Black Congress Members for the 114th Congress

Updated list of Black Congress members after the November 2014 election. Previous list (Dec. 2012) is here:
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  African American Members of 114th Congress November 7, 2014What Do I Know blog [Based on updating sitting African-American Congress Members and googling to find new African-American members. There may be some people missing. I’ll keep checking. Please let me know if you find errors or omissions.]Election results mostly from: LA Times election results pageOther results are from the Virgin Islands Voting results and District of Columbia Board of Elections Red indicates that an incumbent left Congress and was not replaced by an African American. One term Congressman Steven Horsford of Nevada is in this category.Green indicates an incumbent left Congress, replaced by another African American. Examples are Alma Adams, Stacey Plaskett , and also a couple of others who replaced departing Congress Members during the session and were elected in November 2014. Blue indicates new African American member of Congress in district that was not previously represented by an African-American - Brenda Lawrence  won a seat that was held by an African-American until the 2012 election when two Democratic Congress Members were redistricted into the same district. The white winner - Gary Peters - rans successfully for US Senate in 2014.There were two Republican African-Americans elected Mia Love  and Will Hurd .The representatives are Democrats unless identified (R)In addition to Members of the House of Representatives, there are two African American US Senators: ã Sen. Tim Scott (R-NC) was appointed to Jim DeMinnt’s term after Dement’s resignation. He won the election to finish the last two years of the DeMint’s term November 4, 2014. ã Sen Cory Booker (D-NJ)  won a special election when Sen. Lautenberg died and was reelected November 4, 2014.   Incumbent/State DistrictState% of Vote Notes 1  Terri SewellAlabama 7th ALran unopposed  Incumbent/State DistrictState% of Vote Notes 2  Karen BassCalifornia 37th district (LA) CA83%3  Barbara LeeCalifornia 13th CA87%  Laura RichardsonCalifornia 37th lost in 2012 CADefeated by Rep. Janice Hahn (D) 60%-40% (2012)4  Maxine WatersCalifornia 43rd CA70%5  Eleanor Holmes NortonDelegate, Washington DC DC81%6 Corrine BrownFlorida’s 5th district FL71%-25%-3%  Allen West* (GOP)Florida 22nd (now 18th) lost to Patrick Murphy (D) in a close race in 2012. Murphy won easily in 2014) FL7 Frederica WilsonFlorida 24th FL86%8 Alcee L. HastingsFlorida 23rd Now 20th FL81%9 Sanford D.Bishop, Jr.Georgia 2nd District GA59%10  Hank JohnsonGeorgia 4th GAunopposed11  John LewisGeorgia 5th GAunopposed12 David ScottGeorgia 13th GAunopposed  Incumbent/State DistrictState% of Vote Notes 13  Bobby L. RushIllinois 1st IL72%14  Jesse L. Jackson, Jr.Illinois 2ndRobin Kelly, April 11, 2013 IL78%replaced Jackson who resigned midterm and won the Nov. election15 Danny K. DavisIllinois 7th IL85%16 Andre CarsonIndiana’s 7th district IN54%17 Cedric RichmondLouisiana 2nd LA68%18  Donna EdwardsMaryland 4th MD70%19  Elijah E. CummingsMaryland 7th MD69%20  Brenda LawrenceMichigan 15th MI77% Hansen Clarke LOST in 2012 to white Dem Congressman Gary Peters  in primary after redistricting. Peters won US Senate seat in 2014.21 John Conyers, Jr.Michigan 13th MI79%22  Keith EllisonMinnesota 5th MN79%23 William Lacy Clay, Jr.1st Missouri District (St. Louis)MO72% 24 Emanuel Cleaver II5th Missouri (KC) MO51%25 Bennie ThompsonMississippi 2nd MS67%  Incumbent/State DistrictState% of Vote Notes 26 G.K. Butterfield5th District North Carolina Now 1st NC73%27 Alma Adams (Melvin L. WattResigned Jan 6, 2014 to become director of the Federal Housing Finance Agency.North Carolina 12thAlma Adams (D) defeated against Vince Coakley (R ) both are Black NC75%28 Donald M. Payne Jr. New Jersey 10th NJ85% replaced his father Donald M Payne who died in 2012, Steven Horsford NVlost 48.5% - 45.8%Lost to white Republican Cresent Hardy29 Yvette ClarkeNew York’s 9th district NY89%30  Gregory W. MeeksNew York 5th NY95%31 Hakeem Jeffries New York 8th District NY91%32  Charles B. RangelNew York 13th NY87%33 Joyce BeattyOhio 3rd - OH63%34 Marcia L. FudgeOhio 11th OH79%35  Chaka FattahPenn 2nd PA87%36  James E. Clyburn6th District South Carolina - Sumter SC72%
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