Zip 31097 (Yatesville, GA) Voting


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The small town of Yatesville, GA (zip code 31097) is a rural community located in Upson County. While it is a quiet and peaceful place, the residents are actively involved in the local politics. Voting is an important part of civic engagement and the locals take it seriously. There are several issues that the people of Yatesville care about such as making sure their community stays safe and clean, supporting local businesses, improving public education, and protecting the environment. The town elects representatives who work hard to ensure these values are upheld. Every year during elections, many candidates come forward to serve their community. Residents research all candidates thoroughly so that they can make well-informed decisions when voting for their preferred candidate.

The political climate in Zip 31097 (Yatesville, GA) is strongly conservative.

Upson County, GA is very conservative. In Upson County, GA 32.6% of the people voted Democrat in the last presidential election, 66.7% voted for the Republican Party, and the remaining 0.8% voted Independent.

In the last Presidential election, Upson county remained overwhelmingly Republican, 66.7% to 32.6%.
Upson county voted Republican in every Presidential election since 2000.


The BestPlaces liberal/conservative index

Zip 31097 (Yatesville, GA) is strongly conservative.


Yatesville, Georgia is strongly conservative.

Upson County, Georgia is very conservative.

Thomaston Metro Area is very conservative.

Georgia is leaning 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.

Yatesville, Georgia: 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 31097 (Yatesville)

In the last 4 years (2018-2021), there were 0 contributions totaling $0 to the Democratic Party and liberal campaigns, averaging $0 per contribution.

In the last 4 years, there were 7 contributions totaling $1,033 to the Republican Party and conservative campaigns, averaging $148 per contribution.

(source: Federal Election Commission)

Upson County, Georgia Politics Voting
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