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Michigan's 11th congressional district
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Current Representative Thad McCotter (R)
Population (2000) 662,563
Median income $59,177
Ethnicity 90.9% White, 3.7% Black, 3.0% Asian, 2.0% Hispanic, 0.3% Native American, 0.3% other
Cook PVI EVEN
The 11th district boundaries for the 106th Congress, prior to redistricting in 2002

United States House of Representatives, Michigan District 11 is a United States Congressional District located just northwest of Detroit, consisting of northwestern Wayne and southwestern Oakland counties. It is currently represented by Thad McCotter, elected in 2002. The district is a Republican stronghold, having not voted for a Democrat since 1965.

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List of representatives

Representative Party Years Congress Notes
District created March 4, 1883
Edward Breitung Republican March 4, 1883 - March 3, 1885 48th
Seth C. Moffatt [1] Republican March 4, 1885 - December 22, 1887 49th-50th Died
Vacant December 22, 1887 –
February 14, 1888
50th
Henry W. Seymour [1] Republican February 14, 1888 - March 3, 1889 50th
Samuel M. Stephenson Republican March 4, 1889 - March 3, 1893 51st-52nd Redistricted to the 12th district
John Avery Republican March 4, 1893 - March 3, 1897 53rd-54th
William S. Mesick Republican March 4, 1897 - March 3, 1901 55th-56th
Archibald B. Darragh Republican March 4, 1901 - March 3, 1909 57th-60th
Francis H. Dodds Republican March 4, 1909 - March 3, 1913 61st-62nd
Francis O. Lindquist Republican March 4, 1913 - March 3, 1915 63rd
Frank D. Scott Republican March 4, 1915 - March 3, 1927 64th-69th
Frank P. Bohn Republican March 4, 1927 - March 3, 1933 70th-72nd
Prentiss M. Brown [2] Democratic March 4, 1933 - November 18, 1936 73rd-74th Resigned after being elected to the US Senate
Vacant November 18, 1936 –
January 3, 1937
74th
John F. Luecke Democratic January 3, 1937 - January 3, 1939 75th
Fred Bradley [3] Republican January 3, 1939 - May 24, 1947 76th-80th Died
Vacant May 24, 1947 –
August 26, 1947
80th
Charles E. Potter [3] [4] Republican August 26, 1947 - November 4, 1952 80th-82nd Resigned after being elected to the US Senate
Vacant November 4, 1952 –
January 3, 1953
82nd
Victor A. Knox Republican January 3, 1953 - January 3, 1965 83rd-88th
Raymond F. Clevenger Democratic January 3, 1965 - January 3, 1967 89th
Philip Ruppe Republican January 3, 1967 - January 3, 1979 90th-95th
Robert W. Davis Republican January 3, 1979 - January 3, 1993 96th-102nd
Joe Knollenberg Republican January 3, 1993 - January 3, 2003 103rd-107th Redistricted to the 9th district
Thad McCotter Republican January 3, 2003 - Present 108th-111th Incumbent

Notes

  1. ^ a b Seth C. Moffatt died December 22, 1887; Henry W. Seymour was elected to fill the vacancy February 14, 1888.
  2. ^ Prentiss M. Brown resigned November 18, 1936; he had been elected on November 3, 1936, to the United States Senate for a full term beginning January 3, 1937, but was subsequently appointed to the Senate to fill the vacancy for the term ending January 3, 1937, caused by the death of James J. Couzens. No replacement was elected to fill the vacancy in the House due Brown's resignation.
  3. ^ a b Fred Bradley died May 24, 1947. Charles E. Potter was elected August 26, 1947 to fill the vacancy.
  4. ^ Charles E. Potter resigned November 4, 1952, to fill the vacancy in the United States Senate caused by the death of Arthur H. Vandenberg. No replacement was elected to fill the vacancy.

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