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United States House of Representatives elections in California, 1879

United States House of Representatives elections in California, 1879

September 3, 1879 (1879-09-03)

All 4 California seats to the United States House of Representatives
  Majority party Minority party
 
Party Republican Democratic
Last election 3 1
Seats won 3 1
Seat change Steady Steady
Popular vote 74,651 47,915
Percentage 47.6% 30.6%

Election results by district.

The United States House of Representatives elections in California, 1879 were elections for California's delegation to the United States House of Representatives, which occurred on September 3, 1879. California's delegation remained unchanged, at three Republicans and one Democrat.

Contents

  • Results 1
    • District 1 1.1
    • District 2 1.2
    • District 3 1.3
    • District 4 1.4
  • See also 2
  • References 3
  • External links 4

Results

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

District 1

California's 1st congressional district election, 1879
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Horace Davis (incumbent) 20,074 48.4%
Independent Clitus Barbour 18,449 44.5%
Democratic Charles R. Summer 2,940 7.1%
Totals 41,463 100.0%
Voter turnout %
Republican hold

District 2

California's 2nd congressional district election, 1879
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Horace F. Page (incumbent) 19,386 51.9%
Democratic Thomas J. Clunie 12,847 34.4%
Independent H. P. Williams 5,139 13.8%
Totals 37,372 100.0%
Voter turnout %
Republican hold

District 3

California's 3rd congressional district election, 1879
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Campbell P. Berry 20,019 50.2%
Republican Joseph McKenna 19,800 49.6%
Workingman's George T. Elliott 93 0.2%
Totals 39,912 100.0%
Voter turnout %
Democratic hold

District 4

California's 4th congressional district election, 1879
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Romualdo Pacheco 15,391 40.5%
Democratic Wallace A. Leach 12,109 31.8%
Socialist James J. Ayres 10,527 27.7%
Totals 38,027 100.0%
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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