The map below shows the political leanings of people in and around Orlando. 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.
Orlando tends to be slightly democratic based on voting results in recent elections. Compared to other nearby cities, Orlando has more republican voters. Compared to the nation as a whole, Orlando leans more democratic.
Highly educated populations with bachelor’s degrees or higher tend to vote for more liberal candidates. In the Orlando metro area, 31.21% of all adults have earned a bachelor’s degree or higher. Educated women are far less likely to vote for conservatives, and in Orlando women make up 51.12% 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 Orlando is 38.1, which is younger than the national median age of 38.1.
Is Orlando a political battleground? Across all types of political contests in Orlando, including state, local and presidential elections, races come within five percentage points 20% 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.
- Edgewood, FL: more liberal voters
- Orlando, FL: politically similar voters
- Conway, FL: more liberal voters
- Belle Isle, FL: more liberal voters
- Pine Castle, FL: more liberal voters
- Oak Ridge, FL: more liberal voters
- Azalea Park, FL: more liberal voters
- Taft, FL: more liberal voters
- Orlovista, FL: more liberal voters
- Fairview Shores, FL: more liberal voters
Cities with Similar Populations
- Melbourne, FL: more conservative voters
- Cincinnati, OH: more conservative voters
- Baltimore, MD: more conservative voters
- Jackson, MS: more conservative voters
- Harrisburg, PA: more conservative voters
- Albuquerque, NM: more liberal voters
- Augusta, GA: more conservative voters
- Chapel Hill, NC: more liberal voters
- Milwaukee, WI: more conservative voters
- Spokane, WA: more conservative voters
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