Nebraska's 1st congressional district

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Nebraska's 1st congressional district
Nebraska US Congressional District 1 (since 2013).tif
Nebraska's 1st congressional district - since January 3, 2013.
Current Representative Jeff Fortenberry (RLincoln)
Distribution
  • 65.21% urban
  • 34.79% rural
Population (2000) 570,325
Median income 40,021
Ethnicity
Cook PVI R+11[1]

Nebraska's 1st congressional district seat 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 representatives[edit]

Representative Party Term Notes
District created March 4, 1883
No image.svg Archibald J. Weaver Republican March 4, 1883 – March 4, 1887
No image.svg John A. McShane Democratic March 4, 1887 – March 4, 1889
William J. Connell, 1854-1904 Nebraskans.png William J. Connell Republican March 4, 1889 – March 4, 1891
WilliamJBryan1902.png William Jennings Bryan Democratic March 4, 1891 – March 4, 1895
No image.svg Jesse B. Strode Republican March 4, 1895 – March 4, 1899
Elmer Jacob Burkett cph.3b05710.jpg Elmer Burkett Republican March 4, 1899 – March 4, 1905 Resigned after being elected to the US Senate
Vacant March 4, 1905 – July 18, 1905
No image.svg Ernest M. Pollard Republican July 18, 1905 – March 4, 1909
JohnAMaguire.jpg John A. Maguire Democratic March 4, 1909 – March 4, 1915
CFrankReavis.jpg C. Frank Reavis Republican March 4, 1915 – June 3, 1922 Resigned after being appointed special assistant to the US Attorney General
Vacant June 3, 1922 – November 7, 1922
RoyHThorpe.jpg Roy H. Thorpe Republican November 7, 1922 – March 4, 1923
JohnHMorehead.jpg John H. Morehead Democratic March 4, 1923 – January 3, 1935
No image.svg Henry C. Luckey Democratic January 3, 1935 – January 3, 1939
No image.svg George H. Heinke Republican January 3, 1939 – January 2, 1940 Died
Vacant January 2, 1940 – April 19, 1940
No image.svg John H. Sweet Republican April 19, 1940 – January 3, 1941
No image.svg Oren S. Copeland Republican January 3, 1941 – January 3, 1943
CURTIS, Carl Thomas,.jpg Carl Curtis Republican January 3, 1943 – December 31, 1954 Redistricted from the 4th district, Resigned after being appointed to the US Senate
Vacant December 31, 1954 – January 3, 1955
No image.svg Phillip H. Weaver Republican January 3, 1955 – January 3, 1963
No image.svg Ralph F. Beermann Republican January 3, 1963 – January 3, 1965 Redistricted from the 3rd district
Clair Armstrong Callan.jpg Clair A. Callan Democratic January 3, 1965 – January 3, 1967
RobertVDenney.jpg Robert V. Denney Republican January 3, 1967 – January 3, 1971
Charles Thone 1977 congressional photo.jpg Charles Thone Republican January 3, 1971 – January 3, 1979 Elected Governor of Nebraska in 1978
Doug Bereuther 108th Congress.jpg Doug Bereuter Republican January 3, 1979 – August 31, 2004 Resigned to become president of The Asia Foundation
Vacant August 31, 2004 – January 3, 2005
Jeff Fortenberry Official.jpg Jeff Fortenberry Republican January 3, 2005 – Present Incumbent

Election results from presidential races[edit]

Year Office Results Political parties that won the district
2000 President George W. Bush 59 - Al Gore 36% Republican Party (United States)
2004 President George W. Bush 63 - John Kerry 36% Republican Party (United States)
2008 President John McCain 54 - Barack Obama 44% Republican Party (United States)
2012 President Mitt Romney 57 - Barack Obama 41% Republican Party (United States)
2016 President Donald Trump 58 - Hillary Clinton 36% Republican Party (United States)

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