Views about size of government among adults who say religion is somewhat important by state (2014) Switch to: State among adults who say religion is somewhat important by views about size of government

% of adults who say religion is somewhat important who would rather have…

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Arizona 57% 40% < 1% 2% 146
California 49% 46% 3% 3% 912
Colorado 55% 38% 2% 4% 135
Connecticut 58% 40% 1% < 1% 106
Florida 52% 40% 3% 4% 492
Georgia 51% 42% 4% 3% 187
Illinois 50% 44% 3% 3% 326
Indiana 57% 36% 5% 2% 142
Maryland 54% 41% < 1% 4% 164
Massachusetts 51% 41% 4% 5% 189
Michigan 53% 40% 3% 4% 247
Minnesota 52% 39% 5% 5% 153
Missouri 57% 38% 1% 4% 157
New Jersey 43% 49% 5% 3% 247
New York 43% 51% 4% 3% 541
North Carolina 52% 42% 3% 3% 205
Ohio 58% 32% 5% 5% 269
Pennsylvania 52% 41% 2% 5% 340
Tennessee 61% 34% < 1% 5% 112
Texas 45% 49% 2% 4% 545
Virginia 57% 39% 3% 2% 198
Washington 57% 37% 2% 5% 165
Wisconsin 65% 32% 2% 1% 178

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