If you wanted the Pacific NW, you ought to have remained into the NW. Nowhere else could be the same.
Politically: Go glance at 538. The Deep South are swing states this season; it is simply that a lot more of the Democratic voters are black individuals, and much more of this GOP voters are white people in the nation as well as in the suburbs. You will need to go find individuals that trust you, but you may still find a complete great deal of these.