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United States House of Representatives elections, 1976

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United States House of Representatives elections, 1976

← 1974 November 2, 1976 1978 →

All 435 seats to the United States House of Representatives
218 seats needed for a majority

  Majority party Minority party
Speaker Albert - portrait.jpg
Leader Carl Albert
John Rhodes
Party Democratic Republican
Leader since January 21, 1971 December 7, 1973
Leader's seat Oklahoma-3rd Arizona-1st
Last election 291 seats 144 seats
Seats won 292 143
Seat change Increase 1 Decrease 1
Popular vote 41,474,890 31,380,535
Percentage 55.9% 42.3%
Swing Decrease 1.6% Increase 1.6%

1976 House Elections.png

Speaker before election

Carl Albert

Elected Speaker

Tip O'Neil

The 1976 United States House of Representatives elections was an election for the United States House of Representatives in 1976 which coincided with Jimmy Carter's election as President. Carter's narrow victory over Gerald Ford had limited coattails, and his Democratic Party gained a net of only one seat from the Republican Party in the House. This election is notable for being the last time any party had a veto-proof majority in the House.

Overall results

Summary of the November 2, 1976, United States House of Representatives election results

292 143
Democratic Republican
Parties Seats Popular vote
1974 1976 +/- Strength Vote % Change
Democratic Party 291 292 Increase 1 67.1% 41,474,890 55.9% Decrease 1.6%
Republican Party 144 143 Decrease 1 32.9% 31,380,535 42.3% Increase 1.6%
Independents Steady Steady Steady Steady 587,897 0.8% Increase 0.1%
American Party Steady Steady Steady Steady 117,738 0.2% Decrease 0.3%
Conservative Party Steady Steady Steady Steady 97,679 0.1% Decrease 0.1%
American Independent Party Steady Steady Steady Steady 81,864 0.1% Increase 0.1%
Libertarian Party Steady Steady Steady Steady 71,791 0.1% Increase 0.1%
Liberal Party Steady Steady Steady Steady 42,642 0.1% Steady
U.S. Labor Party Steady Steady Steady Steady 37,527 0.1% Steady
Peace and Freedom Party Steady Steady Steady Steady 34,738 <0.1% Decrease 0.1%
Independents for Godly Government Party Steady Steady Steady Steady 27,268 <0.1% Steady
Silent Majority Party Steady Steady Steady Steady 14,543 <0.1% Steady
Constitution Party Steady Steady Steady Steady 9,713 <0.1% Steady
George Wallace Party Steady Steady Steady Steady 7,726 <0.1% Steady
Individual Americans Independence Party Steady Steady Steady Steady 3,979 <0.1% Steady
Peoples Independent Party Steady Steady Steady Steady 3,916 <0.1% Steady
Raza Unida Party Steady Steady Steady Steady 3,588 <0.1% Steady
Prohibition Party Steady Steady Steady Steady 3,141 <0.1% Steady
Communist Party Steady Steady Steady Steady 2,947 <0.1% Steady
Human Rights Party Steady Steady Steady Steady 2,700 <0.1% Steady
People's Party Steady Steady Steady Steady 2,408 <0.1% Steady
Bring Us Together Party Steady Steady Steady Steady 1,969 <0.1% Steady
Politicians Are Crooks Party Steady Steady Steady Steady 1,814 <0.1% Steady
Independent Taxpayers Watchdog Party Steady Steady Steady Steady 1,594 <0.1% Steady
Pro Life Party Steady Steady Steady Steady 1,483 <0.1% Steady
Regular Democracy Party Steady Steady Steady Steady 1,431 <0.1% Steady
White Power Party Steady Steady Steady Steady 1,338 <0.1% Steady
Mayflower Party Steady Steady Steady Steady 1,314 <0.1% Steady
Workers Party Steady Steady Steady Steady 1,253 <0.1% Steady
Consumer Action Party Steady Steady Steady Steady 1,150 <0.1% Steady
National Democratic Party Steady Steady Steady Steady 1,021 <0.1% Steady
Citizens for Haas Party Steady Steady Steady Steady 743 <0.1% Steady
Jobs, Equality, Peace Party Steady Steady Steady Steady 636 <0.1% Steady
Restoration Party Steady Steady Steady Steady 499 <0.1% Steady
Co-Equal Citizens Party Steady Steady Steady Steady 432 <0.1% Steady
Independent Conservative Party Steady Steady Steady Steady 287 <0.1% Steady
Individual Needs Center Party Steady Steady Steady Steady 228 <0.1% Steady
Revolutionary Party Steady Steady Steady Steady 214 <0.1% Steady
Others Steady Steady Steady Steady 231,924 0.3% Increase 0.3%
Total 435 435 0 100.0% 74,259,164 100.0%

Source: Election Statistics - Office of the Clerk

Popular vote
House seats
  House seats by party holding plurality in state     80.1–100% Democratic    80.1–100% Republican     60.1–80% Democratic    60.1–80% Republican     Up to 60% Democratic    Up to 60% Republican
House seats by party holding plurality in state
  80.1–100% Democratic
  80.1–100% Republican
  60.1–80% Democratic
  60.1–80% Republican
  Up to 60% Democratic
  Up to 60% Republican
    6+ Democratic gain    6+ Republican gain     3–5 Democratic gain    3–5 Republican gain     1–2 Democratic gain    1–2 Republican gain     no net change
  6+ Democratic gain
  6+ Republican gain
  3–5 Democratic gain
  3–5 Republican gain
  1–2 Democratic gain
  1–2 Republican gain
  no net change

Special elections

District Incumbent Party First
Reason and Result Candidates
Texas 22 Robert R. Casey Democratic 1958 Incumbent resigned January 22, 1976, to become commissioner to the United States Maritime Commission.
New member elected April 3, 1976.
Republican gain.
Winner subsequently lost re-election in November, see below.
Ron Paul (Republican) 56.2%
Robert Gammage (Democratic) 43.9%[1]
Massachusetts 7 Torbert H. Macdonald Democratic 1954 Incumbent died May 21, 1976.
New member elected November 2, 1976.
Democratic hold.
Winner was also elected to the next term, see below.
Ed Markey (Democratic) 77.0%
Richard Daly (Republican) 17.6%
James J. Murphy (Independent) 3.3%
Harry G. Chickles (Independent) 2.3%[2]


District Incumbent Party First
Result Candidates
Alabama 1 Jack Edwards Republican 1964 Incumbent re-elected. Jack Edwards (Republican) 62.5%
Bill Davenport (Democratic) 37.5%
Alabama 2 William Louis Dickinson Republican 1964 Incumbent re-elected. William Louis Dickinson (Republican) 57.6%
J. Carole Keahey (Democratic) 42.4%
Alabama 3 William Flynt Nichols Democratic 1966 Incumbent re-elected. William Flynt Nichols (Democratic) 99.0%
Ogburn Gardner (Proh) 1.0%
Alabama 4 Tom Bevill Democratic 1966 Incumbent re-elected. Tom Bevill (Democratic) 80.4%
Leonard Wilson (Republican) 19.6%
Alabama 5 Robert E. Jones Jr. Democratic 1947 Incumbent retired.
New member elected.
Democratic hold.
Ronnie Flippo (Democratic) Unopposed
Alabama 6 John Hall Buchanan Jr. Republican 1964 Incumbent re-elected. John Hall Buchanan Jr. (Republican) 56.7%
Mel Bailey (Democratic) 42.7%
Billy E. Dorsey (Nat Dem) 0.6%
Alabama 7 Walter Flowers Democratic 1968 Incumbent re-elected. Walter Flowers (Democratic) Unopposed


District Incumbent Party First
Result Candidates
Alaska at-large Don Young Republican 1972 Incumbent re-elected. Don Young (Republican) 71.0%
Eben Hopson (Democratic) 29.0%


District Incumbent Party First
Result Candidates
Arizona 1 John Jacob Rhodes Republican 1952 Incumbent re-elected. John Jacob Rhodes (Republican) 57.3%
Pat Fullinwider (Democratic) 40.7%
Sumner Duncan Dodge (Libertarian) 1.4%
Harry Braun (Independent) 0.6%
Arizona 2 Mo Udall Democratic 1961 Incumbent re-elected. Mo Udall (Democratic) 58.2%
Laird Guttersen (Republican) 39.4%
Michael Emerling (Libertarian) 2.4%
Arizona 3 Sam Steiger Republican 1966 Incumbent retired.
New member elected. to run for U.S. Senator.
Democratic gain.
Bob Stump (Democratic) 47.5%
Fred Koory Jr. (Republican) 42.3%
Bill McCune (Independent) 10.2%
Arizona 4 John Bertrand Conlan Republican 1972 Incumbent retired.
New member elected. to run for U.S. Senator.
Republican hold.
Eldon Rudd (Republican) 48.6%
Tony Mason (Democratic) 48.2%
Pat Harper (Libertarian) 3.1%


District Incumbent Party First
Result Candidates
Arkansas 1 William Vollie Alexander Jr. Democratic 1968 Incumbent re-elected. William Vollie Alexander Jr. (Democratic) 68.9%
Harlan Holleman (Republican) 31.1%
Arkansas 2 Wilbur Mills Democratic 1938 Incumbent retired.
New member elected.
Democratic hold.
Jim Guy Tucker (Democratic) 86.4%
James J. Kelly (Republican) 13.6%
Joe McNew (W/I) 0.005%
Arkansas 3 John P. Hammerschmidt Republican 1966 Incumbent re-elected. John P. Hammerschmidt (Republican) Unopposed
Arkansas 4 Ray Thornton Democratic 1972 Incumbent re-elected. Ray Thornton (Democratic) Unopposed


