North Carolina's 3rd congressional district

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North Carolina's 3rd congressional district
North Carolina US Congressional District 3 (since 2017).tif
North Carolina's 3rd congressional district - since January 3, 2017.
Current Representative Walter B. Jones (RFarmville)
Distribution
  • 53.13% urban
  • 46.87% rural
Population (2000) 749,823
Median income 44,871
Ethnicity
Cook PVI R+12[1]

North Carolina's 3rd congressional district is located on the Atlantic coast of North Carolina. It covers the Outer Banks and the counties adjacent to the Pamlico Sound.

The district is represented by Walter B. Jones, a Republican. He has been its representative since 1995. In 2008, he defeated Democrat Craig Weber for reelection, and was challenged in 2010 by former Chair of the Pitt County Democratic Party Johnny Rouse, whom he defeated by a vote of 72% to 26% (141,978 votes to 50,600). In 2012, he was challenged by Frank Palombo, the former New Bern Police Chief, for the Republican Party nomination.[2] The winner of the Republican primary then faced Marine Corps Veteran Erik Anderson in the general election.[3]

List of representatives[edit]

Representative Party Years Note
Timothy Bloodworth.jpg Timothy Bloodworth Anti-Administration April 6, 1790 – March 3, 1791
John Baptista Ashe.jpg John B. Ashe Anti-Administration March 4, 1791 – March 3, 1793 Redistricted from the 1st district
Col. Joseph Winston.jpeg Joseph Winston Anti-Administration March 4, 1793 – March 3, 1795
No image.svg Jesse Franklin Democratic-Republican March 4, 1795 – March 3, 1797
No image.svg Robert Williams Democratic-Republican March 4, 1797 – March 3, 1803
No image.svg William Kennedy Democratic-Republican March 4, 1803 – March 3, 1805
No image.svg Thomas Blount Democratic-Republican March 4, 1805 – March 3, 1809
No image.svg William Kennedy Democratic-Republican March 4, 1809 – March 3, 1811
No image.svg Thomas Blount Democratic-Republican March 4, 1811 – February 7, 1812 Died eleven months and three days into 1811–13 term
No image.svg William Kennedy Democratic-Republican January 30, 1813 – March 3, 1815
No image.svg James W. Clark Democratic-Republican March 4, 1815 – March 3, 1817
No image.svg Thomas H. Hall Democratic-Republican March 4, 1817 – March 3, 1823
Crawford D-R March 4, 1823 – March 3, 1825
No image.svg Richard Hines Jacksonian March 4, 1825 – March 3, 1827
No image.svg Thomas H. Hall Jacksonian March 4, 1827 – March 3, 1835
No image.svg Ebenezer Pettigrew Anti-Jacksonian March 4, 1835 – March 3, 1837
Edward Stanly by Brady.jpg Edward Stanly Whig March 4, 1837 – March 3, 1843
DavidSettleReid.jpg David S. Reid Democratic March 4, 1843 – March 3, 1847
No image.svg Daniel M. Barringer Whig March 4, 1847 – March 3, 1849 Redistricted from the 2nd district
No image.svg Edmund Deberry Whig March 4, 1849 – March 3, 1851
No image.svg Alfred Dockery Whig March 4, 1851 – March 3, 1853
No image.svg William S. Ashe Democratic March 4, 1853 – March 3, 1855 Redistricted from the 7th district
Warren Winslow.jpg Warren Winslow Democratic March 4, 1855 – March 3, 1861
Civil War and Reconstruction
Oliver H. Dockery - Brady-Handy.jpg Oliver H. Dockery Republican July 13, 1868 – March 3, 1871
Alfred Moore Waddell - Brady-Handy.jpg Alfred M. Waddell Democratic March 4, 1871 – March 3, 1879
Daniel Lindsay Russell.jpg Daniel L. Russell Greenback March 4, 1879 – March 3, 1881
Portrait of John Williams Shackelford.jpeg John W. Shackelford Democratic March 4, 1881 – January 18, 1883 Died one year, ten months and fourteen days into 1881–83 term
No image.svg Wharton J. Green Democratic March 4, 1883 – March 3, 1887
CharlesW.McClammy.jpg Charles W. McClammy Democratic March 4, 1887 – March 3, 1891
No image.svg Benjamin F. Grady Democratic March 4, 1891 – March 3, 1895
No image.svg John G. Shaw Democratic March 4, 1895 – March 3, 1897
No image.svg John E. Fowler Populist March 4, 1897 – March 3, 1899
No image.svg Charles R. Thomas Democratic March 4, 1899 – March 3, 1911
No image.svg John M. Faison Democratic March 4, 1911 – March 3, 1915
George Ezekial Hood.jpg George E. Hood Democratic March 4, 1915 – March 3, 1919
No image.svg Samuel M. Brinson Democratic March 4, 1919 – April 13, 1922 Died one year, one month and nine days into 1921–23 term
Charles Laban Abernethy.jpg Charles L. Abernethy Democratic November 7, 1922 – January 3, 1935
Graham Arthur Barden.jpg Graham A. Barden Democratic January 3, 1935 – January 3, 1961
David N. Henderson.jpg David N. Henderson Democratic January 3, 1961 – January 3, 1977
Charles O. Whitley.jpg Charles O. Whitley Democratic January 3, 1977 – December 31, 1986 Resigned
Martin Lancaster.JPEG Martin Lancaster Democratic January 3, 1987 – January 3, 1995
Walter Jones, official portrait, 111th Congress.jpg Walter B. Jones Republican January 3, 1995 – Present

