Views about size of government among adults in California by political party (2014) Switch to: Party affiliation among adults in California by views about size of government

% of adults in California who would rather have…

Party affiliationSmaller government; fewer servicesBigger government; more servicesDependsDon't knowSample size
Republican/lean Rep.70%26%2%2%1,203
No lean39%54%4%4%638
Democrat/lean Dem.30%61%5%4%1,856
Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.

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