Nebraska's 1st congressional district

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Nebraska's 1st congressional district
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Nebraska's 1st congressional district - since January 3, 2013.
Representative
  Jeff Fortenberry
RLincoln
Distribution
  • 65.21% urban
  • 34.79% rural
Population (2000)570,325
Median income$60,341[1]
Ethnicity
Cook PVIR+11[2]

Nebraska's 1st congressional district seat (abbreviated as NE-1) encompasses most of the eastern quarter of the state, except for Omaha, and some of its suburbs. It includes the state capital Lincoln, Bellevue, Fremont, and Norfolk. It is currently held by Jeff Fortenberry, a Republican.

List of members representing the district[edit]

Member Party Term Cong
ress
Electoral history
District created March 4, 1883
Archibald J. Weaver Republican March 4, 1883 –
March 3, 1887
48th
49th
[Data unknown/missing.]
John A. McShane Democratic March 4, 1887 –
March 3, 1889
50th [Data unknown/missing.]
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William J. Connell
Republican March 4, 1889 –
March 3, 1891
51st [Data unknown/missing.]
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William Jennings Bryan
Democratic March 4, 1891 –
March 3, 1895
52nd
53rd
[Data unknown/missing.]
Jesse B. Strode Republican March 4, 1895 –
March 3, 1899
54th
55th
[Data unknown/missing.]
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Elmer Burkett
Republican March 4, 1899 –
March 3, 1905
56th
57th
58th
[Data unknown/missing.]
Re-elected in 1904 but declined the election when elected U.S. Senator.
Vacant March 4, 1905 –
July 18, 1905
Ernest M. Pollard Republican July 18, 1905 –
March 3, 1909
59th
60th
[Data unknown/missing.]
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John A. Maguire
Democratic March 4, 1909 –
March 3, 1915
61st
62nd
63rd
[Data unknown/missing.]
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C. Frank Reavis
Republican March 4, 1915 –
June 3, 1922
64th
65th
66th
67th
[Data unknown/missing.]
Resigned when appointed special assistant to the U.S. Attorney General.
Vacant June 3, 1922 –
November 7, 1922
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Roy H. Thorpe
Republican November 7, 1922 –
March 3, 1923
67th [Data unknown/missing.]
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John H. Morehead
Democratic March 4, 1923 –
January 3, 1935
68th
69th
70th
71st
72nd
73rd
[Data unknown/missing.]
Henry C. Luckey Democratic January 3, 1935 –
January 3, 1939
74th
75th
[Data unknown/missing.]
George H. Heinke Republican January 3, 1939 –
January 2, 1940
76th [Data unknown/missing.]
Died.
Vacant January 2, 1940 –
April 19, 1940
John H. Sweet Republican April 19, 1940 –
January 3, 1941
76th [Data unknown/missing.]
Oren S. Copeland Republican January 3, 1941 –
January 3, 1943
77th [Data unknown/missing.]
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Carl Curtis
Republican January 3, 1943 –
December 31, 1954
78th
79th
80th
81st
82nd
83rd
Redistricted from the 4th district.
Resigned when appointed U.S. Senator.
Vacant December 31, 1954 –
January 3, 1955
Phillip H. Weaver Republican January 3, 1955 –
January 3, 1963
84th
85th
86th
87th
[Data unknown/missing.]
Ralph F. Beermann Republican January 3, 1963 –
January 3, 1965
88th Redistricted from the 3rd district.
[Data unknown/missing.]
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Clair A. Callan
Democratic January 3, 1965 –
January 3, 1967
89th [Data unknown/missing.]
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Robert V. Denney
Republican January 3, 1967 –
January 3, 1971
90th
91st
[Data unknown/missing.]
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Charles Thone
Republican January 3, 1971 –
January 3, 1979
92nd
93rd
94th
95th
[Data unknown/missing.]
Retired to run for Governor of Nebraska.
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Doug Bereuter
Republican January 3, 1979 –
August 31, 2004
96th
97th
98th
99th
100th
101st
102nd
103rd
104th
105th
106th
107th
108th
[Data unknown/missing.]
Resigned to become president of The Asia Foundation.
Vacant August 31, 2004 –
January 3, 2005
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Jeff Fortenberry
Republican January 3, 2005 –
Present
109th
110th
111th
112th
113th
114th
115th
116th
Elected in 2004.

Recent results in presidential elections[edit]

Year Office Results
2000 President George W. Bush 59% - Al Gore 36%
2004 President George W. Bush 63% - John Kerry 36%
2008 President John McCain 54% - Barack Obama 44%
2012 President Mitt Romney 57% - Barack Obama 41%
2016 President Donald Trump 58% - Hillary Clinton 36%

Historical district boundaries[edit]

2003 - 2013

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ https://www.census.gov/mycd/?st=31&cd=01
  2. ^ "Partisan Voting Index – Districts of the 115th Congress" (PDF). The Cook Political Report. April 7, 2017. Retrieved April 7, 2017.

Coordinates: 41°10′N 96°45′W / 41.167°N 96.750°W / 41.167; -96.750