Auburn, Alabama 

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Politics & Voting in Auburn, Alabama

The Political Climate in Auburn, AL is Leaning liberal.

Lee County, AL is Somewhat conservative. In Lee County, AL 35.9% of the people voted Democrat in the last presidential election, 58.5% voted Republican, and the remaining 5.6% voted Independent.

Lee county voted Republican in the previous five Presidential elections.
In the last Presidential election, Lee county remained strongly Republican, 58.5% to 35.9%


The BestPlaces Liberal/Conservative Index
Auburn, AL is Leaning liberal

Lee County, Alabama is Somewhat conservative.

Auburn-Opelika Metro Area is Leaning conservative.

Alabama is Strongly conservative.

The BestPlaces Liberal/Conservative Index is based on recent voting in national elections, federal campaign contributions by local residents, and consumer personality profiles.
VoteWord™

Displaying 16 years of Presidential voting, visualized in one word.

Auburn, Alabama: R R R R R

How It Works:
Here at BestPlaces, we were looking at the voting patterns since the 2000 election and realized that we could express the results of each election as one letter. R if the Republican candidate won, D for the Democrat and I for the Independent. The five elections (2000, 2004, 2008, 2012, 2016) would be expressed as five-letter word (R R D R R).

Then we went a little further and added the dimension of magnitude. If the difference of victory was greater than 10 percent, the letter is upper case, and lower case if the difference was less than 10 percent. This allows us to see interesting voting patterns at just a glance.

Here’s the VoteWord for Iowa – d r d d r. In the last five elections the state has been closely contested, voting narrowly for the Republican candidate in 2016 after voting Democratic in 2008 and 2012. Virginia (r r d d d) has voted narrowly Democratic in the last three elections.


Individual Campaign Contributions in Auburn, AL

In the last 4 years (2015-2018), there were 9,798 contributions totaling $879,875 to Democratic and liberal campaigns, averaging $90 per contribution.

In the last 4 years, there were 2,789 contributions totaling $759,378 to Republican and conservative campaigns, averaging $272 per contribution.

(source: Federal Election Commission)

LEE COUNTY, ALABAMA POLITICS VOTING
LEE COUNTY, ALABAMA POLITICS VOTING
LEE COUNTY, ALABAMA POLITICS VOTING HISTORY
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    Reviews for Auburn    14 Reviews
    I love Auburn - 12/6/2010
    Auburn is a very nice place to live and raise a family. Compared to New York where i'm from, living in Auburn is much cheaper. This is a college town so there isn't any... Read More

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    ehh, it's ok. - 10/28/2009
    I have lived almost 6 years in Auburn, most of which I went to the university. It is a nice little town to live in, although there are the projects mixed through out the... Read More

    Auburn, Alabama below the surface - 10/15/2009
    Auburn, Alabama is a university town with high resident involvement. Many alums retire here and the school system is one of the best in Alabama. Auburn offers much... Read More


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