Louisiana's at-large congressional district

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Representative in the 12th-17th Congresses[edit]

From its founding in 1812, until the division into multiple districts, Louisiana had only one congressional district. During that time, three people represented the state At-large.

Representative Party Years Electoral history
Statehood achieved April 30, 1812
Thomas B. Robertson Democratic-Republican April 30, 1812 - April 20, 1818 Resigned
Vacant April 20, 1818 - November 16, 1818
Thomas Butler Democratic-Republican November 16, 1818 - March 3, 1821 Lost renomination
Josiah S. Johnston Democratic-Republican March 4, 1821 - March 3, 1823 Lost re-election
District inactive, returned to district representation

Representative in the 43rd Congress[edit]

In the 43rd Congress, Louisiana had eight representatives. Seven were assigned a district and one represented the state at-large.

Representative Party Years Electoral history
Eight seats divided among seven districts, with one seat at-large March 4, 1873
George A. Sheridan Liberal Republican March 4, 1873 - March 3, 1875 [Data unknown/missing. You can help!]
Eight seats divided among eight districts, without at-large seat

At-large seat eliminated March 4, 1875

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