Zip 70501 (Lafayette, LA) 

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Politics & Voting in Zip 70501 (Lafayette, LA)

The Political Climate in Zip 70501 (Lafayette, LA) is Somewhat conservative.

Lafayette County, LA is Strongly conservative. In Lafayette County, LA 34.7% of the people voted Democrat in the last presidential election, 63.3% voted for the Republican Party, and the remaining 2.0% voted Independent.

In the last Presidential election, Lafayette parish remained overwhelmingly Republican, 63.3% to 34.7%.
Lafayette county voted Republican in every Presidential election since 2000


The BestPlaces Liberal/Conservative Index
Zip 70501 (Lafayette, LA) is Somewhat conservative

Lafayette, Louisiana is Somewhat conservative.

Lafayette County, Louisiana is Strongly conservative.

Lafayette Metro Area is Very conservative.

Louisiana is Moderately 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.

Lafayette, Louisiana: 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 70501 (Lafayette)

In the last 4 years (2018-2021), there were 529 contributions totaling $100,084 to the Democratic Party and liberal campaigns, averaging $189 per contribution.

In the last 4 years, there were 229 contributions totaling $155,016 to the Republican Party and conservative campaigns, averaging $677 per contribution.

(source: Federal Election Commission)

LAFAYETTE COUNTY, LOUISIANA POLITICS VOTING
LAFAYETTE COUNTY, LOUISIANA POLITICS VOTING
LAFAYETTE COUNTY, LOUISIANA POLITICS VOTING HISTORY
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