How Idaho ranked in 2000

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2 seats: 2R

Where It Ranks Among the States (House Elections 2000)

  • Voter Turnout: 19th (56%)
  • Victory Margin: 32nd (39%)

Facts in Focus

  • Fewer than four out of ten adults in Idaho voted for the U.S. House Member who represents them.
  • Idaho's average margin of victory experienced a significant increase from 1998 when it was ranked first in the nation for competitive elections with an average of 9%.
  • Contributing to this marked increase is the fact that one of the two House seats was won by a landslide, up from none in 1998.