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United States House of Representatives elections in California, 1910

United States House of Representatives elections in California, 1910

November 8, 1910 (1910-11-08)

All 8 California seats to the United States House of Representatives
  Majority party Minority party
 
Party Republican Democratic
Last election 8 0
Seats won 7 1
Seat change Decrease1 Increase1
Popular vote 204,014 111,620
Percentage 56.2% 30.8%

Election results by district.

The United States House of Representatives elections in California, 1910 was an election for California's delegation to the United States House of Representatives, which occurred as part of the general election of the House of Representatives on November 8, 1910. Complete Republican dominance of California's congressional delegation ended when Democrats narrowly won one district.

Contents

  • Overview 1
  • Delegation composition 2
  • Results 3
    • District 1 3.1
    • District 2 3.2
    • District 3 3.3
    • District 4 3.4
    • District 5 3.5
    • District 6 3.6
    • District 7 3.7
    • District 8 3.8
  • See also 4
  • References 5
  • External links 6

Overview

United States House of Representatives elections in California, 1910
Party Votes Percentage Seats +/–
Republican 204,014 56.2% 7 -1
Democratic 111,620 30.8% 1 +1
Socialist 40,936 11.3% 0 0
Prohibition 6,208 1.7% 0 0
Totals 362,778 100.0% 8

Delegation composition

Pre-election Seats
  Republican-Held 8
Post-election Seats
  Republican-Held 7
  Democratic-Held 1

Results

District 1

California's 1st congressional district election, 1910
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic John E. Raker 16,704 45.4%
Republican William F. Englebright (incumbent) 16,570 45.1%
Socialist William Morgan 3,231 8.8%
Prohibition C. H. Essex 259 0.7%
Totals 37,064 100.0%
Voter turnout %
Democratic gain from Republican

District 2

California's 2nd congressional district election, 1910
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican William Kent 25,346 50.1%
Democratic I. G. Zumwalt 22,229 44.0%
Socialist W. H. Ferber 2,647 5.2%
Prohibition Henry P. Stipp 329 0.7%
Totals 50,451 100.0%
Voter turnout %
Republican hold

District 3

California's 3rd congressional district election, 1910
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Joseph R. Knowland* (incumbent) 34,291 81.9%
Socialist S. Miller 6,653 15.9%
Prohibition James N. Christian 906 2.2%
Totals 41,850 100.0%
Voter turnout %
Republican hold
  • Knowland was the nominee for both the Republican and Democratic Parties

District 4

California's 4th congressional district election, 1910
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Julius Kahn (incumbent) 10,188 56.5%
Democratic Walter MacArthur 6,636 36.8%
Socialist Austin Lewis 1,178 6.5%
Prohibition E. F. Dinsmore 35 0.2%
Totals 18,037 100.0%
Voter turnout %
Republican hold

District 5

California's 5th congressional district election, 1910
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Everis A. Hayes (incumbent) 33,265 59.4%
Democratic Thomas E. Hayden 15,345 27.4%
Socialist E. L. Reguin 7,052 12.6%
Prohibition T. E. Caton 359 0.6%
Totals 56,021 100.0%
Voter turnout %
Republican hold

District 6

California's 6th congressional district election, 1910
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican James C. Needham (incumbent) 19,717 47.3%
Democratic A. L. Cowell 18,408 44.2%
Socialist Richard Kirk 2,568 6.2%
Prohibition Ira E. Surface 951 2.3%
Totals 41,644 100.0%
Voter turnout %
Republican hold

District 7

California's 7th congressional district election, 1910
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican William Stephens (incumbent) 36,435 58.7%
Democratic Lorin A. Handley 13,340 21.5%
Socialist Thomas V. Williams 10,305 16.6%
Prohibition C. V. LeFontaine 1,990 3.2%
Totals 62,070 100.0%
Voter turnout %
Republican hold

District 8

California's 8th congressional district election, 1910
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Sylvester C. Smith (incumbent) 28,202 50.5%
Democratic William G. Irving 18,958 33.9%
Socialist George A. Garrett 7,302 13.1%
Prohibition James S. Edwards 1,379 2.5%
Totals 45,831 100.0%
Voter turnout %
Republican hold

See also

References

  • California Elections Page
  • Office of the Clerk of the House of Representatives

External links

  • California Legislative District Maps (1911-Present)
  • RAND California Election Returns: District Definitions
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