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

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Alabama 67% 27% 4% 2% 245
Arizona 70% 26% 2% 2% 171
Arkansas 65% 32% 1% 3% 145
California 56% 37% 4% 3% 718
Colorado 70% 26% 2% 2% 126
Florida 58% 34% 3% 5% 461
Georgia 64% 30% 3% 3% 364
Illinois 63% 32% 2% 3% 272
Indiana 67% 27% 4% 3% 208
Kentucky 59% 33% 5% 2% 213
Louisiana 64% 29% 1% 6% 120
Maryland 51% 46% 1% 2% 108
Michigan 68% 24% 4% 4% 240
Minnesota 71% 18% 4% 7% 110
Mississippi 75% 20% 1% 3% 134
Missouri 74% 20% 4% 2% 222
New York 44% 49% 3% 4% 182
North Carolina 68% 23% 3% 6% 345
Ohio 67% 26% 2% 5% 321
Oklahoma 67% 26% 2% 5% 188
Oregon 70% 27% < 1% 4% 116
Pennsylvania 69% 27% 2% 2% 248
South Carolina 69% 25% 3% 4% 169
Tennessee 61% 31% 3% 5% 348
Texas 63% 31% 3% 3% 821
Virginia 69% 27% 2% 2% 243
Washington 69% 26% 2% 3% 166
West Virginia 64% 26% 5% 5% 117
Wisconsin 72% 24% 3% 1% 135

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