Michigan's 12th Congressional District

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Michigan's 12th congressional district
Current incumbentJohn D. Dingell Democratic Party
Population703,389
Gender51.1% Female, 48.9% Male
Race80.1% White, 10.3% Black, 4.6% Asian
Ethnicity5.2% Hispanic
Unemployment12.0%
Median household income$48,575
High school graduation rate88.2%
College graduation rate32.3%
Next electionNovember 4, 2014
Michigan's 12th Congressional District is located in the southeastern region of the lower penninsula of Michigan in Detroit's inner suburbs to the north. It includes Washtersaw and Wayne counties.[1]

The district previously included Detroit's inner suburbs to the north, along the Interstate 696 corridor in Macomb and Oakland counties, as well as a portion of Macomb north of the corridor

The current representative of the 12th congressional district is John D. Dingell (D).

Elections

2014

See also: Michigan's 12th congressional district elections, 2014

The 12th congressional district of Michigan will hold an election for the U.S. House of Representatives on November 4, 2014.

2012

See also: Michigan's 12th congressional district elections, 2012

The 12th congressional district of Michigan held an election for the U.S. House of Representatives on November 6, 2012. Incumbent from the 15th district, John D. Dingell, Jr. won the election in the district.[2]

U.S. House, Michigan District 12 General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngJohn D. Dingell Incumbent 67.9% 216,884
     Republican Cynthia Kallgren 29% 92,472
     Libertarian Richard Secula 3.1% 9,867
Total Votes 319,223
Source: Michigan Secretary of State "Official Election Results, 2012 General Election"

Primary results

Republican Primary

Michigan's 12th Congressional District Republican Primary, 2012
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngCynthia Kallgren 50.8% 12,028
Karen Jacobsen 49.2% 11,670
Total Votes 23,698

Democratic Primary

Michigan's 12th Congressional District Democratic Primary, 2012
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngJohn Dingell 78.6% 41,116
Daniel Marcin 21.4% 11,226
Total Votes 52,342

2010
On November 2, 2010, Sander Levin won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Don Volaric (R), Julia Williams (G), Leonard Schwartz (L), Les Townsend (U.S. Taxpayers) and Alan Jacquemotte (Natural Law) in the general election.[3]

U.S. House, Michigan District 12 General Election, 2010
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngSander Levin incumbent 61.1% 124,671
     Republican Don Volaric 35% 71,372
     Green Julia Williams 1.5% 3,038
     Libertarian Leonard Schwartz 1.1% 2,342
     U.S. Taxpayers Les Townsend 1.1% 2,285
     Natural Law Alan Jacquemotte 0.2% 409
Total Votes 204,117

2008
On November 4, 2008, Sander Levin won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Bert Copple (R), John Vico (L), Les Townsend (U.S. Taxpayers) and William Opalicky (G) in the general election.[4]

U.S. House, Michigan District 12 General Election, 2008
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngSander Levin incumbent 72.1% 225,094
     Republican Bert Copple 23.9% 74,565
     Libertarian John Vico 1.5% 4,767
     U.S. Taxpayers Les Townsend 1.3% 4,076
     Green William Opalicky 1.2% 3,842
Total Votes 312,344

2006
On November 7, 2006, Sander Levin won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Randell Shafer (R), Andy Lecureaux (L), Jerome White (NPA) and Art Myatt (G) in the general election.[5]

U.S. House, Michigan District 12 General Election, 2006
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngSander Levin incumbent 70.8% 168,494
     Republican Randell Shafer 26.3% 62,689
     Libertarian Andy Lecureaux 1.4% 3,259
     No Party Affiliation Jerome White 0.8% 1,862
     Green Art Myatt 0.7% 1,735
Total Votes 238,039

2004
On November 2, 2004, Sander Levin won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Randell Shafer (R) and Dick Gach (L) in the general election.[6]

U.S. House, Michigan District 12 General Election, 2004
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngSander Levin incumbent 69.3% 210,827
     Republican Randell Shafer 29% 88,256
     Libertarian Dick Gach 1.7% 5,051
Total Votes 304,134

2002
On November 5, 2002, Sander Levin won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Harvey Dean (R), Dick Gach (L) and Steven Revis (U.S. Taxpayers) in the general election.[7]

U.S. House, Michigan District 12 General Election, 2002
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngSander Levin incumbent 68.3% 140,970
     Republican Harvey Dean 29.8% 61,502
     Libertarian Dick Gach 1.3% 2,694
     U.S. Taxpayers Steven Revis 0.7% 1,362
Total Votes 206,528

2000
On November 7, 2000, Sander Levin won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Bart Baron (R), Thomas Ness (G), Andrew Le Cureaux (L) and Fred Rosenberg (Natural Law) in the general election.[8]

U.S. House, Michigan District 12 General Election, 2000
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngSander Levin incumbent 64.3% 157,720
     Republican Bart Baron 32.1% 78,795
     Green Thomas Ness 1.7% 4,137
     Libertarian Andrew Le Cureaux 1.5% 3,630
     Natural Law Fred Rosenberg 0.4% 887
Total Votes 245,169

1998
On November 3, 1998, Sander Levin won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Leslie Touma (R), Albert Titran (L) and Fred Rosenberg (Natural Law) in the general election.[9]

U.S. House, Michigan District 12 General Election, 1998
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngSander Levin incumbent 55.9% 105,824
     Republican Leslie Touma 42% 79,619
     Libertarian Albert Titran 1.5% 2,813
     Natural Law Fred Rosenberg 0.6% 1,172
Total Votes 189,428

1996
On November 5, 1996, Sander Levin won re-election to the United States House. He defeated John Pappageorge (R), Albert Titran (L) and Gail Petrosoff (Natural Law) in the general election.[10]

U.S. House, Michigan District 12 General Election, 1996
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngSander Levin incumbent 57.4% 133,436
     Republican John Pappageorge 40.5% 94,235
     Libertarian Albert Titran 1.3% 3,101
     Natural Law Gail Petrosoff 0.7% 1,690
     N/A Write-in 0% 13
Total Votes 232,475

1994
On November 8, 1994, Sander Levin won re-election to the United States House. He defeated John Pappageorge (R), Jerome White (NPA) and Eric Anderson (Natural Law) in the general election.[11]

U.S. House, Michigan District 12 General Election, 1994
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngSander Levin incumbent 52% 103,508
     Republican John Pappageorge 46.6% 92,762
     No Party Affiliation Jerome White 0.7% 1,386
     Natural Law Eric Anderson 0.7% 1,340
     N/A Scattering 0% 22
Total Votes 199,018

1992
On November 3, 1992, Sander Levin won re-election to the United States House. He defeated John Pappageorge (R), Charles Hahn (L) and R.W. Montgomery (Natural Law) in the general election.[12]

U.S. House, Michigan District 12 General Election, 1992
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngSander Levin incumbent 52.6% 137,514
     Republican John Pappageorge 45.7% 119,357
     Libertarian Charles Hahn 1.1% 2,751
     Natural Law R.W. Montgomery 0.7% 1,724
     N/A Write-in 0% 3
Total Votes 261,349

1990
On November 6, 1990, David Bonior won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Jim Dingeman (R) and Robert Roddis (L) in the general election.[13]

U.S. House, Michigan District 12 General Election, 1990
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngDavid Bonior incumbent 64.7% 98,232
     Republican Jim Dingeman 33.7% 51,119
     Libertarian Robert Roddis 1.6% 2,472
     N/A Write-in 0% 2
Total Votes 151,825

Redistricting

2010-2011

This is the 12th congressional district of Michigan after the 2001 redistricting process.
See also: Redistricting in Michigan

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

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