1976 United States House of Representatives elections

The 1976 United States House of Representatives elections were elections for the United States House of Representatives that coincided with Jimmy Carter's election as president. Carter's narrow victory over Gerald Ford had limited coattails, and his Democratic Party gained a net of only one seat from the Republican Party in the House. This election is notable for being the last time any party had a veto-proof majority in the House.

1976 United States House of Representatives elections

← 1974 November 2, 1976 1978 →

All 435 seats in the United States House of Representatives
218 seats needed for a majority
  Majority party Minority party
  Speaker Albert - portrait.jpg JohnRhodes.jpg
Leader Carl Albert
(retired)
John Rhodes
Party Democratic Republican
Leader since January 21, 1971 December 7, 1973
Leader's seat Oklahoma 3rd Arizona 1st
Last election 291 seats 144 seats
Seats won 292 143
Seat change Increase 1 Decrease 1
Popular vote 41,474,890 31,380,535
Percentage 55.9% 42.3%
Swing Decrease 1.6% Increase 1.6%

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Results:
     Democratic hold      Democratic gain
     Republican hold      Republican gain

Speaker before election

Carl Albert
Democratic

Elected Speaker

Tip O'Neil
Democratic

As of 2021, this is the last congressional election in which Democrats won a House seat in Wyoming.

Overall resultsEdit

292 143
Democratic Republican
Parties Seats Popular vote
1974 1976 +/- Strength Vote % Change
Democratic Party 291 292   1 67.1% 41,474,890 55.9%   1.6%
Republican Party 144 143   1 32.9% 31,380,535 42.3%   1.6%
Independents         587,897 0.8%   0.1%
American Party         117,738 0.2%   0.3%
Conservative Party         97,679 0.1%   0.1%
American Independent Party         81,864 0.1%   0.1%
Libertarian Party         71,791 0.1%   0.1%
Liberal Party         42,642 0.1%  
U.S. Labor Party         37,527 0.1%  
Peace and Freedom Party         34,738 <0.1%   0.1%
Independents for Godly Government Party         27,268 <0.1%  
Silent Majority Party         14,543 <0.1%  
Constitution Party         9,713 <0.1%  
George Wallace Party         7,726 <0.1%  
Individual Americans Independence Party         3,979 <0.1%  
Peoples Independent Party         3,916 <0.1%  
Raza Unida Party         3,588 <0.1%  
Prohibition Party         3,141 <0.1%  
Communist Party         2,947 <0.1%  
Human Rights Party         2,700 <0.1%  
People's Party         2,408 <0.1%  
Bring Us Together Party         1,969 <0.1%  
Politicians Are Crooks Party         1,814 <0.1%  
Independent Taxpayers Watchdog Party         1,594 <0.1%  
Pro Life Party         1,483 <0.1%  
Regular Democracy Party         1,431 <0.1%  
White Power Party         1,338 <0.1%  
Mayflower Party         1,314 <0.1%  
Workers Party         1,253 <0.1%  
Consumer Action Party         1,150 <0.1%  
National Democratic Party         1,021 <0.1%  
Citizens for Haas Party         743 <0.1%  
Jobs, Equality, Peace Party         636 <0.1%  
Restoration Party         499 <0.1%  
Co-Equal Citizens Party         432 <0.1%  
Independent Conservative Party         287 <0.1%  
Individual Needs Center Party         228 <0.1%  
Revolutionary Party         214 <0.1%  
Others         231,924 0.3%   0.3%
Total 435 435 0 100.0% 74,259,164 100.0%

Source: Election Statistics – Office of the Clerk

Popular vote
Democratic
55.85%
Republican
42.26%
Others
1.89%
House seats
Democratic
67.13%
Republican
32.87%
 
House seats by party holding plurality in state
  80+% Democratic
  80+% Republican
  60+ to 80% Democratic
  60+ to 80% Republican
  Up to 60% Democratic
  Up to 60% Republican
 
  6+ Democratic gain
  6+ Republican gain
  3–5 Democratic gain
  3–5 Republican gain
  1–2 Democratic gain
  1–2 Republican gain
  no net change

Special electionsEdit

District Incumbent This race
Member Party First elected Results Candidates
New York 39 James F. Hastings Republican 1968 Incumbent resigned January 20, 1976 to become president of Associated Industries of New York State.
New member elected March 2, 1976.
Democratic gain.
Texas 22 Robert R. Casey Democratic 1958 Incumbent resigned January 22, 1976, to become commissioner to the United States Maritime Commission.
New member elected April 3, 1976.
Republican gain.
Winner subsequently lost re-election in November, see below.
Texas 1 Wright Patman Democratic 1928 Incumbent died March 7, 1976.
New member elected June 19, 1976.
Democratic hold.
  •  Y Sam B. Hall Jr. (Democratic) 72.2%
  • Glen Jones (Democratic) 22.0%
  • James Hogan (Republican) 4.9%
  • Fred Hudson (Democratic) 0.9%
Missouri 6 Jerry Litton Democratic 1972 Incumbent died August 3, 1976.
New member elected November 2, 1976.
Republican gain.
Winner was also elected to the next term, see below.
  •  Y Tom Coleman (Republican) 60.9%
  • Morgan Maxfield (Democratic) 39.1%[3]
Massachusetts 7 Torbert Macdonald Democratic 1954 Incumbent died May 21, 1976.
New member elected November 2, 1976.
Democratic hold.
Winner was also elected to the next term, see below.
Pennsylvania 1 William A. Barrett Democratic 1944
1946 (Lost)
1948
Incumbent died April 12, 1976.
New member elected November 2, 1976.
Democratic hold.
  •  Y Michael Myers (Democratic) 74.4%
  • Samuel N. Fanelli (Republican) 25.6%

AlabamaEdit

District Incumbent This race
Member Party First elected Results Candidates
Alabama 1 Jack Edwards Republican 1964 Incumbent re-elected.
  •  Y Jack Edwards (Republican) 62.5%
  • Bill Davenport (Democratic) 37.5%
Alabama 2 William Louis Dickinson Republican 1964 Incumbent re-elected.
Alabama 3 Bill Nichols Democratic 1966 Incumbent re-elected.
Alabama 4 Tom Bevill Democratic 1966 Incumbent re-elected.
  •  Y Tom Bevill (Democratic) 80.4%
  • Leonard Wilson (Republican) 19.6%
Alabama 5 Robert E. Jones Jr. Democratic 1947 (Special) Incumbent retired.
New member elected.
Democratic hold.
Alabama 6 John Hall Buchanan Jr. Republican 1964 Incumbent re-elected.
Alabama 7 Walter Flowers Democratic 1968 Incumbent re-elected.

AlaskaEdit

District Incumbent This race
Member Party First elected Results Candidates
Alaska at-large Don Young Republican 1973 (Special) Incumbent re-elected.

ArizonaEdit

District Incumbent This race
Member Party First elected Results Candidates
Arizona 1 John Jacob Rhodes Republican 1952 Incumbent re-elected.
Arizona 2 Mo Udall Democratic 1961 (Special) Incumbent re-elected.
  •  Y Mo Udall (Democratic) 58.2%
  • Laird Guttersen (Republican) 39.4%
  • Michael Emerling (Libertarian) 2.4%
Arizona 3 Sam Steiger Republican 1966 Incumbent retired to run for U.S. senator.
New member elected.
Democratic gain.
  •  Y Bob Stump (Democratic) 47.5%
  • Fred Koory Jr. (Republican) 42.3%
  • Bill McCune (Independent) 10.2%
Arizona 4 John Bertrand Conlan Republican 1972 Incumbent retired to run for U.S. senator.
New member elected.
Republican hold.

ArkansasEdit

District Incumbent This race
Member Party First elected Results Candidates
Arkansas 1 William Vollie Alexander Jr. Democratic 1968 Incumbent re-elected.
Arkansas 2 Wilbur Mills Democratic 1938 Incumbent retired.
New member elected.
Democratic hold.
Arkansas 3 John Paul Hammerschmidt Republican 1966 Incumbent re-elected.
Arkansas 4 Ray Thornton Democratic 1972 Incumbent re-elected.

