Party affiliation among adults ages 65 and older by state (2014) Switch to: State among adults ages 65 and older by political party

% of adults ages 65 and older who identify as…

State Republican/lean Rep. No lean Democrat/lean Dem. Sample Size
Sample size = 125. 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.
Alabama 57% 11% 32% 125
Arizona 47% 13% 40% 184
California 37% 13% 50% 964
Colorado 47% 12% 41% 104
Connecticut 41% 14% 44% 100
Florida 44% 14% 43% 632
Georgia 54% 13% 33% 225
Illinois 39% 17% 44% 365
Indiana 44% 16% 39% 178
Kentucky 47% 12% 41% 122
Louisiana 47% 7% 46% 121
Maryland 34% 8% 58% 161
Massachusetts 32% 15% 53% 186
Michigan 39% 18% 43% 258
Minnesota 40% 13% 47% 127
Missouri 46% 9% 45% 157
New Hampshire 46% 19% 35% 105
New Jersey 40% 12% 49% 258
New York 32% 17% 51% 590
North Carolina 45% 14% 41% 288
Ohio 47% 10% 43% 326
Oklahoma 48% 15% 37% 114
Oregon 40% 14% 46% 124
Pennsylvania 43% 12% 45% 438
Rhode Island 21% 34% 45% 111
South Carolina 48% 14% 38% 142
Tennessee 52% 13% 35% 195
Texas 42% 13% 44% 528
Virginia 49% 12% 39% 217
Washington 41% 18% 41% 183
Wisconsin 48% 13% 39% 161

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