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United States House of Representatives elections, 1996
United States
1994 ←
November 5, 1996 → 1998

All 435 seats to the United States House of Representatives
218 seats were needed for a majority
  Majority party Minority party
  NewtGingrich.jpg Dick Gephardt.jpg
Leader Newt Gingrich Dick Gephardt
Party Republican Democratic
Leader's seat Georgia-6th Missouri-3rd
Last election 230 seats [1] 204 seats [1]
Seats won 227 [1] 206 [1]
Seat change Decrease 3 Increase 2
Popular vote 43,447,962 43,507,586
Percentage 48.2% 48.2%
Swing Decrease 3.7% Increase 3.4%

United States House of Representatives elections, 1996.png

Results:
  Democratic hold
  Democratic pickup
  Republican hold
  Republican pickup
  Independent hold
  Independent pickup

Speaker before election

Newt Gingrich
Republican

Elected Speaker

Newt Gingrich
Republican

The U.S. House election, 1996 was an election for the U.S. House of Representatives on November 5, 1996, which coincided with the re-election of Bill Clinton as President of the United States. Clinton's Democratic Party won by almost 60,000 votes (0.07%) and gained a net of two [2][3] seats from the Republican Party, but the Republicans retained an overall majority of seats in the House for the first time since the Great Depression. The election is similar to the 1952 House election, although this result remains one of the closest is U.S. history.

Results summary[edit]

228 1 206
Republican I Democratic
Party Seats Seat
percentage
Vote
percentage
Popular
vote
1994 Elected Net
Change
  Democratic Party 204 206 Increase 2 47.4% 48.2% 43,507,586
  Republican Party 230 227 Decrease 3 52.4% 48.2% 43,447,962
  Libertarian Party 0 0 Steady 0.0% 0.7% 651,448
  Independent 1 2 Increase 1 0.2% 0.6% 572,746
  Natural Law Party 0 0 Steady 0.0% 0.6% 518,413
  Reform Party 0 0 Steady 0.0% 0.2% 178,475
  U.S. Taxpayers' Party 0 0 Steady 0.0% 0.1% 54,054
  Independence Party 0 0 Steady 0.0% 0.1% 48,272
  Peace and Freedom Party 0 0 Steady 0.0% 0.1% 48,136
  Green Party 0 0 Steady 0.0% <0.1% 42,510
  Right to Life Party 0 0 Steady 0.0% <0.1% 37,154
  Conservative Party 0 0 Steady 0.0% <0.1% 33,458
  Independent American Party 0 0 Steady 0.0% <0.1% 20,148
  Liberal Party 0 0 Steady 0.0% <0.1% 19,763
  Grassroots Party 0 0 Steady 0.0% <0.1% 18,067
  Americans Party 0 0 Steady 0.0% <0.1% 7,428
  Socialist Party 0 0 Steady 0.0% <0.1% 7,092
  Socialist Workers Party 0 0 Steady 0.0% <0.1% 6,537
  Francis Worley Congress Party 0 0 Steady 0.0% <0.1% 3,194
  Workers World Party 0 0 Steady 0.0% <0.1% 2,704
  Independent Grassroots Party 0 0 Steady 0.0% <0.1% 2,696
  Working Class Party 0 0 Steady 0.0% <0.1% 2,534
  Liberty Union Party 0 0 Steady 0.0% <0.1% 1,965
  Socialist Equality Party 0 0 Steady 0.0% <0.1% 1,871
  Others 0 0 Steady 0.0% 1.1% 999,254
Totals 435 435 Steady 100.0% 100.0% 90,233,467
Source: Election Statistics - Office of the Clerk
Popular vote
Democratic
  
48.22%
Republican
  
48.15%
Libertarian
  
0.72%
Others
  
2.91%
House seats
Republican
  
52.41%
Democratic
  
47.36%
Others
  
0.23%
House seats by party holding plurality in state
  80%+ to 100% Democratic
  80%+ to 100% Republican
  60%+ to 80% Democratic
  60%+ to 80% Republican
  up to 60% Democratic
  up to 60% Republican
  80%+ to 100% Independent
Change in House seats by party
  3 to 5 Democratic gain
 
  1 to 2 Democratic gain
  1 to 2 Republican gain
  no net change

Retiring incumbents[edit]

40 incumbents retired: 29 Democrats and 21 Republicans, giving the Republicans a net gain of 6 seats from the Democrats.

Democrats[edit]

Democratic hold[edit]

  1. Arkansas's 1st congressional district: Blanche Lincoln
  2. Arkansas's 2nd congressional district: Ray Thornton
  3. California's 24th congressional district: Anthony C. Beilenson
  4. Colorado's 1st congressional district: Patricia Schroeder
  5. Florida's 2nd congressional district: Pete Peterson
  6. Florida's 11th congressional district: Sam Gibbons
  7. Florida's 19th congressional district: Harry Johnston
  8. Illinois's 7th congressional district: Cardiss Collins
  9. Indiana's 10th congressional district: Andrew Jacobs, Jr.
  10. Massachusetts's 10th congressional district: Gerry Studds
  11. New Jersey's 9th congressional district: Robert Torricelli, to run for U.S. Senate
  12. North Carolina's 7th congressional district: Charlie Rose
  13. Rhode Island's 2nd congressional district: Jack Reed, to run for U.S. Senate
  14. Tennessee's 9th congressional district: Harold Ford, Sr.
  15. Texas's 1st congressional district: Jim Chapman, to run for U.S. Senate
  16. Texas's 2nd congressional district: Charlie Wilson
  17. Texas's 15th congressional district: Kika de la Garza
  18. Texas's 16th congressional district: Ronald D. Coleman
  19. Virginia's 5th congressional district: Lewis Payne

Republican gain[edit]

  1. Alabama's 3rd congressional district: Glen Browder, to run for U.S. Senate
  2. Alabama's 4th congressional district: Tom Bevill
  3. Illinois's 7th congressional district: Dick Durbin, to run for U.S. Senate
  4. Louisiana's 5th congressional district: Cleo Fields
  5. Mississippi's 3rd congressional district: Sonny Montgomery
  6. Montana's at-large congressional district: John Patrick Williams, retired
  7. Oklahoma's 3rd congressional district: William K. Brewster
  8. South Dakota's at-large congressional district: Tim Johnson, to run for U.S. Senate
  9. Texas's 5th congressional district: John Bryant, to run for U.S. Senate
  10. Texas's 12th congressional district: Pete Geren

Republicans[edit]

Republican hold[edit]

  1. Arkansas's 3rd congressional district: Tim Hutchinson, to run for U.S. Senate
  2. California's 27th congressional district: Carlos Moorhead
  3. Colorado's 4th congressional district: Wayne Allard, to run for U.S. Senate
  4. Indiana's 7th congressional district: John Myers
  5. Kansas's 1st congressional district: Pat Roberts, to run for U.S. Senate
  6. Kansas's 2nd congressional district: Sam Brownback, to run for U.S. Senate
  7. Kansas's 3rd congressional district: Jan Meyers
  8. Missouri's 7th congressional district: Mel Hancock
  9. Nevada's 2nd congressional district: Barbara Vucanovich
  10. New Hampshire's 1st congressional district: Bill Zeliff, to run for Governor
  11. New Jersey's 12th congressional district: Dick Zimmer, to run for U.S. Senate
  12. Oregon's 2nd congressional district: Wes Cooley
  13. Pennsylvania's 5th congressional district: Bill Clinger
  14. Pennsylvania's 16th congressional district: Robert Smith Walker
  15. Tennessee's 1st congressional district: Jimmy Quillen
  16. Texas's 8th congressional district: Jack Fields
  17. Utah's 2nd congressional district: Enid Greene

Democratic gain[edit]

  1. Iowa's 3rd congressional district: Jim Ross Lightfoot, to run for U.S. Senate
  2. Louisiana's 5th congressional district: Jimmy Hayes, to run for U.S. Senate
  3. Wisconsin's 3rd congressional district: Steve Gunderson
  4. Wisconsin's 8th congressional district: Toby Roth

Incumbents defeated[edit]

In primary elections[edit]

Democrats[edit]

  1. Michigan's 5th congressional district: Barbara-Rose Collins, lost to Carolyn Kilpatrick, who later won the general election

Republicans[edit]

  1. Texas's 14th congressional district: Greg Laughlin, lost to Ron Paul, who later won the general election

In the general elections[edit]

21 seats switched parties in the November elections, giving the Democrats a net gain of 15 seats from the Republicans.

Democrats who lost to Republicans[edit]

  1. Kentucky's 3rd congressional district: Mike Ward, lost to Anne Northup
  2. Missouri's 9th congressional district: Harold Volkmer, lost to Kenny Hulshof
  3. Utah's 3rd congressional district: Bill Orton, lost to Chris Cannon

Republicans who lost to Democrats[edit]

  1. California's 10th congressional district: William P. Baker, lost to Ellen Tauscher
  2. California's 22nd congressional district: Andrea Seastrand, lost to Walter Capps
  3. California's 46th congressional district: Bob Dornan, lost to Loretta Sanchez
  4. Connecticut's 5th congressional district: Gary Franks, lost to Jim Maloney
  5. Illinois's 5th congressional district: Michael Flanagan, lost to Rod Blagojevich
  6. Maine's 1st congressional district: James B. Longley, Jr., lost to Tom Allen
  7. Massachusetts's 3rd congressional district: Peter Blute, lost to Jim McGovern
  8. Massachusetts's 6th congressional district: Peter Torkildsen, lost to John F. Tierney
  9. Michigan's 8th congressional district: Dick Chrysler, lost to Debbie Stabenow
  10. New Jersey's 8th congressional district: Bill Martini, lost to Bill Pascrell
  11. New York's 4th congressional district: Daniel Frisa, lost to Carolyn McCarthy
  12. North Carolina's 2nd congressional district: David Funderburk, lost to Bob Etheridge
  13. North Carolina's 4th congressional district: Fred Heineman, lost to David Price
  14. Ohio's 6th congressional district: Frank Cremeans, lost to Ted Strickland
  15. Ohio's 10th congressional district: Martin Hoke, lost to Dennis J. Kucinich
  16. Oregon's 5th congressional district: Jim Bunn, lost to Darlene Hooley
  17. Texas's 9th congressional district: Steve Stockman, lost to Nick Lampson
  18. Washington's 9th congressional district: Randy Tate, lost to Adam Smith

Separate elections[edit]

↑ Date District Predecessor Party Reason for vacancy Result Candidates
April 16 Maryland 7 Kweisi Mfume Democratic Resigned February 15, 1996 to become President of the NAACP Democratic hold Elijah Cummings (D)
Kenneth Konder (R)
May 21 Oregon 3 Ron Wyden Democratic Resigned February 6, 1996 when elected to U.S. Senate Democratic hold Earl Blumenauer (D) 69%
Mark Brunelle (R)
March 26 California 37 Walter R. Tucker III Democratic Resigned December 15, 1995 due to scandals during his past tenure as Mayor of Compton Democratic hold Juanita Millender-McDonald (D)
[Data unknown/missing. You can help!]
November 27 Kansas 2 Sam Brownback Republican Resigned November 27, 1996 when elected to U.S. Senate Republican hold Jim Ryun (R)
[Data unknown/missing. You can help!]

November elections[edit]

Key to party abbreviations: AI=American Independent, C=Constitution, D=Democratic, G=Green, I=Independent, IP=Independence Party, L=Libertarian, NL=Natural Law, R=Republican, Ref=Reform, T=U.S. Taxpayers Party.

