Aug. 20, 2014

Del. Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-D.C.)

  • District: District of Columbia -- At Large
  • Residence: Washington
  • Born: June 13, 1937; Washington, D.C.
  • Religion: Episcopalian
  • Family: Divorced; two children
  • Education: Antioch College, B.A. 1960 (history); Yale U., M.A. 1963 (American studies); Yale U., LL.B. 1964
  • Military Service: None
  • Political Highlights: New York City Commission on Human Rights, 1970-77; Equal Employment Opportunity Commission chairwoman, 1977-81; U.S. House, 1991-present
  • Elected: Elected: 1990 (12th term)
  • Committee Assignments: Oversight & Government Reform (Energy Policy, Health Care and Entitlements; Federal Workforce, U.S. Postal Service and the Census); Transportation & Infrastructure (Economic Development, Public Buildings & Emergency Management; Highways & Transit - Ranking Member; Public-Private Partnerships; Water Resources & Environment)
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State Information: District of Columbia -- At Large

Election History
Year Election Candidate Votes Percent
2012 general (DC-AL representative) Eleanor Norton (D) 246,664 88.5%
Bruce Majors (LIBERT) 16,524 5.9%
Natale Stracuzzi (SGREEN) 13,243 4.8%
Write In (WRI) 2,132 0.8%
2010 general (DC-AL delegate) Eleanor Norton (D) 117,990 88.9%
Missy Smith (R) 8,109 6.1%
Rick Tingling-Clemmons (GREEN) 4,413 3.3%
write-ins (WRI) 1,359 1%
Queen Noble (I) 785 0.6%
2008 general (DC-AL delegate) Eleanor Norton (D) 228,376 92.3%
Maude Hills (GREEN) 16,693 6.7%
write-ins (Write-In) 2,402 1%
2006 general (DC-AL delegate) Eleanor Norton (D) 111,726 97.3%
write-ins (Write-In) 3,051 2.7%
2004 general (DC-AL delegate) Eleanor Norton (D) 202,027 91.3%
Michael Monroe (R) 18,296 8.3%
write-in (Write-In) 890 0.4%
2002 general (DC-AL delegate) Eleanor Norton (D) 119,268 93%
Pat Kidd (I) 7,733 6%
write-ins (Write-In) 1,232 1%
2000 general (DC-AL delegate) Eleanor Norton (D) 158,824 90.4%
Edward Wolterbeek (R) 10,258 5.8%
Robert Kampia (LIBERT) 4,594 2.6%
Sam Manuel (SW) 1,419 0.8%
write-ins (Write-In) 536 0.3%
1998 general (DC-AL delegate) Eleanor Holmes Norton (D) 122,228 89.6%
Edward Henry Wolterbeek (R) 8,610 6.3%
Pat Kidd (DCSTATE) 2,323 1.7%
Natale Nicola Stracuzzi (I) 1,647 1.2%
Mary Martin (SW) 1,087 0.8%
write-ins (Write-In) 464 0.3%
1996 general (DC-AL delegate) Eleanor Holmes Norton (D) 134,996 90%
Sprague Simonds (R) 11,306 7.5%
Faith (I) 2,119 1.4%
Sam Manuel (SW) 1,146 0.8%
write-ins (Write-In) 431 0.3%
1994 general (DC-AL delegate) Eleanor Holmes Norton (D) 154,988 89.2%
Donald A. Saltz (R) 13,828 8%
Rasco P. Braswell (DCSTATE) 2,824 1.6%
Bradley Downs (SW) 1,476 0.8%
write-ins (Write-In) 548 0.3%
1992 general (DC-AL delegate) Eleanor Holmes Norton (D) 166,808 84.8%
Susan Emerson (R) 20,108 10.2%
Susan Griffin (DCSTATE) 7,253 3.7%
Sam Manuel (SW) 1,840 0.9%
write-ins (Write-In) 745 0.4%
1990 general (DC-AL delegate) Eleanor Holmes Norton (D) 98,442 61.7%
Harry M. Singleton (R) 41,999 26.3%
George X. Cure (I) 8,156 5.1%
Leon F. Hunt (DCSTATE) 4,027 2.5%
write-ins (Write-In) 3,669 2.3%
Dabney (I) 3,334 2.1%
Vote For President
Year Democrat Republican Independent
2012 Barack Obama: 91% Mitt Romney: 7%
2008 Barack Obama: 92% John McCain: 7%