Arizona's 5th Congressional District

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Arizona's 5th congressional district
Current incumbentMatt Salmon Republican Party
Population711,895
Gender51.4% Female, 48.6% Male
Race87.6% White, 3.8% Asian, 3.4% Black, 1.4% Native Am.
Ethnicity18.4% Hispanic
Unemployment7.6%
Median household income$60,624
High school graduation rate92.5%
College graduation rate33.1%
Next electionNovember 4, 2014
The 5th District is one of five primarily urban districts centered around Phoenix, Arizona.[1]

Arizona's 5th congressional district previously included much of the eastern and northeastern suburbs of Phoenix.[2]

The current representative of the 5th congressional district is Matt Salmon (R).

Elections

2012

See also: Arizona's 5th congressional district elections, 2012

The 5th congressional district of Arizona held an election for the U.S. House of Representatives on November 6, 2012. Incumbent David Schweikert (R) sought re-election in the 6th district and Matt Salmon (R) won the the 5th district seat in the general election.[3]

U.S. House, Arizona District 5 General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngMatt Salmon 67.2% 183,470
     Democratic Spencer Morgan 32.8% 89,589
Total Votes 273,059
Source: Arizona Secretary of State "Official Election Results, 2012 General Election"

2010
On November 2, 2010, David Schweikert won election to the United States House. He defeated Harry Mitchell (D) and Nick Coons (L) in the general election.[4]

U.S. House, Arizona District 5 General Election, 2010
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngDavid Schweikert 52% 110,374
     Democratic Harry Mitchell incumbent 43.2% 91,749
     Libertarian Nick Coons 4.8% 10,127
Total Votes 212,250

2008
On November 4, 2008, Harry Mitchell won re-election to the United States House. He defeated David Schweikert (R), Warren Severin (L) and Ralph Hughes (Write-in) in the general election.[5]

U.S. House, Arizona District 5 General Election, 2008
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngHarry Mitchell incumbent 53.2% 149,033
     Republican David Schweikert 43.6% 122,165
     Libertarian Warren Severin 3.3% 9,158
     Write-in Ralph Hughes 0% 9
Total Votes 280,365

2006
On November 7, 2006, Harry Mitchell won election to the United States House. He defeated J. D. Hayworth (R) and Warren Severin (L) in the general election.[6]

U.S. House, Arizona District 5 General Election, 2006
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngHarry Mitchell 50.4% 101,838
     Republican J. D. Hayworth incumbent 46.4% 93,815
     Libertarian Warren Severin 3.1% 6,357
Total Votes 202,010

2004
On November 2, 2004, J. D. Hayworth won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Elizabeth Rogers (D) and Michael Kielsky (L) in the general election.[7]

U.S. House, Arizona District 5 General Election, 2004
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngJ. D. Hayworth incumbent 59.5% 159,455
     Democratic Elizabeth Rogers 38.2% 102,363
     Libertarian Michael Kielsky 2.3% 6,189
Total Votes 268,007

2002
On November 5, 2002, J. D. Hayworth won election to the United States House. He defeated Craig Columbus (D) and Warren Severin (L) in the general election.[8]

U.S. House, Arizona District 5 General Election, 2002
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngJ. D. Hayworth 61.2% 103,870
     Democratic Craig Columbus 36.3% 61,559
     Libertarian Warren Severin 2.6% 4,383
Total Votes 169,812

2000
On November 7, 2000, Jim Kolbe won re-election to the United States House. He defeated George Cunningham (D), Michael Jay Green (G) and Aage Nost (L) in the general election.[9]

U.S. House, Arizona District 5 General Election, 2000
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngJim Kolbe incumbent 60.1% 172,986
     Democratic George Cunningham 35.3% 101,564
     Green Michael Jay Green 3.1% 9,010
     Libertarian Aage Nost 1.4% 4,049
Total Votes 287,609

1998
On November 3, 1998, Jim Kolbe won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Tim Volgy (D), Phil Murphy (L) and Robert Connery, Sr. (Reform) in the general election.[10]

U.S. House, Arizona District 5 General Election, 1998
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngJim Kolbe incumbent 51.6% 103,952
     Democratic Tim Volgy 45.2% 91,030
     Libertarian Phil Murphy 2.5% 4,946
     Reform Robert Connery, Sr. 0.8% 1,545
Total Votes 201,473

1996
On November 5, 1996, Jim Kolbe won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Mort Nelson (D), John Zajac (L) and Ed Finkelstein (Reform) in the general election.[11]

U.S. House, Arizona District 5 General Election, 1996
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngJim Kolbe incumbent 68.7% 179,349
     Democratic Mort Nelson 25.9% 67,597
     Libertarian John Zajac 2.8% 7,322
     Reform Ed Finkelstein 2.5% 6,630
Total Votes 260,898

1994
On November 8, 1994, Jim Kolbe won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Gary Auerbach (D) and Phillip Murphy (L) in the general election.[12]

U.S. House, Arizona District 5 General Election, 1994
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngJim Kolbe incumbent 67.7% 149,514
     Democratic Gary Auerbach 28.7% 63,436
     Libertarian Phillip Murphy 3.5% 7,821
Total Votes 220,771

1992
On November 3, 1992, Jim Kolbe won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Jim Toevs (D) and Perry Willis (L) in the general election.[13]

U.S. House, Arizona District 5 General Election, 1992
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngJim Kolbe incumbent 66.5% 172,867
     Democratic Jim Toevs 29.7% 77,256
     Libertarian Perry Willis 3.7% 9,690
Total Votes 259,813

1990
On November 6, 1990, Jim Kolbe won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Chuck Phillips (D) in the general election.[14]

U.S. House, Arizona District 5 General Election, 1990
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngJim Kolbe incumbent 64.8% 138,975
     Democratic Chuck Phillips 35.2% 75,642
Total Votes 214,617

Redistricting

2010-2011

This is the 5th congressional district of Arizona after the 2001 redistricting process.
See also: Redistricting in Arizona

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

External links

See also

References

  1. Arizona Redistricting "Map" accessed July 7, 2012
  2. OpenCongress "Arizona's 5th Congressional District," Accessed December 28, 2011
  3. ABC News, "General Election Results 2012-Arizona," November 7, 2012
  4. U.S. Congress House Clerk, "Statistics of the Congressional Election of November 2, 2010," accessed March 28, 2013
  5. U.S. Congress House Clerk, "Statistics of the Congressional Election of November 4, 2008," accessed March 28, 2013
  6. U.S. Congress House Clerk, "Statistics of the Congressional Election of November 7, 2006," accessed March 28, 2013
  7. U.S. Congress House Clerk, "Statistics of the Congressional Election of November 2, 2004," accessed March 28, 2013
  8. U.S. Congress House Clerk, "Statistics of the Congressional Election of November 5, 2002," accessed March 28, 2013
  9. U.S. Congress House Clerk, "Statistics of the Congressional Election of November 7, 2000," accessed March 28, 2013
  10. U.S. Congress House Clerk, "Statistics of the Congressional Election of November 3, 1998," accessed March 28, 2013
  11. U.S. Congress House Clerk, "Statistics of the Congressional Election of November 5, 1996," accessed March 28, 2013
  12. U.S. Congress House Clerk, "Statistics of the Congressional Election of November 8, 1994," accessed March 28, 2013
  13. U.S. Congress House Clerk, "Statistics of the Congressional Election of November 3, 1992," accessed March 28, 2013
  14. U.S. Congress House Clerk, "Statistics of the Congressional Election of November 6, 1990," accessed March 28, 2013