Zip 28519 (Bridgeton, NC) Voting


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Politics in 28519 Bridgeton, NC is largely focused on local issues. The town is represented in the North Carolina General Assembly by five members of the House of Representatives and one state Senator. These elected officials focus on upholding the values of the community while also finding ways to improve the quality of life for citizens. The small size of the population allows for direct contact with elected officials who are able to work directly with constituents to bring about positive change. This accessibility has allowed residents to successfully advocate for improvements such as increased funding for public education, improved access to healthcare, and better job opportunities for citizens. By bringing citizens together, politicians have been able to build consensus around these important topics and create a unified voice for the town.

The political climate in Zip 28519 (Bridgeton, NC) is moderately conservative.

Craven County, NC is moderately conservative. In Craven County, NC 39.9% of the people voted Democrat in the last presidential election, 58.5% voted for the Republican Party, and the remaining 1.7% voted Independent.

In the last Presidential election, Craven county remained very strongly Republican, 58.5% to 39.9%.
Craven county voted Republican in every Presidential election since 2000.


The BestPlaces liberal/conservative index

Zip 28519 (Bridgeton, NC) is moderately conservative.


Bridgeton, North Carolina is moderately conservative.

Craven County, North Carolina is moderately conservative.

New Bern Metro Area is moderately conservative.

North Carolina is leaning 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.

Bridgeton, North Carolina: 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 28519 (Bridgeton)

In the last 4 years (2018-2021), there were 10 contributions totaling $120 to the Democratic Party and liberal campaigns, averaging $12 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)

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