Blue state refers to states in the United States of America where a majority votes for Democrats in presidential elections. They generally have liberal views on gun control, big government, taxation, regulation of business, human rights, homosexual rights, abortion, and crime.
In the Cold War era, Republican states were Blue states and Democrat states were Red states. In the post-Cold War era, the liberal media made the switch because of the Democrat Party's long association with Communist revolutionary Reds, and communism at that time was a highly discredited genocidal ideology, and blue is regarded as the color of tranquility.
Those states tend to vote Democrat in all elections:
- New Mexico
- New Hampshire
- New York
- New Jersey
- Rhode Island
Those states tend to vote Democrat, but favors Republicans in presidential elections:
Those states tend to vote Republican, but favors Democrats in presidential elections:
- Gun control of the Blue States
- Blue Plague
- Blue State Civil War
- Purple states - swing states that can vote either Republican or Democrat
- American Redoubt - Free State Wyoming - Free State Project