Mississippi's 3rd Congressional District

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The 3rd Congressional District of Mississippi is a congressional district covering central portions of state.

Mississippi's 3rd Congressional District is located in the eastern portion of the state and includes Oktibbeha, Noxubee, Kemper, Neshoba, Lauderdale, Newton, Scott, Rankin, Madison, Simpson, Smith, Lauderdale, Clarke, Jasper, Covington, Jefferson Davis, Lawrence, Lincoln, Walthall, Pike, Amite, Franklin, Wilkinson and Adams counties.[1]

Previously, the district stretched from the Louisiana border in the west to the Alabama border in the east. Large cities in the district included Meridian, Starkville, Pearl, and Natchez. A portion of the city of Jackson was also in the third district.

The current representative of the 3rd congressional district is Gregg Harper (R).

Elections

2012

See also: Mississippi's 3rd congressional district elections, 2012

The 3rd congressional district of Mississippi held an election for the U.S. House of Representatives on November 6, 2012. Incumbent Gregg Harper won re-election in the district.[2]

U.S. House, Mississippi District 3 General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngGregg Harper Incumbent 80% 234,717
     Reform John Luke Pannell 20% 58,605
Total Votes 293,322
Source: Mississippi Secretary of State "Official Election Results, 2012 General Election"

Primary results

Republican Primary

U.S. House of Representatives-Mississippi District 3 Republican Primary, 2012
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngGregg Harper Incumbent 91.8% 78,667
Robert Allen 8.2% 7,025
Total Votes 85,692

2010
On November 2, 2010, Gregg Harper (R) won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Joel Gill (D) and Tracella Lou O'Hara Hill (Reform) in the general election.[3]

U.S. House, Mississippi Distric 3 General Election, 2010
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngGregg Harper incumbent 68% 132,393
     Democratic Joel L. Gill 31.2% 60,737
     Reform Tracella Lou O’Hara Hill 0.8% 1,586
Total Votes 194,716

2008
On November 4, 2008, Gregg Harper won election to the United States House. He defeated Joel Gill in the general election.[4]

U.S. House of Representatives, Mississipi District 3, General Election, 2008
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngGregg Harper 62.5% 213,171
     Democratic Joel Gill 37.5% 127,698
Total Votes 340,869

2006
On November 7, 2006, Charles W. Pickering won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Jim Giles (I) and Lamonica L. Magee (Reform) in the general election.[5]

U.S. House, Mississippi District 3 General Election, 2006
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngCharles W. Pickering incumbent 77.7% 125,421
     Independent Jim Giles 16.1% 25,999
     Reform Lamonica L. Magee 6.2% 10,060
Total Votes 161,480

2004
On November 2, 2004, Charles W. Pickering won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Jim Giles (I) and Lamonica L. Magee (Reform) in the general election.[6]

U.S. House, Mississippi District 3 General Election, 2004
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngCharles W. Pickering incumbent 80.1% 234,874
     Independent Jim Giles 13.8% 40,426
     Reform Lamonica L. Magee 6.2% 18,068
Total Votes 293,368

2002
On November 5, 2002, Charles W. Pickering won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Ronnie Shows (D), Jim Giles (I), Harvey L. Darden (I),Carroll Grantham (Reform) and Brad A. McDonald (L) in the general election.[7]

U.S. House, Mississippi District 3 General Election, 2002
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngCharles W. Pickering incumbent 63.6% 139,329
     Democratic Ronnie Show 34.8% 76,184
     Independent Jim Giles 0.7% 1,431
     Independent Harvey L. Darden 0.4% 949
     Reform Carroll Grantham 0.2% 498
     Libertarian Brad A. McDonald 0.3% 760
Total Votes 219,151

2000
On November 7, 2000, Charles W. Pickering won re-election to the United States House. He defeated William Clay Thrash (D) and Johnathan Golden (L) in the general election.[8]

U.S. House, Mississippi District 3 General Election, 2000
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngCharles W. Pickering incumbent 73.2% 153,899
     Democratic William Clay Thrash 25.7% 54,151
     Libertarian Johnathan Golden 1.1% 2,313
Total Votes 210,363

Redistricting

2010-2011

This is the 3rd 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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