Alabama[edit]

District Incumbent Party First
elected
Result Candidates
Alabama 1 Sonny Callahan Republican 1984 Re-elected Sonny Callahan (R) 64.36%
Don Womack (D) 33.82%
Bob Burns (L) 1.61%
Alabama 2 Terry Everett Republican 1992 Re-elected Terry Everett (R) 63.19%
Bob Gaines (D) 35.42%
Michael Probst (L) 1.26%
Alabama 3 Glen Browder Democratic 1988 Retired to run for U.S. Senate
Republican gain
Bob Riley (R) 50.42%
Ted Little (D) 47.3%
Lucy Lawrence (NL) 1.20%
R.E. Stokes (L) 1.02%
Alabama 4 Tom Bevill Democratic 1966 Retired
Republican gain
Robert Aderholt (R) 49.89%
Bob Wilson (D) 48.20%
Alan Barksdale (L) 1.80%
Alabama 5 Robert "Bud" Cramer Democratic 1990 Re-elected Robert "Bud" Cramer (D) 55.68%
Wayne Parker (R) 42.19%
Shirley Madison (NL) 1.21%
Craig Goodrich (L) 0.90%
Alabama 6 Spencer Bachus Republican 1992 Re-elected Spencer Bachus (R) 70.93%
Mary Lynn Bates (D) 27.31%
Franklin Harris (L) 0.90%
Diane Vogel (NL) 0.83%
Alabama 7 Earl Hilliard Democratic 1992 Re-elected Earl Hilliard (D) 71.13%
Joe Powell (R) 27.14%
Ken Hager (L) 1.64%

Alaska[edit]

District Incumbent Party First
elected
Result Candidates
Alaska at-large Don Young Republican 1973 Re-elected Don Young (R) 59.41%
Georgianna Lincoln (D) 36.42%
William Nemec (AKI) 2.15%
Johnny Grames (G) 1.93%

Arizona[edit]

District Incumbent Party First
elected
Result Candidates
Arizona 1 Matt Salmon Republican 1994 Re-elected Matt Salmon (R) 60.18%
John Cox (D) 39.82%
Arizona 2 Ed Pastor Democratic 1991 Re-elected Ed Pastor (D) 65.01%
Jim Buster (R) 30.76%
Alice Bangle (L) 4.23%
Arizona 3 Bob Stump Republican 1976 Re-elected Bob Stump (R) 66.52%
Alexander Schneider (D) 33.48%
Arizona 4 John Shadegg Republican 1994 Re-elected John Shadegg (R) 66.78%
Maria Milton (D) 33.22%
Arizona 5 Jim Kolbe Republican 1984 Re-elected Jim Kolbe (R) 68.74%
Mort Nelson (D) 25.91%
John Zajac (L) 2.81%
Ed Finkelstein (Ref) 2.54%
Arizona 6 J. D. Hayworth Republican 1994 Re-elected J. D. Hayworth (R) 47.57%
Steve Owens (D) 46.60%
Robert Anderson (L) 5.84%

Arkansas[edit]

District Incumbent Party First
elected
Result Candidates
Arkansas 1 Blanche Lincoln Democratic 1992 Retired
Democratic hold
Marion Berry (D) 52.78%
Warren Dupwe (R) 44.34%
Keith Carle (Ref) 2.87%
Arkansas 2 Ray Thornton Democratic 1972, 1990 Retired
Democratic hold
Vic Snyder (D) 52.34%
Bud Cummins (R) 47.65%
Arkansas 3 Tim Hutchinson Republican 1992 Retired to run for U.S. Senate
Republican hold
Asa Hutchinson (R) 55.70%
Ann Henry (D) 41.84%
Tony Joe Huffman (Ref) 2.43%
Arkansas 4 Jay Dickey Republican 1992 Re-elected Jay Dickey (R) 63.50%
Vincent Tolliver (D) 36.50%

California[edit]

District Incumbent Party First
elected
Result Candidates
California 1 Frank Riggs Republican 1990/1994 Re-elected Frank Riggs (R) 49.63%
Michela Alioto (D) 43.46%
Emil Rossi (L) 6.91%
California 2 Wally Herger Republican 1986 Re-elected Wally Herger (R) 60.8%
Roberts Braden (D) 33.73%
Patrice Thiessen (NL) 3.04%
William Brunner (L) 2.42%
California 3 Vic Fazio Democratic 1978 Re-elected Vic Fazio (D) 53.52%
Tim Lefever (R) 41.1%
Tomothy Erich (Ref) 3.47%
Erin Donelle (L) 1.91%
California 4 John Doolittle Republican 1990 Re-elected John Doolittle (R) 60.46%
Katie Hirning (D) 36.1%
Patrick McHargue (L) 3.43%
California 5 Bob Matsui Democratic 1978 Re-elected Bob Matsui (D) 70.44%
Robert Dinsmore (R) 26.15%
Joseph Miller (L) 1.26%
Gordon Mors (AI) 1.1%
Charles Kersey (NL) 1.05%
California 6 Lynn Woolsey Democratic 1992 Re-elected Lynn Woolsey (D) 61.83%
Duane Hughes (R) 33.99%
Ernest Jones (PF) 2.54%
Bruce Kendall (NL) 1.63%
California 7 George Miller Democratic 1974 Re-elected George Miller (D) 71.8%
Norman Reece (R) 22.28%
William C. Thompson (Ref) 3.6%
Bob Liatunick (NL) 2.32%
California 8 Nancy Pelosi Democratic 1987 Re-elected Nancy Pelosi (D) 84.34%
Justin Raimondo (R) 12.39%
David Smithstein (NL) 3.26%
Ed Murray (R-W/I) 0.01%
California 9 Ron Dellums Democratic 1970 Re-elected Ron Dellums (D) 77.03%
Deborah Wright (R) 18.47%
Tom Condit (PF) 2.77%
Jack Forem (NL) 1.73%
California 10 Bill Baker Republican 1992 Lost re-election
Democratic gain
Ellen Tauscher (D) 48.63%
Bill Baker (R) 47.19%
John Place (Ref) 2.24%
Valerie Janlois (NL) 1.08%
Gregory Lyon (L) 0.86%
California 11 Richard Pombo Republican 1992 Re-elected Richard Pombo (R) 59.35%
Jason Silva (D) 36.19%
Kelly Rego (L) 2.8%
Selene Bush (NL) 1.66%
California 12 Tom Lantos Democratic 1980 Re-elected Tom Lantos (D) 71.69%
Storm Jenkins (R) 23.7%
Christopher Schmidt (L) 2.94%
Richard Borg (NL) 1.67%
California 13 Pete Stark Democratic 1972 Re-elected Pete Stark (D) 65.18%
James Fay (R) 30.41%
Terry Savage (L) 4.41%
California 14 Anna Eshoo Democratic 1992 Re-elected Anna Eshoo (D) 64.87%
Ben Brink (R) 31.1%
Timothy Thompson (PF) 1.59%
Joseph Dehn (L) 1.52%
Robert Wells (NL) 0.93%
California 15 Tom Campbell Republican 1988/1995 Re-elected Tom Campbell (R) 58.5%
Dick Lane (D) 34.84%
Valli Sharpe-Geisler (Ref) 2.75%
Ed Wimmers (L) 2.42%
Bruce Currivan (NL) 1.49%
California 16 Zoe Lofgren Democratic 1994 Re-elected Zoe Lofgren (D) 65.65%
Chuck Wojslaw (R) 30.16%
David Bonino (L) 2.88%
Abaan Abu-Shumays (NL) 1.3%
California 17 Sam Farr Democratic 1993 Re-elected Sam Farr (D) 58.87%
Jess Brown (R) 37.77%
John H. Black (L) 3.36%
California 18 Gary Condit Democratic 1989 Re-elected Gary Condit (D) 65.72%
Bill Conrad (R) 31.82%
James Morzella (L) 1.35%
Page Riskin (NL) 1.1%
California 19 George Radanovich Republican 1994 Re-elected George Radanovich (R) 66.58%
Paul Barile (D) 28.32%
Pamela Pescosolido (L) 2.95%
David Adalian (NL) 2.15%
California 20 Cal Dooley Democratic 1990 Re-elected Cal Dooley (D) 56.51%
Trice Harvey (R) 39.13%
Jonathan Richter (L) 4.36%
California 21 Bill Thomas Republican 1978 Re-elected Bill Thomas (R) 65.81%
Deborah Vollmer (D) 26.5%
John Evans (Ref) 4.24%
Jane Bialosky (NL) 1.77%
Mike Hodges (L) 1.59%
Karen Gentry (R-W/I)
California 22 Andrea Seastrand Republican 1994 Lost re-election
Democratic gain
Walter Capps (D) 48.45%
Andrea Seastrand (R) 44.22%
Steven Wheeler (I) 4.03%
Richard Porter (Ref) 1.63%
David Bersohn (L) 0.91%
Dawn Tomastik (NL) 0.76%
California 23 Elton Gallegly Republican 1986 Re-elected Elton Gallegly (R) 59.59%
Robert Unruhe (D) 35.1%
Gail Lightfoot (L) 4.18%
Stephen Hospodar (NL) 1.12%
California 24 Anthony C. Beilenson Democratic 1976 Retired
Democratic hold
Brad Sherman (D) 49.43%
Rich Sybert (R) 43.58%
Ralph Shroyer (PF) 2.92%
Erich Miller (L) 2.65%
Ron Lawrence (NL) 1.43%
California 25 Howard McKeon Republican 1992 Re-elected Howard McKeon (R) 62.4%
Diane Trautman (D) 33.17%
Bruce Acker (L) 3.15%
Justin Charles Gerber (PF) 1.28%
California 26 Howard Berman Democratic 1982 Re-elected Howard Berman (D) 65.87%
Bill Glass (R) 28.61%
Scott Fritschler (L) 3.45%
Gary Hearne (NL) 2.07%
California 27 Carlos Moorhead Republican 1972 Retired
Republican hold
James E. Rogan (R) 50.18%
Doug Kahn (D) 43.18%
Elizabeth Michael (L) 3.5%
Walt Sheasby (G) 2.21%
Martin Zucker (NL) 0.93%
California 28 David Dreier Republican 1980 Re-elected David Dreier (R) 60.67%
David Levering (D) 36.94%
Ken Saurenman (L) 2.38%
California 29 Henry Waxman Democratic 1974 Re-elected Henry Waxman (D) 67.63%
Paul Stepanek (R) 24.6%
John Peter Daly (PF) 4.1%
Mike Binkley (L) 2.22%
Brian Rees (NL) 1.44%
California 30 Xavier Becerra Democratic 1992 Re-elected Xavier Becerra (D) 72.32%
Patricia Parker (R) 18.71%
Pam Probst (L) 3.42%
Shirley Mandel (PF) 3.1%
Rosemary Watson-Frith (NL) 2.44%
California 31 Matthew G. Martinez Democratic 1982 Re-elected Matthew G. Martinez (D) 67.47%
John Flores (R) 27.95%
Michael Everling (R) 4.58%
California 32 Julian C. Dixon Democratic 1978 Re-elected Julian C. Dixon (D) 82.36%
Larry Ardito (R) 12.39%
Neal Donner (L) 4.22%
Rashied Jibri (NL) 1.03%
California 33 Lucille Roybal-Allard Democratic 1992 Re-elected Lucille Roybal-Allard (D) 82.1%
John Leonard (R) 14.09%
Howard Johnson (L) 3.81%
California 34 Ed Torres Democratic 1982 Re-elected Ed Torres (D) 68.43%
David Nunez (R) 26.62%
Walter Scott (AI) 2.98%
David Argall (L) 1.98%
California 35 Maxine Waters Democratic 1990 Re-elected Maxine Waters (D) 85.5%
Eric Carlson (R) 12.09%
Gordon Mego (AI) 2.4%
California 36 Jane Harman Democratic 1992 Re-elected Jane Harman (D) 52.46%
Susan Brooks (R) 43.9%
Bruce Dovner (L) 2.2%
Bradley McManus (NL) 1.44%
California 37 Juanita Millender-McDonald Democratic 1996 (Special) Re-elected Juanita Millender-McDonald (D) 85%
Michael Voetee (R) 15%
California 38 Steve Horn Republican 1992 Re-elected Steve Horn (R) 52.57%
Rick Zbur (D) 42.72%
William Yeager (G) 2.75%
Paul Gautreau (L) 1.95%
California 39 Ed Royce Republican 1992 Re-elected Ed Royce (R) 62.8%
R.O. "Bob" Davis (D) 31.93%
Jack Dean (L) 5.27%
California 40 Jerry Lewis Republican 1978 Re-elected Jerry Lewis (R) 64.9%
Robert Conaway (D) 28.96%
Hale McGee (AI) 3.26%
Joseph Kelley (L) 2.87%
California 41 Jay Kim Republican 1992 Re-elected Jay Kim (R) 58.46%
Richard Waldron (D) 32.98%
Richard Newhouse (L) 4.97%
David Kramer (NL) 3.5%
California 42 George Brown Democratic 1962/1972 Re-elected George Brown (D) 50.48%
Linda Wilde (R) 49.52%
California 43 Ken Calvert Republican 1992 Re-elected Ken Calvert (R) 54.72%
Guy Kimbrough (D) 37.94%
Annie Wallack (NL) 3.7%
Kevin Akin (PF) 1.86%
Gene Berkman (L) 1.74%
California 44 Sonny Bono Republican 1994 Re-elected Sonny Bono (R) 57.74%
Anita Rufus (D) 38.54%
Donald Cochran (AI) 2.03%
Karen Wilkinson (NL) 1.64%
California 45 Dana Rohrabacher Republican 1988 Re-elected Dana Rohrabacher (R) 60.98%
Sally Alexander (D) 33.24%
Mark F. Murphy (L) 4.29%
Rand McDevitt (NL) 1.49%
California 46 Bob Dornan Republican 1976/1984 Lost re-election
Democratic gain
Loretta Sanchez (D) 46.8%
Bob Dornan (R) 45.84%
Lawrence Stafford (Ref) 3.16%
Thomas Reimer (L) 2.28%
Carlos Aguirre (NL) 1.92%
California 47 Christopher Cox Republican 1988 Re-elected Christopher Cox (R) 65.66%
Tina Laine (D) 28.86%
Iris Adam (NL) 2.79%
Victor Wagner (L) 2.68%
California 48 Ron Packard Republican 1982 Re-elected Ron Packard (R) 65.86%
Dan Farrell (D) 26.9%
Sharon Miles (NL) 3.62%
William Dreu (Ref) 3.62%
California 49 Brian Bilbray Republican 1994 Re-elected Brian Bilbray (R) 52.62%
Peter Navarro (D) 41.91%
Ernie Lippe (L) 2.04%
Kevin Hambsch (Ref) 1.82%
Peter Sterling (NL) 1.6%
California 50 Bob Filner Democratic 1992 Re-elected Bob Filner (D) 61.86%
Jim Baize (R) 32.41%
Dan Clark (Ref) 2.75%
Earl Shepard (NL) 1.81%
Philip Zoebisch (L) 1.18%
California 51 Duke Cunningham Republican 1990 Re-elected Duke Cunningham (R) 65.07%
Rita Tamerius (D) 28.93%
Miriam Clark (Ref) 2.36%
Jack C. Anderson (L) 2.31%
Eric Bourdette (NL) 1.33%
California 52 Duncan Hunter Republican 1980 Re-elected Duncan Hunter (R) 65.47%
Darity Wesley (D) 29.78%
Janice Jordan (PF) 2.05%
Dante Ridley (L) 1.87%
Peter Ballantyne (NL) 0.84%

