United States House of Representatives elections in California, 1964

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The United States House of Representatives elections in California, 1964 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 3, 1964. One Republican-held district and one previously Democratic-held open seat switched parties, resulting in no net change in the balance of 23 Democrats and 15 Republicans.

Overview[edit]

United States HoR elections in California, 1964
Party Votes % Seats
Democratic 3,609,314 52.89% 25
Republican 3,213,828 47.10% 13
Scattering 586 0.01% 0
Totals 6,823,728 100.00% 38

Separate election[edit]

On February 18, 1964, a special election was held in the 5th district. Incumbent John Shelley (D) had resigned January 7, 1964 to become Mayor of San Francisco. Phillip Burton (D) won the special election and would run again in November for the full term.

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 30District 31District 32District 33District 34District 35District 36District 37District 38

District 1[edit]

California's 1st congressional district election, 1964
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Don H. Clausen (incumbent) 141,048 59.09%
Democratic George McCabe 97,651 40.91%
No party Scattering 11 0.00%
Totals 238,710 100.00%
Voter turnout  %
Republican hold

District 2[edit]

California's 2nd congressional district election, 1964
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Harold T. Johnson (incumbent) 125,774 64.63%
Republican Chester C. Merriam 68,835 35.37%
No party Scattering 11 0.01%
Totals 194,620 100.00%
Voter turnout  %
Democratic hold

District 3[edit]

California's 3rd congressional district election, 1964
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic John E. Moss (incumbent) 166,688 74.30%
Republican Einer B. Gjelsteen 57,630 25.69%
No party Scattering 14 0.00%
Totals 224,332 100.00%
Voter turnout  %
Democratic hold

District 4[edit]

California's 4th congressional district election, 1964
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Robert L. Leggett (incumbent) 84,949 71.92%
Republican Ivan Norris 33,160 28.07%
No party Scattering 13 0.01%
Totals 118,122 100.00%
Voter turnout  %
Democratic hold

District 5[edit]

California's 5th congressional district election, 1964
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Phillip Burton (incumbent) 71,638 100.00%
No party Scattering 1 0.00%
Totals 71,639 100.00%
Voter turnout  %
Democratic hold

District 6[edit]

California's 6th congressional district election, 1964
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican William S. Mailliard (incumbent) 125,869 63.65%
Democratic Thomas O'Toole 71,894 36.35%
No party Scattering 0 0.00%
Totals 197,763 100.00%
Voter turnout  %
Democratic hold

District 7[edit]

California's 7th congressional district election, 1964
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Jeffery Cohelan (incumbent) 100,901 66.12%
Republican Lawrence E. McNutt 51,675 33.86%
No party Scattering 16 0.01%
Totals 192,592 100.00%
Voter turnout  %
Democratic hold

District 8[edit]

California's 8th congressional district election, 1964
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic George P. Miller (incumbent) 108,771 70.25%
Republican Donald E. McKay 46,063 29.75%
No party Scattering 8 0.01%
Totals 154,842 100.00%
Voter turnout  %
Democratic hold

District 9[edit]

California's 9th congressional district election, 1964
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Don Edwards (incumbent) 115,954 69.76%
Republican Joseph F. Donovan 50,261 30.24%
No party Scattering 14 0.01%
Totals 166,229 100.00%
Voter turnout  %
Democratic hold

District 10[edit]

California's 10th congressional district election, 1964
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Charles S. Gubser (incumbent) 151,027 63.12%
Democratic E. Day Carman 88,240 36.88%
No party Scattering 10 0.00%
Totals 239,277 100.00%
Voter turnout  %
Republican hold

District 11[edit]

California's 11th congressional district election, 1964
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican J. Arthur Younger (incumbent) 116,022 54.79%
Democratic W. Mark Sullivan 95,747 45.21%
No party Scattering 5 0.00%
Totals 211,774 100.00%
Voter turnout  %
Republican hold

