The most liberal and conservative cities in one chart

The most liberal and conservative cities in one chart

Cities everywhere in America tend to lean to the left, even the ones in conservative states like Texas, according to a new report from theAmerican Political Science Review. And in case you were wondering which cities are the most liberal and which are the most conservative, the new report may be able to answer that question. The survey is based on “data from seven large-scale opinion surveys, conducted between 2000 and 2011” that measure “public policy preference in 51 cities with populations of more than 250,000,” the Pew Research Center explains.

The results are about what you’d expect: The most liberal cities can be found in New York and California, while the most conservative cities are located in Oklahoma and Arizona. The following chart comes via the Economist: Liberal-and-Conservative-Cities   Continue reading →

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