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

% of whites who are…

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Alabama 55% 28% 9% 8% 346
Alaska 40% 34% 21% 5% 226
Arizona 44% 31% 19% 6% 463
Arkansas 46% 39% 11% 4% 229
California 31% 34% 31% 5% 2,098
Colorado 36% 35% 24% 5% 383
Connecticut 34% 36% 26% 5% 286
Delaware 33% 37% 23% 7% 217
District of Columbia 6% 36% 51% 7% 124
Florida 38% 33% 23% 6% 1,311
Georgia 49% 29% 17% 5% 576
Hawaii 31% 38% 24% 7% 141
Idaho 43% 33% 20% 4% 280
Illinois 36% 35% 23% 6% 975
Indiana 43% 31% 19% 7% 532
Iowa 42% 30% 22% 6% 304
Kansas 44% 33% 19% 4% 255
Kentucky 43% 28% 22% 7% 362
Louisiana 53% 32% 10% 5% 289
Maine 34% 32% 30% 3% 281
Maryland 31% 38% 25% 5% 379
Massachusetts 22% 39% 34% 4% 559
Michigan 36% 34% 22% 9% 755
Minnesota 37% 32% 25% 6% 483
Mississippi 51% 32% 13% 4% 187
Missouri 43% 31% 18% 8% 516
Montana 47% 28% 21% 4% 278
Nebraska 44% 29% 20% 7% 253
Nevada 38% 35% 21% 6% 200
New Hampshire 33% 35% 28% 5% 275
New Jersey 30% 38% 26% 6% 605
New Mexico 36% 32% 26% 6% 168
New York 32% 33% 31% 4% 1,319
North Carolina 43% 33% 21% 3% 712
North Dakota 46% 32% 18% 4% 307
Ohio 41% 33% 19% 6% 913
Oklahoma 42% 35% 17% 6% 277
Oregon 30% 35% 30% 4% 338
Pennsylvania 38% 34% 21% 7% 1,124
Rhode Island 25% 37% 32% 7% 258
South Carolina 47% 34% 13% 5% 341
South Dakota 50% 33% 13% 4% 268
Tennessee 50% 27% 15% 7% 526
Texas 47% 31% 17% 6% 1,379
Utah 48% 30% 18% 4% 274
Vermont 30% 33% 34% 3% 293
Virginia 44% 36% 16% 3% 632
Washington 31% 34% 28% 7% 542
West Virginia 48% 30% 16% 6% 272
Wisconsin 43% 35% 19% 3% 512
Wyoming 44% 33% 14% 9% 277

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