Zip 17842 (Middleburg, PA) Voting


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United States / Pennsylvania / Selinsgrove Metro Area / Snyder County / No City / Zip 17842 (Middleburg, PA)
There is no shortage of politics in 17842 Middleburg, PA. From local elections to state representation, its citizens have their voices heard. The most recent election saw a turnover of the local government as a wave of fresh faces sought to bring about change. There are many opportunities for people to get involved in their local politics, whether it be through attending town hall meetings or actively supporting candidates running for office. There are also many different local organizations which focus on getting out the vote and raising awareness around political issues important to the community. By becoming involved in their local politics, residents can help shape the future of their hometown and make an impact on the larger state and national level.

The political climate in Zip 17842 (Middleburg, PA) is very conservative.

Snyder County, PA is very conservative. In Snyder County, PA 25.6% of the people voted Democrat in the last presidential election, 72.9% voted for the Republican Party, and the remaining 1.5% voted Independent.

In the last Presidential election, Snyder county remained overwhelmingly Republican, 72.9% to 25.6%.
Snyder county voted Republican in every Presidential election since 2000.


The BestPlaces liberal/conservative index

Zip 17842 (Middleburg, PA) is very conservative.


Middleburg, Pennsylvania is very conservative.

Snyder County, Pennsylvania is very conservative.

Selinsgrove Metro Area is very 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.

Middleburg, 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 17842 (Middleburg)

In the last 4 years (2018-2021), there were 85 contributions totaling $6,987 to the Democratic Party and liberal campaigns, averaging $82 per contribution.

In the last 4 years, there were 64 contributions totaling $9,016 to the Republican Party and conservative campaigns, averaging $141 per contribution.

(source: Federal Election Commission)

Snyder County, Pennsylvania Politics Voting
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