State among liberals

% of liberals 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 = 8,504. 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 1% < 1% 2% 1% 15% 2% 1% < 1% < 1% 6% 3% < 1% < 1% 5% 2% 1% 1% 1% 1% 1% 2% 3% 3% 2% 1% 2% < 1% 1% 1% < 1% 3% 1% 8% 3% < 1% 3% 1% 2% 4% < 1% 1% < 1% 2% 7% 1% < 1% 2% 3% < 1% 1% < 1% 8,504
2007 1% < 1% 2% 1% 14% 2% 1% < 1% < 1% 5% 2% < 1% 1% 4% 2% 1% 1% 1% 1% 1% 2% 3% 3% 2% 1% 2% < 1% 1% 1% < 1% 3% 1% 7% 3% < 1% 4% 1% 2% 6% < 1% 1% < 1% 2% 6% 1% < 1% 3% 2% 1% 2% < 1% 6,809

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State among liberals by religious group

% of liberals 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 = 136. 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.
Buddhist < 1% 1% 1% < 1% 25% 3% 2% < 1% < 1% 4% 1% 1% < 1% 6% 1% < 1% < 1% < 1% 1% < 1% 3% 4% 3% 2% 1% 1% < 1% 2% < 1% < 1% 1% 1% 14% 1% < 1% 3% < 1% < 1% 2% < 1% < 1% < 1% 2% 5% 2% < 1% 4% 3% < 1% < 1% < 1% 136
Catholic < 1% < 1% 2% < 1% 18% 1% 2% < 1% < 1% 7% 2% < 1% < 1% 6% 1% < 1% 1% 1% 1% 1% 1% 4% 3% 2% < 1% 1% < 1% 1% 1% 1% 5% 1% 10% 1% < 1% 3% < 1% 1% 3% 1% < 1% < 1% < 1% 10% < 1% < 1% 1% 2% < 1% 1% < 1% 1,474
Evangelical Protestant 1% < 1% 1% 2% 11% 1% 1% < 1% < 1% 9% 3% 1% < 1% 4% 2% 1% 1% 2% 1% < 1% 2% 2% 3% 1% 1% 3% < 1% < 1% 1% < 1% 2% < 1% 4% 4% < 1% 4% 2% 2% 3% < 1% 1% < 1% 4% 10% 1% < 1% 3% 2% 1% 1% < 1% 937
Historically Black Protestant 3% < 1% < 1% < 1% 5% 1% 1% < 1% 1% 6% 6% < 1% < 1% 3% 2% 1% 1% 1% 4% < 1% 6% 1% 5% 1% 4% 2% < 1% < 1% 1% < 1% 2% < 1% 5% 6% < 1% 4% 1% < 1% 4% < 1% 2% < 1% 3% 8% < 1% < 1% 5% 1% < 1% 1% < 1% 467
Jewish < 1% < 1% 2% < 1% 16% 2% 2% 1% 1% 10% < 1% < 1% < 1% 5% 1% < 1% < 1% < 1% < 1% < 1% 4% 6% 2% 1% < 1% 1% < 1% < 1% 1% < 1% 8% < 1% 20% 2% < 1% 2% < 1% 1% 3% < 1% < 1% < 1% 2% 2% < 1% < 1% 2% 1% < 1% 1% < 1% 394
Mainline Protestant 1% < 1% 2% 1% 8% 1% 1% 1% < 1% 7% 3% < 1% 1% 5% 3% 2% 2% 1% 1% < 1% 2% 3% 4% 4% 1% 2% < 1% 1% 1% 1% 3% < 1% 6% 4% < 1% 3% 1% 2% 6% 1% 2% < 1% 1% 6% < 1% < 1% 2% 2% 1% 2% < 1% 1,259
Unaffiliated (religious "nones") < 1% < 1% 2% < 1% 16% 2% 1% < 1% < 1% 6% 2% < 1% < 1% 4% 2% 1% 1% 2% 1% 1% 2% 4% 3% 2% 1% 1% < 1% < 1% 1% 1% 3% 1% 9% 3% < 1% 3% 1% 2% 4% < 1% 1% < 1% 2% 5% 1% < 1% 2% 4% < 1% 2% < 1% 3,107

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Age distribution among liberals by state

% of liberals who are ages…

State 18-29 30-49 50-64 65+ Sample Size
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Arizona 36% 33% 15% 15% 138
California 28% 38% 21% 13% 1,094
Colorado 23% 35% 29% 13% 140
Connecticut 24% 32% 24% 20% 105
District of Columbia 31% 40% 24% 5% 117
Florida 22% 32% 27% 19% 469
Georgia 28% 40% 22% 9% 188
Illinois 27% 39% 22% 11% 345
Indiana 26% 31% 26% 17% 124
Maryland 28% 38% 21% 13% 186
Massachusetts 31% 37% 19% 14% 255
Michigan 27% 27% 28% 18% 245
Minnesota 30% 36% 24% 10% 151
Missouri 20% 35% 28% 17% 139
New Jersey 26% 41% 24% 9% 221
New York 29% 32% 23% 16% 591
North Carolina 26% 38% 22% 14% 234
Ohio 31% 35% 20% 14% 219
Oregon 22% 34% 30% 15% 133
Pennsylvania 30% 29% 23% 19% 318
Tennessee 25% 33% 30% 11% 121
Texas 27% 40% 21% 11% 493
Vermont 14% 34% 31% 21% 120
Virginia 28% 40% 20% 13% 176
Washington 28% 32% 31% 9% 223
Wisconsin 34% 31% 22% 12% 120

