Indiana's 5th congressional district

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Indiana's 5th congressional district
Indiana's 5th congressional district - since January 3, 2013.
Indiana's 5th congressional district - since January 3, 2013.
Current Representative Susan Brooks (RCarmel)
Area 3,266.14 mi² (8,459.3 km²)
Distribution 74.53% urban, 25.47% rural
Population (2000) 675,577
Median income $52,800
Ethnicity 94.1% White, 2.6% Black, 1.3% Asian, 1.6% Hispanic, 0.3% Native American, 0.6% other
Cook PVI R+11[1]

Indiana's 5th congressional district is a congressional district in the U.S. state of Indiana that takes in the eastern and northern suburbs of Indianapolis, including Marion, Carmel, Shelbyville, and Noblesville and parts of Kokomo. This suburban district is predominantly white and affluent.[2]

The district is currently represented by Republican Susan Brooks.

List of representatives[edit]

Before the 2000 U.S. Census, the 5th Congressional District was located it what is now parts of the 1st, 2nd, and 4th Districts.

Representative Party Years District home Notes
District created
March 4, 1833
No image.svg Johnathan McCarty Jacksonian March 4, 1833 - March 3, 1835 Redistricted from the 3rd district
Anti-Jacksonian March 4, 1835 - March 3, 1837
Jamesraridenindiana.jpg James Rariden Whig March 4, 1837 - March 3, 1841
No image.svg Andrew Kennedy Democratic March 4, 1841 - March 3, 1843 Redistricted to the 10th district
No image.svg William J. Brown Democratic March 4, 1843 - March 3, 1845
No image.svg William W. Wick Democratic March 4, 1845 - March 3, 1849
No image.svg William J. Brown Democratic March 4, 1849 - March 3, 1851
Thomas Andrews Hendricks.jpg Thomas A. Hendricks Democratic March 4, 1851 - March 3, 1853 Redistricted to the 6th district
No image.svg Samuel W. Parker Whig March 4, 1853 - March 3, 1855 Redistricted from the 4th district
No image.svg David P. Holloway Opposition March 4, 1855 - March 3, 1857
DavidKilgore.jpg David Kilgore Republican March 4, 1857 - March 3, 1861
George Washington Julian - Brady-Handy.jpg George W. Julian Republican March 4, 1861 - March 3, 1869 Redistricted to the 4th district
John Coburn congressman.jpg John Coburn Republican March 4, 1869 - March 3, 1875 Redistricted from the 6th district
WSHolman.jpg William S. Holman Democratic March 4, 1875 - March 3, 1877 Redistricted from the 3rd district
ThomasMBrowne.jpg Thomas M. Browne Republican March 4, 1877 - March 3, 1881 Redistricted to the 6th district
No image.svg Courtland C. Matson Democratic March 4, 1881 - March 3, 1889
No image.svg George W. Cooper Democratic March 4, 1889 - March 3, 1895
JesseOverstreet.jpg Jesse Overstreet Republican March 4, 1895 - March 3, 1897 Redistricted to the 7th district
GeorgeWFaris.jpg George W. Faris Republican March 4, 1897 - March 3, 1901 Redistricted from the 8th district
EliasSHolliday.jpg Elias S. Holliday Republican March 4, 1901 - March 3, 1909
No image.svg Ralph Wilbur Moss Democratic March 4, 1909 - March 3, 1917
EverettSanders.jpg Everett Sanders Republican March 4, 1917 - March 3, 1925
NobleJohnson.jpg Noble J. Johnson Republican March 4, 1925 - March 3, 1931
No image.svg Courtland C. Gillen Democratic March 4, 1931 - March 3, 1933
No image.svg Glenn Griswold Democratic March 4, 1933 - January 3, 1939 Redistricted from the 11th district
ForestHarness.jpg Forest Harness Republican January 3, 1939 - January 3, 1949
No image.svg John R. Walsh Democratic January 3, 1949 - January 3, 1951
No image.svg John V. Beamer Republican January 3, 1951 - January 3, 1959
J Edward Roush.jpg J. Edward Roush Democratic January 3, 1959 - January 3, 1969
No image.svg Richard L. Roudebush Republican January 3, 1969 - January 3, 1971
Elwood Hillis (92nd Congress).jpg Elwood Hillis Republican January 3, 1971 - January 3, 1987
Jim Jontz.jpg Jim Jontz Democratic January 3, 1987 - January 3, 1993
Steve Buyer, official portrait, 111th Congress.jpg Steve Buyer Republican January 3, 1993 - January 3, 2003 Redistricted to the 4th district
Dan Burton, Official Portrait, 108th Congress.jpg Dan Burton Republican January 3, 2003 - January 3, 2013 Redistricted from the 6th district
Susan Brooks, official portrait, 113th Congress.jpg Susan Brooks Republican January 3, 2013 - Present Incumbent

Election results[edit]

The two different locations of the 7th district since 1982.

2002[edit]

Indiana's 5th Congressional District Election (2002)
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Dan Burton* 129,442 71.97%
Democratic Katherine Fox Carr 45,283 25.18%
Libertarian Christopher Adkins 5,130 2.85%
Totals 179,855 100.00%
Voter turnout  %
Republican hold

2004[edit]

Indiana's 5th Congressional District Election (2004)
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Dan Burton* 228,718 71.84%
Democratic Katherine Fox Carr 82,637 25.96%
Libertarian Rick Hodgin 7,008 2.20%
Totals 318,363 100.00%
Voter turnout  %
Republican hold

2006[edit]

Indiana's 5th Congressional District Election (2006)
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Dan Burton* 133,118 64.96%
Democratic Katherine Fox Carr 64,362 31.41%
Libertarian Sheri Conover Sharlow 7,431 3.63%
Totals 204,821 100.00%
Voter turnout  %
Republican hold

2008[edit]

Indiana's 5th Congressional District Election (2008)
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Dan Burton* 234,507 65.59%
Democratic Mary Etta Ruley 123,021 34.41%
Totals 357,528 100.00%
Voter turnout  %
Republican hold

2010[edit]

Indiana's 5th Congressional District Election (2010)
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Dan Burton* 146,899 62.14%
Democratic Tim Crawford 60,024 25.39%
Libertarian Richard Reid 18,266 7.73%
Independent Jesse C. Trueblood 11,218 4.75%
Totals 236,407 100.00%
Voter turnout  %
Republican hold

2012[edit]

Indiana's 5th Congressional District Election (2012)
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Susan Brooks 194,570 58.37%
Democratic Scott Reske 125,347 37.60%
Libertarian Chard Reid 13,442 4.03%
Totals 333,359 100.00%
Voter turnout  %
Republican hold

Historical district boundaries[edit]

2003 - 2013

See also[edit]

References[edit]

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 40°N 86°W / 40°N 86°W / 40; -86