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Alaska 43% 53% 3% 1% 141
Arizona 55% 40% 3% 2% 223
California 45% 47% 4% 3% 1,621
Colorado 47% 46% 4% 3% 221
Connecticut 50% 43% 4% 3% 180
Delaware 54% 41% 4% 1% 115
District of Columbia 18% 79% 3% < 1% 142
Florida 45% 47% 3% 4% 731
Georgia 49% 42% 5% 5% 232
Hawaii 50% 45% 4% 1% 141
Idaho 59% 33% 5% 2% 104
Illinois 48% 43% 5% 4% 472
Indiana 52% 40% 3% 5% 171
Kentucky 50% 41% 6% 3% 112
Louisiana 60% 35% 1% 4% 104
Maine 52% 40% 3% 5% 142
Maryland 44% 49% 1% 6% 255
Massachusetts 49% 47% 1% 3% 391
Michigan 55% 39% 3% 4% 321
Minnesota 48% 47% 3% 2% 211
Missouri 57% 38% 2% 3% 196
Montana 64% 28% < 1% 8% 118
Nevada 63% 30% 5% 3% 137
New Hampshire 58% 39% 1% 2% 146
New Jersey 50% 41% 4% 5% 341
New Mexico 40% 56% 3% 1% 121
New York 40% 54% 3% 3% 847
North Carolina 47% 49% 3% 1% 289
North Dakota 57% 39% 3% 1% 100
Ohio 58% 35% 4% 3% 314
Oklahoma 56% 38% 3% 3% 100
Oregon 45% 50% 2% 3% 180
Pennsylvania 50% 43% 3% 4% 471
Rhode Island 50% 43% 5% 2% 133
Tennessee 49% 47% 1% 3% 129
Texas 52% 40% 4% 4% 663
Vermont 39% 53% 5% 4% 176
Virginia 53% 41% 4% 2% 298
Washington 42% 50% 3% 5% 314
Wisconsin 49% 47% 2% 2% 206

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