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The (Still) Conservative States of America

As the ideological sorting of American voters continues, liberals find themselves outnumbered in four out of five states.
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Taylor Blake

The election of Donald Trump and the Republican victories in the House and Senate were a real eye-opener for many. Today’s political map remains dominated by shades of red. Indeed, conservatives outnumber liberals in 44 out of 50 states, according to new polling results from the Gallup Organization.

In five states, conservatives outnumber liberals by a whopping 30 percentage points; in 13 more, they hold a 20-to-30 point advantage, and in another 15 right-leaners hold 10 point leads, among them Ohio, Pennsylvania, Michigan, Wisconsin, and Florida. Liberals hold a numeric advantage over conservatives in just four states: Massachusetts, New York, Vermont, and Connecticut.