United States House of Representatives elections in California, 1890

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United States House of Representatives elections in California, 1890
California
1888 ←
November 4, 1890 (1890-11-04)
→ 1892

All 6 California seats to the United States House of Representatives
  Majority party Minority party
 
Party Republican Democratic
Last election 4 2
Seats before 3 3
Seats won 4 2
Seat change Increase1 Decrease1
Popular vote 128,061 114,869
Percentage 51.1% 45.8%

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Election results by district.

The United States House of Representatives elections in California, 1890 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 4, 1890. Republicans picked up one Democratic-held district.

Overview[edit]

United States House of Representatives elections in California, 1890
Party Votes Percentage Seats +/–
Republican 128,061 51.1% 4 +1
Democratic 114,869 45.8% 2 -1
Prohibition 5,625 2.2% 0 0
Socialist 2,066 0.8% 0 0
Totals 250,621 100.0% 6

Delegation Composition[edit]

Pre-election Seats
  Democratic-Held 3
  Republican-Held 3
Post-election Seats
  Republican-Held 4
  Democratic-Held 2

Results[edit]

District 1[edit]

California's 1st congressional district election, 1890
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Thomas J. Geary 19,334 49.3%
Republican John All Barham 19,153 48.8%
Prohibition L. B. Scranton 759 1.9%
Totals 39,246 100.0%
Voter turnout  %
Democratic hold

District 2[edit]

California's 2nd congressional district election, 1890
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Anthony Caminetti 18,644 49.0%
Republican George G. Blanchard 18,485 48.6%
Prohibition J. S. Witherell 912 2.4%
Totals 38,041 100.0%
Voter turnout  %
Democratic hold

District 3[edit]

California's 3rd congressional district election, 1890
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Joseph McKenna (incumbent) 20,834 55.4%
Democratic John P. Irish 15,997 42.5%
Prohibition O. O. Felkner 774 2.1%
Totals 37,605 100.0%
Voter turnout  %
Republican hold

District 4[edit]

California's 4th congressional district election, 1890
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican John T. Cutting 13,196 49.2%
Democratic Robert Ferral 12,091 45.1%
Socialist Thomas V. Cator 1,492 5.6%
Prohibition Joseph Rowell 50 0.2%
Totals 26,829 100.0%
Voter turnout  %
Republican hold

District 5[edit]

California's 5th congressional district election, 1890
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Eugene F. Loud 22,871 52.8%
Democratic Thomas J. Clunie (incumbent) 19,899 45.9%
Socialist E. F. Howe 574 1.3%
Totals 43,344 100.0%
Voter turnout  %
Republican gain from Democratic

District 6[edit]

California's 6th congressional district election, 1890
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican William W. Bowers 33,522 51.1%
Democratic W. J. Curtis 28,904 44.1%
Prohibition O. R. Dougherty 3,130 4.8%
Totals 65,556 100.0%
Voter turnout  %
Republican hold

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