Holladay, UT is an affluent city in Utah with a population of more than 30,000 people. It has been designated as a Tree City USA, meaning that it has been recognized for making an effort to maintain its urban tree canopy and for the public works department’s commitment to urban forestry. The city is governed by a five-member City Council responsible for all civic matters including setting policy and levying taxes. The mayor and council members are elected by district from among the residents of Holladay and serve four-year terms. The current mayor is Robert Dahle who was re-elected in 2020. In addition, there are several other local political candidates representing various districts of the city such as David Ottley, Thomas Prince, and Patrice Arent. These candidates have focused on issues such as economic development, improving public health and safety services, addressing traffic congestion, and expanding recreational facilities available to residents within the city limits.
The political climate in Holladay, UT is leaning liberal.
Salt Lake County, UT is somewhat liberal. In Salt Lake County, UT 53.0% of the people voted Democrat in the last presidential election, 42.1% voted for the Republican Party, and the remaining 4.8% voted Independent.
In the last Presidential election, Salt Lake county remained strongly Democratic, 53.0% to 42.1%.
Salt Lake county voted Democratic in 2020, 2016 and 2008, and voted Republican in 2012, 2004 and 2000.
The BestPlaces liberal/conservative index
Holladay, UT is leaning liberal.
Salt Lake County, Utah is somewhat liberal.
Salt Lake City Metro Area is somewhat liberal.
Utah is moderately conservative.
The BestPlaces liberal/conservative index is based on recent voting in national elections, federal campaign contributions by local residents, and consumer personality profiles.
Displaying 20 years of Presidential voting, visualized in one word.
Holladay, Utah: R R d R 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 Holladay, UT
In the last 4 years (2018-2021), there were 15,256 contributions totaling $2,441,932 to the Democratic Party and liberal campaigns, averaging $160 per contribution.
In the last 4 years, there were 4,253 contributions totaling $2,976,122 to the Republican Party and conservative campaigns, averaging $700 per contribution.
(source: Federal Election Commission)