Contested vs. Uncontested Legislative Races, State Percentages

 

State Percentages of Contested & Uncontested Races

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Largest Percentage of Contested Races
Largest Percentage of Uncontested Races

 

States with Largest Percentage of Contested Legislative Races

State
% of Contested Races
Term Limits?
Minnesota
99.3%
No
North Dakota
98.6%
No
South Dakota
93.3%
Yes
New Hampshire
92.2%
No
Utah
92.1%
No
California
91.0%
Yes
Michigan
90.9%
Yes
Maine
88.7%
Yes
Nevada
88.5%
Yes
Colorado
86.9%

States with Largest Percentage of Uncontested Legislative Races

State
%  Uncontested Races
Term Limits?
Massachusetts
84.0%
No
Arkansas
80.5%
Yes
Georgia
76.7%
No
South Carolina
69.4%
No
Kentucky
67.2%
No
Wyoming
61.8%
No
Tennessee
61.7%
No
New Mexico
61.6%
No
Illinois
55.4%
No
Texas
55.2%

States with Largest Percentage of Contested Senate Races

State
% of Contested Races
Term Limits?
Minnesota
99.3%
No
North Dakota
98.6%
No
South Dakota
93.3%
Yes
New Hampshire
92.2%
No
Utah
92.1%
No
California
91.0%
Yes
Michigan
90.9%
Yes
Maine
88.7%
Yes
Nevada
88.5%
Yes
Colorado
86.9%

States with Largest Percentage of Uncontested Senate Races

State
% of Uncontested Races
Term Limits?
Arkansas
94.4%
Yes
Massachusetts
87.5%
No
Wyoming
75.0%
No
New Mexico
71.4%
No
Georgia
67.9%
No
South Carolina
63.0%
No
Texas
60.0%
No
Oklahoma
54.2%
Yes
Oregon
53.3%

No

Illinois
51.3%

No

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States with Largest Percentage of Contested House Races

State
% of Contested Races
Term Limits?
North Dakota
100.0%
No
Minnesota
99.3%
No
South Dakota
97.1%
Yes
Nevada
92.9%
Yes
New Hampshire
91.8%
No
Michigan
90.9%
Yes
Utah
90.7%
No
Arizona
90.0%
Yes
California
90.0%
Yes
Colorado
86.2%
Yes
Maine
86.1%

States with Largest Percentage of Uncontested House Races

State
% of Uncontested Races
Term Limits?
Massachusetts
83.1%
No
Georgia
79.4%
No
Arkansas
78.0%
Yes
Kentucky
72.0%
No
South Carolina
71.8%
No
Tennessee
64.6%
No
Wyoming
58.3%
No
Illinois
56.8%
No
Pennsylvania
56.7%

No

New Mexico
55.7%

No

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