United States House of Representatives election in the District of Columbia, 1978
|Elections in the District of Columbia|
The 1978 congressional election for the Delegate from the District of Columbia was held on November 7, 1978. The winner of the race was Walter E. Fauntroy (D), who won his fourth re-election. All elected members would serve in 96th United States Congress.
Walter E. Fauntroy, a Democrat, sought re-election for his fifth term to the United States House of Representatives. Fauntroy was opposed in this election by Republican challenger Jackson R. Champion and Statehood Party candidate Gregory Rowe who received 12.02% and 4.04%, respectively. This resulted in Fauntroy being elected with 79.59% of the vote.
|D.C. At Large Congressional District Election (1978)|
|Democratic||Walter E. Fauntroy (inc.)||76,557||79.59%|
|Republican||Jackson R. Champion||11,677||12.02%|
|D.C. Statehood Green||Gregory Rowe||3,886||4.04%|
|Socialist Workers||Charlotte J. Reavis||1,649||1.71%|
|American Labor||Cloid John Green||1,064||1.10%|