Indiana's 5th congressional district

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Indiana's 5th congressional district
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Indiana's 5th congressional district - since January 3, 2013
Representative
  Susan Brooks
RCarmel
Area3,266.14 sq mi (8,459.3 km2)
Distribution
  • 74.53% urban
  • 25.47% rural
Population (2000)760,212
Median income$71,573[1]
Ethnicity
Cook PVIR+9[2]

Indiana's 5th congressional district is a congressional district in the U.S. state of Indiana that takes the north side of Indianapolis as well as its eastern and northern suburbs, including Marion, Carmel, Anderson, Noblesville, Fishers, and parts of Kokomo. This suburban district is predominantly white and is the wealthiest congressional district in Indiana, per median income.

The district is currently represented by Republican Susan Brooks. On June 14, 2019, Brooks announced that she would not run for reelection in 2020.

Presidential election results[edit]

Election results from presidential races:

Year Office Results
2000 President George W. Bush 69 - Al Gore 30%
2004 President George W. Bush 71 - John Kerry 28%
2008 President John McCain 59 - Barack Obama 40%
2012 President Mitt Romney 58 - Barack Obama 41%
2016 President Donald Trump 53 - Hillary Clinton 41%

List of members representing the district[edit]

Before the 2000 U.S. Census, the 5th Congressional District was located in what is now parts of the 1st, 2nd, and 4th Districts.

Member Party Years Cong
ress
Electoral history
District created March 4, 1833
Johnathan McCarty Jacksonian March 4, 1833 –
March 3, 1835
23rd
24th
Redistricted from the 3rd district.
[Data unknown/missing.]
Anti-Jacksonian March 4, 1835 –
March 3, 1837
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James Rariden
Whig March 4, 1837 –
March 3, 1841
25th
26th
[Data unknown/missing.]
Andrew Kennedy Democratic March 4, 1841 –
March 3, 1843
27th [Data unknown/missing.]
Redistricted to the 10th district.
William J. Brown Democratic March 4, 1843 –
March 3, 1845
28th [Data unknown/missing.]
William W. Wick Democratic March 4, 1845 –
March 3, 1849
29th
30th
[Data unknown/missing.]
William J. Brown Democratic March 4, 1849 –
March 3, 1851
31st [Data unknown/missing.]
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Thomas A. Hendricks
Democratic March 4, 1851 –
March 3, 1853
32nd [Data unknown/missing.]
Redistricted to the 6th district.
Samuel W. Parker Whig March 4, 1853 –
March 3, 1855
33rd Redistricted from the 4th district.
[Data unknown/missing.]
David P. Holloway Opposition March 4, 1855 –
March 3, 1857
34th [Data unknown/missing.]
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David Kilgore
Republican March 4, 1857 –
March 3, 1861
35th
36th
[Data unknown/missing.]
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George W. Julian
Republican March 4, 1861 –
March 3, 1869
37th
38th
39th
40th
[Data unknown/missing.]
Redistricted to the 4th district.
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John Coburn
Republican March 4, 1869 –
March 3, 1875
41st
42nd
43rd
Redistricted from the 6th district.
[Data unknown/missing.]
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William S. Holman
Democratic March 4, 1875 –
March 3, 1877
44th Redistricted from the 3rd district.
[Data unknown/missing.]
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Thomas M. Browne
Republican March 4, 1877 –
March 3, 1881
45th
46th
[Data unknown/missing.]
Redistricted to the 6th district.
Courtland C. Matson Democratic March 4, 1881 –
March 3, 1889
47th
48th
49th
50th
[Data unknown/missing.]
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George W. Cooper
Democratic March 4, 1889 –
March 3, 1895
51st
52nd
53rd
[Data unknown/missing.]
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Jesse Overstreet
Republican March 4, 1895 –
March 3, 1897
54th [Data unknown/missing.]
Redistricted to the 7th district.
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George W. Faris
Republican March 4, 1897 –
March 3, 1901
55th
56th
Redistricted from the 8th district.
[Data unknown/missing.]
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Elias S. Holliday
Republican March 4, 1901 –
March 3, 1909
57th
58th
59th
60th
[Data unknown/missing.]
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Ralph Wilbur Moss
Democratic March 4, 1909 –
March 3, 1917
61st
62nd
63rd
64th
[Data unknown/missing.]
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Everett Sanders
Republican March 4, 1917 –
March 3, 1925
65th
66th
67th
68th
[Data unknown/missing.]
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Noble J. Johnson
Republican March 4, 1925 –
March 3, 1931
69th
70th
71st
[Data unknown/missing.]
Courtland C. Gillen Democratic March 4, 1931 –
March 3, 1933
72nd [Data unknown/missing.]
Glenn Griswold Democratic March 4, 1933 –
January 3, 1939
73rd
74th
75th
Redistricted from the 11th district.
[Data unknown/missing.]
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Forest Harness
Republican January 3, 1939 –
January 3, 1949
76th
77th
78th
79th
80th
[Data unknown/missing.]
John R. Walsh Democratic January 3, 1949 –
January 3, 1951
81st [Data unknown/missing.]
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John V. Beamer
Republican January 3, 1951 –
January 3, 1959
82nd
83rd
84th
85th
[Data unknown/missing.]
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J. Edward Roush
Democratic January 3, 1959 –
January 3, 1969
86th
87th
88th
89th
90th
[Data unknown/missing.]
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Richard L. Roudebush
Republican January 3, 1969 –
January 3, 1971
91st [Data unknown/missing.]
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Elwood Hillis
Republican January 3, 1971 –
January 3, 1987
92nd
93rd
94th
95th
96th
97th
98th
99th
[Data unknown/missing.]
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Jim Jontz
Democratic January 3, 1987 –
January 3, 1993
100th
101st
102nd
[Data unknown/missing.]
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Steve Buyer
Republican January 3, 1993 –
January 3, 2003
103rd
104th
105th
106th
107th
[Data unknown/missing.]
Redistricted to the 4th district.
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Dan Burton
Republican January 3, 2003 –
January 3, 2013
108th
109th
110th
111th
112th
Redistricted from the 6th district.
[Data unknown/missing.]
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Susan Brooks
Republican January 3, 2013 –
Present
113th
114th
115th
116th
Incumbent

