United States House of Representatives elections in California, 1880

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United States House of Representatives elections in California, 1880
California
1879 ←
November 2, 1880 (1880-11-02)
→ 1882

All 4 California seats to the United States House of Representatives
  Majority party Minority party
 
Party Republican Democratic
Last election 3 1
Seats won 2 2
Seat change Decrease1 Increase1
Popular vote 79,796 79,184
Percentage 48.8% 48.4%

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Election results by district.

The United States House of Representatives elections in California, 1880 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, 1880. Democrats gained one district.

Overview[edit]

United States House of Representatives elections in California, 1880
Party Votes Percentage Seats +/–
Republican 79,796 48.8% 2 -1
Democratic 79,184 48.4% 2 +1
Greenback 4,118 2.5% 0 0
Independent 196 0.1% 0 0
Socialist 180 0.1% 0 0
Prohibition 126 0.1% 0 0
Totals 163,600 100.0% 4

Delegation Composition[edit]

Pre-election Seats
  Republican-Held 3
  Democratic-Held 1
Post-election Seats
  Democratic-Held 2
  Republican-Held 2

Results[edit]

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

District 1[edit]

California's 1st congressional district election, 1880
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic William Rosecrans 21,005 51.0%
Republican Horace Davis (incumbent) 19,496 47.3%
Greenback Stephen Maybell 683 1.7%
Totals 41,184 100.0%
Voter turnout  %
Democratic gain from Republican

District 2[edit]

California's 2nd congressional district election, 1880
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Horace F. Page (incumbent) 22,038 53.6%
Democratic John R. Glasscock 18,859 45.9%
Socialist Benjamin Todd 180 0.4%
Prohibition B. K. Lowe 41 0.1%
Totals 41,118 100.0%
Voter turnout  %
Republican hold

District 3[edit]

California's 3rd congressional district election, 1880
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Campbell P. Berry (incumbent) 21,743 51.1%
Republican George A. Knight 20,494 48.2%
Independent W. A. Howe 172 0.4%
Prohibition A. Musselman 85 0.2%
Independent A. G. Clark 26 0.1%
Totals 42,520 100.0%
Voter turnout  %
Democratic hold

District 4[edit]

California's 4th congressional district election, 1880
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Romualdo Pacheco (incumbent) 17,768 45.8%
Democratic Wallace A. Leach 17,577 45.3%
Greenback J. F. Godfrey 3,435 8.9%
Totals 38,780 100.0%
Voter turnout  %
Republican hold

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