Republican Democratic states states Individual tax rate (%) 3.8 7.6 Corporate tax rate (%) 5.1 6.6 Dept per capita ($) 2500 5400 Oil production (%) 83 17 Oil reserves (%) 81 19 Coal production (%) 88 12 Coal reserves (%) 83 17 Natural gas production (%) 88 12 Natural gas reserves (%) 85 15 Job creation index 22 20 Illegal aliens (%) 41 59
In Civil War I, the North was economically stronger than the South.
In Civil War II, the Republican states are economically stronger than the Democratic states.
Expanded data below. The numbers were calculated by weighting over state populations. For example,
Average Republican quantity = Sum over Republican states [State population * State quantity] / Total population of Republican states.
Population Free Slaves Soldiers Railroad Manufacturing Arms production mil mil mil mil miles % of total % of total North 22.1 21.7 .4 2.1 21800 90 97 South 9.1 5.6 3.5 1.06 8800 10 3
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Republican incumbents 8 Democratic incumbents 23 Independent incumbents 2 Incumbent Challengers W. Virginia D Joe Manchin MAGA Patrick Morrisey Rino Evan Jenkins Montana D Jon Tester MAGA Matt Rosendale Indiana D Joe Donnelly Missouri D Claire McCaskill MAGA Josh Hawley R Ann Wagner Ohio D Sharrod Brown MAGA Josh Mandel Florida D Bill Nelson Pennsylvania D Bob Casey Wisconsin D Tammy Baldwin MAGA Kevin Nicholson Rino Leah Vukimir Michigan D Debbie Stabenow Minnesota D Amy Klobuchar Maine D Angus King Virginia D Tim Kaine New Mexico D Martin Heimrich Delaware D Tom Carper New Jersey D Bob Menendez Connecticut D Chris Murphy Rhode Island D Sheldon Whitehouse Washington D Maria Cantwell New York D Kirstin Gillibrand Vermont I Bernie Sanders Maryland D Ben Cardin Massachusetts D Elizabeth Warren California D Dianne Feinstein Hawaii D Mazie Hirono Wyoming Rino Joe Barrasso MAGA Erk Prince MAGA Foster Freiss North Dakota R Heidi Heitkamp Alabama R Vacant MAGA Roy Moore Tennessee Rino Bob Corker MAGA Marsha Blackburn (Corker is retiring) Nebraska R Deb Fischer Mississippi R Roger Wicker Utah Rino Orrin Hatch Texas MAGA Ted Cruz Arizona Rino Jeff Flake R Kelli Ward (Flake is retiring) Nevada R Dean Heller MAGA Danny Tarkanian*    Conservative Review's Rino and Conservative rankings. This is how MAGA and Rinos are determined.
Incumbent Challengers Alabama MAGA Mo Brooks Alabama MAGA Gary Palmer Arizona MAGA Paul Godar Arkansas Rino Don Young Arkansas MAGA Scott Biggs Arkansas MAGA Tom Cotton California Rino Kevin McCarthy Colorado MAGA Ken Buck Connecticut Rino Christopher Shays Florida Rino Ileana Ros-Lehtinen Florida MAGA Ron DeSantis Idaho Rino Mike Simpson Idaho MAGA Paul Labrador Iowa MAGA Steve King Iowa MAGA Ron Blum Kentucky Rino Harold Rogers Kentucky MAGA Thomas Massie Michigan MAGA Justin Amash Miss Rino Roger Wicker MAGA Chris McDaniel New York Rino Elise Stefanik New York Rino Peter King N. Carolina MAGA Mark Meadows N. Carolina MAGA Walter Jones N. Carolina MAGA Ted Budd Ohio MAGA Jim Jordan Ohio MAGA Warren Davidson Oklahoma MAGA Jim Bridenstein Oklahoma Rino Tom Cole Penn MAGA Scott Perry S. Carolina MAGA Jeff Duncan S. Carolina MAGA Mark Sanford Texas MAGA Louie Gohmert Virginia MAGA Dave Brat Washington Rino Kathy Rodgers Wisconsin Rino Paul Ryan MAGA Paul Nehlen
Senate Maine Susan Collins 2020 Senate Alaska Lisa Murkowski 2020 Senate S. Carolina Lindsey Graham 2022 Senate Nebraska Ben Sasse 2020 Senate Kentucky Mitch McConnel 2022 Senate Missouri Roy Blunt 2022 Senate Mississippi Thad Cochran 2022
Airlines that operate chiefly in red states: Southwest, American, Delta, Spirit.
