Nebraska's 3rd Congressional District

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Nebraska's 3rd Congressional District
NE 3rd District Map.PNG
Current incumbentAdrian Smith Republican Party
Population608,438
Gender49.4% Male, 50.6% Female
Race94.2% White, 1% Black, 1% Native American
Ethnicity10.1% Hispanic
Unemployment5.1%
Median household income$44,995
High school graduation rate89.4%
College graduation rate19.7%
Next electionNovember 4, 2014
The 3rd Congressional District of Nebraska is a congressional district encompassing the western three-fourths of the state.

Nebraska's 3rd Congressional District is located in the western portion of the state and includes Saline, Jefferson, Thayer, Fillmore, York, Polk, Nuckolls, Clay, Hamilton, Merrick, Platte, Nance, Boone, Antelope, Pierce, Cedar, Knox, Boyd, Holt, Wheeler, Garfield, Valley, Greeley, Howard, Sherman, Hall, Buffalo, Adams, Webster, Franklin, Kearney, Phelps, Harlan, Furnas, Gosper, Red Willow, Frontier, Dawson, Lincoln, Custer, Logan, Blaine, Thomas, Blaine, Loup, Rock, Brown, Keya Paha, Cherry, Hooker, Grant, Arthur, McPherson, Keith, Perkins, Chase, Hayes, Hitchcock, Dundy, Deuel, Garden, Cheyenne, Morrill, Sheridan, Box Butte, Dawes, Sioux, Scotts Bluff, Banner and Kimball counties.[1]

The district previously included Grand Island, Kearney, Hastings, North Platte, Scottsbluff and Columbus.

The current representative of the 3rd Congressional District is Adrian Smith (R).

Elections

2014

See also: Nebraska's 3rd Congressional District elections, 2014

The 3rd Congressional District of Nebraska will hold an election for the U.S. House of Representatives on November 4, 2014.

2012

See also: Nebraska's 3rd Congressional District elections, 2012

The 3rd Congressional District of Nebraska held an election for the U.S. House of Representatives on November 6, 2012. Incumbent Adrian Smith won re-election in the district.[2]

U.S. House, Nebraska, District 3 General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Mark Sullivan 25.8% 65,266
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngAdrian Smith Incumbent 74.2% 187,423
Total Votes 252,689
Source: Nebraska Secretary of State "Official Election Results, 2012 General Election"

Primary results

Nebraska's 3rd Congressional District Republican Primary, 2012
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngAdrian Smith 81.4% 62,645
Bob Lingenfelter 18.6% 14,297
Total Votes 76,942

2010
On November 2, 2010, Adrian Smith won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Rebekah Davis (D) and Dan Hill (Petition) in the general election.[3]

United States House, Nebraska District 3, General Election, 2010
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngAdrian Smith incumbent 70.1% 117,275
     Democratic Rebekah Davis 17.9% 29,932
     By Petition Dan Hill 12% 20,036
Total Votes 167,243

2008
On November 4, 2008, Adrian Smith won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Jay Stoddard (D) in the general election.[4]

U.S. House, Nebraska District 3 General Election, 2008
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngAdrian Smith incumbent 76.9% 183,117
     Democratic Jay Stoddard 23.1% 55,087
Total Votes 238,204

2006
On November 7, 2006, Adrian Smith won election to the United States House. He defeated Scott Kleeb (D) in the general election.[5]

United States House, Nebraska District 3, General Election, 2006
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngAdrian Smith 55% 113,687
     Democratic Scott Kleeb 45% 93,046
Total Votes 206,733

2004
On November 2, 2004, Tom Osborne won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Donna J. Anderson (D), Roy Guisinger (G) and Joseph A. Rosberg (Nebraska Party) in the general election.[6]

U.S. House, Nebraska District 3 General Election, 2004
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngTom Osborne incumbent 87.5% 218,751
     Democratic Donna J. Anderson 10.6% 26,434
     Green Roy Guisinger 0.6% 1,555
     Nebraska Party Joseph A. Rosberg 1.4% 3,396
Total Votes 250,136

2002
On November 5, 2002, Tom Osborne won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Jerry Hickman (L) in the general election.[7]

U.S. House, Nebraska District 3 General Election, 2002
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngTom Osborne incumbent 85.4% 133,013
     Libertarian Jerry Hickman 14.6% 22,831
Total Votes 155,844

2000
On November 7, 2000, Tom Osborne won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Roland E. Reynolds (D) and Jerry Hickman (L) in the general election.[8]

U.S. House, Nebraska District 3 General Election, 2000
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngTom Osborne incumbent 82.7% 182,117
     Democratic Roland E. Reynolds 15.9% 34,944
     Libertarian Jerry Hickman 1.3% 2,909
     N/A Write-in 0.1% 123
Total Votes 220,093

Redistricting

2010-2011

This is the 3rd 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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