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District 4: Previous Election Results

2010 House Primary

CandidateParty# Votes% Votes
Diana LongrieDemocratic8,62213.4%
Betty McCollumDemocratic55,49186.6%

2010 House General Election

CandidateParty# Votes% Votes
Betty McCollumDemocratic136,74659.2%
Steve CarlsonIndependence Pty14,2076.1%
Teresa CollettRepublican80,14134.7%

2010 House Primary

CandidateParty# Votes% Votes
Teresa CollettRepublican6,94967.2%
Jack ShepardRepublican3,39232.8%

2008 House General Election

CandidateParty# Votes% Votes
Betty McCollumDemocratic216,26768.6%
Ed MatthewsRepublican98,93631.4%

2006 House Primary

CandidateParty# Votes% Votes
Betty McCollumDemocratic37,397100.0%

2006 House General Election

CandidateParty# Votes% Votes
Betty McCollumDemocratic172,09669.7%
Obi SiumRepublican74,79730.3%

2006 House Primary

CandidateParty# Votes% Votes
Jack ShepardRepublican4,90835.8%
Obi SiumRepublican8,80264.2%

2004 House General Election

CandidateParty# Votes% Votes
Betty McCollumDemocratic182,38757.5%
Peter VentoIndependence Pty29,0999.2%
Patrice BatagliaRepublican105,46733.3%

2004 House Primary

CandidateParty# Votes% Votes
Patrice BatagliaRepublican7,96976.7%
Jack ShepardRepublican2,41723.3%

2002 House General Election

CandidateParty# Votes% Votes
Betty McCollumDemocratic164,59762.3%
Scott RaskiewiczGreen9,9193.8%
Clyde BillingtonRepublican89,70534.0%

2000 House Primary

CandidateParty# Votes% Votes
Chris ColemanDemocratic13,55519.0%
Cathie HartnettDemocratic5,4547.7%
Betty McCollumDemocratic35,91150.4%
Steven NovakDemocratic16,33222.9%

2000 House General Election

CandidateParty# Votes% Votes
Betty McCollumDemocratic130,40348.0%
Tom FoleyIndependence Pty55,89920.6%
Linda RunbeckRepublican83,85230.9%

2000 House Primary

CandidateParty# Votes% Votes
Patricia ReaganRepublican1,71313.8%
Linda RunbeckRepublican10,72286.2%

1998 House General Election

CandidateParty# Votes% Votes
Bruce VentoDemocratic128,72653.7%
Dan VacekIndependent5,8392.4%
Dennis NewinskiRepublican95,38839.8%

1996 House General Election

CandidateParty# Votes% Votes
Bruce VentoDemocratic145,83157.1%
Richard GibbonsReform9,3233.6%
Dennis NewinskiRepublican94,11036.8%

District 4: Demographics

Population614,935
Percentage of Population Age 65 and Up11.7%

Ethnicity

Percentage White79.9%
Percentage Black6.7%
Percentage American Indian / Alaska Native0.8%
Percentage Asian7.6%
Percentage Native Hawaiian / Pacific Islander0.1%
Percentage Mixed Race2.7%
Percentage Other Race2.4%
Percentage Hispanic5.2%
Percentage Non Hispanic White77.7%
Percentage Non Hispanic Black6.5%
Percentage Households All Speak Language Other than English10.8%

Income

Median Household Income$46,811
Percentage Income in Poverty in 20099.6%

Energy

Percentage Homes heated by Electricity14.2%
Percentage Homes heated by Gas81.7%
Percentage Homes heated by Coal0.0%
Percentage Homes heated by Fuel Oil1.3%

Employment & Education

Percentage Employed Civilians 16-years-old and up52.1%
Percentage with a College Degree33.0%
Percentage Management or Professional Workers39.1%
Percentage Sales or Office Workers27.9%
Percentage Production or Transportation Workers12.7%

Marriage

Percentage Married Couples45.4%
Percentage Married Couples with Children21.1%
Percentage Married Couple Both Work40.9%
Percentage Unmarried Partner Households, Male living with Male0.3%
Percentage Unmarried Partner Households, Female living with Female0.3%

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