noun U.S. Politics.
Origin of red state
Examples from the Web for red state
It got particular traction with red-state Democrats who had never been enthusiastic supporters of closing Guantanamo.Congress Cooperates, Obama Pushes Hard, and Closing Gitmo Has a Chance|Daniel Klaidman|December 12, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Why did he, a red-state senator who famously took a rifle to the climate bill, take this fight on in the first place?
The president was oblivious to red-state Democrats facing tough elections.Memo: The Aaron Sorkin Model of Political Discourse Doesn't Actually Work|Megan McArdle|April 23, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Before the launch, a Daily insider told New York Magazine that the goal was not to create “a red-state device.”Why Did The Daily Die? The View From Inside the Collapse|Michael Moynihan|December 6, 2012|DAILY BEAST
And thanks to the religious right, the GOP lost two red-state Senate seats it could have won.