Dakota Territory's at-large congressional district

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Dakota Territory, 1861-1889

Dakota Territory's At-large congressional district is an obsolete congressional district that encompassed the entire Dakota Territory prior to admission to the Union. The district elected a delegate to the United States Congress.

List of delegates[edit]

Delegate Party Years District home Electoral history
JBSTodd.jpg John B.S. Todd Democratic December 9, 1861 –
March 3, 1863
Yankton Lost re-election (later contested)
William Jayne.jpg William Jayne March 4, 1863 –
June 17, 1864
Election contested by Todd
JBSTodd.jpg John B.S. Todd Democratic June 17, 1864 –
March 3, 1865
Yankton Lost re-election
Walter A. Burleigh (Dakota Territory Congressman).jpg Walter A. Burleigh Republican March 4, 1865 –
March 3, 1869
Lost re-election
Solomon L. Spink - Brady-Handy.jpg Solomon Lewis Spink Republican March 4, 1869 –
March 3, 1871
Yankton Lost re-election
Hon. Moses K. Armstrong, Dakota - NARA - 529351.jpg Moses K. Armstrong Democratic March 4, 1871 –
March 3, 1875
Yankton Lost re-election
Jefferson P. Kidder.jpg Jefferson P. Kidder Republican March 4, 1875 –
March 3, 1879
Vermillion Lost renomination
Granville G. Bennett (Dakota Territory Congressman).jpg Granville G. Bennett Republican March 4, 1879 –
March 3, 1881
Retired
RichardFPettigrew.jpg Richard F. Pettigrew Republican March 4, 1881 –
March 3, 1883
Sioux Falls Lost re-election
No image.svg John B. Raymond Republican March 4, 1883 –
March 3, 1885
Fargo Lost renomination
Oscar Sherman Gifford.jpg Oscar S. Gifford Republican March 4, 1885 –
March 3, 1889
Canton Not a candidate for reelection
No image.svg George A. Mathews Republican March 4, 1889 –
November 2, 1889
Brookings Statehood achieved