Wichita Metro Area, Kansas 

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Politics & Voting in Wichita Metro Area, Kansas

The Political Climate in Wichita Metro Area is Leaning conservative.

In Wichita Metro Area 34.1% of the people voted Democrat in the last presidential election, 57.0% voted Republican, and the remaining 8.9% voted Independent.

The Wichita metro area voted Republican in the last five Presidential elections.
In the last Presidential election, the Wichita metro area remained strongly Republican, 57.0% to 34.1%


The BestPlaces Liberal/Conservative Index
Wichita Metro Area is Leaning 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.

Wichita, 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 Wichita Metro Area

In the last 4 years (2015-2018), there were 15,965 contributions totaling $1,346,978 to Democratic and liberal campaigns, averaging $84 per contribution.

In the last 4 years, there were 7,442 contributions totaling $6,421,144 to Republican and conservative campaigns, averaging $863 per contribution.

(source: Federal Election Commission)

WICHITA METRO AREA POLITICS VOTING
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    Reviews for Wichita    2 Reviews
    Some great places in this state with potential. - 9/10/2018
    Contrary to other reviews which seek to politicize the situation in Kansas due to differences in political and financial philosophy, I want to counter that with a... Read More

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    Live here at your own risk - 1/30/2018
    I've lived in the area nearly my whole life and up until recently, this was a great place to live and raise a family. In recent years the entire state has begun to... Read More


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