The Green Papers: Midterm Election 2002
Copyright 107th Congress
House Seats by State

This is a list of the current House seats and the incumbents occupying them. All 435 of these seats are up for election on 5 November 2002.

There have been 5 deaths, 5 resignations, and 1 explusion from the 107th House.

  • Hawaii CD 2: We extend our condolences to the friends and family of Congressman Patsy Takemoto Mink, 74, who passed away 28 September 2002. She had been hospitalized since 30 August with viral pneumonia. She served 12 terms in the House of Representatives.
  • Ohio CD 3: Democratic Congressman Tony P. Hall resigned on 9 September 2002 to become the United States Ambassador to the United Nations Food Agencies.
  • Ohio CD 17: Democratic Congressman James Traficant, Jr. was expelled from the U.S. House of Representatives on Wednesday 24 July 2002 by a vote of 420-1 with 9 Congressmen voting "present". He had been found guilty of 10 ethics violations stemming from his conviction on bribery, tax evasion and fraud charges.
  • Oklahoma CD 1: Republican Representative Steve Largent resigned his seat on 15 February 2002 in order to run for Governor of Oklahoma.
  • Florida CD 1: Republican Representative Joe Scarborough resigned 6 September 2001. Mr. Scarborough was first elected to the House in 1994.
  • South Carolina CD 2: Republican Representative Floyd Spence, 73, passed away 16 August 2001, a week after undergoing brain surgery. The Congressman was first elected to the House in November 1970.
  • Arkansas CD 3: The Senate confirmed Republican Representative Asa Hutchinson as Adminstrator of the Drug Enforcement Administration on 1 August 2001. Accordingly, on 6 August 2001, Mr. Hutchinson resigned from the House.
  • Massachusetts CD 9: Democratic Representative John Joseph Moakley, 74, passed away 28 May 2001. He was suffering from leukemia. Mr. Moakley was first elected to the House in November 1973.
  • Virginia CD 4: Democratic Representative Norman Sisisky, 73, passed away 29 March 2001. He was recovering from cancer surgery. Mr. Sisisky was first elected to the House in November 1982.
  • Pennsylvania CD 9: Republican Representative Bud Shuster, citing health reasons, retired Wednesday, January 31, 2001. He has served in the House for 14 terms.
  • California CD 32: Representative Julian Dixon, 66, passed away on Friday 8 December 2000 following an apparent heart attack in Los Angeles. He was a member of the Congressional Black Caucus and represented West Los Angeles for 22 years.

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House Links

Hawaii  2-year term (2001-2002)
Partisan Composition: 2 Democrats
 ** Open Seat (no incumbent) **
CD 2 Elected Democrat Ed Case
30 November 2002 candidates for the winner take-all special election to fill the unexpired term (ending January 2003) of Patsy Mink:
John L. Baker; Paul Britos, State Rep. Ed Case; Brian G. Cole; Chas Collins; Michael "Mike" Gagne; Kekoa D. Kaapu; John F. Mink; Solomon Naluai; Art P. Reyes; Steve Tataii.

Oklahoma  2-year term (2001-2002)
Partisan Composition: 5 Republicans, 1 Democrat
 ** Open Seat (no incumbent) **
CD 1 Candidate Democrat Doug Dodd
11 December 2001 Primary: WINNER: Doug Dodd (12,516 votes - 88.77%), James E. Lamkin (1,584 votes - 11.23%).

South Carolina  2-year term (2001-2002)
Partisan Composition: 4 Republicans, 2 Democrats
CD 2 Candidate Democrat Brent Weaver
Special Primary, 30 October 2001: Brent Weaver, unopposed.


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