Colorado[edit]

District Incumbent Party First
elected
Result Candidates
Colorado 1 Patricia Schroeder Democratic 1972 Retired
Democratic hold
Diana DeGette (D) 56.93%
Joe Rogers (R) 40.20%
Richard Combs (L) 2.86%
Colorado 2 David Skaggs Democratic 1986 Re-elected David Skaggs (D) 57.04%
Pat Miller (R) 38.26%
Larry E. Johnson (Ref) 2.46%
Earl Allen (L) 2.24%
Colorado 3 Scott McInnis Republican 1992 Re-elected Scott McInnis (R) 68.87%
Albert Gurule (D) 31.13%
Colorado 4 Wayne Allard Republican 1990 Retired to run for U.S. Senate
Republican hold
Bob Schaffer (R) 56.14%
Guy Kelley (D) 38.04%
Wes McKinley (AMS) 3.04%
Cynthia Parker (NL) 2.78%
Colorado 5 Joel Hefley Republican 1986 Re-elected Joel Hefley (R) 71.94%
Mike Robinson (D) 28.06%
Colorado 6 Daniel Schaefer Republican 1983 Re-elected Daniel Schaefer (R) 62.24%
Joan Fitz-Gerald (D) 37.76%

Connecticut[edit]

District Incumbent Party First
elected
Result Candidates
Connecticut 1 Barbara Kennelly Democratic 1982 Re-elected Barbara Kennelly (D) 73.54%
Kent Sleath (R) 24.94%
John Forry (CNC) 0.98%
Daniel Wasielewski (NL) 0.53%
Connecticut 2 Sam Gejdenson Democratic 1980 Re-elected Sam Gejdenson (D) 51.59%
Edward Munster (R) 44.94%
Dianne Ondusko (IDP) 2.90%
Thomas E. Hall (NL) 0.56%
Connecticut 3 Rosa DeLauro Democratic 1990 Re-elected Rosa DeLauro (D) 71.35%
John Coppola (R) 28.07%
Gail Dalby (NL) 0.58%
Connecticut 4 Chris Shays Republican 1987 Re-elected Chris Shays (R) 60.46%
William Finch (D) 37.63%
Edward Tonkin (L) 1.40%
Terry Nevas (NL) 0.52%
Connecticut 5 Gary Franks Republican 1990 Lost re-election
Democratic gain
Jim Maloney (D) 52.05%
Gary Franks (R) 45.92%
Rosita Rodriguez (CNC) 1.39%
Walter Thiessen (L) 0.65%
Connecticut 6 Nancy Johnson Republican 1982 Re-elected Nancy Johnson (R) 49.62%
Charlotte Koskoff (D) 48.93%
Timothy Knibbs (CNC) 1.45%

Delaware[edit]

District Incumbent Party First
elected
Result Candidates
Delaware at-large Michael N. Castle Republican 1992 Re-elected Michael N. Castle (R) 69.55%
Dennis Williams (D) 27.45%
George Jurgensens (L) 1.50%
Felicia Johnson (T) 1.13%
Bob Mattson (NL) 0.37%

Florida[edit]

District Incumbent Party First
elected
Result Candidates
Florida 1 Joe Scarborough Republican 1994 Re-elected Joe Scarborough (R) 72.54%
Kevin Beck (D) 27.42%
Florida 2 Pete Peterson Democratic 1990 Retired
Democratic hold
Allen Boyd (D) 59.44%
Bill Sutton[disambiguation needed] (R) 40.50%
Florida 3 Corrine Brown Democratic 1992 Re-elected Corrine Brown (D) 61.20%
Preston James Fields (R) 38.80%
Florida 4 Tillie Fowler Republican 1992 Re-elected Tillie Fowler (R) unopposed
Florida 5 Karen Thurman Democratic 1992 Re-elected Karen Thurman (D) 61.68%
Dave Gentry (R) 38.32%
Florida 6 Cliff Stearns Republican 1988 Re-elected Cliff Stearns (R) 67.18%
Newell O'Brien (D) 32.82%
Florida 7 John Mica Republican 1992 Re-elected John Mica (R) 62.04%
George Stuart (D) 37.93%
Florida 8 Bill McCollum Republican 1980 Re-elected Bill McCollum (R) 67.47%
Al Krulick (D) 32.52%
Florida 9 Michael Bilirakis Republican 1982 Re-elected Michael Bilirakis (R) 68.66%
Jerry Provenzano (D) 31.34%
Florida 10 Bill Young Republican 1970 Re-elected Bill Young (R) 66.61%
Henry Green (D) 33.39%
Florida 11 Sam Gibbons Democratic 1962 Retired
Democratic hold
Jim Davis (D) 57.91%
Mark Sharpe (R) 42.09%
Florida 12 Charles Canady Republican 1992 Re-elected Charles Canady (R) 61.57%
Mike Canady (D) 38.43%
Florida 13 Dan Miller Republican 1992 Re-elected Dan Miller (R) 64.34%
Sanford Gordon (D) 35.60%
Florida 14 Porter Goss Republican 1988 Re-elected Porter Goss (R) 73.49%
Jim Nolan (D) 26.51%
Florida 15 Dave Weldon Republican 1994 Re-elected Dave Weldon (R) 51.42%
John Byron (D) 42.90%
David Golding (I) 5.68%
Florida 16 Mark Foley Republican 1994 Re-elected Mark Foley (R) 64%
Jim Stuber (D) 36%
Florida 17 Carrie Meek Democratic 1992 Re-elected Carrie Meek (D) 88.75%
Wellington Rolle (R) 11.24%
Florida 18 Ileana Ros-Lehtinen Republican 1989 Re-elected Ileana Ros-Lehtinen (R) unopposed
Florida 19 Harry Johnston Democratic 1988 Retired
Democratic hold
Robert Wexler (D) 65.57%
Beverly Kennedy (R) 34.42%
Florida 20 Peter Deutsch Democratic 1992 Re-elected Peter Deutsch (D) 64.99%
Jim Jacobs (R) 35.01%
Florida 21 Lincoln Diaz-Balart Republican 1992 Re-elected Lincoln Diaz-Balart (R) unopposed
Florida 22 Clay Shaw Republican 1980 Re-elected Clay Shaw (R) 61.86%
Kenneth Cooper (D) 38.14%
Florida 23 Alcee Hastings Democratic 1992 Re-elected Alcee Hastings (D) 73.45%
Robert Paul Brown (R) 26.53%

Georgia[edit]

District Incumbent Party First
elected
Result Candidates
Georgia 1 Jack Kingston Republican 1992 Re-elected Jack Kingston (R) 68.21%
Rosemary Kaszans (D) 31.79%
Georgia 2 Sanford Bishop Democratic 1992 Re-elected Sanford Bishop (D) 53.97%
Darrel Ealum (R) 46.03%
Georgia 3 Mac Collins Republican 1992 Re-elected Mac Collins (R) 61.11%
Jim Chafin (D) 38.89%
Georgia 4 Cynthia McKinney Democratic 1992 Re-elected Cynthia McKinney (D) 57.76%
John Mitnick (R) 42.24%
Georgia 5 John Lewis Democratic 1986 Re-elected John Lewis (D) unopposed
Georgia 6 Newt Gingrich Republican 1978 Re-elected Newt Gingrich (R) 57.80%
Michael Coles (D) 42.20%
Georgia 7 Bob Barr Republican 1994 Re-elected Bob Barr (R) 57.80%
Charlie Watts (D) 42.20%
Georgia 8 Saxby Chambliss Republican 1994 Re-elected Saxby Chambliss (R) 52.56%
Jim Wiggins (D) 47.44%
Georgia 9 Nathan Deal Republican 1992 Re-elected Nathan Deal (R) 65.55%
Ken Poston (D) 34.45%
Georgia 10 Charlie Norwood Republican 1994 Re-elected Charlie Norwood (R) 52.34%
David Bell (D) 47.65%
Georgia 11 John Linder Republican 1992 Re-elected John Linder (R) 64.31%
Tommy Stephenson (D) 35.69%

Hawaii[edit]

District Incumbent Party First
elected
Result Candidates
Hawaii 1 Neil Abercrombie Democratic 1986, 1990 Re-elected Neil Abercrombie (D) 50.36%
Orson Swindle (R) 46.49%
Mark Duering (N) 2.40%
Nicholas Bedworth (NL) 0.75%
Hawaii 2 Patsy Mink Democratic 1964, 1990 Re-elected Patsy Mink (D) 60.33%
Tom Pico (R) 30.80%
Nolan Crabbe (N) 4.27%
James Keefe (L) 2.64%
Amanda Toulon (NL) 1.97%

Idaho[edit]

District Incumbent Party First
elected
Result Candidates
Idaho 1 Helen Chenoweth Republican 1994 Re-elected Helen Chenoweth (R) 49.98%
Dan Williams (D) 47.55%
Marion Ellis (NL) 2.47%
Idaho 2 Mike Crapo Republican 1992 Re-elected Mike Crapo (R) 68.77%
John Seidl (D) 29.50%
John Butler (NL) 1.73%

Illinois[edit]

District Incumbent Party First
elected
Result Candidates
Illinois 1 Bobby Rush Democratic 1992 Re-elected Bobby Rush (D) 85.67%
Noel Naughton (R) 12.63%
Tim Griffin (L) 1.70%
Illinois 2 Jesse L. Jackson Jr. Democratic 1995 Re-elected Jesse L. Jackson Jr. (D) 94.06%
Frank Stratman (L) 5.93%
Illinois 3 Bill Lipinski Democratic 1982 Re-elected Bill Lipinski (D) 65.34%
(R) 32.02%
George Skaritka (Ref) 1.74%
Robert Prazak (L) 0.91%
Illinois 4 Luis Gutierrez Democratic 1992 Re-elected Luis Gutierrez (D) 93.57%
William Passmore (L) 6.43%
Illinois 5 Michael Flanagan Republican 1994 Lost re-election
Democratic gain
Rod Blagojevich (D) 64.12%
Michael Flanagan (R) 35.87%
Illinois 6 Henry Hyde Republican 1974 Re-elected Henry Hyde (R) 64.29%
Stephen De La Rosa (D) 33.41%
George Meyers (L) 2.30%
Illinois 7 Cardiss Collins Democratic 1973 Retired
Democratic hold
Danny K. Davis (D) 82.59%
Randy Borow (R) 15.04%
Chauncey Stroud (I) 1.07%
Toietta Dixon (L) 0.87%
Charles A. Winter (NL) 0.42%
Illinois 8 Phil Crane Republican 1969 Re-elected Phil Crane (R) 62.23%
Betty Hull (D) 36.08%
Daniel Druck (L) 1.69%
Illinois 9 Sidney Yates Democratic 1948, 1964 Re-elected Sidney Yates (D) 63.40%
Joseph Walsh (R) 36.60%
Illinois 10 John Porter Republican 1980 Re-elected John Porter (R) 69.09%
Philip Torf (D) 30.91%
Illinois 11 Jerry Weller Republican 1994 Re-elected Jerry Weller (R) 51.77%
Clem Balanoff (D) 48.23%
Illinois 12 Jerry Costello Democratic 1988 Re-elected Jerry Costello (D) 71.59%
Shapley Hunter (R) 26.58%
Geoffrey Nathan (D) 1.82%
Illinois 13 Harris Fawell Republican 1984 Re-elected Harris Fawell (R) 59.93%
Susan Hynes (D) 40.06%
Illinois 14 Dennis Hastert Republican 1986 Re-elected Dennis Hastert (R) 64.39%
Doug Mains (D) 35.60%
Illinois 15 Thomas Ewing Republican 1991 Re-elected Thomas Ewing (R) 57.33%
Laurel Prussing (D) 42.67%
Illinois 16 Donald A. Manzullo Republican 1992 Re-elected Donald A. Manzullo (R) 60.29%
Catherine Lee (D) 39.71%
Illinois 17 Lane Evans Democratic 1982 Re-elected Lane Evans (D) 51.91%
Mark Baker (R) 47.25%
William Herrmann (L) 0.83%
Illinois 18 Ray LaHood Republican 1994 Re-elected Ray LaHood (R) 59.25%
Mike Curran (D) 40.75%
Illinois 19 Glenn Poshard Democratic 1988 Re-elected Glenn Poshard (D) 66.69%
Brent Winters (R) 31.83%
Patricia Riker (NL) 0.95%
James Lacher (L) 0.53%
Illinois 20 Richard Durbin Democratic 1982 Retired to run for U.S. Senate
Republican gain
John Shimkus (R) 50.26%
Jay Hoffman (D) 49.74%

