North Carolina's 6th congressional district

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North Carolina's 6th congressional district
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North Carolina's 6th congressional district - since January 3, 2017.
U.S. Representative
  Mark Walker
RGreensboro
Distribution
  • 52.76[1]% urban
  • 47.24% rural
Population (2016)763,491[2]
Median income$49,867[3]
Ethnicity
Cook PVIR+9[4]

North Carolina's 6th congressional district is located in north central portion of the state and borders Virginia. As a result of reapportionment following the 2010 census, the district was shifted northward by the Redistricting Committee of the NC Senate. The 6th district included from then until 2015 portions of Guilford, Alamance, Durham, Granville, and Orange counties, and all of Caswell, Person, Rockingham, Surry, and Stokes counties.

The district is represented by Mark Walker, a Republican. He has held this position since 2015.

Counties covered[edit]

The entirety of:

Portions of

History[edit]

From 2003 to 2013 the 6th District comprised all of Moore and Randolph counties and portions of Alamance, Davidson, Guilford, and Rowan counties.

List of members representing the district[edit]

Representative Party Years Electoral history
District created March 4, 1793
James Gillespie Anti-Administration March 4, 1793 –
March 3, 1795
Elected in 1793.
Re-elected in 1795.
Re-elected in 1796.
Lost re-election.
Democratic-Republican March 4, 1795 –
March 3, 1799
William H. Hill Federalist March 4, 1799 –
March 3, 1803
Elected in 1798.
Re-elected in 1800.
[Data unknown/missing.]
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Nathaniel Macon
Democratic-Republican March 4, 1803 –
December 13, 1815
Redistricted from the 5th district and re-elected in 1803.
Re-elected in 1804.
Re-elected in 1806.
Re-elected in 1808.
Re-elected in 1810.
Re-elected in 1813.
Re-elected in 1815.
Resigned when elected U.S. Senator.
Vacant December 13, 1815 –
February 7, 1816
Weldon N. Edwards Democratic-Republican February 7, 1816 –
March 3, 1823
Elected to finish Macon's term.
Re-elected in 1817.
[Data unknown/missing.]
Crawford Democratic-Republican March 4, 1823 –
March 3, 1825
Jacksonian March 4, 1825 –
March 3, 1827
Daniel Turner Jacksonian March 4, 1827 –
March 3, 1829
[Data unknown/missing.]
Robert Potter Jacksonian March 4, 1829 –
November 1831
[Data unknown/missing.]
Resigned.
Vacant November 1831 –
December 15, 1831
Micajah T. Hawkins Jacksonian December 15, 1831 –
March 3, 1837
[Data unknown/missing.]
Democratic March 4, 1837 –
March 3, 1841
[Data unknown/missing.]
Archibald H. Arrington Democratic March 4, 1841 –
March 3, 1843
[Data unknown/missing.]
Redistricted to the 8th district.
James I. McKay Democratic March 4, 1843 –
March 3, 1847
Redistricted from the 5th district, Redistricted to the 7th district.
John R. J. Daniel Democratic March 4, 1847 –
March 3, 1853
Redistricted from the 7th district.
Richard C. Puryear Whig March 4, 1853 –
March 3, 1855
[Data unknown/missing.]
Know Nothing March 4, 1855 –
March 3, 1857
[Data unknown/missing.]
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Alfred M. Scales
Democratic March 4, 1857 –
March 3, 1859
[Data unknown/missing.]
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James M. Leach
Opposition March 4, 1859 –
March 3, 1861
[Data unknown/missing.]
Civil War and Reconstruction
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Nathaniel Boyden
Conservative July 13, 1868 –
March 3, 1869
[Data unknown/missing.]
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Francis E. Shober
Democratic March 4, 1869 –
March 3, 1873
[Data unknown/missing.]
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Thomas S. Ashe
Democratic March 4, 1873 –
March 3, 1877
[Data unknown/missing.]
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Walter L. Steele
Democratic March 4, 1877 –
March 3, 1881
[Data unknown/missing.]
Clement Dowd Democratic March 4, 1881 –
March 3, 1885
[Data unknown/missing.]
Risden T. Bennett Democratic March 4, 1885 –
March 3, 1887
Redistricted from the At-large district
Alfred Rowland Democratic March 4, 1887 –
March 3, 1891
[Data unknown/missing.]
Sydenham B. Alexander Democratic March 4, 1891 –
March 3, 1895
[Data unknown/missing.]
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James A. Lockhart
Democratic March 4, 1895 –
June 5, 1896
Lost contested election.
Charles H. Martin Populist June 5, 1896 –
March 3, 1899
Won contested election.
John D. Bellamy Democratic March 4, 1899 –
March 3, 1903
[Data unknown/missing.]
Gilbert B. Patterson Democratic March 4, 1903 –
March 3, 1907
[Data unknown/missing.]
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Hannibal L. Godwin
Democratic March 4, 1907 –
March 3, 1921
[Data unknown/missing.]
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Homer L. Lyon
Democratic March 4, 1921 –
March 3, 1929
[Data unknown/missing.]
J. Bayard Clark Democratic March 4, 1929 –
March 3, 1933
[Data unknown/missing.]
Redistricted to the 7th district.
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William B. Umstead
Democratic March 4, 1933 –
January 3, 1939
[Data unknown/missing.]
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Carl T. Durham
Democratic January 3, 1939 –
January 3, 1961
[Data unknown/missing.]
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Horace R. Kornegay
Democratic January 3, 1961 –
January 3, 1969
[Data unknown/missing.]
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L. Richardson Preyer
Democratic January 3, 1969 –
January 3, 1981
[Data unknown/missing.]
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Walter E. Johnston, III
Republican January 3, 1981 –
January 3, 1983
[Data unknown/missing.]
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Robin Britt
Democratic January 3, 1983 –
January 3, 1985
[Data unknown/missing.]
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Howard Coble
Republican January 3, 1985 –
January 3, 2015
[Data unknown/missing.]
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Mark Walker
Republican January 3, 2015 –
Present
[Data unknown/missing.]

Historical district boundaries[edit]

2003 - 2013
2013–2017

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ https://www.census.gov/geo/maps-data/data/cd_state.html
  2. ^ https://www.census.gov/mycd/?st=37&cd=06
  3. ^ https://www.census.gov/mycd/?st=37&cd=06
  4. ^ "Partisan Voting Index – Districts of the 115th Congress" (PDF). The Cook Political Report. April 7, 2017. Retrieved April 7, 2017.

Coordinates: 36°18′36″N 79°40′54″W / 36.31000°N 79.68167°W / 36.31000; -79.68167