District 12[edit]

California's 12th congressional district election, 1964
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Burt L. Talcott (incumbent) 93,112 61.92%
Democratic William K. Steward 57,242 38.07%
No party Scattering 19 0.01%
Totals 150,373 100.00%
Voter turnout  %
Republican hold

District 13[edit]

California's 13th congressional district election, 1964
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Charles M. Teague (incumbent) 104,744 57.39%
Democratic George E. Taylor 77,763 42.61%
No party Scattering 4 0.00%
Totals 182,511 100.00%
Voter turnout  %
Republican hold

District 14[edit]

California's 14th congressional district election, 1964
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican John F. Baldwin, Jr. (incumbent) 117,272 64.88%
Democratic Russell M. Koch 63,469 35.11%
No party Scattering 18 0.01%
Totals 180,759 100.00%
Voter turnout  %
Republican hold

District 15[edit]

California's 15th congressional district election, 1964
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic John J. McFall (incumbent) 109,560 70.89%
Republican Kenneth Gibson 44,977 29.10%
No party Scattering 15 0.01%
Totals 154,552 100.00%
Voter turnout  %
Democratic hold

District 16[edit]

California's 16th congressional district election, 1964
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Bernice F. Sisk (incumbent) 117,727 66.76%
Republican David T. Harris 58,604 33.23%
No party Scattering 9 0.01%
Totals 176,340 100.00%
Voter turnout  %
Democratic hold

District 17[edit]

California's 17th congressional district election, 1964
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Cecil R. King (incumbent) 95,640 67.66%
Republican Robert Muncaster 45,688 32.32%
No party Scattering 20 0.01%
Totals 141,348 100.00%
Voter turnout  %
Democratic hold

District 18[edit]

California's 18th congressional district election, 1964
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Harlan Hagen (incumbent) 121,304 66.71%
Republican James E. Williams, Jr. 60,523 33.28%
No party Scattering 12 0.01%
Totals 181,839 100.00%
Voter turnout  %
Democratic hold

District 19[edit]

California's 19th congressional district election, 1964
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Chet Holifield (incumbent) 97,934 65.42%
Republican C. Everett Hunt 51,747 34.57%
No party Scattering 12 0.01%
Totals 149,693 100.00%
Voter turnout  %
Democratic hold

District 20[edit]

California's 20th congressional district election, 1964
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican H. Allen Smith (incumbent) 132,402 67.88%
Democratic C. Bernard Kaufman 62,645 32.12%
No party Scattering 7 0.00%
Totals 195,054 100.00%
Voter turnout  %
Republican hold

District 21[edit]

California's 21st congressional district election, 1964
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Augustus F. Hawkins (incumbent) 106,231 90.27%
Republican Rayfield Lundy 11,374 9.67%
No party Scattering 72 0.06%
Totals 117,677 100.00%
Voter turnout  %
Democratic hold

District 22[edit]

California's 22nd congressional district election, 1964
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic James C. Corman (incumbent) 94,141 50.53%
Republican Robert C. Cline 92,133 49.46%
No party Scattering 20 0.01%
Totals 186,294 100.00%
Voter turnout  %
Democratic hold

District 23[edit]

California's 23rd congressional district election, 1964
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Del M. Clawson (incumbent) 90,721 55.43%
Democratic H. O. Van Pettin 72,903 44.54%
No party Scattering 40 0.02%
Totals 163,664 100.00%
Voter turnout  %
Republican hold

District 24[edit]

California's 24th congressional district election, 1964
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Glenard P. Lipscomb (incumbent) 139,784 67.94%
Democratic Bryan W. Stevens 65,967 32.06%
No party Scattering 7 0.00%
Totals 205,758 100.00%
Voter turnout  %
Republican hold

District 25[edit]

