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Wisconsin's 6th Congressional District

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Wisconsin's 6th congressional district
Current incumbentTom Petri Republican Party
Population709,417
Gender50.2% Male, 49.8% Female
Race93.6% White, 1.6% Black, 2% Asian
Ethnicity4% Hispanic
Unemployment7%
Median household income$51,995
High school graduation rate90.6%
College graduation rate23.8%
Next electionNovember 4, 2014
The 6th Congressional District of Wisconsin is a congressional district in eastern Wisconsin.

Wisconsin's 6th Congressional District includes Adams, Waushara, Winnebago, Calumet, Manitowoc, Sheboygan, Fond du Lac, Green Lake, Marquette and Dodge counties and part of Jefferson county.[1]

The district previously included all or portions of the following counties: Adams, Calumet, Dodge, Fond du Lac, Green Lake, Jefferson, Manitowoc, Marquette, Sheboygan, Waushara, and Winnebago.

The current representative of the 6th congressional district is Tom Petri (R).

Elections

2014

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

The 6th congressional district of Wisconsin will hold an election for the U.S. House of Representatives on November 4, 2014.

2012

See also: Wisconsin's 6th congressional district elections, 2012

The 6th congressional district of Wisconsin held an election for the U.S. House of Representatives on November 6, 2012. Incumbent Tom Petri won re-election in the district.[2]

U.S. House, Wisconsin District 6 General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Joe Kallas 37.8% 135,921
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngTom Petri Incumbent 62.1% 223,460
     Miscellaneous N/A 0.1% 364
Total Votes 359,745
Source: Wisconsin Government Accountability Board "Official Election Results, 2012 General Election"

2010
On November 2, 2010, Tom Petri won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Joseph C. Kallas (D) in the general election.[3]

U.S. House, Wisconsin District 6 General Election, 2010
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngTom Petri incumbent 70.7% 183,271
     Democratic Joseph C. Kallas 29.3% 75,926
     N/A Scattering 0.1% 170
Total Votes 259,367

2008
On November 4, 2008, Tom Petri won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Roger A. Kittelson (D) in the general election.[4]

U.S. House, Wisconsin District 6 General Election, 2008
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngTom Petri incumbent 63.7% 221,875
     Democratic Roger A. Kittelson 36.2% 126,090
     N/A Scattering 0.1% 299
Total Votes 348,264

2006
On November 7, 2006, Tom Petri won re-election to the United States House. He ran unopposed in the general election.[5]

U.S. House, Wisconsin District 6 General Election, 2006
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngTom Petri incumbent 98.9% 201,367
     N/A Scattering 1.1% 2,190
Total Votes 203,557

2004
On November 2, 2004, Tom Petri won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Jef Hall (D) and Carol Ann Rittenhouse (Wisconsin Green) in the general election.[6]

U.S. House, Wisconsin District 6 General Election, 2004
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngTom Petri incumbent 67% 238,620
     Democratic Jef Hall 30.1% 107,209
     Wisconsin Green Carol Ann Rittenhouse 2.8% 10,018
     N/A Scattering 0% 148
Total Votes 355,995

2002
On November 5, 2002, Tom Petri won re-election to the United States House. He ran unopposed in the general election.[7]

U.S. House, Wisconsin District 6 General Election, 2002
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngTom Petri incumbent 99.2% 169,834
     N/A Scattering 0.8% 1,327
Total Votes 171,161

2000
On November 7, 2000, Tom Petri won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Dan Flaherty (D) in the general election.[8]

U.S. House, Wisconsin District 6 General Election, 2000
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngTom Petri incumbent 65% 179,205
     Democratic Dan Flaherty 34.9% 96,125
     N/A Scattering 0.1% 275
Total Votes 275,605

Redistricting

2010-2011

This is the 6th 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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