North Carolina's 9th Congressional District

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North Carolina's 9th congressional district
Current incumbentRobert Pittenger Republican Party
Population750,582
Gender51.3% Female, 48.7% Male
Race78.8% White, 13.7% Black, 4.1% Asian
Ethnicity6.8% Hispanic
Unemployment9.4%
Median household income$65,681
High school graduation rate93.2%
College graduation rate47.5%
Next electionNovember 4, 2014
North Carolina's 9th Congressional District is located in the southern portion of the state and includes Gaston, Mecklenburg and Union counties.[1]

The district previously included more than half of Mecklenburg County, two-thirds of Union County and almost all of Gaston County.

The current representative of the 9th congressional district is Robert Pittenger (R).

Elections

2014

See also: North Carolina's 9th congressional district elections, 2014

The 9th 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 9th congressional district elections, 2012

The 9th congressional district of North Carolina held an election for the U.S. House of Representatives on November 6, 2012, in which Robert Pittenger (R) won. He defeated Jennifer Roberts (D) and Curtis Campbell (L) in the general election.[2]

U.S. House, North Carolina District 9 General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Jennifer Roberts 45.7% 171,503
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngRobert Pittenger 51.8% 194,537
     Libertarian Curtis Campbell 2.6% 9,650
Total Votes 375,690
Source: North Carolina State Board of Elections "Official Election Results, 2012 General Election"

2010
On November 2, 2010, Sue Wilkins Myrick won re-election to the United States House. She defeated Jeff Doctor (D) in the general election.[3]

U.S. House, North Carolina District 9 General Election, 2010
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngSue Wilkins Myrick incumbent 69% 158,790
     Democratic Jeff Doctor 31% 71,450
Total Votes 230,240

2008
On November 4, 2008, Sue Wilkins Myrick won re-election to the United States House. She defeated Harry Taylor (D) and Andy Grum (L) in the general election.[4]

U.S. House, North Carolina District 9 General Election, 2008
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngSue Wilkins Myrick incumbent 62.4% 241,053
     Democratic Harry Taylor 35.9% 138,719
     Libertarian Andy Grum 1.7% 6,711
Total Votes 386,483

2006
On November 7, 2006, Sue Wilkins Myrick won re-election to the United States House. She defeated Bill Glass (D) in the general election.[5]

U.S. House, North Carolina District 9 General Election, 2006
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngSue Wilkins Myrick incumbent 66.5% 106,206
     Democratic Bill Glass 33.5% 53,437
Total Votes 159,643

2004
On November 2, 2004, Sue Wilkins Myrick won re-election to the United States House. She defeated Jack Flynn (D) in the general election.[6]

U.S. House, North Carolina District 9 General Election, 2004
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngSue Wilkins Myrick incumbent 70.2% 210,783
     Democratic Jack Flynn 29.8% 89,318
Total Votes 300,101

2002
On November 5, 2002, Sue Wilkins Myrick won re-election to the United States House. She defeated Ed McGuire (D) and Christopher S. Cole (L) in the general election.[7]

U.S. House, North Carolina District 9 General Election, 2002
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngSue Wilkins Myrick incumbent 72.4% 140,095
     Democratic Ed McGuire 25.8% 49,974
     Libertarian Christopher S. Cole 1.7% 3,374
Total Votes 193,443

2000
On November 7, 2000, Sue Wilkins Myrick won re-election to the United States House. She defeated Ed McGuire (D), Christopher S. Cole (L) and James M. Cahaney (Reform Party) in the general election.[8]

U.S. House, North Carolina District 9 General Election, 2000
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngSue Wilkins Myrick incumbent 68.6% 181,161
     Democratic Ed McGuire 30% 79,382
     Libertarian Christopher S. Cole 0.9% 2,459
     Reform Party James M. Cahaney 0.5% 1,218
Total Votes 264,220

Redistricting

2010-2011

This is the 9th 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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