Modesto, California 

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Politics & Voting in Modesto, California

The Political Climate in Modesto, CA is Leaning liberal.

Stanislaus County, CA is Leaning liberal. In Stanislaus County, CA 49.0% of the people voted Democrat in the last presidential election, 48.2% voted for the Republican Party, and the remaining 2.8% voted Independent.

In the last Presidential election, Stanislaus county remained narrowly Democratic, 49.0% to 48.2%.
Stanislaus county voted Democratic in the four most recent Presidential elections, after 2000 and 2004 went Republican


The BestPlaces Liberal/Conservative Index
Modesto, CA is Leaning liberal

Stanislaus County, California is Leaning liberal.

Modesto Metro Area is Leaning 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.
VoteWord™

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

Modesto, 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 Modesto, CA

In the last 4 years (2018-2021), there were 13,880 contributions totaling $1,094,126 to the Democratic Party and liberal campaigns, averaging $79 per contribution.

In the last 4 years, there were 4,097 contributions totaling $1,060,952 to the Republican Party and conservative campaigns, averaging $259 per contribution.

(source: Federal Election Commission)

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STANISLAUS COUNTY, CALIFORNIA POLITICS VOTING HISTORY
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    Reviews for Modesto    35 Reviews
    idk - 6/19/2021
    I was born and raised here (still currently live here) and there are some nice areas and not so nice areas. I really think we need to improve our community and create... Read More

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    Decent - 4/30/2021
    It's fine. Lived here for over 10 years. Here's my breakdown. CONS: Crime rate: mostly on the westside, unless you live in better developed areas. Summer weather:... Read More

    In A Teen's Perspective... - 11/5/2020
    I know this website is probably only for adults, which I am not, but I thought perhaps adults would like to hear a kid's perspective of things, you know, if any adult... Read More


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