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Representation Index

Representation Index: Measure of the percentage of eligible voters in a state who voted for the winning candidate in US House elections. The index is determined by multiplying the voter turnout in US House races by the percentage of votes cast for winning candidates.

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Ranking

State

Representation Index

 

 

 

1

Alaska

35.5%

2

Wyoming

32.4%

3

Wisconsin

31.6%

4

Washington

31.4%

5

Oregon

31.2%

6

Vermont

31.2%

7

Minnesota

31.1%

8

Maine

30.6%

9

Maryland

30.6%

10

Colorado

29.0%

11

Alabama

28.9%

12

Montana

28.9%

13

Iowa

28.1%

14

Massachusetts

27.9%

15

California

27.5%

16

Delaware

27.5%

17

Missouri

27.5%

18

Georgia

27.4%

19

Kentucky

27.3%

20

Illinois

26.8%

21

Michigan

26.7%

22

Connecticut

26.6%

23

Ohio

26.5%

24

Kansas

26.5%

25

North Dakota

26.1%

26

Florida

26.1%

27

Louisiana

25.9%

28

Pennsylvania

25.9%

29

Nebraska

25.8%

30

South Dakota

25.6%

31

Idaho

25.1%

32

Rhode Island

24.6%

33

Hawaii

24.3%

34

North Carolina

24.2%

35

South Carolina

23.9%

36

Nevada

23.7%

37

New Mexico

23.3%

38

Virginia

22.9%

39

New Jersey

22.8%

40

New Hampshire

22.8%

41

Tennessee

22.4%

42

Arkansas

22.4%

43

Indiana

22.2%

44

Arizona

21.9%

45

Mississippi

21.8%

46

Texas

21.6%

47

New York

21.4%

48

West Virginia

21.2%

49

Oklahoma

20.5%

50

Utah

20.2%

US

USA

25.7%