Utah's 1st congressional district
Utah US Congressional District 1 (since 2013).tif
Utah's 1st congressional district – since January 3, 2013.
Representative
  Rob Bishop
RBrigham City
Median income$67,968[1]
Cook PVIR+26[2]

Utah's 1st congressional district serves the northern area of Utah, including the cities of Ogden, Logan, Park City, Layton, Clearfield, and the northern half of the Great Salt Lake.

The current member of the United States House of Representatives from the district is Republican Rob Bishop.

President George W. Bush received 73% of the vote in this district in 2004. Scoring a Cook Partisan Voting Index (CPVI) of R+26 in 2004, the 1st Congressional District narrowly beat three other Congressional Districts which scored R+25 to become the most Republican district in the nation.[3]

Voting

Election results from presidential races[4]

Year Office Result
2000 President Bush 68 – 27%
2004 President Bush 73 – 25%
2008 President McCain 64 – 33%
2012 President Romney 77 – 20%
2016 President Trump 50 – 22%

List of members representing the district

Until 1913, the district was the only district, elected statewide At-large.

District borders are periodically redrawn and some district residences may no longer be in this district.

Member Party Years Cong
ress
District Home Occupation Electoral history
District created March 4, 1913 Districts were created from the former at-large district
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Joseph Howell
Republican March 4, 1913 –
March 3, 1917
63rd
64th
Logan Educator Redistricted from the at-large district and re-elected in 1912.
Retired.
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Milton H. Welling
Democratic March 4, 1917 –
March 3, 1921
65th
66th
Farmington Merchant Elected in 1916.
Retired to run for U.S. Senator.
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Don B. Colton
Republican March 4, 1921 –
March 3, 1933
67th
68th
69th
70th
71st
72nd
Vernal Lawyer Elected in 1920.
Lost re-election.
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Abe Murdock
Democratic March 4, 1933 –
January 3, 1941
73rd
74th
75th
76th
Beaver Lawyer Elected in 1932.
Retired to run for U.S. Senator.
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Walter K. Granger
Democratic January 3, 1941 –
January 3, 1953
77th
78th
79th
80th
81st
82nd
Cedar City Farmer Elected in 1940.
Retired to run for U.S. Senator.
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Douglas R. Stringfellow
Republican January 3, 1953 –
January 3, 1955
83rd Draper Newscaster Elected in 1952.
Renominated, but replaced on ballot
due to personal scandal
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Henry Aldous Dixon
Republican January 3, 1955 –
January 3, 1961
84th
85th
86th
Provo Educator Elected in 1954.
Retired.
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M. Blaine Peterson
Democratic January 3, 1961 –
January 3, 1963
87th Ogden Lawyer Elected in 1960.
Lost re-election.
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Laurence J. Burton
Republican January 3, 1963 –
January 3, 1971
88th
89th
90th
91st
Ogden Entrepreneur Elected in 1962.
Retired to run for U.S. Senator.
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K. Gunn McKay
Democratic January 3, 1971 –
January 3, 1981
92nd
93rd
94th
95th
96th
Ogden Educator Elected in 1970.
Lost re-election.
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James V. Hansen
Republican January 3, 1981 –
January 3, 2003
97th
98th
99th
100th
101st
102nd
103rd
104th
105th
106th
107th
Farmington Businessman Elected in 1980.
Retired.
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Rob Bishop
Republican January 3, 2003 –
Present
108th
109th
110th
111th
112th
113th
114th
115th
116th
Brigham City Educator Elected in 2002.

Living former members

As of October 2019, there are no living former members of the House from the district. The most recent and most recently serving representative to die was James V. Hansen (served 1981–2003) on November 14, 2018.

Election results

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1912

Note: The 1912 election consisted of an all-party election to the two at-large seats. Howell was elected to the first at-large seat, while Johnson was elected to the second at-large seat.

