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

% of blacks who would rather have…

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Alabama 25% 71% 2% 2% 105
California 24% 68% 3% 4% 206
District of Columbia 16% 79% 2% 4% 119
Florida 23% 70% 4% 3% 227
Georgia 22% 73% 1% 3% 251
Illinois 25% 72% 1% 2% 156
Louisiana 14% 76% 5% 5% 119
Maryland 27% 66% 1% 6% 156
Michigan 27% 66% 6% 1% 123
Mississippi 25% 70% 2% 3% 103
New York 21% 71% 2% 6% 240
North Carolina 20% 75% 2% 3% 183
Ohio 31% 59% 5% 5% 102
Pennsylvania 18% 75% 2% 5% 112
South Carolina 25% 71% 2% 2% 112
Texas 27% 65% 5% 3% 263
Virginia 27% 68% 3% 2% 119

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