Indiana's 7th Congressional District

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Indiana's 7th Congressional District
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Current incumbentAndre Carson Democratic Party
Population726,771
Gender48.4% Male, 51.6% Female
Race62.3% White, 28.3% Black, 1.7% Asian
Ethnicity10% Hispanic
Unemployment13.9%
Median household income$36,565
High school graduation rate82.6%
College graduation rate19.4%
Indiana's 7th Congressional District is based in the heart of the state, encompassing most of Marion County and Indianapolis.[1]

The current representative of the 7th Congressional District is Andre Carson (D).

Elections

2014

See also: Indiana's 7th Congressional District elections, 2014

The 7th Congressional District of Indiana held an election for the U.S. House of Representatives on November 4, 2014. Incumbent Andre Carson (D) defeated challengers Catherine Ping (R) and Chris Mayo (L) in the general election.

U.S. House, Indiana District 7 General Election, 2014
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngAndre Carson Incumbent 54.7% 61,443
     Republican Catherine Ping 41.8% 46,887
     Libertarian Chris Mayo 3.5% 3,931
Total Votes 112,261
Source: Indiana Secretary of State Vote totals above are unofficial and will be updated once official totals are made available.

General election candidates


May 6, 2014, primary results

Republican Party Republican Primary

Democratic Party Democratic Primary

Failed to file

2012

See also: Indiana's 7th Congressional District elections, 2012

The 7th Congressional District of Indiana held an election for the U.S. House of Representatives on November 6, 2012, in which incumbent Andre Carson (D) won re-election. He defeated Carlos May (R) and Mmoja Ajabu (I) in the general election.[5]

U.S. House, Indiana District 7 General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngAndre Carson Incumbent 62.9% 162,122
     Republican Carlos May 37.1% 95,828
     Independent Tim Frye (Write-in) 0% 0
Total Votes 257,950
Source: Indiana Secretary of State "House of Representatives Election Results"

2010
On November 2, 2010, Andre Carson won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Marvin B. Scott (R) and Dav Wilson (Libertarian) in the general election.[6]

U.S. House, Indiana District 7 General Election, 2010
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngAndre Carson incumbent 58.9% 86,011
     Republican Marvin B. Scott 37.8% 55,213
     Libertarian Dav Wilson 3.3% 4,815
Total Votes 146,039

2008
On November 4, 2008, Andre Carson won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Gabrielle Campo (R) and Delbert Suits (Write-in) in the general election.[7]

U.S. House, Indiana District 7 General Election, 2008
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngAndre Carson incumbent 65.1% 172,650
     Republican Gabrielle Campo 34.9% 92,645
     Write-in Delbert Suits 0% 4
Total Votes 265,299

2006
On November 7, 2006, Julie Carson won re-election to the United States House. She defeated Eric Dickerson (R) in the general election.[8]

U.S. House, Indiana District 7 General Election, 2006
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngJulie Carson incumbent 53.8% 74,750
     Republican Eric Dickerson 46.2% 64,304
Total Votes 139,054

2004
On November 2, 2004, Julie Carson won re-election to the United States House. She defeated Andrew (Andy) Horning (R) and Barry Campbell (L) in the general election.[9]

U.S. House, Indiana District 7 General Election, 2004
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngJulie Carson incumbent 54.4% 121,303
     Republican Andrew (Andy) Horning 43.7% 97,491
     Libertarian Barry Campbell 2% 4,381
Total Votes 223,175

2002
On November 5, 2002, Julie Carson won election to the United States House. She defeated Brose A. McVey (R), Andrew M. Horning (L) and James (Jim) Kell Jeffries (Write-in) in the general election.[10]

U.S. House, Indiana District 7 General Election, 2002
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngJulie Carson 53.1% 77,478
     Republican Brose A. McVey 44.1% 64,379
     Libertarian Andrew (Andy) Horning 2.7% 3,919
     Write-in James (Jim) Kell Jeffries 0% 64
Total Votes 145,840

2000
On November 7, 2000, Brian D. Kerns won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Michael Douglas Graf (D) and Bob Thayer (L) in the general election.[11]

U.S. House, Indiana District 7 General Election, 2000
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngBrian D. Kerns incumbent 64.8% 135,869
     Democratic Michael Douglas Graf 31.8% 66,764
     Libertarian Bob Thayer 3.4% 7,032
Total Votes 209,665

Redistricting

2010-2011

This is the 7th Congressional District of Indiana after the 2001 redistricting process.
See also: Redistricting in Indiana

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

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