Political ideology among adults with an education level of high school or less by state (2014) Switch to: State among adults with an education level of high school or less by political ideology

% of adults with an education level of high school or less who are…

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Alabama 55% 23% 12% 9% 169
Arizona 38% 26% 25% 12% 179
Arkansas 46% 35% 14% 6% 136
California 35% 32% 25% 7% 1,015
Colorado 40% 23% 28% 8% 115
Florida 41% 26% 24% 10% 619
Georgia 44% 29% 19% 8% 321
Illinois 36% 32% 22% 10% 381
Indiana 38% 33% 20% 9% 262
Iowa 48% 23% 20% 9% 107
Kentucky 40% 28% 23% 9% 195
Louisiana 46% 31% 15% 7% 179
Maine 35% 34% 25% 5% 101
Maryland 31% 30% 24% 15% 149
Massachusetts 33% 36% 24% 7% 175
Michigan 39% 30% 20% 12% 291
Minnesota 35% 30% 25% 10% 135
Mississippi 41% 28% 22% 9% 109
Missouri 38% 30% 23% 10% 211
New Jersey 34% 39% 21% 6% 244
New Mexico 36% 38% 13% 14% 104
New York 36% 30% 27% 7% 553
North Carolina 46% 27% 18% 8% 294
Ohio 41% 29% 19% 11% 388
Oklahoma 36% 37% 18% 8% 156
Oregon 36% 29% 24% 12% 101
Pennsylvania 40% 29% 20% 11% 479
South Carolina 42% 31% 15% 11% 180
Tennessee 44% 26% 19% 11% 221
Texas 38% 27% 24% 10% 849
Virginia 47% 30% 15% 8% 201
Washington 32% 35% 21% 13% 174
West Virginia 53% 27% 14% 6% 135
Wisconsin 47% 38% 10% 5% 196

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