Michigan House District 7

Previous Election Results

1996 House General Election
Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Nick Smith Republican 120,227 55.0%
Kim Tunnicliff Democratic 93,725 42.9%
Robert Broda Jr. Libertarian 3,090 1.4%
Scott Williamson Natural law 1,471 0.7%
1996 House Primary
Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Nick Smith Republican 40,019 74.6%
Doug Meyers Republican 13,595 25.4%
1998 House General Election
Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Nick Smith Republican 104,656 57.5%
Jim Berryman Democratic 72,998 40.1%
Kenneth Proctor Libertarian 2,684 1.5%
Lynnea Ellison Natural law 1,789 1.0%
2000 House General Election
Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Nick Smith Republican 147,369 61.1%
Jennie Crittendon Democratic 86,080 35.7%
Perry Spencer Reform 2,359 1.0%
Robert Broda Jr. Libertarian 2,158 0.9%
Steve Cousino Taxpayers 1,878 0.8%
Gail Petrosoff Natural law 1,159 0.5%
2002 House General Election
Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Nick Smith Republican 121,142 59.7%
Mike Simpson Democratic 78,412 38.6%
Ken Proctor Libertarian 3,515 1.7%
2004 House General Election
Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Joe Schwarz Republican 176,053 58.4%
Sharon Renier Democratic 109,527 36.3%
David Horn Taxpayers 9,032 3.0%
Jason Seagraves Green 3,996 1.3%
Ken Proctor Libertarian 3,034 1.0%
2004 House Primary
Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Sharon Renier Democratic 8,944 52.0%
Drew Walker Democratic 4,204 24.4%
Douglas Wilson Democratic 4,057 23.6%
2004 House Primary
Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Joe Schwarz Republican 20,440 27.8%
Brad Smith Republican 16,488 22.4%
Tim Walberg Republican 12,973 17.7%
Clark Bisbee Republican 10,301 14.0%
Gene DeRossett Republican 8,379 11.4%
Paul DeWeese Republican 4,886 6.7%
2006 House General Election
Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Tim Walberg Republican 122,348 50.5%
Sharon Renier Democratic 112,665 46.5%
Robert Hutchinson Libertarian 3,788 1.6%
David Horn Taxpayers 3,611 1.5%
2006 House Primary
Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Sharon Renier Democratic 10,402 52.7%
Fred Strack Democratic 3,447 17.5%
Daryl Campbell Democratic 3,003 15.2%
Chuck Ream Democratic 2,901 14.7%
2006 House Primary
Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Tim Walberg Republican 33,245 53.1%
Joe Schwarz Republican 29,330 46.9%
2008 House General Election
Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Mark Schauer Democratic 157,213 48.8%
Tim Walberg Republican 149,781 46.5%
Lynn Meadows Green 9,528 3.0%
Ken Proctor Libertarian 5,675 1.8%
2008 House Primary
Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Mark Schauer Democratic 17,270 65.7%
Sharon Renier Democratic 9,034 34.3%
2008 House Primary
Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Tim Walberg Republican 39,314 100.0%
2010 House General Election
Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Tim Walberg Republican 113,185 50.2%
Mark Schauer Democratic 102,402 45.4%
Scott Aughney Taxpayers 3,705 1.6%
Greg Merle Libertarian 3,239 1.4%
Richard Wunsch Green 3,117 1.4%
2010 House Primary
Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Mark Schauer Democratic 23,806 100.0%
2010 House Primary
Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Tim Walberg Republican 41,784 57.5%
Brian Rooney Republican 23,505 32.3%
Marvin Carlson Republican 7,413 10.2%
2012 House
Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Tim Walberg Republican 169,668 53.3%
Kurt Haskell Democratic 136,849 43.0%
Ken Proctor Libertarian 8,088 2.5%
Richard Wunsch Green 3,464 1.1%

Demographic Data

Population 702,643
Percentage White 91.8%
Percentage Black 4.2%
Percentage American Indian / Alaska Native 0.4%
Percentage Asian 0.7%
Percentage Native Hawaiian / Pacific Islander 0.1%
Percentage Mixed Race 2.2%
Percentage Other Race 0.6%
 
Percentage Hispanic 4.0%
Percentage Non Hispanic White 88.6%
Percentage Non Hispanic Black 4.0%
 
Percentage Households All Speak Language Other than English 0.2%
 
Median Household Income $49,975
Percentage Married Couple Both Work 38.9%
Percentage Income in Poverty in 2011 13.5%
Percentage Lived in different household in 2009 8.6%
 
Percentage Homes heated by Electricity 7.4%
Percentage Homes heated by Gas 84.0%
Percentage Homes heated by Coal 0.1%
Percentage Homes heated by Fuel Oil 2.4%
Percentage of Population Age 65 and Up 15.1%
Percentage Employed Civilians 16-years-old and up 43.9%
Percentage with a College Degree 22.2%
Percentage Management or Professional Workers 31.7%
Percentage Sales or Office Workers 22.9%
Percentage Production or Transportation Workers 17.9%
 
Percentage Married Couples 52.1%
Percentage Married Couples with Children 18.4%
Percentage Unmarried Partner Households, Male living with Male 0.2%
Percentage Unmarried Partner Households, Female living with Female 0.3%

Last updated 6:17pm September 19, 2014