United States House of Representatives elections in California, 1966

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The United States House of Representatives elections in California, 1966 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 8, 1966. Republicans gained three seats from the Democrats.

Overview[edit]

United States House of Representatives elections in California, 1966
Party Votes % Before After +/–
Republican 3,336,943 53.15% 13 16 +3
Democratic 2,937,862 46.79% 25 22 -3
Scattering 3,796 0.06% 0 0 0
Totals 6,278,601 100.00% 38 38

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, 1966
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Don H. Clausen (incumbent) 143,755 64.86%
Democratic Thomas T. Storer 77,000 34.74%
No party Scattering 888 0.40%
Totals 221,643 100.00%
Voter turnout  %
Republican hold

District 2[edit]

California's 2nd congressional district election, 1966
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Harold T. Johnson (incumbent) 131,145 70.91%
Republican William H. Romack, Jr. 53,753 29.06%
No party Scattering 54 0.03%
Totals 184,952 100.00%
Voter turnout  %
Democratic hold

District 3[edit]

California's 3rd congressional district election, 1966
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic John E. Moss (incumbent) 143,177 67.46%
Republican Terry G. Feil 69,057 32.54%
No party Scattering 17 0.01%
Totals 212,251 100.00%
Voter turnout  %
Democratic hold

District 4[edit]

California's 4th congressional district election, 1966
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Robert L. Leggett (incumbent) 67,942 59.45%
Republican Tom McHatton 46,337 40.54%
No party Scattering 7 0.01%
Totals 114,286 100.00%
Voter turnout  %
Democratic hold

District 5[edit]

California's 5th congressional district election, 1966
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Phillip Burton (incumbent) 56,476 71.26%
Republican Terry R. Macken 22,778 28.74%
No party Scattering 0 0.00%
Totals 79,254 100.00%
Voter turnout  %
Democratic hold

District 6[edit]

California's 6th congressional district election, 1966
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican William S. Mailliard (incumbent) 132,506 76.58%
Democratic Le Rue Grim 40,514 23.42%
No party Scattering 0 0.00%
Totals 173,020 100.00%
Voter turnout  %
Democratic hold

District 7[edit]

California's 7th congressional district election, 1966
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Jeffery Cohelan (incumbent) 84,644 63.89%
Republican Malcolm M. Champlin 46,763 35.30%
No party Scattering 1,077 0.81%
Totals 132,484 100.00%
Voter turnout  %
Democratic hold

District 8[edit]

California's 8th congressional district election, 1966
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic George P. Miller (incumbent) 92,263 65.43%
Republican Raymond P. Britton 48,727 34.55%
No party Scattering 24 0.02%
Totals 141,014 100.00%
Voter turnout  %
Democratic hold

District 9[edit]

California's 9th congressional district election, 1966
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Don Edwards (incumbent) 97,311 63.14%
Republican Wilbur G. Durkee 56,784 36.85%
No party Scattering 15 0.01%
Totals 154,110 100.00%
Voter turnout  %
Democratic hold

District 10[edit]

California's 10th congressional district election, 1966
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Charles S. Gubser (incumbent) 156,549 69.09%
Democratic George Leppert 70,013 30.90%
No party Scattering 10 0.00%
Totals 226,572 100.00%
Voter turnout  %
Republican hold

District 11[edit]

California's 11th congressional district election, 1966
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican J. Arthur Younger (incumbent) 113,679 59.40%
Democratic W. Mark Sullivan 77,605 40.55%
No party Scattering 88 0.05%
Totals 191,372 100.00%
Voter turnout  %
Republican hold

District 12[edit]

California's 12th congressional district election, 1966
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Burt L. Talcott (incumbent) 108,070 77.24%
Democratic Gerald V. Barron 31,787 22.72%
No party Scattering 52 0.04%
Totals 139,909 100.00%
Voter turnout  %
Republican hold

District 13[edit]

California's 13th congressional district election, 1966
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Charles M. Teague (incumbent) 116,701 67.45%
Democratic Charles A. Storke 56,240 32.51%
No party Scattering 69 0.04%
Totals 173,010 100.00%
Voter turnout  %
Republican hold

District 14[edit]

California's 14th congressional district election, 1966
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Jerome Waldie (incumbent) 108,668 56.38%
Republican Frank J. Newman 83,878 43.52%
No party Scattering 206 0.11%
Totals 192,752 100.00%
Voter turnout  %
Democratic hold

District 15[edit]

California's 15th congressional district election, 1966
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic John J. McFall (incumbent) 81,733 57.04%
Republican Sam Van Dyken 61,550 42.96%
No party Scattering 5 0.00%
Totals 143,288 100.00%
Voter turnout  %
Democratic hold

District 16[edit]

California's 16th congressional district election, 1966
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Bernice F. Sisk (incumbent) 118,063 71.30%
Republican Cecil F. White 47,329 28.58%
No party Scattering 187 0.11%
Totals 165,579 100.00%
Voter turnout  %
Democratic hold

District 17[edit]

California's 17th congressional district election, 1966
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Cecil R. King (incumbent) 76,962 60.80%
Republican Don Cortum 49,615 39.20%
No party Scattering 7 0.01%
Totals 126,584 100.00%
Voter turnout  %
Democratic hold

District 18[edit]

California's 18th congressional district election, 1966
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Bob Mathias 96,699 55.88%
Democratic Harlan Hagen (incumbent) 76,346 44.12%
No party Scattering 13 0.01%
Totals 173,058 100.00%
Voter turnout  %
Republican gain from Democratic

District 19[edit]

