Income distribution 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 household income

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Alabama 60% 20% 13% 7% 149
Arizona 45% 18% 24% 13% 187
Arkansas 60% 15% 20% 6% 115
California 44% 19% 19% 18% 1,424
Colorado 36% 19% 23% 22% 162
Connecticut 36% 14% 29% 21% 135
Delaware 26% 23% 31% 20% 109
District of Columbia 32% 17% 24% 27% 182
Florida 48% 21% 20% 12% 717
Georgia 49% 22% 18% 11% 334
Hawaii 35% 17% 36% 12% 110
Illinois 42% 21% 23% 15% 457
Indiana 52% 16% 22% 10% 207
Iowa 30% 24% 34% 12% 104
Kentucky 56% 16% 21% 7% 136
Louisiana 65% 11% 13% 11% 155
Maryland 28% 19% 27% 26% 263
Massachusetts 31% 21% 23% 25% 273
Michigan 49% 17% 26% 9% 307
Minnesota 31% 22% 25% 21% 177
Mississippi 69% 16% 13% 3% 100
Missouri 51% 21% 16% 13% 182
New Jersey 40% 16% 20% 24% 328
New Mexico 46% 19% 28% 7% 117
New York 45% 16% 22% 17% 802
North Carolina 50% 18% 20% 12% 335
Ohio 51% 20% 20% 9% 330
Oklahoma 52% 25% 15% 9% 112
Oregon 44% 21% 23% 13% 145
Pennsylvania 44% 20% 21% 14% 417
Rhode Island 39% 11% 36% 13% 104
South Carolina 55% 12% 21% 12% 155
Tennessee 54% 21% 13% 11% 185
Texas 53% 19% 18% 10% 887
Vermont 34% 20% 32% 14% 127
Virginia 37% 20% 24% 19% 281
Washington 42% 21% 24% 13% 257
Wisconsin 38% 22% 23% 17% 176

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