Views about size of government among conservatives by religious group (2014) Switch to: Religious tradition among conservatives by views about size of government

% of conservatives who would rather have…

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Catholic 62% 35% 1% 2% 2,780
Evangelical Protestant 78% 18% 2% 2% 4,975
Historically Black Protestant 24% 71% 2% 3% 653
Jewish 68% 25% 4% 3% 167
Mainline Protestant 78% 18% 2% 3% 2,269
Mormon 86% 11% 1% 2% 419
Unaffiliated (religious "nones") 64% 32% 2% 2% 1,277

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