Generational cohort among adults who would rather have a bigger government with more services by state (2014) Switch to: State among adults who would rather have a bigger government with more services by generational group

% of adults who would rather have a bigger government with more services who are…

State Younger Millennial Older Millennial Generation X Baby Boomer Silent Greatest Sample Size
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Alabama 19% 12% 33% 25% 11% < 1% 161
Alaska 16% 15% 30% 30% 8% < 1% 108
Arizona 19% 14% 32% 25% 10% < 1% 208
Arkansas 21% 14% 24% 33% 8% 1% 123
California 17% 19% 29% 28% 8% < 1% 1,602
Colorado 18% 20% 26% 27% 8% 1% 184
Connecticut 21% 14% 30% 27% 7% 1% 148
Delaware 22% 9% 28% 27% 14% < 1% 125
District of Columbia 12% 28% 29% 25% 5% 1% 199
Florida 17% 15% 27% 27% 12% 2% 817
Georgia 21% 16% 30% 26% 7% 1% 363
Hawaii 19% 19% 20% 34% 6% 2% 123
Illinois 18% 14% 30% 27% 9% 1% 502
Indiana 17% 21% 21% 28% 11% 2% 228
Iowa 23% 18% 20% 29% 10% 1% 109
Kentucky 13% 17% 29% 36% 6% 1% 156
Louisiana 20% 15% 26% 31% 8% 1% 176
Maryland 13% 22% 27% 29% 9% < 1% 296
Massachusetts 21% 16% 31% 23% 8% 1% 306
Michigan 16% 18% 26% 32% 8% < 1% 349
Minnesota 20% 16% 21% 31% 11% 1% 194
Mississippi 16% 17% 31% 31% 6% < 1% 115
Missouri 17% 15% 24% 37% 7% < 1% 196
Nevada 19% 15% 29% 27% 8% 2% 102
New Hampshire 17% 13% 29% 29% 12% < 1% 101
New Jersey 13% 16% 32% 29% 7% 2% 369
New Mexico 12% 20% 29% 30% 8% < 1% 131
New York 17% 18% 26% 29% 9% 1% 914
North Carolina 17% 18% 28% 29% 8% 1% 372
Ohio 16% 16% 26% 30% 12% < 1% 359
Oklahoma 15% 20% 27% 30% 7% 2% 120
Oregon 10% 14% 28% 39% 9% 1% 158
Pennsylvania 21% 13% 27% 29% 9% 1% 467
Rhode Island 18% 8% 22% 44% 6% 1% 121
South Carolina 21% 15% 29% 25% 10% 1% 180
Tennessee 15% 18% 25% 32% 9% 1% 204
Texas 17% 19% 30% 24% 9% 1% 997
Vermont 15% 13% 32% 28% 11% < 1% 132
Virginia 13% 21% 28% 28% 10% < 1% 305
Washington 18% 16% 30% 27% 8% 1% 271
Wisconsin 22% 15% 24% 30% 8% 1% 197

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