Views about government aid to the poor among republicans and Republican leaners by metro area (2014) Switch to: Metro area among republicans and Republican leaners by views about government aid to the poor

% of republicans and Republican leaners who say government aid to the poor…

Metro area Does more harm than good Does more good than harm Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
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Atlanta Metro Area 74% 22% 4% 1% 218
Boston Metro Area 74% 22% 4% 1% 149
Chicago Metro Area 63% 33% 2% 1% 280
Dallas/Fort Worth Metro Area 69% 28% 3% 1% 295
Detroit Metro Area 78% 19% 3% < 1% 128
Houston Metro Area 75% 22% 1% 1% 214
Los Angeles Metro Area 60% 36% 2% 2% 340
Miami Metro Area 64% 25% 10% 1% 142
Minneapolis/St. Paul Metro Area 66% 28% 5% 1% 128
New York City Metro Area 62% 31% 4% 3% 498
Philadelphia Metro Area 63% 31% 3% 4% 227
Phoenix Metro Area 71% 24% 2% 3% 180
Providence Metro Area 65% 30% 2% 3% 107
Riverside, CA Metro Area 69% 27% 3% < 1% 140
San Diego Metro Area 78% 17% 4% 1% 112
Seattle Metro Area 61% 35% 2% 2% 101
Tampa Metro Area 67% 30% 1% 2% 120
Washington, DC Metro Area 71% 26% 2% < 1% 240

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