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North Carolina's 1st congressional district

 

North Carolina's 1st congressional district

North Carolina's 1st congressional district
North Carolina's 1st congressional district - since January 3, 2013.
North Carolina's 1st congressional district - since January 3, 2013.
Current Representative G. K. Butterfield (DWilson)
Distribution 47.76% urban, 52.24% rural
Population (2000) 619,178
Median income $28,410
Ethnicity 45.4% White, 50.7% Black, 0.5% Asian, 3.1% Hispanic, 0.7% Native American, 0.1% other
Cook PVI D+17[1]

North Carolina's 1st congressional district is located mostly in the northeastern part of the state. This area is located on North Carolina's Coastal plain and contains towns such as Durham, Greenville, Elizabeth City, Henderson, Roanoke Rapids, Rocky Mount, Goldsboro, and New Bern.

The district is represented by Rep. G.K. Butterfield, a Democrat. He has been the representative since 2005. In the 2006 election, he won unopposed. In 2010 he defeated Republican Ashley Woolard from Washington, North Carolina in the general election.

Contents

  • Recent election results 1
    • Presidential races 1.1
  • List of representatives 2
  • Historical district boundaries 3
  • See also 4
  • References 5

Recent election results

Presidential races

Year Results
2000 Gore 57 - 42%
2004 Kerry 57 - 42%
2008 Obama 62 - 37%

List of representatives

Representative Party Years Electoral history
John B. Ashe Anti-
Administration
March 24, 1790 –
March 3, 1791
Redistricted to the 3rd district
John Steele Pro-
Administration
March 4, 1791 –
March 3, 1793
Redistricted from the 4th district
Joseph McDowell Anti-
Administration
March 4, 1793 –
March 3, 1795
James Holland Democratic-
Republican
March 4, 1795 –
March 3, 1797
Joseph McDowell, Jr. Democratic-
Republican
March 4, 1797 –
March 3, 1799
Joseph Dickson Federalist March 4, 1799 –
March 3, 1801
James Holland Democratic-
Republican
March 4, 1801 –
March 3, 1803
Redistricted to the 11th district
Thomas Wynns Democratic-
Republican
March 4, 1803 –
March 3, 1807
Redistricted from the 8th district
Lemuel Sawyer Democratic-
Republican
March 4, 1807 –
March 3, 1813
William H. Murfree Democratic-
Republican
March 4, 1813 –
March 3, 1817
Lemuel Sawyer Democratic-
Republican
March 4, 1817 –
March 3, 1823
Alfred M. Gatlin Crawford
Republican
March 4, 1823 –
March 3, 1825
Lemuel Sawyer Jacksonian March 4, 1825 –
March 3, 1829
William B. Shepard Anti-
Jacksonian
March 4, 1829 –
March 3, 1837
Samuel T. Sawyer Whig March 4, 1837 –
March 3, 1839
Kenneth Rayner Whig March 4, 1839 –
March 3, 1843
Redistricted to the 9th district
Thomas L. Clingman Whig March 4, 1843 –
March 3, 1845
James Graham Whig March 4, 1845 –
March 3, 1847
Thomas L. Clingman Whig March 4, 1847 –
March 3, 1855
Redistricted to the 8th district
Henry M. Shaw Democratic March 4, 1853 –
March 3, 1855
Robert T. Paine Know-Nothing March 4, 1855 –
March 3, 1857
Henry M. Shaw Democratic 1857 –
1859
William N. H. Smith Opposition March 4, 1859 –
March 3, 1861
North Carolina seceded from the Union in May 1861
Vacant March 3, 1861 –
July 6, 1868
Civil War and Reconstruction
John R. French Republican July 6, 1868 –
March 3, 1869
Clinton L. Cobb Republican March 4, 1869 –
March 3, 1875
Jesse J. Yeates Democratic March 4, 1875 –
March 3, 1879
Joseph J. Martin Republican March 3, 1879 –
January 29, 1881
Lost contested election
Jesse J. Yeates Democratic January 29, 1881 –
March 3, 1881
Won contested election
Louis C. Latham Democratic March 4, 1881 –
March 3, 1883
Walter F. Pool Republican March 3, 1883 –
August 25, 1883
Died
Vacant August 25, 1883 –
November 20, 1883
Thomas G. Skinner Democratic November 20, 1883 –
March 3, 1887
Louis C. Latham Democratic March 4, 1887 –
March 3, 1889
Thomas G. Skinner Democratic March 4, 1889 –
March 3, 1891
William A. B. Branch Democratic March 4, 1891 –
March 3, 1895
Harry Skinner Populist March 4, 1895 –
March 3, 1899
John H. Small Democratic March 4, 1899 –
March 3, 1921
Hallett S. Ward Democratic March 4, 1921 –
March 3, 1925
Lindsay C. Warren Democratic March 3, 1925 –
October 31, 1940
Resigned after to become U.S. Comptroller General
Vacant October 31, 1940 –
November 5, 1940
Herbert C. Bonner Democratic November 5, 1940 –
November 7, 1965
Died
Vacant November 7, 1965 –
February 5, 1966
Walter B. Jones, Sr. Democratic February 5, 1966 –
September 15, 1992
Died
Vacant September 15, 1992 –
November 3, 1992
Eva Clayton Democratic November 3, 1992 –
January 3, 2003
Resigned
Frank Ballance Democratic January 3, 2003 –
June 11, 2004
Resigned
Vacant June 11, 2004 –
July 20, 2004
G.K. Butterfield Democratic July 20, 2004 –
present

Historical district boundaries

2003 - 2013

See also


References

  1. ^ "Partisan Voting Index Districts of the 113th Congress: 2004 & 2008". The Cook Political Report. 2012. Retrieved 2013-01-10. 
  • Martis, Kenneth C. (1989). The Historical Atlas of Political Parties in the United States Congress. New York: Macmillan Publishing Company. 
  • Martis, Kenneth C. (1982). The Historical Atlas of United States Congressional Districts. New York: Macmillan Publishing Company. 
  • Congressional Biographical Directory of the United States 1774–present

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