State among conservatives

% of conservatives who are in…

Survey year Alabama Alaska Arizona Arkansas California Colorado Connecticut Delaware District of Columbia Florida Georgia Hawaii Idaho Illinois Indiana Iowa Kansas Kentucky Louisiana Maine Maryland Massachusetts Michigan Minnesota Mississippi Missouri Montana Nebraska Nevada New Hampshire New Jersey New Mexico New York North Carolina North Dakota Ohio Oklahoma Oregon Pennsylvania Rhode Island South Carolina South Dakota Tennessee Texas Utah Vermont Virginia Washington West Virginia Wisconsin Wyoming Sample Size
Sample size = 12,935. 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.
2014 2% < 1% 2% 1% 10% 2% 1% < 1% < 1% 7% 4% < 1% 1% 4% 2% 1% 1% 2% 2% < 1% 1% 1% 3% 2% 1% 2% < 1% 1% 1% < 1% 2% 1% 5% 3% < 1% 4% 1% 1% 4% < 1% 2% < 1% 3% 9% 1% < 1% 3% 2% 1% 2% < 1% 12,935
2007 2% < 1% 2% 1% 10% 1% 1% < 1% < 1% 5% 3% < 1% 1% 4% 3% 1% 1% 2% 2% < 1% 2% 2% 3% 2% 1% 2% 1% 1% 1% < 1% 3% 1% 5% 3% < 1% 5% 1% 1% 5% < 1% 2% < 1% 3% 7% 2% < 1% 3% 2% 1% 2% < 1% 13,598

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State among conservatives by religious group

% of conservatives who are in…

Religious tradition Alabama Alaska Arizona Arkansas California Colorado Connecticut Delaware District of Columbia Florida Georgia Hawaii Idaho Illinois Indiana Iowa Kansas Kentucky Louisiana Maine Maryland Massachusetts Michigan Minnesota Mississippi Missouri Montana Nebraska Nevada New Hampshire New Jersey New Mexico New York North Carolina North Dakota Ohio Oklahoma Oregon Pennsylvania Rhode Island South Carolina South Dakota Tennessee Texas Utah Vermont Virginia Washington West Virginia Wisconsin Wyoming Sample Size
Sample size = 0. 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.
Catholic 1% < 1% 2% < 1% 16% 1% 2% < 1% < 1% 7% 1% < 1% < 1% 5% 2% 1% 1% 1% 3% < 1% 1% 3% 3% 2% < 1% 2% < 1% 1% 1% 1% 4% 1% 9% 1% < 1% 3% 1% 1% 5% 1% 1% < 1% 1% 8% < 1% < 1% 2% 2% < 1% 2% < 1% 2,780
Evangelical Protestant 3% < 1% 2% 2% 8% 2% < 1% < 1% < 1% 6% 5% < 1% < 1% 3% 3% 1% 1% 3% 2% < 1% 1% 1% 3% 1% 2% 3% < 1% 1% 1% < 1% 1% 1% 2% 5% < 1% 4% 2% 1% 3% < 1% 2% < 1% 5% 10% < 1% < 1% 3% 2% 1% 2% < 1% 4,975
Historically Black Protestant 5% < 1% < 1% 1% 5% < 1% 1% < 1% < 1% 11% 9% < 1% < 1% 4% 1% < 1% < 1% 1% 6% < 1% 3% 1% 4% < 1% 4% 1% < 1% < 1% < 1% < 1% 3% < 1% 5% 6% < 1% 4% < 1% < 1% 2% < 1% 4% < 1% 3% 7% < 1% < 1% 5% < 1% < 1% 2% < 1% 653
Jewish < 1% < 1% 2% < 1% 11% < 1% 1% < 1% < 1% 12% 3% < 1% < 1% 3% 1% < 1% < 1% < 1% < 1% 2% 2% 3% 1% 1% < 1% < 1% < 1% < 1% 1% < 1% 10% < 1% 27% < 1% < 1% 1% < 1% 1% 3% < 1% 2% < 1% 1% 5% < 1% < 1% 3% 2% < 1% 1% < 1% 167
Mainline Protestant 2% < 1% 2% 1% 7% 2% 1% < 1% < 1% 6% 2% < 1% 1% 4% 3% 2% 1% 1% 1% 1% 2% < 1% 4% 3% 1% 2% < 1% 1% 1% 1% 2% 1% 4% 4% 1% 5% 1% 1% 7% < 1% 2% 1% 2% 8% < 1% < 1% 3% 1% 2% 3% < 1% 2,269
Mormon 1% 1% 9% 1% 10% 3% 2% < 1% < 1% 2% 2% 1% 5% < 1% 1% < 1% 1% < 1% < 1% < 1% < 1% < 1% 1% < 1% 1% 2% 1% < 1% 2% < 1% < 1% 1% 1% 1% < 1% 1% 1% 1% < 1% < 1% 1% < 1% 2% 6% 29% < 1% 1% 5% 1% < 1% 1% 419
Unaffiliated (religious "nones") 1% < 1% 3% 1% 12% 1% 2% < 1% < 1% 8% 3% 1% 1% 4% 3% 1% 1% 2% 1% 1% 1% 2% 3% 1% 1% 2% 1% 1% 1% 1% 1% 1% 7% 3% < 1% 5% 1% 2% 3% < 1% 2% < 1% 1% 7% 1% < 1% 2% 2% 1% 3% < 1% 1,277

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DemographicInformation

Age distribution among conservatives by state

% of conservatives who are ages…

State 18-29 30-49 50-64 65+ Sample Size
Sample size = 258. 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 14% 31% 31% 24% 258
Alaska 14% 32% 37% 17% 112
Arizona 16% 30% 28% 26% 260
Arkansas 14% 33% 30% 23% 126
California 18% 34% 29% 19% 1,108
Colorado 16% 35% 27% 22% 166
Connecticut 20% 34% 30% 16% 105
Florida 17% 27% 27% 28% 750
Georgia 16% 33% 30% 21% 406
Idaho 20% 31% 30% 20% 137
Illinois 15% 30% 29% 26% 451
Indiana 16% 36% 30% 18% 272
Iowa 15% 26% 33% 26% 141
Kansas 12% 41% 29% 18% 131
Kentucky 10% 45% 27% 17% 187
Louisiana 19% 34% 28% 19% 233
Maryland 11% 30% 35% 23% 168
Massachusetts 11% 31% 40% 18% 152
Michigan 18% 28% 33% 20% 335
Minnesota 12% 40% 27% 21% 187
Mississippi 12% 34% 29% 25% 149
Missouri 18% 27% 28% 27% 246
Montana 17% 24% 31% 28% 136
Nebraska 11% 32% 28% 29% 132
Nevada 15% 38% 23% 25% 113
New Jersey 12% 30% 31% 27% 265
New Mexico 21% 35% 30% 13% 104
New York 13% 30% 32% 25% 591
North Carolina 16% 36% 27% 21% 409
North Dakota 19% 31% 29% 21% 158
Ohio 16% 29% 33% 21% 446
Oklahoma 13% 30% 32% 24% 161
Oregon 14% 34% 28% 24% 123
Pennsylvania 15% 30% 30% 24% 494
South Carolina 15% 35% 29% 21% 213
South Dakota 11% 34% 34% 21% 136
Tennessee 14% 39% 24% 23% 316
Texas 20% 32% 30% 18% 1,030
Utah 22% 34% 29% 15% 145
Virginia 13% 33% 29% 25% 332
Washington 13% 40% 25% 22% 207
West Virginia 16% 28% 32% 24% 137
Wisconsin 12% 39% 31% 19% 239
Wyoming 16% 35% 34% 15% 142

Generational cohort among conservatives by state

% of conservatives who are…

State Younger Millennial Older Millennial Generation X Baby Boomer Silent Greatest Sample Size
Sample size = 258. 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 9% 8% 28% 38% 15% 2% 258
Alaska 7% 15% 23% 40% 12% 3% 112
Arizona 10% 12% 24% 34% 19% 1% 260
Arkansas 11% 8% 28% 38% 15% < 1% 126
California 13% 11% 28% 34% 13% 1% 1,108
Colorado 8% 15% 29% 35% 13% 1% 166
Connecticut 14% 12% 29% 32% 13% 1% 105
Florida 12% 9% 23% 35% 17% 3% 750
Georgia 9% 12% 28% 36% 14% < 1% 406
Idaho 13% 8% 29% 33% 16% 1% 137
Illinois 11% 9% 25% 35% 18% 2% 451
Indiana 12% 10% 30% 34% 12% 1% 272
Iowa 13% 6% 22% 40% 19% 1% 141
Kansas 10% 11% 32% 37% 8% 1% 131
Kentucky 7% 9% 39% 33% 10% 1% 187
Louisiana 12% 13% 28% 33% 14% < 1% 233
Maryland 7% 7% 28% 40% 16% 2% 168
Massachusetts 7% 10% 26% 45% 11% 2% 152
Michigan 10% 11% 25% 41% 12% 1% 335
Minnesota 7% 11% 34% 31% 16% 1% 187
Mississippi 11% 4% 31% 36% 18% < 1% 149
Missouri 11% 11% 23% 34% 18% 2% 246
Montana 11% 12% 18% 37% 23% < 1% 136
Nebraska 6% 10% 26% 34% 21% 3% 132
Nevada 12% 6% 34% 29% 18% 1% 113
New Jersey 8% 8% 26% 37% 18% 3% 265
New Mexico 8% 19% 29% 36% 8% < 1% 104
New York 6% 9% 27% 38% 18% 1% 591
North Carolina 10% 12% 30% 33% 14% 1% 409
North Dakota 11% 20% 20% 35% 10% 4% 158
Ohio 9% 12% 24% 39% 15% 1% 446
Oklahoma 12% 5% 27% 38% 15% 3% 161
Oregon 9% 5% 33% 34% 15% 2% 123
Pennsylvania 10% 12% 23% 36% 17% 2% 494
South Carolina 9% 10% 32% 36% 14% < 1% 213
South Dakota 9% 11% 25% 38% 15% 2% 136
Tennessee 7% 15% 31% 32% 14% 1% 316
Texas 11% 13% 28% 33% 13% 1% 1,030
Utah 16% 13% 27% 33% 10% 1% 145
Virginia 7% 11% 28% 38% 16% 1% 332
Washington 8% 8% 37% 31% 14% 3% 207
West Virginia 10% 8% 26% 36% 17% 3% 137
Wisconsin 7% 11% 32% 35% 13% 2% 239
Wyoming 10% 12% 28% 39% 9% 1% 142

