1895 United States House of Representatives elections

← 1894 February 23, 1895 – December 2 1895 1896 →

9 (out of 357) seats to the United States House of Representatives
179 seats needed for a majority
  Majority party Minority party
  Thomas Brackett Reed - Brady-Handy.jpg CharlesFrederickCrisp.jpg
Leader Thomas B. Reed Charles F. Crisp
Party Republican Democratic
Leader's seat Maine 1st Georgia 3rd
Last election 253 seats 93 seats
Seats won 9 6
Seat change Steady Steady

  Third party Fourth party
 
Party Populist Silver
Last election 9 seats 1 seats
Seats won 6 6
Seat change Steady Steady

There were nine elections to the United States House of Representatives in 1895, during 53rd United States Congress and the 54th United States Congress.

Eight were special elections to fill vacant seats and one was an initial election for a seat in the new state of Utah.

Elections are listed by date and district.

53rd United States Congress

District Vacator Reason for Vacancy Candidates
Representative Party First elected
Pennsylvania 15 Myron B. Wright Republican 1888 Incumbent died November 13, 1894.
New member elected February 23, 1895.
Republican hold.
Successor seated February 23, 1895.[1]
Winner was not elected to the next term, see below.

54th United States Congress

District Vacator Reason for Vacancy Candidates
Representative Party First elected
Pennsylvania 15 Vacant Incumbent member-elect Myron B. Wright (R) died November 13, 1894.
New member elected February 19, 1895.[2]
Republican hold.
Successor seated December 2, 1895.[3]
Michigan 3 Julius C. Burrows Republican 1872
1874 (Lost)
1878
1882 (Lost)
1884
Incumbent was re-elected, but resigned January 23, 1895 to become U.S. Senator.
New member elected April 1, 1895.
Republican hold.
Successor seated December 2, 1895.[3]
Illinois 10 Philip S. Post Republican ? Incumbent died January 6, 1895.
New member elected April 2, 1895.
Republican hold.
Successor seated December 2, 1895.[3]
Georgia 10 James C. C. Black Democratic ? Resigned March 4, 1895.
Incumbent was subsequently elected October 2, 1895.
Democratic hold.
Successor seated December 2, 1895.[3]
Election was unsuccessfully challenged.[3]
Illinois 18 Frederick Remann Republican ? Incumbent died July 14, 1895.
New member elected November 5, 1895.[7]
Republican hold.
Successor seated December 2, 1895.[3]
New York 10 Vacant Representative-elect Andrew J. Campbell died before the start of Congress.
New member elected November 5, 1895.
Democratic gain.
Successor seated December 2, 1895.[3]
Utah at-large
(General election for a new state)
New seat State was admitted to the Union.
New member elected November 5, 1895.
Republican gain.
Successor seated January 4, 1896 upon statehood.[3]
Massachusetts 6 William Cogswell Republican ? Incumbent died May 22, 1895.
New member elected November 5, 1895.
Republican hold.
Successor seated December 2, 1895.[3]

See also

Notes

References

  1. ^ "Fifty-third Congress March 4, 1895, to March 3, 1897". Clerk of the United States House of Representatives. Retrieved August 8, 2019.
  2. ^ a b "PA - District 15 - Special Election". January 9, 2009. Retrieved August 8, 2019 – via OurCampaigns.com.
  3. ^ a b c d e f g h i "Fifty-fourth Congress March 4, 1895, to March 3, 1897". Clerk of the United States House of Representatives. Retrieved August 8, 2019.
  4. ^ "PA - District 15 - Special Election". January 9, 2009. Retrieved August 8, 2019 – via OurCampaigns.com.
  5. ^ "MI - District 03 Special Election". January 13, 2010. Retrieved August 8, 2019 – via OurCampaigns.com.
  6. ^ "IL District 10". June 18, 2015. Retrieved August 8, 2019 – via OurCampaigns.com.
  7. ^ a b "IL District 18-Special". November 17, 2009. Retrieved August 8, 2019 – via OurCampaigns.com.