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United States House of Representatives elections in California, 1875

United States House of Representatives elections in California, 1875

September 7, 1875 (1875-09-07)

All 4 California seats to the United States House of Representatives
  Majority party Minority party
 
Party Democratic Republican
Last election 1 3
Seats won 3 1
Seat change Increase2 Decrease2
Popular vote 58,688 39,789
Percentage 48.0% 32.5%

Election results by district.

The United States House of Representatives elections in California, 1875 were elections for California's delegation to the United States House of Representatives, which occurred on September 7, 1875. Democrats gained two districts.

Results

Final results from the Clerk of the House of Representatives: [1]

District 1

California's 1st congressional district election, 1875
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic William Adam Piper 12,417 49.1%
Republican Ira P. Rankin 6,791 26.8%
Independent John F. Swift 6,103 24.1%
Totals 25,311 100.0%
Voter turnout %
Democratic gain from Republican

District 2

California's 2nd congressional district election, 1875
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Horace F. Page (incumbent) 13,624 43.4%
Democratic Hy Larkin 12,154 38.8%
Independent Charles R. Tuttle 5,589 17.8%
Totals 31,367 100.0%
Voter turnout %
Republican hold

District 3

California's 3rd congressional district election, 1875
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic John K. Luttrell (incumbent) 18,468 55.1%
Republican C. B. Denio 8,284 24.7%
Independent Charles F. Reed 6,761 20.2%
Totals 33,513 100.0%
Voter turnout %
Democratic hold

District 4

California's 4th congressional district election, 1875
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Peter D. Wigginton 15,649 48.8%
Republican Sherman Otis Houghton (inc.) 11,090 34.6%
Independent J. S. Thompson 5,343 16.7%
Totals 32,082 100.0%
Voter turnout %
Democratic gain from Republican

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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