The map below shows the political leanings of people in and around Broward 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.
Broward County tends to be democratic based on voting results in recent elections. Compared to other nearby counties, Broward County has more democratic voters. Compared to the nation as a whole, Broward County leans more democratic.
Highly educated populations with bachelor’s degrees or higher tend to vote for more liberal candidates. In Broward County, 31.53% of all adults have earned a bachelor’s degree or higher. Educated women are far less likely to vote for conservatives, and in Broward County women make up 51.30% 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 Broward County is 40.6, which is older than the national median age of 38.1.
Is Broward County a political battleground? Across all types of political contests in Broward County, including state, local and presidential elections, races come within five percentage points 2% 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.
- Miami-Dade County, FL: more conservative voters
- Palm Beach County, FL: more conservative voters
- Martin County, FL: more conservative voters
- Hendry County, FL: more conservative voters
- Glades County, FL: more conservative voters
- St. Lucie County, FL: more conservative voters
- Collier County, FL: more conservative voters
- Okeechobee County, FL: more conservative voters
- Lee County, FL: more conservative voters
- Monroe County, FL: more conservative voters
Counties with Similar Populations
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- Bexar County, TX: more conservative voters
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- Wayne County, MI: more liberal voters
- King County, WA: more liberal voters
- Clark County, NV: more conservative voters
- San Bernardino County, CA: more conservative voters
- New York County, NY: more liberal voters
- Alameda County, CA: more liberal voters
- Philadelphia County, PA: more liberal voters
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