Colorado's 3rd Congressional District

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Colorado's 3rd Congressional District
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Current incumbentScott Tipton Republican Party
Population719,526
Gender50.5% Male, 49.5% Female
Race88.2% White, 2.3% Native Am.
Ethnicity24.3% Hispanic
Unemployment10.2%
Median household income$47,012
High school graduation rate88.7%
College graduation rate29.9%
The 3rd District is located in western and southern Colorado and includes Pueblo, Custer, Costilla, Rio Grande, Conejos, Archulets, Mineral, Saguache, Alamosa, Huerfrano, La Plata, Montezuma, Delores, San Miguel, Montrose, Ouray, San Juan, Hinsdale, Gunalson, Delta, Mesa, Pitkin, Lake, Eagle, Garfield, Rio Blanco, Routt, Jackson and Moffard counties.[1]

The current representative of the 3rd Congressional District is Scott Tipton (R).

Elections

2014

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

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

2012

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

The 3rd Congressional District of Colorado held an election for the U.S. House of Representatives on November 6, 2012. Incumbent Scott Tipton won re-election in the district.[2]

U.S. House, Colorado District 3 General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Sal Pace 41.1% 142,619
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngScott Tipton Incumbent 53.4% 185,291
     Libertarian Gregory Gilman 2.4% 8,212
     Independent Tisha Casida 3.2% 11,125
Total Votes 347,247
Source: Colorado Secretary of State "Official Election Results, 2012 General Election"

2010
On November 2, 2010, Scott Tipton won election to the United States House. He defeated incumbent John Salazar (D), Gregory Gilman (L), Jake Segrest (Unaffiliated), John Hargis Sr. (Write-in) and James Fritz (Write-in) in the general election.[3]

U.S. House, Colorado District 3 General Election, 2010
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngScott Tipton 50.1% 129,257
     Democratic John Salazar incumbent 45.8% 118,048
     Libertarian Gregory Gilman 2.2% 5,678
     Unaffiliated Jake Segrest 1.9% 4,982
     Write-in John Hargis Sr. 0% 23
     Write-in James Fritz 0% 11
Total Votes 257,999

2008
On November 4, 2008, John Salazar won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Wayne Wolf (R) in the general election.[4]

U.S. House, Colorado District 3 General Election, 2008
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngJohn Salazar incumbent 61.6% 203,455
     Republican Wayne Wolf 38.4% 126,762
Total Votes 330,217

2006
On November 7, 2006, John Salazar won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Scott Tipton (R), Bert Sargent (L) and Bruce Lohmiller (G) in the general election.[5]

U.S. House, Colorado District 3 General Election, 2006
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngJohn Salazar incumbent 61.6% 146,488
     Republican Scott Tipton 36.5% 86,930
     Libertarian Bert Sargent 1.9% 4,417
     Green Bruce Lohmiller 0% 23
Total Votes 237,858

2004
On November 2, 2004, John Salazar won election to the United States House. He defeated Greg Walcher (R) and Jim Krug (Unaffiliated) in the general election.[6]

U.S. House, Colorado District 3 General Election, 2004
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngJohn Salazar 50.6% 153,500
     Republican Greg Walcher 46.6% 141,376
     Unaffiliated Jim Krug 2.9% 8,770
Total Votes 303,646

2002
On November 5, 2002, Scott McInnis won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Denis Berckefeldt (D), J. Brent Shroyer (L), Gary Swing (Natural Law) and Jason Alessio (Write-in) in the general election.[7]

U.S. House, Colorado District 3 General Election, 2002
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngScott McInnis incumbent 65.8% 143,433
     Democratic Denis Berckefeldt 31.3% 68,160
     Libertarian J. Brent Shroyer 2% 4,370
     Natural Law Gary Swing 0.9% 1,903
     Write-in Jason Alessio 0% 106
Total Votes 217,972

2000
On November 7, 2000, Scott McInnis won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Curtis Imrie (D), Drew Saskon (L) and Victor Good (Reform) in the general election.[8]

U.S. House, Colorado District 3 General Election, 2000
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngScott McInnis incumbent 65.8% 199,204
     Democratic Curtis Imrie 29.1% 87,921
     Libertarian Drew Saskon 3.3% 9,982
     Reform Victor Good 1.8% 5,433
Total Votes 302,540

1998
On November 3, 1998, Scott McInnis won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Robert Reed Kelley (D) and Barry Maggert (L) in the general election.[9]

U.S. House, Colorado District 3 General Election, 1998
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngScott McInnis incumbent 66.1% 156,501
     Democratic Robert Reed Kelley 31.5% 74,479
     Libertarian Barry Maggert 2.4% 5,673
Total Votes 236,653

1996
On November 5, 1996, Scott McInnis won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Albert Gurule (D) in the general election.[10]

U.S. House, Colorado District 3 General Election, 1996
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngScott McInnis incumbent 68.9% 183,523
     Democratic Albert Gurule 31.1% 82,953
Total Votes 266,476

1994
On November 8, 1994, Scott McInnis won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Linda Powers (D) in the general election.[11]

U.S. House, Colorado District 3 General Election, 1994
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngScott McInnis incumbent 69.6% 145,365
     Democratic Linda Powers 30.4% 63,427
Total Votes 208,792

1992
On November 3, 1992, Scott McInnis won election to the United States House. He defeated Mike Callihan (D) and Ki Nelson (Populist) in the general election.[12]

U.S. House, Colorado District 3 General Election, 1992
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngScott McInnis 54.7% 143,293
     Democratic Mike Callihan 43.7% 114,480
     Populist Ki Nelson 1.6% 4,189
     N/A Write-in 0% 2
Total Votes 261,964

1990
On November 6, 1990, Ben Nighthorse Campbell won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Bob Ellis (R) and Howard Fields (Colorado Populist) in the general election.[13]

U.S. House, Colorado District 3 General Election, 1990
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngBen Nighthorse Campbell incumbent 70.2% 124,487
     Republican Bob Ellis 28.2% 49,961
     Colorado Populist Howard Fields 1.6% 2,859
Total Votes 177,307

Redistricting

2010-2011

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

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

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