Zip 34484 (Oxford, FL) Voting


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Oxford, FL is a small town located in Sumter County, Florida. The politics in the area are largely influenced by the two major political parties of the state, Republican and Democratic. Generally speaking, Oxford is a conservative area and tends to lean toward Republican candidates during elections. The local Sumter County Board of Commissioners includes three members who are elected to serve four year terms. Each member is chosen from a specific district and represents their constituents from that district. All three candidates have been Republicans since 2011. Additionally, there are also city council members in Oxford that make decisions for the city on behalf of its citizens. These council members are appointed by the mayor and must be approved by the city council before they take office. The current mayor of Oxford is Jeff Klatzkow, who has held this position since 2016 and is a registered Republican. Overall, politics in 34484 Oxford, FL reflect those of the state with strong representation from both major parties but leaning heavily towards Republicans.

The political climate in Zip 34484 (Oxford, FL) is strongly conservative.

Sumter County, FL is very conservative. In Sumter County, FL 31.7% of the people voted Democrat in the last presidential election, 67.8% voted for the Republican Party, and the remaining 0.6% voted Independent.

In the last Presidential election, Sumter county remained overwhelmingly Republican, 67.8% to 31.7%.
Sumter county voted Republican in every Presidential election since 2000.


The BestPlaces liberal/conservative index

Zip 34484 (Oxford, FL) is strongly conservative.


Oxford, Florida is strongly conservative.

Sumter County, Florida is very conservative.

The Villages Metro Area is very conservative.

Florida 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.

Oxford, Florida: R 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 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 34484 (Oxford)

In the last 4 years (2018-2021), there were 99 contributions totaling $16,496 to the Democratic Party and liberal campaigns, averaging $167 per contribution.

In the last 4 years, there were 117 contributions totaling $91,240 to the Republican Party and conservative campaigns, averaging $780 per contribution.

(source: Federal Election Commission)

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