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Georgia Profile

Key Figures:

  • 13 Seats: 8R, 5D
  • In 2010, 10 out of 13 Georgia House seats were non-competitive

 

Georgia Rankings 2010

Democracy Index

19th (23.8)

 

Representation

18th (27.4)

Margin of Victory

45th (46.8)

 

Seats-to-Votes

1st (0.4)

Landslide Index

37th (76.9)

 

House Turnout

39th (37.4)

 

 

1992

1994

1996

1998

2000

2002

2004

2006

2008

2010

Democracy Index

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31.7

32.2

31

27.2

25.2

28.2

24.4

23.8

Voter Turnout

47%

29%

40%

29%

41%

30%

50%

34%

57.2%

37.4%

Representation Index

27.5%

18.5%

25%

21%

28%

23%

29%

23%

40.3%

27.4%

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Wasted Votes

41%

36%

38%

28%

31%

25%

19%

31%

29.6%

26.9%

% Of Wasted R / D Votes

50/34

55/46

15/65

15/51

14/59

14/41

19/20

24/39

20.4/38.5

20/38.1

Drop-Off Voters

4.6%

3.1%

5.9%

9%

6.9%

5.4%

10.3%

2.5%

6.9%

4.2%

Avg Margin of Victory

19%

28%

26%

48%

37%

50%

62%

40%

42.8%

46.8%

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Votes for (R-D-O%)

45-55-0

55-46-0

53-47-0

64-36-0

62-38-0

58-42-0

62-39-0

55-45-0

49.2-50.8-0

61.9-38.1-0

Seats for (R-D-O%)

36-64-0

64-36-0

73-27-0

73-27-0

73-27-0

62-38-0

54-46-0

54-36-0

53.8-46.2-0

61.5-38.5-0

Seat Changes

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1

0

0

0

2(+2D)

1(+1D)

0

0

1

                                     Election Results and Analysis: 2002-2010

Results 2002-2010

2002

2004

2006

2008

2010

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

8-5-0

7-6-0

7-6-0

7-6-0

8-5-0

Landslide Index

69%

85%

85%

92.3%

76.9%

Scale of Competitiveness

 

 

 

 

 

Tight: < 5

2

1

2

0

1

Competitive: 5-10

0

0

0

0

1

Opportunity: 10-20

2

1

0

1

1

Landslide: 20-40

0

3

5

9

4

No Contest: 40+

6

2

5

1

3

Uncontested

3

6

1

2

3

Incumbents

 

 

 

 

 

Total Running / Total Seats

8/13

10/13

12/13

13/13

11/13

Re-Election / Total Incumbent

8/8

9/10

12/12

13/13

10/11

Landslide / Total Incumbent

8/8

8/10

10/12

12/13

8/11

R. Landslide / R. Incumbent

8/8

4/5

7/7

7/7

5/5

D. Landslide / D. Incumbent

NA

4/5

3/5

5/6

3/5

Untouchable Repeat Landslide

7

6

7

7

8

Uncontested Primary

6

--

--

9

--

Elected Women

1

1

0

0

0

Elected Racial Minorities

4B

4B

4B

4B

4B

                                                 Election Results and Analysis: 1992-2000

Results 1992-2000

1992

1994

1996

1998

2000

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

4-7-0

7-4-0

8-3-0

8-3-0

8-3-0

Landslide Index

27%

73%

45%

73%

73%

Scale of Competitiveness

 

 

 

 

 

Tight: < 5

1

1

1

0

0

Competitive: 5-10

2

0

2

0

1

Opportunity: 10-20

5

2

3

3

2

Landslide: 20-40

1

7

4

3

4

No Contest: 40+

2

1

0

2

3

Uncontested

0

0

1

3

1

Incumbents

 

 

 

 

 

Total Running / Total Seats

5/11

10/11

11/11

11/11

11/11

Re-Election / Total Incumbent

4/5

8/10

11/11

11/11

11/11

Landslide / Total Incumbent

2/5

6/10

5/11

8/11

8/11

R. Landslide / R. Incumbent

0/1

3/4

4/8

6/8

6/8

D. Landslide / D. Incumbent

2/4

3/6

1/3

2/3

2/3

Untouchable Repeat Landslide

1

3

4

5

5

Uncontested Primary

1

6

9

11

9

Elected Women

1

1

1

1

1

Elected Racial Minorities

3B

3B

3B

3B

3B

                                     Election Results and Analysis: 1982-1990

Results 1982-1990

1982

1984

1986

1988

1990

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

1-9-0

2-8-0

2-8-0

1-9-0

1-9-0

Landslide Index

90%

80%

90%

90%

60%

Scale of Competitiveness

 

 

 

 

 

Tight: < 5

0

0

0

0

2

Competitive: 5-10

0

1

1

0

0

Opportunity: 10-20

1

1

0

1

2

Landslide: 20-40

3

2

3

6

3

No Contest: 40+

3

2

2

1

3

Uncontested

3

4

4

2

0

Incumbents

 

 

 

 

 

Total Running / Total Seats

7/10

10/10

9/10

10/10

10/10

Re-Election / Total Incumbent

7/7

9/10

9/9

9/10

10/10

Landslide / Total Incumbent

6/7

8/10

8/9

8/10

6/10

R. Landslide / R. Incumbent

0/1

1/1

1/2

0/2

0/1

D. Landslide / D. Incumbent

6/6

7/9

7/7

8/8

6/9

Untouchable Repeat Landslide

6

7

7

8

6

Uncontested Primary

3

6

8

7

9

Elected Women

0

0

0

0

0

Elected Racial Minorities

0

0

1B

1B

1B

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