Party affiliation among adults who would rather have a smaller government with fewer services by metro area (2014) Switch to: Metro area among adults who would rather have a smaller government with fewer services by political party

% of adults who would rather have a smaller government with fewer services who identify as…

Metro area Republican/lean Rep. No lean Democrat/lean Dem. Sample Size
Sample size = 286. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Atlanta Metro Area 61% 16% 23% 286
Baltimore Metro Area 70% 10% 20% 124
Boston Metro Area 43% 18% 38% 245
Chicago Metro Area 48% 18% 34% 436
Dallas/Fort Worth Metro Area 63% 11% 26% 360
Detroit Metro Area 54% 16% 31% 198
Houston Metro Area 64% 14% 23% 288
Los Angeles Metro Area 48% 18% 35% 496
Miami Metro Area 50% 14% 36% 192
Minneapolis/St. Paul Metro Area 54% 19% 28% 196
New York City Metro Area 47% 14% 39% 729
Philadelphia Metro Area 44% 15% 41% 364
Phoenix Metro Area 57% 18% 25% 259
Pittsburgh Metro Area 50% 11% 39% 144
Providence Metro Area 47% 22% 31% 184
Riverside, CA Metro Area 55% 18% 26% 184
San Diego Metro Area 52% 19% 28% 156
San Francisco Metro Area 38% 18% 44% 174
Seattle Metro Area 51% 20% 29% 162
St. Louis Metro Area 53% 15% 32% 151
Tampa Metro Area 48% 22% 30% 162
Washington, DC Metro Area 57% 15% 28% 375

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