Research Reports

Oklahoma Profile

Posted on August 24, 2009

Fact in focus: US House incumbents in Oklahoma have won 84 straight races dating back 34 years, including 4 repeat landside winners in 2008. 

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New York Profile

Posted on August 24, 2009

Fact in focus: New York Republicans won 31.6% of US House votes in 2008, but just three of 29 seats -- only 7% of Democratic voters failed to elect a candidate.

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New Mexico Profile

Posted on August 24, 2009

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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Nebraska Profile

Posted on August 24, 2009

Fact in focus: Nebraska Democrats regularly win at least a third of the US House vote, but have not won a seat since 1992.

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Nevada Profile

Posted on August 24, 2009

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

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Montana Profile

Posted on August 24, 2009

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 Hampshire Profile

Posted on August 24, 2009

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

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New Jersey Profile

Posted on August 24, 2009

Fact in focus: All 11 incumbents won reelection in New Jersey's US House seats in 2008, with eight "untouchables".

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Michigan Profile

Posted on August 24, 2009

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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