United States House of Representatives Elections in California, 1954
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United States House of Representatives Elections in California, 1954

The United States House of Representatives elections in California, 1954 was an election for California's delegation to the United States House of Representatives, which occurred as part of the general election of the House of Representatives on November 6, 1954. Democrats gained two seats and lost one seat.

Overview

United States House of Representatives elections in California, 1954
Party Votes % Before After +/-
Republican 1,907,407 49.2% 20 19 -1
Democratic 1,902,384 49.1% 10 11 +1
Progressive 63,284 1.6% 0 0 0
Totals 3,873,075 100.0% 30 30 --

Results

Final results from the Clerk of the House of Representatives: [1]

District 1

California's 1st congressional district election, 1954
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Hubert B. Scudder (incumbent) 83,762 59.1
Progressive Max Kortum 58,004 40.9
Total votes 141,766 100.0
Turnout
Republican hold

District 2

California's 2nd congressional district election, 1954
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Clair Engle (incumbent) 113,104 100.0
Turnout
Democratic hold

District 3

California's 3rd congressional district election, 1954
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic John E. Moss (incumbent) 96,238 65.3
Republican James H. Phillips 51,111 34.7
Total votes 147,349 100.0
Turnout
Democratic hold

District 4

California's 4th congressional district election, 1954
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican William S. Mailliard (incumbent) 88,439 61.2
Democratic Philip A. O'Rourke 52,980 36.7
Progressive George R. Andersen 2,987 2.1
Total votes 144,406 100.0
Turnout
Republican hold

District 5

California's 5th congressional district election, 1954
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic John F. Shelley (incumbent) 86,428 100.0
Turnout
Democratic hold

District 6

California's 6th congressional district election, 1954
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican John F. Baldwin, Jr. 72,336 50.9
Democratic Robert Condon (incumbent) 69,776 49.1
Total votes 142,112 100.0
Turnout
Republican gain from Democratic

District 7

California's 7th congressional district election, 1954
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican John J. Allen, Jr. (incumbent) 64,083 53
Democratic Stanley K. Crook 56,807 47
Total votes 120,890 100
Turnout
Republican hold

District 8

California's 8th congressional district election, 1954
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic George P. Miller (incumbent) 101,803 65.4
Republican Jessie M. Ritchie 53,869 34.6
Total votes 155,672 100.0
Turnout
Democratic hold

District 9

California's 9th congressional district election, 1954
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican J. Arthur Younger (incumbent) 60,648 54.5
Democratic Harold F. Taggart 50,619 45.5
Total votes 111,267 100.0
Turnout
Republican hold

District 10

California's 10th congressional district election, 1954
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Charles S. Gubser (incumbent) 94,418 61.2
Democratic Paul V. Birmingham 59,843 38.8
Total votes 154,261 100.0
Turnout
Republican hold

District 11

California's 11th congressional district election, 1954
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Justin L. Johnson (incumbent) 54,716 52.6
Democratic Carl Sugar 49,388 47.4
Total votes 104,104 100.0
Turnout
Republican hold

District 12

California's 12th congressional district election, 1954
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Bernice F. Sisk 63,911 53.8
Republican Allan O. Hunter (incumbent) 54,903 46.2
Total votes 118,814 100.0
Turnout
Democratic gain from Republican

District 13

California's 13th congressional district election, 1954
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Charles M. Teague 69,287 52.5
Democratic Timothy I. O'Reilly 62,786 47.5
Total votes 132,073 100.0
Turnout
Republican hold

District 14

California's 14th congressional district election, 1954
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Harlan Hagen 75,194 65
Republican Al Blain 40,270 35
Total votes 115,464 100
Turnout
Democratic gain from Republican

District 15

California's 15th congressional district election, 1954
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Gordon L. McDonough (incumbent) 77,651 56.9
Democratic Frank P. O'Sullivan 58,785 43.1
Total votes 136,436 100.0
Turnout
Republican hold

District 16

California's 16th congressional district election, 1954
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Donald L. Jackson (incumbent) 63,124 60.8
Democratic S. Mark Hogue 40,659 39.2
Total votes 103,783 100.0
Turnout
Republican hold

District 17

California's 17th congressional district election, 1954
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Cecil R. King (incumbent) 97,828 60.1
Republican Robert H. Finch 64,967 39.9
Total votes 162,795 100.0
Turnout
Democratic hold

District 18

California's 18th congressional district election, 1954
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Craig Hosmer (incumbent) 71,731 55
Democratic Joseph M. Kennick 58,647 45
Total votes 130,378 100
Turnout
Republican hold

District 19

California's 19th congressional district election, 1954
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Chet Holifield (incumbent) 90,269 74.8
Republican Raymond R. Pritchard 30,404 25.2
Total votes 120,673 100.0
Turnout
Democratic hold

District 20

California's 20th congressional district election, 1954
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican John Carl Hinshaw (incumbent) 71,213 71.2
Democratic Eugene Radding 28,838 28.8
Total votes 100,051 100.0
Turnout
Republican hold

District 21

California's 21st congressional district election, 1954
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Edgar W. Hiestand (incumbent) 100,258 58.7
Democratic William E. "Bill" Roskam 70,486 41.3
Total votes 170,744 100.0
Turnout
Democratic hold

District 22

California's 22nd congressional district election, 1954
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Joseph F. Holt (incumbent) 65,165 58.2
Democratic William M. "Bill" Costley 46,875 41.8
Total votes 112,040 100.0
Turnout
Republican hold

District 23

California's 23rd congressional district election, 1954
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Clyde Doyle (incumbent) 90,729 70.9
Republican Frank G. Bussing 34,911 27.3
Progressive Olive T. Thompson 2,293 1.8
Total votes 127,933 100.0
Turnout
Democratic hold

District 24

California's 24th congressional district election, 1954
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Glenard P. Lipscomb (incumbent) 65,431 56.9
Democratic George Arnold 49,592 43.1
Total votes 115,023 100.0
Turnout
Republican hold

District 25

California's 25th congressional district election, 1954
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Patrick J. Hillings (incumbent) 113,027 65.2
Democratic John S. Sobieski 60,370 34.8
Total votes 173,397 100.0
Turnout
Republican hold

District 26

California's 26th congressional district election, 1954
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic James Roosevelt 94,261 60.1
Republican Theodore R. "Ted" Owings 62,585 39.9
Total votes 156,856 100.0
Turnout
Democratic hold

District 27

California's 27th congressional district election, 1954
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Harry R. Sheppard (incumbent) 65,389 64.8
Republican Martin K. Barrett 35,594 35.2
Total votes 100,983 100.0
Turnout
Democratic hold

District 28

California's 28th congressional district election, 1954
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican James B. Utt (incumbent) 95,680 66.2
Democratic Harriet Enderle 48,785 33.8
Total votes 144,465 100.0
Turnout
Republican hold

District 29

California's 29th congressional district election, 1954
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican John J. Phillips (incumbent) 42,420 58
Republican Bruce Shangle 30,781 42
Total votes 73,201 100
Turnout
Republican hold

District 30

California's 30th congressional district election, 1954
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Bob Wilson (incumbent) 94,623 60.4
Democratic Ross T. McIntire 61,994 39.6
Total votes 156,617 100.0
Turnout
Republican hold

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