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District 1: Previous Election Results

2010 House Primary

CandidateParty# Votes% Votes
Harold BaileyDemocratic4,2324.9%
JoAnne GuillemetteDemocratic8,0359.3%
Bobby RushDemocratic68,58579.7%
Fred SmithDemocratic5,2036.0%

2010 House General Election

CandidateParty# Votes% Votes
Bobby RushDemocratic148,17080.4%
Jeff AdamsGreen6,9633.8%
Ray WardingleyRepublican29,25315.9%

2008 House Primary

CandidateParty# Votes% Votes
Bobby RushDemocratic134,34387.5%
William WallsDemocratic19,27212.5%

2008 House General Election

CandidateParty# Votes% Votes
Bobby RushDemocratic233,03685.9%
Antoine MembersRepublican38,36114.1%

2008 House Primary

CandidateParty# Votes% Votes
Antoine MembersRepublican7,987100.0%

2006 House Primary

CandidateParty# Votes% Votes
Phillip JacksonDemocratic18,42718.4%
Bobby RushDemocratic81,59381.6%

2006 House General Election

CandidateParty# Votes% Votes
Bobby RushDemocratic146,62384.1%
Jason TabourRepublican27,80415.9%

2006 House Primary

CandidateParty# Votes% Votes
Jason TabourRepublican6,494100.0%

2004 House General Election

CandidateParty# Votes% Votes
Bobby RushDemocratic212,10984.9%
Ray WardingleyRepublican37,84015.1%

2002 House General Election

CandidateParty# Votes% Votes
Bobby RushDemocratic149,06881.2%
Dorothy TsatsosLibertarian4,8122.6%
Raymond WardingleyRepublican29,77616.2%

2000 House Primary

CandidateParty# Votes% Votes
Barack ObamaDemocratic29,64930.4%
Bobby RushDemocratic59,59961.0%
Donne TrotterDemocratic6,9157.1%

2000 House General Election

CandidateParty# Votes% Votes
Bobby RushDemocratic172,27187.8%
Raymond WardingleyRepublican23,91512.2%

1998 House Primary

CandidateParty# Votes% Votes
Caleb Davis Jr.Democratic10,78511.2%
Bobby RushDemocratic85,69688.8%

1998 House General Election

CandidateParty# Votes% Votes
Bobby RushDemocratic151,89087.1%
Marjorie KohlsLibertarian4,0462.3%
Marlene AhimazRepublican18,42910.6%

1996 House Primary

CandidateParty# Votes% Votes
Caleb Davis Jr.Democratic8,89410.7%
Bobby RushDemocratic74,28189.3%

1996 House General Election

CandidateParty# Votes% Votes
Bobby RushDemocratic174,00585.7%
Noel NaughtonRepublican25,65912.6%

District 1: Demographics

Population653,647
Percentage of Population Age 65 and Up12.7%

Ethnicity

Percentage White29.5%
Percentage Black65.5%
Percentage American Indian / Alaska Native0.2%
Percentage Asian1.4%
Percentage Native Hawaiian / Pacific Islander0.0%
Percentage Mixed Race1.4%
Percentage Other Race2.0%
Percentage Hispanic4.8%
Percentage Non Hispanic White27.3%
Percentage Non Hispanic Black65.2%
Percentage Households All Speak Language Other than English5.8%

Income

Median Household Income$37,222
Percentage Income in Poverty in 200919.7%

Energy

Percentage Homes heated by Electricity7.9%
Percentage Homes heated by Gas87.0%
Percentage Homes heated by Coal0.0%
Percentage Homes heated by Fuel Oil0.7%

Employment & Education

Percentage Employed Civilians 16-years-old and up38.5%
Percentage with a College Degree18.7%
Percentage Management or Professional Workers30.3%
Percentage Sales or Office Workers31.0%
Percentage Production or Transportation Workers14.0%

Marriage

Percentage Married Couples34.9%
Percentage Married Couples with Children15.2%
Percentage Married Couple Both Work21.8%
Percentage Unmarried Partner Households, Male living with Male0.3%
Percentage Unmarried Partner Households, Female living with Female0.2%

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Historical Election Results

2012
Nov. 6, 2012Presidental General Election
March 20, 2012Presidental Dem Primary
March 20, 2012Presidental GOP Primary
2008
Feb. 5, 2008Presidental Dem Primary
Feb. 5, 2008Presidental GOP Primary
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