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Wyoming's at-large congressional district

Wyoming's 1st congressional district
Current Representative Cynthia Lummis (RCheyenne)
Area 97,100 mi2
Population (2010) 563,626
Median income $37,892
Ethnicity 85.9% White, 0.8% Black, 0.8% Asian, 8.9% Hispanic, 2.1% Native American, 1.6% other
Cook PVI R+22

Wyoming's at-large Congressional District is the sole congressional district for the state of Wyoming. Based on size, it is the third largest congressional district in the nation. By population, it is the smallest at-large district.

The district is currently represented by Republican Cynthia Lummis.

Contents

  • History 1
    • Voter Registration 1.1
  • Presidential elections 2
  • List of Representatives 3
  • Recent Elections 4
  • Living former Members of the U.S. House of Representatives from Wyoming 5
  • References 6

History

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 Registration

Voter Registration and Party Enrollment as of December 12, 2012[1]
Party Total Voters Percentage
  Democratic 58,618 21.01%
  Republican 179,609 64.37%
  Minor Parties 2,442 0.88%
  Unaffiliated 38,369 13.75%
Total 279,038 100%

Presidential elections

Performance Average - Democrat (29.44%), Republican (67.88%), Third Party (2.69%)

List of Representatives

District created upon Wyoming statehood in 1890

Representative Party Years of Service Note
Clarence D. Clark Republican December 1, 1890 –
March 3, 1893
Lost re-election
Henry A. Coffeen Democratic March 4, 1893 –
March 3, 1895
Lost re-election
Frank W. Mondell Republican March 4, 1895 –
March 3, 1897
Lost re-election
John E. Osborne Democratic March 4, 1897 –
March 3, 1899
Retired
Frank W. Mondell Republican March 4, 1899 –
March 3, 1923
Retired to run for run for U.S. Senate
Charles E. Winter Republican March 4, 1923 –
March 3, 1929
Retired to run for run for U.S. Senate
Vincent M. Carter Republican March 4, 1929 –
January 3, 1935
Retired to run for run for U.S. Senate
Paul R. Greever Democratic January 3, 1935 –
January 3, 1939
Lost re-election
Frank O. Horton Republican January 3, 1939 –
January 3, 1941
Lost re-election
John J. McIntyre Democratic January 3, 1941 –
January 3, 1943
Lost re-election
Frank A. Barrett Republican January 3, 1943 –
December 31, 1950
Resigned after elected Governor
Vacant December 31, 1950 –
January 3, 1951
Bill Harrison Republican January 3, 1951 –
January 3, 1955
Retired to run for run for U.S. Senate
Edwin K. Thomson Republican January 3, 1955 –
December 9, 1960
Retired to run for run for U.S. Senate
Died
Vacant December 9, 1960 –
January 3, 1961
Bill Harrison Republican January 3, 1961 –
January 3, 1965
Lost re-election
Teno Roncalio Democratic January 3, 1965 –
January 3, 1967
Retired to run for run for U.S. Senate
Bill Harrison Republican January 3, 1967 –
January 3, 1969
Lost re-election
John S. Wold Republican January 3, 1969 –
January 3, 1971
Retired to run for run for U.S. Senate
Teno Roncalio Democratic January 3, 1971 –
December 30, 1978
Resigned
Vacant December 30, 1978 –
January 3, 1979
Dick Cheney Republican January 3, 1979 –
March 17, 1989
Resigned to become U.S. Secretary of Defense
Vacant March 17, 1989 –
April 26, 1989
Craig L. Thomas Republican April 26, 1989 –
January 3, 1995
First elected to finish Cheney's term
Retired to run for U.S. Senate
Barbara Cubin Republican January 3, 1995 –
January 3, 2009
Retired
Cynthia Lummis Republican January 3, 2009 –
Present
First elected in 2008

Recent Elections

Wyoming's At-Large Congressional District Election, 2006
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Republican Barbara Cubin (inc.) 93,336 48.27 -7.00
Democratic Gary Trauner 92,324 47.74 +5.91
Libertarian Thomas Rankin 7,481 3.87 +1.12
Independent Write-In Votes 228 0.12 -0.03
Republican hold Swing
Turnout 193,369
Wyoming's At-Large Congressional District Election, 2008
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Republican Cynthia Lummis 131,244 52.63 +4.36
Democratic Gary Trauner 106,758 42.81 -4.93
Libertarian W. David Herbert 11,030 4.42 +0.55
Independent Write-In Votes 363 0.15 +0.03
Republican hold Swing
Turnout 249,395
Wyoming's At-Large Congressional District Election, 2010
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Republican Cynthia Lummis (inc.) 131,661 70.42 +17.79
Democratic David Wendt 45,768 24.48 -18.33
Libertarian John Love 9,253 4.95 +0.53
Independent Write-In Votes 287 0.15
Republican hold Swing
Turnout 186,969
Wyoming's At-Large Congressional District Election, 2012
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Republican Cynthia Lummis (inc.) 166,452 68.90 -1.52
Democratic Chris Henrichsen 57,573 23.83 -0.65
Libertarian Richard Brubaker 8,442 3.49 -1.46
Constitution Daniel Cummings 4,963 2.05 +2.05
Independent Don Wills 3,775 1.56 +1.56
Independent Write-In Votes 416 0.17 +0.02
Republican hold Swing
Turnout 241,621
Wyoming's At-Large Congressional District Election, 2014
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Republican Cynthia Lummis (inc.) 112,874 68.46 -0.44
Democratic Richard Grayson 37,760 22.90 -0.93
Libertarian Richard Brubaker 7,104 4.31 +0.82
Constitution Daniel Cummings 6,735 4.09 +2.04
Independent Write-In Votes 398 0.24 +0.07
Republican hold Swing
Turnout 164,871

Living former Members of the U.S. House of Representatives from Wyoming

As of April 2015, three former members of the U.S. House of Representatives from Wyoming's at-large congressional district are alive.

U.S. Representative U.S. House of Representatives Term Date of birth (and age)
John S. Wold 1969 - 1971 (1916-08-31) August 31, 1916
Richard Cheney 1979 - 1989 (1941-01-30) January 30, 1941
Barbara Cubin 1995 - 2009 (1946-11-30) November 30, 1946

References

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  • Congressional Biographical Directory of the United States 1774–present
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