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District 5: Previous Election Results

2010 House General Election

CandidateParty# Votes% Votes
Jim PiccilloDemocratic100,85832.6%
Richard NugentRepublican208,81567.4%

2010 House Primary

CandidateParty# Votes% Votes
Richard NugentRepublican52,58662.2%
Jason SagerRepublican31,96937.8%

2008 House Primary

CandidateParty# Votes% Votes
Carol CastagneroDemocratic12,85438.6%
John RussellDemocratic16,90050.8%
David WerderDemocratic3,53210.6%

2008 House General Election

CandidateParty# Votes% Votes
John RussellDemocratic168,44638.8%
Ginny Brown-WaiteRepublican265,18661.2%

2008 House Primary

CandidateParty# Votes% Votes
Ginny Brown-WaiteRepublican49,13480.1%
Jim KingRepublican12,23219.9%

2006 House Primary

CandidateParty# Votes% Votes
Rick PenberthyDemocratic16,39339.0%
John RussellDemocratic20,52148.8%
H. "David WerderDemocratic5,14112.2%

2006 House General Election

CandidateParty# Votes% Votes
John RussellDemocratic108,95940.1%
Virginia Brown-WaiteRepublican162,42159.9%

2004 House Primary

CandidateParty# Votes% Votes
Brian MooreDemocratic11,53222.6%
Rick PenberthyDemocratic10,21120.0%
John RussellDemocratic13,38826.2%
Robert WhittelDemocratic15,93831.2%

2004 House General Election

CandidateParty# Votes% Votes
Robert WhittelDemocratic124,14034.1%
Virginia Brown-WaiteRepublican240,31565.9%

2002 House General Election

CandidateParty# Votes% Votes
Karen ThurmanDemocratic117,75846.2%
Jack GarganIndependent8,6393.4%
Brian MooreIndependent6,2232.4%
Virginia Brown-WaiteRepublican121,99847.9%

2002 House Primary

CandidateParty# Votes% Votes
Virginia Brown-WaiteRepublican31,24257.6%
Don GessnerRepublican23,00842.4%

2000 House General Election

CandidateParty# Votes% Votes
Karen ThurmanDemocratic180,33864.3%
Pete EnwallRepublican100,24435.7%

2000 House Primary

CandidateParty# Votes% Votes
Pete EnwallRepublican19,40551.4%
Jim KingRepublican18,37548.6%

1998 House General Election

CandidateParty# Votes% Votes
Karen ThurmanDemocratic132,00566.3%
Jack GarganReform67,14733.7%

1996 House General Election

CandidateParty# Votes% Votes
Karen ThurmanDemocratic161,05061.7%
Dave GentryRepublican100,05138.3%

1996 House Primary

CandidateParty# Votes% Votes
Tom BeadleRepublican8,18922.0%
Dave GentryRepublican19,38552.1%
Pat GilstrapRepublican9,65325.9%

District 5: Demographics

Population639,295
Percentage of Population Age 65 and Up25.7%

Ethnicity

Percentage White91.4%
Percentage Black4.7%
Percentage American Indian / Alaska Native0.4%
Percentage Asian0.8%
Percentage Native Hawaiian / Pacific Islander0.0%
Percentage Mixed Race1.3%
Percentage Other Race1.5%
Percentage Hispanic5.6%
Percentage Non Hispanic White87.7%
Percentage Non Hispanic Black4.5%
Percentage Households All Speak Language Other than English5.0%

Income

Median Household Income$34,815
Percentage Income in Poverty in 200910.6%

Energy

Percentage Homes heated by Electricity86.0%
Percentage Homes heated by Gas4.2%
Percentage Homes heated by Coal0.0%
Percentage Homes heated by Fuel Oil0.8%

Employment & Education

Percentage Employed Civilians 16-years-old and up37.3%
Percentage with a College Degree14.3%
Percentage Management or Professional Workers26.8%
Percentage Sales or Office Workers28.3%
Percentage Production or Transportation Workers12.8%

Marriage

Percentage Married Couples60.3%
Percentage Married Couples with Children17.4%
Percentage Married Couple Both Work27.9%
Percentage Unmarried Partner Households, Male living with Male0.3%
Percentage Unmarried Partner Households, Female living with Female0.3%

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Historical Election Results

2012
Nov. 6, 2012Presidental General Election
Jan. 31, 2012Presidental Dem Primary
Jan. 31, 2012Presidental GOP Primary
2008
Jan. 29, 2008Presidental Dem Primary
Jan. 29, 2008Presidental GOP Primary

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Saturday, November 03
Florida
NBC News/Wall Street Journal/Marist
Obama 49
Romney 47
Obama + 2
Saturday, October 20
Florida
Rasmussen Reports
Nelson 48
Mack McGillicuddy 43
Nelson + 5
Friday, October 12
Florida
Rasmussen Reports
Romney 51
Obama 47
Romney + 4
Thursday, October 11
Florida
NBC News/Wall Street Journal/Marist
Obama 48
Romney 47
Obama + 1
Friday, October 05
Florida
Rasmussen Reports
Romney 49
Obama 47
Romney + 2
Wednesday, September 26
Florida
CBS/New York Times/Quinnipiac
Obama 53
Romney 44
Obama + 9
Tuesday, September 25
Florida
The Washington Post
Obama 51
Romney 47
Obama + 4
Sunday, September 23
Florida
Miami Herald/Mason-Dixon
Obama 48
Romney 47
Obama + 1
Saturday, September 22
Florida
Miami Herald/Mason-Dixon
Nelson 48
Mack McGillicuddy 40
Nelson + 8
Sunday, September 16
Florida
Rasmussen Reports
Nelson 47
Mack McGillicuddy 40
Nelson + 7
Thursday, September 13
Florida
Rasmussen Reports
Obama 48
Romney 46
Obama + 2
Tuesday, September 04
Florida
Public Policy Polling
Nelson 45
Mack McGillicuddy 38
Nelson + 7
Monday, September 03
Florida
Public Policy Polling
Obama 48
Romney 47
Obama + 1
Monday, August 27
Florida
CNN/Time
Obama 50
Romney 46
Obama + 4
Wednesday, August 01
Florida
CBS/New York Times/Quinnipiac
Obama 51
Romney 45
Obama + 6
Saturday, July 21
Florida
SurveyUSA
Obama 48
Romney 43
Obama + 5
Monday, July 16
Florida
Purple Strategies
Romney 48
Obama 45
Romney + 3
Saturday, July 14
Florida
Mason-Dixon
Obama 46
Romney 45
Obama + 1
Friday, July 13
Florida
Mason-Dixon
Nelson 47
Mack 42
Nelson + 5
Wednesday, July 11
Florida
Rasmussen Reports
Mack 46
Nelson 37
Mack + 9
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