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Michigan's 13th Congressional District

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Michigan's 13th Congressional District
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Current incumbentJohn Conyers, Jr. Democratic Party
Population699,214
Gender52.6% Female, 47.4% Male
Race56.5% Black, 37.6% White, 1.2% Asian
Ethnicity6.5% Hispanic
Unemployment24.7%
Median household income$29,863
High school graduation rate80.4%
College graduation rate13.4%
Next electionNovember 4, 2014
Michigan's 13th Congressional District is located in the southeastern region of the lower penninsula of Michigan. It includes the east side of Detroit, portions of the city's near west side, the inner suburbs of River Rouge, Harper Woods, Ecorse, the downriver communities of Lincoln Park and Wyandotte, as well as the upscale Grosse Pointe suburbs. It includes Wayne county.[1]

It previously included the east side of Detroit, portions of the city's near west side, the inner suburbs of River Rouge, Harper Woods, Ecorse, the downriver communities of Lincoln Park and Wyandotte, as well as the upscale Grosse Pointe suburbs.

The current representative of the 13th Congressional District is John Conyers, Jr. (D).

Elections

2014

See also: Michigan's 13th Congressional District elections, 2014

The 13th Congressional District of Michigan will hold an election for the U.S. House of Representatives on November 4, 2014.

2012

See also: Michigan's 13th Congressional District elections, 2012

The 13th Congressional District of Michigan held an election for the U.S. House of Representatives on November 6, 2012. Incumbent from the 14th District, John Conyers, Jr. won the election in the district.[2]

U.S. House, Michigan District 13 General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngJohn Conyers, Jr. Incumbent 82.8% 235,336
     Republican Harry T. Sawicki 13.6% 38,769
     Libertarian Chris Sharer 2.1% 6,076
     UST Martin Gray 1.4% 4,089
Total Votes 284,270
Source: Michigan Secretary of State "Official Election Results, 2012 General Election"

Primary results

Democratic Primary

Michigan's 13th Congressional District Democratic Primary, 2012
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngJohn Conyers, Jr. 55.4% 38,371
Glenn Anderson 18.2% 12,586
Shanelle Jackson 12.6% 8,708
Bert Johnson 10% 6,928
John Goci 3.8% 2,664
Total Votes 69,257

2010
On November 2, 2010, Hansen Clarke won election to the United States House. He defeated John Hauler (R), George Corsetti (G), Duane Montgomery (NPA), Heidi Peterson (L) and James Casha (Write-in) in the general election.[3]

U.S. House, Michigan District 13 General Election, 2010
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngHansen Clarke 79.4% 100,885
     Republican John Hauler 18.5% 23,462
     Green George Corsetti 0.8% 1,032
     No Party Affiliation Duane Montgomery 0.7% 881
     Libertarian Heidi Peterson 0.6% 815
     Write-in James Casha 0% 1
Total Votes 127,076

2008
On November 4, 2008, Carolyn Kilpatrick won re-election to the United States House. She defeated Edward Gubics (R), George Corsetti (G) and Gregory Creswell (L) in the general election.[4]

U.S. House, Michigan District 13 General Election, 2008
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngCarolyn Kilpatrick incumbent 74.1% 167,481
     Republican Edward Gubics 19.1% 43,098
     Green George Corsetti 4.2% 9,579
     Libertarian Gregory Creswell 2.6% 5,764
Total Votes 225,922

2006
On November 7, 2006, Carolyn Kilpatrick won re-election to the United States House. She defeated John Davenport (Write-in) in the general election.[5]

U.S. House, Michigan District 13 General Election, 2006
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngCarolyn Kilpatrick incumbent 100% 126,308
     Write-in John Davenport 0% 15
Total Votes 126,323

2004
On November 2, 2004, Carolyn Kilpatrick won re-election to the United States House. She defeated Cynthia Cassell (R), Thomas Lavigne (G), Eric Gordon (L) and Osborne Hart (Write-in) in the general election.[6]

U.S. House, Michigan District 13 General Election, 2004
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngCarolyn Kilpatrick incumbent 78.2% 173,246
     Republican Cynthia Cassell 18.5% 40,935
     Green Thomas Lavigne 1.9% 4,261
     Libertarian Eric Gordon 1.4% 3,211
     Write-in Osborne Hart 0% 1
Total Votes 221,654