CaliforniaEdit

District Incumbent This race
Member Party First elected Results Candidates
California 1 Harold T. Johnson Democratic 1958 Incumbent re-elected.
California 2 Donald H. Clausen Republican 1963 Incumbent re-elected.
California 3 John E. Moss Democratic 1952 Incumbent re-elected.
  •  Y John E. Moss (Democratic) 72.9%
  • George R. Marsh Jr. (Republican) 27.1%
California 4 Robert L. Leggett Democratic 1962 Incumbent re-elected.
California 5 John Burton Democratic 1974 Incumbent re-elected.
  •  Y John Burton (Democratic) 61.8%
  • Branwell Fanning (Republican) 38.2%
California 6 Phillip Burton Democratic 1964 Incumbent re-elected.
California 7 George Miller Democratic 1974 Incumbent re-elected.
California 8 Ron Dellums Democratic 1970 Incumbent re-elected.
California 9 Pete Stark Democratic 1972 Incumbent re-elected.
California 10 Don Edwards Democratic 1962 Incumbent re-elected.
California 11 Leo Ryan Democratic 1972 Incumbent re-elected.
California 12 Pete McCloskey Republican 1967 Incumbent re-elected.
California 13 Norman Mineta Democratic 1974 Incumbent re-elected.
California 14 John J. McFall Democratic 1956 Incumbent re-elected.
  •  Y John J. McFall (Democratic) 72.5%
  • Roger A. Blain (Republican) 27.5%
California 15 B. F. Sisk Democratic 1954 Incumbent re-elected.
  •  Y B. F. Sisk (Democratic) 72.2%
  • Carol O. Harner (Republican) 27.8%
California 16 Burt Talcott Republican 1962 Lost re-election
Democratic gain.
California 17 John Hans Krebs Democratic 1974 Incumbent re-elected.
California 18 William M. Ketchum Republican 1972 Incumbent re-elected.
California 19 Robert J. Lagomarsino Republican 1974 Incumbent re-elected.
California 20 Barry Goldwater Jr. Republican 1969 Incumbent re-elected.
California 21 James C. Corman Democratic 1960 Incumbent re-elected.
California 22 Carlos Moorhead Republican 1972 Incumbent re-elected.
California 23 Thomas M. Rees Democratic 1965 Incumbent retired.
New member elected.
Democratic hold.
California 24 Henry Waxman Democratic 1974 Incumbent re-elected.
  •  Y Henry Waxman (Democratic) 67.8%
  • David Irving Simmons (Republican) 32.2%
California 25 Edward R. Roybal Democratic 1962 Incumbent re-elected.
California 26 John H. Rousselot Republican 1970 Incumbent re-elected.
California 27 Alphonzo E. Bell Jr. Republican 1960 Incumbent retired to run for U.S. senator.
New member elected.
Republican hold.
  •  Y Bob Dornan (Republican) 54.7%
  • Gary Familian (Democratic) 45.3%
California 28 Yvonne Brathwaite Burke Democratic 1972 Incumbent re-elected.
California 29 Augustus Hawkins Democratic 1962 Incumbent re-elected.
  •  Y Augustus Hawkins (Democratic) 85.4%
  • Michael D. Germonprez (Republican) 11.2%
  • Sheila Leburg (Independent) 3.3%
California 30 George E. Danielson Democratic 1970 Incumbent re-elected.
California 31 Charles H. Wilson Democratic 1962 Incumbent re-elected.
California 32 Glenn M. Anderson Democratic 1968 Incumbent re-elected.
California 33 Del M. Clawson Republican 1963 Incumbent re-elected.
California 34 Mark W. Hannaford Democratic 1974 Incumbent re-elected.
California 35 James F. Lloyd Democratic 1974 Incumbent re-elected.
  •  Y James F. Lloyd (Democratic) 53.3%
  • Louis Brutocao (Republican) 46.7%
California 36 George Brown Jr. Democratic 1962
1970 (Retired)
1972
Incumbent re-elected.
California 37 Shirley Neil Pettis Republican 1975 Incumbent re-elected.
California 38 Jerry M. Patterson Democratic 1974 Incumbent re-elected.
California 39 Charles E. Wiggins Republican 1966 Incumbent re-elected.
California 40 Andrew J. Hinshaw Republican 1972 Lost renomination
Republican hold.
  •  Y Robert Badham (Republican) 59.3%
  • Vivian Hall (Democratic) 40.7%
California 41 Bob Wilson Republican 1952 Incumbent re-elected.
  •  Y Bob Wilson (Republican) 57.7%
  • King Golden Jr. (Democratic) 42.3%
California 42 Lionel Van Deerlin Democratic 1962 Incumbent re-elected.
California 43 Clair Burgener Republican 1972 Incumbent re-elected.

ColoradoEdit

District Incumbent This race
Member Party First elected Results Candidates
Colorado 1 Pat Schroeder Democratic 1972 Incumbent re-elected.
Colorado 2 Tim Wirth Democratic 1974 Incumbent re-elected.
  •  Y Tim Wirth (Democratic) 50.5%
  • Ed Scott (Republican) 49.5%
Colorado 3 Frank Evans Democratic 1964 Incumbent re-elected.
  •  Y Frank Evans (Democratic) 51.0%
  • Melvin H. Takaki (Republican) 47.0%
  • Alfredo Archer (La Raza Unida) 1.4%
  • Henry John Olshaw (American) 0.7%
Colorado 4 James Paul Johnson Republican 1972 Incumbent re-elected.
  •  Y James Paul Johnson (Republican) 54.0%
  • Daniel M. Ogden Jr. (Democratic) 34.8%
  • Dick Davis (Independent) 9.2%
  • Henry Thiel Jr. (Independent) 1.9%
Colorado 5 William L. Armstrong Republican 1972 Incumbent re-elected.

ConnecticutEdit

District Incumbent This race
Member Party First elected Results Candidates
Connecticut 1 William R. Cotter Democratic 1970 Incumbent re-elected.
  •  Y William R. Cotter (Democratic) 57.1%
  • Lucien P. Di Fazio Jr. (Republican) 41.8%
  • Charlie A. Burke (George Wallace) 0.6%
  • Donna C. McDonough (Labor) 0.5%
Connecticut 2 Chris Dodd Democratic 1974 Incumbent re-elected.
  •  Y Chris Dodd (Democratic) 65.1%
  • Richard M. Jackson (Republican) 34.1%
  • Anthony Discepolo (Independent) 0.8%
Connecticut 3 Robert Giaimo Democratic 1958 Incumbent re-elected.
  •  Y Robert Giaimo (Democratic) 54.4%
  • John G. Pucciano (Republican) 43.7%
  • Joelle R. Fishman (C) 1.3%
  • Robert G. Cossette (George Wallace) 0.6%
Connecticut 4 Stewart McKinney Republican 1970 Incumbent re-elected.
  •  Y Stewart McKinney (Republican) 61.0%
  • Geoffrey G. Peterson (Democratic) 37.1%
  • Richard H. G. Cunningham (George Wallace) 1.6%
  • Zoltan Toth Solymossy (Conservative) 0.3%
Connecticut 5 Ronald A. Sarasin Republican 1972 Incumbent re-elected.
  •  Y Ronald A. Sarasin (Republican) 66.5%
  • Michael J. Adanti (Democratic) 32.7%
  • William Kozak Jr. (George Wallace) 0.7%
Connecticut 6 Toby Moffett Democratic 1974 Incumbent re-elected.
  •  Y Toby Moffett (Democratic) 56.6%
  • Thomas F. Upson (Republican) 43.0%
  • Louis J. Marietta (Independent) 0.4%

DelawareEdit

District Incumbent This race
Member Party First elected Results Candidates
Delaware at-large Pete du Pont Republican 1970 Incumbent retired to run for Governor of Delaware.
New member elected.
Republican hold.
  •  Y Thomas B. Evans Jr. (Republican) 51.4%
  • Samuel L. Shipley (Democratic) 47.6%
  • Robert G. LoPresti (American) 0.4%
  • Raymond R. Green (Proh) 0.3%
  • Joseph B. Hollon Sr. (Soc-Lab) 0.2%
  • Philip Valenti (Labor) 0.07%

FloridaEdit

District Incumbent This race
Member Party First elected Results Candidates
Florida 1 Bob Sikes Democratic 1940 Incumbent re-elected.
Florida 2 Don Fuqua Democratic 1962 Incumbent re-elected.
Florida 3 Charles E. Bennett Democratic 1948 Incumbent re-elected.
Florida 4 Bill Chappell Democratic 1968 Incumbent re-elected.
Florida 5 Richard Kelly Republican 1974 Incumbent re-elected.
  •  Y Richard Kelly (Republican) 59.0%
  • JoAnn Saunders (Democratic) 41.0%
Florida 6 Bill Young Republican 1970 Incumbent re-elected.
  •  Y Bill Young (Republican) 65.2%
  • Gabriel Cazares (Democratic) 34.8%
  • Wally Staff (Write-in) 0.01%
Florida 7 Sam Gibbons Democratic 1962 Incumbent re-elected.
  •  Y Sam Gibbons (Democratic) 65.7%
  • Dusty Owens (Republican) 34.3%
Florida 8 James A. Haley Democratic 1952 Incumbent retired.
New member elected.
Democratic hold.
  •  Y Andy Ireland (Democratic) 58.0%
  • Bob Johnson (Republican) 42.0%
Florida 9 Louis Frey Jr. Republican 1968 Incumbent re-elected.
  •  Y Louis Frey Jr. (Republican) 78.1%
  • Joseph A. Rosier (Democratic) 21.9%
Florida 10 Skip Bafalis Republican 1972 Incumbent re-elected.
  •  Y Skip Bafalis (Republican) 66.3%
  • Bill Sikes (Democratic) 33.7%
Florida 11 Paul Rogers Democratic 1954 Incumbent re-elected.
Florida 12 J. Herbert Burke Republican 1966 Incumbent re-elected.
Florida 13 William Lehman Democratic 1972 Incumbent re-elected.
  •  Y William Lehman (Democratic) 78.3%
  • Lee Arnold Spiegelman (Republican) 21.7%
Florida 14 Claude Pepper Democratic 1962 Incumbent re-elected.
  •  Y Claude Pepper (Democratic) 72.9%
  • Evelio S. Estrella (Republican) 27.1%
Florida 15 Dante Fascell Democratic 1954 Incumbent re-elected.
  •  Y Dante Fascell (Democratic) 70.4%
  • Paul R. Cobb (Republican) 29.6%

GeorgiaEdit

District Incumbent This race
Member Party First elected Results Candidates
Georgia 1 Ronald 'Bo' Ginn Democratic 1972 Incumbent re-elected.
Georgia 2 Dawson Mathis Democratic 1970 Incumbent re-elected.
Georgia 3 Jack Brinkley Democratic 1966 Incumbent re-elected.
  •  Y Jack Brinkley (Democratic) 88.7%
  • Steven Dugan (Republican) 11.3%
Georgia 4 Elliott H. Levitas Democratic 1974 Incumbent re-elected.
Georgia 5 Andrew Young Democratic 1972 Incumbent re-elected.
  •  Y Andrew Young (Democratic) 66.7%
  • Edward W. Gadrix (Republican) 33.3%
Georgia 6 John Flynt Democratic 1954 Incumbent re-elected.
Georgia 7 Larry McDonald Democratic 1974 Incumbent re-elected.
  •  Y Larry McDonald (Democratic) 55.1%
  • Quincy Collins (Republican) 44.9%
Georgia 8 W. S. Stuckey Jr. Democratic 1966 Incumbent retired.
New member elected.
Democratic hold.
Georgia 9 Phillip M. Landrum Democratic 1952 Incumbent retired.
New member elected.
Democratic hold.
  •  Y Ed Jenkins (Democratic) 79.1%
  • Louise Wofford (Republican) 20.9%
Georgia 10 Robert Grier Stephens Jr. Democratic 1960 Incumbent retired.
New member elected.
Democratic hold.

