The Green Papers: 2006 Midterm Election
 
Copyright www.flags.net/UNST.htm 109th Congress
(2005-2006)
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 7 November 2006.

There have been 1 death, 6 resignations, and 0 changes of party affiliation in the 109th House.

  • 1 January 2005 - Congressman Robert T. "Bob" Matsui - Democrat - California CD 5 passed away at the age of 63.
  • 8 March 2005 - Special Election - California CD 5. Doris Matsui (Democrat), the wife of the late Congressman Robert T. "Bob" Matsui, is elected to fill the vacant seat.
  • 29 April 2005 - Congressman Rob Portman - Republican - Ohio CD 2. The U.S. Senate confirmed the nomination of Congressman Portman as U.S. Trade Representative. Congressman Portman issued a letter of resignation from his House Seat effective 29 April 2005.
  • 2 August 2005 - Special Electon - Ohio CD 2. Jean Schmidt (Republican) is elected to fill the vacant seat.
  • 2 August 2005 - Congressman Christopher Cox - Republican - California CD 48 resigned. President George W. Bush nominated Congressman Christopher Cox to the position of Chairman of the Securities and Exchange Commission on 2 June 2005.
  • 28 November 2005 - Congressman Randy "Duke" Cunningham - Republican - California CD 50 resigned, effective at close of business 1 December, from the U.S. House after pleading guilty to Federal charges involving bribes, mail fraud, wire fraud, and tax evasion.
  • 18 January 2006 - Congressman Robert "Bob" Menendez- Democrat- New Jersey CD 13 resigned. Governor Jon S. Corzine appointed Congressman Menendez to fill a vacancy in New Jersey's Class 1 U.S. Senate seat caused by Corzine himself having resigned the seat on 17 January 2006 upon taking the Oath of Office as Governor of New Jersey.
  • 6 June 2006 - Special Election - California CD 50. Former Congressman Brian Phillip Bilbray (Republican) is elected to fill the vacant seat.
  • 9 June 2006 - Congressman Thomas Dale "Tom" DeLay - Republican - Texas CD 22 resigned. House Majority Leader DeLay was indicted on one count of criminal conspiracy in a campaign finance scheme by a Texas grand jury on 28 September 2005. House rules required him to relinquish his leadership position. Mr. Delay was renominated in the 7 March 2006 Texas Primary but withdrew his nomination 4 April and announced his intention to resign on 11 May.
  • 29 September 2006 - Congressman Mark Foley - Republican - Florida CD 16 resigned and withdrew his candidacy from the General Election. Mr. Foley had received his party's nomination in the 5 September primary.
  • 3 November 2006 - Robert "Bob" Ney - Republican - Ohio CD 18 resigned. He pleaded guilty on 13 October 2006 to charges of conspiracy and making false statements in the Jack Abramoff scandal.
  • 13 November 2006 - Albio Sires - Democrat - New Jersey CD 13 was elected 7 November 2006 in special election. Representative-elect Sires was added to the rolls of the House upon executing the oath of office.
  • 13 November 2006 - Shelley Sekula Gibbs - Republican - Texas CD 22 was elected 7 November 2006 in special election. Representative-elect Gibbs was added to the rolls of the House upon executing the oath of office.

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Connecticut  2-year term. Election Cycle 2006, 2008. No Term Limit.
Partisan Composition: 2 Democratic, 3 Republican
  Elected Democratic; Working Families 122,907 56.17% Christopher Scott "Chris" Murphy
FEC: $2,536,953
Total 218,798 100.00%  

