Alabama's 7th Congressional District

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Alabama's 7th Congressional District
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Current incumbentTerri Sewell Democratic Party
Population690,499
Gender53.7% Female, 46.3% Male
Race64.1% Black, 33.6% White
Ethnicity2.5% Hispanic
Unemployment16.1%
Median household income$30,327
High school graduation rate79.6%
College graduation rate17.8%
The 7th District is located in western Alabama. Pickens, Greene, Hale, Sumter, Perry, Dallas, Marengo, Wilcox, Tuscaloosa, Jefferson, Choctaw and Clarke counties are included in the new district boundaries.[1]

The current representative of the 7th Congressional District is Terri Sewell (D).

Elections

2014

See also: Alabama's 7th Congressional District elections, 2014

The 7th Congressional District of Alabama held an election for the U.S. House of Representatives on November 4, 2014. Incumbent Terri Sewell (D) ran unopposed in the general election.

U.S. House, Alabama District 7 General Election, 2014
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngTerri Sewell Incumbent 0% 0
Total Votes 0
Source: Politico Vote totals above are unofficial and will be updated once official totals are made available.

2012

See also: Alabama's 7th Congressional District elections, 2012

The 7th Congressional District of Alabama held an election for the U.S. House of Representatives on November 6, 2012. Incumbent Terri Sewell won re-election in the district.[2]

U.S. House, Alabama District 7 General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngTerri Sewell Incumbent 75.8% 232,520
     Republican Don Chamberlain 24.1% 73,835
     Write-In N/A 0.1% 203
Total Votes 306,558
Source: Alabama Secretary of State "Official Election Results, 2012 General Election"

2010
On November 2, 2010, Terri Sewell won election to the United States House. She defeated Don Chamberlain (R) in the general election.[3]

U.S. House, Alabama District 7 General Election, 2010
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngTerri Sewell 72.5% 136,696
     Republican Don Chamberlain 27.5% 51,890
Total Votes 188,586

2008
On November 4, 2008, Artur Davis won re-election to the United States House. He ran unopposed in the general election.[4]

U.S. House, Alabama District 7 General Election, 2008
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngArtur Davis incumbent 98.6% 228,518
     N/A Write-in 1.4% 3,183
Total Votes 231,701

2006
On November 7, 2006, Artur Davis won re-election to the United States House. He ran unopposed in the general election.[5]

U.S. House, Alabama District 7 General Election, 2006
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngArtur Davis incumbent 99% 133,870
     N/A Write-in 1% 1,294
Total Votes 135,164

2004
On November 2, 2004, Artur Davis won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Steve Cameron (R) in the general election.[6]

U.S. House, Alabama District 7 General Election, 2004
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngArtur Davis incumbent 75% 183,408
     Republican Steve Cameron 24.9% 61,019
     N/A Write-in 0.1% 211
Total Votes 244,638

2002
On November 5, 2002, Artur Davis won election to the United States House. He defeated Lauren Orth McCay (L) in the general election.[7]

U.S. House, Alabama District 7 General Election, 2002
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngArtur Davis 92.4% 153,735
     Republican Lauren Orth McCay 7.3% 12,100
     N/A Write-in 0.3% 474
Total Votes 166,309

2000
On November 7, 2000, Earl Hilliard won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Ed Martin (R) and Ken Hager (L) in the general election.[8]

U.S. House, Alabama District 7 General Election, 2000
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngEarl Hilliard incumbent 74.6% 148,243
     Republican Ed Martin 23.2% 46,134
     Libertarian Ken Hager 1.9% 3,829
     N/A Write-in 0.2% 427
Total Votes 198,633

1998
On November 3, 1998, Earl Hilliard won re-election to the United States House. He ran unopposed in the general election.[9]

U.S. House, Alabama District 7 General Election, 1998
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngEarl Hilliard incumbent 98% 136,431
     N/A Write-in 2% 2,750
Total Votes 139,181

1996
On November 5, 1996, Earl Hilliard won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Joe Powell (R) and Ken Hager (L) in the general election.[10]

U.S. House, Alabama District 7 General Election, 1996
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngEarl Hilliard incumbent 71.1% 136,651
     Republican Joe Powell 27.1% 52,142
     Libertarian Ken Hager 1.6% 3,157
     N/A Write-in 0.1% 163
Total Votes 192,113

1994
On November 8, 1994, Earl Hilliard won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Alfred Middleton, Sr. (R) in the general election.[11]

U.S. House, Alabama District 7 General Election, 1994
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngEarl Hilliard incumbent 76.9% 116,150
     Republican Alfred Middleton, Sr. 23% 34,814
     N/A Write-in 0.1% 153
Total Votes 151,117

1992
On November 3, 1992, Earl Hilliard won election to the United States House. He defeated Kevin Jones (R), James Lewis (I), James Chambliss (I), Michael Todd Mayer (L) and John Hawkins (Socialist Workers) in the general election.[12]

U.S. House, Alabama District 7 General Election, 1992
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngEarl Hilliard 69.5% 144,320
     Republican Kevin Jones 17.4% 36,086
     Independent James Lewis 6% 12,461
     Independent James Chambliss 5.5% 11,466
     Libertarian Michael Todd Mayer 1% 2,135
     Socialist Workers John Hawkins 0.6% 1,165
     N/A Write-in 0.1% 140
Total Votes 207,773

1990
On November 6, 1990, Claude Harris won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Michael Barker (R) in the general election.[13]

U.S. House, Alabama District 7 General Election, 1990
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngClaude Harris incumbent 70.5% 127,490
     Republican Michael Barker 29.5% 53,258
     N/A Write-in 0% 46
Total Votes 180,794

Redistricting

2010-2011

This is the 7th Congressional District of Alabama after the 2001 redistricting process.
See also: Redistricting in Alabama

In 2011, the Alabama State Legislature re-drew the congressional districts based on updated population information from the 2010 census.

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