North Carolina's congressional districts

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North Carolina currently has 13 congressional districts for the purpose of electing members of the United States House of Representatives. The state gained an additional district in 2002 as a result of regular reapportionment following the 2000 census.

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First District

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The 1st district is currently held by Democrat G.K. Butterfield. Butterfield first won the seat in a special election on 20 July 2004 to replace Frank Ballance, who had resigned. Butterfield was re-elected to a full term in November 2004 and re-elected without opposition in 2006.

Second District

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The 2nd district seat is currently held by Renee Ellmers, a Republican.

Third District

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The 3rd district seat is currently held by Walter B. Jones, a Republican.

Fourth District

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The 4th district seat is currently held by David Price, a Democrat.

Fifth District

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The 5th district seat is currently held by Virginia Foxx, a Republican first elected in November 2004. The seat was formerly held by current U.S. Senator Richard Burr, also a Republican.

Sixth District

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The 6th district seat is currently held by Howard Coble, a Republican.

Seventh District

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The 7th district seat is currently held by Mike McIntyre, a Democrat.

Eighth District

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The 8th district seat is currently held by Larry Kissell, a Democrat. He unseated 5-term incumbent Republican Robin Hayes in the elections of 2008.

Ninth District

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The 9th district seat is currently held by Sue Wilkins Myrick, a Republican.

Tenth District

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The 10th district is currently held by Patrick McHenry, a Republican first elected in November 2004. He succeeded Cass Ballenger, also a Republican, who retired. The Tenth District has been represented by a Republican since 1969, and is arguably the most Republican district in the state.

Eleventh District

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The 11th district seat is currently held by Heath Shuler, a Democrat. He unseated 8-term incumbent Republican Charles H. Taylor in the 2006 midterm elections.

Twelfth District

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The 12th district seat is currently held by Melvin L. Watt, a Democrat.

Thirteenth District

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The 13th district seat is currently held by Brad Miller, a Democrat.

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