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Indiana's 5th congressional district
Indiana's 5th congressional district
Indiana's 5th congressional district
Current Representative Dan Burton (R)
Area 3,266.14 mi² (8,459.3 km²)
Population (2000) 675,577
Median income $52,800
Ethnicity 94.1% White, 2.6% Black, 1.3% Asian, 1.6% Hispanic, 0.3% Native American, 0.6% other
Cook PVI R+17

Indiana's 5th congressional district takes in the eastern and northern suburbs of Indianapolis, including Hamilton and Hancock Counties, the city of Marion and part of Kokomo. The district is one of the most reliably Republican districts in America, having voted 71%-28% for George W. Bush in 2004 and is represented by Republican Dan Burton.

Predominately made up of the northern and eastern suburbs of Indianapolis, the residents of the district are largely white, very affluent, and heavily Republican.[1]

Before the 2000 census, the 5th District was located it what is now parts of the 1st, 2nd, and 4th Districts.

Contents

List of representatives

Representative Party Years District home Notes
District created March 4, 1833
Johnathan McCarty Jacksonian March 4, 1833 - March 3, 1835 Redistricted from the 3rd district
Anti-Jacksonian March 4, 1835 - March 3, 1837
James Rariden Whig March 4, 1837 - March 3, 1841
Andrew Kennedy Democratic March 4, 1841 - March 3, 1843 Redistricted to the 10th district
William J. Brown Democratic March 4, 1843 - March 3, 1845
William W. Wick Democratic March 4, 1845 - March 3, 1849
William J. Brown Democratic March 4, 1849 - March 3, 1851
Thomas A. Hendricks Democratic March 4, 1851 - March 3, 1853 Redistricted to the 6th district
Samuel W. Parker Whig March 4, 1853 - March 3, 1855 Redistricted from the 4th district
David P. Holloway Opposition March 4, 1855 - March 3, 1857
David Kilgore Republican March 4, 1857 - March 3, 1861
George W. Julian Republican March 4, 1861 - March 3, 1869 Redistricted to the 4th district
John Coburn Republican March 4, 1869 - March 3, 1875 Redistricted from the 6th district
William S. Holman Democratic March 4, 1875 - March 3, 1877 Redistricted from the 3rd district
Thomas M. Browne Republican March 4, 1877 - March 3, 1881 Redistricted to the 6th district
Courtland C. Matson Democratic March 4, 1881 - March 3, 1889
George W. Cooper Democratic March 4, 1889 - March 3, 1895
Jesse Overstreet Republican March 4, 1895 - March 3, 1897 Redistricted to the 7th district
George W. Faris Republican March 4, 1897 - March 3, 1901 Redistricted from the 8th district
Elias S. Holliday Republican March 4, 1901 - March 3, 1909
Ralph W. Moss Democratic March 4, 1909 - March 3, 1917
Everett Sanders Republican March 4, 1917 - March 3, 1925
Noble J. Johnson Republican March 4, 1925 - March 3, 1931
Courtland C. Gillen Democratic March 4, 1931 - March 3, 1933
Glenn Griswold Democratic March 4, 1933 - January 3, 1939 Redistricted from the 11th district
Forest Harness Republican January 3, 1939 - January 3, 1949
John R. Walsh Democratic January 3, 1949 - January 3, 1951
John V. Beamer Republican January 3, 1951 - January 3, 1959
J. Edward Roush Democratic January 3, 1959 - January 3, 1969
Richard L. Roudebush Republican January 3, 1969 - January 3, 1971
Elwood Hillis Republican January 3, 1971 - January 3, 1987
Jim Jontz Democratic January 3, 1987 - January 3, 1993
Steve Buyer Republican January 3, 1993 - January 3, 2003 Redistricted to the 4th district
Dan Burton Republican January 3, 2003 - Present Redistricted from the 6th district, Incumbent

Elections

The two different locations of the 7th district since 1982.
General election
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Republican Dan Burton (incumbent) 234,705 65.5%
Democratic Mary Ruley 123,357 34.5%
Turnout 358,062 59%
Republican hold Swing

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