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North Carolina's 6th congressional district

North Carolina's 6th congressional district is located in north central portion of the state and borders Virginia. As a result of reapportionment following the 2010 census, the district was shifted northward by the Redistricting Committee of the NC Senate. The 6th district included from then until 2015 portions of Guilford, Alamance, Durham, Granville, and Orange counties, and all of Caswell, Person, Rockingham, Surry, and Stokes counties.

North Carolina's 6th congressional district
North Carolina US Congressional District 6 (since 2017).tif
North Carolina's 6th congressional district since January 3, 2017
Representative
  Mark Walker
RGreensboro
Distribution
  • 52.76[1]% urban
  • 47.24% rural
Population (2016)763,491[2]
Median income$49,867[3]
Ethnicity
Cook PVIR+9[4]

The district is represented by Mark Walker, a Republican. He has held this position since 2015.

Counties coveredEdit

HistoryEdit

From 2003 to 2013 the 6th District comprised all of Moore and Randolph counties and portions of Alamance, Davidson, Guilford, and Rowan counties.

List of members representing the districtEdit

Member Party Years Cong
ress
Electoral history
District created March 4, 1793
James Gillespie Anti-Administration March 4, 1793 –
March 3, 1795
3rd
4th
5th
Elected in 1793.
Re-elected in 1795.
Re-elected in 1796.
Lost re-election.
Democratic-Republican March 4, 1795 –
March 3, 1799
William H. Hill Federalist March 4, 1799 –
March 3, 1803
6th
7th
Elected in 1798.
Re-elected in 1800.
[Data unknown/missing.]
 
Nathaniel Macon
Democratic-Republican March 4, 1803 –
December 13, 1815
8th
9th
10th
11th
12th
13th
14th
Redistricted from the 5th district and re-elected in 1803.
Re-elected in 1804.
Re-elected in 1806.
Re-elected in 1808.
Re-elected in 1810.
Re-elected in 1813.
Re-elected in 1815.
Resigned when elected U.S. Senator.
Vacant December 13, 1815 –
February 7, 1816
Weldon N. Edwards Democratic-Republican February 7, 1816 –
March 3, 1823
14th
15th
16th
17th
18th
19th
Elected January 22, 1816 to finish Macon's term and seated February 7, 1816.
Re-elected in 1817.
Re-elected in 1819.
Re-elected in 1821.
Re-elected in 1823.
Re-elected in 1825.
Retired.
Crawford Democratic-Republican March 4, 1823 –
March 3, 1825
Jacksonian March 4, 1825 –
March 3, 1827
Daniel Turner Jacksonian March 4, 1827 –
March 3, 1829
20th Elected in 1827.
Retired.
 
Robert Potter
Jacksonian March 4, 1829 –
November 1831
21st
22nd
Elected in 1829.
Resigned.
Vacant November 1831 –
December 15, 1831
Micajah T. Hawkins Jacksonian December 15, 1831 –
March 3, 1837
22nd
23rd
24th
25th
26th
[Data unknown/missing.]
Democratic March 4, 1837 –
March 3, 1841
[Data unknown/missing.]
Archibald H. Arrington Democratic March 4, 1841 –
March 3, 1843
27th [Data unknown/missing.]
Redistricted to the 8th district.
James I. McKay Democratic March 4, 1843 –
March 3, 1847
28th
29th
Redistricted from the 5th district.
Redistricted to the 7th district.
John R. J. Daniel Democratic March 4, 1847 –
March 3, 1853
30th
31st
32nd
Redistricted from the 7th district.
[Data unknown/missing.]
Richard C. Puryear Whig March 4, 1853 –
March 3, 1855
33rd
34th
[Data unknown/missing.]
Know Nothing March 4, 1855 –
March 3, 1857
[Data unknown/missing.]
 
Alfred M. Scales
Democratic March 4, 1857 –
March 3, 1859
35th [Data unknown/missing.]
 
James M. Leach
Opposition March 4, 1859 –
March 3, 1861
36th [Data unknown/missing.]
Civil War and Reconstruction
 
Nathaniel Boyden
Conservative July 13, 1868 –
March 3, 1869
40th [Data unknown/missing.]
 
