identify as…

Political ideology White Black Asian Latino Other/Mixed Sample Size
Sample size = 4,910. 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.
Conservative 83% 4% 1% 8% 4% 4,910
Moderate 71% 8% 2% 14% 6% 2,217
Liberal 59% 12% 3% 20% 7% 922
Don't know 69% 8% 1% 13% 8% 430

Immigrant status among Evangelical Protestants by political ideology

% of Evangelical Protestants who are…

Political ideology Immigrants Second generation Third generation or higher Sample Size
Sample size = 4,939. 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.
Conservative 7% 6% 87% 4,939
Moderate 9% 7% 84% 2,211
Liberal 16% 11% 74% 915
Don't know 13% 6% 81% 419

Income distribution among Evangelical Protestants by political ideology

% of Evangelical Protestants who have a household income of…

Political ideology Less than $30,000 $30,000-$49,999 $50,000-$99,999 $100,000 or more Sample Size
Sample size = 4,314. 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.
Conservative 28% 22% 32% 17% 4,314
Moderate 38% 22% 27% 13% 1,996
Liberal 49% 22% 20% 9% 853
Don't know 61% 17% 15% 7% 299

Educational distribution among Evangelical Protestants by political ideology

% of Evangelical Protestants who have completed…

Political ideology High school or less Some college College Post-graduate degree Sample Size
Sample size = 4,954. 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.
Conservative 42% 35% 16% 7% 4,954
Moderate 41% 37% 14% 8% 2,229
Liberal 49% 35% 10% 6% 932
Don't know 56% 35% 6% 3% 430

Marital status among Evangelical Protestants by political ideology

% of Evangelical Protestants who are…

Political ideology Married Living with a partner Divorced/separated Widowed Never married Sample Size
Sample size = 4,961. 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.
Conservative 64% 3% 13% 7% 13% 4,961
Moderate 48% 6% 15% 9% 22% 2,228
Liberal 38% 10% 19% 8% 24% 933
Don't know 44% 7% 16% 11% 22% 440

Parent of children under 18 among Evangelical Protestants by political ideology

% of Evangelical Protestants who are…

Political ideology Parents Non-parents Sample Size
Sample size = 4,957. 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.
Conservative 30% 70% 4,957
Moderate 31% 69% 2,229
Liberal 32% 68% 935
Don't know 34% 66% 439

BeliefsandPractices

Belief in God among Evangelical Protestants by political ideology

% of Evangelical Protestants who say they…

Political ideology 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 = 4,975. 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.
Conservative 93% 6% 1% < 1% < 1% < 1% 4,975
Moderate 84% 14% 2% < 1% < 1% 1% 2,236
Liberal 76% 19% 3% 1% < 1% 1% 937
Don't know 87% 10% 1% 1% < 1% 1% 445

Importance of religion in one's life among Evangelical Protestants by political ideology

% of Evangelical Protestants who say religion is…

Political ideology Very important Somewhat important Not too important Not at all important Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 4,975. 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.
Conservative 85% 12% 1% 1% < 1% 4,975
Moderate 72% 23% 3% 1% < 1% 2,236
Liberal 67% 28% 3% 2% 1% 937
Don't know 78% 16% 1% 2% 3% 445

Attendance at religious services among Evangelical Protestants by political ideology

% of Evangelical Protestants who attend religious services…

Political ideology At least once a week Once or twice a month/a few times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 4,975. 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.
Conservative 66% 24% 9% 1% 4,975
Moderate 50% 36% 14% < 1% 2,236
Liberal 43% 38% 19% < 1% 937
Don't know 49% 31% 17% 3% 445

Frequency of prayer among Evangelical Protestants by political ideology

% of Evangelical Protestants who pray…

Political ideology At least daily Weekly Monthly Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 4,975. 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.
Conservative 84% 11% 2% 2% 1% 4,975
Moderate 72% 18% 4% 6% 1% 2,236
Liberal 70% 18% 4% 7% < 1% 937
Don't know 74% 14% 6% 4% 1% 445

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups among Evangelical Protestants by political ideology

% of Evangelical Protestants who attend prayer group…

Political ideology At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 4,975. 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.
Conservative 52% 13% 9% 26% 1% 4,975
Moderate 34% 14% 10% 41% 1% 2,236
Liberal 32% 13% 9% 46% 1% 937
Don't know 39% 11% 9% 39% 2% 445

Frequency of meditation among Evangelical Protestants by political ideology

% of Evangelical Protestants who meditate…

Political ideology At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 4,975. 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.
Conservative 52% 6% 2% 38% 2% 4,975
Moderate 44% 8% 3% 43% 1% 2,236
Liberal 48% 8% 3% 40% 1% 937
Don't know 45% 4% 3% 42% 5% 445

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing among Evangelical Protestants by political ideology

% of Evangelical Protestants who feel a sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing…

Political ideology At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 4,975. 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.
Conservative 80% 10% 5% 4% 1% 4,975
Moderate 70% 14% 8% 8% 1% 2,236
Liberal 66% 14% 9% 11% 1% 937
Don't know 64% 12% 6% 12% 5% 445

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe among Evangelical Protestants by political ideology

% of Evangelical Protestants who feel a sense of wonder about the universe…

Political ideology At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 4,975. 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.
Conservative 50% 15% 10% 23% 2% 4,975
Moderate 44% 18% 12% 24% 1% 2,236
Liberal 48% 15% 12% 23% 2% 937
Don't know 41% 12% 9% 31% 6% 445

