Blue America

Ken AshfordDemocrats, RepublicansLeave a Comment

An analysis of Gallup Poll Daily tracking data from the first six months of 2009 was released to day, on the subject of political party affiliation.

The accompanying map shows each state's relative party strength  in the first half of 2009, which primarily covers the time since Barack Obama took office as president. States in which one of the parties enjoys a 10 or more percentage point advantage in leaned identification are considered solid supporters of that party. States with between a five- and nine-point advantage are considered leaning toward that party, and states with less than a five-point advantage for one of the parties are considered competitive.


Not much red there, huh?

Here's the state-by-state breakdown: