United States House of Representatives elections in North Carolina, 2006

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The United States House of Representative elections of 2006 in North Carolina were held on 7 November 2006 as part of the biennial election to the United States House of Representatives. All thirteen seats in North Carolina, and 435 nation-wide, were elected.

The Democrats gained a seat, becoming the largest party in terms of both representatives and popular vote. All incumbents ran again, with twelve of the thirteen winning re-election. Republican incumbent Charles H. Taylor lost the 11th district, while fellow Republican Robin Hayes came close to losing in the 8th.

It is not to be confused with the election to the North Carolina House of Representatives, which was held on the same day.

Summary[edit]

2006 United States House of Representative elections in North Carolina – Summary
Party Seats Gains Losses Net gain/loss Seats % Votes % Votes +/−
  Democratic 7 1 0 +1 53.85 52.91 1,026,915 +3.99
  Republican 6 0 1 –1 46.15 47.09 913,893 –3.98

Results[edit]

2006 United States House of Representatives North Carolina 1st District election[1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Democratic G. K. Butterfield (incumbent) 82,510 100.00 +36.26
Turnout 82,510
2006 United States House of Representatives North Carolina 2nd District election[2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Democratic Bob Etheridge (incumbent) 85,993 66.53 +4.23
Republican Dan Mansell 43,271 33.47 –4.23
Turnout 129,264
2006 United States House of Representatives North Carolina 3rd District election[3]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Republican Walter B. Jones (incumbent) 99,519 68.64 –2.05
Democratic Craig Weber 45,458 31.36 +2.05
Turnout 144,977
2006 United States House of Representatives North Carolina 4th District election[4]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Democratic David Price (incumbent) 127,340 64.96 +0.89
Republican Steve Acuff 68,599 35.00 –0.87
Turnout 196,015
2006 United States House of Representatives North Carolina 5th District election[5]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Republican Virginia Foxx (incumbent) 96,138 57.16 –1.67
Democratic Roger Sharpe 72,061 42.84 +1.67
Turnout 168,199
2006 United States House of Representatives North Carolina 6th District election[6]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Republican Howard Coble (incumbent) 108,433 70.83 –2.32
Democratic Rory Blake 44,661 29.17 +2.32
Turnout 153,094
2006 United States House of Representatives North Carolina 7th District election[7]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Democratic Mike McIntyre (incumbent) 101,787 72.80 –0.39
Republican Shirley Davis 38,033 27.20 +0.39
Turnout 139,820
2006 United States House of Representatives North Carolina 8th District election[8]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Republican Robin Hayes (incumbent) 60,926 50.14 –5.41
Democratic Larry Kissell 60,597 49.86 +5.41
Turnout 121,523
2006 United States House of Representatives North Carolina 9th District election[9]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Republican Sue Wilkins Myrick (incumbent) 106,206 66.53 –3.71
Democratic Bill Glass 53,437 33.47 +3.71
Turnout 159,643
2006 United States House of Representatives North Carolina 10th District election[10]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Republican Patrick McHenry (incumbent) 94,179 61.80 –2.35
Democratic Richard Carsner 58,214 38.20 +2.35
Turnout 152,393
2006 United States House of Representatives North Carolina 11th District election[11]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Democratic Heath Shuler 124,972 53.79 +8.70
Republican Charles H. Taylor (incumbent) 107,342 46.21 –8.70
Turnout 232,314
2006 United States House of Representatives North Carolina 12th District election[12]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Democratic Mel Watt (incumbent) 71,345 67.01 +0.18
Republican Ada Fisher 35,127 32.99 –0.18
Turnout 106,472
2006 United States House of Representatives North Carolina 13th District election[13]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Democratic Brad Miller (incumbent) 98,540 63.71 +4.92
Republican Vernon Robinson 56,120 36.29 –4.92
Turnout 154,660

Footnotes[edit]

  1. ^ "2006 General Election Results US House (1st District)". North Carolina State Board of Elections. Retrieved 11 January 2010. 
  2. ^ "2006 General Election Results US House (2nd District)". North Carolina State Board of Elections. Retrieved 11 January 2010. 
  3. ^ "2006 General Election Results US House (3rd District)". North Carolina State Board of Elections. Retrieved 11 January 2010. 
  4. ^ "2006 General Election Results US House (4th District)". North Carolina State Board of Elections. Retrieved 11 January 2010. 
  5. ^ "2006 General Election Results US House (5th District)". North Carolina State Board of Elections. Retrieved 11 January 2010. 
  6. ^ "2006 General Election Results US House (6th District)". North Carolina State Board of Elections. Retrieved 11 January 2010. 
  7. ^ "2006 General Election Results US House (7th District)". North Carolina State Board of Elections. Retrieved 11 January 2010. 
  8. ^ "2006 General Election Results US House (8th District)". North Carolina State Board of Elections. Retrieved 11 January 2010. 
  9. ^ "2006 General Election Results US House (9th District)". North Carolina State Board of Elections. Retrieved 11 January 2010. 
  10. ^ "2006 General Election Results US House (10th District)". North Carolina State Board of Elections. Retrieved 11 January 2010. 
  11. ^ "2006 General Election Results US House (11th District)". North Carolina State Board of Elections. Retrieved 11 January 2010. 
  12. ^ "2006 General Election Results US House (12th District)". North Carolina State Board of Elections. Retrieved 11 January 2010. 
  13. ^ "2006 General Election Results US House (13th District)". North Carolina State Board of Elections. Retrieved 11 January 2010.