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Idaho Profile

Key Figures:

  • 2 Seats: 2R, 0D
  • In 2010, Democrats lost control of Idaho’s 1st District

 

Idaho Rankings 2010

Democracy Index

36th (29.8)

 

Representation

31st (25.1)

Margin of Victory

30th (29.1)

 

Seats-to-Votes

42nd (37.4)

Landslide Index

15th (50)

 

House Turnout

24th (42.5)

 

 

1992

1994

1996

1998

2000

2002

2004

2006

2008

2010

Democracy Index

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16.8

21.6

29.4

22.4

26.6

25.8

20

29.8

Voter Turnout

68%

49%

59%

43%

54%

41%

59%

45%

61.7%

42.5%

Representation Index

40%

32%

34%

23%

36%

26%

42%

25%

36.9%

25.1%

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Wasted Votes

14%

35%

41%

46%

33%

37%

30%

44.3%

40.2%

41%

% Of Wasted R / D Votes

39/37

0/100

0/100

0/100

0/100

0/100

0/100

0/100

45.5/32.3

0/100

Drop-Off Voters

1.9%

4.9%

-0.5%

0.6%

1.7%

1.6%

4.3%

8.8%

2.6%

1.2%

Avg Margin of Victory

24%

30%

21%

9%

39%

29%

40%

17%

21.6%

29.1%

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Votes for (R-D-O%)

49-47-4

65-35-0

59-39-2

54-45-1

67-29-4

63-34-3

70-30-0

56-40-4

59.2-40.7-0.1

59-33.7-7.3

Seats for (R-D-O%)

50-50-0

100-0-0

100-0-0

100-0-0

100-0-0

100-0-0

100-0-0

100-0-0

50-50-0

100-0-0

Seat Changes

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0

1

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)

2-0

2-0

2-0

1-1-0

2-0-0

Landslide Index

50%

100%

50%

50%

50%

Scale of Competitiveness

 

 

 

 

 

Tight: < 5

0

0

0

1

0

Competitive: 5-10

0

0

1

0

0

Opportunity: 10-20

1

0

0

0

1

Landslide: 20-40

1

1

1

0

0

No Contest: 40+

0

0

0

1

1

Uncontested

0

0

0

0

0

Incumbents

 

 

 

 

 

Total Running / Total Seats

2/2

2/2

1/2

2/2

2/2

Re-Election / Total Incumbent

2/2

2/2

1/1

1/2

1/2

Landslide / Total Incumbent

1/2

2/2

1/1

1/2

1/2

R. Landslide / R. Incumbent

1/2

2/2

1/1

1/1

1/1

D. Landslide / D. Incumbent

NA

NA

NA

0/0

0/0

Untouchable Repeat Landslide

0

1

1

1

1

Uncontested Primary

2

1

--

1

--

Elected Women

0

0

0

0

0

Elected Racial Minorities

0

0

0

0

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                                    Election Results and Analysis: 1992-2000                       

Results 1992-2000

1992

1994

1996

1998

2000

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

1-1-0

2-0-0

2-0-0

2-0-0

2-0-0

Landslide Index

100%

50%

50%

0%

100%

Scale of Competitiveness

 

 

 

 

 

Tight: < 5

0

0

1

0

0

Competitive: 5-10

0

0

0

1

0

Opportunity: 10-20

0

1

0

1

1

Landslide: 20-40

2

0

1

0

1

No Contest: 40+

0

1

0

0

0

Uncontested

0

0

0

0

0

Incumbents

 

 

 

 

 

Total Running / Total Seats

1/2

2/2

2/2

1/2

2/2

Re-Election / Total Incumbent

1/1

1/2

2/2

1/1

2/2

Landslide / Total Incumbent

1/1

1/2

1/2

0/1

2/2

R. Landslide / R. Incumbent

NA

1/1

1/2

0/1

2/2

D. Landslide / D. Incumbent

1/1

0/1

NA

NA

NA

Untouchable Repeat Landslide

0

1

1

0

0

Uncontested Primary

1

1

0

0

1

Elected Women

0

1

1

1

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)

2-0-0

1-1-0

1-1-0

1-1-0

0-2-0

Landslide Index

0%

50%

50%

100%

50%

Scale of Competitiveness

 

 

 

 

 

Tight: < 5

1

1

0

0

0

Competitive: 5-10

1

0

1

0

1

Opportunity: 10-20

0

0

0

0

0

Landslide: 20-40

0

1

1

2

1

No Contest: 40+

0

0

0

0

0

Uncontested

0

0

0

0

0

Incumbents

 

 

 

 

 

Total Running / Total Seats

2/2

2/2

2/2

2/2

1/2

Re-Election / Total Incumbent

2/2

1/2

2/2

2/2

1/1

Landslide / Total Incumbent

0/2

1/2

1/2

2/2

1/1

R. Landslide / R. Incumbent

0/2

1/2

1/1

1/1

NA

D. Landslide / D. Incumbent

NA

NA

0/1

1/1

1/1

Untouchable Repeat Landslide

0

0

1

1

1

Uncontested Primary

2

2

2

2

1

Elected Women

0

0

0

0

0

Elected Racial Minorities

0

0

0

0

0

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