United States House of Representatives elections in California, 1882

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United States House of Representatives elections in California, 1882
California
1880 ←
November 7, 1882 (1882-11-07) → 1884

All 6 California seats to the United States House of Representatives
  Majority party Minority party
 
Party Democratic Republican
Last election 2 2
Seats won 6 0
Seat change Increase4 Decrease2
Popular vote 262,366 219,054
Percentage 53.3% 44.5%

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Election results by district.

The United States House of Representatives elections in California, 1882 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 7, 1882. California gained two seats as a result of the 1880 Census, which were at-large districts for this election, becoming the new 3rd and 6th districts in 1884. Democrats won both at-large seats. Of California's existing districts, Democrats won both Republican-held districts.

Overview[edit]

United States House of Representatives elections in California, 1882
Party Votes Percentage Seats +/–
Democratic 262,366 53.3% 6 +4
Republican 219,054 44.5% 0 -2
Prohibition 7,773 1.6% 0 0
Greenback 2,775 0.6% 0 0
Populist 650 0.1% 0 0
Totals 492,618 100.0% 6 +2

Delegation Composition[edit]

Pre-election Seats
  Democratic-Held 2
  Republican-Held 2
Post-election Seats
  Democratic-Held 6

Results[edit]

District 1[edit]

California's 1st congressional district election, 1882
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic William Rosecrans (incumbent) 22,733 59.5%
Republican Paul Neumann 14,847 38.8%
Prohibition James M. Shafter 580 1.5%
Greenback H. S. Fitch 67 0.2%
Totals 38,227 100.0%
Voter turnout  %
Democratic hold

District 2[edit]

California's 2nd congressional district election, 1882
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic James Budd 20,229 50.5%
Republican Horace F. Page (incumbent) 19,246 48.1%
Prohibition J. L. Coles 478 1.2%
Greenback F. Woodward 78 0.2%
Totals 40,031 100.0%
Voter turnout  %
Democratic gain from Republican

District 3[edit]

California's 3rd congressional district election, 1882
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Barclay Henley 21,807 51.3%
Republican John J. De Haven 19,473 45.8%
Prohibition H. S. Graves 862 2.0%
Greenback W. Howe 401 0.9%
Totals 42,543 100.0%
Voter turnout  %
Democratic hold

District 4[edit]

California's 4th congressional district election, 1882
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Pleasant B. Tully 23,105 54.4%
Republican George Lemuel Woods 18,387 43.3%
Populist M. V. Wright 650 1.5%
Prohibition Isaac Kinley 355 0.8%
Totals 42,497 100.0%
Voter turnout  %
Democratic gain from Republican

Districts At-large[edit]

California's At-Large congressional districts election, 1882
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic John R. Glascock 87,259 26.5%
Democratic Charles A. Sumner 87,233 26.5%
Republican W. W. Morrow 73,647 22.4%
Republican Henry Edgerton 73,454 22.3%
Prohibition A. B. Hotchkiss 2,776 0.8%
Prohibition J. Yarnell 2,722 0.8%
Greenback Warren Chase 1,139 0.3%
Greenback S. Maybell 1,090 0.3%
Totals 329,320 100.0%
Voter turnout  %

See also[edit]

References[edit]

Sources[edit]

  • Dubin, Michael J. (1998). United States Congressional elections, 1788-1997 : the official results of the elections of the 1st through 105th Congresses. Jefferson, N.C.: McFarland, 1998.

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