Iowa's 3rd congressional district
Iowa's 3rd congressional district is a congressional district in the U.S. state of Iowa that covers its southwest quadrant, roughly an area including Des Moines to the borders with Nebraska and Missouri.
|Iowa's 3rd congressional district|
Iowa's 3rd congressional district since January 3, 2013
From 2003 to 2013 it encompassed Des Moines (on the western end) to the western outskirts of the metropolitan area of Cedar Falls and Waterloo (on the northeastern end) to the western outskirts of the Cedar Rapids area (on the eastern end) and to Lucas County and Monroe County (on the southern end).
On June 22, 2001, the Iowa Legislature passed a plan to redistrict the state of Iowa. The plan went into effect in 2002 for the 108th U.S. Congress. The prior redistricting plan was effective from 1992 to 2001.
Presidential voting since 2000Edit
Election results from presidential races:
|2000||President||Gore 49% – Bush 48%|
|2004||President||Bush 50% – Kerry 50%|
|2008||President||Obama 54% – McCain 44%|
|2012||President||Obama 51% – Romney 47%|
|2016||President||Trump 48% – Clinton 45%|
List of members representing the districtEdit
District created March 4, 1863.
Recent election resultsEdit
Recent election resultsEdit
|Libertarian||Jeffrey J. Smith||2,689||1.25|
|Socialist Workers||Edwin B. Fruit||569||0.26|
|Socialist Workers||Helen Meyers||3,591||1.61|
|Socialist Workers||Frank Forrestal||4,599||1.46|
|Socialist Workers||Rebecca Williamson||6,258||2.60|
|Independent||Scott G. Batcher||9,352||2.34|
|Socialist Workers||David Rosenfeld||6,286||1.57|
|Republican gain from Democratic|
|No party preference||Bryan Jack Holder||4,360||1.5|
|Libertarian||Bryan Jack Holder||15,372||3.94|
|Nominated by Petition||Claudia Addy||6,348||1.63|
|Nominated by Petition||Joe Grandanette||4,518||1.16|
|Republican||David Young (Incumbent)||164,667||47.49||-5.96|
|Libertarian||Bryan Jack Holder||7,005||2.02||-1.92|
|LMN||Mark Elworth Jr.||1,906||0.55||+0.55|
|Democratic gain from Republican||Swing||+15.25|
Living former members of the House from the districtEdit
|Representative||Term of office||Date of birth (and current age)|
|Chuck Grassley||1975–1981||September 17, 1933|
|David R. Nagle||1987–1993||April 15, 1943|
|Jim Ross Lightfoot||1993–1997||September 27, 1938|
|Tom Latham||2013–2015||July 14, 1948|
|David Young||2015–2019||May 11, 1968|
Historical district boundariesEdit
- Washington Post page on the 3rd District of Iowa Archived 2008-10-06 at the Wayback Machine
- "Partisan Voting Index – Districts of the 115th Congress" (PDF). The Cook Political Report. April 7, 2017. Retrieved April 7, 2017.
- "2001 Iowa Redistricting Plan,". 2001.
- "Election Statistics,". 2005. Archived from the original on 2007-07-25.
- "Iowa General Election 2018". Iowa Secretary of State. Retrieved November 11, 2018.
- 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
|U.S. House of Representatives|
Maine's 1st congressional district
| Home district of the Speaker of the House
December 4, 1899 – March 4, 1903
Illinois's 18th congressional district