1884 United States House of Representatives elections in Florida

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United States House of Representatives elections in Florida, 1884

← 1882 November 4, 1884 1886 →

Both of Florida's seats to the United States House of Representatives
  Majority party Minority party
 
Party Democratic Republican
Last election 1 1
Seats won 2 0
Seat change Increase 1 Decrease 1
Popular vote 31,867 27,971
Percentage 53.3% 46.7%

Elections to the United States House of Representatives in Florida were held November 4, 1884 for the 49th Congress. These elections were held at the same time as the 1884 Presidential election and election for Governor.

Background[edit]

The 1882 elections had sent one Democrat and one Republican to the House to represent Florida. That would prove to be the last Congressional election won by a Republican in Florida until 1954.

Election results[edit]

Both incumbents ran for re-election, one of whom was re-elected. One seat changed from Republican to Democratic control

1884 United States House election results
District Democratic Republican Independent Republican
1st[1] Robert H. M. Davidson (I) 14,619 55.1% Eugene O. Locke 11,899 44.9%
2nd[2] Charles Dougherty 17,248 51.8% Horatio Bisbee, Jr. (I) 15,857 47.6% Josiah T. Walls 215 0.6%

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