North Carolina's 1st congressional district

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North Carolina's 1st congressional district
North Carolina's 1st congressional district - since January 3, 2013.
North Carolina's 1st congressional district - since January 3, 2013.
Current Representative G. K. Butterfield (DWilson)
Distribution 47.76% urban, 52.24% rural
Population (2000) 619,178
Median income $28,410
Ethnicity 45.4% White, 50.7% Black, 0.5% Asian, 3.1% Hispanic, 0.7% Native American, 0.1% other
Cook PVI D+17[1]

North Carolina's 1st congressional district is located mostly in the northeastern part of the state. This area is located on North Carolina's Coastal plain and contains towns such as Durham, Greenville, Elizabeth City, Henderson, Roanoke Rapids, Rocky Mount, Goldsboro, and New Bern.

The district is represented by Rep. G.K. Butterfield, a Democrat. He has been the representative since 2005. In the 2006 election, he won unopposed. In 2010 he defeated Republican Ashley Woolard from Washington, North Carolina in the general election.

Recent election results[edit]

Presidential races[edit]

Year Results
2000 Gore 57 - 42%
2004 Kerry 57 - 42%
2008 Obama 62 - 37%

List of representatives[edit]

Representative Party Years Electoral history
John Baptista Ashe.jpg John B. Ashe Anti-
Administration
March 24, 1790 –
March 3, 1791
Redistricted to the 3rd district
No image.svg John Steele Pro-
Administration
March 4, 1791 –
March 3, 1793
Redistricted from the 4th district
No image.svg Joseph McDowell Anti-
Administration
March 4, 1793 –
March 3, 1795
[Data unknown/missing. You can help!]
No image.svg James Holland Democratic-
Republican
March 4, 1795 –
March 3, 1797
[Data unknown/missing. You can help!]
No image.svg Joseph McDowell, Jr. Democratic-
Republican
March 4, 1797 –
March 3, 1799
[Data unknown/missing. You can help!]
No image.svg Joseph Dickson Federalist March 4, 1799 –
March 3, 1801
[Data unknown/missing. You can help!]
No image.svg James Holland Democratic-
Republican
March 4, 1801 –
March 3, 1803
Redistricted to the 11th district
No image.svg Thomas Wynns Democratic-
Republican
March 4, 1803 –
March 3, 1807
Redistricted from the 8th district
No image.svg Lemuel Sawyer Democratic-
Republican
March 4, 1807 –
March 3, 1813
[Data unknown/missing. You can help!]
No image.svg William H. Murfree Democratic-
Republican
March 4, 1813 –
March 3, 1817
[Data unknown/missing. You can help!]
No image.svg Lemuel Sawyer Democratic-
Republican
March 4, 1817 –
March 3, 1823
[Data unknown/missing. You can help!]
No image.svg Alfred M. Gatlin Crawford
Republican
March 4, 1823 –
March 3, 1825
[Data unknown/missing. You can help!]
No image.svg Lemuel Sawyer Jacksonian March 4, 1825 –
March 3, 1829
[Data unknown/missing. You can help!]
No image.svg William B. Shepard Anti-
Jacksonian
March 4, 1829 –
March 3, 1837
[Data unknown/missing. You can help!]
No image.svg Samuel T. Sawyer Whig March 4, 1837 –
March 3, 1839
[Data unknown/missing. You can help!]
No image.svg Kenneth Rayner Whig March 4, 1839 –
March 3, 1843
Redistricted to the 9th district
Hon. Thomas L. Clingman, N.C - NARA - 528409.jpg Thomas L. Clingman Whig March 4, 1843 –
March 3, 1845
[Data unknown/missing. You can help!]
JamesGrahamNC.jpg James Graham Whig March 4, 1845 –
March 3, 1847
[Data unknown/missing. You can help!]
Hon. Thomas L. Clingman, N.C - NARA - 528409.jpg Thomas L. Clingman Whig March 4, 1847 –
March 3, 1855
Redistricted to the 8th district
No image.svg Henry M. Shaw Democratic March 4, 1853 –
March 3, 1855
[Data unknown/missing. You can help!]
No image.svg Robert T. Paine Know-Nothing March 4, 1855 –
March 3, 1857
[Data unknown/missing. You can help!]
No image.svg Henry M. Shaw Democratic 1857 –
1859
[Data unknown/missing. You can help!]
No image.svg William N. H. Smith Opposition March 4, 1859 –
March 3, 1861
North Carolina seceded from the Union in May 1861
Vacant March 3, 1861 –
July 6, 1868
Civil War and Reconstruction
No image.svg John R. French Republican July 6, 1868 –
March 3, 1869
[Data unknown/missing. You can help!]
ClintonLCobb.jpg Clinton L. Cobb Republican March 4, 1869 –
March 3, 1875
[Data unknown/missing. You can help!]
No image.svg Jesse J. Yeates Democratic March 4, 1875 –
March 3, 1879
[Data unknown/missing. You can help!]
Joseph John Martin - Brady-Handy.jpg Joseph J. Martin Republican March 3, 1879 –
January 29, 1881
Lost contested election
No image.svg Jesse J. Yeates Democratic January 29, 1881 –
March 3, 1881
Won contested election
No image.svg Louis C. Latham Democratic March 4, 1881 –
March 3, 1883
[Data unknown/missing. You can help!]
No image.svg Walter F. Pool Republican March 3, 1883 –
August 25, 1883
Died
Vacant August 25, 1883 –
November 20, 1883
No image.svg Thomas G. Skinner Democratic November 20, 1883 –
March 3, 1887
[Data unknown/missing. You can help!]
LouisCLatham.jpg Louis C. Latham Democratic March 4, 1887 –
March 3, 1889
[Data unknown/missing. You can help!]
No image.svg Thomas G. Skinner Democratic March 4, 1889 –
March 3, 1891
[Data unknown/missing. You can help!]
No image.svg William A. B. Branch Democratic March 4, 1891 –
March 3, 1895
[Data unknown/missing. You can help!]
No image.svg Harry Skinner Populist March 4, 1895 –
March 3, 1899
[Data unknown/missing. You can help!]
No image.svg John H. Small Democratic March 4, 1899 –
March 3, 1921
[Data unknown/missing. You can help!]
No image.svg Hallett S. Ward Democratic March 4, 1921 –
March 3, 1925
[Data unknown/missing. You can help!]
No image.svg Lindsay C. Warren Democratic March 3, 1925 –
October 31, 1940
Resigned after to become U.S. Comptroller General
Vacant October 31, 1940 –
November 5, 1940
No image.svg Herbert C. Bonner Democratic November 5, 1940 –
November 7, 1965
Died
Vacant November 7, 1965 –
February 5, 1966
WalterJonesSr.-1977-.png Walter B. Jones, Sr. Democratic February 5, 1966 –
September 15, 1992
Died
Vacant September 15, 1992 –
November 3, 1992
Clayton-nc1.jpg Eva Clayton Democratic November 3, 1992 –
January 3, 2003
Resigned
Frank Ballance.jpg Frank Ballance Democratic January 3, 2003 –
June 11, 2004
Resigned
Vacant June 11, 2004 –
July 20, 2004
G. K. Butterfield, Official Portrait, 112th Congress.jpg G.K. Butterfield Democratic July 20, 2004 –
present
[Data unknown/missing. You can help!]

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. 

Coordinates: 36°06′03″N 77°30′14″W / 36.10083°N 77.50389°W / 36.10083; -77.50389