Electoral history of John Dingell

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Representative John Dingell, 2011

This is the Electoral history of John Dingell, a Democratic Representative from Detroit, representing the 15th and 16th districts. Dingell was first elected in a 1955 special election to replace his late father, and was re-elected in every subsequent election. He is also the longest currently serving member of Congress, the longest to serve exclusively in the House ever, and the longest-serving member of Congress ever.

Michigan's 15th congressional district: Results 1956–1962[1]
Year Democrat Votes  % Republican Votes  % Third Party Party Votes  % Third Party Party Votes  %
1956 John Dingell 111,827 77% Larry Middleton 33,973 23% Roxann Higgs Prohibition 206 0%
1958 John Dingell 79,216 78% Austin Curtis 21,414 21% Charles Aranoff Socialist Labor 199 0% Estelle Tripp Prohibition 98 0%
1960 John Dingell 111,671 79% Robert Robbins 28,532 20% Hiram Coffman Prohibition 207 0% Joseph Koss Socialist Labor 114 0%
1962 John Dingell 94,197 83% Ernest Richard 19,258 17%
Michigan's 16th congressional district: Results 1964–2000[1][2][3]
Year Democrat Votes  % Republican Votes  % Third Party Party Votes  % Third Party Party Votes  % Third Party Party Votes  %
1964 John Dingell 112,763 73% Monte Bona 40,673 26% Henry Austin Socialist Workers 189 0%
1966 John Dingell 71,787 63% John Dempsey 42,738 37%
1968 John Dingell 105,690 74% Monte Bona 37,000 26% Henry Austin Socialist Workers 369 0%
1970 John Dingell 90,540 79% William Rostrom 23,867 21%
1972 John Dingell 110,715 68% William Rostrom 48,414 30% Peter Gayner American Independent 3,554 2%
1974 John Dingell 95,834 78% Wallace English 25,248 20% Virginia Crawford American Independent 1,605 1% Donald Bechler Socialist Workers 365 0% Lewis Steinhardt U.S. Labor 232 0%
1976 John Dingell 121,682 76% William Rostron 36,378 23% Buck Slayter American Independent 1,009 1% Samuel Hancock Libertarian 484 0% Susan Dalto U.S. Labor 463 0%
1978 John Dingell 93,387 70% Melvin Heuer 26,827 22% Harry Hengy American Independent 1,889 2%
1980 John Dingell 105,844 70% Pamella Seay 42,735 28% R. Scott Davidson Libertarian 1,810 1% Ronald Slote American Independent 1,069 1%
1982 John Dingell 114,006 74% David Haskins 39,227 25% Susan Apstein Socialist Workers 1,071 1% Paul Scherrer Workers League 450 0%
1984 John Dingell 121,463 64% Frank Grzywacki 68,116 36% Donald Kostyu Libertarian 1,042 1%
1986 John Dingell 101,659 78% Frank Grzywacki 28,971 22%
1988 John Dingell 132,775 97% No candidate Russell Leone Workers Against Concessions 3,561 3%
1990 John Dingell 88,962 67% William Morse 42,469 32% Roger Pope Libertarian 2,019 2%
1992 John Dingell 156,964 65% Frank Beaumont 75,694 31% Max Siegle Tisch Independent Citizens 4,048 2% Jeff Hampton Libertarian 1,842 1% Martin McLaughlin Workers League 1,842 1%
1994 John Dingell 105,846 59% Ken Larkin 71,159 40% Noha Hamze Natural Law 1,968 1%
1996 John Dingell 136,854 62% James Desana 78,723 36% Bruce Cain Libertarian 3,155 1% Noha Hamze Natural Law 1,018 0% David Sole Workers World 842 0%
1998 John Dingell 116,145 67% William Morse 54,121 31% Edward Hlavac Libertarian 3,064 2% Noha Hamze Natural Law 1,027 1%
2000 John Dingell 167,142 71% William Morse 62,469 27% Edward Hlavac Libertarian 2,814 1% Ken Larkin U.S. Taxpayers 2,154 1% Noha Hamze Natural Law 938 0%
Michigan's 15th congressional district: Results 2002–2010[1][2][3]
Year Democrat Votes  % Republican Votes  % Third Party Party Votes  % Third Party Party Votes  % Third Party Party Votes  %
2002 John Dingell 136,518 72% Martin Kaltenbach 48,626 26% Gregory Stempfle Libertarian 3,919 2%
2004 John Dingell 218,409 71% Dawn Reamer 81,828 27% Gregory Stempfle Libertarian 3,400 1% Mike Eller U.S. Taxpayers 2,508 1% Jerome White NPA 1,818 1%
2006 John Dingell 181,946 88% No candidate Aimee Smith Green 9,447 5% Gregory Stempfle Libertarian 8,410 4% Robert Czak U.S. Taxpayers 7,064 3%
2008 John Dingell 231,784 71% John Lynch 81,802 25% Aimee Smith Green 7,082 2% Gregory Stempfle Libertarian 4,002 1% James Wagner U.S. Taxpayers 3,157 1%
2010 John Dingell 116,293 57% Rob Steele 71,108 40% Aimee Smith Green 2,686 1% Kerry Morgan Libertarian 1,969 1% Matthew Furman U.S. Taxpayers 1,821 1%


Michigan's 12th congressional district: Results 2012–[4]
Year Democrat Votes  % Republican Votes  % Third Party Party Votes  %
2012 John Dingell 216,884 68% Cynthia Kallgren 92,472 29% Richard Secula Libertarian 9,867 3%

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "Office of the House Clerk – Electoral Statistics". Clerk of the United States House of Representatives. 
  2. ^ a b "Election Results". Federal Election Commission. pp. 1998, 2000, 2002, 2004, 2006, 2008. 
  3. ^ a b "Previous Election Information". Michigan Secretary of State. Retrieved 4 February 2011. 
  4. ^ "Previous Election Information". Michigan Secretary of State. Retrieved 4 February 2011.