Oxnard, CA Politics: Is It Liberal or Conservative?

Election Results and Trends in Oxnard, CA

Oxnard, CA voted Democrat in the last Presidential election, with this party winning 59.5% of the votes counted, followed by 38.4% voting Republican and other parties voting 2.2%. Therefore, this city is considered as moderately liberal and is ranked 203 out of top 333 most populated US cities on being the most conservative and ranked 127 out of 333 on being the most liberal city.

Presidential Elections Voting Trend

The last six Presidential election results (2000, 2004, 2008, 2012, 2016, 2020) for Oxnard, CA are: R R D D D D

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Oxnard, CA Presidential Voting Trend, 2000-2020

Oxnard has trended towards the Democrat party in Presidential elections over the last 25 years. In the city, Bill Clinton won the popular vote in 1996, Al Gore in 2000, John Kerry (2004), Barack Obama in 2008 and 2012, Hillary Clinton (2016) and Joe Biden (2020). The city's progressive stance on environmental conservation, social equality, and progressive taxation mirrors California's inclination to support Democrat platforms.

Local Elections

Local/City level elections in Oxnard also reflect a liberal-leaning over the past 25 years. Democrat and progressive candidates have often been elected to key local positions. The City Council and mayor's office have pursued policies emphasizing social welfare, environmental sustainability, inclusive growth, and community engagement.