Zip 77449 (Katy, TX) Voting


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The city of Katy, TX is located in Fort Bend County and is governed by a Mayor-Council form of government. Mayor Chuck Brawner was first elected in November 2018 and serves as the city’s executive leader. The other members of the City Council are Frank O'Neill, Chris Harris, Kristin K. Tassin, Bill Lacy, Kenneth Cohen, and Durran Dowdle. Each member is elected to a two year term and works together to establish policies that benefit Katy residents. As of 2020 the population of 77449 Katy, TX is estimated to be 18,000 people. Political issues important to the city include economic development, public safety initiatives, infrastructure improvements and providing public services for citizens. Residents have access to various types of government assistance programs including job training, affordable housing options and support for veterans. The political climate of Katy is focused on creating a vibrant community with strong economic opportunities for its citizens while preserving the rich cultural heritage of the area.

The political climate in Zip 77449 (Katy, TX) is somewhat liberal.

Harris County, TX is somewhat liberal. In Harris County, TX 55.9% of the people voted Democrat in the last presidential election, 42.7% voted for the Republican Party, and the remaining 1.4% voted Independent.

In the last Presidential election, Harris county remained strongly Democratic, 55.9% to 42.7%.
Harris county voted Democratic in the four most recent Presidential elections, after 2000 and 2004 went Republican.

The BestPlaces liberal/conservative index

Zip 77449 (Katy, TX) is somewhat liberal.

Katy, Texas is somewhat liberal.

Harris County, Texas is somewhat liberal.

Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land Metro Area is leaning liberal.

Texas 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.

Displaying 20 years of Presidential voting, visualized in one word.

Katy, Texas: R R 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 77449 (Katy)

In the last 4 years (2018-2021), there were 1,142 contributions totaling $63,743 to the Democratic Party and liberal campaigns, averaging $56 per contribution.

In the last 4 years, there were 508 contributions totaling $41,210 to the Republican Party and conservative campaigns, averaging $81 per contribution.

(source: Federal Election Commission)

Harris County, Texas Politics Voting
Harris County, Texas Politics Voting
Harris County, Texas Politics Voting History