Views about government aid to the poor among Nothing in particulars (religion not important) by political ideology (2014) Switch to: Political ideology among Nothing in particulars (religion not important) by views about government aid to the poor

% of Nothing in particulars (religion not important) who say government aid to the poor…

Political ideology Does more harm than good Does more good than harm Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
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Conservative 63% 31% 3% 2% 494
Moderate 45% 49% 5% 2% 1,062
Liberal 22% 73% 3% 2% 1,199
Don't know 42% 46% 9% 3% 214

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