United States House of Representatives elections in California, 1954

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The United States House of Representatives elections in California, 1954 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, 1954. Democrats gained two seats and lost one seat.

Overview[edit]

United States House of Representatives elections in California, 1954
Party Votes % Before After +/–
Republican 1,907,407 49.2% 20 19 -1
Democratic 1,902,384 49.1% 10 11 +1
Progressive 63,284 1.6% 0 0 0
Totals 3,873,075 100.0% 30 30

Results[edit]

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

District 1District 2District 3District 4District 5District 6District 7District 8District 9District 10District 11District 12District 13District 14
District 15District 16District 17District 18District 19District 20District 21District 22District 23District 24District 25District 26District 27
District 28District 29District 30

District 1[edit]

California's 1st congressional district election, 1954
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Hubert B. Scudder (incumbent) 83,762 59.1%
Progressive Max Kortum 58,004 40.9%
Totals 141,766 100.0%
Voter turnout  %
Republican hold

District 2[edit]

California's 2nd congressional district election, 1954
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Clair Engle (incumbent) 113,104 100.0%
Voter turnout  %
Democratic hold

District 3[edit]

California's 3rd congressional district election, 1954
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic John E. Moss (incumbent) 96,238 65.3%
Republican James H. Phillips 51,111 34.7%
Totals 147,349 100.0%
Voter turnout  %
Democratic hold

District 4[edit]

California's 4th congressional district election, 1954
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican William S. Mailliard (incumbent) 88,439 61.2%
Democratic Philip A. O'Rourke 52,980 36.7%
Progressive George R. Andersen 2,987 2.1%
Totals 144,406 100.0%
Voter turnout  %
Republican hold

District 5[edit]

California's 5th congressional district election, 1954
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic John Shelley (incumbent) 86,428 100.0%
Voter turnout  %
Democratic hold

District 6[edit]

California's 6th congressional district election, 1954
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican John F. Baldwin, Jr. 72,336 50.9%
Democratic Robert Condon (incumbent) 69,776 49.1%
Totals 142,112 100.0%
Voter turnout  %
Republican gain from Democratic

District 7[edit]

California's 7th congressional district election, 1954
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican John J. Allen, Jr. (incumbent) 64,083 53%
Democratic Stanley K. Crook 56,807 47%
Totals 120,890 100%
Voter turnout  %
Republican hold

District 8[edit]

California's 8th congressional district election, 1954
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic George P. Miller (incumbent) 101,803 65.4%
Republican Jessie M. Ritchie 53,869 34.6%
Totals 155,672 100.0%
Voter turnout  %
Democratic hold

District 9[edit]

California's 9th congressional district election, 1954
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican J. Arthur Younger (incumbent) 60,648 54.5%
Democratic Harold F. Taggart 50,619 45.5%
Totals 111,267 100.0%
Voter turnout  %
Republican hold

District 10[edit]

California's 10th congressional district election, 1954
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Charles S. Gubser (incumbent) 94,418 61.2%
Democratic Paul V. Birmingham 59,843 38.8%
Totals 154,261 100.0%
Voter turnout  %
Republican hold

District 11[edit]

California's 11th congressional district election, 1954
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Justin L. Johnson (incumbent) 54,716 52.6%
Democratic Carl Sugar 49,388 47.4%
Totals 104,104 100.0%
Voter turnout  %
Republican hold

District 12[edit]

California's 12th congressional district election, 1954
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Bernice F. Sisk 63,911 53.8%
Republican Allan O. Hunter (incumbent) 54,903 46.2%
Totals 118,814 100.0%
Voter turnout  %
Democratic gain from Republican

District 13[edit]

California's 13th congressional district election, 1954
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Charles M. Teague 69,287 52.5%
Democratic Timothy I. O'Reilly 62,786 47.5%
Totals 132,073 100.0%
Voter turnout  %
Republican hold

District 14[edit]

California's 14th congressional district election, 1954
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Harlan Hagen 75,194 65%
Republican Al Blain 40,270 35%
Totals 115,464 100%
Voter turnout  %
Democratic gain from Republican

