Indiana's 9th congressional district

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Indiana's 9th congressional district
Indiana's 9th congressional district - since January 3, 2013.
Indiana's 9th congressional district - since January 3, 2013.
Current Representative Todd Young (R)
Cook PVI R+9[1]

Indiana's 9th congressional district is a congressional district in the U.S. state of Indiana. Located in south-central and southeastern Indiana, the district is based in Bloomington.

The district is currently represented by Republican Todd Young who defeated Democratic incumbent Baron Hill in 2010, and Democratic Party challenger Shelli Yoder in 2012.

Counties in the district[edit]

Indiana counties within the 9th Congressional District, and the major cities within the county:

List of representatives[edit]

Representative Party Years District home Notes
District created
March 4, 1843
No image.svg Samuel C. Sample March 4, 1843 - March 4, 1845
Cathcart.jpg Charles W. Cathcart Democratic March 4, 1845 - March 4, 1849
GNFitch.jpg Graham N. Fitch Democratic March 4, 1849 - March 4, 1853
NormanEddy.jpg Norman Eddy Democratic March 4, 1853 - March 4, 1855
Schuyler Colfax portrait.jpg Schuyler Colfax Opposition March 4, 1855 - March 4, 1857
Republican March 4, 1857 - March 4, 1869 Speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives from 1863 - 1869

Vice President of the United States from 1869–1873

JPCShanks.jpg John P. C. Shanks Republican March 4, 1869 - March 4, 1875 Redistricted from the 11th district
TJCason.jpg Thomas J. Cason Republican March 4, 1875 - March 4, 1877 Redistricted from the 7th district
MDWhite.jpg Michael D. White Republican March 4, 1877 - March 4, 1879
Godlove Stein Orth - Brady-Handy.jpg Godlove S. Orth Republican March 4, 1879 - December 16, 1882 Died
Vacant
December 16, 1882 - January 17, 1883
No image.svg Charles T. Doxey Republican January 17, 1883 - March 4, 1883
No image.svg Thomas B. Ward Democratic March 4, 1883 - March 4, 1887
No image.svg Joseph B. Cheadle Republican March 4, 1887 - March 4, 1891
DanielWWaugh.jpg Daniel W. Waugh Republican March 4, 1891 - March 4, 1895
J. Frank Hanly, 1908.jpg Frank Hanly Republican March 4, 1895 - March 4, 1897
Charles Beary Landis cph.3a03385.jpg Charles B. Landis Republican March 4, 1897 - March 4, 1909
MartinAMorrison.jpg Martin A. Morrison Democratic March 4, 1909 - March 4, 1917
FredSPurnell.jpg Fred S. Purnell Republican March 4, 1917 - March 4, 1933
No image.svg Eugene B. Crowe Democratic March 4, 1933 - January 3, 1941 Redistricted from the 3rd district, defeated for reelection
Earl Wilson Indiana.jpg Earl Wilson Republican January 3, 1941 - January 3, 1959 Defeated for reelection
No image.svg Earl Hogan Democratic January 3, 1959 - January 3, 1961 Defeated for reelection
Earl Wilson Indiana.jpg Earl Wilson Republican January 3, 1961 - January 3, 1965 Defeated for reelection
Lee H Hamilton.png Lee H. Hamilton Democratic January 3, 1965 - January 3, 1999 Retired
Baron Hill, official 110th Congress photo.jpg Baron Hill Democratic January 3, 1999 - January 3, 2005 Seymour Defeated for reelection
Sodrel Mike.jpg Mike Sodrel Republican January 3, 2005 - January 3, 2007 New Albany Defeated for reelection
Baron Hill, official 110th Congress photo.jpg Baron Hill Democratic January 3, 2007 - January 3, 2011 Seymour Defeated for reelection
Todd Young, Official Portrait, 112th Congress.jpg Todd Young Republican January 3, 2011 – Present Bloomington Incumbent

Election Results[edit]

2002[edit]

Indiana's 9th Congressional District Election (2002)
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Baron Hill* 96,654 51.15%
Republican Mike Sodrel 87,169 46.13%
Green Jeff Melton 2,745 1.45%
Libertarian Alan G. Cox 2,389 1.26%
Totals 188,957 100.00%
Voter turnout  %
Democratic hold

2004[edit]

Indiana's 9th Congressional District Election (2004)
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Mike Sodrel 142,247 49.43%
Democratic Baron Hill* 140,819 48.94%
Libertarian Alan G. Cox 4,698 1.63%
Totals 287,764 100.00%
Voter turnout  %
Republican gain from Democratic

2006[edit]

Indiana's 9th Congressional District Election (2006)
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Baron Hill 110,454 50.01%
Republican Mike Sodrel* 100,469 45.49%
Libertarian D. Eric Schansberg 9,893 4.48%
No party Others 34 0.02%
Totals 220,850 100.00%
Voter turnout  %
Democratic gain from Republican

2008[edit]

Indiana's 9th Congressional District Election (2008)
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Baron Hill* 181,256 57.77%
Republican Mike Sodrel 120,517 38.41%
Libertarian D. Eric Schansberg 12,000 3.82%
Totals 313,773 100.00%
Voter turnout  %
Democratic hold

2010[edit]

Indiana's 9th Congressional District Election (2010)
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Todd Young 118,040 52.34%
Democratic Baron Hill* 95,353 42.28%
Libertarian Greg "No Bull" Knott 12,070 5.35%
No party Others 69 0.03%
Totals 225,532 100.00%
Voter turnout  %
Republican gain from Democratic

2012[edit]

Indiana's 9th Congressional District Election (2012)
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Todd Young* 165,332 55.45%
Democratic Shelli Yoder 132,848 44.55%
Totals 298,180 100.00%
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: 39°N 86°W / 39°N 86°W / 39; -86