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10 Most Politically Engaged States | Best States
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10 Most Politically Engaged States | Best States

With the midterm elections quickly approaching, people across the country are gearing up to vote. The 2018 midterm elections saw the highest voter turnout for midterms in decades, though the United States still lags behind many of its peers in voter participation. According to a new report from WalletHub, a personal finance website, some states are more politically engaged than others.Maryland topped the report’s list of the most politically engaged states, in particular receiving high marks for its percentage of registered voters, the share of the electorate that voted in 2020, and political engagement among young people.According to WalletHub, blue states tend to be more politically engaged than red states. Every state in the top five voted for Joe Biden in the 2020 presidential elect...