Views about government aid to the poor among adults with a post-graduate degree by state (2014) Switch to: State among adults with a post-graduate degree by views about government aid to the poor

% of adults with a post-graduate degree who say government aid to the poor…

State Does more harm than good Does more good than harm Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
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Arizona 44% 51% 2% 3% 107
California 29% 66% 4% 2% 654
Florida 39% 55% 5% 2% 333
Georgia 49% 50% 1% < 1% 167
Illinois 33% 62% 3% 2% 222
Maryland 30% 64% 4% 2% 167
Massachusetts 27% 69% 1% 3% 164
Michigan 42% 54% 2% 1% 144
New Jersey 39% 54% 5% 2% 203
New York 30% 59% 9% 2% 393
North Carolina 34% 63% 3% 1% 183
Ohio 42% 53% 4% 1% 175
Pennsylvania 37% 57% 4% 2% 237
Tennessee 53% 40% 6% 1% 117
Texas 42% 55% 2% 1% 357
Virginia 32% 62% 4% 2% 217
Washington 17% 78% 3% 2% 103

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