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The political reference point: How geography shapes political identity

Fig 4

An illustrative example of the effect of location on policy position.

SC = strong conservative identity; SL = strong liberal identity. Red Texas symbols represent people in the 100 reddest counties in America; Blue New York symbols represent people in the 100 bluest counties in America. One conservative and one liberal issue were chosen for illustrative purposes. Data are from Study 2.

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