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North Carolina's 8th congressional district

North Carolina's eighth congressional district comprises a large portion of the southern Piedmont area of North Carolina from Concord to Spring Lake, including China Grove, Albemarle, Troy, Pinehurst and Raeford. The district includes all of Cabarrus, Montgomery, Moore, Hoke and Stanly counties, as well as portions of Rowan and Cumberland counties.

North Carolina's 8th congressional district
North Carolina US Congressional District 8 (since 2017).tif
North Carolina's 8th congressional district - since January 3, 2017.
Representative
  Richard Hudson
RConcord
Distribution
  • 71.28[1]% urban
  • 28.72% rural
Population (2016)774,967[2]
Median income$51,621[3]
Ethnicity
Cook PVIR+8[4]

The district is currently represented by Richard Hudson, a member of the Republican Party. He won the seat in 2012 after defeating two-term Democratic incumbent Larry Kissell.

List of members representing the districtEdit

Member Party Years Cong
ress
Electoral history
District created March 4, 1793
William J. Dawson Anti-Administration March 4, 1793 –
March 3, 1795
3rd Elected in 1793.
Lost re-election.
Dempsey Burges Democratic-Republican March 4, 1795 –
March 3, 1799
4th
5th
Elected in 1795.
Re-elected in 1796.
Lost re-election.
 
David Stone
Democratic-Republican March 4, 1799 –
March 3, 1801
6th Re-elected in 1798.
Re-elected in 1800.
Declined to serve having also been elected U.S. Senator.
Vacant March 4, 1801 –
December 7, 1801
7th
Charles Johnson Democratic-Republican December 7, 1801 –
July 23, 1802
Elected August 6, 1801 to finish Stone's term and seated December 7, 1801.
Died.
Vacant July 23, 1802 –
December 7, 1802
Thomas Wynns Democratic-Republican December 7, 1802 –
March 3, 1803
Elected October 15, 1802 to finish Johnson's term and seated December 7, 1802.
Redistricted to the 1st district.
Richard Stanford Democratic-Republican March 4, 1803 –
April 9, 1816
8th
9th
10th
11th
12th
13th
14th
Redistricted from the 4th 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.
Died.
Vacant April 9, 1816 –
December 2, 1816
Samuel Dickens Democratic-Republican December 2, 1816 –
March 3, 1817
14th Elected to finish Stanford's term.
Lost re-election.
James S. Smith Democratic-Republican March 4, 1817 –
March 3, 1821
15th
16th
Elected in 1817.
Re-elected in 1819.
Retired.
Josiah Crudup Democratic-Republican March 4, 1821 –
March 3, 1823
17th Elected in 1821.
Retired.
 
Willie P. Mangum
Crawford Democratic-Republican March 4, 1823 –
March 3, 1825
18th
19th
Elected in 1823.
Re-elected in 1825.
Resigned.
Jacksonian March 4, 1825 –
March 18, 1826
Vacant March 18, 1826 –
December 4, 1826
19th
Daniel L. Barringer Jacksonian December 4, 1826 –
March 3, 1833
19th
20th
21st
22nd
23rd
Elected November 3, 1826 to finish Mangum's term and seated December 4, 1826.
Re-elected in 1827.
Re-elected in 1829.
[Data unknown/missing.]
Anti-Jacksonian March 4, 1833 –
March 3, 1835
William Montgomery Jacksonian March 4, 1835 –
March 3, 1837
24th
25th
26th
[Data unknown/missing.]
Democratic March 4, 1837 –
March 3, 1841
 
Romulus M. Saunders
Democratic March 4, 1841 –
March 3, 1843
27th [Data unknown/missing.]
Redistricted to the 5th district.
Archibald Hunter Arrington Democratic March 4, 1843 –
March 3, 1845
28th Redistricted from the 6th district.
[Data unknown/missing.]
Henry S. Clark Democratic March 4, 1845 –
March 3, 1847
29th [Data unknown/missing.]
Richard S. Donnell Whig March 4, 1847 –
March 3, 1849
30th [Data unknown/missing.]
 
Edward Stanly
Whig March 4, 1849 –
March 3, 1853
31st
32nd
[Data unknown/missing.]
 
