Views about size of government among conservatives by metro area (2014) Switch to: Metro area among conservatives by views about size of government

% of conservatives 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 65% 32% 2% 1% 218
Boston Metro Area 61% 30% 3% 6% 109
Chicago Metro Area 65% 31% 3% 1% 260
Dallas/Fort Worth Metro Area 65% 31% 1% 3% 275
Detroit Metro Area 72% 24% 2% 2% 127
Houston Metro Area 68% 29% 1% 2% 197
Los Angeles Metro Area 53% 42% 2% 2% 333
Miami Metro Area 47% 41% 4% 8% 140
Minneapolis/St. Paul Metro Area 81% 15% 3% 1% 108
New York City Metro Area 53% 42% 2% 3% 510
Philadelphia Metro Area 64% 33% 2% 2% 196
Phoenix Metro Area 80% 20% < 1% < 1% 153
Providence Metro Area 69% 31% < 1% < 1% 100
Riverside, CA Metro Area 66% 31% 3% < 1% 139
San Diego Metro Area 63% 33% 1% 3% 104
Tampa Metro Area 64% 33% < 1% 3% 107
Washington, DC Metro Area 61% 37% < 1% 1% 200

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