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Black Congress Members Dec. 2012 [Updated April 14, 2013]

Black Congress Members Dec. 2012 [Updated April 14, 2013]

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African American Members of 113th Congress

December 21, 2012 [Updated April 14, 2013] What Do I Know blog - www.whatdoino-steve.blogspot.com Election results mostly from: US House election results - 2012 - Boston.com Red indicates incumbent leaves Congress, not replaced by African American Green indicates incombent leaves Congress, replaced by African American Blue indicates new Afrian American member of Congress In addition to Members of the House of Representatives, there are two African American US Senators: • Sen. Tim Scott (R-NC) was appointed to Jim Dement’s term after Dement’s resignation. He’ll serve until a special election in 2014. • Sen William “Mo” Cowan (D-Mass) was appointed to an Interim spot after John Kerry resigned to become Secretary of State. His term ends after the June 25, 2013 election. Incumbent/State District 1 2 3 Terri Sewell Alabama 7th Karen Bass California 37th district (LA) Barbara Lee California 9th Now 13th Laura Richardson California 37th 4 5 6 Maxine Waters California 35th to new 43rd Eleanor Holmes Norton Delegate, Washington DC Corrine Brown Florida’s 3rd district State AL CA CA CA CA DC FL % of Vote - notes 76%-24% 86%-14% 86%-14% Defeated by Rep. Janice Hahn (D) 60%-40% 70% - 30% (two Dems) 89%-6%-5% 71%-25%-3%

Incumbent/State District Allen West* (GOP) Florida 22nd 7 8 9 Frederica Wilson Florida 17th Alcee L. Hastings Florida 23rd Now 20th Sanford D.Bishop, Jr. 2nd Congressional District Georgia Hank Johnson Georgia 4th John Lewis Georgia 5th David Scot Georgia 13th Danny K. Davis Illinois 7th Jesse L. Jackson, Jr. Illinois 2nd Robin Kelly, April 11, 2013 Bobby L. Rush Illinois 1st Andre Carson Indiana’s 7th district Cedric Richmond Louisiana 2nd Elijah E. Cummings Maryland 7th Donna Edwards Maryland 4th

State FL FL FL GA

% of Vote - notes Lost 50%-50% to Patrick Murphy (450 votes) Won Primary, No Challenger. 88%-12% 64%-36%

10 11 12 13 14

GA GA GA IL IL

74%-26% 84%-15% 72%-28% 88%-11% 63%-23%-13%

15 16 17 18 19

IL IN LA MD MD

74%-26% 63%-37% 55%-25-14-4-2% 76%-21-3% 77%-21-2%

Incumbent/State District Hansen Clarke Michigan 13th 20 21 22 23 John Conyers, Jr. Michigan 14th NOW 13th Keith Ellison Minnesota 5th Emanuel Cleaver II 5th Missouri (KC) William Lacy Clay, Jr. 1st Missouri District (St. Louis)

State MI

% of Vote - notes LOST to white Dem Congressman Gary Peters in primary after redistricting. 83%-14-2-1% 75%-25% 60% -37-3% 60% -37-3% Defeated White Congressman Russ Carnahan in primary

MI MN MO MO

24 25

Bennie Thompson Mississippi 2nd G.K. Butterfield 5th District North Carolina Now 1st Melvin L. Watt North Carolina 12th Donald M. Payne Jr. replaced Donald M Payne who died New Jersey 10th No Incumbent - New District Nevada 4 - Steven Horsford Yvette Clarke New York’s redrawn 9th district Gregory W. Meeks New York 6th NOW 5th Charles B. Rangel New York 15th

MS NC

67% - 31-1-0% 75%-23-2

26 27

NC NJ

80%-20% 87%-11-1-1%

28* 29 30 31

NV NY NY NY

50% - 44% - 4% - 4% 87%-12-1% 90%-10-1% 91%-6-3%

Incumbent/State District 32 Edolphus Towns Announced his retirement April 2012 New York 10th Hakeem Jeffries won in the new 8th District Marcia L. Fudge Ohio 11th No Incumbent - New District Ohio 3rd - Joyce Beatty Chaka Fattah Penn 2nd James E. Clyburn 6th District South Carolina Sumter Tim Scott (GOP, not in Black Caucus) South Carolina 1st 37 38 39 40 41 42 43 Al Green Texas 9th Eddie Bernice Johnson Texas 3oth Sheila Jackson Lee Texas 18th No Incumbent -Texas 33 - New District Marc Veassey Robert C. Scott Virginia 3rd Donna M. Christensen US Virgin Islands Gwendolynne Moore Wisconsin 4th

State NY

% of Vote - notes 90%-9-1%

33 34 35 36

OH OH PA SC

100% 67% -27 - 3 - 2% 89%-9-1% 94%-6%

SC

62%-35-2% December 17, 2012 appointed to US Senate by Gov. Haley 78%-20-1-1% 79%-19-2% 75%-23-2% 73% -26% - 2% 81%-19% 60%-17-11-10-1.6-.06% 72%-25-3%

TX TX TX TX VA VI WI

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