Fort Lauderdale, Florida 

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Politics & Voting in Fort Lauderdale, Florida

The Political Climate in Fort Lauderdale, FL is Moderately liberal.

Broward County, FL is Strongly liberal. In Broward County, FL 64.5% of the people voted Democrat in the last presidential election, 34.7% voted for the Republican Party, and the remaining 0.8% voted Independent.

In the last Presidential election, Broward county remained overwhelmingly Democratic, 64.5% to 34.7%.
Broward county voted Democratic in every Presidential election since 2000


The BestPlaces Liberal/Conservative Index
Fort Lauderdale, FL is Moderately liberal

Broward County, Florida is Strongly liberal.

Miami-Fort Lauderdale-West Palm Beach Metro Area is Somewhat liberal.

Florida is Leaning conservative.

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.

Fort Lauderdale, Florida: 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 Fort Lauderdale, FL

In the last 4 years (2018-2021), there were 35,500 contributions totaling $37,502,979 to the Democratic Party and liberal campaigns, averaging $1,056 per contribution.

In the last 4 years, there were 9,512 contributions totaling $6,210,230 to the Republican Party and conservative campaigns, averaging $653 per contribution.

(source: Federal Election Commission)

BROWARD COUNTY, FLORIDA POLITICS VOTING
BROWARD COUNTY, FLORIDA POLITICS VOTING
BROWARD COUNTY, FLORIDA POLITICS VOTING HISTORY
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    Reviews for Fort Lauderdale    64 Reviews
    Here's how to win/live the South Florida life - 3/30/2019
    Fort Lauderdale and South Florida are eclectic, which makes for a tough adjustment if you're from a homogenous area. The secret is to find the location of all the things... Read More

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    A Diverse city with good and bad points - 10/28/2016
    Like any city, Fort Lauderdale has it's good points and it's bad. On the good side you can't beat the weather here, especially October to June. No snow and no winter... Read More

    Do NOT move here! - 7/1/2015
    My husband I are are from Illinois and Indiana. We moved here five years ago and we still HATE it! In the Midwest people are friendly and care about others. I can't... Read More


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