Ottawa County, Kansas 

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Politics & Voting in Ottawa County, Kansas

The Political Climate in Ottawa County, KS is Strongly conservative.

In Ottawa County, KS 14.6% of the people voted Democrat in the last presidential election, 78.6% voted Republican, and the remaining 6.8% voted Independent.

Ottawa county voted Republican in the previous five Presidential elections.
In the last Presidential election, Ottawa county remained overwhelmingly Republican, 78.6% to 14.6%


The BestPlaces Liberal/Conservative Index
Ottawa County, KS is Strongly conservative

Salina Metro Area is Somewhat conservative.

Kansas is Strongly 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 16 years of Presidential voting, visualized in one word.

Ottawa, Kansas: 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 candidate won, D for the Democrat and I for the Independent. The five elections (2000, 2004, 2008, 2012, 2016) would be expressed as five-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 five elections the state has been closely contested, voting narrowly for the Republican candidate in 2016 after voting Democratic in 2008 and 2012. Virginia (r r d d d) has voted narrowly Democratic in the last three elections.


Individual Campaign Contributions in Ottawa County, KS

In the last 4 years (2015-2018), there were 73 contributions totaling $9,894 to Democratic and liberal campaigns, averaging $136 per contribution.

In the last 4 years, there were 59 contributions totaling $10,168 to Republican and conservative campaigns, averaging $172 per contribution.

(source: Federal Election Commission)

OTTAWA COUNTY, KANSAS POLITICS VOTING
OTTAWA COUNTY, KANSAS POLITICS VOTING
OTTAWA COUNTY, KANSAS POLITICS VOTING HISTORY
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    ZIP CODES IN OTTAWA COUNTY, KANSAS
    67467 67422 67484 67436

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