Impressive to say the least. Note: The average drop was 1.35%, which is 50% better than the national decline of .9%.

Via Examiner:

Voters in 17 states elected new Republican governors in November 2010. This new breed of fiscally-conservative, tea party-supported Republican governors took office in January 2011. Here is how those states have fared since then, in terms of their unemployment rates:

Kansas — 6.9% to 6.1% = a decline of 0.8%

Maine — 8.0% to 7.4% = a decline of 0.6%

Michigan — 10.9% to 8.5% = a decline of 2.4%

New Mexico — 7.7% to 6.7% = a decline of 1.0%

Oklahoma — 6.2% to 4.8% = a decline of 1.4%

Pennsylvania — 8.0% to 7.4% = a decline of 0.6%

Tennessee — 9.5% to 7.9% = a decline of 1.6%

Wisconsin — 7.7% to 6.8% = a decline of 0.9%

Wyoming — 6.3% to 5.2% = a decline of 1.1%

Alabama — 9.3% to 7.4% = a decline of 1.9%

Georgia — 10.1% to 8.9% = a decline of 1.2%

South Carolina — 10.6% to 9.1% = a decline of 1.5%

South Dakota — 5.0% to 4.3% = a decline of 0.7%

Florida — 10.9% to 8.6% = a decline of 2.3%

Nevada — 13.8% to 11.6% = a decline of 2.2%

Iowa — 6.1% to 5.1% = a decline of 1.0%

Ohio – 9.0% to 7.3% = a decline of 1.7%

HT: DRUDGE/Breitbart

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