Vote button trans.png
April's Project of the Month
It's spring time. It's primary election season!
Click here to find all the information you'll need to cast your ballot.




Louisiana's 4th Congressional District

From Ballotpedia
Revision as of 10:20, 9 September 2013 by Jennifer S (Talk | contribs)

Jump to: navigation, search
Louisiana's 4th congressional district
Current incumbentJohn Fleming Republican Party
Population758,453
Gender49% Male, 51% Female
Race65% White, 34% Black, 0.8% Asian, 0.9% Native American
Ethnicity3.3% Hispanic
Unemployment7.2%
Median household income$40,569
High school graduation rate83.6%
College graduation rate19.7%
Next electionNovember 4, 2014
The 4th Congressional District of Louisiana is a congressional district located in the northwestern part of the state.

Louisiana's 4th Congressional District encompasses the western portion of the state. St. Landry, Evangeline, Allen, Beauregard, Vernon, Sabine, Natchitoches, De Soto, Red River, Bienville, Caddo, Bossier, Webster, Cialborne and Union parishes are included in the district.[1]

The district previously was based in Shreveport-Bossier City. It also included the cities of Minden, DeRidder, and Natchitoches.

The current representative of the 4th congressional district is John Fleming (R).

Elections

2014

See also: Louisiana's 4th congressional district elections, 2014

The 4th congressional district of Louisiana will hold an election for the U.S. House of Representatives on November 4, 2014.

2012

See also: Louisiana's 4th congressional district elections, 2012

The 4th congressional district of Louisiana held an election for the U.S. House of Representatives on November 6, 2012. Incumbent John Fleming won re-election in the district.[2]

U.S. House, Louisiana District 4 General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngJohn Fleming Incumbent 75.3% 187,894
     Libertarian Randall Lord 24.7% 61,637
Total Votes 249,531
Source: Louisiana Secretary of State "Official Election Results, 2012 General Election"

2010
On November 2, 2010, John Fleming won re-election to the United States House. He defeated David Melville (D) and Artis Cash (Independent) in the general election.[3]

U.S. House, Louisiana District 4 General Election, 2010
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngJohn Fleming incumbent 62.3% 105,223
     Democratic David Melville 32.4% 54,609
     Independent Artis Cash 5.3% 8,962
Total Votes 168,794

2008
On November 4, 2008, John Fleming won election to the United States House. He defeated Paul J. Carmouche (D), Chester T. "Catfish" Kelley (I) and Gerard J. Bowen, Jr. (I) in the general election.[4]

U.S. House, Louisiana District 4 General Election, 2008
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngJohn Fleming 48.1% 44,501
     Democratic Paul J. Carmouche 47.7% 44,151
     Independent Chester T. Kelley 3.5% 3,245
     Independent Gerard J. Bowen 0.7% 675
Total Votes 92,572

2006
On November 7, 2006, Jim McCrery won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Artis R. Cash, Sr. (D), Patti Cox (D) and Chester T. Kelley (R) in the general election.[5]

U.S. House, Louisiana District 4 General Election, 2006
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngJim McCrery incumbent 57.4% 77,078
     Democratic Artis R. Cash, Sr. 16.9% 22,757
     Democratic Patti Cox 13.2% 17,788
     Republican Chester T. Kelley 12.4% 16,649
Total Votes 134,272

2004
Jim McCrery (R) ran unopposed for re-election in 2004.

2002
On November 5, 2002, Jim McCrery won re-election to the United States House. He defeated John Milkovich (D) and "Bill" Jacobs (Other) in the general election.[6]

U.S. House, Louisiana District 4 General Election, 2002
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngJim McCrery incumbent 86.7% 130,323
     Democratic John Milkovich 8.6% 12,964
     Independent "Bill" Jacobs 4.7% 7,055
Total Votes 150,342

2000
On November 7, 2000, Jim McCrery won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Phillip R. Green (D), James Ronald Skains (Other) and Michael "Mike" Taylor (Other) in the general election.[7]

U.S. House, Louisiana District 4 General Election, 2000
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngJim McCrery incumbent 68.9% 122,678
     Democratic Phillip R. Green 24.1% 42,977
     Independent James Ronald Skains 4% 7,186
     Independent Michael "Mike" Taylor 3% 5,335
Total Votes 178,176

Redistricting

2010-2011

This is the 4th congressional district of Louisiana after the 2001 redistricting process.
See also: Redistricting in Louisiana

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

External links

See also

References