Alabama

7 seats: 5R, 2D


Where It Ranks Among the States (House Elections 2000)

 

  • Voter Turnout: 38th (43%)
  • Victory Margin: 41st (49%)

Facts in Focus

  • Only about one in three adults in Alabama voted for the person who represents them in the U.S. House of Representatives.
  • Alabama ranks 41st in average margin of victory with an average of forty-nine percent.
  • In 1984-2000, 55 out of 56 re-election bids were successful.
  • All seven U.S. House races were won by landslide victory margins of 20% or more in 2000.
  • Republican Sonny Callahan and Democrat Earl Hilliard have won their last five elections (in 1992-2000) by landslide margins. Rep. Hilliard and Republican Spencer Bachus both have won their last four elections by margins of more than 40%.


Alabama's results 1982 to2000
Coming soon: district predictions for Alabama in 2000
 


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