Lesslie, SC Voting


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The town of Lesslie, SC is a small community located in the south-eastern United States. It is home to a diverse population with both rural and urban areas. Politically, the town is largely conservative and most of the people in Lesslie are registered Republicans. The local government consists of a mayor, a councilman, and several other elected officials who work together to create laws and regulations that govern their town. While there are no current local political candidates running for office, the citizens serve as an active part of the democratic process by voicing their concerns during city council meetings and elections. Local businesses also play an important role in driving economic growth by creating job opportunities and supporting community programs. Ultimately, the politics in Lesslie have had a positive impact on its citizens by providing them with an environment where they can live in peace and prosperity.

The political climate in Lesslie, SC is moderately conservative.

York County, SC is moderately conservative. In York County, SC 41.0% of the people voted Democrat in the last presidential election, 57.4% voted for the Republican Party, and the remaining 1.6% voted Independent.

In the last Presidential election, York county remained very strongly Republican, 57.4% to 41.0%.
York county voted Republican in every Presidential election since 2000.


The BestPlaces liberal/conservative index

Lesslie, SC is moderately conservative.


York County, South Carolina is moderately conservative.

Charlotte-Concord-Gastonia Metro Area is leaning liberal.

South Carolina is somewhat 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.

Lesslie, South Carolina: 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 Lesslie, SC

In the last 4 years (2018-2021), there were 937 contributions totaling $102,962 to the Democratic Party and liberal campaigns, averaging $110 per contribution.

In the last 4 years, there were 365 contributions totaling $164,348 to the Republican Party and conservative campaigns, averaging $450 per contribution.

(source: Federal Election Commission)

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