North Carolina ranks fairly well overall in WalletHub’s National Voter Representation Index, coming in at 16 out of 50 states in how well voters represent the overall population.

With WalletHub’s National Voter Representation Index at 87 percent and very different demographic groups supporting Donald Trump and Joe Biden, the personal-finance website WalletHub released its report examining the States with the Best and the 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.

State representation

Source: WalletHub

Overall

Best Overall Representation Worst Overall Representation
1. Maryland (94.56%) 41. Idaho (85.23%)
2. Virginia (94.13%) 42. Nebraska (85.08%)
3. Indiana (93.21%) 43. Hawaii (84.99%)
4. Pennsylvania (92.97%) 44. Kentucky (84.95%)
5. Minnesota (91.46%) 45. Illinois (84.11%)
6. Oregon (91.45%) 46. Washington (83.90%)
7. Massachusetts (91.37%) 47. Florida (83.62%)
8. Nevada (91.18%) 48. Tennessee (83.58%)
9. Wyoming (90.59%) 49. Kansas (82.35%)
10. New Jersey (90.46%) 50. South Dakota (78.87%)

Racial

Best Racial Representation Worst Racial Representation
1. Virginia (95.29%) 46. Illinois (68.60%)
2. Maryland (93.60%) 47. Kansas (67.93%)
3. South Carolina (91.23%) 48. Florida (67.31%)
4. Indiana (91.20%) 49. Kentucky (60.15%)
5. Nevada (90.43%) 50. South Dakota (59.83%)

Age

Best Age Representation Worst Age Representation
1. Kentucky (97.11%) 46. Arizona (82.18%)
2. Minnesota (93.85%) 47. Texas (81.57%)
3. Rhode Island (93.38%) 48. South Dakota (81.49%)
4. Pennsylvania (93.06%) 49. New Mexico (79.86%)
5. Maryland (92.97%) 50. Hawaii (77.02%)

Gender

Best Gender Representation Worst Gender Representation
1. Indiana (99.94%) 46. Kansas (93.88%)
2. Oregon (99.70%) 47. South Carolina (93.84%)
3. North Carolina (99.62%) 48. New Mexico (93.56%)
4. Utah (99.50%) 49. Arizona (93.54%)
5. Massachusetts (99.41%) 50. Washington (92.34%)

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