Cary, North Carolina 

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Politics & Voting in Cary, North Carolina

The Political Climate in Cary, NC is Leaning liberal.

Wake County, NC is Leaning liberal. In Wake County, NC 57.4% of the people voted Democrat in the last presidential election, 37.2% voted Republican, and the remaining 5.5% voted Independent.

Wake county voted Democratic in the last three Presidential elections, after voting Republican in 2000 and 2004.
In the last Presidential election, Wake county remained strongly Democratic, 57.4% to 37.2%


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

Wake County, North Carolina is Leaning liberal.

Durham-Chapel Hill Metro Area is Moderately 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 16 years of Presidential voting, visualized in one word.

Cary, North Carolina: r r 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 candidate won, D for the Democrat and I for the Independent. The five elections (2000, 2004, 2008, 2012, 2016) would be expressed as five-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 five elections the state has been closely contested, voting narrowly for the Republican candidate in 2016 after voting Democratic in 2008 and 2012. Virginia (r r d d d) has voted narrowly Democratic in the last three elections.


Individual Campaign Contributions in Cary, NC

In the last 4 years (2015-2018), there were 55,707 contributions totaling $8,503,268 to Democratic and liberal campaigns, averaging $153 per contribution.

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

(source: Federal Election Commission)

WAKE COUNTY, NORTH CAROLINA POLITICS VOTING
WAKE COUNTY, NORTH CAROLINA POLITICS VOTING HISTORY
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    Reviews for Cary    62 Reviews
    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

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    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

    Boring, desolate suburb..worst mistake ever!!!! - 2/3/2017
    Coming from bay area & having lived in ATL, thought this would be a great suburb minus the traffic for RTP jobs...software. Seeing great reviews, we took a leap...worst... Read More


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