Gender composition among conservatives by state

% of conservatives who are…

State Men Women Sample Size
Sample size = 267. 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 51% 49% 267
Alaska 56% 44% 115
Arizona 51% 49% 264
Arkansas 53% 47% 130
California 52% 48% 1,134
Colorado 53% 47% 170
Connecticut 49% 51% 110
Florida 53% 47% 760
Georgia 49% 51% 417
Idaho 49% 51% 138
Illinois 47% 53% 459
Indiana 51% 49% 276
Iowa 60% 40% 142
Kansas 57% 43% 132
Kentucky 51% 49% 189
Louisiana 49% 51% 234
Maryland 49% 51% 170
Massachusetts 60% 40% 160
Michigan 52% 48% 342
Minnesota 53% 47% 192
Mississippi 52% 48% 150
Missouri 51% 49% 251
Montana 58% 42% 138
Nebraska 56% 44% 132
Nevada 49% 51% 116
New Hampshire 60% 40% 102
New Jersey 50% 50% 271
New Mexico 46% 54% 106
New York 46% 54% 606
North Carolina 50% 50% 411
North Dakota 59% 41% 161
Ohio 53% 47% 456
Oklahoma 52% 48% 162
Oregon 55% 45% 125
Pennsylvania 53% 47% 498
South Carolina 49% 51% 218
South Dakota 47% 53% 139
Tennessee 52% 48% 322
Texas 50% 50% 1,050
Utah 51% 49% 150
Virginia 54% 46% 344
Washington 51% 49% 215
West Virginia 51% 49% 139
Wisconsin 57% 43% 247
Wyoming 56% 44% 143

Racial and ethnic composition among conservatives by state

% of conservatives who identify as…

State White Black Asian Latino Other/Mixed Sample Size
Sample size = 265. 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 75% 20% < 1% 3% 2% 265
Alaska 79% 2% < 1% 6% 13% 112
Arizona 70% 3% 1% 22% 4% 256
Arkansas 83% 9% < 1% 5% 3% 130
California 44% 6% 11% 37% 3% 1,108
Colorado 79% 5% 1% 13% 2% 169
Connecticut 76% 5% 1% 16% 2% 108
Florida 63% 14% 1% 19% 2% 747
Georgia 69% 25% 1% 3% 3% 411
Idaho 89% 2% < 1% 9% < 1% 137
Illinois 76% 9% 1% 12% 2% 452
Indiana 87% 5% < 1% 6% 2% 272
Iowa 93% < 1% 1% 3% 3% 142
Kansas 91% 2% 1% 5% 2% 130
Kentucky 89% 8% < 1% 2% 2% 187
Louisiana 67% 27% < 1% 4% 2% 231
Maryland 67% 19% 1% 11% 3% 168
Massachusetts 74% 8% 1% 13% 4% 155
Michigan 80% 13% 1% 2% 4% 337
Minnesota 92% 1% 1% 4% 2% 187
Mississippi 67% 29% < 1% 2% 1% 149
Missouri 90% 6% < 1% 1% 2% 250
Montana 96% < 1% < 1% 1% 3% 137
Nebraska 91% 1% 1% 5% 1% 132
Nevada 64% 4% 4% 20% 8% 116
New Hampshire 89% 2% 1% 6% 3% 101
New Jersey 64% 13% 3% 18% 3% 264
New Mexico 47% 1% < 1% 44% 8% 106
New York 65% 13% 3% 15% 3% 597
North Carolina 73% 17% 1% 5% 3% 407
North Dakota 92% < 1% 1% < 1% 6% 158
Ohio 85% 10% < 1% 2% 3% 447
Oklahoma 80% 5% < 1% 1% 14% 161
Oregon 84% < 1% 1% 10% 6% 120
Pennsylvania 86% 7% 2% 3% 2% 492
South Carolina 74% 19% < 1% 4% 3% 218
South Dakota 91% < 1% 1% 4% 4% 139
Tennessee 85% 10% < 1% 3% 2% 316
Texas 58% 9% 1% 28% 3% 1,038
Utah 87% < 1% 1% 10% 2% 148
Virginia 76% 14% 2% 6% 2% 333
Washington 76% 4% 4% 9% 6% 211
West Virginia 95% 3% < 1% < 1% 2% 136
Wisconsin 89% 6% 1% 2% 3% 244
Wyoming 92% < 1% < 1% 5% 2% 143

Immigrant status among conservatives by state

% of conservatives who are…

State Immigrants Second generation Third generation or higher Sample Size
Sample size = 265. 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 2% 5% 92% 265
Alaska 13% 6% 81% 114
Arizona 14% 11% 75% 261
Arkansas 4% 1% 96% 130
California 34% 14% 52% 1,124
Colorado 13% 7% 80% 167
Connecticut 15% 13% 72% 106
Florida 19% 11% 70% 746
Georgia 6% 5% 89% 413
Idaho 5% 6% 90% 138
Illinois 9% 11% 80% 456
Indiana 4% 7% 90% 276
Iowa 4% 3% 93% 141
Kansas 4% 2% 94% 132
Kentucky 2% 1% 96% 187
Louisiana 2% 2% 97% 230
Maryland 6% 8% 86% 169
Massachusetts 18% 17% 65% 158
Michigan 5% 5% 90% 340
Minnesota 4% 4% 92% 192
Mississippi < 1% 1% 99% 149
Missouri 2% 4% 94% 250
Montana 1% 7% 92% 136
Nebraska 7% 2% 91% 132
Nevada 18% 10% 72% 115
New Hampshire 9% 13% 78% 100
New Jersey 19% 16% 64% 267
New Mexico 12% 10% 77% 105
New York 26% 14% 60% 597
North Carolina 7% 3% 90% 406
North Dakota 3% 4% 93% 161
Ohio 3% 7% 90% 454
Oklahoma 2% 3% 94% 162
Oregon 7% 16% 77% 125
Pennsylvania 4% 7% 89% 492
South Carolina 5% 5% 90% 216
South Dakota 5% 4% 91% 139
Tennessee 5% 3% 92% 321
Texas 18% 8% 74% 1,045
Utah 8% 3% 89% 149
Virginia 7% 5% 88% 336
Washington 14% 9% 77% 213
West Virginia 2% 4% 94% 138
Wisconsin 3% 4% 92% 246
Wyoming 1% 6% 93% 142

Income distribution among conservatives by state

% of conservatives who have a household income of…

State Less than $30,000 $30,000-$49,999 $50,000-$99,999 $100,000 or more Sample Size
Sample size = 230. 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 33% 25% 25% 17% 230
Alaska 23% 28% 29% 20% 103
Arizona 32% 19% 34% 15% 231
Arkansas 36% 15% 32% 17% 115
California 37% 18% 25% 20% 970
Colorado 25% 17% 33% 26% 145
Florida 32% 25% 25% 18% 652
Georgia 33% 21% 26% 20% 372
Idaho 24% 30% 32% 14% 129
Illinois 33% 17% 30% 20% 382
Indiana 30% 23% 32% 15% 240
Iowa 24% 23% 39% 14% 127
Kansas 23% 27% 34% 16% 118
Kentucky 40% 14% 34% 12% 159
Louisiana 39% 16% 29% 16% 206
Maryland 18% 24% 36% 22% 144
Massachusetts 34% 16% 28% 22% 134
Michigan 33% 20% 34% 13% 299
Minnesota 20% 19% 38% 23% 163
Mississippi 40% 17% 29% 14% 130
Missouri 27% 32% 26% 15% 231
Montana 22% 25% 34% 19% 126
Nebraska 27% 27% 32% 15% 123
Nevada 31% 25% 26% 19% 103
New Jersey 32% 16% 23% 28% 227
New York 34% 19% 30% 18% 489
North Carolina 34% 23% 29% 14% 353
North Dakota 17% 22% 30% 31% 150
Ohio 36% 21% 30% 14% 405
Oklahoma 26% 19% 39% 16% 143
Oregon 26% 25% 36% 13% 108
Pennsylvania 34% 21% 25% 20% 430
South Carolina 39% 18% 33% 10% 186
South Dakota 27% 21% 38% 14% 123
Tennessee 27% 27% 28% 17% 275
Texas 33% 19% 26% 22% 897
Utah 20% 21% 37% 22% 132
Virginia 27% 20% 31% 22% 307
Washington 27% 25% 27% 20% 190
West Virginia 38% 23% 31% 9% 116
Wisconsin 24% 20% 42% 15% 210
Wyoming 22% 30% 29% 18% 132

