Research Reports

Louisiana Profile

Posted on August 24, 2009
Louisiana Profile

Fact in focus: In 2008 US House races in Louisiana, 93% of Democratic votes were wasted, electing only 1 of 7seats.

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Maine Profile

Posted on August 24, 2009
Maine Profile

Fact in focus: In 2008, Maine Republicans won 39.2% of the vote in US House races, but no seat.

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Kansas Profile

Posted on August 21, 2009
Kansas Profile

Fact in focus: In 2008, 80% of Republican voters in Kansas elected a US House candidate compared to 43% of Democratic voters.

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Iowa Profile

Posted on August 21, 2009
Iowa Profile

Fact in focus: Iowa is the biggest of three states that have never elected a women or racial minority to the US House

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Indiana Profile

Posted on August 21, 2009
Indiana Profile

Fact in focus: For the first time since 1994, no woman won an Indiana US House seat in 2008.

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Illinois Profile

Posted on August 21, 2009
Illinois Profile

Fact in focus: In 2008, the average US House race in Illinois was won 70% to 30% -- since 1994, more than half of winners have been "untouchable."

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Idaho Profile

Posted on August 21, 2009
Idaho Profile

Fact in focus: Democrats won their first House seat in Idaho since 1992, despite regularly winning a third of statewide votes.

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Hawaii Profile

Posted on August 21, 2009
Hawaii Profile

Fact in focus: Both of Hawaii's US House races were no-contest wins for incumbents -- no Republican has won since 1988.

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Georgia Profile

Posted on August 21, 2009
Georgia Profile

Fact in focus: In 2008, US House Democratic candidates won a majority of Georgia's popular vote, but only 46% of seats.

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Connecticut Profile

Posted on August 21, 2009
Connecticut Profile

Fact in focus: In 2008 Republican US House candidates earned 33% of votes statewide, but 0 of 5 seats

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