Zip 53577 (Plain, WI) Voting


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The town of 53577 Plain, WI is a small community that is part of the Dane County area. While the town does not have a mayor or other local political offices, it does participate in countywide political activities. The county is split nearly evenly between Democratic and Republican parties, with the majority of citizens registered as Independents. Local elections see a high turnout as citizens take part in deciding who will represent them in various countywide offices such as County Board Supervisors, District Attorneys, and Sheriff positions. In recent years, several candidates from both major parties have held office at the county level, creating a healthy balance of voices representing the people in 53577 Plain and surrounding areas.

The political climate in Zip 53577 (Plain, WI) is somewhat conservative.

Sauk County, WI is leaning liberal. In Sauk County, WI 50.0% of the people voted Democrat in the last presidential election, 48.3% voted for the Republican Party, and the remaining 1.7% voted Independent.

In the last Presidential election, Sauk county flipped narrowly Democratic, 50.0% to 48.3%.
Sauk county flipped back to Democratic in the most recent Presidential election, after voting Republican in 2016.


The BestPlaces liberal/conservative index

Zip 53577 (Plain, WI) is somewhat conservative.


Plain, Wisconsin is somewhat conservative.

Sauk County, Wisconsin is leaning liberal.

Baraboo Metro Area is leaning liberal.

Wisconsin 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.

Plain, Wisconsin: d d D D r 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 53577 (Plain)

In the last 4 years (2018-2021), there were 77 contributions totaling $10,830 to the Democratic Party and liberal campaigns, averaging $141 per contribution.

In the last 4 years, there were 20 contributions totaling $7,971 to the Republican Party and conservative campaigns, averaging $399 per contribution.

(source: Federal Election Commission)

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