North Carolina's 8th congressional district

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North Carolina's 8th congressional district
North Carolina's 8th congressional district - since January 3, 2013.
North Carolina's 8th congressional district - since January 3, 2013.
Current Representative Richard Hudson (RConcord)
Distribution 69.41% urban, 30.59% rural
Population (2000) 619,178
Median income $38,390
Ethnicity 64.7% White, 26.8% Black, 1.7% Asian, 6.6% Hispanic, 1.8% Native American, 0.2% other
Cook PVI R+12[1]

North Carolina's eighth congressional district comprises a large portion of the southern Piedmont area of North Carolina from Concord to Lumberton, including Lexington, China Grove, Albemarle, Monroe, Wadesboro, Troy, Rockingham, and Laurinburg. The district includes all of Anson, Montgomery, Richmond, Scotland, and Stanly counties, as well as portions of Cabarrus, Davidson, Mecklenburg, Randolph, Robeson, Rowan, and Union counties.

The district is currently represented by Richard Hudson, a member of the Republican Party. He won the seat in 2012 after defeating two-term Democratic incumbent Larry Kissell.

List of representatives[edit]

Representative Party Years District Residence Note
District created March 4, 1793
No image.svg William J. Dawson Anti-Administration March 4, 1793 – March 3, 1795
No image.svg Dempsey Burges Democratic-Republican March 4, 1795 – March 3, 1799
NC-Congress-DavidStone.jpg David Stone Democratic-Republican March 4, 1799 – March 3, 1801
No image.svg Charles Johnson Democratic-Republican March 4, 1801 – July 23, 1802 Died
No image.svg Thomas Wynns Democratic-Republican December 7, 1802 – March 3, 1803 Redistricted to the 1st district
No image.svg Richard Stanford Democratic-Republican March 4, 1803 – April 9, 1816 Redistricted from the 4th district;
Died
No image.svg Samuel Dickens Democratic-Republican December 2, 1816 – March 3, 1817
No image.svg James S. Smith Democratic-Republican March 4, 1817 – March 3, 1821
No image.svg Josiah Crudup Democratic-Republican March 4, 1821 – March 3, 1823
Willie p magnum.jpg Willie P. Magnum Crawford D-R March 4, 1823 – March 3, 1825 Resigned
Jacksonian March 4, 1825 – March 18, 1826
No image.svg Daniel L. Barringer Jacksonian December 4, 1826 – March 3, 1833
Anti-Jacksonian March 4, 1833 – March 3, 1835
No image.svg William Montgomery Jacksonian March 4, 1835 – March 3, 1837
Democratic March 4, 1837 – March 3, 1841
No image.svg Romulus M. Saunders Democratic March 4, 1841 – March 3, 1843 Redistricted to the 5th district
No image.svg Archibald Hunter Arrington Democratic March 4, 1843 – March 3, 1845 Redistricted from the 6th district
No image.svg Henry S. Clark Democratic March 4, 1845 – March 3, 1847
No image.svg Richard S. Donnell Whig March 4, 1847 – March 3, 1849
Edward Stanly by Brady.jpg Edward Stanly Whig March 4, 1849 – March 3, 1853
Hon. Thomas L. Clingman, N.C - NARA - 528409.jpg Thomas L. Clingman Democratic March 4, 1853 – May 7, 1858 Redistricted from the 1st district;
Resigned after being appointed to U.S. Senate
Zebulon Baird Vance - Brady-Handy.jpg Zebulon B. Vance Democratic December 7, 1858 – March 3, 1861
District unrepresented March 3, 1861 – March 3, 1873 Civil War and Reconstruction
RobertBVance.jpg Robert B. Vance Democratic March 4, 1873 - March 3, 1885
No image.svg William H.H. Cowles Democratic March 4, 1885 – March 3, 1893
No image.svg William H. Bower Democratic March 4, 1893 – March 3, 1895
Romulus Zachariah Linney.jpeg Romulus Z. Linney Republican March 4, 1895 – March 3, 1901
Edmond Spencer Blackburn.jpg Edmund Spencer Blackburn Republican March 4, 1901 – March 3, 1903
No image.svg Theodore F. Kluttz Democratic March 4, 1903 – March 3, 1905 Redistricted from the 7th district
Edmond Spencer Blackburn.jpg E. Spencer Blackburn Republican March 4, 1905 – March 3, 1907
No image.svg Richard N. Hackett Democratic March 4, 1907 – March 3, 1909
No image.svg Charles H. Cowles Republican March 4, 1909 – March 3, 1911
Robert Lee Doughton.jpg Robert L. Doughton Democratic March 4, 1911 – March 3, 1933 Laurel Springs Redistricted to the 9th district
No image.svg Walter Lambeth Democratic March 4, 1933 – January 3, 1939 Thomasville Redistricted from the 7th district
No image.svg William O. Burgin Democratic January 3, 1939 – April 11, 1946 Lexington
Eliza Pratt.jpg Eliza Pratt Democratic May 25, 1946 – January 3, 1947
Charles B. Deane.jpg Charles B. Deane Democratic January 3, 1947 – January 3, 1957
No image.svg A. Paul Kitchin Democratic January 3, 1957 – January 3, 1963 Wadesboro
Charles R. Jonas.jpg Charles R. Jonas Republican January 3, 1963 – January 3, 1969 Lincolnton Redistricted from the 10th district;
Redistricted to the 9th district
No image.svg Earl B. Ruth Republican January 3, 1969 – January 3, 1975 Salisbury
Bill Hefner.jpg Bill Hefner Democratic January 3, 1975 – January 3, 1999 Kannapolis
Robin Hayes, official 109th Congress photo.jpg Robin Hayes Republican January 3, 1999 – January 3, 2009 Concord
Larrykissell.jpg Larry Kissell Democratic January 3, 2009 – January 3, 2013 Biscoe
Richard Hudson, Official portrait, 113th Congress.jpg Richard Hudson Republican January 3, 2013 – Present Concord Incumbent

Historical district boundaries[edit]

2003 - 2013

See also[edit]

Footnotes[edit]

References[edit]

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

Coordinates: 35°07′21″N 79°57′05″W / 35.12250°N 79.95139°W / 35.12250; -79.95139