Question by Scot: What makes some states more liberal and others more conservative?
What is it that makes a certain place conservative or Liberal, like Illinois tends to be liberal but Indiana tends to be conservative, like wise California tends to liberal but Arizona tends to be conservative.

What is it that makes this, is it the way people are brought up, peoples values, urban/rural? I mean between someone from Illinois and someone from Indiana I cant tell the difference. Yet the two states have different political views largely.

Best answer:

Answer by tdtcapo
Because the more conservative states have a lot more uneducated rednecks living in them…

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