Indianapolis, Indiana 

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Politics & Voting in Indianapolis, Indiana

The Political Climate in Indianapolis, IN is Somewhat liberal.

Marion County, IN is Somewhat liberal. In Marion County, IN 58.0% of the people voted Democrat in the last presidential election, 35.5% voted Republican, and the remaining 6.4% voted Independent.

Marion county voted Democratic in the last four Presidential elections, after voting Republican in 2000.
In the last Presidential election, Marion county remained strongly Democratic, 58.0% to 35.5%


The BestPlaces Liberal/Conservative Index
Indianapolis, IN is Somewhat liberal

Marion County, Indiana is Somewhat liberal.

Indianapolis-Carmel-Anderson Metro Area is Leaning liberal.

Indiana 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.
VoteWord™

Displaying 16 years of Presidential voting, visualized in one word.

Indianapolis, Indiana: 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 candidate won, D for the Democrat and I for the Independent. 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 candidate in 2016 after voting Democratic in 2008 and 2012. Virginia (r r d d d) has voted narrowly Democratic in the last three elections.


Individual Campaign Contributions in Indianapolis, IN

In the last 4 years (2015-2018), there were 67,336 contributions totaling $11,150,156 to Democratic and liberal campaigns, averaging $166 per contribution.

In the last 4 years, there were 17,757 contributions totaling $16,058,060 to Republican and conservative campaigns, averaging $904 per contribution.

(source: Federal Election Commission)

MARION COUNTY, INDIANA POLITICS VOTING
MARION COUNTY, INDIANA POLITICS VOTING
MARION COUNTY, INDIANA POLITICS VOTING HISTORY
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    I've been to just about every big city and with the exception of St. Louis and Baltimore, Indianapolis is at the bottom of my list of America's urban places. It's a... Read More

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    Do your homework before moving here?? - 4/16/2019
    Every comment on this feed is true about Indianapolis. I’m just adding my two cents..lol! This city has jobs yes. Decent housing yes. Public transportation is becoming... Read More

    Terrible, Horrible, Sad excuse of a small city... - 4/13/2019
    WORST PLACE EVER!!!!!!! If you are thinking about moving here don’t!! All the reviews about the city being boring, people are super rude and unfriendly, crime is so... Read More


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