Missouri's 1st congressional district

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to navigation Jump to search
Missouri's 1st congressional district
Missouri US Congressional District 1 (since 2013).tif
Missouri's 1st congressional district - since January 3, 2013.
Current Representative William Lacy Clay Jr. (DSt. Louis)
Distribution
  • 99.21% urban
  • 0.79% rural
Population (2010) 739,775
Median income 36,314
Ethnicity
Cook PVI D+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 representatives[edit]

Congress Years Representative Party Notes
District created March 4, 1847
30th31st March 4, 1847 – March 3, 1851 JamesBowlin.jpg James B. Bowlin Democratic Redistricted from the At-large district
32nd March 4, 1851 – March 3, 1853 JohnFletcherDarby.jpg John F. Darby Whig
33rd March 4, 1853 – March 3, 1855 Senator Thomas Hart Benton at National Portrait Gallery IMG 4408.JPG Thomas Hart Benton Democratic
34th March 4, 1855 – March 3, 1857 Luther Martin Kennett (St. Louis, Missouri Mayor and Congressman).jpg Luther M. Kennett Opposition
35th March 4, 1857 – March 3, 1859 General Francis Preston Blair.jpg Francis P. Blair Jr. Republican
36th March 4, 1859 – June 8, 1860 John R. Barret (Missouri Congressman).jpg John R. Barret Democratic Lost contested election
June 8, 1860 – June 25, 1860 General Francis Preston Blair.jpg Francis P. Blair Jr. Republican Won contested election, Resigned
June 25, 1860 – October 3, 1860 Vacant
October 3, 1860 – March 3, 1861 John R. Barret (Missouri Congressman).jpg John R. Barret Democratic
37th38th March 4, 1861 – June 10, 1864 General Francis Preston Blair.jpg Francis P. Blair Jr. Republican Lost contested election
38th June 10, 1864 – March 3, 1865 Samuel Knox (Missouri Congressman).jpg Samuel Knox Unconditional Unionist Won contested election
39th March 4, 1865 – March 3, 1867 John Hogan (Missouri Congressman).jpg John Hogan Democratic
40th March 4, 1867 – March 3, 1869 WAPile.jpg William A. Pile Republican
41st42nd March 4, 1869 – March 3, 1873 ErastusWells.jpg Erastus Wells Democratic Redistricted to the 2nd district
43rd March 4, 1873 – March 3, 1875 EOStanard2.jpg Edwin O. Stanard Republican
44th March 4, 1875 – March 3, 1877 ECKehr.jpg Edward C. Kehr Democratic
45th March 4, 1877 – March 3, 1879 AFIttner.jpg Anthony F. Ittner Republican
46th47th March 3, 1879 – March 3, 1883 MLClardy2.jpg Martin L. Clardy Democratic Redistricted to the 10th district
48th53rd March 4, 1883 – March 3, 1895 William H Hatch.jpg William H. Hatch Democratic Redistricted from the 12th district
54th March 4, 1895 – March 3, 1897 Charles Nelson Clark.jpeg Charles N. Clark Republican
55th March 4, 1897 – June 1, 1897 Vacant
55th64th June 1, 1897 – March 3, 1917 James Tilghman Lloyd.jpg James T. Lloyd Democratic Elected after death of Rep-elect Richard P. Giles
65th66th March 4, 1917 – March 3, 1921 Milton Andrew Romjue circa 1917.jpg Milton A. Romjue Democratic
67th March 4, 1921 – December 5, 1922 FrankCMillspaugh.jpg Frank C. Millspaugh Republican Resigned
December 5, 1922 – March 4, 1923 Vacant
68th72nd March 4, 1923 – March 3, 1933 Milton Andrew Romjue circa 1917.jpg Milton A. Romjue Democratic Redistricted to the At-large district
73rd March 4, 1933 – January 3, 1935 District inactive, all representatives elected At-large on a general ticket
74th77th January 3, 1935 – January 3, 1943 Milton Andrew Romjue circa 1917.jpg Milton A. Romjue Democratic Redistricted to the At-large district
78th80th January 3, 1943 – January 3, 1949 SamWatArnold.jpg Samuel W. Arnold Republican
81st82nd January 3, 1949 – January 3, 1953 Clare Magee (Missouri Congressman), 1922.jpg Clare Magee Democratic
83rd90th January 3, 1953 – January 3, 1969 Frank M. Karsten (Missouri Congressman).jpg Frank M. Karsten Democratic Redistricted from the 13th district
91st106th January 3, 1969 – January 3, 2001 BillClaySr.jpg Bill Clay Democratic
107th–present January 3, 2001 – present Lacy Clay official photo (cropped).jpg Lacy Clay Democratic

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