United States House of Representatives elections, 1912[5]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Joseph Howell 43,133 19.45
Republican Jacob Johnson 42,047 18.96
Democratic Mathonihah Thomas 37,192 16.77
Democratic Tollman D. Johnson 36,640 16.52
Progressive S.H. Love 22,358 10.08
Progressive Lewis Larson 21,934 9.89
Socialist Murray E. King 8,971 4.05
Socialist William M. Knerr 8,953 4.04
Socialist Labor Elias Anderson 505 0.23
Total votes 221,733 100.0
Republican win (new seat)

1914

United States House of Representatives elections, 1914[6]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Joseph Howell (incumbent) 29,481 49.36
Democratic Lewis Larson 27,440 45.94
Socialist Ben Jansen 2,812 4.70
Total votes 59,733 100.0
Republican hold

1916

United States House of Representatives elections, 1916[7]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Milton H. Welling 40,035 55.55
Republican Timothy C. Hoyt 29,902 41.49
Socialist Daniel Konald 2,134 2.96
Total votes 72,071 100.0
Democratic gain from Republican

1918

United States House of Representatives elections, 1918[8]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Milton H. Welling (incumbent) 25,327 54.64
Republican William Henry Wattis 20,478 44.18
Socialist Daniel N. Keef 548 1.18
Total votes 46,353 100.0
Democratic hold

1920

United States House of Representatives elections, 1920[9]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Don B. Colton 42,249 57.49
Democratic James W. Funk 28,160 38.32
Farmer–Labor John O. Watters 3,083 4.19
Total votes 73,492 100.0
Republican gain from Democratic

1922

United States House of Representatives elections, 1922[10]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Don B. Colton (incumbent) 33,188 52.73
Democratic Milton H. Welling 27,801 44.17
Farmer–Labor John O. Watters 1,949 3.10
Total votes 62,938 100.0
Republican hold

1924

United States House of Representatives elections, 1924[11]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Don B. Colton (incumbent) 40,883 54.86
Democratic Frank Francis 33,644 45.14
Total votes 74,527 100.0
Republican hold

1926

United States House of Representatives elections, 1926[12]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Don B. Colton (incumbent) 44,007 61.44
Democratic Ephraim Bergeson 27,198 37.97
Socialist John O. Watters 426 0.59
Total votes 71,631 100.0
Republican hold

1928

United States House of Representatives elections, 1928[13]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Don B. Colton (incumbent) 50,274 60.89
Democratic Knox Patterson 31,889 38.62
Socialist John O. Watters 408 0.49
Total votes 82,571 100.0
Republican hold

1930

United States House of Representatives elections, 1930[14]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Don B. Colton (incumbent) 45,875 60.77
Democratic Joseph Ririe 29,210 38.70
Socialist A. W. Clemons 402 0.53
Total votes 75,487 100.0
Republican hold

1932

United States House of Representatives elections, 1932[15]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Abe Murdock 47,774 51.59
Republican Don B. Colton (incumbent) 44,827 48.41
Total votes 92,601 100.0
Democratic gain from Republican

1934

United States House of Representatives elections, 1934[16]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Abe Murdock (incumbent) 55,800 64.43
Republican Arthur Woolley 29,878 34.51
Socialist William J. McConnell 644 0.74
Communist Lawrence Mower 279 0.32
Total votes 86,601 100.0
Democratic hold

1936

United States House of Representatives elections, 1936[17]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Abe Murdock (incumbent) 68,877 69.23
Republican Charles W. Dunn 30,415 30.57
Socialist William J. McConnell 202 0.20
Total votes 99,494 100.0
Democratic hold

1938

United States House of Representatives elections, 1938[18]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Abe Murdock (incumbent) 52,927 59.66
Republican LeRoy B. Young 35,790 40.34
Total votes 88,717 100.0
Democratic hold

1940

United States House of Representatives elections, 1940[19]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Walter K. Granger 62,654 57.13
Republican LeRoy B. Young 47,021 42.87
Total votes 109,675 100.0
Democratic hold

1942

United States House of Representatives elections, 1942[20]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Walter K. Granger (incumbent) 36,297 50.19
Republican J. Bracken Lee 36,028 49.81
Total votes 72,325 100.0
Democratic hold

1944

United States House of Representatives elections, 1944[21]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Walter K. Granger (incumbent) 59,755 57.79
Republican B. H. Stringham 43,642 42.21
Total votes 103,397 100.0
Democratic hold