Generational cohort among liberals by state

% of liberals who are…

State Younger Millennial Older Millennial Generation X Baby Boomer Silent Greatest Sample Size
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Arizona 23% 19% 28% 20% 11% < 1% 138
California 16% 21% 29% 26% 8% 1% 1,094
Colorado 10% 23% 25% 33% 8% 1% 140
Connecticut 15% 16% 25% 29% 14% 1% 105
District of Columbia 8% 35% 29% 25% 4% < 1% 117
Florida 14% 14% 26% 32% 13% 1% 469
Georgia 21% 15% 33% 26% 6% < 1% 188
Illinois 20% 15% 32% 25% 7% 1% 345
Indiana 13% 19% 25% 30% 11% 2% 124
Maryland 16% 21% 29% 25% 9% < 1% 186
Massachusetts 21% 16% 30% 23% 8% 1% 255
Michigan 15% 15% 23% 35% 9% 2% 245
Minnesota 22% 15% 28% 29% 5% < 1% 151
Missouri 13% 12% 30% 31% 13% 1% 139
New Jersey 18% 17% 32% 28% 5% < 1% 221
New York 17% 19% 25% 27% 10% 2% 591
North Carolina 13% 21% 29% 27% 9% < 1% 234
Ohio 19% 19% 28% 25% 8% 1% 219
Oregon 13% 16% 26% 34% 10% 1% 133
Pennsylvania 20% 15% 23% 28% 12% 1% 318
Tennessee 16% 19% 23% 33% 8% < 1% 121
Texas 19% 18% 31% 24% 7% 1% 493
Vermont 12% 7% 29% 38% 13% 1% 120
Virginia 11% 27% 29% 24% 8% < 1% 176
Washington 17% 17% 26% 35% 5% < 1% 223
Wisconsin 18% 21% 27% 27% 6% < 1% 120

Gender composition among liberals by state

% of liberals who are…

State Men Women Sample Size
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Arizona 43% 57% 139
California 47% 53% 1,114
Colorado 52% 48% 141
Connecticut 48% 52% 109
District of Columbia 44% 56% 123
Florida 44% 56% 476
Georgia 48% 52% 190
Illinois 47% 53% 352
Indiana 41% 59% 124
Maryland 40% 60% 188
Massachusetts 40% 60% 262
Michigan 49% 51% 247
Minnesota 43% 57% 153
Missouri 50% 50% 141
New Jersey 50% 50% 227
New York 46% 54% 604
North Carolina 46% 54% 235
Ohio 41% 59% 222
Oregon 42% 58% 133
Pennsylvania 43% 57% 321
Tennessee 43% 57% 122
Texas 48% 52% 502
Vermont 49% 51% 120
Virginia 35% 65% 177
Washington 41% 59% 223
Wisconsin 43% 57% 121

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Racial and ethnic composition among liberals by state

% of liberals who identify as…

State White Black Asian Latino Other/Mixed Sample Size
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Arizona 53% 6% 8% 29% 4% 135
California 45% 6% 15% 31% 3% 1,106
Colorado 65% 6% < 1% 23% 6% 140
Connecticut 74% 13% 3% 10% < 1% 108
District of Columbia 54% 30% 5% 8% 3% 123
Florida 56% 12% 1% 27% 4% 472
Georgia 48% 27% 1% 16% 6% 187
Illinois 56% 15% 6% 19% 3% 348
Indiana 80% 14% 1% 4% 1% 121
Maryland 48% 31% 4% 9% 8% 185
Massachusetts 74% 4% 5% 9% 8% 255
Michigan 71% 18% 1% 6% 4% 247
Minnesota 77% 9% 4% 4% 7% 152
Missouri 70% 20% 3% 5% 1% 139
New Jersey 58% 12% 8% 18% 3% 225
New York 60% 12% 7% 18% 3% 594
North Carolina 61% 23% 2% 11% 3% 232
Ohio 77% 13% 4% 4% 2% 217
Oregon 84% 1% 1% 9% 5% 130
Pennsylvania 76% 12% 2% 7% 2% 318
Tennessee 63% 25% 1% 8% 4% 119
Texas 38% 13% 3% 42% 4% 497
Vermont 93% 1% < 1% 4% 2% 118
Virginia 57% 22% 9% 9% 4% 177
Washington 72% 4% 7% 10% 7% 220
Wisconsin 82% 4% 4% 7% 2% 120

Immigrant status among liberals by state

% of liberals who are…

State Immigrants Second generation Third generation or higher Sample Size
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Arizona 20% 12% 67% 138
California 34% 20% 46% 1,105
Colorado 16% 13% 70% 141
Connecticut 16% 16% 68% 108
District of Columbia 18% 11% 71% 122
Florida 26% 17% 57% 464
Georgia 12% 9% 79% 187
Illinois 16% 16% 68% 349
Indiana 8% 6% 87% 124
Maryland 16% 13% 70% 184
Massachusetts 15% 15% 70% 258
Michigan 8% 9% 83% 246
Minnesota 9% 9% 82% 152
Missouri 7% 6% 88% 138
New Jersey 23% 15% 62% 219
New York 24% 20% 56% 597
North Carolina 11% 5% 84% 231
Ohio 9% 9% 82% 219
Oregon 11% 9% 79% 133
Pennsylvania 11% 7% 82% 315
Tennessee 10% 10% 80% 119
Texas 29% 13% 58% 495
Vermont 3% 19% 78% 117
Virginia 18% 8% 74% 175
Washington 14% 11% 75% 223
Wisconsin 11% 8% 80% 120

Income distribution among liberals by state

% of liberals 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
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Arizona 40% 19% 20% 21% 127
California 37% 16% 21% 26% 1,002
Colorado 28% 20% 28% 24% 128
District of Columbia 20% 14% 27% 39% 111
Florida 40% 23% 24% 13% 429
Georgia 35% 18% 25% 22% 176
Illinois 35% 18% 26% 21% 315
Indiana 44% 19% 28% 9% 115
Maryland 28% 15% 27% 30% 167
Massachusetts 27% 19% 22% 32% 232
Michigan 39% 19% 28% 14% 222
Minnesota 32% 18% 23% 26% 140
Missouri 41% 22% 20% 16% 127
New Jersey 18% 19% 26% 37% 207
New York 36% 16% 25% 24% 530
North Carolina 40% 19% 25% 17% 210
Ohio 49% 19% 23% 10% 210
Oregon 40% 23% 20% 17% 126
Pennsylvania 36% 20% 23% 21% 282
Tennessee 36% 31% 19% 14% 114
Texas 44% 22% 20% 14% 454
Vermont 30% 21% 32% 17% 113
Virginia 25% 27% 25% 23% 165
Washington 33% 19% 27% 21% 206
Wisconsin 32% 24% 23% 22% 114

