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Utah's 1st congressional district

 

Utah's 1st congressional district

Utah's 1st congressional district
Utah's 1st congressional district - since January 3, 2013.
Utah's 1st congressional district - since January 3, 2013.
Current Representative Rob Bishop (RBrigham City)
Cook PVI R+25

Utah's 1st congressional district serves the northern area of Utah, including the cities of Ogden, Logan, and the northern half of the Great Salt Lake.

The current member of the United States House of Representatives from the district is Republican Rob Bishop.

President 2004. Scoring a Cook Partisan Voting Index (CPVI) of R+26 in 2004, the 1st Congressional District narrowly beat three other Congressional Districts which scored R+25 to become the most Republican district in the nation.[1]

Contents

  • Voting 1
  • List of representatives 2
  • Election results 3
    • 1912 3.1
    • 1914 3.2
    • 1916 3.3
    • 1918 3.4
    • 1920 3.5
    • 1922 3.6
    • 1924 3.7
    • 1926 3.8
    • 1928 3.9
    • 1930 3.10
    • 1932 3.11
    • 1934 3.12
    • 1936 3.13
    • 1938 3.14
    • 1940 3.15
    • 1942 3.16
    • 1944 3.17
    • 1946 3.18
    • 1948 3.19
    • 1950 3.20
    • 1952 3.21
    • 1954 3.22
    • 1956 3.23
    • 1958 3.24
    • 1960 3.25
    • 1962 3.26
    • 1964 3.27
    • 1966 3.28
    • 1968 3.29
    • 1970 3.30
    • 1972 3.31
    • 1974 3.32
    • 1976 3.33
    • 1978 3.34
    • 1980 3.35
    • 1982 3.36
    • 1984 3.37
    • 1986 3.38
    • 1988 3.39
    • 1990 3.40
    • 1992 3.41
    • 1994 3.42
    • 1996 3.43
    • 1998 3.44
    • 2000 3.45
    • 2002 3.46
    • 2004 3.47
    • 2006 3.48
    • 2008 3.49
    • 2010 3.50
    • 2012 3.51
  • Historical district boundaries 4
  • See also 5
  • References 6

Voting

Election results from presidential races[2]

Year Office Result
2000 President Bush 68 - 27%
2004 President Bush 73 - 25%
2008 President McCain 64 - 33%
2012 President Romney 77 - 20%

List of representatives

Until 1913, the district was the only district, elected statewide At-large.

District borders are periodically redrawn and some district residences may no longer be in this district.

Representative Party Years Congress District Home Occupation Electoral history
District created March 4, 1913 Districts were created from the former at-large district
Joseph Howell Republican March 4, 1913 –
March 4, 1917
63rd Logan Educator First elected in 1902 (At-large district)

Retired
64th
Milton H. Welling Democratic March 4, 1917 –
March 4, 1921
65th Farmington Merchant First elected in 1916

Retired to run for U.S. Senate
66th
Don B. Colton Republican March 4, 1921 –
March 4, 1933
67th Vernal Lawyer First elected in 1920

Lost re-election
68th
69th
70th
71st
72nd
Abe Murdock Democratic March 4, 1933 –
January 3, 1941
73rd Beaver Lawyer First elected in 1932

Retired to run for U.S. Senate
74th
75th
76th
Walter K. Granger Democratic January 3, 1941 –
January 3, 1953
77th Cedar City Farmer First elected in 1940

Retired to run for U.S. Senate
78th
79th
80th
81st
82nd
Douglas R. Stringfellow Republican January 3, 1953 –
January 3, 1955
83rd Draper Newscaster Elected in 1952

Renominated, but replaced on ballot
due to personal scandal
Henry Aldous Dixon Republican January 3, 1955 –
January 3, 1961
84th Provo Educator First elected in 1954

Retired
85th
86th
M. Blaine Peterson Democratic January 3, 1961 –
January 3, 1963
87th Ogden Lawyer Elected in 1960

Lost re-election
Laurence J. Burton Republican January 3, 1963 –
January 3, 1971
88th Ogden Entrepreneur First elected in 1962

