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Missouri's 1st congressional district
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Current Representative William Lacy Clay, Jr. (D)
Population (2000) 621,690
Median income $36,314
Ethnicity 46.9% White, 49.8% Black, 1.5% Asian, 1.3% Hispanic, 0.2% Native American, 0.1% other
Cook PVI D+27

Missouri's first congressional district is in the eastern portion of the state. It includes much of Northern St Louis City and St Louis County.

Its current representative is Democrat William Lacy Clay, Jr., who was elected in 2001. Clay's father, Bill Clay, had previously represented the district for over thirty years.

List of representatives

Congress Representative Party
67th-68th(1921-1923) Frank C. Millspaugh Republican
68th-77th(1923-1943)* Milton A. Romjue Democratic
78th-80th(1943-1949) Samuel W. Arnold Republican
81st-82nd(1949-1953) Clare Magee Democratic
83rd-90th(1953-1969) Frank M. Karsten Democratic
91st-106th(1969-2001) Bill Clay Democratic
107th-(2001-) Lacy Clay Democratic
  • Missouri used a statewide ballot to elect Congress-people for the 73rd Congress, but Romjue was still elected for this Congress and continued his service uninterrupted.


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