Mississippi's 1st Congressional District

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Mississippi's 1st congressional district
Current incumbentAlan Nunnelee Republican Party
Population740,720
Gender47.9% Male, 52.1% Female
Race70.5% White, 26.4% Black
Ethnicity3% Hispanic
Unemployment10.8%
Median household income$39,353
High school graduation rate81.2%
College graduation rate17.3%
Next electionNovember 4, 2014
The 1st Congressional District of Mississippi is a congressional district in Mississippi.

Mississippi's 1st Congressional District is located in the northeastern portion of the state and includes DeSoto, Tate, Marshall, Lafayette, Calhoun, Benton, tippah, Alcorn, Tishoming, Prentiss, Lee, Union, Itawamba, Pontotoc, Chickasaw, Monroe, Clay, Lowndes, Webster, Choctaw, Oktibbeha and Winston counties.[1]

The district previously contained the entire Upper Peninsula of Mississippi as well as part of the Lower Peninsula.

The current representative of the 1st congressional district is Alan Nunnelee (R).

Elections

2014

See also: Mississippi's 1st congressional district elections, 2014

The 1st congressional district of Mississippi will hold an election for the U.S. House of Representatives on November 4, 2014.

2012

See also: Mississippi's 1st congressional district elections, 2012

The 1st congressional district of Mississippi held an election for the U.S. House of Representatives on November 6, 2012. Incumbent Alan Nunnelee won re-election in the district.[2]

U.S. House, Mississippi District 1 General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Brad Morris 36.9% 114,076
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngAlan Nunnelee Incumbent 60.4% 186,760
     Libertarian Danny Bedwell 1.2% 3,584
     Constitution Jim R. Bourland 0.8% 2,390
     Reform Chris Potts 0.8% 2,367
Total Votes 309,177
Source: Mississippi Secretary of State "Official Election Results, 2012 General Election"
Mississippi's 1st Congressional District Republican Primary, 2012
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngAlan Nunnelee Incumbent 57.2% 43,157
Henry Ross 29.1% 21,913
Robert Estes 13.7% 10,355
Total Votes 75,425

2010
On November 2, 2010, Alan Nunnelee won election to the United States House. He defeated Travis Childers (D), Wally Pang (I), Les Green (I), A.G. Baddley (I), Rick Hoskins (I), Barbara Washer (Reform), Harold Taylor (L) and Gail Giaramita (Constitution) in the general election.[3]

U.S. House, Mississippi District 1 General Election, 2010
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngAlan Nunnelee 55.3% 121,074
     Democratic Travis W. Childers incumbent 40.8% 89,388
     Independent Wally Pang 1% 2,180
     Independent Les Green 0.9% 2,020
     Independent A. G. Baddley 0.9% 1,882
     Independent Rick "Rico" Hoskins 0.2% 478
     Reform Barbara Dale Washer 0.2% 389
     Libertarian Harold M. Taylor 0.2% 447
     Constitution Gail Giaramita 0.6% 1,235
Total Votes 219,093

2008
On November 4, 2008, Travis Childers won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Greg Davis (R), Wally Pang (I) and John M. Wages, Jr. (G) in the general election.[4]

U.S. House, Mississippi District 1 General Election, 2008
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngTravis Childers incumbent 54.5% 185,959
     Republican Greg Davis 43.9% 149,818
     Independent Wally Pang 1.1% 3,736
     Green Party John M. Wages, Jr. 0.5% 1,876
Total Votes 341,389

2006
On November 7, 2006, Roger F. Wicker won re-election to the United States House. He defeated James K. (Ken) Hurt (D) in the general election.[5]

U.S. House, Mississippi District 1 General Election, 2006
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngRoger F. Wicker incumbent 65.9% 95,098
     Democratic James K. (Ken) Hurt 34.1% 49,174
Total Votes 144,272

2004
On November 2, 2004, Roger F. Wicker won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Barbara Dale Washer (Reform Party) in the general election.[6]

U.S. House, Mississippi District 1 General Election, 2004
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngRoger F. Wicker incumbent 79% 219,328
     Reform Party Barbara Dale Washer 21% 58,256
Total Votes 277,584

2002
On November 5, 2002, Roger F. Wicker won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Rex N. Weathers (D), Brenda Blackburn (Reform) and Harold M. Taylor (L) in the general election.[7]

U.S. House, Mississippi District 1 General Election, 2002
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngRoger F. Wicker incumbent 71.4% 95,404
     Democratic Rex N. Weathers 24.2% 32,318
     Reform Party Brenda Blackburn 2.6% 3,477
     Libertarian Harold M. Taylor 1.8% 2,368
Total Votes 133,567

2000
On November 7, 2000, Roger F. Wicker won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Joe T. (Joey) Grist Jr. (D) and Chris Lawrence (L) in the general election.[8]

U.S. House, Mississippi District 1 General Election, 2000
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngRoger F. Wicker incumbent 69.8% 145,967
     Democratic Joe T. (Joey) Grist, Jr. 28.6% 59,763
     Libertarian Chris Lawrence 1.6% 3,310
Total Votes 209,040

Redistricting

2010-2011

This is the 1st congressional district of Mississippi after the 2001 redistricting process.
See also: Redistricting in Mississippi

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


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