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North Carolina's 10th Congressional District

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North Carolina's 10th congressional district
Current incumbentPatrick McHenry Republican Party
Population740,773
Gender52% Female, 48% Male
Race82.4% White, 11.8% Black, 1.6% Asian
Ethnicity5.5% Hispanic
Unemployment12.5%
Median household income$41,582
High school graduation rate84.1%
College graduation rate23.4%
Next electionNovember 4, 2014
North Carolina's 10th Congressional District is located in the southern portion of the state and includes Rutherford, Murke, Cleveland, Lincoln, Gaston, Catawba, Iredell, Caldwell, Avery and Mitchell counties.[1]

It previously included all of Avery, Burke, Caldwell, Catawba, Cleveland, Lincoln and Mitchell counties, along with parts of Gaston, Iredell and Rutherford counties.

The current representative of the 10th congressional district is Patrick T. McHenry (R).

Elections

2014

See also: North Carolina's 10th congressional district elections, 2014

The 10th congressional district of North Carolina will hold an election for the U.S. House of Representatives on November 4, 2014.

2012

See also: North Carolina's 10th congressional district elections, 2012

The 10th congressional district of North Carolina held an election for the U.S. House of Representatives on November 6, 2012, and incumbent Patrick T. McHenry (R) won. He defeated Patricia Keever (D) in the general election.[2]

U.S. House, North Carolina District 10 General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Patricia Keever 43% 144,023
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngPatrick McHenry Incumbent 57% 190,826
Total Votes 334,849
Source: North Carolina State Board of Elections "Official Election Results, 2012 General Election"

2010
On November 2, 2010, Patrick McHenry won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Jeff Gregory in the general election.[3]

U.S. House, North Carolina District 10 General Election, 2010
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngPatrick T. McHenry incumbent 71.2% 130,813
     Democratic Jeff Gregory 28.8% 52,972
Total Votes 183,785

2008
On November 4, 2008, Patrick McHenry won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Daniel Johnson in the general election.[4]

U.S. House, North Carolina District 10 General Election, 2008
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngPatrick McHenry incumbent 57.6% 171,774
     Democratic Daniel Johnson 42.4% 126,699
Total Votes 298,473

2006
On November 7, 2006, Patrick McHenry won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Richard Carsner in the general election.[5]

U.S. House, North Carolina District 10 General Election, 2006
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngPatrick McHenry incumbent 61.8% 94,179
     Democratic Richard Carsner 38.2% 58,214
Total Votes 152,393

2004
On November 2, 2004, Patrick McHenry won election to the United States House. He defeated Anne Fischer in the general election.[6]

U.S. House, North Carolina District 10 General Election, 2004
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngPatrick McHenry 64.1% 157,884
     Democratic Anne Fischer 35.9% 88,233
Total Votes 246,117

2002
On November 5, 2002, Cass Ballenger (R) won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Ron Daugherty (D) and Christopher M. Hill (L) in the general election.[7]

U.S. House, North Carolina District 10 General Election, 2002
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngCass Ballenger incumbent 59.3% 102,768
     Democratic Ron Daughtery 37.8% 65,587
     Libertarian Christopher M. Hill 2.8% 4,937
Total Votes 173,292

2000
On November 7, 2000, Cass Ballenger (R) won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Delmas Parker (D) and Deborah Garrett Eddins (L) in the general election.[8]

U.S. House, North Carolina District 10 General Election, 2000
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngCass Ballenger incumbent 68.2% 164,182
     Democratic Delmas Parker 29.5% 70,877
     Libertarian Deborah Garrett Eddins 2.3% 5,599
Total Votes 240,658

Redistricting

2010-2011

This is the 10th congressional district of North Carolina after the 2001 redistricting process.
See also: Redistricting in North Carolina

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

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