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Plurality Wins in U.S. House of Representatives

 

Plurality Wins in U.S. House General Elections,
1992-2002

Year

Plurality Wins

% of All 435 Races

1992

24

6%

1994

24

6%

1996

19

4%

1998

9

2%

2000

11

2.5%

2002

6

1%

TOTAL

93

4%

Source:  Federal Elections (94-2002):  Election Results for the US Senate and the US House of Representatives.  Copyright of the Federal Elections Commission, Washington, DC.

Note: A total of 61 different districts (14% of all districts) were won by a plurality at least once in the four elections in the 1992-1998 period: 48 were won by pluralities only one time, 11 were won by plurality twice and two were won by plurality three times.

 

 

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