Views about size of government among democrats and Democratic leaners by religious group (2014) Switch to: Religious tradition among democrats and Democratic leaners by views about size of government

% of democrats and Democratic leaners who would rather have…

Religious tradition Smaller government; fewer services Bigger government; more services Depends Don't know Sample Size
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Buddhist 30% 62% 3% 5% 184
Catholic 31% 61% 3% 4% 3,118
Evangelical Protestant 38% 54% 4% 4% 2,307
Hindu 36% 60% 4% < 1% 113
Historically Black Protestant 21% 73% 2% 4% 1,557
Jewish 23% 70% 3% 4% 575
Mainline Protestant 35% 56% 5% 4% 2,511
Mormon 30% 62% 5% 3% 110
Muslim 17% 80% 1% 2% 150
Unaffiliated (religious "nones") 33% 60% 4% 4% 4,348

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