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A Fix call-out: The best state-based political dynasties

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Politics is often a family affair, and a famous and familiar last name is the equivalent of gold in some states.

But who are the biggest and best political dynasties in all 50 states?

It's a question we've long been interested in, but this time, we're looking for the best of the best . And we need your help.

Over the course of the next few days, we're asking Fix readers to help us pick the most famous political name/dynasty in all 50 states.

We will be taking nominations both in our comments section and on Twitter, using the hashtag #FixDynasties. Make sure to tell us both the name of the family and the state it's associated with.

A quick note: We know there are a lot of dyansties that span numerous states -- the Rockefellers, the Bushes, the Clintons, the Udalls, etc. -- but for this exercise, we're focusing on the ones that are closely tied to a particular state.

(And remember to focus on some of the smaller states and lesser-known dynasties, where your entry has a better chance at being picked!)

We'll announce the winners on this blog early next week.

So get to it!

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