Here is a county-by-county map showing the outcome of the November 2012 presidential election , in the same format as the familiar 2008 election map . Note the similar tallies in both elections for the conservative American Redoubt  region. Parenthetically, I must mention that the western halves of Oregon and Washington are not in the Redoubt, for good reason. Those parts are largely populated by statists. The eastern halves of those states are solidly conservative, with folks who favor small government.
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Leftist pressure groups like the SPLC would be very surprised to see this map . (The SPLC mistakenly considers the American Redoubt region to be some sort of hotbed of racism . It obviously isn’t.)
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