Wyoming's At-large Congressional District
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Wyoming's At-large Congressional District

Wyoming's at-large congressional district
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Representative
Area97,100 sq mi (251,000 km2)
Distribution
  • 64.72[1]% urban
  • 35.28% rural
Population (2016)585,501[2]
Median income$60,434[3]
Ethnicity
Cook PVIR+25[4]

Wyoming's at-large Congressional District is the sole congressional district for the state of Wyoming. It is the third largest congressional district in the United States.

The district is currently represented by Republican Liz Cheney.

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[5]
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%


Recent results in presidential elections

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%

List of members representing the district

The district was created upon Wyoming statehood in 1890.

Member Party Years of Service District Home Electoral history
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Clarence D. Clark
Republican December 1, 1890 -
March 3, 1893
Evanston Elected to the current term and the next term in 1890.
Lost re-election.
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Henry A. Coffeen
Democratic March 4, 1893 -
March 3, 1895
Sheridan Elected in 1892.
Lost re-election.
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Frank W. Mondell
Republican March 4, 1895 -
March 3, 1897
Newcastle Elected in 1894.
Lost re-election.
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John E. Osborne
Democratic March 4, 1897 -
March 3, 1899
Rawlins Elected in 1896.
Retired.
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Frank W. Mondell
Republican March 4, 1899 -
March 3, 1923
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.
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Charles E. Winter
Republican March 4, 1923 -
March 3, 1929
Casper Elected in 1922.
Re-elected in 1924.
Re-elected in 1926.
Retired to run for U.S. Senator.
Vincent M. Carter Republican March 4, 1929 -
January 3, 1935
Kemmerer Elected in 1928.
Re-elected in 1930.
Re-elected in 1932.
Retired to run for U.S. Senator.
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Paul R. Greever
Democratic January 3, 1935 -
January 3, 1939
Cody Elected in 1934.
Re-elected in 1936.
Lost re-election.
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Frank O. Horton
Republican January 3, 1939 -
January 3, 1941
Saddlestring Elected in 1938.
Lost re-election.
John J. McIntyre Democratic January 3, 1941 -
January 3, 1943
Douglas Elected in 1940.
Lost re-election.
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Frank A. Barrett
Republican January 3, 1943 -
December 31, 1950
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
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Bill Harrison
Republican January 3, 1951 -
January 3, 1955
Sheridan Elected in 1950.
Re-elected in 1952.
Retired to run for U.S. Senator.
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Edwin K. Thomson
Republican January 3, 1955 -
December 9, 1960
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
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Bill Harrison
Republican January 3, 1961 -
January 3, 1965
Sheridan Elected in 1960.
Re-elected in 1962.
Lost re-election.
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Teno Roncalio
Democratic January 3, 1965 -
January 3, 1967
Rock Springs Elected in 1964.
Retired to run for U.S. Senator.
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Bill Harrison
Republican January 3, 1967 -
January 3, 1969
Sheridan Elected in 1966.
Lost re-election.
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John S. Wold
Republican January 3, 1969 -
January 3, 1971
Casper Elected in 1968.
Retired to run for U.S. Senator.
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Teno Roncalio
Democratic January 3, 1971 -
December 30, 1978
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
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Dick Cheney
Republican January 3, 1979 -
March 17, 1989
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 17, 1989 -
April 26, 1989
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Craig L. Thomas
Republican April 26, 1989 -
January 3, 1995
Casper Elected to finish Cheney's term.
Re-elected in 1990.
Re-elected in 1992.
Retired to run for U.S. Senator.
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Barbara Cubin
Republican January 3, 1995 -
January 3, 2009
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.
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Cynthia Lummis
Republican January 3, 2009 -
January 3, 2017
Cheyenne Elected in 2008.
Re-elected in 2010.
Re-elected in 2012.
Re-elected in 2014.
Retired.[6]
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Liz Cheney
Republican January 3, 2017 -
Present
Jackson Elected in 2016.
Re-elected in 2018.

Recent elections

2000

Wyoming's at-large congressional district election - 2000
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Barbara Cubin 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

2002

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

2004

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

2006

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

2008

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

2010

Wyoming's at-large congressional district election - 2010
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Cynthia Lummis 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

2012

Wyoming's at-large congressional district election - 2012
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Cynthia Lummis 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

2014

Wyoming's at-large congressional district election - 2014
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Cynthia Lummis 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

2016

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

2018

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

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

As of February 2017, three former members of the U.S. House of Representatives from Wyoming's at-large congressional district are alive. The most recent representative to die was John S. Wold (served 1969-1971) on February 19, 2017. The most recently serving representative to die was Craig L. Thomas (served 1989-1995) on June 4, 2007.

U.S. Representative U.S. House of Representatives Term Date of birth (and age)
Richard Cheney 1979-1989 (1941-01-30) January 30, 1941 (age 78)
Barbara Cubin 1995-2009 (1946-11-30) November 30, 1946 (age 72)
Cynthia Lummis 2009-2017 (1954-09-10) September 10, 1954 (age 65)

See also

References

  1. ^ https://www.statista.com/statistics/183624/urban-and-rural-population-in-the-us-in-2000/
  2. ^ https://www.census.gov/mycd/?st=56
  3. ^ https://www.census.gov/mycd/?st=56
  4. ^ "Partisan Voting Index - Districts of the 115th Congress" (PDF). The Cook Political Report. April 7, 2017. Retrieved 2017.
  5. ^ "Registration and Party Enrollment Statistics as of December 12, 2012" (PDF). Wyoming Secretary of State. Archived from the original (PDF) on January 4, 2013. Retrieved 2012.
  6. ^ Gruver, Mead; Fram, Alan (November 12, 2015). "Wyoming GOP Rep. Cynthia Lummis retiring after 4 terms". Associated Press. Business Insider. Retrieved 2016.
  7. ^ "Election Results" (PDF). Wyoming Secretary of State. Retrieved 2018.

Sources


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