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Michigan's 9th Congressional District

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Michigan's 9th congressional district
Current incumbentSander Levin Democratic Party
Population712,540
Gender51.4% Female, 48.6% Male
Race82.3% White, 10.9% Black, 3.8% Asian
Ethnicity1.6%
Unemployment13.4%
Median household income$47,777
High school graduation rate88.3%
College graduation rate26.8%
Next electionNovember 4, 2014
Michigan's 9th Congressional District is located in the southeastern region of the lower penninsula of Michigan. It includes Oakland and Macomb counties.[1]

The district previously was contained within Oakland County in the southeast areas of the state of Michigan and encompassed most of the county. It was the only congressional district to lie entirely within Oakland County.

The current representative of the 9th congressional district is Sander Levin (D).

Elections

2014

See also: Michigan's 9th congressional district elections, 2014

The 9th congressional district of Michigan will hold an election for the U.S. House of Representatives on November 4, 2014.

2012

See also: Michigan's 9th congressional district elections, 2012

The 9th congressional district of Michigan held an election for the U.S. House of Representatives on November 6, 2012. Incumbent from the 12th district, Sandy Levin, won the election.[2]

U.S. House, Michigan District 9 General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngSander Levin Incumbent 61.9% 208,846
     Republican Don Volaric 34% 114,760
     Libertarian Jim Fulner 1.8% 6,100
     Green Julia Williams 1.4% 4,708
     UST Les Townsend 0.9% 2,902
Total Votes 337,316
Source: Michigan Secretary of State "Official Election Results, 2012 General Election"

Primary results

Republican Primary

Michigan's 9th Congressional District Republican Primary, 2012
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngDon Volaric 61.6% 24,519
Gregory Dildilian 38.4% 15,284
Total Votes 39,803

2010
On November 2, 2010, Gary Peters won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Rocky Raczkowski (R), Adam Goodman (L), Douglas Campbell (G), Bob Gray (NPA) and Matthew Kuofie (NPA) in the general election.[3]

U.S. House, Michigan District 9 General Election, 2010
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngGary Peters incumbent 49.8% 125,730
     Republican Rocky Raczkowski 47.2% 119,325
     Libertarian Adam Goodman 1% 2,601
     Green Douglas Campbell 1% 2,484
     No Party Affiliation Bob Gray 0.7% 1,866
     No Party Affiliation Matthew Kuofie 0.3% 644
Total Votes 252,650

2008
On November 4, 2008, Gary Peters won election to the United States House. He defeated incumbent Joe Knollenberg (R), Jack Kevorkian (NPA), Adam Goodman (L) and Douglas Campbell (G) in the general election.[4]

U.S. House, Michigan District 9 General Election, 2008
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngGary Peters 52.1% 183,311
     Republican Joe Knollenberg incumbent 42.6% 150,035
     No Party Affiliation Jack Kevorkian 2.6% 8,987
     Libertarian Adam Goodman 1.4% 4,893
     Green Douglas Campbell 1.3% 4,737
Total Votes 351,963

2006
On November 7, 2006, Joe Knollenberg won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Nancy Skinner (D), Adam Goodman (L) and Matthew Abel (G) in the general election.[5]

U.S. House, Michigan District 9 General Election, 2006
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngJoe Knollenberg incumbent 51.6% 142,390
     Democratic Nancy Skinner 46.2% 127,620
     Libertarian Adam Goodman 1.3% 3,702
     Green Matthew Abel 0.9% 2,468
Total Votes 276,180

2004
On November 2, 2004, Joe Knollenberg won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Steven Reifman (D) and Robert Schubring (L) in the general election.[6]

U.S. House, Michigan District 9 General Election, 2004
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngJoe Knollenberg incumbent 58.5% 199,210
     Democratic Steven Reifman 39.5% 134,764
     Libertarian Robert Schubring 2% 6,825
Total Votes 340,799

2002
On November 5, 2002, Joe Knollenberg won re-election to the United States House. He defeated David Fink (D) and Robert Schubring (L) in the general election.[7]

U.S. House, Michigan District 9 General Election, 2002
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngJoe Knollenberg incumbent 58.1% 141,102
     Democratic David Fink 39.9% 96,856
     Libertarian Robert Schubring 2% 4,922
Total Votes 242,880

2000
On November 7, 2000, Dale Kildee won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Grant Garrett (R), Laurie Martin (L), Terry Haines (U.S. Taxpayers) and Alaya Bouche (Natural Law) in the general election.[8]

U.S. House, Michigan District 9 General Election, 2000
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngDale Kildee incumbent 61.1% 158,184
     Republican Grant Garrett 35.9% 92,926
     Libertarian Laurie Martin 2.1% 5,337
     U.S. Taxpayers Terry Haines 0.6% 1,657
     Natural Law Alaya Bouche 0.3% 824
Total Votes 258,928

1998
On November 3, 1998, Dale Kildee won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Tom McMillin (R) and Malcolm Johnson (L) in the general election.[9]

U.S. House, Michigan District 9 General Election, 1998
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngDale Kildee incumbent 55.9% 105,457
     Republican Tom McMillin 41.9% 79,062
     Libertarian Malcolm Johnson 2.1% 4,006
Total Votes 188,525

1996
On November 5, 1996, Dale Kildee won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Patrick Nowak (R), Malcolm Johnson (L) and Terrence Daryl Shulman (Natural Law) in the general election.[10]

U.S. House, Michigan District 9 General Election, 1996
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngDale Kildee incumbent 59.2% 136,856
     Republican Patrick Nowak 38.8% 89,733
     Libertarian Malcolm Johnson 1.5% 3,472
     Natural Law Terrence Daryl Shulman 0.5% 1,127
     N/A Write-in 0% 12
Total Votes 231,200

1994
On November 8, 1994, Dale Kildee won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Megan O'Neill (R) and Karen Blasdell (Natural Law) in the general election.[11]

U.S. House, Michigan District 9 General Election, 1994
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngDale Kildee incumbent 51.2% 97,096
     Republican Megan O'Neill 47% 89,148
     Natural Law Karen Blasdell 1.7% 3,240
     N/A Scattering 0% 79
Total Votes 189,563

1992
On November 3, 1992, Dale Kildee won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Megan O'Neill (R), Key Halverson (Natural Law) and Jerome White (Workers League) in the general election.[12]

U.S. House, Michigan District 9 General Election, 1992
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngDale Kildee incumbent 53.7% 133,956
     Republican Megan O'Neill 44.8% 111,798
     Natural Law Key Halverson 0.8% 1,891
     Workers League Jerome White 0.8% 1,872
     N/A Write-in 0% 13
Total Votes 249,530

1990
On November 6, 1990, Guy Vander Jagt won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Geraldine Greene (D) in the general election.[13]

U.S. House, Michigan District 9 General Election, 1990
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngGuy Vander Jagt incumbent 54.8% 89,078
     Democratic Geraldine Greene 45.2% 73,604
     N/A Write-in 0% 12
Total Votes 162,694

Redistricting

2010-2011

This is the 9th 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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