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Colorado's 5th Congressional District

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Colorado's 5th Congressional District
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Current incumbentDoug Lamborn Republican Party
Population733,850
Gender50.7% Male, 49.3% Female
Race82.7% White, 5.6% Black, 2.5% Asian
Ethnicity14.8% Hispanic
Unemployment11.0%
Median household income$53,691
High school graduation rate93.1%
College graduation rate33.9%
Next electionNovember 4, 2014
The The 5th District is located in central Colorado and includes Fremont, El Paso, Teller and Chaffee counties.[1]

The current representative of the 5th Congressional District is Doug Lamborn (R).

Elections

2014

See also: Colorado's 5th Congressional District elections, 2014

The 5th Congressional District of Colorado will hold an election for the U.S. House of Representatives on November 4, 2014.

2012

See also: Colorado's 5th Congressional District elections, 2012

The 5th Congressional District of Colorado held an election for the U.S. House of Representatives on November 6, 2012. Incumbent Doug Lamborn won re-election in the district.[2]

U.S. House, Colorado District 5 General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngDoug Lamborn Incumbent 65% 199,639
     Libertarian Jim Pirtle 7.4% 22,778
     Independent Dave Anderson 17.4% 53,318
     Green Misha Luzov 6% 18,284
     Constitution Kenneth R. Harvell 4.3% 13,212
Total Votes 307,231
Source: Colorado Secretary of State "Official Election Results, 2012 General Election"

2010
On November 2, 2010, Doug Lamborn won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Kevin Bradley (D), Brian Scott (American Constitution) and Jerell Klaver (L) in the general election.[3]

U.S. House, Colorado District 5 General Election, 2010
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngDoug Lamborn incumbent 65.8% 152,829
     Democratic Kevin Bradley 29.3% 68,039
     American Constitution Brian Scott 2.5% 5,886
     Libertarian Jerell Klaver 2.4% 5,680
Total Votes 232,434

2008
On November 4, 2008, Doug Lamborn won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Hal Bidlack (D), Brian Scott (American Constitution) and Rich Hand (Write-in) in the general election.[4]

U.S. House, Colorado District 5 General Election, 2008
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngDoug Lamborn incumbent 60% 183,178
     Democratic Hal Bidlack 37% 113,025
     American Constitution Brian Scott 2.9% 8,894
     Write-in Rich Hand 0% 45
Total Votes 305,142

2006
On November 7, 2006, Doug Lamborn won election to the United States House. He defeated Jay Fawcett (D) and Write-in candidates Richard Hand, Brian Scott and Gregory Hollister in the general election.[5]

U.S. House, Colorado District 5 General Election, 2006
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngDoug Lamborn 59.6% 123,264
     Democratic Jay Fawcett 40.4% 83,431
     Write-in Richard Hand 0% 41
     Write-in Brian Scott 0% 12
     Write-in Gregory Hollister 0% 8
Total Votes 206,756

2004
On November 2, 2004, Joel Hefley won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Fred Hardee (D) and Arthur Roberts (L) in the general election.[6]

U.S. House, Colorado District 5 General Election, 2004
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngJoel Hefley incumbent 70.5% 193,333
     Democratic Fred Hardee 27% 74,098
     Libertarian Arthur Roberts 2.4% 6,627
Total Votes 274,058

2002
On November 5, 2002, Joel Hefley won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Curtis Imrie (D) and Biff Baker (L) in the general election.[7]

U.S. House, Colorado District 5 General Election, 2002
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngJoel Hefley incumbent 69.4% 128,118
     Democratic Curtis Imrie 24.7% 45,587
     Libertarian Biff Baker 5.9% 10,972
Total Votes 184,677

2000
On November 7, 2000, Joel Hefley won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Kerry Kantor (L) and Randy MacKenzie (Natural Law) in the general election.[8]

U.S. House, Colorado District 5 General Election, 2000
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngJoel Hefley incumbent 82.7% 253,330
     Democratic Kerry Kantor 12.3% 37,719
     Natural Law Randy MacKenzie 5% 15,260
Total Votes 306,309

1998
On November 3, 1998, Joel Hefley won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Ken Alford (D) and Mark Mellot (Natural Law) in the general election.[9]

U.S. House, Colorado District 5 General Election, 1998
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngJoel Hefley incumbent 72.7% 155,790
     Democratic Ken Alford 26% 55,609
     Natural Law Mark Mellot 1.3% 2,871
Total Votes 214,270

1996
On November 5, 1996, Joel Hefley won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Mike Robinson (D) in the general election.[10]

U.S. House, Colorado District 5 General Election, 1996
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngJoel Hefley incumbent 71.9% 188,805
     Democratic Mike Robinson 28.1% 73,660
Total Votes 262,465

1994
On November 8, 1994, Joel Hefley won re-election to the United States House. He ran unopposed in the general election.[11]

U.S. House, Colorado District 5 General Election, 1994
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngJoel Hefley incumbent 100% 138,674
Total Votes 138,674

1992
On November 3, 1992, Joel Hefley won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Charles Oriez (D) and Keith Hamburger (L) in the general election.[12]

U.S. House, Colorado District 5 General Election, 1992
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngJoel Hefley incumbent 71.1% 173,096
     Democratic Charles Oriez 25.7% 62,550
     Libertarian Keith Hamburger 3.2% 7,769
Total Votes 243,415

1990
On November 6, 1990, Joel Hefley won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Cal Johnston (D) and Keith Hamburger (L) in the general election.[13]

U.S. House, Colorado District 5 General Election, 1990
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngJoel Hefley incumbent 66.4% 127,740
     Democratic Cal Johnston 30% 57,776
     Colorado Libertarian Keith Hamburger 3.5% 6,761
Total Votes 192,277

Redistricting

2010-2011

This is the 5th Congressional District of Colorado after the 2001 redistricting process.
See also: Redistricting in Colorado

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

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