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Politics & Voting in Tampa, Florida

The Political Climate in Tampa, FL is Somewhat liberal.

Hillsborough County, FL is Leaning liberal. In Hillsborough County, FL 52.7% of the people voted Democrat in the last presidential election, 45.8% voted for the Republican Party, and the remaining 1.4% voted Independent.

In the last Presidential election, Hillsborough county remained moderately Democratic, 52.7% to 45.8%.
Hillsborough county voted Democratic in the four most recent Presidential elections, after 2000 and 2004 went Republican


The BestPlaces Liberal/Conservative Index
Tampa, FL is Somewhat liberal

Hillsborough County, Florida is Leaning liberal.

Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater Metro Area is Leaning conservative.

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.

Tampa, Florida: 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 Tampa, FL

In the last 4 years (2018-2021), there were 28,459 contributions totaling $4,653,600 to the Democratic Party and liberal campaigns, averaging $164 per contribution.

In the last 4 years, there were 8,178 contributions totaling $10,559,273 to the Republican Party and conservative campaigns, averaging $1,291 per contribution.

(source: Federal Election Commission)

HILLSBOROUGH COUNTY, FLORIDA POLITICS VOTING
HILLSBOROUGH COUNTY, FLORIDA POLITICS VOTING
HILLSBOROUGH COUNTY, FLORIDA POLITICS VOTING HISTORY
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    Danger, hazardous to health. - 12/14/2021
    I lived here all my life and I can ONLY think of other places I would rather be. I’ve traveled the country for many things and even traveled internationally for... Read More

    Run Away, Run Away!!! - 10/11/2021
    Definitely the worst city I have ever lived in. The people here are scum, and if they aren't scum yet, they become it. All sites lie. The price for housing is so much... Read More


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