North Carolina's congressional districts

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NOTE: Several of these districts have had their boundaries changed in 2016 due to a Federal Court ruling on racial gerrymandering resulting in redistricting by the state legislature. The court ordered map shown below is the current one as of May 22, 2017 and moving forward.
This image shows the approved NC Congressional districts after a previous map was struck down by a federal court.[1]

North Carolina is currently divided into 13 congressional districts, each represented by a member of the United States House of Representatives. After the 2000 Census, the number of North Carolina's seats was increased from 12 to 13 due to the State's increase in population.

Constitutionality of the 2010 redistricting[edit]

On February 5, 2016, a three-judge panel of U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit and U.S. District Court for the Middle District of North Carolina judges ruled that the 1st and 12th districts' boundaries were unconstitutional and required new maps to be drawn by the legislature to be used for the 2016 election.[2] On May 22, 2017, the U.S. Supreme Court, in Cooper v. Harris, agreed that the 1st and 12th congressional district boundaries were unlawful racial gerrymanders, the latest in a series of cases dating back to 1993 by different parties challenging various configurations of those districts since their first creation.[3][4]

Current districts and representatives[edit]

List of members of the North Carolinian United States House delegation, their terms, their district boundaries, and the districts' political rating according to the CPVI. The delegation has a total of 13 members, with 10 Republicans, and 3 Democrats.

District Representative Party CPVI Incumbency District map
1st G.K. Butterfield, Official portrait, 114th Congress.jpg
G. K. Butterfield
D D+17 July 20, 2004 – present North Carolina US Congressional District 1 (since 2017).tif
2nd George Holding.jpg
George Holding
R R+7 January 3, 2013 – present North Carolina US Congressional District 2 (since 2017).tif
3rd Walter Jones, official portrait, 111th Congress.jpg
Walter Jones Jr.
R R+12 January 3, 1995 – present North Carolina US Congressional District 3 (since 2017).tif
4th David Price official photo.jpg
David Price
D D+17 January 3, 1997 – present North Carolina US Congressional District 4 (since 2017).tif
5th Virginia Foxx.jpg
Virginia Foxx
R R+10 January 3, 2005 – present North Carolina US Congressional District 5 (since 2017).tif
6th Mark Walker official photo.jpg
Mark Walker
R R+9 January 3, 2015 – present North Carolina US Congressional District 6 (since 2017).tif
7th David Rouzer official photo.jpg
David Rouzer
R R+9 January 3, 2015 – present North Carolina US Congressional District 7 (since 2017).tif
8th Richard Hudson official congressional photo.jpg
Richard Hudson
R R+8 January 3, 2013 – present North Carolina US Congressional District 8 (since 2017).tif
9th Robert Pittenger, Official Portrait, 113th Congress.jpg
Robert Pittenger
R R+8 January 3, 2013 – present North Carolina US Congressional District 9 (since 2017).tif
10th Patrick McHenry 115th Congress photo.jpg
Patrick McHenry
R R+12 January 3, 2005 – present North Carolina US Congressional District 10 (since 2017).tif
11th Mark Meadows, Official Portrait, 113th Congress.jpg
Mark Meadows
R R+14 January 3, 2013 – present North Carolina US Congressional District 11 (since 2017).tif
12th Alma Adams official portrait.jpg
Alma Adams
D D+18 November 12, 2014 – present North Carolina US Congressional District 12 (since 2017).tif
13th Ted Budd official congressional photo.jpg
Ted Budd
R R+6 January 3, 2017 – present North Carolina US Congressional District 13 (since 2017).tif

Historical and present district boundaries[edit]

Table of United States congressional district boundary maps in the State of North Carolina, presented chronologically.[5] All redistricting events that took place in North Carolina between 1973 and 2013 are shown, congressional composition is listed on the right.

Year Statewide map Charlotte highlight Congressional Composition
1973 – 1982 United States Congressional Districts in North Carolina, 1973 – 1982.tif United States Congressional Districts in North Carolina (metro highlight), 1973 – 1982.tif 1973-75: 7 Democrats, 4 Republicans

1975-77: 9 Democrats, 2 Republicans

1977-79: 9 Democrats, 2 Republicans

1979-81: 9 Democrats, 2 Republicans

1981-83: 7 Democrats, 4 Republicans

1983 – 1992 United States Congressional Districts in North Carolina, 1983 – 1992.tif United States Congressional Districts in North Carolina (metro highlight), 1983 – 1992.tif 1983-85: 9 Democrats, 2 Republicans

1985-87: 6 Democrats, 5 Republicans

1987-89: 8 Democrats, 3 Republicans

1989-91: 8 Democrats, 3 Republicans

1991-93: 7 Democrats, 4 Republicans

1993 – 1998 United States Congressional Districts in North Carolina, 1993 – 1998.tif United States Congressional Districts in North Carolina (metro highlight), 1993 – 1998.tif 1993-95: 8 Democrats, 4 Republicans

1995-97: 4 Democrats, 8 Republicans

1997-99: 6 Democrats, 6 Republicans

1999 – 2000 United States Congressional Districts in North Carolina, 1999 – 2000.tif United States Congressional Districts in North Carolina (metro highlight), 1999 – 2000.tif 1999-2001: 5 Democrats, 7 Republicans
2001 – 2002 United States Congressional Districts in North Carolina, 2001 – 2002.tif United States Congressional Districts in North Carolina (metro highlight), 2001 – 2002.tif 2001-03: 5 Democrats, 7 Republicans
2003 – 2013 United States Congressional Districts in North Carolina, 2003 – 2013.tif United States Congressional Districts in North Carolina (metro highlight), 2003 – 2013.tif 2003-05: 6 Democrats, 7 Republicans

2005-07: 6 Democrats, 7 Republicans

2007-09: 7 Democrats, 6 Republicans

2009-11: 8 Democrats, 5 Republicans

2011-13: 7 Democrats, 6 Republicans

2013 – 2016 United States Congressional Districts in North Carolina, since 2013.tif United States Congressional Districts in North Carolina (metro highlight), since 2013.tif 2013-15: 4 Democrats, 9 Republicans

2015-16: 3 Democrats, 10 Republicans

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