North Carolina's 3rd congressional district

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North Carolina's 3rd congressional district
Current Representative Walter B. Jones (RFarmville)
Distribution 53.13% urban, 46.87% rural
Population (2000) 749,823
Median income $44,871
Ethnicity 74% White, 20.55% Black, 1.21% Asian, 5.77% Hispanic, 0.8% Native American, 1.48% other
Cook PVI R+10[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]

The district from 2003 to 2013

List of representatives[edit]

Representative Party Years District Residence Note
Timothy Bloodworth Anti-Administration April 6, 1790 – March 3, 1791
John B. Ashe Anti-Administration March 4, 1791 – March 3, 1793 Redistricted from the 1st district
Joseph Winston Anti-Administration March 4, 1793 – March 3, 1795
Jesse Franklin Democratic-Republican March 4, 1795 – March 3, 1797
Robert Williams Democratic-Republican March 4, 1797 – March 3, 1803
William Kennedy Democratic-Republican March 4, 1803 – March 3, 1805
Thomas Blount Democratic-Republican March 4, 1805 – March 3, 1809
William Kennedy Democratic-Republican March 4, 1809 – March 3, 1811
Thomas Blount Democratic-Republican March 4, 1811 – February 7, 1812 Died eleven months and three days into 1811–13 term
William Kennedy Democratic-Republican January 30, 1813 – March 3, 1815
James W. Clark Democratic-Republican March 4, 1815 – March 3, 1817
Thomas H. Hall Democratic-Republican March 4, 1817 – March 3, 1823
Crawford D-R March 4, 1823 – March 3, 1825
Richard Hines Jacksonian March 4, 1825 – March 3, 1827
Thomas H. Hall Jacksonian March 4, 1827 – March 3, 1835
Ebenezer Pettigrew Anti-Jacksonian March 4, 1835 – March 3, 1837
Edward Stanly Whig March 4, 1837 – March 3, 1843
David S. Reid Democratic March 4, 1843 – March 3, 1847
Daniel M. Barringer Whig March 4, 1847 – March 3, 1849 Redistricted from the 2nd district
Edmund Deberry Whig March 4, 1849 – March 3, 1851
Alfred Dockery Whig March 4, 1851 – March 3, 1853
William S. Ashe Democratic March 4, 1853 – March 3, 1855 Redistricted from the 7th district
Warren Winslow Democratic March 4, 1855 – March 3, 1861
Civil War and Reconstruction
Oliver H. Dockery Republican July 13, 1868 – March 3, 1871
Alfred M. Waddell Democratic March 4, 1871 – March 3, 1879
Daniel L. Russell Greenback March 4, 1879 – March 3, 1881
John W. Shackelford Democratic March 4, 1881 – January 18, 1883 Died one year, ten months and fourteen days into 1881–83 term
Wharton J. Green Democratic March 4, 1883 – March 3, 1887
Charles W. McClammy Democratic March 4, 1887 – March 3, 1891
Benjamin F. Grady Democratic March 4, 1891 – March 3, 1895
John G. Shaw Democratic March 4, 1895 – March 3, 1897
John E. Fowler Populist March 4, 1897 – March 3, 1899
Charles R. Thomas Democratic March 4, 1899 – March 3, 1911
John M. Faison Democratic March 4, 1911 – March 3, 1915
George E. Hood Democratic March 4, 1915 – March 3, 1919
Samuel M. Brinson Democratic March 4, 1919 – April 13, 1922 Died one year, one month and nine days into 1921–23 term
Charles L. Abernethy Democratic November 7, 1922 – January 3, 1935
Graham A. Barden Democratic January 3, 1935 – January 3, 1961
David N. Henderson Democratic January 3, 1961 – January 3, 1977
Charles O. Whitley Democratic January 3, 1977 – December 31, 1986
Martin Lancaster Democratic January 3, 1987 – January 3, 1995
Walter B. Jones Republican January 3, 1995 – Present

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Partisan Voting Index Districts of the 113th Congress: 2004 & 2008". The Cook Political Report. 2012. Retrieved 2013-01-10. 
  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. 

Coordinates: 35°24′20″N 76°37′47″W / 35.40556°N 76.62972°W / 35.40556; -76.62972