Zip 97202 (Portland, OR) 

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Politics & Voting in Zip 97202 (Portland, OR)

The Political Climate in Zip 97202 (Portland, OR) is Moderately liberal.

Multnomah County, OR is Moderately liberal. In Multnomah County, OR 73.3% of the people voted Democrat in the last presidential election, 17.0% voted Republican, and the remaining 9.7% voted Independent.

Multnomah county voted Democratic in the previous five Presidential elections.
In the last Presidential election, Multnomah county remained overwhelmingly Democratic, 73.3% to 17.0%


The BestPlaces Liberal/Conservative Index
Zip 97202 (Portland, OR) is Moderately liberal

Portland, Oregon is Moderately liberal.

Multnomah County, Oregon is Moderately liberal.

Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro Metro Area is Somewhat liberal.

Oregon is Moderately 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 16 years of Presidential voting, visualized in one word.

Portland, Oregon: 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 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 candidate in 2016 after voting Democratic in 2008 and 2012. Virginia (r r d d d) has voted narrowly Democratic in the last three elections.


Individual Campaign Contributions in zip 97202 (Portland)

In the last 4 years (2015-2018), there were 13,443 contributions totaling $1,144,565 to Democratic and liberal campaigns, averaging $85 per contribution.

In the last 4 years, there were 313 contributions totaling $78,682 to Republican and conservative campaigns, averaging $251 per contribution.

(source: Federal Election Commission)

MULTNOMAH COUNTY, OREGON POLITICS VOTING
MULTNOMAH COUNTY, OREGON POLITICS VOTING
MULTNOMAH COUNTY, OREGON POLITICS VOTING HISTORY
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    Reviews for Portland    3 Reviews
    What Crime! - 4/2/2009
    I have lived in the Sellwood-Moreland area (97202) for over 59 years. As compared to some other Zip Codes in Portland, our crime rate is almost null. I lived in three... Read More

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    "What do you do?" - 3/2/2009
    I grew up in Washington, D.C., where the above question, upon meeting someone, invariably meant one thing: "What do you do for work?" In Portland, that question opens a... Read More

    Lies, lies, lies - 4/9/2007
    I just have to reply to the comment below: "Portland does have a very damp climate, except during the summer. However, if you check the stats you'll see that Atlanta... Read More


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