Monday, April 23, 2007

NY-03 on Cook Report 2008 Potential Competitive Race Chart

Kings district NY-03 is according to the Cook Political Report voting more Democratic than the nation in presidential races. NY-03 is a D+2 which means the district voted 2% more Democratic than the rest of the country.
The Cook Report defines its findings this way..
This chart separates incumbents into categories by their Cook Political Report PVI rating.
PVI: The Partisan Voting Index (PVI) is a measurement of how each district performs compared to the nation as a whole. The PVI listed here reflects the results of 2000 and 2004. A PVI score of D+2, for example, means that in the 2000 and 2004 Presidential election, the district per formed an average of two percentage points more Democratic than the nation as a whole, while an R+3 score means that the district per formed three points more Republican than did the nation."

See the report here (opens as .pdf)

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