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South Carolina's 6th Congressional District

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South Carolina's 6th Congressional District
SC 6th District Map.PNG
Current incumbentJames E. Clyburn Democratic Party
Population667,523
Gender49% Male, 51% Female
Race38.4% White, 56.9% Black, 1% Asian
Ethnicity4.7% Hispanic
Unemployment16.4%
Median household income$31,313
High school graduation rate77.8%
College graduation rate16.4%
Next electionNovember 4, 2014
South Carolina's 6th Congressional District is located in the central and southern portions of the state and includes Richland, Clarendon, Williamsburg, Berkeley, Dorchester, Orangeburg, Calhoun, Bamberg, Allendale, Hampton, Jasper, Colleton and Charleston counties.[1]

The current representative of the 6th Congressional District is James E. Clyburn (D).

Elections

2014

See also: South Carolina's 6th Congressional District elections, 2014

The 6th Congressional District of South Carolina will hold an election for the U.S. House of Representatives on November 4, 2014.

2012

See also: South Carolina's 6th Congressional District elections, 2012

The 6th Congressional District of South Carolina held an election for the U.S. House of Representatives on November 6, 2012. Incumbent James Clyburn won re-election in the district.[2]

U.S. House, South Carolina District 6 General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngJames Clyburn Incumbent 93.6% 218,717
     Green Nammu Y Muhammad 5.5% 12,920
     N/A Write-In 0.8% 1,978
Total Votes 233,615
Source: South Carolina State Election Commission "Official Election Results, 2012 General Election"

2010
On November 2, 2010, James E. Clyburn won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Jim Pratt (R) and Nammu Y. Muhammad (G) in the general election.[3]

U.S. House, South Carolina District 6 General Election, 2010
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngJames E. Clyburn incumbent 62.9% 125,459
     Republican Jim Pratt 36.4% 72,661
     Green Nammu Y. Muhammad 0.7% 1,389
Total Votes 199,509

2008
On November 4, 2008, James E. Clyburn won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Nancy Harrelson (R) in the general election.[4]

U.S. House, South Carolina District 6 General Election, 2008
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngJames E. Clyburn incumbent 67.5% 193,378
     Republican Nancy Harrelson 32.5% 93,059
     N/A Write-in 0% 134
Total Votes 286,571

2006
On November 7, 2006, James E. Clyburn won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Gary McLeod (R) and Antonio Williams (G) in the general election.[5]

U.S. House, South Carolina District 6 General Election, 2006
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngJames E. Clyburn incumbent 64.4% 100,213
     Republican Gary McLeod 34.2% 53,181
     Green Antonio Williams 1.4% 2,224
     N/A Write-in 0.1% 88
Total Votes 155,706

2004
On November 2, 2004, James E. Clyburn won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Gary McLeod (R) in the general election.[6]

U.S. House, South Carolina District 6 General Election, 2004
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngJames E. Clyburn incumbent 68.2% 161,987
     Republican Gary McLeod 31.7% 75,443
     N/A Write-in 0.1% 242
Total Votes 237,672

2002
On November 5, 2002, James E. Clyburn won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Gary McLeod (R) and R. Craig Augenstein (L) in the general election.[7]

U.S. House, South Carolina District 6 General Election, 2002
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngJames E. Clyburn incumbent 67% 115,855
     Republican Gary McLeod 32.1% 55,490
     Libertarian Craig Augenstein 1% 1,662
     N/A Write-in 0% 40
Total Votes 173,047

2000
On November 7, 2000, James E. Clyburn won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Vince Ellison (R), Lynwood Earl Hines (L) and Dianne L. Nevins (Natural Law) in the general election.[8]

U.S. House, South Carolina District 6 General Election, 2000
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngJames E. Clyburn incumbent 71.8% 138,053
     Republican Vince Ellison 26% 50,005
     Libertarian Lynwood Earl Hines 1% 1,934
     Natural Law Dianne L. Nevins 1.2% 2,339
     N/A Write-in 0% 49
Total Votes 192,380

Redistricting

2010-2011

This is the 6th Congressional District prior to the 2010 redistricting.
See also: Redistricting in South Carolina

In 2011, the South Carolina State Legislature adopted a new redistricting map. The Department of Justice approved it in October 2010. As a result, South Carolina gained the 7th Congressional District.[9]

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