District Incumbent Party First
Result Candidates
California 1 Harold T. Johnson Democratic 1958 Incumbent re-elected. Harold T. Johnson (Democratic) 73.9%
James E. Taylor (Republican) 26.1%
California 2 Donald H. Clausen Republican 1963 Incumbent re-elected. Donald H. Clausen (Republican) 56.0%
Oscar Klee (Democratic) 41.0%
Robert B. "Bob" Allred (Peace and Freedom) 3.0%
California 3 John E. Moss Democratic 1952 Incumbent re-elected. John E. Moss (Democratic) 72.9%
George R. Marsh Jr. (Republican) 27.1%
California 4 Robert L. Leggett Democratic 1962 Incumbent re-elected. Robert L. Leggett (Democratic) 50.2%
Albert Dehr (Republican) 49.8%
California 5 John L. Burton Democratic 1974 Incumbent re-elected. John L. Burton (Democratic) 61.8%
Branwell Fanning (Republican) 38.2%
California 6 Phillip Burton Democratic 1964 Incumbent re-elected. Phillip Burton (Democratic) 66.1%
Tom Spinosa (Republican) 27.0%
Emily L. Siegel (Peace and Freedom) 5.0%
Raymond O. "Ray" Heaps (American Independent) 1.9%
California 7 George Miller Democratic 1974 Incumbent re-elected. George Miller (Democratic) 74.7%
Robert L. Vickers (Republican) 23.3%
Melvin E. Stanley (American Independent) 2.0%
California 8 Ron Dellums Democratic 1970 Incumbent re-elected. Ron Dellums (Democratic) 62.1%
Philip Stiles Breck Jr. (Republican) 34.7%
Robert J. Evans (Peace and Freedom) 3.2%
California 9 Pete Stark Democratic 1972 Incumbent re-elected. Pete Stark (Democratic) 70.8%
James K. Mills (Republican) 27.1%
Albert L. Sargis (Peace and Freedom) 2.1%
California 10 Don Edwards Democratic 1962 Incumbent re-elected. Don Edwards (Democratic) 72.0%
Herb Smith (Republican) 24.5%
Edmon V. Kaiser (American Independent) 3.5%
California 11 Leo Ryan Democratic 1972 Incumbent re-elected. Leo Ryan (Democratic) 61.1%
Bob Jones (Republican) 35.4%
Nicholas W. Kudrovzeff (American Independent) 3.5%
California 12 Pete McCloskey Republican 1967 Incumbent re-elected. Pete McCloskey (Republican) 66.2%
David Harris (Democratic) 31.3%
Joseph David "Joss" Cooney (American Independent) 2.5%
California 13 Norman Mineta Democratic 1974 Incumbent re-elected. Norman Mineta (Democratic) 66.8%
Ernest L. Konnyu (Republican) 31.2%
William Pollock Herrell (American Independent) 2.1%
California 14 John J. McFall Democratic 1956 Incumbent re-elected. John J. McFall (Democratic) 72.5%
Roger A. Blain (Republican) 27.5%
California 15 Bernice F. Sisk Democratic 1954 Incumbent re-elected. Bernice F. Sisk (Democratic) 72.2%
Carol O. Harner (Republican) 27.8%
California 16 Burt L. Talcott Republican 1962 Lost re-election
Democratic gain.
Leon Panetta (Democratic) 53.4%
Burt L. Talcott (Republican) 46.6%
California 17 John Hans Krebs Democratic 1974 Incumbent re-elected. John Hans Krebs (Democratic) 65.7%
Henry J. Andreas (Republican) 34.3%
California 18 William M. Ketchum Republican 1972 Incumbent re-elected. William M. Ketchum (Republican) 64.2%
Dean Close (Democratic) 35.8%
California 19 Robert J. Lagomarsino Republican 1974 Incumbent re-elected. Robert J. Lagomarsino (Republican) 64.4%
Dan Sisson (Democratic) 35.6%
California 20 Barry Goldwater Jr. Republican 1969 Incumbent re-elected. Barry Goldwater Jr. (Republican) 67.2%
Patti Lear Corman (Democratic) 32.8%
California 21 James C. Corman Democratic 1960 Incumbent re-elected. James C. Corman (Democratic) 66.5%
Erwin "Ed" Hogan (Republican) 28.8%
Bill Hill (Peace and Freedom) 4.7%
California 22 Carlos Moorhead Republican 1972 Incumbent re-elected. Carlos Moorhead (Republican) 62.6%
Robert L. Salley (Democratic) 37.4%
California 23 Thomas M. Rees Democratic 1965 Incumbent retired.
New member elected.
Democratic hold.
Anthony C. Beilenson (Democratic) 60.2%
Thomas F. Bartman (Republican) 39.8%
California 24 Henry Waxman Democratic 1974 Incumbent re-elected. Henry Waxman (Democratic) 67.8%
David Irving Simmons (Republican) 32.2%
California 25 Edward R. Roybal Democratic 1962 Incumbent re-elected. Edward R. Roybal (Democratic) 71.9%
Jim Madrid (Republican) 22.0%
Marilyn Seals (Peace and Freedom) 6.1%
California 26 John H. Rousselot Republican 1970 Incumbent re-elected. John H. Rousselot (Republican) 65.6%
Bruce Latta (Democratic) 34.4%
California 27 Alphonzo E. Bell Jr. Republican 1960 Incumbent retired.
New member elected. to run for U.S. Senator.
Republican hold.
Bob Dornan (Republican) 54.7%
Gary Familian (Democratic) 45.3%
California 28 Yvonne Brathwaite Burke Democratic 1972 Incumbent re-elected. Yvonne Brathwaite Burke (Democratic) 80.2%
Edward S. Skinner (Republican) 19.8%
California 29 Augustus F. Hawkins Democratic 1962 Incumbent re-elected. Augustus F. Hawkins (Democratic) 85.4%
Michael D. Germonprez (Republican) 11.2%
Sheila Leburg (Independent) 3.3%
California 30 George E. Danielson Democratic 1970 Incumbent re-elected. George E. Danielson (Democratic) 74.4%
Harry Couch (Republican) 25.6%
California 31 Charles H. Wilson Democratic 1962 Incumbent re-elected. Charles H. Wilson (Democratic) Unopposed
California 32 Glenn M. Anderson Democratic 1968 Incumbent re-elected. Glenn M. Anderson (Democratic) 72.2%
Clifford O. Young (Republican) 27.8%
California 33 Del M. Clawson Republican 1963 Incumbent re-elected. Del M. Clawson (Republican) 55.1%
Ted Snyder (Democratic) 44.9%
California 34 Mark W. Hannaford Democratic 1974 Incumbent re-elected. Mark W. Hannaford (Democratic) 50.7%
Dan Lungren (Republican) 49.3%
California 35 James F. Lloyd Democratic 1974 Incumbent re-elected. James F. Lloyd (Democratic) 53.3%
Louis Brutocao (Republican) 46.7%
California 36 George Brown Jr. Democratic 1972 Incumbent re-elected. George Brown Jr. (Democratic) 61.6%
Grant Carner (Republican) 33.5%
William Emery Pasley (American Independent) 5.0%
California 37 Shirley Neil Pettis Republican 1975 Incumbent re-elected. Shirley Neil Pettis (Republican) 71.1%
Douglas C. Nilson Jr. (Democratic) 26.1%
Bernard Wahl (American Independent) 2.8%
California 38 Jerry M. Patterson Democratic 1974 Incumbent re-elected. Jerry M. Patterson (Democratic) 63.6%
James "Jim" Combs (Republican) 36.4%
California 39 Charles E. Wiggins Republican 1966 Incumbent re-elected. Charles E. Wiggins (Republican) 58.6%
William E. "Bill" Farris (Democratic) 41.4%
California 40 Andrew J. Hinshaw Republican 1972 Lost renomination
Republican hold.
Robert Badham (Republican) 59.3%
Vivian Hall (Democratic) 40.7%
California 41 Bob Wilson Republican 1952 Incumbent re-elected. Bob Wilson (Republican) 57.7%
King Golden Jr. (Democratic) 42.3%
California 42 Lionel Van Deerlin Democratic 1962 Incumbent re-elected. Lionel Van Deerlin (Democratic) 76.0%
Wes Marden (Republican) 24.0%
California 43 Clair Burgener Republican 1972 Incumbent re-elected. Clair Burgener (Republican) 65.0%
Pat Kelly (Democratic) 35.0%


District Incumbent Party First
Result Candidates
Colorado 1 Patricia Schroeder Democratic 1972 Incumbent re-elected. Patricia Schroeder (Democratic) 53.2%
Don Friedman (Republican) 46.2%
Priscilla Schenk (Socialist Workers) 0.4%
Lann Meyers (Labor) 0.3%
Colorado 2 Tim Wirth Democratic 1974 Incumbent re-elected. Tim Wirth (Democratic) 50.5%
Ed Scott (Republican) 49.5%
Colorado 3 Frank Evans Democratic 1964 Incumbent re-elected. Frank Evans (Democratic) 51.0%
Melvin H. Takaki (Republican) 47.0%
Alfredo Archer (La Raza Unida) 1.4%
Henry John Olshaw (American) 0.7%
Colorado 4 James Paul Johnson Republican 1972 Incumbent re-elected. James Paul Johnson (Republican) 54.0%
Daniel M. Ogden Jr. (Democratic) 34.8%
Dick Davis (Independent) 9.2%
Henry Thiel Jr. (Independent) 1.9%
Colorado 5 William L. Armstrong Republican 1972 Incumbent re-elected. William L. Armstrong (Republican) 66.4%
Dorothy Hores (Democratic) 33.6%


District Incumbent Party First
Result Candidates
Connecticut 1 William R. Cotter Democratic 1970 Incumbent re-elected. William R. Cotter (Democratic) 57.1%
Lucien P. Di Fazio Jr. (Republican) 41.8%
Charlie A. Burke (George Wallace) 0.6%
Donna C. McDonough (Labor) 0.5%
Connecticut 2 Chris Dodd Democratic 1974 Incumbent re-elected. Chris Dodd (Democratic) 65.1%
Richard M. Jackson (Republican) 34.1%
Anthony Discepolo (Independent) 0.8%
Connecticut 3 Robert Giaimo Democratic 1958 Incumbent re-elected. Robert Giaimo (Democratic) 54.4%
John G. Pucciano (Republican) 43.7%
Joelle R. Fishman (C) 1.3%
Robert G. Cossette (George Wallace) 0.6%
Connecticut 4 Stewart McKinney Republican 1970 Incumbent re-elected. Stewart McKinney (Republican) 61.0%
Geoffrey G. Peterson (Democratic) 37.1%
Richard H. G. Cunningham (George Wallace) 1.6%
Zoltan Toth Solymossy (Con) 0.3%
Connecticut 5 Ronald A. Sarasin Republican 1972 Incumbent re-elected. Ronald A. Sarasin (Republican) 66.5%
Michael J. Adanti (Democratic) 32.7%
William Kozak Jr. (George Wallace) 0.7%
Connecticut 6 Toby Moffett Democratic 1974 Incumbent re-elected. Toby Moffett (Democratic) 56.6%
Thomas F. Upson (Republican) 43.0%
Louis J. Marietta (Independent) 0.4%


District Incumbent Party First
Result Candidates
Delaware at-large Pierre S. du Pont IV Republican 1970 Incumbent retired.
New member elected. to run for Governor
Republican hold.
Tom Evans (Republican) 51.4%
Samuel L. Shipley (Democratic) 47.6%
Robert G. LoPresti (American) 0.4%
Raymond R. Green (Proh) 0.3%
Joseph B. Hollon Sr. (Soc-Lab) 0.2%
Philip Valenti (Labor) 0.07%


District Incumbent Party First
Result Candidates
Florida 1 Bob Sikes Democratic 1940 Incumbent re-elected. Bob Sikes (Democratic) Unopposed
Florida 2 Don Fuqua Democratic 1962 Incumbent re-elected. Don Fuqua (Democratic) Unopposed
Florida 3 Charles Edward Bennett Democratic 1948 Incumbent re-elected. Charles Edward Bennett (Democratic) Unopposed
Florida 4 Bill Chappell Democratic 1968 Incumbent re-elected. Bill Chappell (Democratic) Unopposed
Florida 5 Richard Kelly Republican 1974 Incumbent re-elected. Richard Kelly (Republican) 59.0%
JoAnn Saunders (Democratic) 41.0%
Florida 6 Bill Young Republican 1970 Incumbent re-elected. Bill Young (Republican) 65.2%
Gabriel Cazares (Democratic) 34.8%
Wally Staff (W/I) 0.01%
Florida 7 Sam M. Gibbons Democratic 1962 Incumbent re-elected. Sam M. Gibbons (Democratic) 65.7%
Dusty Owens (Republican) 34.3%
Florida 8 James A. Haley Democratic 1952 Incumbent retired.
New member elected.
Democratic hold.
Andy Ireland (Democratic) 58.0%
Bob Johnson (Republican) 42.0%
Florida 9 Louis Frey Jr. Republican 1968 Incumbent re-elected. Louis Frey Jr. (Republican) 78.1%
Joseph A. Rosier (Democratic) 21.9%
Florida 10 Skip Bafalis Republican 1972 Incumbent re-elected. Skip Bafalis (Republican) 66.3%
Bill Sikes (Democratic) 33.7%
Florida 11 Paul Rogers Democratic 1954 Incumbent re-elected. Paul Rogers (Democratic) 91.1%
Clyde Adams (American) 8.9%
Florida 12 J. Herbert Burke Republican 1966 Incumbent re-elected. J. Herbert Burke (Republican) 53.9%
Charles Friedman (Democratic) 46.1%
Bob Davis (W/I) 0.03%
Florida 13 William Lehman Democratic 1972 Incumbent re-elected. William Lehman (Democratic) 78.3%
Lee Arnold Spiegelman (Republican) 21.7%
Florida 14 Claude Pepper Democratic 1962 Incumbent re-elected. Claude Pepper (Democratic) 72.9%
Evelio S. Estrella (Republican) 27.1%
Florida 15 Dante Fascell Democratic 1954 Incumbent re-elected. Dante Fascell (Democratic) 70.4%
Paul R. Cobb (Republican) 29.6%


District Incumbent Party First
Result Candidates
Georgia 1 Ronald "Bo" Ginn Democratic 1972 Incumbent re-elected. Ronald "Bo" Ginn (Democratic) Unopposed
Georgia 2 Dawson Mathis Democratic 1970 Incumbent re-elected. Dawson Mathis (Democratic) Unopposed
Georgia 3 Jack Thomas Brinkley Democratic 1966 Incumbent re-elected. Jack Thomas Brinkley (Democratic) 88.7%
Steven Dugan (Republican) 11.3%
Georgia 4 Elliott H. Levitas Democratic 1974 Incumbent re-elected. Elliott H. Levitas (Democratic) 68.3%
George T. Warren II (Republican) 31.7%
Georgia 5 Andrew Young Democratic 1972 Incumbent re-elected. Andrew Young (Democratic) 66.7%
Edward W. Gadrix (Republican) 33.3%
Georgia 6 Jack Flynt Democratic 1954 Incumbent re-elected. Jack Flynt (Democratic) 51.7%
Newt Gingrich (Republican) 48.3%
Georgia 7 Larry McDonald Democratic 1974 Incumbent re-elected. Larry McDonald (Democratic) 55.1%
Quincy Collins (Republican) 44.9%
Georgia 8 W. S. Stuckey Jr. Democratic 1966 Incumbent retired.
New member elected.
Democratic hold.
Billy Lee Evans (Democratic) 69.6%
Billy Adams (Republican) 30.4%
Georgia 9 Phillip M. Landrum Democratic 1952 Incumbent retired.
New member elected.
Democratic hold.
Ed Jenkins (Democratic) 79.1%
Louise Wofford (Republican) 20.9%
Georgia 10 Robert Grier Stephens Jr. Democratic 1960 Incumbent retired.
New member elected.
Democratic hold.
Doug Barnard Jr. (Democratic) Unopposed


