Party affiliation among who say science is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong by political ideology (2014) Switch to: Political ideology among who say science is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong by political party

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Political ideology Republican/lean Rep. No lean Democrat/lean Dem. Sample Size
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Conservative 51% 17% 32% 637
Moderate 25% 18% 56% 1,119
Liberal 8% 12% 80% 1,336
Don't know 9% 61% 30% 120

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