North Carolina's 11th Congressional District

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North Carolina's 11th congressional district
Current incumbentMark Meadows Republican Party
Population730,469
Gender51.2% Female, 48.8% Male
Race91.2% White, 3.0% Black, 1.4% Native Am., 1.0% Asian
Ethnicity5.8% Hispanic
Unemployment11.1%
Median household income$39,322
High school graduation rate82.9%
College graduation rate21.4%
North Carolina's 11th Congressional District is located in the western portion of the state and includes Yancey, McDowell, Rutherford, Polk, Henderson, Buncombe, Madison, Haywood, Jackson, Transylvania, Swain, Macon, Clay, Graham and Cherokee counties.[1]

The district previously was anchored by Asheville.

The current representative of the 11th congressional district is Mark Meadows (R).

Elections

2014

See also: North Carolina's 11th congressional district elections, 2014

The 11th 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 11th congressional district elections, 2012

The 11th congressional district of North Carolina held an election for the U.S. House of Representatives on November 6, 2012, in which Mark Meadows (R) won. He defeated Hayden Rogers (D) in the general election. This switched partisan control of the district.[2]

U.S. House, North Carolina District 11 General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Hayden Rogers 42.6% 141,107
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngMark Meadows 57.4% 190,319
Total Votes 331,426
Source: North Carolina State Board of Elections "Official Election Results, 2012 General Election"

2010
On November 2, 2010, Heath Shuler won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Jeff Miller (R) in the general election.[3]

U.S. House, North Carolina District 11 General Election, 2010
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngHeath Shuler incumbent 54.3% 131,225
     Republican Jeff Miller 45.7% 110,246
Total Votes 241,471

2008
On November 4, 2008, Heath Shuler won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Carl Mumpower (R) and Keith Smith (Libertarian) in the general election.[4]

U.S. House, North Carolina District 11 General Election, 2008
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngHeath Shuler incumbent 62% 211,112
     Republican Carl Mumpower 35.8% 122,087
     Libertarian Keith Smith 2.2% 7,517
Total Votes 340,716

2006
On November 7, 2006, Heath Shuler won election to the United States House. He defeated Charles H. Taylor (R) in the general election.[5]

U.S. House, North Carolina District 11 General Election, 2006
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngHeath Shuler 53.8% 124,972
     Republican Charles H. Taylor incumbent 46.2% 107,342
Total Votes 232,314

2004
On November 2, 2004, Charles H. Taylor won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Patsy Keever (D) in the general election.[6]

U.S. House, North Carolina District 11 General Election, 2004
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngCharles H. Taylor incumbent 54.9% 159,709
     Democratic Patsy Keever 45.1% 131,188
Total Votes 290,897

2002
On November 5, 2002, Charles H. Taylor won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Sam Neill (D) and Eric Henry (L) in the general election.[7]

U.S. House, North Carolina District 11 General Election, 2002
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngCharles H. Taylor incumbent 55.5% 112,335
     Democratic Patsy Keever 42.8% 86,664
     Libertarian Eric Henry 1.6% 3,261
Total Votes 202,260

2000
On November 7, 2000, Charles H. Taylor won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Sam Neill (D) and Charles Barry Williams (L) in the general election.[8]

U.S. House, North Carolina District 11 General Election, 2000
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngCharles H. Taylor incumbent 55.1% 146,677
     Democratic Sam Neill 42.1% 112,234
     Libertarian Charles Barry Williams 2.8% 7,466
Total Votes 266,377

Redistricting

2010-2011

This is the 11th 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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