Arkansas's 1st Congressional District

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Arkansas's 1st congressional district
Current incumbentRick Crawford Republican Party
Population729,510
Gender50.5% Female, 49.5% Male
Race78.7% White, 18.4% Black
Ethnicity2.8% Hispanic
Unemployment11.6%
Median household income$34,704
High school graduation rate81.3%
College graduation rate15.0%
Next electionNovember 4, 2014
The 1st Congressional District is located in northeastern Arkansas. Clay, Randolph, Greene, Lawrence, Craighead, Sharp, Fulton, Izard, Baxter, Stone, Searcy, Independent, Cleburne, Jackson, Poinsett, Crittenden, Cross, Woodruff, St. Francis, Lee, Mississippi, Lonoke, Monroe, Prairie, Arkansas, Phillips, Lincoln, Chicot and Desha counties are included.[1]

Arkansas' 1st congressional district previously included the counties of Arkansas, Baxter, Clay, Cleburne, Craighead, Crittenden, Cross, Fulton, Greene, Independence, Izard, Jackson, Lawrence, Lee, Lonoke, Mississippi, Monroe, Phillips, Poinsett, Prairie, Randolph, Saint Francis, Searcy, Sharp, Stone, and Woodruff.[2]

The current representative of the 1st congressional district is Rick Crawford (R).

Elections

2012

See also: Arkansas' 1st congressional district elections, 2012

The 1st congressional district of Arkansas held an election for the U.S. House of Representatives on November 6, 2012. Rick Crawford won re-election in the district.

U.S. House, Arkansas District 1 General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Scott Ellington 39.1% 96,601
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngRick Crawford Incumbent 56.2% 138,800
     Green Jacob Holloway 2% 5,015
     Libertarian Jessica Paxton 2.6% 6,427
Total Votes 246,843
Source: Arkansas Secretary of State "Official Election Results, 2012 General Election"

2010
On November 2, 2010, Rick Crawford won election to the United States House. He defeated Chad Causey (D) and Ken Adler (G) in the general election.[3]

U.S. House, Arkansas District 1 General Election, 2010
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngRick Crawford 51.8% 93,224
     Democratic Chad Causey 43.5% 78,267
     Green Ken Adler 4.6% 8,320
Total Votes 179,811

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

2006
On November 7, 2006, Marion Berry won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Mickey Stumbaugh (R) in the general election.[5]

U.S. House, Arkansas District 1 General Election, 2006
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngMarion Berry incumbent 69.3% 127,577
     Republican Mickey Stumbaugh 30.7% 56,611
Total Votes 184,188

2004
On November 2, 2004, Marion Berry won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Vernon Humphrey (R) in the general election.[6]

U.S. House, Arkansas District 1 General Election, 2004
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngMarion Berry incumbent 66.6% 162,388
     Republican Vernon Humphrey 33.4% 81,556
Total Votes 243,944

2002
On November 5, 2002, Marion Berry won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Tommy Robinson (R) in the general election.[7]

U.S. House, Arkansas District 1 General Election, 2002
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngMarion Berry incumbent 66.8% 129,701
     Republican Tommy Robinson 33.2% 64,357
Total Votes 194,058

2000
On November 7, 2000, Marion Berry won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Susan Myshka (R) in the general election.[8]

U.S. House, Arkansas District 1 General Election, 2000
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngMarion Berry incumbent 60.1% 120,266
     Republican Susan Myshka 39.7% 79,437
     N/A Write-in 0.1% 253
Total Votes 199,956

1998
On November 3, 1998, Marion Berry won re-election to the United States House. He ran unopposed in the general election.[9]

1996
On November 5, 1996, Marion Berry won election to the United States House. He defeated Warren Dupwe (R) and Keith Carle (Reform) in the general election.[10]

U.S. House, Arkansas District 1 General Election, 1996
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngMarion Berry 52.8% 105,280
     Republican Warren Dupwe 44.3% 88,436
     Reform Keith Carle 2.9% 5,734
Total Votes 199,450

1994
On November 8, 1994, Blanche Lambert won re-election to the United States House. She defeated Warren Dupwe (R) in the general election.[11]

U.S. House, Arkansas District 1 General Election, 1994
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngBlanche Lambert incumbent 53.4% 95,290
     Republican Warren Dupwe 46.6% 83,147
Total Votes 178,437

1992
On November 3, 1992, Blanche Lambert won election to the United States House. She defeated Terry Hayes (R) in the general election.[12]

U.S. House, Arkansas District 1 General Election, 1992
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngBlanche Lambert 69.8% 149,558
     Republican Terry Hayes 30.2% 64,618
Total Votes 214,176

1990
On November 6, 1990, Bill Alexander won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Terry Hayes (R) in the general election.[13]

U.S. House, Arkansas District 1 General Election, 1990
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngBill Alexander incumbent 64.3% 101,026
     Republican Terry Hayes 35.7% 56,071
Total Votes 157,097

Redistricting

2010-2011

This is the 1st congressional district of Arkansas after the 2001 redistricting process.
See also: Redistricting in Arkansas

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

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