The map below shows the political leanings of people in and around Bellevue. Darker red areas have almost entirely Republican voters, dark blue areas vote mostly for Democrats, and areas in lighter shades or in light purple are areas where the vote is usually split between parties.
Bellevue tends to be democratic based on voting results in recent elections. Compared to other nearby cities, Bellevue has more democratic voters. Compared to the nation as a whole, Bellevue leans more democratic.
Highly educated populations with bachelor’s degrees or higher tend to vote for more liberal candidates. In Bellevue, 67.27% of all adults have earned a bachelor’s degree or higher. Educated women are far less likely to vote for conservatives, and in Bellevue women make up 49.30% of the population.
Older Americans tend to vote more conservatively. Members of the Boomer and Silent generations (born 1928-1964) more often vote for republicans while GenX, Millennials (born 1965-1996) and younger generations consistently support democrats. The median age in Bellevue is 39.5, which is older than the national median age of 38.1.
Is Bellevue a political battleground? Across all types of political contests in Bellevue, including state, local and presidential elections, races come within five percentage points 0% of the time.
Note: Federal, local, and state elections are weighed based on the recency of the election and the importance most voters assign to each seat.
- Beaux Arts Village, WA: more liberal voters
- Clyde Hill, WA: more conservative voters
- Mercer Island, WA: more liberal voters
- Medina, WA: more conservative voters
- Yarrow Point, WA: more conservative voters
- Newcastle, WA: more liberal voters
- Hunts Point, WA: more conservative voters
- Redmond, WA: more conservative voters
- Sammamish, WA: more conservative voters
- Kirkland, WA: more conservative voters
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- Metairie, LA: more conservative voters
- Astoria, NY: more liberal voters
- Beaverton, OR: more conservative voters
- Las Cruces, NM: more conservative voters
- Carrollton, TX: more conservative voters
- Lansing, MI: more conservative voters
- Orange, CA: more conservative voters
- Olathe, KS: more conservative voters
- Enterprise, NV: more conservative voters
- South Bend, IN: more conservative voters
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