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This Interactive Map Tells You Which Presidential Candidate Your Neighbors Are Supporting

The U Street corridor--a huge corridor for Bernie Sanders supporters! Photograph by Flickr user Ted Eytan.

Never discuss politics. It’s a bedrock rule of polite conversation that’s getting harder to follow, especially when Donald Trump comes to town. But now there’s a way to figure out who your neighbors are supporting without hazarding the question. Renthop, a real-estate startup working from the FEC’s open political donation records, is providing a neighborly peek over the fence (and into the financial contributions) of those who share your zip code.

Overall, the numbers aren’t too surprising. DC is bullish on Hillary Clinton, who has secured nearly 4,000 donations and $5.2 million. Donald Trump, the self-funded candidate, can thank 18 DC residents for almost $8,000.

All images by Renthop.

20016 (Tenleytown-Cathedral Heights), 20007 (Georgetown) and 20008 (Woodley Park-Cleveland Park-Van Ness) were among the city’s most giving zip codes, where individual donations hovered around $1,500.


Renthop hopes renters will want to share a Metro stop with like-minded voters. Bernie fans, for example, should check out listings in Brookland. If you’re looking to live near Hillary supporters, rest easy. You probably already do.



Contributing Editor

Amanda has contributed to Washingtonian since 2016. She has written about the right-wing media personality Britt McHenry, chronicled her night with Stormy Daniels, and come clean about owning too much stuff. She lives on H Street. She can be reached at [email protected]