Arkansas

4 seats: 1R, 3D

Where It Ranks Among the States (House Elections 2000)

  •  Voter Turnout: 48th (40%)
  •  Victory Margin: 19th (34%)

Facts in Focus

  • About one in four adults in Arkansas voted for the person who represents them in the U.S. House.
  • Arkansas' fourth district is one of the six nationwide where an incumbent  lost to a challenger in the 2000 House elections.
  • This year marks a return to more competitive elections in Arkansas, with one victory being by only two percentage points.Two of four House elections had been won by less than 10% in each of the elections from 1992-1996, but no races were that close in 1998.
  • All current House members have been elected since Bill Clinton's last gubernatorial victory in 1990.


How Arkansas ranked in 2000
 


 
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