1946

United States House of Representatives elections, 1946[22]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Walter K. Granger (incumbent) 44,888 50.06
Republican David J. Wilson 44,784 49.94
Total votes 89,672 100.0
Democratic hold

1948

United States House of Representatives elections, 1948[23]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Walter K. Granger (incumbent) 66,641 59.04
Republican David J. Wilson 46,229 40.96
Total votes 112,870 100.0
Democratic hold

1950

United States House of Representatives elections, 1950[24]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Walter K. Granger (incumbent) 54,161 51.08
Republican Preston L. Jones 51,868 48.92
Total votes 106,029 100.0
Democratic hold

1952

United States House of Representatives elections, 1952[25]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Douglas R. Stringfellow 76,545 60.54
Democratic Ernest R. McKay 49,898 39.46
Total votes 126,443 100.0
Republican gain from Democratic

1954

United States House of Representatives elections, 1954[26]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Henry Aldous Dixon 55,542 53.37
Democratic Walter K. Granger 48,535 46.63
Total votes 104,077 100.0
Republican hold

1956

United States House of Representatives elections, 1956[27]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Henry Aldous Dixon (incumbent) 74,107 60.92
Democratic Carlyle F. Gronning 47,533 39.08
Total votes 121,640 100.0
Republican hold

1958

United States House of Representatives elections, 1958[28]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Henry Aldous Dixon (incumbent) 58,141 53.90
Democratic M. Blaine Peterson 49,735 46.10
Total votes 107,876 100.0
Republican hold

1960

United States House of Representatives elections, 1960[29]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic M. Blaine Peterson 65,939 50.03
Republican A. Walter Stevenson 65,871 49.97
Total votes 131,810 100.0
Democratic gain from Republican

1962

United States House of Representatives elections, 1962[30]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Laurence J. Burton 59,032 50.88
Democratic M. Blaine Peterson (incumbent) 56,989 49.12
Total votes 116,021 100.0
Republican gain from Democratic

1964

United States House of Representatives elections, 1964[31]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Laurence J. Burton (incumbent) 75,986 55.97
Democratic William G. Bruhn 59,768 44.03
Total votes 135,754 100.0
Republican hold

1966

United States House of Representatives elections, 1966[32]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Laurence J. Burton (incumbent) 99,750 66.50
Democratic J. Keith Melville 50,260 33.50
Total votes 150,010 100.0
Republican hold

1968

United States House of Representatives elections, 1968[33]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Laurence J. Burton (incumbent) 139,456 68.12
Democratic Richard J. Maughan 65,265 31.88
Total votes 204,721 100.0
Republican hold

1970

United States House of Representatives elections, 1970[34]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic K. Gunn McKay 95,499 51.27
Republican Richard Richards 89,269 47.93
American Independent Daniel L. Worthington 1,489 0.80
Total votes 186,257 100.0
Democratic gain from Republican

1972

United States House of Representatives elections, 1972[35]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic K. Gunn McKay (incumbent) 127,027 55.40
Republican Robert K. Wolthuis 96,296 42.00
American L. S. Brown 5,978 2.60
Total votes 229,301 100.0
Democratic hold

1974

United States House of Representatives elections, 1974[36]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic K. Gunn McKay (incumbent) 124,793 62.63
Republican Ronald W. Inkley 62,807 31.52
American L. S. Brown 11,664 5.85
Total votes 199,264 100.0
Democratic hold

1976

United States House of Representatives elections, 1976[37]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic K. Gunn McKay (incumbent) 155,631 58.17
Republican Joe H. Ferguson 106,542 39.83
American Harry B. Gerlach 5,358 2.00
Total votes 267,531 100.0
Democratic hold

1978

United States House of Representatives elections, 1978[38]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic K. Gunn McKay (incumbent) 93,892 51.03
Republican Jed J. Richardson 85,028 46.21
American Independent Robert Terrance Owens 4,180 2.27
Independent Dennis A. De Boer 894 0.49
Total votes 183,994 100.0
Democratic hold

1980

United States House of Representatives elections, 1980[39]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican James V. Hansen 157,111 52.10
Democratic K. Gunn McKay (incumbent) 144,459 47.90
Total votes 301,570 100.0
Republican gain from Democratic

