North Carolina's 7th Congressional District

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North Carolina's 7th Congressional District
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Current incumbentMike McIntyre Democratic Party
Population745,559
Gender51.4% Female, 48.6% Male
Race74.6% White, 17.8% Black, 1.7% Native Am.
Ethnicity9.7% Hispanic
Unemployment12.9%
Median household income$41,935
High school graduation rate83.2%
College graduation rate21.9%
Next electionNovember 4, 2014
North Carolina's 7th Congressional District is located in the southern portion of the state and includes Robeson, Cumberland, Sampson, Bladen, Columbus, Brunswick, New Hanover, Pender and Duplin counties.[1]

The district previously covered Bladen, Brunswick, Columbus, Cumberland, Duplin, New Hanover, Pender, Robeson and Sampson counties.

The current representative of the 7th Congressional District is Mike McIntyre (D).

Elections

2014

See also: North Carolina's 7th Congressional District elections, 2014

The 7th Congressional District of North Carolina will hold an election for the U.S. House of Representatives on November 4, 2014. According to a Washington Post article in December 2012, incumbent Mike McIntyre (D) is 1 of the 10 most vulnerable incumbents in 2014.[2]

The National Republican Congressional Committee listed McIntyre's seat as one of seven early targets in the 2014 congressional elections.[3] The seven targets align perfectly with the seven most Republican districts currently held by Democrats, according to FairVote's partisanship index. McIntyre's district ranks as the most Republican (38% D).[4]

2012

See also: North Carolina's 7th Congressional District elections, 2012

The 7th Congressional District of North Carolina held an election for the U.S. House of Representatives on November 6, 2012.

U.S. House, North Carolina District 7 General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngMike McIntyre Incumbent 50.1% 168,695
     Republican David Rouzer 49.9% 168,041
Total Votes 336,736
Source: North Carolina State Board of Elections "Official Election Results, 2012 General Election"

2010
On November 2, 2010, Mike McIntyre won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Ilario Pantano in the general election.[5]

U.S. House, North Carolina District 7 General Election, 2010
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngMike McIntyre 53.7% 113,957
     Republican Ilario Gregory Pantano 46.3% 98,328
Total Votes 212,285

2008
On November 4, 2008, Mike McIntyre won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Will Breazeale in the general election.[6]

U.S. House, North Carolina District 7 General Election, 2008
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngMike McIntyre 68.8% 215,383
     Republican Will Breazeale 31.2% 97,472
Total Votes 312,855

2006
On November 7, 2006, Mike McIntyre won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Shirley Davis in the general election.[7]

U.S. House, North Carolina District 7 General Election, 2006
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngMike McIntyre 72.8% 101,787
     Republican Shirley Davis 27.2% 38,033
Total Votes 139,820

2004
On November 2, 2004, Mike McIntyre won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Ken Plonk in the general election.[8]

U.S. House, North Carolina District 7 General Election, 2004
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngMike McIntyre 73.2% 180,382
     Republican Ken PLonk 26.8% 66,084
Total Votes 246,466

2002
On November 5, 2002, Mike McIntyre won re-election to the United States House. He defeated James Adams and David Brooks in the general election.[9]

U.S. House, North Carolina District 7 General Election, 2002
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngMike McIntyre 71.1% 118,543
     Republican James Adams 27.3% 45,537
     Libertarian David Brooks 1.5% 2,574
Total Votes 166,654

2000
On November 7, 2000, Mike McIntyre won re-election to the United States House. He defeated James Adams and Bob Burns in the general election.[10]

U.S. House, North Carolina District 7 General Election, 2000
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngMike McIntyre 69.7% 160,185
     Republican James Adams 28.9% 66,463
     Libertarian Bob Burns 1.3% 3,018
Total Votes 229,666

Redistricting

2010-2011

This is the 7th 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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