Educational distribution among conservatives by state

% of conservatives who have completed…

State High school or less Some college College Post-graduate degree Sample Size
Sample size = 265. 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 50% 28% 14% 7% 265
Alaska 32% 48% 14% 6% 114
Arizona 37% 41% 13% 8% 262
Arkansas 54% 28% 15% 3% 129
California 46% 34% 14% 7% 1,125
Colorado 39% 34% 19% 9% 170
Connecticut 47% 27% 18% 8% 108
Florida 47% 31% 14% 8% 758
Georgia 45% 28% 16% 10% 415
Idaho 33% 41% 19% 7% 138
Illinois 44% 30% 18% 8% 458
Indiana 44% 35% 16% 5% 276
Iowa 46% 32% 13% 8% 142
Kansas 30% 36% 24% 11% 131
Kentucky 47% 33% 12% 7% 187
Louisiana 46% 31% 17% 6% 233
Maryland 44% 26% 18% 12% 170
Massachusetts 50% 26% 14% 10% 159
Michigan 44% 34% 16% 7% 339
Minnesota 33% 40% 22% 5% 192
Mississippi 42% 39% 14% 5% 150
Missouri 41% 36% 17% 6% 250
Montana 42% 34% 17% 7% 138
Nebraska 41% 32% 17% 10% 132
Nevada 40% 34% 17% 9% 116
New Hampshire 48% 31% 10% 11% 101
New Jersey 46% 26% 17% 11% 270
New Mexico 44% 36% 14% 6% 106
New York 48% 26% 15% 10% 605
North Carolina 47% 33% 14% 6% 410
North Dakota 34% 34% 21% 11% 161
Ohio 45% 32% 15% 8% 455
Oklahoma 44% 32% 17% 7% 161
Oregon 43% 40% 12% 6% 124
Pennsylvania 51% 26% 15% 8% 497
South Carolina 44% 36% 13% 7% 218
South Dakota 48% 32% 14% 7% 139
Tennessee 45% 31% 14% 10% 319
Texas 42% 34% 17% 7% 1,047
Utah 29% 37% 25% 9% 150
Virginia 44% 29% 19% 8% 343
Washington 35% 40% 20% 5% 215
West Virginia 61% 28% 7% 4% 137
Wisconsin 46% 34% 16% 4% 247
Wyoming 36% 34% 24% 6% 143

Marital status among conservatives by state

% of conservatives who are…

State Married Living with a partner Divorced/separated Widowed Never married Sample Size
Sample size = 265. 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 59% 1% 20% 7% 12% 265
Alaska 55% 2% 13% 6% 24% 115
Arizona 54% 5% 16% 6% 20% 261
Arkansas 70% 2% 11% 7% 10% 129
California 52% 7% 14% 6% 21% 1,127
Colorado 69% 9% 6% 5% 12% 170
Connecticut 47% 8% 14% 5% 27% 108
Florida 53% 6% 13% 8% 20% 757
Georgia 57% 2% 16% 8% 17% 416
Idaho 69% 5% 15% 3% 8% 138
Illinois 58% 4% 11% 8% 19% 459
Indiana 53% 4% 16% 9% 18% 273
Iowa 61% 4% 10% 9% 17% 142
Kansas 61% 3% 10% 5% 21% 132
Kentucky 56% 1% 12% 10% 20% 188
Louisiana 53% 5% 15% 5% 22% 234
Maryland 57% 4% 12% 10% 18% 170
Massachusetts 46% 7% 22% 7% 18% 159
Michigan 62% 6% 8% 6% 19% 339
Minnesota 59% 5% 10% 9% 17% 192
Mississippi 56% 3% 13% 7% 21% 150
Missouri 56% 6% 8% 13% 17% 249
Montana 66% 5% 5% 6% 19% 138
Nebraska 58% 3% 14% 9% 16% 131
Nevada 56% 8% 15% 5% 16% 116
New Hampshire 48% 9% 8% 5% 30% 102
New Jersey 53% 5% 14% 7% 20% 270
New Mexico 44% 11% 21% 3% 21% 106
New York 54% 5% 12% 9% 19% 600
North Carolina 57% 5% 12% 5% 21% 409
North Dakota 62% 1% 10% 9% 18% 161
Ohio 58% 4% 11% 8% 19% 454
Oklahoma 62% 7% 11% 9% 11% 162
Oregon 58% 2% 14% 10% 15% 124
Pennsylvania 60% 6% 7% 8% 18% 495
South Carolina 53% 6% 16% 7% 18% 216
South Dakota 53% 7% 9% 12% 20% 139
Tennessee 68% 4% 8% 5% 14% 321
Texas 58% 6% 13% 7% 17% 1,047
Utah 67% 4% 7% 5% 17% 150
Virginia 61% 5% 10% 7% 17% 342
Washington 61% 4% 14% 9% 12% 213
West Virginia 55% 8% 15% 9% 13% 139
Wisconsin 63% 4% 10% 6% 17% 247
Wyoming 59% 6% 15% 5% 14% 143

Parent of children under 18 among conservatives by state

% of conservatives who are…

State Parents Non-parents Sample Size
Sample size = 265. 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 26% 74% 265
Alaska 31% 69% 114
Arizona 28% 72% 263
Arkansas 35% 65% 130
California 32% 68% 1,129
Colorado 34% 66% 169
Connecticut 22% 78% 109
Florida 28% 72% 757
Georgia 32% 68% 415
Idaho 34% 66% 137
Illinois 27% 73% 458
Indiana 30% 70% 276
Iowa 25% 75% 142
Kansas 34% 66% 130
Kentucky 28% 72% 189
Louisiana 36% 64% 233
Maryland 24% 76% 170
Massachusetts 26% 74% 159
Michigan 28% 72% 340
Minnesota 31% 69% 192
Mississippi 27% 73% 149
Missouri 31% 69% 249
Montana 18% 82% 137
Nebraska 26% 74% 132
Nevada 31% 69% 115
New Hampshire 27% 73% 101
New Jersey 24% 76% 269
New Mexico 30% 70% 106
New York 27% 73% 603
North Carolina 27% 73% 410
North Dakota 27% 73% 161
Ohio 33% 67% 455
Oklahoma 24% 76% 162
Oregon 28% 72% 124
Pennsylvania 28% 72% 496
South Carolina 29% 71% 218
South Dakota 26% 74% 139
Tennessee 37% 63% 322
Texas 34% 66% 1,046
Utah 36% 64% 150
Virginia 29% 71% 344
Washington 32% 68% 214
West Virginia 21% 79% 139
Wisconsin 35% 65% 245
Wyoming 35% 65% 142

BeliefsandPractices

Belief in God among conservatives by state

% of conservatives who say they…

State Believe in God; absolutely certain Believe in God; fairly certain Believe in God; not too/not at all certain Believe in God; don't know Do not believe in God Other/don't know if they believe in God Sample Size
Sample size = 267. 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 89% 8% 1% 1% 1% 1% 267
Alaska 73% 18% 1% < 1% 5% 3% 115
Arizona 76% 15% 4% < 1% 3% 1% 264
Arkansas 92% 6% < 1% < 1% 1% 1% 130
California 69% 19% 5% 1% 4% 2% 1,134
Colorado 80% 15% 1% < 1% 4% < 1% 170
Connecticut 68% 22% 5% 1% 3% 1% 110
Florida 78% 14% 1% 1% 4% 1% 760
Georgia 86% 10% 2% 1% 1% 1% 417
Idaho 76% 11% 4% < 1% 7% 1% 138
Illinois 75% 17% 3% 1% 4% 1% 459
Indiana 80% 14% 1% 1% 3% 1% 276
Iowa 76% 16% < 1% 2% 5% < 1% 142
Kansas 84% 12% 2% < 1% 1% 1% 132
Kentucky 85% 7% 1% < 1% 4% 3% 189
Louisiana 82% 13% 2% 1% 3% < 1% 234
Maryland 78% 15% 2% 1% 3% 2% 170
Massachusetts 56% 29% 6% < 1% 6% 3% 160
Michigan 82% 13% 2% < 1% 2% < 1% 342
Minnesota 76% 19% 3% < 1% < 1% 2% 192
Mississippi 94% 5% < 1% < 1% 1% < 1% 150
Missouri 83% 11% 3% < 1% 3% < 1% 251
Montana 82% 15% 1% < 1% 2% < 1% 138
Nebraska 80% 13% 3% < 1% 4% 1% 132
Nevada 68% 20% 5% < 1% 5% 2% 116
New Hampshire 63% 20% 8% 1% 5% 2% 102
New Jersey 75% 15% 4% < 1% 3% 2% 271
New Mexico 81% 10% 3% < 1% 2% 3% 106
New York 70% 19% 3% 1% 5% 1% 606
North Carolina 85% 11% 2% < 1% 2% < 1% 411
North Dakota 75% 20% 2% < 1% 2% < 1% 161
Ohio 82% 12% 2% < 1% 4% 1% 456
Oklahoma 83% 13% 1% < 1% 2% < 1% 162
Oregon 69% 21% 4% < 1% 3% 2% 125
Pennsylvania 76% 15% 4% 1% 3% 2% 498
South Carolina 88% 9% 1% 1% < 1% < 1% 218
South Dakota 76% 22% < 1% < 1% 2% < 1% 139
Tennessee 91% 6% 2% < 1% < 1% 1% 322
Texas 80% 13% 2% 1% 3% 1% 1,050
Utah 79% 13% 3% 2% 2% < 1% 150
Virginia 80% 12% 3% < 1% 3% 2% 344
Washington 75% 14% 3% 1% 6% 1% 215
West Virginia 83% 12% 2% < 1% 2% 2% 139
Wisconsin 71% 20% 3% < 1% 5% 1% 247
Wyoming 81% 8% 7% 1% 3% < 1% 143

