Immigrant status among adults who would rather have a smaller government with fewer services by state (2014) Switch to: State among adults who would rather have a smaller government with fewer services by immigrant status

% of adults who would rather have a smaller government with fewer services who are…

State Immigrants Second generation Third generation or higher Sample Size
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Alabama 2% 5% 93% 313
Alaska 10% 6% 84% 178
Arizona 7% 12% 81% 407
Arkansas 2% 3% 95% 172
California 23% 17% 60% 1,755
Colorado 8% 10% 82% 274
Connecticut 13% 15% 72% 189
Delaware 9% 7% 84% 146
Florida 12% 11% 77% 1,021
Georgia 4% 7% 89% 525
Hawaii 16% 11% 73% 156
Idaho 3% 6% 91% 208
Illinois 10% 12% 78% 717
Indiana 2% 4% 94% 383
Iowa 4% 2% 94% 200
Kansas 3% 3% 94% 203
Kentucky 2% 1% 97% 244
Louisiana 1% 5% 94% 260
Maine 2% 9% 88% 180
Maryland 7% 9% 84% 296
Massachusetts 12% 17% 71% 325
Michigan 4% 8% 88% 543
Minnesota 3% 5% 92% 331
Mississippi < 1% 1% 99% 178
Missouri 3% 4% 93% 396
Montana 1% 8% 92% 213
Nebraska 5% 2% 93% 200
Nevada 13% 8% 79% 191
New Hampshire 6% 11% 83% 179
New Jersey 13% 18% 69% 428
New Mexico 9% 9% 82% 149
New York 15% 16% 69% 876
North Carolina 7% 5% 88% 554
North Dakota 1% 7% 92% 231
Ohio 2% 9% 89% 679
Oklahoma 2% 2% 96% 240
Oregon 4% 11% 85% 228
Pennsylvania 4% 8% 89% 781
Rhode Island 8% 21% 71% 154
South Carolina 4% 5% 92% 271
South Dakota 2% 3% 95% 210
Tennessee 3% 4% 93% 404
Texas 9% 11% 80% 1,313
Utah 4% 7% 89% 220
Vermont 1% 12% 87% 143
Virginia 8% 7% 85% 505
Washington 9% 10% 81% 384
West Virginia 1% 1% 98% 187
Wisconsin 4% 7% 89% 367
Wyoming 2% 6% 92% 229

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