Michigan's 5th Congressional District

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Michigan's 5th Congressional District
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Current incumbentDan Kildee Democratic Party
Population698,753
Gender51.7% Female, 48.3% Male
Race77.6% White, 17.5% Black
Ethnicity4.6% Hispanic
Unemployment16.1%
Median household income$39,783
High school graduation rate88.0%
College graduation rate18.1%
Next electionNovember 4, 2014
Michigan's 5th Congressional District is located in the mid region of the lower penninsula of Michigan. It includes Iosco, Arenac, Bay, Saginaw, Tuscola and Genesee counties.[1]

It previously encompassed much of the area south of Saginaw Bay. It consisted of all of Tuscola and Genesee counties and the southeast portion of Bay and the eastern portion of Saginaw counties in the eastern-central portion of the state.

The current representative of the 5th Congressional District is Dan Kildee (D).

Elections

2014

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

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

General election candidates

August 5, 2014, primary results

Democratic Party Democratic Primary

Republican Party Republican Primary

2012

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

The 5th Congressional District of Michigan held an election for the U.S. House of Representatives on November 6, 2012. Incumbent Dan Kildee won the election in the district.[2]

U.S. House, Michigan District 5 General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngDan Kildee 65% 214,531
     Republican Jim Slezak 31.5% 103,931
     Libertarian Gregory Creswell 1.5% 4,990
     Independent David Davenport 2% 6,694
Total Votes 330,146
Source: Michigan Secretary of State "Official Election Results, 2012 General Election"

Primary results

Republican Primary

Michigan's 5th Congressional District[3] Republican Primary, 2012
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngJim Slezak 63.9% 16,929
Tom Wassa 36.1% 9,567
Total Votes 26,496

2010
On November 2, 2010, Dale Kildee won re-election to the United States House. He defeated John Kupiec (R), J. Matthew de Heus (G) and Michael Moon (L) in the general election.[4]

U.S. House, Michigan District 5 General Election, 2010
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngDale Kildee incumbent 53% 107,286
     Republican John Kupiec 44.3% 89,680
     Green J. Matthew de Heus 1.3% 2,649
     Libertarian Michael Moon 1.3% 2,648
Total Votes 202,263

2008
On November 4, 2008, Dale Kildee won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Matt Sawicki (R), Leonard Schwartz (L) and Ken Mathenia (G) in the general election.[5]

U.S. House, Michigan District 5 General Election, 2008
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngDale Kildee incumbent 70.4% 221,841
     Republican Matt Sawicki 27% 85,017
     Libertarian Leonard Schwartz 1.4% 4,293
     Green Ken Mathenia 1.3% 4,144
Total Votes 315,295

2006
On November 7, 2006, Dale Kildee won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Eric Klammer (R), Ken Mathenia (G) and Steve Samoranski, II (L) in the general election.[6]

U.S. House, Michigan District 5 General Election, 2006
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngDale Kildee incumbent 72.9% 176,171
     Republican Eric Klammer 25.2% 60,967
     Green Ken Mathenia 0.9% 2,294
     Libertarian Steve Samoranski, II 0.9% 2,259
Total Votes 241,691

2004
On November 2, 2004, Dale Kildee won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Myrah Kirkwood (R), Harley Mikkelson (G) and Clint Foster (L) in the general election.[7]

U.S. House, Michigan District 5 General Election, 2004
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngDale Kildee incumbent 67.2% 208,163
     Republican Myrah Kirkwood 31.3% 96,934
     Green Harley Mikkelson 0.8% 2,468
     Libertarian Clint Foster 0.8% 2,350
Total Votes 309,915

2002
On November 5, 2002, Dale Kildee won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Clint Foster (L), Harley Mikkelson (G), Thom Moffitt (Write-in) and William Fuzi (Write-in) in the general election.[8]

U.S. House, Michigan District 5 General Election, 2002
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngDale Kildee incumbent 91.6% 158,709
     Libertarian Clint Foster 5.4% 9,344
     Green Harley Mikkelson 3% 5,188
     Write-in Thom Moffitt 0.1% 97
     Write-in William Fuzi 0% 1
Total Votes 173,339

2000
On November 7, 2000, James Barcia won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Ronald Actis (R), Clint Foster (L) and Brian Ellison (Natural Law) in the general election.[9]

U.S. House, Michigan District 5 General Election, 2000
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngJames Barcia incumbent 74.3% 184,048
     Republican Ronald Actis 23.9% 59,274
     Libertarian Clint Foster 1.2% 3,070
     Natural Law Brian Ellison 0.5% 1,345
Total Votes 247,737

1998
On November 3, 1998, James Barcia won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Donald Brewster (R), Clint Foster (L) and Brian Ellison (Natural Law) in the general election.[10]

U.S. House, Michigan District 5 General Election, 1998
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngJames Barcia incumbent 71.2% 135,254
     Republican Donald Brewster 27.1% 51,442
     Libertarian Clint Foster 1.1% 2,179
     Natural Law Brian Ellison 0.6% 1,096
Total Votes 189,971

1996
On November 5, 1996, James Barcia won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Lawrence Sims (R), Mark Owen (L) and Brian Ellison (Natural Law) in the general election.[11]

U.S. House, Michigan District 5 General Election, 1996
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngJames Barcia incumbent 70% 162,675
     Republican Lawrence Sims 28.2% 65,542
     Libertarian Mark Owen 1.3% 2,906
     Natural Law Brian Ellison 0.5% 1,272
     N/A Write-in 0% 56
Total Votes 232,451

1994
On November 8, 1994, James Barcia won re-election to the United States House. He defeated William Anderson (R), Larry Fairchild (NPA) and Susan Arnold (Natural Law) in the general election.[12]

U.S. House, Michigan District 5 General Election, 1994
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngJames Barcia incumbent 65.5% 126,456
     No Party Affiliation William Anderson 31.8% 61,342
     Libertarian Larry Fairchild 1.6% 3,022
     Natural Law Susan Arnold 1.2% 2,323
     N/A Scattering 0% 47
Total Votes 193,190

1992
On November 3, 1992, James Barcia won election to the United States House. He defeated Keith Muxlow (R) and Lloyd Clarke (Workers World) in the general election.[13]

U.S. House, Michigan District 5 General Election, 1992
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngJames Barcia 60.3% 147,618
     Republican Keith Muxlow 38% 93,098
     Workers World Lloyd Clarke 1.7% 4,270
     N/A Write-in 0% 6
Total Votes 244,992

1990
On November 6, 1990, Paul Henry won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Thomas Trzybinski (D) in the general election.[14]

U.S. House, Michigan District 5 General Election, 1990
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngPaul Henry incumbent 75.4% 126,308
     Democratic Thomas Trzybinski 24.6% 41,170
     N/A Write-in 0% 20
Total Votes 167,498

Redistricting

2010-2011

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

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

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