1969 U.S. House of Representatives elections

← 1968 March 25, 1969 – November 25, 1969 1970 →

7 (out of 435) seats in the U.S. House of Representatives
218 seats needed for a majority
  Majority party Minority party
  Speaker John McCormack.jpg Representative Gerald R. Ford, Jr. with his Sports Illustrated Silver Anniversary Award - NARA - 7064481.jpg
Leader John McCormack Gerald Ford
Party Democratic Republican
Leader since January 10, 1962 January 3, 1965
Leader's seat Massachusetts 9th Michigan 5th
Last election 243 seats 192 seats
Seat change Increase 3 Decrease 3
Seats up 2 5
Races won 5 2

There were seven special elections to the United States House of Representatives in 1969 to the 91st United States Congress.

List of elections

Elections are listed by date and district.

District Incumbent This race
Representative Party First elected Results Candidates
Tennessee 8th Robert A. Everett Democratic [Data unknown/missing.] Incumbent died January 26, 1969.
New member elected March 25, 1969.
  • Green tickY Ed Jones (Democratic)
  • [Data unknown/missing.]
Wisconsin 7th Melvin R. Laird Republican [Data unknown/missing.] Incumbent resigned January 21, 1969 to become U.S. Secretary of Defense.
New member elected April 1, 1969.
  • Green tickY Dave Obey (Democratic)
  • [Data unknown/missing.]
California 27th Edwin Reinecke Republican [Data unknown/missing.] Incumbent resigned January 21, 1969 to become Lieutenant Governor of California.
New member elected April 29, 1969.
Montana 2 James F. Battin Republican [Data unknown/missing.] Incumbent resigned February 27, 1969 to become Director of the Office of Economic Opportunity.
New member elected June 24, 1969.
Democratic gain.
Massachusetts 6th William H. Bates Republican [Data unknown/missing.] Incumbent died June 22, 1969.
New member elected September 30, 1969.
New Jersey 8th Charles S. Joelson Democratic [Data unknown/missing.] Incumbent resigned September 4, 1969 to become judge of Superior Court of New Jersey.
New member elected November 4, 1969.
Illinois 13 Donald Rumsfeld Republican [Data unknown/missing.] Incumbent resigned May 25, 1969 to become Director of the Office of Economic Opportunity.
New member elected November 25, 1969.
Republican hold.

References

  1. ^ "Our Campaigns - MT District 2 - Special Election Race - Jun 24, 1969".
  2. ^ "Our Campaigns - IL District 13 - Special Election Race - Nov 25, 1969".