Views about size of government among 30-49 year olds by state (2014) Switch to: State among 30-49 year olds by views about size of government

% of 30-49 year olds who would rather have…

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Alabama 52% 43% 2% 2% 136
Arizona 55% 43% < 1% 2% 154
California 43% 50% 4% 3% 961
Colorado 52% 40% 5% 3% 173
Connecticut 48% 49% 2% 1% 105
District of Columbia 18% 76% 5% 1% 106
Florida 44% 48% 4% 4% 476
Georgia 48% 44% 3% 5% 264
Illinois 49% 45% 3% 3% 349
Indiana 61% 33% 4% 3% 170
Kentucky 53% 40% 4% 3% 130
Louisiana 55% 39% 5% 2% 129
Maryland 47% 46% 1% 5% 186
Massachusetts 42% 51% 3% 4% 201
Michigan 55% 38% 3% 5% 224
Minnesota 67% 28% 3% 2% 167
Mississippi 52% 42% 4% 1% 107
Missouri 60% 33% 2% 5% 163
New Jersey 39% 55% 3% 4% 243
New York 40% 52% 4% 3% 479
North Carolina 54% 40% 3% 3% 260
Ohio 60% 34% 3% 3% 267
Oregon 59% 35% 1% 5% 111
Pennsylvania 56% 37% 2% 5% 330
South Carolina 49% 43% 2% 6% 127
Tennessee 58% 35% 1% 5% 153
Texas 46% 48% 4% 2% 751
Virginia 57% 39% 3% 2% 249
Washington 57% 40% 1% 2% 187
Wisconsin 67% 30% 2% 1% 148

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