District 15[edit]

California's 15th congressional district election, 1954
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Gordon L. McDonough (incumbent) 77,651 56.9%
Democratic Frank P. O'Sullivan 58,785 43.1%
Totals 136,436 100.0%
Voter turnout  %
Republican hold

District 16[edit]

California's 16th congressional district election, 1954
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Donald L. Jackson (incumbent) 63,124 60.8%
Democratic S. Mark Hogue 40,659 39.2%
Totals 103,783 100.0%
Voter turnout  %
Republican hold

District 17[edit]

California's 17th congressional district election, 1954
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Cecil R. King (incumbent) 97,828 60.1%
Republican Robert H. Finch 64,967 39.9%
Totals 162,795 100.0%
Voter turnout  %
Democratic hold

District 18[edit]

California's 18th congressional district election, 1954
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Craig Hosmer (incumbent) 71,731 55%
Democratic Joseph M. Kennick 58,647 45%
Totals 130,378 100%
Voter turnout  %
Republican hold

District 19[edit]

California's 19th congressional district election, 1954
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Chet Holifield (incumbent) 90,269 74.8%
Republican Raymond R. Pritchard 30,404 25.2%
Totals 120,673 100.0%
Voter turnout  %
Democratic hold

District 20[edit]

California's 20th congressional district election, 1954
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican John Carl Hinshaw (incumbent) 71,213 71.2%
Democratic Eugene Radding 28,838 28.8%
Totals 100,051 100.0%
Voter turnout  %
Republican hold

District 21[edit]

California's 21st congressional district election, 1954
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Edgar W. Hiestand (incumbent) 100,258 58.7%
Democratic William E. "Bill" Roskam 70,486 41.3%
Totals 170,744 100.0%
Voter turnout  %
Democratic hold

District 22[edit]

California's 22nd congressional district election, 1954
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Joseph F. Holt (incumbent) 65,165 58.2%
Democratic William M. "Bill" Costley 46,875 41.8%
Totals 112,040 100.0%
Voter turnout  %
Republican hold

District 23[edit]

California's 23rd congressional district election, 1954
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Clyde Doyle (incumbent) 90,729 70.9%
Republican Frank G. Bussing 34,911 27.3%
Progressive Olive T. Thompson 2,293 1.8%
Totals 127,933 100.0%
Voter turnout  %
Democratic hold

District 24[edit]

California's 24th congressional district election, 1954
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Glenard P. Lipscomb (incumbent) 65,431 56.9%
Democratic George Arnold 49,592 43.1%
Totals 115,023 100.0%
Voter turnout  %
Republican hold

District 25[edit]

California's 25th congressional district election, 1954
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Patrick J. Hillings (incumbent) 113,027 65.2%
Democratic John S. Sobieski 60,370 34.8%
Totals 173,397 100.0%
Voter turnout  %
Republican hold

District 26[edit]

California's 26th congressional district election, 1954
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic James Roosevelt 94,261 60.1%
Republican Theodore R. "Ted" Owings 62,585 39.9%
Totals 156,856 100.0%
Voter turnout  %
Democratic hold

District 27[edit]

California's 27th congressional district election, 1954
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Harry R. Sheppard (incumbent) 65,389 64.8%
Republican Martin K. Barrett 35,594 35.2%
Totals 100,983 100.0%
Voter turnout  %
Democratic hold

District 28[edit]

California's 28th congressional district election, 1954
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican James B. Utt (incumbent) 95,680 66.2%
Democratic Harriet Enderle 48,785 33.8%
Totals 144,465 100.0%
Voter turnout  %
Republican hold

District 29[edit]

California's 29th congressional district election, 1954
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican John J. Phillips (incumbent) 42,420 58%
Republican Bruce Shangle 30,781 42%
Totals 73,201 100%
Voter turnout  %
Republican hold

District 30[edit]

California's 30th congressional district election, 1954
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Bob Wilson (incumbent) 94,623 60.4%
Democratic Ross T. McIntire 61,994 39.6%
Totals 156,617 100.0%
Voter turnout  %
Republican hold

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