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Poll: More states blue than red
UPI ^ | February 1, 2010

Posted on 02/01/2010 5:34:42 PM PST by myknowledge

PRINCETON, N.J., Feb. 1 (UPI) -- Two New England states were the most Democratic U.S. states in 2009 and two Mountain states were the most Republican, a poll indicates.

Rhode Island and Massachusetts, along with the District of Columbia, were the bluest, while results, based on aggregated data from the Gallup Poll Daily tracking in 2009, painted Utah and Wyoming the reddest, the Princeton, N.J., polling agency said Monday.

(Excerpt) Read more at upi.com ...


TOPICS: News/Current Events; Politics/Elections; US: Massachusetts; US: Rhode Island; US: Utah; US: Wyoming
KEYWORDS: 2010polls; bluestates; liberalvirus; morebluestates; moredemosplabrats; redstates; topten
Who's more blue? Who's more red?
1 posted on 02/01/2010 5:34:44 PM PST by myknowledge
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To: myknowledge
Garbage. It ignores state history in voting preferences.

"Show me just what Mohammed brought that was new, and there you will find only things evil and inhuman, such as his command to spread by the sword the faith he preached." - Manuel II Palelogus

2 posted on 02/01/2010 5:36:20 PM PST by goldstategop (In Memory Of A Dearly Beloved Friend Who Lives In My Heart Forever)
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To: myknowledge; Impy

The color scheme is not historically accurate. Red was long been used to symbolize Marxism and the radical left, and now it’s applied to conservatives and Republicans. Can nothing be done to change this?


3 posted on 02/01/2010 5:38:58 PM PST by Clintonfatigued (Liberal sacred cows make great hamburger)
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To: myknowledge
Who's more blue? Who's more red?

More info and details of the survey at the following link:

Party ID: Despite GOP Gains, Most States Remain Blue


4 posted on 02/01/2010 5:41:16 PM PST by deport (29 DAYS UNTIL THE TEXAS PRIMARY....... MARCH 2, 2010)
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To: myknowledge

I think this poll is an attempt to discredit the Virginia-New Jersey-Massachusetts string of wins related to the Tea Part movement, as a part of a larger attempt to discredit the movement itself. This is Alinskyism at its best/worst.


5 posted on 02/01/2010 5:41:41 PM PST by backwoods-engineer (No more RINOS; I will vote my conscience, even if I have to write "Sarah Palin" on the ballot!)
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To: Clintonfatigued

No. Nothing can be changed.

6 posted on 02/01/2010 5:44:06 PM PST by myknowledge (F-22 Raptor: World's Largest Distributor of Sukhoi parts!)
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To: myknowledge

This survey says OK leans Democratic. Right!


7 posted on 02/01/2010 5:44:22 PM PST by olrtex
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To: deport
The map is just laughable... the Mountain West, Plains States and the South should be colored Red. Gallup is trying to make it seem 2010 is still 2008! No cigar for them, amigos!

"Show me just what Mohammed brought that was new, and there you will find only things evil and inhuman, such as his command to spread by the sword the faith he preached." - Manuel II Palelogus

8 posted on 02/01/2010 5:46:50 PM PST by goldstategop (In Memory Of A Dearly Beloved Friend Who Lives In My Heart Forever)
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To: olrtex

>>This survey says OK leans Democratic. Right!

I knew Gallup was BS. The only state where EVERY county voted against Obama. It’s more RED than Texas.


9 posted on 02/01/2010 5:48:24 PM PST by max americana
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To: backwoods-engineer
I think this poll is an attempt to discredit the Virginia-New Jersey-Massachusetts string of wins

Zackly!

10 posted on 02/01/2010 5:50:34 PM PST by Salvey
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To: deport

Who did this study again?? It’s totally inaccurate like it came from snopes or something.

Missouri as a whole DOES NOT LEAN MORE DEMOCRAT....

St Louis, Kansas city, Columbia perhaps. Rest of the state NO DICE. We are CONSERVATIVE.


11 posted on 02/01/2010 5:50:52 PM PST by o_zarkman44 (Obama is the ultimate LIE!)
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To: olrtex

I was just going to post the same. OKLAHOMA????


12 posted on 02/01/2010 5:53:11 PM PST by I_be_tc
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To: myknowledge
Ohio is solid Democratic? Mississippi is competitive? It looks something Axelrod drew for Obama to try to convince him that Berlin Massachusetts was still safe.
13 posted on 02/01/2010 5:56:30 PM PST by KarlInOhio (Special SOTU tagline: YOU LIE!)
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To: myknowledge

This is what illegal immigration can do to a country. We’re headed over the same cliff England went over.


14 posted on 02/01/2010 6:01:00 PM PST by FlingWingFlyer (If the CIA and NASA are going to "monitor climate change", why the hell do we need the EPA?)
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To: myknowledge

Gallup is a joke.


15 posted on 02/01/2010 6:01:36 PM PST by jwalsh07
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To: myknowledge

What better way to achieve their goals than to let the collectivists take over?

I am seriously beginning to wonder if the “wings” do indeed provide the fuselage with all the lift, so to speak.

