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Kansas' 1st Congressional District

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Kansas' 1st congressional district
Current incumbentTim Huelskamp Republican Party
Population718,350
Gender50.3% Male, 49.7% Female
Race88.4% White, 3.2% Black, 1.5% Asian
Ethnicity14.1% Hispanic
Unemployment5.8%
Median household income$43,340
High school graduation rate87.1%
College graduation rate23.2%
Next electionNovember 4, 2014
The 1st Congressional District of Kansas is a congressional district encompassing more than half of the state.

Kansas' 1st Congressional District encompasses 69 counties in western and central Kansas (more than half of the state), making it one of the largest congressional districts in the nation. Located within the district are Salina, Dodge City, Emporia, Garden City, Hays and Hutchinson.[1]

The district was previosuly known more commonly as "The Big First," and encompassed 69 counties in western and central Kansas, making up more than half of the state. It was one of the largest congressional districts in the nation. Included within the district was Salina, Dodge City, Emporia, Garden City, Hays and Hutchinson.

The current representative of the 1st congressional district is Tim Huelskamp (R).

Elections

2014

See also: Kansas' 1st congressional district elections, 2014

The 1st congressional district of Kansas will hold an election for the U.S. House of Representatives on November 4, 2014.

2012

See also: Kansas' 1st congressional district elections, 2012

The 1st congressional district of Kansas held an election for the U.S. House of Representatives on November 6, 2012, in which incumbent Tim Huelskamp (R) won re-election in an unopposed race.[2]

U.S. House, Kansas District 1 General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngTim Huelskamp Incumbent 100% 211,337
Total Votes 211,337
Source: Kansas Secretary of State "2012 General Election Official Vote Totals"

2010
On November 2, 2010, Tim Huelskamp won election to the United States House. He defeated Alan Jilka (D) and Jack Warner (L) in the general election.[3]

U.S. House, Kansas District 1 General Election, 2010
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngTim Huelskamp 73.8% 142,281
     Democratic Alan Jilka 22.8% 44,068
     Libertarian Jack Warner 3.4% 6,537
Total Votes 192,886

2008
On November 4, 2008, Jerry Moran won re-election to the United States House. He defeated James Bordonaro (D), Jack Warner (L) and Kathleen M. Burton (Reform Party) in the general election.[4]

U.S. House, Kansas District 1 General Election, 2008
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngJerry Moran incumbent 81.9% 214,549
     Democratic James Bordonaro 13.3% 34,771
     Libertarian Jack Warner 2.1% 5,562
     Reform Party Kathleen M. Burton 2.7% 7,145
Total Votes 262,027

2006
On November 7, 2006, Jerry Moran won re-election to the United States House. He defeated John Doll (D) and Sylvester Cain (Reform Party) in the general election.[5]

U.S. House, Kansas District 1 General Election, 2006
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngJerry Moran incumbent 78.6% 156,728
     Democratic John Doll 20% 39,781
     Reform Party Sylvester Cain 1.4% 2,869
Total Votes 199,378

2004
On November 2, 2004, Jerry Moran won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Jack Warner (L) in the general election.[6]

U.S. House, Kansas District 1 General Election, 2004
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngJerry Moran incumbent 90.7% 239,776
     Libertarian Jack Warner 9.3% 24,517
Total Votes 264,293

2002
On November 5, 2002, Jerry Moran won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Jack Warner (L) in the general election.[7]

U.S. House, Kansas District 1 General Election, 2002
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngJerry Moran incumbent 91.1% 189,976
     Libertarian Jack Warner 8.9% 18,585
Total Votes 208,561

2000
On November 7, 2000, Jerry Moran won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Jack Warner (L) in the general election.[8]

U.S. House, Kansas District 1 General Election, 2000
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngJerry Moran incumbent 89.3% 214,328
     Libertarian Jack Warner 10.7% 25,581
Total Votes 239,909

Redistricting

2010-2011

This is the 1st congressional district of Kansas after the 2001 redistricting process.
See also: Redistricting in Kansas

In 2011, the Kansas State Legislature re-drew the congressional districts based on updated population information from the 2010 census.


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