Airlines that operate chiefly in blue states: United, Alaska, Jetblue
Departures per day:
Amer United Delta SW Jetblue Alaska Spirit Dallas 804 180 29 Houston 483 176 21 Charlotte 664 Atlanta 1038 125 14 Phoenix 299 187 Miami 350 Orlando 186 66 12 Salt Lake 256 Las Vegas 217 28 Detroit 455 20 Denver 370 200 13 St. Louis 114 Philadelphia 400 Ft. Laud. 94 84 48 Cinn 87 Raleigh 71 Tampa 121 Nashville 105 San Diego 114 Minneapolis 439 Baltimore 244 11 Newark 398 DC 250 214 30 New York 278 697 168 Seattle 127 Many Los Angeles 225 138 175 130 36 Many 15 Boston 83 150 Chicago 498 528 253 33 San Fran. 273 229 Many New York = Kennedy + LaGuardia San Francisco = SFO + Oakland + San Jose Los Angeles = LAX + Long Beach
Red state beers: Bud, Yuengling, Coors, Busch
Blue state beers: Sam Adams, Sierra Nevada
The political affiliation of beer drinkers was analyzed by The National Media.
Republican index Coors Light 35 Colorado Yuengling 34 Philadelphia Sam Adams 34 Boston Miller Lite 30 Milwaukee Michelob Ultra 28 Saint Louis Blue Moon 16 Colorado Budweiser -18 Saint Louis Sierra Nevada -18 California Miller -22 Milwaukee Corona -43 Mexico Heineken -51Largest beer manufacturers by % market share:
% 45 Anheuser-Busch St. Louis Budweiser, Busch, Michelob, Hoegaarden, Kiirin 26 Miller-Coors Miller (Milwaukee), Coors (CO), Blue Moon (CO) 4 Heineken Heineken, Dos Equis, Amstel Constellation Corona, Modelo Pabst Pabst, Old Milwaukee Boston Beer Co. Boston Sam Adams Yuengling Philadelphia Yuengling Sierra Nevada Chico, CA Sierra Nevada New Belgium Ft. Collins, CO Gambrinus San Antonio
The political affiliation of sports fans was analyzed by The National Media.
Republican index NASCAR 35 College football 34 Golf 32 Pro baseball 28 College basketball 15 Pro Football 14 Pro hockey 10 Men's tennis -18 Pro basketball -32 Women's tennis -48 Boxing -68
Almost all major auto manufacturing plants are in red territory except for:
Tesla Motors California Ford Explorer Chicago
The "debt ratio" is the fraction of taxes that are spent paying debt interest. States and cities with the highest debt ratio: (percent)
Illinois 39 Connecticut 38 Hawaii 37 New Jersey 36 Kentucky 33 Delaware 25 Massachusetts 25 West Virginia 25 Maryland 22 Texas 20 S. Carolina 19 California 17 Louisiana 17 New Mexico 17 Rhode Island 15 Pennsylvania 15 Maine 15 Chicago 62 Illinois Pittsburgh 52 Pennsylvania Baton Rouge 52 Louisiana Atlanta 52 Georgia Oakland 51 California Honolulu 51 Hawaii Austin 51 Texas Phoenix 51 Arizona Houston 50 Texas Los Angeles 50 California Dallas 45 Texas Fort Worth 44 Texas Sacramento 42 California El Paso 41 Texas Cleveland 35 Ohio Columbus 34 Ohio Cincinnati 31 OhioStates that have both heavy state and city debt and that will likely fail are California and Illinois.
JP Morgan study for states and cities.
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Owners of professional sports franchises.
Trustees of private universities, especially those with large endowments.
Medical associations, such as the American Medical Association, the American Optometric Association, the American Psychiatric American Physical Therapy Association, etc. They hold a monopoly on medical services, the gouge prices, and they forbid others from practicing in medicine. There exist many forms of therapy that are effective and are forbidden by these associations.
Occupants of rent controlled apartments.
Owners of mineral rights.
Land owners. Air rights owners. Owners of properties in critical locations.
A Constitutional convention requires 34 states. Trump carried 30 states and Clinton carried 20.
Year Homicides per million per year Saint Louis 1949 499 Detroit 1962 435 New Orleans 1872 387 Baltimore 1967 338 Chicago 1931 151 Milwauke 1908 150 New York City 2007 39 San Diego 2016 23Data for 2014
Tax rate for the top bracket in percents.