Indiana[edit]

District Incumbent Party First
elected
Result Candidates
Indiana 1 Pete Visclosky Democratic 1984 Re-elected Pete Visclosky (D) 69.16%
Michael Petyo (R) 29.22%
Michael Crass (L) 1.63%
Indiana 2 David McIntosh Republican 1994 Re-elected David McIntosh (R) 57.83%
Marc Carmichael (D) 39.98%
Paul E. Zimmerman (L) 2.19%
Indiana 3 Tim Roemer Democratic 1990 Re-elected Tim Roemer (D) 57.92%
Joe Zakas (R) 40.90%
Bernie Taylor (L) 1.18%
Indiana 4 Mark Souder Republican 1994 Re-elected Mark Souder (R) 58.37%
Gerald Houseman (D) 39.32%
Ken Bisson (L) 2.31%
Indiana 5 Steve Buyer Republican 1992 Re-elected Steve Buyer (R) 61.86%
Douglas Clark (D) 35.71%
Tom Lehman (L) 2.43%
Indiana 6 Dan Burton Republican 1982 Re-elected Dan Burton (R) 75.02%
Carrie Dillard-Trammell (D) 23.04%
Fred Peterson (L) 1.93%
Indiana 7 John Myers Republican 1966 Retired
Republican hold
Edward Pease (R) 61.96%
Robert Hellmann (D) 34.65%
Barbara Bourland (L) 3.40%
Indiana 8 John Hostettler Republican 1994 Re-elected John Hostettler (R) 49.97%
Jonathan Weinzapfel (D) 48.30%
Paul Hager (L) 1.73%
Indiana 9 Lee H. Hamilton Democratic 1964 Re-elected Lee H. Hamilton (D) 56.47%
Jean Leising (R) 42.51%
Diane Feeney (L) 1.02%
Indiana 10 Andrew Jacobs, Jr. Democratic 1964, 1974 Retired
Democratic hold
Julia Carson (D) 52.94%
Virginia Murphy Blankenbaker (R) 44.83%
Kurt St. Angelo (L) 2.22%

Iowa[edit]

District Incumbent Party First
elected
Result Candidates
Iowa 1 Jim Leach Republican 1976 Re-elected Jim Leach (R) 52.84%
Bob Rush (D) 45.62%
Thomas Isenhour (NP) 0.93%
Michael Cuddehe (NL) 0.57%
Iowa 2 Jim Nussle Republican 1990 Re-elected Jim Nussle (R) 53.42%
Donna L. Smith (D) 45.86%
Albert Schoeman (L) 0.38%
Peter Lamoureaux (NL) 0.32%
Iowa 3 Jim Ross Lightfoot Republican 1984 Retired to run for U.S. Senate
Democratic gain
Leonard Boswell (D) 49.35%
Mike Mahaffey (R) 47.64%
Jay Marcus (NL) 1.36%
Edward Rusk (WC) 1.08%
Dick Kruse (L) 0.54%
Iowa 4 Greg Ganske Republican 1994 Re-elected Greg Ganske (R) 52.01%
Connie McBurney (D) 46.70%
Rogers Badgett (NL) 0.47%
Carl Olsen (L) 0.45%
Richard McBride (SWP) 0.27%
Iowa 5 Tom Latham Republican 1994 Re-elected Tom Latham (R) 65.45%
MacDonald Smith (D) 33.61%
Michael Dimick (NL) 0.90%

Kansas[edit]

District Incumbent Party First
elected
Result Results
Kansas 1 Pat Roberts Republican 1980 Retired to run for U.S. Senate
Republican hold
Jerry Moran (R) 73.48%
John Divine (D) 24.49%
Bill Earnest (L) 2.03%
Kansas 2 Sam Brownback Republican 1994 Retired to run for U.S. Senate
Republican hold
Jim Ryun (R) 52.20%
John Frieden (D) 45.48%
Art Clack (L) 2.32%
Kansas 3 Jan Meyers Republican 1984 Retired
Republican hold
Vince Snowbarger (R) 49.83%
Judy Hancock (D) 45.42%
Randy Gardner (Ref) 3.40%
Charles Clack (L) 1.34%
Kansas 4 Todd Tiahrt Republican 1994 Re-elected Todd Tiahrt (R) 50.11%
Randy Rathbun (D) 46.62%
Seth Warren (L) 3.26%

Kentucky[edit]

District Incumbent Party First
elected
Result Results
Kentucky 1 Ed Whitfield Republican 1994 Re-elected Ed Whitfield (R) 53.55%
Dennis Null (D) 46.45%
Kentucky 2 Ron Lewis Republican 1994 Re-elected Ron Lewis (R) 58.09%
Joe Wright (D) 41.91%
Kentucky 3 Mike Ward Democratic 1994 Lost re-election
Republican gain
Anne Northup (R) 50.26%
Mike Ward (D) 49.74%
Kentucky 4 Jim Bunning Republican 1986 Re-elected Jim Bunning (R) 68.39%
Denny Bowman (D) 31.61%
Kentucky 5 Hal Rogers Republican 1980 Re-elected Hal Rogers (R) (unopposed)
Kentucky 6 Scotty Baesler Democratic 1992 Re-elected Scotty Baesler (D) 55.70%
Ernie Fletcher (R) 44.30%

Louisiana[edit]

District Incumbent Party First
elected
Result Candidates
Louisiana 1 Robert Livingston Republican 1977 Re-elected Robert Livingston (R) (unopposed)
Louisiana 2 William J. Jefferson Democratic 1990 Re-elected William J. Jefferson (D) (unopposed)
Louisiana 3 Billy Tauzin Republican 1980 Re-elected Billy Tauzin (R) (unopposed)
Louisiana 4 Jim McCrery Republican 1988 Re-elected Jim McCrery (R) 71.38%
Paul Chachere (D) 28.62%
Louisiana 5 Cleo Fields Democratic 1992 Retired
Republican gain
John Cooksey (R) 58.28%
Francis Thompson (D) 41.72%
Louisiana 6 Richard Baker Republican 1986 Re-elected Richard Baker (R) 69.30%
Steve Myers (D) 30.70%
Louisiana 7 Jimmy Hayes Republican 1986 Retired to run for U.S. Senate
Democratic gain
Chris John (D) 53.12%
Hunter Lundy (D) 46.88%

Maine[edit]

District Incumbent Party First
elected
Result Candidates
Maine 1 Jim Longley Republican 1994 Lost re-election
Democratic gain
Tom Allen (D) 55.30%
Jim Longley (R) 44.68%
Maine 2 John Baldacci Democratic 1994 Re-elected John Baldacci (D) 71.92%
Paul R. Young (R) 24.81%
Aldric Saucier (I) 3.25%

Maryland[edit]

District Incumbent Party First
elected
Result Candidates
Maryland 1 Wayne Gilchrest Republican 1990 Re-elected Wayne Gilchrest (R) 61.55%
Steven Eastaugh (D) 38.44%
Maryland 2 Robert Ehrlich Republican 1994 Re-elected Robert Ehrlich (R) 61.82%
Connie Dejuliis (D) 38.17%
Maryland 3 Ben Cardin Democratic 1986 Re-elected Ben Cardin (D) 67.31%
Patrick McDonough (R) 32.69%
Maryland 4 Albert Wynn Democratic 1992 Re-elected Albert Wynn (D) 85.19%
John Kimble (R) 14.81%
Maryland 5 Steny Hoyer Democratic 1981 Re-elected Steny Hoyer (D) 56.92%
John S. Morgan (R) 43.08%
Maryland 6 Roscoe Bartlett Republican 1992 Re-elected Roscoe Bartlett (R) 56.83%
Stephen Crawford (D) 43.16%
Maryland 7 Elijah Cummings Democratic 1996 Re-elected Elijah Cummings (D) 83.47%
Kenneth Kondner (R) 16.53%
Maryland 8 Connie Morella Republican 1986 Re-elected Connie Morella (R) 61.22%
Donald Mooers (D) 38.62%

Massachusetts[edit]

District Incumbent Party First
elected
Result Candidates
Massachusetts 1 John Olver Democratic 1991 Re-elected John Olver (D) 52.72%
Jane Swift (R) 47.24%
Massachusetts 2 Richard Neal Democratic 1988 Re-elected Richard Neal (D) 71.67%
Mark Steele (R) 21.94%
Scott Andrichak (I) 4.04%
Richard Kaynor (NL) 2.25%
Massachusetts 3 Peter Blute Republican 1992 Lost re-election
Democratic gain
Jim McGovern (D) 52.94%
Peter Blute (R) 45.35%
Dale Friedgen (NL) 1.32%
Massachusetts 4 Barney Frank Democratic 1980 Re-elected Barney Frank (D) 71.64%
Jonathan Raymond (R) 28.33%
Massachusetts 5 Marty Meehan Democratic 1992 Re-elected Marty Meehan (D) unopposed
Massachusetts 6 Peter Torkildsen Republican 1992 Lost re-election
Democratic gain
John F. Tierney (D) 48.18%
Peter Torkildsen (R) 48.05%
Martin McNulty (I) 1.51%
Randal Fritz (C) 0.92%
Benjamin Gatchell (I) 0.74%
Orrin Smith (NL) 0.50%
Massachusetts 7 Ed Markey Democratic 1976 Re-elected Ed Markey (D) 69.82%
Patricia Long (R) 30.13%
Massachusetts 8 Joe Kennedy Democratic 1986 Re-elected Joe Kennedy (D) 84.26%
Philip Hyde (R) 15.63%
Massachusetts 9 Joe Moakley Democratic 1972 Re-elected Joe Moakley (D) 72.23%
Paul Gryska (R) 27.75%
Massachusetts 10 Gerry Studds Democratic 1972 Retired
Democratic hold
Bill Delahunt (D) 54.32%
Edward Teague (R) 41.74%
Charles Laws (G) 3.69%

Michigan[edit]

