New Hampshire's 1st congressional district

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New Hampshire's 1st congressional district
New Hampshire US Congressional District 1 (since 2013).tif
New Hampshire's 1st congressional district - since January 3, 2013.
Current Representative Carol Shea-Porter (DRochester)
Distribution
  • 66.69% urban
  • 33.31% rural
Population (2013 ACS[1]) 662,473
Median income 64,681
Ethnicity
Cook PVI R+2

New Hampshire's 1st congressional district covers the southeastern part of New Hampshire. The district consists of three general areas: Greater Manchester, the Seacoast and the Lakes Region.

It is represented in the United States House of Representatives by Democrat Carol Shea-Porter.

Politically, the 1st district is one of the most competitive congressional districts in the country, with a Cook Partisan Voting Index of R+2. The district has ousted three incumbents in the past ten years and has given no candidate more than 54% of the vote since 2004.

Cities and towns in the district[edit]

The district includes:

List of Representatives[edit]

District organized from New Hampshire's At-large congressional district in 1847

Representative Party Years Electoral history
Amos tuck.jpg Amos Tuck Independent March 4, 1847 –
March 3, 1849
Lost re-election
Free Soil March 4, 1849 –
March 3, 1851
Whig March 4, 1851 –
March 3, 1853
George W. Kittredge Democratic March 4, 1853 –
March 3, 1855
Lost re-election
JamesPikeNH.jpg James Pike American March 4, 1855 –
March 3, 1857
Retired
Republican March 4, 1857 –
March 3, 1859
Gilman Marston - Brady-Handy.jpg Gilman Marston Republican March 4, 1859 –
March 3, 1863
[Data unknown/missing. You can help!]
DanielMarcy.jpg Daniel Marcy Democratic March 4, 1863 –
March 3, 1865
Lost re-election
Gilman Marston - Brady-Handy.jpg Gilman Marston Republican March 4, 1865 –
March 3, 1867
[Data unknown/missing. You can help!]
JacobHartEla.jpg Jacob Hart Ela Republican March 4, 1867 –
March 3, 1871
[Data unknown/missing. You can help!]
ElleryAlbeeHibbard.jpg Ellery Albee Hibbard Democratic March 4, 1871 –
March 3, 1873
Lost re-election
WilliamBSmall.jpg William B. Small Republican March 4, 1873 –
March 3, 1875
[Data unknown/missing. You can help!]
Frank Jones.jpg Frank Jones Democratic March 4, 1875 –
March 3, 1879
[Data unknown/missing. You can help!]
Joshua Gilman Hall.png Joshua G. Hall Republican March 4, 1879 –
March 3, 1883
[Data unknown/missing. You can help!]
Martin Alonzo Haynes.png Martin Alonzo Haynes Republican March 4, 1883 –
March 3, 1887
Lost re-election
Luther F. McKinney (New Hampshire Congressman).jpg Luther F. McKinney Democratic March 4, 1887 –
March 3, 1889
Lost re-election
AlonzoNute.jpg Alonzo Nute Republican March 4, 1889 –
March 3, 1891
[Data unknown/missing. You can help!]
Luther F. McKinney (New Hampshire Congressman).jpg Luther F. McKinney Democratic March 4, 1891 –
March 3, 1893
[Data unknown/missing. You can help!]
Henry W. Blair - Brady-Handy.jpg Henry William Blair Republican March 4, 1893 –
March 3, 1895
[Data unknown/missing. You can help!]
Cyrus A. Sulloway.png Cyrus A. Sulloway Republican March 4, 1895 –
March 3, 1913
[Data unknown/missing. You can help!]
Eugene E. Reed (New Hampshire Congressman).jpg Eugene Elliott Reed Democratic March 4, 1913 –
March 3, 1915
Lost re-election
Cyrus A. Sulloway.png Cyrus A. Sulloway Republican March 4, 1915 –
March 11, 1917
Died
Vacant March 11, 1917 –
May 29, 1917
Sherman Everett Burroughs.png Sherman Everett Burroughs Republican May 29, 1917 –
January 27, 1923
Died
Vacant January 27, 1923 –
March 3, 1923
William N. Rogers (New Hampshire Congressman).jpg William Nathaniel Rogers Democratic March 4, 1923 –
March 3, 1925
Lost re-election
Fletcher Hale (New Hampshire Congressman).jpgFletcher Hale Republican March 4, 1925 –
October 22, 1931
Died
Vacant October 22, 1931 –
January 5, 1932
William N. Rogers (New Hampshire Congressman).jpg William Nathaniel Rogers Democratic January 5, 1932 –
January 3, 1937
Retired to run for U.S. Senate
ArthurBJenks.jpg Arthur B. Jenks Republican January 3, 1937 –
June 9, 1938
Lost seat due to contested election
AlphonseRoy.jpg Alphonse Roy Democratic June 9, 1938 –
January 3, 1939
Lost re-election
ArthurBJenks.jpg Arthur B. Jenks Republican January 3, 1939 –
January 3, 1943
Lost re-nomination
Chester E. Merrow (New Hampshire Congressman).jpg Chester Earl Merrow Republican January 3, 1943 –
January 3, 1963
Retired to run for U.S. Senate
WymanLouis(R-NH).jpg Louis C. Wyman Republican January 3, 1963 –
January 3, 1965
Lost re-election
Joseph Oliva Huot.jpg Joseph Oliva Huot Democratic January 3, 1965 –
January 3, 1967
Lost re-election
WymanLouis(R-NH).jpg Louis C. Wyman Republican January 3, 1967 –
December 31, 1974
Retired to run for U.S. Senate

