Political ideology 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 ideology

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

Metro area Conservative Moderate Liberal Don't know 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 53% 31% 12% 4% 286
Baltimore Metro Area 51% 37% 9% 3% 124
Boston Metro Area 29% 44% 20% 7% 245
Chicago Metro Area 40% 37% 16% 6% 436
Dallas/Fort Worth Metro Area 53% 33% 11% 3% 360
Detroit Metro Area 46% 37% 14% 2% 198
Houston Metro Area 52% 31% 11% 6% 288
Los Angeles Metro Area 40% 36% 20% 4% 496
Miami Metro Area 44% 33% 15% 7% 192
Minneapolis/St. Paul Metro Area 45% 30% 19% 7% 196
New York City Metro Area 40% 38% 19% 4% 729
Philadelphia Metro Area 35% 37% 22% 6% 364
Phoenix Metro Area 46% 37% 11% 6% 259
Pittsburgh Metro Area 42% 42% 8% 8% 144
Providence Metro Area 37% 47% 14% 2% 184
Riverside, CA Metro Area 51% 29% 14% 7% 184
San Diego Metro Area 44% 40% 13% 3% 156
San Francisco Metro Area 36% 41% 20% 3% 174
Seattle Metro Area 34% 37% 23% 6% 162
St. Louis Metro Area 45% 33% 15% 7% 151
Tampa Metro Area 40% 36% 19% 5% 162
Washington, DC Metro Area 36% 47% 12% 5% 375

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