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New York Profile

Key Figures:

  • 29 Seats: 8R, 21D
  • New York Republicans won 41.3% of US House votes in 2010, but gained six of 29 seats

New York Rankings 2010

Democracy Index

46th (35)

 

Representation

47th (21.4)

Margin of Victory

35th (35.2)

 

Seats-to-Votes

22nd (14.2)

Landslide Index

24th (58.6)

 

House Turnout

46th (33.7)


 

1992

1994

1996

1998

2000

2002

2004

2006

2008

2010

Democracy Index

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--

32.9

28.4

31

39.6

34.6

33.8

38

35

Voter Turnout

43%

34%

41%

31%

42%

26%

48%

31.8%

48.5%

33.7%

Representation Index

27%

23%

27%

22%

29%

19%

34%

22.2%

33.9%

21.4%

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Wasted Votes

39%

33%

35%

30%

31%

27%

30%

30.1%

30.1%

36.5%

% Of Wasted R / D Votes

35/36

27/34

32/33

32/29

36/26

31/18

41/20

56/18

77/6.6

51.2/25.1

Drop-Off Voters

14.5%

11.4%

12.1%

9.9%

15%

13%

16%

7.8%

16.4%

3.5%

Avg Margin of Victory

34%

45%

40%

48%

47%

53%

47%

50.6%

47.8%

35.2%

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Votes for (R-D-O%)

45-52-3

49-48-3

43-55-3

44-55-3

42-55-3

48-47-5

39-59-2

32-68-0

31.6-67.1-1.4

41.3-57.9-0.8

Seats for (R-D-O%)

42-58-0

45-55-0

42-58-0

42-58-0

39-61-0

38-32-0

31-69-0

31-79-0

10.3-89.7-0

27.6-72.4-0

Seat Changes

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0

1

0

1

1 (1R)

1 (+1D)

2

3

6

                                      Election Results and Analysis: 2002-2010

Results 2002-2010

2002

2004

2006

2008

2010

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

10-19-0

9-20-0

6-23-0

3-26-0

8-21-0

Landslide Index

90%

83%

72.4%

79.3%

58.6%

Scale of Competitiveness

 

 

 

 

 

Tight: < 5

1

1

4

2

4

Competitive: 5-10

0

1

2

0

5

Opportunity: 10-20

2

3

2

4

3

Landslide: 20-40

4

8

3

9

5

No Contest: 40+

15

13

14

12

12

Uncontested

7

3

4

2

0

Incumbents

 

 

 

 

 

Total Running / Total Seats

29/29

27/29

27/29

25/29

28/29

Re-Election / Total Incumbent

28/29

27/27

25/27

24/25

23/28

Landslide / Total Incumbent

26/29

24/27

20/27

21/25

17/28

R. Landslide / R. Incumbent

10/11

6/9

1/6

2/2

2/2

D. Landslide / D. Incumbent

16/18

18/18

19/19

21/22

15/21

Untouchable Repeat Landslide

24

22

18

17

15

Uncontested Primary

25

--

--

28

--

Elected Women

6

6

7

6

8

Elected Racial Minorities

4B2L

4B2L

4B2L

4B2L

4B2L

                          Election Results and Analysis: 1992-2000

Results 1992-2000

1992

1994

1996

1998

2000

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

13-18-0

14-17-0

13-18-0

13-18-0

12-19-0

Landslide Index

55%

68%

68%

84%

87%

Scale of Competitiveness

 

 

 

 

 

Tight: < 5

6

1

0

0

0

Competitive: 5-10

2

1

3

1

0

Opportunity: 10-20

6

8

7

4

4

Landslide: 20-40

7

4

8

10

14

No Contest: 40+

10

13

13

13

12

Uncontested

0

4

0

3

1

Incumbents

 

 

 

 

 

Total Running / Total Seats

25/31

29/31

31/31

27/31

29/31

Re-Election / Total Incumbent

23/25

28/29

30/31

27/27

28/29

Landslide / Total Incumbent

15/25

21/29

22/31

24/27

27/29

R. Landslide / R. Incumbent

6/9

9/11

7/13

10/11

9/11

D. Landslide / D. Incumbent

9/16

12/18

15/17

14/16

18/19

Untouchable Repeat Landslide

13

17

18

16

24

Uncontested Primary

16

20

25

25

23

Elected Women

5

6

7

6

6

Elected Racial Minorities

4B 2L

4B 2L

4B2L

4B2L

4B2

                                      Election Results and Analysis: 1982-1990

Results 1982-1990

1982

1984

1986

1988

1990

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

14-20-0

15-19-0

14-20-0

13-21-0

13-21-0

Landslide Index

74%

71%

79%

82%

85%

Scale of Competitiveness

 

 

 

 

 

Tight: < 5

0

2

2

2

0

Competitive: 5-10

3

4

2

1

0

Opportunity: 10-20

6

4

3

3

5

Landslide: 20-40

6

5

7

6

12

No Contest: 40+

19

19

19

17

15

Uncontested

0

0

1

5

2

Incumbents

 

 

 

 

 

Total Running / Total Seats

33/34

31/34

31/34

30/34

34/34

Re-Election / Total Incumbent

30/33

31/31

30/31

29/30

34/34

Landslide / Total Incumbent

23/33

24/31

26/31

26/30

29/34

R. Landslide / R. Incumbent

8/14

10/13

10/14

10/11

10/13

D. Landslide / D. Incumbent

15/19

14/18

16/17

16/19

19/21

Untouchable Repeat Landslide

18

20

22

25

26

Uncontested Primary

27

25

27

27

30

Elected Women

1

0

1

2

0

Elected Racial Minorities

3B 1L

3B 1L

4B 1L

4B 1L

4B 1L

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