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North Carolina's 1st Congressional District

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North Carolina's 1st congressional district
Current incumbentG.K. Butterfield Republican Party
Population739,665
Gender52.8% Female, 47.2% Male
Race52.1% Black, 40.3% White, 1.3% Asian
Ethnicity8.4% Hispanic
Unemployment15.5%
Median household income$32,009
High school graduation rate78.1%
College graduation rate18.3%
Next electionNovember 4, 2014
North Carolina's 1st Congressional District is located in the northeastern portion of the state and includes Granville, Vance, Warren, Halifax, Wilson, Wayne, Duplin, Lenoir, Jones, Craven, Pitt, Greene, Edgecombe, Martin, Bertie, Beaufort, Washington, Chowan, Perquimaris, Pasquotank, Canderr, Hertford, Northamptom and Gates counties.[1]

This area was located on North Carolina's coastal plain and contained towns such as Roanoke Rapids, Rocky Mount, Goldsboro, and New Bern.

On March 30, 2012 the 1st district was included in a list released by the National Journal of the top ten most contorted congressional districts, as a result of redistricting.[2]

The current representative of the 1st congressional district is G.K. Butterfield (D).

Elections

2014

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

The 1st 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 1st congressional district elections, 2012

The 1st congressional district of North Carolina held an election for the U.S. House of Representatives on November 6, 2012, in which incumbent G.K. Butterfield (D) won re-election. He defeated by Pete DiLauro (R) and Darryl Holloman (L) in the general election.[3]

U.S. House, North Carolina District 1 General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngG.K. Butterfield Incumbent 75.3% 254,644
     Republican Pete DiLauro 22.9% 77,288
     Libertarian Darryl Holloman 1.8% 6,134
Total Votes 338,066
Source: North Carolina State Board of Elections "Official Election Results, 2012 General Election"

2010
On November 2, 2010, G.K. Butterfield won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Ashley Woolard in the general election.[4]

United States House, North Carolina General Election, 2010
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngG.K. Butterfield incumbent 59.3% 103,294
     Republican Ashley Woolard 40.7% 70,867
Total Votes 174,161

2008
On November 4, 2008, G.K. Butterfield won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Dean Stephens in the general election.[5]

United States House, North Carolina General Election, 2008
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngG.K. Butterfield incumbent 70.3% 192,765
     Republican Dean Stephens 29.7% 81,506
Total Votes 274,271

2006
G.K. Butterfield (D) ran unopposed for re-election in 2006.

2004
On November 2, 2004, G.K. Butterfield won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Greg Dority in the general election.[6]

United States House, North Carolina General Election, 2004
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngG.K. Butterfield incumbent 64% 137,667
     Republican Greg Dority 36% 77,508
Total Votes 215,175

2002
On November 5, 2002, Frank W. Wallance, Jr. won election to the United States House. He defeated Greg Dority (R) and Mike Ruff (L) in the general election.[7]

U.S. House, North Carolina District 1 General Election, 2002
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngFrank W. Wallace, Jr. 63.7% 93,157
     Republican Greg Dority 34.8% 50,907
     Libertarian Mike Ruff 1.4% 2,093
Total Votes 146,157

2000
On November 7, 2000, Eva M. Clayton won re-election to the United States House. She defeated Duane E. Kratzer, Jr. (R) and Christopher Sean Delaney (L) in the general election.[8]

U.S. House, North Carolina District 1 General Election, 2000
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngEva M. Clayton incumbent 65.6% 124,171
     Republican Duane E. Kratzer, Jr. 32.9% 62,198
     Libertarian Christopher Sean Delaney 1.5% 2,799
Total Votes 189,168

Redistricting

2010-2011

This is the 1st 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.

On March 30, 2012 the 1st district was included in a list released by the National Journal of the top ten most contorted congressional districts, as a result of redistricting. [2]

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