Colorado's 5th Congressional District

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The 5th Congressional District of Colorado is a congressional district, one of five located in central Colorado.

The The 5th District is located in central Colorado and includes Fremont, El Paso, Teller and Chaffee counties.[1]

Colorado's 5th congressional district previously included Colorado Springs and its suburbs including Cimarron Hills and Fort Carson.[2]

The current representative of the 5th congressional district is Doug Lamborn (R).

Elections

2012

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

The 5th congressional district of Colorado held an election for the U.S. House of Representatives on November 6, 2012. Incumbent Doug Lamborn won re-election in the district.[3]

U.S. House, Colorado District 5 General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngDoug Lamborn Incumbent 65% 199,639
     Libertarian Jim Pirtle 7.4% 22,778
     Independent Dave Anderson 17.4% 53,318
     Green Misha Luzov 6% 18,284
     Constitution Kenneth R. Harvell 4.3% 13,212
Total Votes 307,231
Source: Colorado Secretary of State "Official Election Results, 2012 General Election"

2010
On November 2, 2010, Doug Lamborn won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Kevin Bradley (D), Brian Scott (American Constitution) and Jerell Klaver (L) in the general election.[4]

U.S. House, Colorado District 5 General Election, 2010
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngDoug Lamborn incumbent 65.8% 152,829
     Democratic Kevin Bradley 29.3% 68,039
     American Constitution Brian Scott 2.5% 5,886
     Libertarian Jerell Klaver 2.4% 5,680
Total Votes 232,434

2008
On November 4, 2008, Doug Lamborn won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Hal Bidlack (D), Brian Scott (American Constitution) and Rich Hand (Write-in) in the general election.[5]

U.S. House, Colorado District 5 General Election, 2008
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngDoug Lamborn incumbent 60% 183,178
     Democratic Hal Bidlack 37% 113,025
     American Constitution Brian Scott 2.9% 8,894
     Write-in Rich Hand 0% 45
Total Votes 305,142

2006
On November 7, 2006, Doug Lamborn won election to the United States House. He defeated Jay Fawcett (D) and Write-in candidates Richard Hand, Brian Scott and Gregory Hollister in the general election.[6]

U.S. House, Colorado District 5 General Election, 2006
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngDoug Lamborn 59.6% 123,264
     Democratic Jay Fawcett 40.4% 83,431
     Write-in Richard Hand 0% 41
     Write-in Brian Scott 0% 12
     Write-in Gregory Hollister 0% 8
Total Votes 206,756

2004
On November 2, 2004, Joel Hefley won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Fred Hardee (D) and Arthur Roberts (L) in the general election.[7]

U.S. House, Colorado District 5 General Election, 2004
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngJoel Hefley incumbent 70.5% 193,333
     Democratic Fred Hardee 27% 74,098
     Libertarian Arthur Roberts 2.4% 6,627
Total Votes 274,058

2002
On November 5, 2002, Joel Hefley won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Curtis Imrie (D) and Biff Baker (L) in the general election.[8]

U.S. House, Colorado District 5 General Election, 2002
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngJoel Hefley incumbent 69.4% 128,118
     Democratic Curtis Imrie 24.7% 45,587
     Libertarian Biff Baker 5.9% 10,972
Total Votes 184,677

2000
On November 7, 2000, Joel Hefley won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Kerry Kantor (L) and Randy MacKenzie (Natural Law) in the general election.[9]

U.S. House, Colorado District 5 General Election, 2000
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngJoel Hefley incumbent 82.7% 253,330
     Democratic Kerry Kantor 12.3% 37,719
     Natural Law Randy MacKenzie 5% 15,260
Total Votes 306,309

1998
On November 3, 1998, Joel Hefley won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Ken Alford (D) and Mark Mellot (Natural Law) in the general election.[10]

U.S. House, Colorado District 5 General Election, 1998
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngJoel Hefley incumbent 72.7% 155,790
     Democratic Ken Alford 26% 55,609
     Natural Law Mark Mellot 1.3% 2,871
Total Votes 214,270

1996
On November 5, 1996, Joel Hefley won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Mike Robinson (D) in the general election.[11]

U.S. House, Colorado District 5 General Election, 1996
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngJoel Hefley incumbent 71.9% 188,805
     Democratic Mike Robinson 28.1% 73,660
Total Votes 262,465

1994
On November 8, 1994, Joel Hefley won re-election to the United States House. He ran unopposed in the general election.[12]

U.S. House, Colorado District 5 General Election, 1994
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngJoel Hefley incumbent 100% 138,674
Total Votes 138,674

1992
On November 3, 1992, Joel Hefley won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Charles Oriez (D) and Keith Hamburger (L) in the general election.[13]

U.S. House, Colorado District 5 General Election, 1992
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngJoel Hefley incumbent 71.1% 173,096
     Democratic Charles Oriez 25.7% 62,550
     Libertarian Keith Hamburger 3.2% 7,769
Total Votes 243,415

1990
On November 6, 1990, Joel Hefley won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Cal Johnston (D) and Keith Hamburger (L) in the general election.[14]

U.S. House, Colorado District 5 General Election, 1990
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngJoel Hefley incumbent 66.4% 127,740
     Democratic Cal Johnston 30% 57,776
     Colorado Libertarian Keith Hamburger 3.5% 6,761
Total Votes 192,277

Redistricting

2010-2011

This is the 5th 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.

External links

See also

References

  1. Colorado November 2011 Redistricting Map, "Map," accessed July 23, 2012
  2. Open Congress "Colorado's 5th Congressional District," Accessed December 28, 2011
  3. Politico "2012 Election Map, Colorado"
  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