2002
On November 5, 2002, Carolyn Kilpatrick won re-election to the United States House. She defeated Raymond Warner (L) in the general election.[7]

U.S. House, Michigan District 13 General Election, 2002
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngCarolyn Kilpatrick incumbent 91.6% 120,869
     Libertarian Raymond Warner 8.4% 11,072
Total Votes 131,941

2000
On November 7, 2000, Lynn Rivers won re-election to the United States House. She defeated Carl Berry (R), Karin Corliss (L), Harold Dunn (U.S. Taxpayers) and David Arndt (Natural Law) in the general election.[8]

U.S. House, Michigan District 13 General Election, 2000
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngLynn Rivers incumbent 64.7% 160,084
     Republican Carl Berry 32.1% 79,445
     Libertarian Karin Corliss 1.8% 4,578
     U.S. Taxpayers Harold Dunn 0.9% 2,110
     Natural Law David Arndt 0.5% 1,304
Total Votes 247,521

1998
On November 3, 1998, Lynn Rivers won re-election to the United States House. She defeated Tom Hickey (R), Dean Hutyra (L) and Samir Roger Makarem (Natural Law) in the general election.[9]

U.S. House, Michigan District 13 General Election, 1998
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngLynn Rivers incumbent 58.1% 99,935
     Republican Tom Hickey 39.8% 68,328
     Libertarian Dean Hutyra 1.7% 2,873
     Natural Law Samir Roger Makarem 0.4% 751
Total Votes 171,887

1996
On November 5, 1996, Lynn Rivers won re-election to the United States House. She defeated Joe Fitzsimmons (R), James Montgomery (L), Jane Cutter (Workers World) and Jim Hartnett (Socialist Equality) in the general election.[10]

U.S. House, Michigan District 13 General Election, 1996
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngLynn Rivers incumbent 56.6% 123,133
     Republican Joe Fitzsimmons 41.3% 89,907
     Libertarian James Montgomery 1.4% 3,114
     Workers World Jane Cutter 0.4% 976
     Socialist Equality Jim Hartnett 0.2% 498
     N/A Write-in 0% 30
Total Votes 217,658

1994
On November 8, 1994, Lynn Rivers won election to the United States House. She defeated John Schall (R), Craig Seymour (L), Helen Halyard (NPA) and Gail Anne Petrosoff (Natural Law) in the general election.[11]

U.S. House, Michigan District 13 General Election, 1994
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngLynn Rivers 51.9% 89,573
     Republican John Schall 45.1% 77,908
     Libertarian Craig Seymour 1.8% 3,186
     No Party Affiliation Helen Halyard 0.8% 1,388
     Natural Law Gail Anne Petrosoff 0.4% 606
     N/A Scattering 0% 17
Total Votes 172,678

1992
On November 3, 1992, William Ford won re-election to the United States House. He defeated R. Robert Geake (R), Randall Roe (NPA), Paul Steven Jensen (Tisch Independent Citizens) and Larry Roberts (Workers League) in the general election.[12]

U.S. House, Michigan District 13 General Election, 1992
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngWilliam Ford incumbent 51.9% 127,642
     Republican R. Robert Geake 42.8% 105,169
     No Party Affiliation Randall Roe 3.5% 8,626
     Tisch Independent Citizens Paul Steven Jensen 1.3% 3,314
     Workers League Larry Roberts 0.5% 1,127
     N/A Write-in 0% 10
Total Votes 245,888

1990
On November 6, 1990, Barbara-Rose Collins won election to the United States House. She defeated Carl Edwards, Sr. (R), Joyce Ann Griffin (Workers World), Jeff Hampton (L) and Cleve Andrew Pulley (NPA) in the general election.[13]

U.S. House, Michigan District 13 General Election, 1990
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngBarbara-Rose Collins 80.1% 54,345
     Republican Carl Edwards, Sr. 16.5% 11,203
     Workers World Joyce Ann Griffin 1.6% 1,090
     Libertarian Jeff Hampton 1% 649
     No Party Affiliation Cleve Andrew Pulley 0.8% 530
     N/A Write-in 0% 7
Total Votes 67,824

Redistricting

2010-2011

This is the 13th 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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