Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong among independents and those who don't lean to either party by state (2014) Switch to: State among independents and those who don't lean to either party by belief in existence of standards for right and wrong

% of independents and those who don't lean to either party who say…

State 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
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Arizona 33% 58% 8% < 1% 119
California 28% 66% 3% 3% 638
Florida 28% 67% 3% 2% 336
Georgia 31% 65% 2% 1% 156
Illinois 26% 70% 2% 2% 234
Indiana 26% 71% 3% < 1% 114
Massachusetts 24% 72% 1% 3% 103
Michigan 38% 57% 4% 1% 176
Missouri 34% 65% 1% < 1% 105
New Jersey 27% 72% < 1% 1% 145
New York 25% 70% 2% 3% 337
North Carolina 28% 67% 2% 3% 152
Ohio 28% 71% < 1% 1% 175
Pennsylvania 37% 62% < 1% 1% 179
Texas 28% 68% 2% 3% 476
Virginia 29% 65% 3% 3% 136
Washington 31% 68% < 1% 1% 140

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