Residents From Liberal Cities Flock to New Red State Amid Crime and Chaos

By Carver Malone | May 11, 2024

Popular choice

In recent times, a noticeable pattern has developed as residents of liberal-leaning states on the West Coast opt to move to neighboring conservative states, seeking respite from political unrest, homelessness, and rising crime rates.

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Among these destinations, Idaho has stood out as a popular choice, experiencing a substantial 12% increase in its population between 2018 and 2023, according to the Daily Mail.

Wave of migration

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Nick Kostenborder and Ashley Manning represent this wave of migration, having moved from Portland to Sandpoint, Idaho, accompanied by their young son.