Political ideology among adults in New York

% of adults in New York who are…

Survey year Conservative Moderate Liberal Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,966. 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 29% 34% 31% 6% 1,966
2007 31% 36% 25% 8% 1,933

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Political ideology among adults in New York by religious group

% of adults in New York who are…

Religious tradition Conservative Moderate Liberal Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 0. 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.
Catholic 36% 37% 22% 4% 635
Evangelical Protestant 45% 27% 22% 5% 182
Jewish 25% 33% 38% 4% 166
Mainline Protestant 34% 36% 24% 7% 256
Unaffiliated (religious "nones") 16% 34% 44% 6% 470

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DemographicInformation

Age distribution among adults in New York by political ideology

% of adults in New York who are ages…

Political ideology 18-29 30-49 50-64 65+ Sample Size
Sample size = 591. 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% 30% 32% 25% 591
Moderate 25% 37% 25% 13% 627
Liberal 29% 32% 23% 16% 591
Don't know 23% 38% 23% 16% 103

Generational cohort among adults in New York by political ideology

% of adults in New York who are…

Political ideology Younger Millennial Older Millennial Generation X Baby Boomer Silent Greatest Sample Size
Sample size = 591. 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 6% 9% 27% 38% 18% 1% 591
Moderate 17% 14% 30% 29% 8% 1% 627
Liberal 17% 19% 25% 27% 10% 2% 591
Don't know 14% 23% 24% 29% 9% 2% 103

Gender composition among adults in New York by political ideology

% of adults in New York who are…

Political ideology Men Women Sample Size
Sample size = 606. 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 46% 54% 606
Moderate 49% 51% 641
Liberal 46% 54% 604
Don't know 44% 56% 115

Racial and ethnic composition among adults in New York by political ideology

% of adults in New York who identify as…

Political ideology White Black Asian Latino Other/Mixed Sample Size
Sample size = 597. 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 65% 13% 3% 15% 3% 597
Moderate 59% 14% 6% 16% 6% 629
Liberal 60% 12% 7% 18% 3% 594
Don't know 41% 27% 4% 19% 9% 109

Immigrant status among adults in New York by political ideology

% of adults in New York who are…

Political ideology Immigrants Second generation Third generation or higher Sample Size
Sample size = 597. 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 26% 14% 60% 597
Moderate 22% 20% 58% 632
Liberal 24% 20% 56% 597
Don't know 31% 10% 59% 101

Income distribution among adults in New York by political ideology

% of adults in New York 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 = 489. 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 34% 19% 30% 18% 489
Moderate 30% 21% 30% 20% 560
Liberal 36% 16% 25% 24% 530

Educational distribution among adults in New York by political ideology

% of adults in New York who have completed…

Political ideology High school or less Some college College Post-graduate degree Sample Size
Sample size = 605. 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 48% 26% 15% 10% 605
Moderate 35% 31% 20% 13% 641
Liberal 34% 26% 22% 18% 600
Don't know 45% 35% 16% 4% 108

Marital status among adults in New York by political ideology

% of adults in New York who are…

Political ideology Married Living with a partner Divorced/separated Widowed Never married Sample Size
Sample size = 600. 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 54% 5% 12% 9% 19% 600
Moderate 41% 6% 10% 5% 38% 640
Liberal 39% 11% 12% 5% 34% 603
Don't know 43% 4% 8% 8% 37% 110

Parent of children under 18 among adults in New York by political ideology

% of adults in New York who are…

Political ideology Parents Non-parents Sample Size
Sample size = 603. 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 27% 73% 603
Moderate 27% 73% 641
Liberal 22% 78% 603
Don't know 21% 79% 113

BeliefsandPractices

Belief in God among adults in New York by political ideology

% of adults in New York 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 = 606. 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% 19% 3% 1% 5% 1% 606
Moderate 57% 21% 8% 1% 10% 3% 641
Liberal 41% 22% 11% 1% 21% 4% 604
Don't know 56% 24% 5% 3% 9% 3% 115

Importance of religion in one's life among adults in New York by political ideology

% of adults in New York who say religion is…

Political ideology Very important Somewhat important Not too important Not at all important Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 606. 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% 20% 8% 7% 1% 606
Moderate 41% 34% 11% 14% < 1% 641
Liberal 32% 26% 18% 23% 2% 604
Don't know 44% 31% 9% 13% 3% 115

Attendance at religious services among adults in New York by political ideology

% of adults in New York 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 = 606. 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 43% 32% 24% 1% 606
Moderate 24% 41% 35% < 1% 641
Liberal 21% 30% 49% < 1% 604
Don't know 37% 26% 34% 3% 115

Frequency of prayer among adults in New York by political ideology

% of adults in New York who pray…

Political ideology At least daily Weekly Monthly Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 606. 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 63% 13% 6% 18% 1% 606
Moderate 46% 17% 9% 28% 1% 641
Liberal 35% 16% 6% 43% 1% 604
Don't know 54% 7% 9% 25% 5% 115

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups among adults in New York by political ideology

% of adults in New York 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 = 606. 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 26% 8% 8% 57% 1% 606
Moderate 14% 8% 7% 71% < 1% 641
Liberal 13% 7% 4% 75% 1% 604
Don't know 27% 5% 11% 54% 3% 115

