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Maryland's 1st congressional district

 

Maryland's 1st congressional district


Maryland's 1st congressional district is a congressional district in the U.S. state of Maryland. The district encompasses the entire Eastern Shore of Maryland, including Salisbury, as well as parts of Baltimore, Harford and Carroll counties.

The district is currently represented by Republican Andy Harris, who defeated Democratic incumbent Frank M. Kratovil, Jr. in 2010. The district was the subject of a 2014 boycott following legislation Harris introduced.[1]

Voting

Election results from presidential races
Year Office Results
2012 President Romney 60.3% - 37.8%[2]
2008 President McCain 59.6% - 38.4%

List of representatives

The following is a list of those who have represented the district. Also present below are significant events in the history of the district.[3]

Representative Party Tenure Notes/Events Area
1 Michael J. Stone Anti-Administration March 4, 1789–
March 4, 1791
Calvert, Charles, and St. Mary's counties in Southern Maryland.
2 Philip Key Pro-Administration March 4, 1791–
March 4, 1793
3 George Dent Pro-Administration March 4, 1793–
March 4, 1795
Federalist March 4, 1795–
March 4, 1801
4 John Campbell Federalist March 4, 1801–
March 4, 1811
5 Philip Stuart Federalist March 4, 1811–
March 4, 1819
6 Raphael Neale Federalist March 4, 1819–
March 4, 1823
Adams-Clay Federalist March 4, 1823–
March 4, 1825
7 Clement Dorsey Adams March 4, 1825–
March 4, 1829
Anti-Jackson March 4, 1829–
March 4, 1831
8 Daniel Jenifer Anti-Jackson March 4, 1831–
March 4, 1833
9 Littleton Dennis Anti-Jackson March 4, 1833–
April 14, 1834
Died Dorchester, Somerset, and Worcester counties on the Eastern Shore of Maryland
Vacant April 14, 1834–
May 29, 1834
10 John N. Steele Anti-Jackson May 29, 1834–
March 4, 1837
11 John Dennis Whig March 4, 1837–
March 4, 1841
12 Isaac D. Jones Whig March 4, 1841–
March 4, 1843
13 John Causin Whig March 4, 1843–
March 4, 1845
St. Mary's counties in Central Maryland and Southern Maryland.
14 John G. Chapman Whig March 4, 1845–
March 4, 1849
15 Richard Bowie Whig March 4, 1849–
March 4, 1853
16 John R. Franklin Democratic March 4, 1853–
March 4, 1855
Caroline, Dorchester, Queen Anne's, Somerset, Talbot, and Worcester counties on the Eastern Shore of Maryland.
17 James A. Stewart Democratic March 4, 1855–
March 4, 1861
18 John W. Crisfield Unionist Party March 4, 1861–
March 4, 1863
19 John A. J. Creswell Republican March 4, 1863–
March 4, 1865
Caroline, Cecil, Dorchester, Kent, Queen Anne's, Somerset, Talbot, and Worcester counties on the Eastern Shore of Maryland.
20 Hiram McCullough Democratic March 4, 1865–
March 4, 1869
21 Samuel Hambleton Democratic March 4, 1869–
March 4, 1873
22 Ephraim King Wilson II Democratic March 4, 1873–
March 4, 1875
Caroline, Dorchester, Kent, Queen Anne's, Somerset, Talbot, Wicomico, and Worcester counties on the Eastern Shore of Maryland.
23 Philip Thomas Democratic March 4, 1875–
March 4, 1877
24 Daniel M. Henry Democratic March 4, 1877–
March 4, 1881
25 George W. Covington Democratic March 4, 1881–
March 4, 1885
26 Charles H. Gibson Democratic March 4, 1885–
March 4, 1891
27 Henry Page Democratic March 4, 1891–
September 3, 1892
Resigned to become a judge of the Maryland Court of Appeals.
Vacant September 3, 1892–
November 8, 1892
28 John B. Brown Democratic November 8, 1892–
March 4, 1893
29 Robert Bratton Democratic March 4, 1893–
May 10, 1894
Died
Vacant May 10, 1894–
November 6, 1894
30 Winder Laird Henry Democratic November 6, 1894–
March 4, 1895
