Verdant Labs … recently published an extensive chart on the average political affiliations of various professions. To create the graphic, the company aggregated data from the Federal Election Commission on contributions to political parties, and used that information as a proxy for political views.
… midwives, taxi drivers, flight attendants, park rangers, pediatricians and architects are all more likely to lean to the left than the right. In contrast, business owners, talk show hosts, beer wholesalers, surgeons and Catholic priests are more likely to be conservative.
Speaking of Catholic priests, here’s Verdant Labs’ breakout for clergy:
Isn’t it peculiar that Episcopal priests are broken out as a separate category? Why not Methodists? Baptists?
To explore other professions, follow the Verdant Labs link.
Posted by John B. Chilton