Educational distribution among liberals by state

% of liberals who have completed…

State High school or less Some college College Post-graduate degree Sample Size
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Arizona 42% 28% 15% 16% 139
California 34% 30% 20% 16% 1,108
Colorado 33% 24% 17% 25% 140
Connecticut 30% 23% 22% 25% 108
District of Columbia 15% 16% 37% 32% 122
Florida 41% 31% 15% 13% 474
Georgia 39% 33% 14% 14% 189
Illinois 32% 32% 19% 16% 349
Indiana 45% 26% 17% 11% 124
Maryland 30% 28% 21% 20% 186
Massachusetts 24% 28% 27% 22% 261
Michigan 33% 37% 19% 11% 247
Minnesota 30% 31% 24% 15% 153
Missouri 46% 22% 19% 12% 141
New Jersey 29% 30% 22% 19% 227
New York 34% 26% 22% 18% 600
North Carolina 32% 31% 18% 18% 235
Ohio 40% 36% 14% 11% 222
Oregon 28% 33% 24% 15% 133
Pennsylvania 42% 24% 19% 16% 319
Tennessee 45% 29% 19% 8% 121
Texas 49% 25% 16% 10% 502
Vermont 21% 29% 26% 23% 119
Virginia 29% 24% 23% 24% 177
Washington 23% 33% 24% 20% 223
Wisconsin 21% 32% 25% 22% 121

Marital status among liberals by state

% of liberals who are…

State Married Living with a partner Divorced/separated Widowed Never married Sample Size
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Arizona 35% 11% 17% 2% 35% 139
California 41% 11% 12% 4% 31% 1,106
Colorado 52% 7% 10% 1% 29% 140
Connecticut 48% 13% 13% 2% 24% 108
District of Columbia 33% 10% 11% 4% 43% 122
Florida 40% 10% 19% 5% 26% 475
Georgia 41% 6% 17% 4% 33% 189
Illinois 34% 10% 13% 5% 37% 349
Indiana 37% 6% 18% 9% 31% 124
Maryland 35% 6% 14% 5% 40% 188
Massachusetts 36% 11% 9% 5% 39% 260
Michigan 42% 11% 13% 7% 27% 247
Minnesota 46% 8% 6% 4% 36% 153
Missouri 37% 11% 21% 9% 22% 141
New Jersey 51% 8% 11% 2% 28% 225
New York 39% 11% 12% 5% 34% 603
North Carolina 45% 10% 9% 4% 32% 235
Ohio 32% 10% 16% 6% 35% 221
Oregon 47% 8% 19% 4% 23% 132
Pennsylvania 39% 9% 13% 8% 32% 321
Tennessee 43% 6% 18% 5% 28% 121
Texas 39% 10% 17% 6% 28% 499
Vermont 45% 14% 14% 6% 21% 118
Virginia 43% 11% 18% 5% 23% 177
Washington 41% 15% 14% 2% 28% 223
Wisconsin 44% 9% 8% 6% 33% 121

Parent of children under 18 among liberals by state

% of liberals who are…

State Parents Non-parents Sample Size
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Arizona 25% 75% 139
California 28% 72% 1,112
Colorado 32% 68% 141
Connecticut 30% 70% 109
District of Columbia 19% 81% 122
Florida 24% 76% 474
Georgia 29% 71% 190
Illinois 30% 70% 351
Indiana 29% 71% 124
Maryland 22% 78% 186
Massachusetts 24% 76% 261
Michigan 25% 75% 247
Minnesota 26% 74% 153
Missouri 28% 72% 141
New Jersey 33% 67% 227
New York 22% 78% 603
North Carolina 31% 69% 234
Ohio 29% 71% 222
Oregon 30% 70% 133
Pennsylvania 27% 73% 320
Tennessee 31% 69% 121
Texas 38% 62% 500
Vermont 23% 77% 120
Virginia 26% 74% 176
Washington 18% 82% 223
Wisconsin 26% 74% 121

BeliefsandPractices

Belief in God among liberals by state

% of liberals 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
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Arizona 39% 25% 10% < 1% 19% 7% 139
California 38% 25% 10% 1% 23% 3% 1,114
Colorado 36% 26% 11% 2% 20% 5% 141
Connecticut 36% 25% 7% 2% 24% 5% 109
District of Columbia 26% 26% 14% < 1% 29% 4% 123
Florida 52% 20% 5% 1% 20% 2% 476
Georgia 57% 19% 8% < 1% 16% 1% 190
Illinois 44% 26% 9% < 1% 17% 5% 352
Indiana 44% 28% 6% 2% 17% 3% 124
Maryland 53% 13% 7% < 1% 20% 6% 188
Massachusetts 25% 24% 14% 2% 29% 6% 262
Michigan 50% 25% 5% < 1% 18% 2% 247
Minnesota 41% 28% 7% < 1% 20% 4% 153
Missouri 60% 19% 7% < 1% 11% 3% 141
New Jersey 43% 30% 10% < 1% 15% 1% 227
New York 41% 22% 11% 1% 21% 4% 604
North Carolina 58% 20% 4% 1% 16% 2% 235
Ohio 48% 27% 7% 2% 12% 3% 222
Oregon 43% 24% 8% < 1% 23% 2% 133
Pennsylvania 45% 25% 8% 1% 18% 3% 321
Tennessee 58% 17% 10% 2% 14% < 1% 122
Texas 53% 26% 6% 1% 13% 2% 502
Vermont 28% 18% 5% < 1% 38% 10% 120
Virginia 45% 24% 11% 1% 19% 1% 177
Washington 38% 24% 13% < 1% 21% 4% 223
Wisconsin 28% 27% 12% < 1% 30% 2% 121

