Chesapeake, Virginia 

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Politics & Voting in Chesapeake, Virginia

The Political Climate in Chesapeake, VA is Leaning liberal.

Chesapeake city County, VA is Leaning liberal. In Chesapeake city County, VA 52.2% of the people voted Democrat in the last presidential election, 45.8% voted for the Republican Party, and the remaining 2.0% voted Independent.

In the last Presidential election, Chesapeake city county flipped moderately Democratic, 52.2% to 45.8%.
Chesapeake city county flipped Democratic in the most recent Presidential election (2000, 2004 and 2016 went Republican)


The BestPlaces Liberal/Conservative Index
Chesapeake, VA is Leaning liberal

Chesapeake city County, Virginia is Leaning liberal.

Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News Metro Area is Moderately liberal.

Virginia is Somewhat liberal.

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.

Chesapeake, Virginia: r R d d r 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 Chesapeake, VA

In the last 4 years (2018-2021), there were 3,468 contributions totaling $264,232 to the Democratic Party and liberal campaigns, averaging $76 per contribution.

In the last 4 years, there were 1,740 contributions totaling $443,035 to the Republican Party and conservative campaigns, averaging $255 per contribution.

(source: Federal Election Commission)

CHESAPEAKE CITY COUNTY, VIRGINIA POLITICS VOTING
CHESAPEAKE CITY COUNTY, VIRGINIA POLITICS VOTING
CHESAPEAKE CITY COUNTY, VIRGINIA POLITICS VOTING HISTORY
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    Reviews for Chesapeake    33 Reviews
    Family Friendly and great Schools! - 8/26/2020
    I lived here in Virginia near the Cedar Rd. not so far from Tidewater Community college. If you want a great place to live to raise children, its Chesapeake... Read More

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    Family friendly and we've got the beach, that's it - 3/29/2020
    I live around this area currently, in the "Hampton Roads". Which consists of Virginia Beach, Suffolk, Norfolk, Portsmouth, Newport News, Hampton, and Chesapeake. We're... Read More

    Chesapeake has Little to Offer - 10/7/2018
    I was born in Hampton Roads and lived there for more than 65 years. We lived in the city of Chesapeake for three years from 2014-2017. Frankly, we were very glad to... Read More


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