Georgia's 13th Congressional District
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Georgia's 13th Congressional District

Coordinates: 33°38?56.12?N 84°43?45.51?W / 33.6489222°N 84.7293083°W / 33.6489222; -84.7293083

Georgia's 13th congressional district
Georgia US Congressional District 13 (since 2013).tif
Georgia's 13th congressional district - since January 3, 2013.
Representative
Distribution
  • 93.83[1]% urban
  • 6.17% rural
Population (2016)746,218[2]
Median income$55,682[3]
Ethnicity
Cook PVID+20[4]

Georgia's 13th congressional district is a congressional district in the U.S. state of Georgia. The district is currently represented by Democrat David Scott, though the district's boundaries have been redrawn following the 2010 census, which granted an additional congressional seat to Georgia.[5] The first election using the new district boundaries (listed below) were the 2012 congressional elections.

The district is located in the southern and western portions of the Atlanta metropolitan area and includes the cities of Austell, Jonesboro, Mableton, Douglasville, Stockbridge, and Union City, as well as the southern fourth of Atlanta itself.[6][7]

Counties

Recent results in presidential elections

Year Office Results
2004 President John Kerry 60% - George W. Bush 40%
2008 President Barack Obama 71% - John McCain 28%
2012 President Barack Obama 69% - Mitt Romney 30%
2016 President Hillary Clinton 71% - Donald Trump 27%

List of members representing the district

Election results

2002

Georgia's 13th congressional district election (2002)
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic David Scott 70,011 59.63
Republican Clay Cox 47,405 40.37
Total votes 117,416 100.00
Turnout
Democratic hold

2004

Georgia's 13th congressional district election (2004)
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic David Scott* 170,657 100.00
Total votes 170,657 100.00
Turnout
Democratic hold

2006

Georgia's 13th congressional district election (2006)
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic David Scott* 103,019 69.24
Republican Deborah Honeycutt 45,770 30.76
Total votes 148,789 100.00
Turnout
Democratic hold

2008

Georgia's 13th congressional district election (2008)
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic David Scott* 205,914 69.05
Republican Deborah Honeycutt 92,309 30.95
Total votes 298,223 100.00
Turnout
Democratic hold

2010

Georgia's 13th congressional district election (2010)
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic David Scott* 140,294 69.43
Republican Mike Crane 61,771 30.57
Total votes 202,065 100.00
Turnout
Democratic hold

2012

Georgia's 13th congressional district election (2012)[8]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic David Scott* 201,988 71.74
Republican S. Malik 79,550 28.26
Total votes 281,538 100.00
Turnout
Democratic hold

Living former representatives

As of September 2019, no former members of the U.S. House of Representatives from Georgia's 13th congressional district are still living, as Scott is the district's sole representative in its entire existence.

References

  1. ^ https://www.census.gov/geo/maps-data/data/cd_state.html
  2. ^ https://www.census.gov/mycd/?st=13&cd=13
  3. ^ https://www.census.gov/mycd/?st=13&cd=13
  4. ^ "Partisan Voting Index - Districts of the 115th Congress" (PDF). The Cook Political Report. April 7, 2017. Retrieved 2017.
  5. ^ Justice Department approves Georgia's political maps. Atlanta Journal-Constitution. Last accessed 2011-12-27
  6. ^ 2012 Congressional maps, Georgia Legislature. Last accessed 2012-1-1
  7. ^ 2012 Congressional maps - Metro Atlanta, Georgia Legislature. Last accessed 2012-1-1
  8. ^ http://results.enr.clarityelections.com/GA/42277/113204/en/summary.html

External links


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