District Incumbent Party First
elected
Result Candidates
Michigan 1 Bart Stupak Democratic 1992 Re-elected Bart Stupak (D) 70.67%
Bob Carr (R) 27.24%
Michael Oleniczak (L) 1.10%
Wendy Conway (NL) 0.96%
Michigan 2 Pete Hoekstra Republican 1992 Re-elected Pete Hoekstra (R) 65.28%
Dan Kruszynski (D) 32.95%
Bruce A. Smith (L) 1.21%
Henry Ogden Clark (NL) 0.54%
Michigan 3 Vern Ehlers Republican 1993 Re-elected Vern Ehlers (R) 68.60%
Betsy Flory (D) 29.46%
Erwin Haas (L) 1.21%
Eric Anderson (NL) 0.70%
Michigan 4 Dave Camp Republican 1990 Re-elected Dave Camp (R) 65.49%
Lisa Donaldson (D) 32.71%
Ben Steele (L) 0.99%
Susan Arnold (NL) 0.79%
Michigan 5 James Barcia Democratic 1992 Re-elected James Barcia (D) 69.98%
Lawrence Sims (R) 28.20%
Mark Owen (L) 1.25%
Brian Ellison (NL) 0.55%
Michigan 6 Fred Upton Republican 1986 Re-elected Fred Upton (R) 67.72%
Clarence Annen (D) 30.69%
Scott Beavers (L) 1.56%
Michigan 7 Nick Smith Republican 1992 Re-elected Nick Smith (R) 55.01%
Kim Tunnicliff (D) 42.89%
Robert Broda (L) 1.41%
Scott Williamson (NL) 0.67%
Michigan 8 Dick Chrysler Republican 1994 Lost re-election
Democratic gain
Debbie Stabenow (D) 53.76%
Dick Chrysler (R) 44.14%
Doug MacDonald (L) 1.45%
Patricia Rayfield Allen (NL) 0.64%
Michigan 9 Dale Kildee Democratic 1976 Re-elected Dale Kildee (D) 59.19%
Patrick Nowak (R) 38.81%
Malcolm Johnson (L) 1.50%
Terrence Shulman (NL) 0.49%
Michigan 10 David Bonior Democratic 1976 Re-elected David Bonior (D) 54.38%
Susy Heintz (R) 43.57%
Scott Scott (L) 1.53%
John Litle (NL) 0.51%
Michigan 11 Joe Knollenberg Republican 1992 Re-elected Joe Knollenberg (R) 61.15%
Morris Frumin (D) 35.90%
Dick Gach (L) 1.83%
Stuart Goldberg (NL) 1.10%
Michigan 12 Sander Levin Democratic 1982 Re-elected Sander Levin (D) 57.40%
John Pappageorge (R) 40.54%
Albert Titran (L) 1.33%
Gail Petrosof (NL) 0.73%
Michigan 13 Lynn Rivers Democratic 1994 Re-elected Lynn Rivers (D) 56.57%
Joe Fitzsimmons (R) 41.31%
James Montgomery (L) 1.43%
Jane Cutter (WW) 0.45%
Jim Hartnett (SEP) 0.23%
Michigan 14 John Conyers Jr. Democratic 1964 Re-elected John Conyers Jr. (D) 85.86%
William Ashe (R) 12.06%
Scott Boman (L) 0.93%
Richard R. Miller (NL) 0.40%
Willie Reid (NPA) 0.39%
Helen Halyard (SEP) 0.36%
Michigan 15 Barbara-Rose Collins Democratic 1990 Lost renomination
Democratic hold
Carolyn Kilpatrick (D) 88.36%
Stephen Hume (R) 9.84%
Raymond Warner (L) 0.83%
Kevin Carey (WW) 0.54%
Gregory Smith (NL) 0.40%
Michigan 16 John Dingell Democratic 1955 Re-elected John Dingell (D) 62.03%
James DeSana (R) 35.68%
Bruce Cain (L) 1.43%
Noha Hamze (WW) 0.46%
David Sole (NL) 0.38%

Minnesota[edit]

District Incumbent Party First
elected
Result Results
Minnesota 1 Gil Gutknecht Republican 1994 Re-elected Gil Gutknecht (R) 52.67%
Mary Rieder (D) 47.17%
Minnesota 2 David Minge Democratic 1992 Re-elected David Minge (D) 54.92%
Gary Revier (R) 41.09%
Stan Bentz (Ref) 3.92%
Minnesota 3 Jim Ramstad Republican 1990 Re-elected Jim Ramstad (R) 70.10%
Stanley Leino (D) 29.75%
Minnesota 4 Bruce Vento Democratic 1976 Re-elected Bruce Vento (D) 57.02%
Dennis Newinski (D) 36.80%
Richard Gibbons (Ref) 3.64%
Phil Willkie (GRT) 1.41%
Dan Vacek (IGR) 1.05%
Minnesota 5 Martin Sabo Democratic 1978 Re-elected Martin Sabo (D) 64.32%
Jack Uldrich (R) 28.49%
Erika Anderson (GRT) 5.32%
Jennifer Benton (SWP) 1.74%
Minnesota 6 Bill Luther Democratic 1994 Re-elected Bill Luther (D) 55.81%
Tad Jude (R) 43.99%
Minnesota 7 Collin Peterson Democratic 1990 Re-elected Collin Peterson (D) 67.94%
Darrell McKigney (R) 31.85%
Minnesota 8 Jim Oberstar Democratic 1974 Re-elected Jim Oberstar (D) 67.31%
Andy Larson (R) 25.23%
Stan Estes (R) 6.04%
Larry Fuhol (R) 1.34%

Mississippi[edit]

District Incumbent Party First
elected
Result Candidates
Mississippi 1 Roger Wicker Republican 1994 Re-elected Roger Wicker (R) 67.62%
Henry Boyd (D) 30.60%
Andy Rouse (L) 1.25%
Luke Lundemo (NL) 0.53%
Mississippi 2 Bennie Thompson Democratic 1993 Re-elected Bennie Thompson (D) 59.62%
Danny Covington (R) 37.96%
Will Chipman (L) 2.42%
Mississippi 3 Sonny Montgomery Democratic 1966 Retired
Republican gain
Chip Pickering (R) 61.36%
John Eaves (D) 36.49%
Lamen Clemons (I) 1.33%
Charles Scarborough (L) 0.82%
Mississippi 4 Mike Parker Republican 1988 Re-elected Mike Parker (R) 61.22%
Kevin Antoine (D) 36.39%
Kenneth Welch (IDP) 1.23%
Eileen Mahoney (NL) 0.63%
Bill Fausek (L) 0.52%
Mississippi 5 Gene Taylor Democratic 1989 Re-elected Gene Taylor (D) 58.28%
Dennis Dollar (R) 40.08%
Le'Roy Carney (I) 1.03%
Dan E. Rogers (IDP) 0.27%
Jordan Gollub (IDP) 0.24%
Philip Mayeux (NL) 0.10%

Missouri[edit]

District Incumbent Party First
elected
Result Candidates
Missouri 1 William Lacy Clay Democratic 1968 Re-elected William Lacy Clay (D) 70.16%
Daniel O'Sullivan (R) 27.63%
Tamara Millay (L) 2.20%
Missouri 2 James Talent Republican 1992 Re-elected James Talent (R) 61.32%
Joan Kelly Horn (D) 37.08%
Anton Stever (L) 1.01%
Judith Clessler (NL) 0.60%
Missouri 3 Richard A. "Dick" Gephardt Democratic 1976 Re-elected Richard A. "Dick" Gephardt (D) 58.99%
Debbie Wheelehan (R) 38.75%
Michael Crist (L) 1.70%
James Keersemaker (NL) 0.55%
Missouri 4 Ike Skelton Democratic 1976 Re-elected Ike Skelton (D) 63.78%
Bill Phelps (R) 33.91%
Ed Hoag (L) 2.31%
Missouri 5 Karen McCarthy Democratic 1994 Re-elected Karen McCarthy (D) 67.40%
Penny Bennett (R) 28.88%
Kevin Hertel (L) 1.92%
Tom Danaher (NL) 1.79%
Missouri 6 Patsy Danner Democratic 1992 Re-elected Patsy Danner (D) 68.62%
Jeff Bailey (R) 29.26%
Karl Wetzel (L) 2.12%
Missouri 7 Mel Hancock Republican 1988 Retired
Republican hold
Roy Blunt (R) 64.87%
Ruth Bamberger (D) 31.65%
Mike Harman (L) 2.61%
Sharalyn Harris (NL) 0.87%
Missouri 8 Bill Emerson Republican 1980 Died
Independent gain*
Jo Ann Emerson (I)* 50.47%
Emily Firebaugh (D) 37.28%
Richard Kline (R) 10.53%
Greg Tlapek (L) 1.12%
David Zimmer (NL) 0.59%
Missouri 9 Harold Volkmer Democratic 1976 Lost re-election
Republican gain
Kenny Hulshof (R) 49.39%
Harold Volkmer (D) 47.03%
Mitchell Moore (L) 2.85%
Douglas Rexford (NL) 0.73%
  • Jo Ann Emerson was technically elected an Independent caucusing with Republicans due to Missouri state law, but later switched to the Republican Party before the start of the Congressional session.

Montana[edit]

District Incumbent Party First
elected
Result Candidates
Montana at-large Pat Williams Democratic 1978 Retired
Republican gain
Rick Hill (R) 52.41%
Bill Yellowtail (D) 43.15%
Jim Brooks (NL) 4.43%

Nebraska[edit]

District Incumbent Party First
elected
Result Candidates
Nebraska 1 Doug Bereuter Republican 1978 Re-elected Doug Bereuter (R) 74%
Don Eret (D) 26%
Nebraska 2 Jon L. Christensen Republican 1994 Re-elected Jon L. Christensen (R) 56.82%
James Martin Davis (D) 40.14%
Patricia Dunn (NL) 1.98%
Phillip Torrison (L) 0.87%
Nebraska 3 Bill Barrett Republican 1990 Re-elected Bill Barrett (R) 77.39%
John Webster (D) 22.53%

Nevada[edit]

District Incumbent Party First
elected
Result Candidates
Nevada 1 John Ensign Republican 1994 Re-elected John Ensign (R) 50%
Bob Coffin (D) 43.50%
Ted Gunderson (IA) 2.65%
James Dan (L) 1.94%
Richard Eidson (NL) 1.81%
Nevada 2 Barbara Vucanovich Republican 1982 Retired
Republican hold
Jim Gibbons (R) 58.56%
Thomas Wilson (D) 35.26%
Dan Hansen (IA) 3.17%
Lois Avery (L) 1.67%
Louis Tomburello (L) 1.35%

New Hampshire[edit]

District Incumbent Party First
elected
Result Candidates
New Hampshire 1 Bill Zeliff Republican 1990 Retired to run for Governor of New Hampshire
Republican hold
John Sununu (R) 50.03%
Joe Keefe (D) 46.61%
Gary Flanders (L) 3.30%
New Hampshire 2 Charlie Bass Republican 1994 Re-elected Charlie Bass (R) 50.50%
Deborah Arnesen (D) 43.46%
Carole Lamirande (I) 4.42%
Roy Kendel (IA) 1.53%

New Jersey[edit]

District Incumbent Party First
elected
Result Candidates
New Jersey 1 Rob Andrews Democratic 1990 Re-elected Rob Andrews (D) 76.12%
Mel Suplee (R) 21.02%
Michael Edmondson (L) 1.27%
Patricia Bily (NL) 0.89%
Norman Wahner (CNJ) 0.71%
New Jersey 2 Frank LoBiondo Republican 1994 Re-elected Frank LoBiondo (R) 60.31%
Ruth Katz (D) 38.01%
David Headrick (TLL) 0.65%
Judith Azaren (NL) 0.53%
Andrea Lippi (JPR) 0.49%
New Jersey 3 Jim Saxton Republican 1984 Re-elected Jim Saxton (R) 64.21%
John Leonardi (D) 33.26%
Janice Presser (D) 1.24%
Agnes James (CNJ) 0.55%
Eugene Ashworth (NL) 0.46%
Ken Feduniewicz (AF) 0.27%
New Jersey 4 Chris Smith Republican 1980 Re-elected Chris Smith (R) 63.62%
Kevin Meara (D) 33.71%
Robert Figueroa (TLL) 1.30%
Morgan Strong (CNJ) 0.88%
Arnold Kokans (NL) 0.48%
New Jersey 5 Marge Roukema Republican 1980 Re-elected Marge Roukema (R) 71.29%
Bill Auer (D) 24.75%
Lorraine La Neve (CNJ) 1.61%
Dan Karlan (L) 0.83%
Helen Hamilton (NL) 0.66%
Barry Childers (RP) 0.50%
Gregory Kresge (USA) 0.35%
New Jersey 6 Frank Pallone Democratic 1988 Re-elected Frank Pallone (D) 61.25%
Steven Corodemus (R) 36.07%
Keith Quarles (L) 1.00%
Richard Sorrentino (CNJ) 0.74%
Susan Normandin (NL) 0.61%
Stefanie Trice (SWP) 0.32%
New Jersey 7 Bob Franks Republican 1992 Re-elected Bob Franks (R) 55.39%
Larry Lerner (D) 41.83%
Dorothy De Laura (CNJ) 1.75%
Nicholas Gentile (NL) 0.73%
Robert G. Robertson (SWP) 0.30%
New Jersey 8 Bill Martini Republican 1994 Lost re-election
Democratic gain
Bill Pascrell (D) 51.20%
Bill Martini (R) 47.68%
Jeffrey Levine (NL) 0.84%
New Jersey 9 Robert Torricelli Democratic 1982 Retired to run for U.S. Senate
Democratic hold
Steve Rothman (D) 55.77%
Kathleen Donovan (R) 42.20%
Arthur Rosen (NJI) 1.29%
Leon Myerson (L) 0.73%
New Jersey 10 Don Payne Democratic 1988 Re-elected Don Payne (D) 84.16%
Vanessa Williams (R) 14.62%
Harley Tyler (NL) 0.79%
Toni Jackson (SWP) 0.43%
New Jersey 11 Rodney Frelinghuysen Republican 1994 Re-elected Rodney Frelinghuysen (R) 66.27%
Chris Evangel (D) 30.86%
Ed De Mott (CNJ) 1.12%
Austin Lett (L) 1.03%
Victoria Spruiell (NL) 0.72%
New Jersey 12 Dick Zimmer Republican 1990 Retired to run for U.S. Senate
Republican hold
Mike Pappas (R) 50.45%
David Del Vecchio (D) 46.65%
Virginia Flynn (L) 1.47%
Joseph Mercurio (CNJ) 0.98%
Philip Cenicola (NL) 0.45%
New Jersey 13 Bob Menendez Democratic 1992 Re-elected Bob Menendez (D) 78.83%
Carlos Munoz (R) 17.36%
Herbert Shaw (PC) 1.46%
Mike Buoncristiano (L) 1.43%
William Estrada (SWP) 0.49%
Rupert Ravens (NL) 0.43%