1982

United States House of Representatives elections, 1982[40]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican James V. Hansen (incumbent) 111,416 62.80
Democratic A. Stephen Dirks 66,006 37.20
Total votes 177,422 100.0
Republican hold

1984

United States House of Representatives elections, 1984[41]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican James V. Hansen (incumbent) 142,952 71.22
Democratic Milton C. Abrams 56,619 28.21
Libertarian Willy Marshall 1,146 0.57
Total votes 200,717 100.0
Republican hold

1986

United States House of Representatives elections, 1986[42]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican James V. Hansen (incumbent) 82,151 51.56
Democratic K. Gunn McKay 77,180 48.44
Total votes 159,331 100.0
Republican hold

1988

United States House of Representatives elections, 1988[43]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican James V. Hansen (incumbent) 130,893 59.80
Democratic K. Gunn McKay 87,976 40.20
Total votes 218,869 100.0
Republican hold

1990

United States House of Representatives elections, 1990[44]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican James V. Hansen (incumbent) 82,746 52.15
Democratic Kenley Brunsdale 69,491 43.80
American Reva Marx Wadsworth 6,429 4.05
Total votes 158,666 100.0
Republican hold

1992

United States House of Representatives elections, 1992[45]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican James V. Hansen (incumbent) 160,037 65.25
Democratic Ron Holt 68,712 28.02
Independent William J. "Dub" Lawrence 16,505 6.73
Total votes 245,254 100.0
Republican hold

1994

United States House of Representatives elections, 1994[46]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican James V. Hansen (incumbent) 104,954 64.54
Democratic Bobbie Coray 57,664 35.46
Total votes 162,618 100.0
Republican hold

1996

United States House of Representatives elections, 1996[47]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican James V. Hansen (incumbent) 150,126 68.31
Democratic Gregory J. Sanders 65,866 29.97
Natural Law Randall Tolpinrud 3,787 1.72
Total votes 219,779 100.0
Republican hold

1998

United States House of Representatives elections, 1998[48]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican James V. Hansen (incumbent) 109,708 67.69
Democratic Steve Beierlein 49,307 30.42
Libertarian Gerald A. Arthus 3,070 1.89
Total votes 162,085 100.0
Republican hold

2000

United States House of Representatives elections, 2000[49]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican James V. Hansen (incumbent) 180,591 68.98
Democratic Kathleen McConkie Collinwood 71,229 27.21
Independent American Hartley D. Anderson 5,131 1.96
Libertarian Dave Starr Seely 3,151 1.20
Natural Law Matthew D. Frandsen 1,703 0.65
Total votes 261,805 100.0
Republican hold

2002

United States House of Representatives elections, 2002[50]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Rob Bishop 109,265 60.90
Democratic Dave Thomas 66,104 36.84
Green Craig Axford 4,027 2.24
Write-ins 16 0.01
Total votes 179,412 100.0
Republican hold

2004

United States House of Representatives elections, 2004[51]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Rob Bishop (incumbent) 199,615 67.91
Democratic Steven Thompson 85,630 29.13
Constitution Charles Johnston 4,510 1.53
Personal Choice Richard W. Soderberg 4,206 1.43
Total votes 293,961 100.0
Republican hold

2006

United States House of Representatives elections, 2006[52]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Rob Bishop (incumbent) 112,546 63.06
Democratic Steven Olsen 57,922 32.45
Constitution Mark Hudson 5,539 3.10
Libertarian Lynn Badler 2,467 1.38
Total votes 178,474 100.0
Republican hold

2008

United States House of Representatives elections, 2008[53]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Rob Bishop (incumbent) 196,799 64.85
Democratic Morgan E. Bowen 92,469 30.47
Constitution Kirk D. Pearson 7,397 2.44
Libertarian Joseph Geddes Buchman 6,780 2.23
Total votes 303,445 100.0
Republican hold

