Indiana's 6th congressional district

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Indiana's 6th congressional district
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Indiana's 6th congressional district since January 3, 2013
Representative
  Greg Pence
RColumbus
Area5,550.4 sq mi (14,375 km2)
Distribution
  • 59.23% urban
  • 40.77% rural
Population (2019)720,190
Median income$55,959[1]
Ethnicity
Cook PVIR+18[2]

Indiana's 6th congressional district is a congressional district in the U.S. state of Indiana. The people who live in the congressional district elect a person to represent the district in the United States House of Representatives. The district is currently represented by Republican Greg Pence. The district is in the places of Columbus, Muncie and Richmond, as well as a few suburbs of Cincinnati and Indianapolis. The former Vice President of the United States, Mike Pence, represented the district before being the Governor of Indiana and then the Vice President of the United States.

Election history[change | change source]

Year Office Results
2000 President George W. Bush 59% - Al Gore 40%
2004 President George W. Bush 64% - John Kerry 35%
2008 President John McCain 55% - Barack Obama 43.6%
2012 President Mitt Romney 60.4% - Barack Obama 37.3%
2016 President Donald Trump 67.7% - Hillary Clinton 27.4%
2020 President Donald Trump 68.8% - Joe Biden 29.1%
Indiana's 6th Congressional District Election (2002)
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Mike Pence 118,436 63.79
Democratic Melina Ann Fox 63,871 34.40
Libertarian Doris Robertson 3,346 1.80
Total votes 185,653 100.00
Turnout  
Republican hold
Indiana's 6th Congressional District Election (2004)
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Mike Pence (Incumbent) 182,529 67.09
Democratic Melina Ann Fox 85,123 31.29
Libertarian Chad (Wick) Roots 4,397 1.62
Total votes 272,049 100.00
Turnout  
Republican hold
Indiana's 6th Congressional District Election (2006)
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Mike Pence (Incumbent) 115,266 60.01
Democratic Barry A. Welsh 76,812 39.99
Total votes 192,078 100.00
Turnout  
Republican hold
Indiana's 6th Congressional District Election (2008)
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Mike Pence (Incumbent) 180,549 63.96
Democratic Barry A. Welsh 94,223 33.38
Libertarian George T. Holland 7,534 2.67
Total votes 282,306 100.00
Turnout  
Republican hold
Indiana's 6th Congressional District Election (2010)
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Mike Pence (Incumbent) 126,027 66.57
Democratic Barry A. Welsh 56,647 29.92
Libertarian Talmage "T.J." Thompson Jr. 6,635 3.51
Total votes 189,309 100.00
Turnout   41
Republican hold
Indiana's 6th Congressional District Election (2012)
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Luke Messer 162,613 59.08
Democratic Brad Bookout 96,678 35.12
Libertarian Rex Bell 15,962 5.80
Total votes 275,253 100.00
Turnout   57
Republican hold
Indiana's 6th Congressional District Election (2014)
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Luke Messer (Incumbent) 102,187 65.90
Democratic Susan Hall Heitzman 45,509 29.35
Libertarian Eric Miller 7,375 4.76
Total votes 155,071 100.00
Turnout   32
Republican hold
Indiana's 6th Congressional District Election (2016)
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Luke Messer (Incumbent) 204,920 69.14
Democratic Barry A. Welsh 79,135 26.70
Libertarian Rich Turvey 12,330 4.16
Total votes 296,385 100.00
Turnout   59
Republican hold
Indiana's 6th congressional district, 2018
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Greg Pence 154,260 63.8
Democratic Jeannine Lee Lake 79,430 32.9
Libertarian Tom Ferkinhoff 8,030 3.3
Independent John Miller (write-in) 5 0.0
Independent Heather Leigh Meloy (write-in) 1 0.0
Total votes 241,726 100.0
Republican hold
Indiana's 6th congressional district, 2020[4]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Greg Pence (incumbent) 225,318 68.6
Democratic Jeannine Lake 91,103 27.8
Libertarian Tom Ferkinhoff 11,791 3.6
Total votes 328,212 100.0
Republican hold

References[change | change source]

  1. https://www.census.gov/mycd/?st=18&cd=06
  2. "Partisan Voting Index – Districts of the 115th Congress" (PDF). The Cook Political Report. April 7, 2017. Retrieved April 7, 2017.
  3. https://censusreporter.org/profiles/50000US1806-congressional-district-6-in/
  4. "Indiana Election Results November 3, 2020". Indiana Election Division. Retrieved November 26, 2020.