Texas's 9th congressional district
|Texas's 9th congressional district|
Texas's 9th congressional district - since January 3, 2013.
Texas District 9 of the United States House of Representatives is a Congressional district that serves the southwestern portion of the Greater Houston area in Texas. The current Representative for the district, since 2005, is Democrat Al Green.
Before 2005, the 9th covered an area stretching from Galveston through Houston to Beaumont. Much of that area is now the 2nd District. Most of the area now in the 9th was in the 25th District from 1983 to 2005.
List of members representing the district
|District created||March 4, 1883|
Roger Q. Mills
|Democratic||March 4, 1883 –
March 23, 1892
|Redistricted from the 4th district.|
Resigned after being elected U.S. Senator.
|Vacant||March 23, 1892 –|
June 14, 1892
Edwin Le Roy Antony
|Democratic||June 14, 1892 - March 3, 1893|
Joseph D. Sayers
|Democratic||March 4, 1893 - January 16, 1899||Redistricted from the 10th district.|
Resigned after being elected Governor of Texas.
|Vacant||January 16, 1899 –|
March 3, 1899
Albert S. Burleson
|Democratic||March 4, 1899 - March 3, 1903||Redistricted to the 10th district.|
George F. Burgess
|Democratic||March 4, 1903 - March 3, 1917||Redistricted from the 10th district.|
Joseph J. Mansfield
|Democratic||March 4, 1917 - July 12, 1947||Died.|
|Vacant||July 12, 1947 –|
August 23, 1947
Clark W. Thompson
|Democratic||August 23, 1947 - December 30, 1966||Resigned.|
|Vacant||December 30, 1966 –|
January 3, 1967
|Democratic||January 3, 1967 - January 3, 1995||Redistricted from the 2nd district.|
|Republican||January 3, 1995 - January 3, 1997|
|Democratic||January 3, 1997 - January 3, 2005|
|Democratic||January 3, 2005 –
Living former Members of the House
|Representative||Term of office||Date of birth (and age)|
|Steve Stockman||1995–1997||November 14, 1956|
|Nick Lampson||1997–2005||February 14, 1945|
|Libertarian||Michael W. Hope||1,250||1.5||-5.2|
Historical district boundaries
- "Partisan Voting Index – Districts of the 115th Congress" (PDF). The Cook Political Report. April 7, 2017. Retrieved April 7, 2017.
- Martis, Kenneth C. (1989). The Historical Atlas of Political Parties in the United States Congress. New York: Macmillan Publishing Company.
- Martis, Kenneth C. (1982). The Historical Atlas of United States Congressional Districts. New York: Macmillan Publishing Company.
- Congressional Biographical Directory of the United States 1774–present
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