Burnstown, MN Voting


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Burnstown, MN is a small town with a population of around 3,500 people. Located in the central region of Minnesota, this quaint area has a rich history and strong sense of community. Although Burnstown is considered a non-partisan district, the residents take their local politics seriously. Every two years the citizens come together to elect representatives who will represent their interests and concerns to the city council and other branches of government. These representatives are chosen based on their ability to best serve the needs of all the people in the district and ensure that they get fair representation at both the local and state levels. Furthermore, there are several organizations in Burnstown that focus on issues such as environmental protection, economic development, and public safety that residents can join to have their voices heard on these matters.

The political climate in Burnstown, MN is strongly conservative.

Brown County, MN is very conservative. In Brown County, MN 32.5% of the people voted Democrat in the last presidential election, 65.3% voted for the Republican Party, and the remaining 2.3% voted Independent.

In the last Presidential election, Brown county remained overwhelmingly Republican, 65.3% to 32.5%.
Brown county voted Republican in every Presidential election since 2000.

The BestPlaces liberal/conservative index

Burnstown, MN is strongly conservative.

Brown County, Minnesota is very conservative.

New Ulm Metro Area is very conservative.

Minnesota 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.

Burnstown, Minnesota: 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 Burnstown, MN

In the last 4 years (2018-2021), there were 19 contributions totaling $349 to the Democratic Party and liberal campaigns, averaging $18 per contribution.

In the last 4 years, there were 14 contributions totaling $3,985 to the Republican Party and conservative campaigns, averaging $285 per contribution.

(source: Federal Election Commission)

Brown County, Minnesota Politics Voting
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