Indiana's 3rd congressional district

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Indiana's 3rd congressional district
Indiana's 3rd congressional district - since January 3, 2013.
Indiana's 3rd congressional district - since January 3, 2013.
Current Representative Marlin Stutzman (RHowe)
Area 3,239.8 mi² (8,391.08 km²)
Distribution 65.14% urban, 34.86% rural
Population (2000) 675,457
Median income $44,013
Ethnicity 89.4% White, 5.6% Black, 1% Asian, 4.5% Hispanic, 0.3% Native American, 2.4% other
Cook PVI R+13[1]

Indiana's 3rd congressional district is a congressional district in the U.S. state of Indiana. Based in Fort Wayne, the district takes in the northeastern part of the state and includes Goshen.

The district is currently represented by Republican Marlin Stutzman who succeeded fellow Republican Mark Souder in a special election in 2010. Souder resigned after admitting his involvement in an affair with a married female member of his congressional staff.

Presidential Election Results[edit]

In 2008, John McCain defeated Barack Obama 56-43% in the district. George W. Bush defeated John Kerry 68-31% four years earlier.

List of representatives[edit]

Representative Party Years Electoral history
District created March 4, 1823
No image.svg John Test Jacksonian
Democratic-Republican
March 4, 1823 –
March 4, 1825
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Adams March 4, 1825 –
March 4, 1827
Oliverhamptonsmithindiana.jpg Oliver H. Smith Jacksonian March 4, 1827 –
March 4, 1829
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No image.svg John Test Anti-Jacksonian March 4, 1829 –
March 4, 1831
[Data unknown/missing. You can help!]
No image.svg Johnathan McCarty Jacksonian March 4, 1831 –
March 4, 1833
Redistricted to the 5th district.
No image.svg John Carr Jacksonian March 4, 1833 –
March 4, 1837
Redistricted from the 2nd district.
[Data unknown/missing. You can help!]
No image.svg William Graham Whig March 4, 1837 –
March 4, 1839
[Data unknown/missing. You can help!]
No image.svg John Carr Democratic March 4, 1839 –
March 4, 1841
[Data unknown/missing. You can help!]
No image.svg Joseph L. White Whig March 4, 1841 –
March 4, 1843
[Data unknown/missing. You can help!]
No image.svg Thomas Smith Democratic March 4, 1843 –
March 4, 1847
[Data unknown/missing. You can help!]
No image.svg John L. Robinson Democratic March 4, 1847 –
March 4, 1853
[Data unknown/missing. You can help!]
Dunham.jpg Cyrus L. Dunham Democratic March 4, 1853 –
March 4, 1855
Redistricted from the 2nd district.
[Data unknown/missing. You can help!]
No image.svg George G. Dunn Opposition March 4, 1855 –
March 4, 1857
[Data unknown/missing. You can help!]
No image.svg James Hughes Democratic March 4, 1857 –
March 4, 1859
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William M Dunn.jpg William M. Dunn Republican March 4, 1859 –
March 4, 1863
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HenryWHarrington.jpg Henry W. Harrington Democratic March 4, 1863 –
March 4, 1865
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No image.svg Ralph Hill Republican March 4, 1865 –
March 4, 1867
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GenMCHunter.jpg Morton C. Hunter Republican March 4, 1867 –
March 4, 1869
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WSHolman.jpg William S. Holman Democratic March 4, 1869 –
March 4, 1875
Redistricted from the 4th district.
Redistricted to the 5th district.
Michael C. Kerr - Brady-Handy.jpg Michael C. Kerr Democratic March 4, 1875 –
August 19, 1876
Died.
Vacant August 19, 1876 –
December 5, 1876
No image.svg Nathan T. Carr Democratic December 5, 1876 –
March 4, 1877
[Data unknown/missing. You can help!]
GeorgeABicknell.jpg George A. Bicknell Democratic March 4, 1877 –
March 4, 1881
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Strother M. Stockslager.jpg Strother M. Stockslager Democratic March 4, 1881 –
March 4, 1885
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No image.svg Jonas G. Howard Democratic March 4, 1885 –
March 4, 1889
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Jason B. Brown.jpeg Jason B. Brown Democratic March 4, 1889 –
March 4, 1895
[Data unknown/missing. You can help!]
RobertJTracewell.jpg Robert J. Tracewell Republican March 4, 1895 –
March 4, 1897
[Data unknown/missing. You can help!]
No image.svg William T. Zenor Democratic March 4, 1897 –
March 4, 1907
[Data unknown/missing. You can help!]
WilliamECox.jpg William E. Cox Democratic March 4, 1907 –
March 4, 1919
[Data unknown/missing. You can help!]
JamesWDunbar.jpg James W. Dunbar Republican March 4, 1919 –
March 4, 1923
[Data unknown/missing. You can help!]
No image.svg Frank Gardner Democratic March 4, 1923 –
March 4, 1929
[Data unknown/missing. You can help!]
JamesWDunbar.jpg James W. Dunbar Republican March 4, 1929 –
March 4, 1931
[Data unknown/missing. You can help!]
No image.svg Eugene B. Crowe Democratic March 4, 1931 –
March 4, 1933
Redistricted to the 9th district.
Samuel B. Pettengill.jpg Samuel B. Pettengill Democratic March 4, 1933 –
January 3, 1939
Redistricted from the 13th district.
[Data unknown/missing. You can help!]
No image.svg Robert A. Grant Republican January 3, 1939 –
January 3, 1949
[Data unknown/missing. You can help!]
ThurmanCCrook.jpg Thurman C. Crook Democratic January 3, 1949 –
January 3, 1951
[Data unknown/missing. You can help!]
No image.svg Shepard J. Crumpacker, Jr. Republican January 3, 1951 –
January 3, 1957
[Data unknown/missing. You can help!]
No image.svg F. Jay Nimtz Republican January 3, 1957 –
January 3, 1959
[Data unknown/missing. You can help!]
John Brademas.jpg John Brademas Democratic January 3, 1959 –
January 3, 1981
[Data unknown/missing. You can help!]
John P. Hiler.jpg John P. Hiler Republican January 3, 1981 –
January 3, 1991
[Data unknown/missing. You can help!]
Timothy J. Roemer.jpg Timothy J. Roemer Democratic January 3, 1991 –
January 3, 2003
[Data unknown/missing. You can help!]
Mark Souder, official portrait, 111th Congress.jpg Mark Souder Republican January 3, 2003 –
May 21, 2010
Redistricted from the 4th district.
Resigned.
Vacant May 21, 2010 –
November 16, 2010
[Data unknown/missing. You can help!]
Marlin Stutzman, official portrait, 112th Congress.jpg Marlin Stutzman Republican November 16, 2010 –
Present
First elected to finish Souder's term and to the next term.
Re-elected in 2012.
Re-elected in 2014.

