North Carolina's 8th Congressional District

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The 8th Congressional District of North Carolina is a congressional district that consists of a large portion of southern North Carolina,

North Carolina's 8th Congressional District is located in the southern portion of the state and includes Cumberland, Hoke, Scotland, Richmond, Montgomery, Anson, Stanly, Cabarrus, Union and Mecklenburg counties.[1]

The district previously included an area from Charlotte to Fayetteville, including Concord, Albemarle, Monroe, Wadesboro, Troy, Rockingham, Laurinburg, and Raeford. The district included all of Anson, Hoke, Montgomery, Richmond, Scotland, and Stanly counties, as well as portions of Cabarrus, Cumberland, Mecklenburg, and Union counties.

The current representative of the 8th congressional district is Richard Hudson (R).

Elections

2014

See also: North Carolina's 8th congressional district elections, 2014

The 8th 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 8th congressional district elections, 2012

The 8th congressional district of North Carolina held an election for the U.S. House of Representatives on November 6, 2012, in which challenger Richard Hudson (R) defeated incumbent Larry Kissell (D). The switched partison control of the district.[2]

U.S. House, North Carolina District 8 General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Larry Kissell Incumbent 45.4% 137,139
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngRichard Hudson 53.2% 160,695
     Write-In N/A 1.5% 4,446
Total Votes 302,280
Source: North Carolina State Board of Elections "Official Election Results, 2012 General Election"

2010
On November 2, 2010, Larry Kissell won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Harold Johnson (R), Thomas Hill (Libertarian) and the Write-in candidates in the general election.[3]

U.S. House, North Carolina District 8 General Election, 2010
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngLarry Kissell incumbent 53% 88,776
     Republican Harold Johnson 43.7% 73,129
     Libertarian Thomas Hill 3% 5,098
     Write-in 0.3% 439
Total Votes 167,442

2008
On November 4, 2008, Larry Kissell won election to the United States House. He defeated Robert C. "Robin" Hayes (R) in the general election.[4]

U.S. House, North Carolina District 8 General Election, 2008
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngLarry Kissell 55.4% 157,185
     Republican Robert C. "Robin" Hayes incumbent 44.6% 126,634
Total Votes 283,819

2006
On November 7, 2006, Robin Hayes won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Larry Kissell (D) in the general election.[5]

U.S. House, North Carolina District 8 General Election, 2006
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngRobin Hayes incumbent 50.1% 60,926
     Democratic Larry Kissell 49.9% 60,597
Total Votes 121,523

2004
On November 2, 2004, Robin Hayes won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Beth Troutman (D) in the general election.[6]

U.S. House, North Carolina District 8 General Election, 2004
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngRobin Hayes incumbent 55.5% 125,070
     Democratic Beth Troutman 44.5% 100,101
Total Votes 225,171

2002
On November 5, 2002, Robin Hayes won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Chris Kouri (D) and Mark Andrew Johnson (L) in the general election.[7]

U.S. House, North Carolina District 8 General Election, 2002
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngRobin Hayes incumbent 53.6% 80,298
     Democratic Chris Kouri 44.6% 66,819
     Libertarian Mark Andrew Johnson 1.7% 2,619
Total Votes 149,736

2000
On November 7, 2000, Robin Hayes won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Mike Taylor (D) and Jack Schwartz (L) in the general election.[8]

U.S. House, North Carolina District 8 General Election, 2000
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngRobin Hayes incumbent 55% 111,950
     Democratic Mike Taylor 44% 89,505
     Libertarian Jack Schwartz 1% 2,009
Total Votes 203,464

Redistricting

2010-2011

This is the 8th 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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