Below is our 2022 Cook Partisan Voter Index (Cook PVI℠) score for all 50 states and the District of Columbia.
A Cook PVI score of D+2, for example, means that in the 2016 and 2020 presidential elections, the state or district performed about two points more Democratic in terms of two-party vote share than the nation did as a whole, while a score of R+4 means the state or district performed about four points more Republican. If a state or district performed within half a point of the nation in either direction, we assign it a score of EVEN.
Please note that the formula has been tweaked since we last released the state PVI scores in 2021. Instead of using a 50/50 mix of the two most recent presidential elections to assess partisanship as we've done in the past, we're switching to a 75/25 weighting in favor of the more recent presidential election. For the 2022 dataset, that means that the 2020 result in each state or district is weighted three times as heavily as the 2016 result.
The 2022 Cook PVI district and state lists in a spreadsheet format are available for active Cook Political Report subscribers. Request the spreadsheet here.
Tip: Clicking on "PVI" on the table below will sort the list from most Democratic to most Republican states.
(Cook PVI℠) is a service mark of Invincible Summer Media, Inc.
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