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    biggest cities to outweigh the rest of the state. not only do the REd ring of death counties have high populations and skew very conservative, they vote in high numbers. milwaukee not so much outside of presidential years. the dropoff in votes from presidential years where we get 70% turnout and midterms is like half, or more. wiscionsin is a light blue state , not a democratic lock like NY or California or Illinois.

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