Cary, North Carolina 

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Politics & Voting in Cary, North Carolina

The Political Climate in Cary, NC is Somewhat liberal.

Wake County, NC is Strongly liberal. In Wake County, NC 62.3% of the people voted Democrat in the last presidential election, 35.8% voted for the Republican Party, and the remaining 1.9% voted Independent.

In the last Presidential election, Wake county remained overwhelmingly Democratic, 62.3% to 35.8%.
Wake county voted Democratic in the four most recent Presidential elections, after 2000 and 2004 went Republican


The BestPlaces Liberal/Conservative Index
Cary, NC is Somewhat liberal

Wake County, North Carolina is Strongly liberal.

Durham-Chapel Hill Metro Area is Very liberal.

North Carolina is Leaning conservative.

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.

Cary, North Carolina: r r D D D 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 Cary, NC

In the last 4 years (2018-2021), there were 55,707 contributions totaling $8,503,268 to the Democratic Party and liberal campaigns, averaging $153 per contribution.

In the last 4 years, there were 9,731 contributions totaling $6,536,097 to the Republican Party and conservative campaigns, averaging $672 per contribution.

(source: Federal Election Commission)

WAKE COUNTY, NORTH CAROLINA POLITICS VOTING
WAKE COUNTY, NORTH CAROLINA POLITICS VOTING
WAKE COUNTY, NORTH CAROLINA POLITICS VOTING HISTORY
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    Reviews for Cary    63 Reviews
    All-around quality of life with increasing cool - 6/7/2019
    Cary is up-and-coming “cool.” The downtown is revitalized and growing. The town takes urban planning very seriously. The home prices have definitely spiked in the last... Read More

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    Nice place to live - 9/3/2017
    I've lived in NY, CT, MA, and in Miami FL. Now here in Cary NC for the past 10 years. For what I want and need at this phase of my life, I really like it here! All the... Read More

    Best place in Triangle - 4/26/2017
    As a Real Estate Agent, I consider Cary the most central location in the Triangle, it basically takes you twenty minutes to get to Chapel Hill, Carrboro, Hillsborough, ... Read More


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