Massachusetts' 6th Congressional District

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Massachusetts' 6th congressional district
MA 6th District Map.PNG
Current incumbentJohn Tierney Democratic Party
Population731,681
Gender51.7% Female, 48.3% Male
Race87.2% White, 2.8% Black, 3.7% Asian
Ethnicity8.1% Hispanic
Unemployment8.5%
Median household income$76,130
High school graduation rate92.1%
College graduation rate40.3%
Next electionNovember 4, 2014
The 6th Congressional District of Massachusetts is a congressional district located in northeastern Massachusetts.

Massachusetts' 6th Congressional District is located in the northeastern portion of the state and includes Middlesex and Essex counties.[1]

The current representative of the 6th congressional district is John Tierney (D).

Elections

2014

See also: Massachusetts' 6th congressional district elections, 2014

The 6th congressional district of Massachusetts will hold an election for the U.S. House of Representatives on November 4, 2014.

2012

See also: Massachusetts' 6th congressional district elections, 2012

The 6th District of Massachusetts held an election for the U.S. House of Representatives on November 6, 2012, in which incumbent John Tierney (D) won re-election. He defeated Richard Tisei (R) and Daniel Fishman (L).[2]

U.S. House, Massachusetts District 6 General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngJohn Tierney Incumbent 46.4% 180,942
     Republican Richard Tisei 45.3% 176,612
     Libertarian Daniel Fishman 4.3% 16,739
     N/A All Others 0.1% 514
     N/A Blank Votes 3.9% 15,045
Total Votes 389,852
Source: Massachusetts Secretary of State "Return of Votes"

2010
On November 2, 2010, John Tierney won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Bill Hudak (R) in the general election.[3]

U.S. House, Massachusetts District 6 General Election, 2010
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngJohn F. Tierney 56.8% 142,732
     Republican Bill Hudak 43% 107,930
     N/A Write-in 0.2% 419
Total Votes 251,081

2008
On November 4, 2008, John Tierney won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Richard Baker (R) in the general election.[4]

U.S. House, Massachusetts District 6 General Election, 2008
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngJohn Tierney incumbent 66.8% 226,216
     Republican Richard Baker 28% 94,845
     N/A Blank/Scattering 5.1% 17,406
     N/A All Others 0.1% 251
Total Votes 338,718

2006
On November 7, 2006, John Tierney won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Richard Barton (R) in the general election.[5]

U.S. House, Massachusetts District 6 General Election, 2006
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngJohn Tierney incumbent 66.4% 168,056
     Republican Richard Barton 28.8% 72,997
     N/A Blank/Scattering 4.6% 11,659
     N/A All Others 0.2% 572
Total Votes 253,284

2004
On November 2, 2004, John Tierney won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Stephen O'Malley (R) in the general election.[6]

U.S. House, Massachusetts District 6 General Election, 2004
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngJohn Tierney incumbent 66.3% 213,458
     Republican Stephen O'Malley 28.5% 91,597
     N/A Blank/Scattering 5% 16,214
     N/A All Others 0.1% 467
Total Votes 321,736

2002
On November 5, 2002, John Tierney won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Mark Smith (R) in the general election.[7]

U.S. House, Massachusetts District 6 General Election, 2002
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngJohn Tierney incumbent 64.4% 162,900
     Republican Mark Smith 29.8% 75,462
     N/A Blank/Scattering 5.6% 14,252
     N/A All Others 0.1% 253
Total Votes 252,867

2000
On November 7, 2000, John Tierney won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Paul McCarthy (R) in the general election.[8]

U.S. House, Massachusetts District 6 General Election, 2000
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngJohn Tierney incumbent 67.6% 205,324
     Republican Paul McCarthy 27.5% 83,501
     N/A Blank/Scattering 4.9% 14,802
     N/A All Others 0.1% 218
Total Votes 303,845

Redistricting

2010-2011

This is the 6th congressional district of Massachusetts after the 2001 redistricting process.
See also: Redistricting in Massachusetts

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

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