Views about size of government among adults with a household income of less than $30,000 by state (2014) Switch to: State among adults with a household income of less than $30,000 by views about size of government

% of adults with a household income of less than $30,000 who would rather have…

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Alabama 36% 57% 5% 2% 150
Arizona 45% 45% 3% 7% 173
Arkansas 38% 59% < 1% 3% 106
California 34% 61% 3% 2% 941
Florida 33% 60% 3% 5% 523
Georgia 33% 61% 3% 3% 263
Illinois 37% 56% 4% 3% 324
Indiana 42% 52% 4% 3% 186
Kentucky 44% 47% 6% 3% 153
Louisiana 35% 63% < 1% 2% 157
Massachusetts 36% 51% 3% 9% 141
Michigan 45% 47% 4% 4% 283
Minnesota 52% 42% 3% 4% 108
Mississippi 36% 59% 1% 4% 109
Missouri 40% 50% 3% 6% 191
New Jersey 23% 72% 2% 3% 170
New York 23% 71% 3% 3% 469
North Carolina 37% 55% 2% 6% 264
Ohio 48% 44% 2% 7% 353
Oklahoma 41% 52% 3% 4% 119
Oregon 46% 49% 1% 4% 110
Pennsylvania 47% 48% 3% 3% 357
South Carolina 36% 57% 1% 6% 134
Tennessee 40% 53% 3% 4% 179
Texas 30% 64% 3% 3% 706
Virginia 38% 58% 1% 3% 146
Washington 37% 56% 4% 2% 184
West Virginia 46% 40% 5% 8% 104
Wisconsin 50% 44% 4% 2% 141

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