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Michigan's 14th Congressional District

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Michigan's 14th congressional district
Current incumbentGary Peters Democratic Party
Population707,582
Gender53% Female, 47% Male
Race57.2% Black, 33.6% White, 4.3% Asian
Ethnicity4.6% Hispanic
Unemployment19.9%
Median household income$38,315
High school graduation rate84.6%
College graduation rate28.6%
Next electionNovember 4, 2014
Michigan's 14th Congressional District is located in the southeastern region of the lower penninsula of Michigan encompassing the northwest side of Detroit, the suburbs located immediately west of the city, the Downriver suburbs adjacent to the Detroit River and the enclaves of Highland Park and Hamtramck. It includes Wayne and Oakland counties.[1]

The district previously encompassed the northwest side of Detroit, the suburbs located immediately west of the city, the Downriver suburbs adjacent to the Detroit River and the enclaves of Highland Park and Hamtramck.

The current representative of the 14th congressional district is Gary Peters (D).

Elections

2014

See also: Michigan's 14th congressional district elections, 2014

The 14th congressional district of Michigan will hold an election for the U.S. House of Representatives on November 4, 2014.

2012

See also: Michigan's 14th congressional district elections, 2012

The 14th congressional district of Michigan held an election for the U.S. House of Representatives on November 6, 2012. Incumbent from the 9th district, Gary Peters, won the election.[2]

U.S. House, Michigan District 14 General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngGary Peters Incumbent 82.3% 270,450
     Republican John Hauler 15.6% 51,395
     Libertarian Leonard Schwartz 1.2% 3,968
     Green Douglas Campbell 0.9% 2,979
Total Votes 328,792
Source: Michigan Secretary of State "Official Election Results, 2012 General Election"

Primary results

Democratic Primary

Michigan's 14th Congressional District Democratic Primary, 2012
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngGary Peters 47% 41,230
Hansen Clark 35.2% 30,847
Brenda Lawrence 13.3% 11,644
Mary Waters 3.3% 2,919
Bob Costello 1.2% 1,027
Total Votes 87,667

2010
On November 2, 2010, John Conyers, Jr. won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Don Ukrainec (R), Marc Sosnowski (U.S. Taxpayers) and Richard Secula (L) in the general election.[3]

U.S. House, Michigan District 14 General Election, 2010
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngJohn Conyers, Jr. incumbent 76.8% 115,511
     Republican Don Ukrainec 19.9% 29,902
     U.S. Taxpayers Marc Sosnowski 2.1% 3,206
     Libertarian Richard Secula 1.2% 1,859
Total Votes 150,478

2008
On November 4, 2008, John Conyers, Jr. won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Richard Secula (L) and Clyde Shabazz (G) in the general election.[4]

U.S. House, Michigan District 14 General Election, 2008
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngJohn Conyers, Jr. incumbent 92.4% 227,841
     Libertarian Richard Secula 4.4% 10,732
     Green Clyde Shabazz 3.3% 8,015
Total Votes 246,588

2006
On November 7, 2006, John Conyers, Jr. won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Chad Miles (R) in the general election.[5]

U.S. House, Michigan District 14 General Election, 2006
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngJohn Conyers, Jr. incumbent 85.3% 158,755
     Republican Chad Miles 14.7% 27,367
Total Votes 186,122

2004
On November 2, 2004, John Conyers, Jr. won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Veronica Pedraza (R), Michael Donahue (L), Lisa Weltman (G), Wilbert Sears (U.S. Taxpayers) and Nathaniel Banks (Write-in) in the general election.[6]

U.S. House, Michigan District 14 General Election, 2004
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngJohn Conyers, Jr. incumbent 83.9% 213,681
     Republican Veronica Pedraza 13.8% 35,089
     Libertarian Michael Donahue 0.9% 2,278
     Green Lisa Weltman 0.9% 2,224
     U.S. Taxpayers Wilbert Sears 0.5% 1,307
     Write-in Nathaniel Banks 0% 1
Total Votes 254,580

