Research Reports

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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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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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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Minnesota Profile

Posted on August 24, 2009

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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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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Missouri Profile

Posted on August 24, 2009

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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Massachusetts Profile

Posted on August 24, 2009

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

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

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

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