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Defying the Odds

Defying the Odds
New book about the 2016 election.

Monday, November 12, 2018

Aggregate Popular Vote for the House

In Defying the Odds, we discuss state and congressional elections as well as the presidential race.




For comparison, here are percentages of D popular vote and percentage of seats won:


1988 53.3 59.8
1990 52.9 61.4
1992 50.8 59.3
1994 45.4 46.9
1996 48.5 47.6
1998 47.1 48.5
2000 47.0 48.7
2002 45.0 47.0
2004 46.6 46.4
2006 52.0 53.6
2008 52.9 59.1
2010 44.8 44.4
2012 48.3 46.2
2014 45.5 43.2
2016 47.3 44.6