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New Hampshire's 1st congressional district
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Current Representative Carol Shea-Porter (D)
Population (2000) 617,575
Median income $50,135
Ethnicity 96.1% White, 0.8% Black, 1.2% Asian, 1.6% Hispanic, 0.2% Native American, 0.1% other
Cook PVI EVEN[1]

New Hampshire's first congressional district covers the southeastern part of New Hampshire. The district consists of three general areas: Greater Manchester, the Seacoast and the Lakes Region.

It is currently represented in the United States House of Representatives by Democrat Carol Shea-Porter.

Cities and towns currently in the district

The district includes:

Representatives

Representative Party Years District home Note
District organized from New Hampshire's At-large congressional district in 1847
Amos Tuck (Independent) March 4, 1847 – March 3, 1849
Free Soil March 4, 1849 – March 3, 1851
Whig March 4, 1851 – March 3, 1853 Lost Re-election
George W. Kittredge Democratic March 4, 1853 – March 3, 1855 Newmarket Lost Re-election
James Pike American March 4, 1855 – March 3, 1857
Republican March 4, 1857 – March 3, 1859
Gilman Marston Republican March 4, 1859 – March 3, 1863 Exeter
Daniel Marcy Democratic March 4, 1863 – March 3, 1865 Lost Re-election
Gilman Marston Republican March 4, 1865 – March 3, 1867 Exeter
Jacob Hart Ela Republican March 4, 1867 – March 3, 1871
Ellery Albee Hibbard Democratic March 4, 1871 – March 3, 1873 Laconia Lost Re-election
William B. Small Republican March 4, 1873 – March 3, 1875
Frank Jones Democratic March 4, 1875 – March 3, 1879
Joshua G. Hall Republican March 4, 1879 – March 3, 1883
Martin Alonzo Haynes Republican March 4, 1883 – March 3, 1887 Lost Re-election
Luther F. McKinney Democratic March 4, 1887 – March 3, 1889 Lost Re-election
Alonzo Nute Republican March 4, 1889 – March 3, 1891
Luther F. McKinney Democratic March 4, 1891 – March 3, 1893
Henry William Blair Republican March 4, 1893 – March 3, 1895
Cyrus A. Sulloway Republican March 4, 1895 – March 3, 1913
Eugene Elliott Reed Democratic March 4, 1913 – March 3, 1915 Lost Re-election
Cyrus A. Sulloway Republican March 4, 1915 – March 11, 1917 Died
Vacant March 11, 1917 – May 29, 1917
Sherman Everett Burroughs Republican May 29, 1917 – January 27, 1923 Died
William Nathaniel Rogers Democratic March 4, 1923– March 3, 1925 Lost Re-election
Fletcher Hale Republican March 4, 1925 – October 22, 1931 Laconia Died
Vacant October 22, 1931 – January 5, 1932
William Nathaniel Rogers Democratic January 5, 1932– January 3, 1937 Retired to run for the US Senate
Arthur B. Jenks Republican January 3, 1937 – June 9, 1938 Lost seat due to contested election
Alphonse Roy Democratic June 9, 1938– January 3, 1939 Lost Re-election
Arthur B. Jenks Republican January 3, 1939 – January 3, 1943 Lost Re-election
Charles Earl Merrow Republican January 3, 1943 – January 3, 1963 Retired to run for US Senate
Louis C. Wyman Republican January 3, 1963 – January 3, 1965 Lost Re-election
Joseph Oliva Huot Democratic January 3, 1965 – January 3, 1967 Laconia Lost Re-election
Louis C. Wyman Republican January 3, 1967 – December 31, 1974 Resigned to run for US Senate
Vacant 1975-01-01 - 1975-01-02
Norman D'Amours Democratic January 3, 1975 – January 3, 1985 Retired to run for the US Senate
Robert C. Smith Republican January 3, 1985 – December 7, 1990 Tuftonboro Resigned on appointment to US Senate
Vacant December 7, 1990 – January 3, 1991
Bill Zeliff Republican January 3, 1991 – January 3, 1997 Jackson Retired to run for Governor
John E. Sununu Republican January 3, 1997 – January 3, 2003 Bedford Retired to run for US Senate
Jeb Bradley Republican January 3, 2003 – January 3, 2007 Wolfeboro Lost Re-election
Carol Shea-Porter Democratic January 3, 2007 – Present Rochester Incumbent

Note: Representatives elected from 1789-1847 were elected At-Large

References

  1. ^ "Partisan Voting Index Districts of the 111th Congress, Arranged by State/District". The Cook Political Report. 2009-04-10. http://www.cookpolitical.com/sites/default/files/pvistate.pdf.  

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