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District 27: Previous Election Results

2010 House General Election

CandidateParty# Votes% Votes
Brian HigginsDemocrat119,08560.9%
Leonard RobertoRepublican76,32039.1%

2008 House General Election

CandidateParty# Votes% Votes
Harold SchroederConservative7,4783.0%
Brian HigginsDemocratic185,71374.4%
Daniel HumistonRepublican56,35422.6%

2006 House General Election

CandidateParty# Votes% Votes
Brian HigginsDemocrat140,02779.3%
Michael McHaleRepublican36,61420.7%

2004 House Primary

CandidateParty# Votes% Votes
Paul ClarkDemocrat11,15027.6%
Michael CollesanoDemocrat5,04212.5%
Peter CrottyDemocrat1,4013.5%
Brian HigginsDemocrat18,79046.6%
Mark ThomasDemocrat3,9619.8%

2004 House General Election

CandidateParty# Votes% Votes
Nancy NaplesConservative139,55849.3%
Brian HigginsWorking Families143,33250.7%

2002 House General Election

CandidateParty# Votes% Votes
Peter CrottyDemocrat47,81127.5%
Jack QuinnRepublican120,11769.1%
Thomas CaseyRight To Life3,5862.1%

2000 House General Election

CandidateParty# Votes% Votes
Thomas PecoraroDemocrat69,87030.7%
Thomas ReynoldsRepublican157,69469.3%

1998 House General Election

CandidateParty# Votes% Votes
Bill CookDemocratic75,97842.7%
Thomas ReynoldsRepublican102,04257.3%

1996 House General Election

CandidateParty# Votes% Votes
Thomas FricanoDemocratic95,50340.1%
Bill PaxonRepublican142,56859.9%

District 27: Demographics

Population654,361
Percentage of Population Age 65 and Up15.8%

Ethnicity

Percentage White90.8%
Percentage Black4.2%
Percentage American Indian / Alaska Native0.8%
Percentage Asian0.7%
Percentage Native Hawaiian / Pacific Islander0.0%
Percentage Mixed Race1.4%
Percentage Other Race2.1%
Percentage Hispanic4.6%
Percentage Non Hispanic White88.8%
Percentage Non Hispanic Black4.0%
Percentage Households All Speak Language Other than English5.8%

Income

Median Household Income$36,884
Percentage Income in Poverty in 200912.0%

Energy

Percentage Homes heated by Electricity5.5%
Percentage Homes heated by Gas87.2%
Percentage Homes heated by Coal0.0%
Percentage Homes heated by Fuel Oil2.1%

Employment & Education

Percentage Employed Civilians 16-years-old and up45.8%
Percentage with a College Degree19.9%
Percentage Management or Professional Workers30.8%
Percentage Sales or Office Workers27.1%
Percentage Production or Transportation Workers17.4%

Marriage

Percentage Married Couples48.2%
Percentage Married Couples with Children20.5%
Percentage Married Couple Both Work34.1%
Percentage Unmarried Partner Households, Male living with Male0.2%
Percentage Unmarried Partner Households, Female living with Female0.3%

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Historical Election Results

2012
Nov. 6, 2012Presidental General Election
April 24, 2012Presidental Dem Primary
April 24, 2012Presidental GOP Primary
2008
Feb. 5, 2008Presidental Dem Primary
Feb. 5, 2008Presidental GOP Primary

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