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Arkansas's congressional districts since 2003.

Arkansas's congressional districts include 4 current districts and 3 obsolete districts.

The 5th District existed from 1883 through 1963. The 6th existed from 1893-1963. The 7th existed from 1903-1953.

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The At-large Congressional District of Arkansas was a congressional district for the United States House of Representatives in Arkansas from 1836 to 1885.

Upon achieving statehood, Arkansas elected its sole representative state-wide at-large. For two Congresses in the mid- to late-19th century, Arkansas elected one of its representatives state-wide on a general ticket, with the remaining elected from districts

List of representatives

Representative Party Term Notes
District created August 1, 1836 after achieving statehood
Archibald Yell Jacksonian December 14, 1836 - March 3, 1837
Democratic March 4, 1837 - March 3, 1839
Edward Cross Democratic March 4, 1839 - March 3, 1845
Archibald Yell Democratic March 4, 1845 - July 1, 1846 Resigned to serve in the Mexican–American War
Vacant July 1, 1846 - February 6, 1847
Thomas W. Newton Whig February 6, 1847 - March 3, 1847
Robert W. Johnson Democratic March 4, 1847 - March 3, 1853
District inactive March 4, 1853 - March 3, 1873
District re-established March 4, 1873, 1 Representative elected at-large,with the remaining elected from districts
William J. Hynes Liberal Republican March 4, 1873 - March 3, 1875
District inactive March 4, 1875 - March 3, 1883
District re-established March 4, 1883, 1 Representative elected at-large,with the remaining elected from districts
Clifton R. Breckinridge Democratic March 4, 1883 - March 3, 1885 Redistricted to the [[Arkansas's 2Template:Safesubst:Template:Safesubst:Template:Safesubst: congressional district|2nd district]]
District eliminated March 4, 1885

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