Election results[edit]

The two different locations of the 5th district from 1982 to 2013

2002[edit]

Indiana's 5th Congressional District election (2002)
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Dan Burton* 129,442 71.97
Democratic Katherine Fox Carr 45,283 25.18
Libertarian Christopher Adkins 5,130 2.85
Total votes 179,855 100.00
Turnout  
Republican hold

2004[edit]

Indiana's 5th Congressional District election (2004)
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Dan Burton* 228,718 71.84
Democratic Katherine Fox Carr 82,637 25.96
Libertarian Rick Hodgin 7,008 2.20
Total votes 318,363 100.00
Turnout  
Republican hold

2006[edit]

Indiana's 5th Congressional District election (2006)
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Dan Burton* 133,118 64.96
Democratic Katherine Fox Carr 64,362 31.41
Libertarian Sheri Conover Sharlow 7,431 3.63
Total votes 204,821 100.00
Turnout  
Republican hold

2008[edit]

Indiana's 5th Congressional District election (2008)
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Dan Burton* 234,507 65.59
Democratic Mary Etta Ruley 123,021 34.41
Total votes 357,528 100.00
Turnout  
Republican hold

2010[edit]

Indiana's 5th Congressional District election (2010)
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Dan Burton* 146,899 62.14
Democratic Tim Crawford 60,024 25.39
Libertarian Richard Reid 18,266 7.73
Independent Jesse C. Trueblood 11,218 4.75
Total votes 236,407 100.00
Turnout  
Republican hold

2012[edit]

Indiana's 5th Congressional District election (2012)
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Susan Brooks 194,570 58.37
Democratic Scott Reske 125,347 37.60
Libertarian Chard Reid 13,442 4.03
Total votes 333,359 100.00
Turnout   58
Republican hold

2014[edit]

Indiana's 5th Congressional District election (2014)
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Susan Brooks* 105,277 65.21
Democratic Shawn Denney 49,756 30.82
Libertarian John Krom 6,407 3.97
Total votes 161,440 100.00
Turnout   26
Republican hold

2016[edit]

Indiana's 5th Congressional District election (2016)
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Susan Brooks* 221,957 61.46
Democratic Angela Demaree 123,849 34.29
Libertarian Matthew Wittlief 15,329 4.24
Total votes 361,135 100.00
Turnout   57
Republican hold

2018[edit]

Indiana's 5th Congressional District election (2018)
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Susan Brooks* 180,035 56.76
Democratic Dee Thornton 137,142 43.24
Total votes 317,177 100.00
Turnout  
Republican hold

Living former members[edit]

As of May 2015, three former members of the U.S. House of Representatives from Indiana's 5th congressional district are alive. The most recent to die was Jim Jontz (served 1987–1993), on April 14, 2007.

Representative Term of office Date of birth (and age)
Elwood Hillis 1971–1987 (1926-03-06) March 6, 1926 (age 93)
Steve Buyer 1993–2003 (1958-11-26) November 26, 1958 (age 60)
Dan Burton 2003–2013 (1938-06-21) June 21, 1938 (age 81)

Historical district boundaries[edit]

2003–2013

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ https://www.census.gov/mycd/?st=18&cd=05
  2. ^ "Partisan Voting Index – Districts of the 115th Congress" (PDF). The Cook Political Report. April 7, 2017. Retrieved April 7, 2017.

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 40°N 86°W / 40°N 86°W / 40; -86