Archive for June 2009

Oregon House District Partisan Registration Change 2002 to 2008: Portland Metro

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The greatest shifts in House Districts towards Democrats happened in the most Democratic areas. The greatest shifst happened, generally, in central Portland. The magnitude of the shift declines as one moves further out. These shifts reinforced existing trends.

This map shows the relative changes in net partisan registration by Oregon House District between 2002 and 2008.

The House District boundaries were redrawn in 2001 and have not changed since.

Source of data: Oregon Secretary of State.

Oregon House District Partisan Registration Change 2002 to 2008: Statewide

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This map shows the relative changes in net partisan registration by Oregon House District between 2002 and 2008.

The districts with the strongest trends towards Democrats are generally in western Oregon, particularly in the Eugene and Portland areas. The eastern, more safely Republican areas, have also shifted the least towards the Democrats.

Source of data: Oregon Secretary of State.

Nguyen Recall Election: Vietnamese Voter Share by Precinct

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Vietnamese voters were most numerous in the central part of the district. There is a general correlation between Vietnamese voters and recall supporters.

The votes by precinct are at: http://lindholmcompanyblog.com/?p=713.

This map is based on estimates using the sources indicated below.

Sources of data: Santa Clara County Registrar of Voters; Labels and Lists of Bellevue Washington.

Oregon House District Seat Changes 2002 to 2008: Willamette Valley

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This map shows how Oregon House District representation has changed between 2002 and 2008.

Most of the changes from Republican to Democrat have been in Salem or on theĀ  Oregon Coast or on the outskirts of Eugene and Portland.

The House District boundaries were redrawn in 2001 and have not changed since.

Color coding of map:
Red: Republican from 2002 through 2008.
Blue: Democratic from 2002 through 2008.
Yellow: Changed from Republican to Democratic in 2004, 2006, or 2008.

Source of data: Oregon Secretary of State.