Wyoming's at-large congressional district

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Wyoming's At-large congressional district
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Current Representative Liz Cheney (RJackson)
Area 97,100 sq mi (251,000 km2)
Population (2010) 563,626
Median income 37,892
Ethnicity
Cook PVI R+25[1]

Wyoming's at-large Congressional District is the sole congressional district for the state of Wyoming. Based on size, it is the third largest congressional district in the nation.

The district is currently represented by Republican Liz Cheney.

History[edit]

The district was first created when Wyoming achieved statehood on July 10, 1890, electing a single member. Since its creation, Wyoming has retained a single congressional district.

Voter Registration[edit]

Voter Registration and Party Enrollment as of December 12, 2012[2]
Party Total Voters Percentage
Democratic 58,618 21.01%
Republican 179,609 64.37%
Minor Parties 2,442 0.88%
Unaffiliated 38,369 13.75%
Total 279,038 100%

Presidential elections[edit]

Performance Average - Democratic (27.87%), Republican (67.78%), Third Party (4.35%)

List of representatives[edit]

The district was created upon Wyoming statehood in 1890.

Representative Party Years of Service District Home Note
Senator Clarence Don Clark.jpg Clarence D. Clark Republican December 1, 1890 –
March 3, 1893
Evanston Elected to the current term and the next term in 1890.
Lost re-election.
HenryCoffeen.jpg Henry A. Coffeen Democratic March 4, 1893 –
March 3, 1895
Sheridan Elected in 1892.
Lost re-election.
FranklinWMondell.jpg Frank W. Mondell Republican March 4, 1895 –
March 3, 1897
Newcastle Elected in 1894.
Lost re-election.
JohnEOsborne.jpg John E. Osborne Democratic March 4, 1897 –
March 3, 1899
Rawlins Elected in 1896.
Retired.
FranklinWMondell.jpg Frank W. Mondell Republican March 4, 1899 –
March 3, 1923
Newcastle First elected in 1898.
Re-elected in 1900.
Re-elected in 1902.
Re-elected in 1904.
Re-elected in 1906.
Re-elected in 1908.
Re-elected in 1910.
Re-elected in 1912.
Re-elected in 1914.
Re-elected in 1916.
Re-elected in 1918.
Re-elected in 1920.
Retired to run for run for U.S. Senate.
Charles E. Winter (Wyoming Congressman).jpg Charles E. Winter Republican March 4, 1923 –
March 3, 1929
Casper First elected in 1922.
Re-elected in 1924.
Re-elected in 1926.
Retired to run for run for U.S. Senate.
No image.svg Vincent M. Carter Republican March 4, 1929 –
January 3, 1935
Kemmerer First elected in 1928.
Re-elected in 1930.
Re-elected in 1932.
Retired to run for run for U.S. Senate.
Paul Greever.jpg Paul R. Greever Democratic January 3, 1935 –
January 3, 1939
Cody First elected in 1934.
Re-elected in 1936.
Lost re-election.
Frank Horton.jpg Frank O. Horton Republican January 3, 1939 –
January 3, 1941
Saddlestring First elected in 1938.
Lost re-election.
No image.svg John J. McIntyre Democratic January 3, 1941 –
January 3, 1943
Douglas First elected in 1940.
Lost re-election.
Frank Barrett.jpg Frank A. Barrett Republican January 3, 1943 –
December 31, 1950
Lusk First elected in 1942.
Re-elected in 1944.
Re-elected in 1946.
Re-elected in 1948.
Retired to run for Governor of Wyoming.
Resigned early to become Governor.
Vacant December 31, 1950 –
January 3, 1951
William H. Harrison (Wyoming Congressman).jpg Bill Harrison Republican January 3, 1951 –
January 3, 1955
Sheridan First elected in 1950.
Re-elected in 1952.
Retired to run for U.S. Senate.
Edwin Keith Thompson (Wyoming Congressman).jpg Edwin K. Thomson Republican January 3, 1955 –
December 9, 1960
Cheyenne First elected in 1954.
Re-elected in 1956.
Re-elected in 1958.
Retired to run for run for U.S. Senate.
Died.
Vacant December 9, 1960 –
January 3, 1961
William H. Harrison (Wyoming Congressman).jpg Bill Harrison Republican January 3, 1961 –
January 3, 1965
Sheridan First elected in 1960.
Re-elected in 1962.
Lost re-election.
Teno Roncalio 95th Congress 1977.jpg Teno Roncalio Democratic January 3, 1965 –
January 3, 1967
Rock Springs First elected in 1964.
Retired to run for run for U.S. Senate.
William H. Harrison (Wyoming Congressman).jpg Bill Harrison Republican January 3, 1967 –
January 3, 1969
Sheridan First elected in 1966.
Lost re-election.
John S. Wold.jpg John S. Wold Republican January 3, 1969 –
January 3, 1971
Casper First elected in 1968.
Retired to run for run for U.S. Senate.
Teno Roncalio 95th Congress 1977.jpg Teno Roncalio Democratic January 3, 1971 –
December 30, 1978
Rock Springs Elected again in 1970.
Re-elected in 1972.
Re-elected in 1974.
Re-elected in 1976.
Retired and resigned early.
Vacant December 30, 1978 –
January 3, 1979
Richard Cheney 96th Congress.jpg Dick Cheney Republican January 3, 1979 –
March 17, 1989
Casper First elected in 1978.
Re-elected in 1980.
Re-elected in 1982.
Re-elected in 1984.
Re-elected in 1986.
Re-elected in 1988.
Resigned to become U.S. Secretary of Defense.
Vacant March 17, 1989 –
April 26, 1989
Craig Thomas official portrait.jpg Craig L. Thomas Republican April 26, 1989 –
January 3, 1995
Casper First elected to finish Cheney's term.
Re-elected in 1990.
Re-elected in 1992.
Retired to run for U.S. Senate.
BarbCubin.jpg Barbara Cubin Republican January 3, 1995 –
January 3, 2009
Casper First elected in 1994.
Re-elected in 1996.
Re-elected in 1998.
Re-elected in 2000.
Re-elected in 2002.
Re-elected in 2004.
Re-elected in 2006.
Retired.
CynthiaLummis.jpg Cynthia Lummis Republican January 3, 2009 –
January 3, 2017
Cheyenne First elected in 2008.
Re-elected in 2010.
Re-elected in 2012.
Re-elected in 2014.
Retired.[3]
Liz Cheney official portrait.jpg Liz Cheney Republican January 3, 2017 –
Present
Jackson First elected in 2016.

