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United States House of Representatives elections in California, 1876

 

United States House of Representatives elections in California, 1876

United States House of Representatives elections in California, 1876

November 7, 1876 (1876-11-07)

All 4 California seats to the United States House of Representatives
  Majority party Minority party
 
Party Republican Democratic
Last election 1 3
Seats won 3 1
Seat change Increase2 Decrease2
Popular vote 81,046 74,258
Percentage 52.21% 47.82%

Election results by district.

The United States House of Representatives elections in California, 1876 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 7, 1876. Republicans gained two districts.

Overview

United States House of Representatives elections in California, 1876
Party Votes Percentage Seats +/–
Republican 81,043 52.2% 3 +2
Democratic 74,228 47.8% 1 -2
Totals 155,271 100.0% 4

Delegation Composition

Pre-election Seats
  Democratic-Held 3
  Republican-Held 1
Post-election Seats
  Republican-Held 3
  Democratic-Held 1

Results

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

District 1

California's 1st congressional district election, 1876
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Horace Davis 22,134 53.3%
Democratic William Adam Piper (incumbent) 19,363 46.7%
Totals 41,497 100.0%
Voter turnout %
Republican gain from Democratic

District 2

California's 2nd congressional district election, 1876
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Horace F. Page (incumbent) 20,815 56.7%
Democratic G. J. Carpenter 15,916 43.3%
Voter turnout %
Republican hold

District 3

California's 3rd congressional district election, 1876
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic John K. Luttrell (incumbent) 19,846 51.1%
Republican Joseph McKenna 18,990 48.9%
Totals 38,836 100.0%
Voter turnout %
Democratic hold

District 4

California's 4th congressional district election, 1876
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Romualdo Pacheco 19,104 50.0%
Democratic Peter D. Wigginton (incumbent) 19,103 50.0%
Totals 38,207 100.0%
Voter turnout %
Republican gain from Democratic

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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