The State of New York
More or Less Government?
The state as a whole closely divides over the role they envision for government. But beneath the surface, there are significant differences in opinion across the state’s regions.
In the Finger Lakes Region and Western New York, 65% and 67%, respectively, believe in smaller government. In contrast, 63% of New York City residents believe in bigger government. Residents of the Mid-Hudson Valley and the Lower Hudson Valley are more divided.
The state as a whole closely divides over the role they envision for government.
If you had to choose, would you rather have a: