There were eight special elections to the United States House of Representatives in 1917, during the 64th United States Congress and 65th United States Congress.

District Vacator Reason for Vacancy Candidates
Representative Party First elected
Georgia 8th Samuel J. Tribble Democratic 1910 Incumbent died December 8, 1916 after re-election.
New member elected January 11, 1917 to finish the current term.
Democratic hold.
Winner was not a candidate for the next term, see below.
Incumbent / member-elect died December 8, 1916 after re-election.
New member elected January 11, 1917 to begin the next term.
Democratic hold.
Winner was not a candidate to finish the previous term, see above.
South Carolina 5th David E. Finley Democratic 1898 Incumbent died January 26, 1917 after re-election.
New member elected February 21, 1917 to finish the current term.
Democratic hold.
Winner was not a candidate for the next term, see below.
Incumbent / member-elect died January 26, 1917, during previous congress after re-election.
New member elected February 21, 1917 to begin the next term.
Democratic hold.
Winner was not a candidate to finish the previous term, see above.
New York 15th Michael F. Conry Democratic 1908 Incumbent / member-elect died March 2, 1917, during previous congress.
New member was elected April 12, 1917.
Democratic gain.
New Hampshire 1st Cyrus A. Sulloway Republican 1894 Incumbent died March 11, 1917.
New member was elected May 29, 1917.
Republican hold.
Indiana 6th Daniel W. Comstock Republican 1916 Incumbent died May 19, 1917.
New member was elected June 29, 1917.
Republican hold.
North Dakota 1st Henry T. Helgesen Republican 1910 Incumbent died April 10, 1917.
New member was elected July 20, 1917.
Republican hold.
Pennsylvania 28th Orrin D. Bleakley Republican 1916 Incumbent resigned April 3, 1917, after being convicted and fined under the Federal Corrupt Practices Act.
New member was elected November 6, 1917.
Democratic gain.
Massachusetts 6th Augustus P. Gardner Republican 1902 (Special) Incumbent resigned May 15, 1917, to join the U.S. Army.
New member was elected November 6, 1917.
Republican hold.
Connecticut 4th Ebenezer J. Hill Republican 1894 Incumbent died September 27, 1917.
New member was elected November 6, 1917.
Republican hold.

See also

References

  1. ^ https://www.ourcampaigns.com/RaceDetail.html?RaceID=487136
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