California's 19th congressional district election, 1966
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Chet Holifield (incumbent) 82,592 62.24%
Republican William R. Sutton 50,068 37.73%
No party Scattering 46 0.03%
Totals 132,706 100.00%
Voter turnout  %
Democratic hold

District 20[edit]

California's 20th congressional district election, 1966
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican H. Allen Smith (incumbent) 128,896 73.37%
Democratic Raymond Freschi 46,730 26.60%
No party Scattering 63 0.04%
Totals 175,689 100.00%
Voter turnout  %
Republican hold

District 21[edit]

California's 21st congressional district election, 1966
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Augustus F. Hawkins (incumbent) 74,216 84.80%
Republican Rayfield Lundy 13,294 15.19%
No party Scattering 12 0.01%
Totals 87,522 100.00%
Voter turnout  %
Democratic hold

District 22[edit]

California's 22nd congressional district election, 1966
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic James C. Corman (incumbent) 94,420 53.45%
Republican Robert C. Cline 82,207 46.54%
No party Scattering 29 0.02%
Totals 176,656 100.00%
Voter turnout  %
Democratic hold

District 23[edit]

California's 23rd congressional district election, 1966
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Del M. Clawson (incumbent) 93,320 67.39%
Democratic Ed O'Connor 45,141 32.60%
No party Scattering 13 0.01%
Totals 138,474 100.00%
Voter turnout  %
Republican hold

District 24[edit]

California's 24th congressional district election, 1966
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Glenard P. Lipscomb (incumbent) 148,190 76.21%
Democratic Fred Warner Neal 46,115 23.72%
No party Scattering 141 0.07%
Totals 194,446 100.00%
Voter turnout  %
Republican hold

District 25[edit]

California's 25th congressional district election, 1966
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Charles E. Wiggins 70,154 52.55%
Democratic Ronald B. Cameron (incumbent) 63,345 47.45%
No party Scattering 13 0.01%
Totals 133,512 100.00%
Voter turnout  %
Republican gain from Democratic

District 26[edit]

California's 26th congressional district election, 1966
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Thomas M. Rees (incumbent) 103,289 62.32%
Republican Irving Teichner 62,441 37.67%
No party Scattering 20 0.01%
Totals 165,750 100.00%
Voter turnout  %
Democratic hold

District 27[edit]

California's 27th congressional district election, 1966
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Edwin Reinecke (incumbent) 93,890 65.33%
Democratic John A. "Jack" Howard 49,785 34.64%
No party Scattering 42 0.03%
Totals 143,717 100.00%
Voter turnout  %
Republican hold

District 28[edit]

California's 28th congressional district election, 1966
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Alphonzo E. Bell, Jr. (incumbent) 211,404 72.28%
Democratic Lawrence "Lorry" Sherman 81,007 27.70%
No party Scattering 80 0.03%
Totals 292,491 100.00%
Voter turnout  %
Republican hold

District 29[edit]

California's 29th congressional district election, 1966
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic George Brown, Jr. (incumbent) 69,115 51.12%
Republican Bill Orozco 66,079 48.87%
No party Scattering 8 0.01%
Totals 135,202 100.00%
Voter turnout  %
Democratic hold

District 30[edit]

California's 30th congressional district election, 1966
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Edward R. Roybal (incumbent) 72,173 66.40%
Republican Henri O'Bryant, Jr. 36,506 33.58%
No party Scattering 20 0.02%
Totals 108,699 100.00%
Voter turnout  %
Democratic hold

District 31[edit]

California's 31st congressional district election, 1966
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Charles H. Wilson (incumbent) 92,875 63.35%
Republican Norman G. Shanahan 53,708 36.63%
No party Scattering 22 0.02%
Totals 146,605 100.00%
Voter turnout  %
Democratic hold

District 32[edit]

California's 32nd congressional district election, 1966
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Craig Hosmer (incumbent) 139,328 80.09%
Democratic Tracy Odell 34,609 19.90%
No party Scattering 17 0.01%
Totals 173,954 100.00%
Voter turnout  %
Republican hold

District 33[edit]

California's 33rd congressional district election, 1966
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Jerry Pettis 102,401 53.48%
Democratic Kenneth W. Dyal (incumbent) 89,071 46.52%
No party Scattering 8 0.00%
Totals 191,480 100.00%
Voter turnout  %
Republican gain from Democratic

District 34[edit]

California's 34th congressional district election, 1966
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Richard T. Hanna (incumbent) 127,976 55.79%
Republican Frank LaMagna 101,410 44.21%
No party Scattering 5 0.00%
Totals 129,391 100.00%
Voter turnout  %
Democratic hold

District 35[edit]

California's 35th congressional district election, 1966
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican James B. Utt (incumbent) 189,582 73.06%
Democratic Thomas B. Lenhart 69,873 26.93%
No party Scattering 21 0.01%
Totals 259,476 100.00%
Voter turnout  %
Republican hold

District 36[edit]

California's 36th congressional district election, 1966
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Bob Wilson (incumbent) 119,274 72.74%
Democratic Don Lindgren 44,365 27.06%
No party Scattering 340 0.21%
Totals 163,979 100.00%
Voter turnout  %
Republican hold

District 37[edit]

California's 37th congressional district election, 1966
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Lionel Van Deerlin (incumbent) 80,060 61.14%
Republican Mike Schaefer 50,817 38.81%
No party Scattering 63 0.05%
Totals 130,940 100.00%
Voter turnout  %
Democratic hold

District 38[edit]

California's 38th congressional district election, 1966
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic John V. Tunney (incumbent) 83,216 54.47%
Republican Robert O. Hunter 69,444 45.46%
No party Scattering 114 0.07%
Totals 152,774 100.00%
Voter turnout  %
Democratic hold

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