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Maine Profile

Key Figures:

  • 2 Seats: 0R, 2D
  • In 2010, Maine Republicans won 44% of the vote in US House races, but no seat

 

Maine Rankings 2010

Democracy Index

5th (13.8)

 

Representation

8th (30.6)

Margin of Victory

5th (12)

 

Seats-to-Votes

47th (44)

Landslide Index

1st (0)

 

House Turnout

2nd (54.6)

 

 

1992

1994

1996

1998

2000

2002

2004

2006

2008

2010

Democracy Index

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--

18

26

23

16.6

16.6

24

16.4

13.8

Voter Turnout

73%

54%

64%

43%

66%

50%

70%

52.1%

69.3%

54.6%

Representation Index

42%

26%

40%

29%

44%

29%

41%

34.6%

42.1%

30.6%

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Wasted Votes

42%

51%

37%

32%

34%

42%

41%

34.6%

39.2%

44%

% Of Wasted R / D Votes

45/36

42/54

100/0

100/0

100/0

100/0

100/0

100/0

100/0

100/0

Drop-Off Voters

1.5%

1.8%

1%

1.5%

2%

2%

4.1%

2.7%

2.9%

1.5%

Avg Margin of Victory

19%

4%

29%

39%

35%

16%

19%

36.5%

22.3%

12%

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Votes for (R-D-O%)

42-54-4

47-47-5

35-63-2

30-68-2

32-66-2

41-59-0

40-59-1

30-66-4

39.2-60.8-0

44-56-0

Seats for (R-D-O%)

50-50-0

50-50-0

0-100-0

0-100-0

0-100-0

0-100-0

0-100-0

0-100-0

0-100-0

0-100-0

Seat Changes

--

2

1

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

 

                                    Election Results and Analysis: 2002-2010

Results 2002-2010

2002

2004

2006

2008

2010

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

0-2-0

0-2-0

0-2-0

0-2-0

0-2-0

Landslide Index

50%

0%

100%

50%

0%

Scale of Competitiveness

 

 

 

 

 

Tight: < 5

1

0

0

0

0

Competitive: 5-10

0

0

0

1

0

Opportunity: 10-20

0

2

0

0

2

Landslide: 20-40

1

0

0

1

0

No Contest: 40+

0

0

1

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

2/2

2/2

1/1

2/2

Landslide / Total Incumbent

1/1

0/2

2/2

1/1

0/2

R. Landslide / R. Incumbent

NA

NA

NA

0/0

--

D. Landslide / D. Incumbent

1/1

0/2

2/2

1/1

0/2

Untouchable Repeat Landslide

1

0

0

0

1

Uncontested Primary

0

--

--

1

--

Elected Women

0

0

0

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)

1-1-0

1-1-0

0-2-0

0-2-0

0-2-0

Landslide Index

50%

0%

50%

100%

100%

Scale of Competitiveness

 

 

 

 

 

Tight: < 5

0

2

0

0

0

Competitive: 5-10

1

0

0

0

0

Opportunity: 10-20

0

0

1

0

0

Landslide: 20-40

1

0

0

1

1

No Contest: 40+

0

0

1

1

1

Uncontested

0

0

0

0

0

Incumbents

 

 

 

 

 

Total Running / Total Seats

2/2

0/2

2/2

2/2

2/2

Re-Election / Total Incumbent

2/2

NA

1/2

2/2

2/2

Landslide / Total Incumbent

1/2

NA

1/2

2/2

2/2

R. Landslide / R. Incumbent

0/1

NA

0/1

NA

NA

D. Landslide / D. Incumbent

1/1

NA

1/1

2/2

2/2

Untouchable Repeat Landslide

1

NA

0

1

2

Uncontested Primary

2

NA

1

2

0

Elected Women

1

0

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)

2-0-0

2-0-0

1-1-0

1-1-0

1-1-0

Landslide Index

50%

100%

50%

100%

50%

Scale of Competitiveness

 

 

 

 

 

Tight: < 5

1

0

0

0

1

Competitive: 5-10

0

0

1

0

0

Opportunity: 10-20

0

0

0

0

0

Landslide: 20-40

1

1

0

2

1

No Contest: 40+

0

1

1

0

0

Uncontested

0

0

0

0

0

Incumbents

 

 

 

 

 

Total Running / Total Seats

1/2

2/2

1/2

2/2

1/2

Re-Election / Total Incumbent

1/1

2/2

1/1

2/2

1/1

Landslide / Total Incumbent

1/1

2/2

1/1

2/2

0/1

R. Landslide / R. Incumbent

1/1

2/2

1/1

1/1

0/1

D. Landslide / D. Incumbent

NA

NA

NA

1/ 1

NA

Untouchable Repeat Landslide

1

1

1

1

0

Uncontested Primary

1

2

1

2

1

Elected Women

1

1

1

1

1

Elected Racial Minorities

0

0

0

0

0

 

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