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Average Margin of Victory

Margin of Victory: Measure of the average in a state's House races of the winner’s percentage of the vote minus the second-place candidate’s percentage of the vote.

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Ranking

State

MOV

1

South Dakota

2.4%

2

New Hampshire

6.9%

3

New Mexico

9.5%

4

North Dakota

9.8%

5

Maine

12.0%

6

Iowa

16.0%

7

Delaware

16.1%

8

West Virginia

17.5%

9

Connecticut

18.4%

10

Rhode Island

18.5%

11

Arizona

18.9%

12

Nevada

20.0%

13

Mississippi

20.3%

14

Minnesota

20.5%

15

Arkansas

22.9%

16

Colorado

23.3%

17

North Carolina

23.9%

18

Washington

24.0%

19

South Carolina

25.0%

20

Oregon

25.2%

21

Ohio

25.4%

22

Indiana

25.7%

23

Wisconsin

26.1%

24

Virginia

27.2%

25

Hawaii

27.3%

26

Michigan

27.9%

27

Pennsylvania

27.9%

28

Massachusetts

28.0%

29

Montana

28.2%

30

Idaho

29.1%

31

New Jersey

30.3%

32

Kentucky

30.5%

33

Kansas

32.2%

34

Vermont

33.7%

35

New York

35.2%

36

Illinois

35.3%

37

Utah

35.3%

38

Missouri

35.8%

39

California

36.1%

40

Maryland

37.5%

41

Alaska

38.6%

42

Tennessee

40.1%

43

Nebraska

41.2%

44

Florida

42.5%

45

Georgia

46.8%

46

Texas

48.3%

47

Wyoming

48.4%

48

Alabama

54.6%

49

Louisiana

54.7%

50

Oklahoma

59.6%

Total

USA OVERALL

33.0%