Residents in The Peach State are spread out over 159 counties, second only to Texas with 254. It was the last Confederate state to be restored to the Union after the Civil War. Georgia leans right with conservative Democrats and Republicans dominating their elections, including a win for the Republicans in the most recent presidential… Continue Reading ›

Down in the Bayou State, small businesses have shown that new growth in the wake of long-term economic challenges, such as those that arrived with Hurricane Katrina, is possible. Although Louisiana voted Democratic in presidential campaigns from the Reconstruction through the Second World War, it is overwhelmingly Republican today, having only supported Democratic southern governors’… Continue Reading ›