Research Reports

Nevada Profile

Posted on August 24, 2009
Nevada Profile

Fact in focus: In 2008 Nevada Democrats won 8% more US House votes than Republicans, but 33% more seats.

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New Hampshire Profile

Posted on August 24, 2009
New Hampshire Profile

Fact in focus: New Hampshire Republicans earned 47% of US House votes in 2008, but Democrats won both seats.

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Montana Profile

Posted on August 24, 2009
Montana Profile

Fact in focus: Montana Democrats haven't won a U.S. House seat since 1994, despite regularly garnering four in ten votes.

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New Mexico Profile

Posted on August 24, 2009
New Mexico Profile

Fact in focus: New Mexico Republicans won 39.4% of votes in 2008, but none of the three open US House seats. 

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Michigan Profile

Posted on August 24, 2009
Michigan Profile

Fact in focus: Although Michigan is 3rd in our democracy index, 11 out of its 15 US House seats are represented by untouchable incumbents.

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Missouri Profile

Posted on August 24, 2009
Missouri Profile

Fact in focus: Although Missouri Democrats won a majority of the US House vote in 2008, Republicans won a majority of seats.

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Minnesota Profile

Posted on August 24, 2009
Minnesota Profile

Fact in focus: Minnesota's high turnout helped earned our 2008 democracy index's top ranking, but almost half of its US House seats are represented by "untouchable" incumbents.

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Maryland Profile

Posted on August 24, 2009
Maryland Profile

Fact in focus: 4 US House incumbents in Maryland were "untouchable" in 2008 -- Republicans won just 12.5% of seats with 30.5% of votes.

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Massachusetts Profile

Posted on August 24, 2009
Massachusetts Profile

Fact in focus: Since 2000, Democrats have won all 50 US House races in Massachusetts by landslide.

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