District Incumbent Party First
Result Candidates
Hawaii 1 Spark Matsunaga Democratic 1962 Incumbent retired.
New member elected. to run for U.S. Senator.
Democratic hold.
Cecil Heftel (Democratic) 43.6%
Frederick Rohlfing (Republican) 39.1%
Kathy Joyce Hoshijo (Independent) 17.3%
Hawaii 2 Patsy Mink Democratic 1964 Incumbent retired.
New member elected. to run for U.S. Senator.
Democratic hold.
Daniel Akaka (Democratic) 79.5%
Hank Inouye (Republican) 15.3%
Bill Penaroza (Independent) 2.2%
Dexter L. Cate (Peoples) 1.5%
Don Smith (Libertarian) 1.4%


District Incumbent Party First
Result Candidates
Idaho 1 Steve Symms Republican 1972 Incumbent re-elected. Steve Symms (Republican) 54.6%
Ken Pursley (Democratic) 45.4%
Idaho 2 George V. Hansen Republican 1974 Incumbent re-elected. George V. Hansen (Republican) 50.6%
Stan Kress (Democratic) 49.4%


District Incumbent Party First
Result Candidates
Illinois 1 Ralph H. Metcalfe Democratic 1970 Incumbent re-elected. Ralph H. Metcalfe (Democratic) 92.3%
A. A. Rayner Jr. (Republican) 7.4%
Debra Simonsen (Workers) 0.2%
Andrew C. Pulley (Socialist Workers) 0.1%
Illinois 2 Morgan F. Murphy Democratic 1970 Incumbent re-elected. Morgan F. Murphy (Democratic) 84.7%
Spencer Leak (Republican) 15.3%
Illinois 3 Marty Russo Democratic 1974 Incumbent re-elected. Marty Russo (Democratic) 58.9%
Ronald Buikema (Republican) 40.5%
Frank Collin (White Power) 0.7%
Illinois 4 Ed Derwinski Republican 1958 Incumbent re-elected. Ed Derwinski (Republican) 65.8%
Ronald A. Rodger (Democratic) 34.2%
Illinois 5 John G. Fary Democratic 1975 Incumbent re-elected. John G. Fary (Democratic) 76.9%
Vincent Krok (Republican) 23.1%
Illinois 6 Henry Hyde Republican 1974 Incumbent re-elected. Henry Hyde (Republican) 60.6%
Marilyn D. Clancy (Democratic) 39.4%
Illinois 7 Cardiss Collins Democratic 1973 Incumbent re-elected. Cardiss Collins (Democratic) 84.8%
Newell Ward (Republican) 15.2%
Illinois 8 Dan Rostenkowski Democratic 1958 Incumbent re-elected. Dan Rostenkowski (Democratic) 80.5%
John F. Urbaszewski (Republican) 19.5%
Illinois 9 Sidney R. Yates Democratic 1964 Incumbent re-elected. Sidney R. Yates (Democratic) 72.2%
Thomas J. Wajerski (Republican) 27.8%
Illinois 10 Abner J. Mikva Democratic 1974 Incumbent re-elected. Abner J. Mikva (Democratic) 50.0%
Samuel H. Young (Republican) 50.0%
Illinois 11 Frank Annunzio Democratic 1964 Incumbent re-elected. Frank Annunzio (Democratic) 67.4%
Daniel C. Reber (Republican) 32.6%
Illinois 12 Phil Crane Republican 1969 Incumbent re-elected. Phil Crane (Republican) 72.8%
Edwin L. Frank (Democratic) 27.2%
Illinois 13 Robert McClory Republican 1962 Incumbent re-elected. Robert McClory (Republican) 66.8%
James J. Cummings (Democratic) 30.3%
Donald G. DesLauriers (Independent) 2.9%
Illinois 14 John N. Erlenborn Republican 1964 Incumbent re-elected. John N. Erlenborn (Republican) 74.4%
Marie Agnes Fese (Democratic) 25.6%
Illinois 15 Tim Lee Hall Democratic 1974 Lost re-election
Republican gain.
Tom Corcoran (Republican) 53.9%
Tim Lee Hall (Democratic) 46.1%
Illinois 16 John B. Anderson Republican 1960 Incumbent re-elected. John B. Anderson (Republican) 67.9%
Stephen Eytalis (Democratic) 32.1%
Illinois 17 George M. O'Brien Republican 1972 Incumbent re-elected. George M. O'Brien (Republican) 58.2%
Merlin Karlock (Democratic) 41.8%
Illinois 18 Robert H. Michel Republican 1956 Incumbent re-elected. Robert H. Michel (Republican) 57.7%
Matthew Ryan (Democratic) 42.3%
Illinois 19 Tom Railsback Republican 1966 Incumbent re-elected. Tom Railsback (Republican) 68.5%
John Craver (Democratic) 31.5%
Illinois 20 Paul Findley Republican 1960 Incumbent re-elected. Paul Findley (Republican) 63.6%
Peter F. Mack (Democratic) 36.4%
Illinois 21 Edward Rell Madigan Republican 1972 Incumbent re-elected. Edward Rell Madigan (Republican) 74.5%
Anna Wall Scott (Democratic) 25.5%
Illinois 22 George E. Shipley Democratic 1958 Incumbent re-elected. George E. Shipley (Democratic) 61.4%
Ralph Y. McGinnis (Republican) 38.6%
Illinois 23 Melvin Price Democratic 1944 Incumbent re-elected. Melvin Price (Democratic) 78.6%
Sam P. Drenovac (Republican) 21.4%
Illinois 24 Paul Simon Democratic 1974 Incumbent re-elected. Paul Simon (Democratic) 67.4%
Peter P. Prineas (Republican) 32.6%


District Incumbent Party First
Result Candidates
Indiana 1 Ray J. Madden Democratic 1942 Lost renomination
Democratic hold.
Adam Benjamin Jr. (Democratic) 71.3%
Robert J. Billings (Republican) 28.7%
Indiana 2 Floyd Fithian Democratic 1974 Incumbent re-elected. Floyd Fithian (Democratic) 54.7%
William W. Erwin (Republican) 44.5%
James Hensley Logan (American) 0.8%
Indiana 3 John Brademas Democratic 1958 Incumbent re-elected. John Brademas (Democratic) 56.9%
Thomas L. Thorson (Republican) 43.1%
Indiana 4 J. Edward Roush Democratic 1970 Lost re-election
Republican gain.
Dan Quayle (Republican) 54.4%
J. Edward Roush (Democratic) 44.6%
Gail E. Gran (American) 1.0%
Indiana 5 Elwood Hillis Republican 1970 Incumbent re-elected. Elwood Hillis (Republican) 61.7%
William C. Stout (Democratic) 38.3%
Indiana 6 David W. Evans Democratic 1974 Incumbent re-elected. David W. Evans (Democratic) 54.9%
David G. Crane (Republican) 45.1%
Indiana 7 John T. Myers Republican 1966 Incumbent re-elected. John T. Myers (Republican) 62.7%
John E. Tipton (Democratic) 37.3%
Indiana 8 Philip H. Hayes Democratic 1974 Incumbent retired.
New member elected. to run for U.S. Senator.
Democratic hold.
David L. Cornwell (Democratic) 50.5%
Belden Bell (Republican) 49.5%
Indiana 9 Lee H. Hamilton Democratic 1964 Incumbent re-elected. Lee H. Hamilton (Democratic) Unopposed
Indiana 10 Philip R. Sharp Democratic 1974 Incumbent re-elected. Philip R. Sharp (Democratic) 59.8%
William G. Frazier (Republican) 40.2%
Indiana 11 Andrew Jacobs Jr. Democratic 1974 Incumbent re-elected. Andrew Jacobs Jr. (Democratic) 60.4%
Lawrence L. Buell (Republican) 39.0%
John A. Einemann (American) 0.6%


District Incumbent Party First
Result Candidates
Iowa 1 Edward Mezvinsky Democratic 1972 Lost re-election
Republican gain.
Jim Leach (Republican) 51.9%
Edward Mezvinsky (Democratic) 47.8%
Larry D. Smith (American) 0.2%
Iowa 2 Mike Blouin Democratic 1974 Incumbent re-elected. Mike Blouin (Democratic) 50.3%
Tom Riley (Republican) 49.1%
James D. Roberson (Independent) 0.4%
Lorin E. Oxley (American) 0.2%
Iowa 3 Chuck Grassley Republican 1974 Incumbent re-elected. Chuck Grassley (Republican) 56.5%
Stephen J. Rapp (Democratic) 43.5%
Iowa 4 Neal Smith Democratic 1958 Incumbent re-elected. Neal Smith (Democratic) 69.1%
Charles E. Minor (Republican) 30.9%
Iowa 5 Tom Harkin Democratic 1974 Incumbent re-elected. Tom Harkin (Democratic) 64.9%
Kenneth R. Fulk (Republican) 34.1%
Verlyn LeRoy Hayes (American) 1.0%
Iowa 6 Berkley Bedell Democratic 1974 Incumbent re-elected. Berkley Bedell (Democratic) 67.4%
Joanne D. Soper (Republican) 31.5%
William David Mincer (American) 1.1%


District Incumbent Party First
Result Candidates
Kansas 1 Keith Sebelius Republican 1968 Incumbent re-elected. Keith Sebelius (Republican) 73.1%
Randy Yowell (Democratic) 26.9%
Kansas 2 Martha Keys Democratic 1974 Incumbent re-elected. Martha Keys (Democratic) 50.7%
Ross Freeman (Republican) 47.4%
Charles V. "Chuck" Ijams (American) 1.1%
David Scoggin (Proh) 0.8%
Kansas 3 Larry Winn Republican 1966 Incumbent re-elected. Larry Winn (Republican) 68.7%
Philip S. Rhoads (Democratic) 29.0%
William W. Hyatt (American) 2.3%
Kansas 4 Garner E. Shriver Republican 1960 Lost re-election
Democratic gain.
Dan Glickman (Democratic) 50.3%
Garner E. Shriver (Republican) 48.5%
Robert A. Cowdrey (American) 1.3%
Kansas 5 Joe Skubitz Republican 1962 Incumbent re-elected. Joe Skubitz (Republican) 60.7%
Virgil Leon Olson (Democratic) 36.2%
Glen L. Rutherford (American) 3.2%


District Incumbent Party First
Result Candidates
Kentucky 1 Carroll Hubbard Democratic 1974 Incumbent re-elected. Carroll Hubbard (Democratic) 82.0%
Bob Bersky (Republican) 18.0%
Kentucky 2 William Huston Natcher Democratic 1953 Incumbent re-elected. William Huston Natcher (Democratic) 60.4%
Walter A. Baker (Republican) 39.6%
Kentucky 3 Romano L. Mazzoli Democratic 1970 Incumbent re-elected. Romano L. Mazzoli (Democratic) 57.2%
Denzil J. Ramsey (Republican) 41.2%
William P. Chambers (American) 1.6%
Kentucky 4 Gene Snyder Republican 1966 Incumbent re-elected. Gene Snyder (Republican) 55.9%
Edward J. Winterberg (Democratic) 44.1%
Kentucky 5 Tim Lee Carter Republican 1964 Incumbent re-elected. Tim Lee Carter (Republican) 66.6%
Charles C. Smith (Democratic) 32.7%
Albert G. J. Cullum (American) 0.7%
Kentucky 6 John B. Breckinridge Democratic 1972 Incumbent re-elected. John B. Breckinridge (Democratic) 94.0%
Anthony A. McCord (Republican) 6.0%
Kentucky 7 Carl D. Perkins Democratic 1948 Incumbent re-elected. Carl D. Perkins (Democratic) 71.3%
Granville Thomas (Republican) 28.7%


District Incumbent Party First
Result Candidates
Louisiana 1 F. Edward Hebert Democratic 1940 Incumbent retired.
New member elected.
Democratic hold.
Richard Alvin Tonry (Democratic) 47.2%
Bob Livingston (Republican) 43.4%
John R. Rarick (Independent) 9.4%
Louisiana 2 Lindy Boggs Democratic 1973 Incumbent re-elected. Lindy Boggs (Democratic) 92.6%
Jules W. "Ted" Hillery (Independent) 7.4%
Louisiana 3 Dave Treen Republican 1972 Incumbent re-elected. Dave Treen (Republican) 73.3%
David H. "Pro" Scheuermann Jr. (Democratic) 26.7%
Louisiana 4 Joe Waggonner Democratic 1961 Incumbent re-elected. Joe Waggonner (Democratic) Unopposed
Louisiana 5 Otto Passman Democratic 1946 Lost renomination
Democratic hold.
Jerry Huckaby (Democratic) 52.5%
Frank Spooner (Republican) 47.5%
Louisiana 6 Henson Moore Republican 1974 Incumbent re-elected. Henson Moore (Republican) 65.2%
J. D. De Blieux (Democratic) 34.8%
Louisiana 7 John Breaux Democratic 1972 Incumbent re-elected. John Breaux (Democratic) 83.3%
Charles F. "Chuck" Huff (Republican) 16.7%
Louisiana 8 Gillis William Long Democratic 1972 Incumbent re-elected. Gillis William Long (Democratic) 94.2%
Kent Courtney (Independent) 5.8%


