The draw of the DEMOCRAT Party, in ALL states, is that it "embraces" a philosophy that appeals to human laziness. It is that simple. No real efforts or work is required, other than voting and maybe hangin' out occasionally as a mob. Individual initiative is not encouraged, nor is discipline or observation of ethics which entails. at times, personal sacrifice. The DEMOCRAT Party and Liberal organizations know they can appeal to human nature and the inherent laziness, intellectual and often physical, that resides within it.
In comparison, being conservative or actual Republican is just too hard and difficult. Be advised. Principles have sharp, pointed edges and should only be held or handled by adults.