Importance of religion in one's life among conservatives by state

% of conservatives who say religion is…

State Very important Somewhat important Not too important Not at all important Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 267. 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 84% 11% 3% 2% < 1% 267
Alaska 60% 21% 13% 6% 1% 115
Arizona 68% 19% 8% 4% 1% 264
Arkansas 83% 10% 3% 3% 1% 130
California 65% 22% 7% 6% < 1% 1,134
Colorado 66% 24% 6% 3% 1% 170
Connecticut 43% 29% 17% 10% 1% 110
Florida 67% 22% 7% 5% < 1% 760
Georgia 75% 20% 4% 1% < 1% 417
Idaho 65% 19% 4% 12% < 1% 138
Illinois 68% 20% 8% 4% < 1% 459
Indiana 69% 23% 5% 3% < 1% 276
Iowa 70% 20% 7% 4% < 1% 142
Kansas 64% 21% 10% 3% 2% 132
Kentucky 73% 20% 3% 4% < 1% 189
Louisiana 79% 16% 3% 2% < 1% 234
Maryland 66% 22% 6% 4% 2% 170
Massachusetts 42% 41% 9% 8% 1% 160
Michigan 68% 22% 6% 4% 1% 342
Minnesota 67% 21% 7% 3% 1% 192
Mississippi 90% 7% 1% < 1% 1% 150
Missouri 71% 22% 3% 4% 1% 251
Montana 59% 20% 12% 9% < 1% 138
Nebraska 70% 20% 7% 3% < 1% 132
Nevada 63% 21% 7% 9% < 1% 116
New Hampshire 56% 26% 12% 7% < 1% 102
New Jersey 64% 24% 6% 6% < 1% 271
New Mexico 76% 15% 5% 4% < 1% 106
New York 64% 20% 8% 7% 1% 606
North Carolina 76% 17% 4% 3% 1% 411
North Dakota 69% 16% 12% 3% < 1% 161
Ohio 71% 18% 5% 5% 1% 456
Oklahoma 76% 15% 4% 4% 1% 162
Oregon 59% 28% 7% 4% 2% 125
Pennsylvania 70% 20% 6% 4% < 1% 498
South Carolina 82% 13% 3% 1% 1% 218
South Dakota 73% 21% 5% 1% 1% 139
Tennessee 84% 13% 2% 2% < 1% 322
Texas 76% 16% 4% 4% < 1% 1,050
Utah 77% 14% 6% 3% < 1% 150
Virginia 77% 14% 5% 3% 1% 344
Washington 66% 21% 8% 5% < 1% 215
West Virginia 79% 14% 4% 3% 1% 139
Wisconsin 56% 29% 9% 5% 1% 247
Wyoming 69% 19% 9% 3% < 1% 143

Attendance at religious services among conservatives by state

% of conservatives who attend religious services…

State At least once a week Once or twice a month/a few times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 267. 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 56% 32% 12% < 1% 267
Alaska 44% 28% 28% < 1% 115
Arizona 52% 25% 22% 1% 264
Arkansas 56% 25% 19% < 1% 130
California 45% 34% 20% < 1% 1,134
Colorado 44% 38% 18% < 1% 170
Connecticut 31% 40% 29% < 1% 110
Florida 48% 31% 20% < 1% 760
Georgia 50% 32% 17% 1% 417
Idaho 46% 26% 29% < 1% 138
Illinois 50% 28% 22% 1% 459
Indiana 50% 29% 20% < 1% 276
Iowa 51% 30% 19% < 1% 142
Kansas 53% 27% 21% < 1% 132
Kentucky 56% 24% 20% < 1% 189
Louisiana 55% 32% 13% < 1% 234
Maryland 46% 35% 18% < 1% 170
Massachusetts 32% 33% 35% < 1% 160
Michigan 48% 33% 18% < 1% 342
Minnesota 53% 28% 19% < 1% 192
Mississippi 62% 31% 7% 1% 150
Missouri 55% 29% 15% 1% 251
Montana 44% 33% 22% < 1% 138
Nebraska 54% 27% 19% < 1% 132
Nevada 44% 29% 27% < 1% 116
New Hampshire 38% 27% 34% 2% 102
New Jersey 48% 32% 19% 1% 271
New Mexico 47% 33% 20% < 1% 106
New York 43% 32% 24% 1% 606
North Carolina 55% 31% 13% 1% 411
North Dakota 49% 31% 20% < 1% 161
Ohio 51% 26% 22% 1% 456
Oklahoma 55% 30% 16% < 1% 162
Oregon 45% 31% 25% < 1% 125
Pennsylvania 49% 31% 20% 1% 498
South Carolina 57% 30% 13% 1% 218
South Dakota 44% 40% 16% < 1% 139
Tennessee 68% 18% 14% < 1% 322
Texas 52% 30% 18% < 1% 1,050
Utah 73% 12% 14% < 1% 150
Virginia 59% 25% 16% < 1% 344
Washington 46% 32% 20% 1% 215
West Virginia 55% 27% 16% 1% 139
Wisconsin 36% 37% 27% < 1% 247
Wyoming 48% 25% 26% 1% 143

Frequency of prayer among conservatives by state

% of conservatives who pray…

State At least daily Weekly Monthly Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 267. 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 81% 10% 5% 4% < 1% 267
Alaska 64% 9% 6% 21% 1% 115
Arizona 70% 16% 3% 11% < 1% 264
Arkansas 75% 16% 2% 6% 1% 130
California 66% 13% 5% 16% 1% 1,134
Colorado 73% 6% 9% 13% < 1% 170
Connecticut 56% 18% 13% 13% < 1% 110
Florida 68% 14% 5% 12% 1% 760
Georgia 74% 14% 3% 9% < 1% 417
Idaho 60% 17% 2% 21% < 1% 138
Illinois 63% 19% 5% 12% 1% 459
Indiana 67% 19% 4% 9% 1% 276
Iowa 64% 18% 5% 12% < 1% 142
Kansas 67% 16% 5% 12% < 1% 132
Kentucky 73% 9% 4% 14% 1% 189
Louisiana 72% 17% < 1% 10% 1% 234
Maryland 66% 18% 2% 13% 1% 170
Massachusetts 48% 23% 5% 23% < 1% 160
Michigan 67% 16% 4% 12% < 1% 342
Minnesota 62% 21% 3% 12% 1% 192
Mississippi 84% 12% 2% 1% 2% 150
Missouri 77% 13% 1% 8% 1% 251
Montana 58% 25% 6% 12% < 1% 138
Nebraska 67% 18% 4% 9% 2% 132
Nevada 65% 14% 5% 16% < 1% 116
New Hampshire 53% 18% 4% 24% 2% 102
New Jersey 72% 13% 4% 10% 1% 271
New Mexico 64% 15% 5% 12% 3% 106
New York 63% 13% 6% 18% 1% 606
North Carolina 77% 15% 1% 5% 1% 411
North Dakota 61% 13% 8% 17% 1% 161
Ohio 69% 15% 5% 11% < 1% 456
Oklahoma 80% 13% < 1% 6% < 1% 162
Oregon 60% 17% 6% 17% 1% 125
Pennsylvania 70% 14% 5% 11% < 1% 498
South Carolina 78% 12% 2% 7% 1% 218
South Dakota 62% 20% 8% 9% < 1% 139
Tennessee 81% 11% 2% 4% 1% 322
Texas 73% 12% 4% 10% 1% 1,050
Utah 78% 9% 3% 10% 1% 150
Virginia 73% 15% 1% 10% 1% 344
Washington 69% 12% 4% 13% 1% 215
West Virginia 75% 12% 3% 10% < 1% 139
Wisconsin 60% 17% 4% 18% 1% 247
Wyoming 69% 12% 5% 12% 2% 143

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups among conservatives by state

% of conservatives who attend prayer group…

State At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 267. 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 47% 9% 10% 33% 1% 267
Alaska 26% 6% 10% 58% 1% 115
Arizona 40% 8% 5% 47% < 1% 264
Arkansas 41% 18% 9% 32% < 1% 130
California 33% 12% 10% 45% < 1% 1,134
Colorado 36% 12% 8% 44% 1% 170
Connecticut 16% 7% 7% 70% < 1% 110
Florida 32% 9% 10% 49% 1% 760
Georgia 41% 11% 9% 39% < 1% 417
Idaho 39% 7% 4% 49% < 1% 138
Illinois 30% 13% 9% 48% < 1% 459
Indiana 36% 12% 8% 44% < 1% 276
Iowa 32% 8% 13% 47% < 1% 142
Kansas 34% 8% 11% 47% < 1% 132
Kentucky 42% 9% 13% 36% 1% 189
Louisiana 40% 12% 11% 37% < 1% 234
Maryland 29% 8% 9% 53% 1% 170
Massachusetts 19% 4% 6% 70% 1% 160
Michigan 31% 13% 8% 46% 1% 342
Minnesota 28% 12% 9% 49% 2% 192
Mississippi 53% 14% 12% 20% 1% 150
Missouri 35% 12% 10% 43% < 1% 251
Montana 29% 7% 15% 49% < 1% 138
Nebraska 28% 12% 10% 49% 1% 132
Nevada 26% 7% 11% 55% 1% 116
New Hampshire 18% 11% 12% 58% 2% 102
New Jersey 28% 10% 12% 50% 1% 271
New Mexico 29% 26% 5% 40% < 1% 106
New York 26% 8% 8% 57% 1% 606
North Carolina 45% 11% 9% 34% < 1% 411
North Dakota 30% 8% 12% 51% < 1% 161
Ohio 37% 10% 8% 45% < 1% 456
Oklahoma 50% 11% 7% 31% < 1% 162
Oregon 35% 7% 8% 49% 1% 125
Pennsylvania 34% 6% 12% 48% < 1% 498
South Carolina 42% 14% 11% 32% 1% 218
South Dakota 26% 8% 10% 55% 1% 139
Tennessee 48% 13% 13% 26% < 1% 322
Texas 40% 12% 9% 38% 1% 1,050
Utah 68% 6% 4% 22% 1% 150
Virginia 41% 15% 5% 38% 1% 344
Washington 40% 9% 6% 45% < 1% 215
West Virginia 41% 14% 9% 36% 1% 139
Wisconsin 21% 10% 13% 56% 1% 247
Wyoming 42% 5% 7% 44% 1% 143

