Mississippi's 4th Congressional District

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The 4th Congressional District of Mississippi is a congressional district covering the southeastern region of the state.

Mississippi's 4th Congressional District is located in the southeastern portion of the state and includes Marion, Lamar, Pearl River, Hancock, Harrison, Stone, Forrest, Jones, Perry, Jackson, George, Greene, Wayne and Clarke counties.[1]

The current representative of the 4th congressional district is Steven Palazzo (R).

Elections

2012

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

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

U.S. House, Mississippi, District 4 General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Matthew Moore 28.8% 82,344
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngSteven Palazzo Incumbent 64.1% 182,998
     Libertarian Ron Williams 0.7% 2,108
     Reform Robert W. Claunch 6.3% 17,982
Total Votes 285,432
Source: Mississippi Secretary of State "Official Election Results, 2012 General Election"

Primary results

Republican Primary

Mississippi's 4th Congressional District Republican Primary, 2012
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngSteven Palazzo Incumbent 73.9% 60,349
Ron Vincent 18.7% 15,308
Cindy Burleson 7.4% 6,038
Total Votes 81,695

Democratic Primary

Mississippi's 4th Congressional District Democratic Primary, 2012
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngMichael Herrington 83.8% 8,863
Jason Vitosky 16.2% 1,708
Total Votes 10,571


2010
On November 2, 2010, Steven Palazzo (R) won election to the United States House. He defeated Gene Talyor (D), Anna Revies (Reform) and Kenneth Hampton (L) in the general election.[3]

U.S. House, Mississippi District 4, 2010
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngSteven Palazzo 51.9% 105,613
     Democratic Gene Taylor incumbent 46.8% 95,243
     Reform Anna Jewel Revies 0.4% 787
     Libertarian Kenneth "Tim" Hampton 0.9% 1,741
Total Votes 203,384

2008
On November 4, 2008, Gene Taylor won re-election to the United States House. He defeated John McCay III (R) in the general election.[4]

U.S. House, Mississippi District 4 General Election, 2008
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngGene Taylor incumbent 74.5% 216,542
     Republican John McCay III 25.5% 73,977
Total Votes 290,519

2006
On November 7, 2006, Gene Taylor won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Randy McDonnell (R) in the general election.[5]

U.S. House, Mississippi District 4 General Election, 2006
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngGene Taylor incumbent 79.8% 110,996
     Republican Randy McDonnell 20.2% 28,117
Total Votes 139,113

2004
On November 2, 2004, Gene Taylor won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Michael Lott (R) and Tracella Lou O'Hara Hill (Reform) in the general election.[6]

U.S. House, Mississippi District 4 General Election, 2004
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngGene Taylor incumbent 64.2% 179,979
     Republican Michael Lott 34.5% 96,740
     Reform Tracella Lou O'Hara Hill 1.3% 3,663
Total Votes 280,382

2002
On November 5, 2002, Gene Taylor won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Karl Clevelend (R), Thomas Huffmaster (Reform) and Wayne L. Parker (L) in the general election.[7]

U.S. House, Mississippi District 4 General Election, 2002
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngGene Taylor 75.2% 121,742
     Republican Karl Cleveland 21.2% 34,373
     Reform Thomas Huffmaster 1.5% 2,442
     Libertarian Wayne L. Parker 2% 3,311
Total Votes 161,868

2000
On November 7, 2000, Ronnie Shows won re-election to the . He defeated Dunn Lampton (R), Ernie John Hopkins (L) and Betty Star (Reform) in the general election.[8]

U.S. House, Mississippi District 4 General Election, 2000
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngRonnie Shows incumbent 58.1% 115,732
     Republican Dunn Lampton 39.8% 79,218
     Libertarian Ernie John Hopkins 1.3% 2,580
     Reform Betty Star 0.8% 1,504
Total Votes 199,034

Redistricting

2010-2011

This is the 4th 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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