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Indiana Profile

Key Figures:

  • 9 Seats: 6R, 3D
  • Indiana’s landslide index remained unchanged in 2010


Indiana Rankings 2010

Democracy Index

42nd (31.8)

 

Representation

43rd (22.2)

Margin of Victory

22nd (25.7)

 

Seats-to-Votes

13th (8.3)

Landslide Index

38th (77.8)

 

House Turnout

40th (37.4)

 

 

1992

1994

1996

1998

2000

2002

2004

2006

2008

2010

Democracy Index

--

--

21.2

20.5

20.5

25.5

27.8

24.8

24.2

31.8

Voter Turnout

54%

36%

48%

36%

48%

33%

53%

36.2%

57.8%

37.4%

Representation Index

33%

21%

29%

22%

29%

20%

33%

21.2%

36.5%

22.2%

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Wasted Votes

38%

41%

39%

38%

40%

40%

38%

41.3%

36.7%

40.5%

% Of Wasted R / D Votes

57/22

28/56

28/50

27/50

42/50

23/59

13/70

45/36

38.5/33

21.5/59.3

Drop-Off Voters

3.8%

0.0%

2.5%

0.8%

1.9%

-3.0%

2.1%

0.0%

2.7%

-0.2%

Avg Margin of Victory

23%

18%

23%

26%

26%

22%

23%

19.4%

29%

25.7%

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Votes for (R-D-O%)

45-54-1

57-43-0

53-45-2

55-43-3

53-44-3

55-42-3

57-41-2

50-49-1

46.3-51.9-1.8

55.7-38.9-5.5

Seats for (R-D-O%)

30-70-0

60-40-0

60-40-0

60-40-0

60-40-0

67-33-0

78-22-0

44-56-0

44.4-55.6-0

66.7-33.3-0

Seat Changes

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3

0

0

0

1 (-1D)

1 (+1R)

3 (+3D)

0

2

                                     Election Results and Analysis: 2002-2010

Results 2002-2010

2002

2004

2006

2008

2010

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

6-3-0

7-2-0

4-5-0

4-5-0

6-3-0

Landslide Index

56%

56%

55.6%

77.8%

77.8%

Scale of Competitiveness

 

 

 

 

 

Tight: < 5

1

1

1

0

1

Competitive: 5-10

3

2

3

0

0

Opportunity: 10-20

0

1

0

2

1

Landslide: 20-40

3

3

4

6

5

No Contest: 40+

2

2

1

1

2

Uncontested

0

0

0

0

0

Incumbents

 

 

 

 

 

Total Running / Total Seats

8/9

9/9

9/9

9/9

6/9

Re-Election / Total Incumbent

8/8

8/8

6/9

9/9

5/6

Landslide / Total Incumbent

5/8

5/9

4/9

7/9

4/6

R. Landslide / R. Incumbent

4/5

4/6

3/4

2/4

2/2

D. Landslide / D. Incumbent

1/3

1/3

1/2

5/5

2/3

Untouchable Repeat Landslide

5

5

4

3

3

Uncontested Primary

3

--

--

4

--

Elected Women

1

1

1

0

0

Elected Racial Minorities

1B

1B

1B

1B

1B

                                     Election Results and Analysis: 1992-2000

Results 1992-2000

1992

1994

1996

1998

2000

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

3-7-0

6-4-0

6-4-0

6-4-0

6-4-0

Landslide Index

50%

30%

40%

60%

50%

Scale of Competitiveness

 

 

 

 

 

Tight: < 5

1

2

1

1

1

Competitive: 5-10

1

2

1

1

1

Opportunity: 10-20

3

3

4

2

3

Landslide: 20-40

4

1

2

3

3

No Contest: 40+

1

2

2

3

2

Uncontested

0

0

0

0

0

Incumbents

 

 

 

 

 

Total Running / Total Seats

10/10

9/10

8/10

9/10

9/10

Re-Election / Total Incumbent

9/10

7/9

8/8

9/9

9/9

Landslide / Total Incumbent

5/10

3/9

3/8

6/9

5/9

R. Landslide / R. Incumbent

1/2

3/3

2/5

5/6

4/4

D. Landslide / D. Incumbent

4/8

0/6

1/3

1/3

1/4

Untouchable Repeat Landslide

5

1

2

4

4

Uncontested Primary

4

1

3

5

2

Elected Women

1

0

1

1

1

Elected Racial Minorities

0

0

1B

1B

1B

                                      

                                      Election Results and Analysis: 1982-1990

Results 1982-1990

1982

1984

1986

1988

1990

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

5-5-0

5-5-0

4-6-0

4-6-0

2-8-0

Landslide Index

60%

60%

60%

70%

50%

Scale of Competitiveness

 

 

 

 

 

Tight: < 5

2

2

2

0

1

Competitive: 5-10

0

1

1

2

2

Opportunity: 10-20

2

1

1

1

2

Landslide: 20-40

6

4

4

4

5

No Contest: 40+

0

2

2

3

0

Uncontested

0

0

0

0

0

Incumbents

 

 

 

 

 

Total Running / Total Seats

8/10

9/10

9/10

10/10

9/10

Re-Election / Total Incumbent

7/8

9/9

9/9

10/10

9/9

Landslide / Total Incumbent

5/8

5/9

6/9

7/10

6/9

R. Landslide / R. Incumbent

3/5

4/5

3/4

3/4

5/6

D. Landslide / D. Incumbent

2/3

1/4

3/5

4/6

1/3

Untouchable Repeat Landslide

4

5

5

5

4

Uncontested Primary

6

5

2

5

4

Elected Women

1

0

0

1

1

Elected Racial Minorities

1B

0

0

0

0

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