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Greensboro: The most liberal city in North Carolina?

Greensboro: The most liberal city in North Carolina?

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The city skyline on Thursday, September 20, 2012, in Greensboro, N.C.

Could Greensboro be the most liberal city in the state?

Take it up with Business Insider: the site published a map Wednesday with the most liberal and conservative towns in each state. Reddest: Bakersville. Bluest: our own Gate City.

Political data analytics company Clarity Campaign Labs compiled the data. It figures it out based on questions about seven statements: 

  • I identify with the Democrats more so than the Republicans.
  • Abortion should be legal and accessible to all women.
  • I attend religious services regularly.
  • Climate change is an immediate concern that must be addressed.
  • There should be more restrictions on purchasing and carrying guns.
  • The government should reduce the deficit primarily by raising taxes rather than cutting services.
  • I prefer urban areas.

Scoop takes issue with the results. Clarity Campaign Labs has obviously never been to Carrboro

Contact Kelly Poe at (336) 373-7003, and follow @poe_NR on Twitter.


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