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The Lugar Center - McCourt School Bipartisan Index

State Rankings - House, Senate, and Overall

114th Congress (2015-2016)

       

Overall Bipartisan State Ranking

Average Overall State BPI (by rank)

 

Average Overall State BPI (alphabetical)

State

House Rank

Senate Rank

Average House and Senate

Overall

 

State

House Rank

Senate Rank

Average House and Senate

Overall

DE

5

5

5

1

 

AK

1

20

10.5

5

ME

7

3

5

1

 

AL

50

41

45.5

50

NH

3

8

5.5

3

 

AR

49

28

38.5

46

WV

11

1

6

4

 

AZ

25

30

27.5

28

AK

1

20

10.5

5

 

CA

29

46

37.5

45

FL

14

9

11.5

6

 

CO

18

11

14.5

9

NV

24

2

13

7

 

CT

9

48

28.5

31

PA

10

17

13.5

8

 

DE

5

5

5

1

CO

18

11

14.5

9

 

FL

14

9

11.5

6

OH

15

16

15.5

10

 

GA

45

29

37

42

MS

22

10

16

11

 

HI

2

39

20.5

14

ND

30

4

17

12

 

IA

35

7

21

15

VA

27

12

19.5

13

 

ID

41

23

32

35

HI

2

39

20.5

14

 

IL

23

24

23.5

21

IA

35

7

21

15

 

IN

28

22

25

23

MO

36

6

21

15

 

KS

42

15

28.5

31

SD

17

26

21.5

17

 

KY

20

33

26.5

24

MN

19

25

22

18

 

LA

33

36

34.5

38

NC

31

13

22

18

 

MA

21

50

35.5

39

WA

12

34

23

20

 

MD

40

32

36

40

IL

23

24

23.5

21

 

ME

7

3

5

1

VT

4

43

23.5

21

 

MI

34

21

27.5

28

IN

28

22

25

23

 

MN

19

25

22

18

KY

20

33

26.5

24

 

MO

36

6

21

15

NE

8

45

26.5

24

 

MS

22

10

16

11

OR

6

47

26.5

24

 

MT

47

19

33

36

TN

39

14

26.5

24

 

NC

31

13

22

18

AZ

25

30

27.5

28

 

ND

30

4

17

12

MI

34

21

27.5

28

 

NE

8

45

26.5

24

NY

16

40

28

30

 

NH

3

8

5.5

3

CT

9

48

28.5

31

 

NJ

13

44

28.5

31

KS

42

15

28.5

31

 

NM

37

37

37

42

NJ

13

44

28.5

31

 

NV

24

2

13

7

WI

26

35

30.5

34

 

NY

16

40

28

30

ID

41

23

32

35

 

OH

15

16

15.5

10

MT

47

19

33

36

 

OK

44

38

41

49

SC

48

18

33

36

 

OR

6

47

26.5

24

LA

33

36

34.5

38

 

PA

10

17

13.5

8

MA

21

50

35.5

39

 

RI

32

49

40.5

48

MD

40

32

36

40

 

SC

48

18

33

36

WY

46

27

36.5

41

 

SD

17

26

21.5

17

GA

45

29

37

42

 

TN

39

14

26.5

24

NM

37

37

37

42

 

TX

38

42

40

47

UT

43

31

37

42

 

UT

43

31

37

42

CA

29

46

37.5

45

 

VA

27

12

19.5

13

AR

49

28

38.5

46

 

VT

4

43

23.5

21

TX

38

42

40

47

 

WA

12

34

23

20

RI

32

49

40.5

48

 

WI

26

35

30.5

34

OK

44

38

41

49

 

WV

11

1

6

4

AL

50

41

45.5

50

 

WY

46

27

36.5

41

       
       
       

