Michigan's 18th congressional district

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Michigan's 18th congressional district is an obsolete United States congressional district in Michigan. The first Representative to Congress elected from the 18th district, George Anthony Dondero, took office in 1953, after reapportionment due to the 1950 census. In 1933, Dondero had previously been the first representative elected from 17th district.

From 1982 until its demise the 18th district included parts of three counties. It included Brighton, Brighton Township and Green Oak Township in Livingston County, Michigan, Lyon Township, South Lyon, New Hudson, Milford, Milford Township, Wixom, Walled Lake, Wolverine Lake, Commerce Township, Novi, the Oakland county portion of Northville, Farmington, Farmington Hills, West Bloomfield Township, Orchard Lake, Keego Harbor, Sylvan Lake, Bloomfield Township, Franklin, Bingham Farms, Beverly Hills, Bloomfield Hills, Birmingham, Troy (except the southeast corner of Troy, south of Big Beaver and east of Rochester Road), Auburn Hills, Rochester Hills, Rochester, Orion Township, Lake Orion, Lake Angelus, Oakland Township and Addison Township in Oakland County. It also included Romeo, Washington Township, Shelby Township and Bruce Township in Macomb County.[1]

List of members representing the district[edit]

Member Party Years Cong
ress
Electoral history
District created January 3, 1953
George A. Dondero (Michigan Congressman).jpg
George Anthony Dondero
Republican January 3, 1953 –
January 3, 1957
83rd
84th
Redistricted from the 17th district.
[Data unknown/missing.]
William Broomfield.jpg
William Broomfield
Republican January 3, 1957 –
January 3, 1973
85th
86th
87th
88th
89th
90th
91st
92nd
[Data unknown/missing.]
Redistricted to the 19th district.
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Robert J. Huber
Republican January 3, 1973 –
January 3, 1975
93rd [Data unknown/missing.]
Lost re-election.
James Blanchard 1981 congressional photo.jpg
James Blanchard
Democratic January 3, 1975 –
January 1, 1983
94th
95th
96th
97th
[Data unknown/missing.]
Retired to run for Governor of Michigan.
William Broomfield.jpg
William Broomfield
Republican January 3, 1983 –
January 3, 1993
98th
99th
100th
101st
102nd
Redistricted from the 19th district and re-elected in 1982.
Retired.
District eliminated January 3, 1993

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Coordinates: 42°35′N 83°20′W / 42.583°N 83.333°W / 42.583; -83.333