The map below shows the political leanings of people in and around Bexar County. 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.
Bexar County tends to be democratic based on voting results in recent elections. Compared to other nearby counties, Bexar County has more democratic voters. Compared to the nation as a whole, Bexar County leans more democratic.
Highly educated populations with bachelor’s degrees or higher tend to vote for more liberal candidates. In Bexar County, 27.25% of all adults have earned a bachelor’s degree or higher. Educated women are far less likely to vote for conservatives, and in Bexar County women make up 50.67% 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 Bexar County is 34.5, which is younger than the national median age of 38.1.
Is Bexar County a political battleground? Across all types of political contests in Bexar County, including state, local and presidential elections, races come within five percentage points 33% 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.
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