Michigan's 10th congressional district

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Michigan's 10th congressional district
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Michigan's 10th congressional district - since January 3, 2013.
U.S. RepresentativePaul Mitchell (RDryden Township)
Population (2010)705,974
Ethnicity
Cook PVIR+13[1]

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.

District boundaries were redrawn in 1992, 2002, and 2012 due to reapportionment following the censuses of 1990, 2000, and 2010.

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[edit]

Year Office Results
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%

History[edit]

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[edit]

Representative Party Years Congress Electoral history
District created March 4, 1883
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Herschel H. Hatch
Republican March 4, 1883 –
March 3, 1885
48th [Data unknown/missing.]
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Spencer O. Fisher
Democratic March 4, 1885 –
March 3, 1889
49th
50th
[Data unknown/missing.]
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Frank W. Wheeler
Republican March 4, 1889 –
March 3, 1891
51st [Data unknown/missing.]
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Thomas A. E. Weadock
Democratic March 4, 1891 –
March 3, 1895
52nd
53rd
[Data unknown/missing.]
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Rousseau O. Crump
Republican March 4, 1895 –
May 1, 1901
54th
55th
56th
57th
Died.
Vacant May 1, 1901 –
October 15, 1901
57th
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Henry H. Aplin
Republican October 15, 1901 –
March 3, 1903
57th Elected to finish Crump's term.
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George A. Loud
Republican March 4, 1903 –
March 3, 1913
58th
59th
60th
61st
62nd
[Data unknown/missing.]
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Roy O. Woodruff
Progressive March 4, 1913 –
March 3, 1915
63rd [Data unknown/missing.]
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George A. Loud
Republican March 4, 1915 –
March 3, 1917
64th [Data unknown/missing.]
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Gilbert A. Currie
Republican March 4, 1917 –
March 3, 1921
65th
66th
[Data unknown/missing.]
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Roy O. Woodruff
Republican March 4, 1921 –
January 3, 1953
67th
68th
69th
70th
71st
72nd
73rd
74th
75th
76th
77th
78th
79th
80th
81st
82nd
[Data unknown/missing.]
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Elford Cederberg
Republican January 3, 1953 –
December 31, 1978
83rd
84th
85th
86th
87th
88th
89th
90th
91st
92nd
93rd
94th
95th
Resigned
Vacant December 31, 1978 –
January 3, 1979
96th
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Donald J. Albosta
Democratic January 3, 1979 –
January 3, 1985
96th
97th
98th
Lost re-election.
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Bill Schuette
Republican January 3, 1985 –
January 3, 1991
99th
100th
101st
[Data unknown/missing.]
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Dave Camp
Republican January 3, 1991 –
January 3, 1993
102nd Redistricted to the 4th district.
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David Bonior
Democratic January 3, 1993 –
January 3, 2003
103rd
104th
105th
106th
107th
Redistricted from the 12th district.

Retired.
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Candice S. Miller
Republican January 3, 2003 –
December 31, 2016
108th
109th
110th
111th
112th
113th
114th
Retired after being elected Macomb County Public Works Commissioner.
Vacant December 31, 2016 –
January 3, 2017
114th
115th
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Paul Mitchell
Republican January 3, 2017 –
present
115th Incumbent

Historical district boundaries[edit]

1993 - 2003
2003 - 2013

See also[edit]

Notes[edit]

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

References[edit]

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 43°27′21″N 82°52′57″W / 43.45583°N 82.88250°W / 43.45583; -82.88250