Views about size of government among adults who say religion is not too important by state (2014) Switch to: State among adults who say religion is not too important by views about size of government

% of adults who say religion is not too important who would rather have…

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California 46% 46% 3% 5% 496
Florida 44% 50% 2% 4% 229
Illinois 51% 42% 4% 3% 160
Massachusetts 45% 51% 2% 3% 121
Michigan 51% 40% 4% 5% 107
New Jersey 52% 37% 3% 9% 103
New York 48% 44% 4% 4% 244
Pennsylvania 57% 39% < 1% 4% 146
Texas 52% 38% 8% 2% 173
Washington 44% 50% 3% 2% 117

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