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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
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Indiana's 9th congressional district - since January 3, 2013.
Current Representative Trey Hollingsworth (RJeffersonville)
Cook PVI R+13[1]

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

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Counties in the districtEdit

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

List of representativesEdit

Representative Party Years Electoral history
District created March 4, 1843
  Samuel C. Sample Whig March 4, 1843 –
March 3, 1845
Lost re-election.
  Charles W. Cathcart Democratic March 4, 1845 –
March 3, 1849
Appointed to U.S. Senate to fill a vacancy.
  Graham N. Fitch Democratic March 4, 1849 –
March 3, 1853
Was not a candidate for renomination in 1852.
  Norman Eddy Democratic March 4, 1853 –
March 3, 1855
Lost re-election.
  Schuyler Colfax Opposition March 4, 1855 –
March 3, 1857
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
Redistricted from the 11th district.
  Thomas J. Cason Republican March 4, 1875 –
March 3, 1877
Redistricted from the 7th district.
  Michael D. White Republican March 4, 1877 –
March 3, 1879
Was not a candidate for renomination in 1878.
  Godlove S. Orth Republican March 4, 1879 –
December 16, 1882
Died.
Vacant December 16, 1882 –
January 17, 1883
  Charles T. Doxey Republican January 17, 1883 –
March 3, 1883
[Data unknown/missing.]
  Thomas B. Ward Democratic March 4, 1883 –
March 3, 1887
[Data unknown/missing.]
  Joseph B. Cheadle Republican March 4, 1887 –
March 3, 1891
[Data unknown/missing.]
  Daniel W. Waugh Republican March 4, 1891 –
March 3, 1895
[Data unknown/missing.]
  Frank Hanly Republican March 4, 1895 –
March 3, 1897
[Data unknown/missing.]
  Charles B. Landis Republican March 4, 1897 –
March 3, 1909
[Data unknown/missing.]
  Martin A. Morrison Democratic March 4, 1909 –
March 3, 1917
[Data unknown/missing.]
  Fred S. Purnell Republican March 4, 1917 –
March 3, 1933
[Data unknown/missing.]
  Eugene B. Crowe Democratic March 4, 1933 –
January 3, 1941
Redistricted from the 3rd district.
Lost re-election.
  Earl Wilson Republican January 3, 1941 –
January 3, 1959
Lost re-election.
  Earl Hogan Democratic January 3, 1959 –
January 3, 1961
Lost re-election.
  Earl Wilson Republican January 3, 1961 –
January 3, 1965
Lost re-election.
  Lee H. Hamilton Democratic January 3, 1965 –
January 3, 1999
Retired.
  Baron Hill Democratic January 3, 1999 –
January 3, 2005
Lost re-election.
  Mike Sodrel Republican January 3, 2005 –
January 3, 2007
Lost re-election.
  Baron Hill Democratic January 3, 2007 –
January 3, 2011
Lost re-election.
  Todd Young Republican January 3, 2011 –
January 3, 2017
Retired after being elected to the U.S. Senate.
  Trey Hollingsworth Republican January 3, 2017 –

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 87)
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 72)
Todd Young 2011-2017 (1972-08-24) August 24, 1972 (age 46)

Historical district boundariesEdit

 
2003 - 2013

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Partisan Voting Index – Districts of the 115th Congress" (PDF). The Cook Political Report. April 7, 2017. Retrieved April 7, 2017.

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