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

% of liberals who say religion is…

State Very important Somewhat important Not too important Not at all important Don't know Sample Size
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Arizona 31% 23% 25% 21% < 1% 139
California 31% 27% 17% 24% 1% 1,114
Colorado 30% 29% 19% 22% < 1% 141
Connecticut 42% 22% 10% 25% 1% 109
District of Columbia 21% 23% 21% 35% < 1% 123
Florida 38% 27% 14% 21% < 1% 476
Georgia 42% 26% 12% 18% 2% 190
Illinois 36% 26% 18% 19% < 1% 352
Indiana 35% 28% 18% 18% < 1% 124
Maryland 43% 20% 15% 21% < 1% 188
Massachusetts 24% 22% 23% 31% < 1% 262
Michigan 41% 24% 15% 19% 1% 247
Minnesota 30% 30% 16% 24% 1% 153
Missouri 47% 24% 15% 13% < 1% 141
New Jersey 31% 35% 18% 14% 2% 227
New York 32% 26% 18% 23% 2% 604
North Carolina 45% 25% 14% 15% 1% 235
Ohio 35% 35% 12% 18% < 1% 222
Oregon 34% 18% 17% 29% 2% 133
Pennsylvania 36% 26% 15% 23% < 1% 321
Tennessee 55% 19% 9% 17% < 1% 122
Texas 49% 27% 9% 15% < 1% 502
Vermont 19% 19% 21% 41% < 1% 120
Virginia 42% 26% 16% 15% < 1% 177
Washington 26% 24% 23% 26% 1% 223
Wisconsin 28% 22% 18% 32% < 1% 121

Attendance at religious services among liberals by state

% of liberals 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
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Arizona 18% 40% 41% < 1% 139
California 19% 33% 48% < 1% 1,114
Colorado 23% 17% 61% < 1% 141
Connecticut 24% 33% 41% 1% 109
District of Columbia 17% 28% 55% < 1% 123
Florida 21% 34% 45% 1% 476
Georgia 26% 37% 37% < 1% 190
Illinois 19% 36% 44% < 1% 352
Indiana 21% 35% 44% 1% 124
Maryland 21% 32% 47% < 1% 188
Massachusetts 17% 26% 58% < 1% 262
Michigan 25% 35% 40% < 1% 247
Minnesota 21% 34% 44% < 1% 153
Missouri 23% 33% 43% 1% 141
New Jersey 18% 42% 39% < 1% 227
New York 21% 30% 49% < 1% 604
North Carolina 24% 38% 37% < 1% 235
Ohio 19% 39% 42% < 1% 222
Oregon 15% 36% 47% 1% 133
Pennsylvania 21% 33% 46% < 1% 321
Tennessee 38% 23% 39% < 1% 122
Texas 31% 35% 35% < 1% 502
Vermont 10% 24% 65% 1% 120
Virginia 34% 31% 34% 1% 177
Washington 14% 32% 53% 1% 223
Wisconsin 13% 39% 47% < 1% 121

Frequency of prayer among liberals by state

% of liberals who pray…

State At least daily Weekly Monthly Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
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Arizona 38% 18% 3% 41% < 1% 139
California 37% 14% 7% 41% < 1% 1,114
Colorado 30% 15% 4% 49% 1% 141
Connecticut 35% 15% 8% 38% 4% 109
District of Columbia 26% 25% 5% 44% < 1% 123
Florida 47% 12% 6% 34% 1% 476
Georgia 44% 20% 8% 28% < 1% 190
Illinois 39% 17% 7% 37% < 1% 352
Indiana 40% 22% 8% 31% < 1% 124
Maryland 42% 17% 4% 37% < 1% 188
Massachusetts 27% 9% 10% 54% < 1% 262
Michigan 47% 14% 6% 32% < 1% 247
Minnesota 37% 15% 8% 40% < 1% 153
Missouri 47% 20% 1% 30% 1% 141
New Jersey 37% 17% 4% 40% 2% 227
New York 35% 16% 6% 43% 1% 604
North Carolina 54% 9% 8% 29% < 1% 235
Ohio 43% 19% 10% 29% < 1% 222
Oregon 35% 9% 7% 49% < 1% 133
Pennsylvania 40% 17% 7% 36% < 1% 321
Tennessee 58% 16% 4% 22% 1% 122
Texas 50% 18% 7% 24% 1% 502
Vermont 21% 11% 6% 62% < 1% 120
Virginia 46% 12% 10% 32% < 1% 177
Washington 27% 17% 10% 45% 1% 223
Wisconsin 28% 12% 10% 48% 1% 121

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

% of liberals 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
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Arizona 11% 6% 10% 72% < 1% 139
California 13% 8% 6% 73% < 1% 1,114
Colorado 8% 6% 7% 78% 1% 141
Connecticut 6% 7% 6% 80% 1% 109
District of Columbia 9% 4% 3% 83% 1% 123
Florida 18% 8% 5% 68% 1% 476
Georgia 15% 7% 7% 69% 1% 190
Illinois 12% 6% 6% 77% < 1% 352
Indiana 15% 6% 11% 68% < 1% 124
Maryland 19% 8% 8% 65% 1% 188
Massachusetts 6% 4% 6% 82% 1% 262
Michigan 14% 12% 6% 68% < 1% 247
Minnesota 11% 5% 5% 79% < 1% 153
Missouri 17% 5% 10% 68% < 1% 141
New Jersey 11% 6% 3% 79% < 1% 227
New York 13% 7% 4% 75% 1% 604
North Carolina 16% 12% 11% 60% < 1% 235
Ohio 12% 4% 7% 77% < 1% 222
Oregon 10% 6% 10% 74% < 1% 133
Pennsylvania 15% 6% 7% 72% < 1% 321
Tennessee 37% 6% 4% 51% 1% 122
Texas 24% 13% 5% 58% < 1% 502
Vermont 7% 6% 2% 85% < 1% 120
Virginia 25% 7% 7% 62% < 1% 177
Washington 8% 7% 4% 79% 1% 223
Wisconsin 9% 10% 8% 73% < 1% 121

