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Nebraska Profile

Key Figures:

  • 3 Seats: 3R, 0D
  • Nebraska Democrats regularly win at least a third of the US House vote, but have not won a seat since 1992

Nebraska Rankings 2010

Democracy Index

47th (36.2)

 

Representation

29th (25.8)

Margin of Victory

43rd (41.2)

 

Seats-to-Votes

36th (30.4)

Landslide Index

44th (100)

 

House Turnout

38th (38.2)

 

1992

1994

1996

1998

2000

2002

2004

2006

2008

2010

Democracy Index

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22.5

25.2

27.4

25.6

20.6

19.2

26

36.2

Voter Turnout

62%

48%

55%

43%

55%

37%

62%

47.7%

60.6%

38.2%

Representation Index

38%

31%

37%

32%

39%

30%

42%

26.7%

39.9%

25.8%

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Wasted Votes

39%

36%

32%

25%

26%

18%

33%

43.9%

34.2%

32.5%

% Of Wasted R / D Votes

27/58

0/100

0/100

0/100

0/100

0/100

0/100

0/100

0/100

0/100

Drop-Off Voters

3.8%

1.5%

2.3%

3.5%

2.7%

-0.6%

1.7%

0.0%

3.2%

0.5%

Avg Margin of Victory

22%

28%

37%

49%

46%

63%

38%

12%

32.8%

41.2%

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Votes for (R-D-O%)

60-40-0

64-36-0

68-31-1

75-20-5

72-26-2

81-10-9

67-30-3

56-44-0

65.8-34.2-0

67.5-28.3-4.1

Seats for (R-D-O%)

67-33-0

100-0-0

100-0-0

100-0-0

100-0-0

100-0-0

100-0-0

100-0-0

100-0-0

100-0-0

Seat Changes

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1

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

                                    Election Results and Analysis: 1996-2010

Results 1996-2010

2002

2004

2006

2008

2010

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

3-0

3-0

3-0

3-0-0

3-0-0

Landslide Index

100%

67%

0%

66.7%

100%

Scale of Competitiveness

 

 

 

 

 

Tight: < 5

0

0

0

1

0

Competitive: 5-10

0

0

2

0

0

Opportunity: 10-20

0

1

1

0

0

Landslide: 20-40

1

1

0

0

1

No Contest: 40+

0

1

0

2

2

Uncontested

2

0

0

0

0

Incumbents

 

 

 

 

 

Total Running / Total Seats

3/3

2/3

2/3

3/3

3/3

Re-Election / Total Incumbent

3/3

2/2

2/2

3/3

3/3

Landslide / Total Incumbent

3/3

2/2

0/2

2/3

3/3

R. Landslide / R. Incumbent

3/3

2/2

0/2

2/3

3/3

D. Landslide / D. Incumbent

NA

NA

0/0

0/0

0/0

Untouchable Repeat Landslide

3

2

0

0

0

Uncontested Primary

3

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--

1

--

Elected Women

0

0

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)

2-1-0

3-0-0

3-0-0

3-0-0

3-0-0

Landslide Index

33%

67%

67%

100%

100%

Scale of Competitiveness

 

 

 

 

 

Tight: < 5

1

1

0

0

0

Competitive: 5-10

0

0

0

0

0

Opportunity: 10-20

1

0

1

0

0

Landslide: 20-40

1

1

0

1

2

No Contest: 40+

0

1

2

1

1

Uncontested

0

0

0

1

0

Incumbents

 

 

 

 

 

Total Running / Total Seats

3/3

3/3

3/3

2/3

2/3

Re-Election / Total Incumbent

3/3

2/3

3/3

2/2

2/2

Landslide / Total Incumbent

1/3

2/3

2/3

2/2

2/2

R. Landslide / R. Incumbent

1/2

2/2

2/3

2/2

2/2

D. Landslide / D. Incumbent

0/1

0/1

NA

NA

NA

Untouchable Repeat Landslide

1

1

2

2

2

Uncontested Primary

1

2

2

0

0

Elected Women

0

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)

3-0-0

3-0-0

3-0-0

2-1-0

2-1-0

Landslide Index

67%

100%

67%

67%

33%

Scale of Competitiveness

 

 

 

 

 

Tight: < 5

0

0

0

1

1

Competitive: 5-10

0

0

0

0

0

Opportunity: 10-20

1

0

1

0

1

Landslide: 20-40

0

1

1

1

1

No Contest: 40+

1

2

1

1

0

Uncontested

1

0

0

0

0

Incumbents

 

 

 

 

 

Total Running / Total Seats

3/3

3/3

3/3

2/3

2/3

Re-Election / Total Incumbent

3/3

3/3

3/3

2/2

2/2

Landslide / Total Incumbent

2/3

3/3

2/3

2/2

1/2

R. Landslide / R. Incumbent

2/3

2/3

2/3

2/2

1/1

D. Landslide / D. Incumbent

NA

NA

NA

NA

0/1

Untouchable Repeat Landslide

2

2

2

2

1

Uncontested Primary

3

3

2

2

1

Elected Women

1

1

1

1

0

Elected Racial Minorities

0

0

0

0

0

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