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United States House of Representatives elections in California, 1918

 

United States House of Representatives elections in California, 1918

United States House of Representatives elections in California, 1918

November 5, 1918 (1918-11-05)

All 11 California seats to the United States House of Representatives
  Majority party Minority party Third party
 
Party Republican Democratic Prohibition
Last election 5 4 1
Seats before 6 4 1
Seats won 6 4 1
Seat change Steady Steady Steady
Popular vote 355,004 178,139 56,424
Percentage 56.7% 28.4% 9.0%

     Republican hold     Republican gain     Democratic hold     Democratic gain     Prohibition hold

The United States House of Representatives elections in California, 1918 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 5, 1918. Democrats and Republicans swapped seats, leaving California's House delegation unchanged at 6 Republicans, 4 Democrats, and 1 Prohibition incumbent.

Overview

United States House of Representatives elections in California, 1918
Party Votes Percentage Seats
Republican 355,004 56.7% 6
Democratic 178,139 28.4% 4
Prohibition 56,424 9.0% 1
Socialist 36,855 5.9% 0
Totals 626,422 100.0% 11

Results

District 1

California's 1st congressional district election, 1918
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Clarence F. Lea (incumbent) 42,063 100.0%
Voter turnout %
Democratic hold

District 2

California's 2nd congressional district election, 1918
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic John E. Raker (incumbent) 28,249 100.0%
Voter turnout %
Democratic hold

District 3

California's 3rd congressional district election, 1918
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Charles F. Curry (incumbent) 51,690 91.6%
Socialist Allen K. Gifford 4,746 8.4%
Totals 56,436 100.0%
Voter turnout %
Republican hold

District 4

California's 4th congressional district election, 1918
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Julius Kahn (incumbent) 38,278 86.6%
Socialist Hugo Ernst 5,913 13.4%
Totals 43,191 100.0%
Voter turnout %
Republican hold

District 5

California's 5th congressional district election, 1918
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican John I. Nolan (incumbent) 40,375 87%
Socialist Thomas F. Feeley 6,032 13%
Totals 46,407 100.0%
Voter turnout %
Republican hold

District 6

California's 6th congressional district election, 1918
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican John A. Elston (incumbent) 59,082 88.4%
Socialist Luella Twining 7,721 11.6%
Totals 66,803 100.0%
Voter turnout %
Republican hold

District 7

California's 7th congressional district election, 1918
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Henry E. Barbour 33,476 52.1%
Democratic Henry Hawson 30,745 47.9%
Totals 64,221 100.0%
Voter turnout %
Republican gain from Democratic

District 8

California's 8th congressional district election, 1918
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Hugh S. Hersman 31,167 53%
Republican Everis A. Hayes (incumbent) 27,641 47%
Totals 58,808 100%
Voter turnout %
Democratic gain from Republican

District 9

California's 9th congressional district election, 1918
Party Candidate Votes %
Prohibition Charles H. Randall (incumbent) 38,782 53.0%
Republican Montaville Flowers 31,689 43.3%
Socialist Grace Silver Henry 2,718 3.7%
Totals 73,189 100.0%
Voter turnout %
Prohibition hold

District 10

California's 10th congressional district election, 1918
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Henry Z. Osborne (incumbent) 72,773 88.2%
Socialist James H. Ryckman 9,725 11.8%
Totals 82,498 100.0%
Voter turnout %
Republican hold

District 11

California's 11th congressional district election, 1918
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic William Kettner (incumbent) 45,915 72.2%
Prohibition Stella B. Irvine 17,642 27.8%
Totals 63,557 100.0%
Voter turnout %
Democratic 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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