31 Joshua W. Miles Democratic March 4, 1895–
March 4, 1897
32 Isaac A. Barber Republican March 4, 1897–
March 4, 1899
33 John Walter Smith Democratic March 4, 1899–
January 12, 1900
Resigned to become Governor of Maryland.
Vacant January 12, 1900–
November 6, 1900
34 Josiah L. Kerr Republican November 6, 1900–
March 4, 1901
35 William Humphreys Jackson Republican March 4, 1901–
March 4, 1903
March 4, 1903–
March 4, 1905
Caroline, Cecil, Dorchester, Kent, Queen Anne's, Somerset, Talbot, Wicomico, and Worcester counties on the Eastern Shore of Maryland.
36 Thomas A. Smith Democratic March 4, 1905–
March 4, 1907
37 William Humphreys Jackson Republican March 4, 1907–
March 4, 1909
38 James Harry Covington Democratic March 4, 1909–
September 30, 1914
Resigned to practice law in Washington, D.C.
Vacant September 30, 1914–
November 3, 1914
39 Jesse D. Price Democratic November 3, 1914–
March 4, 1919
40 William N. Andrews Republican March 4, 1919–
March 4, 1921
41 Thomas Alan Goldsborough Democratic March 4, 1921–
April 5, 1939
Resigned having been appointed an associate justice of the District Court of the United States for the District of Columbia.
Vacant April 5, 1939–
June 8, 1939
42 David J. Ward Democratic June 8, 1939–
January 3, 1945
43 Dudley Roe Democratic January 3, 1945–
January 3, 1947
44 Edward T. Miller Republican January 3, 1947–
January 3, 1959
45 Thomas F. Johnson Democratic January 3, 1959–
January 3, 1963
46 Rogers Morton Republican January 3, 1963–
January 29, 1971
Resigned having been appointed United States Secretary of the Interior Caroline, Cecil, Dorchester, Kent, Queen Anne's, Somerset, Talbot, Wicomico, and Worcester counties on the Eastern Shore of Maryland, and parts of Baltimore County in Central Maryland.
47 William O. Mills Republican May 25, 1971–
May 24, 1973
Died by suicide Caroline, Cecil, Dorchester, Kent, Queen Anne's, Somerset, Talbot, Wicomico, and Worcester counties on the Eastern Shore of Maryland, and Anne Arundel, Calvert, Charles, and St. Mary's counties in Southern Maryland and parts of Baltimore County, Harford County and Baltimore City in Central Maryland.
Vacant May 24, 1973 –
August 21, 1973
48 Robert Bauman Republican August 21, 1973–
January 3, 1981
49 Roy Dyson Democratic January 3, 1981–
January 3, 1991
50 Wayne Gilchrest Republican January 3, 1991–
January 6, 2009
Caroline, Cecil, Dorchester, Kent, Queen Anne's, Somerset, Talbot, Wicomico, and Worcester counties on the Eastern Shore of Maryland, and parts of Anne Arundel County in Southern Maryland and Baltimore County in Central Maryland.
51 Frank Kratovil Democratic January 3, 2009–
January 3, 2011
52 Andrew P. Harris Republican January 3, 2011–
present
Incumbent

Recent election results

|- style="background-color:#F6F6F6" | colspan="3" style="text-align:right;" | Total votes | style="text-align:right;" | 323,021 | style="text-align:right;" | 100.00 |-


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|- style="background-color:#F6F6F6" | colspan="3" style="text-align:right;" | Total votes | style="text-align:right;" | 269,147 | style="text-align:right;" | 100.00 |-


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Maryland's 1st Congressional District: 2008
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Total votes 360,480 100.00
Maryland's 1st Congressional District: 2010
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Maryland's 1st Congressional District: 2012[4]
Party Candidate Votes %
Total votes 337,760 100

Historical district boundaries

2003 - 2013

See also

References


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