Political ideology among college graduates by state (2014) Switch to: State among college graduates by political ideology

% of college graduates who are…

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Alabama 50% 40% 8% 3% 109
Arizona 35% 41% 22% 2% 157
California 25% 37% 35% 4% 1,000
Colorado 30% 44% 23% 4% 146
Connecticut 30% 37% 29% 3% 104
Florida 34% 38% 25% 4% 479
Georgia 45% 32% 19% 3% 224
Illinois 30% 38% 29% 3% 351
Indiana 47% 27% 24% 1% 134
Louisiana 56% 28% 12% 5% 115
Maryland 26% 36% 34% 4% 173
Massachusetts 15% 36% 46% 2% 215
Michigan 36% 31% 30% 3% 227
Minnesota 35% 32% 30% 3% 182
Missouri 40% 33% 24% 3% 160
New Jersey 26% 37% 34% 3% 227
New York 23% 36% 36% 5% 499
North Carolina 38% 32% 29% 1% 250
Ohio 39% 40% 20% 1% 264
Oregon 19% 40% 38% 3% 119
Pennsylvania 34% 37% 27% 3% 319
South Carolina 37% 37% 21% 5% 111
Tennessee 47% 23% 27% 3% 146
Texas 41% 34% 21% 3% 609
Virginia 37% 39% 22% 2% 291
Washington 30% 29% 35% 6% 207
Wisconsin 38% 34% 27% 1% 141

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