North Carolina's 1st congressional district: Wikis

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North Carolina's 1st congressional district
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Current Representative G. K. Butterfield (D)
Population (2000) 619,178
Median income $28,410
Ethnicity 45.4% White, 50.7% Black, 0.5% Asian, 3.1% Hispanic, 0.7% Native American, 0.1% other
Cook PVI D+9

North Carolina's 1st congressional district is located mostly in the northeastern part of the state. This area is located on North Carolina's Coastal plain and contains towns such as Roanoke Rapids, Rocky Mount, Goldsboro, and New Bern.

The district is represented by Rep. G.K. Butterfield, a Democrat. He has been the representative since 2005. In the 2006 election, he won unopposed.

Voting

Election results from presidential races
Year Office Results
2008 President Obama 62 - 37%
2004 President Kerry 57 - 42%
2000 President Gore 57 - 42%

List of representatives

Name Took Office Left Office Party District Residence Notes
John B. Ashe March 24, 1790 March 3, 1791 Anti-Administration Redistricted to the 3rd district
John Steele March 4, 1791 March 3, 1793 Pro-Administration Redistricted from the 4th district
Joseph McDowell March 4, 1793 March 3, 1795 Anti-Administration
James Holland March 4, 1795 March 3, 1797 Democratic-Republican
Joseph McDowell, Jr. March 4, 1797 March 3, 1799 Democratic-Republican
Joseph Dickson March 4, 1799 March 3, 1801 Federalist
James Holland March 4, 1801 March 3, 1803 Democratic-Republican Redistricted to the 11th district
Thomas Wynns March 4, 1803 March 3, 1807 Democratic-Republican Redistricted from the 8th district
Lemuel Sawyer March 4, 1807 March 3, 1813 Democratic-Republican
William H. Murfree March 4, 1813 March 3, 1817 Democratic-Republican
Lemuel Sawyer March 4, 1817 March 3, 1823 Democratic-Republican
Alfred M. Gatlin March 4, 1823 March 3, 1825 Crawford D-R
Lemuel Sawyer March 4, 1825 March 3, 1829 Jacksonian
William B. Shepard March 4, 1829 March 3, 1837 Anti-Jacksonian
Samuel T. Sawyer March 4, 1837 March 3, 1839 Whig
Kenneth Rayner March 4, 1839 March 3, 1843 Whig Redistricted to the 9th district
Thomas L. Clingman March 4, 1843 March 3, 1845 Whig Huntsville
James Graham March 4, 1845 March 3, 1847 Whig
Thomas L. Clingman March 4, 1847 March 3, 1855 Whig Huntsville Redistricted to the 8th district
Henry M. Shaw March 4, 1853 March 3, 1855 Democratic
Robert T. Paine March 4, 1855 March 3, 1857 Know-Nothing
Henry M. Shaw 1857 1859 Democratic
William N. H. Smith March 4, 1859 March 3, 1861 Opposition
Civil War and Reconstruction
John R. French July 6, 1868 March 3, 1869 Republican
Clinton L. Cobb March 4, 1869 March 3, 1875 Republican
Jesse J. Yeates March 4, 1875 March 3, 1879 Democratic
Joseph J. Martin March 3, 1879 January 29, 1881 Republican Lost contested election
Jesse J. Yeates January 29, 1881 March 3, 1881 Democratic Won contested election
Louis C. Latham March 4, 1881 March 3, 1883 Democratic
Walter F. Pool March 3, 1883 August 25, 1883 Republican Died
Thomas G. Skinner November 20, 1883 March 3, 1887 Democratic
Samuel Dibble March 4, 1887 March 3, 1889 Democratic
Thomas G. Skinner March 4, 1889 March 3, 1891 Democratic
William A. B. Branch March 4, 1891 March 3, 1895 Democratic
Harry Skinner March 4, 1895 March 3, 1899 Populist
John H. Small March 4, 1899 March 3, 1921 Democratic
Hallett S. Ward March 4, 1921 March 3, 1925 Democratic
Lindsay C. Warren March 3, 1925 October 31, 1940 Democratic Resigned after being appointed Comptroller General of the United States
Herbert C. Bonner November 5, 1940 November 7, 1965 Democratic Died
Walter B. Jones, Sr. February 5, 1966 September 15, 1992 Democratic Died
Eva Clayton November 3, 1992 January 3, 2003 Democratic
Frank Ballance January 3, 2003 June 11, 2004 Democratic Resigned
G.K. Butterfield July 20, 2004 present Democratic

References

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