Views about same-sex marriage among adults who say that government aid to the poor does more good than harm by state (2014) Switch to: State among adults who say that government aid to the poor does more good than harm by views about same-sex marriage

% of adults who say that government aid to the poor does more good than harm who …same-sex marriage

State Strongly favor/favor Oppose/strongly oppose Don't know Sample Size
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Alabama 42% 49% 9% 214
Alaska 73% 22% 5% 150
Arizona 72% 24% 4% 287
Arkansas 47% 42% 12% 138
California 71% 25% 4% 2,042
Colorado 75% 18% 7% 250
Connecticut 79% 18% 3% 210
Delaware 67% 32% 2% 160
District of Columbia 69% 22% 8% 227
Florida 65% 29% 6% 952
Georgia 52% 40% 7% 449
Hawaii 65% 23% 12% 171
Idaho 68% 18% 14% 148
Illinois 66% 27% 7% 687
Indiana 62% 31% 8% 269
Iowa 62% 30% 8% 156
Kansas 64% 28% 9% 136
Kentucky 54% 37% 8% 183
Louisiana 47% 45% 8% 197
Maine 78% 20% 2% 160
Maryland 68% 27% 5% 357
Massachusetts 82% 13% 5% 419
Michigan 64% 29% 7% 494
Minnesota 75% 23% 2% 303
Mississippi 40% 52% 8% 132
Missouri 63% 32% 5% 300
Montana 75% 14% 10% 130
Nebraska 66% 32% 2% 146
Nevada 60% 33% 7% 155
New Hampshire 84% 14% 2% 175
New Jersey 66% 27% 7% 470
New Mexico 63% 32% 5% 161
New York 70% 24% 6% 1,083
North Carolina 56% 37% 7% 509
North Dakota 67% 28% 6% 137
Ohio 62% 32% 6% 543
Oklahoma 52% 39% 9% 174
Oregon 70% 23% 7% 242
Pennsylvania 67% 25% 7% 631
Rhode Island 74% 17% 9% 173
South Carolina 53% 43% 4% 234
South Dakota 64% 31% 5% 129
Tennessee 44% 48% 8% 282
Texas 55% 38% 7% 1,137
Utah 65% 32% 2% 141
Vermont 91% 7% 2% 189
Virginia 62% 33% 4% 412
Washington 72% 22% 6% 400
West Virginia 44% 43% 13% 145
Wisconsin 70% 24% 5% 275

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