WalletHub Ranks States by Voter Influence
Personal-finance website WalletHub has released its report on 2018’s states with the most and least powerful voters for the midterms as well as accompanying videos.
WalletHub compared the relative clout of 2018 voters in swinging the Senate, House and gubernatorial races. In order to make such a comparison, we calculated a Voter Power Score for each state and for each type of election.
States with the most powerful voters in House elections
1 West Virginia
2 New Mexico
Hawai‘i ranked 30th.
States with the most powerful voters in senate elections
1 North Dakota
6 South Dakota
8 Rhode Island
10 New Hampshire
Hawai‘i ranked 11th.
States with the Most Powerful Voters in Gubernatorial Elections
2 South Dakota
6 New Hampshire
7 North Dakota
10 Rhode Island
Hawai‘i ranked 12th.
To view the full report, go online.