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Delaware Profile

Key Figures:

  • 1 Seat: 0R, 1D
  • Republican Michael Castle ran for US Senate and Democrat John C. Carney Jr. was elected in 2010

 

Delaware Rankings 2010

Democracy Index

8th (17.2)

 

Representation

16th (27.5)

Margin of Victory

7th (16.1)

 

Seats-to-Votes

46th (42.1)

Landslide Index

1st (0)

 

House Turnout

11th (48.4)

 

 

1992

1994

1996

1998

2000

2002

2004

2006

2008

2010

Democracy Index

--

--

29

37.2

27.4

29.4

24.6

24.6

30.8

17.2

Voter Turnout

55%

37%

49%

32%

54%

38%

61%

42.6%

61.9%

48.4%

Representation Index

30%

26%

34%

21%

36%

27%

35%

24.4%

37.8%

27.5%

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Wasted Votes

45%

29%

31%

34%

32%

28%

31%

42.8%

38.9%

43.2%

% Of Wasted R / D Votes

0/100

0/100

0/100

0/100

0/100

0/100

0/100

0/100

0/100

100/0

Drop-Off Voters

4.70%

2.00%

1.50%

NA

4.30%

1.70%

5.10%

0.90%

6.5%

0.6%

Avg Margin of Victory

13%

44%

42%

35%

37%

45%

39%

19.2%

23.3%

16.1%

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Votes for (R-D-O%)

55-43-2

71-27-3

70-28-3

66-32-2

68-31-2

72-27-1

69-30-1

57-39-4

61.1-38-0.9

41-56.8-2.2

Seats for (R-D-O%)

100-0-0

100-0-0

100-0-0

100-0-0

100-0-0

100-0-0

100-0-0

100-0-0

100-0-0

0-100-0

Seat Changes

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

1

                                      Election Results and Analysis: 2002-2010

Results 2002-2010

2002

2004

2006

2008

2010

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

1-0-0

1-0-0

1-0-0

1-0-0

0-1-0

Landslide Index

100%

100%

0%

100%

0%

Scale of Competitiveness

 

 

 

 

 

Tight: < 5

0

0

0

0

0

Competitive: 5-10

0

0

0

0

0

Opportunity: 10-20

0

0

1

0

1

Landslide: 20-40

0

1

0

1

0

No Contest: 40+

1

0

0

0

0

Uncontested

0

0

0

0

0

Incumbents

 

 

 

 

 

Total Running / Total Seats

1/1

1/1

1/1

1/1

--

Re-Election / Total Incumbent

1/1

1/1

1/1

1/1

--

Landslide / Total Incumbent

1/1

1/1

0/1

1/1

--

R. Landslide / R. Incumbent

1/1

1/1

0/1

1/1

--

D. Landslide / D. Incumbent

NA

NA

NA

NA

--

Untouchable Repeat Landslide

1

1

0

0

--

Uncontested Primary

1

1

--

1

--

Elected Women

0

0

0

0

0

Elected Racial Minorities

0

0

0

0

0

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       Election Results and Analysis: 1992-2000

Results 1992-2000

1992

1994

1996

1998

2000

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

1-0-0

1-0-0

1-0-0

1-0-0

1-0-0

Landslide Index

0%

100%

100%

100%

100%

Scale of Competitiveness

 

 

 

 

 

Tight: < 5

0

0

0

0

0

Competitive: 5-10

0

0

0

0

0

Opportunity: 10-20

1

0

0

0

0

Landslide: 20-40

0

0

0

1

1

No Contest: 40+

0

1

1

0

0

Uncontested

0

0

0

0

0

Incumbents

 

 

 

 

 

Total Running / Total Seats

0 / 1

1/1

1/1

1/1

1/1

Re-Election / Total Incumbent

NA

1/1

1/1

1/1

1/1

Landslide / Total Incumbent

NA

1/1

1/1

1/1

1/1

R. Landslide / R. Incumbent

NA

1/1

1/1

1/1

1/1

D. Landslide / D. Incumbent

NA

NA

NA

NA

NA

Untouchable Repeat Landslide

0

0

1

1

1

Uncontested Primary

NA

1

1

1

1

Elected Women

0

0

0

0

0

Elected Racial Minorities

0

0

0

0

0

                                  Election Results and Analysis: 1982-1990

Results 1982-1990

1982

1984

1986

1988

1990

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

0-1-0

0-1-0

0-1-0

0-1-0

0-1-0

Landslide Index

0%

0%

100%

100%

100%

Scale of Competitiveness

 

 

 

 

 

Tight: < 5

0

0

0

0

0

Competitive: 5-10

1

0

0

0

0

Opportunity: 10-20

0

1

0

0

0

Landslide: 20-40

0

0

1

1

1

No Contest: 40+

0

0

0

0

0

Uncontested

0

0

0

0

0

Incumbents

 

 

 

 

 

Total Running / Total Seats

1/1

1/1

 1/1

1/1

1/1

Re-Election / Total Incumbent

0/1

1/1

1/1

1/1

1/1

Landslide / Total Incumbent

0/1

0/1

1/1

1/1

1/1

R. Landslide / R. Incumbent

0/1

NA

NA

NA

NA

D. Landslide / D. Incumbent

NA

0/1

1/1

1/1

1/1

Untouchable Repeat Landslide

0

0

0

1

1

Uncontested Primary

0

1

1

NA

0

Elected Women

0

0

0

0

0

Elected Racial Minorities

0

0

0

0

0


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