Views about government aid to the poor among adults in the Silent generation by state (2014) Switch to: State among adults in the Silent generation by views about government aid to the poor

% of adults in the Silent generation 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 53% 37% 1% 9% 129
California 45% 47% 5% 4% 621
Florida 51% 44% 3% 2% 394
Georgia 49% 38% 6% 7% 148
Illinois 50% 47% 3% 1% 233
Indiana 58% 33% 7% 2% 118
Maryland 41% 50% 5% 4% 107
Massachusetts 34% 55% 3% 8% 116
Michigan 49% 45% 4% 2% 160
New Jersey 40% 52% 5% 3% 157
New York 41% 52% 3% 4% 374
North Carolina 54% 40% 5% 1% 187
Ohio 48% 47% 1% 3% 209
Pennsylvania 50% 40% 4% 6% 292
Tennessee 61% 29% 5% 5% 120
Texas 41% 47% 4% 8% 368
Virginia 46% 47% 3% 4% 147
Washington 42% 51% 3% 4% 105
Wisconsin 51% 45% < 1% 3% 102

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