United States House of Representatives elections in California, 1894

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United States House of Representatives elections in California, 1894
California
1892 ←
November 6, 1894 (1894-11-06) → 1896

All 7 California seats to the United States House of Representatives
  Majority party Minority party Third party
 
Party Republican Democratic Populist
Last election 3 3 1
Seats before 2 4 1
Seats won 6 1 0
Seat change Increase4 Decrease3 Decrease1
Popular vote 106,972 92,911 55,289
Percentage 39.8% 34.6% 20.6%

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Election results by district.

The United States House of Representatives elections in California, 1894 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 6, 1894. Republicans picked up three Democratic-held districts and the lone Populist open seat.

Overview[edit]

United States House of Representatives elections in California, 1894
Party Votes Percentage Seats +/–
Republican 106,972 39.8% 6 +3
Democratic 92,911 34.6% 1 -2
Populist 55,289 20.6% 0 -1
Prohibition 13,281 4.9% 0 0
Totals 268,453 100.0% 7

Delegation Composition[edit]

Pre-election Seats
  Democratic-Held 4
  Republican-Held 2
  Populist-Held 1
Post-election Seats
  Republican-Held 6
  Democratic-Held 1

Results[edit]

District 1[edit]

California's 1st congressional district election, 1894
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican John All Barham 15,101 41.1%
Democratic Thomas J. Geary (incumbent) 13,570 37.0%
Populist Roger F. Grigsby 7,246 19.7%
Prohibition J. R. Gregory 790 2.2%
Totals 36,707 100.0%
Voter turnout  %
Republican gain from Democratic

District 2[edit]

California's 2nd congressional district election, 1894
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Grove L. Johnson 19,302 43.0%
Democratic Anthony Caminetti (incumbent) 15,732 35.1%
Populist Burdell Cornell 8,946 20.0%
Prohibition Elam Briggs 866 1.9%
Totals 44,846 100.0%
Voter turnout  %
Republican gain from Democratic

District 3[edit]

California's 3rd congressional district election, 1894
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Samuel G. Hilborn 15,795 45.5%
Democratic Warren B. English (incumbent) 13,103 37.8%
Populist W. A. Vann 5,162 14.9%
Prohibition L. B. Scranton 637 1.8%
Totals 34,697 100.0%
Voter turnout  %
Republican gain from Democratic

District 4[edit]

California's 4th congressional district election, 1894
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic James G. Maguire (incumbent) 14,748 48.3%
Republican Thomas Bowles Shannon 9,785 32.0%
Populist B. K. Collier 5,627 18.4%
Prohibition Joseph Rowell 388 1.3%
Totals 30,548 100.0%
Voter turnout  %
Democratic hold

District 5[edit]

California's 5th congressional district election, 1894
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Eugene F. Loud (incumbent) 13,379 36.8%
Democratic Joseph P. Kelly 8,384 23.0%
Populist James T. Rogers 7,820 21.5%
Prohibition James Denman 6,811 18.7%
Totals 36,394 100.0%
Voter turnout  %
Republican hold

District 6[edit]

California's 6th congressional district election, 1894
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican James McLachlan 18,746 44.3%
Democratic George S. Patton 11,693 27.6%
Populist W. C. Bowman 9,769 23.1%
Prohibition J. E. McComas 2,120 5.0%
Totals 42,328 100.0%
Voter turnout  %
Republican gain from Populist

District 7[edit]

California's 7th congressional district election, 1894
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican William W. Bowers (incumbent) 18,434 42.9%
Democratic W. H. Alford 12,111 28.2%
Populist J. L. Gilbert 10,719 25.0%
Prohibition W. H. Somers 1,669 3.9%
Totals 42,933 100.0%
Voter turnout  %
Republican hold

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