Category Elimination - U.S. Geography

In each group, name any answer which matches the first category to reveal the second category, then name any answer which applies to both categories to reveal a third, and so on.
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*Populations of capitals refer to city proper only. Click for more info
Answer must correspond to the highlighted yellow box.
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Last updated: December 20, 2020
First submittedMarch 11, 2020
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Green Categories
50
States of the U.S.
41
... with an area over 20,000 mi2
15
... with land on the Mississippi or Missouri rivers
6
... a democratic governor
1
... and start with a vowel
Illinois
 
Orange Categories
50
State capitals of the U.S.
41
... which are one word
13
... that are the biggest city in their state*
6
... without the letter E
1
... and with an elevation over 1000 ft
Atlanta
Blue Categories
50
States of the U.S. (by Flag)
38
... which have red on them
20
... with the state name on them
10
... that have humans on them
1
... and with only trace amounts of blue
Florida
 
Purple Categories
100
States or capitals of the U.S.
39
... starting with a letter after M
11
... are coastal
5
... with fewer than 5 mil people*
1
... and with an NBA team
Oregon
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Level 68
Apr 14, 2020
Nominated
+1
Level 43
May 18, 2020
Pretty sure Washington is coastal?
+1
Level 74
May 18, 2020
It is. This has been fixed.
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Level 38
Dec 20, 2020
spent most of the time why Topeka doesn't work because it's the capital of Kansas
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Level 38
Dec 20, 2020
Can you fix this HinesBrothers
+1
Level 74
Dec 20, 2020
Done
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Level 47
Jul 18, 2022
Minnesota also has a democratic governor