noun U.S. Politics.
Origin of blue state
Examples from the Web for blue state
At least two blue-state senators, Dianne Feinstein (CA) and Jeff Merkley (OR), have jumped on the “fix Obamacare” bandwagon.The Democrats Need to Stop Freaking Out About Obamacare and Take Charge|Michael Tomasky|November 14, 2013|DAILY BEAST
But Walmart has been trying to branch out of its blue-state base for years.Racism Is a Tough Sell: The Real Reason Everyone Dumped Paula Deen|Daniel Gross|June 28, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Blue-state, pro-Israel, anti-Romney Democrats can make their votes count and keep Obama in line—somewhat.
The blue-state red state phenomenon makes many people in the neglected states feel their votes do not count.
In the 1980s, the Senate contained about a dozen blue-state Republican moderates.