2016?s States with the Best & Worst Representation on Election Day

With WalletHub’s National Voter Representation Index being at 87 percent and very different demographic groups leaning toward Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton, the personal-finance website WalletHub today released its report examining the States with the Best & Worst Representation on Election Day. To identify those states, WalletHub’s analysts compared the distribution of the 50 states’ voters to the distribution of their electorates by key demographic characteristics, including age, race and gender. Best Overall Representation         Worst Overall Representation
1    Virginia (92.51%)             41- Arizona (82.10%)
2    Ohio (90.93%)                 42- Illinois (81.70%)
3    Missouri (90.78%)           43- Hawaii (81.68%)
4    Wisconsin (90.55%)        44- Wyoming (81.24%)
5    North Carolina (90.17%) 45- Delaware (81.19%)
6    Michigan (89.90%)          46- Idaho (80.39%)
7    Vermont (89.79%)           47- Kansas (79.23%)
8    Washington (89.66%)      48- Utah (78.61%)
9    South Carolina (89.65%) 49- Kentucky (78.54%)
10    Pennsylvania (89.29%) 50- South Dakota (73.10%) 

Best Racial Representation         Worst Racial Representation
1    Virginia (94.50%)          46- Colorado (61.42%)
2    Vermont (93.11%)         47- Mississippi (61.22%)
3    Ohio (90.23%)              48- Idaho (60.68%)
4    Florida (88.25%)           49- Kentucky (57.02%)
5    Missouri (87.78%)         50- South Dakota (41.84%)  

Best Age Representation         Worst Age Representation
1- Mississippi (92.39%)               46- Hawaii (73.51%)
2- South Carolina (89.17%)         47- Kansas (73.20%)
3- Wisconsin (88.97%)                48- Oklahoma (71.17%)
4- North Dakota (88.88%)           49- Utah (69.47%)
5- Pennsylvania (88.41%)           50- Texas (67.95%)  
    
Best Gender Representation         Worst Gender Representation
1- Indiana (99.93%)                      46- Alaska (94.26%)
2- Utah (99.74%)                          47- Kansas (94.18%)
3- Massachusetts (99.43%)         48- Hawaii (94.18%)
4- West Virginia (99.14%)            49- Kentucky (93.09%)
5-  Arkansas (99.08%)                 50- South Carolina (92.47%) 

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