Party affiliation among college graduates by state (2014) Switch to: State among college graduates by political party

% of college graduates who identify as…

State Republican/lean Rep. No lean Democrat/lean Dem. Sample Size
Sample size = 109. 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 55% 6% 39% 109
Arizona 49% 14% 37% 157
California 33% 15% 53% 1,000
Colorado 44% 13% 42% 146
Connecticut 34% 16% 50% 104
Florida 43% 15% 43% 479
Georgia 49% 13% 38% 224
Illinois 38% 14% 47% 351
Indiana 48% 12% 40% 134
Louisiana 51% 12% 37% 115
Maryland 32% 14% 55% 173
Massachusetts 23% 13% 64% 215
Michigan 41% 12% 47% 227
Minnesota 44% 12% 44% 182
Missouri 48% 9% 43% 160
New Jersey 31% 14% 56% 227
New York 28% 13% 59% 499
North Carolina 40% 11% 49% 250
Ohio 46% 15% 39% 264
Oregon 25% 12% 62% 119
Pennsylvania 45% 6% 49% 319
South Carolina 48% 16% 36% 111
Tennessee 49% 14% 38% 146
Texas 48% 14% 38% 609
Virginia 48% 13% 39% 291
Washington 38% 12% 50% 207
Wisconsin 43% 11% 46% 141

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