District Incumbent Party First
Result Candidates
Maine 1 David F. Emery Republican 1974 Incumbent re-elected. David F. Emery (Republican) 57.4%
Frederick D. Barton (Democratic) 42.6%
Maine 2 William Cohen Republican 1972 Incumbent re-elected. William Cohen (Republican) 77.1%
Leighton Cooney (Democratic) 19.7%
Jacqueline Francis Kaye (Independent) 3.2%


District Incumbent Party First
Result Candidates
Maryland 1 Robert Bauman Republican 1973 Incumbent re-elected. Robert Bauman (Republican) 54.1%
Roy Dyson (Democratic) 45.9%
Maryland 2 Clarence Long Democratic 1962 Incumbent re-elected. Clarence Long (Democratic) 70.9%
John M. Seney (Republican) 18.0%
Ronald A. Meroney (Independent) 11.1%
Maryland 3 Paul Sarbanes Democratic 1970 Incumbent retired.
New member elected. to run for U.S. Senator.
Democratic hold.
Barbara Mikulski (Democratic) 74.6%
Samuel A. Culotta (Republican) 25.4%
Maryland 4 Marjorie Holt Republican 1972 Incumbent re-elected. Marjorie Holt (Republican) 57.7%
Werner Fornos (Democratic) 42.3%
Maryland 5 Gladys Spellman Democratic 1974 Incumbent re-elected. Gladys Spellman (Democratic) 57.7%
John B. Burcham Jr. (Republican) 42.3%
Maryland 6 Goodloe Byron Democratic 1970 Incumbent re-elected. Goodloe Byron (Democratic) 70.8%
Arthur T. Bond (Republican) 29.2%
Maryland 7 Parren Mitchell Democratic 1970 Incumbent re-elected. Parren Mitchell (Democratic) 94.4%
William Salisbury (Independent) 5.6%
Maryland 8 Gilbert Gude Republican 1966 Incumbent retired.
New member elected.
Republican hold.
Newton Steers (Republican) 46.8%
Lanny Davis (Democratic) 42.2%
Robin Ficker (Independent) 11.0%


District Incumbent Party First
Result Candidates
Massachusetts 1 Silvio Conte Republican 1958 Incumbent re-elected. Silvio Conte (Republican) 63.8%
Edward A. McColgan (Democratic) 36.2%
Massachusetts 2 Edward Boland Democratic 1952 Incumbent re-elected. Edward Boland (Democratic) 72.4%
Thomas P. Swank (Republican) 22.4%
John D. McCarthy (Labor) 5.3%
Massachusetts 3 Joseph D. Early Democratic 1974 Incumbent re-elected. Joseph D. Early (Democratic) Unopposed
Massachusetts 4 Robert Drinan Democratic 1970 Incumbent re-elected. Robert Drinan (Democratic) 52.1%
Arthur D. Mason (Republican) 47.9%
Massachusetts 5 Paul Tsongas Democratic 1974 Incumbent re-elected. Paul Tsongas (Democratic) 67.3%
Roger P. Durkin (Republican) 32.7%
Massachusetts 6 Michael J. Harrington Democratic 1969 Incumbent re-elected. Michael J. Harrington (Democratic) 54.8%
William E. Bronson (Republican) 41.3%
Lillian Cundari McGowan (Independent) 3.9%
Massachusetts 7 Torbert H. Macdonald Democratic 1954 Incumbent died May 21, 1976.
New member elected.
Democratic hold.
Winner was also elected to finish the term, see above.
Ed Markey (Democratic) 76.9%
Richard W. Daly (Republican) 17.6%
James J. Murphy (Independent) 3.3%
Harry G. Chickles (Independent) 2.3%
Massachusetts 8 Tip O'Neill Democratic 1952 Incumbent re-elected. Tip O'Neill (Democratic) 74.4%
William A. Barnstead (Republican) 18.7%
Florenzo Di Donato (Independent) 4.6%
Leo F. Kahian (American) 2.2%
Massachusetts 9 Joe Moakley Democratic 1972 Incumbent re-elected. Joe Moakley (Democratic) 69.6%
Robert G. Cunningham (Republican) 23.1%
Joseph M. O'Loughlin (Independent) 5.3%
James "Mac" Warren (Socialist Workers) 2.0%
Massachusetts 10 Margaret Heckler Republican 1966 Incumbent re-elected. Margaret Heckler (Republican) Unopposed
Massachusetts 11 James A. Burke Democratic 1958 Incumbent re-elected. James A. Burke (Democratic) 69.0%
Danielle De Benedictis (Independent) 31.0%
Massachusetts 12 Gerry E. Studds Democratic 1972 Incumbent re-elected. Gerry E. Studds (Democratic) Unopposed


District Incumbent Party First
Result Candidates
Michigan 1 John Conyers Democratic 1964 Incumbent re-elected. John Conyers (Democratic) 92.4%
Issac Hood (Republican) 6.5%
Hector M. McGregor (American Independent) 0.5%
B. R. Washington (Socialist Workers) 0.2%
Thomas W. Jones (Libertarian) 0.2%
Carolyn Nelson (Labor) 0.2%
Michigan 2 Marvin L. Esch Republican 1966 Incumbent retired.
New member elected. to run for U.S. Senator.
Republican hold.
Carl Pursell (Republican) 49.8%
Edward C. Pierce (Democratic) 49.6%
Philip S. Carroll (Human Rights) 0.3%
Lawrence McKenna (Libertarian) 0.2%
Ronald G. Ziegler (Labor) 0.1%
Michigan 3 Garry E. Brown Republican 1966 Incumbent re-elected. Garry E. Brown (Republican) 50.6%
Howard Wolpe (Democratic) 48.6%
Timothy W. Walter (American Independent) 0.6%
Charles H. Todd (Libertarian) 0.2%
Leda J. Stevens (Labor) 0.06%
Michigan 4 J. Edward Hutchinson Republican 1962 Incumbent retired.
New member elected.
Republican hold.
David Stockman (Republican) 60.0%
Richard E. Daugherty (Democratic) 38.8%
Karl Friske (American Independent) 1.0%
Russell Severance (Libertarian) 0.2%
David M. Hilty (Labor) 0.07%
Michigan 5 Richard Vander Veen Democratic 1974 Lost re-election
Republican gain.
Harold S. Sawyer (Republican) 53.3%
Richard Vander Veen (Democratic) 46.2%
Joe Berman (Libertarian) 0.2%
Gary D. Powell (Labor) 0.2%
Michigan 6 Milton Robert Carr Democratic 1974 Incumbent re-elected. Milton Robert Carr (Democratic) 52.7%
Clifford W. Taylor (Republican) 46.5%
James F. McClure (Human Rights) 0.7%
Andrew Rotstein (Labor) 0.09%
Michigan 7 Donald W. Riegle Jr. Democratic 1966 Incumbent retired.
New member elected. to run for U.S. Senator.
Democratic hold.
Dale E. Kildee (Democratic) 70.0%
Robin Widgery (Republican) 28.3%
Jimmy L. Sabin (American Independent) 0.8%
Max Dean (Labor) 0.5%
Benjamin G. Hoffman (Libertarian) 0.4%
Michigan 8 J. Bob Traxler Democratic 1974 Incumbent re-elected. J. Bob Traxler (Democratic) 59.0%
E. Brady Denton (Republican) 40.4%
Charles G. Johns (American Independent) 0.5%
David W. Thill (Labor) 0.1%
Michigan 9 Guy Vander Jagt Republican 1966 Incumbent re-elected. Guy Vander Jagt (Republican) 70.0%
Stephen E. Fawley (Democratic) 29.4%
DeLoyd G. Hesselink (American Independent) 0.5%
Joy Powell (Labor) 0.10%
William G. Friesser (Soc-Lab) 0.06%
Michigan 10 Elford Albin Cederberg Republican 1952 Incumbent re-elected. Elford Albin Cederberg (Republican) 56.5%
Donald J. Albosta (Democratic) 42.8%
Lawrence Dean (American Independent) 0.6%
Joseph D. D'Urso (Labor) 0.1%
Michigan 11 Philip Ruppe Republican 1966 Incumbent re-elected. Philip Ruppe (Republican) 54.8%
Francis D. Brouillette (Democratic) 44.8%
Elizabeth D. Pape (American Independent) 0.2%
Edward W. Aho (Human Rights) 0.1%
John C. Hoffman (Labor) 0.07%
Michigan 12 James G. O'Hara Democratic 1958 Incumbent retired.
New member elected. to run for U.S. Senator.
Democratic hold.
David E. Bonior (Democratic) 52.4%
David M. Serotkin (Republican) 47.2%
Gregory J. Clark (Libertarian) 0.2%
Marielle Hammett Kronberg (Labor) 0.2%
Michigan 13 Charles Diggs Democratic 1954 Incumbent re-elected. Charles Diggs (Democratic) 89.0%
Richard A. Golden (Republican) 9.6%
Raymond Houle (American Independent) 0.5%
John Hawkins (Socialist Workers) 0.4%
Melvin Brown (Labor) 0.3%
Harold L. DeWaters (Libertarian) 0.2%
Michigan 14 Lucien N. Nedzi Democratic 1961 Incumbent re-elected. Lucien N. Nedzi (Democratic) 66.5%
John Edward Getz (Republican) 32.8%
Maurice Geary (Human Rights) 0.3%
Marshall F. Moser (Libertarian) 0.2%
Martha Hilty (Labor) 0.1%
Mark Severs (Socialist Workers) 0.1%
Michigan 15 William D. Ford Democratic 1964 Incumbent re-elected. William D. Ford (Democratic) 74.0%
James D. Walaskay (Republican) 24.7%
Aldi C. Fuhrmann (American Independent) 0.5%
Kathryn M. Augustin (Libertarian) 0.5%
John Sarkisian (Soc-Lab) 0.2%
Allen Douglas (Labor) 0.1%
Michigan 16 John Dingell Democratic 1955 Incumbent re-elected. John Dingell (Democratic) 75.9%
William E. Rostron (Republican) 22.7%
Buck Miller Slayter (American Independent) 0.6%
Samuel S. Hancock (Libertarian) 0.3%
Susann L. Dalto (Labor) 0.3%
Donald A. Bechler (Socialist Workers) 0.2%
Michigan 17 William M. Brodhead Democratic 1974 Incumbent re-elected. William M. Brodhead (Democratic) 64.2%
James W. Burdick (Republican) 34.4%
Arve Bakken (American Independent) 0.8%
Christy L. Wallace (Socialist Workers) 0.3%
C. M. Novess III (Libertarian) 0.2%
Scott Elliott (Labor) 0.1%
Michigan 18 James J. Blanchard Democratic 1974 Incumbent re-elected. James J. Blanchard (Democratic) 66.1%
John E. Olsen (Republican) 32.8%
David Drexler (American Independent) 0.6%
Frank G. Rising (Libertarian) 0.2%
K. Martin Keller (Labor) 0.2%
James C. Horvath (Soc-Lab) 0.1%
Michigan 19 William Broomfield Republican 1956 Incumbent re-elected. William Broomfield (Republican) 66.7%
Dorthea Becker (Democratic) 32.6%
John Omar Muotka (American Independent) 0.4%
Therese S. Barbone (Libertarian) 0.3%
Thomas Simpson (Labor) 0.1%


District Incumbent Party First
Result Candidates
Minnesota 1 Al Quie Republican 1958 Incumbent re-elected. Al Quie (Republican) 68.2%
Robert C. "Bob" Olson Jr. (DFL) 30.5%
Lloyd Duwe (American) 1.3%
Minnesota 2 Tom Hagedorn Republican 1974 Incumbent re-elected. Tom Hagedorn (Republican) 60.3%
Gloria Griffin (DFL) 39.7%
Minnesota 3 Bill Frenzel Republican 1970 Incumbent re-elected. Bill Frenzel (Republican) 66.1%
Jerome W. Coughlin (DFL) 32.0%
Clifford C. Mathias (American) 2.0%
Minnesota 4 Joseph Karth Democratic 1958 Incumbent retired.
New member elected.
Democratic hold.
Bruce Vento (DFL) 66.4%
Andrew Engebretson (Republican) 29.8%
Alan W. Uhl (Independent) 1.5%
Thomas F. Piotrowski (Libertarian) 1.4%
Ralph Schwartz (Socialist Workers) 0.9%
Minnesota 5 Donald M. Fraser Democratic 1962 Incumbent re-elected. Donald M. Fraser (DFL) 70.7%
Richard M. Erdall (Republican) 26.0%
Jack O. Kirkham (American) 1.6%
Chris Frank (Socialist Workers) 0.9%
Franklin T. Haws (Libertarian) 0.5%
Jean T. Brust (Workers) 0.3%
Minnesota 6 Richard Nolan Democratic 1974 Incumbent re-elected. Richard Nolan (DFL) 59.8%
James "Jim" Anderson (Republican) 40.2%
Minnesota 7 Bob Bergland Democratic 1970 Incumbent re-elected. Bob Bergland (DFL) 72.3%
Bob Leiseth (Republican) 26.3%
Stanley A. Carlson (Libertarian) 1.3%
Minnesota 8 Jim Oberstar Democratic 1974 Incumbent re-elected. Jim Oberstar (DFL) Unopposed


