Indiana's 9th congressional district

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Indiana's 9th congressional district
Indiana US Congressional District 9 (since 2013).tif
Indiana's 9th congressional district - since January 3, 2013.
Current Representative Trey Hollingsworth (RJeffersonville)
Cook PVI R+13[1]

Indiana's 9th congressional district is a congressional district in the U.S. state of Indiana. Located in south-central and southeastern Indiana, the district is based in Bloomington and also includes most of the Indiana side of the Louisville metropolitan area.

The district is currently represented by Republican Trey Hollingsworth, who won the seat vacated by Senator Todd Young.

Counties in the district[edit]

Indiana counties within the 9th Congressional District, and the major cities within the county:

List of representatives[edit]

Representative Party Years Electoral history
District created March 4, 1843
No image.svg Samuel C. Sample Whig March 4, 1843 –
March 4, 1845
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Cathcart.jpg Charles W. Cathcart Democratic March 4, 1845 –
March 4, 1849
[Data unknown/missing. You can help!]
GNFitch.jpg Graham N. Fitch Democratic March 4, 1849 –
March 4, 1853
[Data unknown/missing. You can help!]
NormanEddy.jpg Norman Eddy Democratic March 4, 1853 –
March 4, 1855
[Data unknown/missing. You can help!]
Schuyler Colfax portrait.jpg Schuyler Colfax Opposition March 4, 1855 –
March 4, 1857
[Data unknown/missing. You can help!]
Republican March 4, 1857 –
March 4, 1869
JPCShanks.jpg John P. C. Shanks Republican March 4, 1869 –
March 4, 1875
Redistricted from the 11th district.
TJCason.jpg Thomas J. Cason Republican March 4, 1875 –
March 4, 1877
Redistricted from the 7th district.
MDWhite.jpg Michael D. White Republican March 4, 1877 –
March 4, 1879
[Data unknown/missing. You can help!]
Godlove Stein Orth - Brady-Handy.jpg Godlove S. Orth Republican March 4, 1879 –
December 16, 1882
Died.
Vacant December 16, 1882 –
January 17, 1883
No image.svg Charles T. Doxey Republican January 17, 1883 –
March 4, 1883
[Data unknown/missing. You can help!]
No image.svg Thomas B. Ward Democratic March 4, 1883 –
March 4, 1887
[Data unknown/missing. You can help!]
No image.svg Joseph B. Cheadle Republican March 4, 1887 –
March 4, 1891
[Data unknown/missing. You can help!]
DanielWWaugh.jpg Daniel W. Waugh Republican March 4, 1891 –
March 4, 1895
[Data unknown/missing. You can help!]
J. Frank Hanly, 1908.jpg Frank Hanly Republican March 4, 1895 –
March 4, 1897
[Data unknown/missing. You can help!]
Charles Beary Landis cph.3a03385.jpg Charles B. Landis Republican March 4, 1897 –
March 4, 1909
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MartinAMorrison.jpg Martin A. Morrison Democratic March 4, 1909 –
March 4, 1917
[Data unknown/missing. You can help!]
FredSPurnell.jpg Fred S. Purnell Republican March 4, 1917 –
March 4, 1933
[Data unknown/missing. You can help!]
No image.svg Eugene B. Crowe Democratic March 4, 1933 –
January 3, 1941
Redistricted from the 3rd district.
Lost re-election.
Earl Wilson Indiana.jpg Earl Wilson Republican January 3, 1941 –
January 3, 1959
Lost re-election.
No image.svg Earl Hogan Democratic January 3, 1959 –
January 3, 1961
Lost re-election.
Earl Wilson Indiana.jpg Earl Wilson Republican January 3, 1961 –
January 3, 1965
Lost re-election.
Lee H Hamilton.png Lee H. Hamilton Democratic January 3, 1965 –
January 3, 1999
Retired.
Baron Hill, official 110th Congress photo.jpg Baron Hill Democratic January 3, 1999 –
January 3, 2005
Lost re-election.
Sodrel Mike.jpg Mike Sodrel Republican January 3, 2005 –
January 3, 2007
Lost re-election.
Baron Hill, official 110th Congress photo.jpg Baron Hill Democratic January 3, 2007 –
January 3, 2011
Lost re-election.
Todd C. Young 113th Congress.jpg Todd Young Republican January 3, 2011 –
January 3, 2017
Retired after being elected to the U.S. Senate.
RepTreyHollingsworth.jpg Trey Hollingsworth Republican January 3, 2017 –

