1899 United States House of Representatives elections

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There were nine special elections to the United States House of Representatives in 1899 during the 56th United States Congress, which began on March 4, 1899. None of the special elections in 1899 were during the 55th United States Congress, which ended March 3, 1899.

District Vacator Reason for Vacancy Candidates
Representative Party First elected
Maine 2 Vacant Rep. Nelson Dingley Jr. died during previous congress.
New member elected June 19, 1899.
Republican gain.
Successor seated December 4, 1899 with the rest of the House.[1]
Louisiana 5 Samuel T. Baird Democratic 1896 Incumbent died April 22, 1899.
New member elected August 29, 1899.
Democratic hold.
Successor seated December 4, 1899 with the rest of the House.[1]
Missouri 8 Richard P. Bland Democratic 1872
1894 (Lost)
1896
Incumbent died June 15, 1899.
New member elected August 29, 1899.
Democratic hold.
Successor seated December 4, 1899 with the rest of the House.[1]
Maine 1 Thomas B. Reed Republican 1876 Incumbent resigned September 4, 1899 to protest the Spanish–American War.
New member elected November 7, 1899.
Republican hold.
Successor seated December 4, 1899 with the rest of the House.[1]
Nebraska 6 William L. Greene Populist 1896 Incumbent died March 11, 1899.
New member elected November 7, 1899.
Populist hold.
Successor seated December 4, 1899 with the rest of the House.[1]
New York 34 Vacant Rep. Warren B. Hooker resigned during previous congress.
New member elected November 7, 1899.
Republican gain.
Successor seated December 4, 1899 with the rest of the House.[1]
Ohio 16 Lorenzo Danford Republican 1872
1878 (Retired)
1894
Incumbent died June 19, 1899.
New member elected November 7, 1899.
Republican hold.
Successor seated December 4, 1899 with the rest of the House.[1]
Pennsylvania 9 Daniel Ermentrout Democratic 1880
1878 (Lost renomination)
1896
Incumbent died September 17, 1899.
New member elected November 7, 1899.
Democratic hold.
Successor seated December 4, 1899 with the rest of the House.[1]
Kentucky 7 Evan E. Settle Democratic 1896 Incumbent died November 16, 1899.
New member elected December 18, 1899.
Democratic hold.
Successor seated January 15, 1900.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e f g h i "Fifty-Sixth Congress March 4, 1899, to March 3, 1901". Historian of the United States House of Representatives. Retrieved November 12, 2019.
  2. ^ a b c d e f Congressional Quarterly's Guide to U.S. Elections. 1975. p. 686.
  3. ^ "Our Campaigns - LA - District 05 Special Election Race - Aug 29, 1899".
  4. ^ "Our Campaigns - ME District 1 - Special Election Race - Nov 07, 1899".
  5. ^ "Our Campaigns - NE - District 06 Special Election Race - Nov 07, 1899".
  6. ^ "Our Campaigns - OH District 16 - Special Election Race - Nov 07, 1899".
  7. ^ "Our Campaigns - KY - District 07 Special Election Race - Dec 18, 1899".