Lake Forest, California 

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Politics & Voting in Lake Forest, California

The Political Climate in Lake Forest, CA is Leaning 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
Lake Forest, CA is Leaning 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.

Lake Forest, 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 Lake Forest, CA

In the last 4 years (2015-2018), there were 14,349 contributions totaling $2,164,655 to Democratic and liberal campaigns, averaging $151 per contribution.

In the last 4 years, there were 4,778 contributions totaling $1,833,876 to Republican and conservative campaigns, averaging $384 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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    Reviews for Lake Forest    14 Reviews
    Dreary - 2/5/2019
    I've lived here for 5 and a half years and it's the worst. There's no way to describe the inherent awful nature of Lake Forest without sounding like I'm exaggerating.... Read More

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    Lake Forest BOOOOOOOO - 10/16/2010
    As the subject line states above, this is a fact. Lake Forest, CA sucks. As a young Black male who's been living here (without my consent) for the last off and on 9... Read More

    Saddleback Church - 9/12/2010
    This church is huge. If you want depth into the christian faith, you won't get it here. It is a "seeker" church. It caters to surface depth christianity. You won't... Read More


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