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Indiana's 9th congressional district

Indiana's 9th congressional district is a congressional district in the U.S. state of Indiana. Located in south-central and southeastern Indiana, the district stretches from the outer suburbs of Indianapolis to the Indiana side of the Louisville metropolitan area. The district's largest city is Bloomington, home to Indiana University.

Indiana's 9th congressional district
Indiana US Congressional District 9 (since 2013).tif
Indiana's 9th congressional district - since January 3, 2013.
Representative
  Trey Hollingsworth
RJeffersonville
Median income$54,504[1]
Cook PVIR+13[2]

The district is currently represented by Republican Trey Hollingsworth, who won the seat vacated by now-U.S. Senator Todd Young in 2016.

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Election results from presidential racesEdit

Year Office Results
2000 President George W. Bush 56% - Al Gore 42%
2004 President George W. Bush 59% - John Kerry 40%
2008 President John McCain 52.7% - Barack Obama 46.2%
2012 President Mitt Romney 57.2% - Barack Obama 40.7%
2016 President Donald Trump 61% - Hillary Clinton 34.2%

Counties in the districtEdit

Indiana counties within the 9th Congressional District, and the major cities within the county:

List of members representing the districtEdit

Representative Party Years Cong
ress
Electoral history
District created March 4, 1843
Samuel C. Sample Whig March 4, 1843 –
March 3, 1845
28th Lost re-election.
 
Charles W. Cathcart
Democratic March 4, 1845 –
March 3, 1849
29th
30th
Appointed to U.S. Senate to fill a vacancy.
 
Graham N. Fitch
Democratic March 4, 1849 –
March 3, 1853
31st
32nd
Was Retired in 1852.
 
Norman Eddy
Democratic March 4, 1853 –
March 3, 1855
33rd [Data unknown/missing.]
Lost re-election.
 
Schuyler Colfax
Opposition March 4, 1855 –
March 3, 1857
34th
35th
36th
37th
38th
39th
40th
Elected as the 17th Vice President of the United States.
Republican March 4, 1857 –
March 3, 1869
 
John P. C. Shanks
Republican March 4, 1869 –
March 3, 1875
41st
42nd
43rd
Redistricted from the 11th district.
[Data unknown/missing.]
 
Thomas J. Cason
Republican March 4, 1875 –
March 3, 1877
44th Redistricted from the 7th district.
[Data unknown/missing.]
 
Michael D. White
Republican March 4, 1877 –
March 3, 1879
45th Retired
 
Godlove S. Orth
Republican March 4, 1879 –
December 16, 1882
46th
47th
[Data unknown/missing.]
Died.
Vacant December 16, 1882 –
January 17, 1883
 
Charles T. Doxey
Republican January 17, 1883 –
March 3, 1883
47th [Data unknown/missing.]
 
Thomas B. Ward
Democratic March 4, 1883 –
March 3, 1887
48th
49th
[Data unknown/missing.]
 
Joseph B. Cheadle
Republican March 4, 1887 –
March 3, 1891
50th
51st
[Data unknown/missing.]
 
Daniel W. Waugh
Republican March 4, 1891 –
March 3, 1895
52nd
53rd
[Data unknown/missing.]
 
Frank Hanly
Republican March 4, 1895 –
March 3, 1897
54th [Data unknown/missing.]
 
Charles B. Landis
Republican March 4, 1897 –
March 3, 1909
55th
56th
57th
58th
59th
60th
[Data unknown/missing.]
 
Martin A. Morrison
Democratic March 4, 1909 –
March 3, 1917
61st
62nd
63rd
64th
[Data unknown/missing.]
 
Fred S. Purnell
Republican March 4, 1917 –
March 3, 1933
65th
66th
67th
68th
69th
70th
71st
72nd
[Data unknown/missing.]
 
Eugene B. Crowe
Democratic March 4, 1933 –
January 3, 1941
73rd
74th
75th
76th
Redistricted from the 3rd district.
Lost re-election.
 
Earl Wilson
Republican January 3, 1941 –
January 3, 1959
77th
78th
79th
80th
81st
82nd
83rd
84th
85th
[Data unknown/missing.]
Lost re-election.
 
Earl Hogan
Democratic January 3, 1959 –
January 3, 1961
86th [Data unknown/missing.]
Lost re-election.
 
Earl Wilson
Republican January 3, 1961 –
January 3, 1965
87th
88th
[Data unknown/missing.]
Lost re-election.
 
Lee H. Hamilton
Democratic January 3, 1965 –
January 3, 1999
89th
90th
91st
92nd
93rd
94th
95th
96th
97th
98th
99th
100th
101st
102nd
103rd
104th
105th
[Data unknown/missing.]
Retired.
 
Baron Hill
Democratic January 3, 1999 –
January 3, 2005
106th
107th
108th
[Data unknown/missing.]
Lost re-election.
 
Mike Sodrel
Republican January 3, 2005 –
January 3, 2007
109th [Data unknown/missing.]
Lost re-election.
 
