Research Reports

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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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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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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Kentucky Profile

Posted on August 24, 2009
Kentucky Profile

Fact in focus: Only 36% of eligible voters in Kentucky elected anyone to the US House in 2008.

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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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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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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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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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