United States House of Representatives elections in California, 1968

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The United States House of Representatives elections in California, 1968 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 5, 1968. The delegation remained unchanged, at 21 Democrats and 17 Republicans.

Overview[edit]

United States HoR elections in California, 1968
Party Votes % Seats
Republican 3,741,454 54.38% 17
Democratic 3,036,602 44.13% 21
American Independent 55,920 0.81% 0
Peace and Freedom 46,294 0.67% 0
Totals 6,880,270 100.00% 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, 1968
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Don H. Clausen (incumbent) 132,433 75.10%
Democratic Donald W. Graham 37,650 21.35%
Peace and Freedom Adolph N. Hofmann 3,372 1.91%
American Independent Gladys O'Neil 2,882 1.63%
Totals 176,337 100.00%
Voter turnout  %
Republican hold

District 2[edit]

California's 2nd congressional district election, 1968
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Harold T. Johnson (incumbent) 127,880 60.77%
Republican Osmer E. Dunaway 78,986 37.53%
American Independent Paul J. Huft 3,577 1.70%
Totals 210,443 100.00%
Voter turnout  %
Democratic hold

District 3[edit]

California's 3rd congressional district election, 1968
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic John E. Moss (incumbent) 106,694 55.98%
Republican Elmore J. Duffy 79,717 41.82%
American Independent James Tarleton Slaughter 4,188 2.20%
Totals 190,599 100.00%
Voter turnout  %
Democratic hold

District 4[edit]

California's 4th congressional district election, 1968
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Robert L. Leggett (incumbent) 88,067 55.54%
Republican James Shumway 65,942 41.59%
American Independent Gene Clark 4,545 2.87%
Totals 158,554 100.00%
Voter turnout  %
Democratic hold

District 5[edit]

California's 5th congressional district election, 1968
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Phillip Burton (incumbent) 86,647 72.01%
Republican Waldo Velasquez 29,123 24.20%
Peace and Freedom Marvin Garson 4,549 3.78%
Totals 120,319 100.00%
Voter turnout  %
Democratic hold

District 6[edit]

California's 6th congressional district election, 1968
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican William S. Mailliard (incumbent) 140,071 72.76%
Democratic Phillip Drath 52,433 27.24%
Totals 192,504 100.00%
Voter turnout  %
Democratic hold

District 7[edit]

California's 7th congressional district election, 1968
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Jeffery Cohelan (incumbent) 102,108 62.87%
Republican Barney E. Hilburn 48,133 29.64%
Peace and Freedom Huey Newton 12,164 7.49%
Totals 162,405 100.00%
Voter turnout  %
Democratic hold

District 8[edit]

California's 8th congressional district election, 1968
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic George P. Miller (incumbent) 104,231 64.02%
Republican Raymond P. Britton 58,584 35.98%
Totals 162,815 100.00%
Voter turnout  %
Democratic hold

District 9[edit]

California's 9th congressional district election, 1968
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Don Edwards (incumbent) 100,891 56.55%
Republican Larry Fargher 77,521 43.45%
Totals 178,412 100.00%
Voter turnout  %
Democratic hold

District 10[edit]

California's 10th congressional district election, 1968
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Charles S. Gubser (incumbent) 160,204 67.31%
Democratic Grayson S. Taketa 73,530 30.89%
Peace and Freedom Martin L. Primach 4,276 1.80%
Totals 238,010 100.00%
Voter turnout  %
Republican hold

District 11[edit]

California's 11th congressional district election, 1968
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Pete McCloskey (incumbent) 165,482 79.32%
Democratic Urban G. Whitaker, Jr. 40,979 19.64%
Peace and Freedom David Demorest Ransom 2,157 1.03%
Totals 208,618 100.00%
Voter turnout  %
Republican hold

District 12[edit]

California's 12th congressional district election, 1968
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Burt L. Talcott (incumbent) 140,713 94.88%
American Independent Ann J. Holliday 7,593 5.12%
Totals 148,308 100.00%
Voter turnout  %
Republican hold

District 13[edit]

California's 13th congressional district election, 1968
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Charles M. Teague (incumbent) 148,357 65.85%
Democratic Stanley K. Sheinbaum 76,928 34.15%
Totals 225,285 100.00%
Voter turnout  %
Republican hold

District 14[edit]

California's 14th congressional district election, 1968
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Jerome Waldie (incumbent) 152,500 71.58%
Republican David W. Schuh 56,598 26.57%
American Independent Luis W. Hamilton 3,945 1.85%
Totals 213,043 100.00%
Voter turnout  %
Democratic hold

District 15[edit]

California's 15th congressional district election, 1968
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic John J. McFall (incumbent) 85,761 53.79%
Republican Sam Van Dyken 73,685 46.21%
Totals 159,446 100.00%
Voter turnout  %
Democratic hold

District 16[edit]

California's 16th congressional district election, 1968
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Bernice F. Sisk (incumbent) 97,473 62.46%
Republican Dave Harris 55,192 35.37%
American Independent John P. Carroll 3,390 2.17%
Totals 156,055 100.00%
Voter turnout  %
Democratic hold

District 17[edit]

California's 17th congressional district election, 1968
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Glenn M. Anderson 75,070 50.75%
Republican Joe Blatchford 71,174 48.11%
Peace and Freedom Ben Dobbs 1,685 1.14%
Totals 147,929 100.00%
Voter turnout  %
Democratic hold

District 18[edit]

California's 18th congressional district election, 1968
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Bob Mathias (incumbent) 100,008 65.17%
Democratic Harlan Hagen 51,274 33.41%
American Independent Edward Calvin Williams 2,186 1.42%
Totals 153,468 100.00%
Voter turnout  %
Republican hold

