Political ideology among adults ages 65 and older by state (2014) Switch to: State among adults ages 65 and older by political ideology

% of adults ages 65 and older who are…

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Alabama 66% 17% 11% 6% 125
Arizona 51% 25% 18% 7% 184
California 38% 31% 25% 6% 964
Colorado 48% 26% 23% 3% 104
Connecticut 30% 37% 29% 4% 100
Florida 45% 30% 20% 5% 632
Georgia 57% 23% 12% 8% 225
Illinois 49% 24% 18% 8% 365
Indiana 43% 33% 20% 5% 178
Kentucky 43% 30% 16% 11% 122
Louisiana 55% 17% 17% 10% 121
Maryland 38% 31% 25% 6% 161
Massachusetts 25% 41% 29% 5% 186
Michigan 38% 30% 23% 9% 258
Minnesota 43% 39% 16% 2% 127
Missouri 54% 22% 18% 5% 157
New Hampshire 43% 36% 19% 2% 105
New Jersey 43% 38% 14% 5% 258
New York 41% 25% 28% 5% 590
North Carolina 48% 31% 18% 3% 288
Ohio 45% 34% 16% 4% 326
Oklahoma 49% 37% 7% 7% 114
Oregon 37% 30% 23% 10% 124
Pennsylvania 44% 29% 21% 6% 438
Rhode Island 31% 38% 20% 11% 111
South Carolina 48% 28% 17% 7% 142
Tennessee 58% 23% 12% 6% 195
Texas 48% 27% 16% 9% 528
Virginia 58% 25% 15% 2% 217
Washington 39% 39% 16% 6% 183
Wisconsin 44% 38% 14% 4% 161

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