HawaiiEdit

District Incumbent This race
Member Party First elected Results Candidates
Hawaii 1 Spark Matsunaga Democratic 1962 Incumbent retired to run for U.S. senator.
New member elected.
Democratic hold.
  •  Y Cecil Heftel (Democratic) 43.6%
  • Frederick Rohlfing (Republican) 39.1%
  • Kathy Joyce Hoshijo (Independent) 17.3%
Hawaii 2 Patsy Mink Democratic 1964 Incumbent retired to run for U.S. senator.
New member elected.
Democratic hold.
  •  Y Daniel Akaka (Democratic) 79.5%
  • Hank Inouye (Republican) 15.3%
  • Bill Penaroza (Independent) 2.2%
  • Dexter L. Cate (Peoples) 1.5%
  • Don Smith (Libertarian) 1.4%

IdahoEdit

District Incumbent This race
Member Party First elected Results Candidates
Idaho 1 Steve Symms Republican 1972 Incumbent re-elected.
  •  Y Steve Symms (Republican) 54.6%
  • Ken Pursley (Democratic) 45.4%
Idaho 2 George V. Hansen Republican 1974 Incumbent re-elected.

IllinoisEdit

District Incumbent This race
Member Party First elected Results Candidates
Illinois 1 Ralph Metcalfe Democratic 1970 Incumbent re-elected.
Illinois 2 Morgan F. Murphy Democratic 1970 Incumbent re-elected.
Illinois 3 Marty Russo Democratic 1974 Incumbent re-elected.
Illinois 4 Ed Derwinski Republican 1958 Incumbent re-elected.
  •  Y Ed Derwinski (Republican) 65.8%
  • Ronald A. Rodger (Democratic) 34.2%
Illinois 5 John G. Fary Democratic 1975 Incumbent re-elected.
  •  Y John G. Fary (Democratic) 76.9%
  • Vincent Krok (Republican) 23.1%
Illinois 6 Henry Hyde Republican 1974 Incumbent re-elected.
  •  Y Henry Hyde (Republican) 60.6%
  • Marilyn D. Clancy (Democratic) 39.4%
Illinois 7 Cardiss Collins Democratic 1973 Incumbent re-elected.
Illinois 8 Dan Rostenkowski Democratic 1958 Incumbent re-elected.
Illinois 9 Sidney R. Yates Democratic 1964 Incumbent re-elected.
  •  Y Sidney R. Yates (Democratic) 72.2%
  • Thomas J. Wajerski (Republican) 27.8%
Illinois 10 Abner Mikva Democratic 1974 Incumbent re-elected.
Illinois 11 Frank Annunzio Democratic 1964 Incumbent re-elected.
  •  Y Frank Annunzio (Democratic) 67.4%
  • Daniel C. Reber (Republican) 32.6%
Illinois 12 Phil Crane Republican 1969 Incumbent re-elected.
  •  Y Phil Crane (Republican) 72.8%
  • Edwin L. Frank (Democratic) 27.2%
Illinois 13 Robert McClory Republican 1962 Incumbent re-elected.
  •  Y Robert McClory (Republican) 66.8%
  • James J. Cummings (Democratic) 30.3%
  • Donald G. DesLauriers (Independent) 2.9%
Illinois 14 John N. Erlenborn Republican 1964 Incumbent re-elected.
Illinois 15 Tim Lee Hall Democratic 1974 Lost re-election
Republican gain.
Illinois 16 John B. Anderson Republican 1960 Incumbent re-elected.
Illinois 17 George M. O'Brien Republican 1972 Incumbent re-elected.
Illinois 18 Robert H. Michel Republican 1956 Incumbent re-elected.
Illinois 19 Tom Railsback Republican 1966 Incumbent re-elected.
  •  Y Tom Railsback (Republican) 68.5%
  • John Craver (Democratic) 31.5%
Illinois 20 Paul Findley Republican 1960 Incumbent re-elected.
Illinois 21 Edward Rell Madigan Republican 1972 Incumbent re-elected.
Illinois 22 George E. Shipley Democratic 1958 Incumbent re-elected.
Illinois 23 Melvin Price Democratic 1944 Incumbent re-elected.
  •  Y Melvin Price (Democratic) 78.6%
  • Sam P. Drenovac (Republican) 21.4%
Illinois 24 Paul Simon Democratic 1974 Incumbent re-elected.
  •  Y Paul Simon (Democratic) 67.4%
  • Peter P. Prineas (Republican) 32.6%

IndianaEdit

District Incumbent This race
Member Party First elected Results Candidates
Indiana 1 Ray Madden Democratic 1942 Lost renomination
Democratic hold.
Indiana 2 Floyd Fithian Democratic 1974 Incumbent re-elected.
  •  Y Floyd Fithian (Democratic) 54.7%
  • William W. Erwin (Republican) 44.5%
  • James Hensley Logan (American) 0.8%
Indiana 3 John Brademas Democratic 1958 Incumbent re-elected.
  •  Y John Brademas (Democratic) 56.9%
  • Thomas L. Thorson (Republican) 43.1%
Indiana 4 J. Edward Roush Democratic 1970 Lost re-election
Republican gain.
Indiana 5 Elwood Hillis Republican 1970 Incumbent re-elected.
  •  Y Elwood Hillis (Republican) 61.7%
  • William C. Stout (Democratic) 38.3%
Indiana 6 David W. Evans Democratic 1974 Incumbent re-elected.
  •  Y David W. Evans (Democratic) 54.9%
  • David G. Crane (Republican) 45.1%
Indiana 7 John T. Myers Republican 1966 Incumbent re-elected.
  •  Y John T. Myers (Republican) 62.7%
  • John E. Tipton (Democratic) 37.3%
Indiana 8 Philip H. Hayes Democratic 1974 Incumbent retired to run for U.S. senator.
New member elected.
Democratic hold.
Indiana 9 Lee H. Hamilton Democratic 1964 Incumbent re-elected.
Indiana 10 Philip Sharp Democratic 1974 Incumbent re-elected.
  •  Y Philip Sharp (Democratic) 59.8%
  • William G. Frazier (Republican) 40.2%
Indiana 11 Andrew Jacobs Jr. Democratic 1974 Incumbent re-elected.

IowaEdit

District Incumbent This race
Member Party First elected Results Candidates
Iowa 1 Edward Mezvinsky Democratic 1972 Lost re-election
Republican gain.
Iowa 2 Mike Blouin Democratic 1974 Incumbent re-elected.
  •  Y Mike Blouin (Democratic) 50.3%
  • Tom Riley (Republican) 49.1%
  • James D. Roberson (Independent) 0.4%
  • Lorin E. Oxley (American) 0.2%
Iowa 3 Chuck Grassley Republican 1974 Incumbent re-elected.
Iowa 4 Neal Edward Smith Democratic 1958 Incumbent re-elected.
Iowa 5 Tom Harkin Democratic 1974 Incumbent re-elected.
  •  Y Tom Harkin (Democratic) 64.9%
  • Kenneth R. Fulk (Republican) 34.1%
  • Verlyn LeRoy Hayes (American) 1.0%
Iowa 6 Berkley Bedell Democratic 1974 Incumbent re-elected.

KansasEdit

District Incumbent This race
Member Party First elected Results Candidates
Kansas 1 Keith Sebelius Republican 1968 Incumbent re-elected.
Kansas 2 Martha Keys Democratic 1974 Incumbent re-elected.
  •  Y Martha Keys (Democratic) 50.7%
  • Ross Freeman (Republican) 47.4%
  • Charles V. "Chuck" Ijams (American) 1.1%
  • David Scoggin (Proh) 0.8%
Kansas 3 Larry Winn Republican 1966 Incumbent re-elected.
  •  Y Larry Winn (Republican) 68.7%
  • Philip S. Rhoads (Democratic) 29.0%
  • William W. Hyatt (American) 2.3%
Kansas 4 Garner E. Shriver Republican 1960 Lost re-election
Democratic gain.
Kansas 5 Joe Skubitz Republican 1962 Incumbent re-elected.
  •  Y Joe Skubitz (Republican) 60.7%
  • Virgil Leon Olson (Democratic) 36.2%
  • Glen L. Rutherford (American) 3.2%

KentuckyEdit

District Incumbent This race
Member Party First elected Results Candidates
Kentucky 1 Carroll Hubbard Democratic 1974 Incumbent re-elected.
Kentucky 2 William Natcher Democratic 1953 (Special) Incumbent re-elected.
Kentucky 3 Romano Mazzoli Democratic 1970 Incumbent re-elected.
Kentucky 4 Gene Snyder Republican 1966 Incumbent re-elected.
  •  Y Gene Snyder (Republican) 55.9%
  • Edward J. Winterberg (Democratic) 44.1%
Kentucky 5 Tim Lee Carter Republican 1964 Incumbent re-elected.
Kentucky 6 John B. Breckinridge Democratic 1972 Incumbent re-elected.
Kentucky 7 Carl D. Perkins Democratic 1948 Incumbent re-elected.

LouisianaEdit

District Incumbent This race
Member Party First elected Results Candidates
Louisiana 1 F. Edward Hébert Democratic 1940 Incumbent retired.
New member elected.
Democratic hold.
Louisiana 2 Lindy Boggs Democratic 1973 Incumbent re-elected.
  •  Y Lindy Boggs (Democratic) 92.6%
  • Jules W. "Ted" Hillery (Independent) 7.4%
Louisiana 3 Dave Treen Republican 1972 Incumbent re-elected.
  •  Y Dave Treen (Republican) 73.3%
  • David H. "Pro" Scheuermann Jr. (Democratic) 26.7%
Louisiana 4 Joe Waggonner Democratic 1961 Incumbent re-elected.
Louisiana 5 Otto Passman Democratic 1946 Lost renomination
Democratic hold.
  •  Y Jerry Huckaby (Democratic) 52.5%
  • Frank Spooner (Republican) 47.5%
Louisiana 6 Henson Moore Republican 1974 Incumbent re-elected.
  •  Y Henson Moore (Republican) 65.2%
  • J. D. De Blieux (Democratic) 34.8%
Louisiana 7 John Breaux Democratic 1972 Incumbent re-elected.
  •  Y John Breaux (Democratic) 83.3%
  • Charles F. "Chuck" Huff (Republican) 16.7%
Louisiana 8 Gillis William Long Democratic 1972 Incumbent re-elected.