New Mexico[edit]

District Incumbent Party First
elected
Result Candidates
New Mexico 1 Steven Schiff Republican 1988 Re-elected Steven Schiff (R) 56.60%
John Wertheim (D) 37.10%
John Uhrich (G) 3.98%
Betty Turrietta-Koury (I) 2.31%
New Mexico 2 Joe Skeen Republican 1980 Re-elected Joe Skeen (R) 55.93%
Shirley Baca (D) 44.07%
New Mexico 3 Bill Richardson Democratic 1982 Re-elected Bill Richardson (D) 67.25%
Bill Redmond (R) 30.54%
Ed Nagel (L) 2.21%

New York[edit]

District Incumbent Party First
elected
Result Candidates
New York 1 Michael Forbes Republican 1994 Re-elected Michael Forbes (R) 54.72%
Nora Bredes (D) 45.28%
New York 2 Rick Lazio Republican 1992 Re-elected Rick Lazio (R) 64.23%
Kenneth Herman (D) 33.19%
Alice Ross (RTL) 2.58%
New York 3 Peter King Republican 1992 Re-elected Peter King (R) 55.30%
Dal LaMagna (D) 42.14%
John O'Shea (RTL) 1.78%
John De Prima (L) 0.78%
New York 4 Daniel Frisa Republican 1994 Lost re-election
Democratic gain
Carolyn McCarthy (D) 57.49%
Daniel Frisa (R) 40.51%
Vincent Garbitelli (RTL) 1.47%
Robert Berkowitz (L) 0.52%
New York 5 Gary Ackerman Democratic 1983 Re-elected Gary Ackerman (D) 63.66%
Grant Lally (R) 35.01%
Andrew Duff (RTL) 1.33%
New York 6 Floyd Flake Democratic 1986 Re-elected Floyd Flake (D) 84.85%
Jorawar Misir (R) 15.14%
New York 7 Thomas Manton Democratic 1984 Re-elected Thomas Manton (D) 71.07%
Rose Birtley (R) 28.93%
New York 8 Jerrold Nadler Democratic 1992 Re-elected Jerrold Nadler (D) 82.28%
Michael Benjamin (R) 16.23%
George Galip (Con) 1.48%
New York 9 Charles Schumer Democratic 1980 Re-elected Charles Schumer (D) 74.79%
Robert Verga (R) 21.29%
Michael Mossa (Con) 3.92%
New York 10 Ed Towns Democratic 1982 Re-elected Ed Towns (D) 91.27%
Amelia Smith-Parker (R) 7.91%
Julian Hill (RTL) 0.82%
New York 11 Major Owens Democratic 1982 Re-elected Major Owens (D) 91.95%
Claudette Hayle (R) 8.04%
New York 12 Nydia Velazquez Democratic 1992 Re-elected Nydia Velazquez (D) 84.61%
Miguel Prado (R) 13.64%
Eleanor Garcia (SWP) 1.75%
New York 13 Susan Molinari Republican 1990 Re-elected Susan Molinari (R) 61.56%
Tyrone Butler (D) 34.71%
Kathleen Marciano (RTL) 2.21%
Anita Lerman (IDP) 1.52%
New York 14 Carolyn Maloney Democratic 1992 Re-elected Carolyn Maloney (D) 72.42%
Jeffrey Livingston (R) 23.72%
Thomas Leighton (G) 1.95%
Joseph Lavezzo (Con) 1.22%
Delco Cornett (RTL) 0.68%
New York 15 Charles B. Rangel Democratic 1970 Re-elected Charles B. Rangel (D) 91.31%
Edward Adams (R) 4.77%
Ruben Vargas (Con) 3.12%
Jose Suero (RTL) 0.79%
New York 16 Jose Serrano Democratic 1990 Re-elected Jose Serrano (D) 96.31%
Rodney Torres (R) 2.90%
Owen Camp (Con) 0.79%
New York 17 Eliot Engel Democratic 1988 Re-elected Eliot Engel (D) 84.98%
Denis McCarthy (R) 13.33%
Dennis Coleman (IDP) 1.68%
New York 18 Nita Lowey Democratic 1988 Re-elected Nita Lowey (D) 63.64%
Kerry Katsorhis (R) 32.03%
Concetta Ferrara (IDP) 2.31%
Florence O'Grady (RTL) 2.02%
New York 19 Sue Kelly Republican 1994 Re-elected Sue Kelly (R) 46.30%
Richard Klein (D) 39.40%
Joseph DioGuardi (Con) 12.43%
William Haase (IDP) 1.86%
New York 20 Benjamin Gilman Republican 1972 Re-elected Benjamin Gilman (R) 57.07%
Yash Aggarwal (D) 37.63%
Robert Garrison (RTL) 2.96%
Ira Goodman (IDP) 2.34%
New York 21 Mike McNulty Democratic 1988 Re-elected Mike McNulty (D) 66.10%
Nancy Norman (R) 26.89%
Lee Wasserman (L) 7.00%
New York 22 Gerald Solomon Republican 1978 Re-elected Gerald Solomon (R) 60.48%
Steve James (D) 39.52%
New York 23 Sherwood Boehlert Republican 1982 Re-elected Sherwood Boehlert (R) 64.34%
Bruce Hapanowicz (D) 26.04%
Thomas Loughlin (IDP) 5.59%
William Tapley (RTL) 4.02%
New York 24 John McHugh Republican 1992 Re-elected John McHugh (R) 71.12%
Donald Ravenscroft (D) 25.01%
William Beaumont (D) 3.86%
New York 25 Jim Walsh Republican 1988 Re-elected Jim Walsh (R) 55.11%
Marty Mack (D) 44.89%
New York 26 Maurice Hinchey Democratic 1992 Re-elected Maurice Hinchey (D) 55.21%
Sue Wittig (R) 42.30%
Douglas Drazen (IDP) 2.48%
New York 27 Bill Paxon Republican 1988 Re-elected Bill Paxon (R) 59.88%
Thomas Fricano (D) 40.12%
New York 28 Louise Slaughter Democratic 1986 Re-elected Louise Slaughter (D) 57.25%
Geoff Rosenberger (R) 42.75%
New York 29 John LaFalce Democratic 1974 Re-elected John LaFalce (D) 61.99%
David Callard (R) 38.01%
New York 30 Jack Quinn Republican 1992 Re-elected Jack Quinn (R) 54.82%
Francis Pordum (D) 45.18%
New York 31 Amo Houghton Republican 1986 Re-elected Amo Houghton (R) 71.56%
Bruce Mac Bain (D) 25.35%
Le Roy Wilson (RTL) 3.09%

North Carolina[edit]

District Incumbent Party First
elected
Result Candidates
North Carolina 1 Eva Clayton Democratic 1992 Re-elected Eva Clayton (D) 65.90%
Ted Tyler (R) 33.12%
Todd Murphrey (L) 0.65%
Joseph Boxerman (NL) 0.32%
North Carolina 2 David Funderburk Republican 1994 Lost re-election
Democratic gain
Bob Etheridge (D) 52.54%
David Funderburk (R) 45.68%
Mark D. Jackson (L) 1.34%
Robert Argy (NL) 0.44%
North Carolina 3 Walter Jones Jr. Republican 1994 Re-elected Walter Jones Jr. (R) 62.66%
George Parrott (D) 36.53%
Jon Williams (NL) 0.81%
North Carolina 4 Fred Heineman Republican 1994 Lost re-election
Democratic gain
David Price (D) 54.39%
Fred Heineman (R) 43.76%
David Allen Walker (L) 1.43%
Russell Wollman (NL) 0.42%
North Carolina 5 Richard Burr Republican 1994 Re-elected Richard Burr (R) 62.08%
Neil Cashion (D) 35.44%
Barbara Howe (L) 2.00%
Craig Berg (NL) 0.48%
North Carolina 6 Howard Coble Republican 1984 Re-elected Howard Coble (R) 72.43%
Mark Costley (D) 25.39%
Gary Goodson (L) 1.18%
North Carolina 7 Charlie Rose Democratic 1972 Retired
Democratic hold
Mike McIntyre (D) 52.88%
Bill Caster (R) 45.82%
Chris Nubel (L) 0.95%
Garrison Frantz (NL) 0.34%
North Carolina 8 Bill Hefner Democratic 1974 Re-elected Bill Hefner (D) 55.18%
Curtis Blackwood (R) 43.70%
Thomas Carlisle (NL) 1.12%
North Carolina 9 Sue Myrick Republican 1994 Re-elected Sue Myrick (R) 62.95%
Mike Daisley (D) 35.40%
David Knight (L) 0.97%
Jeannine Austin (NL) 0.64%
North Carolina 10 Cass Ballenger Republican 1986 Re-elected Cass Ballenger (R) 69.98%
Ben Neill (D) 28.73%
Richard Kahn (NL) 1.28%
North Carolina 11 Charles Taylor Republican 1990 Re-elected Charles Taylor (R) 58.26%
James Mark Ferguson (D) 40.02%
Phil McCanless (L) 1.01%
Milton Burrill (NL) 0.70%
North Carolina 12 Mel Watt Democratic 1992 Re-elected Mel Watt (D) 71.49%
Joe Martino (R) 26.71%
Roger Kohn (L) 1.07%
Walter Lewis (NL) 0.73%

North Dakota[edit]

District Incumbent Party First
elected
Result Candidates
North Dakota at-large Earl Pomeroy Democratic-NPL 1992 Re-elected Earl Pomeroy (D-NPL) 55.07%
Kevin Cramer (R) 43.22%
Kenneth Loughead (I) 1.71%

Ohio[edit]

District Incumbent Party First
elected
Result Candidates
Ohio 1 Steve Chabot Republican 1994 Re-elected Steve Chabot (R) 54.17%
Mark Longabaugh (D) 43.36%
John Halley (NL) 2.46%
Ohio 2 Robert J. Portman Republican 1993 Re-elected Robert J. Portman (R) 72.01%
Thomas R. Chandler (D) 22.36%
Kathleen McKnight (NL) 5.36%
Ohio 3 Tony P. Hall Democratic 1978 Re-elected Tony P. Hall (D) 63.64%
David Westbrock (R) 33.33%
Dorothy Mackey (NL) 2.24%
Ohio 4 Michael G. Oxley Republican 1981 Re-elected Michael G. Oxley (R) 64.81%
Paul McClain (D) 30.34%
Michael McCaffery (NL) 4.85%
Ohio 5 Paul E. Gillmor Republican 1988 Re-elected Paul E. Gillmor (R) 61.13%
Annie Saunders (D) 34.06%
David Schaffer (NL) 4.81%
Ohio 6 Frank Cremeans Republican 1994 Lost re-election
Democratic gain
Ted Strickland (D) 51.32%
Frank Cremeans (R) 48.67%
Ohio 7 David L. Hobson Republican 1990 Re-elected David L. Hobson (R) 67.85%
Richard Blain (D) 26.36%
Dawn Johnson (NL) 5.78%
Ohio 8 John A. Boehner Republican 1990 Re-elected John A. Boehner (R) 70.28%
Jeffrey Kitchen (D) 26.07%
William Baker (NL) 3.65%
Ohio 9 Marcia C. Kaptur Democratic 1982 Re-elected Marcia C. Kaptur (D) 81%
Randy Whitman (R) 20.80%
Elizabeth Slotnick (NL) 2.11%
Ohio 10 Martin Hoke Republican 1992 Lost re-election
Democratic gain
Dennis J. Kucinich (D) 49.06%
Martin Hoke (R) 46.32%
Robert Iverson (NL) 4.61%
Ohio 11 Louis Stokes Democratic 1968 Re-elected Louis Stokes (D) 81.22%
James Sykora (R) 15.25%
Sonja Glavina (NL) 3.52%
Ohio 12 John Kasich Republican 1982 Re-elected John Kasich (R) 63.88%
Cynthia Ruccia (D) 33.17%
Barbara Edelman (NL) 2.95%
Ohio 13 Sherrod Brown Democratic 1992 Re-elected Sherrod Brown (D) 60.49%
Kenneth Blair (R) 35.92%
David Kluter (NL) 3.59%
Ohio 14 Tom Sawyer Democratic 1986 Re-elected Tom Sawyer (D) 54.34%
Joyce George (R) 41.72%
Terry Wilkinson (NL) 3.93%
Ohio 15 Deborah D. Pryce Republican 1992 Re-elected Deborah D. Pryce (R) 70.80%
Cliff Arnebeck (D) 29.20%
Ohio 16 Ralph S. Regula Republican 1972 Re-elected Ralph S. Regula (R) 68.72%
Thomas Burkhart (D) 28.00%
Brad Graef (NL) 3.28%
Ohio 17 James Traficant Democratic 1984 Re-elected James Traficant (D) 90.96%
James Cahaney (NL) 9.04%
Ohio 18 Robert W. Ney Republican 1994 Re-elected Robert W. Ney (R) 50.19%
Rob Burch (D) 46.33%
Margaret Chitti (NL) 3.48%
Ohio 19 Steven C. LaTourette Republican 1994 Re-elected Steven C. LaTourette (R) 54.70%
Thomas Coyne (D) 40.98%
Thomas A. Martin (NL) 4.32%

