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Indiana's 6th Congressional District

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Indiana's 6th Congressional District
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Current incumbentLuke Messer Republican Party
Population720,186
Gender49.4% Male, 50.6% Female
Race93.8% White, 2.1% Black, 1% Asian
Ethnicity2.3% Hispanic
Unemployment11.2%
Median household income$42,994
High school graduation rate86.1%
College graduation rate18.3%
Next electionNovember 4, 2014
The 6th Congressional District of Indiana is a congressional district taking in a large portion of eastern Indiana.

Indiana's 6th Congressional District takes in a large portion of eastern Indiana, including Jefferson, Switzerland, Jennings, Ohio, Dearborn, Decatur, Ripley, Bartholomew, Shelby, Hancock, Rush, Fayette, Union, Wayne, Henry, Delaware and Randolph counties.[1]

The current representative of the 6th Congressional District is Luke Messer (R).

Elections

2014

See also: Indiana's 6th Congressional District elections, 2014

The 6th Congressional District of Indiana will hold an election for the U.S. House of Representatives on November 4, 2014.

2012

See also: Indiana's 6th Congressional District elections, 2012

The 6th Congressional District of Indiana held an election for the U.S. House of Representatives on November 6, 2012. Mike Pence did not seek re-election to the U.S. House of Representatives due to his 2012 gubernatorial campaign, which he won. Luke Messer (R) won election to the 6th District seat in the 2012 general election. Messer defeated Brad Bookout (D) and Rex Bell (L).[2]

U.S. House, Indiana District 6 General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Brad Bookout 35.1% 96,678
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngLuke Messer 59.1% 162,613
     Libertarian Rex Bell 5.8% 15,962
Total Votes 275,253
Source: Indiana Secretary of State "House of Representatives Election Results"

2010
On November 2, 2010, Mike Pence won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Barry Welsh (D) and Talmage "T.J" Thompson, Jr. (L) in the general election.[3]

U.S. House, Indiana District 6 General Election, 2010
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngMike Pence incumbent 66.6% 126,027
     Democratic Barry Welsh 29.9% 56,647
     Libertarian Talmage "T.J" Thompson, Jr. 3.5% 6,635
Total Votes 189,309

2008
On November 4, 2008, Mike Pence won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Barry A. Welsh (D) and George T. Holland (L) in the general election.[4]

U.S. House, Indiana District 6 General Election, 2008
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngMike Pence incumbent 64% 180,608
     Democratic Barry Welsh 33.4% 94,265
     Libertarian George T. Holland 2.7% 7,539
Total Votes 282,412

2006
On November 7, 2006, Mike Pence won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Barry A. Welsh (D) in the general election.[5]

U.S. House, Indiana District 6 General Election, 2006
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngMike Pence incumbent 60% 115,266
     Democratic Barry Welsh 40% 76,812
Total Votes 192,078

2004
On November 2, 2004, Mike Pence won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Mel Fox (D) and Chad (Wick) Roots (L) in the general election.[6]

U.S. House, Indiana District 6 General Election, 2004
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngMike Pence incumbent 67.1% 182,529
     Democratic Mel Fox 31.3% 85,123
     Libertarian Chad (Wick) Roots 1.6% 4,297
Total Votes 271,949

2002
On November 5, 2002, Mike Pence won election to the United States House. He defeated Melina Ann Fox (D) and Doris Robertson (L) in the general election.[7]

U.S. House, Indiana District 6 General Election, 2002
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngMike Pence 63.8% 118,436
     Democratic Melina Ann Fox 34.4% 63,871
     Libertarian Doris Robertson 1.8% 3,346
Total Votes 185,653

2000
On November 7, 2000, Dan Burton won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Darin Patrick Griesey (D) and Joe Hauptmann (L) in the general election.[8]

U.S. House, Indiana District 6 General Election, 2000
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngDan Burton incumbent 70.3% 199,207
     Democratic Darin Patrick Griesey 26.4% 74,881
     Libertarian Joe Hauptmann 3.2% 9,087
Total Votes 283,175

Redistricting

2010-2011

This is the 6th Congressional District of Indiana after the 2001 redistricting process.
See also: Redistricting in Indiana

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

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