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NEW: MA Ranked 2nd Most Liberal State In New Gallup Poll

Friday, February 01, 2013

 

With 30.5 percent of residents identifying as ideologically liberal, Massachusetts is the second-most liberal state in the union, according to a new Gallup poll released Friday.

The Commonwealth trailed only the District of Columbia, where 40.8 percent of residents identified as liberal.

The Bay State was also ranked the 5th most moderate state, with 38.1 percent of residents identifying themselves as in the middle of the road ideologically.

Vermont ranked 4th on Gallup's list of the top 10 liberal states, with 29.2 percent of residents identifying with the left, and Connecticut and Rhode Island were not far behind with 28.4 percent and 28.3 percent respectively.

Gallup's poll found that Alamaba was the most conservative state, where 50.6 percent of residents identified their ideology as conservative. North Dakota and Wyoming tied for 2nd with 48.6 percent conservative.

 

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