North Carolina's 9th congressional district

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North Carolina's 9th congressional district
Current Representative Robert Pittenger (RCharlotte)
Cook PVI R+10[1]

The 9th Congressional District of North Carolina is a Congressional district in south-central North Carolina. The district boundaries were redrawn in 2011. It now consists of southern, western and northern portions of Mecklenburg County, the western portion of Union County and a southwestern portion of Iredell County. It no longer includes any portions of Gaston County or Lincoln County. The new boundaries will be in effect for the 113th Congress taking office in January 2013.

Republicans have held this district since 1963. Republican Robert Pittenger has represented the district since January 2013.

The district from 2003 to 2013

List of representatives[edit]

Name Took Office Left Office Party District Residence Notes
District created March 4, 1793
Thomas Blount March 4, 1793 March 3, 1795 Anti-Administration
March 4, 1795 March 4, 1799 Democratic-Republican
Willis Alston March 4, 1799 March 3, 1803 Democratic-Republican Redistricted to the 2nd district
Marmaduke Williams March 4, 1803 March 3, 1809 Democratic-Republican
James Cochran March 4, 1809 March 3, 1813 Democratic-Republican
Bartlett Yancey March 4, 1813 March 3, 1817 Democratic-Republican
Thomas Settle March 4, 1817 March 3, 1821 Democratic-Republican
Romulus M. Saunders March 4, 1821 March 3, 1823 Democratic-Republican
March 4, 1823 March 4, 1825 Crawford D-R
March 4, 1825 March 4, 1827 Jacksonian
Augustine H. Shepperd March 4, 1827 March 3, 1833 Jacksonian
March 4, 1833 March 4, 1837 Anti-Jacksonian
March 4, 1837 March 4, 1839 Whig
John Hill March 4, 1839 March 3, 1841 Democratic
Augustine H. Shepperd March 4, 1841 March 3, 1843 Whig
Kenneth Rayner March 4, 1843 March 3, 1845 Whig Redistricted from the 1st district
Asa Biggs March 4, 1845 March 3, 1847 Democratic
David Outlaw March 4, 1847 March 3, 1853 Whig
District inactive March 3, 1853
District re-established March 4, 1885
Thomas D. Johnston March 4, 1885 March 3, 1889 Democratic Asheville
Hamilton G. Ewart March 4, 1889 March 3, 1891 Republican
William T. Crawford March 4, 1891 March 3, 1895 Democratic Waynesville
Richmond Pearson March 4, 1895 March 3, 1899 Republican Asheville
William T. Crawford March 4, 1899 May 10, 1900 Democratic Waynesville Lost contested election
Richmond Pearson May 10, 1900 March 3, 1901 Republican Asheville
James M. Moody March 4, 1901 February 5, 1903 Republican Waynesville Died
Edwin Y. Webb March 4, 1903 November 10, 1919 Democratic Shelby Resigned
Clyde R. Hoey December 16, 1919 March 3, 1921 Democratic Shelby
Alfred L. Bulwinkle March 4, 1921 March 3, 1929 Democratic Gastonia
Charles A. Jonas March 4, 1929 March 3, 1931 Republican Lincolnton
Alfred L. Bulwinkle March 4, 1931 March 3, 1933 Democratic Gastonia Redistricted to the 10th district
Robert L. Doughton March 4, 1933 January 3, 1953 Democratic Laurel Springs Redistricted from the 8th district
Hugh Quincy Alexander January 3, 1953 January 3, 1963 Democratic Kannapolis
James T. Broyhill January 3, 1963 January 3, 1969 Republican Lenoir Redistricted to the 10th district
Charles R. Jonas January 3, 1969 January 3, 1973 Republican Lincolnton Redistricted from the 8th district
Jim Martin January 3, 1973 January 3, 1985 Republican Davidson
Alex McMillan January 3, 1985 January 3, 1995 Republican Matthews
Sue Myrick January 3, 1995 January 3, 2013 Republican Charlotte
Robert Pittenger January 3, 2013 present Republican Charlotte

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Partisan Voting Index Districts of the 113th Congress: 2004 & 2008". The Cook Political Report. 2012. Retrieved 2013-01-10. 

Coordinates: 35°22′47″N 80°50′18″W / 35.37972°N 80.83833°W / 35.37972; -80.83833