2007 United States House of Representatives elections

← 2006 July 17, 2007 – December 11, 2007 2008 →

5 (of the 435) seats in the U.S. House of Representatives
218 seats needed for a majority
  Majority party Minority party
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Leader Nancy Pelosi John Boehner
Party Democratic Republican
Leader since January 3, 2003 February 2, 2006
Leader's seat California 8th Ohio 8th
Last election 233 202
Seats won 2 3
Seat change Steady Steady

There were five special elections for seats in the United States House of Representatives in 2007 to the 110th United States Congress.

Four of the elections were held after the death of the incumbent, while the seat in Massachusetts's 5th congressional district opened up after Marty Meehan resigned to become the Chancellor of the University of Massachusetts Lowell.

In all of these special elections, the incumbent party won.

Elections are listed by election date and district

District Incumbent This race
Representative Party First elected Results Candidates
Georgia 10 Charlie Norwood Republican [Data unknown/missing.] Incumbent died February 13, 2007.
New member elected July 17, 2007.
Republican hold.
California 37 Juanita Millender-McDonald Democratic [Data unknown/missing.] Incumbent died April 22, 2007.
New member elected August 21, 2007.
Democratic hold.
Massachusetts 5 Marty Meehan Democratic [Data unknown/missing.] Incumbent resigned July 1, 2007 to become Chancellor of the University of Massachusetts Lowell.
New member elected October 16, 2007.
Republican hold.
Ohio 5 Paul Gillmor Republican [Data unknown/missing.] Incumbent died September 5, 2007.
New member elected December 11, 2007.
Republican hold.
  • Green tickY Bob Latta (Republican)
  • [Data unknown/missing.]
Virginia 1 Jo Ann Davis Republican [Data unknown/missing.] Incumbent died October 6, 2007.
New member elected December 11, 2007.
Republican hold.

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