North Carolina's 3rd Congressional District

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The 3rd Congressional District of North Carolina is a congressional district located on the Atlantic coast of North Carolina.

North Carolina's 3rd Congressional District is located in the eastern portion of the state and includes Currituck, Canderr, Tyrell, Dare, Hyde, Beaufort, Pitt, Pamlico, Craven, Jones, Lenoir, Carteret, Onslow, Wayne and Duplin counties.[1]

The district previously covered an area of the Outer Banks and the counties adjacent to the Pamlico Sound. It also was located through Duplin, Wayne, Wilson, Nash, Craven, Carteret and Pitt counties.

The current representative of the 3rd congressional district is Walter B. Jones (R).

Elections

2014

See also: North Carolina's 3rd congressional district elections, 2014

The 3rd 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 3rd congressional district elections, 2012

The 3rd congressional district of North Carolina held an election for the U.S. House of Representatives on November 6, 2012, in which incumbent Walter B. Jones (R) won re-election. He defeated Erik Anderson (D) in the general election.[2]

U.S. House, North Carolina District 3 General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Erik Anderson 36.9% 114,314
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngWalter B. Jones Incumbent 63.1% 195,571
Total Votes 309,885
Source: North Carolina State Board of Elections "Official Election Results, 2012 General Election"

2010
On November 2, 2010, Walter B. Jones won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Johnny G. Rouse (D) and Darryl Holloman (Libertarian) in the general election.[3]

U.S. House, North Carolina District 3, General Election, 2010
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngWalter B. Jones incumbent 71.9% 143,225
     Democratic Johnny G. Rouse 25.7% 51,317
     Libertarian Darryl Holloman 2.4% 4,762
Total Votes 199,304

2008
On November 4, 2008, Walter B. Jones won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Craig Weber (D) in the general election.[4]

U.S. House, North Carolina District 3, General Election, 2008
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngWalter B. Jones incumbent 65.9% 201,686
     Democratic Craig Weber 34.1% 104,364
Total Votes 306,050

2006
On November 7, 2006, Walter B. Jones won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Craig Weber (D) in the general election.[5]

U.S. House, North Carolina District 3, General Election, 2006
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngWalter B. Jones incumbent 68.6% 99,519
     Democratic Johnny G. Rouse 31.4% 45,458
Total Votes 144,977

2004
On November 2, 2004, Walter B. Jones won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Roger A. Eaton (D) in the general election.[6]

U.S. House, North Carolina District 3, General Election, 2004
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngWalter B. Jones incumbent 70.7% 171,863
     Democratic Roger A. Eaton 29.3% 71,227
Total Votes 243,090

2002
On November 5, 2002, Walter B. Jones won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Gary Goodson (Libertarian) in the general election.[7]

U.S. House, North Carolina District 3, General Election, 2002
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngWalter B. Jones incumbent 90.7% 131,448
     Libertarian Gary Goodson 9.3% 13,486
Total Votes 144,934

2000
On November 7, 2000, Walter B. Jones won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Leigh Harvey McNairy (D) and David F. Russell (Libertarian) in the general election.[8]

U.S. House, North Carolina District 3, General Election, 2000
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngWalter B. Jones incumbent 61.4% 121,940
     Democratic Leigh Harvey McNairy 37.3% 74,058
     Libertarian David F. Russell 1.2% 2,457
Total Votes 198,455

Redistricting

2010-2011

This is the 3rd 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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