Arizona's 7th Congressional District

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Arizona's 7th Congressional District
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Current incumbentEd Pastor Democratic Party
Population725,197
Gender51.7% Male, 48.3% Female
Race69.5% White, 9.1% Black, 2.7% Native Am., 2.3% Asian
Ethnicity65.9% Hispanic
Unemployment13.6%
Median household income$31,611
High school graduation rate66.3%
College graduation rate13.1%
Next electionNovember 4, 2014
The 7th District is one of five primarily urban districts centered around Phoenix, Arizona.[1]

The current representative of the 7th Congressional District is Ed Pastor (D).

Elections

2014

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

The 7th Congressional District of Arizona will hold an election for the U.S. House of Representatives on November 4, 2014.

2012

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

The 7th Congressional District of Arizona held an election for the U.S. House of Representatives on November 6, 2012. Incumbent Raul Grijalva (D) ran for the 3rd District instead in 2012, and 5th District incumbent Ed Pastor (D) won the 7th District seat.[2]

U.S. House, Arizona District 7 General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngEd Pastor Incumbent 81.7% 104,489
     Libertarian Joe Cobb 18.3% 23,338
Total Votes 127,827
Source: Arizona Secretary of State "Official Election Results, 2012 General Election"

2010
On November 2, 2010, Raul Grijalva won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Ruth McClung (R), Harley Meyer (I) and George Keane (L) in the general election.[3]

U.S. House, Arizona District 7 General Election, 2010
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngRaul Grijalva incumbent 50.2% 79,935
     Republican Ruth McClung 44.2% 70,385
     Independent Harley Meyer 2.8% 4,506
     Libertarian George Keane 2.7% 4,318
Total Votes 159,144

2008
On November 4, 2008, Raul Grijalva won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Joseph Sweeney (R), Raymond Petrulsky (L) and Harley Meyer (Write-in) in the general election.[4]

U.S. House, Arizona District 7 General Election, 2008
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngRaul Grijalva incumbent 63.3% 124,304
     Republican Joseph Sweeney 32.8% 64,425
     Libertarian Raymond Petrulsky 3.9% 7,755
     Write-in Harley Meyer 0% 5
Total Votes 196,489

2006
On November 7, 2006, Raul Grijalva won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Ron Drake (R) and Joe Cobb (L) in the general election.[5]

U.S. House, Arizona District 7 General Election, 2006
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngRaul Grijalva incumbent 61.1% 80,354
     Republican Ron Drake 35.4% 46,498
     Libertarian Joe Cobb 3.6% 4,673
Total Votes 131,525

2004
On November 2, 2004, Raul Grijalva won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Joseph Sweeney (R) and Dave Kaplan (L) in the general election.[6]

U.S. House, Arizona District 7 General Election, 2004
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngRaul Grijalva incumbent 62.1% 108,868
     Republican Joseph Sweeney 33.7% 59,066
     Libertarian Dave Kaplan 4.3% 7,503
Total Votes 175,437

2002
On November 5, 2002, Raul Grijalva won election to the United States House. He defeated Ross Hieb (R) and John Nemeth (L) in the general election.[7]

U.S. House, Arizona District 7 General Election, 2002
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngRaul Grijalva 59% 61,256
     Republican Ross Hieb 37.1% 38,474
     Libertarian John Nemeth 3.9% 4,088
Total Votes 103,818

Redistricting

2010-2011

This is the 7th 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.

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