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blue state

In US general elections, a state that votes by majority for candidates of the Democratic Party. Primarily heard in US, South Africa. This is a firmly entrenched blue state, so Republican campaigners don't waste a whole lot of time or money trying to persuade us.
See also: blue, state
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Vermont Governor Phil Scott, a Republican governor helming a blue state, suffered a 13-point drop.
It is a routine Cruz has employed in other blue states, including Illinois, which voted March 15, and New York, the site of the next major primary on April 19.
This, of course, tracks with the division between Red and Blue states.
Many of the blue states, such as California, New York, Illinois, and Michigan, are in dire financial straits due to high taxes, public sector unionism, and overspending on welfare programs, including Medicaid.
Since one of the basic assumptions of agenda-setting research is that the media helps to shape the public's understanding of an issue based on how they cover the story (McCombs & Shaw, 1972; McCombs & Shaw, 2006), this study seeks to determine if newspapers located in politically Republican red states covered the story differently than those newspapers from politically Democratic blue states.
One lives in a blue state and the other lives in a red state.
Blue State Digital is collaborating with RRC in developing the game and other features of the MostJewishWeb site.
30 December 2010 - WPP (LON:WPP), the global leader among marketing services providers, is about to acquire US-based Blue State Digital (BSD), which shot to prominence in 2008 as the agency that helped Barack Obama land into the White House, the Financial Times reported.
While the GOP now commands a majority in the House, and made inroads in the Senate, the Bay State remains decidedly a blue state.
The 3-day program includes workshops conducted by established names in communication such as Thomas Gensemer, the managing partner of Blue State Digitial, who managed ObamaAAEs online campaign, and news anchor and reporter Penny Legate.
Oren Harari; and Ben Self', founding partner, Blue State Digital.
Here's a whimsical yet pointed view of what it means to be a conservative in a blue state and more, offering a conservative's guide to live, friendship and living in a liberal environment.
Blue State Digital of New York aim to launch an online onslaught over the plan by owners Diageo.
His company, Blue State Digital, announced plans to help anti-racist campaigners take on the British National Party in this year's European elections.
A SIGNIFICANT CHANGE IS afoot in the very blue state of Connecticut: growing disenchantment with the price of government, especially of public education.