Wichita, Kansas 

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Politics & Voting in Wichita, Kansas

The Political Climate in Wichita, KS is Leaning conservative.

Sedgwick County, KS is Somewhat conservative. In Sedgwick County, KS 42.6% of the people voted Democrat in the last presidential election, 54.4% voted for the Republican Party, and the remaining 2.9% voted Independent.

In the last Presidential election, Sedgwick county remained strongly Republican, 54.4% to 42.6%.
Sedgwick county voted Republican in every Presidential election since 2000


The BestPlaces Liberal/Conservative Index
Wichita, KS is Leaning conservative

Sedgwick County, Kansas is Somewhat conservative.

Wichita Metro Area is Moderately conservative.

Kansas is Somewhat 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.

Wichita, Kansas: 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 Wichita, KS

In the last 4 years (2018-2021), there were 12,773 contributions totaling $1,137,534 to the Democratic Party and liberal campaigns, averaging $89 per contribution.

In the last 4 years, there were 5,426 contributions totaling $5,971,581 to the Republican Party and conservative campaigns, averaging $1,101 per contribution.

(source: Federal Election Commission)

SEDGWICK COUNTY, KANSAS POLITICS VOTING
SEDGWICK COUNTY, KANSAS POLITICS VOTING
SEDGWICK COUNTY, KANSAS POLITICS VOTING HISTORY
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    Reviews for Wichita    58 Reviews
    Wichita, great for families or starter city. - 7/27/2020
    My comparison is to living in AZ, CO, NE & WY. Wichita is a nice city with a lot to do. It has history, art, live music, breweries, plenty of biking and walking trails.... Read More

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    Great city - 4/12/2020
    I lived in Wichita for several years and it was a great place to live, low crime for such a large city. Very diverse, lots to do, plenty of jobs and beautiful... Read More

    It has nice and not so nice qualities - 7/8/2019
    I grew up there. Here's the good, bad and ugly. First the bad- the worst thing about this place is the weather. It absolutely sucks all year. It's windy and freezing all... Read More


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