Zip 47809 (Terre Haute, IN) 

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Politics & Voting in Zip 47809 (Terre Haute, IN)

The Political Climate in Zip 47809 (Terre Haute, IN) is Somewhat liberal.

Vigo County, IN is Leaning conservative. In Vigo County, IN 39.7% of the people voted Democrat in the last presidential election, 54.7% voted for the Republican Party, and the remaining 5.6% voted Independent.

Vigo county voted Republican in three of the last five Presidential elections, voting Democratic in 2008 and 2012.
In the last Presidential election, Vigo county flipped Republican, 54.7% to 39.7%


The BestPlaces Liberal/Conservative Index
Zip 47809 (Terre Haute, IN) is Somewhat liberal

Terre Haute, Indiana is Somewhat liberal.

Vigo County, Indiana is Leaning conservative.

Terre Haute Metro Area is Leaning conservative.

Indiana 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.

Terre Haute, Indiana: r r D d 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 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 Party candidate in 2016 after voting for the Democratic Party in 2008 and 2012. Virginia (r r d d d) has voted narrowly for the Democratic Party in the last three elections.


Individual Campaign Contributions in zip 47809 (Terre Haute)

In the last 4 years (2015-2018), there were 5 contributions totaling $1,250 to the Democratic Party and liberal campaigns, averaging $250 per contribution.

In the last 4 years, there were 0 contributions totaling $0 to the Republican Party and conservative campaigns, averaging $0 per contribution.

(source: Federal Election Commission)

VIGO COUNTY, INDIANA POLITICS VOTING
VIGO COUNTY, INDIANA POLITICS VOTING
VIGO COUNTY, INDIANA POLITICS VOTING HISTORY
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