MaineEdit

District Incumbent This race
Member Party First elected Results Candidates
Maine 1 David F. Emery Republican 1974 Incumbent re-elected.
  •  Y David F. Emery (Republican) 57.4%
  • Frederick D. Barton (Democratic) 42.6%
Maine 2 William Cohen Republican 1972 Incumbent re-elected.

MarylandEdit

District Incumbent This race
Member Party First elected Results Candidates
Maryland 1 Robert Bauman Republican 1973 Incumbent re-elected.
Maryland 2 Clarence Long Democratic 1962 Incumbent re-elected.
  •  Y Clarence Long (Democratic) 70.9%
  • John M. Seney (Republican) 18.0%
  • Ronald A. Meroney (Independent) 11.1%
Maryland 3 Paul Sarbanes Democratic 1970 Incumbent retired to run for U.S. senator.
New member elected.
Democratic hold.
Maryland 4 Marjorie Holt Republican 1972 Incumbent re-elected.
Maryland 5 Gladys Spellman Democratic 1974 Incumbent re-elected.
  •  Y Gladys Spellman (Democratic) 57.7%
  • John B. Burcham Jr. (Republican) 42.3%
Maryland 6 Goodloe Byron Democratic 1970 Incumbent re-elected.
  •  Y Goodloe Byron (Democratic) 70.8%
  • Arthur T. Bond (Republican) 29.2%
Maryland 7 Parren Mitchell Democratic 1970 Incumbent re-elected.
  •  Y Parren Mitchell (Democratic) 94.4%
  • William Salisbury (Independent) 5.6%
Maryland 8 Gilbert Gude Republican 1966 Incumbent retired.
New member elected.
Republican hold.

MassachusettsEdit

District Incumbent This race
Member Party First elected Results Candidates
Massachusetts 1 Silvio O. Conte Republican 1958 Incumbent re-elected.
  •  Y Silvio O. Conte (Republican) 63.8%
  • Edward A. McColgan (Democratic) 36.2%
Massachusetts 2 Edward Boland Democratic 1952 Incumbent re-elected.
  •  Y Edward Boland (Democratic) 72.4%
  • Thomas P. Swank (Republican) 22.4%
  • John D. McCarthy (Labor) 5.3%
Massachusetts 3 Joseph D. Early Democratic 1974 Incumbent re-elected.
Massachusetts 4 Robert Drinan Democratic 1970 Incumbent re-elected.
  •  Y Robert Drinan (Democratic) 52.1%
  • Arthur D. Mason (Republican) 47.9%
Massachusetts 5 Paul Tsongas Democratic 1974 Incumbent re-elected.
  •  Y Paul Tsongas (Democratic) 67.3%
  • Roger P. Durkin (Republican) 32.7%
Massachusetts 6 Michael J. Harrington Democratic 1969 Incumbent re-elected.
  •  Y Michael J. Harrington (Democratic) 54.8%
  • William E. Bronson (Republican) 41.3%
  • Lillian Cundari McGowan (Independent) 3.9%
Massachusetts 7 Torbert Macdonald Democratic 1954 Incumbent died May 21, 1976.
New member elected.
Democratic hold.
Winner was also elected to finish the term, see above.
  •  Y Ed Markey (Democratic) 76.9%
  • Richard W. Daly (Republican) 17.6%
  • James J. Murphy (Independent) 3.3%
  • Harry G. Chickles (Independent) 2.3%
Massachusetts 8 Tip O'Neill Democratic 1952 Incumbent re-elected.
Massachusetts 9 Joe Moakley Democratic 1972 Incumbent re-elected.
Massachusetts 10 Margaret Heckler Republican 1966 Incumbent re-elected.
Massachusetts 11 James A. Burke Democratic 1958 Incumbent re-elected.
  •  Y James A. Burke (Democratic) 69.0%
  • Danielle De Benedictis (Independent) 31.0%
Massachusetts 12 Gerry Studds Democratic 1972 Incumbent re-elected.

MichiganEdit

District Incumbent This race
Member Party First elected Results Candidates
Michigan 1 John Conyers Democratic 1964 Incumbent re-elected.
Michigan 2 Marvin L. Esch Republican 1966 Incumbent retired to run for U.S. senator.
New member elected.
Republican hold.
Michigan 3 Garry E. Brown Republican 1966 Incumbent re-elected.
Michigan 4 J. Edward Hutchinson Republican 1962 Incumbent retired.
New member elected.
Republican hold.
Michigan 5 Richard Vander Veen Democratic 1974 Lost re-election
Republican gain.
Michigan 6 Milton Robert Carr Democratic 1974 Incumbent re-elected.
Michigan 7 Donald Riegle Democratic 1966 Incumbent retired to run for U.S. senator.
New member elected.
Democratic hold.
Michigan 8 J. Bob Traxler Democratic 1974 Incumbent re-elected.
Michigan 9 Guy Vander Jagt Republican 1966 Incumbent re-elected.
Michigan 10 Elford Albin Cederberg Republican 1952 Incumbent re-elected.
Michigan 11 Philip Ruppe Republican 1966 Incumbent re-elected.
  •  Y Philip Ruppe (Republican) 54.8%
  • Francis D. Brouillette (Democratic) 44.8%
  • Elizabeth D. Pape (American Independent) 0.2%
  • Edward W. Aho (Human Rights) 0.1%
  • John C. Hoffman (Labor) 0.07%
Michigan 12 James G. O'Hara Democratic 1958 Incumbent retired to run for U.S. senator.
New member elected.
Democratic hold.
  •  Y David Bonior (Democratic) 52.4%
  • David M. Serotkin (Republican) 47.2%
  • Gregory J. Clark (Libertarian) 0.2%
  • Marielle Hammett Kronberg (Labor) 0.2%
Michigan 13 Charles Diggs Democratic 1954 Incumbent re-elected.
Michigan 14 Lucien Nedzi Democratic 1961 Incumbent re-elected.
  •  Y Lucien Nedzi (Democratic) 66.5%
  • John Edward Getz (Republican) 32.8%
  • Maurice Geary (Human Rights) 0.3%
  • Marshall F. Moser (Libertarian) 0.2%
  • Martha Hilty (Labor) 0.1%
  • Mark Severs (Socialist Workers) 0.1%
Michigan 15 William D. Ford Democratic 1964 Incumbent re-elected.
Michigan 16 John Dingell Democratic 1955 Incumbent re-elected.
Michigan 17 William M. Brodhead Democratic 1974 Incumbent re-elected.
Michigan 18 James Blanchard Democratic 1974 Incumbent re-elected.
Michigan 19 William Broomfield Republican 1956 Incumbent re-elected.

MinnesotaEdit

District Incumbent This race
Member Party First elected Results Candidates
Minnesota 1 Al Quie Republican 1958 Incumbent re-elected.
  •  Y Al Quie (Republican) 68.2%
  • Robert C. "Bob" Olson Jr. (DFL) 30.5%
  • Lloyd Duwe (American) 1.3%
Minnesota 2 Tom Hagedorn Republican 1974 Incumbent re-elected.
Minnesota 3 Bill Frenzel Republican 1970 Incumbent re-elected.
Minnesota 4 Joseph Karth Democratic 1958 Incumbent retired.
New member elected.
Democratic hold.
Minnesota 5 Donald M. Fraser Democratic 1962 Incumbent re-elected.
Minnesota 6 Rick Nolan Democratic 1974 Incumbent re-elected.
  •  Y Rick Nolan (DFL) 59.8%
  • James "Jim" Anderson (Republican) 40.2%
Minnesota 7 Bob Bergland Democratic 1970 Incumbent re-elected.
Minnesota 8 Jim Oberstar Democratic 1974 Incumbent re-elected.

MississippiEdit

District Incumbent This race
Member Party First elected Results Candidates
Mississippi 1 Jamie Whitten Democratic 1941 Incumbent re-elected.
Mississippi 2 David R. Bowen Democratic 1972 Incumbent re-elected.
Mississippi 3 Sonny Montgomery Democratic 1966 Incumbent re-elected.
  •  Y Sonny Montgomery (Democratic) 93.9%
  • Dorothy Colby Cleveland (Republican) 6.1%
Mississippi 4 Thad Cochran Republican 1972 Incumbent re-elected.
  •  Y Thad Cochran (Republican) 76.0%
  • Sterling P. Davis (Democratic) 21.6%
  • B. L. Norman (American) 1.4%
  • Luther G. Latham (Independent) 0.9%
Mississippi 5 Trent Lott Republican 1972 Incumbent re-elected.
  •  Y Trent Lott (Republican) 68.2%
  • Gerald Blessey (Democratic) 31.8%

MissouriEdit

District Incumbent This race
Member Party First elected Results Candidates
Missouri 1 Bill Clay Democratic 1968 Incumbent re-elected.
  •  Y Bill Clay (Democratic) 65.6%
  • Robert L. Witherspoon (Republican) 34.4%
Missouri 2 James W. Symington Democratic 1968 Incumbent retired to run for U.S. senator.
New member elected.
Democratic hold.
Missouri 3 Leonor Sullivan Democratic 1952 Incumbent retired.
New member elected.
Democratic hold.
  •  Y Dick Gephardt (Democratic) 63.7%
  • Joseph L. Badaracco (Republican) 36.3%
Missouri 4 William J. Randall Democratic 1959 Incumbent retired.
New member elected.
Democratic hold.
  •  Y Ike Skelton (Democratic) 55.9%
  • Richard A. King (Republican) 44.1%
Missouri 5 Richard Bolling Democratic 1948 Incumbent re-elected.
  •  Y Richard Bolling (Democratic) 68.0%
  • Joanne M. Collins (Republican) 28.1%
  • William F. "Bill" Moore (Independent) 3.9%
Missouri 6 Jerry Litton Democratic 1972 Incumbent died.
New member elected.
Republican gain.
  •  Y Tom Coleman (Republican) 58.5%
  • Morgan Maxfield (Democratic) 40.5%
  • Raymond W. Thompson (Independent) 0.9%
Missouri 7 Gene Taylor Republican 1972 Incumbent re-elected.
  •  Y Gene Taylor (Republican) 62.0%
  • Dolan G. Hawkins (Democratic) 38.0%
Missouri 8 Richard Howard Ichord Jr. Democratic 1960 Incumbent re-elected.
Missouri 9 William L. Hungate Democratic 1964 Incumbent retired.
New member elected.
Democratic hold.
Missouri 10 Bill Burlison Democratic 1968 Incumbent re-elected.
  •  Y Bill Burlison (Democratic) 72.1%
  • Joe Carron (Republican) 27.9%

