Starr County, Texas 

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Politics & Voting in Starr County, Texas

The Political Climate in Starr County, TX is Leaning liberal.

In Starr County, TX 52.1% of the people voted Democrat in the last presidential election, 47.1% voted for the Republican Party, and the remaining 0.9% voted Independent.

In the last Presidential election, Starr county remained Democratic, 52.1% to 47.1%.
Starr county voted Democratic in every Presidential election since 2000


The BestPlaces Liberal/Conservative Index
Starr County, TX is Leaning liberal

Rio Grande City Metro Area is Leaning liberal.

Texas is Leaning 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 20 years of Presidential voting, visualized in one word.

Starr, Texas: D D D D 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 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 Starr County, TX

In the last 4 years (2018-2021), there were 237 contributions totaling $62,848 to the Democratic Party and liberal campaigns, averaging $265 per contribution.

In the last 4 years, there were 100 contributions totaling $39,080 to the Republican Party and conservative campaigns, averaging $391 per contribution.

(source: Federal Election Commission)

STARR COUNTY, TEXAS POLITICS VOTING
STARR COUNTY, TEXAS POLITICS VOTING
STARR COUNTY, TEXAS POLITICS VOTING HISTORY
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