Most Patriotic States

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1, Maine

Average voter turnout: 62 percent

Total veteran population: 138,550

Percentage of veterans among adult population: 13 percent

Expenditure per veteran: $5.37

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2, Alaska

Average voter turnout: 56 percent

Total veteran population: 77,025

Percentage of veterans among adult population: 15 percent

Expenditure per veteran: $4.67

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3, Montana

Average voter turnout: 56 percent

Total veteran population: 102,015

Percentage of veterans among adult population: 14 percent

Expenditure per veteran: $4.96

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4, Wyoming

Average voter turnout: 53 percent
Total veteran population: 55,850
Percentage of veterans among adult population: 14 percent
Expenditure per veteran: $4.70

5, South Dakota

Average voter turnout: 57 percent

Total veteran population: 71,762

Percentage of veterans among adult population: 12 percent

Expenditure per veteran: $6.35

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6, New Hampshire

Average voter turnout: 56 percent

Total veteran population: 127,964

Percentage of veterans among adult population: 12 percent

Expenditure per veteran: $3.85

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7, Minnesota

Average voter turnout: 63 percent

Total veteran population: 381,309

Percentage of veterans among adult population: 10 percent

Expenditure per veteran: $4.81

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8, Washington

Average voter turnout: 54 percent

Total veteran population: 632,210

Percentage of veterans among adult population: 12 percent

Expenditure per veteran: $4.00

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9, Oregon

Average voter turnout: 55 percent
Total veteran population: 333,752
Percentage of veterans among adult population: 11 percent
Expenditure per veteran: $5.10

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10, Virginia

Average voter turnout: 49 percent
Total veteran population: 822,312
Percentage of veterans among adult population: 14 percent
Expenditure per veteran: $4.14

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11, Vermont

Average voter turnout: 57 percent
Total veteran population: 52,082
Percentage of veterans among adult population: 11 percent
Expenditure per veteran: $ 4.59

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12, North Dakota

Average voter turnout: 55 percent
Total veteran population: 56,310
Percentage of veterans among adult population: 11 percent
Expenditure per veteran: $4.47

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13, Colorado

Average voter turnout: 55 percent
Total veteran population: 421,342
Percentage of veterans among adult population: 11 percent
Expenditure per veteran: $4.34

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14, Wisconsin

Average voter turnout: 59 percent
Total veteran population: 417,654
Percentage of veterans among adult population: 10 percent
Expenditure per veteran: $4.49

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15, Iowa

Average voter turnout: 58 percent
Total veteran population: 234,552
Percentage of veterans among adult population: 10 percent
Expenditure per veteran: $3.80

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16, Delaware

Average voter turnout: 53 percent
Total veteran population: 78,247
Percentage of veterans among adult population: 12 percent
Expenditure per veteran: $3.58

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17, Missouri

Average voter turnout: 53 percent
Total veteran population: 505,916
Percentage of veterans among adult population: 11 percent
Expenditure per veteran: $4.52

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18, Ohio

Average voter turnout: 54 percent
Total veteran population: 890,340
Percentage of veterans among adult population: 10 percent
Expenditure per veteran: $5.90

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19, Idaho

Average voter turnout: 49 percent
Total veteran population: 136,625
Percentage of veterans among adult population: 12 percent
Expenditure per veteran: $4.22

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20, Alabama

Average voter turnout: 50 percent
Total veteran population: 405,624
Percentage of veterans among adult population: 11 percent
Expenditure per veteran: $5.35