Thomas L. Clingman
Democratic March 4, 1853 –
May 7, 1858
33rd
34th
35th
Redistricted from the 1st district.
Resigned when appointed U.S. Senator.
Vacant May 7, 1858 –
December 7, 1858
35th
 
Zebulon B. Vance
Democratic December 7, 1858 –
March 3, 1861
35th
36th
[Data unknown/missing.]
Vacant March 3, 1861 –
March 3, 1873
37th
38th
39th
40th
41st
42nd
Civil War and Reconstruction
 
Robert B. Vance
Democratic March 4, 1873 –
March 3, 1885
43rd
44th
45th
46th
47th
48th
[Data unknown/missing.]
William H. H. Cowles Democratic March 4, 1885 –
March 3, 1893
49th
50th
51st
52nd
[Data unknown/missing.]
William H. Bower Democratic March 4, 1893 –
March 3, 1895
53rd [Data unknown/missing.]
 
Romulus Z. Linney
Republican March 4, 1895 –
March 3, 1901
54th
55th
56th
[Data unknown/missing.]
 
E. Spencer Blackburn
Republican March 4, 1901 –
March 3, 1903
57th [Data unknown/missing.]
Theodore F. Kluttz Democratic March 4, 1903 –
March 3, 1905
58th Redistricted from the 7th district.
[Data unknown/missing.]
 
E. Spencer Blackburn
Republican March 4, 1905 –
March 3, 1907
59th [Data unknown/missing.]
Richard N. Hackett Democratic March 4, 1907 –
March 3, 1909
60th [Data unknown/missing.]
Charles H. Cowles Republican March 4, 1909 –
March 3, 1911
61st [Data unknown/missing.]
 
Robert L. Doughton
Democratic March 4, 1911 –
March 3, 1933
62nd
63rd
64th
65th
66th
67th
68th
69th
70th
71st
72nd
[Data unknown/missing.]
Redistricted to the 9th district.
Walter Lambeth Democratic March 4, 1933 –
January 3, 1939
73rd
74th
75th
Redistricted from the 7th district.
[Data unknown/missing.]
 
William O. Burgin
Democratic January 3, 1939 –
April 11, 1946
76th
77th
78th
79th
[Data unknown/missing.]
Died.
Vacant April 11, 1946 –
May 25, 1946
79th
 
Eliza Pratt
Democratic May 25, 1946 –
January 3, 1947
79th [Data unknown/missing.]
 
Charles B. Deane
Democratic January 3, 1947 –
January 3, 1957
80th
81st
82nd
83rd
84th
[Data unknown/missing.]
 
Alvin Paul Kitchin
Democratic January 3, 1957 –
January 3, 1963
85th
86th
87th
[Data unknown/missing.]
 
Charles R. Jonas
Republican January 3, 1963 –
January 3, 1969
88th
89th
90th
Redistricted from the 10th district.
Redistricted to the 9th district.
 
Earl B. Ruth
Republican January 3, 1969 –
January 3, 1975
91st
92nd
93rd
[Data unknown/missing.]
 
Bill Hefner
Democratic January 3, 1975 –
January 3, 1999
94th
95th
96th
97th
98th
99th
100th
101st
102nd
103rd
104th
105th
[Data unknown/missing.]
 
Robin Hayes
Republican January 3, 1999 –
January 3, 2009
106th
107th
108th
109th
110th
[Data unknown/missing.]
 
Larry Kissell
Democratic January 3, 2009 –
January 3, 2013
111th
112th
[Data unknown/missing.]
 
Richard Hudson
Republican January 3, 2013 –
Present
113th
114th
115th
116th
Incumbent

Historical district boundariesEdit

 
2003–2013
 
2013–2017

See alsoEdit

FootnotesEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Geography, US Census Bureau. "Congressional Districts Relationship Files (state-based)". www.census.gov. Retrieved April 9, 2018.
  2. ^ Bureau, Center for New Media & Promotion (CNMP), US Census. "My Congressional District". www.census.gov. Retrieved April 9, 2018.
  3. ^ https://www.census.gov/mycd/?st=37&cd=08
  4. ^ "Partisan Voting Index – Districts of the 115th Congress" (PDF). The Cook Political Report. April 7, 2017. Retrieved April 7, 2017.

Coordinates: 35°07′21″N 79°57′05″W / 35.12250°N 79.95139°W / 35.12250; -79.95139