1957 United States House of Representatives elections

There were four special elections to the United States House of Representatives in 1957 during the 85th United States Congress.

List of electionsEdit

Elections are listed by date and district.

District Incumbent This race
Member Party First elected Results Candidates
New Mexico at-large Antonio M. Fernández Democratic 1942 Incumbent member-elect died November 7, 1956.
New member elected April 9, 1957.
Democratic hold.
New Jersey 2 T. Millet Hand Republican 1944 Incumbent member-elect died during previous congress.
New member elected November 5, 1957.
Democratic hold.
Pennsylvania 13 Samuel K. McConnell, Jr. Republican 1944 (Special) Incumbent resigned September 1, 1957, after becoming Executive Director of the United Cerebral Palsy Associations.
New member elected November 5, 1957.
Republican hold.
Illinois 7 James Bowler Democratic 1953 (Special) Incumbent died July 18, 1957.
New member elected December 31, 1957.
Democratic hold.

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Our Campaigns - NM At-Large - Special Election Race - Apr 09, 1957". www.ourcampaigns.com.
  2. ^ "Our Campaigns - NJ District 2 - Special Election Race - Nov 05, 1957". www.ourcampaigns.com.
  3. ^ "Our Campaigns - PA - District 13 - Special Election Race - Nov 05, 1957". www.ourcampaigns.com.
  4. ^ "Our Campaigns - IL District 7-Special Race - Dec 31, 1957". www.ourcampaigns.com.