Mississippi's 1st congressional district

U.S. House District in Northeast Mississippi

Mississippi's 1st congressional district is a congressional district in the U.S state of Mississippi. The district is in the northeast corner of the state. It includes the cities of Columbus, Oxford, Southaven, and Tupelo. The counties are Alcorn, Benton, Calhoun, Chickasaw, Choctaw, Clay, DeSoto, Itawamba, Lafayette, Lee, Lowndes, Marshall, Monroe, Pontotoc, Prentiss, Tate, Tippah, Tishomingo, Union, Webster, and Winston counties and parts of Oktibbeha County. The people who live in the district elect a person to represent the district in the United States House of Representatives. The district is currently represented by Republican Trent Kelly.

Mississippi's 1st congressional district
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Mississippi's 1st congressional district - since January 3, 2013.
Representative
  Trent Kelly
RSaltillo
Area11,412 sq mi (29,560 km2)
Distribution
  • 38.36% urban
  • 61.64% rural
Population (2019)769,026[1]
Median income$50,243[2]
Ethnicity
Occupation
Cook PVIR+16[3]

Election historyEdit

2012Edit

Mississippi's 1st congressional district, 2012 [4]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Alan Nunnelee (incumbent) 186,760 60.4
Democratic Brad Morris 114,076 36.9
Libertarian Danny Bedwell 3,584 1.2
Constitution Jim R. Bourland 2,390 0.8
Reform Chris Potts 2,367 0.8
Total votes 309,177 100.0
Republican hold

2014Edit

Mississippi's 1st congressional district, 2014[5]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Alan Nunnelee (incumbent) 102,622 67.9
Democratic Ron Dickey 43,713 28.9
Libertarian Danny Bedwell 3,830 2.6
Reform Lajena Walley 946 0.6
Total votes 151,111 100.0
Republican hold

2015 special electionEdit

Mississippi's 1st congressional district special general election, 2015 [6]
Party Candidate Votes %
N/A Walter Zinn 15,385 17.41
N/A Trent Kelly 14,418 16.32
N/A Mike Tagert 11,231 12.71
N/A Greg Pirkle 7,142 8.08
N/A Starner Jones 6,993 7.91
N/A Chip Mills 6,929 7.84
N/A Henry Ross 4,313 4.88
N/A Boyce Adams 4,037 4.57
N/A Nancy Adams Collins 4,006 4.53
N/A Sam Adcock 4,000 4.53
N/A Ed "Doc" Holliday 3,958 4.48
N/A Quentin Whitwell 3,124 3.56
N/A Daniel Sparks 2,828 3.20
Total votes 88,364 100.0
Mississippi's 1st congressional district special runoff election, 2015[7]
Party Candidate Votes %
N/A Trent Kelly 69,516 69.97
N/A Walter Zinn 29,831 30.03
Total votes 99,347 100
Republican hold

2016Edit

Mississippi's 1st congressional district, 2016[8]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Trent Kelly (incumbent) 206,455 68.7
Democratic Jacob Owens 83,947 27.9
Libertarian Chase Wilson 6,181 2.1
Reform Cathy Toole 3,840 1.3
Total votes 300,123 100.0
Republican hold

2018Edit

Mississippi's 1st congressional district, 2018[9]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Trent Kelly (incumbent) 158,245 66.9
Democratic Randy Wadkins 76,601 32.4
Reform Tracella Lou O'Hara Hil 1,675 0.7
Total votes 236,521 100.0
Republican hold

2020Edit

Mississippi's 1st congressional district, 2020[10]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Trent Kelly (incumbent) 228,787 68.7
Democratic Antonia Eliason 104,008 31.3
Total votes 332,795 100.0
Republican hold

ReferencesEdit

  1. https://www.census.gov/mycd/?st=28&cd=01
  2. https://www.census.gov/mycd/?st=28&cd=01
  3. "Partisan Voting Index – Districts of the 115th Congress" (PDF). The Cook Political Report. April 7, 2017. Retrieved April 7, 2017.
  4. "Secretary of State Elections". State of Mississippi Secretary of State. Archived from the original on January 1, 2013. Retrieved December 3, 2012.
  5. "Mississippi General Election 2014". Mississippi Secretary of State. 2014-11-04. Archived from the original on 2014-12-22. Retrieved December 22, 2014.
  6. "Total Votes Reported by County for the 2015 Special Election" (PDF). Mississippi Secretary of State. Retrieved July 26, 2019.
  7. "Total Votes Reported by County for the 2015 Special Runoff Election". Mississippi Secretary of State. Archived from the original on July 27, 2019. Retrieved July 26, 2019.
  8. "Mississippi General Election 2016". Mississippi Secretary of State. November 8, 2016. Archived from the original on December 27, 2016. Retrieved December 9, 2016.
  9. Johnson, Cheryl L. (February 28, 2019). "Statistics of the Congressional Election of November 6, 2018". Clerk of the U.S. House of Representatives. Retrieved April 27, 2019.
  10. "State of Mississippi OFFICIAL 2020 GENERAL ELECTION CERTIFIED RESULTS" (PDF). State of Mississippi Secretary of State. Retrieved December 28, 2020.