North Carolina House District 8

Previous Election Results

1996 House General Election
Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
W.G. Hefner Democratic 103,129 55.2%
Curtis Blackwood Republican 81,676 43.7%
Thomas Carlisle Natural law 2,103 1.1%
1996 House Primary
Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Sherrill Morgan Republican 8,053 35.3%
Curtis Blackwood Republican 6,583 28.9%
Leroy Pittman Republican 5,441 23.9%
Alan Stafford Republican 2,720 11.9%
1996 House Primary Runoff
Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Curtis Blackwood Republican 3,398 63.9%
Sherrill Morgan Republican 1,923 36.1%
1998 House General Election
Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Robert Hayes Republican 67,505 50.7%
Mike Taylor Democratic 64,127 48.2%
Bob Burns Libertarian 1,492 1.1%
2000 House General Election
Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Robert Hayes Republican 111,950 55.0%
Mike Taylor Democratic 89,505 44.0%
Jack Schwartz Libertarian 2,009 1.0%
2002 House General Election
Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Robert Hayes Republican 80,298 53.6%
Chris Kouri Democratic 66,819 44.6%
Mark Johnson Libertarian 2,619 1.7%
2002 House Primary
Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Chris Kouri Democratic 22,725 47.3%
William Richardson Democratic 15,590 32.4%
Tripp Helms Democratic 6,062 12.6%
Ray Warren Democratic 3,678 7.7%
2004 House General Election
Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Robin Hayes Republican 125,070 55.5%
Beth Troutman Democratic 100,101 44.5%
2004 House Primary
Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Beth Troutman Democratic 19,838 72.5%
Mark Ortiz Democratic 7,515 27.5%
2006 House General Election
Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Robin Hayes Republican 60,926 50.1%
Larry Kissell Democratic 60,597 49.9%
2006 House Primary
Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Larry Kissell Democratic 13,109 53.5%
John Autry Democratic 4,456 18.2%
Tim Dunn Democratic 4,137 16.9%
Mark Ortiz Democratic 2,822 11.5%
2008 House General Election
Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Larry Kissell Democratic 157,185 55.4%
Robin Hayes Republican 126,634 44.6%
2010 House General Election
Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Larry Kissell Democratic 88,776 53.2%
Harold Johnson Republican 73,129 43.8%
Thomas Hill Libertarian 5,098 3.1%
2010 House Primary
Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Larry Kissell Democratic 24,541 62.7%
Nancy Shakir Democratic 14,600 37.3%
2010 House Primary Runoff
Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Harold Johnson Republican 9,261 61.0%
Tim D'Annunzio Republican 5,928 39.0%
2012 House
Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Richard Hudson Republican 160,695 54.0%
Larry Kissell Democratic 137,139 46.0%
2012 House Primary
Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Larry Kissell Democratic 45,987 72.6%
Marcus Williams Democratic 17,393 27.4%
2012 House Primary
Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Richard Hudson Republican 21,451 32.1%
Scott Keadle Republican 14,687 22.0%
Vernon Robinson Republican 12,181 18.2%
Fred Steen Republican 9,670 14.5%
John Whitley Republican 8,894 13.3%

Demographic Data

Population 741,884
Percentage White 69.4%
Percentage Black 18.6%
Percentage American Indian / Alaska Native 7.0%
Percentage Asian 1.1%
Percentage Native Hawaiian / Pacific Islander 0.0%
Percentage Mixed Race 1.7%
Percentage Other Race 2.2%
 
Percentage Hispanic 8.8%
Percentage Non Hispanic White 63.1%
Percentage Non Hispanic Black 18.4%
 
Percentage Households All Speak Language Other than English 0.8%
 
Median Household Income $41,465
Percentage Married Couple Both Work 35.8%
Percentage Income in Poverty in 2011 21.1%
Percentage Lived in different household in 2009 5.3%
 
Percentage Homes heated by Electricity 59.5%
Percentage Homes heated by Gas 32.7%
Percentage Homes heated by Coal 0.0%
Percentage Homes heated by Fuel Oil 4.5%
Percentage of Population Age 65 and Up 14.2%
Percentage Employed Civilians 16-years-old and up 40.8%
Percentage with a College Degree 16.2%
Percentage Management or Professional Workers 29.5%
Percentage Sales or Office Workers 23.7%
Percentage Production or Transportation Workers 17.1%
 
Percentage Married Couples 50.1%
Percentage Married Couples with Children 19.5%
Percentage Unmarried Partner Households, Male living with Male 0.1%
Percentage Unmarried Partner Households, Female living with Female 0.2%

Last updated 4:17pm January 21, 2015