1973 Louisiana's 2nd Congressional District Special Election
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1973 Louisiana's 2nd Congressional District Special Election

Four members of the U.S. House of Representatives were elected in special elections in 1973 to the 93rd United States Congress.

List of elections

Elections are listed by date and district.

District Incumbent This race
Member Party First elected Results Candidates
Alaska at-large Nick Begich Democratic 1970 Incumbent lost in a plane crash and declared dead.
New member elected March 6, 1973.
Republican gain.
Louisiana 2 Hale Boggs Democratic 1940 Incumbent lost in a plane crash and declared dead pursuant to H.Res. 1 January 3, 1973.
New member elected March 20, 1973.
Democratic hold.
  • Green tickY Lindy Boggs (Democratic) 80.4%
  • Robert E. Lee (Republican) 19.6%
Maryland 1 William Mills Republican 1971 (Special) Incumbent died May 24, 1973.
New member elected August 21, 1973.
Republican hold.
Illinois 7 George W. Collins Democratic 1970 (Special) Incumbent member-elect died December 8, 1972 during the previous congress.
New member elected June 5, 1973.
Democratic gain.
  • Green tickY Cardiss Collins (Democratic) 92.5%
  • Angel Moreno (Independent) 3.9%
  • Lawrence Daly (Republican) 3.6%

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