Views about same-sex marriage 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 views about same-sex marriage

% of adults who would rather have a bigger government with more services who …same-sex marriage

State Strongly favor/favor Oppose/strongly oppose Don't know Sample Size
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Alabama 44% 47% 9% 166
Alaska 76% 18% 7% 108
Arizona 69% 24% 6% 209
Arkansas 42% 43% 14% 124
California 67% 28% 5% 1,638
Colorado 73% 21% 6% 185
Connecticut 79% 18% 3% 151
Delaware 60% 36% 4% 126
District of Columbia 65% 26% 9% 210
Florida 64% 31% 5% 830
Georgia 51% 43% 7% 370
Hawaii 62% 31% 7% 123
Illinois 65% 28% 7% 514
Indiana 58% 34% 7% 228
Iowa 65% 28% 7% 110
Kentucky 50% 38% 12% 157
Louisiana 42% 50% 8% 176
Maryland 67% 26% 6% 301
Massachusetts 79% 17% 5% 314
Michigan 67% 25% 8% 354
Minnesota 75% 24% < 1% 196
Mississippi 38% 54% 8% 115
Missouri 60% 35% 5% 201
Nevada 57% 38% 5% 104
New Hampshire 80% 19% 1% 103
New Jersey 66% 28% 7% 382
New Mexico 58% 36% 6% 134
New York 65% 27% 7% 946
North Carolina 60% 32% 7% 381
Ohio 65% 29% 6% 363
Oklahoma 55% 40% 5% 121
Oregon 71% 21% 8% 158
Pennsylvania 67% 26% 7% 472
Rhode Island 74% 19% 6% 124
South Carolina 48% 47% 5% 184
Tennessee 46% 48% 7% 206
Texas 51% 41% 8% 1,016
Vermont 89% 9% 2% 134
Virginia 66% 30% 5% 309
Washington 74% 18% 7% 274
Wisconsin 72% 26% 2% 201

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