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Kansas Profile

Key Figures:

  • 4 Seats: 4R, 0D
  • In 2010, no Democratic voters elected a US House candidate and none of the House races were
    competitive


Kansas
Rankings 2010

Democracy Index

43rd (32.8)

 

Representation

24th (26.5)

Margin of Victory

33rd (32.2)

 

Seats-to-Votes

39th (34.9)

Landslide Index

44th (100)

 

House Turnout

27th (41.9)

 

 

 

1992

1994

1996

1998

2000

2002

2004

2006

2008

2010

Democracy Index

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--

19.7

18.9

18.9

19.4

18.8

19.4

23.2

32.8

Voter Turnout

62%

43%

55%

38%

52%

41%

60%

43.3%

61.1%

41.9%

Representation Index

36%

27.5%

31%

24%

34%

27%

39%

27.7%

37.9%

26.5%

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Wasted Votes

41%

37%

44%

37%

38%

35%

34%

36%

37.9%

36.8%

% Of Wasted R / D Votes

38/40

0/100

0/100

21/62

22/53

19/58

20/52

41/28

20.6/56.9

0/100

Drop-Off Voters

2.8%

0.4%

2.4%

2.0%

3.3%

-0.7%

2.6%

0.5%

2.2%

0.4%

Avg Margin of Victory

21%

26%

13%

27%

33%

33%

36%

31.2%

31.6%

32.2%

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Votes for (R-D-O%)

53-43-4

64-37-0

56-41-3

62-37-1

63-32-5

65-31-4

63-33-4

54-44-2

57.1-38.9-4

63.2-32.9-3.9

Seats for (R-D-O%)

50-50-0

100-0-0

100-0-0

75-25-0

75-25-0

75-25-0

75-25-0

50-50-0

75-25-0

100-0-0

Seat Changes

--

2

0

1

0

0

0

1 (+1D)

1

1

                                   Election Results and Analysis: 2002-2010

Results 2002-2010

2002

2004

2006

2008

2010

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

3-1-0

3-1-0

2-2-0

3-1-0

4-0-0

Landslide Index

75%

50%

75%

50%

100%

Scale of Competitiveness

 

 

 

 

 

Tight: < 5

1

0

1

1

0

Competitive: 5-10

0

0

0

0

0

Opportunity: 10-20

0

2

0

1

0

Landslide: 20-40

2

1

2

1

3

No Contest: 40+

0

0

1

1

1

Uncontested

1

1

0

0

0

Incumbents

 

 

 

 

 

Total Running / Total Seats

4/4

4/4

4/4

4/4

1/4

Re-Election / Total Incumbent

4/4

4/4

3/4

3/4

1/1

Landslide / Total Incumbent

3/4

2/4

3/4

2/4

1/1

R. Landslide / R. Incumbent

3/3

2/3

2/2

2/2

1/1

D. Landslide / D. Incumbent

0/1

0/1

0/1

0/1

--

Untouchable Repeat Landslide

2

2

2

2

0

Uncontested Primary

4

--

--

3

--

Elected Women

0

0

1

1

1

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)

2-2-0

4-0-0

4-0-0

3-1-0

3-1-0

Landslide Index

50%

50%

25%

50%

50%

Scale of Competitiveness

 

 

 

 

 

Tight: < 5

0

1

2

1

1

Competitive: 5-10

1

0

1

0

0

Opportunity: 10-20

1

1

0

1

1

Landslide: 20-40

2

1

0

1

1

No Contest: 40+

0

1

1

1

0

Uncontested

0

0

0

0

1

Incumbents

 

 

 

 

 

Total Running / Total Seats

4/4

3/4

1/4

4/4

4/4

Re-Election / Total Incumbent

4/4

2/3

1/1

3/4

4/4

Landslide / Total Incumbent

2/4

1/3

0/1

2/4

2/4

R. Landslide / R. Incumbent

2/3

1/2

0/1

2/4

2/3

D. Landslide / D. Incumbent

0/1

0/1

NA

NA

0/1

Untouchable Repeat Landslide

2

1

0

1

2

Uncontested Primary

3

1

1

2

4

Elected Women

1

1

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)

3-2-0

3-2-0

3-2-0

3-2-0

3-2-0

Landslide Index

80%

80%

100%

100%

80%

Scale of Competitiveness

 

 

 

 

 

Tight: < 5

0

0

0

0

0

Competitive: 5-10

0

0

0

0

0

Opportunity: 10-20

1

1

0

0

1

Landslide: 20-40

3

1

1

1

3

No Contest: 40+

1

3

3

3

1

Uncontested

0

0

1

1

0

Incumbents

 

 

 

 

 

Total Running / Total Seats

4/5

4/5

5/5

5/5

4/5

Re-Election / Total Incumbent

4/4

4/4

5/5

5/5

4/4

Landslide / Total Incumbent

4/4

4/4

5/5

5/5

4/4

R. Landslide / R. Incumbent

3/3

2/2

3/3

3/3

2/2

D. Landslide / D. Incumbent

1/1

2/2

2/2

2/2

2/2

Untouchable Repeat Landslide

3

3

4

5

4

Uncontested Primary

1

4

4

4

3

Elected Women

0

1

1

1

1

Elected Racial Minorities

0

0

0

0

0

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