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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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Here's the thing, though: Before this was a red state, it was a blue state -- with purple splotches.
Vermont Governor Phil Scott, a Republican governor helming a blue state, suffered a 13-point drop.
That is why it is appropriate that Randy would forward me a story by Madeleine Schwartz, "Abortion Clinics In Blue States Are Closing, Too."
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.
In "Rich State, Poor State, Red State, Blue State," a 2007 paper for the Quarterly Journal of Political Science, four researchers--Andrew Gelman of Columbia, Boris Shot of the University of Chicago, Joseph Bafumi of Dartmouth, and David Park of George Washington University--explain that while richer voters are more likely to be Republican than poorer voters, this tendency is weaker in blue states.
He was formerly vice president of blueprint interactive, vice president of interactive marketing at MSHC Partners, and political business manager at Blue State Digital.
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.
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.