Views about human evolution 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 views about human evolution

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State Evolved; due to natural processes Evolved; due to God's design Evolved; don't know how Always existed in present form Don't know Sample Size
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Alabama 15% 25% 2% 53% 5% 314
Alaska 30% 24% 4% 38% 3% 183
Arizona 29% 26% 3% 38% 4% 410
Arkansas 17% 32% 2% 48% 1% 172
California 38% 23% 4% 31% 4% 1,784
Colorado 29% 25% 3% 39% 4% 278
Connecticut 33% 26% 4% 35% 2% 196
Delaware 38% 26% 5% 31% 1% 146
Florida 26% 28% 4% 38% 4% 1,035
Georgia 22% 28% 3% 44% 4% 528
Hawaii 35% 26% 5% 34% 1% 160
Idaho 20% 30% 6% 39% 6% 209
Illinois 33% 28% 2% 34% 4% 721
Indiana 26% 28% 4% 39% 2% 383
Iowa 20% 34% 3% 37% 6% 201
Kansas 21% 26% 5% 43% 4% 204
Kentucky 21% 22% 2% 53% 2% 245
Louisiana 23% 31% 4% 38% 4% 262
Maine 47% 17% 1% 31% 4% 180
Maryland 32% 30% 5% 30% 3% 298
Massachusetts 47% 27% 5% 18% 3% 325
Michigan 31% 23% 3% 41% 3% 545
Minnesota 25% 22% 7% 42% 3% 331
Mississippi 21% 16% 4% 55% 3% 178
Missouri 25% 26% 4% 42% 3% 402
Montana 32% 21% 4% 38% 5% 215
Nebraska 25% 33% 4% 35% 3% 202
Nevada 35% 20% 7% 32% 5% 194
New Hampshire 39% 25% 2% 31% 3% 180
New Jersey 38% 24% 4% 30% 5% 437
New Mexico 25% 23% 7% 44% 2% 153
New York 38% 25% 5% 29% 3% 882
North Carolina 22% 27% 4% 43% 5% 559
North Dakota 28% 28% 3% 38% 4% 233
Ohio 24% 28% 5% 38% 5% 682
Oklahoma 17% 34% 3% 42% 5% 240
Oregon 32% 26% 3% 35% 4% 228
Pennsylvania 28% 26% 2% 41% 3% 793
Rhode Island 34% 29% 2% 32% 2% 155
South Carolina 21% 24% 2% 50% 4% 271
South Dakota 23% 23% 3% 46% 5% 212
Tennessee 18% 23% 2% 50% 8% 407
Texas 24% 26% 3% 42% 4% 1,330
Utah 19% 30% 2% 46% 3% 222
Vermont 46% 22% 5% 26% 1% 143
Virginia 25% 31% 3% 37% 4% 516
Washington 34% 23% 6% 33% 4% 386
West Virginia 19% 17% 4% 58% 2% 188
Wisconsin 26% 29% 2% 37% 6% 369
Wyoming 27% 26% 6% 38% 3% 230

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