1987 United States House of Representatives elections

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1987 United States House of Representatives elections

← 1986 April 7 – August 18, 1987 1988 →

2 of the 435 seats in the United States House of Representatives
218 seats needed for a majority
  Majority party Minority party
  Speaker Jim Wright of Texas.jpg RobertHMichelCP.jpg
Leader Jim Wright Robert H. Michel
Party Democratic Republican
Leader since January 6, 1987 January 3, 1981
Leader's seat Texas 12th Illinois 18th
Last election 258 seats, 54.3% 177 seats, 44.4%
Seats before 258 177
Seat change 0 0
Seats up 1 1
Races won 1 1

Nancy Pelosi, first elected in 1987.

There were two special elections to the United States House of Representatives in 1987 during the 100th United States Congress.

List of elections

Elections are listed by date and district.

District Incumbent This race
Member Party First elected Results Candidates
California 5 Sala Burton Democratic 1983 (Special) Incumbent died February 1, 1987.
A special election was held April 7, 1987, but no candidate received the required majority.
New member won a special run-off election June 2, 1987.
Democratic hold.
Primary ballot (April 7, 1987):

Run-off ballot (June 2, 1987):
Connecticut 4 Stewart McKinney Republican 1970 Incumbent died May 7, 1987.
New member elected August 18, 1987.
Republican hold.

See also

References

  1. ^ "CA District 5 - Special Election". April 18, 2016. Retrieved August 15, 2018 – via Our Campaigns.
  2. ^ "CA District 5 - Special Runoff". April 18, 2016. Retrieved August 15, 2018 – via Our Campaigns.
  3. ^ "CT District 4 - Special Election". January 26, 2005. Retrieved August 15, 2018 – via Our Campaigns.