Massachusetts' 4th Congressional District

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Massachusetts' 4th Congressional District
MA 4th District Map.PNG
Current incumbentJoseph Kennedy III Democratic Party
Population736,769
Gender51.9% Female, 48.1% Male
Race89.5% White, 2.1% Black, 5.5% Asian
Ethnicity4.2% Hispanic
Unemployment7.7%
Median household income$81,131
High school graduation rate92.2%
College graduation rate48.8%
Next electionNovember 4, 2014
The 4th Congressional District of Massachusetts is a congressional district located mostly in southern Massachusetts.

Massachusetts' 4th Congressional District is located in the southern portion of the state and includes Middlesex, Norfolk and Bristol counties.[1]

The current representative of the 4th Congressional District is Joseph Kennedy III (D).

Elections

2014

See also: Massachusetts' 4th Congressional District elections, 2014

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

2012

See also: Massachusetts' 4th Congressional District elections, 2012

The 4th District of Massachusetts held an election for the U.S. House of Representatives on November 6, 2012, in which Joseph Kennedy III (D) won election. He defeated Sean Bielat (R) and David Rosa (I) in the general election.[2]

U.S. House, Massachusetts District 4 General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngJoseph Kennedy III 59.3% 221,303
     Republican Sean Bielat 34.8% 129,936
     Independent David Rosa 2.9% 10,741
     N/A All Others 0.1% 265
     N/A Blank Votes 2.9% 10,869
Total Votes 373,114
Source: Massachusetts Secretary of State "Return of Votes"

2010
On November 2, 2010, Barney Frank won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Sean D. M. Bielat (R), Susan F. Allen (I) and Donald M. Jordan (Tax Revolt Independent) in the general election.[3]

U.S. House, Massachusetts District 4 General Election, 2010
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngBarney Frank incumbent 53.9% 126,194
     Republican Sean D. M. Bielat 43.4% 101,517
     Independent Susan F. Allen 1.5% 3,445
     Tax Revolt Independent Donald M. Jordan 1.2% 2,873
     N/A All Others 0% 98
Total Votes 234,127

2008
On November 4, 2008, Barney Frank won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Earl Henry Sholley (R) and Susan Allen (I) in the general election.[4]

U.S. House, Massachusetts District 4 General Election, 2008
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngBarney Frank incumbent 64.3% 203,032
     Republican Earl Henry Sholley 23.9% 75,571
     Independent Susan Allen 6.3% 19,848
     N/A All Others 0.1% 337
     N/A Blank/Scattering 5.4% 16,946
Total Votes 315,734

2006
On November 7, 2006, Barney Frank won re-election to the United States House. He ran unopposed in the general election.[5]

U.S. House, Massachusetts District 4 General Election, 2006
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngBarney Frank incumbent 75.9% 159,120
     N/A Other 1.3% 2,730
     N/A Blank/Scattering 22.8% 47,671
Total Votes 209,521

2004
On November 2, 2004, Barney Frank won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Charles A. Morse (I) in the general election.[6]

U.S. House, Massachusetts District 4 General Election, 2004
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngBarney Frank incumbent 73.1% 219,260
     Independent Charles A. Morse 20.8% 62,293
     N/A All Others 0.2% 486
     N/A Blank/Scattering 5.9% 17,744
Total Votes 299,783

2002
On November 5, 2002, Barney Frank won re-election to the United States House. He ran unopposed in the general election.[7]

U.S. House, Massachusetts District 4 General Election, 2002
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngBarney Frank incumbent 75.1% 166,125
     N/A Blank/Scattering 24.1% 53,393
     N/A Other 0.8% 1,691
Total Votes 221,209

2000
On November 7, 2000, Barney Frank won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Martin D. Travis (R) and David J. Euchner (L) in the general election.[8]

U.S. House, Massachusetts District 4 General Election, 2000
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngBarney Frank incumbent 70.8% 200,638
     Republican Martin D. Travis 20% 56,553
     Libertarian David J. Euchner 3.7% 10,553
     N/A Other 0% 136
     N/A Blank/Scattering 5.5% 15,501
Total Votes 283,381

Redistricting

2010-2011

This is the 4th Congressional District of Massachusetts after the 2001 redistricting process.
See also: Redistricting in Massachusetts

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

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