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Kentucky Profile

Key Figures: 

  • 6 Seats: 4R, 2D
  • In 2010, only 27% of eligible voters in Kentucky elected anyone to the US House

 

Kentucky Rankings 2010

Democracy Index

9th (20.6)

 

Representation

19th (27.3)

Margin of Victory

32nd (30.5)

 

Seats-to-Votes

5th (4.2)

Landslide Index

28th (66.7)

 

House Turnout

25th (42.3)

 

 

1992

1994

1996

1998

2000

2002

2004

2006

2008

2010

Democracy Index

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32

23

27

27

30

19.4

28.8

20.6

Voter Turnout

50%

27%

42%

37%

48%

35%

53%

40.7%

55.4%

42.3%

Representation Index

29%

17%

26%

22%

28%

22%

35%

25.2%

35.2%

27.3%

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Wasted Votes

42%

40%

39%

41%

41%

36%

34%

38%

36.5%

35.6%

% Of Wasted R / D Votes

60/25

26/56

14/75

13/80

12/78

12/75

12/71

19/53

26.3/46.5

27.5/48.7

Drop-Off Voters

8.8%

NA

10.8%

4.1%

7%

3.3%

9%

0.0%

4.2%

0.2%

Avg Margin of Victory

18%

24%

29%

19%

23%

30%

37%

31.5%

34.7%

30.5%

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Votes for (R-D-O%)

47-53-0.1

58-40-2

59-41-0

58-42-1

57-39-3

63-32-5

62-37-1

49-48-3

54.6-43.5-1.9

62.3-37.4-0.3

Seats for (R-D-O%)

33-67-0

67-33-0

83-17-0

83-17-0

83-17-0

83-10-0

83-17-0

67-33-0

66.7-33.3-0

66.7-33.3-0

Seat Changes

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2

1

2

0

0

1 (+1R)

1 (+1D)

0

0

                                    Election Results and Analysis: 2002-2010

Results 2002-2010

2002

2004

2006

2008

2010

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

5-1-0

5-1-0

4-2-0

4-2-0

4-2-0

Landslide Index

67%

67%

75%

66.7%

66.7%

Scale of Competitiveness

 

 

 

 

 

Tight: < 5

2

0

1

0

1

Competitive: 5-10

0

0

1

1

0

Opportunity: 10-20

0

2

2

1

1

Landslide: 20-40

1

3

0

3

2

No Contest: 40+

2

0

1

0

2

Uncontested

1

1

1

1

0

Incumbents

 

 

 

 

 

Total Running / Total Seats

6/6

5/6

4/6

5/6

6/6

Re-Election / Total Incumbent

6/6

5/5

3/6

5/ 5

6/6

Landslide / Total Incumbent

4/6

4/5

2/6

4/5

4/6

R. Landslide / R. Incumbent

4/5

4/4

1/4

3/3

4/4

D. Landslide / D. Incumbent

0/1

0/1

1/1

1/2

0/2

Untouchable Repeat Landslide

2

3

2

1

1

Uncontested Primary

5

--

--

5

--

Elected Women

1

1

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)

2-4-0

4-2-0

5-1-0

5-1-0

5-1-0

Landslide Index

67%

33%

33%

33%

33%

Scale of Competitiveness

 

 

 

 

 

Tight: < 5

1

2

1

1

0

Competitive: 5-10

1

0

1

2

1

Opportunity: 10-20

0

2

2

1

3

Landslide: 20-40

4

0

1

1

1

No Contest: 40+

0

2

0

1

1

Uncontested

0

0

1

0

0

Incumbents

 

 

 

 

 

Total Running / Total Seats

4/6

5/6

5/6

4/6

6/6

Re-Election / Total Incumbent

4/4

4/5

5/5

4/4

6/6

Landslide / Total Incumbent

2/4

2/5

2/5

2/4

2/6

R. Landslide / R. Incumbent

1/2

2/3

2/4

2/4

2/5

D. Landslide / D. Incumbent

1/2

0/2

0/1

NA

0/1

Untouchable Repeat Landslide

2

1

2

1

2

Uncontested Primary

2

4

6

4

5

Elected Women

0

0

1

1

1

Elected Racial Minorities

0

0

0

0

0


                                      
  Election Results and Analysis: 1982-1990

Results 1982-1990

1982

1984

1986

1888

1990

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

3-4-0

3-4-0

3-4-0

3-4-0

3-4-0

Landslide Index

71%

86%

86%

86%

86%

Scale of Competitiveness

 

 

 

 

 

Tight: < 5

0

0

0

0

1

Competitive: 5-10

1

1

0

0

0

Opportunity: 10-20

1

0

1

1

0

Landslide: 20-40

2

2

0

2

3

No Contest: 40+

2

3

3

3

1

Uncontested

1

1

3

1

2

Incumbents

 

 

 

 

 

Total Running / Total Seats

7/7

7/7

6/7

7/7

7/7

Re-Election / Total Incumbent

7/7

7/7

6/6

7/7

7/7

Landslide / Total Incumbent

5/7

6/7

6/6

6/7

6/7

R. Landslide / R. Incumbent

1/3

2/3

2/2

3/3

3/3

D. Landslide / D. Incumbent

4/4

4/4

4/4

3/4

3/4

Untouchable Repeat Landslide

5

5

6

5

6

Uncontested Primary

3

4

4

4

5

Elected Women

0

0

0

0

0

Elected Racial Minorities

0

0

0

0

0

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