Now that we’re in full election swing to decide not only our next President, but many other local statewide initiatives, it’s important to put into context the types of decisions that will be made this year. Who makes the decisions? Not the people getting elected. It’s the voters.
So, we wanted to know – how does the electorate stack up in Oklahoma? And specifically, which cities have the highest number of liberal voters in Sooner State.
After analyzing every single city in Oklahoma with populations greater than 5,000, these are the 10 most liberal cities in the state:
- Tahlequah (Photos)
- Muskogee (Photos)
- Oklahoma City (Photos)
- Edmond (Photos)
- Midwest City
- Del City (Photos)
- Bethany (Photos)
- Warr Acres
- The Village
If you’re wondering, Guymon is the most conservative city of all in Oklahoma.
And to be clear, we didn’t form this list based on our own biases — we relied on the cold hard data. For more on how we ran the numbers, keep on reading. Then we’ll take a closer look at each of our top 10 most liberal cities in Oklahoma.
How we determined the most liberal cities in Oklahoma
We started by making a list of every place in Oklahoma over 5,000 people based on the 2014 American Community Survey that aren’t ‘CDPs’. That left us with more than 76 places in Oklahoma.
We then measured the voting record and census data to determine which cities lean the most leftward in their allegiances. Basically, what percentage of a city voted liberal in the 2012 elecetion?
Next, we ranked each city from 1 to 76, and the winner is ‘The Most Liberal City in Oklahoma.’
Let’s go through these liberal places, shall we?
Population: 16,354Percent Liberal: 42.95%
Population: 38,776Percent Liberal: 42.61%
3. Oklahoma City
Population: 610,672Percent Liberal: 41.67%
Population: 86,739Percent Liberal: 41.67%
5. Midwest City
Population: 56,507 Percent Liberal: 41.67%
6. Del City
Population: 21,898Percent Liberal: 41.67%
Population: 19,478Percent Liberal: 41.67%
8. Warr Acres
Population: 10,342 Percent Liberal: 41.67%
9. The Village
Population: 9,223 Percent Liberal: 41.67%
Population: 11,828 Percent Liberal: 41.67%
Summing Up The Liberal Pie
Well there you have it, the places in Oklahoma that have the highest number of liberals per capita, with Tahlequah ranking as the least conservative in the entire state.
If you’re curious, here are the most conservative cities in Oklahoma:
For more Oklahoma reading , check out:
- These Are The 10 Most Redneck Cities In Oklahoma – RoadSnacks
- If You’re From Oklahoma These Mountains Will Make Your Jaw Drop
- 10 Small Towns In Oklahoma Where You’d Never Want To Live – RoadSnacks
Detailed List Of The Most Liberal Cities In Oklahoma