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 District home Notes
District created
March 4, 1823
No image.svg John Test Jacksonian D-R March 4, 1823 - March 4, 1825
March 4, 1825 - March 4, 1827
Oliverhamptonsmithindiana.jpg Oliver H. Smith March 4, 1827 - March 4, 1829
No image.svg John Test Anti-Jacksonian March 4, 1829 - March 4, 1831
No image.svg Johnathan McCarty March 4, 1831 - March 4, 1833 Redistricted to the 5th district
No image.svg John Carr March 4, 1833 - March 4, 1837 Redistricted from the 2nd district
No image.svg William Graham March 4, 1837 - March 4, 1839
No image.svg John Carr March 4, 1839 - March 4, 1841
No image.svg Joseph L. White March 4, 1841 - March 4, 1843
No image.svg Thomas Smith March 4, 1843 - March 4, 1847
No image.svg John L. Robinson March 4, 1847 - March 4, 1853
Dunham.jpg Cyrus L. Dunham March 4, 1853 - March 4, 1855 Redistricted from the 2nd district
No image.svg George G. Dunn March 4, 1855 - March 4, 1857
No image.svg James Hughes March 4, 1857 - March 4, 1859
William M Dunn.jpg William M. Dunn March 4, 1859 - March 4, 1863
HenryWHarrington.jpg Henry W. Harrington March 4, 1863 - March 4, 1865
No image.svg Ralph Hill March 4, 1865 - March 4, 1867
GenMCHunter.jpg Morton C. Hunter March 4, 1867 - March 4, 1869
WSHolman.jpg William S. Holman 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 March 4, 1875 - August 19, 1876 Speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives from 1875 - 1876, Died
Vacant
August 19, 1876 - December 5, 1876
No image.svg Nathan T. Carr December 5, 1876 - March 4, 1877
GeorgeABicknell.jpg George A. Bicknell March 4, 1877 - March 4, 1881
Strother M. Stockslager.jpg Strother M. Stockslager March 4, 1881 - March 4, 1885
No image.svg Jonas G. Howard March 4, 1885 - March 4, 1889
Jason B. Brown.jpeg Jason B. Brown March 4, 1889 - March 4, 1895
RobertJTracewell.jpg Robert J. Tracewell March 4, 1895 - March 4, 1897
No image.svg William T. Zenor March 4, 1897 - March 4, 1907
WilliamECox.jpg William E. Cox March 4, 1907 - March 4, 1919
JamesWDunbar.jpg James W. Dunbar March 4, 1919 - March 4, 1923
No image.svg Frank Gardner March 4, 1923 - March 4, 1929
JamesWDunbar.jpg James W. Dunbar March 4, 1929 - March 4, 1931
No image.svg Eugene B. Crowe March 4, 1931 - March 4, 1933 Redistricted to the 9th district
Samuel B. Pettengill.jpg Samuel B. Pettengill March 4, 1933 - January 3, 1939 Redistricted from the 13th district
No image.svg Robert A. Grant January 3, 1939 - January 3, 1949
ThurmanCCrook.jpg Thurman C. Crook January 3, 1949 - January 3, 1951
No image.svg Shepard J. Crumpacker, Jr. January 3, 1951 - January 3, 1957
No image.svg F. Jay Nimtz January 3, 1957 - January 3, 1959
John Brademas.jpg John Brademas January 3, 1959 - January 3, 1981
John P. Hiler.jpg John P. Hiler January 3, 1981 - January 3, 1991
Timothy J. Roemer.jpg Timothy J. Roemer January 3, 1991 - January 3, 2003
Mark Souder, official portrait, 111th Congress.jpg Mark Souder January 3, 2003 - May 21, 2010 Redistricted from the 4th district, Resigned
Vacant
May 21, 2010 - November 16, 2010
Marlin Stutzman, official portrait, 112th Congress.jpg Marlin Stutzman November 16, 2010 – Present

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