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1908 United States House of Representatives elections in Florida

Elections to the United States House of Representatives for Florida's three House seats in the 61st Congress were held November 3, 1908 alongside the election for President and the election for Governor.

United States House of Representatives elections in Florida, 1908

← 1906 November 3, 1908 1910 →

All 3 Florida seats to the United States House of Representatives
  Majority party Minority party Third party
 
Party Democratic Republican Socialist
Last election 3 0 0
Seats won 3 0 0
Seat change Steady Steady Steady
Popular vote 30,011 6,254 2,159
Percentage 78.1% 16.3% 5.6%

BackgroundEdit

The Democratic Party continued their domination of Florida's politics, having won re-election in all three districts by large majorities in the previous election year against the Republicans and the Socialists.

Election resultsEdit

William B. Lamar (D) of the 3rd district declined to run for re-election, instead campaigning unsuccessfully for election to the Senate.

1908 United States House election results
District Democratic Republican Socialist
1st[1] Stephen M. Sparkman (I) 9,971 75.2% George W. Allen 1,990 15.0% C. C. Allen[2] 1,297 9.8%
2nd[3] Frank Clark (I) 10,726 75.9% William R. O'Neal 2,552 18.0% A. N. Jackson[2] 862 6.1%
3rd[4] Dannite H. Mays 9,314 84.5% William Northup 1,712 15.5%

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ District 1 results
  2. ^ a b Full name not given in source
  3. ^ District 2 results
  4. ^ District 3 results