Election Results[edit]

2002[edit]

Indiana's 3rd Congressional District Election (2002)
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Mark Souder 92,566 63.14%
Democratic Jay Rigdon 50,509 34.45%
Libertarian Michael Donlan 3,531 2.41%
Totals 146,606 100.00%
Voter turnout  %
Republican gain from Democratic

2004[edit]

Indiana's 3rd Congressional District Election (2004)
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Mark Souder* 171,389 69.21%
Democratic Maria M. Parra 76,232 30.79%
Totals 247,621 100.00%
Voter turnout  %
Republican hold

2006[edit]

Indiana's 3rd Congressional District Election (2006)
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Mark Souder* 95,421 54.29%
Democratic Thomas Hayhurst 80,357 45.71%
Totals 175,778 100.00%
Voter turnout  %
Republican hold

2008[edit]

Indiana's 3rd Congressional District Election (2008)
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Mark Souder* 115,693 47.63%
Democratic Mike Montagano 112,309 46.24%
Libertarian Bill Larsen 14,877 6.12%
Totals 242,879 100.00%
Voter turnout  %
Republican hold

2010[edit]

Indiana's 3rd Congressional District Special Election (2010)
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Marlin Stutzman 115,415 62.65%
Democratic Thomas Hayhurst 60,880 33.05%
Libertarian Scott W. Wise 7,914 4.30%
Totals 184,209 100.00%
Voter turnout  %
Republican hold
Indiana's 3rd Congressional District General Election (2010)
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Marlin Stutzman* 116,140 62.76%
Democratic Thomas Hayhurst 61,267 33.11%
Libertarian Scott W. Wise 7,631 4.12%
No party Others 11 0.01%
Totals 185,049 100.00%
Voter turnout  %
Republican hold

2012[edit]

Indiana's 3rd Congressional District Election (2012)
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Marlin Stutzman* 187,872 61.09%
Democratic Kevin Boyd 92,363 32.96%
Totals 280,235 100.00%
Voter turnout  %
Republican hold

Historical district boundaries[edit]

2003 - 2013

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Partisan Voting Index Districts of the 113th Congress: 2004 & 2008". The Cook Political Report. 2012. Retrieved 2013-01-10. 

External links[edit]


Coordinates: 41°N 85°W / 41°N 85°W / 41; -85