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The US’s 10 Most Liberal States

Last month, Gallup Polling conducted a new research study to determine the most liberal states in the US. According to the research, which took place during the full year of 2012, American citizens have shifted to the left more than they’ve been in the past. In several states, the percentage of “self-identified liberals” is particularly noteworthy. Let’s take a look at Gallup’s top ten, which was originally reported here.

Continue reading to see the Top 10 here:

No. 9 (tie): New York

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Percent Liberal: 27.7%

No. 9 (tie): Hawaii

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Percent Liberal: 27.7%

No. 7 (tie): Rhode Island

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Percent Liberal: 28.3%

No. 7 (tie): Washington

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Percent Liberal: 28.3%

No. 5 (tie): Connecticut

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Percent Liberal: 28.4%

No. 5 (tie): Delaware

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Percent Liberal: 28.4%

No. 4: Vermont

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Percent Liberal: 29.2%

No. 3: Oregon

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Percent Liberal: 29.3%

No. 2: Massachusetts

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Percent Liberal: 30.5%

No. 1: District of Columbia

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Percent Liberal: 40.8%