Research Reports

Wyoming Profile

Posted on August 24, 2009

Fact in focus: Wyoming's incumbent win streak dates back 44 years -- the longest in the nation.

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Utah Profile

Posted on August 24, 2009

Fact in focus: In 2008, 67% of Utah's House races were won by repeat landslide winners, and since 1998 only one race has been competitive.

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Washington Profile

Posted on August 24, 2009

Fact in focus: Since 2000, Washington has never had more than one competitive race for its nine US House seats.

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Vermont Profile

Posted on August 24, 2009

Fact in focus: In 2008, Democrat Peter Welch also earned the Republican nomination as a write-in.

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Virginia Profile

Posted on August 24, 2009

Fact in focus: In 2008, all US House seats in Virginia were won by men for the first time in a decade.

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Texas Profile

Posted on August 24, 2009

Fact in focus: In 2008, incumbents won 31 of Texas' 32 US House seats -- the average victory margin was 49%.

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South Carolina Profile

Posted on August 24, 2009

Fact in focus: In 2008 South Carolina Democrats won just 33% of US House seats with 49% of votes.

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Tennessee Profile

Posted on August 24, 2009

Fact in focus: Since 1974, all 132 incumbents in US House races in Tennessee have won.

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Rhode Island Profile

Posted on August 24, 2009

Fact in focus: Rhode Island Republicans regularly win a third of the state's US House vote, but have won no seats since 1992.

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Pennsylvania Profile

Posted on August 24, 2009

Fact in focus: 90% of Pennsylvania’s US House winners in 2008 were uncontested in their party primary.

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