Monroe, GA Voting


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Monroe, GA is a town with a strong sense of community pride and political engagement. Residents of Monroe are committed to the success of their local government and have their representatives in place to make sure they are heard. The city council has four members that include the mayor, two council members, and the municipal judge. They are responsible for making decisions that will affect the citizens of Monroe, such as deciding on budgets, taxes, and other important issues. The city also has several local initiatives such as supporting small businesses, creating recreational facilities, and promoting public safety. Residents actively participate in local elections to ensure that their voices are heard and that their interests are represented by those elected into office. Local politicians take an active role in discussion with citizens at forums and meetings to make sure everyone is informed about current events and policy changes. All in all, politics in Monroe is a collaborative effort between its residents and officials to build a better future for everyone involved.

The political climate in Monroe, GA is moderately conservative.

Walton County, GA is very conservative. In Walton County, GA 24.8% of the people voted Democrat in the last presidential election, 74.1% voted for the Republican Party, and the remaining 1.1% voted Independent.

In the last Presidential election, Walton county remained overwhelmingly Republican, 74.1% to 24.8%.
Walton county voted Republican in every Presidential election since 2000.

The BestPlaces liberal/conservative index

Monroe, GA is moderately conservative.

Walton County, Georgia is very conservative.

Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Alpharetta Metro Area is moderately liberal.

Georgia is leaning liberal.

The BestPlaces liberal/conservative index is based on recent voting in national elections, federal campaign contributions by local residents, and consumer personality profiles.

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

Monroe, Georgia: R R R R 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 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 Monroe, GA

In the last 4 years (2018-2021), there were 520 contributions totaling $39,126 to the Democratic Party and liberal campaigns, averaging $75 per contribution.

In the last 4 years, there were 744 contributions totaling $204,852 to the Republican Party and conservative campaigns, averaging $275 per contribution.

(source: Federal Election Commission)

Walton County, Georgia Politics Voting
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