Views about government aid to the poor among the Unaffiliated by state (2014) Switch to: State among the Unaffiliated by views about government aid to the poor

% of the Unaffiliated who say government aid to the poor…

State Does more harm than good Does more good than harm Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
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Alaska 30% 58% 10% 2% 100
Arizona 43% 50% 4% 3% 164
California 32% 63% 3% 2% 1,042
Colorado 30% 61% 6% 3% 143
Florida 38% 57% 3% 1% 446
Georgia 40% 52% 5% 4% 151
Illinois 36% 60% 2% 2% 256
Indiana 45% 48% 5% 2% 147
Maryland 30% 66% 3% 1% 143
Massachusetts 28% 67% 4% 1% 209
Michigan 39% 54% 4% 3% 207
Minnesota 30% 68% 3% < 1% 101
Missouri 42% 53% 3% 2% 130
New Jersey 36% 57% 3% 4% 148
New York 33% 61% 4% 1% 470
North Carolina 35% 60% 4% 1% 181
Ohio 38% 55% 6% 1% 203
Oregon 28% 71% 1% 1% 142
Pennsylvania 39% 56% 3% 2% 243
Texas 43% 50% 5% 2% 423
Vermont 19% 77% 2% 2% 120
Virginia 45% 46% 6% 4% 171
Washington 28% 69% 1% 1% 226
Wisconsin 35% 62% 3% < 1% 136

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