Massachusetts' 3rd Congressional District

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Massachusetts' 3rd Congressional District
MA 3rd District Map.PNG
Current incumbentNiki Tsongas Democratic Party
Population732,090
Gender50.1% Female, 50.9% Male
Race78% White, 2.9% Black, 6.3% Asian
Ethnicity16% Hispanic
Unemployment9.7%
Median household income$63,270
High school graduation rate87.3%
College graduation rate34.7%
Next electionNovember 4, 2014
Massachusetts' 3rd Congressional District is located in the northern portion of the state and includes Worcester, Middlesex and Essex counties.[1]

The current representative of the 3rd Congressional District is Niki Tsongas (D).

Elections

2014

See also: Massachusetts' 3rd Congressional District elections, 2014

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

General election candidates


September 9, 2014, primary results
Democratic Party Democratic Primary

Republican Party Republican Primary

2012

See also: Massachusetts' 3rd Congressional District elections, 2012

The 3rd Congressional District of Massachusetts held an election for the U.S. House of Representatives on November 6, 2012. Incumbent Jim McGovern (D) ran for the 2nd District seat due to redistricting in 2012. The 5th District incumbent Niki Tsongas (D) won the 3rd District seat. She defeated Jon Golnik (R) in the general election.[3]

U.S. House, Massachusetts District 3 General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngNiki Tsongas Incumbent 63.3% 212,119
     Republican Jon Golnik 32.6% 109,372
     N/A All Others 0.1% 262
     N/A Blank Votes 4% 13,358
Total Votes 335,111
Source: Massachusetts Secretary of State "Return of Votes"

2010
On November 2, 2010, Jim McGovern won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Martin Lamb (R) and Patrick Barron (I) in the general election.[4]

U.S. House, Massachusetts District 3 General Election, 2010
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngJim McGovern incumbent 56.5% 122,708
     Republican Martin A. Lamb 39.2% 85,124
     Independent Patrick J. Barron 4.3% 9,388
     All Others 0.1% 132
Total Votes 217,352


2008
On November 4, 2008, Jim McGovern won re-election to the United States House. He ran unopposed in the general election.[5]

U.S. House, Massachusetts District 3 General Election, 2008
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngJames "Jim" McGovern 75% 227,619
     N/A Blank/Scattering 23.8% 72,208
     N/A All Others 1.1% 3,488
Total Votes 303,315

2006
On November 7, 2006, Jim McGovern won re-election to the United States House. He ran unopposed in the general election.[6]

U.S. House, Massachusetts District 3 General Election, 2006
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngJim McGovern incumbent 77.6% 166,973
     N/A Blank/Scattering 21.5% 46,145
     N/A Other 0.9% 1,983
Total Votes 215,101

2004
On November 2, 2004, Jim McGovern won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Ronald Crews (R) in the general election.[7]

U.S. House, Massachusetts District 3 General Election, 2004
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngJim McGovern incumbent 67.1% 192,036
     Republican Ronald Crews 28% 80,197
     N/A Blank/Scattering 4.7% 13,584
     N/A Other 0.1% 179
Total Votes 285,996

2002
On November 5, 2002, Jim McGovern won re-election to the United States House. He ran unopposed in the general election.[8]

U.S. House, Massachusetts District 3 General Election, 2002
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngJim McGovern incumbent 76.5% 213,065
     N/A Blank/Scattering 22.6% 63,009
     N/A Other 0.9% 2,496
Total Votes 278,570

2000
On November 7, 2000, Jim McGovern won re-election to the United States House. He ran unopposed in the general election.[9]

U.S. House, Massachusetts District 3 General Election, 2000
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngJim McGovern incumbent 76.5% 213,065
     N/A Blank/Scattering 22.6% 63,009
     N/A Other 0.9% 2,496
Total Votes 278,570

Redistricting

2010-2011

This is the 3rd Congressional District of Massachusetts after the 2001 redistricting process.
See also: Redistricting in Massachusetts

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

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