Georgia's at-large congressional district

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From 1793 to 1827, and again from 1829 to 1845 Georgia elected all its Representatives in Congress from a single multi-member at-large congressional district.

From 1793-1803 Georgia elected 2 At-large representatives.
From 1803-1813 Georgia elected 4 At-large representatives.
From 1813-1823 Georgia elected 6 At-large representatives.
From 1823-1826, and again from 1829-1833 Georgia elected 7 At-large representatives.
From 1833-1843 Georgia elected 9 At-large representatives.
From 1843-1845 Georgia elected 8 At-large representatives.

Briefly, from 1883 to 1885, Georgia elected one of its representatives at-large, with the remainder being elected from districts.

List of representatives[edit]

District created in 1793 from district representation
Elected at-large on a general ticket
1st seat 2nd seat 3rd seat 4th seat 5th seat 6th seat 7th seat 8th seat 9th seat
3rd
(1793 – 1795)
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Abraham Baldwin
(Anti-Admin.)
Thomas P. Carnes
(Anti-Admin.)
3rd seat
created
in 1803
4th seat
created
in 1803
5th seat
created
in 1813
6th seat
created
in 1813
7th seat
created
in 1823
8th seat
created
in 1833
9th seat
created
in 1833
4th
(1795 – 1797)
Abraham Baldwin by Naegele.jpg
Abraham Baldwin
(DR)
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John Milledge
(DR)
5th
(1797 – 1799)
6th
(1799 – 1801)
James Jones
(F)
Benjamin Taliaferro
(F)
7th
(1801 – 1803)
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John Milledge
(DR)
Benjamin Taliaferro
(DR)
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Peter Early
(DR)
David Meriwether
(DR)
8th
(1803 – 1805)
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Joseph Bryan
(DR)
Samuel Hammond
(DR)
9th
(1805 – 1807)
  Cowles Mead
(DR)
  Dennis Smelt
(DR)
Thomas Spalding
(DR)
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William Wyatt Bibb
(DR)
10th
(1807 – 1809)
Howell Cobb
(DR)
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George M. Troup
(DR)
11th
(1809 – 1811)
12th
(1811 – 1813)
  Bolling Hall
(DR)
  William Barnett
(DR)
13th
(1813 – 1815)
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John Forsyth
(DR)
Thomas Telfair
(DR)
  Alfred Cuthbert
(DR)
14th
(1815 – 1817)
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Richard Henry Wilde
(DR)
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Wilson Lumpkin(DR)
  Zadock Cook
(DR)
15th
(1817 – 1819)
  Joel Abbot
(DR)
Thomas W. Cobb
(DR)
Joel Crawford
(DR)
William Terrell
(DR)
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Robert R. Reid
(DR)
16th
(1819 – 1821)
John Alfred Cuthbert
(DR)
17th
(1821 – 1823)
Alfred Cuthbert
(DR)
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George R. Gilmer
(DR)
Edward F. Tattnall
(DR)
Wiley Thompson
(DR)
18th
(1823 – 1825)
  Joel Abbot
(Crawford DR)
Alfred Cuthbert
(Crawford DR)
George Cary
(Crawford DR)
Edward F. Tattnall
(Crawford DR)
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John Forsyth
(Crawford DR)
Wiley Thompson
(Crawford DR)
Thomas W. Cobb
(Crawford DR)
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Richard Henry Wilde
(Crawford DR)
19th
(1825 – 1827)
Charles E. Haynes
(J)
Alfred Cuthbert
(J)
George Cary
(J)
Edward F. Tattnall
(J)
JohnForsythSoS11.jpg
John Forsyth
(J)
Wiley Thompson
(J)
James Meriwether
(J)
20th
(1827 – 1829)
District returned to district representation in 1827
21st
(1829 – 1831)
  District reestablished from district representation in 1829
  Charles E. Haynes
(J)
Thomas Flournoy Foster
(J)
Henry G. Lamar
(J)
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James M. Wayne
(J)
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Richard Henry Wilde
(J)
Wiley Thompson
(J)
Wilson Lumpkin.jpg
Wilson Lumpkin
(J)
22nd
(1831 – 1833)
  Daniel Newnan
(J)
  Augustin S. Clayton
(J)
23rd
(1833 – 1835)
John E. Coffee
(J)
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William Schley
(J)
Roger L. Gamble
(J)
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George R. Gilmer
(J)
Seaborn Jones
(J)
24th
(1835 – 1837)
  George W. Owens
(J)
John W. A. Sanford
(J)
James C. Terrell
(U)
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George Towns
(J)
Seaton Grantland
(J)
Charles E. Haynes
(J)
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William C. Dawson
(SR)
Jesse F. Cleveland
(J)
Jabez Y. Jackson
(J)
Thomas Glascock
(J)
Hopkins Holsey
(J)
Julius Caesar Alford
(AJ)
25th
(1837 – 1839)
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William C. Dawson
(W)
George W. Owens
(D)
Jesse F. Cleveland
(D)
Jabez Y. Jackson
(D)
Thomas Glascock
(D)
Hopkins Holsey
(D)
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George Towns
(D)
Seaton Grantland
(D)
Charles E. Haynes
(D)
26th
(1839 – 1841)
  Edward J. Black
(W)
Julius Caesar Alford
(W)
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Walter T. Colquitt
(W)
Mark A. Cooper
(W)
Richard W. Habersham
(W)
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Thomas B. King
(W)
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Eugenius A. Nisbet
(W)
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Lott Warren
(W)
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Hines Holt
(W)
27th
(1841 – 1843)
  Thomas F. Foster
(W)
Roger L. Gamble
(W)
James A. Meriwether
(W)
  Mark A. Cooper
(D)
Edward J. Black
(D)
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George W. Crawford
(W)
Walter Terry Colquitt.jpg
Walter T. Colquitt
(D)
28th
(1843 – 1845)
  William H. Stiles
(D)
John Millen
(D)
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Howell Cobb
(D)
Hugh A. Haralson
(D)
John B. Lamar
(D)
John H. Lumpkin
(D)
9th seat
eliminated
in 1843
  Alexander Stephens -1855.jpg
Alexander H. Stephens
(W)
Duncan L. Clinch
(W)
Absalom H. Chappell
(W)
District returned to district representation in 1845
At-large seat restored for the 48th Congress
48th
(1883 – 1885)
Thomas Hardeman, Jr.
(D)

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