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beer track
 n.— «That’s because Maryland, said Thomas Schaller, associate professor of political science at University of Maryland Baltimore County, has become a “wine track” state, similar to California, New Jersey and Connecticut, where incomes are high, people are well-educated and the electorate is less concerned about race. (He distinguishes Maryland from “beer track” states like Ohio and Pennsylvania.)» —“Maryland looks to be Obama country” by David Lightman in Hagerstown, Maryland McClatchy Feb. 10, 2008. (source: Double-Tongued Dictionary)

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