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Wisconsin's 8th congressional district
District map as of 2002
District map as of 2002
Current Representative Steve Kagen (D)
Area 9,740.44 mi²
Distribution 56.04% urban, 43.96% rural
Population (2000) 670,480
Median income $43,274
Ethnicity 93.2% White, 0.6% Black, 1.4% Asian, 2.2% Hispanic, 2.7% Native American, 0.1% other
Occupation 29.3% blue collar, 53.9% white collar, 16.8% gray collar
Cook PVI R + 2

Wisconsin's 8th congressional district is a congressional district of the United States House of Representatives in northeastern Wisconsin. The district includes Green Bay. It is currently represented by Steve Kagen, a Democrat.

It is considered a swing district. In 2004, Republican George W. Bush won 55% of the vote in the district, while in 2008, Democrat Barack Obama received 53.6% of the vote.

Representation

Representative Party Years Note
Alexander S. McDill Republican 1873-1875
George W. Cate Democratic 1875-1877
Thaddeus C. Pound Republican 1877-1883
William T. Price Republican 1883-1886 Seat was vacant from December 12, 1886 to January 18, 1887 following Price's death.
Hugh H. Price Republican January 18, 1887-March 4, 1887 Hugh H Price served the remainder of the term in the 49th Congress following the death of his father, William T. Price.
Nils P. Haugen Republican 1887-1893
Lyman E. Barnes Democratic 1893-1895
Edward S. Minor Republican 1895-1903
James H. Davidson Republican 1903-1913
Edward E. Browne Republican 1913-1931
Gerald J. Boileau Republican 1931-1939
Joshua L. Johns Republican 1939-1943
Lavern Dilweg Democratic 1943-1945
John W. Byrnes Republican 1945-1973
Harold Vernon Froehlich Republican 1973-1975
Robert John Cornell Democratic 1975-1979
Toby Roth Republican 1979-1997
Jay W. Johnson Democratic 1997-1999
Mark Andrew Green Republican 1999-2007
Steve Kagen Democratic 2007-present

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