Zip 06513 (New Haven, CT) Voting


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The city of New Haven, Connecticut (06513) is a vibrant and diverse community with an active political landscape. The city is led by Mayor Justin Elicker who was elected in 2019, and the New Haven Board of Alders is composed of thirty members representing the varied neighborhoods that make up the city. New Haven also has numerous special districts, commissions, and boards that help to shape and inform the politics of this vibrant urban center. In addition to these governing bodies, there are many organizations such as labor unions and other advocacy groups working for social justice issues within the city. With an engaged population and strong leadership, New Haven residents can look forward to dynamic debates over policy that will shape the future of their beloved home town.

The political climate in Zip 06513 (New Haven, CT) is moderately liberal.

New Haven County, CT is moderately liberal. In New Haven County, CT 58.0% of the people voted Democrat in the last presidential election, 40.6% voted for the Republican Party, and the remaining 1.3% voted Independent.

In the last Presidential election, New Haven county remained very strongly Democratic, 58.0% to 40.6%.
New Haven county voted Democratic in every Presidential election since 2000.


The BestPlaces liberal/conservative index

Zip 06513 (New Haven, CT) is moderately liberal.


New Haven, Connecticut is moderately liberal.

New Haven County, Connecticut is moderately liberal.

New Haven-Milford Metro Area is moderately liberal.

Connecticut 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.

New Haven, Connecticut: 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 zip 06513 (New Haven)

In the last 4 years (2018-2021), there were 1,145 contributions totaling $41,536 to the Democratic Party and liberal campaigns, averaging $36 per contribution.

In the last 4 years, there were 98 contributions totaling $7,102 to the Republican Party and conservative campaigns, averaging $72 per contribution.

(source: Federal Election Commission)

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Over 7 years ago

I moved here from CA some 20 years ago to take a tenure track job. Still don't like East coast winters, but otherwise this city has grown on me. Very young, hip,  More

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