Political ideology 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 ideology

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

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Alabama 36% 31% 23% 11% 166
Alaska 15% 38% 40% 7% 108
Arizona 23% 29% 40% 8% 209
Arkansas 30% 40% 22% 8% 124
California 23% 32% 39% 6% 1,638
Colorado 15% 33% 47% 6% 185
Connecticut 22% 35% 38% 6% 151
Delaware 17% 41% 33% 9% 126
District of Columbia 15% 32% 43% 10% 210
Florida 26% 28% 38% 7% 830
Georgia 27% 34% 31% 8% 370
Hawaii 24% 41% 30% 4% 123
Illinois 20% 34% 39% 7% 514
Indiana 27% 26% 38% 9% 228
Iowa 21% 35% 39% 5% 110
Kentucky 32% 30% 34% 5% 157
Louisiana 39% 32% 23% 6% 176
Maryland 16% 31% 47% 7% 301
Massachusetts 16% 24% 55% 5% 314
Michigan 21% 31% 37% 11% 354
Minnesota 14% 32% 48% 7% 196
Mississippi 32% 30% 30% 8% 115
Missouri 17% 36% 37% 9% 201
Nevada 20% 33% 42% 5% 104
New Hampshire 17% 36% 42% 5% 103
New Jersey 21% 38% 35% 6% 382
New Mexico 23% 38% 33% 6% 134
New York 20% 33% 40% 6% 946
North Carolina 29% 29% 36% 6% 381
Ohio 27% 32% 34% 8% 363
Oklahoma 20% 44% 31% 4% 121
Oregon 15% 29% 49% 7% 158
Pennsylvania 22% 30% 40% 8% 472
Rhode Island 19% 30% 43% 8% 124
South Carolina 35% 33% 24% 8% 184
Tennessee 24% 34% 35% 7% 206
Texas 27% 33% 31% 8% 1,016
Vermont 14% 26% 57% 3% 134
Virginia 23% 37% 35% 5% 309
Washington 16% 28% 49% 7% 274
Wisconsin 19% 38% 40% 3% 201

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