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North Carolina Profile

Key Figures:

  • 13 Seats: 6R, 7D
  • While North Carolina Republicans won a majority of the popular vote in 2010, they remain a minority in the House

North Carolina Rankings 2010

Democracy Index

17th (22.6)

 

Representation

34th (24.2)

Margin of Victory

17th (23.9)

 

Seats-to-Votes

14th (8.3)

Landslide Index

14th (46.2)

 

House Turnout

34th (39.4)



 

1992

1994

1996

1998

2000

2002

2004

2006

2008

2010

Democracy Index

--

--

25.0

21.6

21.7

23.8

21.4

29.2

16.8

22.6

Voter Turnout

50%

30%

46%

33%

48%

36%

57%

31.4%

64.3%

39.4%

Representation Index

31%

18%

28%

22%

32%

24%

36%

20.4%

41.3%

24.2%

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Wasted Votes

39%

39%

38%

34%

34%

33%

36%

35.2%

35.8%

38.6%

% Of Wasted R / D Votes

51/26

21/63

36/39

28/37

28/36

29/34

40/31

38/33

46/26.8

42.9/32.6

Drop-Off Voters

3.1%

NA

0.1%

5.4%

4.6%

3.7%

2.5%

0.0%

2.2%

-0.1%

Avg Margin of Victory

24%

24%

25%

35%

37%

36%

29%

32.9%

29.1%

23.9%

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Votes for (R-D-O%)

48-51-2

57-43-0

53-45-2

53-43-3

54-43-3

54-43-3

51-49-0

47-53-0

45.1-54.4-0.5

54.1-45.2-0.6

Seats for (R-D-O%)

33-67-0

67-33-0

50-50-0

58-42-0

58-42-0

54-46-0

54-46-0

46-54-0

38.5-61.5-0

46.2-53.8-0

Seat Changes

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4

2

1

0

0

0

1

1

1


                                     Election Results and Analysis: 2002-2010

Results 2002-2010

2002

2004

2006

2008

2010

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

7-6-0

7-6-0

6-7-0

5-8-0

6-7-0

Landslide Index

76.9%

69%

76.9%

76.9%

46.2%

Scale of Competitiveness

 

 

 

 

 

Tight: < 5

0

0

1

0

1

Competitive: 5-10

1

1

1

0

3

Opportunity: 10-20

2

3

1

3

3

Landslide: 20-40

5

5

7

8

3

No Contest: 40+

3

4

2

2

3

Uncontested

2

0

1

0

0

Incumbents

 

 

 

 

 

Total Running / Total Seats

11/13

11/13

13/13

13/13

13/13

Re-Election / Total Incumbent

11/11

11/11

12/13

12/13

12/13

Landslide / Total Incumbent

9/11

8/11

10/13

10/13

6/13

R. Landslide / R. Incumbent

6/7

3/5

4/6

3/5

5/5

D. Landslide / D. Incumbent

3/4

5/6

6/6

7/7

1/7

Untouchable Repeat Landslide

5

7

8

8

4

Uncontested Primary

10

--

--

9

--

Elected Women

1

2

2

2

3

Elected Racial Minorities

2B

2B

2B

2B

2B

                                     Election Results and Analysis: 1992-2000

Results 1992-2000

1992

1994

1996

1998

2000

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

4-8-0

8-4-0

6-6-0

7-5-0

7-5-0

Landslide Index

58%

50%

58%

58%

75%

Scale of Competitiveness

 

 

 

 

 

Tight: < 5

1

4

0

1

0

Competitive: 5-10

2

0

2

0

0

Opportunity: 10-20

2

2

3

4

3

Landslide: 20-40

5

4

4

4

7

No Contest: 40+

2

1

3

0

0

Uncontested

0

1

0

3

2

Incumbents

 

 

 

 

 

Total Running / Total Seats

10/12

9/12

11/12

11/12

12/12

Re-Election / Total Incumbent

10/10

7/9

9/11

11/11

12/12

Landslide / Total Incumbent

5/10

5/9

7/11

7/11

9/12

R. Landslide / R. Incumbent

3/4

3/3

5/7

5/6

6/7

D. Landslide / D. Incumbent

2/6

2/6

2/4

2/5

3/5

Untouchable Repeat Landslide

2

4

5

6

7

Uncontested Primary

4

6

11

8

10

Elected Women

1

2

2

2

3

Elected Racial Minorities

2B

2B

2B

2B

2B


                            Election Results and Analysis: 1982-1990

Results 1982-1992

1982

1984

1986

1988

1990

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

2-9-0

5-6-0

3-8-0

3-8-0

4-7-0

Landslide Index

54%

36%

36%

64%

55%

Scale of Competitiveness

 

 

 

 

 

Tight: < 5

2

6

3

3

1

Competitive: 5-10

1

0

1

0

0

Opportunity: 10-20

2

1

3

1

4

Landslide: 20-40

3

3

2

5

5

No Contest: 40+

3

1

2

0

1

Uncontested

0

0

0

2

0

Incumbents

 

 

 

 

 

Total Running / Total Seats

10/11

10/11

10/11

11/11

11/11

Re-Election / Total Incumbent

8/10

7/10

8/10

11/11

10/11

Landslide / Total Incumbent

5/10

4/10

3/10

7/11

6/11

R. Landslide / R. Incumbent

1/4

1/1

0/3

3/3

3/3

D. Landslide / D. Incumbent

4/6

3/9

3/7

4/8

3/8

Untouchable Repeat Landslide

4

4

2

4

6

Uncontested Primary

4

4

7

11

7

Elected Women

0

0

0

0

0

Elected Racial Minorities

0

0

0

0

0


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