MontanaEdit

District Incumbent This race
Member Party First elected Results Candidates
Montana 1 Max Baucus Democratic 1974 Incumbent re-elected.
  •  Y Max Baucus (Democratic) 66.4%
  • W. D. "Bill" Diehl (Republican) 33.6%
Montana 2 John Melcher Democratic 1969 Incumbent retired to run for U.S. senator.
New member elected.
Republican gain.
  •  Y Ron Marlenee (Republican) 55.0%
  • Thomas E. Towe (Democratic) 45.0%

NebraskaEdit

District Incumbent This race
Member Party First elected Results Candidates
Nebraska 1 Charles Thone Republican 1970 Incumbent re-elected.
  •  Y Charles Thone (Republican) 73.2%
  • Pauline F. Anderson (Democratic) 26.8%
Nebraska 2 John Y. McCollister Republican 1970 Incumbent retired to run for U.S. senator.
New member elected.
Democratic gain.
Nebraska 3 Virginia D. Smith Republican 1974 Incumbent re-elected.

NevadaEdit

District Incumbent This race
Member Party First elected Results Candidates
Nevada at-large James David Santini Democratic 1974 Incumbent re-elected.
  •  Y James David Santini (Democratic) 51.7%
  • Walden Charles Earhart (Republican) 33.8%
  • James Burns (Libertarian) 7.2%
  • Janine M. Hansen (Independent) 7.2%

New HampshireEdit

District Incumbent This race
Member Party First elected Results Candidates
New Hampshire 1 Norman D'Amours Democratic 1974 Incumbent re-elected.
New Hampshire 2 James Colgate Cleveland Republican 1962 Incumbent re-elected.

New JerseyEdit

District Incumbent This race
Member Party First elected Results Candidates
New Jersey 1 James Florio Democratic 1974 Incumbent re-elected.
  •  Y James Florio (Democratic) 70.1%
  • Joseph I. McCullough Jr. (Republican) 28.9%
  • Vernon A. Smith (Libertarian) 0.4%
  • Thomas C. Sloan (Independent) 0.4%
  • Robert Bowen (Labor) 0.2%
New Jersey 2 William J. Hughes Democratic 1974 Incumbent re-elected.
New Jersey 3 James J. Howard Democratic 1964 Incumbent re-elected.
New Jersey 4 Frank Thompson Democratic 1954 Incumbent re-elected.
  •  Y Frank Thompson (Democratic) 66.3%
  • Joseph S. Indyk (Republican) 32.1%
  • John Valjean Mahalchik (Independent) 0.8%
  • Jack Moyers (Libertarian) 0.6%
  • Elliot Greenspan (Labor) 0.2%
New Jersey 5 Millicent Fenwick Republican 1974 Incumbent re-elected.
  •  Y Millicent Fenwick (Republican) 66.9%
  • Frank R. Nero (Democratic) 31.3%
  • Jane T. Rehmke (Libertarian) 0.8%
  • John Giammarco (Pro-Life) 0.7%
  • Joseph R. Viola Jr. (Independent) 0.2%
New Jersey 6 Edwin B. Forsythe Republican 1970 Incumbent re-elected.
  •  Y Edwin B. Forsythe (Republican) 58.8%
  • Catherine A. Costa (Democratic) 39.7%
  • Richard D. Amber (American) 0.5%
  • Samuel E. Brown (Libertarian) 0.5%
  • Joseph J. Byrne (Independent) 0.4%
  • Marc David Silverstein (Independent) 0.1%
New Jersey 7 Andrew Maguire Democratic 1974 Incumbent re-elected.
  •  Y Andrew Maguire (Democratic) 56.5%
  • James J. Sheehan (Republican) 43.5%
New Jersey 8 Robert A. Roe Democratic 1970 Incumbent re-elected.
New Jersey 9 Henry Helstoski Democratic 1964 Lost re-election
Republican gain.
New Jersey 10 Peter W. Rodino Democratic 1948 Incumbent re-elected.
New Jersey 11 Joseph Minish Democratic 1962 Incumbent re-elected.
  •  Y Joseph Minish (Democratic) 67.6%
  • Charles A. Poekel Jr. (Republican) 31.1%
  • Warren T. Kupchik (Libertarian) 0.9%
  • Joseph A. Rogers (Independent) 0.3%
New Jersey 12 Matthew John Rinaldo Republican 1972 Incumbent re-elected.
  •  Y Matthew John Rinaldo (Republican) 73.1%
  • Richard A. Buggelli (Democratic) 26.3%
  • Paul M. Geyer (American) 0.3%
  • Vincent Miskell (Labor) 0.3%
New Jersey 13 Helen Meyner Democratic 1974 Incumbent re-elected.
  •  Y Helen Meyner (Democratic) 50.4%
  • William E. Schluter (Republican) 47.9%
  • F. Edward De Mott (Independent) 1.0%
  • Joseph Mayer (Independent) 0.7%
New Jersey 14 Dominick V. Daniels Democratic 1958 Incumbent retired.
New member elected.
Democratic hold.
  •  Y Joseph A. LeFante (Democratic) 49.9%
  • Anthony Louis Campenni (Republican) 45.2%
  • Kenneth C. McCarthy (Independent) 2.7%
  • David L. Jones Jr. (Independent) 1.3%
  • Stuart Bronn (Labor) 0.3%
  • Robert Ryley (Libertarian) 0.3%
  • Edward W. Bergonzi (Workers) 0.3%
New Jersey 15 Edward J. Patten Democratic 1962 Incumbent re-elected.
  •  Y Edward J. Patten (Democratic) 59.0%
  • Charles W. Wiley (Republican) 30.3%
  • Dennis F. Adams (Independent) 8.1%
  • Michael Klein (Peoples) 2.2%
  • Bruce E. Todd (Labor) 0.4%

New MexicoEdit

District Incumbent This race
Member Party First elected Results Candidates
New Mexico 1 Manuel Lujan Jr. Republican 1968 Incumbent re-elected.
  •  Y Manuel Lujan Jr. (Republican) 72.1%
  • Raymond Garcia (Democratic) 27.4%
  • Martin Molloy (La Raza Unida) 0.5%
New Mexico 2 Harold L. Runnels Democratic 1970 Incumbent re-elected.