Baron Hill
Democratic January 3, 2007 –
January 3, 2011
110th
111th
[Data unknown/missing.]
Lost re-election.
 
Todd Young
Republican January 3, 2011 –
January 3, 2017
112th
113th
114th
[Data unknown/missing.]
Retired to run for U.S. Senator.
 
Trey Hollingsworth
Republican January 3, 2017 –
Present
115th
116th
[Data unknown/missing.]

Election resultsEdit

2002Edit

U.S. House of Representatives
 
← 2000 November 5, 2002 2004 →
     
Nominee Baron Hill Mike Sodrel
Party Democratic Republican
Popular vote 96,654 87,169
Percentage 51.15% 46.13%

U.S. Representative before election

Baron Hill
Democratic

Elected U.S. Representative

Baron Hill
Democratic

Indiana's 9th Congressional District Election (2002)
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Baron Hill (Incumbent) 96,654 51.15
Republican Mike Sodrel 87,169 46.13
Green Jeff Melton 2,745 1.45
Libertarian Alan G. Cox 2,389 1.26
Total votes 188,957 100.00
Turnout  
Democratic hold

2004Edit

U.S. House of Representatives
 
← 2002 November 2, 2004 2006 →
     
Nominee Mike Sodrel Baron Hill
Party Republican Democratic
Popular vote 142,247 140,819
Percentage 49.43% 48.94%

U.S. Representative before election

Baron Hill
Democratic

Elected U.S. Representative

Mike Sodrel
Republican

Indiana's 9th Congressional District Election (2004)
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Mike Sodrel 142,247 49.43
Democratic Baron Hill (Incumbent) 140,819 48.94
Libertarian Alan G. Cox 4,698 1.63
Total votes 287,764 100.00
Turnout  
Republican gain from Democratic

2006Edit

U.S. House of Representatives
 
← 2004 November 7, 2006 2008 →
     
Nominee Baron Hill Mike Sodrel
Party Democratic Republican
Popular vote 110,454 100,469
Percentage 50.01% 45.49%

U.S. Representative before election

Mike Sodrel
Republican

Elected U.S. Representative

Baron Hill
Democratic

Indiana's 9th Congressional District Election (2006)
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Baron Hill 110,454 50.01
Republican Mike Sodrel (Incumbent) 100,469 45.49
Libertarian D. Eric Schansberg 9,893 4.48
No party Others 34 0.02%
Total votes 220,850 100.00
Turnout  
Democratic gain from Republican

2008Edit

U.S. House of Representatives
 
← 2006 November 4, 2008 2010 →
     
Nominee Baron Hill Mike Sodrel
Party Democratic Republican
Popular vote 181,256 120,517
Percentage 57.77% 38.41%

U.S. Representative before election

Baron Hill
Democratic

Elected U.S. Representative

Baron Hill
Democratic

Indiana's 9th Congressional District Election (2008)
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Baron Hill (Incumbent) 181,256 57.77
Republican Mike Sodrel 120,517 38.41
Libertarian D. Eric Schansberg 12,000 3.82
Total votes 313,773 100.00
Turnout  
Democratic hold

2010Edit

Indiana's 9th Congressional District Election (2010)
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Todd Young 118,040 52.34
Democratic Baron Hill (Incumbent) 95,353 42.28
Libertarian Greg "No Bull" Knott 12,070 5.35
No party Others 69 0.03%
Total votes 225,532 100.00
Turnout  
Republican gain from Democratic

2012Edit

Indiana's 9th Congressional District Election (2012)
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Todd Young (Incumbent) 165,332 55.45
Democratic Shelli Yoder 132,848 44.55
Total votes 298,180 100.00
Turnout   57
Republican hold

2014Edit

Indiana's 9th Congressional District election, 2014
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Todd Young (Incumbent) 101,594 62.18
Democratic Bill Bailey 55,016 33.67
Libertarian Mike Frey 6,777 4.15
Total votes 163,387 100.00
Turnout   31
Republican hold

2016Edit

Indiana's 9th Congressional District election, 2016
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Trey Hollingsworth 174,791 54.14
Democratic Shelli Yoder 130,627 40.46
Libertarian Russell Brooksbank 17,425 5.40
Total votes 322,843 100.00
Turnout   58
Republican hold

Living former MembersEdit

As of January 2017, four former members of the U.S. House of Representatives from Indiana's 9th congressional district are alive.

Representative Term of office Date of birth (and age)
Lee H. Hamilton 1965–1999 (1931-04-20) April 20, 1931 (age 88)
Baron Hill 1999–2005
2007–2011
(1953-06-23) June 23, 1953 (age 65)
Mike Sodrel 2005–2007 (1945-12-17) December 17, 1945 (age 73)
Todd Young 2011-2017 (1972-08-24) August 24, 1972 (age 46)

Historical district boundariesEdit

 
2003 - 2013

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ https://www.census.gov/mycd/?st=18&cd=09
  2. ^ "Partisan Voting Index – Districts of the 115th Congress" (PDF). The Cook Political Report. April 7, 2017. Retrieved April 7, 2017.

External linksEdit