District Incumbent Party First
Result Candidates
Mississippi 1 Jamie L. Whitten Democratic 1941 Incumbent re-elected. Jamie L. Whitten (Democratic) Unopposed
Mississippi 2 David R. Bowen Democratic 1972 Incumbent re-elected. David R. Bowen (Democratic) 63.0%
Roland Byrd (Republican) 35.7%
H. B. Wells (American) 1.2%
Mississippi 3 Gillespie V. Montgomery Democratic 1966 Incumbent re-elected. Gillespie V. Montgomery (Democratic) 93.9%
Dorothy Colby Cleveland (Republican) 6.1%
Mississippi 4 Thad Cochran Republican 1972 Incumbent re-elected. Thad Cochran (Republican) 76.0%
Sterling P. Davis (Democratic) 21.6%
B. L. Norman (American) 1.4%
Luther G. Latham (Independent) 0.9%
Mississippi 5 Trent Lott Republican 1972 Incumbent re-elected. Trent Lott (Republican) 68.2%
Gerald Blessey (Democratic) 31.8%


District Incumbent Party First
Result Candidates
Missouri 1 Bill Clay Democratic 1968 Incumbent re-elected. Bill Clay (Democratic) 65.6%
Robert L. Witherspoon (Republican) 34.4%
Missouri 2 James W. Symington Democratic 1968 Incumbent retired.
New member elected. to run for U.S. Senator.
Democratic hold.
Robert A. Young (Democratic) 51.1%
Robert O. Snyder (Republican) 48.9%
Missouri 3 Leonor Sullivan Democratic 1952 Incumbent retired.
New member elected.
Democratic hold.
Dick Gephardt (Democratic) 63.7%
Joseph L. Badaracco (Republican) 36.3%
Missouri 4 William J. Randall Democratic 1959 Incumbent retired.
New member elected.
Democratic hold.
Ike Skelton (Democratic) 55.9%
Richard A. King (Republican) 44.1%
Missouri 5 Richard Bolling Democratic 1948 Incumbent re-elected. Richard Bolling (Democratic) 68.0%
Joanne M. Collins (Republican) 28.1%
William F. "Bill" Moore (Independent) 3.9%
Missouri 6 Jerry Litton Democratic 1972 Incumbent died.
New member elected.
Republican gain.
Earl Thomas Coleman (Republican) 58.5%
Morgan Maxfield (Democratic) 40.5%
Raymond W. Thompson (Independent) 0.9%
Missouri 7 Gene Taylor Republican 1972 Incumbent re-elected. Gene Taylor (Republican) 62.0%
Dolan G. Hawkins (Democratic) 38.0%
Missouri 8 Richard Howard Ichord Jr. Democratic 1960 Incumbent re-elected. Richard Howard Ichord Jr. (Democratic) 67.3%
Charles R. Leick (Republican) 30.6%
Stuart M. Leiderman (Independent) 2.1%
Missouri 9 William L. Hungate Democratic 1964 Incumbent retired.
New member elected.
Democratic hold.
Harold Volkmer (Democratic) 55.9%
Joe Frappier (Republican) 44.1%
Missouri 10 Bill Burlison Democratic 1968 Incumbent re-elected. Bill Burlison (Democratic) 72.1%
Joe Carron (Republican) 27.9%


District Incumbent Party First
Result Candidates
Montana 1 Max Baucus Democratic 1974 Incumbent re-elected. Max Baucus (Democratic) 66.4%
W. D. "Bill" Diehl (Republican) 33.6%
Montana 2 John Melcher Democratic 1969 Incumbent retired.
New member elected. to run for U.S. Senator.
Republican gain.
Ron Marlenee (Republican) 55.0%
Thomas E. Towe (Democratic) 45.0%


District Incumbent Party First
Result Candidates
Nebraska 1 Charles Thone Republican 1970 Incumbent re-elected. Charles Thone (Republican) 73.2%
Pauline F. Anderson (Democratic) 26.8%
Nebraska 2 John Y. McCollister Republican 1970 Incumbent retired.
New member elected. to run for U.S. Senator.
Democratic gain.
John Joseph Cavanaugh (Democratic) 54.6%
Lee Terry (Republican) 45.4%
Nebraska 3 Virginia D. Smith Republican 1974 Incumbent re-elected. Virginia D. Smith (Republican) 72.9%
James Thomas Hansen (Democratic) 24.7%
William W. Steen (American) 2.4%


District Incumbent Party First
Result Candidates
Nevada at-large James David Santini Democratic 1974 Incumbent re-elected. James David Santini (Democratic) 51.7%
Walden Charles Earhart (Republican) 33.8%
James Burns (Libertarian) 7.2%
Janine M. Hansen (Independent) 7.2%

New Hampshire

District Incumbent Party First
Result Candidates
New Hampshire 1 Norman D'Amours Democratic 1974 Incumbent re-elected. Norman D'Amours (Democratic) 68.1%
John Adams (Republican) 30.4%
John H. O'Brien (Libertarian) 1.5%
New Hampshire 2 James Colgate Cleveland Republican 1962 Incumbent re-elected. James Colgate Cleveland (Republican) 60.5%
J. Joseph Grandmaison (Democratic) 39.5%

New Jersey

District Incumbent Party First
Result Candidates
New Jersey 1 James J. Florio Democratic 1974 Incumbent re-elected. James J. Florio (Democratic) 70.1%
Joseph I. McCullough Jr. (Republican) 28.9%
Vernon A. Smith (Libertarian) 0.4%
Thomas C. Sloan (Independent) 0.4%
Robert Bowen (Labor) 0.2%
New Jersey 2 William J. Hughes Democratic 1974 Incumbent re-elected. William J. Hughes (Democratic) 61.7%
James R. Hurley (Republican) 38.3%
New Jersey 3 James J. Howard Democratic 1964 Incumbent re-elected. James J. Howard (Democratic) 62.1%
Ralph A. Siciliano (Republican) 37.1%
Walter M. Swirsky (Libertarian) 0.8%
New Jersey 4 Frank Thompson Democratic 1954 Incumbent re-elected. Frank Thompson (Democratic) 66.3%
Joseph S. Indyk (Republican) 32.1%
John Valjean Mahalchik (Independent) 0.8%
Jack Moyers (Libertarian) 0.6%
Elliot Greenspan (Labor) 0.2%
New Jersey 5 Millicent Fenwick Republican 1974 Incumbent re-elected. Millicent Fenwick (Republican) 66.9%
Frank R. Nero (Democratic) 31.3%
Jane T. Rehmke (Libertarian) 0.8%
John Giammarco (Pro-Life) 0.7%
Joseph R. Viola Jr. (Independent) 0.2%
New Jersey 6 Edwin B. Forsythe Republican 1970 Incumbent re-elected. Edwin B. Forsythe (Republican) 58.8%
Catherine A. Costa (Democratic) 39.7%
Richard D. Amber (American) 0.5%
Samuel E. Brown (Libertarian) 0.5%
Joseph J. Byrne (Independent) 0.4%
Marc David Silverstein (Independent) 0.1%
New Jersey 7 Andrew Maguire Democratic 1974 Incumbent re-elected. Andrew Maguire (Democratic) 56.5%
James J. Sheehan (Republican) 43.5%
New Jersey 8 Robert A. Roe Democratic 1970 Incumbent re-elected. Robert A. Roe (Democratic) 70.6%
Bessie Doty (Republican) 29.0%
Gilbert G. Doll (Libertarian) 0.4%
New Jersey 9 Henry Helstoski Democratic 1964 Lost re-election
Republican gain.
Harold C. Hollenbeck (Republican) 53.1%
Henry Helstoski (Democratic) 44.3%
Herbert H. Shaw (Independent) 0.9%
Frank J. Primich (Libertarian) 0.9%
James J. Terlizzi (Independent) 0.8%
New Jersey 10 Peter W. Rodino Democratic 1948 Incumbent re-elected. Peter W. Rodino (Democratic) 82.6%
Tony Grandison (Republican) 16.0%
Kathleen A. McAdam (Libertarian) 0.8%
Lawrence Stewart (Socialist Workers) 0.3%
Charles Mack (Labor) 0.2%
New Jersey 11 Joseph G. Minish Democratic 1962 Incumbent re-elected. Joseph G. Minish (Democratic) 67.6%
Charles A. Poekel Jr. (Republican) 31.1%
Warren T. Kupchik (Libertarian) 0.9%
Joseph A. Rogers (Independent) 0.3%
New Jersey 12 Matthew John Rinaldo Republican 1972 Incumbent re-elected. Matthew John Rinaldo (Republican) 73.1%
Richard A. Buggelli (Democratic) 26.3%
Paul M. Geyer (American) 0.3%
Vincent Miskell (Labor) 0.3%
New Jersey 13 Helen Meyner Democratic 1974 Incumbent re-elected. Helen Meyner (Democratic) 50.4%
William E. Schluter (Republican) 47.9%
F. Edward De Mott (Independent) 1.0%
Joseph Mayer (Independent) 0.7%
New Jersey 14 Dominick V. Daniels Democratic 1958 Incumbent retired.
New member elected.
Democratic hold.
Joseph A. LeFante (Democratic) 49.9%
Anthony Louis Campenni (Republican) 45.2%
Kenneth C. McCarthy (Independent) 2.7%
David L. Jones Jr. (Independent) 1.3%
Stuart Bronn (Labor) 0.3%
Robert Ryley (Libertarian) 0.3%
Edward W. Bergonzi (Workers) 0.3%
New Jersey 15 Edward J. Patten Democratic 1962 Incumbent re-elected. Edward J. Patten (Democratic) 59.0%
Charles W. Wiley (Republican) 30.3%
Dennis F. Adams (Independent) 8.1%
Michael Klein (Peoples) 2.2%
Bruce E. Todd (Labor) 0.4%

New Mexico

District Incumbent Party First
Result Candidates
New Mexico 1 Manuel Lujan Jr. Republican 1968 Incumbent re-elected. Manuel Lujan Jr. (Republican) 72.1%
Raymond Garcia (Democratic) 27.4%
Martin Molloy (La Raza Unida) 0.5%
New Mexico 2 Harold L. Runnels Democratic 1970 Incumbent re-elected. Harold L. Runnels (Democratic) 70.3%
Donald W. Trubey (Republican) 29.7%

