North Carolina's 6th Congressional District

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North Carolina's 6th congressional district
Current incumbentHoward Coble Republican Party
Population749,909
Gender51.6% Female, 48.4% Male
Race77.1% White, 15.9% Black, 1.6% Asian
Ethnicity5.9% Hispanic
Unemployment9.6%
Median household income$46,927
High school graduation rate85.1%
College graduation rate28.5%
Next electionNovember 4, 2014
North Carolina's 6th Congressional District is located in the northern portion of the state and includes parts of Guilford, Alamance, Durham, Granville and Orange counties, and all of Caswell, Person, Rockingham, Surry and Stokes counties.[1]

The 6th congressional district was previously comprised of all of Moore and Randolph counties and portions of Alamance, Davidson, Guilford, and Rowan counties.

The current representative of the 6th congressional district is Howard Coble (R).

Elections

2014

See also: North Carolina's 6th congressional district elections, 2014

The 6th 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 6th congressional district elections, 2012

The 6th congressional district of North Carolina held an election for the U.S. House of Representatives on November 6, 2012, in which incumbent Howard Coble (R) won re-election. He defeated Tony Foriest (D) in the general election.[2]

U.S. House, North Carolina District 6 General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Tony Foriest 39.1% 142,467
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngHoward Coble Incumbent 60.9% 222,116
Total Votes 364,583
Source: North Carolina State Board of Elections "Official Election Results, 2012 General Election"

2010
On November 2, 2010, Howard Coble won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Sam Turner in the general election.[3]

U.S. House, North Carolina District 6 General Election, 2010
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngHoward Coble incumbent 75.2% 156,252
     Democratic Sam Turner 24.8% 51,507
Total Votes 207,759

2008
On November 4, 2008, Howard Coble won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Teresa Sue Bratton in the general election.[4]

U.S. House, North Carolina District 6 General Election, 2008
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngHoward Coble incumbent 67% 221,018
     Democratic Teresa Sue Bratton 33% 108,873
Total Votes 329,891

2006
On November 7, 2006, Howard Coble won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Rory Blake in the general election.[5]

U.S. House, North Carolina District 6 General Election, 2006
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngHoward Coble incumbent 70.8% 108,433
     Democratic Rory Blake 29.2% 44,661
Total Votes 153,094

2004
On November 2, 2004, Howard Coble won re-election to the United States House. He defeated William Jordan in the general election.[6]

U.S. House, North Carolina District 6 General Election, 2004
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngHoward Coble incumbent 73.1% 207,470
     Democratic William Jordan 26.9% 76,153
Total Votes 283,623

2002
On November 5, 2002, Howard Coble won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Tara Grubb in the general election.[7]

U.S. House, North Carolina District 6 General Election, 2002
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngHoward Coble incumbent 90.4% 151,430
     Libertarian Tara Grubb 9.6% 16,067
Total Votes 167,497

2000
On November 7, 2000, Howard Coble won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Jeffrey Bentley in the general election.[8]

U.S. House, North Carolina District 6 General Election, 2000
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngHoward Coble incumbent 91% 195,727
     Libertarian Jeffrey Bentley 8.7% 18,726
     N/A Write-in 0.3% 632
Total Votes 215,085

Redistricting

2010-2011

This is the 6th 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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