2010

United States House of Representatives elections, 2010[54]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Rob Bishop (incumbent) 135,247 69.19
Democratic Morgan E. Bowen 46,765 23.93
Constitution Kirk D. Pearson 9,143 4.68
Libertarian Jared Paul Stratton 4,307 2.20
Total votes 195,462 100.0
Republican hold

2012

United States House of Representatives elections, 2012[55]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Rob Bishop (incumbent) 161,546 71.50
Democratic Donna McAleer 55,740 24.70
Constitution Sherry Phipps 8,603 3.80
Total votes 225,889 100.0
Republican hold

2014

United States House of Representatives elections, 2014[56]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Rob Bishop (incumbent) 84,231 64.78
Democratic Donna McAleer 36,422 28.01
Libertarian Craig Bowden 4,847 3.73
Independent American Dwayne A Vance 4,534 3.49
Total votes 130,034 100.0
Republican hold

2016

United States House of Representatives elections, 2016[57]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Rob Bishop (incumbent) 182,928 65.9
Democratic Peter C. Clemens 73,381 26.4
Libertarian Craig Bowden 16,296 5.9
Unaffiliated Chadwick H. Fairbanks III 4,850 1.7
Total votes 277,455 100.0
Republican hold

2018

United States House of Representatives elections, 2018[58]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Rob Bishop (incumbent) 156,692 61.6
Democratic Lee Castillo 63,308 24.9
United Utah Eric Eliason 29,547 11.6
Green Adam Davis 4,786 1.9
Total votes 254,333 100.0
Republican hold

Historical district boundaries

2003 – 2013

See also

References

  • Martis, Kenneth C. (1989). The Historical Atlas of Political Parties in the United States Congress. New York: Macmillan Publishing Company.
  • Martis, Kenneth C. (1982). The Historical Atlas of United States Congressional Districts. New York: Macmillan Publishing Company.
  • Congressional Biographical Directory of the United States 1774–present
  1. ^ https://www.census.gov/mycd/?st=49&cd=01
  2. ^ "Partisan Voting Index – Districts of the 115th Congress" (PDF). The Cook Political Report. April 7, 2017. Retrieved April 7, 2017.
  3. ^ About the Cook Report. What is the Cook Political Report?
  4. ^ Presidential Election Results, by district, swingstateproject.com
  5. ^ 1912 Election Results
  6. ^ 1914 Election Results
  7. ^ 1916 Election Results
  8. ^ 1918 Election Results
  9. ^ 1920 Election Results
  10. ^ 1922 Election Results
  11. ^ 1924 Election Results
  12. ^ 1926 Election Results
  13. ^ 1928 Election Results
  14. ^ 1930 Election Results
  15. ^ 1932 Election Results
  16. ^ 1934 Election Results
  17. ^ 1936 Election Results
  18. ^ 1938 Election Results
  19. ^ 1940 Election Results
  20. ^ 1942 Election Results
  21. ^ 1944 Election Results
  22. ^ 1946 Election Results
  23. ^ 1948 Election Results
  24. ^ 1950 Election Results
  25. ^ 1952 Election Results
  26. ^ 1954 Election Results
  27. ^ 1956 Election Results
  28. ^ 1958 Election Results
  29. ^ 1960 Election Results
  30. ^ 1962 Election Results
  31. ^ 1964 Election Results
  32. ^ 1966 Election Results
  33. ^ 1968 Election Results
  34. ^ 1970 Election Results
  35. ^ 1972 Election Results
  36. ^ 1974 Election Results
  37. ^ 1976 Election Results
  38. ^ 1978 Election Results
  39. ^ 1980 Election Results
  40. ^ 1982 Election Results
  41. ^ 1984 Election Results
  42. ^ 1986 Election Results
  43. ^ 1988 Election Results
  44. ^ 1990 Election Results
  45. ^ 1992 Election Results
  46. ^ 1994 Election Results
  47. ^ 1996 Election Results
  48. ^ 1998 Election Results
  49. ^ 2000 Election Results
  50. ^ 2002 Election Results
  51. ^ 2004 Election Results
  52. ^ 2006 Election Results
  53. ^ 2008 Election Results
  54. ^ 2010 Election Results
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Coordinates: 41°00′N 111°30′W / 41.0°N 111.5°W / 41.0; -111.5