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Why conservatives from Southern California are flocking to Northern Idaho




A 14-passenger Citylink bus travels down Highway 95 on the Coeur d' Alene Indian Reservation, December 15, 2005 north of Tensed in Kootenai County Idaho.
A 14-passenger Citylink bus travels down Highway 95 on the Coeur d' Alene Indian Reservation, December 15, 2005 north of Tensed in Kootenai County Idaho.
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It may come as no surprise that Idaho is one of the reddest states in the country, or that a county in northern Idaho has become perhaps the reddest county in the country. One of the reasons for that deep red hue is an influx of conservatives from Southern California.

Sierra Crane-Murdoch, who reported on this migratory pattern for the High Country News, joins the show with more.