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Indiana's 9th congressional district

Indiana's 9th congressional district
Indiana's 9th congressional district - since January 3, 2013.
Indiana's 9th congressional district - since January 3, 2013.
Current Representative Todd Young (R)
Cook PVI R+9[1]

Indiana's 9th congressional district is a congressional district in the U.S. state of Indiana. Located in south-central and southeastern Indiana, the district is based in Bloomington.

The district is currently represented by Republican Todd Young who defeated Democratic incumbent Baron Hill in 2010, Democratic Party challenger Shelli Yoder in 2012, and Democratic Party challenger Bill Bailey in 2014.

Contents

  • Counties in the district 1
  • List of representatives 2
  • Election results 3
    • 2002 3.1
    • 2004 3.2
    • 2006 3.3
    • 2008 3.4
    • 2010 3.5
    • 2012 3.6
    • 2014 3.7
  • Living former Members of the U.S. House of Representatives from Indiana's 9th congressional district 4
  • Historical district boundaries 5
  • See also 6
  • References 7
  • External links 8

Counties in the district

Indiana counties within the 9th Congressional District, and the major cities within the county:

List of representatives

Representative Party Years Electoral history
District created March 4, 1843
Samuel C. Sample Whig March 4, 1843 –
March 4, 1845
Charles W. Cathcart Democratic March 4, 1845 –
March 4, 1849
Graham N. Fitch Democratic March 4, 1849 –
March 4, 1853
Norman Eddy Democratic March 4, 1853 –
March 4, 1855
Schuyler Colfax Opposition March 4, 1855 –
March 4, 1857
Republican March 4, 1857 –
March 4, 1869
John P. C. Shanks Republican March 4, 1869 –
March 4, 1875
Redistricted from the 11th district.
Thomas J. Cason Republican March 4, 1875 –
March 4, 1877
Redistricted from the 7th district.
Michael D. White Republican March 4, 1877 –
March 4, 1879
Godlove S. Orth Republican March 4, 1879 –
December 16, 1882
Died.
Vacant December 16, 1882 –
January 17, 1883
Charles T. Doxey Republican January 17, 1883 –
March 4, 1883
Thomas B. Ward Democratic March 4, 1883 –
March 4, 1887
Joseph B. Cheadle Republican March 4, 1887 –
March 4, 1891
Daniel W. Waugh Republican March 4, 1891 –
March 4, 1895
Frank Hanly Republican March 4, 1895 –
March 4, 1897
Charles B. Landis Republican March 4, 1897 –
March 4, 1909
Martin A. Morrison Democratic March 4, 1909 –
March 4, 1917
Fred S. Purnell Republican March 4, 1917 –
March 4, 1933
Eugene B. Crowe Democratic March 4, 1933 –
January 3, 1941
Redistricted from the 3rd district.
Lost re-election.
Earl Wilson Republican January 3, 1941 –
January 3, 1959
Lost re-election.
Earl Hogan Democratic January 3, 1959 –
January 3, 1961
Lost re-election.
Earl Wilson Republican January 3, 1961 –
January 3, 1965
Lost re-election.
Lee H. Hamilton Democratic January 3, 1965 –
January 3, 1999
Retired.
Baron Hill Democratic January 3, 1999 –
January 3, 2005
Lost re-election.
Mike Sodrel Republican January 3, 2005 –
January 3, 2007
Lost re-election.
Baron Hill Democratic January 3, 2007 –
January 3, 2011
Lost re-election.
Todd Young Republican January 3, 2011 –
Present
First elected in 2010

Election results

2002

Indiana's 9th Congressional District Election (2002)
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Baron Hill* 96,654 51.15
Republican Mike Sodrel 87,169 46.13
Green Jeff Melton 2,745 1.45
Libertarian Alan G. Cox 2,389 1.26
Total votes 188,957 100.00
Voter turnout %
Democratic hold

2004

Indiana's 9th Congressional District Election (2004)
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Mike Sodrel 142,247 49.43
Democratic Baron Hill* 140,819 48.94
Libertarian Alan G. Cox 4,698 1.63
Total votes 287,764 100.00
Voter turnout %
Republican gain from Democratic

2006

Indiana's 9th Congressional District Election (2006)
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Baron Hill 110,454 50.01
Republican Mike Sodrel* 100,469 45.49
Libertarian D. Eric Schansberg 9,893 4.48
No party Others 34 0.02%
Total votes 220,850 100.00
Voter turnout %
Democratic gain from Republican

2008

Indiana's 9th Congressional District Election (2008)
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Baron Hill* 181,256 57.77
Republican Mike Sodrel 120,517 38.41
Libertarian D. Eric Schansberg 12,000 3.82
Total votes 313,773 100.00
Voter turnout %
Democratic hold

2010

Indiana's 9th Congressional District Election (2010)
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Todd Young 118,040 52.34
Democratic Baron Hill* 95,353 42.28
Libertarian Greg "No Bull" Knott 12,070 5.35
No party Others 69 0.03%
Total votes 225,532 100.00
Voter turnout %
Republican gain from Democratic

2012

Indiana's 9th Congressional District Election (2012)
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Todd Young* 165,332 55.45
Democratic Shelli Yoder 132,848 44.55
Total votes 298,180 100.00
Voter turnout %
Republican hold


2014

Indiana's 9th Congressional District election, 2014
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Todd Young 99,810 63.11
Democratic Bill Bailey 52,659 33.30
Libertarian Mike Frey 5,679 3.59
Total votes 158,148 100.00
Voter turnout %
Republican hold

Living former Members of the U.S. House of Representatives from Indiana's 9th congressional district

As of May 2015, three former members of the U.S. House of Representatives from Indiana's 9th congressional district are alive.

Representative Term of office Date of birth (and age)
Lee H. Hamilton 1965–1999 (1931-04-20) April 20, 1931
Baron Hill 1999–2005
2007–2011
(1953-06-23) June 23, 1953
Mike Sodrel 2005–2007 (1945-12-17) December 17, 1945

Historical district boundaries

2003 - 2013

See also

References

  1. ^ "Partisan Voting Index Districts of the 113th Congress: 2004 & 2008" (PDF). The Cook Political Report. 2012. Retrieved 2013-01-10. 
  • United States House of Representatives, Office of the Clerk
  • 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

External links

  • Congressman Todd Young Official House site

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