Oklahoma[edit]

District Incumbent Party First
elected
Result Candidates
Oklahoma 1 Steve Largent Republican 1994 Re-elected Steve Largent (R) 68.16%
Randolph Amen (D) 27.56%
Karla Condray (I) 4.28%
Oklahoma 2 Tom Coburn Republican 1994 Re-elected Tom Coburn (R) 55.47%
Glen Johnson (D) 44.53%
Oklahoma 3 Bill Brewster Democratic 1990 Retired
Republican gain
Wes Watkins (R) 51.45%
Darryl Roberts (D) 45.24%
Scott Demaree (I) 3.31%
Oklahoma 4 J. C. Watts Republican 1994 Re-elected J. C. Watts (R) 57.68%
Ed Crocker (D) 39.89%
Robert T. Murphy (I) 2.43%
Oklahoma 5 Ernest Istook Republican 1992 Re-elected Ernest Istook (R) 69.72%
James Forsythe (D) 27.07%
Ava Kennedy (I) 3.21%
Oklahoma 6 Frank Lucas Republican 1994 Re-elected Frank Lucas (R) 63.88%
Paul Barby (D) 36.12%

Oregon[edit]

District Incumbent Party First
elected
Result Candidates
Oregon 1 Elizabeth Furse Democratic 1992 Re-elected Elizabeth Furse (D) 51.90%
Bill Witt (R) 45.28%
Richard Johnson (L) 2.26%
David Princ (S) 0.41%
Oregon 2 Wes Cooley Republican 1994 Retired
Republican hold
Bob Smith (R) 61.66%
Mike Dugan (D) 36.53%
Frank Wise (L) 1.72%
Oregon 3 Earl Blumenauer Democratic 1996 Re-elected Earl Blumenauer (D) 66.93%
Scott Bruun (R) 26.32%
Joe Keating (G) 3.74%
Bruce Knight (L) 1.80%
Victoria Guillebeau (S) 0.99%
Oregon 4 Peter DeFazio Democratic 1986 Re-elected Peter DeFazio (D) 65.69%
John Newkirk (R) 28.40%
Tonie Nathan (L) 1.82%
Bill Bonville (Ref) 1.47%
David Duemler (S) 0.51%
Allan Opus (G) 0.48%
Oregon 5 Jim Bunn Republican 1994 Lost re-election
Democratic gain
Darlene Hooley (D) 51.17%
Jim Bunn (R) 46.00%
Lawrence Duquesne (L) 1.90%
Trey Smith (S) 0.78%

Pennsylvania[edit]

District Incumbent Party First
elected
Result Candidates
Pennsylvania 1 Thomas Foglietta Democratic 1980 Re-elected Thomas Foglietta (D) 87.50%
James Cella (R) 12.49%
Pennsylvania 2 Chaka Fattah Democratic 1994 Re-elected Chaka Fattah (D) 87.99%
Larry Murphy (R) 12.01%
Pennsylvania 3 Robert Borski Democratic 1982 Re-elected Robert Borski (D) 68.90%
Joseph McColgan (R) 31.10%
Pennsylvania 4 Ron Klink Democratic 1992 Re-elected Ron Klink (D) 64.20%
Paul Adametz (R) 35.76%
Pennsylvania 5 Bill Clinger Republican 1978 Retired
Republican hold
John E. Peterson (R) 60.26%
Ruth Rudy (D) 39.70%
Pennsylvania 6 Tim Holden Democratic 1992 Re-elected Tim Holden (D) 58.55%
Christian Leinbach (R) 40.70%
Thomas List (NL) 0.75%
Pennsylvania 7 Curt Weldon Republican 1986 Re-elected Curt Weldon (R) 66.93%
John Innelli (D) 32.38%
John Pronchik (NL) 0.68%
Pennsylvania 8 Jim Greenwood Republican 1992 Re-elected Jim Greenwood (R) 59.10%
John Murray (D) 35.28%
Richard Piotrowski (L) 3.09%
David Booth (CST) 2.52%
Pennsylvania 9 Bud Shuster Republican 1972 Re-elected Bud Shuster (R) 73.70%
Monte Kemmler (D) 26.27%
Pennsylvania 10 Joe McDade Republican 1962 Re-elected Joe McDade (R) 59.78%
Joe Cullen (D) 36.22%
Thomas McLaughlin (REF) 3.98%
Pennsylvania 11 Paul Kanjorski Democratic 1984 Re-elected Paul Kanjorski (D) 68.00%
Stephen Urban (R) 31.99%
Pennsylvania 12 John Murtha Democratic 1974 Re-elected John Murtha (D) 69.99%
Bill Choby (R) 30.00%
Pennsylvania 13 Jon D. Fox Republican 1994 Re-elected Jon D. Fox (R) 48.91%
Joe Hoeffel (D) 48.87%
Thomas Burke (L) 2.00%
Pennsylvania 14 William Coyne Democratic 1980 Re-elected William Coyne (D) 60.68%
Bill Ravotti (R) 38.96%
Paul Scherrer (SEP) 0.35%
Pennsylvania 15 Paul McHale Democratic 1992 Re-elected Paul McHale (D) 54.81%
Bob Kilbanks (R) 41.33%
Nicholas Sabatine (Ref) 3.46%
Philip Faust (NL) 0.40%
Pennsylvania 16 Robert Walker Republican 1976 Retired
Republican hold
Joe Pitts (R) 59.40%
James Blaine (D) 37.50%
Robert Yorczyk (Ref) 3.09%
Pennsylvania 17 George Gekas Republican 1982 Re-elected George Gekas (R) 72.23%
Paul Kettl (D) 27.76%
Pennsylvania 18 Mike Doyle Democratic 1994 Re-elected Mike Doyle (D) 56.01%
David Fawcett (R) 40.39%
Richard Caligiuri (I) 3.19%
Ralph Emmerich (NL) 0.41%
Pennsylvania 19 Bill Goodling Republican 1974 Re-elected Bill Goodling (R) 62.55%
Scott Chronister (D) 35.86%
Francis Worley (D) 1.53%
Pennsylvania 20 Frank Mascara Democratic 1994 Re-elected Frank Mascara (D) 53.89%
Mike McCormick (R) 46.10%
Pennsylvania 21 Phil English Republican 1994 Re-elected Phil English (R) 50.68%
Ronald DiNicola (D) 49.32%

Rhode Island[edit]

District Incumbent Party First
elected
Result Candidates
Rhode Island 1 Patrick Kennedy Democratic 1994 Re-elected Patrick Kennedy (D) 69.42%
Giovanni Cicione (R) 28.04%
Michael Rollins (I) 0.99%
Graham Schwass (G) 0.80%
Gregory Raposa (I) 0.74%
Rhode Island 2 Jack Reed Democratic 1990 Retired to run for U.S. Senate
Democratic hold
Robert Weygand (D) 64.47%
Richard Wild (R) 31.72%
Thomas Ricci (I) 1.70%
Gail Casman (I) 1.19%
Jack Potter (I) 0.92%

South Carolina[edit]

District Incumbent Party First
elected
Result Candidates
South Carolina 1 Mark Sanford Republican 1994 Re-elected Mark Sanford (R) 96.36%
Joseph Innella (NL) 3.55%
South Carolina 2 Floyd Spence Republican 1970 Re-elected Floyd Spence (R) 89.76%
Maurice Raiford (NL) 10.05%
South Carolina 3 Lindsey Graham Republican 1994 Re-elected Lindsey Graham (R) 60.29%
Debbie Dorn (D) 38.73%
Linda Pennington (NL) 0.97%
South Carolina 4 Bob Inglis Republican 1992 Re-elected Bob Inglis (R) 70.92%
Darrell Curry (D) 27.78%
Faye Walters (NL) 1.28%
South Carolina 5 John Spratt Democratic 1982 Re-elected John Spratt (D) 54.08%
Larry Bigham (R) 45.26%
P.G. Joshi (NL) 0.64%
South Carolina 6 Jim Clyburn Democratic 1992 Re-elected Jim Clyburn (D) 69.41%
Gary McLeod (R) 30.03%
Savita Joshi (NL) 0.55%

South Dakota[edit]

District Incumbent Party First
elected
Result Candidates
South Dakota at-large Tim Johnson Democratic 1986 Retired to run for U.S. Senate
Republican gain
John Thune (R) 57.67%
Rick Weiland (D) 36.99%
Stacey Nelson (I) 3.22%
Kurt Evans (I) 2.12%

Tennessee[edit]

District Incumbent Party First
elected
Result Candidates
Tennessee 1 Jimmy Quillen Republican 1962 Retired
Republican hold
Bill Jenkins (R) 64.76%
Kay Smith (D) 32.28%
Dave Davis (I) 1.07%
James B. Taylor (I) 0.60%
Bill Bull Durham (I) 0.49%
John Curtis (I) 0.34%
Mike Fugate (I) 0.24%
Paul Schmidt (I) 0.20%
Tennessee 2 Jimmy Duncan Jr. Republican 1988 Re-elected Jimmy Duncan Jr. (R) 70.68%
Stephen Smith (D) 28.57%
Chris Dimit (I) 0.61%
George Njezic (I) 0.14%
Tennessee 3 Zach Wamp Republican 1994 Re-elected Zach Wamp (R) 56.30%
Chuck Jolly (D) 42.55%
William Cole (I) 0.50%
Walt Ward (I) 0.36%
Thomas Morrell (I) 0.15%
Dick Sims (I) 0.14%
Tennessee 4 Van Hilleary Republican 1994 Re-elected Van Hilleary (R) 55.93%
Mark Stewart (D) 39.79%
Patrick Lyons (I) 3.97%
Preston Spaulding (I) 0.30%
Tennessee 5 Bob Clement Democratic 1988 Re-elected Bob Clement (D) 72.38%
Steven Edmondson (R) 23.84%
Mike Childers (I) 3.78%
Tennessee 6 Bart Gordon Democratic 1984 Re-elected Bart Gordon (D) 54.42%
Steve Gill (R) 41.57%
Jim Coffer (I) 4.01%
Tennessee 7 Ed Bryant Republican 1994 Re-elected Ed Bryant (R) 64.12%
Don Trotter (D) 34.55%
Steven Romer (I) 1.32%
Tennessee 8 John Tanner Democratic 1988 Re-elected John Tanner (D) 67.26%
Tom Watson (R) 29.92%
Donna Malone (I) 2.62%
Tennessee 9 Harold Ford, Sr. Democratic 1974 Retired
Democratic hold
Harold Ford Jr. (D) 61.10%
Rod DeBerry (R) 37.26%
Silky Sullivan (I) 0.50%

Texas[edit]