Frequency of meditation among liberals by state

% of liberals who meditate…

State At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
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Arizona 33% 11% 6% 48% 1% 139
California 37% 10% 6% 45% 3% 1,114
Colorado 40% 8% 5% 46% 1% 141
Connecticut 37% 13% 7% 42% 1% 109
District of Columbia 30% 8% 9% 53% < 1% 123
Florida 45% 9% 3% 42% 1% 476
Georgia 43% 8% 5% 43% 2% 190
Illinois 35% 8% 7% 50% < 1% 352
Indiana 34% 8% 3% 54% 1% 124
Maryland 46% 7% 5% 40% 2% 188
Massachusetts 27% 9% 7% 56% < 1% 262
Michigan 40% 8% 5% 46% 2% 247
Minnesota 33% 11% 4% 51% 1% 153
Missouri 32% 13% 2% 51% 3% 141
New Jersey 32% 9% 5% 52% 1% 227
New York 38% 11% 6% 43% 1% 604
North Carolina 35% 14% 4% 45% 1% 235
Ohio 36% 8% 4% 50% 2% 222
Oregon 43% 9% 8% 38% 2% 133
Pennsylvania 35% 12% 7% 45% < 1% 321
Tennessee 49% 11% 4% 35% 1% 122
Texas 44% 8% 5% 41% 2% 502
Vermont 29% 12% 6% 52% < 1% 120
Virginia 38% 9% 11% 40% 2% 177
Washington 30% 11% 4% 54% 1% 223
Wisconsin 29% 9% 10% 51% 1% 121

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing among liberals by state

% of liberals 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
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Arizona 46% 15% 15% 23% 1% 139
California 49% 16% 13% 21% 1% 1,114
Colorado 52% 13% 13% 18% 3% 141
Connecticut 47% 15% 15% 22% 1% 109
District of Columbia 42% 18% 16% 22% 3% 123
Florida 59% 13% 7% 19% 2% 476
Georgia 55% 20% 11% 13% 1% 190
Illinois 50% 16% 10% 24% 1% 352
Indiana 53% 17% 8% 21% < 1% 124
Maryland 60% 12% 10% 18% < 1% 188
Massachusetts 40% 18% 9% 32% 1% 262
Michigan 52% 19% 8% 21% < 1% 247
Minnesota 55% 16% 14% 13% 2% 153
Missouri 51% 18% 13% 18% < 1% 141
New Jersey 49% 18% 9% 23% 1% 227
New York 47% 17% 12% 23% 1% 604
North Carolina 59% 19% 11% 10% < 1% 235
Ohio 49% 20% 13% 17% 1% 222
Oregon 54% 19% 8% 17% 1% 133
Pennsylvania 50% 14% 12% 24% 1% 321
Tennessee 62% 9% 9% 18% 2% 122
Texas 60% 13% 9% 18% 1% 502
Vermont 44% 11% 8% 37% < 1% 120
Virginia 47% 22% 14% 17% 1% 177
Washington 46% 13% 18% 23% < 1% 223
Wisconsin 44% 25% 7% 23% 1% 121

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe among liberals by state

% of liberals 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
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Arizona 50% 16% 12% 23% < 1% 139
California 49% 15% 16% 18% 2% 1,114
Colorado 51% 12% 16% 19% 3% 141
Connecticut 50% 16% 16% 17% 1% 109
District of Columbia 42% 15% 18% 24% < 1% 123
Florida 51% 15% 9% 23% 1% 476
Georgia 53% 19% 10% 18% < 1% 190
Illinois 48% 17% 14% 19% 2% 352
Indiana 42% 22% 8% 28% < 1% 124
Maryland 53% 11% 12% 24% < 1% 188
Massachusetts 46% 16% 13% 25% 1% 262
Michigan 48% 19% 14% 19% 1% 247
Minnesota 48% 21% 7% 23% < 1% 153
Missouri 41% 21% 5% 32% 1% 141
New Jersey 47% 17% 17% 20% < 1% 227
New York 53% 16% 12% 18% 1% 604
North Carolina 48% 17% 15% 19% 1% 235
Ohio 48% 13% 14% 23% 1% 222
Oregon 53% 26% 10% 11% < 1% 133
Pennsylvania 47% 19% 12% 22% < 1% 321
Tennessee 47% 10% 11% 30% 2% 122
Texas 50% 15% 11% 21% 3% 502
Vermont 55% 17% 12% 14% 3% 120
Virginia 50% 15% 15% 19% < 1% 177
Washington 54% 16% 12% 17% < 1% 223
Wisconsin 43% 22% 14% 20% < 1% 121

Sources of guidance on right and wrong among liberals by state

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

State Religion Philosophy/reason Common sense Science Don't know Sample Size
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Arizona 13% 15% 47% 22% 3% 139
California 17% 19% 45% 16% 2% 1,114
Colorado 13% 30% 38% 14% 5% 141
Connecticut 11% 22% 46% 18% 3% 109
District of Columbia 13% 22% 41% 22% 3% 123
Florida 18% 16% 51% 14% 2% 476
Georgia 24% 19% 43% 12% 2% 190
Illinois 16% 18% 47% 17% 2% 352
Indiana 20% 13% 47% 18% 2% 124
Maryland 22% 11% 47% 18% 3% 188
Massachusetts 10% 15% 53% 21% 2% 262
Michigan 21% 13% 52% 9% 4% 247
Minnesota 11% 21% 50% 14% 4% 153
Missouri 23% 15% 52% 7% 3% 141
New Jersey 13% 18% 54% 14% 2% 227
New York 14% 23% 48% 13% 2% 604
North Carolina 22% 15% 44% 14% 4% 235
Ohio 16% 14% 55% 12% 2% 222
Oregon 14% 19% 43% 23% 1% 133
Pennsylvania 23% 14% 45% 18% 1% 321
Tennessee 25% 13% 52% 7% 3% 122
Texas 27% 12% 45% 14% 1% 502
Vermont 3% 21% 53% 19% 3% 120
Virginia 30% 18% 35% 14% 2% 177
Washington 8% 17% 55% 18% 2% 223
Wisconsin 15% 30% 35% 20% 1% 121