Frequency of meditation among adults in New York by political ideology

% of adults in New York 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 = 606. 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 44% 6% 4% 43% 2% 606
Moderate 34% 9% 6% 49% 1% 641
Liberal 38% 11% 6% 43% 1% 604
Don't know 40% 5% 3% 42% 10% 115

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing among adults in New York by political ideology

% of adults in New York 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 = 606. 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 61% 14% 8% 16% 1% 606
Moderate 49% 18% 12% 19% 2% 641
Liberal 47% 17% 12% 23% 1% 604
Don't know 45% 15% 8% 27% 5% 115

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe among adults in New York by political ideology

% of adults in New York 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 = 606. 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% 14% 13% 28% 2% 606
Moderate 47% 17% 13% 22% 1% 641
Liberal 53% 16% 12% 18% 1% 604
Don't know 47% 11% 13% 26% 4% 115

Sources of guidance on right and wrong among adults in New York by political ideology

% of adults in New York 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 = 606. 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 38% 7% 45% 7% 3% 606
Moderate 22% 14% 55% 8% 2% 641
Liberal 14% 23% 48% 13% 2% 604
Don't know 30% 8% 45% 7% 10% 115

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong among adults in New York by political ideology

% of adults in New York 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 = 606. 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 40% 57% 1% 2% 606
Moderate 21% 77% 2% < 1% 641
Liberal 16% 82% 1% 1% 604
Don't know 31% 58% 6% 5% 115

Frequency of reading scripture among adults in New York by political ideology

% of adults in New York 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 = 606. 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 40% 7% 8% 44% 1% 606
Moderate 22% 10% 9% 56% 1% 641
Liberal 19% 7% 10% 64% < 1% 604
Don't know 33% 6% 7% 48% 5% 115

Interpreting scripture among adults in New York by political ideology

% of adults in New York 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 = 606. 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 35% 33% 3% 22% 7% 606
Moderate 20% 26% 3% 44% 8% 641
Liberal 16% 14% < 1% 65% 5% 604
Don't know 34% 21% 5% 22% 19% 115

Belief in Heaven among adults in New York by political ideology

% of adults in New York who …in heaven

Political ideology Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 606. 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 77% 14% 8% 606
Moderate 72% 21% 7% 641
Liberal 51% 44% 5% 604
Don't know 68% 19% 13% 115

Belief in Hell among adults in New York by political ideology

% of adults in New York who …in hell

Political ideology Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 606. 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% 29% 10% 606
Moderate 50% 40% 10% 641
Liberal 36% 59% 5% 604
Don't know 48% 36% 16% 115

SocialandPoliticalViews

Party affiliation among adults in New York by political ideology

% of adults in New York who identify as…

Political ideology Republican/lean Rep. No lean Democrat/lean Dem. Sample Size
Sample size = 606. 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% 18% 29% 606
Moderate 27% 16% 57% 641
Liberal 9% 15% 75% 604
Don't know 9% 61% 31% 115

Views about size of government among adults in New York by political ideology

% of adults in New York who would rather have…

Political ideology Smaller government; fewer services Bigger government; more services Depends Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 606. 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 60% 36% 2% 2% 606
Moderate 42% 52% 3% 4% 641
Liberal 25% 68% 3% 4% 604
Don't know 29% 56% 7% 8% 115

Views about government aid to the poor among adults in New York by political ideology

% of adults in New York 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 = 606. 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 53% 39% 7% 1% 606
Moderate 40% 54% 5% 2% 641
Liberal 23% 72% 4% 2% 604
Don't know 34% 50% 6% 10% 115

Views about abortion among adults in New York by political ideology

% of adults in New York who say abortion should be…

Political ideology Legal in all/most cases Illegal in all/most cases Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 606. 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 46% 50% 5% 606
Moderate 69% 28% 3% 641
Liberal 79% 19% 3% 604
Don't know 48% 38% 14% 115

Views about homosexuality among adults in New York by political ideology

% of adults in New York who say homosexuality…

Political ideology Should be accepted Should be discouraged Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 606. 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% 39% 6% 5% 606
Moderate 78% 16% 3% 3% 641
Liberal 83% 12% 3% 2% 604
Don't know 53% 32% 5% 11% 115

Views about same-sex marriage among adults in New York by political ideology

% of adults in New York who …same-sex marriage

Political ideology Strongly favor/favor Oppose/strongly oppose Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 606. 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 39% 50% 11% 606
Moderate 71% 24% 5% 641
Liberal 78% 17% 5% 604
Don't know 46% 38% 16% 115

Views about environmental regulation among adults in New York by political ideology

% of adults in New York 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 = 606. 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 45% 48% 2% 4% 606
Moderate 28% 68% 2% 1% 641
Liberal 17% 80% 2% 2% 604
Don't know 37% 45% 3% 15% 115

Views about human evolution among adults in New York by political ideology

% of adults in New York 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 = 606. 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 21% 28% 4% 42% 5% 606
Moderate 42% 25% 4% 27% 3% 641
Liberal 55% 18% 5% 19% 2% 604
Don't know 22% 18% 6% 41% 13% 115