Frequency of meditation among conservatives by state

% of conservatives who meditate…

State At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 267. 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 51% 4% 3% 41% < 1% 267
Alaska 40% 10% 3% 45% 3% 115
Arizona 52% 7% 3% 36% 2% 264
Arkansas 40% 4% 2% 53% 1% 130
California 47% 8% 4% 40% 2% 1,134
Colorado 36% 11% 2% 48% 3% 170
Connecticut 46% 9% 3% 42% 1% 110
Florida 44% 8% 3% 44% 1% 760
Georgia 48% 7% 2% 42% 2% 417
Idaho 44% 10% 3% 43% < 1% 138
Illinois 48% 7% 3% 42% 1% 459
Indiana 42% 6% 3% 48% 1% 276
Iowa 44% 6% 2% 48% < 1% 142
Kansas 36% 8% 3% 51% 2% 132
Kentucky 41% 6% 6% 45% 1% 189
Louisiana 49% 5% 4% 41% 1% 234
Maryland 43% 6% 2% 47% 2% 170
Massachusetts 35% 9% 5% 50% 1% 160
Michigan 41% 9% 3% 46% 1% 342
Minnesota 40% 5% 2% 52% 1% 192
Mississippi 55% 6% 2% 32% 5% 150
Missouri 46% 7% 2% 43% 1% 251
Montana 35% 7% 4% 52% 3% 138
Nebraska 43% 8% 3% 42% 3% 132
Nevada 47% 8% 3% 40% 4% 116
New Hampshire 41% 3% 3% 52% < 1% 102
New Jersey 45% 6% 2% 45% 2% 271
New Mexico 46% 13% 3% 35% 3% 106
New York 44% 6% 4% 43% 2% 606
North Carolina 52% 7% 1% 37% 2% 411
North Dakota 31% 9% 5% 55% < 1% 161
Ohio 46% 7% 2% 43% 1% 456
Oklahoma 51% 4% 1% 41% 3% 162
Oregon 40% 9% 3% 47% 1% 125
Pennsylvania 41% 8% 3% 46% 2% 498
South Carolina 53% 3% 3% 38% 3% 218
South Dakota 32% 11% 7% 50% 1% 139
Tennessee 47% 6% 2% 41% 3% 322
Texas 49% 8% 3% 39% 2% 1,050
Utah 50% 18% 1% 27% 4% 150
Virginia 44% 9% 5% 39% 3% 344
Washington 48% 4% 3% 43% 3% 215
West Virginia 41% 5% 4% 47% 3% 139
Wisconsin 32% 9% 4% 53% 2% 247
Wyoming 46% 5% 1% 47% 2% 143

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing among conservatives by state

% of conservatives who feel a sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing…

State At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 267. 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 79% 11% 3% 6% < 1% 267
Alaska 66% 12% 12% 10% < 1% 115
Arizona 69% 15% 5% 11% < 1% 264
Arkansas 72% 12% 5% 10% < 1% 130
California 67% 13% 7% 10% 2% 1,134
Colorado 61% 13% 13% 11% 2% 170
Connecticut 54% 17% 16% 13% < 1% 110
Florida 68% 11% 9% 11% 1% 760
Georgia 72% 12% 5% 10% 1% 417
Idaho 76% 8% 5% 11% < 1% 138
Illinois 60% 17% 8% 13% 1% 459
Indiana 67% 12% 9% 11% 1% 276
Iowa 65% 10% 10% 13% 2% 142
Kansas 65% 14% 12% 10% < 1% 132
Kentucky 71% 12% 7% 10% 1% 189
Louisiana 70% 11% 5% 12% 1% 234
Maryland 62% 18% 8% 11% 2% 170
Massachusetts 49% 17% 13% 20% < 1% 160
Michigan 66% 15% 8% 10% 1% 342
Minnesota 67% 16% 7% 11% < 1% 192
Mississippi 80% 10% 5% 4% 2% 150
Missouri 71% 12% 7% 9% 1% 251
Montana 65% 17% 7% 10% 1% 138
Nebraska 67% 13% 6% 13% 1% 132
Nevada 73% 7% 10% 10% < 1% 116
New Hampshire 54% 23% 4% 18% < 1% 102
New Jersey 66% 13% 5% 13% 3% 271
New Mexico 60% 23% 7% 9% < 1% 106
New York 61% 14% 8% 16% 1% 606
North Carolina 73% 10% 7% 9% 1% 411
North Dakota 62% 14% 7% 15% 1% 161
Ohio 66% 13% 8% 12% 1% 456
Oklahoma 71% 14% 3% 12% < 1% 162
Oregon 65% 16% 4% 13% 2% 125
Pennsylvania 62% 18% 9% 11% 1% 498
South Carolina 76% 8% 6% 9% 2% 218
South Dakota 65% 15% 9% 12% < 1% 139
Tennessee 82% 10% 2% 5% 1% 322
Texas 69% 12% 8% 9% 2% 1,050
Utah 77% 8% 3% 10% 2% 150
Virginia 68% 15% 6% 10% < 1% 344
Washington 67% 14% 6% 11% 2% 215
West Virginia 72% 14% 5% 6% 3% 139
Wisconsin 57% 15% 10% 16% < 1% 247
Wyoming 68% 6% 10% 14% 2% 143

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe among conservatives by state

% of conservatives who feel a sense of wonder about the universe…

State At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 267. 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 45% 9% 8% 35% 2% 267
Alaska 50% 13% 13% 23% 2% 115
Arizona 57% 15% 7% 19% 2% 264
Arkansas 39% 22% 11% 26% 3% 130
California 49% 14% 13% 23% 1% 1,134
Colorado 38% 20% 14% 24% 4% 170
Connecticut 39% 15% 9% 36% < 1% 110
Florida 48% 14% 11% 25% 2% 760
Georgia 47% 12% 10% 29% 1% 417
Idaho 51% 17% 9% 23% < 1% 138
Illinois 46% 12% 15% 25% 2% 459
Indiana 48% 13% 14% 25% < 1% 276
Iowa 44% 14% 15% 24% 2% 142
Kansas 41% 19% 11% 27% 2% 132
Kentucky 44% 14% 9% 32% < 1% 189
Louisiana 38% 14% 16% 30% 2% 234
Maryland 44% 11% 16% 29% < 1% 170
Massachusetts 44% 14% 12% 28% 2% 160
Michigan 44% 16% 9% 26% 4% 342
Minnesota 41% 14% 16% 29% < 1% 192
Mississippi 48% 13% 8% 30% 1% 150
Missouri 47% 18% 9% 25% 1% 251
Montana 47% 11% 11% 30% 1% 138
Nebraska 42% 23% 11% 20% 4% 132
Nevada 49% 23% 10% 18% < 1% 116
New Hampshire 39% 27% 10% 23% < 1% 102
New Jersey 45% 15% 11% 27% 1% 271
New Mexico 56% 12% 12% 16% 4% 106
New York 42% 14% 13% 28% 2% 606
North Carolina 44% 21% 9% 25% 1% 411
North Dakota 44% 12% 18% 26% < 1% 161
Ohio 45% 19% 11% 25% 1% 456
Oklahoma 39% 18% 10% 32% < 1% 162
Oregon 57% 12% 9% 21% 1% 125
Pennsylvania 47% 18% 11% 23% 1% 498
South Carolina 48% 14% 12% 26% 1% 218
South Dakota 40% 18% 8% 34% < 1% 139
Tennessee 50% 16% 10% 22% 3% 322
Texas 48% 17% 10% 24% 1% 1,050
Utah 40% 33% 12% 14% 1% 150
Virginia 50% 14% 11% 22% 3% 344
Washington 47% 17% 14% 20% 1% 215
West Virginia 44% 20% 11% 23% 2% 139
Wisconsin 42% 15% 14% 27% 2% 247
Wyoming 52% 16% 7% 23% 2% 143

Sources of guidance on right and wrong among conservatives by state

% of conservatives who say they look to…most for guidance on right and wrong

State Religion Philosophy/reason Common sense Science Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 267. 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 59% 4% 32% 3% 2% 267
Alaska 43% 3% 42% 5% 6% 115
Arizona 48% 6% 39% 4% 3% 264
Arkansas 63% 6% 27% 2% 2% 130
California 45% 8% 36% 8% 2% 1,134
Colorado 49% 3% 40% 5% 3% 170
Connecticut 24% 11% 53% 12% 1% 110
Florida 47% 7% 39% 5% 2% 760
Georgia 58% 5% 30% 5% 2% 417
Idaho 54% 3% 39% 4% < 1% 138
Illinois 43% 7% 42% 7% 2% 459
Indiana 52% 4% 38% 3% 2% 276
Iowa 45% 9% 40% 4% 2% 142
Kansas 56% 3% 35% 5% 1% 132
Kentucky 58% 4% 35% 4% < 1% 189
Louisiana 53% 6% 35% 3% 2% 234
Maryland 50% 4% 41% 3% 3% 170
Massachusetts 24% 9% 53% 11% 2% 160
Michigan 47% 6% 41% 5% 1% 342
Minnesota 44% 7% 43% 3% 4% 192
Mississippi 70% 3% 22% 3% 2% 150
Missouri 55% 7% 29% 6% 3% 251
Montana 45% 6% 42% 3% 4% 138
Nebraska 44% 6% 44% 5% 1% 132
Nevada 36% 8% 45% 8% 4% 116
New Hampshire 27% 14% 52% 5% 2% 102
New Jersey 45% 6% 36% 9% 4% 271
New Mexico 60% 5% 24% 8% 3% 106
New York 38% 7% 45% 7% 3% 606
North Carolina 58% 4% 33% 3% 1% 411
North Dakota 44% 3% 46% 7% < 1% 161
Ohio 46% 8% 40% 4% 2% 456
Oklahoma 52% 2% 40% 4% 2% 162
Oregon 45% 5% 44% 4% 1% 125
Pennsylvania 50% 6% 35% 7% 1% 498
South Carolina 64% 4% 26% 3% 3% 218
South Dakota 48% 8% 38% 6% < 1% 139
Tennessee 60% 4% 29% 4% 3% 322
Texas 54% 6% 32% 5% 2% 1,050
Utah 63% 4% 28% 1% 4% 150
Virginia 52% 5% 36% 5% 2% 344
Washington 52% 8% 32% 7% 1% 215
West Virginia 61% 2% 34% 2% 2% 139
Wisconsin 49% 6% 39% 4% 3% 247
Wyoming 52% 3% 39% 2% 3% 143