Retired to run for U.S. Senate
89th
90th
91st
K. Gunn McKay Democratic January 3, 1971 –
January 3, 1981
92nd Ogden Educator First elected in 1970

Lost re-election
93rd
94th
95th
96th
James V. Hansen Republican January 3, 1981 –
January 3, 2003
97th Farmington Businessman First elected in 1980

Retired
98th
99th
100th
101st
102nd
103rd
104th
105th
106th
107th
Rob Bishop Republican January 3, 2003 –
Present
108th Brigham City Educator First elected in 2002
109th
110th
111th
112th
113th

Election results

1912 • 1914 • 1916 • 1918 • 1920 • 1922 • 1924 • 1926 • 1928 • 1930 • 1932 • 1934 • 1936 • 1938 • 1940 • 1942 • 1944 • 1946 • 1948 • 1950 • 1952 • 1954 • 1956 • 1958 • 1960 • 1962 • 1964 • 1966 • 1968 • 1970 • 1972 • 1974 • 1976 • 1978 • 1980 • 1982 • 1984 • 1986 • 1988 • 1990 • 1992 • 1994 • 1996 • 1998 • 2000 • 2002 • 2004 • 2006 • 2008 • 2010 • 2012

1912

Note: The 1912 election consisted of an all-party election to the two at-large seats. Howell was elected to the first at-large seat, while Johnson was elected to the second at-large seat.

United States House of Representatives elections, 1912[3]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Joseph Howell 43,133 19.45
Republican Jacob Johnson 42,047 18.96
Democratic Mathonihah Thomas 37,192 16.77
Democratic Tollman D. Johnson 36,640 16.52
Progressive S.H. Love 22,358 10.08
Progressive Lewis Larson 21,934 9.89
Socialist Murray E. King 8,971 4.05
Socialist William M. Knerr 8,953 4.04
Socialist Labor Elias Anderson 505 0.23
Total votes 221,733 100.0
Republican win (new seat)

1914

United States House of Representatives elections, 1914[4]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Joseph Howell (incumbent) 29,481 49.36
Democratic Lewis Larson 27,440 45.94
Socialist Ben Jansen 2,812 4.70
Total votes 59,733 100.0
Republican hold

1916

United States House of Representatives elections, 1916[5]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Milton H. Welling 40,035 55.55
Republican Timothy C. Hoyt 29,902 41.49
Socialist Daniel Konald 2,134 2.96
Total votes 72,071 100.0
Democratic gain from Republican

1918

United States House of Representatives elections, 1918[6]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Milton H. Welling (incumbent) 25,327 54.64
Republican William Henry Wattis 20,478 44.18
Socialist Daniel N. Keef 548 1.18
Total votes 46,353 100.0
Democratic hold

1920

United States House of Representatives elections, 1920[7]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Don B. Colton 42,249 57.49
Democratic James W. Funk 28,160 38.32
Farmer-Labor John O. Watters 3,083 4.19
Total votes 73,492 100.0
Republican gain from Democratic

1922

United States House of Representatives elections, 1922[8]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Don B. Colton (incumbent) 33,188 52.73
Democratic Milton H. Welling 27,801 44.17
Farmer-Labor John O. Watters 1,949 3.10
Total votes 62,938 100.0
Republican hold

1924

United States House of Representatives elections, 1924[9]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Don B. Colton (incumbent) 40,883 54.86
Democratic Frank Francis 33,644 45.14
Total votes 74,527 100.0
Republican hold

1926

United States House of Representatives elections, 1926[10]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Don B. Colton (incumbent) 44,007 61.44
Democratic Ephraim Bergeson 27,198 37.97
Socialist John O. Watters 426 0.59
Total votes 71,631 100.0
Republican hold

1928

United States House of Representatives elections, 1928[11]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Don B. Colton (incumbent) 50,274 60.89
Democratic Knox Patterson 31,889 38.62
Socialist John O. Watters 408 0.49
Total votes 82,571 100.0
Republican hold

1930

United States House of Representatives elections, 1930[12]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Don B. Colton (incumbent) 45,875 60.77
Democratic Joseph Ririe 29,210 38.70
Socialist A. W. Clemons 402 0.53
Total votes 75,487 100.0
Republican hold