New York

District Incumbent Party First
Result Candidates
New York 1 Otis G. Pike Democratic 1960 Incumbent re-elected. Otis G. Pike (Democratic) 65.3%
Salvatore Nicosia (Republican) 29.7%
Seth Morgan (Con) 4.9%
New York 2 Thomas J. Downey Democratic 1974 Incumbent re-elected. Thomas J. Downey (Democratic) 57.1%
Peter F. Cohalan (Republican) 42.4%
Rochelle Davidson (Lib) 0.6%
New York 3 Jerome Ambro Democratic 1974 Incumbent re-elected. Jerome Ambro (Democratic) 52.0%
Howard T. Hogan Jr. (Republican) 46.8%
Hy York (Lib) 1.3%
New York 4 Norman F. Lent Republican 1970 Incumbent re-elected. Norman F. Lent (Republican) 55.8%
Gerald P. Halpern (Democratic) 44.2%
New York 5 John W. Wydler Republican 1962 Incumbent re-elected. John W. Wydler (Republican) 55.7%
Allard K. Lowenstein (Democratic) 44.3%
New York 6 Lester L. Wolff Democratic 1964 Incumbent re-elected. Lester L. Wolff (Democratic) 61.8%
Vincent R. Balletta Jr. (Republican) 33.3%
Nelson J. Gammans (Con) 4.9%
New York 7 Joseph P. Addabbo Democratic 1960 Incumbent re-elected. Joseph P. Addabbo (Democratic) 94.7%
William H. Whitman (Con) 4.7%
Keith Jones (Socialist Workers) 0.7%
New York 8 Benjamin Stanley Rosenthal Democratic 1962 Incumbent re-elected. Benjamin Stanley Rosenthal (Democratic) 77.8%
Albert Lemishow (Republican) 21.9%
Harry Brown (Socialist Workers) 0.3%
New York 9 James J. Delaney Democratic 1948 Incumbent re-elected. James J. Delaney (Democratic) 95.1%
Alan M. Kluger (Lib) 4.9%
New York 10 Mario Biaggi Democratic 1968 Incumbent re-elected. Mario Biaggi (Democratic) 91.6%
Joanne S. Fuchs (Con) 5.1%
John P. Hagan (Lib) 3.3%
New York 11 James H. Scheuer Democratic 1974 Incumbent re-elected. James H. Scheuer (Democratic) 74.1%
Arthur Cuccia (Republican) 16.8%
Bryan F. Levinson (Con) 5.5%
Joseph Rothenberg (Lib) 3.6%
New York 12 Shirley Chisholm Democratic 1968 Incumbent re-elected. Shirley Chisholm (Democratic) 87.0%
Horace L. Morancic (Republican) 10.8%
Martin S. Shepherd Jr. (Con) 2.2%
New York 13 Stephen J. Solarz Democratic 1974 Incumbent re-elected. Stephen J. Solarz (Democratic) 83.7%
Jack N. Dobosh (Republican) 16.3%
New York 14 Fred Richmond Democratic 1974 Incumbent re-elected. Fred Richmond (Democratic) 85.0%
Frank X. Gargiulo (Republican) 13.7%
Patricia Wright (Socialist Workers) 1.0%
Adele Flateau (Workers) 0.3%
New York 15 Leo C. Zeferetti Democratic 1974 Incumbent re-elected. Leo C. Zeferetti (Democratic) 63.2%
Ronald J. D'Angelo (Republican) 30.7%
Arthur J. Paone (Lib) 6.0%
New York 16 Elizabeth Holtzman Democratic 1972 Incumbent re-elected. Elizabeth Holtzman (Democratic) 82.9%
Gladys Pemberton (Republican) 17.1%
New York 17 John M. Murphy Democratic 1962 Incumbent re-elected. John M. Murphy (Democratic) 65.6%
Kenneth J. Grossberger (Republican) 20.4%
John M. Peters (Con) 7.7%
Ned Schneier (Lib) 6.4%
New York 18 Ed Koch Democratic 1968 Incumbent re-elected. Ed Koch (Democratic) 75.7%
Sonia Landau (Republican) 20.1%
James W. McConnell (Con) 4.3%
New York 19 Charles B. Rangel Democratic 1970 Incumbent re-elected. Charles B. Rangel (Democratic) 97.0%
Benton Cole (Con) 2.3%
Helen Halyard (Workers) 0.7%
New York 20 Bella Abzug Democratic 1970 Incumbent retired.
New member elected. to run for U.S. Senator.
Democratic hold.
Theodore S. Weiss (Democratic) 83.2%
Denise T. Weiseman (Republican) 12.8%
Herman Dinsmore (Con) 3.0%
Diane Steinberg (Workers) 1.0%
New York 21 Herman Badillo Democratic 1970 Incumbent re-elected. Herman Badillo (Democratic) 98.6%
Lawrence W. Lindsley Jr. (Con) 1.4%
New York 22 Jonathan Brewster Bingham Democratic 1964 Incumbent re-elected. Jonathan Brewster Bingham (Democratic) 86.4%
Paul Slotkin (Republican) 10.4%
Patrick J. Bonner (Con) 3.2%
New York 23 Peter A. Peyser Republican 1970 Incumbent retired.
New member elected. to run for U.S. Senator.
Republican hold.
Bruce Faulkner Caputo (Republican) 53.6%
J. Edward Meyer (Democratic) 46.4%
New York 24 Richard Ottinger Democratic 1974 Incumbent re-elected. Richard Ottinger (Democratic) 54.5%
David V. Hicks (Republican) 44.3%
Edmund D. Assante (Lib) 1.2%
New York 25 Hamilton Fish IV Republican 1968 Incumbent re-elected. Hamilton Fish IV (Republican) 70.5%
Minna Post Peyser (Democratic) 29.5%
New York 26 Benjamin A. Gilman Republican 1972 Incumbent re-elected. Benjamin A. Gilman (Republican) 65.3%
John R. Maloney (Democratic) 32.9%
Eugene R. Victor (Lib) 1.9%
New York 27 Matthew F. McHugh Democratic 1974 Incumbent re-elected. Matthew F. McHugh (Democratic) 66.6%
William H. Harter (Republican) 33.4%
New York 28 Samuel S. Stratton Democratic 1958 Incumbent re-elected. Samuel S. Stratton (Democratic) 79.0%
Mary A. Bradt (Republican) 20.5%
Christopher Lewis (Labor) 0.5%
New York 29 Edward W. Pattison Democratic 1974 Incumbent re-elected. Edward W. Pattison (Democratic) 47.0%
Joseph A. Martino (Republican) 45.0%
James E. De Young (Con) 7.2%
Patricia O. Brooks (Independent) 0.6%
Rocco A. Ferran (Independent) 0.2%
New York 30 Robert C. McEwen Republican 1964 Incumbent re-elected. Robert C. McEwen (Republican) 55.7%
Norma A. Bartle (Democratic) 44.3%
New York 31 Donald J. Mitchell Republican 1972 Incumbent re-elected. Donald J. Mitchell (Republican) 66.5%
Anita Maxwell (Democratic) 33.5%
New York 32 James M. Hanley Democratic 1964 Incumbent re-elected. James M. Hanley (Democratic) 54.8%
George C. Wortley (Republican) 44.1%
Earl W. Colvin (Lib) 1.1%
New York 33 William F. Walsh Republican 1972 Incumbent re-elected. William F. Walsh (Republican) 68.5%
Charles R. Welch (Democratic) 26.7%
William C. Elkins (Con) 3.3%
Lillian Reiner (Lib) 1.5%
New York 34 Frank Horton Republican 1962 Incumbent re-elected. Frank Horton (Republican) 65.9%
William C. Larsen (Democratic) 30.3%
Thomas D. Cook (Con) 3.8%
New York 35 Barber Conable Republican 1964 Incumbent re-elected. Barber Conable (Republican) 64.3%
Michael Macaluso Jr. (Democratic) 35.7%
New York 36 John J. LaFalce Democratic 1974 Incumbent re-elected. John J. LaFalce (Democratic) 66.6%
Ralph J. Argen (Republican) 33.4%
New York 37 Henry J. Nowak Democratic 1974 Incumbent re-elected. Henry J. Nowak (Democratic) 78.2%
Calvin Kimbrough (Republican) 18.5%
Stephen Grimm (Con) 3.3%
New York 38 Jack Kemp Republican 1970 Incumbent re-elected. Jack Kemp (Republican) 78.2%
Peter J. Geraci (Democratic) 21.8%
New York 39 Stan Lundine Democratic 1976 Incumbent re-elected. Stan Lundine (Democratic) 61.8%
Richard A. Snowden (Republican) 38.2%

North Carolina

District Incumbent Party First
Result Candidates
North Carolina 1 Walter B. Jones Sr. Democratic 1966 Incumbent re-elected. Walter B. Jones Sr. (Democratic) 75.9%
Joseph M. Ward (Republican) 22.5%
Michael M. Parker (American) 1.6%
North Carolina 2 Lawrence H. Fountain Democratic 1952 Incumbent re-elected. Lawrence H. Fountain (Democratic) Unopposed
North Carolina 3 David N. Henderson Democratic 1960 Incumbent retired.
New member elected.
Democratic hold.
Charles Orville Whitley (Democratic) 68.7%
Willard J. Blanchard (Republican) 31.3%
North Carolina 4 Ike Franklin Andrews Democratic 1972 Incumbent re-elected. Ike Franklin Andrews (Democratic) 60.6%
Johnnie L. Gallemore Jr. (Republican) 39.4%
North Carolina 5 Stephen L. Neal Democratic 1974 Incumbent re-elected. Stephen L. Neal (Democratic) 54.2%
Wilmer Mizell (Republican) 45.6%
Geoffrey M. Hooks (Labor) 0.1%
North Carolina 6 L. Richardson Preyer Democratic 1968 Incumbent re-elected. L. Richardson Preyer (Democratic) 96.3%
Carl Wagle (Libertarian) 2.0%
Marion Porter (Labor) 1.7%
North Carolina 7 Charlie Rose Democratic 1972 Incumbent re-elected. Charlie Rose (Democratic) 81.3%
Mike Vaughan (Republican) 18.7%
North Carolina 8 Bill Hefner Democratic 1974 Incumbent re-elected. Bill Hefner (Democratic) 65.7%
Carl Eagle (Republican) 32.5%
Bradford V. Ligon (American) 1.4%
Franklin H. Bell (Labor) 0.4%
North Carolina 9 James G. Martin Republican 1972 Incumbent re-elected. James G. Martin (Republican) 53.5%
Arthur Goodman Jr. (Democratic) 46.1%
Harley Schlanger (Labor) 0.4%
North Carolina 10 James T. Broyhill Republican 1962 Incumbent re-elected. James T. Broyhill (Republican) 59.8%
John J. Hunt (Democratic) 40.2%
North Carolina 11 Roy A. Taylor Democratic 1960 Incumbent retired.
New member elected.
Democratic hold.
V. Lamar Gudger (Democratic) 50.9%
Bruce Briggs (Republican) 48.1%
Roy Underwood (American) 1.0%

North Dakota

District Incumbent Party First
Result Candidates
North Dakota at-large Mark Andrews Republican 1963 Incumbent re-elected. Mark Andrews (Republican) 62.5%
Lloyd Omdahl (Democratic) 36%
Russell Kleppe (American) 1.6%


District Incumbent Party First
Result Candidates
Ohio 1 Bill Gradison Republican 1974 Incumbent re-elected. Bill Gradison (Republican) 64.8%
William F. Bowen (Democratic) 33.6%
Christopher L. Martison (Independent) 1.6%
Ohio 2 Donald D. Clancy Republican 1960 Lost re-election
Democratic gain.
Tom Luken (Democratic) 51.4%
Donald D. Clancy (Republican) 48.6%
Ohio 3 Charles W. Whalen Jr. Republican 1966 Incumbent re-elected. Charles W. Whalen Jr. (Republican) 69.4%
Leonard E. Stubbs Jr. (Democratic) 23.3%
Wilmer Mark Hurst (Independent) 4.0%
John R. Austin (Independent) 3.4%
Ohio 4 Tennyson Guyer Republican 1972 Incumbent re-elected. Tennyson Guyer (Republican) 70.1%
Clinton G. Dorsey (Democratic) 29.9%
Ohio 5 Del Latta Republican 1958 Incumbent re-elected. Del Latta (Republican) 67.4%
Bruce Edwards (Democratic) 32.6%
Ohio 6 Bill Harsha Republican 1960 Incumbent re-elected. Bill Harsha (Republican) 61.5%
Ted Strickland (Democratic) 38.5%
Ohio 7 Bud Brown Republican 1965 Incumbent re-elected. Bud Brown (Republican) 64.9%
Dorothy Franke (Democratic) 35.1%
Ohio 8 Tom Kindness Republican 1974 Incumbent re-elected. Tom Kindness (Republican) 68.7%
John W. Griffin (Democratic) 28.8%
Joseph F. Payton (Independent) 2.6%
Ohio 9 Thomas L. Ashley Democratic 1954 Incumbent re-elected. Thomas L. Ashley (Democratic) 54.2%
Carleton S. Finkbeiner Jr. (Republican) 44.0%
Edward Silvia Emery (Independent) 0.9%
Lynn Galonsky (Independent) 0.9%
Ohio 10 Clarence E. Miller Republican 1966 Incumbent re-elected. Clarence E. Miller (Republican) 68.8%
James A. Plummer (Democratic) 31.2%
Ohio 11 J. William Stanton Republican 1964 Incumbent re-elected. J. William Stanton (Republican) 71.7%
Thomas R. West Jr. (Democratic) 28.3%
Ohio 12 Samuel L. Devine Republican 1958 Incumbent re-elected. Samuel L. Devine (Republican) 46.5%
Fran Ryan (Democratic) 45.7%
William R. Moss (Independent) 7.9%
Ohio 13 Charles Adams Mosher Republican 1960 Incumbent retired.
New member elected.
Democratic gain.
Don Pease (Democratic) 66.0%
Woodrow W. Mathna (Republican) 30.4%
Patricia A. Cortez (Independent) 3.5%
Ohio 14 John F. Seiberling Democratic 1970 Incumbent re-elected. John F. Seiberling (Democratic) 74.1%
James E. Houston (Republican) 24.3%
Steven P. Meyer (Independent) 1.6%
Ohio 15 Chalmers P. Wylie Republican 1966 Incumbent re-elected. Chalmers P. Wylie (Republican) 65.5%
Manley L. McGee (Republican) 34.5%
Ohio 16 Ralph Regula Republican 1972 Incumbent re-elected. Ralph Regula (Republican) 66.8%
John G. Freedom (Democratic) 32.0%
Harold B. Festerly (American) 1.1%
Mark F. Vanvoorhis (Workers) 0.04%
Ohio 17 John M. Ashbrook Republican 1960 Incumbent re-elected. John M. Ashbrook (Republican) 56.8%
John C. McDonald (Democratic) 43.2%
Ohio 18 Wayne L. Hays Democratic 1948 Incumbent resigned.
New member elected.
Democratic hold.
Douglas Applegate (Democratic) 62.9%
Ralph R. McCoy (Republican) 24.6%
William Crabbe (Independent) 11.6%
John Dwight Bashline (Independent) 0.9%
Ohio 19 Charles J. Carney Democratic 1970 Incumbent re-elected. Charles J. Carney (Democratic) 50.2%
Jack C. Hunter (Republican) 47.9%
Kenneth Zurbrugg (Independent) 1.3%
Karl T. Untch (Independent) 0.6%
Ohio 20 James V. Stanton Democratic 1970 Incumbent retired.
New member elected. to run for U.S. Senator.
Democratic hold.
Mary Rose Oakar (Democratic) 81.0%
Raymond J. Grabow (Independent) 16.9%
Theodore Held III (Independent) 2.2%
Ohio 21 Louis Stokes Democratic 1968 Incumbent re-elected. Louis Stokes (Democratic) 83.8%
Barbara Sparks (Republican) 11.3%
Anthony R. Curry (Independent) 4.8%
Ohio 22 Charles Vanik Democratic 1954 Incumbent re-elected. Charles Vanik (Democratic) 72.7%
Harry A. Hanna (Republican) 24.2%
Thomas W. Lippett (American) 3.1%
Ohio 23 Ronald M. Mottl Democratic 1974 Incumbent re-elected. Ronald M. Mottl (Democratic) 73.2%
Michael T. Scanlon (Republican) 26.8%


