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Indiana's 3rd congressional district

Indiana's 3rd congressional district
Indiana's 3rd congressional district - since January 3, 2013.
Indiana's 3rd congressional district - since January 3, 2013.
Current Representative Marlin Stutzman (RHowe)
Area 3,239.8 mi2 (8,391.08 km2)
Distribution 65.14% urban, 34.86% rural
Population (2000) 675,457
Median income $44,013
Ethnicity 89.4% White, 5.6% Black, 22% Asian, 4.5% Hispanic, 0.3% Native American, 2.4% other
Cook PVI R+13[1]

Indiana's 3rd congressional district is a congressional district in the U.S. state of Indiana. Based in Fort Wayne, the district takes in the northeastern part of the state.

The district is currently represented by Republican Marlin Stutzman who succeeded fellow Republican Mark Souder in a special election in 2010. Souder resigned after admitting his involvement in an affair with a married female member of his congressional staff.

Congressman Marlin Stutzman announced he would not run for reelection and instead campaign for the Republican nomination to succeed retiring Senator Dan Coats. On May 12, 2015 Indiana State Senator Jim Banks announced his intention to run for Indiana's Third Congressional District.[2] Another Indiana State Senator, Liz Brown, also announced she would seek the Republican nomination[3]

Presidential Election Results

In John Kerry 68-31% four years earlier.

List of representatives

Representative Party Years Electoral history
District created March 4, 1823
John Test Jacksonian
Democratic-Republican
March 4, 1823 –
March 4, 1825
Adams March 4, 1825 –
March 4, 1827
Oliver H. Smith Jacksonian March 4, 1827 –
March 4, 1829
John Test Anti-Jacksonian March 4, 1829 –
March 4, 1831
Johnathan McCarty Jacksonian March 4, 1831 –
March 4, 1833
Redistricted to the 5th district.
John Carr Jacksonian March 4, 1833 –
March 4, 1837
Redistricted from the 2nd district.
William Graham Whig March 4, 1837 –
March 4, 1839
John Carr Democratic March 4, 1839 –
March 4, 1841
Joseph L. White Whig March 4, 1841 –
March 4, 1843
Thomas Smith Democratic March 4, 1843 –
March 4, 1847
John L. Robinson Democratic March 4, 1847 –
March 4, 1853
Cyrus L. Dunham Democratic March 4, 1853 –
March 4, 1855
Redistricted from the 2nd district.
George G. Dunn Opposition March 4, 1855 –
March 4, 1857
James Hughes Democratic March 4, 1857 –
March 4, 1859
William M. Dunn Republican March 4, 1859 –
March 4, 1863
Henry W. Harrington Democratic March 4, 1863 –
March 4, 1865
Ralph Hill Republican March 4, 1865 –
March 4, 1867
Morton C. Hunter Republican March 4, 1867 –
March 4, 1869
William S. Holman Democratic March 4, 1869 –
March 4, 1875
Redistricted from the 4th district.
Redistricted to the 5th district.
Michael C. Kerr Democratic March 4, 1875 –
August 19, 1876
Died.
Vacant August 19, 1876 –
December 5, 1876
Nathan T. Carr Democratic December 5, 1876 –
March 4, 1877
George A. Bicknell Democratic March 4, 1877 –
March 4, 1881
Strother M. Stockslager Democratic March 4, 1881 –
March 4, 1885
Jonas G. Howard Democratic March 4, 1885 –
March 4, 1889
Jason B. Brown Democratic March 4, 1889 –
March 4, 1895
Robert J. Tracewell Republican March 4, 1895 –
March 4, 1897
William T. Zenor Democratic March 4, 1897 –
March 4, 1907
William E. Cox Democratic March 4, 1907 –
March 4, 1919
James W. Dunbar Republican March 4, 1919 –
March 4, 1923
Frank Gardner Democratic March 4, 1923 –
March 4, 1929
James W. Dunbar Republican March 4, 1929 –
March 4, 1931
Eugene B. Crowe Democratic March 4, 1931 –
March 4, 1933
Redistricted to the 9th district.
Samuel B. Pettengill Democratic March 4, 1933 –
January 3, 1939
Redistricted from the 13th district.
Robert A. Grant Republican January 3, 1939 –
January 3, 1949
Thurman C. Crook Democratic January 3, 1949 –
January 3, 1951
Shepard J. Crumpacker, Jr. Republican January 3, 1951 –
January 3, 1957
F. Jay Nimtz Republican January 3, 1957 –
January 3, 1959
John Brademas Democratic January 3, 1959 –
January 3, 1981
John P. Hiler Republican January 3, 1981 –
January 3, 1991
Timothy J. Roemer Democratic January 3, 1991 –
January 3, 2003
Mark Souder Republican January 3, 2003 –
May 21, 2010
Redistricted from the 4th district.
Resigned.
Vacant May 21, 2010 –
November 16, 2010
Marlin Stutzman Republican November 16, 2010 –
Present
First elected to finish Souder's term and to the next term.
Re-elected in 2012.
Re-elected in 2014.

