Michigan's 10th congressional district
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|Michigan's 10th congressional district|
Michigan's 10th congressional district - since January 3, 2013.
Michigan's 10th congressional district is a United States congressional district in the Lower Peninsula of Michigan, covering a region known as the Thumb. It consists of all of Huron, Lapeer, St. Clair, and Sanilac counties, as well as most of northern Macomb County and eastern Tuscola County.
The current district is fairly conservative. Huron, Lapeer, St. Clair, and Sanilac counties tend to support Republican candidates, as do the northern townships in Macomb and the eastern townships in Tuscola. With 15.5%, this district has the largest proportion of Polish Americans in the country. The district is currently represented by Republican Paul Mitchell, who was first elected in 2016.
Recent election results from presidential races
|1992||President||Bush 41 - 36%|
|1996||President||Clinton 49 - 39%|
|2000||President||Bush 53 - 45%|
|2004||President||Bush 57 - 43%|
|2008||President||McCain 50 - 48%|
|2012||President||Romney 55 - 44%|
|2016||President||Trump 64 - 32%|
From 1992-2002 the 10th congressional district included St. Clair County, and slightly more than half of Macomb Counties population, but lacking the cities of Sterling Heights, Michigan and Warren, Michigan. In the 2002 redistricting Lapeer County, Huron County, Sanilac County and about two thirds of Sterling Heights were added to the district. At the same time Clinton Township, Mt. Clemens, St. Clair Shores, Fraser and Roseville were removed from the district.
Prior to the 1992 redistricting the 10th district had its largest city as Midland and roughly corresponded to the present 4th district. The post-1992 10th district was very similar to the previous 12th district, although it took small areas from the 18th district, the 14th district and the 8th district, and lost north-west Warren to the new 12th district.
List of members representing the district
|District created||March 4, 1883|
Herschel H. Hatch
|Republican||March 4, 1883 –
March 3, 1885
Spencer O. Fisher
|Democratic||March 4, 1885 –
March 3, 1889
Frank W. Wheeler
|Republican||March 4, 1889 –
March 3, 1891
Thomas A. E. Weadock
|Democratic||March 4, 1891 –
March 3, 1895
Rousseau O. Crump
|Republican||March 4, 1895 –
May 1, 1901
|Vacant||May 1, 1901 –
October 15, 1901
Henry H. Aplin
|Republican||October 15, 1901 –
March 3, 1903
|57th||Elected to finish Crump's term.|
George A. Loud
|Republican||March 4, 1903 –
March 3, 1913
Roy O. Woodruff
|Progressive||March 4, 1913 –
March 3, 1915
George A. Loud
|Republican||March 4, 1915 –
March 3, 1917
Gilbert A. Currie
|Republican||March 4, 1917 –
March 3, 1921
Roy O. Woodruff
|Republican||March 4, 1921 –
January 3, 1953
|Republican||January 3, 1953 –
December 31, 1978
|Vacant||December 31, 1978 –
January 3, 1979
Donald J. Albosta
|Democratic||January 3, 1979 –
January 3, 1985
|Republican||January 3, 1985 –
January 3, 1991
|Republican||January 3, 1991 –
January 3, 1993
Redistricted to the 4th district.
|Democratic||January 3, 1993 –
January 3, 2003
|Redistricted from the 12th district.|
|Republican||January 3, 2003 –
December 31, 2016
Retired and then resigned when elected Macomb County Public Works Commissioner.
|Vacant||December 31, 2016 –
January 3, 2017
|Republican||January 3, 2017 –
Historical district boundaries
- "Partisan Voting Index – Districts of the 115th Congress" (PDF). The Cook Political Report. April 7, 2017. Retrieved April 7, 2017.
- "U.S. Representatives 1837-2003, Michigan Manual 2003-2004" (PDF). Retrieved May 10, 2012.
- "U.S. Representatives 1837-2009". Michigan Manual 2009-2010 (PDF). Legislative Council, State of Michigan. pp. VI–4–VI–23. Retrieved May 10, 2012.
- Martis, Kenneth C. (1989). The historical atlas of political parties in the United States Congress, 1789-1989. Ruth Anderson Rowles, cartographer and Gyula Pauer, production cartographer. New York: Macmillan Publishing Company. ISBN 0029201705. LCCN 88675270.
- Martis, Kenneth C. (1982). The historical atlas of United States Congressional districts, 1789-1983. cartographer and assistant editor, Ruth Anderson Rowles ; compilation draftsmen, David Durham, Brian Raber, Thomas Kokernak ; research assistants, Rowland Dent ... et al. New York: Free Press. ISBN 0029201500. LCCN 82070583.
- Congressional Biographical Directory of the United States 1774–present
- "Michigan 10th District Race Profile". Election 2010. New York Times. Retrieved May 10, 2012.
- Barone, Michael; Chuck McCutcheon (2010). The Almanac of American Politics. Washington, D.C.: The University of Chicago Press, National Journal Group, and Atlantic Media Company. pp. 848–850. ISBN 9780226038070. LCCN 2011929193.
- Michigan 10th Congressional District Republicans
- 10th Congressional District Democratic Committee[permanent dead link]