Big Prairie, MI Voting


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Big Prairie, MI is a small rural town located in the Midwest of the United States. The town is governed by a local mayor and city council. All political decisions are made by the mayor and council members who take into consideration the needs of the community when making decisions. Every election cycle, local candidates run for office in order to represent their constituents’ interests in the city government. Local issues such as taxes, public utilities, road maintenance, and school funding are all managed by the officials elected into public office. The residents of Big Prairie look to their elected officials to help them continue to make Big Prairie a great place to live and work while ensuring that their rights and beliefs are respected.

The political climate in Big Prairie, MI is strongly conservative.

Newaygo County, MI is very conservative. In Newaygo County, MI 28.9% of the people voted Democrat in the last presidential election, 69.3% voted for the Republican Party, and the remaining 1.7% voted Independent.

In the last Presidential election, Newaygo county remained overwhelmingly Republican, 69.3% to 28.9%.
Newaygo county voted Republican in every Presidential election since 2000.

The BestPlaces liberal/conservative index

Big Prairie, MI is strongly conservative.

Newaygo County, Michigan is very conservative.

Michigan 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.

Big Prairie, Michigan: 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 Big Prairie, MI

In the last 4 years (2018-2021), there were 239 contributions totaling $25,385 to the Democratic Party and liberal campaigns, averaging $106 per contribution.

In the last 4 years, there were 98 contributions totaling $13,489 to the Republican Party and conservative campaigns, averaging $138 per contribution.

(source: Federal Election Commission)

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