Recent Elections[edit]

2000[edit]

Wyoming’s At-Large Congressional District Election – 2000
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Barbara Cubin 141,848 66.81
Democratic Michael Allen Green 60,638 28.56
Libertarian Lewis Stock 6,411 3.02
Natural Law Victor Raymond 3,415 1.61

2002[edit]

Wyoming’s At-Large Congressional District Election – 2002
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Barbara Cubin 110,229 60.52
Democratic Ron Akin 65,961 36.21
Libertarian Lewis Stock 5,962 3.27

2004[edit]

Wyoming’s At-Large Congressional District Election – 2004
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Barbara Cubin 131,682 55.28
Democratic Ted Ladd 99,982 41.97
Libertarian Lewis Stock 6,553 2.75

2006[edit]

Wyoming’s At-Large Congressional District Election – 2006
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Barbara Cubin 93,336 48.33
Democratic Gary Trauner 92,324 47.80
Libertarian Thom Rankin 7,481 3.87

2008[edit]

Wyoming’s At-Large Congressional District Election – 2008
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Cynthia Lummis 131,244 52.63
Democratic Gary Trauner 106,758 42.81
Libertarian W. David Herbert 11,030 4.42
Write-in Others 363 0.15

2010[edit]

Wyoming’s At-Large Congressional District Election – 2010
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Cynthia Lummis 131,661 70.42
Democratic Dave Wendt 45,768 24.48
Libertarian John V. Lowe 9,253 4.95
Write-in Others 287 0.15

2012[edit]

Wyoming’s At-Large Congressional District Election – 2012
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Cynthia Lummis 166,452 68.89
Democratic Chris Henrichsen 57,573 23.83
Libertarian Richard P. Brubaker 8,442 3.49
Constitution Daniel Clyde Cummings 4,963 2.05
Independent Don Wills 3,775 1.56
Write-in Others 416 0.17

2014[edit]

Wyoming’s At-Large Congressional District Election – 2014
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Cynthia Lummis 113,038 68.47
Democratic Richard Grayson 37,803 22.90
Libertarian Richard P. Brubaker 7,112 4.31
Constitution Daniel Clyde Cummings 6,749 4.09
Write-in Others 398 0.24

2016[edit]

Wyoming’s At-Large Congressional District Election – 2016
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Liz Cheney 156,176 62.03
Democratic Ryan Greene 75,466 29.97
Constitution Daniel Clyde Cummings 10,362 4.12
Libertarian Lawrence Struempf 9,033 3.59
Write-in Others 739 0.29

Living former Members of the U.S. House of Representatives from Wyoming[edit]

As of February 2017, three former members of the U.S. House of Representatives from Wyoming's at-large congressional district are alive.

U.S. Representative U.S. House of Representatives Term Date of birth (and age)
Richard Cheney 1979–1989 (1941-01-30) January 30, 1941 (age 76)
Barbara Cubin 1995–2009 (1946-11-30) November 30, 1946 (age 70)
Cynthia Lummis 2009-2017 (1954-09-10) September 10, 1954 (age 63)

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Partisan Voting Index – Districts of the 115th Congress" (PDF). The Cook Political Report. April 7, 2017. Retrieved April 7, 2017. 
  2. ^ "Registration and Party Enrollment Statistics as of December 12, 2012" (PDF). Wyoming Secretary of State. Archived from the original (PDF) on January 4, 2013. Retrieved December 13, 2012. 
  3. ^ Gruver, Mead; Fram, Alan (November 12, 2015). "Wyoming GOP Rep. Cynthia Lummis retiring after 4 terms". Associated Press. Business Insider. Retrieved August 17, 2016. 

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