United States House of Representatives elections in California, 1864

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United States House of Representatives elections in California, 1864
California
1863 ←
November 8, 1864
→ 1867

All 3 California seats to the United States House of Representatives
  Majority party Minority party
 
Party Republican Democratic
Last election 3 0
Seats won 3 0
Seat change Steady Steady
Popular vote 62,039 43,045
Percentage 59.0% 41.0%

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     Republican hold

The United States House of Representatives elections in California, 1864 were elections 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 8, 1864. California's all-Republican delegation was unchanged. This was the first election in which California was divided into districts. Formerly, all three seats were elected at-large.

Results[edit]

District 1[edit]

California's 1st congressional district election, 1864
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Donald C. McRuer 20,370 58.9%
Democratic Joseph B. Crocker 14,191 41.1%
Totals 34,561 100.0%
Voter turnout  %
Republican hold

District 2[edit]

California's 2nd congressional district election, 1864
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican William Higby 23,414 61.6%
Democratic James W. Coffroth 14,581 38.4%
Totals 37,995 100.0%
Voter turnout  %
Republican hold

District 3[edit]

California's 3rd congressional district election, 1864
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican John Bidwell 18,255 56.1%
Democratic Jack Temple 14,273 43.9%
Totals 32,528 100.0%
Voter turnout  %
Republican hold

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