Wyoming's at-large congressional district

Wyoming's at-large congressional district is the sole congressional district for the US state of Wyoming. It is the third largest congressional district in the United States in terms of land size. The district is currently represented by Liz Cheney.

Wyoming's at-large congressional district
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Representative
  Liz Cheney
RWilson
Area97,100 sq mi (251,000 km2)
Distribution
  • 64.72% urban[1]
  • 35.28% rural
Population (2019)578,759[2]
Median household
income
$65,003[3]
Ethnicity
Cook PVIR+26[4]

HistoryEdit

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 registrationEdit

Chart of voter registration

  Republican (69.87%)
  Democratic (16.34%)
  Unaffiliated (12.58%)
  Libertarian (0.93%)
  Constitution (0.26%)
  Other parties (0.01%)
Party enrollment as of December 1, 2021[5]
Party Total voters Percentage
Republican 196,170 69.87%
Democratic 45,881 16.34%
Unaffiliated 35,324 12.58%
Libertarian 2,613 0.93%
Constitution 740 0.26%
Other parties 37 0.01%
Total 280,765 100%

Recent results in presidential electionsEdit

Year Office Results
2000 President George W. Bush 69% - Al Gore 28%
2004 President George W. Bush 69% - John Kerry 29%
2008 President John McCain 65% - Barack Obama 33%
2012 President Mitt Romney 69% - Barack Obama 28%
2016 President Donald Trump 67% - Hillary Clinton 22%
2020 President Donald Trump 70% - Joe Biden 27%

List of members representing the districtEdit

Member Party Years of service Cong
ress
District home Electoral history
December 1, 1890
 
Clarence D. Clark
Republican December 1, 1890 –
March 3, 1893
51st
52nd
Evanston Elected, in the same single ballot, to the current term and the next term in 1890.
Lost re-election.
 
Henry A. Coffeen
Democratic March 4, 1893 –
March 3, 1895
53rd Sheridan Elected in 1892.
Lost re-election.
 
Frank Wheeler Mondell
Republican March 4, 1895 –
March 3, 1897
54th Newcastle Elected in 1894.
Lost re-election.
 
John Eugene Osborne
Democratic March 4, 1897 –
March 3, 1899
55th Rawlins Elected in 1896.
Retired.
 
Frank Wheeler Mondell
Republican March 4, 1899 –
March 3, 1923
56th
57th
58th
59th
60th
61st
62nd
63rd
64th
65th
66th
67th
Newcastle 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 U.S. Senator.
 
Charles E. Winter
Republican March 4, 1923 –
March 3, 1929
68th
69th
70th
Casper Elected in 1922.
Re-elected in 1924.
Re-elected in 1926.
Retired to run for U.S. Senator.
 
Vincent Carter
Republican March 4, 1929 –
January 3, 1935
71st
72nd
73rd
Kemmerer Elected in 1928.
Re-elected in 1930.
Re-elected in 1932.
Retired to run for U.S. Senator.
 
Paul Ranous Greever
Democratic January 3, 1935 –
January 3, 1939
74th
75th
Cody Elected in 1934.
Re-elected in 1936.
Lost re-election.
 
Frank O. Horton
Republican January 3, 1939 –
January 3, 1941
76th Saddlestring Elected in 1938.
Lost re-election.
John J. McIntyre Democratic January 3, 1941 –
January 3, 1943
77th Douglas Elected in 1940.
Lost re-election.
 
Frank A. Barrett
Republican January 3, 1943 –
December 31, 1950
78th
79th
80th
81st
Lusk 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
81st
 
William Henry Harrison III
Republican January 3, 1951 –
January 3, 1955
82nd
83rd
Sheridan Elected in 1950.
Re-elected in 1952.
Retired to run for U.S. Senator.
 
Edwin Keith Thomson
Republican January 3, 1955 –
December 9, 1960
84th
85th
86th
Cheyenne Elected in 1954.
Re-elected in 1956.
Re-elected in 1958.
Retired to run for U.S. Senator.
Died.
Vacant December 9, 1960 –
January 3, 1961
86th
 
William Henry Harrison III
Republican January 3, 1961 –
January 3, 1965
87th
88th
Sheridan Elected in 1960.
Re-elected in 1962.
Lost re-election.
 
Teno Roncalio
Democratic January 3, 1965 –
January 3, 1967
89th Rock Springs Elected in 1964.
Retired to run for U.S. Senator.
 
William Henry Harrison III
Republican January 3, 1967 –
January 3, 1969
90th Sheridan Elected in 1966.
Lost renomination.
 
John S. Wold
Republican January 3, 1969 –
January 3, 1971
91st Casper Elected in 1968.
Retired to run for U.S. Senator.
 