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong among conservatives by state

% of conservatives who say…

State There are clear standards for what is right and wrong Right or wrong depends on the situation Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 267. 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 50% 48% 1% 1% 267
Alaska 60% 36% < 1% 5% 115
Arizona 53% 40% 3% 4% 264
Arkansas 54% 44% 2% 1% 130
California 42% 55% 2% 1% 1,134
Colorado 53% 43% 2% 1% 170
Connecticut 46% 51% 2% 1% 110
Florida 45% 54% 1% < 1% 760
Georgia 54% 44% 2% 1% 417
Idaho 58% 41% < 1% 1% 138
Illinois 41% 57% 1% 1% 459
Indiana 50% 47% 2% 2% 276
Iowa 47% 52% 1% < 1% 142
Kansas 59% 41% < 1% < 1% 132
Kentucky 56% 40% 2% 1% 189
Louisiana 45% 54% 1% 1% 234
Maryland 58% 40% 2% 1% 170
Massachusetts 31% 64% 4% 1% 160
Michigan 52% 46% 1% 1% 342
Minnesota 48% 49% 1% 1% 192
Mississippi 55% 44% 1% < 1% 150
Missouri 54% 46% < 1% < 1% 251
Montana 58% 41% < 1% 1% 138
Nebraska 54% 46% < 1% 1% 132
Nevada 54% 45% < 1% < 1% 116
New Hampshire 52% 47% 1% < 1% 102
New Jersey 44% 54% 1% 1% 271
New Mexico 51% 38% 6% 5% 106
New York 40% 57% 1% 2% 606
North Carolina 49% 50% 1% < 1% 411
North Dakota 59% 41% < 1% < 1% 161
Ohio 44% 54% 2% < 1% 456
Oklahoma 44% 53% 1% 1% 162
Oregon 56% 43% < 1% < 1% 125
Pennsylvania 54% 44% 2% < 1% 498
South Carolina 52% 44% 2% 1% 218
South Dakota 50% 49% < 1% 1% 139
Tennessee 56% 41% 3% 1% 322
Texas 47% 50% 2% 2% 1,050
Utah 59% 39% 2% < 1% 150
Virginia 56% 42% 1% 2% 344
Washington 57% 40% 1% 1% 215
West Virginia 57% 39% 2% 3% 139
Wisconsin 45% 54% < 1% 1% 247
Wyoming 68% 30% 1% 1% 143

Frequency of reading scripture among conservatives by state

% of conservatives who read scripture…

State At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 267. 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 62% 16% 7% 14% 1% 267
Alaska 50% 10% 6% 35% < 1% 115
Arizona 52% 8% 8% 32% < 1% 264
Arkansas 54% 18% 5% 23% < 1% 130
California 44% 12% 8% 35% 1% 1,134
Colorado 50% 8% 4% 36% 1% 170
Connecticut 24% 10% 8% 59% < 1% 110
Florida 46% 12% 9% 32% 1% 760
Georgia 62% 10% 6% 23% < 1% 417
Idaho 49% 9% 8% 33% < 1% 138
Illinois 41% 12% 8% 38% < 1% 459
Indiana 50% 8% 9% 31% 1% 276
Iowa 49% 10% 8% 32% 1% 142
Kansas 49% 7% 7% 36% < 1% 132
Kentucky 58% 8% 9% 25% < 1% 189
Louisiana 55% 9% 7% 29% < 1% 234
Maryland 44% 16% 10% 29% 1% 170
Massachusetts 25% 12% 8% 54% < 1% 160
Michigan 47% 11% 7% 33% < 1% 342
Minnesota 42% 11% 13% 34% < 1% 192
Mississippi 73% 11% 5% 9% 2% 150
Missouri 57% 13% 7% 22% < 1% 251
Montana 47% 6% 10% 37% < 1% 138
Nebraska 43% 16% 4% 37% < 1% 132
Nevada 40% 12% 10% 38% < 1% 116
New Hampshire 38% 10% 10% 41% < 1% 102
New Jersey 40% 10% 6% 42% 1% 271
New Mexico 55% 13% 3% 29% < 1% 106
New York 40% 7% 8% 44% 1% 606
North Carolina 57% 13% 7% 22% 1% 411
North Dakota 33% 19% 6% 41% < 1% 161
Ohio 47% 11% 7% 34% 1% 456
Oklahoma 62% 11% 7% 20% < 1% 162
Oregon 46% 12% 5% 36% < 1% 125
Pennsylvania 45% 7% 11% 36% 1% 498
South Carolina 62% 13% 10% 15% < 1% 218
South Dakota 34% 8% 11% 46% 1% 139
Tennessee 70% 9% 6% 14% 2% 322
Texas 55% 12% 7% 26% 1% 1,050
Utah 69% 6% 10% 14% 2% 150
Virginia 59% 9% 6% 25% 1% 344
Washington 52% 10% 7% 32% < 1% 215
West Virginia 55% 19% 2% 23% 1% 139
Wisconsin 35% 11% 9% 44% 1% 247
Wyoming 49% 10% 7% 34% 1% 143

Interpreting scripture among conservatives by state

% of conservatives who say the holy scripture is…

State Word of God; should be taken literally Word of God; not everything taken literally Word of God; other/don't know Not the word of God Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 267. 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 61% 23% 4% 9% 2% 267
Alaska 30% 31% 4% 31% 4% 115
Arizona 40% 38% 2% 17% 3% 264
Arkansas 56% 31% 3% 6% 4% 130
California 41% 28% 2% 21% 7% 1,134
Colorado 42% 26% 5% 18% 9% 170
Connecticut 26% 29% 3% 36% 7% 110
Florida 45% 27% 4% 19% 6% 760
Georgia 51% 30% 3% 10% 5% 417
Idaho 34% 35% 2% 24% 5% 138
Illinois 33% 36% 3% 21% 6% 459
Indiana 51% 27% 4% 14% 4% 276
Iowa 34% 38% 4% 16% 8% 142
Kansas 41% 38% 3% 12% 5% 132
Kentucky 58% 22% 3% 13% 4% 189
Louisiana 48% 30% 3% 14% 5% 234
Maryland 39% 34% 2% 18% 7% 170
Massachusetts 23% 33% 5% 35% 4% 160
Michigan 47% 31% 4% 15% 3% 342
Minnesota 37% 38% 3% 13% 8% 192
Mississippi 72% 17% 6% 2% 3% 150
Missouri 46% 31% 3% 14% 7% 251
Montana 29% 41% 6% 18% 6% 138
Nebraska 47% 34% 4% 12% 4% 132
Nevada 39% 27% 3% 27% 5% 116
New Hampshire 34% 34% 1% 20% 10% 102
New Jersey 35% 30% 7% 20% 8% 271
New Mexico 43% 24% 5% 20% 8% 106
New York 35% 33% 3% 22% 7% 606
North Carolina 52% 26% 5% 12% 5% 411
North Dakota 43% 32% 1% 20% 5% 161
Ohio 45% 31% 4% 17% 3% 456
Oklahoma 50% 30% 2% 12% 6% 162
Oregon 36% 28% 3% 19% 13% 125
Pennsylvania 43% 29% 2% 19% 6% 498
South Carolina 64% 25% 1% 7% 3% 218
South Dakota 43% 39% 1% 11% 6% 139
Tennessee 57% 21% 5% 10% 6% 322
Texas 51% 29% 3% 14% 4% 1,050
Utah 26% 53% 5% 10% 5% 150
Virginia 53% 24% 5% 13% 5% 344
Washington 43% 33% 4% 14% 6% 215
West Virginia 59% 21% 5% 10% 5% 139
Wisconsin 42% 31% 3% 19% 5% 247
Wyoming 50% 29% 4% 15% 2% 143

Belief in Heaven among conservatives by state

% of conservatives who …in heaven

State Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 267. 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 88% 6% 6% 267
Alaska 70% 21% 9% 115
Arizona 84% 11% 4% 264
Arkansas 85% 5% 9% 130
California 79% 13% 8% 1,134
Colorado 80% 10% 10% 170
Connecticut 80% 15% 6% 110
Florida 80% 14% 6% 760
Georgia 87% 6% 7% 417
Idaho 72% 19% 9% 138
Illinois 81% 10% 9% 459
Indiana 86% 6% 7% 276
Iowa 84% 12% 4% 142
Kansas 78% 11% 10% 132
Kentucky 88% 8% 5% 189
Louisiana 88% 8% 4% 234
Maryland 82% 11% 7% 170
Massachusetts 73% 16% 11% 160
Michigan 83% 9% 9% 342
Minnesota 81% 9% 10% 192
Mississippi 91% 4% 5% 150
Missouri 86% 11% 3% 251
Montana 78% 15% 7% 138
Nebraska 86% 9% 5% 132
Nevada 80% 13% 7% 116
New Hampshire 68% 21% 11% 102
New Jersey 85% 9% 6% 271
New Mexico 82% 14% 4% 106
New York 77% 14% 8% 606
North Carolina 86% 6% 7% 411
North Dakota 88% 6% 6% 161
Ohio 85% 10% 5% 456
Oklahoma 90% 7% 3% 162
Oregon 74% 17% 9% 125
Pennsylvania 81% 11% 8% 498
South Carolina 87% 6% 7% 218
South Dakota 84% 6% 10% 139
Tennessee 86% 6% 8% 322
Texas 83% 10% 6% 1,050
Utah 93% 3% 4% 150
Virginia 84% 9% 7% 344
Washington 78% 16% 6% 215
West Virginia 89% 3% 7% 139
Wisconsin 81% 9% 10% 247
Wyoming 82% 11% 7% 143

