Wisconsin's 1st congressional district

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Wisconsin's 1st congressional district
District map as of 2002
District map as of 2002
Current Representative Paul Ryan (RJanesville)
Area 1,679.95 mi²
Distribution 84.13% urban, 15.87% rural
Population (2000) 670,458
Median income $50,372
Ethnicity 90.1% White, 4.7% Black, 1.0% Asian, 5.7% Hispanic, 0.3% Native American, 0.3% other
Occupation 27.4% blue collar, 57.7% white collar, 14.9% gray collar
Cook PVI R+3

Wisconsin's 1st congressional district is a congressional district of the United States House of Representatives in southeastern Wisconsin, covering Kenosha County, Racine County and most of Walworth County, as well as portions of Rock County, Waukesha County and Milwaukee County. The district's current Representative is Republican Paul Ryan, who was the Republican candidate for Vice President of the United States in the United States presidential election, 2012.

A swing district, it was carried by George W. Bush in 2004 with 53%; the district voted for Barack Obama over John McCain in 2008, 51.40-47.45%; and the district voted for Mitt Romney over Barack Obama in 2012, 52.12%-47.88%.[1]

List of representatives[edit]

Congress(es) Representative Party Years Notes
District created June 5, 1848
30th No image.svg William P. Lynde Democratic June 5, 1848 – March 3, 1849
31st32nd Charles Durkee.jpg Charles Durkee Free Soil Party March 4, 1849 – March 3, 1853
33rd34th No image.svg Daniel Wells, Jr. Democratic March 4, 1853 – March 3, 1857
35th37th JFPotter.jpg John F. Potter Republican March 4, 1857 – March 3, 1863
38th No image.svg James S. Brown Democratic March 4, 1863 – March 3, 1865
39th41st Halbert Eleazer Paine3.jpg Halbert E. Paine Republican March 4, 1865 – March 3, 1871
42nd No image.svg Alexander Mitchell Democratic March 4, 1871 – March 3, 1873 Redistricted to the 4th district
43rd47th Woodcut of CG Williams ca 1870.jpg Charles G. Williams Republican March 4, 1873 – March 3, 1883
48th JohnWinans.jpg John Winans Democratic March 4, 1883 – March 3, 1885
49th51st Lucien B. Caswell - Brady-Handy.jpg Lucien Caswell Republican March 4, 1885 – March 3, 1891
52nd ClintonBabbitt.jpg Clinton Babbitt Democratic March 4, 1891 – March 3, 1893
53rd65th HenryACooper.jpg Henry A. Cooper Republican March 4, 1893 – March 3, 1919
66th CliffordERandall.jpg Clifford E. Randall Republican March 4, 1919 – March 3, 1921
67th71st HenryACooper.jpg Henry A. Cooper Republican March 4, 1921 – March 1, 1931 Died, elected to 72nd Congress, but died before serving
Vacant March 1, 1931 – October 13, 1931
72nd ThomasRyumAmlie.jpg Thomas R. Amlie Republican October 13, 1931 – March 3, 1933
73rd No image.svg George Washington Blanchard Republican March 4, 1933 – January 3, 1935
74th75th ThomasRyumAmlie.jpg Thomas R. Amlie Progressive January 3, 1935 – January 3, 1939
76th77th No image.svg Stephen Bolles Republican January 3, 1939 – July 8, 1941 Died
Vacant July 8, 1941 – August 29, 1941
77th85th No image.svg Lawrence H. Smith Republican August 29, 1941 – January 22, 1958 Died
Vacant January 22, 1958 – January 3, 1959
86th No image.svg Gerald T. Flynn Democratic January 3, 1959 – January 3, 1961
87th88th No image.svg Henry C. Schadeberg Republican January 3, 1961 – January 3, 1965
89th No image.svg Lynn E. Stalbaum Democratic January 3, 1965 – January 3, 1967
90th91st No image.svg Henry C. Schadeberg Republican January 3, 1967 – January 3, 1971
92nd103rd Secretary of Defense Les Aspin.jpg Les Aspin Democratic January 3, 1971 – January 20, 1993 Resigned after being appointed United States Secretary of Defense
Vacant January 20, 1993 – May 4, 1993
103rd Rep. Peter Barca.jpg Peter W. Barca Democratic May 4, 1993 – January 3, 1995
104th105th Mark Neumann.jpg Mark Neumann Republican January 3, 1995 – January 3, 1999
106th–Present Paul Ryan official portrait.jpg Paul Ryan Republican January 3, 1999 – Present Incumbent

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Coordinates: 42°41′43″N 88°02′47″W / 42.69528°N 88.04639°W / 42.69528; -88.04639