Views about size of government among Catholics by state (2014) Switch to: State among Catholics by views about size of government

% of Catholics who would rather have…

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Arizona 48% 47% 2% 3% 127
California 35% 60% 3% 2% 878
Connecticut 53% 44% 1% 3% 120
Florida 47% 46% 4% 2% 428
Illinois 51% 41% 3% 5% 356
Indiana 58% 38% 1% 4% 123
Louisiana 62% 33% 3% 2% 130
Maryland 54% 36% 4% 6% 103
Massachusetts 59% 36% 1% 4% 238
Michigan 66% 28% 1% 4% 197
Minnesota 56% 38% 2% 4% 128
New Jersey 51% 44% 3% 2% 327
New York 45% 50% 2% 3% 635
Ohio 66% 30% 1% 2% 227
Pennsylvania 60% 34% 2% 5% 355
Rhode Island 48% 43% 5% 4% 146
Texas 29% 64% 4% 3% 540
Virginia 53% 43% 1% 3% 119
Washington 44% 50% 4% 2% 112
Wisconsin 64% 31% 4% 1% 153

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