House and Senate State Rankings

Bipartisan State Rankings in the Senate   Bipartisan State Rankings in the House of Representatives
Average Senate State BPI (by Rank)    Average Senate State BPI (by Alphabetical)   Average House State BPI (by Rank)    Average House State BPI (by Alphabetical) 
# State Avg. Rank   # State Avg. Rank   # State Avg. Rank # State Avg. Rank
1 WV 6.5   20 AK 40   1 AK 39   1 AK 39
2 NV 7   41 AL 71   2 HI 73   50 AL 340.87
3 ME 13   28 AR 56   3 NH 96.5   49 AR 328.25
4 ND 16.5   30 AZ 57.5   4 VT 113   25 AZ 206.1111111
5 DE 17   46 CA 77   5 DE 122   29 CA 220.1372549
6 MO 17   11 CO 29   6 OR 127.2   18 CO 193.4285714
7 IA 18   48 CT 85   7 ME 134.5   9 CT 146.6
8 NH 23   5 DE 17   8 NE 135.3333   5 DE 122
9 FL 26.5   9 FL 26.5   9 CT 146.6   14 FL 163.7407407
10 MS 28.5   29 GA 56.5   10 PA 148.6111   45 GA 282.7142857
11 CO 29   39 HI 70.5   11 WV 158   2 HI 73
12 VA 29   7 IA 18   12 WA 158.7   35 IA 247.75
13 NC 31   23 ID 47.5   13 NJ 161.6667   41 ID 263.5
14 TN 31.5   24 IL 49.5   14 FL 163.7407   23 IL 201.9411765
15 KS 33.5   22 IN 42   15 OH 168.3571   28 IN 213.4444444
16 OH 35.5   15 KS 33.5   16 NY 181.1852   42 KS 270.5
17 PA 36.5   33 KY 61   17 SD 185   20 KY 196
18 SC 37   36 LA 65.5   18 CO 193.4286   33 LA 246.8333333
19 MT 38.5   50 MA 90   19 MN 194.1429   21 MA 197.8888889
20 AK 40   32 MD 59.5   20 KY 196   40 MD 263.4285714
21 MI 41.5   3 ME 13   21 MA 197.8889   7 ME 134.5
22 IN 42   21 MI 41.5   22 MS 198.6667   34 MI 247.5384615
23 ID 47.5   25 MN 50.5   23 IL 201.9412   19 MN 194.1428571
24 IL 49.5   6 MO 17   24 NV 204.25   36 MO 257.1428571
25 MN 50.5   10 MS 28.5   25 AZ 206.1111   22 MS 198.6666667
26 SD 54   19 MT 38.5   26 WI 210   47 MT 302
27 WY 55.5   13 NC 31   27 VA 211.7273   31 NC 236.9230769
28 AR 56   4 ND 16.5   28 IN 213.4444   30 ND 230
29 GA 56.5   45 NE 76   29 CA 220.1373   8 NE 135.3333333
30 AZ 57.5   8 NH 23   30 ND 230   3 NH 96.5
31 UT 58.5   44 NJ 74.5   31 NC 236.9231   13 NJ 161.6666667
32 MD 59.5   37 NM 65.5   32 RI 245.5   37 NM 257.3333333
33 KY 61   2 NV 7   33 LA 246.8333   24 NV 204.25
34 WA 62   40 NY 70.5   34 MI 247.5385   16 NY 181.1851852
35 WI 63.5   16 OH 35.5   35 IA 247.75   15 OH 168.3571429
36 LA 65.5   38 OK 70   36 MO 257.1429   44 OK 277.4
37 NM 65.5   47 OR 82.5   37 NM 257.3333   6 OR 127.2
38 OK 70   17 PA 36.5   38 TX 261.6765   10 PA 148.6111111
39 HI 70.5   49 RI 85   39 TN 262.2222   32 RI 245.5
40 NY 70.5   18 SC 37   40 MD 263.4286   48 SC 307.6666667
41 AL 71   26 SD 54   41 ID 263.5   17 SD 185
42 TX 73   14 TN 31.5   42 KS 270.5   39 TN 262.2222222
43 VT 74   42 TX 73   43 UT 271   38 TX 261.6764706
44 NJ 74.5   31 UT 58.5   44 OK 277.4   43 UT 271
45 NE 76   12 VA 29   45 GA 282.7143   27 VA 211.7272727
46 CA 77   43 VT 74   46 WY 301   4 VT 113
47 OR 82.5   34 WA 62   47 MT 302   12 WA 158.7
48 CT 85   35 WI 63.5   48 SC 307.6667   26 WI 210
49 RI 85   1 WV 6.5   49 AR 328.25   11 WV 158
50 MA 90   27 WY 55.5   50 AL 340.87   46 WY 301