World Library  
Flag as Inappropriate
Email this Article

United States House of Representatives elections in California, 1886

 

United States House of Representatives elections in California, 1886

United States House of Representatives elections in California, 1886

November 2, 1886 (1886-11-02)

All 6 California seats to the United States House of Representatives
  Majority party Minority party
 
Party Republican Democratic
Last election 5 1
Seats won 4 2
Seat change Decrease1 Increase1
Popular vote 93,921 91,710
Percentage 48.5% 47.4%

Election results by district.

The United States House of Representatives elections in California, 1886 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 2, 1886. Democrats gained one district.

Overview

United States House of Representatives elections in California, 1886
Party Votes Percentage Seats
Republican 93,921 48.5% 4
Democratic 91,710 47.4% 2
Prohibition 5,335 2.7% 0
Independent 2,686 1.4% 0
Totals 193,652 100.0% 6

Delegation Composition

Pre-election Seats
  Republican-Held 5
  Democratic-Held 1
Post-election Seats
  Republican-Held 4
  Democratic-Held 2

Results

District 1

California's 1st congressional district election, 1886
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Thomas Larkin Thompson 16,499 50.1%
Republican Charles A. Garter 15,526 47.1%
Prohibition L. W. Simmons 849 2.6%
Independent Philip Cowen 80 0.2%
Totals 32,954 100.0%
Voter turnout %
Democratic hold

District 2

California's 2nd congressional district election, 1886
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Marion Biggs 17,667 50.0%
Republican J. C. Campbell 16,594 47.0%
Prohibition W. O. Clark 1,076 3.0%
Totals 35,337 100.0%
Voter turnout %
Democratic gain from Republican

District 3

California's 3rd congressional district election, 1886
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Joseph McKenna (incumbent) 15,801 53.0%
Democratic Henry C. McPike 13,277 44.5%
Prohibition W. W. Smith 707 2.4%
Independent W. J. Cuthbertson 32 0.1%
Totals 29,817 100.0%
Voter turnout %
Republican hold

District 4

California's 4th congressional district election, 1886
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican William W. Morrow (incumbent) 11,413 48.6%
Democratic Frank McCoppin 9,854 42.0%
Independent Charles A. Sumner 2,104 9.0%
Prohibition Robert Thompson 84 0.4%
Totals 23,455 100.0%
Voter turnout %
Republican hold

District 5

California's 5th congressional district election, 1886
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Charles N. Felton (incumbent) 16,328 48.8%
Democratic Frank J. Sullivan 16,209 48.4%
Independent Albert E. Redstone 470 1.4%
Prohibition C. Henderson 460 1.4%
Totals 33,467 100.0%
Voter turnout %
Republican hold

District 6

California's 6th congressional district election, 1886
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican William Vandever 18,259 47.3%
Democratic Joseph D. Lynch 18,204 47.1%
Prohibition W. A. Harris 2,159 5.6%
Totals 38,622 100.0%
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
This article was sourced from Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License; additional terms may apply. World Heritage Encyclopedia content is assembled from numerous content providers, Open Access Publishing, and in compliance with The Fair Access to Science and Technology Research Act (FASTR), Wikimedia Foundation, Inc., Public Library of Science, The Encyclopedia of Life, Open Book Publishers (OBP), PubMed, U.S. National Library of Medicine, National Center for Biotechnology Information, U.S. National Library of Medicine, National Institutes of Health (NIH), U.S. Department of Health & Human Services, and USA.gov, which sources content from all federal, state, local, tribal, and territorial government publication portals (.gov, .mil, .edu). Funding for USA.gov and content contributors is made possible from the U.S. Congress, E-Government Act of 2002.
 
Crowd sourced content that is contributed to World Heritage Encyclopedia is peer reviewed and edited by our editorial staff to ensure quality scholarly research articles.
 
By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. World Heritage Encyclopedia™ is a registered trademark of the World Public Library Association, a non-profit organization.
 


Copyright © World Library Foundation. All rights reserved. eBooks from Project Gutenberg are sponsored by the World Library Foundation,
a 501c(4) Member's Support Non-Profit Organization, and is NOT affiliated with any governmental agency or department.