It’s too bad the wackjob Alex Jones has thoroughly salted this field of possible explanations for the madness all around us.

Over-population is a growing problem. It’s not a stretch to image these power mongering sociopaths devising a crazy scheme to kill many birds with one collectivist stone.

All I have are questions at this point. You know, the information IV, ‘n all...trickle...trickle...trickle....


16 posted on 02/01/2010 6:02:58 PM PST by Boucheau
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To: myknowledge
A year ago the punk president told everyone that anyone making $250K was middle class, and now today those same people are wealthy.

I have a feeling the map is going to look a lot more red than blue come November.

17 posted on 02/01/2010 6:06:35 PM PST by catfish1957 (Hey algore...You'll have to pry the steering wheel of my 317 HP V8 truck from my cold dead hands)
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To: myknowledge

Texas, Oklahoma, Kansas, Nebraska, the Dakotas, South Carolina, Georgia, and Louisiana are all “competitive” and West Virginia, Arkansas, Missouri, Kentucky and Tennessee are BLUE???? LOLOLOLOLOL!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!


18 posted on 02/01/2010 6:13:15 PM PST by ScottinVA (Glad to see Demonic Unhinged (DU) highlights and attacks my FR comments!)
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To: o_zarkman44

You are right. Good grief...Missouri “leans democratic?” Take a look at the county Presidential voting maps. Kansas City and St. Louis proper are solid Democrat, but the suburbs have plenty of Republicans. I’m in Columbia and while any loon associated with MU typically leans left, there are plenty of Republicans here,too...hell, I think Bush won Boone County in 2004. These idiots at Gallup are clueless.


19 posted on 02/01/2010 6:13:25 PM PST by gopno1
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To: Clintonfatigued

All through the time I was growing up, Republicans were usually blue, and Democrats were usually Red, up until the USA Today switched the colors with great fanfare a few elections ago.

Ever since, it’s been Red States vs. Blue States.

I blame USA Today.


20 posted on 02/01/2010 6:14:26 PM PST by filbert (More filbert at http://www.medary.com--I've gone rogue!)
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To: ScottinVA

And we can SURE as hell look for Nevada, Colorado, Virginia, North Carolina and a host of other so-called “blues” turn red, come November.


21 posted on 02/01/2010 6:15:20 PM PST by ScottinVA (Glad to see Demonic Unhinged (DU) highlights and attacks my FR comments!)
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To: myknowledge

Good grief. I wish you guys would quit hitting the bong so hard. Freepers should understand that anytime a poster talks about ‘bilderbergers’, ‘Bohemian Grove’, ‘Council Of Foreign Relations’ or ‘Trilateralists’, without joking about it, is someone who may be nuts, but certainly shouldn’t be taken seriously. All this crap about the parties being the same is meant to divide Conservatives, as anyone with a half a brain can see big differences in the parties. Just look at the budget that was released today. Republicans certainly spent too much, but at least they still behave like they love their country. Obama, in comparison looks like he’s trying to spend us into disaster. It is political suicide for Conservatives to be considering non-viable 3rd party options. We don’t have 20 years to build a party to stop the Marxists. We have revamp the Republican Party in our image ASAP, ala Reagan, if we are going to stop ObaMao and his Stalinist horde from ‘fundamentally’ changing America as we know it.

I think ‘Freepers’ that insist on 3rd parties and the usual laundry list of ‘hidden hands’ aren’t any better than left-wingers because these persons seek the demise of the only party structure that could elect Conservatives to office if utilized correctly.

Take away the mechanism and you take away victory. You guys aren’t adding anything to the discussion, you are clouding the conversation with divisive confusion and hyperbole. I think freepers that post this stuff are far-left trolls.


22 posted on 02/01/2010 6:18:28 PM PST by lmr (God punishes Conservatives by making them argue with fools.)
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To: gopno1

This has the very strong scent of BS.

And progressive liberal democrat fear.

In this case, their fears are justified. People out here in flyover country are frightened by what they see in Washington, and ANGRY that Washington refuses to listen to them.


23 posted on 02/01/2010 6:20:52 PM PST by filbert (More filbert at http://www.medary.com--I've gone rogue!)
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To: filbert

I don’t mind being red. They can keep blue to themselves.


24 posted on 02/01/2010 6:21:45 PM PST by mamelukesabre (Si Vis Pacem Para Bellum (If you want peace prepare for war))
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To: lmr

I think freepers that post this stuff are far-left trolls.
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Not me. I’m a far right goblin.

Muhahahaha!


25 posted on 02/01/2010 6:23:40 PM PST by mamelukesabre (Si Vis Pacem Para Bellum (If you want peace prepare for war))
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To: lmr
I think ‘Freepers’ that insist on 3rd parties and the usual laundry list of ‘hidden hands’ aren’t any better than left-wingers because these persons seek the demise of the only party structure that could elect Conservatives to office if utilized correctly.

It can possibly be utilized correctly, but unfortunately, the party that potentially could elect true conservatives into office is subverted by RINOs and by the globalist elite CFR that controls it. Both Democrat and Republican parties are mere cat's paws.

