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Maryland, Virginia among ‘most politically engaged’ states: study

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The Hill, October 2022

A new study ranks the District of Columbia’s nearest neighbors, Maryland and Virginia, first and third on a list of “most politically engaged” states.  

Looking at voter registration and turnout in recent elections, among other factors, the personal finance site WalletHub found political engagement to be highest in the Mid-Atlantic and Pacific Northwest regions. The analysis ranked New Jersey second behind Maryland, with Washington and Oregon claiming the fourth and fifth spots.  

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