District Incumbent Party First
Result Candidates
Oklahoma 1 James R. Jones Democratic 1972 Incumbent re-elected. James R. Jones (Democratic) 54.0%
James Inhofe (Republican) 45.1%
W. D. Mackintosh (Independent) 0.9%
Oklahoma 2 Ted Risenhoover Democratic 1974 Incumbent re-elected. Ted Risenhoover (Democratic) 54.0%
Bud Stewart (Republican) 46.0%
Oklahoma 3 Carl Albert Democratic 1946 Incumbent retired.
New member elected.
Democratic hold.
Wes Watkins (Democratic) 82.0%
Gerald Beasley Jr. (Republican) 17.2%
Jack C. Finley (Independent) 0.8%
Oklahoma 4 Tom Steed Democratic 1948 Incumbent re-elected. Tom Steed (Democratic) 74.9%
M. C. Stanley (Republican) 22.0%
Paul E. Trent (Independent) 3.1%
Oklahoma 5 John Jarman Republican 1950 Incumbent retired.
New member elected.
Republican hold.
Mickey Edwards (Republican) 49.9%
Tom Dunlap (Democratic) 47.4%
Max Wolfley (Independent) 0.9%
Donald F. Parker (Independent) 0.9%
Jim Smith (Independent) 0.6%
Robert O. Buchanan (Independent) 0.5%
Oklahoma 6 Glenn English Democratic 1974 Incumbent re-elected. Glenn English (Democratic) 71.1%
Carol McCurley (Republican) 28.9%


District Incumbent Party First
Result Candidates
Oregon 1 Les AuCoin Democratic 1974 Incumbent re-elected. Les AuCoin (Democratic) 58.7%
Phil Bladine (Republican) 41.3%
Oregon 2 Albert C. Ullman Democratic 1956 Incumbent re-elected. Albert C. Ullman (Democratic) 72.0%
Thomas H. Mercer (Republican) 28.0%
Oregon 3 Robert B. Duncan Democratic 1974 Incumbent re-elected. Robert B. Duncan (Democratic) 84.0%
Martin Simon (Independent) 16.0%
Oregon 4 Jim Weaver Democratic 1974 Incumbent re-elected. Jim Weaver (Democratic) 50.0%
Jerry Lausmann (Republican) 35.1%
Jim Howard (Independent) 9.0%
Theodora Nathan (Independent) 5.8%


District Incumbent Party First
Result Candidates
Pennsylvania 1 William A. Barrett Democratic 1948 Incumbent died.
New member elected.
Democratic hold.
Michael Myers (Democratic) 73.5%
Samuel N. Fanelli (Republican) 25.2%
Clare Fraenzl (Socialist Workers) 0.8%
Henry D. Moss (Labor) 0.4%
Pennsylvania 2 Robert N. C. Nix Sr. Democratic 1958 Incumbent re-elected. Robert N. C. Nix Sr. (Democratic) 73.5%
Jesse W. Woods Jr. (Republican) 25.4%
Tony Austin (Socialist Workers) 0.7%
Willie Thomas (Ind Con) 0.2%
Dennis Grant (Workers) 0.1%
Pennsylvania 3 William J. Green, III Democratic 1964 Incumbent retired.
New member elected. to run for U.S. Senator.
Democratic hold.
Raymond F. Lederer (Democratic) 73.2%
Terence J. Schade (Republican) 26.3%
Steven S. Douglas (Labor) 0.5%
Pennsylvania 4 Joshua Eilberg Democratic 1966 Incumbent re-elected. Joshua Eilberg (Democratic) 67.5%
James E. Mugford (Republican) 32.5%
Pennsylvania 5 Richard T. Schulze Republican 1974 Incumbent re-elected. Richard T. Schulze (Republican) 59.5%
Anthony Campolo (Democratic) 40.5%
Pennsylvania 6 Gus Yatron Democratic 1968 Incumbent re-elected. Gus Yatron (Democratic) 73.8%
Stephen Postupack (Republican) 25.5%
Garland M. Fisher (Const) 0.7%
Pennsylvania 7 Robert W. Edgar Democratic 1974 Incumbent re-elected. Robert W. Edgar (Democratic) 54.1%
John M. Kenney (Republican) 45.9%
Samuel Cinger (Labor) 0.06%
Pennsylvania 8 Edward G. Biester Jr. Republican 1966 Incumbent retired.
New member elected.
Democratic gain.
Peter H. Kostmayer (Democratic) 49.5%
John S. Renninger (Republican) 48.8%
Robert B. Graham (Const) 1.7%
Pennsylvania 9 Bud Shuster Republican 1972 Incumbent re-elected. Bud Shuster (Republican) Unopposed
Pennsylvania 10 Joseph M. McDade Republican 1962 Incumbent re-elected. Joseph M. McDade (Republican) 62.6%
Edward Mitchell (Democratic) 37.4%
Pennsylvania 11 Daniel J. Flood Democratic 1954 Incumbent re-elected. Daniel J. Flood (Democratic) 70.8%
Howard G. Williams (Republican) 29.2%
Pennsylvania 12 John Murtha Democratic 1974 Incumbent re-elected. John Murtha (Democratic) 67.7%
Theodore L. Humes (Republican) 32.3%
Pennsylvania 13 R. Lawrence Coughlin Republican 1968 Incumbent re-elected. R. Lawrence Coughlin (Republican) 63.4%
Gertrude Strick (Democratic) 36.6%
Pennsylvania 14 William S. Moorhead Democratic 1958 Incumbent re-elected. William S. Moorhead (Democratic) 71.7%
John F. Bradley (Republican) 27.1%
Carla M. Hoag (Socialist Workers) 0.9%
Scott Brody (Labor) 0.3%
Pennsylvania 15 Fred B. Rooney Democratic 1963 Incumbent re-elected. Fred B. Rooney (Democratic) 65.2%
Alice B. Sivulich (Republican) 34.5%
Mary Jane Coates (Labor) 0.3%
Pennsylvania 16 Edwin D. Eshleman Republican 1966 Incumbent retired.
New member elected.
Republican hold.
Robert Smith Walker (Republican) 62.3%
Michael J. Minney (Democratic) 37.0%
Richard A. Haas (Citizens) 0.5%
Martin P. Ross (Labor) 0.2%
Pennsylvania 17 Herman T. Schneebeli Republican 1960 Incumbent retired.
New member elected.
Democratic gain.
Allen E. Ertel (Democratic) 50.7%
H. J. Hepford (Republican) 48.5%
Vernon M. Dublin (Const) 0.8%
Pennsylvania 18 H. John Heinz III Republican 1971 Incumbent retired.
New member elected. to run for U.S. Senator.
Democratic gain.
Doug Walgren (Democratic) 59.5%
Robert J. Casey (Republican) 40.5%
Pennsylvania 19 William F. Goodling Republican 1974 Incumbent re-elected. William F. Goodling (Republican) 70.6%
Richard P. Noll (Democratic) 29.4%
Pennsylvania 20 Joseph M. Gaydos Democratic 1968 Incumbent re-elected. Joseph M. Gaydos (Democratic) 75.0%
John P. Kostelac (Republican) 24.7%
Joseph A. Billington (Labor) 0.4%
Pennsylvania 21 John H. Dent Democratic 1958 Incumbent re-elected. John H. Dent (Democratic) 59.4%
Robert H. Miller (Republican) 40.6%
Pennsylvania 22 Thomas E. Morgan Democratic 1944 Incumbent retired.
New member elected.
Democratic hold.
Austin Murphy (Democratic) 55.3%
Roger R. Fischer (Republican) 43.9%
Arthur E. Wilson (American) 0.8%
Pennsylvania 23 Albert W. Johnson Republican 1963 Lost re-election
Democratic gain.
Joseph S. Ammerman (Democratic) 56.5%
Albert W. Johnson (Republican) 43.5%
Pennsylvania 24 Joseph P. Vigorito Democratic 1964 Lost re-election
Republican gain.
Marc L. Marks (Republican) 55.4%
Joseph P. Vigorito (Democratic) 43.8%
Robert Hereford (American) 0.8%
Pennsylvania 25 Gary A. Myers Republican 1974 Incumbent re-elected. Gary A. Myers (Republican) 56.8%
Eugene V. Atkinson (Democratic) 43.2%

Rhode Island

District Incumbent Party First
Result Candidates
Rhode Island 1 Fernand St. Germain Democratic 1960 Incumbent re-elected. Fernand St. Germain (Democratic) 62.4%
John J. Slocum Jr. (Republican) 36.4%
Ann M. Morrissey (Independent) 1.2%
Rhode Island 2 Edward Beard Democratic 1974 Incumbent re-elected. Edward Beard (Democratic) 76.5%
Thomas V. Iannitti (Republican) 22.5%
Pasquale F. Pacia (Independent) 1.0%

South Carolina

District Incumbent Party First
Result Candidates
South Carolina 1 Mendel Jackson Davis Democratic 1971 Incumbent re-elected. Mendel Jackson Davis (Democratic) 68.9%
Lonnie Rowell (Republican) 31.1%
South Carolina 2 Floyd Spence Republican 1970 Incumbent re-elected. Floyd Spence (Republican) 57.5%
Clyde Burns Livingston (Democratic) 41.8%
John O'Neal (Independent) 0.7%
South Carolina 3 Butler Derrick Democratic 1974 Incumbent re-elected. Butler Derrick (Democratic) Unopposed
South Carolina 4 James R. Mann Democratic 1968 Incumbent re-elected. James R. Mann (Democratic) 73.6%
Robert L. Watkins (Republican) 26.4%
South Carolina 5 Kenneth Lamar Holland Democratic 1974 Incumbent re-elected. Kenneth Lamar Holland (Democratic) 51.4%
Robert C. Richardson Jr. (Republican) 48.3%
Harold Hough (Independent) 0.2%
South Carolina 6 John Jenrette Democratic 1974 Incumbent re-elected. John Jenrette (Democratic) 55.5%
Edward Lunn Young (Republican) 44.0%
Clarence C. Dillingham (Independent) 0.5%

South Dakota

District Incumbent Party First
Result Candidates
South Dakota 1 Larry Pressler Republican 1974 Incumbent re-elected. Larry Pressler (Republican) 79.8%
James V. Guffey (Democratic) 19.4%
Donald Stevens (Independent) 0.8%
South Dakota 2 James Abdnor Republican 1972 Incumbent re-elected. James Abdnor (Republican) 69.9%
Grace Mickelson (Democratic) 30.1%


District Incumbent Party First
Result Candidates
Tennessee 1 Jimmy Quillen Republican 1962 Incumbent re-elected. Jimmy Quillen (Republican) 58.0%
Lloyd Blevins (Democratic) 41.2%
Robert Joseph Bobic (Independent) 0.6%
Mary S. Joyner (Independent) 0.3%
Tennessee 2 John Duncan Sr. Republican 1964 Incumbent re-elected. John Duncan Sr. (Republican) 62.8%
Mike Rowland (Democratic) 37.2%
Tennessee 3 Marilyn Lloyd Democratic 1974 Incumbent re-elected. Marilyn Lloyd (Democratic) 67.5%
LaMar Baker (Republican) 31.1%
Tom Dover (American) 1.3%
Wendell H. Hill Jr. (Libertarian) 0.1%
Tennessee 4 Joe L. Evins Democratic 1946 Incumbent retired.
New member elected.
Democratic hold.
Al Gore (Democratic) 94.0%
William H. McGlamery (Independent) 6.0%
Tennessee 5 Clifford Allen Democratic 1975 Incumbent re-elected. Clifford Allen (Democratic) 92.4%
Roger Bissell (Independent) 7.6%
Tennessee 6 Robin Beard Republican 1972 Incumbent re-elected. Robin Beard (Republican) 64.4%
Ross Bass (Democratic) 35.6%
Tennessee 7 Ed Jones Democratic 1969 Incumbent re-elected. Ed Jones (Democratic) Unopposed
Tennessee 8 Harold Ford Sr. Democratic 1974 Incumbent re-elected. Harold Ford Sr. (Democratic) 60.7%
Andy Allissandratos (Republican) 38.5%
Mark F. Flanagan (Independent) 0.9%


