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from [[{{}}'s at-large congressional district|{{}}]]

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Usage

Former Members of the U.S. House of Representatives

Example—
Newt Gingrich
:

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becomes:

Preceded by
Jack Flynt
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Georgia's 6th congressional district

January 3, 1979 – January 3, 1999
Succeeded by
Johnny Isakson

Incumbents

First Example—
John Carney
:

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becomes:

Preceded by
Michael N. Castle
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Delaware's at-large congressional district

January 3, 2011 – present
Incumbent

If there is only one district for the entire state, then use "AL," the at-large district.

Second Example—
Eleanor Holmes Norton
:

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becomes:

Preceded by
Walter Fauntroy
Delegate to the U.S. House of Representatives
from the District of Columbia

January 3, 1991 – present
Incumbent

First Representative from a new district

Example—
Bill Richardson
:

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becomes:

New district Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from New Mexico's 3rd congressional district

January 3, 1983 – February 13, 1997
Succeeded by
William T. Redmond

Last Representative from an obsolete district

Example—
Gene Taylor
:

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becomes:

Preceded by
Larkin I. Smith
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Mississippi's 5th congressional district

October 17, 1989 – January 3, 2003
District abolished

Representative left office, but no successor has been chosen yet

Example—
this is a temporary status:

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becomes:

Preceded by
N.N.
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from New York's 13th congressional district

January 3, 2013 – March 18, 2015
vacant

See also