Indiana's 6th congressional district

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Indiana's 6th congressional district
Current Representative Luke Messer (RShelbyville)
Area 5,550.4 mi² (14,375.54 km²)
Distribution 59.23% urban, 40.77% rural
Population (2000) 675,669
Median income $39,002
Ethnicity 94% White, 3.8% Black, 0.5% Asian, 1.3% Hispanic, 0.2% Native American, 0.5% other
Cook PVI R+12[1]

Indiana's 6th congressional district is a congressional district in the U.S. state of Indiana. The district takes in a large portion of eastern Indiana, including Muncie and Richmond, as well as a few suburbs of both Cincinnati, and Indianapolis.

The district is currently represented by Republican Luke Messer.

The district from 2003 to 2013

List of representatives[edit]

Representative Party Years District home Notes
District created
March 4, 1833
No image.svg George L. Kinnard March 4, 1833 - November 26, 1836 Died
Vacant
November 26, 1836 - January 25, 1837
No image.svg William Herod Anti-Jacksonian January 25, 1837 - March 3, 1837
March 4, 1837 - March 3, 1839
No image.svg William W. Wick March 4, 1839 - March 3, 1841
Gov David Wallace Portrait.jpg David Wallace March 4, 1841 - March 3, 1843
John Wesley Davis.jpg John W. Davis March 4, 1843 - March 3, 1847 Speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives from 1845-1847
No image.svg George G. Dunn March 4, 1847 - March 3, 1849
WillisAGorman1872.jpg Willis A. Gorman March 4, 1849 - March 3, 1853
Thomas Andrews Hendricks.jpg Thomas A. Hendricks March 4, 1853 - March 3, 1855 Redistricted from the 5th district
No image.svg Lucien Barbour March 4, 1855 - March 3, 1857
JamesMGregg.jpg James M. Gregg March 4, 1857 - March 3, 1859
Albert-G-Porter.jpeg Albert G. Porter March 4, 1859 - March 3, 1863
Ebenezerdumontindiana.jpg Ebenezer Dumont March 4, 1863 - March 3, 1867
John Coburn congressman.jpg John Coburn March 4, 1867 - March 3, 1869 Redistricted to the 5th district
Sen Daniel W Voorhees 04790r.jpg Daniel W. Voorhees March 4, 1869 - March 3, 1873
GenMCHunter.jpg Morton C. Hunter March 4, 1873 - March 3, 1875 Redistricted to the 8th district
MiltonSRobinson.jpg Milton S. Robinson March 4, 1875 - March 3, 1879
No image.svg William R. Myers March 4, 1879 - March 3, 1881
ThomasMBrowne.jpg Thomas M. Browne March 4, 1881 - March 3, 1891 Redistricted from the 5th district
Henry Underwood Johnson.jpg Henry U. Johnson March 4, 1891 - March 3, 1899
James Eli Watson.jpg James E. Watson March 4, 1899 - March 3, 1909
No image.svg William O. Barnard March 4, 1909 - March 3, 1911
Gray 4408106753 38ef3c478a o.jpg Finly H. Gray March 4, 1911 - March 3, 1917
DanielWebsterComstock.jpg Daniel W. Comstock March 4, 1917 - May 19, 1917 Died
Vacant
May 19, 1917 - June 29, 1917
Richard N. Elliott.jpg Richard N. Elliott June 29, 1917 - March 3, 1931
No image.svg William Larrabee March 4, 1931 - March 3, 1933 Redistricted to the 11th district
Virginia Ellis Jenckes.jpg Virginia E. Jenckes March 4, 1933 - January 3, 1939
NobleJohnson.jpg Noble J. Johnson January 3, 1939 - July 1, 1948 Resigned after being appointed judge of the US Court of Customs and Patent Appeals
Vacant
July 1, 1948 - January 3, 1949
Cecil Harden.jpg Cecil M. Harden January 3, 1949 - January 3, 1959
No image.svg Fred Wampler January 3, 1959 - January 3, 1961
No image.svg Richard L. Roudebush January 3, 1961 - January 3, 1967 Redistricted to the 10th district
William G. Bray.jpg William G. Bray January 3, 1967 - January 3, 1975 Redistricted from the 7th district
David W Evans.png David W. Evans January 3, 1975 - January 3, 1983
Dan Burton, Official Portrait, 108th Congress.jpg Dan Burton January 3, 1983 - January 3, 2003 Redistricted to the 5th district
Mike Pence, official portrait, 112th Congress.jpg Mike Pence January 3, 2003 - January 3, 2013 Redistricted from the 2nd district
Messer-Indiana-Representative-.jpg Luke Messer January 3, 2013 - Present Shelbyville Incumbent

Election Results[edit]

2002[edit]

Indiana's 6th Congressional District Election (2002)
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Mike Pence 118,436 63.79%
Democratic Melina Ann Fox 63,871 34.40%
Libertarian Doris Robertson 3,346 1.80%
Totals 185,653 100.00%
Voter turnout  %
Republican hold

2004[edit]

Indiana's 6th Congressional District Election (2004)
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Mike Pence* 182,529 67.09%
Democratic Melina Ann Fox 85,123 31.29%
Libertarian Chad (Wick) Roots 4,397 1.62%
Totals 272,049 100.00%
Voter turnout  %
Republican hold

2006[edit]

Indiana's 6th Congressional District Election (2006)
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Mike Pence* 115,266 60.01%
Democratic Barry A. Welsh 76,812 39.99%
Totals 192,078 100.00%
Voter turnout  %
Republican hold

2008[edit]

Indiana's 6th Congressional District Election (2008)
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Mike Pence* 180,549 63.96%
Democratic Barry A. Welsh 94,223 33.38%
Libertarian George T. Holland 7,534 2.67%
Totals 282,306 100.00%
Voter turnout  %
Republican hold

2010[edit]

Indiana's 6th Congressional District Election (2010)
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Mike Pence* 126,027 66.57%
Democratic Barry A. Welsh 56,647 29.92%
Libertarian Talmage "T.J." Thompson, Jr. 6,635 3.51%
Totals 189,309 100.00%
Voter turnout 41%
Republican hold

2012[edit]

Indiana's 6th Congressional District Election (2012)
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Luke Messer 162,613 59.08%
Democratic Brad Bookout 96,678 35.12%
Libertarian Rex Bell 15,962 5.80%
Totals 275,253 100.00%
Voter turnout  %
Republican hold

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]


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