Walker County, GA Voting


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Walker County, Georgia is known for its vibrant political culture and active citizenry. The county has a number of elected officials who serve the area, including the Mayor, City Council Members, Board of Commissioners, School Board Members and Sheriff. All of these positions are filled by highly qualified candidates who have devoted their time to serving their constituents. Each election cycle sees a new set of individuals vying for office; all candidates strive to provide the best possible service to Walker County residents. Issues such as public safety, economic development and education reform are frequently discussed during election season. The local political scene in Walker County is always evolving as new ideas are brought forward each year that may have an impact on how the community grows and operates.

The political climate in Walker County, GA is very conservative.

In Walker County, GA 19.6% of the people voted Democrat in the last presidential election, 78.9% voted for the Republican Party, and the remaining 1.5% voted Independent.

In the last Presidential election, Walker county remained overwhelmingly Republican, 78.9% to 19.6%.
Walker county voted Republican in every Presidential election since 2000.

The BestPlaces liberal/conservative index

Walker County, GA is very conservative.

Chattanooga Metro Area is strongly conservative.

Georgia is leaning liberal.

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.

Walker, Georgia: 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 for the Democrat and I for the Independent. 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 Walker County, GA

In the last 4 years (2018-2021), there were 282 contributions totaling $60,904 to the Democratic Party and liberal campaigns, averaging $216 per contribution.

In the last 4 years, there were 486 contributions totaling $100,831 to the Republican Party and conservative campaigns, averaging $207 per contribution.

(source: Federal Election Commission)

Walker County, Georgia Politics Voting
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