Nebraska's 3rd congressional district

U.S. House district in Northern and Western Nebraska

Nebraska's 3rd congressional district is a congressional district in the U.S. state of Nebraska. The district makes up most of the state besides parts of the eastern side. The district has 68 counties and is in two time zones. It includes the cities of Grand Island, Kearney, Hastings, North Platte, Alliance, and Scottsbluff. Also, it has the Sandhills region and a large part of the Platte River. The people who live in the district elect a person to represent the district in the United States House of Representatives. The district is currently represented by Republican Adrian Smith.

Nebraska's 3rd congressional district
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Nebraska's 3rd congressional district since January 3, 2013
Representative
  Adrian Smith
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Distribution
  • 46.21% urban
  • 53.79% rural
Population (2019)597,568
Median income$55,729[1]
Ethnicity
Cook PVIR+27[2]

Election historyEdit

2004Edit

General election, 2004
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Tom Osborne (Incumbent) 218,751 87.5%
Democratic Donna J. Anderson 26,434 10.5%
Nebraska Joseph A. Rosberg 3,396 1.4%
Green Roy Guisinger 1,555 .6%
Total votes 250,136 100.0%
Republican hold

2006Edit

General election, 2006
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Adrian Smith 113,687 54.99%
Democratic Scott Kleeb 93,046 45.01%
Total votes 206,733 100.0%
Republican hold

2008Edit

General election, 2008
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Adrian Smith (Incumbent) 183,117 76.87%
Democratic Jay C. Stoddard 55,087 23.13%
Total votes 238,204 100.0%
Republican hold

2010Edit

General election, 2010
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Adrian Smith (Incumbent) 117,275 70.12%
Democratic Rebekah Davis 29,932 17.9%
Independent Dan Hill 20,036 11.98%
Total votes 167,243 100.0%
Republican hold

2012Edit

General election, 2012
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Adrian Smith (Incumbent) 187,423 74.2%
Democratic Mark Sullivan 65,266 25.8%
Total votes 252,689 100.0%
Republican hold

2014Edit

General election, 2014
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Adrian Smith (Incumbent) 139,440 75.4%
Democratic Mark Sullivan 45,524 24.6%
Total votes 184,964 100.0%
Republican hold

2016Edit

General election, 2016
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Adrian Smith (Incumbent) 226,720 100%
Total votes 226,720 100.0%
Republican hold

2018Edit

General election, 2018
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Adrian Smith (Incumbent) 163,650 76.7%
Democratic Paul Theobald 49,654 23.3%
Total votes 213,304 100.0%
Republican hold

2020Edit

General election, 2018
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Adrian Smith (Incumbent) 225,157 78.5%
Democratic Mark Elworth Jr. 50,690 17.7%
Libertarian Dustin C. Hobbs 10,923 3.8%
Total votes 336,962 100.0%
Republican hold

ReferencesEdit

  1. https://www.census.gov/mycd/?st=31&cd=03
  2. "Partisan Voting Index – Districts of the 115th Congress" (PDF). The Cook Political Report. April 7, 2017. Retrieved April 7, 2017.