New YorkEdit

District Incumbent This race
Member Party First elected Results Candidates
New York 1 Otis G. Pike Democratic 1960 Incumbent re-elected.
  •  Y Otis G. Pike (Democratic) 65.3%
  • Salvatore Nicosia (Republican) 29.7%
  • Seth Morgan (Con) 4.9%
New York 2 Thomas Downey Democratic 1974 Incumbent re-elected.
  •  Y Thomas Downey (Democratic) 57.1%
  • Peter F. Cohalan (Republican) 42.4%
  • Rochelle Davidson (Lib) 0.6%
New York 3 Jerome Ambro Democratic 1974 Incumbent re-elected.
  •  Y Jerome Ambro (Democratic) 52.0%
  • Howard T. Hogan Jr. (Republican) 46.8%
  • Hy York (Lib) 1.3%
New York 4 Norman F. Lent Republican 1970 Incumbent re-elected.
  •  Y Norman F. Lent (Republican) 55.8%
  • Gerald P. Halpern (Democratic) 44.2%
New York 5 John W. Wydler Republican 1962 Incumbent re-elected.
New York 6 Lester L. Wolff Democratic 1964 Incumbent re-elected.
  •  Y Lester L. Wolff (Democratic) 61.8%
  • Vincent R. Balletta Jr. (Republican) 33.3%
  • Nelson J. Gammans (Con) 4.9%
New York 7 Joseph P. Addabbo Democratic 1960 Incumbent re-elected.
New York 8 Benjamin Stanley Rosenthal Democratic 1962 Incumbent re-elected.
New York 9 James J. Delaney Democratic 1948 Incumbent re-elected.
New York 10 Mario Biaggi Democratic 1968 Incumbent re-elected.
New York 11 James H. Scheuer Democratic 1974 Incumbent re-elected.
  •  Y James H. Scheuer (Democratic) 74.1%
  • Arthur Cuccia (Republican) 16.8%
  • Bryan F. Levinson (Con) 5.5%
  • Joseph Rothenberg (Lib) 3.6%
New York 12 Shirley Chisholm Democratic 1968 Incumbent re-elected.
  •  Y Shirley Chisholm (Democratic) 87.0%
  • Horace L. Morancic (Republican) 10.8%
  • Martin S. Shepherd Jr. (Con) 2.2%
New York 13 Stephen Solarz Democratic 1974 Incumbent re-elected.
  •  Y Stephen Solarz (Democratic) 83.7%
  • Jack N. Dobosh (Republican) 16.3%
New York 14 Fred Richmond Democratic 1974 Incumbent re-elected.
New York 15 Leo C. Zeferetti Democratic 1974 Incumbent re-elected.
  •  Y Leo C. Zeferetti (Democratic) 63.2%
  • Ronald J. D'Angelo (Republican) 30.7%
  • Arthur J. Paone (Lib) 6.0%
New York 16 Elizabeth Holtzman Democratic 1972 Incumbent re-elected.
New York 17 John M. Murphy Democratic 1962 Incumbent re-elected.
  •  Y John M. Murphy (Democratic) 65.6%
  • Kenneth J. Grossberger (Republican) 20.4%
  • John M. Peters (Con) 7.7%
  • Ned Schneier (Lib) 6.4%
New York 18 Ed Koch Democratic 1968 Incumbent re-elected.
  •  Y Ed Koch (Democratic) 75.7%
  • Sonia Landau (Republican) 20.1%
  • James W. McConnell (Con) 4.3%
New York 19 Charles Rangel Democratic 1970 Incumbent re-elected.
New York 20 Bella Abzug Democratic 1970 Incumbent retired to run for U.S. senator.
New member elected.
Democratic hold.
  •  Y Theodore S. Weiss (Democratic) 83.2%
  • Denise T. Weiseman (Republican) 12.8%
  • Herman Dinsmore (Con) 3.0%
  • Diane Steinberg (Workers) 1.0%
New York 21 Herman Badillo Democratic 1970 Incumbent re-elected.
New York 22 Jonathan Brewster Bingham Democratic 1964 Incumbent re-elected.
New York 23 Peter A. Peyser Republican 1970 Incumbent retired to run for U.S. senator.
New member elected.
Republican hold.
New York 24 Richard Ottinger Democratic 1974 Incumbent re-elected.
  •  Y Richard Ottinger (Democratic) 54.5%
  • David V. Hicks (Republican) 44.3%
  • Edmund D. Assante (Lib) 1.2%
New York 25 Hamilton Fish IV Republican 1968 Incumbent re-elected.
New York 26 Benjamin Gilman Republican 1972 Incumbent re-elected.
  •  Y Benjamin Gilman (Republican) 65.3%
  • John R. Maloney (Democratic) 32.9%
  • Eugene R. Victor (Lib) 1.9%
New York 27 Matthew F. McHugh Democratic 1974 Incumbent re-elected.
New York 28 Samuel S. Stratton Democratic 1958 Incumbent re-elected.
  •  Y Samuel S. Stratton (Democratic) 79.0%
  • Mary A. Bradt (Republican) 20.5%
  • Christopher Lewis (Labor) 0.5%
New York 29 Edward W. Pattison Democratic 1974 Incumbent re-elected.
  •  Y Edward W. Pattison (Democratic) 47.0%
  • Joseph A. Martino (Republican) 45.0%
  • James E. De Young (Con) 7.2%
  • Patricia O. Brooks (Independent) 0.6%
  • Rocco A. Ferran (Independent) 0.2%
New York 30 Robert C. McEwen Republican 1964 Incumbent re-elected.
New York 31 Donald J. Mitchell Republican 1972 Incumbent re-elected.
New York 32 James M. Hanley Democratic 1964 Incumbent re-elected.
New York 33 William F. Walsh Republican 1972 Incumbent re-elected.
  •  Y William F. Walsh (Republican) 68.5%
  • Charles R. Welch (Democratic) 26.7%
  • William C. Elkins (Con) 3.3%
  • Lillian Reiner (Lib) 1.5%
New York 34 Frank Horton Republican 1962 Incumbent re-elected.
  •  Y Frank Horton (Republican) 65.9%
  • William C. Larsen (Democratic) 30.3%
  • Thomas D. Cook (Con) 3.8%
New York 35 Barber Conable Republican 1964 Incumbent re-elected.
  •  Y Barber Conable (Republican) 64.3%
  • Michael Macaluso Jr. (Democratic) 35.7%
New York 36 John J. LaFalce Democratic 1974 Incumbent re-elected.
New York 37 Henry J. Nowak Democratic 1974 Incumbent re-elected.
  •  Y Henry J. Nowak (Democratic) 78.2%
  • Calvin Kimbrough (Republican) 18.5%
  • Stephen Grimm (Con) 3.3%
New York 38 Jack Kemp Republican 1970 Incumbent re-elected.
  •  Y Jack Kemp (Republican) 78.2%
  • Peter J. Geraci (Democratic) 21.8%
New York 39 Stan Lundine Democratic 1976 Incumbent re-elected.
  •  Y Stan Lundine (Democratic) 61.8%
  • Richard A. Snowden (Republican) 38.2%

North CarolinaEdit

District Incumbent This race
Member Party First elected Results Candidates
North Carolina 1 Walter B. Jones Sr. Democratic 1966 Incumbent re-elected.
North Carolina 2 Lawrence H. Fountain Democratic 1952 Incumbent re-elected.
North Carolina 3 David N. Henderson Democratic 1960 Incumbent retired.
New member elected.
Democratic hold.
North Carolina 4 Ike Franklin Andrews Democratic 1972 Incumbent re-elected.
North Carolina 5 Stephen L. Neal Democratic 1974 Incumbent re-elected.
North Carolina 6 L. Richardson Preyer Democratic 1968 Incumbent re-elected.
North Carolina 7 Charlie Rose Democratic 1972 Incumbent re-elected.
  •  Y Charlie Rose (Democratic) 81.3%
  • Mike Vaughan (Republican) 18.7%
North Carolina 8 Bill Hefner Democratic 1974 Incumbent re-elected.
  •  Y Bill Hefner (Democratic) 65.7%
  • Carl Eagle (Republican) 32.5%
  • Bradford V. Ligon (American) 1.4%
  • Franklin H. Bell (Labor) 0.4%
North Carolina 9 James G. Martin Republican 1972 Incumbent re-elected.
  •  Y James G. Martin (Republican) 53.5%
  • Arthur Goodman Jr. (Democratic) 46.1%
  • Harley Schlanger (Labor) 0.4%
North Carolina 10 Jim Broyhill Republican 1962 Incumbent re-elected.
  •  Y Jim Broyhill (Republican) 59.8%
  • John J. Hunt (Democratic) 40.2%
North Carolina 11 Roy A. Taylor Democratic 1960 Incumbent retired.
New member elected.
Democratic hold.

North DakotaEdit

District Incumbent This race
Member Party First elected Results Candidates
North Dakota at-large Mark Andrews Republican 1963 Incumbent re-elected.

OhioEdit

District Incumbent This race
Member Party First elected Results Candidates
Ohio 1 Bill Gradison Republican 1974 Incumbent re-elected.
Ohio 2 Donald D. Clancy Republican 1960 Lost re-election
Democratic gain.
Ohio 3 Charles W. Whalen Jr. Republican 1966 Incumbent re-elected.
  •  Y Charles W. Whalen Jr. (Republican) 69.4%
  • Leonard E. Stubbs Jr. (Democratic) 23.3%
  • Wilmer Mark Hurst (Independent) 4.0%
  • John R. Austin (Independent) 3.4%
Ohio 4 Tennyson Guyer Republican 1972 Incumbent re-elected.
  •  Y Tennyson Guyer (Republican) 70.1%
  • Clinton G. Dorsey (Democratic) 29.9%
Ohio 5 Del Latta Republican 1958 Incumbent re-elected.
  •  Y Del Latta (Republican) 67.4%
  • Bruce Edwards (Democratic) 32.6%
Ohio 6 Bill Harsha Republican 1960 Incumbent re-elected.
Ohio 7 Bud Brown Republican 1965 Incumbent re-elected.
  •  Y Bud Brown (Republican) 64.9%
  • Dorothy Franke (Democratic) 35.1%
Ohio 8 Tom Kindness Republican 1974 Incumbent re-elected.
Ohio 9 Thomas L. Ashley Democratic 1954 Incumbent re-elected.
Ohio 10 Clarence E. Miller Republican 1966 Incumbent re-elected.
Ohio 11 J. William Stanton Republican 1964 Incumbent re-elected.
Ohio 12 Samuel L. Devine Republican 1958 Incumbent re-elected.
  •  Y Samuel L. Devine (Republican) 46.5%
  • Fran Ryan (Democratic) 45.7%
  • William R. Moss (Independent) 7.9%
Ohio 13 Charles Adams Mosher Republican 1960 Incumbent retired.
New member elected.
Democratic gain.
  •  Y Donald J. Pease (Democratic) 66.0%
  • Woodrow W. Mathna (Republican) 30.4%
  • Patricia A. Cortez (Independent) 3.5%
Ohio 14 John F. Seiberling Democratic 1970 Incumbent re-elected.
  •  Y John F. Seiberling (Democratic) 74.1%
  • James E. Houston (Republican) 24.3%
  • Steven P. Meyer (Independent) 1.6%
Ohio 15 Chalmers Wylie Republican 1966 Incumbent re-elected.
  •  Y Chalmers Wylie (Republican) 65.5%
  • Manley L. McGee (Republican) 34.5%
Ohio 16 Ralph Regula Republican 1972 Incumbent re-elected.
  •  Y Ralph Regula (Republican) 66.8%
  • John G. Freedom (Democratic) 32.0%
  • Harold B. Festerly (American) 1.1%
  • Mark F. Vanvoorhis (Workers) 0.04%
Ohio 17 John M. Ashbrook Republican 1960 Incumbent re-elected.
Ohio 18 Wayne Hays Democratic 1948 Incumbent resigned.
New member elected.
Democratic hold.
  •  Y Douglas Applegate (Democratic) 62.9%
  • Ralph R. McCoy (Republican) 24.6%
  • William Crabbe (Independent) 11.6%
  • John Dwight Bashline (Independent) 0.9%
Ohio 19 Charles J. Carney Democratic 1970 Incumbent re-elected.
  •  Y Charles J. Carney (Democratic) 50.2%
  • Jack C. Hunter (Republican) 47.9%
  • Kenneth Zurbrugg (Independent) 1.3%
  • Karl T. Untch (Independent) 0.6%
Ohio 20 James V. Stanton Democratic 1970 Incumbent retired to run for U.S. senator.
New member elected.
Democratic hold.
  •  Y Mary Rose Oakar (Democratic) 81.0%
  • Raymond J. Grabow (Independent) 16.9%
  • Theodore Held III (Independent) 2.2%
Ohio 21 Louis Stokes Democratic 1968 Incumbent re-elected.
  •  Y Louis Stokes (Democratic) 83.8%
  • Barbara Sparks (Republican) 11.3%
  • Anthony R. Curry (Independent) 4.8%
Ohio 22 Charles Vanik Democratic 1954 Incumbent re-elected.
Ohio 23 Ronald M. Mottl Democratic 1974 Incumbent re-elected.
  •  Y Ronald M. Mottl (Democratic) 73.2%
  • Michael T. Scanlon (Republican) 26.8%

