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Arkansas's 4th congressional district
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Representative
  Bruce Westerman
RHot Springs
Area 20,951 sq mi (54,260 km2)
Distribution
  • 66.2% urban
  • 33.8% rural
Population (2019) 701,945
Median income $43,824
Ethnicity
Cook PVI R+17

Arkansas's 4th congressional district is a congressional district in the U.S. state of Arkansas. It is the southwest part of the state and is the largest district. The cities in the district are Camden, Hope, Hot Springs, Magnolia, Pine Bluff, and Texarkana. The people who live in the district elect a person to represent the district in the United States House of Representatives. Republican Bruce Westerman became the representative in 2014

Election history

Year Office Results
2000 President Gore 49 - 48%
2004 President Bush 51 - 48%
2008 President McCain 58 - 39%
2012 President Romney 62 - 36%
2016 President Trump 64 - 31%
2020 President Trump 68 - 30%

2002

Arkansas’s 4th Congressional District House Election, 2002
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Democrat Michael Avery Ross 119,633 60.56%
Republican Jay Dickey 77,904 39.44%
Majority 41,729 21.12%
Total votes 197,537 100.00
Democrat hold

2004

Arkansas’s 4th Congressional District House Election, 2004
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Democrat Michael Avery Ross 243,003 100.00%
Majority 243,003 100.00%
Total votes 100.00
Democrat hold

2006

Arkansas’s 4th Congressional District House Election, 2006
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Democrat Michael Avery Ross 128,236 74.73%
Republican Joe Ross 43,360 25.27%
Majority 84,876 49.46%
Total votes 171,596 100.00
Democrat hold

2008

Arkansas’s 4th Congressional District House Election, 2008
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Democrat Michael Avery Ross 203,178 86.17%
Green J. Joshua Drake 32,603 13.83%
Majority 170,575 72.34%
Total votes 235,781 100.00
Democrat hold

2010

Arkansas’s 4th Congressional District House Election, 2010
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Democrat Michael Avery Ross 102,479 57.53%
Republican Beth Anne Rankin 71,526 40.15%
Green J. Joshua Drake 4,129 2.32%
Majority 30,953 17.38%
Total votes 178,134 100.00
Democrat hold

2012

Arkansas’s 4th Congressional District House Election, 2012
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Republican Tom Cotton 154,149 59.53%
Democrat Gene Jeffress 95,013 36.69%
Libertarian Bobby Tullis 4,984 1.92%
Green J. Joshua Drake 4,807 1.86%
Majority 59,136 22.84%
Total votes 258,953 100.00
Republican gain from Democrat

2014

Arkansas’s 4th Congressional District House Election, 2014
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Republican Bruce Westerman 110,789 54%
Democrat James Lee Witt 87,742 43%
Libertarian Ken Hamilton 7,598 3%
Majority 23,047 11%
Total votes 206,131 100.00%
Republican hold

2016

Arkansas’s 4th Congressional District House Election, 2016
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Republican Bruce Westerman 182,885 75%
Libertarian Ken Hamilton 61,274 25%
Majority 121,611 50%
Total votes 244,159 100.00%
Republican hold

2018

Arkansas’s 4th Congressional District House Election, 2018
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Bruce Westerman (incumbent) 136,740 66.74%
Democrat Hayden Shamel 63,984 31.23%
Libertarian Tom Canada 3,952 1.93%
Write-in 216 0.11%
Total votes 204,892 100%
Republican hold

2020

Arkansas’s 4th Congressional District House Election, 2020
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Bruce Westerman (incumbent) 191,617 69.7
Democrat William Hanson 75,750 27.5
Libertarian Frank Gilbert 7,668 2.8
Total votes 275,035 100.0
Republican hold
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