New Mexico’s foundation is based on either preserving or evangelizing specific belief systems.  Since 2011, New Mexico residents’ favorability of church and religious institutions has declined 10 percent. 

As for those with political affiliations, over the past four years:

  • Democrats’ favorability of Church and Religious Institutions has decreased 22 percent.
  • Republicans’ favorability of Church and Religious Institutions has increased 6 percent.
  • Independents’ favorability Church and Religious Institutions has increased 5 percent.
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