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

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

State Strongly favor/favor Oppose/strongly oppose Don't know Sample Size
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Alabama 26% 68% 6% 262
Alaska 45% 47% 8% 135
Arizona 43% 47% 10% 325
Arkansas 24% 64% 12% 155
California 49% 43% 9% 1,423
Colorado 47% 48% 5% 227
Connecticut 62% 36% 2% 147
Delaware 51% 40% 9% 121
Florida 42% 49% 9% 953
Georgia 37% 57% 6% 460
Hawaii 42% 47% 11% 123
Idaho 34% 57% 9% 150
Illinois 49% 43% 8% 566
Indiana 36% 54% 9% 343
Iowa 40% 53% 7% 158
Kansas 40% 56% 4% 154
Kentucky 29% 61% 9% 216
Louisiana 37% 58% 5% 235
Maine 50% 44% 7% 125
Maryland 48% 41% 10% 254
Massachusetts 62% 29% 9% 248
Michigan 41% 51% 9% 425
Minnesota 40% 52% 7% 231
Mississippi 26% 69% 5% 157
Missouri 33% 58% 9% 312
Montana 39% 50% 11% 171
Nebraska 41% 52% 7% 156
Nevada 46% 47% 7% 143
New Hampshire 50% 43% 7% 108
New Jersey 51% 41% 8% 362
New Mexico 31% 57% 12% 131
New York 54% 39% 7% 748
North Carolina 35% 55% 9% 451
North Dakota 36% 58% 6% 179
Ohio 40% 52% 8% 526
Oklahoma 36% 58% 5% 190
Oregon 44% 52% 4% 158
Pennsylvania 43% 48% 9% 640
Rhode Island 56% 40% 4% 116
South Carolina 26% 66% 7% 227
South Dakota 37% 57% 6% 164
Tennessee 27% 68% 5% 339
Texas 39% 53% 8% 1,231
Utah 40% 54% 5% 164
Virginia 39% 54% 7% 412
Washington 45% 45% 10% 276
West Virginia 33% 60% 7% 144
Wisconsin 47% 49% 4% 299
Wyoming 39% 52% 9% 195

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