Every state has a least one Republican that stands out when they think of their state. Some states have more than others. Some of the people were not born in the respective state, but went on to represent it; others were born in that state. Who do you think is the most well known Republican from your state? While there is, sadly, no scientific data on the subject, I’m breaking down what Republican I think of when it comes to each state. Let’s discuss. 

Alabama: Condoleeza Rice

Alaska: Sarah Palin

Arizona: John McCain

Arkansas: Tom Cotton

California: Ronald Reagan

Colorado: Karl Rove

Connecticut: William F. Buckley

Delaware: William Roth

Florida: Marco Rubio

Georgia: Clarence Thomas

Hawaii: Pat Saiki

Idaho: Sarah Palin

Illinois: Abraham Lincoln

Indiana: Mike Pence

Iowa: Joni Ernst

Kansas: Bob Dole

Kentucky: Rand Paul

Louisiana: Steve Scalise

Maine: Susan Collins

Maryland: John R. Bolton

Massachusetts: Mitt Romney

Michigan: Ben Carson

Minnesota: Michele Bachmann

Mississippi: Phil Bryant

Missouri: Josh Hawley

Montana: Steve Daines

Nebraska: Gerald Ford

Nevada: Dean Heller

New Hampshire: Kelly Ayotte

New Jersey: Antonin Scalia

New Mexico: Susana Martinez

New York: Donald Trump

North Carolina: Jesse Helms

North Dakota: Doug Burgum

Ohio: William Taft

Oklahoma: James Lankford

Oregon: Greg Walden

Pennsylvania: Rick Santorum

Rhode Island: Blake Filippi

South Carolina: Nikki Haley

South Dakota: John Thune

Tennessee: Marsha Blackburn

Texas: George W. Bush

Utah: Orrin Hatch

Vermont: Calvin Coolidge

Virginia: Not a Republican, but George Washington

Washington: Kim Wyman

West Virginia: Shelley Moore Capito

Wisconsin: Scott Walker

Wyoming: Dick Cheney

Caroline C.
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