Resigned early
Vacant December 31, 1974 –
January 3, 1975
N. D'Amours.png Norman D'Amours Democratic January 3, 1975 –
January 3, 1985
Retired to run for U.S. Senate
Robert C Smith.jpg Bob Smith Republican January 3, 1985 –
December 7, 1990
Resigned on appointment to U.S. Senate
Vacant December 7, 1990 –
January 3, 1991
WHZeliff.jpg Bill Zeliff Republican January 3, 1991 –
January 3, 1997
Retired to run for N.H. Governor
John E. Sununu.jpg John E. Sununu Republican January 3, 1997 –
January 3, 2003
Retired to run for U.S. Senate
Jeb Bradley.jpg Jeb Bradley Republican January 3, 2003 –
January 3, 2007
Lost re-election
Carol Shea-Porter, official 110th Congress photo portrait.jpg Carol Shea-Porter Democratic January 3, 2007 –
January 3, 2011
Lost re-election
Frank Guinta, Official Portrait, 112th Congress.jpg Frank Guinta Republican January 3, 2011 –
January 3, 2013
Lost re-election
Carol Shea-Porter 113th Congress.jpg Carol Shea-Porter Democratic January 3, 2013 –
January 3, 2015
Lost re-election
Frank Guinta official portrait 114th Congress.jpg Frank Guinta Republican January 3, 2015 –
January 3, 2017
Incumbent, Lost re-election
Carol shea-porter.jpg Carol Shea-Porter Democratic January 3, 2017 –
Present

Competitiveness[edit]

The first district is a swing district.

Election results from presidential races:

Year Office Results
2000 President George W. Bush 49 - Al Gore 46%
2004 President George W. Bush 51 - John Kerry 48%
2008 President Barack Obama 53 - John McCain 47%
2012 President Barack Obama 50 - Mitt Romney 49%
2016 President Donald Trump 48 - Hillary Clinton 47%

Historical district boundaries[edit]

2003 - 2013

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "ACS Demographic and Housing Estimates: 2013 American Community Survey 1-Year Estimates (DP05)". U.S. Census Bureau American Factfinder. Retrieved January 14, 2015. 

Coordinates: 43°27′28″N 71°11′57″W / 43.45778°N 71.19917°W / 43.45778; -71.19917