California's 25th congressional district election, 1964
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Ronald B. Cameron (incumbent) 81,320 55.44%
Republican Frank J. Walton 65,344 44.55%
No party Scattering 8 0.01%
Totals 146,672 100.00%
Voter turnout  %
Democratic hold

District 26[edit]

California's 26th congressional district election, 1964
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic James Roosevelt (incumbent) 136,025 70.39%
Republican Gil Seton 57,209 29.60%
No party Scattering 13 0.01%
Totals 193,247 100.00%
Voter turnout  %
Democratic hold

District 27[edit]

California's 27th congressional district election, 1964
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Edwin Reinecke 83,141 51.72%
Democratic Tom Bane 77,587 48.27%
No party Scattering 15 0.01%
Totals 160,743 100.00%
Voter turnout  %
Republican gain from Democratic

District 28[edit]

California's 28th congressional district election, 1964
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Alphonzo E. Bell, Jr. (incumbent) 205,473 65.57%
Democratic Gerald A. Gottlieb 107,852 34.42%
No party Scattering 41 0.01%
Totals 313,366 100.00%
Voter turnout  %
Republican hold

District 29[edit]

California's 29th congressional district election, 1964
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic George Brown, Jr. (incumbent) 90,208 58.56%
Republican Charles J. Farrington, Jr. 63,836 41.44%
No party Scattering 5 0.00%
Totals 154,049 100.00%
Voter turnout  %
Democratic hold

District 30[edit]

California's 30th congressional district election, 1964
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Edward R. Roybal (incumbent) 90,329 66.30%
Republican Alfred J. Feder 45,912 33.70%
No party Scattering 7 0.01%
Totals 136,248 100.00%
Voter turnout  %
Democratic hold

District 31[edit]

California's 31st congressional district election, 1964
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Charles H. Wilson (incumbent) 114,246 63.99%
Republican Norman G. Shanahan 64,256 35.99%
No party Scattering 27 0.02%
Totals 178,529 100.00%
Voter turnout  %
Democratic hold

District 32[edit]

California's 32nd congressional district election, 1964
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Craig Hosmer (incumbent) 132,603 68.93%
Democratic Michael Cullen 59,765 31.07%
No party Scattering 17 0.01%
Totals 192,385 100.00%
Voter turnout  %
Republican hold

District 33[edit]

California's 33rd congressional district election, 1964
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Kenneth W. Dyal 109,047 51.72%
Republican Jerry Pettis 101,742 48.26%
No party Scattering 41 0.02%
Totals 210,830 100.00%
Voter turnout  %
Democratic hold

District 34[edit]

California's 34th congressional district election, 1964
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Richard T. Hanna (incumbent) 137,588 58.25%
Republican Robert A. Geier 98,606 41.75%
No party Scattering 12 0.01%
Totals 236,206 100.00%
Voter turnout  %
Democratic hold

District 35[edit]

California's 35th congressional district election, 1964
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican James B. Utt (incumbent) 167,791 65.01%
Democratic Paul B. Carpenter 90,295 34.98%
No party Scattering 15 0.01%
Totals 258,101 100.00%
Voter turnout  %
Republican hold

District 36[edit]

California's 36th congressional district election, 1964
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Bob Wilson (incumbent) 105,346 59.05%
Democratic Quintin Whelan 73,034 40.94%
No party Scattering 15 0.01%
Totals 178,395 100.00%
Voter turnout  %
Republican hold

District 37[edit]

California's 37th congressional district election, 1964
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Lionel Van Deerlin (incumbent) 85,624 58.24%
Republican Dick Wilson 61,373 41.75%
No party Scattering 11 0.01%
Totals 147,008 100.00%
Voter turnout  %
Democratic hold

District 38[edit]

California's 38th congressional district election, 1964
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic John V. Tunney 85,661 52.82%
Republican Patrick M. Martin (incumbent) 76,525 47.18%
No party Scattering 1 0.00%
Totals 162,187 100.00%
Voter turnout  %
Democratic gain from Republican

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