1932

United States House of Representatives elections, 1932[13]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Abe Murdock 47,774 51.59
Republican Don B. Colton (incumbent) 44,827 48.41
Total votes 92,601 100.0
Democratic gain from Republican

1934

United States House of Representatives elections, 1934[14]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Abe Murdock (incumbent) 55,800 64.43
Republican Arthur Woolley 29,878 34.51
Socialist William J. McConnell 644 0.74
Communist Lawrence Mower 279 0.32
Total votes 86,601 100.0
Democratic hold

1936

United States House of Representatives elections, 1936[15]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Abe Murdock (incumbent) 68,877 69.23
Republican Charles W. Dunn 30,415 30.57
Socialist William J. McConnell 202 0.20
Total votes 99,494 100.0
Democratic hold

1938

United States House of Representatives elections, 1938[16]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Abe Murdock (incumbent) 52,927 59.66
Republican LeRoy B. Young 35,790 40.34
Total votes 88,717 100.0
Democratic hold

1940

United States House of Representatives elections, 1940[17]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Walter K. Granger 62,654 57.13
Republican LeRoy B. Young 47,021 42.87
Total votes 109,675 100.0
Democratic hold

1942

United States House of Representatives elections, 1942[18]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Walter K. Granger (incumbent) 36,297 50.19
Republican J. Bracken Lee 36,028 49.81
Total votes 72,325 100.0
Democratic hold

1944

United States House of Representatives elections, 1944[19]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Walter K. Granger (incumbent) 59,755 57.79
Republican B. H. Stringham 43,642 42.21
Total votes 103,397 100.0
Democratic hold

1946

United States House of Representatives elections, 1946[20]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Walter K. Granger (incumbent) 44,888 50.06
Republican David J. Wilson 44,784 49.94
Total votes 89,672 100.0
Democratic hold

1948

United States House of Representatives elections, 1948[21]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Walter K. Granger (incumbent) 66,641 59.04
Republican David J. Wilson 46,229 40.96
Total votes 112,870 100.0
Democratic hold

1950

United States House of Representatives elections, 1950[22]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Walter K. Granger (incumbent) 54,161 51.08
Republican Preston L. Jones 51,868 48.92
Total votes 106,029 100.0
Democratic hold

1952

United States House of Representatives elections, 1952[23]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Douglas R. Stringfellow 76,545 60.54
Democratic Ernest R. McKay 49,898 39.46
Total votes 126,443 100.0
Republican gain from Democratic

1954

United States House of Representatives elections, 1954[24]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Henry Aldous Dixon 55,542 53.37
Democratic Walter K. Granger 48,535 46.63
Total votes 104,077 100.0
Republican hold

1956

United States House of Representatives elections, 1956[25]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Henry Aldous Dixon (incumbent) 74,107 60.92
Democratic Carlyle F. Gronning 47,533 39.08
Total votes 121,640 100.0
Republican hold

1958

United States House of Representatives elections, 1958[26]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Henry Aldous Dixon (incumbent) 58,141 53.90
Democratic M. Blaine Peterson 49,735 46.10
Total votes 107,876 100.0
Republican hold

1960

United States House of Representatives elections, 1960[27]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic M. Blaine Peterson 65,939 50.03
Republican A. Walter Stevenson 65,871 49.97
Total votes 131,810 100.0
Democratic gain from Republican

1962

United States House of Representatives elections, 1962[28]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Laurence J. Burton 59,032 50.88
Democratic M. Blaine Peterson (incumbent) 56,989 49.12
Total votes 116,021 100.0
Republican gain from Democratic

1964

United States House of Representatives elections, 1964[29]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Laurence J. Burton (incumbent) 75,986 55.97
Democratic William G. Bruhn 59,768 44.03
Total votes 135,754 100.0
Republican hold

1966

United States House of Representatives elections, 1966[30]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Laurence J. Burton (incumbent) 99,750 66.50
Democratic J. Keith Melville 50,260 33.50
Total votes 150,010 100.0
Republican hold

1968

United States House of Representatives elections, 1968[31]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Laurence J. Burton (incumbent) 139,456 68.12
Democratic Richard J. Maughan 65,265 31.88
Total votes 204,721 100.0
Republican hold

