Minnesota's 4th congressional district

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Minnesota's 4th congressional district
Minnesota's 4th congressional district - since January 3, 2013.
Minnesota's 4th congressional district - since January 3, 2013.
Current Representative Betty McCollum (DFLSt. Paul)
Area 202[1] mi² (523 km²)
Distribution 100% urban, 0% rural
Population (2000) 614,935[2]
Median income $46,811
Ethnicity 79.9% White, 6.7% Black, 7.6% Asian, 5.2% Hispanic, 0.8% Native American, 2.4% other
Cook PVI D+11[3]
External images
THIS govtrack.us MAP, is a useful representation of the 4th CD's borders, based on Google Maps.

Minnesota's 4th congressional district covers Ramsey County including all of St. Paul and several St. Paul suburbs. The district is solidly Democratic with a CPVI of D + 11.[3] It is currently represented by Betty McCollum, of the Minnesota Democratic-Farmer-Labor Party.

List of representatives[edit]

Congress Representative Party District home Years Notes
District created March 4, 1883
48th William D. Washburn Republican March 4, 1883 - March 3, 1885 Redistricted from the 3rd district
49th John Gilfillan Republican March 4, 1885 - March 3, 1887
50th Edmund Rice Democratic March 4, 1887 - March 3, 1889
51st Samuel Snider Republican March 4, 1889 - March 3, 1891
52nd James Castle Democratic March 4, 1891 - March 3, 1893
53rd-54th Andrew Kiefer Republican March 4, 1893 - March 3, 1897
55th-63rd Frederick Stevens Republican March 4, 1897 - March 3, 1915
64th-66th Carl Van Dyke Democratic March 4, 1915 - May 20, 1919 Died
66th Vacant May 20, 1919 - July 1, 1919
66th-69th Oscar Keller Republican July 1, 1919 - March 3, 1927
70th-72nd Melvin Maas Republican March 4, 1927 - March 3, 1933
73rd March 4, 1933 - January 3, 1935 District inactive, all representatives elected At-large on a general ticket
74th-78th Melvin Maas Republican January 3, 1935 - January 3, 1945
79th Frank Starkey DFL January 3, 1945 - January 3, 1947
80th Edward Devitt Republican January 3, 1947 - January 3, 1949
81st-85th Eugene McCarthy DFL January 3, 1949 - January 3, 1959
86th-94th Joseph Karth DFL January 3, 1959 - January 3, 1977
95th-106th Bruce Vento DFL January 3, 1977 - October 10, 2000 Died
106th Vacant October 10, 2000 - January 3, 2001
107th-113th/Current Betty McCollum DFL January 3, 2001 - Present Incumbent

Elections[edit]

2014[edit]

In 2014 Democratic incumbent Betty McCollum is once again seeking reelection. Her opponents are:

  • Educator/Firefighter/Iraq War Veteran Dave Thomas of the Independence Party of Minnesota
  • Sharna Wahlgren of the Republican Party

2012[edit]

See also: Betty_McCollum#2012.

2010[edit]

2010 Fourth Congressional District of Minnesota Elections
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Democratic Betty McCollum 136,746 59.2 -9.2
Republican Teresa Collett 80,135 34.7 +3.4
Independence Steve Carlson 14,207 6.1 +6.1

2008[edit]

2008 Fourth Congressional District of Minnesota Elections
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Democratic Betty McCollum 216,250 68.4 -1.6
Republican Ed Matthews 98,928 31.3 -

2006[edit]

2006 Fourth Congressional District of Minnesota Elections
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Democratic Betty McCollum 172,100 70 +12
Republican Obi Sium 74,797 30 -

2004[edit]

2004 Fourth Congressional District of Minnesota Elections
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Democratic Betty McCollum 180,650 58 -4
Republican Patrice Bataglia 103,680 33 -
Independence Peter Vento 28,844 9 -

2002[edit]

2002 Fourth Congressional District of Minnesota Elections
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Democratic Betty McCollum 163,885 62 -
Republican Billington 89,489 34 -
Green Raskiewicz 9,873 4 -

Historical district boundaries[edit]

2003 - 2013

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Minnesota congressional districts by urban and rural population and land area". US Census Bureau. 2000. Retrieved 2007-04-02. 
  2. ^ "Fast Facts". US Census Bureau. 2000. Retrieved 2007-03-30. 
  3. ^ a b "Partisan Voting Index Districts of the 113th Congress: 2004 & 2008". The Cook Political Report. 2012. Retrieved 2013-01-10. 

Coordinates: 45°00′10″N 92°58′38″W / 45.00278°N 92.97722°W / 45.00278; -92.97722