Views about size of government among adults with some college education by state (2014) Switch to: State among adults with some college education by views about size of government

% of adults with some college education who would rather have…

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Alabama 62% 32% 4% 2% 157
Alaska 67% 31% < 1% 2% 102
Arizona 62% 35% 1% 3% 207
California 51% 40% 4% 5% 994
Colorado 56% 39% 3% 1% 148
Florida 53% 39% 4% 3% 572
Georgia 57% 35% 4% 5% 248
Hawaii 60% 34% 4% 2% 113
Idaho 77% 17% 4% 2% 113
Illinois 51% 41% 3% 5% 363
Indiana 59% 35% 4% 1% 171
Iowa 59% 37% 2% 3% 104
Kentucky 51% 34% 8% 7% 110
Louisiana 55% 38% 4% 3% 122
Maryland 56% 40% 2% 2% 151
Massachusetts 43% 48% 5% 5% 147
Michigan 60% 32% 4% 4% 313
Minnesota 65% 28% 3% 5% 155
Mississippi 56% 38% 4% 1% 112
Missouri 70% 23% 3% 4% 186
Nebraska 63% 33% 1% 4% 100
Nevada 62% 31% 4% 2% 105
New Jersey 46% 43% 5% 6% 206
New York 46% 49% 2% 3% 509
North Carolina 53% 39% 3% 4% 293
North Dakota 75% 19% 3% 3% 111
Ohio 62% 30% 3% 5% 301
Oklahoma 65% 30% 5% < 1% 106
Oregon 57% 39% 1% 3% 127
Pennsylvania 55% 38% 2% 5% 326
South Carolina 58% 34% 3% 5% 134
Tennessee 63% 32% 1% 4% 171
Texas 55% 36% 4% 4% 707
Utah 66% 26% 4% 5% 101
Virginia 58% 38% 3% 1% 170
Washington 60% 33% 3% 5% 228
Wisconsin 71% 25% 3% 2% 183
Wyoming 71% 19% 3% 7% 122

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