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Arizona Profile

Key Figures:

  • 8 Seats: 5R, 3D
  • In 2010, Republicans won 25% more House seats with only 11.1% more of popular votes than Democrats

 

Arizona Rankings 2010

         

Democracy Index

19th (23.8)

 

Representation

44th (21.9)

Margin of Victory

11th (18.9)

 

Seats-to-Votes

11th (6.9)

Landslide Index

9th (37.5)

 

House Turnout

36th (39.2)


 


1992

1994

1996

1998

2000

2002

2004

2006

2008

2010

Democracy Index

--

--

36.3

29.7

40.7

34.2

33

25.2

27.8

23.8

Voter Turnout

52%

38%

44%

28%

40%

30%

52%

38%

52.6%

39.2%

Representation Index

31%

23%

27%

17%

25%

19%

34%

22.4%

30.7%

21.9%












Wasted Votes

41%

38%

38%

40%

38%

39%

35%

41%

41.7%

44%

% Of Wasted R / D Votes

34/41

5/85

5/84

4/86

4/85

8/78

8/69

35/49

45.4/33.8

25.5/60.7

Drop-Off Voters

5.20%

2.70%

3.40%

1.40%

4.30%

2.60%

7%

2.20%

6%

1.7%

Avg Margin of Victory

25%

27%

28%

25%

52%

27%

35%

31%

23.7%

18.9%

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Votes for (R-D-O%)

53-41-6

59-37-3

59-38-3

57-41-2

58-38-4

57-40-3

60-32-8

52-42-6

47.4-49-3.6

53-41.9-5.1

Seats for (R-D-O%)

50-50-0

83-17-0

83-17-0

83-17-0

83-17-0

75-25-0

75-25-0

50-50-0

37.5-62.5-0

62.5-37.5-0

Seat Changes

1

0

0

0

0

2 (+1D, +1 R)

0

1 (+1D)

1 (+1D)

2

 

                                     Election Results and Analysis: 2002-2010

Results 2002-2010

2002

2004

2006

2008

2010

U.S. House (R-D-O)

6-2-0

6-2-0

4-4-0

3-5-0

5-3-0

Landslide Index

88%

100%

63%

50%

37.5%

Scale of Competitiveness

 

 

 

 

 

Tight: < 5

1

0

1

0

1

Competitive: 5-10

0

0

1

1

3

Opportunity: 10-20

0

0

1

3

1

Landslide: 20-40

7

5

3

3

2

No Contest: 40+

0

1

1

1

1

Uncontested

0

2

1

0

0

Incumbents

 

 

 

 

 

Total Running / Total Seats

5/8

8/8

7/8

7/8

7/8

Re-Election / Total Incumbent

5/5

8/8

6/7

7/7

5/7

Landslide / Total Incumbent

5/5

8/8

5/7

4/7

3/7

R. Landslide / R. Incumbent

4/4

6/6

3/4

2/3

2/2

D. Landslide / D. Incumbent

1/1

2/2

2/2

2/4

1/3

Untouchable Repeat Landslide

4

5

5

4

1

Uncontested Primary

4

--

--

7

--

Elected Women

0

0

1

0

1

Elected Racial Minorities

2L

2L

2L

2L

2L

                                  Election Results and Analysis: 1992-2000

Results 1992-2000

1992

1994

1996

1998

2000

U.S. House (R-D-O)

3-3-0

5-1-0

5-1-0

5-1-0

5-1-0

Landslide Index

67%

67%

80%

67%

80%

Scale of Competitiveness

 

 

 

 

 

Tight: < 5

0

0

1

0

0

Competitive: 5-10

1

0

0

2

0

Opportunity: 10-20

1

2

0

0

1

Landslide: 20-40

4

3

4

4

4

No Contest: 40+

0

1

1

0

1

Uncontested

0

0

0

0

0

Incumbents

 

 

 

 

 

Total Running / Total Seats

5/6

4/6

6/6

6/6

5/6

Re-Election / Total Incumbent

4/5

3/4

6/6

6/6

5/5

Landslide / Total Incumbent

4/5

3/4

5/6

4/6

5/5

R. Landslide / R. Incumbent

3/3

2/2

4/5

3/5

4/4

D. Landslide / D. Incumbent

1/2

1/2

1/1

1/1

1/1

Untouchable Repeat Landslide

2

3

4

4

2

Uncontested Primary

2

1

4

5

3

Elected Women

1

0

0

0

0

Elected Racial Minorities

1L

1L

1L

1L

1L

                        Election Results and Analysis: 1982-1990

Results 1982-1990

1982

1984

1986

1988

1990

U.S. House (R-D-O)

3-2-0

4-1-0

4-1-0

4-1-0

4-1-0

Landslide Index

80%

80%

100%

100%

80%

Scale of Competitiveness

 

 

 

 

 

Tight: < 5

1

1

0

0

0

Competitive: 5-10

0

0

0

0

0

Opportunity: 10-20

0

0

0

0

1

Landslide: 20-40

3

0

2

1

3

No Contest: 40+

1

3

2

4

0

Uncontested

0

1

1

0

1

Incumbents

 

 

 

 

 

Total Running / Total Seats

3/5

5/5

3/5

5/5

5/5

Re-Election / Total Incumbent

3/3

4/5

3/3

5/5

5/5

Landslide / Total Incumbent

3/3

4/5

3/3

5/5

4/5

R. Landslide / R. Incumbent

2/2

3/4

2/2

4/4

3/4

D. Landslide / D. Incumbent

1/1

1/1

1/1

1/1

1/1

Untouchable Repeat Landslide

2

4

2

5

4

Uncontested Primary

3

4

2

3

4

Elected Women

0

0

0

0

0

Elected Racial Minorities

0

0

0

0

1L


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