Mississippi's 3rd congressional district

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Mississippi's 3rd congressional district
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Mississippi's 3rd congressional district - since January 3, 2013.
Representative
  Michael Guest
RBrandon
Area12,185.28 sq mi (31,559.7 km2)
Distribution
  • 40.33% urban
  • 59.67% rural
Population (2019)738,992[1]
Median income$49,863[2]
Ethnicity
Cook PVIR+13[3]

Mississippi's 3rd congressional district is a congressional district in the U.S state of Mississippi. The district is in the middle of the state and goes from the border of Louisiana in the west to the border of Alabama in the east. The large cities in the district include Meridian, Starkville, Pearl, and Natchez. It also includes most of the wealthier parts of Jackson. The people who live in the district elect a person to represent the district in the United States House of Representatives. The current representative is Republican Michael Guest.

Election history[change | change source]

2012[change | change source]

Mississippi's 3rd congressional district, 2012 [4]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Gregg Harper (incumbent) 234,717 80.0
Reform John Luke Pannell 58,605 20.0
Total votes 293,322 100.0
Republican hold

2014[change | change source]

Mississippi's 3rd congressional district, 2014[5]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Gregg Harper (incumbent) 117,771 68.9
Democratic Doug Magee 47,744 27.9
Independent Roger Gerrard 3,890 2.3
Reform Barbara Dale Washer 1,541 0.9
Total votes 170,946 100.0
Republican hold

2016[change | change source]

Mississippi's 3rd congressional district, 2016 [6]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Gregg Harper (incumbent) 209,490 66.2
Democratic Dennis C. Quinn 96,101 30.4
Independent Roger Gerrard 8,696 2.7
Reform Lajena Sheets 2,158 0.7
Total votes 316,445 100.0
Republican hold

2018[change | change source]

Mississippi's 3rd congressional district, 2018[7]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Michael Guest 160,284 62.3
Democratic Michael Evans 94,461 36.7
Reform Matthew Holland 2,526 1.0
Total votes 257,271 100.0
Republican hold

2020[change | change source]

Mississippi's 3rd congressional district, 2020[8]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Michael Guest (incumbent) 221,064 64.7
Democratic Dorothy "Dot" Benford 120,782 35.3
Total votes 341,846 100.0
Republican hold

References[change | change source]

  1. https://www.census.gov/mycd/?st=28&cd=03
  2. https://www.census.gov/mycd/?st=28&cd=03
  3. "Partisan Voting Index – Districts of the 115th Congress" (PDF). The Cook Political Report. April 7, 2017. Retrieved April 7, 2017.
  4. "Secretary of State Elections". State of Mississippi Secretary of State. Archived from the original on January 1, 2013. Retrieved December 3, 2012.
  5. "Mississippi General Election 2014". Mississippi Secretary of State. 2014-11-04. Archived from the original on 2014-12-22. Retrieved December 22, 2014.
  6. "Mississippi General Election 2016". Mississippi Secretary of State. November 8, 2016. Archived from the original on December 27, 2016. Retrieved December 9, 2016.
  7. Johnson, Cheryl L. (February 28, 2019). "Statistics of the Congressional Election of November 6, 2018". Clerk of the U.S. House of Representatives. Retrieved April 27, 2019.
  8. "State of Mississippi OFFICIAL 2020 GENERAL ELECTION CERTIFIED RESULTS" (PDF). State of Mississippi Secretary of State. Retrieved December 28, 2020.