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United States House of Representatives Elections in California, 1968

The United States House of Representatives elections in California, 1968 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 5, 1968. The delegation remained unchanged, at 21 Democrats and 17 Republicans.

Overview

United States HoR elections in California, 1968
Party Votes % Seats
Republican 3,741,454 54.38% 17
Democratic 3,036,602 44.13% 21
American Independent 55,920 0.81% 0
Peace and Freedom 46,294 0.67% 0
Totals 6,880,270 100.00% 38

Results

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

District 1

California's 1st congressional district election, 1968
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Don H. Clausen (incumbent) 132,433 75.10
Democratic Donald W. Graham 37,650 21.35
Peace and Freedom Adolph N. Hofmann 3,372 1.91
American Independent Gladys O'Neil 2,882 1.63
Total votes 176,337 100.00
Turnout
Republican hold

District 2

California's 2nd congressional district election, 1968
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Harold T. Johnson (incumbent) 127,880 60.77
Republican Osmer E. Dunaway 78,986 37.53
American Independent Paul J. Huft 3,577 1.70
Total votes 210,443 100.00
Turnout
Democratic hold

District 3

California's 3rd congressional district election, 1968
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic John E. Moss (incumbent) 106,694 55.98
Republican Elmore J. Duffy 79,717 41.82
American Independent James Tarleton Slaughter 4,188 2.20
Total votes 190,599 100.00
Turnout
Democratic hold

District 4

California's 4th congressional district election, 1968
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Robert L. Leggett (incumbent) 88,067 55.54
Republican James Shumway 65,942 41.59
American Independent Gene Clark 4,545 2.87
Total votes 158,554 100.00
Turnout
Democratic hold

District 5

California's 5th congressional district election, 1968
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Phillip Burton (incumbent) 86,647 72.01
Republican Waldo Velasquez 29,123 24.20
Peace and Freedom Marvin Garson 4,549 3.78
Total votes 120,319 100.00
Turnout
Democratic hold

District 6

California's 6th congressional district election, 1968
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican William S. Mailliard (incumbent) 140,071 72.76
Democratic Phillip Drath 52,433 27.24
Total votes 192,504 100.00
Turnout
Democratic hold

District 7

California's 7th congressional district election, 1968
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Jeffery Cohelan (incumbent) 102,108 62.87
Republican Barney E. Hilburn 48,133 29.64
Peace and Freedom Huey Newton 12,164 7.49
Total votes 162,405 100.00
Turnout
Democratic hold

District 8

California's 8th congressional district election, 1968
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic George P. Miller (incumbent) 104,231 64.02
Republican Raymond P. Britton 58,584 35.98
Total votes 162,815 100.00
Turnout
Democratic hold

District 9

California's 9th congressional district election, 1968
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Don Edwards (incumbent) 100,891 56.55
Republican Larry Fargher 77,521 43.45
Total votes 178,412 100.00
Turnout
Democratic hold

District 10

California's 10th congressional district election, 1968
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Charles S. Gubser (incumbent) 160,204 67.31
Democratic Grayson S. Taketa 73,530 30.89
Peace and Freedom Martin L. Primach 4,276 1.80
Total votes 238,010 100.00
Turnout
Republican hold

District 11

California's 11th congressional district election, 1968
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Pete McCloskey (incumbent) 165,482 79.32
Democratic Urban G. Whitaker, Jr. 40,979 19.64
Peace and Freedom David Demorest Ransom 2,157 1.03
Total votes 208,618 100.00
Turnout
Republican hold

District 12

California's 12th congressional district election, 1968
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Burt L. Talcott (incumbent) 140,713 94.88
American Independent Ann J. Holliday 7,593 5.12
Total votes 148,308 100.00
Turnout
Republican hold

District 13

California's 13th congressional district election, 1968
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Charles M. Teague (incumbent) 148,357 65.85
Democratic Stanley K. Sheinbaum 76,928 34.15
Total votes 225,285 100.00
Turnout
Republican hold

District 14

California's 14th congressional district election, 1968
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Jerome Waldie (incumbent) 152,500 71.58
Republican David W. Schuh 56,598 26.57
American Independent Luis W. Hamilton 3,945 1.85
Total votes 213,043 100.00
Turnout
Democratic hold

District 15

California's 15th congressional district election, 1968
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic John J. McFall (incumbent) 85,761 53.79
Republican Sam Van Dyken 73,685 46.21
Total votes 159,446 100.00
Turnout
Democratic hold

District 16

California's 16th congressional district election, 1968
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Bernice F. Sisk (incumbent) 97,473 62.46
Republican Dave Harris 55,192 35.37
American Independent John P. Carroll 3,390 2.17
Total votes 156,055 100.00
Turnout
Democratic hold

District 17

California's 17th congressional district election, 1968
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Glenn M. Anderson 75,070 50.75
Republican Joe Blatchford 71,174 48.11
Peace and Freedom Ben Dobbs 1,685 1.14
Total votes 147,929 100.00
Turnout
Democratic hold

District 18

California's 18th congressional district election, 1968
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Bob Mathias (incumbent) 100,008 65.17
Democratic Harlan Hagen 51,274 33.41
American Independent Edward Calvin Williams 2,186 1.42
Total votes 153,468 100.00
Turnout
Republican hold