Election results[edit]

2002[edit]

Indiana's 9th Congressional District Election (2002)
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Baron Hill* 96,654 51.15
Republican Mike Sodrel 87,169 46.13
Green Jeff Melton 2,745 1.45
Libertarian Alan G. Cox 2,389 1.26
Total votes 188,957 100.00
Voter turnout  %
Democratic hold

2004[edit]

Indiana's 9th Congressional District Election (2004)
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Mike Sodrel 142,247 49.43
Democratic Baron Hill* 140,819 48.94
Libertarian Alan G. Cox 4,698 1.63
Total votes 287,764 100.00
Voter turnout  %
Republican gain from Democratic

2006[edit]

Indiana's 9th Congressional District Election (2006)
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Baron Hill 110,454 50.01
Republican Mike Sodrel* 100,469 45.49
Libertarian D. Eric Schansberg 9,893 4.48
No party Others 34 0.02%
Total votes 220,850 100.00
Voter turnout  %
Democratic gain from Republican

2008[edit]

Indiana's 9th Congressional District Election (2008)
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Baron Hill* 181,256 57.77
Republican Mike Sodrel 120,517 38.41
Libertarian D. Eric Schansberg 12,000 3.82
Total votes 313,773 100.00
Voter turnout  %
Democratic hold

2010[edit]

Indiana's 9th Congressional District Election (2010)
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Todd Young 118,040 52.34
Democratic Baron Hill* 95,353 42.28
Libertarian Greg "No Bull" Knott 12,070 5.35
No party Others 69 0.03%
Total votes 225,532 100.00
Voter turnout  %
Republican gain from Democratic

2012[edit]

Indiana's 9th Congressional District Election (2012)
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Todd Young* 165,332 55.45
Democratic Shelli Yoder 132,848 44.55
Total votes 298,180 100.00
Voter turnout 57%
Republican hold

2014[edit]

Indiana's 9th Congressional District election, 2014
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Todd Young* 101,594 62.18
Democratic Bill Bailey 55,016 33.67
Libertarian Mike Frey 6,777 4.15
Total votes 163,387 100.00
Voter turnout 31%
Republican hold

2016[edit]

Indiana's 9th Congressional District election, 2016
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Trey Hollingsworth 174,791 54.14
Democratic Shelli Yoder 130,627 40.46
Libertarian Russell Brooksbank 17,425 5.40
Total votes 322,843 100.00
Voter turnout 58%
Republican hold

Living former Members[edit]

As of January 2017, four former members of the U.S. House of Representatives from Indiana's 9th congressional district are alive.

Representative Term of office Date of birth (and age)
Lee H. Hamilton 1965–1999 (1931-04-20) April 20, 1931 (age 86)
Baron Hill 1999–2005
2007–2011
(1953-06-23) June 23, 1953 (age 64)
Mike Sodrel 2005–2007 (1945-12-17) December 17, 1945 (age 71)
Todd Young 2011-2017 (1972-08-24) August 24, 1972 (age 44)

Historical district boundaries[edit]

2003 - 2013

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Partisan Voting Index – Districts of the 115th Congress" (PDF). The Cook Political Report. April 7, 2017. Retrieved April 7, 2017. 

External links[edit]

United States House of Representatives
Preceded by
Pennsylvania's 14th congressional district
Home district of the Speaker of the House
December 7, 1863 – March 3, 1869
Succeeded by
New York's 24th congressional district

Coordinates: 39°N 86°W / 39°N 86°W / 39; -86