Views about same-sex marriage 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 same-sex marriage

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

State Strongly favor/favor Oppose/strongly oppose Don't know Sample Size
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Alabama 25% 66% 9% 314
Alaska 46% 47% 6% 183
Arizona 50% 43% 7% 410
Arkansas 31% 60% 9% 172
California 56% 38% 6% 1,784
Colorado 54% 42% 4% 278
Connecticut 64% 34% 3% 196
Delaware 60% 36% 4% 146
Florida 45% 45% 10% 1,035
Georgia 40% 55% 6% 528
Hawaii 51% 36% 13% 160
Idaho 39% 49% 12% 209
Illinois 52% 40% 8% 721
Indiana 38% 52% 10% 383
Iowa 40% 52% 8% 201
Kansas 44% 49% 7% 204
Kentucky 28% 63% 8% 245
Louisiana 42% 52% 6% 262
Maine 54% 39% 7% 180
Maryland 54% 40% 7% 298
Massachusetts 68% 23% 8% 325
Michigan 42% 50% 7% 545
Minnesota 50% 44% 6% 331
Mississippi 27% 68% 5% 178
Missouri 40% 52% 8% 402
Montana 42% 47% 12% 215
Nebraska 42% 53% 6% 202
Nevada 53% 41% 6% 194
New Hampshire 61% 32% 7% 180
New Jersey 52% 41% 8% 437
New Mexico 35% 53% 12% 153
New York 58% 35% 6% 882
North Carolina 34% 58% 8% 559
North Dakota 40% 54% 5% 233
Ohio 42% 51% 8% 682
Oklahoma 38% 55% 6% 240
Oregon 50% 44% 6% 228
Pennsylvania 46% 44% 10% 793
Rhode Island 60% 34% 6% 155
South Carolina 33% 61% 6% 271
South Dakota 35% 59% 7% 212
Tennessee 29% 64% 7% 407
Texas 41% 52% 7% 1,330
Utah 40% 55% 4% 222
Vermont 62% 30% 8% 143
Virginia 40% 54% 6% 516
Washington 51% 41% 8% 386
West Virginia 33% 59% 9% 188
Wisconsin 50% 45% 6% 369
Wyoming 42% 50% 7% 230

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