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

% of liberals 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
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Arizona 24% 74% 1% < 1% 139
California 18% 79% 1% 2% 1,114
Colorado 26% 68% < 1% 6% 141
Connecticut 20% 78% < 1% 2% 109
District of Columbia 10% 90% < 1% < 1% 123
Florida 21% 77% 2% 1% 476
Georgia 22% 77% 1% < 1% 190
Illinois 17% 81% < 1% 2% 352
Indiana 14% 84% 1% < 1% 124
Maryland 13% 86% 1% 1% 188
Massachusetts 13% 84% 3% < 1% 262
Michigan 25% 73% 2% 1% 247
Minnesota 12% 87% 1% < 1% 153
Missouri 20% 80% < 1% < 1% 141
New Jersey 20% 79% 1% 1% 227
New York 16% 82% 1% 1% 604
North Carolina 20% 77% < 1% 2% 235
Ohio 20% 79% < 1% 1% 222
Oregon 27% 69% 1% 2% 133
Pennsylvania 21% 78% 1% 1% 321
Tennessee 17% 79% 2% 2% 122
Texas 22% 75% 1% 2% 502
Vermont 20% 78% 1% 1% 120
Virginia 16% 83% 1% 1% 177
Washington 15% 84% < 1% 1% 223
Wisconsin 11% 88% 1% < 1% 121

Frequency of reading scripture among liberals by state

% of liberals 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
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Arizona 17% 6% 11% 65% < 1% 139
California 19% 8% 9% 63% 1% 1,114
Colorado 15% 7% 7% 71% 1% 141
Connecticut 16% 10% 8% 64% 1% 109
District of Columbia 10% 12% 7% 72% < 1% 123
Florida 30% 9% 9% 52% < 1% 476
Georgia 26% 11% 11% 52% < 1% 190
Illinois 21% 9% 9% 61% 1% 352
Indiana 20% 10% 11% 57% 1% 124
Maryland 30% 12% 6% 52% < 1% 188
Massachusetts 10% 5% 8% 76% < 1% 262
Michigan 26% 14% 9% 51% < 1% 247
Minnesota 12% 6% 10% 70% 1% 153
Missouri 27% 11% 11% 51% < 1% 141
New Jersey 16% 9% 8% 68% < 1% 227
New York 19% 7% 10% 64% < 1% 604
North Carolina 32% 15% 10% 43% < 1% 235
Ohio 22% 9% 8% 62% < 1% 222
Oregon 19% 10% 12% 59% 2% 133
Pennsylvania 21% 8% 10% 61% < 1% 321
Tennessee 48% 7% 3% 43% < 1% 122
Texas 33% 10% 8% 48% 1% 502
Vermont 12% 5% 5% 78% < 1% 120
Virginia 26% 10% 8% 56% < 1% 177
Washington 12% 9% 7% 71% < 1% 223
Wisconsin 11% 7% 6% 76% < 1% 121

Interpreting scripture among liberals by state

% of liberals 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
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Arizona 12% 22% < 1% 50% 16% 139
California 16% 16% 1% 60% 7% 1,114
Colorado 12% 20% 4% 60% 4% 141
Connecticut 16% 21% < 1% 55% 8% 109
District of Columbia 10% 13% 1% 71% 5% 123
Florida 21% 20% 2% 50% 6% 476
Georgia 28% 19% 2% 46% 6% 190
Illinois 17% 23% 1% 54% 5% 352
Indiana 28% 17% 3% 47% 5% 124
Maryland 20% 19% 4% 53% 4% 188
Massachusetts 8% 13% 1% 70% 8% 262
Michigan 20% 23% 1% 46% 11% 247
Minnesota 10% 13% 2% 63% 12% 153
Missouri 20% 30% 2% 39% 9% 141
New Jersey 10% 22% 1% 60% 7% 227
New York 16% 14% < 1% 65% 5% 604
North Carolina 20% 17% 3% 49% 10% 235
Ohio 14% 30% 1% 44% 10% 222
Oregon 14% 21% 1% 59% 5% 133
Pennsylvania 21% 15% < 1% 58% 5% 321
Tennessee 33% 18% 4% 42% 3% 122
Texas 32% 19% 1% 40% 8% 502
Vermont 4% 7% 1% 80% 7% 120
Virginia 30% 14% < 1% 50% 6% 177
Washington 7% 17% 1% 71% 4% 223
Wisconsin 12% 19% 1% 66% 3% 121

Belief in Heaven among liberals by state

% of liberals who …in heaven

State Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
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Arizona 53% 39% 8% 139
California 49% 45% 6% 1,114
Colorado 35% 53% 12% 141
Connecticut 56% 38% 6% 109
District of Columbia 45% 48% 7% 123
Florida 56% 37% 6% 476
Georgia 62% 36% 2% 190
Illinois 58% 34% 7% 352
Indiana 72% 23% 6% 124
Maryland 55% 40% 5% 188
Massachusetts 39% 51% 10% 262
Michigan 59% 33% 8% 247
Minnesota 61% 36% 3% 153
Missouri 72% 25% 3% 141
New Jersey 58% 32% 10% 227
New York 51% 44% 5% 604
North Carolina 63% 27% 10% 235
Ohio 67% 27% 6% 222
Oregon 49% 47% 4% 133
Pennsylvania 55% 37% 8% 321
Tennessee 66% 32% 2% 122
Texas 67% 26% 7% 502
Vermont 30% 61% 10% 120
Virginia 62% 33% 5% 177
Washington 39% 51% 10% 223
Wisconsin 43% 49% 8% 121

