Wisconsin's 5th Congressional District

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Wisconsin's 5th Congressional District
Wisconsin District 5 Map.PNG
Current incumbentJim Sensenbrenner Republican Party
Population713,261
Gender48.7% Male, 51.3% Female
Race92.6% White, 1.8% Black, 2.3% Asian
Ethnicity5.5% Hispanic
Unemployment6.5%
Median household income$61,272
High school graduation rate93.3%
College graduation rate33.3%
Next electionNovember 4, 2014
Wisconsin's 5th Congressional District includes Ozaukee, Washington and Waukesha counties and includes portions of Milwaukee and Jefferson counties.[1]

The current representative of the 5th Congressional District is Jim Sensenbrenner (R).

Elections

2014

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

The 5th congressional district of Wisconsin will hold an election for the U.S. House of Representatives on November 4, 2014.

2012

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

The 5th Congressional District of Wisconsin held an election for the U.S. House of Representatives on November 6, 2012. Incumbent Jim Sensenbrenner won re-election in the district.[2]

U.S. House, Wisconsin District 5 General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Dave Heaster 32.1% 118,478
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngJim Sensenbrenner Incumbent 67.7% 250,335
     Miscellaneous N/A 0.2% 851
Total Votes 369,664
Source: Wisconsin Government Accountability Board "Official Election Results, 2012 General Election" (dead link)

2010
On November 2, 2010, Jim Sensenbrenner won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Todd P. Kolosso (D) and Robert R. Raymond (I) in the general election.[3]

U.S. House, Wisconsin District 5 General Election, 2010
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngJim Sensenbrenner incumbent 69.3% 229,642
     Democratic Todd P. Kolosso 27.4% 90,634
     Independent Robert R. Raymond 3.3% 10,813
     N/A Scattering 0.1% 169
Total Votes 331,258

2008
On November 4, 2008, Jim Sensenbrenner won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Robert R. Raymond (I) in the general election.[4]

U.S. House, Wisconsin District 5 General Election, 2008
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngJim Sensenbrenner incumbent 79.6% 275,271
     Independent Robert R. Raymond 20.2% 69,715
     N/A N/A 0.3% 913
Total Votes 345,899

2006
On November 7, 2006, Jim Sensenbrenner won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Bryan Kennedy (D), Robert R. Raymond (I) and Bob Levis (Wisconsin Green) in the general election.[5]

U.S. House, Wisconsin District 5 General Election, 2006
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngJim Sensenbrenner incumbent 61.8% 194,669
     Democratic Bryan Kennedy 35.7% 112,451
     Independent Robert R. Raymond 1.1% 3,525
     Wisconsin Green Bob Levis 1.4% 4,432
     N/A Scattering 0% 103
Total Votes 315,180

2004
On November 2, 2004, Jim Sensenbrenner won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Bryan Kennedy (D) and Tim Peterson (L) in the general election.[6]

U.S. House, Wisconsin District 5 General Election, 2004
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngJim Sensenbrenner incumbent 66.6% 271,153
     Democratic Bryan Kennedy 31.8% 129,384
     Libertarian Tim Peterson 1.6% 6,549
     N/A Scattering 0.1% 205
Total Votes 407,291

2002
On November 5, 2002, Jim Sensenbrenner won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Robert Raymond (I) in the general election.[7]

U.S. House, Wisconsin District 5 General Election, 2002
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngJim Sensenbrenner incumbent 86.1% 191,224
     Independent Robert Raymond 13.3% 29,567
     N/A Scattering 0.5% 1,221
Total Votes 222,012

2000
On November 7, 2000, Thomas M. Barrett won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Jonathan Smith (R) in the general election.[8]

U.S. House, Wisconsin District 5 General Election, 2000
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngThomas M. Barrett incumbent 77.7% 173,893
     Republican Jonathan Smith 22% 49,296
     Scattering 0.3% 663
Total Votes 223,852

Redistricting

2010-2011

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

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

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