District 19

California's 19th congressional district election, 1968
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Chet Holifield (incumbent) 96,857 63.25
Republican Bill Jones 52,284 34.14
American Independent Wayne L. Cook 3,996 2.61
Total votes 153,137 100.00
Turnout
Democratic hold

District 20

California's 20th congressional district election, 1968
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican H. Allen Smith (incumbent) 133,148 69.30
Democratic Don White 56,008 29.15
Peace and Freedom Robert J. Clarke 2,965 1.54
Total votes 192,121 100.00
Turnout
Republican hold

District 21

California's 21st congressional district election, 1968
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Augustus F. Hawkins (incumbent) 87,205 91.60
Republican Rayfield Lundy 7,995 8.40
Total votes 95,200 100.00
Turnout
Democratic hold

District 22

California's 22nd congressional district election, 1968
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic James C. Corman (incumbent) 102,332 56.92
Republican Joe Holt 74,433 41.40
Peace and Freedom Hugh Manes 3,024 1.68
Total votes 179,789 100.00
Turnout
Democratic hold

District 23

California's 23rd congressional district election, 1968
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Del M. Clawson (incumbent) 95,628 64.95
Democratic Jim Sperrazzo 51,606 35.05
Total votes 147,234 100.00
Turnout
Republican hold

District 24

California's 24th congressional district election, 1968
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Glenard P. Lipscomb (incumbent) 152,180 72.85
Democratic Fred Warner Neal 56,723 27.15
Total votes 208,903 100.00
Turnout
Republican hold

District 25

California's 25th congressional district election, 1968
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Charles E. Wiggins (incumbent) 141,600 68.63
Democratic Keith F. Shirey 64,732 31.37
Total votes 206,332 100.00
Turnout
Republican hold

District 26

California's 26th congressional district election, 1968
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Thomas M. Rees (incumbent) 132,447 65.49
Republican Irving Teichner 63,393 31.35
Peace and Freedom Jack Weinberg 6,394 3.16
Total votes 202,234 100.00
Turnout
Democratic hold

District 27

California's 27th congressional district election, 1968
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Edwin Reinecke (incumbent) 158,309 72.25
Democratic John T. Butchko 60,808 27.75
Total votes 219,117 100.00
Turnout
Republican hold

District 28

California's 28th congressional district election, 1968
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Alphonzo E. Bell, Jr. (incumbent) 168,208 71.24
Democratic John McKee Pratt 63,414 26.86
Peace and Freedom Sherman Pearl 4,503 1.91
Total votes 236,125 100.00
Turnout
Republican hold

District 29

California's 29th congressional district election, 1968
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic George Brown, Jr. (incumbent) 74,807 52.31
Republican Bill Orozco 68,213 47.69
Total votes 143,020 100.00
Turnout
Democratic hold

District 30

California's 30th congressional district election, 1968
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Edward R. Roybal (incumbent) 75,381 67.49
Republican Samuel F. Cavnar 36,312 32.51
Total votes 111,693 100.00
Turnout
Democratic hold

District 31

California's 31st congressional district election, 1968
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Charles H. Wilson (incumbent) 94,387 58.91
Republican James R. Dunn 62,711 39.14
American Independent Stanley L. Schulte 3,134 1.96
Total votes 160,232 100.00
Turnout
Democratic hold

District 32

California's 32nd congressional district election, 1968
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Craig Hosmer (incumbent) 138,494 73.78
Democratic Arthur J. Gottlieb 45,308 24.14
American Independent Richard B. Williams 3,898 2.08
Total votes 187,700 100.00
Turnout
Republican hold

District 33

California's 33rd congressional district election, 1968
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Jerry Pettis (incumbent) 123,426 66.28
Democratic Al C. Bellard 59,619 32.02
American Independent Earl D. Wallen 3,171 1.70
Total votes 186,216 100.00
Turnout
Republican hold

District 34

California's 34th congressional district election, 1968
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Richard T. Hanna (incumbent) 105,880 50.85
Republican Bill J. Teague 102,333 49.15
Total votes 208,213 100.00
Turnout
Democratic hold

District 35

California's 35th congressional district election, 1968
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican James B. Utt (incumbent) 212,684 72.47
Democratic Thomas B. Lenhart 73,778 25.14
American Independent Annie McDonald 7,000 2.39
Total votes 293,462 100.00
Turnout
Republican hold

District 36

California's 36th congressional district election, 1968
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Bob Wilson (incumbent) 147,772 71.61
Democratic Don Lindgren 58,578 28.39
Total votes 206,350 100.00
Turnout
Republican hold

District 37th

California's 37th congressional district election, 1968
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Lionel Van Deerlin (incumbent) 95,591 64.67
Republican Mike Schaefer 52,212 35.33
Total votes 147,803 100.00
Turnout
Democratic hold

District 38

California's 38th congressional district election, 1968
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic John V. Tunney (incumbent) 121,025 62.76
Republican Robert O. Hunter 68,196 35.36
American Independent James H. Griffin 2,415 1.25
Peace and Freedom Terese A. Karmel 1,205 0.62
Total votes 192,841 100.00
Turnout
Democratic hold

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