Coeur d'Alene, ID Voting


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Coeur d'Alene has a mayor-council form of government, with the mayor serving as the city's chief executive and the council as the city's legislative body. The mayor is elected to a four-year term, while each council member is elected to a two-year term. The council elects a president and vice president from among its members. The politics of Coeur d'Alene are largely shaped by the city's location in Idaho's 1st congressional district, which is considered a swing district. In recent years, the city has been represented by both Democratic and Republican congressmen.

The political climate in Coeur d'Alene, ID is moderately conservative.

Kootenai County, ID is very conservative. In Kootenai County, ID 27.1% of the people voted Democrat in the last presidential election, 69.9% voted for the Republican Party, and the remaining 3.0% voted Independent.

In the last Presidential election, Kootenai county remained overwhelmingly Republican, 69.9% to 27.1%.
Kootenai county voted Republican in every Presidential election since 2000.

The BestPlaces liberal/conservative index

Coeur d'Alene, ID is moderately conservative.

Kootenai County, Idaho is very conservative.

Coeur d'Alene Metro Area is very conservative.

Idaho is strongly conservative.

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.

Coeur d'Alene, Idaho: 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 Coeur d'Alene, ID

In the last 4 years (2018-2021), there were 4,554 contributions totaling $281,093 to the Democratic Party and liberal campaigns, averaging $62 per contribution.

In the last 4 years, there were 1,552 contributions totaling $342,124 to the Republican Party and conservative campaigns, averaging $220 per contribution.

(source: Federal Election Commission)

Kootenai County, Idaho Politics Voting
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I’ve lived here for about 3 years and this is my honest review. It is an extremely beautiful place to live, small but still lots of things to do. It is getting very  More

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I’ve lived here my entire life and travelled the majority of the country and I have to say - I just don’t understand why anyone is moving here. The prices have  More

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I've lived here for around 6 years and it is the most beautiful place I have ever been. If you're into hiking then Tubbs Hill is the best place for that! Also, masks,  More

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