Belief in Hell among liberals by state

% of liberals who …in hell

State Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
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Arizona 36% 59% 5% 139
California 35% 59% 6% 1,114
Colorado 30% 58% 13% 141
Connecticut 34% 59% 7% 109
District of Columbia 27% 66% 7% 123
Florida 41% 53% 6% 476
Georgia 46% 48% 5% 190
Illinois 44% 49% 7% 352
Indiana 53% 42% 5% 124
Maryland 37% 58% 5% 188
Massachusetts 24% 65% 11% 262
Michigan 47% 47% 6% 247
Minnesota 41% 51% 8% 153
Missouri 51% 41% 8% 141
New Jersey 42% 48% 10% 227
New York 36% 59% 5% 604
North Carolina 54% 42% 4% 235
Ohio 46% 46% 8% 222
Oregon 25% 66% 10% 133
Pennsylvania 43% 50% 7% 321
Tennessee 54% 43% 3% 122
Texas 52% 42% 6% 502
Vermont 19% 76% 5% 120
Virginia 47% 47% 6% 177
Washington 22% 72% 6% 223
Wisconsin 31% 63% 5% 121

SocialandPoliticalViews

Party affiliation among liberals by state

% of liberals who identify as…

State Republican/lean Rep. No lean Democrat/lean Dem. Sample Size
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Arizona 18% 13% 69% 139
California 9% 16% 75% 1,114
Colorado 12% 15% 73% 141
Connecticut 5% 11% 84% 109
District of Columbia 3% 6% 91% 123
Florida 17% 16% 67% 476
Georgia 15% 15% 70% 190
Illinois 11% 13% 76% 352
Indiana 8% 20% 72% 124
Maryland 5% 9% 86% 188
Massachusetts 6% 10% 85% 262
Michigan 7% 10% 83% 247
Minnesota 12% 6% 82% 153
Missouri 12% 14% 74% 141
New Jersey 8% 16% 76% 227
New York 9% 15% 75% 604
North Carolina 14% 16% 70% 235
Ohio 18% 15% 67% 222
Oregon 4% 15% 82% 133
Pennsylvania 9% 16% 75% 321
Tennessee 18% 21% 61% 122
Texas 15% 22% 63% 502
Vermont 4% 8% 88% 120
Virginia 11% 17% 72% 177
Washington 7% 16% 77% 223
Wisconsin 6% 10% 84% 121

Views about size of government among liberals by state

% of liberals who would rather have…

State Smaller government; fewer services Bigger government; more services Depends Don't know Sample Size
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Arizona 29% 65% 2% 4% 139
California 27% 65% 4% 4% 1,114
Colorado 26% 68% 2% 4% 141
Connecticut 28% 64% 6% 3% 109
District of Columbia 11% 87% 2% < 1% 123
Florida 22% 71% 4% 3% 476
Georgia 27% 66% 4% 2% 190
Illinois 30% 61% 5% 4% 352
Indiana 30% 68% 2% < 1% 124
Maryland 21% 73% 2% 4% 188
Massachusetts 22% 71% 3% 5% 262
Michigan 34% 57% 4% 5% 247
Minnesota 31% 62% 1% 6% 153
Missouri 37% 59% 2% 2% 141
New Jersey 30% 63% 3% 4% 227
New York 25% 68% 3% 4% 604
North Carolina 27% 64% 4% 5% 235
Ohio 39% 54% 2% 5% 222
Oregon 33% 65% 1% 1% 133
Pennsylvania 29% 65% 3% 3% 321
Tennessee 32% 64% 1% 3% 122
Texas 26% 67% 4% 4% 502
Vermont 18% 73% 4% 5% 120
Virginia 24% 72% 2% 3% 177
Washington 27% 65% 7% 1% 223
Wisconsin 23% 73% 1% 3% 121

Views about government aid to the poor among liberals by state

% of liberals 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
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Arizona 31% 61% 4% 3% 139
California 23% 73% 2% 2% 1,114
Colorado 26% 71% 2% 2% 141
Connecticut 23% 73% 3% 1% 109
District of Columbia 12% 86% 2% < 1% 123
Florida 27% 69% 3% 1% 476
Georgia 24% 69% 6% 2% 190
Illinois 26% 68% 2% 3% 352
Indiana 29% 63% 8% < 1% 124
Maryland 16% 82% 2% < 1% 188
Massachusetts 15% 81% 2% 2% 262
Michigan 25% 72% 1% 2% 247
Minnesota 15% 83% 1% < 1% 153
Missouri 29% 69% 2% 1% 141
New Jersey 23% 72% 4% 1% 227
New York 23% 72% 4% 2% 604
North Carolina 21% 73% 4% 1% 235
Ohio 31% 63% 4% 3% 222
Oregon 12% 81% 5% 2% 133
Pennsylvania 25% 73% 2% < 1% 321
Tennessee 27% 67% 2% 5% 122
Texas 31% 64% 3% 1% 502
Vermont 15% 83% 2% < 1% 120
Virginia 20% 76% 3% 1% 177
Washington 17% 79% 3% 1% 223
Wisconsin 17% 82% 1% < 1% 121

Views about abortion among liberals by state

% of liberals who say abortion should be…

State Legal in all/most cases Illegal in all/most cases Don't know Sample Size
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Arizona 74% 24% 2% 139
California 73% 23% 4% 1,114
Colorado 73% 20% 7% 141
Connecticut 78% 15% 7% 109
District of Columbia 89% 11% 1% 123
Florida 72% 24% 4% 476
Georgia 68% 31% 1% 190
Illinois 71% 27% 2% 352
Indiana 55% 39% 6% 124
Maryland 82% 18% < 1% 188
Massachusetts 89% 8% 3% 262
Michigan 71% 26% 4% 247
Minnesota 71% 27% 2% 153
Missouri 61% 34% 5% 141
New Jersey 77% 20% 3% 227
New York 79% 19% 3% 604
North Carolina 71% 24% 5% 235
Ohio 72% 26% 3% 222
Oregon 80% 19% 1% 133
Pennsylvania 70% 25% 5% 321
Tennessee 69% 28% 4% 122
Texas 61% 36% 3% 502
Vermont 89% 9% 2% 120
Virginia 77% 22% 1% 177
Washington 89% 8% 3% 223
Wisconsin 82% 18% < 1% 121

