Poll Watch: Number of Solid Blue Democratic States Cut by Half from 2008 to 2010

Good news for the GOP and America as the number of competitive states has increased.
Gallup’s analysis of party affiliation in the U.S. states shows a marked decline in the number of solidly Democratic states from 2008 (30) to 2010 (14). The number of politically competitive states increased over the same period, from 10 to 18, with more limited growth in the number of leaning or solidly Republican states.

Here is the chart:

A competitive electoral map means a better marketplace of political ideas.

Now, for California…….