Mentone, CA Voting


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Mentone, CA is a small town located in San Bernardino County. The local politics of Mentone are focused mainly on the issues that face its residents. This includes topics such as education, public safety, infrastructure improvements, and economic development. Local political candidates running for office in Mentone are typically community members who are active in their respective neighborhoods and have a deep understanding of the unique needs within their area. They focus on ensuring they serve their constituents and develop meaningful policy solutions to solve the issues within the community. The elections are often competitive and give citizens an opportunity to vote for candidates they believe would best serve them and be a positive voice for the entire municipality.

The political climate in Mentone, CA is leaning liberal.

San Bernardino County, CA is somewhat liberal. In San Bernardino County, CA 54.2% of the people voted Democrat in the last presidential election, 43.5% voted for the Republican Party, and the remaining 2.3% voted Independent.

In the last Presidential election, San Bernardino county remained strongly Democratic, 54.2% to 43.5%.
San Bernardino county voted Democratic in the four most recent Presidential elections, after 2000 and 2004 went Republican.

The BestPlaces liberal/conservative index

Mentone, CA is leaning liberal.

San Bernardino County, California is somewhat liberal.

Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario Metro Area is somewhat liberal.

California is strongly liberal.

The BestPlaces liberal/conservative index is based on recent voting in national elections, federal campaign contributions by local residents, and consumer personality profiles.

Displaying 20 years of Presidential voting, visualized in one word.

Mentone, California: r R d d D 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 Party candidate won, D if the Democratic Party candidate won and I if the Independent Party candidate won. The six elections (2000, 2004, 2008, 2012, 2016, 2020) would be expressed as six-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 six elections the state has been closely contested, voting narrowly for the Republican Party candidate in 2016 and 2020 after voting for the Democratic Party in 2008 and 2012. Virginia (r r d d d D) has voted for the Democratic Party in the last three elections.

Individual Campaign Contributions in Mentone, CA

In the last 4 years (2018-2021), there were 8,154 contributions totaling $515,399 to the Democratic Party and liberal campaigns, averaging $63 per contribution.

In the last 4 years, there were 1,267 contributions totaling $264,957 to the Republican Party and conservative campaigns, averaging $209 per contribution.

(source: Federal Election Commission)

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