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

% of men who would rather have…

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Alabama 68% 30% 1% 1% 256
Alaska 62% 36% < 1% 1% 152
Arizona 64% 32% 3% 1% 352
Arkansas 64% 33% 2% 2% 163
California 50% 43% 5% 3% 1,868
Colorado 57% 33% 5% 5% 283
Connecticut 51% 46% 1% 2% 190
Delaware 44% 46% 4% 6% 127
District of Columbia 24% 70% 4% 2% 146
Florida 55% 38% 3% 4% 1,051
Georgia 57% 36% 3% 4% 469
Hawaii 54% 37% 6% 2% 161
Idaho 72% 23% 3% 2% 155
Illinois 58% 35% 3% 3% 656
Indiana 66% 28% 3% 3% 330
Iowa 63% 32% 3% 2% 175
Kansas 67% 24% 3% 7% 171
Kentucky 65% 28% 4% 3% 210
Louisiana 62% 33% 3% 2% 231
Maine 70% 25% 3% 3% 136
Maryland 58% 32% 1% 8% 325
Massachusetts 53% 40% 3% 5% 348
Michigan 63% 30% 3% 4% 477
Minnesota 60% 32% 4% 3% 273
Mississippi 63% 30% 2% 5% 153
Missouri 66% 30% 2% 2% 324
Montana 76% 22% 1% 2% 174
Nebraska 67% 30% 1% 2% 154
Nevada 61% 33% 4% 3% 183
New Hampshire 68% 27% 2% 3% 142
New Jersey 50% 43% 3% 4% 426
New Mexico 46% 49% 1% 4% 153
New York 47% 47% 3% 3% 878
North Carolina 61% 35% 2% 3% 509
North Dakota 77% 16% 3% 4% 191
Ohio 66% 27% 4% 3% 533
Oklahoma 71% 26% 3% 1% 194
Oregon 64% 31% 1% 5% 207
Pennsylvania 64% 30% 2% 4% 633
Rhode Island 49% 37% 9% 5% 143
South Carolina 65% 30% 2% 4% 226
South Dakota 71% 26% 2% 1% 155
Tennessee 62% 32% 2% 4% 337
Texas 54% 40% 3% 3% 1,325
Utah 74% 21% 3% 2% 172
Vermont 45% 46% 6% 3% 162
Virginia 67% 27% 4% 3% 465
Washington 58% 33% 3% 5% 344
West Virginia 69% 25% 4% 3% 150
Wisconsin 68% 29% 2% 1% 311
Wyoming 78% 15% 1% 5% 165

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