1970

United States House of Representatives elections, 1970[32]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic K. Gunn McKay 95,499 51.27
Republican Richard Richards 89,269 47.93
American Independent Daniel L. Worthington 1,489 0.80
Total votes 186,257 100.0
Democratic gain from Republican

1972

United States House of Representatives elections, 1972[33]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic K. Gunn McKay (incumbent) 127,027 55.40
Republican Robert K. Wolthuis 96,296 42.00
American L. S. Brown 5,978 2.60
Total votes 229,301 100.0
Democratic hold

1974

United States House of Representatives elections, 1974[34]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic K. Gunn McKay (incumbent) 124,793 62.63
Republican Ronald W. Inkley 62,807 31.52
American L. S. Brown 11,664 5.85
Total votes 199,264 100.0
Democratic hold

1976

United States House of Representatives elections, 1976[35]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic K. Gunn McKay (incumbent) 155,631 58.17
Republican Joe H. Ferguson 106,542 39.83
American Harry B. Gerlach 5,358 2.00
Total votes 267,531 100.0
Democratic hold

1978

United States House of Representatives elections, 1978[36]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic K. Gunn McKay (incumbent) 93,892 51.03
Republican Jed J. Richardson 85,028 46.21
American Independent Robert Terrance Owens 4,180 2.27
Independent Dennis A. De Boer 894 0.49
Total votes 183,994 100.0
Democratic hold

1980

United States House of Representatives elections, 1980[37]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican James V. Hansen 157,111 52.10
Democratic K. Gunn McKay (incumbent) 144,459 47.90
Total votes 301,570 100.0
Republican gain from Democratic

1982

United States House of Representatives elections, 1982[38]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican James V. Hansen (incumbent) 111,416 62.80
Democratic A. Stephen Dirks 66,006 37.20
Total votes 177,422 100.0
Republican hold

1984

United States House of Representatives elections, 1984[39]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican James V. Hansen (incumbent) 142,952 71.22
Democratic Milton C. Abrams 56,619 28.21
Libertarian Willy Marshall 1,146 0.57
Total votes 200,717 100.0
Republican hold

1986

United States House of Representatives elections, 1986[40]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican James V. Hansen (incumbent) 82,151 51.56
Democratic K. Gunn McKay 77,180 48.44
Total votes 159,331 100.0
Republican hold

1988

United States House of Representatives elections, 1988[41]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican James V. Hansen (incumbent) 130,893 59.80
Democratic K. Gunn McKay 87,976 40.20
Total votes 218,869 100.0
Republican hold

1990

United States House of Representatives elections, 1990[42]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican James V. Hansen (incumbent) 82,746 52.15
Democratic Kenley Brunsdale 69,491 43.80
American Reva Marx Wadsworth 6,429 4.05
Total votes 158,666 100.0
Republican hold

1992

United States House of Representatives elections, 1992[43]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican James V. Hansen (incumbent) 160,037 65.25
Democratic Ron Holt 68,712 28.02
Independent William J. "Dub" Lawrence 16,505 6.73
Total votes 245,254 100.0
Republican hold

1994

United States House of Representatives elections, 1994[44]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican James V. Hansen (incumbent) 104,954 64.54
Democratic Bobbie Coray 57,664 35.46
Total votes 162,618 100.0
Republican hold

1996

United States House of Representatives elections, 1996[45]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican James V. Hansen (incumbent) 150,126 68.31
Democratic Gregory J. Sanders 65,866 29.97
Natural Law Randall Tolpinrud 3,787 1.72
Total votes 219,779 100.0
Republican hold

1998

United States House of Representatives elections, 1998[46]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican James V. Hansen (incumbent) 109,708 67.69
Democratic Steve Beierlein 49,307 30.42
Libertarian Gerald A. Arthus 3,070 1.89
Total votes 162,085 100.0
Republican hold

