Toledo Metro Area, OH Voting


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The politics in the Toledo, OH Metro Area are diverse and ever-changing. The city of Toledo is part of Lucas County, which is both politically and economically influential. Currently, the mayor of Toledo is Wade Kapszukiewicz and he has held office since 2018. Other local elected officials include Mayor Pro Tem Yvonne Harper, Council President Matt Cherry, Council Vice President Peter Ujvagi, and more. These officials work hard to ensure the well-being of all residents in this vibrant metro area. They are actively involved in economic development initiatives and advocating for the region’s diverse communities. Furthermore, the leaders of the county have worked to establish numerous initiatives that support job creation and workforce development throughout Lucas County. Additionally, they have made strides to promote civic engagement among residents so that they can all have a say in their local politics.

The political climate in Toledo Metro Area is leaning liberal.

In Toledo Metro Area 52.8% of the people voted Democrat in the last presidential election, 45.3% voted for the Republican Party, and the remaining 1.9% voted Independent.

In the last Presidential election, the Toledo metro area remained moderately Democratic, 52.8% to 45.3%.
The Toledo metro area voted Democratic in every Presidential election since 2000.

The BestPlaces liberal/conservative index

Toledo Metro Area is leaning liberal.

Ohio 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.

Displaying 20 years of Presidential voting, visualized in one word.

Toledo, Ohio: 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 four elections.

Individual Campaign Contributions in Toledo Metro Area

In the last 4 years (2018-2021), there were 17,688 contributions totaling $1,505,081 to the Democratic Party and liberal campaigns, averaging $85 per contribution.

In the last 4 years, there were 4,930 contributions totaling $1,762,249 to the Republican Party and conservative campaigns, averaging $357 per contribution.

(source: Federal Election Commission)

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