5 States Republicans and Democrats Aren't Fans Of Sorry, Michigan By Newser Editors, Newser Staff Posted Jul 7, 2015 7:53 PM CDT 37 comments Comments The state capitol in Lansing, Mich., one of five states that gets low favorability marks among both Democrats and Republicans. (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio, File) (Newser) – Pick a state, any state, and ask a bunch of people if they have a favorable impression of it. Generally speaking, Democrats and Republicans will answer differently—in 37 states, a clear majority of either Republicans or Democrats will give it a thumb's up. But YouGov points out that the red-state, blue-state divide doesn't quite work in the others. In eight states, a majority of Republicans and a majority of Democrats have a favorable impression of it: Alaska, Florida, Hawaii, Maine, Pennsylvania, Vermont, Virginia, and Washington. And there's five states that neither party likes very much: Michigan Nebraska Nevada New Jersey New Mexico Click for more details on the breakdown of states.