Indiana's 6th congressional district

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Indiana's 6th congressional district
Indiana's 6th congressional district - since January 3, 2013.
Indiana's 6th congressional district - since January 3, 2013.
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.

List of representatives[edit]

Representative Party Years Electoral history
District created March 4, 1833
No image.svg George L. Kinnard Jacksonian 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
[Data unknown/missing. You can help!]
Whig March 4, 1837 –
March 3, 1839
No image.svg William W. Wick Democratic March 4, 1839 –
March 3, 1841
[Data unknown/missing. You can help!]
Gov David Wallace Portrait.jpg David Wallace Whig March 4, 1841 –
March 3, 1843
[Data unknown/missing. You can help!]
John Wesley Davis.jpg John W. Davis Democratic March 4, 1843 –
March 3, 1847
[Data unknown/missing. You can help!]
No image.svg George G. Dunn Whig March 4, 1847 –
March 3, 1849
[Data unknown/missing. You can help!]
WillisAGorman1872.jpg Willis A. Gorman Democratic March 4, 1849 –
March 3, 1853
[Data unknown/missing. You can help!]
Thomas Andrews Hendricks.jpg Thomas A. Hendricks Democratic March 4, 1853 –
March 3, 1855
Redistricted from the 5th district
No image.svg Lucien Barbour Opposition March 4, 1855 –
March 3, 1857
[Data unknown/missing. You can help!]
JamesMGregg.jpg James M. Gregg Democratic March 4, 1857 –
March 3, 1859
[Data unknown/missing. You can help!]
Albert-G-Porter.jpeg Albert G. Porter Republican March 4, 1859 –
March 3, 1863
[Data unknown/missing. You can help!]
Ebenezerdumontindiana.jpg Ebenezer Dumont Unionist March 4, 1863 –
March 3, 1865
[Data unknown/missing. You can help!]
Republican March 4, 1865 –
March 3, 1867
John Coburn congressman.jpg John Coburn Republican March 4, 1867 –
March 3, 1869
Redistricted to the 5th district
Sen Daniel W Voorhees 04790r.jpg Daniel W. Voorhees Democratic March 4, 1869 –
March 3, 1873
[Data unknown/missing. You can help!]
GenMCHunter.jpg Morton C. Hunter Republican March 4, 1873 –
March 3, 1875
Redistricted to the 8th district
MiltonSRobinson.jpg Milton S. Robinson Republican March 4, 1875 –
March 3, 1879
[Data unknown/missing. You can help!]
No image.svg William R. Myers Democratic March 4, 1879 –
March 3, 1881
[Data unknown/missing. You can help!]
ThomasMBrowne.jpg Thomas M. Browne Republican March 4, 1881 –
March 3, 1891
Redistricted from the 5th district
Henry Underwood Johnson.jpg Henry U. Johnson Republican March 4, 1891 –
March 3, 1899
[Data unknown/missing. You can help!]
James Eli Watson.jpg James E. Watson Republican March 4, 1899 –
March 3, 1909
[Data unknown/missing. You can help!]
No image.svg William O. Barnard Republican March 4, 1909 –
March 3, 1911
[Data unknown/missing. You can help!]
Gray 4408106753 38ef3c478a o.jpg Finly H. Gray Democratic March 4, 1911 –
March 3, 1917
[Data unknown/missing. You can help!]
DanielWebsterComstock.jpg Daniel W. Comstock Republican March 4, 1917 –
May 19, 1917
Died
Vacant May 19, 1917 –
June 29, 1917
Richard N. Elliott.jpg Richard N. Elliott Republican June 29, 1917 –
March 3, 1931
[Data unknown/missing. You can help!]
No image.svg William Larrabee Democratic March 4, 1931 –
March 3, 1933
Redistricted to the 11th district
Virginia Ellis Jenckes.jpg Virginia E. Jenckes Democratic March 4, 1933 –
January 3, 1939
[Data unknown/missing. You can help!]
NobleJohnson.jpg Noble J. Johnson Republican January 3, 1939 –
July 1, 1948
Resigned to become judge of the U.S. Court of Customs and Patent Appeals
Vacant July 1, 1948 –
January 3, 1949
Cecil Harden.jpg Cecil M. Harden Republican January 3, 1949 –
January 3, 1959
[Data unknown/missing. You can help!]
No image.svg Fred Wampler Democratic January 3, 1959 –
January 3, 1961
[Data unknown/missing. You can help!]
No image.svg Richard L. Roudebush Republican January 3, 1961 –
January 3, 1967
Redistricted to the 10th district
William G. Bray.jpg William G. Bray Republican January 3, 1967 –
January 3, 1975
Redistricted from the 7th district
David W Evans.png David W. Evans Democratic January 3, 1975 –
January 3, 1983
[Data unknown/missing. You can help!]
Dan Burton, Official Portrait, 108th Congress.jpg Dan Burton Republican January 3, 1983 –
January 3, 2003
Redistricted to the 5th district
Mike Pence, official portrait, 112th Congress.jpg Mike Pence Republican January 3, 2003 –
January 3, 2013
Redistricted from the 2nd district
Messer-Indiana-Representative-.jpg Luke Messer Republican January 3, 2013 –
Present
First elected in 2012

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

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: 40°N 85°W / 40°N 85°W / 40; -85