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The most liberal state in the nation...

...is home to the most ultra-rich ($30 million or more NIPR). The second most liberal state in the nation is home to the second most ultra-rich. But one of the most conservative states in the nation is home to the third most ultra-rich. And one of the most politically conflicted states is fourth. And so on...

Does it prove anything at all, other than natural distribution according to population? Not really. California has about eleven percent of the nation's people and about eighteen percent of the nation's ultra-rich. It also has more than its predictable share of national parks. It also has more than its predictable share of coastline. Its coastline also has more than its predictable share of above-freezing days. It also has more than its predictable share of earthquakes. &c.

What is driving what is always the ultimate statistical conundrum. But that coastline and that sunshine would, I bet, have the most to do with any outliers, if you pressed them.