Sources of guidance on right and wrong among Evangelical Protestants by political ideology

% of Evangelical Protestants who say they look to…most for guidance on right and wrong

Political ideology Religion Philosophy/reason Common sense Science Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 4,975. 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.
Conservative 70% 3% 22% 2% 2% 4,975
Moderate 49% 7% 38% 3% 2% 2,236
Liberal 38% 11% 42% 6% 3% 937
Don't know 56% 4% 35% 2% 4% 445

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong among Evangelical Protestants by political ideology

% of Evangelical Protestants who say…

Political ideology 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 = 4,975. 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.
Conservative 62% 35% 2% 1% 4,975
Moderate 37% 61% 1% 1% 2,236
Liberal 28% 69% 1% 2% 937
Don't know 37% 56% 4% 4% 445

Frequency of reading scripture among Evangelical Protestants by political ideology

% of Evangelical Protestants who read scripture…

Political ideology At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 4,975. 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.
Conservative 71% 11% 6% 12% 1% 4,975
Moderate 53% 14% 9% 24% 1% 2,236
Liberal 52% 13% 9% 27% < 1% 937
Don't know 56% 10% 8% 23% 3% 445

Interpreting scripture among Evangelical Protestants by political ideology

% of Evangelical Protestants who say the holy scripture is…

Political ideology 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 = 4,975. 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.
Conservative 64% 25% 4% 4% 3% 4,975
Moderate 42% 37% 4% 11% 5% 2,236
Liberal 40% 33% 3% 16% 7% 937
Don't know 56% 19% 8% 7% 10% 445

Belief in Heaven among Evangelical Protestants by political ideology

% of Evangelical Protestants who …in heaven

Political ideology Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 4,975. 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.
Conservative 87% 6% 8% 4,975
Moderate 90% 5% 5% 2,236
Liberal 90% 6% 4% 937
Don't know 87% 3% 10% 445

Belief in Hell among Evangelical Protestants by political ideology

% of Evangelical Protestants who …in hell

Political ideology Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 4,975. 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.
Conservative 85% 8% 7% 4,975
Moderate 80% 14% 7% 2,236
Liberal 74% 19% 7% 937
Don't know 79% 12% 9% 445

SocialandPoliticalViews

Party affiliation among Evangelical Protestants by political ideology

% of Evangelical Protestants who identify as…

Political ideology Republican/lean Rep. No lean Democrat/lean Dem. Sample Size
Sample size = 4,975. 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.
Conservative 75% 10% 15% 4,975
Moderate 41% 17% 41% 2,236
Liberal 23% 17% 60% 937
Don't know 21% 58% 21% 445

Views about size of government among Evangelical Protestants by political ideology

% of Evangelical Protestants who would rather have…

Political ideology Smaller government; fewer services Bigger government; more services Depends Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 4,975. 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.
Conservative 78% 18% 2% 2% 4,975
Moderate 54% 38% 4% 4% 2,236
Liberal 31% 62% 3% 4% 937
Don't know 40% 39% 8% 12% 445

Views about government aid to the poor among Evangelical Protestants by political ideology

% of Evangelical Protestants who say government aid to the poor…

Political ideology Does more harm than good Does more good than harm Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 4,975. 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.
Conservative 69% 25% 4% 2% 4,975
Moderate 42% 52% 4% 2% 2,236
Liberal 34% 61% 3% 2% 937
Don't know 43% 42% 8% 7% 445

Views about abortion among Evangelical Protestants by political ideology

% of Evangelical Protestants who say abortion should be…

Political ideology Legal in all/most cases Illegal in all/most cases Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 4,975. 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.
Conservative 20% 76% 3% 4,975
Moderate 45% 51% 3% 2,236
Liberal 58% 39% 3% 937
Don't know 36% 54% 10% 445

Views about homosexuality among Evangelical Protestants by political ideology

% of Evangelical Protestants who say homosexuality…

Political ideology Should be accepted Should be discouraged Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 4,975. 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.
Conservative 22% 70% 4% 3% 4,975
Moderate 53% 39% 5% 4% 2,236
Liberal 60% 33% 4% 3% 937
Don't know 36% 45% 7% 12% 445

Views about same-sex marriage among Evangelical Protestants by political ideology

% of Evangelical Protestants who …same-sex marriage

Political ideology Strongly favor/favor Oppose/strongly oppose Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 4,975. 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.
Conservative 14% 80% 6% 4,975
Moderate 44% 48% 9% 2,236
Liberal 54% 40% 6% 937
Don't know 28% 52% 19% 445

Views about environmental regulation among Evangelical Protestants by political ideology

% of Evangelical Protestants who say…

Political ideology 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 = 4,975. 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.
Conservative 59% 35% 3% 3% 4,975
Moderate 37% 58% 3% 2% 2,236
Liberal 31% 63% 1% 5% 937
Don't know 40% 45% 4% 11% 445

Views about human evolution among Evangelical Protestants by political ideology

% of Evangelical Protestants who say humans…

Political ideology 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 = 4,975. 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.
Conservative 7% 19% 2% 68% 4% 4,975
Moderate 15% 33% 2% 46% 4% 2,236
Liberal 20% 33% 3% 39% 5% 937
Don't know 10% 25% 5% 45% 14% 445