OklahomaEdit

District Incumbent This race
Member Party First elected Results Candidates
Oklahoma 1 James R. Jones Democratic 1972 Incumbent re-elected.
Oklahoma 2 Ted Risenhoover Democratic 1974 Incumbent re-elected.
Oklahoma 3 Carl Albert Democratic 1946 Incumbent retired.
New member elected.
Democratic hold.
  •  Y Wes Watkins (Democratic) 82.0%
  • Gerald Beasley Jr. (Republican) 17.2%
  • Jack C. Finley (Independent) 0.8%
Oklahoma 4 Tom Steed Democratic 1948 Incumbent re-elected.
  •  Y Tom Steed (Democratic) 74.9%
  • M. C. Stanley (Republican) 22.0%
  • Paul E. Trent (Independent) 3.1%
Oklahoma 5 John Jarman Republican 1950 Incumbent retired.
New member elected.
Republican hold.
  •  Y Mickey Edwards (Republican) 49.9%
  • Tom Dunlap (Democratic) 47.4%
  • Max Wolfley (Independent) 0.9%
  • Donald F. Parker (Independent) 0.9%
  • Jim Smith (Independent) 0.6%
  • Robert O. Buchanan (Independent) 0.5%
Oklahoma 6 Glenn English Democratic 1974 Incumbent re-elected.
  •  Y Glenn English (Democratic) 71.1%
  • Carol McCurley (Republican) 28.9%

OregonEdit

District Incumbent This race
Member Party First elected Results Candidates
Oregon 1 Les AuCoin Democratic 1974 Incumbent re-elected.
  •  Y Les AuCoin (Democratic) 58.7%
  • Phil Bladine (Republican) 41.3%
Oregon 2 Al Ullman Democratic 1956 Incumbent re-elected.
  •  Y Al Ullman (Democratic) 72.0%
  • Thomas H. Mercer (Republican) 28.0%
Oregon 3 Robert B. Duncan Democratic 1974 Incumbent re-elected.
Oregon 4 Jim Weaver Democratic 1974 Incumbent re-elected.

PennsylvaniaEdit

District Incumbent This race
Member Party First elected Results Candidates
Pennsylvania 1 William A. Barrett Democratic 1948 Incumbent died.
New member elected.
Democratic hold.
Pennsylvania 2 Robert N. C. Nix Sr. Democratic 1958 Incumbent re-elected.
  •  Y Robert N. C. Nix Sr. (Democratic) 73.5%
  • Jesse W. Woods Jr. (Republican) 25.4%
  • Tony Austin (Socialist Workers) 0.7%
  • Willie Thomas (Independent Conservative) 0.2%
  • Dennis Grant (Workers) 0.1%
Pennsylvania 3 William J. Green III Democratic 1964 Incumbent retired to run for U.S. senator.
New member elected.
Democratic hold.
  •  Y Raymond Lederer (Democratic) 73.2%
  • Terence J. Schade (Republican) 26.3%
  • Steven S. Douglas (Labor) 0.5%
Pennsylvania 4 Joshua Eilberg Democratic 1966 Incumbent re-elected.
  •  Y Joshua Eilberg (Democratic) 67.5%
  • James E. Mugford (Republican) 32.5%
Pennsylvania 5 Richard T. Schulze Republican 1974 Incumbent re-elected.
Pennsylvania 6 Gus Yatron Democratic 1968 Incumbent re-elected.
  •  Y Gus Yatron (Democratic) 73.8%
  • Stephen Postupack (Republican) 25.5%
  • Garland M. Fisher (Const) 0.7%
Pennsylvania 7 Robert W. Edgar Democratic 1974 Incumbent re-elected.
  •  Y Robert W. Edgar (Democratic) 54.1%
  • John M. Kenney (Republican) 45.9%
  • Samuel Cinger (Labor) 0.06%
Pennsylvania 8 Edward G. Biester Jr. Republican 1966 Incumbent retired.
New member elected.
Democratic gain.
Pennsylvania 9 Bud Shuster Republican 1972 Incumbent re-elected.
Pennsylvania 10 Joseph M. McDade Republican 1962 Incumbent re-elected.
Pennsylvania 11 Dan Flood Democratic 1954 Incumbent re-elected.
  •  Y Dan Flood (Democratic) 70.8%
  • Howard G. Williams (Republican) 29.2%
Pennsylvania 12 John Murtha Democratic 1974 Incumbent re-elected.
  •  Y John Murtha (Democratic) 67.7%
  • Theodore L. Humes (Republican) 32.3%
Pennsylvania 13 Lawrence Coughlin Republican 1968 Incumbent re-elected.
Pennsylvania 14 William S. Moorhead Democratic 1958 Incumbent re-elected.
Pennsylvania 15 Fred B. Rooney Democratic 1963 Incumbent re-elected.
  •  Y Fred B. Rooney (Democratic) 65.2%
  • Alice B. Sivulich (Republican) 34.5%
  • Mary Jane Coates (Labor) 0.3%
Pennsylvania 16 Edwin D. Eshleman Republican 1966 Incumbent retired.
New member elected.
Republican hold.
  •  Y Robert Smith Walker (Republican) 62.3%
  • Michael J. Minney (Democratic) 37.0%
  • Richard A. Haas (Citizens) 0.5%
  • Martin P. Ross (Labor) 0.2%
Pennsylvania 17 Herman T. Schneebeli Republican 1960 Incumbent retired.
New member elected.
Democratic gain.
  •  Y Allen E. Ertel (Democratic) 50.7%
  • H. J. Hepford (Republican) 48.5%
  • Vernon M. Dublin (Const) 0.8%
Pennsylvania 18 John Heinz Republican 1971 Incumbent retired to run for U.S. senator.
New member elected.
Democratic gain.
  •  Y Doug Walgren (Democratic) 59.5%
  • Robert J. Casey (Republican) 40.5%
Pennsylvania 19 William F. Goodling Republican 1974 Incumbent re-elected.
Pennsylvania 20 Joseph M. Gaydos Democratic 1968 Incumbent re-elected.
  •  Y Joseph M. Gaydos (Democratic) 75.0%
  • John P. Kostelac (Republican) 24.7%
  • Joseph A. Billington (Labor) 0.4%
Pennsylvania 21 John Herman Dent Democratic 1958 Incumbent re-elected.
Pennsylvania 22 Thomas E. Morgan Democratic 1944 Incumbent retired.
New member elected.
Democratic hold.
  •  Y Austin Murphy (Democratic) 55.3%
  • Roger R. Fischer (Republican) 43.9%
  • Arthur E. Wilson (American) 0.8%
Pennsylvania 23 Albert W. Johnson Republican 1963 Lost re-election
Democratic gain.
Pennsylvania 24 Joseph P. Vigorito Democratic 1964 Lost re-election
Republican gain.
Pennsylvania 25 Gary A. Myers Republican 1974 Incumbent re-elected.

Rhode IslandEdit

District Incumbent This race
Member Party First elected Results Candidates
Rhode Island 1 Fernand St. Germain Democratic 1960 Incumbent re-elected.
  •  Y Fernand St. Germain (Democratic) 62.4%
  • John J. Slocum Jr. (Republican) 36.4%
  • Ann M. Morrissey (Independent) 1.2%
Rhode Island 2 Edward Beard Democratic 1974 Incumbent re-elected.
  •  Y Edward Beard (Democratic) 76.5%
  • Thomas V. Iannitti (Republican) 22.5%
  • Pasquale F. Pacia (Independent) 1.0%

South CarolinaEdit

District Incumbent This race
Member Party First elected Results Candidates
South Carolina 1 Mendel Jackson Davis Democratic 1971 Incumbent re-elected.
South Carolina 2 Floyd Spence Republican 1970 Incumbent re-elected.
  •  Y Floyd Spence (Republican) 57.5%
  • Clyde Burns Livingston (Democratic) 41.8%
  • John O'Neal (Independent) 0.7%
South Carolina 3 Butler Derrick Democratic 1974 Incumbent re-elected.
South Carolina 4 James Mann Democratic 1968 Incumbent re-elected.
  •  Y James Mann (Democratic) 73.6%
  • Robert L. Watkins (Republican) 26.4%
South Carolina 5 Kenneth Lamar Holland Democratic 1974 Incumbent re-elected.
  •  Y Kenneth Lamar Holland (Democratic) 51.4%
  • Robert C. Richardson Jr. (Republican) 48.3%
  • Harold Hough (Independent) 0.2%
South Carolina 6 John Jenrette Democratic 1974 Incumbent re-elected.

South DakotaEdit

District Incumbent This race
Member Party First elected Results Candidates
South Dakota 1 Larry Pressler Republican 1974 Incumbent re-elected.
  •  Y Larry Pressler (Republican) 79.8%
  • James V. Guffey (Democratic) 19.4%
  • Donald Stevens (Independent) 0.8%
South Dakota 2 James Abdnor Republican 1972 Incumbent re-elected.
  •  Y James Abdnor (Republican) 69.9%
  • Grace Mickelson (Democratic) 30.1%

TennesseeEdit

District Incumbent This race
Member Party First elected Results Candidates
Tennessee 1 Jimmy Quillen Republican 1962 Incumbent re-elected.
  •  Y Jimmy Quillen (Republican) 58.0%
  • Lloyd Blevins (Democratic) 41.2%
  • Robert Joseph Bobic (Independent) 0.6%
  • Mary S. Joyner (Independent) 0.3%
Tennessee 2 John Duncan Sr. Republican 1964 Incumbent re-elected.
Tennessee 3 Marilyn Lloyd Democratic 1974 Incumbent re-elected.
Tennessee 4 Joe L. Evins Democratic 1946 Incumbent retired.
New member elected.
Democratic hold.
  •  Y Al Gore (Democratic) 94.0%
  • William H. McGlamery (Independent) 6.0%
Tennessee 5 Clifford Allen Democratic 1975 Incumbent re-elected.
  •  Y Clifford Allen (Democratic) 92.4%
  • Roger Bissell (Independent) 7.6%
Tennessee 6 Robin Beard Republican 1972 Incumbent re-elected.
Tennessee 7 Ed Jones Democratic 1969 Incumbent re-elected.
Tennessee 8 Harold Ford Sr. Democratic 1974 Incumbent re-elected.
  •  Y Harold Ford Sr. (Democratic) 60.7%
  • Andy Allissandratos (Republican) 38.5%
  • Mark F. Flanagan (Independent) 0.9%