2000

United States House of Representatives elections, 2000[47]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican James V. Hansen (incumbent) 180,591 68.98
Democratic Kathleen McConkie Collinwood 71,229 27.21
Independent American Hartley D. Anderson 5,131 1.96
Libertarian Dave Starr Seely 3,151 1.20
Natural Law Matthew D. Frandsen 1,703 0.65
Total votes 261,805 100.0
Republican hold

2002

United States House of Representatives elections, 2002[48]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Rob Bishop 109,265 60.90
Democratic Dave Thomas 66,104 36.84
Green Craig Axford 4,027 2.24
Write-ins 16 0.01
Total votes 179,412 100.0
Republican hold

2004

United States House of Representatives elections, 2004[49]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Rob Bishop (incumbent) 199,615 67.91
Democratic Steven Thompson 85,630 29.13
Constitution Charles Johnston 4,510 1.53
Personal Choice Richard W. Soderberg 4,206 1.43
Total votes 293,961 100.0
Republican hold

2006

United States House of Representatives elections, 2006[50]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Rob Bishop (incumbent) 112,546 63.06
Democratic Steven Olsen 57,922 32.45
Constitution Mark Hudson 5,539 3.10
Libertarian Lynn Badler 2,467 1.38
Total votes 178,474 100.0
Republican hold

2008

United States House of Representatives elections, 2008[51]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Rob Bishop (incumbent) 196,799 64.85
Democratic Morgan E. Bowen 92,469 30.47
Constitution Kirk D. Pearson 7,397 2.44
Libertarian Joseph Geddes Buchman 6,780 2.23
Total votes 303,445 100.0
Republican hold

2010

United States House of Representatives elections, 2010[52]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Rob Bishop (incumbent) 135,247 69.19
Democratic Morgan E. Bowen 46,765 23.93
Constitution Kirk D. Pearson 9,143 4.68
Libertarian Jared Paul Stratton 4,307 2.20
Total votes 195,462 100.0
Republican hold

2012

United States House of Representatives elections, 2012[53]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Rob Bishop (incumbent) 161,546 71.50
Democratic Donna McAleer 55,740 24.70
Constitution Sherry Phipps 8,603 3.80
Total votes 225,889 100.0
Republican hold

Historical district boundaries

2003 - 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
  1. ^ What is the Cook Political Report?About the Cook Report.
  2. ^ Presidential Election Results, by district, swingstateproject.com
  3. ^ 1912 Election Results
  4. ^ 1914 Election Results
  5. ^ 1916 Election Results
  6. ^ 1918 Election Results
  7. ^ 1920 Election Results
  8. ^ 1922 Election Results
  9. ^ 1924 Election Results
  10. ^ 1926 Election Results
  11. ^ 1928 Election Results
  12. ^ 1930 Election Results
  13. ^ 1932 Election Results
  14. ^ 1934 Election Results
  15. ^ 1936 Election Results
  16. ^ 1938 Election Results
  17. ^ 1940 Election Results
  18. ^ 1942 Election Results
  19. ^ 1944 Election Results
  20. ^ 1946 Election Results
  21. ^ 1948 Election Results
  22. ^ 1950 Election Results
  23. ^ 1952 Election Results
  24. ^ 1954 Election Results
  25. ^ 1956 Election Results
  26. ^ 1958 Election Results
  27. ^ 1960 Election Results
  28. ^ 1962 Election Results
  29. ^ 1964 Election Results
  30. ^ 1966 Election Results
  31. ^ 1968 Election Results
  32. ^ 1970 Election Results
  33. ^ 1972 Election Results
  34. ^ 1974 Election Results
  35. ^ 1976 Election Results
  36. ^ 1978 Election Results
  37. ^ 1980 Election Results
  38. ^ 1982 Election Results
  39. ^ 1984 Election Results
  40. ^ 1986 Election Results
  41. ^ 1988 Election Results
  42. ^ 1990 Election Results
  43. ^ 1992 Election Results
  44. ^ 1994 Election Results
  45. ^ 1996 Election Results
  46. ^ 1998 Election Results
  47. ^ 2000 Election Results
  48. ^ 2002 Election Results
  49. ^ 2004 Election Results
  50. ^ 2006 Election Results
  51. ^ 2008 Election Results
  52. ^ 2010 Election Results
  53. ^ [2]

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