In 1989 there were eight special elections to the United States House of Representatives.

Elections are listed by date and district.

District Incumbent This race
Representative Party First elected Results Candidates
Alabama 3 William F. Nichols Democratic 1966 Incumbent died December 13, 1988.
New member elected April 4, 1989.
Democratic hold.
Indiana 4 Dan Coats Republican 1980 Incumbent resigned January 3, 1989 to become U.S. Senator.
New member elected March 28, 1989.
Democratic gain.
Wyoming at-large Dick Cheney Republican 1978 Incumbent resigned March 17, 1989, to become U.S. Secretary of Defense.
New member elected April 26, 1989.
Republican hold.[3]
Florida 18 Claude Pepper Democratic 1962 Incumbent died May 30, 1989.
New member elected August 29, 1989.
Republican gain.[5]
California 15 Tony Coelho Democratic 1978 Incumbent resigned June 15, 1989.
New member elected September 12, 1989.
Democratic hold.
Texas 12 Jim Wright Democratic 1954 Incumbent resigned June 30, 1989.
New member elected September 12, 1989.
Democratic hold.[8]
Texas 18 Mickey Leland Democratic 1978 Incumbent died August 7, 1989.
New member elected December 9, 1989.
Democratic hold.[10]
Mississippi 5 Larkin I. Smith Republican 1988 Incumbent died August 13, 1989.
New member elected October 17, 1989.
Democratic gain.[11]

See also

References

  1. ^ https://www.ourcampaigns.com/RaceDetail.html?RaceID=334890
  2. ^ https://www.ourcampaigns.com/RaceDetail.html?RaceID=174383
  3. ^ "Wyoming's Election For U.S. House Seat Goes to Republican". April 26, 1989. Retrieved December 4, 2017.
  4. ^ https://www.ourcampaigns.com/RaceDetail.html?RaceID=174393
  5. ^ "First Cuban-American Elected to Congress". August 29, 1989. Retrieved December 4, 2017.
  6. ^ Yanez, Luisa (August 30, 1989). "Ros-Letinen takes seat" (PDF). South Florida Sun Sentinel. Retrieved March 10, 2018 – via Newspapers.com.
  7. ^ https://www.ourcampaigns.com/RaceDetail.html?RaceID=170291
  8. ^ Suro, Roberto (September 14, 1989). "Jim Wright As Speaker For Texans". Retrieved December 4, 2017.
  9. ^ https://www.ourcampaigns.com/RaceDetail.html?RaceID=174389
  10. ^ a b "Texas State Senator Elected to Congress To Fill Leland Seat". December 9, 1989. Retrieved December 4, 2017.
  11. ^ a b "Democrat Wins a House Seat in Mississippi". October 17, 1989. Retrieved December 4, 2017.