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1987 United States House of Representatives elections

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

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

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References

  1. ^"CA District 5 - Special Election". April 18, 2016. Retrieved August 15, 2018 – via Our Campaigns.
  2. ^"CA District 5 - Special Runoff". April 18, 2016. Retrieved August 15, 2018 – via Our Campaigns.
  3. ^"CT District 4 - Special Election". January 26, 2005. Retrieved August 15, 2018 – via Our Campaigns.


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