Resort, MI Voting


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United States / Michigan / No Metro Area / Emmet County / Resort / Zip Codes
The small town of Resort, MI is a tight-knit community with a thriving political scene. Residents of the town often come together to discuss issues that affect them and their families, ranging from local taxes to the quality of public services. Many residents are active in their local politics and attend meetings or public events to voice their opinions on current policies and proposed changes. A number of candidates run for local office every year to represent the various interests of the townspeople. The campaigns are often highly competitive, as the candidates must work hard to earn the trust and support of the local voters. Although there is no single political party which dominates Resort's politics, locals pride themselves in being an open-minded and diverse group with common goals for the betterment of their community.

The political climate in Resort, MI is somewhat conservative.

Emmet County, MI is somewhat conservative. In Emmet County, MI 43.5% of the people voted Democrat in the last presidential election, 54.6% voted for the Republican Party, and the remaining 1.9% voted Independent.

In the last Presidential election, Emmet county remained strongly Republican, 54.6% to 43.5%.
Emmet county voted Republican in every Presidential election since 2000.


The BestPlaces liberal/conservative index

Resort, MI is somewhat conservative.


Emmet County, Michigan is somewhat 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.
VoteWord™

Displaying 20 years of Presidential voting, visualized in one word.

Resort, 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 Resort, MI

In the last 4 years (2018-2021), there were 4,554 contributions totaling $219,088 to the Democratic Party and liberal campaigns, averaging $48 per contribution.

In the last 4 years, there were 810 contributions totaling $197,298 to the Republican Party and conservative campaigns, averaging $244 per contribution.

(source: Federal Election Commission)

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