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Morgan Hill, California is a city located in Santa Clara County. The city has a mayor-council form of government, with the mayor serving as the chief executive officer and the seven-member City Council serving as the legislative body. The City Council works collaboratively to create public policy and ordinances that guide the growth and development of Morgan Hill. The City also has various commissions and committees that work closely with the City Council and staff to ensure that services are provided to residents in an effective manner. The Commission on Aging, Planning Commission, Parks & Recreation Commission, Design Review Board, and Economic Development Corporation are just some of these boards and committees. Each board or committee is made up of volunteers appointed by the Mayor or City Council to provide input on matters related to their area of expertise. Morgan Hill politics is focused on ensuring local government is responsive to citizens’ needs while maintaining fiscal responsibility for taxpayers.

The political climate in Morgan Hill, CA is moderately liberal.

Santa Clara County, CA is very liberal. In Santa Clara County, CA 72.6% of the people voted Democrat in the last presidential election, 25.2% voted for the Republican Party, and the remaining 2.1% voted Independent.

In the last Presidential election, Santa Clara county remained overwhelmingly Democratic, 72.6% to 25.2%.
Santa Clara county voted Democratic in every Presidential election since 2000.


The BestPlaces liberal/conservative index

Morgan Hill, CA is moderately liberal.


Santa Clara County, California is very liberal.

San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara Metro Area is very 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.

Morgan Hill, California: D D 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 Morgan Hill, CA

In the last 4 years (2018-2021), there were 9,478 contributions totaling $747,368 to the Democratic Party and liberal campaigns, averaging $79 per contribution.

In the last 4 years, there were 1,807 contributions totaling $328,969 to the Republican Party and conservative campaigns, averaging $182 per contribution.

(source: Federal Election Commission)

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Utility bills for my 3 bedroom house pinch me every month and encourage me to move to San Jose area. Why are utilities in this city are so expensive like other living  More

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After spending all of my life in the mid-west I had the hardest time getting used to living in California the lifestyle was so different. There is only one thing that I  More

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Ever wonder why many Italians immigrated to the San Jose California area? The answer is that the weather is most like what they are used to. Temperate. Slightly warm,  More

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