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Georgia's 11th congressional district

Coordinates: 34°6′58.87″N 85°4′21.47″W / 34.1163528°N 85.0726306°W / 34.1163528; -85.0726306

Georgia's 11th congressional district
Georgia US Congressional District 11 (since 2013).tif
Georgia's 11th congressional district - since January 3, 2013.
Representative
  Barry Loudermilk
RCassville
Distribution
  • 96.1[1]% urban
  • 3.9% rural
Population (2016)764,184[2]
Median income$72,445[3]
Ethnicity
Cook PVIR+17[4]

Georgia's 11th congressional district is a congressional district in the U.S. state of Georgia. The district is currently represented by Republican Barry Loudermilk. The district's boundaries have been redrawn following the 2010 census, which granted an additional congressional seat to Georgia.[5] The first election using the new district boundaries (listed below) were the 2012 congressional elections.

Located in the northwestern portion of the Atlanta metropolitan area, the district includes Cartersville, Marietta, Woodstock, and portions of Atlanta.[6]

CountiesEdit

Recent results in presidential electionsEdit

Year Office Results
2000 President George W. Bush 66% - Al Gore 35%
2004 President George W. Bush 71% - John Kerry 29%
2008 President John McCain 64.3% - Barack Obama 34.7%
2012 President Mitt Romney 66.9% - Barack Obama 31.5%
2016 President Donald Trump 60.3% - Hillary Clinton 35.3%

List of members representing the districtEdit

Cong
ress
Years Representative Party Historical boundaries Electoral history
District established following the 52nd Congress, based on the 1890 Census.
53rd March 4, 1893 –
March 3, 1897
 
Henry G. Turner
Democratic Re-elected in 1892 after being redistricted from the 2nd district.
Re-elected in 1894.
[Data unknown/missing.]
54th
55th
March 4, 1897 –
March 3, 1913
 
William G. Brantley
Democratic [Data unknown/missing.] [Data unknown/missing.]
56th
57th
58th
59th
60th
61st
62nd
63rd
March 4, 1913 –
March 3, 1919
 
John R. Walker
Democratic [Data unknown/missing.] [Data unknown/missing.]
64th
65th
66th
March 4, 1919 –
March 3, 1933
 
William C. Lankford
Democratic [Data unknown/missing.] [Data unknown/missing.]
67th
68th
69th
70th
71st
72nd
March 3, 1933 –
January 3, 1993
District eliminated beginning with the 73rd Congress, based on the 1930 census.

District re-established following the 102nd Congress, based on the 1990 census.
103rd January 3, 1993 –
January 3, 1997
 
Cynthia McKinney
Democratic Elected in 1992.
Re-elected in 1994.

Re-elected in 1996 after being redistricted to the 4th district.
[Data unknown/missing.]
104th
105th
January 3, 1997 –
January 3, 2003
 
John Linder
Republican Re-elected in 1996 after being redistricted from the 4th district.
Re-elected in 1998.
Re-elected in 2000.

Re-elected in 2002 after being redistricted to the 7th district.
[Data unknown/missing.]
106th
107th
108th
January 3, 2003 –
January 3, 2015
 
Phil Gingrey
Republican Elected in 2002.
Re-elected in 2004.
Re-elected in 2006.
Re-elected in 2008.
Re-elected in 2010.
Re-elected in 2012.

Retired to run for U.S. Senator.
Chattooga, Floyd, Haralson, Heard, Meriwether, Polk, Talbot counties and parts of Bartow, Carroll, Cobb, Coweta, Douglas, Harris, Muscogee, Paulding, Troup, Upson counties.
 
109th
110th
Bartow, Chattooga, Floyd, Haralson, and Polk counties and parts of Carroll, Cobb, and Gordon counties.
 
111th
112th
113th
Bartow and Cherokee counties and parts of Cobb and Fulton counties.
114th
115th
116th
January 3, 2015 –
Present
 
Barry Loudermilk
Republican Elected in 2014.  

Election resultsEdit

2002Edit

Georgia's 11th Congressional District Election (2002)
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Phil Gingrey 69,261 51.62
Democratic Roger Kahn 64,923 48.38
Total votes 134,184 100.00
Turnout  
Republican hold

2004Edit

Georgia's 11th Congressional District Election (2004)
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Phil Gingrey* 120,696 57.40
Democratic Rick Crawford 89,591 42.60
Total votes 210,287 100.00
Turnout  
Republican hold

2006Edit

Georgia's 11th Congressional District Election (2006)
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Phil Gingrey* 118,524 71.06
Democratic Patrick Pillion 48,261 28.94
Total votes 166,785 100.00
Turnout  
Republican hold

2008Edit

Georgia's 11th Congressional District Election (2008)
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Phil Gingrey* 204,082 68.19
Democratic Bud Gammon 95,220 31.81
Total votes 299,302 100.00
Turnout  
Republican hold

2010Edit

Georgia's 11th Congressional District Election (2010)
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Phil Gingrey* 163,515 100.00
Total votes 163,515 100.00
Turnout  
Republican hold

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ https://www.census.gov/geo/maps-data/data/cd_state.html
  2. ^ https://www.census.gov/mycd/?st=13&cd=11
  3. ^ https://www.census.gov/mycd/?st=13&cd=11
  4. ^ "Partisan Voting Index – Districts of the 115th Congress" (PDF). The Cook Political Report. April 7, 2017. Retrieved April 7, 2017.
  5. ^ Justice Department approves Georgia's political maps. Atlanta Journal-Constitution. Last accessed 2011-12-27
  6. ^ 2012 Congressional maps, Georgia Legislature. Last accessed 2012-1-1

Further readingEdit

  • 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.

Living former MembersEdit

As of May 2015, there are three living former members of the House from the district.

Representative Term of office Date of birth (and age)
Cynthia McKinney 1993–1997 (1955-03-17) March 17, 1955 (age 64)
John Linder 1997–2003 (1942-09-09) September 9, 1942 (age 77)
Phil Gingrey 2003–2015 (1942-07-10) July 10, 1942 (age 77)

External linksEdit