Election Results

2002

Indiana's 3rd Congressional District Election (2002)
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Mark Souder 92,566 63.14
Democratic Jay Rigdon 50,509 34.45
Libertarian Michael Donlan 3,531 2.41
Total votes 146,606 100.00
Voter turnout %
Republican gain from Democratic

2004

Indiana's 3rd Congressional District Election (2004)
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Mark Souder* 171,389 69.21
Democratic Maria M. Parra 76,232 30.79
Total votes 247,621 100.00
Voter turnout %
Republican hold

2006

Indiana's 3rd Congressional District Election (2006)
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Mark Souder* 95,421 54.29
Democratic Thomas Hayhurst 80,357 45.71
Total votes 175,778 100.00
Voter turnout %
Republican hold

2008

Indiana's 3rd Congressional District Election (2008)
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Mark Souder* 115,693 47.63
Democratic Mike Montagano 112,309 46.24
Libertarian Bill Larsen 14,877 6.12
Total votes 242,879 100.00
Voter turnout %
Republican hold

2010

Indiana's 3rd Congressional District Special Election (2010)
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Marlin Stutzman 115,415 62.65
Democratic Thomas Hayhurst 60,880 33.05
Libertarian Scott W. Wise 7,914 4.30
Total votes 184,209 100.00
Voter turnout %
Republican hold
Indiana's 3rd Congressional District General Election (2010)
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Marlin Stutzman* 116,140 62.76
Democratic Thomas Hayhurst 61,267 33.11
Libertarian Scott W. Wise 7,631 4.12
No party Others 11 0.01%
Total votes 185,049 100.00
Voter turnout %
Republican hold

2012

Indiana's 3rd Congressional District Election (2012)
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Marlin Stutzman* 187,872 61.09
Democratic Kevin Boyd 92,363 32.96
Total votes 280,235 100.00
Voter turnout %
Republican hold

Living former Members of the U.S. House of Representatives from Indiana's 3rd congressional district

As of May 2015, there are four former members of the U.S. House of Representatives from Indiana's 3rd congressional district who are currently living at this time.

Representative Term of office Date of birth (and age)
John Brademas 1959–1981 (1927-03-02) March 2, 1927
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John P. Hiler 1981–1991 (1953-04-24) April 24, 1953
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Timothy J. Roemer 1991–2003 (1956-10-30) October 30, 1956
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Mark Souder 2003–2010 (1950-07-18) July 18, 1950
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Historical district boundaries

2003 - 2013

See also

References


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  1. ^
  2. ^ http://www.journalgazette.net/news/local/Banks-announces-candidacy-for-Congress
  3. ^ http://lizbrown.us/
  • Congressional Biographical Directory of the United States 1774–present

External links

  • United States Congressman Mark Souder (R-IN) Official House site

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