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1890 United States House of Representatives elections in California

The United States House of Representatives elections in California, 1890 was an election for California's delegation to the United States House of Representatives, which occurred as part of the general election of the House of Representatives on November 4, 1890. Republicans picked up one Democratic-held district.

United States House of Representatives elections in California, 1890

← 1888 November 4, 1890 (1890-11-04) 1892 →

All 6 California seats to the United States House of Representatives
  Majority party Minority party
 
Party Republican Democratic
Last election 4 2
Seats before 3 3
Seats won 4 2
Seat change Increase1 Decrease1
Popular vote 128,061 114,869
Percentage 51.1% 45.8%

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Election results by district.

OverviewEdit

United States House of Representatives elections in California, 1890
Party Votes Percentage Seats +/–
Republican 128,061 51.1% 4 +1
Democratic 114,869 45.8% 2 -1
Prohibition 5,625 2.2% 0 0
Socialist 2,066 0.8% 0 0
Totals 250,621 100.0% 6

Delegation CompositionEdit

Pre-election Seats
  Democratic-Held 3
  Republican-Held 3
Post-election Seats
  Republican-Held 4
  Democratic-Held 2

ResultsEdit

District 1Edit

California's 1st congressional district election, 1890
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Thomas J. Geary 19,334 49.3
Republican John All Barham 19,153 48.8
Prohibition L. B. Scranton 759 1.9
Total votes 39,246 100.0
Turnout
Democratic hold

District 2Edit

California's 2nd congressional district election, 1890
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Anthony Caminetti 18,644 49.0
Republican George G. Blanchard 18,485 48.6
Prohibition J. S. Witherell 912 2.4
Total votes 38,041 100.0
Turnout  
Democratic hold

District 3Edit

California's 3rd congressional district election, 1890
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Joseph McKenna (incumbent) 20,834 55.4
Democratic John P. Irish 15,997 42.5
Prohibition O. O. Felkner 774 2.1
Total votes 37,605 100.0
Turnout  
Republican hold

District 4Edit

California's 4th congressional district election, 1890
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican John T. Cutting 13,196 49.2
Democratic Robert Ferral 12,091 45.1
Socialist Thomas V. Cator 1,492 5.6
Prohibition Joseph Rowell 50 0.2
Total votes 26,829 100.0
Turnout  
Republican hold

District 5Edit

California's 5th congressional district election, 1890
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Eugene F. Loud 22,871 52.8
Democratic Thomas J. Clunie (incumbent) 19,899 45.9
Socialist E. F. Howe 574 1.3
Total votes 43,344 100.0
Turnout  
Republican gain from Democratic

District 6Edit

California's 6th congressional district election, 1890
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican William W. Bowers 33,522 51.1
Democratic W. J. Curtis 28,904 44.1
Prohibition O. R. Dougherty 3,130 4.8
Total votes 65,556 100.0
Turnout  
Republican hold

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