Views about homosexuality among liberals by state

% of liberals who say homosexuality…

State Should be accepted Should be discouraged Neither/both equally Don't know 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.
Arizona 82% 9% 6% 3% 139
California 84% 13% 2% 1% 1,114
Colorado 82% 10% 2% 6% 141
Connecticut 90% 8% < 1% 2% 109
District of Columbia 90% 7% 3% < 1% 123
Florida 79% 16% 2% 3% 476
Georgia 76% 20% 2% 2% 190
Illinois 80% 17% 2% < 1% 352
Indiana 76% 23% 1% < 1% 124
Maryland 79% 17% 3% 1% 188
Massachusetts 92% 5% 2% 1% 262
Michigan 79% 17% 2% 2% 247
Minnesota 83% 13% 1% 2% 153
Missouri 72% 22% 1% 4% 141
New Jersey 84% 9% 4% 3% 227
New York 83% 12% 3% 2% 604
North Carolina 73% 21% 4% 2% 235
Ohio 83% 14% < 1% 3% 222
Oregon 88% 6% 4% 2% 133
Pennsylvania 79% 16% 3% 3% 321
Tennessee 66% 30% 1% 3% 122
Texas 72% 24% 2% 2% 502
Vermont 91% 7% < 1% 2% 120
Virginia 83% 14% 2% 1% 177
Washington 97% 3% < 1% < 1% 223
Wisconsin 88% 11% 1% < 1% 121

Views about same-sex marriage among liberals by state

% of liberals who …same-sex marriage

State Strongly favor/favor Oppose/strongly oppose Don't know 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.
Arizona 84% 11% 5% 139
California 82% 14% 4% 1,114
Colorado 80% 14% 6% 141
Connecticut 90% 8% 2% 109
District of Columbia 85% 11% 3% 123
Florida 73% 23% 5% 476
Georgia 70% 26% 4% 190
Illinois 77% 19% 5% 352
Indiana 68% 25% 6% 124
Maryland 78% 16% 6% 188
Massachusetts 90% 7% 3% 262
Michigan 77% 20% 3% 247
Minnesota 82% 16% 2% 153
Missouri 65% 29% 6% 141
New Jersey 80% 15% 5% 227
New York 78% 17% 5% 604
North Carolina 70% 24% 7% 235
Ohio 78% 17% 5% 222
Oregon 86% 9% 4% 133
Pennsylvania 77% 17% 6% 321
Tennessee 61% 32% 7% 122
Texas 66% 28% 6% 502
Vermont 91% 7% 2% 120
Virginia 75% 23% 2% 177
Washington 87% 8% 5% 223
Wisconsin 86% 14% < 1% 121

Views about environmental regulation among liberals by state

% of liberals 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 = 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.
Arizona 23% 74% 1% 3% 139
California 18% 79% 1% 3% 1,114
Colorado 20% 77% < 1% 4% 141
Connecticut 15% 84% 1% < 1% 109
District of Columbia 8% 91% < 1% 1% 123
Florida 24% 72% 1% 3% 476
Georgia 21% 74% 3% 3% 190
Illinois 21% 75% 2% 2% 352
Indiana 26% 71% 2% 1% 124
Maryland 12% 85% 1% 2% 188
Massachusetts 15% 79% 2% 4% 262
Michigan 17% 77% 1% 5% 247
Minnesota 15% 84% < 1% 1% 153
Missouri 32% 66% 1% 1% 141
New Jersey 16% 81% 1% 1% 227
New York 17% 80% 2% 2% 604
North Carolina 23% 73% 2% 2% 235
Ohio 25% 72% 1% 3% 222
Oregon 23% 74% 2% 1% 133
Pennsylvania 21% 78% 1% 1% 321
Tennessee 27% 68% < 1% 4% 122
Texas 29% 67% 2% 2% 502
Vermont 12% 85% < 1% 3% 120
Virginia 21% 75% 3% 1% 177
Washington 11% 85% 2% 3% 223
Wisconsin 14% 85% < 1% 1% 121

Views about human evolution among liberals by state

% of liberals 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 = 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.
Arizona 59% 15% 5% 16% 4% 139
California 58% 18% 4% 17% 3% 1,114
Colorado 56% 18% 2% 20% 3% 141
Connecticut 59% 17% 3% 20% 1% 109
District of Columbia 65% 11% 6% 14% 4% 123
Florida 47% 25% 3% 23% 3% 476
Georgia 45% 23% 4% 25% 3% 190
Illinois 55% 23% 4% 17% 1% 352
Indiana 40% 28% 6% 23% 3% 124
Maryland 52% 21% 1% 22% 3% 188
Massachusetts 67% 18% 2% 10% 4% 262
Michigan 46% 21% 3% 25% 4% 247
Minnesota 64% 17% 4% 12% 2% 153
Missouri 44% 21% 3% 27% 4% 141
New Jersey 52% 22% 7% 15% 4% 227
New York 55% 18% 5% 19% 2% 604
North Carolina 46% 26% 4% 21% 3% 235
Ohio 45% 28% 5% 20% 2% 222
Oregon 60% 19% 3% 14% 4% 133
Pennsylvania 55% 20% 4% 19% 2% 321
Tennessee 31% 28% 4% 33% 4% 122
Texas 42% 24% 3% 26% 5% 502
Vermont 79% 5% 7% 5% 3% 120
Virginia 53% 26% 3% 15% 2% 177
Washington 65% 16% 6% 11% 2% 223
Wisconsin 68% 19% < 1% 13% < 1% 121