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Old Yesterday, 08:24 PM
 
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Main issue I see with most of my neighbors really irks me. They can not cut their grass, clean their homes, paint their house, or have anything done that doesnt include hiring a bunch of aliens. This is a sanctuary city so that means a lot of these criminals are in my neighborhood which offends me and other law and order decent people.....
You think that is any different in a conservative town? Lol.
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Old Yesterday, 08:58 PM
 
Location: Central Illinois -
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Hell no, I live in redneck Trump country, at least for about three more years, than I am out of this place. I will say I live in a better neighborhood, and there are educated people on my block, and I know a couple are not conservatives, the others I'm just not gonna ask, cause I don't want to know. I rarely talk politics with any of my neighbors.
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Old Yesterday, 09:42 PM
 
Location: Jacksonville, FL
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I think both sides are a train wreck and that the entire 2016 election was the result of a drunken bet made during a super secret tryst between the RNC and DNC leaders. Most of my neighbors voted for either Trump or Hillary. Some of them are still good neighbors, though.
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Old Yesterday, 09:46 PM
 
Location: La lune et les ťtoiles
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I live in Trumplandia but most of them have removed any outward signs of support for King Orange Julius
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Old Yesterday, 10:01 PM
 
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I live in a Georgia county where 7 out of every 10 people support Trump. I don't support Trump. Actually, this is how it worked. Most of White persons in the county support Trump, most of the Black persons support Clinton. I support neither, as I voted for Gary Johnson. Historically, I've always voted opposite to how much of the population votes. The first time I voted for Georgia's governor in 2006, I voted for Mark Taylor. Sonny Perdue won. In fact, every gubernatorial candidate I voted for in Georgia, that candidate lost. Voted for Taylor in 2006, Perdue won. Voted for Barnes in 2010, Nathan Deal won. Voted for Jason Carter in 2014, Nathan Deal won again. Voted for Stacey Abrams in 2018, Brian Kemp won. I've pretty much gotten used to my vote not counting for much on a local level.
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Old Yesterday, 11:15 PM
 
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Since I don't interact with my neighbors that much, I don't know what their political stances are.
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Old Today, 12:24 AM
 
Location: New Mexico
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I moved to a blue state from a red state. My old red hometown was ridiculously conservative and full of bible thumpers. As a liberal minded person I ignored them. If you wrote a letter to the editor that was viewed as too liberal they would call you up and say the all sorts of hostile and non-christian things. It normally wasn't personal from my neighbors but the culture of the place was very twisted.

My new place is very blue and I seldom meet anyone who is a Trumper or vocally supportive. We had one new neighbor who was a vocal Trumper but they quickly moved away to live closer to family. I think the political climate had something to do with their move. I meet people with singular issues that might be defined as "red", like climate change denial or the tariff war, but when you talk to them they have no support for other red issues or Trump.
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Old Today, 12:27 AM
 
Location: Tyler, TX
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I moved to a blue state from a red state. My old red hometown was ridiculously conservative and full of bible thumpers. As a liberal minded person I ignored them. If you wrote a letter to the editor that was viewed as too liberal they would call you up and say the all sorts of hostile and non-christian things. It normally wasn't personal from my neighbors but the culture of the place was very twisted.

My new place is very blue and I seldom meet anyone who is a Trumper or vocally supportive. We had one new neighbor who was a vocal Trumper but they quickly moved away to live closer to family. I think the political climate had something to do with their move. I meet people with singular issues that might be defined as "red", like climate change denial or the tariff war, but when you talk to them they have no support for other red issues or Trump.
Sounds like the self-segregating enclaves of political views Iíve heard of. I actually donít think thatís healthy, though itís maybe inevitable given how much weíve let ourselves get suckered into that tribal mindset.
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Old Today, 12:31 AM
 
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This is a question I am curious about. Do most people live in a place where others agree with them politically? On the basis of either voter registration by political party and/or political party electoral dominance, do you share the political values of people in your town, county, and state? Does it impact how much or little you like where you live?

I'll start off. My username was created a few years back when I thought I would live in New Jersey forever, now I am not sure as I am trying to secure better employment. This is related, as I blame socialism for the lack of a good job market in New Jersey. New Jersey has almost 1 million more registered Democrats than Republicans, no Republican presidential candidate has carried our state since 1988, no Republican has been elected to the U.S. Senate from our state since 1972, and all but one of our Congressional districts and a majority of our State Legislature is controlled by Democrats. We currently have a Democratic Governor, but do elect Republicans every so often to that office. I spent most of my life in a solidly Republican county and community, though recently moved to a county that is trending blue though has historically been Republican.

I don't think politics impacts my appreciation and love for New Jersey's culture, food, history, charming towns, and beautiful suburban and rural landscape, but I do disagree with the misguided priorities of Democrats who would rather spend money on building a wind farm off our coast than improving our roads. I think the fact that my home county is solidly Republican made me love it more, but that's because at the county level taxes were kept lower than in neighboring Democratic counties and the county features great parks and county roads that are well-maintained by New Jersey standards. I was never a big fan of my hometown but that had more to do with the local social scene than politics.
yes i do.I live in Midland, Texas
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Old Today, 04:30 AM
 
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I really don't know my neighbors politics and really don't care. We have a quiet neighborhood that is somewhat diverse. We all seem to enjoy the peace and quiet and its an older neighborhood with not too may children. I don't know everybody's religion, either. People believe everybody in a group or neighborhood or place of work share the same views but I guarantee you they don't. Some are just not going to say they have differing opinions for fear of being ostracized or creating conflict.
We're definitely a dog neighborhood if that matters. Unless some have cats they only keep indoors.
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