Edgar County, Illinois 

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Politics & Voting in Edgar County, Illinois

The Political Climate in Edgar County, IL is Very conservative.

In Edgar County, IL 23.0% of the people voted Democrat in the last presidential election, 75.4% voted for the Republican Party, and the remaining 1.6% voted Independent.

In the last Presidential election, Edgar county remained overwhelmingly Republican, 75.4% to 23.0%.
Edgar county voted Republican in every Presidential election since 2000


The BestPlaces Liberal/Conservative Index
Edgar County, IL is Very conservative

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Illinois is Moderately 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.

Edgar, Illinois: 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 Edgar County, IL

In the last 4 years (2018-2021), there were 314 contributions totaling $4,593 to the Democratic Party and liberal campaigns, averaging $15 per contribution.

In the last 4 years, there were 291 contributions totaling $32,843 to the Republican Party and conservative campaigns, averaging $113 per contribution.

(source: Federal Election Commission)

EDGAR COUNTY, ILLINOIS POLITICS VOTING
EDGAR COUNTY, ILLINOIS POLITICS VOTING
EDGAR COUNTY, ILLINOIS POLITICS VOTING HISTORY
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