Views about size of government among adults who say that there are clear standards for what is right and wrong by state (2014) Switch to: State among adults who say that there are clear standards for what is right and wrong by views about size of government

% of adults who say that there are clear standards for what is right and wrong who would rather have…

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Alabama 66% 28% 4% 2% 231
Alaska 82% 17% < 1% 2% 106
Arizona 68% 29% 2% 2% 252
Arkansas 73% 26% < 1% 1% 126
California 56% 38% 4% 2% 1,154
Colorado 67% 28% 3% 1% 193
Connecticut 67% 29% 2% 2% 113
Florida 59% 33% 4% 4% 671
Georgia 65% 29% 2% 3% 377
Idaho 80% 18% 1% 1% 137
Illinois 62% 33% 2% 3% 430
Indiana 75% 21% 3% 1% 243
Iowa 69% 29% < 1% 1% 113
Kansas 74% 16% 3% 7% 120
Kentucky 68% 26% 3% 3% 172
Louisiana 67% 28% 2% 3% 183
Maryland 62% 33% 1% 4% 207
Massachusetts 62% 33% 3% 2% 177
Michigan 68% 26% 2% 3% 352
Minnesota 72% 24% 2% 3% 196
Mississippi 70% 27% < 1% 3% 121
Missouri 72% 24% 2% 3% 239
Montana 79% 17% 3% 1% 134
Nebraska 78% 19% 1% 2% 128
New Hampshire 74% 23% < 1% 3% 100
New Jersey 56% 39% 1% 4% 266
New Mexico 61% 31% 5% 4% 103
New York 53% 42% 3% 2% 544
North Carolina 69% 26% 2% 3% 377
North Dakota 78% 17% 1% 3% 139
Ohio 77% 18% 2% 3% 385
Oklahoma 74% 21% 3% 2% 134
Oregon 66% 29% 1% 4% 140
Pennsylvania 66% 27% 2% 4% 501
South Carolina 66% 28% 2% 5% 197
South Dakota 78% 18% 2% 2% 113
Tennessee 74% 23% < 1% 4% 292
Texas 59% 34% 3% 3% 949
Utah 79% 15% 3% 4% 126
Virginia 75% 23% 1% 1% 328
Washington 72% 23% 2% 4% 243
West Virginia 67% 26% 3% 3% 136
Wisconsin 78% 18% 2% 2% 199
Wyoming 75% 18% 1% 6% 147

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