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

% of Mainline Protestants who would rather have…

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California 56% 38% 3% 3% 452
Florida 52% 40% 4% 4% 338
Georgia 57% 35% 6% 3% 146
Illinois 52% 43% 3% 3% 241
Indiana 64% 28% 5% 3% 119
Iowa 57% 34% 3% 5% 102
Maryland 66% 27% 1% 7% 128
Michigan 56% 36% 3% 5% 185
Minnesota 60% 34% 5% 1% 172
Missouri 65% 32% 1% 2% 118
New Jersey 57% 35% 5% 3% 124
New York 47% 47% 4% 2% 256
North Carolina 56% 35% 4% 5% 231
North Dakota 68% 27% 3% 2% 105
Ohio 62% 27% 6% 5% 226
Pennsylvania 66% 26% 4% 4% 344
Tennessee 64% 30% 1% 5% 103
Texas 55% 38% 3% 4% 391
Virginia 65% 27% 5% 3% 185
Washington 56% 37% 5% 2% 108
Wisconsin 67% 27% 1% 5% 126

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