Alabama's 6th congressional district

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Alabama's 6th congressional district
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Alabama's 6th congressional district - since January 3, 2013.
Representative
  Gary Palmer
RHoover
Area4,649 sq mi (12,040 km2)
Distribution
  • 69.17% urban
  • 30.83% rural
Population (2019)699,605[1]
Median income$69,072[2]
Ethnicity
Occupation
Cook PVIR+26[3]

Alabama's 6th congressional district is a United States congressional district in the state of Alabama. The congressional district elects a representative for the United States House of Representatives. The district is made up of the counties of Jefferson County, Bibb, Blount, Chilton, Coosa, and Shelby. Parts of the city of Birmingham are in the district. The district has been represented by Republican Gary Palmer since 2014.

Election history[change | change source]

Year Office Results
2000 President Bush 74 - 25%
2004 President Bush 78 - 22%
2008 President McCain 76 - 23%
2012 President Romney 74 - 25%
2016 President Trump 71 - 26%
2002 Alabama's 6th congressional district election
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Republican Spencer T. Bachus III (Incumbent) 178,171 90%
Libertarian J. Holden McAllister 19,639 10
Write-in Write-ins 536 0.27
Majority 158,532 80
Total votes 198,346 100
Republican hold
2004 Alabama's 6th congressional district election
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Republican Spencer T. Bachus III (Incumbent) 264,819 99%
Write-in Write-ins 3,224 1
Majority 261,595 98
Total votes 268,043 100
Republican hold
2006 Alabama's 6th congressional district election
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Republican Spencer T. Bachus III (Incumbent) 163,514 98%
Write-in Write-ins 2,786 2
Majority 160,728 96
Total votes 166,300 100
Republican hold
2008 Alabama's 6th congressional district election
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Republican Spencer T. Bachus III (Incumbent) 280,902 98%
Write-in Write-ins 6,335 2
Majority 274,567 96
Total votes 287,237 100
Republican hold
2010 Alabama's 6th congressional district election
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Republican Spencer T. Bachus III (Incumbent) 205,288 100%
Majority 205,288 100
Total votes 205,288 100
Republican hold
2012 Alabama's 6th congressional district election
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Republican Spencer T. Bachus III (Incumbent) 219,016 71%
Democratic Penny Bailey 88,102 29
Majority 130,914 42
Total votes 307,118 100
Republican hold
2014 Alabama's 6th congressional district election
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Republican Gary Palmer 135,935 76%
Democratic Mark Lester 42,291 24
Majority 93,754 52
Total votes 178,449 100
Republican hold
2016 Alabama's 6th congressional district election
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Republican Gary Palmer (Incumbent) 245,313 74.96
Democratic David Putnam 83,709 24.95
No party Write-ins 284 0.09
Total votes 329,306 100.00
Republican hold
2018 Alabama's 6th congressional district election
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Republican Gary Palmer (Incumbent) 192,542 69%
Democratic Danner Kline 85,644 31
Majority 106,898 38
Total votes 278,186 100
Republican hold
2020 Alabama's 6th congressional district election
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Republican Gary Palmer (incumbent) 274,160 97.1
Write-in 8,101 2.9
Total votes 282,261 100.0
Republican hold

References[change | change source]

  1. Bureau, Center for New Media & Promotion (CNMP), US Census. "My Congressional District". www.census.gov.
  2. "My Congressional District".
  3. "Partisan Voting Index – Districts of the 115th Congress" (PDF). The Cook Political Report. April 7, 2017. Archived from the original (PDF) on June 7, 2017. Retrieved April 7, 2017.
  4. http://proximityone.com/cd113_2010_ur.htm