The One Minute Geographer: Massachusetts (2): Is Massachusetts Really the Home of Liberalism?

Jim Fonseca
4 min readMar 19, 2022
Front page of The Boston Globe, May 17, 2004, from abcnews.go.com

If you’re on a quiz show and you are asked to name ‘the most liberal state,’ they would probably call your answer correct if you said Massachusetts. It certainly has the reputation, and it’s been a reliably ‘blue’ state, voting for every Democratic presidential candidate since… well only since they voted for their own former…

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Jim Fonseca

Geography professor (retired) writes The One Minute Geographer featuring This Fragile Earth. Top writer in Transportation and, in past months, Travel.