Colorado's 6th Congressional District

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The 6th Congressional District of Colorado is a congressional district, one of five located in central Colorado.

The 6th District is one of five located in central Colorado.[1]

Colorado's 6th congressional district previously included much of the southern part of the Denver-Aurora Metropolitan Area, including the suburbs of Littleton, Centennial and portions of Aurora.[2]

The current representative of the 6th congressional district is Mike Coffman (R).

Elections

2012

See also: Colorado's 6th congressional district elections, 2012

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

U.S. House, Colorado District 6 General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Joe Miklosi 45.8% 156,930
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngMike Coffman Incumbent 47.8% 163,922
     Libertarian Patrick Provost 2.5% 8,597
     Independent Kathy Polhemus 3.9% 13,442
Total Votes 342,891
Source: Colorado Secretary of State "Official Election Results, 2012 General Election"

2010
On November 2, 2010, Mike Coffman won re-election to the United States House. He defeated John Flerlage (D), Rob McNealy (L) and Michael Shawn Kearns (Write-in) in the general election.[4]

U.S. House, Colorado District 6 General Election, 2010
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngMike Coffman incumbent 65.7% 217,368
     Democratic John Flerlage 31.5% 104,104
     Libertarian Rob McNealy 2.9% 9,466
     Write-in Michael Shawn Kearns 0% 5
Total Votes 330,943

2008
On November 4, 2008, Mike Coffman won election to the United States House. He defeated Hank Eng (D) in the general election.[5]

U.S. House, Colorado District 6 General Election, 2008
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngMike Coffman 60.7% 250,877
     Democratic Hank Eng 39.3% 162,639
Total Votes 413,516

2006
On November 7, 2006, Thomas Tancredo won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Bill Winter (D), Jack Woehr (L) and Juan Botero (Write-in) in the general election.[6]

U.S. House, Colorado District 6 General Election, 2006
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngThomas Tancredo incumbent 58.6% 158,806
     Democratic Bill Winter 39.9% 108,007
     Libertarian Jack Woehr 1.5% 4,093
     Write-in Juan Botero 0% 25
Total Votes 270,931

2004
On November 2, 2004, Thomas Tancredo won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Joanna Conti (D), Jack Woehr (L) and Peter Shevchuk (American Constitution) in the general election.[7]

U.S. House, Colorado District 6 General Election, 2004
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngThomas Tancredo incumbent 59.5% 212,778
     Democratic Joanna Conti 39.1% 139,870
     Libertarian Jack Woehr 1.1% 3,857
     American Constitution Peter Shevchuk 0.3% 1,236
Total Votes 357,741

2002
On November 5, 2002, Thomas Tancredo won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Lance Wright (D) and Adam Katz (L) in the general election.[8]

U.S. House, Colorado District 6 General Election, 2002
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngThomas Tancredo incumbent 66.9% 158,851
     Democratic Lance Wright 30% 71,327
     Libertarian Adam Katz 3.1% 7,323
Total Votes 237,501

2000
On November 7, 2000, Thomas Tancredo won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Kenneth Toltz (D), Adam Katz (L) and John Heckman (Concerns of People) in the general election.[9]

U.S. House, Colorado District 6 General Election, 2000
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngThomas Tancredo incumbent 53.9% 141,410
     Democratic Kenneth Toltz 42.1% 110,568
     Libertarian Adam Katz 2.6% 6,885
     Concerns of People John Heckman 1.4% 3,614
Total Votes 262,477

1998
On November 3, 1998, Thomas Tancredo won election to the United States House. He defeated Henry Strauss (D) and George Newman (Natural Law) in the general election.[10]

U.S. House, Colorado District 6 General Election, 1998
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngThomas Tancredo 55.9% 111,374
     Democratic Henry Strauss 41.5% 82,662
     Natural Law George Newman 2.6% 5,152
Total Votes 199,188

1996
On November 5, 1996, Dan Schaefer won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Joan Fitz-Gerald (D) in the general election.[11]

U.S. House, Colorado District 6 General Election, 1996
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngDan Schaefer incumbent 62.2% 146,018
     Democratic Joan Fitz-Gerald 37.8% 88,600
Total Votes 234,618

1994
On November 8, 1994, Dan Schaefer won re-election to the United States House. He defeated John Hallen (D), John Heckman (Concerns of People) and Stephen Dawson (Natural Law) in the general election.[12]

U.S. House, Colorado District 6 General Election, 1994
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngDan Schaefer incumbent 69.8% 124,079
     Democratic John Hallen 28% 49,701
     Concerns of People John Heckman 1.4% 2,536
     Natural Law Stephen Dawson 0.8% 1,393
Total Votes 177,709

1992
On November 3, 1992, Dan Schaefer won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Tom Kolbe (D) and Earl Higgerson (I) in the general election.[13]

U.S. House, Colorado District 6 General Election, 1992
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngDan Schaefer incumbent 60.9% 142,021
     Democratic Tom Kolbe 39.1% 91,073
     Independent Earl Higgerson 0% 3
Total Votes 233,097

1990
On November 6, 1990, Dan Schaefer won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Don Jarrett (D) in the general election.[14]

U.S. House, Colorado District 6 General Election, 1990
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngDan Schaefer incumbent 64.5% 105,312
     Democratic Don Jarrett 35.5% 57,961
Total Votes 163,273

Redistricting

2010-2011

This is the 6th 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 6th 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