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Ten Most Politically Engaged States -- and Where Colorado Finishes

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Number 6: Maine Education ranking: 26

GDP per capita: 45

Tax-fairness ranking: 18

Percentage of young citizens (18-24) who actually voted in the 2012 Presidential election: 42.8 percent (19)

Percentage of senior citizens (18-24) who actually voted in the 2012 Presidential election: 79.07 percent (8)

Number 5: Wisconsin Education ranking: 28

GDP per capita: 27

Tax-fairness ranking: 27

Percentage of young citizens (18-24) who actually voted in the 2012 Presidential election: 56 percent (4)

Percentage of senior citizens (18-24) who actually voted in the 2012 Presidential election: 82.37 percent (2)

Continue to keep counting down the most politically engaged states according to WalletHub.
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