2002
On November 5, 2002, John Conyers, Jr. won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Dave Stone (R), Francis Schorr (L) and John Litle (G) in the general election.[7]

U.S. House, Michigan District 14 General Election, 2002
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngJohn Conyers, Jr. incumbent 83.2% 145,285
     Republican Dave Stone 15.2% 26,544
     Libertarian Francis Schorr 0.9% 1,532
     Green John Litle 0.7% 1,247
Total Votes 174,608

2000
On November 7, 2000, John Conyers, Jr. won re-election to the United States House. He defeated William Ashe (R), Constance Catalfio (L) and Richard Miller (Natural Law) in the general election.[8]

U.S. House, Michigan District 14 General Election, 2000
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngJohn Conyers, Jr. incumbent 89.1% 168,982
     Republican William Ashe 9.3% 17,582
     Libertarian Constance Catalfio 1.1% 2,113
     Natural Law Richard Miller 0.5% 1,030
Total Votes 189,707

1998
On November 3, 1998, John Conyers, Jr. won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Vendella Collins (R), Michael Freyman (L) and Richard Miller (Natural Law) in the general election.[9]

U.S. House, Michigan District 14 General Election, 1998
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngJohn Conyers, Jr. incumbent 86.9% 126,321
     Republican Vendella Collins 11.1% 16,140
     Libertarian Michael Freyman 1.2% 1,764
     Natural Law Richard Miller 0.7% 1,080
Total Votes 145,305

1996
On November 5, 1996, John Conyers, Jr. won re-election to the United States House. He defeated William Ashe (R), Scott Boman (L), Richard Miller (Natural Law), Willie Reid (NPA) and Helen Halyard (Socialist Equality) in the general election.[10]

U.S. House, Michigan District 14 General Election, 1996
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngJohn Conyers, Jr. incumbent 85.9% 157,722
     Republican William Ashe 12.1% 22,152
     Libertarian Scott Boman 0.9% 1,705
     Natural Law Richard Miller 0.4% 736
     No Party Affiliation Willie Reid 0.4% 717
     Socialist Equality Helen Halyard 0.4% 660
     N/A Write-in 0% 3
Total Votes 183,695

1994
On November 8, 1994, John Conyers, Jr. won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Richard Charles Fournier (R) and Richard Miller (Natural Law) in the general election.[11]

U.S. House, Michigan District 14 General Election, 1994
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngJohn Conyers, Jr. incumbent 81.5% 128,463
     Republican Richard Charles Fournier 16.6% 26,215
     Natural Law Richard Miller 1.9% 2,953
Total Votes 157,631

1992
On November 3, 1992, John Conyers, Jr. won re-election to the United States House. He defeated John Gordon (R), Richard Miller (Natural Law) and D'Artagnan Collier (Workers League) in the general election.[12]

U.S. House, Michigan District 14 General Election, 1992
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngJohn Conyers, Jr. incumbent 82.4% 165,496
     Republican John Gordon 15.9% 32,036
     Natural Law Richard Miller 1% 2,043
     Workers League D'Artagnan Collier 0.6% 1,296
     N/A Write-in 0% 8
Total Votes 200,879

1990
On November 6, 1990, Dennis Hertel won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Kenneth McNealy (R), Robert John Gale (Tisch Independent Citizen) and Kenneth Morris (L) in the general election.[13]

U.S. House, Michigan District 14 General Election, 1990
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngDennis Hertel incumbent 63.6% 78,506
     Republican Kenneth McNealy 32.8% 40,499
     Tisch Independent Citizen Robert John Gale 2.2% 2,692
     Libertarian Kenneth Morris 1.4% 1,721
     N/A Write-in 0% 3
Total Votes 123,421

Redistricting

2010-2011

This is the 14th 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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