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State Republican/lean Rep. No lean Democrat/lean Dem. Sample Size
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Alabama 55% 12% 34% 180
Alaska 36% 28% 36% 146
Arizona 42% 16% 42% 286
Arkansas 36% 20% 44% 114
California 29% 20% 51% 1,596
Colorado 40% 19% 41% 209
Connecticut 32% 19% 49% 197
Delaware 26% 20% 54% 141
District of Columbia 11% 15% 74% 118
Florida 35% 18% 47% 933
Georgia 36% 20% 44% 360
Hawaii 30% 24% 47% 158
Idaho 42% 21% 38% 150
Illinois 29% 17% 54% 596
Indiana 40% 20% 40% 282
Iowa 35% 22% 43% 148
Kansas 35% 28% 37% 139
Kentucky 45% 11% 44% 175
Louisiana 35% 19% 46% 172
Maine 35% 16% 48% 167
Maryland 34% 13% 53% 282
Massachusetts 25% 19% 56% 366
Michigan 29% 21% 51% 447
Minnesota 36% 15% 49% 261
Missouri 34% 20% 47% 267
Montana 49% 19% 32% 138
Nebraska 44% 22% 34% 134
Nevada 32% 23% 44% 162
New Hampshire 36% 18% 46% 168
New Jersey 29% 21% 51% 421
New Mexico 33% 15% 52% 115
New York 26% 20% 54% 935
North Carolina 34% 16% 49% 391
North Dakota 52% 16% 32% 160
Ohio 39% 18% 43% 527
Oklahoma 44% 18% 37% 163
Oregon 29% 22% 49% 185
Pennsylvania 35% 16% 49% 590
Rhode Island 30% 17% 53% 156
South Carolina 37% 16% 47% 177
South Dakota 48% 9% 43% 140
Tennessee 39% 20% 42% 231
Texas 37% 21% 42% 953
Utah 34% 21% 45% 119
Vermont 28% 13% 58% 162
Virginia 39% 17% 44% 350
Washington 26% 27% 46% 308
West Virginia 36% 23% 41% 125
Wisconsin 42% 15% 43% 267
Wyoming 59% 23% 18% 125

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