Zip 17331 (Hanover, PA) Voting


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The politics of Hanover, PA (zip code 17331) are strongly driven by its deep roots in agriculture and farming. The area is largely rural and has been historically supportive of conservatism-leaning candidates. With a population of over 15,000 residents, Hanover has been represented in Congress by Republican Lloyd Smucker since 2017. At the state level, Republican Kate Klunk represents the area in the Pennsylvania House of Representatives. Residents of Hanover are very involved in their local community and take pride in casting their vote on election day. They are actively engaged in local politics and attend local town hall meetings to voice their opinions on important issues such as taxes, education, health care, and public safety. All in all, it is safe to say that the people of Hanover have a strong sense of civic duty when it comes to politics and take their rights as citizens seriously.

The political climate in Zip 17331 (Hanover, PA) is moderately conservative.

York County, PA is strongly conservative. In York County, PA 36.8% of the people voted Democrat in the last presidential election, 61.4% voted for the Republican Party, and the remaining 1.8% voted Independent.

In the last Presidential election, York county remained overwhelmingly Republican, 61.4% to 36.8%.
York county voted Republican in every Presidential election since 2000.


The BestPlaces liberal/conservative index

Zip 17331 (Hanover, PA) is moderately conservative.


Hanover, Pennsylvania is moderately conservative.

York County, Pennsylvania is strongly conservative.

York-Hanover Metro Area is strongly conservative.

Pennsylvania is leaning 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.

Hanover, Pennsylvania: 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 17331 (Hanover)

In the last 4 years (2018-2021), there were 1,077 contributions totaling $62,589 to the Democratic Party and liberal campaigns, averaging $58 per contribution.

In the last 4 years, there were 783 contributions totaling $80,278 to the Republican Party and conservative campaigns, averaging $103 per contribution.

(source: Federal Election Commission)

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Over 5 years ago

It is a safe place to raise kids, southwest school district and Hanover school districts have good educational system, it has a state park Codorus State Park beautiful,  More

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Over 17 years ago

Hanover is located in South Central Pennsylvania about halfway between Your and the Historcal city of the Civil War, Gettysburg. The climate is typical Mid-Atlantic,  More

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