Views about size of government among republicans and Republican leaners by metro area (2014) Switch to: Metro area among republicans and Republican leaners by views about size of government

% of republicans and Republican leaners who would rather have…

Metro area Smaller government; fewer services Bigger government; more services Depends Don't know Sample Size
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Atlanta Metro Area 83% 15% 1% 1% 218
Boston Metro Area 75% 22% 3% < 1% 149
Chicago Metro Area 72% 26% 1% < 1% 280
Dallas/Fort Worth Metro Area 76% 20% 1% 2% 295
Detroit Metro Area 85% 13% 1% 2% 128
Houston Metro Area 80% 19% 1% 1% 214
Los Angeles Metro Area 67% 30% 2% 1% 340
Miami Metro Area 67% 28% 2% 4% 142
Minneapolis/St. Paul Metro Area 82% 16% 2% < 1% 128
New York City Metro Area 66% 32% 1% 1% 498
Philadelphia Metro Area 75% 23% 2% < 1% 227
Phoenix Metro Area 85% 13% 1% 1% 180
Providence Metro Area 74% 22% < 1% 4% 107
Riverside, CA Metro Area 74% 24% 1% < 1% 140
San Diego Metro Area 68% 27% < 1% 4% 112
Seattle Metro Area 81% 17% 2% < 1% 101
Tampa Metro Area 69% 27% 2% 2% 120
Washington, DC Metro Area 83% 16% < 1% < 1% 240

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