Wiscoy, MN Voting


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Wiscoy, MN is a small town located in the heart of Minnesota. Its population is just over 2,000 people and it is a tight-knit community with many longstanding traditions. The politics of Wiscoy are largely based on the ideas of responsibility and mutual respect for all members of the community. Local political candidates focus their messages on preserving the traditional values that define this small town while finding ways to strengthen its economy and make it an even better place to live. They emphasize supporting local businesses, providing quality education opportunities, protecting the environment, and ensuring that everyone has access to basic services. It's no wonder why many Wiscoy residents proudly support these candidates and their beliefs in making their beloved home town better for future generations.

The political climate in Wiscoy, MN is somewhat conservative.

Winona County, MN is leaning liberal. In Winona County, MN 49.1% of the people voted Democrat in the last presidential election, 48.7% voted for the Republican Party, and the remaining 2.3% voted Independent.

In the last Presidential election, Winona county flipped narrowly Democratic, 49.1% to 48.7%.
Winona county flipped back to Democratic in the most recent Presidential election, after voting Republican in 2016.


The BestPlaces liberal/conservative index

Wiscoy, MN is somewhat conservative.


Winona County, Minnesota is leaning liberal.

Winona Metro Area is leaning liberal.

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.

Wiscoy, Minnesota: d d D D r d

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 Wiscoy, MN

In the last 4 years (2018-2021), there were 1,411 contributions totaling $81,117 to the Democratic Party and liberal campaigns, averaging $57 per contribution.

In the last 4 years, there were 403 contributions totaling $361,400 to the Republican Party and conservative campaigns, averaging $897 per contribution.

(source: Federal Election Commission)

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