Oklahoma's 4th Congressional District

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Oklahoma's 4th Congressional District
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Current incumbentTom Cole Republican Party
Population765,183
Gender50% Male, 50% Female
Race77.64% White, 6.28% Black, 5.31% American Indian and Alaska Native, 1.96% Asian
Ethnicity7.80% Hispanic
Unemployment5.6%
Median household income$47,170
High school graduation rate88.7%
College graduation rate24.1%
Next electionNovember 4, 2014
Oklahoma's 4th Congressional District is located in the south central portion of the state and includes Tillman, Comanche, Cotton, Jefferson, Stephens, Grady, Canadian, Cleveland, McClan, Garvin, Murray, Carter, Love, Marshall, Pontotoc counties.[1]

The district previously included an area that bordered the state of Texas and included 15 counties, as well as the southern portion of Oklahoma City.

The current representative of the 1st Congressional District is Tom Cole (R).

Elections

2014

See also: Oklahoma's 4th Congressional District elections, 2014

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

2012

See also: Oklahoma's 4th Congressional District elections, 2012

The 4th Congressional District of Oklahoma held an election for the U.S. House of Representatives on November 6, 2012. Incumbent Tom Cole won re-election in the district.[2]

U.S. House, Oklahoma District 4 General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Donna Marie Bebo 27.6% 71,846
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngTom Cole Incumbent 67.9% 176,740
     Independent RJ Harris 4.5% 11,745
Total Votes 260,331
Source: Oklahoma Secretary of State "Official Election Results, 2012 General Election"

2010
On November 2, 2010, Cole won re-election to the United States House of Representatives. He ran in the general election unopposed. According to Oklahoma law, the names of uncontested candidates are not printed on the ballot.[3]

2008

On November 4, 2008, Tom Cole won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Black Cummings (D) and David E. Joyce (I) in the general election.[4]

U.S. House, Oklahoma District 4 General Election, 2008
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngTom Cole incumbent 66% 180,080
     Democratic Blake Cummings 29.2% 79,674
     Independent David E. Joyce 4.8% 13,027
Total Votes 272,781

2006

On November 7, 2006, Tom Cole won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Hal Spoke (D) in the general election.[5]

U.S. House, Oklahoma District 4 General Election, 2006
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngTom Cole incumbent 64.6% 118,266
     Democratic Hal Spake 35.4% 64,775
Total Votes 183,041

2004

On November 2, 2004, Tom Cole won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Charlene K. Bradshaw (I) in the general election.[6]

U.S. House, Oklahoma District 4 General Election, 2004
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngTom Cole incumbent 77.8% 198,985
     Independent Charlene K. Bradshaw 22.2% 56,869
Total Votes 255,854

2002

On November 5, 2002, Tom Cole won election to the United States House. He defeated Darryl Roberts (D) in the general election.[7]

U.S. House, Oklahoma District 4 General Election, 2002
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngTom Cole 53.8% 106,452
     Democratic Darryl Roberts 46.2% 91,322
Total Votes 197,774

Redistricting

2010-2011

This is the 4th Congressional District prior to the 2010 redistricting.
See also: Redistricting in Oklahoma

In April 2011, the Oklahoma State Legislature approved a new map of the congressional districts based on updated population information from the 2010 census. Governor Mary Fallin signed the new map into law on May 20, 2011.[8]

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