California's 5th Congressional District Special Election, 1987
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California's 5th Congressional District Special Election, 1987

In 1987 there were two special elections to the United States House of Representatives to serve in the 100th United States Congress.

District Incumbent This race
Representative Party First
elected
Results Candidates
California 5 Sala Burton Democratic 1983 (Special) Incumbent died February 1, 1987.
A special election was held April 7, 1987, but no candidate received the required majority.[1]
New member won a special run-off election June 2, 1987.
Democratic hold.
? Nancy Pelosi (Democratic) 63.36%
Harriet Ross (Republican) 30.68%
Karen Edwards (Independent) 2.19%
Theodore "Ted" Zuur (Peace & Freedom) 1.51%
Sam Grove (Libertarian) 1.37%
Catherine Renee Sedwick (Independent) 0.90%[2]
Connecticut 4 Stewart McKinney Republican 1970 Incumbent died May 7, 1987.
New member elected August 18, 1987.
Republican hold.
? Chris Shays (Republican) 57.17%
Christine Niedermeier (Democratic) 42.20%
Nicholas J. Tarzia (War Against AIDS) 0.59%
Scattering 0.03%[3]

See also

References

  1. ^ "CA District 5 - Special Election". April 18, 2016. Retrieved 2018 – via Our Campaigns.
  2. ^ "CA District 5 - Special Runoff". April 18, 2016. Retrieved 2018 – via Our Campaigns.
  3. ^ "CT District 4 - Special Election". January 26, 2005. Retrieved 2018 – via Our Campaigns.



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