Views about size of government among Non-Christians by state (2014) Switch to: State among Non-Christians by views about size of government

% of Non-Christians who would rather have…

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Alaska 47% 48% 4% 1% 123
Arizona 48% 44% 2% 5% 205
California 43% 49% 4% 4% 1,408
Colorado 40% 46% 7% 7% 181
Connecticut 37% 52% 5% 6% 126
District of Columbia 18% 75% 3% 3% 115
Florida 42% 50% 3% 5% 605
Georgia 48% 44% 4% 5% 187
Hawaii 43% 47% 5% 5% 127
Illinois 48% 44% 5% 3% 349
Indiana 50% 41% 4% 5% 162
Maine 55% 40% 3% 2% 112
Maryland 45% 48% 1% 7% 211
Massachusetts 39% 55% 3% 3% 292
Michigan 48% 44% 4% 4% 265
Minnesota 50% 44% 1% 4% 130
Missouri 49% 41% 1% 8% 156
Montana 63% 29% < 1% 7% 110
Nevada 61% 30% 6% 3% 107
New Hampshire 57% 38% 1% 3% 115
New Jersey 38% 53% 5% 4% 275
New York 39% 55% 3% 3% 744
North Carolina 39% 58% 1% 2% 226
Ohio 50% 42% 4% 3% 269
Oregon 49% 46% 2% 4% 175
Pennsylvania 44% 49% 2% 5% 329
South Carolina 48% 47% 3% 2% 101
Tennessee 50% 45% 1% 4% 109
Texas 46% 45% 4% 4% 556
Vermont 32% 57% 6% 5% 150
Virginia 51% 43% 4% 2% 238
Washington 46% 45% 4% 5% 270
Wisconsin 47% 49% 1% 3% 161

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