6 seats: 5R, 1D
Where It Ranks Among the States (House Elections 2000)
- Voter Turnout: 39th (43%)
- Victory Margin: 27th (37%)
Facts in Focus
The average margin of victory in Oklahoma was 37% -- a
- Five of six (83%) of House races in Oklahoma in 2000 were won by landslide margins of
20% or more. This landslide index follows the trend set in 1998,
which was the highest since 1986-1990, when it also was 83%.
- 71% of adults in Oklahoma did not vote in 2000
for the person who represents them in the U.S.
- Democrats received
31% of the vote in 2000, but only 17% of seats in the