Teno Roncalio
Democratic January 3, 1971 –
December 30, 1978
92nd
93rd
94th
95th
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
95th
 
Dick Cheney
Republican January 3, 1979 –
March 20, 1989
96th
97th
98th
99th
100th
101st
Casper 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 20, 1989 –
April 26, 1989
101st
 
Craig L. Thomas
Republican April 26, 1989 –
January 3, 1995
101st
102nd
103rd
Casper Elected to finish Cheney's term.
Re-elected in 1990.
Re-elected in 1992.
Retired to run for U.S. Senator.
 
Barbara Cubin
Republican January 3, 1995 –
January 3, 2009
104th
105th
106th
107th
108th
109th
110th
Casper 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.
 
Cynthia Lummis
Republican January 3, 2009 –
January 3, 2017
111th
112th
113th
114th
Cheyenne Elected in 2008.
Re-elected in 2010.
Re-elected in 2012.
Re-elected in 2014.
Retired.[6]
 
Liz Cheney
Republican January 3, 2017 –
Present
115th
116th
117th
Wilson Elected in 2016.
Re-elected in 2018.
Re-elected in 2020.

Recent electionsEdit

2000Edit

Wyoming’s at-large congressional district election – 2000
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Barbara Cubin (incumbent) 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

2002Edit

Wyoming’s at-large congressional district election – 2002
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Barbara Cubin (incumbent) 110,229 60.52
Democratic Ron Akin 65,961 36.21
Libertarian Lewis Stock 5,962 3.27

2004Edit

Wyoming’s at-large congressional district election – 2004
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Barbara Cubin (incumbent) 131,682 55.28
Democratic Ted Ladd 99,982 41.97
Libertarian Lewis Stock 6,553 2.75

2006Edit

Wyoming’s at-large congressional district election – 2006
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Barbara Cubin (incumbent) 93,336 48.33
Democratic Gary Trauner 92,324 47.80
Libertarian Thom Rankin 7,481 3.87

2008Edit

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

2010Edit

Wyoming’s at-large congressional district election – 2010
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Cynthia Lummis (incumbent) 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

2012Edit

Wyoming’s at-large congressional district election – 2012
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Cynthia Lummis (incumbent) 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

2014Edit

Wyoming’s at-large congressional district election – 2014
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Cynthia Lummis (incumbent) 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

2016Edit

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

2018Edit

Wyoming’s at-large congressional district election – 2018 [7]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Republican Liz Cheney (incumbent) 127,963 63.59% +3.24%
Democratic Greg Hunter 59,903 29.77% +0.61%
Libertarian Richard Brubaker 6,918 3.44% -0.05%
Constitution Daniel Clyde Cummings 6,070 3.01% -0.99%
N/A Write-Ins 391 0.19% N/A
Margin of victory 68,060 33.82% +2.63%
Total votes 201,245 100.0% N/A
Republican hold

2020Edit

Wyoming's at-large congressional district, 2020[8]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Republican Liz Cheney (incumbent) 185,732 68.56% +4.98%
Democratic Lynnette Grey Bull 66,576 24.58% -5.19%
Libertarian Richard Brubaker 10,154 3.75% +0.31%
Constitution Jeff Haggit 7,905 2.92% -0.10%
Write-in 525 0.19% ±0.00%
Total votes 270,892 100.0% N/A
Republican hold

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Urban Rural Population United States in 2010". Statista. Retrieved July 7, 2020.
  2. ^ "Congressional District (At Large) (116th Congress), Wyoming". My Congressional District. Retrieved May 24, 2020.
  3. ^ Center for New Media & Promotion (CNMP), US Census Bureau. "My Congressional District". www.census.gov. Retrieved July 7, 2020.
  4. ^ Wasserman, David; Flinn, Ally (April 15, 2021). "Introducing the 2021 Cook Political Report Partisan Voter Index". The Cook Political Report. Retrieved April 15, 2021.
  5. ^ Secretary of State of Wyoming (December 1, 2021). "December 2021 Statewide Summary of Wyoming Voter Registration" (PDF). Retrieved December 28, 2021.
  6. ^ Gruver, Mead; Fram, Alan (November 12, 2015). "Wyoming GOP Rep. Cynthia Lummis retiring after 4 terms". Associated Press. Business Insider. Retrieved August 17, 2016.
  7. ^ "Election Results" (PDF). Wyoming Secretary of State. Retrieved August 1, 2018.
  8. ^ "Statewide Candidates Official Summary Wyoming General Election - November 3, 2020" (PDF). Wyoming Secretary of State. Retrieved November 11, 2020.

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