Nebraska's 1st Congressional District

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Nebraska's 1st Congressional District
NE 1st District Map.PNG
Current incumbentJeffrey Fortenberry Republican Party
Population616,728
Gender49.9% Male, 50.1% Female
Race90.5% White, 2.65% Black, 2.17% Asian, 1.4% Native American
Ethnicity7.9% Hispanic
Unemployment6.3%
Median household income$51,306
High school graduation rate92.4%
College graduation rate28.7%
Nebraska's 1st Congressional District is located in the eastern portion of the state and includes Cedar, Dixon, Dakota, Thurston, Wayne, Madison, Stanton, Cuming, Burt, Colfax, Dodge, Butler, Saunders, Washington, Sarpy, Cass, Seward, Lancaster, Otoe, Johnson, Nemaha, Gage, Pawnee and Richardson counties.[1]

The district previously included the state capital, Lincoln, as well as Fremont, Norfolk, Beatrice and South Sioux City.

The current representative of the 1st Congressional District is Jeff Fortenberry (R).

Elections

2014

See also: Nebraska's 1st Congressional District elections, 2014

The 1st Congressional District of Nebraska held an election for the U.S. House of Representatives on November 4, 2014. Incumbent Jeff Fortenberry (R) defeated Dennis Crawford (D) in the general election.

U.S. House, Nebraska District 1 General Election, 2014
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngJeff Fortenberry Incumbent 68.8% 123,219
     Democratic Dennis Crawford 31.2% 55,838
Total Votes 179,057
Source: Nebraska Secretary of State

2012

See also: Nebraska's 1st Congressional District elections, 2012

The 1st Congressional District of Nebraska held an election for the U.S. House of Representatives on November 6, 2012. Incumbent Jeff Fortenberry won re-election in the district.[2]

U.S. House, Nebraska District 1 General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Korey L. Reiman 31.7% 81,206
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngJeff Fortenberry Incumbent 68.3% 174,889
Total Votes 256,095
Source: Nebraska Secretary of State "Official Election Results, 2012 General Election"

Republican Primary Results

The primary was held on May 15.[3]

Nebraska's 1st Congressional District Republican Primary, 2012
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngJeff Fortenberry 86.4% 55,658
Jessica L. Turek 8.2% 5,255
Dennis Parker 5.4% 3,511
Total Votes 64,424

2010
On November 2, 2010, Jeff Fortenberry won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Ivy Harper (D) in the general election.[4]

U.S. House, Nebraska District 1 General Election, 2010
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngJeff Fortenberry incumbent 71.3% 116,871
     Democratic Ivy Harper 28.7% 47,106
Total Votes 163,977

2008
On November 4, 2008, Jeff Fortenberry won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Max Yashirin (D) in the general election.[5]

U.S. House, Nebraska District 1 General Election, 2008
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngJeff Fortenberry incumbent 70.4% 184,923
     Democratic Max Yashirin 29.6% 77,897
Total Votes 262,820

2006
On November 7, 2006, Jeff Fortenberry won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Maxine Moul (D) in the general election.[6]

U.S. House, Nebraska District 1 General Election, 2006
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngJeff Fortenberry incumbent 58.4% 121,015
     Democratic Maxine Moul 41.6% 86,360
Total Votes 207,375

2004
On November 2, 2004, Jeff Fortenberry won election to the United States House. He defeated Matt Connealy and Steve Larrick in the general election.[7]

U.S. House, Nebraska District 1 General Election, 2004
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngJeff Fortenberry 54.2% 143,756
     Democratic Matt Connealy (D) 43% 113,971
     Green Steve Larrick (G) 2.8% 7,345
Total Votes 265,072

2002
On November 5, 2002, Doug Bereuter won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Robert Eckerson (L) in the general election.[8]

U.S. House, Nebraska District 1 General Election, 2002
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngDoug Bereuter incumbent 85.4% 133,013
     Libertarian Robert Eckerson 14.6% 22,831
Total Votes 155,844

2000
On November 7, 2000, Doug Bereuter won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Alan Jacobsen (D) and David Oenbring (L) in the general election.[9]

U.S. House, Nebraska District 1 General Election, 2000
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngDoug Bereuter incumbent 66.2% 155,485
     Democratic Alan Jacobsen 31% 72,859
     Libertarian David Oenbring 2.6% 6,147
     N/A Write-in 0.1% 207
Total Votes 234,698

Redistricting

2010-2011

This is the 1st Congressional District of Nebraska after the 2001 redistricting process.
See also: Redistricting in Nebraska

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

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