Missouri's 1st congressional district

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Missouri's 1st congressional district
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Missouri's 1st congressional district - since January 3, 2013.
U.S. RepresentativeWilliam Lacy Clay Jr. (DSt. Louis)
Distribution
  • 99.21% urban
  • 0.79% rural
Population (2010)739,775
Median income36,314
Ethnicity
Cook PVID+29[1]

Missouri's first congressional district is in the eastern portion of the state. It includes all of St. Louis City and much of northern St. Louis County.

Its current representative is Democrat William Lacy Clay Jr., who was elected in 2001. Clay's father, Bill Clay, had previously represented the district for over thirty years.

List of members representing the district[edit]

Congress Representative Party Years Electoral history
District created March 4, 1847
30th
31st
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James B. Bowlin
Democratic March 4, 1847 –
March 3, 1851
Redistricted from the at-large district.
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John F. Darby
Whig March 4, 1851 –
March 3, 1853
[Data unknown/missing.]
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Thomas Hart Benton
Democratic March 4, 1853 –
March 3, 1855
[Data unknown/missing.]
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Luther M. Kennett
Opposition March 4, 1855 –
March 3, 1857
[Data unknown/missing.]
35th General Francis Preston Blair.jpg
Francis P. Blair Jr.
Republican March 4, 1857 –
March 3, 1859
[Data unknown/missing.]
36th John R. Barret (Missouri Congressman).jpg
John R. Barret
Democratic March 4, 1859 –
June 8, 1860
Lost contested election
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Francis P. Blair Jr.
Republican June 8, 1860 –
June 25, 1860
Won contested election, Resigned
Vacant June 25, 1860 –
October 3, 1860
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John R. Barret
Democratic October 3, 1860 –
March 3, 1861
[Data unknown/missing.]
37th
38th
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Francis P. Blair Jr.
Republican March 4, 1861 –
June 10, 1864
Lost contested election
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Samuel Knox
Unconditional Unionist June 10, 1864 –
March 3, 1865
Won contested election
39th John Hogan (Missouri Congressman).jpg
John Hogan
Democratic March 4, 1865 –
March 3, 1867
[Data unknown/missing.]
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William A. Pile
Republican March 4, 1867 –
March 3, 1869
[Data unknown/missing.]
41st
42nd
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Erastus Wells
Democratic March 4, 1869 –
March 3, 1873
Redistricted to the 2nd district
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Edwin O. Stanard
Republican March 4, 1873 –
March 3, 1875
[Data unknown/missing.]
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Edward C. Kehr
Democratic March 4, 1875 –
March 3, 1877
[Data unknown/missing.]
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Anthony F. Ittner
Republican March 4, 1877 –
March 3, 1879
[Data unknown/missing.]
46th
47th
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Martin L. Clardy
Democratic March 3, 1879 –
March 3, 1883
Redistricted to the 10th district
48th
49th
50th
51st
52nd
53rd
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William H. Hatch
Democratic March 4, 1883 –
March 3, 1895
Redistricted from the 12th district.
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Charles N. Clark
Republican March 4, 1895 –
March 3, 1897
[Data unknown/missing.]
55th Vacant March 4, 1897 –
June 1, 1897
55th
56th
57th
58th
59th
60th
61st
62nd
63rd
64th
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James T. Lloyd
Democratic June 1, 1897 –
March 3, 1917
Elected after death of Rep-elect Richard P. Giles
65th
66th
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Milton A. Romjue
Democratic March 4, 1917 –
March 3, 1921
[Data unknown/missing.]
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Frank C. Millspaugh
Republican March 4, 1921 –
December 5, 1922
Resigned
Vacant December 5, 1922 –
March 4, 1923
68th
69th
70th
71st
72nd
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Milton A. Romjue
Democratic March 4, 1923 –
March 3, 1933
Redistricted to the At-large district
73rd March 4, 1933 –
January 3, 1935
District inactive, all representatives elected At-large on a general ticket
74th
75th
76th
77th
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Milton A. Romjue
Democratic January 3, 1935 –
January 3, 1943
Redistricted to the At-large district
78th
79th
80th
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Samuel W. Arnold
Republican January 3, 1943 –
January 3, 1949
[Data unknown/missing.]
81st
82nd
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Clare Magee
Democratic January 3, 1949 –
January 3, 1953
[Data unknown/missing.]
83rd
84th
85th
86th
87th
88th
89th
90th
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Frank M. Karsten
Democratic January 3, 1953 –
January 3, 1969
Redistricted from the 13th district.
91st
92nd
93rd
94th
95th
96th
97th
98th
99th
100th
101st
102nd
103rd
104th
105th
106th
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Bill Clay
Democratic January 3, 1969 –
January 3, 2001
[Data unknown/missing.]
107th
108th
109th
110th
111th
112th
113th
114th
115th
116th
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Lacy Clay
Democratic January 3, 2001 –
present
[Data unknown/missing.]

Election results from presidential races[edit]

Year Office Results Political parties that won the district
2000 President Al Gore 72 - George W. Bush 26% Democrat
2004 President John Kerry 75 - George W. Bush 25% Democrat
2008 President Barack Obama 80 - John McCain 19% Democrat
2012 President Barack Obama 80 - Mitt Romney 19% Democrat
2016 President Hillary Clinton 77 - Donald Trump 19% Democrat

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.

Coordinates: 38°43′42″N 90°17′46″W / 38.72833°N 90.29611°W / 38.72833; -90.29611