Posts tagged ‘Oregon Long-Term Partisan Patterns’

Top 12 Oregon Democratic Election Years Since World War II (Based on Voter Registration Ratio Index)

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These data include statewide Oregon Democratic and Republican registration data since World War II.

The best years were mostly during the 60s, 70s, and early 80s. 2008 is the one year outside this period.

The ratio of Democratic to Repbulican voters is one way to assess partisan strength. The index measures the ratio of Democratic voters to Republican voters.

Index = 100*(Democratic Pct./Republican Pct.)

Source of data: Oregon Secretary of State.

Top 12 Oregon Republican Election Years Since World War II (Based on Voter Registration Ratio Index)

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These data include statewide Oregon Democratic and Republican registration data since World War II.

Half of the best Republican years were during the 40s and 50s. The other half were during the 90s and 00s.

The ratio of Democratic to Repbulican voters is one way to assess partisan strength.
The index measures the ratio of Democratic voters to Republican voters.

Index = 100*(Democratic Pct./Republican Pct.)

Source of data: Oregon Secretary of State

Index of Oregon Partisan Voter Registration Ratio

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These data include statewide Oregon Democratic and Republican registration data since World War II.

The Democratic advantage increased steadily until the mid 1970s. Since that time it declined steadily until a sudden uptick in 2008.

The ratio of Democratic to Repbulican voters is one way to assess partisan strength. The index measures the ratio of Democratic voters to Republican voters.

Index = 100*(Democratic Pct./Republican Pct.)

Source of data: Oregon Secretary of State

Top 12 Oregon Democratic Election Years Since World War II (Based on Voter Registration Difference)

These data include statewide Oregon Democratic and Republican registration data since World War II.

The best years were mostly during the 60s, 70s, and early 80s. 2008 is the one year outside this period.

The difference between the Democratic and Repbulican registration percentages is one way to assess partisan strength.

Source of data: Oregon Secretary of State.

Top 12 Oregon Republican Election Years Since World War II (Based on Voter Registration Difference)

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These data include statewide Oregon Democratic and Republican registration data since World War II.

Half of the best Republican years were during the 40s and 50s. The other half were during the 90s and 00s.

The difference between the Democratic and Repbulican registration percentages is one way to assess partisan strength.

Source of data: Oregon Secretary of State

Trend of Oregon Partisan Voter Registration Difference

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These data include statewide Oregon Democratic and Republican registration data since World War II.
The Democratic advantage increased steadily until the mid 1970s. Since that time it declined steadily until a sudden uptick in 2008.

The difference between the Democratic and Repbulican registration percentages is one way to assess partisan strength.

Source of data: Oregon Secretary of State