TexasEdit

District Incumbent This race
Member Party First elected Results Candidates
Texas 1 Sam B. Hall Jr. Democratic 1976 Incumbent re-elected.
Texas 2 Charlie Wilson Democratic 1972 Incumbent re-elected.
Texas 3 James M. Collins Republican 1968 Incumbent re-elected.
Texas 4 Ray Roberts Democratic 1962 Incumbent re-elected.
  •  Y Ray Roberts (Democratic) 62.7%
  • Frank S. Glenn (Republican) 37.3%
Texas 5 Alan Steelman Republican 1974 Incumbent retired to run for U.S. senator.
New member elected.
Democratic gain.
  •  Y Jim Mattox (Democratic) 54.0%
  • Nancy Judy (Republican) 44.6%
  • Sam McDonnell (American) 1.5%
Texas 6 Olin E. Teague Democratic 1946 Incumbent re-elected.
Texas 7 Bill Archer Republican 1970 Incumbent re-elected.
Texas 8 Robert C. Eckhardt Democratic 1966 Incumbent re-elected.
Texas 9 Jack Brooks Democratic 1952 Incumbent re-elected.
Texas 10 J. J. Pickle Democratic 1963 Incumbent re-elected.
  •  Y J. J. Pickle (Democratic) 76.8%
  • Paul McClure (Republican) 23.2%
Texas 11 William R. Poage Democratic 1936 Incumbent re-elected.
Texas 12 Jim Wright Democratic 1954 Incumbent re-elected.
  •  Y Jim Wright (Democratic) 75.8%
  • W. R. Durham (Republican) 23.8%
  • Larry Kutchinski (American) 0.4%
Texas 13 Jack Hightower Democratic 1974 Incumbent re-elected.
Texas 14 John Andrew Young Democratic 1956 Incumbent re-elected.
Texas 15 Kika de la Garza Democratic 1964 Incumbent re-elected.
Texas 16 Richard Crawford White Democratic 1964 Incumbent re-elected.
Texas 17 Omar Burleson Democratic 1946 Incumbent re-elected.
Texas 18 Barbara Jordan Democratic 1972 Incumbent re-elected.
Texas 19 George H. Mahon Democratic 1934 Incumbent re-elected.
Texas 20 Henry B. González Democratic 1961 Incumbent re-elected.
Texas 21 Bob Krueger Democratic 1974 Incumbent re-elected.
  •  Y Bob Krueger (Democratic) 71.0%
  • Bobby A. Locke (Republican) 26.7%
  • Ramon E. Carrillo (La Raza Unida) 1.2%
  • Ed Gallion (American) 1.0%
Texas 22 Ron Paul Republican April 3, 1976
(Special)
Lost re-election
Democratic gain.
Texas 23 Abraham Kazen Democratic 1966 Incumbent re-elected.
Texas 24 Dale Milford Democratic 1972 Incumbent re-elected.

UtahEdit

District Incumbent This race
Member Party First elected Results Candidates
Utah 1 K. Gunn McKay Democratic 1970 Incumbent re-elected.
Utah 2 Allan Howe Democratic 1974 Lost re-election
Republican gain.

VermontEdit

District Incumbent This race
Member Party First elected Results Candidates
Vermont at-large Jim Jeffords Republican 1974 Incumbent re-elected.
  •  Y Jim Jeffords (Republican) 67.3%
  • John A. Burgess (Democratic) 32.7%

VirginiaEdit

District Incumbent This race
Member Party First elected Results Candidates
Virginia 1 Thomas N. Downing Democratic 1958 Incumbent retired.
New member elected.
Republican gain.
  •  Y Paul Trible (Republican) 48.6%
  • Robert E. Quinn (Democratic) 47.5%
  • Mary B. McClaine (Independent) 4.0%
Virginia 2 G. William Whitehurst Republican 1968 Incumbent re-elected.
Virginia 3 David E. Satterfield III Democratic 1964 Incumbent re-elected.
Virginia 4 Robert Daniel Republican 1972 Incumbent re-elected.
  •  Y Robert Daniel (Republican) 53.0%
  • J. W. "Billy" O'Brien (Democratic) 47.0%
Virginia 5 Dan Daniel Democratic 1968 Incumbent re-elected.
Virginia 6 M. Caldwell Butler Republican 1972 Incumbent re-elected.
Virginia 7 J. Kenneth Robinson Republican 1970 Incumbent re-elected.
Virginia 8 Herbert Harris Democratic 1974 Incumbent re-elected.
  •  Y Herbert Harris (Democratic) 51.6%
  • James R. Tate (Republican) 42.6%
  • Michael D. Cannon (Independent) 5.8%
Virginia 9 William C. Wampler Republican 1966 Incumbent re-elected.
Virginia 10 Joseph L. Fisher Democratic 1974 Incumbent re-elected.

WashingtonEdit

District Incumbent This race
Member Party First elected Results Candidates
Washington 1 Joel Pritchard Republican 1972 Incumbent re-elected.
  •  Y Joel Pritchard (Republican) 71.9%
  • Dave Wood (Democratic) 25.8%
  • Alan M. Gottlieb (Libertarian) 1.9%
  • Patrick Ruckert (Labor) 0.4%
Washington 2 Lloyd Meeds Democratic 1964 Incumbent re-elected.
  •  Y Lloyd Meeds (Democratic) 49.3%
  • John Nance Garner (Republican) 49.0%
  • Tom Bly (Const) 0.9%
  • Carol Ruckert (Labor) 0.8%
Washington 3 Don Bonker Democratic 1974 Incumbent re-elected.
  •  Y Don Bonker (Democratic) 70.8%
  • Chuck Elhart (Republican) 28.0%
  • David Kilber (Labor) 1.1%
Washington 4 Mike McCormack Democratic 1970 Incumbent re-elected.
  •  Y Mike McCormack (Democratic) 57.8%
  • Dick Granger (Republican) 41.0%
  • Jeff W. Busby (Const) 0.8%
  • Ted Andromidas (Labor) 0.5%
Washington 5 Tom Foley Democratic 1964 Incumbent re-elected.
  •  Y Tom Foley (Democratic) 58.0%
  • Duane Alton (Republican) 40.6%
  • D. E. Bear Sandahl (Libertarian) 0.9%
  • Ira Liebowitz (Labor) 0.5%
Washington 6 Floyd Hicks Democratic 1964 Incumbent retired.
New member elected.
Democratic hold.
  •  Y Norm Dicks (Democratic) 73.5%
  • Robert M. Reynolds (Republican) 25.3%
  • Michael Duane (Labor) 1.2%
Washington 7 Brock Adams Democratic 1964 Incumbent re-elected.
  •  Y Brock Adams (Democratic) 73.0%
  • Raymond Pritchard (Republican) 25.4%
  • Gene Goosman (Const) 0.9%
  • Marianna Wertz (Labor) 0.7%

West VirginiaEdit

District Incumbent This race
Member Party First elected Results Candidates
West Virginia 1 Bob Mollohan Democratic 1968 Incumbent re-elected.
  •  Y Bob Mollohan (Democratic) 58.0%
  • John F. McCuskey (Republican) 42.0%
West Virginia 2 Harley Orrin Staggers Democratic 1948 Incumbent re-elected.
West Virginia 3 John M. Slack Jr. Democratic 1958 Incumbent re-elected.
West Virginia 4 Ken Hechler Democratic 1958 Incumbent retired to run for governor.
New member elected.
Democratic hold.
United States House of Representatives elections in West Virginia, 1976[5]
Party Votes Percentage Seats +/–
Democratic 455,172 67.59% 4
Republican 159,189 23.64% 0
Write-in 59,067 8.77% 0
Totals 568,579 100.00% 4 -

WisconsinEdit

District Incumbent This race
Member Party First elected Results Candidates
Wisconsin 1 Les Aspin Democratic 1970 Incumbent re-elected.
  •  Y Les Aspin (Democratic) 64.9%
  • William W. Petrie (Republican) 34.0%
  • Eugene R. Zimmerman (American) 1.1%
Wisconsin 2 Robert Kastenmeier Democratic 1958 Incumbent re-elected.
Wisconsin 3 Alvin Baldus Democratic 1974 Incumbent re-elected.
  •  Y Alvin Baldus (Democratic) 58.1%
  • Adolf L. Gundersen (Republican) 41.9%
Wisconsin 4 Clement J. Zablocki Democratic 1948 Incumbent re-elected.
Wisconsin 5 Henry S. Reuss Democratic 1954 Incumbent re-elected.
  •  Y Henry S. Reuss (Democratic) 77.8%
  • Robert L. Hicks (Republican) 21.0%
  • R. Julian Chapman (Independent) 0.9%
  • John E. Sokoly (Independent) 0.3%
Wisconsin 6 William A. Steiger Republican 1966 Incumbent re-elected.
Wisconsin 7 Dave Obey Democratic 1969 Incumbent re-elected.
  •  Y Dave Obey (Democratic) 73.3%
  • Frank A. Savino (Republican) 26.1%
  • George Olishkewych (American) 0.7%
Wisconsin 8 Robert John Cornell Democratic 1974 Incumbent re-elected.
Wisconsin 9 Bob Kasten Republican 1974 Incumbent re-elected.
  •  Y Bob Kasten (Republican) 65.9%
  • Lynn M. McDonald (Democratic) 34.1%

WyomingEdit

District Incumbent This race
Member Party First elected Results Candidates
Wyoming at-large Teno Roncalio Democratic 1970 Incumbent re-elected.
  •  Y Teno Roncalio (Democratic) 56.4%
  • Larry Hart (Republican) 43.6%

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • "Reagan Says G.O.P. Needs New Name and New Support". The Washington Post. November 20, 1976. p. 13.
  • "Reagan Suggests GOP should R.I.P.". The Washington Post. November 19, 1976. p. 16.