Belief in Hell among conservatives by state

% of conservatives who …in hell

State Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 267. 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 79% 14% 7% 267
Alaska 67% 26% 7% 115
Arizona 71% 21% 8% 264
Arkansas 85% 7% 8% 130
California 66% 25% 9% 1,134
Colorado 70% 21% 8% 170
Connecticut 55% 34% 12% 110
Florida 70% 21% 8% 760
Georgia 80% 14% 6% 417
Idaho 64% 30% 6% 138
Illinois 70% 21% 10% 459
Indiana 77% 14% 9% 276
Iowa 69% 23% 8% 142
Kansas 74% 16% 10% 132
Kentucky 86% 9% 6% 189
Louisiana 78% 15% 7% 234
Maryland 72% 22% 7% 170
Massachusetts 53% 38% 9% 160
Michigan 73% 19% 8% 342
Minnesota 65% 23% 13% 192
Mississippi 90% 5% 5% 150
Missouri 78% 16% 6% 251
Montana 62% 32% 6% 138
Nebraska 77% 18% 5% 132
Nevada 58% 30% 12% 116
New Hampshire 60% 29% 11% 102
New Jersey 67% 22% 11% 271
New Mexico 69% 20% 11% 106
New York 62% 29% 10% 606
North Carolina 79% 12% 8% 411
North Dakota 79% 15% 6% 161
Ohio 74% 20% 6% 456
Oklahoma 79% 15% 6% 162
Oregon 69% 26% 5% 125
Pennsylvania 70% 22% 8% 498
South Carolina 81% 9% 11% 218
South Dakota 71% 18% 10% 139
Tennessee 87% 9% 4% 322
Texas 76% 18% 6% 1,050
Utah 60% 37% 3% 150
Virginia 77% 18% 6% 344
Washington 69% 22% 9% 215
West Virginia 82% 11% 6% 139
Wisconsin 71% 20% 9% 247
Wyoming 72% 21% 7% 143

SocialandPoliticalViews

Party affiliation among conservatives by state

% of conservatives who identify as…

State Republican/lean Rep. No lean Democrat/lean Dem. Sample Size
Sample size = 267. 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 67% 10% 23% 267
Alaska 76% 16% 9% 115
Arizona 70% 14% 16% 264
Arkansas 72% 5% 23% 130
California 53% 17% 30% 1,134
Colorado 76% 11% 13% 170
Connecticut 55% 14% 30% 110
Florida 58% 13% 29% 760
Georgia 66% 10% 24% 417
Idaho 78% 10% 12% 138
Illinois 61% 15% 24% 459
Indiana 68% 12% 20% 276
Iowa 70% 12% 17% 142
Kansas 80% 16% 5% 132
Kentucky 66% 10% 24% 189
Louisiana 58% 10% 32% 234
Maryland 67% 7% 27% 170
Massachusetts 53% 13% 34% 160
Michigan 64% 11% 25% 342
Minnesota 72% 12% 16% 192
Mississippi 62% 9% 29% 150
Missouri 68% 12% 20% 251
Montana 78% 13% 9% 138
Nebraska 78% 10% 12% 132
Nevada 66% 8% 26% 116
New Hampshire 65% 20% 15% 102
New Jersey 55% 15% 29% 271
New Mexico 64% 10% 26% 106
New York 52% 18% 29% 606
North Carolina 62% 13% 25% 411
North Dakota 76% 6% 18% 161
Ohio 65% 9% 26% 456
Oklahoma 72% 9% 19% 162
Oregon 70% 12% 18% 125
Pennsylvania 68% 10% 22% 498
South Carolina 62% 17% 22% 218
South Dakota 77% 6% 17% 139
Tennessee 72% 9% 19% 322
Texas 64% 14% 22% 1,050
Utah 84% 9% 8% 150
Virginia 71% 11% 17% 344
Washington 62% 18% 20% 215
West Virginia 62% 13% 26% 139
Wisconsin 68% 15% 17% 247
Wyoming 83% 12% 5% 143

Views about size of government among conservatives by state

% of conservatives who would rather have…

State Smaller government; fewer services Bigger government; more services Depends Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 267. 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 71% 27% 2% 1% 267
Alaska 83% 17% < 1% < 1% 115
Arizona 76% 22% 2% 1% 264
Arkansas 70% 29% < 1% 1% 130
California 59% 37% 2% 2% 1,134
Colorado 78% 18% 1% 3% 170
Connecticut 71% 28% 1% < 1% 110
Florida 62% 32% 2% 4% 760
Georgia 68% 28% 2% 2% 417
Idaho 85% 13% 1% 1% 138
Illinois 68% 27% 2% 2% 459
Indiana 74% 24% 1% 2% 276
Iowa 80% 19% < 1% < 1% 142
Kansas 83% 12% 3% 2% 132
Kentucky 66% 29% 3% 3% 189
Louisiana 63% 33% 2% 2% 234
Maryland 70% 27% < 1% 2% 170
Massachusetts 63% 31% 3% 4% 160
Michigan 76% 22% 1% 1% 342
Minnesota 83% 14% 2% 2% 192
Mississippi 70% 28% < 1% 2% 150
Missouri 82% 14% 1% 3% 251
Montana 83% 14% < 1% 2% 138
Nebraska 85% 13% < 1% 2% 132
Nevada 75% 23% 2% < 1% 116
New Hampshire 83% 16% < 1% 1% 102
New Jersey 61% 35% < 1% 3% 271
New Mexico 59% 32% 6% 3% 106
New York 60% 36% 2% 2% 606
North Carolina 66% 30% 2% 3% 411
North Dakota 79% 16% 2% 3% 161
Ohio 72% 23% 2% 3% 456
Oklahoma 77% 19% 3% 1% 162
Oregon 77% 20% < 1% 3% 125
Pennsylvania 73% 23% 1% 2% 498
South Carolina 65% 31% 1% 3% 218
South Dakota 83% 14% 1% 2% 139
Tennessee 77% 19% 1% 3% 322
Texas 64% 32% 2% 2% 1,050
Utah 82% 13% 2% 3% 150
Virginia 74% 23% 2% 1% 344
Washington 75% 21% 1% 3% 215
West Virginia 74% 21% 1% 4% 139
Wisconsin 82% 16% 1% 1% 247
Wyoming 84% 10% 1% 5% 143

Views about government aid to the poor among conservatives by state

% of conservatives who say government aid to the poor…

State Does more harm than good Does more good than harm Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 267. 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 68% 28% 4% 1% 267
Alaska 67% 29% 2% 1% 115
Arizona 70% 24% 5% 1% 264
Arkansas 65% 30% 2% 3% 130
California 57% 38% 3% 2% 1,134
Colorado 68% 26% 3% 3% 170
Connecticut 67% 30% 3% < 1% 110
Florida 60% 33% 4% 2% 760
Georgia 64% 31% 4% 1% 417
Idaho 64% 27% 6% 3% 138
Illinois 60% 37% 3% < 1% 459
Indiana 73% 22% 3% 1% 276
Iowa 67% 28% 5% < 1% 142
Kansas 71% 23% 6% < 1% 132
Kentucky 64% 25% 10% 2% 189
Louisiana 59% 37% 2% 2% 234
Maryland 68% 29% 2% 1% 170
Massachusetts 69% 27% 3% 1% 160
Michigan 66% 30% 3% 1% 342
Minnesota 70% 23% 5% 2% 192
Mississippi 65% 29% 4% 3% 150
Missouri 69% 27% 2% 2% 251
Montana 76% 20% < 1% 4% 138
Nebraska 73% 24% 3% 1% 132
Nevada 65% 34% 2% < 1% 116
New Hampshire 65% 27% 3% 4% 102
New Jersey 54% 41% 1% 3% 271
New Mexico 62% 32% 3% 3% 106
New York 53% 39% 7% 1% 606
North Carolina 57% 38% 3% 2% 411
North Dakota 72% 26% 1% 1% 161
Ohio 61% 34% 4% 1% 456
Oklahoma 69% 28% 1% 2% 162
Oregon 68% 26% 6% 1% 125
Pennsylvania 66% 27% 4% 2% 498
South Carolina 57% 35% 5% 3% 218
South Dakota 68% 30% 1% 1% 139
Tennessee 64% 33% 2% 2% 322
Texas 62% 33% 3% 3% 1,050
Utah 71% 25% 3% 1% 150
Virginia 65% 26% 7% 2% 344
Washington 63% 34% 3% 1% 215
West Virginia 61% 33% 3% 2% 139
Wisconsin 73% 23% 2% 2% 247
Wyoming 84% 14% 2% < 1% 143

Views about abortion among conservatives by state

% of conservatives who say abortion should be…

State Legal in all/most cases Illegal in all/most cases Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 267. 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 29% 66% 5% 267
Alaska 44% 53% 4% 115
Arizona 29% 67% 4% 264
Arkansas 24% 73% 4% 130
California 39% 55% 5% 1,134
Colorado 29% 65% 6% 170
Connecticut 51% 43% 6% 110
Florida 39% 56% 5% 760
Georgia 32% 65% 3% 417
Idaho 31% 66% 4% 138
Illinois 34% 63% 2% 459
Indiana 31% 65% 3% 276
Iowa 28% 70% 2% 142
Kansas 28% 70% 2% 132
Kentucky 17% 76% 7% 189
Louisiana 25% 71% 3% 234
Maryland 38% 58% 4% 170
Massachusetts 56% 39% 5% 160
Michigan 35% 62% 3% 342
Minnesota 26% 68% 5% 192
Mississippi 22% 74% 4% 150
Missouri 27% 69% 3% 251
Montana 34% 63% 3% 138
Nebraska 31% 66% 3% 132
Nevada 43% 56% 1% 116
New Hampshire 42% 50% 8% 102
New Jersey 40% 54% 5% 271
New Mexico 36% 62% 2% 106
New York 46% 50% 5% 606
North Carolina 30% 63% 8% 411
North Dakota 31% 68% 1% 161
Ohio 34% 63% 3% 456
Oklahoma 31% 65% 4% 162
Oregon 47% 50% 2% 125
Pennsylvania 34% 63% 3% 498
South Carolina 25% 68% 7% 218
South Dakota 36% 61% 4% 139
Tennessee 26% 70% 4% 322
Texas 31% 65% 4% 1,050
Utah 21% 75% 4% 150
Virginia 35% 62% 3% 344
Washington 30% 67% 3% 215
West Virginia 23% 71% 5% 139
Wisconsin 35% 64% 1% 247
Wyoming 24% 74% 2% 143

