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Oklahoma Profile

Key Figures:

  • 5 Seats: 4R, 1D
  • US House incumbents in Oklahoma have won 88 straight races dating back 36 years, including 3 repeat landside winners in 2010

Oklahoma Rankings 2010

Democracy Index

50th (41.2)

 

Representation

49th (20.5)

Margin of Victory

50th (59.6)

 

Seats-to-Votes

17th (11.2)

Landslide Index

41st (80)

 

House Turnout

50th (29.9)

 

 

1992

1994

1996

1998

2000

2002

2004

2006

2008

2010

Democracy Index

--

--

26.8

30.8

34.7

24.6

31.6

35.2

36.4

41.2

Voter Turnout

55%

40%

49%

35%

43%

38%

54%

35.3%

51.9%

29.9%

Representation Index

34%

26%

30%

22%

29%

25%

38%

23.2%

35%

20.5%

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Wasted Votes

38%

35%

39%

37%

35%

36%

30%

34.3%

32.4%

31.3%

% Of Wasted R / D Votes

52/28

4/69

0/100

0/100

12/68

9/63

11/54

9/67

9.1/65.5

16/51.3

Drop-Off Voters

8.2%

2.6%

2.2%

1.7%

11.8%

3.3%

6.1%

2.3%

8.6%

23.4%

Avg Margin of Victory

26%

34%

24%

26%

37%

30%

41%

33.6%

38.6%

59.6%

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Votes for (R-D-O%)

40-60-1

57-38-5

61-37-2

63-37-1

65-31-4

55-39-6

64-28-8

57-41-2

60-37.7-2.3

65.5-28-6.5

Seats for (R-D-O%)

33-67-0

83-17-0

100-0-0

100-0-0

83-17-0

80-20-0

80-20-0

80-20-0

80-20-0

80-20-0

Seat Changes

--

3

1

0

1

1 (-1R)

0

0

0

0

 

                                      Election Results and Analysis: 2002-2010

Results 2002-2010

2002

2004

2006

2008

2010

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

4-1-0

4-1-0

4-1-0

4-1-0

4-1-0

Landslide Index

60%

100%

100%

100%

80%

Scale of Competitiveness

 

 

 

 

 

Tight: < 5

0

0

0

0

0

Competitive: 5-10

1

0

0

0

0

Opportunity: 10-20

1

0

0

0

1

Landslide: 20-40

1

3

4

3

1

No Contest: 40+

1

0

1

2

1

Uncontested

1

2

0

0

2

Incumbents

 

 

 

 

 

Total Running / Total Seats

4/5

4/5

4/5

5/5

4/5

Re-Election / Total Incumbent

4/4

4/4

4/4

5/5

4/4

Landslide / Total Incumbent

3/4

4/4

4/4

5/5

3/4

R. Landslide / R. Incumbent

2/3

4/4

3/3

4/4

3/3

D. Landslide / D. Incumbent

1/1

NA

1/1

1/1

0/1

Untouchable Repeat Landslide

2

2

3

4

3

Uncontested Primary

1

--

--

3

--

Elected Women

0

0

1

1

0

Elected Racial Minorities

0

1AI

1AI

1AI

1AI

                                    Election Results and Analysis: 1992-2000

Results 1992-2000

1992

1994

1996

1998

2000

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

2-4-0

5-1-0

6-0-0

6-0-0

6-0-0

Landslide Index

50%

67%

50%

83%

83%

Scale of Competitiveness

 

 

 

 

 

Tight: < 5

1

1

0

0

0

Competitive: 5-10

1

1

1

0

0

Opportunity: 10-20

1

0

2

1

1

Landslide: 20-40

1

1

1

5

3

No Contest: 40+

2

2

2

0

1

Uncontested

0

1

0

0

1

Incumbents

 

 

 

 

 

Total Running / Total Seats

5/6

3/6

5/6

6/6

5/6

Re-Election / Total Incumbent

5/5

3/3

5/5

6/6

5/5

Landslide / Total Incumbent

3/5

3/3

3/5

5/6

5/5

R. Landslide / R. Incumbent

0/1

2/2

3/5

5/6

5/5

D. Landslide / D. Incumbent

3/4

1/1

NA

NA

NA

Untouchable Repeat Landslide

3

1

3

3

5

Uncontested Primary

3

2

5

6

2

Elected Women

0

0

0

0

0

Elected Racial Minorities

0

1B

1B

1B

1B

                           Election Results and Analysis: 1982-1990

Results 1982-1990

1982

1984

1986

1988

1990

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

1-5-0

1-5-0

2-4-0

2-4-0

2-4-0

Landslide Index

83%

67%

83%

83%

83%

Scale of Competitiveness

 

 

 

 

 

Tight: < 5

0

1

0

1

0

Competitive: 5-10

1

0

0

0

0

Opportunity: 10-20

0

1

1

0

1

Landslide: 20-40

2

1

0

1

2

No Contest: 40+

3

3

4

2

3

Uncontested

0

0

1

2

0

Incumbents

 

 

 

 

 

Total Running / Total Seats

6/6

6/ 6

5/6

6/6

5/6

Re-Election / Total Incumbent

6/6

6/6

5/5

6/6

5/5

Landslide / Total Incumbent

5/6

4/6

5/5

5/6

4/5

R. Landslide / R. Incumbent

1/1

1/1

1/1

2/3

1/2

D. Landslide / D. Incumbent

4/5

3/5

4/4

3/3

3/3

Untouchable Repeat Landslide

3

4

4

5

3

Uncontested Primary

5

4

2

2

4

Elected Women

0

0

0

0

0

Elected Racial Minorities

0

0

0

0

0

 

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