Income distribution 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 household income

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Alabama 26% 26% 29% 19% 274
Alaska 17% 31% 28% 25% 161
Arizona 29% 22% 32% 18% 360
Arkansas 30% 19% 29% 23% 154
California 28% 18% 27% 28% 1,539
Colorado 19% 19% 32% 30% 249
Connecticut 16% 27% 22% 35% 161
Delaware 22% 22% 31% 24% 126
Florida 25% 25% 29% 21% 889
Georgia 23% 19% 33% 25% 472
Hawaii 26% 28% 17% 29% 146
Idaho 24% 29% 30% 17% 192
Illinois 24% 20% 33% 23% 599
Indiana 28% 23% 33% 16% 336
Iowa 23% 23% 37% 17% 179
Kansas 23% 26% 33% 18% 184
Kentucky 36% 18% 31% 15% 220
Louisiana 28% 17% 37% 19% 233
Maine 31% 21% 37% 11% 157
Maryland 15% 19% 37% 29% 264
Massachusetts 22% 14% 33% 31% 273
Michigan 30% 24% 31% 16% 485
Minnesota 23% 17% 32% 28% 290
Mississippi 30% 25% 26% 19% 158
Missouri 23% 33% 27% 18% 363
Montana 27% 26% 34% 13% 198
Nebraska 27% 24% 32% 18% 187
Nevada 21% 22% 36% 21% 167
New Hampshire 29% 16% 33% 22% 138
New Jersey 14% 17% 33% 36% 371
New Mexico 28% 28% 27% 17% 126
New York 19% 22% 34% 25% 745
North Carolina 28% 20% 34% 18% 491
North Dakota 15% 27% 34% 24% 212
Ohio 33% 22% 30% 16% 609
Oklahoma 25% 24% 37% 14% 205
Oregon 29% 29% 27% 15% 205
Pennsylvania 29% 21% 27% 23% 673
Rhode Island 19% 26% 38% 17% 130
South Carolina 25% 24% 35% 16% 231
South Dakota 22% 25% 35% 18% 188
Tennessee 27% 25% 29% 19% 354
Texas 24% 18% 32% 26% 1,177
Utah 20% 22% 39% 20% 201
Vermont 23% 33% 32% 12% 128
Virginia 17% 22% 35% 26% 455
Washington 22% 24% 27% 27% 345
West Virginia 35% 20% 35% 11% 164
Wisconsin 25% 19% 40% 15% 321
Wyoming 18% 35% 30% 17% 214

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