Orange County saw a total voter turnout of 81,729, which is 70.16 percent of the 116,482 registered voters in Orange County. The county also saw a record number of early voters with 59,766, up from 50,233 in 2012.
Located in the Durham-Chapel Hill metro area
County seat is Hillsborough
Source: U.S. Census Bureau QuickFacts
Percentage of population 25 and older with a bachelor's degree:
- 57.6% - Orange County
- 29.9% - North Carolina
- 30.9% - U.S.
In 2016, Democrats increased their already wide margin of victory by 8.2 percentage points.
3rd-party candidates received 12.0% of vote in 1992, 6.5% of vote in 1996, 4.7% in 2016
(George Wallace received 21% of the vote in 1968)
Other blue zone posts:
Georgia. DeKalb County. (3/10/2019)
Maryland. Howard County. (3/9/2019)
Michigan. Washtenaw County. (3/9/2019)
Pennsylvania. Montgomery County. (3/11/2019)