Views about size of government among adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe at least once a week by state (2014) Switch to: State among adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe at least once a week by views about size of government

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Alabama 55% 37% 5% 4% 232
Alaska 55% 41% 1% 2% 159
Arizona 61% 33% 3% 3% 349
Arkansas 51% 44% 2% 4% 141
California 43% 48% 5% 3% 1,849
Colorado 50% 41% 7% 3% 251
Connecticut 49% 43% 6% 3% 169
Delaware 52% 37% 7% 5% 117
District of Columbia 23% 69% 2% 5% 133
Florida 49% 44% 3% 3% 960
Georgia 53% 40% 4% 3% 470
Hawaii 48% 43% 4% 5% 159
Idaho 61% 33% 4% 2% 156
Illinois 51% 42% 4% 3% 588
Indiana 59% 35% 3% 2% 294
Iowa 53% 41% 3% 4% 140
Kansas 70% 24% 2% 4% 133
Kentucky 55% 37% 6% 3% 193
Louisiana 53% 40% 2% 5% 206
Maine 56% 35% 3% 6% 127
Maryland 45% 46% 2% 7% 292
Massachusetts 45% 45% 4% 6% 336
Michigan 55% 36% 4% 5% 430
Minnesota 56% 36% 2% 5% 265
Mississippi 58% 37% 2% 3% 141
Missouri 62% 33% 2% 4% 299
Montana 65% 26% 3% 6% 152
Nebraska 67% 30% 1% 2% 128
Nevada 55% 39% 5% 1% 165
New Hampshire 63% 32% 1% 4% 139
New Jersey 43% 49% 3% 5% 387
New Mexico 39% 51% 6% 4% 161
New York 39% 54% 3% 4% 928
North Carolina 52% 42% 2% 3% 473
North Dakota 71% 21% 3% 5% 148
Ohio 59% 33% 3% 5% 504
Oklahoma 56% 37% 4% 3% 175
Oregon 55% 38% 1% 6% 220
Pennsylvania 59% 33% 3% 4% 621
Rhode Island 50% 34% 10% 6% 115
South Carolina 55% 36% 3% 6% 239
South Dakota 64% 29% 4% 3% 147
Tennessee 54% 38% 2% 5% 324
Texas 47% 46% 4% 4% 1,226
Utah 71% 23% 3% 3% 165
Vermont 48% 44% 4% 4% 159
Virginia 54% 40% 3% 3% 442
Washington 52% 40% 3% 5% 359
West Virginia 56% 32% 7% 5% 141
Wisconsin 61% 35% 2% 2% 255
Wyoming 71% 24% 2% 3% 152

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