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Texas's 9th congressional district

Texas's 9th congressional district
Texas's 9th congressional district - since January 3, 2013.
Texas's 9th congressional district - since January 3, 2013.
Current Representative Al Green (DHouston)
Population (2000) 651,619
Median income $34,870
Ethnicity 32.9% White, 37.5% Black, 10.7% Asian, 32.8% Hispanic, 0.4% Native American, 0.5% other
Cook PVI D+21 (2012)

Texas District 9 of the United States House of Representatives is a Congressional district that serves the southwestern portion of the Greater Houston area in Texas. The current Representative for the district, since 2005, is Democrat Al Green. Previous Representatives from the district include Jack Brooks, 1967–1995, Steve Stockman, 1995–1997, and Nick Lampson, 1997-2005.

Historic boundaries

From 1967 to 2005 the district included the Johnson Space Center, and from 1935 to 2005 it took in Galveston.

List of representatives

Representative Party Term District Residence Note
District created March 4, 1883
Roger Q. Mills Democratic March 4, 1883 – March 28, 1892 Redistricted from the 4th district, resigned after being elected to the US Senate
Vacant March 28, 1892 – June 14, 1892
Edwin Le Roy Antony Democratic June 14, 1892 - March 3, 1893
Joseph D. Sayers Democratic March 4, 1893 - January 16, 1899 Redistricted from the 10th district, Resigned after being elected Governor
Vacant January 16, 1899 – March 4, 1899
Albert S. Burleson Democratic March 4, 1899 - March 3, 1903 Redistricted to the 10th district
George F. Burgess Democratic March 4, 1903 - March 3, 1917 Redistricted from the 9th district
Joseph J. Mansfield Democratic March 4, 1917 - July 12, 1947 Died
Vacant July 12, 1947 – August 23, 1947
Clark W. Thompson Democratic August 23, 1947 - December 30, 1966 Resigned
Vacant December 30, 1966 – January 3, 1967
Jack Brooks Democratic January 3, 1967 - January 3, 1995 Redistricted from the 2nd district
Steve Stockman Republican January 3, 1995 - January 3, 1997
Nick Lampson Democratic January 3, 1997 - January 3, 2005
Al Green Democratic January 3, 2005 – Present Incumbent

Election results

US House election, 2004: Texas District 9
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Democratic Al Green 114,462 72.2 +13.6
Republican Arlette Molina 42,132 26.6 -13.7
Libertarian Stacey Bourland 1,972 1.2 +0.2
Majority 72,330 45.6
Turnout 158,566
Democratic hold Swing +13.7
US House election, 2006: Texas District 9
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Democratic Al Green 60,253 100 +27.8
Majority 60,253 100
Turnout 60,253
Democratic hold Swing +54.4
US House election, 2008: Texas District 9
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Democratic Al Green 113,380 93.3 -6.7
Libertarian Brad Walters 8,089 6.7 +6.7
Majority 105,291 86.6
Turnout 121,469
Democratic hold Swing -13.4
US House election, 2010: Texas District 9
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Democratic Al Green 62,616 74.2 -19.1
Republican Steve Mueller 20,498 24.3 +24.3
Libertarian Michael W. Hope 1,250 1.5 -5.2
Majority 42,118 49.9
Turnout 84,364
Democratic hold Swing -36.7

Historical district boundaries

2007 - 2013

See also

References

  • 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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