Francis E. Shober
Democratic March 4, 1869 –
March 3, 1873
41st
42nd
[Data unknown/missing.]
 
Thomas S. Ashe
Democratic March 4, 1873 –
March 3, 1877
43rd
44th
[Data unknown/missing.]
 
Walter L. Steele
Democratic March 4, 1877 –
March 3, 1881
45th
46th
[Data unknown/missing.]
Clement Dowd Democratic March 4, 1881 –
March 3, 1885
47th
48th
[Data unknown/missing.]
Risden T. Bennett Democratic March 4, 1885 –
March 3, 1887
49th Redistricted from the At-large district
Alfred Rowland Democratic March 4, 1887 –
March 3, 1891
50th
51st
[Data unknown/missing.]
Sydenham B. Alexander Democratic March 4, 1891 –
March 3, 1895
52nd
53rd
[Data unknown/missing.]
 
James A. Lockhart
Democratic March 4, 1895 –
June 5, 1896
54th Lost contested election.
Charles H. Martin Populist June 5, 1896 –
March 3, 1899
54th
55th
Won contested election.
John D. Bellamy Democratic March 4, 1899 –
March 3, 1903
56th
57th
[Data unknown/missing.]
Gilbert B. Patterson Democratic March 4, 1903 –
March 3, 1907
58th
59th
[Data unknown/missing.]
 
Hannibal L. Godwin
Democratic March 4, 1907 –
March 3, 1921
60th
61st
62nd
63rd
64th
65th
66th
[Data unknown/missing.]
 
Homer L. Lyon
Democratic March 4, 1921 –
March 3, 1929
67th
68th
69th
70th
[Data unknown/missing.]
J. Bayard Clark Democratic March 4, 1929 –
March 3, 1933
71st
72nd
[Data unknown/missing.]
Redistricted to the 7th district.
 
William B. Umstead
Democratic March 4, 1933 –
January 3, 1939
73rd
74th
75th
[Data unknown/missing.]
 
Carl T. Durham
Democratic January 3, 1939 –
January 3, 1961
76th
77th
78th
79th
80th
81st
82nd
83rd
84th
85th
86th
[Data unknown/missing.]
 
Horace R. Kornegay
Democratic January 3, 1961 –
January 3, 1969
87th
88th
89th
90th
[Data unknown/missing.]
 
L. Richardson Preyer
Democratic January 3, 1969 –
January 3, 1981
91st
92nd
93rd
94th
95th
96th
[Data unknown/missing.]
 
Walter E. Johnston, III
Republican January 3, 1981 –
January 3, 1983
97th [Data unknown/missing.]
 
Robin Britt
Democratic January 3, 1983 –
January 3, 1985
98th [Data unknown/missing.]
 
Howard Coble
Republican January 3, 1985 –
January 3, 2015
99th
100th
101st
102nd
103rd
104th
105th
106th
107th
108th
109th
110th
111th
112th
113th
[Data unknown/missing.]
 
Mark Walker
Republican January 3, 2015 –
Present
114th
115th
116th
[Data unknown/missing.]

Living former membersEdit

As of February 2019, there is one living former member. The most recent representative to die was Walter E. Johnston III (served 1981–1983) on March 28, 2018. The most recently serving representative to die was Howard Coble (served 1985–2015) on November 3, 2015.

Representative Term of office Date of birth (and age)
Robin Britt 1983–1985 (1942-06-29) June 29, 1942 (age 77)

Historical district boundariesEdit

 
2003 - 2013
 
2013–2017

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ https://www.census.gov/geo/maps-data/data/cd_state.html
  2. ^ https://www.census.gov/mycd/?st=37&cd=06
  3. ^ https://www.census.gov/mycd/?st=37&cd=06
  4. ^ "Partisan Voting Index – Districts of the 115th Congress" (PDF). The Cook Political Report. April 7, 2017. Retrieved April 7, 2017.

Coordinates: 36°18′36″N 79°40′54″W / 36.31000°N 79.68167°W / 36.31000; -79.68167