1931 U.S. House of Representatives elections

← 1930 May 12, 1931 – December 1, 1931 1932 →

11 (out of 435) seats in the U.S. House of Representatives
218 seats needed for a majority
  Majority party Minority party
  John n garner.jpg Bertrand Snell cph.3c04408.jpg
Leader John Nance Garner Bertrand Snell
Party Democratic Republican
Leader since March 4, 1929 March 4, 1931
Leader's seat Texas 15th New York 31st
Last election 216 seats 218 seats[a]
Seats won 219 216
Seat change Increase 3 Decrease 2
Seats up 5 5
Races won 8 3

  Third party
 
Party Farmer–Labor
Last election 1 seat
Seats won 1
Seat change Steady
Seats up 0
Races won 0

There were special elections to the United States House of Representatives in 1931 to the 72nd United States Congress.

List of elections

Elections are listed by date and district.

District Incumbent This race
Representative Party First elected Results Candidates
Louisiana 8 James B. Aswell Democratic [Data unknown/missing.] Incumbent died March 16, 1931.
New member elected May 12, 1931.
Democratic hold.
Georgia 1 Charles G. Edwards Democratic [Data unknown/missing.] Incumbent died July 13, 1931.
New member elected September 9, 1931.
Democratic hold.
Missouri 7 Samuel C. Major Democratic [Data unknown/missing.] Incumbent died July 28, 1931.
New member elected September 29, 1931.
Democratic hold.
Wisconsin 1 Vacant Incumbent member-elect Henry A. Cooper (R) died March 1, 1931, in the previous congress.
New member elected October 13, 1931.
Republican gain.
Michigan 8 Bird J. Vincent Republican [Data unknown/missing.] Incumbent died July 18, 1931.
New member elected November 3, 1931.
Democratic gain.
New York 7 Matthew V. O'Malley Democratic [Data unknown/missing.] Incumbent died May 26, 1931.
New member elected November 3, 1931.
Democratic hold.
Ohio 1 Nicholas Longworth Republican [Data unknown/missing.] Incumbent died April 9, 1931.
New member elected November 3, 1931.
Republican hold.
Ohio 20 Charles A. Mooney Democratic [Data unknown/missing.] Incumbent died May 29, 1931.
New member elected November 3, 1931.
Democratic hold.
Pennsylvania 2 George S. Graham Republican [Data unknown/missing.] Incumbent died July 4, 1931.
New member elected November 3, 1931.
Republican hold.
Texas 14 Harry M. Wurzbach Republican [Data unknown/missing.] Incumbent died November 6, 1931.
New member elected November 24, 1931.
Democratic gain.
New Jersey 5 Ernest R. Ackerman Republican [Data unknown/missing.] Incumbent died October 18, 1931.
New member elected December 1, 1931.
Democratic gain.

References

  1. ^ Fletcher Hale (R) of New Hampshire's 1st congressional district died October 22, 1931 but the special election was held January 5, 1932.