Trondhjem, MN Voting


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The politics in Trondhjem, MN are closely tied to the local community. Residents of the area are highly involved in their government and civic life, and take an active role in voicing their opinions and advocating for change. Local elections draw significant attention from citizens who take part in both primary and general elections. Political candidates come from all walks of life, including business owners, teachers, healthcare providers, students, retirees, and more. They aim to represent the needs of their constituents while striving to create a better future for Trondhjem. In order to make sure representatives are up-to-date on the issues most important to citizens, they regularly host town hall meetings that provide a platform for open dialogue between residents and elected officials.

The political climate in Trondhjem, MN is strongly conservative.

Otter Tail County, MN is very conservative. In Otter Tail County, MN 32.9% of the people voted Democrat in the last presidential election, 65.4% voted for the Republican Party, and the remaining 1.8% voted Independent.

In the last Presidential election, Otter Tail county remained overwhelmingly Republican, 65.4% to 32.9%.
Otter Tail county voted Republican in every Presidential election since 2000.


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Trondhjem, MN is strongly conservative.


Otter Tail County, Minnesota is very conservative.

Fergus Falls 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.
VoteWord™

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

Trondhjem, 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 Trondhjem, MN

In the last 4 years (2018-2021), there were 268 contributions totaling $8,541 to the Democratic Party and liberal campaigns, averaging $32 per contribution.

In the last 4 years, there were 70 contributions totaling $8,861 to the Republican Party and conservative campaigns, averaging $127 per contribution.

(source: Federal Election Commission)

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