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Conservation in the West Poll 

The 9th Annual Survey of Voters in the Rocky Mountain West

The Colorado College State of the Rockies project is pleased to make available the results of the January, 2019 Conservation in the West Survey, conducted by New Bridge Strategy and Fairbank, Maslin, Maullin, Metz & Associates. Polling in eight western states explores voters' bi-partisan opinions in each state and for the Rocky Mountain West. The survey polled registered voters in Arizona, Colorado, Idaho, Montana, Nevada, New Mexico, Utah and Wyoming. Voters responded to questions concerning climate, energy, outdoor recreation, water, wildlife, the role of government, trade-offs with economies, and citizen priorities. 


January 31, 2019 Poll Presentation

Press Release

Poll Questions and Responses

INSTANT ACCESS:  9 years of Rockies poll data made visual

Summary Reports

State Infographics

Topic Reports

Climate Change


Latino Voters

Outdoor Recreation

Rejection of D.C.



Media Coverage