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The district previously covered all of Ozaukee and Washington counties, almost all of Waukesha County and portions of Milwaukee and Jefferson counties. The district included the northern Milwaukee suburbs as well as the western suburbs.
 
  
 
The current representative of the 5th Congressional District is [[Jim Sensenbrenner]] (R).
 
The current representative of the 5th Congressional District is [[Jim Sensenbrenner]] (R).

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Wisconsin's 5th Congressional District
Wisconsin District 5 Map.PNG
Current incumbentJim Sensenbrenner Republican Party
Population713,261
Gender48.7% Male, 51.3% Female
Race92.6% White, 1.8% Black, 2.3% Asian
Ethnicity5.5% Hispanic
Unemployment6.5%
Median household income$61,272
High school graduation rate93.3%
College graduation rate33.3%
The 5th Congressional District of Wisconsin is a congressional district in Wisconsin.

Wisconsin's 5th Congressional District includes Ozaukee, Washington and Waukesha counties and includes portions of Milwaukee and Jefferson counties.[1]

The current representative of the 5th Congressional District is Jim Sensenbrenner (R).

Elections

2014

See also: Wisconsin's 5th Congressional District elections, 2014

The 5th congressional district of Wisconsin will hold an election for the U.S. House of Representatives on November 4, 2014.

2012

See also: Wisconsin's 5th Congressional District elections, 2012

The 5th Congressional District of Wisconsin held an election for the U.S. House of Representatives on November 6, 2012. Incumbent Jim Sensenbrenner won re-election in the district.[2]

U.S. House, Wisconsin District 5 General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Dave Heaster 32.1% 118,478
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngJim Sensenbrenner Incumbent 67.7% 250,335
     Miscellaneous N/A 0.2% 851
Total Votes 369,664
Source: Wisconsin Government Accountability Board "Official Election Results, 2012 General Election" (dead link)

2010
On November 2, 2010, Jim Sensenbrenner won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Todd P. Kolosso (D) and Robert R. Raymond (I) in the general election.[3]

U.S. House, Wisconsin District 5 General Election, 2010
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngJim Sensenbrenner incumbent 69.3% 229,642
     Democratic Todd P. Kolosso 27.4% 90,634
     Independent Robert R. Raymond 3.3% 10,813
     N/A Scattering 0.1% 169
Total Votes 331,258

2008
On November 4, 2008, Jim Sensenbrenner won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Robert R. Raymond (I) in the general election.[4]

U.S. House, Wisconsin District 5 General Election, 2008
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngJim Sensenbrenner incumbent 79.6% 275,271
     Independent Robert R. Raymond 20.2% 69,715
     N/A N/A 0.3% 913
Total Votes 345,899

2006
On November 7, 2006, Jim Sensenbrenner won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Bryan Kennedy (D), Robert R. Raymond (I) and Bob Levis (Wisconsin Green) in the general election.[5]

U.S. House, Wisconsin District 5 General Election, 2006
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngJim Sensenbrenner incumbent 61.8% 194,669
     Democratic Bryan Kennedy 35.7% 112,451
     Independent Robert R. Raymond 1.1% 3,525
     Wisconsin Green Bob Levis 1.4% 4,432
     N/A Scattering 0% 103
Total Votes 315,180

2004
On November 2, 2004, Jim Sensenbrenner won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Bryan Kennedy (D) and Tim Peterson (L) in the general election.[6]

U.S. House, Wisconsin District 5 General Election, 2004
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngJim Sensenbrenner incumbent 66.6% 271,153
     Democratic Bryan Kennedy 31.8% 129,384
     Libertarian Tim Peterson 1.6% 6,549
     N/A Scattering 0.1% 205
Total Votes 407,291

2002
On November 5, 2002, Jim Sensenbrenner won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Robert Raymond (I) in the general election.[7]

U.S. House, Wisconsin District 5 General Election, 2002
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngJim Sensenbrenner incumbent 86.1% 191,224
     Independent Robert Raymond 13.3% 29,567
     N/A Scattering 0.5% 1,221
Total Votes 222,012

2000
On November 7, 2000, Thomas M. Barrett won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Jonathan Smith (R) in the general election.[8]

U.S. House, Wisconsin District 5 General Election, 2000
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngThomas M. Barrett incumbent 77.7% 173,893
     Republican Jonathan Smith 22% 49,296
     Scattering 0.3% 663
Total Votes 223,852

Redistricting

2010-2011

This is the 5th Congressional District of Wisconsin after the 2001 redistricting process.
See also: Redistricting in Wisconsin

In 2011, the Wisconsin State Legislature re-drew the congressional districts based on updated population information from the 2010 census.

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