red state


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red state

n.
A US state in which a majority of the electorate votes for the Republican candidate in a statewide election.

[From the fact that states that have elected Republican candidates are often colored red on maps in media reports.]

red state

, blue state - A red state is any U.S. state that tends to vote for candidates of the Republican party in a general election; a blue state votes for Democratic candidates.
See also related terms for vote.
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