Zip 01702 (Framingham, MA) Voting


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Framingham, MA is a vibrant city located in Middlesex County. It has a wide range of political and civic organizations that serve its population of around 70,000 people. The City of Framingham is served by the Mayor’s Office, 7-member City Council, 3-member Board of Selectmen and 9-member School Committee. The local government works to ensure public safety, enhance education opportunities and create a better quality of life for residents. There are numerous political candidates running for office in the city every year, providing voters with an array of choices when it comes to selecting their representatives. Regardless of which candidate you choose, it is important to get informed about them and their platforms so that you can make an informed decision at the ballot box.

The political climate in Zip 01702 (Framingham, MA) is very liberal.

Middlesex County, MA is very liberal. In Middlesex County, MA 71.5% of the people voted Democrat in the last presidential election, 26.3% voted for the Republican Party, and the remaining 2.2% voted Independent.

In the last Presidential election, Middlesex county remained overwhelmingly Democratic, 71.5% to 26.3%.
Middlesex county voted Democratic in every Presidential election since 2000.


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Zip 01702 (Framingham, MA) is very liberal.


Framingham, Massachusetts is very liberal.

Middlesex County, Massachusetts is very liberal.

Boston-Cambridge-Newton Metro Area is very liberal.

Massachusetts is very 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.

Framingham, Massachusetts: 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 01702 (Framingham)

In the last 4 years (2018-2021), there were 2,481 contributions totaling $132,491 to the Democratic Party and liberal campaigns, averaging $53 per contribution.

In the last 4 years, there were 496 contributions totaling $49,208 to the Republican Party and conservative campaigns, averaging $99 per contribution.

(source: Federal Election Commission)

Middlesex County, Massachusetts Politics Voting
Middlesex County, Massachusetts Politics Voting
Middlesex County, Massachusetts Politics Voting History
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