District Incumbent Party First
elected
Result Candidates
Texas 1 Jim Chapman Democratic 1984 Retired to run for U.S. Senate
Democratic hold
Max Sandlin (D) 51.56%
Ed Merritt (R) 46.75%
Margaret Palms (R) 1.69%
Texas 2 Charles Wilson Democratic 1972 Retired
Democratic hold
Jim Turner (D) 52.24%
Brian Babin (R) 45.61%
Henry McCullough (I) 1.21%
David Constant (L) 0.63%
Gary Hardy (NL) 0.30%
Texas 3 Sam Johnson Republican 1991 Re-elected Sam Johnson (R) 72.98%
Lee Cole (R) 24.43%
John E. Davis (L) 2.59%
Texas 4 Ralph Hall Democratic 1980 Re-elected Ralph Hall (D) 63.77%
Jerry Hall (R) 34.30%
Steven Rothacker (L) 1.53%
Enos Denham (NL) 0.39%
Texas 5 John Bryant Democratic 1982 Retired to run for U.S. Senate
Republican gain
Pete Sessions (R) 53.07%
John Pouland (D) 46.93%
Texas 6 Joe Barton Republican 1984 Re-elected Joe Barton (R) 77.12%
Skeet Richardson (I) 12.81%
Catherine Anderson (L) 6.93%
Doug Williams (US) 3.14%
Texas 7 Bill Archer Republican 1970 Re-elected Bill Archer (R) 81.37%
Al Siegmund (D) 15.09%
Gene Hsiao (I) 2.08%
Randy Sims (I) 1.46%
Texas 8 Jack Fields Republican 1980 Retired
Republican hold
Kevin Brady (R) 59.11%
Gene Fontenot (R) 40.89%
Texas 9 Steve Stockman Republican 1994 Lost re-election
Democratic gain
Nick Lampson (D) 52.83%
Steve Stockman (R) 47.16%
Texas 10 Lloyd Doggett Democratic 1994 Re-elected Lloyd Doggett (D) 56.20%
Teresa Doggett (R) 41.36%
Gary Johnson (L) 1.68%
Steve Klayman (NL) 0.75%
Texas 11 Chet Edwards Democratic 1990 Re-elected Chet Edwards (D) 56.83%
Jay Mathis (R) 42.37%
Ken Hardin (NL) 0.79%
Texas 12 Pete Geren Democratic 1989 Retired
Republican gain
Kay Granger (R) 57.78%
Hugh Parmer (D) 41.04%
Heather Proffer (NL) 1.17%
Texas 13 Mac Thornberry Republican 1994 Re-elected Mac Thornberry (R) 66.87%
Samuel Silverman (D) 32.29%
Don Harkey (NL) 0.84%
Texas 14 Greg Laughlin Republican 1988 Lost renomination
Republican hold
Ron Paul (R) 51.08%
Lefty Morris (D) 47.62%
Ed Fasanella (NL) 1.30%
Texas 15 Kika de la Garza Democratic 1964 Retired
Democratic hold
Ruben Hinojosa (D) 62.30%
Tom Haughey (R) 36.74%
Rob Wofford (NL) 0.96%
Texas 16 Ronald Coleman Democratic 1982 Retired
Democratic hold
Silvestre Reyes (D) 70.63%
Rick Ledesma (R) 27.60%
Carl Proffer (NL) 1.76%
Texas 17 Charles Stenholm Democratic 1978 Re-elected Charles Stenholm (D) 51.65%
Rudy Izzard (R) 47.37%
Richard Caro (NL) 0.98%
Texas 18 Sheila Jackson Lee Democratic 1994 Re-elected Sheila Jackson Lee (D) 77.07%
Larry White (R) 10.14%
Jerry Burley (R) 5.72%
George A. Young (R) 3.87%
Mike Lamson (D) 3.20%
Texas 19 Larry Combest Republican 1984 Re-elected Larry Combest (R) 80.37%
John Sawyer (D) 19.63%
Texas 20 Henry Gonzalez Democratic 1961 Re-elected Henry Gonzalez (D) 63.72%
James Walker (R) 34.40%
Alex De Pena (L) 1.56%
Lyndon Felps (NL) 0.32%
Texas 21 Lamar S. Smith Republican 1986 Re-elected Lamar S. Smith (R) 76.43%
Gordon Wharton (D) 22.40%
Randy Rutenbeck (NL) 1.16%
Texas 22 Tom DeLay Republican 1984 Re-elected Tom DeLay (R) 68.11%
Scott Cunningham (D) 31.89%
Texas 23 Henry Bonilla Republican 1992 Re-elected Henry Bonilla (R) 61.85%
Charlie Jones (D) 36.37%
Linda Caswell (NL) 1.78%
Texas 24 Martin Frost Democratic 1978 Re-elected Martin Frost (D) 55.75%
Ed Harrison (R) 39.07%
Marion Jacob (D) 3.33%
Dale Mouton (I) 1.84%
Texas 25 Ken Bentsen Democratic 1994 Re-elected Ken Bentsen (D) 57.32%
Dolly Madison McKenna (R) 42.68%
Texas 26 Dick Armey Republican 1984 Re-elected Dick Armey (R) 73.63%
Jerry Frankel (D) 26.37%
Texas 27 Solomon Ortiz Democratic 1982 Re-elected Solomon Ortiz (D) 64.64%
Joe Gardner (R) 33.84%
Kevin Richardson (NL) 1.52%
Texas 28 Frank Tejeda Democratic 1992 Re-elected Frank Tejeda (D) 75.37%
Mark Cude (R) 23.40%
Clifford Finley (NL) 1.23%
Texas 29 Gene Green Democratic 1992 Re-elected Gene Green (D) 67.51%
Jack Rodriguez (R) 31.03%
Jack Klinger (US) 1.46%
Texas 30 Eddie Bernice Johnson Democratic 1992 Re-elected Eddie Bernice Johnson (D) 54.59%
John Hendry (R) 18.28%
James Sweatt (R) 8.76%
Marvin Crenshaw (R) 6.87%
Lisa Kitterman (R) 6.86%
Lisa Hembry (I) 3.10%
Ada Granado (I) 1.13%
Stevan Hammond (I) 0.41%

Utah[edit]

District Incumbent Party First
elected
Result Candidates
Utah 1 James V. Hansen Republican 1980 Re-elected James V. Hansen (R) 68.31%
Gregory Sanders (D) 29.97%
Randall Tolpinrud (NL) 1.72%
Utah 2 Enid Greene Waldholtz Republican 1994 Retired
Republican hold
Merrill Cook (R) 54.99%
Ross Anderson (D) 42.44%
Arly Pederson (I) 1.30%
Catherine Carter (NL) 1.26%
Utah 3 Bill Orton Democratic 1990 Lost re-election
Republican gain
Chris Cannon (R) 51.14%
Bill Orton (D) 47.26%
Amy Lassen (L) 1.13%
Gerald Slothower (UN) 0.34%
John Langford (SWP) 0.13%

Vermont[edit]

District Incumbent Party First
elected
Result Candidates
Vermont at-large Bernie Sanders Independent 1990 Re-elected Bernie Sanders (I) 55.23%
Susan Sweetser (R) 32.59%
Jack Long (D) 9.36%
Thomas Morse (L) 1.06%
Peter Diamondstone (LU) 0.77%
Robert Melamede (G-VT) 0.53%
Norio Kushi (NL) 0.32%

Virginia[edit]

District Incumbent Party First
elected
Result Candidates
Virginia 1 Herb Bateman Republican 1982 Re-elected Herb Bateman (R) unopposed
Virginia 2 Owen B. Pickett Democratic 1986 Re-elected Owen B. Pickett (D) 64.77%
John Tate (I) 35.11%
Virginia 3 Bobby Scott Democratic 1992 Re-elected Bobby Scott (D) 82.12%
Elsie Holland (R) 17.85%
Virginia 4 Norman Sisisky Democratic 1982 Re-elected Norman Sisisky (D) 78.61%
Tony Zevgolis (R) 21.37%
Virginia 5 Lewis Payne Democratic 1988 Retired
Democratic hold
Virgil Goode (D) 60.79%
George Landrith (R) 35.81%
Tex Wood (VR) 3.35%
Virginia 6 Bob Goodlatte Republican 1992 Re-elected Bob Goodlatte (R) 67.00%
Jeffrey Grey (D) 30.84%
Jay Rutledge (I) 2.12%
Virginia 7 Thomas J. Bliley, Jr. Republican 1980 Re-elected Thomas J. Bliley, Jr. (R) 75.10%
Roderic Slayton (D) 20.28%
Bradley Evans (I) 4.56%
Virginia 8 Jim Moran Democratic 1990 Re-elected Jim Moran (D) 66.40%
John Otey (R) 28.14%
Ward Edmonds (VR) 2.72%
Sarina Grosswald (I) 2.28%
Charles Severance (I) 0.32%
Virginia 9 Rick Boucher Democratic 1982 Re-elected Rick Boucher (D) 65.00%
Patrick Muldoon (R) 30.70%
Tom Roberts (VR) 4.27%
Virginia 10 Frank Wolf Republican 1980 Re-elected Frank Wolf (R) 72.02%
Bob Weinberg (D) 25.17%
Gary Reams (I) 2.76%
Virginia 11 Thomas M. Davis Republican 1994 Re-elected Thomas M. Davis (R) 64.10%
Tom Horton (I) 34.51%
Levi Levy (I) 1.31%
Note: VR=Virginia Reform Party

Washington[edit]

District Incumbent Party First
elected
Result Candidates
Washington 1 Rick White Republican 1994 Re-elected Rick White (R) 53.74%
Jeff Coopersmith (D) 46.26%
Washington 2 Jack Metcalf Republican 1994 Re-elected Jack Metcalf (R) 48.51%
Kevin Quigley (D) 47.76%
Karen Leibrant (NL) 3.72%
Washington 3 Linda Smith Republican 1994 Re-elected Linda Smith (R) 50.18%
Brian Baird (D) 49.82%
Washington 4 Doc Hastings Republican 1994 Re-elected Doc Hastings (R) 52.96%
Rick Locke (D) 47.04%
Washington 5 George Nethercutt Republican 1994 Re-elected George Nethercutt (R) 55.58%
Judy Olson (D) 44.41%
Washington 6 Norm Dicks Democratic 1976 Re-elected Norm Dicks (D) 65.90%
Bill Tinsley (R) 30.24%
Ted Haley (I) 2.36%
Michael Huddleston (NL) 1.50%
Washington 7 Jim McDermott Democratic 1988 Re-elected Jim McDermott (D) 80.96%
Frank Kleschen (R) 19.04%
Washington 8 Jennifer Dunn Republican 1992 Re-elected Jennifer Dunn (R) 65.39%
Dave Little (D) 34.61%
Washington 9 Randy Tate Republican 1994 Lost re-election
Democratic gain
Adam Smith (D) 50.14%
Randy Tate (R) 47.27%
David Gruenstein (NL) 2.59%

West Virginia[edit]

District Incumbent Party First
elected
Result Candidates
West Virginia 1 Alan Mollohan Democratic 1982 Re-elected Alan Mollohan (D) unopposed
West Virginia 2 Bob Wise Democratic 1982 Re-elected Bob Wise (D) 68.89%
Greg Morris (R) 31.11%
West Virginia 3 Nick Rahall Democratic 1976 Re-elected Nick Rahall (D) unopposed

Wisconsin[edit]

District Incumbent Party First
elected
Result Candidates
Wisconsin 1 Mark Neumann Republican 1994 Re-elected Mark Neumann (R) 51%
Lydia Spottswood (D) 49%
Wisconsin 2 Scott Klug Republican 1990 Re-elected Scott Klug (R) 57%
Paul Soglin (D) 41%
Ben Masel (L) 2%
Wisconsin 3 Steve Gunderson Republican 1980 Retired
Democratic gain
Ron Kind (D) 52%
James Harsdorf (R) 48%
Wisconsin 4 Jerry Kleczka Democratic 1984 Re-elected Jerry Kleczka (D) 58%
Thomas G. Reynolds (R) 42%
Wisconsin 5 Tom Barrett Democratic 1992 Re-elected Tom Barrett (D) 73%
Paul Melotik (R) 25%
James Soderna (T) 2%
Wisconsin 6 Tom Petri Republican 1979 Re-elected Tom Petri (R) 73%
Al Lindskoog (D) 24%
James Dean (T) 2%
Timothy Farness (I) 1%
Wisconsin 7 Dave Obey Democratic 1969 Re-elected Dave Obey (D) 57%
Scott West (R) 43%
Wisconsin 8 Toby Roth Republican 1978 Retired
Democratic gain
Jay W. Johnson (D) 52%
David Prosser, Jr. (R) 48%
Wisconsin 9 James Sensenbrenner Republican 1979 Re-elected James Sensenbrenner (R) 75%
Floyd Brenholt (D) 25%

Wyoming[edit]

District Incumbent Party First
elected
Result Candidates
Wyoming at-large Barbara Cubin Republican 1994 Re-elected Barbara Cubin (R) 55.24%
Pete Maxfield (D) 40.82%
Dave Dawson (L) 3.93%

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