Party affiliation 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 political party

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

State Republican/lean Rep. No lean Democrat/lean Dem. Sample Size
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Alabama 23% 13% 64% 166
Alaska 15% 32% 53% 108
Arizona 15% 24% 61% 209
Arkansas 27% 17% 57% 124
California 16% 22% 62% 1,638
Colorado 15% 21% 64% 185
Connecticut 15% 11% 74% 151
Delaware 13% 13% 74% 126
District of Columbia 5% 13% 82% 210
Florida 20% 18% 62% 830
Georgia 16% 18% 66% 370
Hawaii 14% 12% 74% 123
Illinois 18% 18% 64% 514
Indiana 20% 20% 60% 228
Iowa 14% 21% 65% 110
Kentucky 22% 15% 63% 157
Louisiana 20% 18% 62% 176
Maryland 5% 14% 81% 301
Massachusetts 10% 12% 77% 314
Michigan 10% 18% 72% 354
Minnesota 19% 8% 72% 196
Mississippi 22% 17% 61% 115
Missouri 18% 19% 64% 201
Nevada 15% 18% 67% 104
New Hampshire 15% 19% 66% 103
New Jersey 13% 19% 68% 382
New Mexico 19% 14% 67% 134
New York 15% 18% 66% 946
North Carolina 21% 11% 68% 381
Ohio 19% 17% 64% 363
Oklahoma 26% 14% 60% 121
Oregon 12% 17% 71% 158
Pennsylvania 19% 15% 66% 472
Rhode Island 15% 20% 65% 124
South Carolina 20% 14% 66% 184
Tennessee 28% 10% 62% 206
Texas 19% 25% 55% 1,016
Vermont 10% 16% 74% 134
Virginia 12% 18% 70% 309
Washington 12% 24% 65% 274
Wisconsin 16% 16% 68% 201

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