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'Star Wars': America Divided on Which Character Is the Best

A breakdown of popularity by state reveals only Maine loves Rey most and Darth Vader rules in Washington, D.C.

We really are truly a nation divided.

In honor of Star Wars Day, the team at Ranker Insights has prepared some data for Heat Vision about the most popular Star Wars characters, and has even broken them down on a state-by-state basis.

First, here's the most popular:

1. Obi-Wan Kenobi
2. Darth Vader
3. Han Solo
4. Yoda
5. R2-D2
6. Chewbacca
7. Luke Skywalker
8. Leia Organa
9. Boba Fett
10. Darth Maul

No. 1 is a little surprising. Who knew Darth Vader or Han Solo would play second fiddle to Obi-Wan? And Luke and Leia don't even crack the top 5. 

Now, check out which character is is most popular, by state.

A few notable findings: Maine is the only state where Rey rules, and Montana is the only Darth Maul stronghold. The West Coast is fixated on Han Solo, while Washington, D.C., is among the places where Darth Vader is lord (perhaps appropriate, as Steve Bannon did once reveal his admiration for the Sith lord.)

Here's the full state-by-state breakdown:

Alabama: R2-D2?

Alaska: R2-D2?

Arizona: Han Solo?

Arkansas: Darth Vader

California: Han Solo?

Colorado: Han Solo?

Connecticut: Darth Vader?

Delaware: Darth Vader?

Florida: Darth Vader?

Georgia: Han Solo?

Hawaii: Yoda?

Idaho: Darth Vader?

Illinois: Obi-Wan Kenobi?

Indiana: Han Solo?

Iowa: Obi-Wan Kenobi?

Kansas: Boba Fett?

Kentucky: Obi-Wan Kenobi?

Louisiana: Luke Skywalker?

Maine: Rey?

Maryland: Darth Vader?

Massachusetts: Leia Organa?

Michigan: Luke Skywalker?

Minnesota: Darth Vader?

Mississippi: Yoda?

Missouri: Han Solo?

Montana: Darth Maul?

Nebraska: Obi-Wan Kenobi?

Nevada: Han Solo?

New Hampshire: Leia Organa?

New Jersey: Yoda?

New Mexico: Darth Vader?

New York: Yoda?

North Carolina: Darth Vader?

North Dakota: Chewbacca?

Ohio: Luke Skywalker?

Oklahoma: Boba Fett?

Oregon: Han Solo?

Pennsylvania: Obi-Wan Kenobi?

Rhode Island: Boba Fett?

South Carolina: Luke Skywalker?

South Dakota: Chewbacca?

Tennessee: Yoda?

Texas: Darth Vader?

Utah: Chewbacca?

Vermont: Chewbacca?

Virginia: Darth Vader?

Washington: Obi-Wan Kenobi

West Virginia: Obi-Wan Kenobi?

Wisconsin: Luke Skywalker?

Wyoming: Yoda

Washington, DC: Darth Vader

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