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Why do some states always vote Republican and some always Democrat?

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    screamingposted 5 years ago

    Are people just following family tradition and voting one way or another? Is voting impacted by early calls by news casters for one party or another in western states that haven't voted yet?

    1. livelonger profile image91
      livelongerposted 5 years agoin reply to this

      States on the coast or with a large percentage of the population living in cities tend to be liberal, while rural- and suburban-dominant states tend to be conservative.

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        paradigmsearchposted 5 years agoin reply to this


  2. prettydarkhorse profile image66
    prettydarkhorseposted 5 years ago

    yep, percent urban and rural populations affects preferences

  3. Dame Scribe profile image60
    Dame Scribeposted 5 years ago

    Somebody mentioned on another forum, something along the lines, that Dem's strive to deliver on people's values whereas Repub's prefer to deliver based on the bible. I think Dem's have it right, stick to modern practices and value's but what do I know, I'm Canadian tongue lol smile