26 posted on 02/01/2010 6:26:37 PM PST by myknowledge (F-22 Raptor: World's Largest Distributor of Sukhoi parts!)
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To: filbert; All

Actually as I understand it, until the 2000 election the dinosaur networks routinely used red as the “out of power” party, while blue was in power.

It was pure coincidence, since Clinton, hence Dems were “in,” and the controversy that followed saw so much commentary on “the map” of the electoral college. GOP being red and Dems blue just kind of stuck in the national debate, and it’s still so today.


27 posted on 02/01/2010 6:32:35 PM PST by GOP_Resurrected
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To: myknowledge

Who’s more blue?

Why, the UPI, that’s who!


28 posted on 02/01/2010 6:33:51 PM PST by airborne ("Peace, Love, Dope" has now become "Hope, Change, Obama" !!!)
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To: filbert

amen, brother!


29 posted on 02/01/2010 6:38:13 PM PST by IAmNotAnAnimal
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Ping


30 posted on 02/01/2010 6:45:57 PM PST by Britt0n
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To: myknowledge

It was very clever of whomever decided that the Republicans would be commie/socialist “Red” and that the Dims would be All-American Blue.

Everyone in the world knows that red is the commie/socialist color.

The color black for death should be the Dims color. The commies and socialists are responsible for more death around the world than anyone.


31 posted on 02/01/2010 6:49:48 PM PST by garyhope (It's World War IV, right here, right now, courtesy of Islam.)
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To: filbert

I also recall that Republican electoral victories
were represented by blue and Democrats red as far
back as the ‘60s on network television. When it
changed I assumed it was because the Dems had whined
about having to wear the shoe that fit, the socialist
red shoe.


32 posted on 02/01/2010 6:54:08 PM PST by Sivad (NorCal Red Turf)
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To: myknowledge; Clintonfatigued; Impy

I hope so. Too many Commie Red states.


33 posted on 02/01/2010 6:55:48 PM PST by fieldmarshaldj (~"This is what happens when you find a stranger in the Alps !"~~)
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To: garyhope
How about reclassification as 'black' and 'white' states, with 'black' representing DemospLabrats and 'white' representing Republicans?

Or am I just turning it into racism?

34 posted on 02/01/2010 7:05:33 PM PST by myknowledge (F-22 Raptor: World's Largest Distributor of Sukhoi parts!)
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To: myknowledge; fieldmarshaldj; AuH2ORepublican; wardaddy
FWIW, Rhode Island is also the only state in the union with an out and out Catholic majority. Massholechusetts fluked with Scott Brown, but in normal years, they are hopeless, and have been since the Yankees lost power in the western and central part of the state to those they imported as cheap labor.

DC is a case of the obvious.

35 posted on 02/01/2010 7:09:03 PM PST by Clemenza (Remember our Korean War Veterans)
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To: filbert
All through the time I was growing up, Republicans were usually blue, and Democrats were usually Red, up until the USA Today switched the colors with great fanfare a few elections ago.

Ever since, it’s been Red States vs. Blue States.

I blame USA Today.

I did not know it was USA Today that did the switch, but you are exactly correct. During the Reagan years, the states that voted for Reagan were BLUE and the RED (communist) color states were for DemoRATs. In fact I had a jpg U.S. map of Reagan's victory in 1984 in solid Blue.

My understanding is that the liberals & left-wing media realized that Red was the univeral color for communism (aka the Soviet Union, "Red" China, etc) and in 1992 in order to help sway the election for demoRAT Bill Clinton, the media just abruptly changed the color scheme so that voters would not associate "Red" color of communism with the demoRAT party. Too bad we did not have the internet & bloggers like we have today....hopefully we would have been able to thwart that devious switch from taking place. Maybe conservatives ought to just arbitrarily switch back to the traditional "Blue" for Repubs & "Red" for socialist-commie demoRATs and create a groundswell to make the media to follow suit.

36 posted on 02/01/2010 7:22:46 PM PST by rcrngroup
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To: myknowledge

TN, KY, AR, IN blue?????? I don’t think so!


37 posted on 02/01/2010 7:39:24 PM PST by PawtucketPatriot71 (Democrats. Moderate Republicans......What's the difference?)
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To: myknowledge

Denial is a river that runs through D.C. This map makes no sense in light of the elections where libs lost BIG in 2009.


38 posted on 02/01/2010 8:08:54 PM PST by JLLH
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To: goldstategop

The colors are wrong but otherwise it seems correct. MA and RI are the rattiest state. Utah, Wyoming and Idaho the most Republican. In terms of potus voting and state leg composition at least.


39 posted on 02/01/2010 9:08:33 PM PST by Impy (RED=COMMUNIST, NOT REPUBLICAN | NO "INDIVIDUAL MANDATE"!!!!!!!)
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To: deport

that map is ridiculous..asinine actually


40 posted on 02/01/2010 9:32:12 PM PST by wardaddy (Book of Eli.....awesome.....Denzel Washington was perfect....Mila Kunis is smoking..nothing PC)
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