Views about homosexuality among conservatives by state

% of conservatives who say homosexuality…

State Should be accepted Should be discouraged Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 267. 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 28% 67% 3% 3% 267
Alaska 33% 55% 9% 2% 115
Arizona 44% 47% 3% 6% 264
Arkansas 26% 71% 1% 1% 130
California 50% 41% 5% 5% 1,134
Colorado 41% 47% 6% 6% 170
Connecticut 60% 34% 2% 4% 110
Florida 49% 43% 4% 4% 760
Georgia 39% 52% 5% 3% 417
Idaho 40% 50% 7% 2% 138
Illinois 45% 47% 4% 4% 459
Indiana 39% 52% 5% 4% 276
Iowa 40% 55% 3% 3% 142
Kansas 33% 53% 8% 6% 132
Kentucky 23% 68% 6% 4% 189
Louisiana 43% 47% 6% 5% 234
Maryland 42% 49% 9% 1% 170
Massachusetts 69% 26% 3% 2% 160
Michigan 38% 52% 9% 2% 342
Minnesota 42% 53% 4% 2% 192
Mississippi 18% 77% 4% 1% 150
Missouri 36% 55% 3% 7% 251
Montana 41% 53% 2% 5% 138
Nebraska 33% 57% 5% 4% 132
Nevada 55% 40% 2% 2% 116
New Hampshire 43% 44% 8% 5% 102
New Jersey 55% 38% 2% 5% 271
New Mexico 34% 56% 6% 5% 106
New York 50% 39% 6% 5% 606
North Carolina 34% 53% 7% 6% 411
North Dakota 46% 47% 6% 1% 161
Ohio 40% 51% 5% 4% 456
Oklahoma 32% 63% 3% 3% 162
Oregon 41% 52% 7% 1% 125
Pennsylvania 45% 48% 4% 3% 498
South Carolina 37% 56% 5% 3% 218
South Dakota 41% 50% 6% 3% 139
Tennessee 22% 73% 3% 2% 322
Texas 40% 51% 5% 4% 1,050
Utah 34% 61% 2% 2% 150
Virginia 37% 57% 4% 2% 344
Washington 39% 54% 5% 2% 215
West Virginia 31% 61% 4% 4% 139
Wisconsin 44% 51% 1% 3% 247
Wyoming 34% 59% 3% 4% 143

Views about same-sex marriage among conservatives by state

% of conservatives who …same-sex marriage

State Strongly favor/favor Oppose/strongly oppose Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 267. 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 19% 73% 8% 267
Alaska 29% 63% 8% 115
Arizona 33% 61% 6% 264
Arkansas 20% 73% 7% 130
California 38% 55% 7% 1,134
Colorado 32% 61% 6% 170
Connecticut 53% 45% 3% 110
Florida 34% 58% 8% 760
Georgia 27% 67% 6% 417
Idaho 27% 59% 13% 138
Illinois 36% 53% 10% 459
Indiana 25% 66% 9% 276
Iowa 32% 64% 4% 142
Kansas 24% 69% 7% 132
Kentucky 15% 77% 8% 189
Louisiana 31% 63% 7% 234
Maryland 35% 59% 6% 170
Massachusetts 48% 42% 10% 160
Michigan 28% 63% 9% 342
Minnesota 36% 59% 5% 192
Mississippi 12% 82% 7% 150
Missouri 26% 67% 7% 251
Montana 30% 62% 8% 138
Nebraska 28% 66% 6% 132
Nevada 36% 56% 8% 116
New Hampshire 36% 56% 8% 102
New Jersey 37% 53% 10% 271
New Mexico 26% 62% 12% 106
New York 39% 50% 11% 606
North Carolina 27% 63% 10% 411
North Dakota 30% 64% 6% 161
Ohio 29% 65% 6% 456
Oklahoma 21% 75% 4% 162
Oregon 27% 66% 7% 125
Pennsylvania 32% 58% 10% 498
South Carolina 24% 68% 8% 218
South Dakota 25% 67% 8% 139
Tennessee 16% 79% 5% 322
Texas 27% 65% 9% 1,050
Utah 23% 71% 6% 150
Virginia 25% 68% 7% 344
Washington 32% 61% 8% 215
West Virginia 24% 67% 9% 139
Wisconsin 34% 62% 4% 247
Wyoming 26% 67% 7% 143

Views about environmental regulation among conservatives by state

% of conservatives who say…

State Stricter environmental laws and regulations cost too many jobs and hurt the economy Stricter environmental laws and regulations are worth the cost Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 267. 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 56% 34% 4% 6% 267
Alaska 62% 31% 2% 5% 115
Arizona 57% 37% 3% 2% 264
Arkansas 64% 31% 3% 2% 130
California 51% 42% 3% 4% 1,134
Colorado 64% 30% 2% 4% 170
Connecticut 49% 45% 1% 5% 110
Florida 53% 42% 3% 3% 760
Georgia 52% 44% 2% 2% 417
Idaho 64% 31% 3% 3% 138
Illinois 56% 40% 2% 2% 459
Indiana 60% 36% 2% 2% 276
Iowa 53% 40% 6% 2% 142
Kansas 56% 34% 5% 5% 132
Kentucky 60% 35% 2% 3% 189
Louisiana 52% 43% 3% 1% 234
Maryland 57% 40% 2% 1% 170
Massachusetts 50% 45% 2% 3% 160
Michigan 59% 36% 3% 3% 342
Minnesota 54% 41% 1% 4% 192
Mississippi 60% 33% 6% 1% 150
Missouri 55% 39% 3% 4% 251
Montana 82% 16% 1% < 1% 138
Nebraska 60% 32% 2% 6% 132
Nevada 60% 30% 4% 6% 116
New Hampshire 53% 45% 2% 1% 102
New Jersey 46% 47% 2% 5% 271
New Mexico 60% 34% 4% 3% 106
New York 45% 48% 2% 4% 606
North Carolina 52% 40% 3% 5% 411
North Dakota 60% 34% 1% 5% 161
Ohio 61% 35% 2% 1% 456
Oklahoma 52% 46% 2% < 1% 162
Oregon 63% 31% 3% 2% 125
Pennsylvania 64% 34% 1% 2% 498
South Carolina 53% 43% 1% 3% 218
South Dakota 65% 34% 1% 1% 139
Tennessee 54% 39% 3% 4% 322
Texas 52% 43% 2% 3% 1,050
Utah 57% 33% 7% 2% 150
Virginia 60% 37% 2% 2% 344
Washington 51% 44% 3% 2% 215
West Virginia 71% 22% 5% 2% 139
Wisconsin 59% 37% 2% 2% 247
Wyoming 77% 14% 2% 6% 143

Views about human evolution among conservatives by state

% of conservatives who say humans…

State Evolved; due to natural processes Evolved; due to God's design Evolved; don't know how Always existed in present form Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 267. 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 13% 23% 2% 58% 4% 267
Alaska 22% 28% 3% 42% 5% 115
Arizona 17% 27% 3% 49% 4% 264
Arkansas 10% 25% 1% 62% 3% 130
California 24% 24% 3% 43% 6% 1,134
Colorado 14% 27% 5% 49% 5% 170
Connecticut 22% 24% 4% 47% 4% 110
Florida 19% 26% 2% 48% 5% 760
Georgia 15% 27% 3% 50% 5% 417
Idaho 17% 25% 3% 49% 6% 138
Illinois 23% 26% 2% 43% 6% 459
Indiana 16% 23% 2% 58% 1% 276
Iowa 20% 29% 3% 44% 4% 142
Kansas 14% 24% 4% 55% 3% 132
Kentucky 12% 19% 3% 61% 5% 189
Louisiana 18% 26% 2% 48% 6% 234
Maryland 24% 31% 7% 35% 4% 170
Massachusetts 34% 27% 6% 28% 6% 160
Michigan 21% 21% 3% 51% 4% 342
Minnesota 14% 20% 7% 54% 5% 192
Mississippi 7% 17% 1% 69% 6% 150
Missouri 15% 26% 4% 51% 3% 251
Montana 24% 18% 1% 53% 3% 138
Nebraska 17% 31% 4% 43% 4% 132
Nevada 31% 22% 6% 36% 6% 116
New Hampshire 21% 28% 2% 47% 2% 102
New Jersey 22% 25% 4% 43% 6% 271
New Mexico 18% 22% 5% 52% 3% 106
New York 21% 28% 4% 42% 5% 606
North Carolina 14% 27% 2% 51% 7% 411
North Dakota 18% 29% 1% 47% 5% 161
Ohio 17% 26% 5% 48% 5% 456
Oklahoma 12% 23% 1% 56% 7% 162
Oregon 22% 28% 1% 45% 4% 125
Pennsylvania 17% 22% 2% 56% 4% 498
South Carolina 10% 27% 1% 59% 3% 218
South Dakota 17% 21% < 1% 56% 5% 139
Tennessee 11% 20% 1% 60% 8% 322
Texas 17% 25% 3% 51% 4% 1,050
Utah 15% 25% 2% 55% 4% 150
Virginia 12% 31% 1% 51% 5% 344
Washington 20% 22% 5% 49% 3% 215
West Virginia 12% 20% 6% 58% 4% 139
Wisconsin 19% 27% 2% 45% 8% 247
Wyoming 19% 27% 2% 47% 4% 143