Indiana's 5th Congressional District

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Indiana's 5th Congressional District
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Current incumbentSusan Brooks Republican Party
Population731,702
Gender48.7% Male, 51.3% Female
Race84.9% White, 7.8% Black, 2.7% Asian
Ethnicity4.6% Hispanic
Unemployment7.7%
Median household income$58,115
High school graduation rate92.4%
College graduation rate42.8%
Next electionNovember 4, 2014
The 5th Congressional District of Indiana is a congressional district taking in the eastern and northern suburbs of Indianapolis.

Indiana's 5th Congressional District takes in portions of central Indiana, including Grant, Madison, Tipton and Hamilton counties and part of Blackford, Marion, Boone and Howard counties.[1]

The district previously included Marion, Carmel, Shelbyville and Noblesville, and parts of Kokomo.

The current representative of the 5th Congressional District is Susan Brooks (R).

Elections

2014

See also: Indiana's 5th Congressional District elections, 2014

The 5th Congressional District of Indiana will hold an election for the U.S. House of Representatives on November 4, 2014.

2012

See also: Indiana's 5th Congressional District elections, 2012

The 5th Congressional District of Indiana held an election for the U.S. House of Representatives on November 6, 2012, in which Susan Brooks (R) won. She defeated Scott Reske (D) and Chard Reid (L) in the general election.[2]

U.S. House, Indiana District 5 General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Scott Reske 37.6% 125,347
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngSusan Brooks 58.4% 194,570
     Libertarian Chard Reid 4% 13,442
Total Votes 333,359
Source: Indiana Secretary of State "House of Representatives Election Results"

2010
On November 2, 2010, Dan Burton won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Tim Crawford (D), Jesse Trueblood (I) and Richard "Chard" Reid (L) in the general election.[3]

U.S. House, Indiana District 5 General Election, 2010
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngDan Burton incumbent 62.1% 146,899
     Democratic Tim Crawford 25.4% 60,024
     Independent Jesse Trueblood 4.7% 11,218
     Libertarian Richard "Chard" Reid 7.7% 18,266
Total Votes 236,407

2008
On November 4, 2008, Dan Burton won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Mary Etta Ruley (D) in the general election.[4]

U.S. House, Indiana District 5 General Election, 2008
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngDan Burton incumbent 65.5% 234,705
     Democratic Mary Etta Ruley 34.5% 123,357
Total Votes 358,062

2006
On November 7, 2006, Dan Burton won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Katherine Fox Carr (D), Sheri Conover Sharlow (L) and John Miller (I) in the general election.[5]

U.S. House, Indiana District 5 General Election, 2006
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngDan Burton incumbent 65% 133,118
     Democratic Katherine Fox Carr 31.4% 64,362
     Libertarian Sheri Conover Sharlow 3.6% 7,341
     Write-in John Miller 0% 18
Total Votes 204,839

2004
On November 2, 2004, Dan Burton won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Katherine Fox Carr (D) and Rick Hodgin (L) in the general election.[6]

U.S. House, Indiana District 5 General Election, 2004
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngDan Burton incumbent 71.8% 228,718
     Democratic Katherine Fox Carr 26% 82,637
     Libertarian Rick Hodgin 2.2% 7,008
Total Votes 318,363

2002
On November 5, 2002, Dan Burton won election to the United States House. He defeated Katherine Fox Carr (D) and Christopher Adkins (L) in the general election.[7]

U.S. House, Indiana District 5 General Election, 2002
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngDan Burton 72% 129,442
     Democratic Katherine Fox Carr 25.2% 45,283
     Libertarian Christopher Adkins 2.9% 5,130
Total Votes 179,855

2000
On November 7, 2000, Steve Buyer won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Greg Goodnight (D) and Scott Benson (L) in the general election.[8]

U.S. House, Indiana District 5 General Election, 2000
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngSteve Buyer incumbent 60.9% 132,051
     Democratic Greg Goodnight 37.5% 81,427
     Libertarian Scott Benson 1.6% 3,507
Total Votes 216,985

Redistricting

2010-2011

This is the 5th Congressional District of Indiana after the 2001 redistricting process.
See also: Redistricting in Indiana

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


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