Wisconsin's 8th Congressional District

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The 8th Congressional District of Wisconsin is a congressional district in northeastern Wisconsin.

Wisconsin's 8th Congressional District includes Door, Kewaunee, Brown, Outagamie, Waupaca, Shawano, Menomnee, Oconto, Marinette, Florence, Forest, Oneida and Vilas counties.[1]

The district previously included Green Bay and Appleton.

The current representative of the 8th congressional district is Reid Ribble (R).

Elections

2012

See also: Wisconsin's 8th congressional district elections, 2012

The 8th congressional district of Wisconsin held an election for the U.S. House of Representatives on November 6, 2012. Incumbent Reid Ribble won re-election in the district.[2]

U.S. House, Wisconsin District 8 General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Jamie Wall 44% 156,287
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngReid Ribble Incumbent 55.9% 198,874
     Miscellaneous N/A 0.1% 303
Total Votes 355,464
Source: Wisconsin Government Accountability Board "Official Election Results, 2012 General Election"

2010
On November 2, 2010, Reid Ribble won election to the United States House. He defeated Steve Kagen (D) in the general election.[3]

U.S. House, Wisconsin District 8 General Election, 2010
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngReid Ribble 54.8% 143,998
     Democratic Steve Kagen 45.1% 118,646
     N/A Scattering 0.1% 294
Total Votes 262,938

2008
On November 4, 2008, Steve Kagen won re-election to the United States House. He defeated John Gard (R) in the general election.[4]

U.S. House, Wisconsin District 8 General Election, 2008
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngSteve Kagen incumbent 54% 193,662
     Republican John Gard 45.9% 164,621
     Scattering 0.1% 364
Total Votes 358,647

2006
On November 7, 2006, Steve Kagen won election to the United States House. He defeated John Gard (R) in the general election.[5]

U.S. House, Wisconsin District 8 General Election, 2006
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngSteve Kagen 50.9% 141,570
     Republican John Gard 48.8% 135,622
     Scattering 0.3% 943
Total Votes 278,135

2004
On November 2, 2004, Mark Green won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Dottie Le Clair (D) in the general election.[6]

U.S. House, Wisconsin District 8 General Election, 2004
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngMark Green incumbent 70.1% 248,070
     Democratic Dottie Le Clair 29.8% 105,513
     Scattering 0% 142
Total Votes 353,725

2002
On November 5, 2002, Mark Green won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Andrew M. Becker (D) and Dick Kaiser (Wisconsin Green Party) in the general election.[7]

U.S. House, Wisconsin District 8 General Election, 2002
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngMark Green incumbent 72.6% 152,745
     Democratic Andrew M. Becker 23.9% 50,284
     Green Party Dick Kaiser 3.5% 7,338
     Scattering 0% 80
Total Votes 210,447

2000
On November 7, 2000, Mark Green won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Dean Reich (D) in the general election.[8]

U.S. House, Wisconsin District 8 General Election, 2000
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngMark Green incumbent 74.6% 211,388
     Democratic Dean Reich 25.3% 71,575
     Scattering 0.1% 331
Total Votes 283,294

Redistricting

2010-2011

This is the 8th 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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