Wyoming's at-large congressional district

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Wyoming's 1st congressional district
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Current Representative Cynthia Lummis (RCheyenne)
Area 97,100 mi2
Population (2010) 563,626
Median income $37,892
Ethnicity 85.9% White, 0.8% Black, 0.8% Asian, 8.9% Hispanic, 2.1% Native American, 1.6% other
Cook PVI R+22

Wyoming's at-large Congressional District is the sole congressional district for the state of Wyoming. Based on size, it is the fourth largest congressional district in the nation.[citation needed] By population, it is the smallest at-large district.[citation needed]

The district is currently represented by Republican Cynthia Lummis.

History[edit]

The district was first created when Wyoming achieved statehood on July 10, 1890, electing a single member. Since its creation, Wyoming has retained a single congressional district.

Voter Registration[edit]

Voter Registration and Party Enrollment as of December 12, 2012[1]
Party Total Voters Percentage
  Democratic 58,618 21.01%
  Republican 179,609 64.37%
  Minor Parties 2,442 0.88%
  Unaffiliated 38,369 13.75%
Total 279,038 100%

Presidential elections[edit]

Performance Average - Democrat (29.44%), Republican (67.88%), Third Party (2.69%)

List of Representatives[edit]

District created upon Wyoming statehood in 1890

Representative Party Years of Service Note
Senator Clarence Don Clark.jpg Clarence D. Clark Republican December 1, 1890 –
March 3, 1893
Lost re-election
HenryCoffeen.jpg Henry A. Coffeen Democratic March 4, 1893 –
March 3, 1895
Lost re-election
FranklinWMondell.jpg Frank W. Mondell Republican March 4, 1895 –
March 3, 1897
Lost re-election
JohnEOsborne.jpg John E. Osborne Democratic March 4, 1897 –
March 3, 1899
Retired
FranklinWMondell.jpg Frank W. Mondell Republican March 4, 1899 –
March 3, 1923
Retired to run for run for U.S. Senate
No image.svg Charles E. Winter Republican March 4, 1923 –
March 3, 1929
Retired to run for run for U.S. Senate
No image.svg Vincent M. Carter Republican March 4, 1929 –
January 3, 1935
Retired to run for run for U.S. Senate
No image.svg Paul R. Greever Democratic January 3, 1935 –
January 3, 1939
Lost re-election
No image.svg Frank O. Horton Republican January 3, 1939 –
January 3, 1941
Lost re-election
No image.svg John J. McIntyre Democratic January 3, 1941 –
January 3, 1943
Lost re-election
Frank Barrett.jpg Frank A. Barrett Republican January 3, 1943 –
December 31, 1950
Resigned after elected Governor
Vacant December 31, 1950 –
January 3, 1951
WH Harrison Wyoming.jpg Bill Harrison Republican January 3, 1951 –
January 3, 1955
Retired to run for run for U.S. Senate
No image.svg Edwin K. Thomson Republican January 3, 1955 –
December 9, 1960
Retired to run for run for U.S. Senate
Died
Vacant December 9, 1960 –
January 3, 1961
WH Harrison Wyoming.jpg Bill Harrison Republican January 3, 1961 –
January 3, 1965
Lost re-election
Teno Roncalio 95th Congress 1977.jpg Teno Roncalio Democratic January 3, 1965 –
January 3, 1967
Retired to run for run for U.S. Senate
WH Harrison Wyoming.jpg Bill Harrison Republican January 3, 1967 –
January 3, 1969
Lost re-election
John S. Wold.jpg John S. Wold Republican January 3, 1969 –
January 3, 1971
Retired to run for run for U.S. Senate
Teno Roncalio 95th Congress 1977.jpg Teno Roncalio Democratic January 3, 1971 –
December 30, 1978
Resigned
Vacant December 30, 1978 –
January 3, 1979
Secretary of Defense Richard B. Cheney, official portrait.jpg Dick Cheney Republican January 3, 1979 –
March 17, 1989
Resigned to become U.S. Secretary of Defense
Vacant March 17, 1989 –
April 26, 1989
Craig Thomas official portrait.jpg Craig L. Thomas Republican April 26, 1989 –
January 3, 1995
First elected to finish Cheney's term
Retired to run for U.S. Senate
BarbCubin.jpg Barbara Cubin Republican January 3, 1995 –
January 3, 2009
Retired
CynthiaLummis.jpg Cynthia Lummis Republican January 3, 2009 –
Present
First elected in 2008

Recent Elections[edit]

Wyoming's At-Large Congressional District Election, 2006
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Republican Barbara Cubin (inc.) 93,336 48.27 -7.00
Democratic Gary Trauner 92,324 47.74 +5.91
Libertarian Thomas Rankin 7,481 3.87 +1.12
Independent Write-In Votes 228 0.12 -0.03
Republican hold Swing
Turnout 193,369
Wyoming's At-Large Congressional District Election, 2008
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Republican Cynthia Lummis 131,244 52.63 +4.36
Democratic Gary Trauner 106,758 42.81 -4.93
Libertarian W. David Herbert 11,030 4.42 +0.55
Independent Write-In Votes 363 0.15 +0.03
Republican hold Swing
Turnout 249,395
Wyoming's At-Large Congressional District Election, 2010
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Republican Cynthia Lummis (inc.) 131,661 70.42 +17.79
Democratic David Wendt 45,768 24.48 -18.33
Libertarian John Love 9,253 4.95 +0.53
Independent Write-In Votes 287 0.15
Republican hold Swing
Turnout 186,969
Wyoming's At-Large Congressional District Election, 2012
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Republican Cynthia Lummis (inc.) 166,452 68.90 -1.52
Democratic Chris Henrichsen 57,573 23.83 -0.65
Libertarian Richard Brubaker 8,442 3.49 -1.46
Constitution Daniel Cummings 4,963 2.05 +2.05
Independent Don Wills 3,775 1.56 +1.56
Independent Write-In Votes 416 0.17 +0.02
Republican hold Swing
Turnout 241,621
Wyoming's At-Large Congressional District Election, 2014
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Republican Cynthia Lummis (inc.) 112,874 68.46 -0.44
Democratic Richard Grayson 37,760 22.90 -0.93
Libertarian Richard Brubaker 7,104 4.31 +0.82
Constitution Daniel Cummings 6,735 4.09 +2.04
Independent Write-In Votes 398 0.24 +0.07
Republican hold Swing
Turnout 164,871

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Registration and Party Enrollment Statistics as of December 12, 2012" (PDF). Wyoming Secretary of State. Archived from the original on 2013-01-04. Retrieved 2012-12-13.