I am not from this country... but I follow politics very closely. I want to understand how you chose your party affiliations? What influenced you... your family, your upbringing, your geography, your education, your friends Or just the overwhelming support for one party over the other in your region or something else?Answer Question
Asked by Anonymous at 11:48 AM on Feb. 25, 2009 in Politics & Current Events
Answer by DDry at 11:52 AM on Feb. 25, 2009
Answer by sidzwif at 11:52 AM on Feb. 25, 2009
Answer by gramsmom at 11:55 AM on Feb. 25, 2009
My mother is a liberal hippie. My father is as conservative as they come. I was raised listening to both sides of the political debate through the years.
Overall my values are more conservative than liberal. Especially in values dealing with the economy and business. I believe in a free market, capitalistic, fiscally conservative economy.
Answer by grlygrlz2 at 11:58 AM on Feb. 25, 2009
For me there are a lot of influences, I grew up in California the San Francisco bay area. That area tends to be more liberal and therefor follows the Democratic party more closely. I also grew up in a family of strong Democrats. As an adult I studied both parties and felt that my own personal political philosophy also feel more in the range of Democrat. I now live in an area of California that is far more conservative and much stronger Republican. I also am a Christian and many in the Christian community are conservative Republicans. So my present voting has been influenced by those factors too. I still tend to vote and am registered Democrat, but it isn't automatic. I vote for the person I feel is most suited for the job.
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