Zip 04287 (Bowdoin, ME) Voting


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04287 Bowdoin, ME is a small rural town located in the state of Maine. The politics of this area are largely based on conservative ideals and values. Although there are no local political candidates specifically identified with the area, many residents of 04287 Bowdoin take an active interest in the national political scene. This is especially true during major elections when residents take to the polls to cast their ballots for their favorite presidential candidate or other important elected official at a local, state, or federal level. Additionally, many in the community are passionate about their opinions and beliefs regarding various issues that affect them directly or indirectly. In 04287 Bowdoin, ME politics can be an important part of daily life and it is not uncommon for conversations around town to center around topics related to current events or public policy debates.

The political climate in Zip 04287 (Bowdoin, ME) is leaning liberal.

Sagadahoc County, ME is somewhat liberal. In Sagadahoc County, ME 56.3% of the people voted Democrat in the last presidential election, 40.6% voted for the Republican Party, and the remaining 3.1% voted Independent.

In the last Presidential election, Sagadahoc county remained very strongly Democratic, 56.3% to 40.6%.
Sagadahoc county voted Democratic in every Presidential election since 2000.


The BestPlaces liberal/conservative index

Zip 04287 (Bowdoin, ME) is leaning liberal.


Bowdoin, Maine is leaning liberal.

Sagadahoc County, Maine is somewhat liberal.

Portland-South Portland Metro Area is strongly liberal.

Maine is somewhat 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.

Bowdoin, Maine: 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 04287 (Bowdoin)

In the last 4 years (2018-2021), there were 61 contributions totaling $8,571 to the Democratic Party and liberal campaigns, averaging $141 per contribution.

In the last 4 years, there were 92 contributions totaling $23,699 to the Republican Party and conservative campaigns, averaging $258 per contribution.

(source: Federal Election Commission)

Sagadahoc County, Maine Politics Voting
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