Racial and ethnic composition 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 race/ethnicity

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State White Black Asian Latino Other/Mixed Sample Size
Sample size = 163. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Alabama 46% 47% < 1% 4% 3% 163
Alaska 55% 4% 6% 9% 27% 106
Arizona 43% 9% 5% 34% 9% 208
Arkansas 56% 29% 1% 10% 3% 122
California 29% 8% 15% 45% 3% 1,624
Colorado 62% 4% 1% 30% 3% 184
Connecticut 59% 16% 5% 18% 2% 150
Delaware 51% 34% 5% 7% 3% 123
District of Columbia 34% 50% 3% 10% 3% 210
Florida 46% 21% 1% 30% 2% 822
Georgia 33% 50% 1% 12% 5% 365
Hawaii 17% 3% 46% 12% 23% 122
Illinois 53% 23% 4% 17% 3% 510
Indiana 70% 18% < 1% 9% 3% 226
Iowa 81% 7% 2% 5% 5% 110
Kentucky 81% 11% < 1% 5% 3% 156
Louisiana 33% 54% < 1% 8% 4% 175
Maryland 40% 40% 4% 10% 5% 296
Massachusetts 64% 9% 4% 15% 7% 309
Michigan 65% 24% 1% 6% 4% 352
Minnesota 77% 9% 3% 5% 5% 194
Mississippi 34% 62% < 1% 2% 1% 114
Missouri 68% 21% 2% 6% 3% 199
Nevada 32% 13% 7% 39% 10% 104
New Hampshire 91% 1% 1% 5% 1% 101
New Jersey 47% 18% 8% 24% 3% 376
New Mexico 33% 1% 2% 55% 10% 133
New York 46% 19% 7% 23% 5% 929
North Carolina 48% 37% 2% 11% 3% 376
Ohio 73% 19% 3% 4% 2% 361
Oklahoma 53% 14% < 1% 16% 17% 121
Oregon 80% 1% 3% 11% 4% 154
Pennsylvania 68% 19% 3% 8% 2% 468
Rhode Island 76% 4% < 1% 19% 1% 124
South Carolina 42% 46% < 1% 9% 3% 184
Tennessee 66% 23% 1% 9% 1% 203
Texas 27% 16% 3% 50% 3% 1,009
Vermont 93% 1% 1% 4% 1% 134
Virginia 45% 32% 6% 14% 4% 307
Washington 62% 6% 8% 16% 9% 270
Wisconsin 77% 7% 3% 9% 4% 199

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