Nevada's 3rd Congressional District

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Nevada's 3rd Congressional District
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Current incumbentJoe Heck Republican Party
Population703,278
Gender48.2% Male, 51.8% Female
Race73.3% White, 7.6% Black, 11.8% Asian
Ethnicity15.4% Hispanic
Unemployment10.5%
Median household income$61,286
High school graduation rate90.7%
College graduation rate31.8%
Next electionNovember 4, 2014
The 3rd Congressional District of Nevada is a congressional district occupying the suburbs of Las Vegas.

Nevada's 3rd Congressional District is located in the southern portion of the state and includes the portion of Clark County that is south of Las Vegas.[1]

The district previously included Henderson, parts of North Las Vegas and Summerlin, and much of unincorporated Clark County.

The current representative of the 3rd Congressional District is Joe Heck (R).

Elections

2014

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

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



2012

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

The 3rd Congressional District of Nevada held an election for the U.S. House of Representatives on November 6, 2012, in which incumbent Joe Heck (R) won re-election. He defeated John Oceguera (D), Tom Jones (AI) and Jim Murphy (I) in the general election.[2] The primary was held on June 12.[3]

U.S. House, Nevada District 3 General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic John Oceguera 42.9% 116,823
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngJoe Heck Incumbent 50.4% 137,244
     Independent American Party of Nevada Tom Jones 2.1% 5,600
     Independent Jim Murphy 4.7% 12,856
Total Votes 272,523
Source: Nevada Secretary of State "U.S. House of Representatives Results"
Nevada's 3rd Congressional District Democratic Primary, 2012
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngJohn Oceguera 50.4% 7,966
Stephen H. Frye 16.8% 2,659
Jesse Holder 13.3% 2,099
Barry Michaels 8.5% 1,346
Gerald Sakura 6.3% 989
James F. Haning II 4.7% 736
Total Votes 15,795
Nevada's 3rd Congressional District Republican Primary, 2012
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngJoe Heck 90.1% 20,798
Chris Dyer 9.9% 2,298
Total Votes 23,096

2010
On November 2, 2010, Joseph Heck won election to the United States House. He defeated incumbent Dina Titus (D), Barry Michaels (I), Scott David Narter (Independent American) and Joseph P. Silvestri (L) in the general election.[4]

U.S. House, Nevada District 3 General Election, 2010
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngJoseph Heck 48.1% 128,916
     Democratic Dina Titus incumbent 47.5% 127,168
     Independent Barry Michaels 2.4% 6,473
     Independent American Scott David Narter 0.5% 1,291
     Libertarian Joseph P. Silvestri 1.5% 4,026
Total Votes 267,874

2008
On November 4, 2008, Dina Titus won election to the United States House. She defeated incumbent Jon C. Porter (R), Jeffrey C. Reeves (I), Floyd Fitzgibbons (Independent American), Joseph P. Silvestri (L) and Bob Giaquinta (Green) in the general election.[5]

U.S. House, Nevada District 3 General Election, 2008
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngDina Titus 47.4% 165,912
     Republican John C. Porter incumbent 42.3% 147,940
     Independent Jeffrey C. Reeves 4.3% 14,922
     Independent American Floyd Fitzgibbons 2% 6,937
     Libertarian Joseph P. Silvestri 2.9% 10,164
     Green Bob Giaquinta 1.1% 3,937
Total Votes 349,812

2006
On November 7, 2006, Jon C. Porter won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Tessa M. Hafen (D), Joshua Hansen (Independent American) and Joseph P. Silvestri (L) in the general election.[6]

U.S. House, Nevada, District 3 General Election, 2006
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngJon C. Porter incumbent 48.5% 102,232
     Democratic Tessa M. Hafen 46.6% 98,261
     Independent American Joshua Hansen 2.5% 5,329
     Libertarian Joseph P. Silvestri 2.4% 5,157
Total Votes 210,979

2004
On November 2, 2004, Jon C. Porter won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Tom Gallagher (D), Joseph P. Silvestri (L) and Richard Wayne O'Dell (Independent American) in the general election.[7]

U.S. House, Nevada, District 3 General Election, 2004
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngJon C. Porter incumbent 54.5% 162,240
     Democratic Tom Gallagher 40.4% 120,365
     Libertarian Joseph P. Silvestri 3.1% 9,260
     Independent American Richard Wayne O'Dell 2% 6,053
Total Votes 297,918

2002
On November 5, 2002, Jon C. Porter won election to the United States House. He defeated Dario Herrera (D), Pete O'Neil (I), Richard Wayne Odell (Independent American) and Neil Scott (L) in the general election.[8]

U.S. House, Nevada, District 3 General Election, 2002
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngJon C. Porter 56.1% 100,378
     Democratic Dario Herrera 37.2% 66,659
     Independent Pete O'Neil 3.8% 6,842
     Independent American Richard Wayne O'Dell 0.9% 1,694
     Libertarian Neil Scott 1.9% 3,421
Total Votes 178,994

Redistricting

2010-2011

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

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

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