District Incumbent Party First
Result Candidates
Texas 1 Sam B. Hall Democratic 1976 Incumbent re-elected. Sam B. Hall (Democratic) 83.7%
James Hogan (Republican) 16.3%
Texas 2 Charles Wilson Democratic 1972 Incumbent re-elected. Charles Wilson (Democratic) 95.0%
James William Doyle III (American) 5.0%
Texas 3 James M. Collins Republican 1968 Incumbent re-elected. James M. Collins (Republican) 74.0%
Les Shackelford Jr. (Democratic) 26.0%
Texas 4 Ray Roberts Democratic 1962 Incumbent re-elected. Ray Roberts (Democratic) 62.7%
Frank S. Glenn (Republican) 37.3%
Texas 5 Alan Steelman Republican 1974 Incumbent retired.
New member elected. to run for U.S. Senator.
Democratic gain.
Jim Mattox (Democratic) 54.0%
Nancy Judy (Republican) 44.6%
Sam McDonnell (American) 1.5%
Texas 6 Olin E. Teague Democratic 1946 Incumbent re-elected. Olin E. Teague (Democratic) 65.9%
Wes Mowery (Republican) 33.4%
Harley L. Pinon (American) 0.7%
Texas 7 William Reynolds Archer Jr. Republican 1970 Incumbent re-elected. William Reynolds Archer Jr. (Republican) Unopposed
Texas 8 Robert C. Eckhardt Democratic 1966 Incumbent re-elected. Robert C. Eckhardt (Democratic) 60.7%
Nick Gearhart (Republican) 39.2%
Gene Lantz (Socialist Workers) 0.1%
Texas 9 Jack Brooks Democratic 1952 Incumbent re-elected. Jack Brooks (Democratic) Unopposed
Texas 10 J. J. Pickle Democratic 1963 Incumbent re-elected. J. J. Pickle (Democratic) 76.8%
Paul McClure (Republican) 23.2%
Texas 11 William R. Poage Democratic 1936 Incumbent re-elected. William R. Poage (Democratic) 57.4%
Jack Burgess (Republican) 42.6%
Texas 12 Jim Wright Democratic 1954 Incumbent re-elected. Jim Wright (Democratic) 75.8%
W. R. Durham (Republican) 23.8%
Larry Kutchinski (American) 0.4%
Texas 13 Jack Hightower Democratic 1974 Incumbent re-elected. Jack Hightower (Democratic) 59.3%
Bob Price (Republican) 40.4%
William K. Hathcock (American) 0.3%
Texas 14 John Andrew Young Democratic 1956 Incumbent re-elected. John Andrew Young (Democratic) 61.4%
L. Dean Holford (Republican) 38.6%
Texas 15 Kika de la Garza Democratic 1964 Incumbent re-elected. Kika de la Garza (Democratic) 74.4%
Lendy McDonald (Republican) 25.6%
Texas 16 Richard C. White Democratic 1964 Incumbent re-elected. Richard C. White (Democratic) 57.8%
Vic Shackelford (Republican) 42.2%
Texas 17 Omar Burleson Democratic 1946 Incumbent re-elected. Omar Burleson (Democratic) Unopposed
Texas 18 Barbara Jordan Democratic 1972 Incumbent re-elected. Barbara Jordan (Democratic) 85.5%
Sam H. Wright (Republican) 14.0%
Sylvia Zapata (Socialist Workers) 0.5%
Texas 19 George H. Mahon Democratic 1934 Incumbent re-elected. George H. Mahon (Democratic) 54.6%
Jim Reese (Republican) 45.4%
Texas 20 Henry B. Gonzalez Democratic 1961 Incumbent re-elected. Henry B. Gonzalez (Democratic) Unopposed
Texas 21 Bob Krueger Democratic 1974 Incumbent re-elected. Bob Krueger (Democratic) 71.0%
Bobby A. Locke (Republican) 26.7%
Ramon E. Carrillo (La Raza Unida) 1.2%
Ed Gallion (American) 1.0%
Texas 22 Ron Paul Republican April 3, 1976
Lost re-election
Democratic gain.
Robert Gammage (Democratic) 50.1%
Ron Paul (Republican) 49.9%
Texas 23 Abraham Kazen Democratic 1966 Incumbent re-elected. Abraham Kazen (Democratic) Unopposed
Texas 24 Dale Milford Democratic 1972 Incumbent re-elected. Dale Milford (Democratic) 63.4%
Leo Berman (Republican) 36.1%
Earl W. Armstrong (American) 0.5%


District Incumbent Party First
Result Candidates
Utah 1 K. Gunn McKay Democratic 1970 Incumbent re-elected. K. Gunn McKay (Democratic) 58.2%
Joe H. Ferguson (Republican) 39.8%
Harry B. Gerlach (American) 2.0%
Utah 2 Allan Howe Democratic 1974 Lost re-election
Republican gain.
David Daniel Marriott (Republican) 52.4%
Allan Howe (Democratic) 40.1%
Darrell McCarty (W/I) 7.4%


District Incumbent Party First
Result Candidates
Vermont at-large Jim Jeffords Republican 1974 Incumbent re-elected. Jim Jeffords (Republican) 67.3%
John A. Burgess (Democratic) 32.7%


District Incumbent Party First
Result Candidates
Virginia 1 Thomas N. Downing Democratic 1958 Incumbent retired.
New member elected.
Republican gain.
Paul S. Trible Jr. (Republican) 48.6%
Robert E. Quinn (Democratic) 47.5%
Mary B. McClaine (Independent) 4.0%
Virginia 2 G. William Whitehurst Republican 1968 Incumbent re-elected. G. William Whitehurst (Republican) 65.7%
Robert E. Washington (Democratic) 34.3%
Virginia 3 David E. Satterfield III Democratic 1964 Incumbent re-elected. David E. Satterfield III (Democratic) 88.1%
Alan Robert Ogden (Independent) 11.9%
Virginia 4 Robert Daniel Republican 1972 Incumbent re-elected. Robert Daniel (Republican) 53.0%
J. W. "Billy" O'Brien (Democratic) 47.0%
Virginia 5 Dan Daniel Democratic 1968 Incumbent re-elected. Dan Daniel (Democratic) Unopposed
Virginia 6 M. Caldwell Butler Republican 1972 Incumbent re-elected. M. Caldwell Butler (Republican) 62.2%
Warren D. Saunders (Independent) 37.8%
Virginia 7 J. Kenneth Robinson Republican 1970 Incumbent re-elected. J. Kenneth Robinson (Republican) 81.8%
James B. Hutt Jr. (Independent) 18.2%
Virginia 8 Herbert Harris Democratic 1974 Incumbent re-elected. Herbert Harris (Democratic) 51.6%
James R. Tate (Republican) 42.6%
Michael D. Cannon (Independent) 5.8%
Virginia 9 William C. Wampler Republican 1966 Incumbent re-elected. William C. Wampler (Republican) 57.3%
Charles J. Horne (Democratic) 42.7%
Virginia 10 Joseph L. Fisher Democratic 1974 Incumbent re-elected. Joseph L. Fisher (Democratic) 54.7%
Vincent F. Callahan Jr. (Republican) 38.9%
E. Stanley Rittenhouse (Independent) 6.4%


District Incumbent Party First
Result Candidates
Washington 1 Joel Pritchard Republican 1972 Incumbent re-elected. Joel Pritchard (Republican) 71.9%
Dave Wood (Democratic) 25.8%
Alan M. Gottlieb (Libertarian) 1.9%
Patrick Ruckert (Labor) 0.4%
Washington 2 Lloyd Meeds Democratic 1964 Incumbent re-elected. Lloyd Meeds (Democratic) 49.3%
John Nance Garner (Republican) 49.0%
Tom Bly (Const) 0.9%
Carol Ruckert (Labor) 0.8%
Washington 3 Don Bonker Democratic 1974 Incumbent re-elected. Don Bonker (Democratic) 70.8%
Chuck Elhart (Republican) 28.0%
David Kilber (Labor) 1.1%
Washington 4 Mike McCormack Democratic 1970 Incumbent re-elected. Mike McCormack (Democratic) 57.8%
Dick Granger (Republican) 41.0%
Jeff W. Busby (Const) 0.8%
Ted Andromidas (Labor) 0.5%
Washington 5 Tom Foley Democratic 1964 Incumbent re-elected. Tom Foley (Democratic) 58.0%
Duane Alton (Republican) 40.6%
D. E. Bear Sandahl (Libertarian) 0.9%
Ira Liebowitz (Labor) 0.5%
Washington 6 Floyd Verne Hicks Democratic 1964 Incumbent retired.
New member elected.
Democratic hold.
Norman D. Dicks (Democratic) 73.5%
Robert M. Reynolds (Republican) 25.3%
Michael Duane (Labor) 1.2%
Washington 7 Brock Adams Democratic 1964 Incumbent re-elected. Brock Adams (Democratic) 73.0%
Raymond Pritchard (Republican) 25.4%
Gene Goosman (Const) 0.9%
Marianna Wertz (Labor) 0.7%

West Virginia

District Incumbent Party First
Result Candidates
West Virginia 1 Bob Mollohan Democratic 1968 Incumbent re-elected. Bob Mollohan (Democratic) 58.0%
John F. McCuskey (Republican) 42.0%
West Virginia 2 Harley O. Staggers Democratic 1948 Incumbent re-elected. Harley O. Staggers (Democratic) 73.6%
Jim Sloan (Republican) 26.4%
West Virginia 3 John M. Slack Jr. Democratic 1958 Incumbent re-elected. John M. Slack Jr. (Democratic) Unopposed
West Virginia 4 Ken Hechler Democratic 1958 Incumbent retired.
New member elected. to run for Governor
Democratic hold.
Nick Rahall (Democratic) 45.6%
Ken Hechler (W/I) 36.6%
Steve Goodman (Republican) 17.8%


District Incumbent Party First
Result Candidates
Wisconsin 1 Les Aspin Democratic 1970 Incumbent re-elected. Les Aspin (Democratic) 64.9%
William W. Petrie (Republican) 34.0%
Eugene R. Zimmerman (American) 1.1%
Wisconsin 2 Robert W. Kastenmeier Democratic 1958 Incumbent re-elected. Robert W. Kastenmeier (Democratic) 65.6%
Elizabeth T. Miller (Republican) 34.4%
Wisconsin 3 Alvin Baldus Democratic 1974 Incumbent re-elected. Alvin Baldus (Democratic) 58.1%
Adolf L. Gundersen (Republican) 41.9%
Wisconsin 4 Clement J. Zablocki Democratic 1948 Incumbent re-elected. Clement J. Zablocki (Democratic) Unopposed
Wisconsin 5 Henry S. Reuss Democratic 1954 Incumbent re-elected. Henry S. Reuss (Democratic) 77.8%
Robert L. Hicks (Republican) 21.0%
R. Julian Chapman (Independent) 0.9%
John E. Sokoly (Independent) 0.3%
Wisconsin 6 William A. Steiger Republican 1966 Incumbent re-elected. William A. Steiger (Republican) 63.4%
Joseph C. Smith (Democratic) 36.6%
Wisconsin 7 Dave Obey Democratic 1969 Incumbent re-elected. Dave Obey (Democratic) 73.3%
Frank A. Savino (Republican) 26.1%
George Olishkewych (American) 0.7%
Wisconsin 8 Robert John Cornell Democratic 1974 Incumbent re-elected. Robert John Cornell (Democratic) 50.9%
Harold Vernon Froehlich (Republican) 46.9%
Donald D. Hoeft (American) 2.2%
Wisconsin 9 Bob Kasten Republican 1974 Incumbent re-elected. Bob Kasten (Republican) 65.9%
Lynn M. McDonald (Democratic) 34.1%


District Incumbent Party First
Result Candidates
Wyoming at-large Teno Roncalio Democratic 1970 Incumbent re-elected. Teno Roncalio (Democratic) 56.4%
Larry Hart (Republican) 43.6%

See also


  • "Reagan Says G.O.P. Needs New Name and New Support." The Washington Post November 20, 1976, 13.
  • "Reagan Suggests GOP should R.I.P." The Des Moines Register Friday, November 19, 1976, 16.
  1. ^ "Our Campaigns - TX District 22- Special Election Run-Off Race - Apr 03, 1976".
  2. ^ "Our Campaigns - MA District 07 - Special Election Race - Nov 02, 1976".
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