PRESENTING: The Most Liberal States In America

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New research from Gallup  Polling has identified the 10 most liberal states in the United States.The research was carried out over all of 2012 and found that Americans have become more liberal compared to previous years. 

Still, some states stand out for their high proportion of self-identified liberals.

Here are the top 10 states with the most people who identify as liberal. 

9. Hawaii (TIE) — 27.7 per cent liberal

9. New York (TIE) — 27.7 per cent liberal

7. Rhode Island (TIE) — 28.3 per cent liberal

7. Washington (TIE) — 28.3 per cent liberal

5. Connecticut (TIE) — 28.4 per cent liberal

5. Delaware (TIE) — 28.4 per cent liberal

4. Vermont — 29.2 per cent liberal

3. Oregon — 29.3 per cent liberal

2. Massachusetts — 30.5 per cent liberal

1. District of Columbia — 40.8 per cent liberal

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