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Politics & Voting in Salisbury, Connecticut

The Political Climate in Salisbury, CT is Leaning conservative.

Litchfield County, CT is Leaning conservative. In Litchfield County, CT 40.8% of the people voted Democrat in the last presidential election, 54.4% voted Republican, and the remaining 4.7% voted Independent.

Litchfield county voted Republican in 2016, 2012 and 2004, and Democratic in 2008 and 2000.
In the last Presidential election, Litchfield county remained moderately Republican, 54.4% to 40.8%


The BestPlaces Liberal/Conservative Index
Salisbury, CT is Leaning conservative

Litchfield County, Connecticut is Leaning conservative.

Torrington Metro Area is Leaning conservative.

Connecticut is Moderately 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.

Salisbury, Connecticut: d r d r R

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 Salisbury, CT

In the last 4 years (2015-2018), there were 10,427 contributions totaling $2,459,301 to Democratic and liberal campaigns, averaging $236 per contribution.

In the last 4 years, there were 391 contributions totaling $69,876 to Republican and conservative campaigns, averaging $179 per contribution.

(source: Federal Election Commission)

LITCHFIELD COUNTY, CONNECTICUT POLITICS VOTING
LITCHFIELD COUNTY, CONNECTICUT POLITICS VOTING
LITCHFIELD COUNTY, CONNECTICUT POLITICS VOTING HISTORY
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