Views about size of government among adults in Generation X by state (2014) Switch to: State among adults in Generation X by views about size of government

% of adults in Generation X who would rather have…

State Smaller government; fewer services Bigger government; more services Depends Don't know Sample Size
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Alabama 52% 45% < 1% 3% 107
Arizona 53% 44% < 1% 3% 127
California 44% 49% 5% 3% 762
Colorado 54% 37% 6% 3% 134
Florida 45% 46% 3% 5% 389
Georgia 49% 43% 3% 5% 208
Illinois 49% 45% 3% 3% 270
Indiana 66% 28% 3% 3% 134
Kentucky 54% 39% 5% 2% 100
Louisiana 52% 39% 6% 3% 108
Maryland 51% 41% 1% 7% 156
Massachusetts 43% 50% 3% 4% 167
Michigan 57% 36% 2% 5% 183
Minnesota 69% 28% 2% < 1% 128
Missouri 63% 31% 1% 5% 120
New Jersey 38% 56% 3% 4% 188
New York 41% 51% 5% 3% 378
North Carolina 55% 40% 2% 3% 210
Ohio 62% 33% 2% 3% 212
Pennsylvania 55% 38% 2% 5% 275
South Carolina 51% 42% 2% 6% 109
Tennessee 61% 33% 2% 5% 122
Texas 47% 47% 4% 2% 585
Virginia 58% 39% 2% 1% 193
Washington 56% 42% 1% 1% 155
Wisconsin 68% 30% 2% < 1% 120

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