Bismarck, North Dakota 

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Politics & Voting in Bismarck, North Dakota

The Political Climate in Bismarck, ND is Leaning conservative.

Burleigh County, ND is Moderately conservative. In Burleigh County, ND 22.7% of the people voted Democrat in the last presidential election, 67.8% voted Republican, and the remaining 9.5% voted Independent.

Burleigh county voted Republican in the last five Presidential elections.
In the last Presidential election, Burleigh county remained very strongly Republican, 67.8% to 22.7%


The BestPlaces Liberal/Conservative Index
Bismarck, ND is Leaning conservative

Burleigh County, North Dakota is Moderately conservative.

Bismarck Metro Area is Somewhat conservative.

North Dakota is Very 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.

Bismarck, North Dakota: 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 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 Bismarck, ND

In the last 4 years (2015-2018), there were 2,815 contributions totaling $536,623 to Democratic and liberal campaigns, averaging $191 per contribution.

In the last 4 years, there were 1,790 contributions totaling $633,077 to Republican and conservative campaigns, averaging $354 per contribution.

(source: Federal Election Commission)

BURLEIGH COUNTY, NORTH DAKOTA POLITICS VOTING
BURLEIGH COUNTY, NORTH DAKOTA POLITICS VOTING
BURLEIGH COUNTY, NORTH DAKOTA POLITICS VOTING HISTORY
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    Reviews for Bismarck    13 Reviews
    Depends on what you like - 1/2/2019
    I have lived in a small town about 45 minutes away from Bismarck and then moved to University of Mary 5 years ago and have lived in Bismarck ever since. I am still at... Read More

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    The recreation - 1/7/2016
    What is fun about Bismarck much anything around to go too ? such as lakes parks good fishing and other things resorts and casinos... Read More

    Living in Bismarck - 1/7/2016
    Seeking some advice about living in Bismarck ND Such as the Cost of Housing and jobs and so forth as Recreation... Read More


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