Individual Corporate Individual Corporate % % % % California 13.3 8.8 D Virginia 5.8 6.0 D Oregon 9.9 7.6 D Maryland 5.8 8.2 D Minnesota 9.8 9.8 D Massachusetts 5.1 8.0 D DC 9.0 9.0 D Utah 5.0 5.0 R New Jersey 9.0 9.0 D Oklahoma 5.0 6.0 R Vermont 9.0 8.5 D Mississippi 5.0 5.0 R Iowa 9.0 12.0 R Alabama 5.0 6.5 R New York 8.9 5.6 D Ohio 5.0 0.0 R Hawaii 8.2 6.4 D New Hampshire 5.0 8.2 D Wisconsin 7.6 7.9 R New Mexico 4.9 6.2 D Idaho 7.4 7.4 R Colorado 4.6 4.6 D Maine 7.2 8.3 D Kansas 4.6 7.0 R Connecticut 7.0 9.0 D Arizona 4.5 4.9 R South Carolina 7.0 5.0 R Michigan 4.2 6.0 R Arkansas 6.9 6.5 R Illinois 3.8 7.8 D Montana 6.9 6.8 R Indiana 3.3 6.2 R Nebraska 6.8 7.8 R Pennsylvania 3.1 10.0 R Delaware 6.6 8.7 D North Dakota 2.9 4.3 R West Virginia 6.5 6.5 R Wyoming 0 0 R Missouri 6.0 6.2 R South Dakota 0 0 R Tennessee 6.0 6.5 R Florida 0 5.5 R Georgia 6.0 6.0 R Nevada 0 0 D Louisiana 6.0 8.0 R Texas 0 0 R Kentucky 6.0 6.0 R Alaska 0 9.4 R Rhode Island 6.0 7.0 D Washington 0 0 D North Carolina 5.8 3.0 R
Most of the states with large debt are Democratic and most of the states with low debt are Republican.
Numbers in thousands of dollars per person. The national average is 3.72.
Massachusetts 11.34 D South Dakota 4.00 R Oklahoma 2.41 R Connecticut 9.30 D Wisconsin 3.93 R Mississippi 2.39 R Rhode Island 8.92 D Oregon 3.81 D Kansas 2.36 R Alaska 8.52 R Pennsylvania 3.75 R Idaho 2.30 R New Jersey 7.52 D Virginia 3.47 D Arizona 2.24 R New York 7.04 D Montana 3.44 R Iowa 2.08 R Hawaii 6.19 D Kentucky 3.42 R Florida 1.93 R New Hampshire 6.15 D Colorado 3.37 D North Carolina 1.87 R Delaware 5.96 D New Mexico 3.34 D Alabama 1.86 R Vermont 5.26 D South Carolina 3.26 R Texas 1.66 R Illinois 5.13 D Indiana 3.26 R Wyoming 1.65 R Washington 4.67 D Michigan 3.19 R Arkansas 1.55 R Maryland 4.57 D Missouri 3.18 R Georgia 1.38 R West Virginia 4.31 R Minnesota 2.98 D Nevada 1.30 D California 4.21 D Ohio 2.92 R Nebraska 1.05 R Louisiana 4.19 R North Dakota 2.81 R Tennessee .95 R Maine 4.12 D Utah 2.65 RTotal state debt = 1149 billion.
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Numbers in millions. Data for 2006.
All states 11.56 California 2.93 D Texas 1.64 R Florida .98 R Illinois .55 D New York .54 D Arizona .50 R Georgia .46 R New Jersey .43 D North Carolina .37 R Washington .28 D Other states 2.95 Republican states 4.43 Democratic states 6.21
Oil production and reserves in billions of barrels (Bb).
Produce Reserves Bb/year Bb Texas R 1.2 10.5 N. Dakota R .40 5.7 Alaska R .18 2.9 California D .20 2.9 New Mexico D .12 1.2 Oklahoma R .12 1.0 Colorado D .10 .9 Wyoming R .08 .7 Utah R .04 .6 Louisiana R .07 .5 Red states 2.09 21.9 Blue states .42 5.0Data
Numbers in trillions of cubic feet.
Produce Reserves Texas 26 85.3 R Penn. 18 56.5 R Oklahoma 9 30.7 R W. Virginia 4.6 21.8 R Wyoming 6 21.0 R Colorado 5.9 18.3 D Louisiana 6 16.3 R N. Mexico 4.3 15.4 D Ohio - 12.9 R Arkansas 3.7 8.3 R N. Dakota - 7.3 R Alaska 1.2 4.6 R Utah - 3.7 R Kansas - 3.4 R Virginia - 2.5 D Alabama - 2.3 R Michigan - 1.4 R California - 1.9 D Kentucky - 1.5 R Montana - .7 R Mississippi - .5 R New York - .1 D Fed Pacific - .2 - Fed Gulf 4 7.4 - Red states 276 Blue states 37 Federal 7.6 Total 324Data, Data, Data, Data
Units of millions of short tons
Produce Reserves Wyoming 396 6682 R Illinois 58 2435 D W. Virginia 112 1667 R Penn 61 1296 R N. Dakota 29 974 R Kentucky 77 837 R Montana 45 817 R Mississippi 4 694 R Texas 44 633 R Indiana 39 627 R Colorado 24 298 D Ohio 22 245 R Alabama 16 228 R Arizona 8 209 R Virginia 15 195 D N. Mexico 22 167 D Utah 18 128 R Louisiana 3 89 R Alaska 2 51 R Arkansas 0 25 R Maryland 2 18 D Oklahoma 1 8 R Red states 877 15214 Blue states 121 3113 Total 18327Data, Data
B$/year Coal 31.3 Crushed rock 13.8 Sand & gravel 15.5 Cement 9.8 Copper 7.6 Gold 7.6 Iron 3.8Data
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