Historical district boundaries[edit]

2003 - 2013
2013–2017

Election results[edit]

2002[edit]

US House election, 2002: North Carolina District 3[4]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Walter B. Jones 131,448 90.7
Libertarian Gary Goodson 13,486 9.3
Total votes 144,934 100

2004[edit]

US House election, 2004: North Carolina District 3[5]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Walter B. Jones 171,863 70.7
Democratic Roger A. Eaton 71,227 29.3
Total votes 243,090 100

2006[edit]

US House election, 2006: North Carolina District 3[6]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Walter B. Jones 99,519 68.64
Democratic Craig Weber 45,458 31.36
Total votes 144,977 100

2008[edit]

US House election, 2008: North Carolina District 3[7]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Walter B. Jones 201,686 65.9
Democratic Craig Weber 104,364 34.1
Total votes 306,050 100

2010[edit]

US House election, 2010: North Carolina District 3[8]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Walter B. Jones 143,225 71.86
Democratic Johnny G. Rouse 51,317 25.75
Libertarian Darryl Holloman 4,762 2.39
Total votes 199,304 100

2012[edit]

US House election, 2012: North Carolina District 3[9]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Walter B. Jones 195,571 63.11
Democratic Erik Anderson 114,314 36.89
Total votes 309,885 100

2014[edit]

US House election, 2014: North Carolina District 3[10]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Walter B. Jones 139,415 67.81
Democratic Marshall Adame 66,182 32.19
Total votes 205,597 100

2016[edit]

US House election, 2016: North Carolina District 3[11]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Walter B. Jones 217,531 67.2
Democratic Ernest T. Reeves 106,170 32.8
Total votes 323,701 100

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Partisan Voting Index – Districts of the 115th Congress" (PDF). The Cook Political Report. April 7, 2017. Retrieved April 7, 2017. 
  2. ^ "Former New Bern police chief seeks House seat". Kinston Free Press. January 17, 2012. Retrieved January 30, 2012. 
  3. ^ "Pitt County political rallies set". 2012-03-17. 
  4. ^ "11/05/2002 Official General Election Results - Statewide". North Carolina State Board of Elections. November 15, 2002. Retrieved December 24, 2017. 
  5. ^ "11/02/2004 Official General Election Results - Statewide". North Carolina State Board of Elections. November 12, 2004. Retrieved December 24, 2017. 
  6. ^ "11/07/2006 Official General Election Results - Statewide". North Carolina State Board of Elections. November 17, 2006. Retrieved December 24, 2017. 
  7. ^ "11/04/2008 Official General Election Results - Statewide". North Carolina State Board of Elections. November 14, 2008. Retrieved December 24, 2017. 
  8. ^ "11/02/2010 Official General Election Results - Statewide". North Carolina State Board of Elections. November 12, 2010. Retrieved December 24, 2017. 
  9. ^ "11/06/2012 Official General Election Results - Statewide". North Carolina State Board of Elections. November 16, 2012. Retrieved December 24, 2017. 
  10. ^ "11/04/2014 Official General Election Results - Statewide". North Carolina State Board of Elections. November 25, 2014. Retrieved December 24, 2017. 
  11. ^ "11/08/2016 Official General Election Results - Statewide". North Carolina State Board of Elections. December 13, 2016. Retrieved December 24, 2017. 

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