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Politics & Voting in Irvine, California

The Political Climate in Irvine, CA is Somewhat liberal.

Orange County, CA is Leaning liberal. In Orange County, CA 50.9% of the people voted Democrat in the last presidential election, 42.3% voted Republican, and the remaining 6.7% voted Independent.

Orange county flipped Democratic in the most recent Presidential election, after voting Republican in the previous four.
In the last Presidential election, Orange county flipped Democratic, 50.9% to 42.3%


The BestPlaces Liberal/Conservative Index
Irvine, CA is Somewhat liberal

Orange County, California is Leaning liberal.

Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim Metro Area is Moderately liberal.

California is Very liberal.

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.

Irvine, California: R R r r d

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 Irvine, CA

In the last 4 years (2015-2018), there were 44,981 contributions totaling $10,380,336 to Democratic and liberal campaigns, averaging $231 per contribution.

In the last 4 years, there were 15,425 contributions totaling $18,630,000 to Republican and conservative campaigns, averaging $1,208 per contribution.

(source: Federal Election Commission)

ORANGE COUNTY, CALIFORNIA POLITICS VOTING
ORANGE COUNTY, CALIFORNIA POLITICS VOTING
ORANGE COUNTY, CALIFORNIA POLITICS VOTING HISTORY
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    Irvine - 11/3/2019
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    Irvine appears nice, but under the surface....... - 4/26/2019
    Lived in Irvine off and on for 25 years. Density and traffic have become as undesirable as LA was in the 90s. The city times the traffic lights so drivers hit almost all... Read More

    It was a safe/affluent/good place, and still is - 4/17/2019
    I've lived in Irvine since 2007. To be completely honest, Irvine is basically Asian central. Tons of Asians, that's definitely true. Recently, we've been having crime... Read More


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