Michigan's 4th Congressional District

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Michigan's 4th congressional district
Current incumbentDave Camp Republican Party
Population703,259
Gender50.1% Male, 49.9% Female
Race93.8% White, 2.0% Black
Ethnicity2.8% Hispanic
Unemployment12%
Median household income$42,586
High school graduation rate89.6%
College graduation rate20.2%
Michigan's 4th Congressional District is located in the central region of the lower peninsula of Michigan. It includes Wexford, Osceola, Missaukee, Roscommon, Ogemaw, Gladwin, Clare, Mecosta, Isabella, Midland, Saginaw, Montcalm, Gratiot, Clinton and Shiawassee counties.[1]

The district previously consisted of all of Clare, Grand Traverse, Gratiot, Isabella, Kalkaska, Leelanau, Mecosta, Midland, Missaukee, Montcalm, Osceola, and Roscommon counties, the northern portion of Shiawassee, and most of the western portion of Saginaw counties.

The current representative of the 4th congressional district is Dave Camp (R).

Elections

2012

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

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

U.S. House, Michigan District 4 General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Debra Freidell Wirth 33.6% 104,996
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngDave Camp Incumbent 63.1% 197,386
     Libertarian John Gelineau 1.4% 4,285
     Green Pat Timmons 0.9% 2,776
     UST George Zimmer 1.1% 3,506
Total Votes 312,949
Source: Michigan Secretary of State "Official Election Results, 2012 General Election"

2010
On November 2, 2010, Dave Camp won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Jerry Campbell (D), John Emerick (U.S. Taxpayers) and Clint Foster (L) in the general election.[3]

U.S. House, Michigan District 4 General Election, 2010
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngDave Camp incumbent 66.2% 148,531
     Democratic Jerry Campbell 30.5% 68,458
     U.S. Taxpayers John Emerick 1.7% 3,861
     Libertarian Clint Foster 1.6% 3,504
Total Votes 224,354

2008
On November 4, 2008, Dave Camp won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Andrew Concannon (D), John Emerick (U.S. Taxpayers) and Allitta Hren (L) in the general election.[4]

U.S. House, Michigan District 4 General Election, 2008
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngDave Camp incumbent 61.9% 204,259
     Democratic Andrew Concannon 35.7% 117,665
     U.S. Taxpayers John Emerick 1.2% 4,055
     Libertarian Allitta Hren 1.1% 3,785
Total Votes 329,764

2006
On November 7, 2006, Dave Camp won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Mike Huckleberry (D), John Emerick (U.S. Taxpayers) and Allitta Hren (L) in the general election.[5]

U.S. House, Michigan District 4 General Election, 2006
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngDave Camp incumbent 60.6% 160,041
     Democratic Mike Huckleberry 37.9% 100,260
     U.S. Taxpayers John Emerick 0.8% 2,003
     Libertarian Allitta Hren 0.7% 1,941
Total Votes 264,245

2004
On November 2, 2004, Dave Camp won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Mike Huckleberry (D) and Albert Chia, Jr. (L) in the general election.[6]

U.S. House, Michigan District 4 General Election, 2004
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngDave Camp incumbent 64.4% 205,274
     Democratic Mike Huckleberry 34.8% 110,885
     Libertarian Albert Chia, Jr. 0.9% 2,765
Total Votes 318,924

2002
On November 5, 2002, Dave Camp won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Lawrence Hollenbeck (D), Sterling Johnson (G) and Al Chia, Jr. (L) in the general election.[7]

U.S. House, Michigan District 4 General Election, 2002
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngDave Camp incumbent 68.2% 149,090
     Democratic Lawrence Hollenbeck 30.2% 65,950
     Green Sterling Johnson 1% 2,261
     Libertarian Al Chia, Jr. 0.6% 1,272
Total Votes 218,573

2000
On November 7, 2000, Dave Camp won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Lawrence Hollenbeck (D), Alan Gamble (G), Richard Whitelock (L), John Emerick (U.S. Taxpayers) and Stuart Goldberg (Natural Law) in the general election.[8]

U.S. House, Michigan District 4 General Election, 2000
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngDave Camp incumbent 68% 182,128
     Democratic Lawrence Hollenbeck 29.1% 78,019
     Green Alan Gamble 1.4% 3,790
     Libertarian Richard Whitelock 0.8% 2,112
     U.S. Taxpayers John Emerick 0.4% 978
     Natural Law Stuart Goldberg 0.3% 792
Total Votes 267,819

1998
On November 3, 1998, Dave Camp won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Dan Marsh (L) and Stuart Goldberg (Natural Law) in the general election.[9]

U.S. House, Michigan District 4 General Election, 1998
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngDave Camp incumbent 91.3% 155,343
     Libertarian Dan Marsh 6.1% 10,404
     Natural Law Stuart Goldberg 2.5% 4,332
     N/A Write-in 0% 30
Total Votes 170,109

1996
On November 5, 1996, Dave Camp won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Lisa Donaldson (D), Ben Steele, III (L) and Susan Arnold (Natural Law) in the general election.[10]

U.S. House, Michigan District 4 General Election, 1996
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngDave Camp incumbent 65.5% 159,561
     Democratic Lisa Donaldson 32.7% 79,691
     Libertarian Ben Steele, III 1% 2,410
     Natural Law Susan Arnold 0.8% 1,928
     N/A Write-in 0% 55
Total Votes 243,645

1994
On November 8, 1994, Dave Camp won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Damion Frasier (D) and Michael Lee (Natural Law) in the general election.[11]

U.S. House, Michigan District 4 General Election, 1994
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngDave Camp incumbent 73.1% 145,176
     Democratic Damion Frasier 25.5% 50,544
     Natural Law Michael Lee 1.4% 2,797
     N/A Scattering 0% 17
Total Votes 198,534

1992
On November 3, 1992, Dave Camp won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Lisa Donaldson (D), Joan Dennison (Tisch Independent Citizens), Gary Bradley (L) and Thomas List (Natural Law) in the general election.[12]

U.S. House, Michigan District 4 General Election, 1992
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngDave Camp incumbent 62.5% 157,337
     Democratic Lisa Donaldson 34.8% 87,573
     Tisch Independent Citizens Joan Dennison 1.3% 3,344
     Libertarian Gary Bradley 0.8% 2,027
     Natural Law Thomas List 0.5% 1,247
     N/A Write-in 0% 11
Total Votes 251,539

1990
On November 6, 1990, Fred Upton won re-election to the United States House. He defeated JoAnne McFarland (D) in the general election.[13]

U.S. House, Michigan District 4 General Election, 1990
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngFred Upton incumbent 57.8% 75,850
     Democratic JoAnne McFarland 42.2% 55,449
     N/A Write-in 0% 3
Total Votes 131,302

Redistricting

2010-2011

This is the 4th 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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