District 19[edit]

California's 19th congressional district election, 1968
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Chet Holifield (incumbent) 96,857 63.25%
Republican Bill Jones 52,284 34.14%
American Independent Wayne L. Cook 3,996 2.61%
Totals 153,137 100.00%
Voter turnout  %
Democratic hold

District 20[edit]

California's 20th congressional district election, 1968
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican H. Allen Smith (incumbent) 133,148 69.30%
Democratic Don White 56,008 29.15%
Peace and Freedom Robert J. Clarke 2,965 1.54%
Totals 192,121 100.00%
Voter turnout  %
Republican hold

District 21[edit]

California's 21st congressional district election, 1968
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Augustus F. Hawkins (incumbent) 87,205 91.60%
Republican Rayfield Lundy 7,995 8.40%
Totals 95,200 100.00%
Voter turnout  %
Democratic hold

District 22[edit]

California's 22nd congressional district election, 1968
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic James C. Corman (incumbent) 102,332 56.92%
Republican Joe Holt 74,433 41.40%
Peace and Freedom Hugh Manes 3,024 1.68%
Totals 179,789 100.00%
Voter turnout  %
Democratic hold

District 23[edit]

California's 23rd congressional district election, 1968
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Del M. Clawson (incumbent) 95,628 64.95%
Democratic Jim Sperrazzo 51,606 35.05%
Totals 147,234 100.00%
Voter turnout  %
Republican hold

District 24[edit]

California's 24th congressional district election, 1968
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Glenard P. Lipscomb (incumbent) 152,180 72.85%
Democratic Fred Warner Neal 56,723 27.15%
Totals 208,903 100.00%
Voter turnout  %
Republican hold

District 25[edit]

California's 25th congressional district election, 1968
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Charles E. Wiggins (incumbent) 141,600 68.63%
Democratic Keith F. Shirey 64,732 31.37%
Totals 206,332 100.00%
Voter turnout  %
Republican hold

District 26[edit]

California's 26th congressional district election, 1968
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Thomas M. Rees (incumbent) 132,447 65.49%
Republican Irving Teichner 63,393 31.35%
Peace and Freedom Jack Weinberg 6,394 3.16%
Totals 202,234 100.00%
Voter turnout  %
Democratic hold

District 27[edit]

California's 27th congressional district election, 1968
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Edwin Reinecke (incumbent) 158,309 72.25%
Democratic John T. Butchko 60,808 27.75%
Totals 219,117 100.00%
Voter turnout  %
Republican hold

District 28[edit]

California's 28th congressional district election, 1968
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Alphonzo E. Bell, Jr. (incumbent) 168,208 71.24%
Democratic John McKee Pratt 63,414 26.86%
Peace and Freedom Sherman Pearl 4,503 1.91%
Totals 236,125 100.00%
Voter turnout  %
Republican hold

District 29[edit]

California's 29th congressional district election, 1968
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic George Brown, Jr. (incumbent) 74,807 52.31%
Republican Bill Orozco 68,213 47.69%
Totals 143,020 100.00%
Voter turnout  %
Democratic hold

District 30[edit]

California's 30th congressional district election, 1968
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Edward R. Roybal (incumbent) 75,381 67.49%
Republican Samuel F. Cavnar 36,312 32.51%
Totals 111,693 100.00%
Voter turnout  %
Democratic hold

District 31[edit]

California's 31st congressional district election, 1968
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Charles H. Wilson (incumbent) 94,387 58.91%
Republican James R. Dunn 62,711 39.14%
American Independent Stanley L. Schulte 3,134 1.96%
Totals 160,232 100.00%
Voter turnout  %
Democratic hold

District 32[edit]

California's 32nd congressional district election, 1968
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Craig Hosmer (incumbent) 138,494 73.78%
Democratic Arthur J. Gottlieb 45,308 24.14%
American Independent Richard B. Williams 3,898 2.08%
Totals 187,700 100.00%
Voter turnout  %
Republican hold

District 33[edit]

California's 33rd congressional district election, 1968
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Jerry Pettis (incumbent) 123,426 66.28%
Democratic Al C. Bellard 59,619 32.02%
American Independent Earl D. Wallen 3,171 1.70%
Totals 186,216 100.00%
Voter turnout  %
Republican hold

District 34[edit]

California's 34th congressional district election, 1968
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Richard T. Hanna (incumbent) 105,880 50.85%
Republican Bill J. Teague 102,333 49.15%
Totals 208,213 100.00%
Voter turnout  %
Democratic hold

District 35[edit]

California's 35th congressional district election, 1968
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican James B. Utt (incumbent) 212,684 72.47%
Democratic Thomas B. Lenhart 73,778 25.14%
American Independent Annie McDonald 7,000 2.39%
Totals 293,462 100.00%
Voter turnout  %
Republican hold

District 36[edit]

California's 36th congressional district election, 1968
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Bob Wilson (incumbent) 147,772 71.61%
Democratic Don Lindgren 58,578 28.39%
Totals 206,350 100.00%
Voter turnout  %
Republican hold

District 37th[edit]

California's 37th congressional district election, 1968
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Lionel Van Deerlin (incumbent) 95,591 64.67%
Republican Mike Schaefer 52,212 35.33%
Totals 147,803 100.00%
Voter turnout  %
Democratic hold

District 38[edit]

California's 38th congressional district election, 1968
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic John V. Tunney (incumbent) 121,025 62.76%
Republican Robert O. Hunter 68,196 35.36%
American Independent James H. Griffin 2,415 1.25%
Peace and Freedom Terese A. Karmel 1,205 0.62%
Totals 192,841 100.00%
Voter turnout  %
Democratic hold

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