Glen Ellyn, Illinois 

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Politics & Voting in Glen Ellyn, Illinois

The Political Climate in Glen Ellyn, IL is Leaning liberal.

DuPage County, IL is Leaning liberal. In DuPage County, IL 53.1% of the people voted Democrat in the last presidential election, 38.6% voted for the Republican Party, and the remaining 8.3% voted Independent.

DuPage county voted Democratic in the last three Presidential elections, after voting Republican in 2000 and 2004.
In the last Presidential election, DuPage county remained strongly Democratic, 53.1% to 38.6%


The BestPlaces Liberal/Conservative Index
Glen Ellyn, IL is Leaning liberal

DuPage County, Illinois is Leaning liberal.

Chicago-Naperville-Elgin Metro Area is Moderately liberal.

Illinois 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.

Glen Ellyn, Illinois: R r 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 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 Party candidate in 2016 after voting for the Democratic Party in 2008 and 2012. Virginia (r r d d d) has voted narrowly for the Democratic Party in the last three elections.


Individual Campaign Contributions in Glen Ellyn, IL

In the last 4 years (2015-2018), there were 16,166 contributions totaling $1,609,155 to the Democratic Party and liberal campaigns, averaging $100 per contribution.

In the last 4 years, there were 3,965 contributions totaling $1,814,151 to the Republican Party and conservative campaigns, averaging $458 per contribution.

(source: Federal Election Commission)

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    Reviews for Glen Ellyn    2 Reviews
    Settled in 1834 - 10/7/2016
    My husband and I moved to Glen Ellyn from Chicago in 1993 when our first child was born. One thing you should know about GE is that it is spread out and there is an "in... Read More

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    Old Fashion Neighborhood living - 1/29/2014
    My husband and I are life long residents of the Chicago area and have lived in Glen Ellyn since 1998. It is a comfortable, walkable, old fashion neighborhood where you... Read More


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