Your State’s Favorite Halloween Candy Is …

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What type of sweet tooth do you have? Do you like chocolate? Or perhaps you’re more of a sweet-and-sour candy fan, or a lover of fruity candy or candy corn?

Retail review website Influenster.com surveyed more than 40,000 people across the U.S. to determine which Halloween candies are the most popular in each state (and the District of Columbia) in 2016.

Here are some survey highlights:

  • Highest number of votes: Reese’s Peanut Butter Cups received the highest total number of votes, according to Influenster. The candy was one of only three candies — Reese’s, Kit Kats and Butterfingers — to receive top treat votes in all 50 states.
  • Candy that earned top marks in the most states: This may come as a surprise, but candy corn was the most popular candy pick in five states: Oregon, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas and Wyoming.

Here are the sweet state-by-state picks for America’s favorite Halloween candies:

  • Alabama: AirHeads
  • Alaska: Snickers
  • Arizona: Toblerone
  • Arkansas: Skittles
  • California: Lifesavers
  • Colorado: Milky Way
  • Connecticut: Reese’s Peanut Butter Cups
  • Delaware: 3 Musketeers
  • Florida: Nestle Crunch Bar
  • Georgia: Pixy Stix
  • Hawaii: 100 Grand Bar
  • Idaho: Butterfinger
  • Illinois: Snickers
  • Indiana: Reese’s Pieces
  • Iowa: Twix
  • Kansas: Twizzlers
  • Kentucky: Whoppers
  • Louisiana: Swedish Fish
  • Maine: Starburst
  • Maryland: Almond Joy
  • Massachusetts: Starburst
  • Michigan: M&M’s
  • Minnesota: 100 Grand Bar
  • Mississippi: Hershey’s Kisses
  • Missouri: Hershey’s Kisses
  • Montana: Kit Kat Bar
  • Nebraska: Skittles
  • Nevada: Jolly Ranchers
  • New Hampshire: Tootsie Rolls
  • New Jersey: Sour Patch Kids
  • New Mexico: 3 Musketeers
  • New York: Sweet Tarts
  • North Carolina: Butterfinger
  • North Dakota: Sour Patch Kids
  • Ohio: Milky Way
  • Oklahoma: M&M’s
  • Oregon: Candy corn
  • Pennsylvania: Swedish Fish
  • Rhode Island: Reese’s Peanut Butter Cups
  • South Carolina: Candy corn
  • South Dakota: Laffy Taffy
  • Tennessee: Candy corn
  • Texas: Candy corn
  • Utah: Nerds
  • Vermont: Almond Joy
  • Virginia: Reese’s Pieces
  • Washington: AirHeads
  • West Virginia: Oreos
  • Wisconsin: Laffy Taffy
  • Wyoming: Candy corn
  • District of Columbia: Twix

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