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United States House of Representatives elections in California, 1926

 

United States House of Representatives elections in California, 1926

United States House of Representatives elections in California, 1926

November 2, 1926 (1926-11-02)

All 11 California seats to the United States House of Representatives
  Majority party Minority party
 
Party Republican Democratic
Last election 9 2
Seats before 10 1
Seats won 10 1
Seat change Steady Steady
Popular vote 752,546 107,253
Percentage 78.8% 11.2%

     Republican hold     Democratic hold

The United States House of Representatives elections in California, 1926 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, 1926. Republicans gained one seat in a special election held on August 31, 1926, after incumbent Democrat John E. Raker died.

Overview

United States House of Representatives elections in California, 1926
Party Votes Percentage Seats +/–
Republican 752,546 78.8% 10 +1
Democratic 107,253 11.2% 1 -1
Prohibition 61,719 6.5% 0 0
Socialist 32,900 3.4% 0 0
Totals 954,418 100.0% 11

Delegation Composition

Pre-election Seats
  Republican-Held 9
  Democratic-Held 2
Post-election Seats
  Republican-Held 10
  Democratic-Held 1

Results

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

District 1

California's 1st congressional district election, 1926
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Clarence F. Lea (incumbent) 60,207 100.0%
Voter turnout %
Democratic hold

District 2

California's 2nd congressional district election, 1926
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Harry Lane Englebright (incumbent) 32,264 100.0%
Voter turnout %
Republican hold

District 3

California's 3rd congressional district election, 1926
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Charles F. Curry (incumbent) 72,912 100.0%
Voter turnout %
Republican hold

District 4

California's 4th congressional district election, 1926
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Florence Prag Kahn (incumbent) 37,353 63.4%
Democratic Chauncey F. Tramutulo 18,210 32.5%
Socialist Harry W. Hutton 2,960 5.1%
Totals 58,523 100.0%
Voter turnout %
Republican hold

District 5

California's 5th congressional district election, 1926
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Richard J. Welch (incumbent) 47,694 100.0%
Voter turnout %
Republican hold

District 6

California's 6th congressional district election, 1926
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Albert E. Carter (incumbent) 91,995 100.0%
Voter turnout %
Republican hold

District 7

California's 7th congressional district election, 1926
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Henry E. Barbour 73,271 100.0%
Voter turnout %
Republican hold

District 8

California's 8th congressional district election, 1926
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Arthur M. Free (incumbent) 60,384 67.7%
Democratic Philip G. Sheehy 28,836 32.3%
Totals 89,220 100.0%
Voter turnout %
Republican hold

District 9

California's 9th congressional district election, 1926
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican William E. Evans (incumbent) 102,270 59.5%
Prohibition Charles H. Randall 61,719 35.9%
Socialist Charles F. Conley 7,943 4.6%
Totals 171,932 100.0%
Voter turnout %
Republican hold

District 10

California's 10th congressional district election, 1926
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Joe Crail (incumbent) 144,677 93.9%
Socialist N. Jackson Wright 21,997 13.2%
Totals 166,674 100.0%
Voter turnout %
Republican hold

District 11

California's 11th congressional district election, 1926
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Philip D. Swing (incumbent) 89,726 100.0%
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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