New York  2-year term. Election Cycle 2006, 2008. No Term Limit.
Partisan Composition: 20 Democratic, 9 Republican
  Elected Democratic; Independence; Working Families 96,921 61.27% Congressman Timothy H. "Tim" Bishop
FEC: $1,400,902
Total 158,192 100.00%  
  Elected Democratic; Independence; Working Families 99,847 70.09% Congressman Steve J. Israel
FEC: $1,502,557
Total 142,464 100.00%  
  Candidate Democratic; Working Families 76,943 44.16% David L. "Dave" Mejias
FEC: $916,407
Total 174,222 100.00%  
  Elected Democratic; Independence; Working Families 98,011 64.78% Congressman Carolyn McCarthy
FEC: $1,441,801
Total 151,288 100.00%  
 ** Uncontested Race **
  Elected Democratic; Independence; Working Families     Congressman Gary L. Ackerman
FEC: $754,367
  Elected Democratic; Working Families 58,713 83.58% Congressman Joseph Crowley
FEC: $1,738,323
Total 70,246 100.00%  
  Elected Democratic; Working Families 97,186 83.43% Congressman Jerrold Lewis "Jerry" Nadler
FEC: $758,666
Total 116,490 100.00%  
 ** Uncontested Race **
  Elected Democratic; Working Families     Congressman Anthony D. Weiner
FEC: $639,777
 ** Open Seat (no incumbent) **
  Elected Democratic; Working Families 83,128 89.39% Yvette D. Clarke
FEC: $640,158
Total 92,996 100.00%  
  Elected Democratic; Working Families 55,558 89.41% Congressman Nydia M. Velazquez
FEC: $766,762
Total 62,140 100.00%  
  Candidate Democratic; Working Families 42,739 43.29% Stephen A. Harrison
FEC: $138,952
Total 98,720 100.00%  
  Elected Democratic; Independence; Working Families 105,342 84.23% Congressman Carolyn B. Maloney
FEC: $1,179,894
Total 125,066 100.00%  
  Elected Democratic; Working Families 96,042 93.82% Congressman Charles B. Rangel
FEC: $1,995,574
Total 102,368 100.00%  
  Elected Democratic; Working Families 51,095 95.54% Congressman Josť E. Serrano
FEC: $312,397
Total 53,478 100.00%  
  Elected Democratic; Working Families 86,583 75.85% Congressman Eliot L. Engel
FEC: $862,882
Total 114,156 100.00%  
  Elected Democratic; Working Families 113,282 70.28% Congressman Nita M. Lowey
FEC: $1,344,129
Total 161,180 100.00%  
  Elected Democratic; Working Families 117,799 53.07% Kirsten E. Gillibrand
Congressman Sweeney successfully challenged Ms. Gillibrand's Independence Party petitions for the primary ballot.

FEC: $2,634,157
Total 221,956 100.00%  
  Elected Democratic; Conservative; Independence; Working Families 158,175 77.83% Congressman Michael R. McNulty
FEC: $482,264
Total 203,220 100.00%  
 ** Uncontested Race **
  Elected Democratic; Independence; Working Families     Congressman Maurice D. Hinchey
FEC: $664,148
  Candidate Democratic; Working Families 58,300 36.84% Robert J. "Bob" Johnson
FEC: $161,770
Total 158,231 100.00%  
 ** Open Seat (no incumbent) **
  Elected Democratic; Independence; Working Families 103,062 53.77% Michael Angelo "Mike" Arcuri
FEC: $2,233,065
Total 191,678 100.00%  
  Candidate Democratic; Working Families 101,322 49.05% Daniel Benjamin "Dan" Maffei
FEC: $958,295
Total 206,557 100.00%  
  Candidate Democratic; Independence; Working Families 95,449 48.13% John R. "Jack" Davis, Jr.
"Save Jobs Party"

FEC: $2,403,310
Total 198,295 100.00%  
  Elected Democratic; Independence; Working Families 127,808 79.22% Congressman Brian M. Higgins
FEC: $1,227,884
Total 161,333 100.00%  
  Elected Democratic; Independence; Working Families 105,259 72.70% Congressman Louise McIntosh Slaughter
FEC: $510,564
Total 144,777 100.00%  
  Candidate Democratic; Working Families 93,974 48.47% Eric J. Massa
FEC: $1,511,535
Total 193,900 100.00%  

South Carolina  2-year term. Election Cycle 2006, 2008. No Term Limit.
Partisan Composition: 4 Republican, 2 Democratic
  Candidate Democratic; Working Families 72,342 37.76% Randal G. "Randy" Maatta
Received 32% of the vote in the 13 June primary. Won the 27 June runoff with 56% of the vote.

FEC: $114,937
Total 191,589 100.00%  
  Candidate Democratic; Working Families 65,426 37.08% Franklin Lee "Lee" Ballenger
FEC: $54,328
Total 176,433 100.00%  

Political Parties    Parties appear in parenthesis and italics when a candidate receives the endorsement of a given Party and/or official sources indicate a candidate's association with a particular Party but only where the Party in question does not appear on the actual ballot as such.

Major Parties
  Democratic
  Democratic-Farmer Labor
  Democratic-Nonpartisan League
  Republican
Major Third Parties
  Green
  Libertarian
  Pacific Green
  Progressive Party of Missouri
  Reform
Other Third Parties
  America First
  American Constitution
  American Independent
  Concerns Of People
  Conservative
  Constitution
  Freedom
  Independence
  Independent American
  Independent Greens
  Independent Party Of Delaware
  Liberty Union
  Peace And Freedom
  School Tax Relief
  Socialist Equality
  Socialist Party USA
  Socialist Workers Party
  U.S. Taxpayers
  United Party
  Unity
  Working Families
Independents
  Independent
  No Party Affiliation
  Nominated By Petition
  Other-party nominee
  Unenrolled
Write-in/Scattered/otherwise not readily classifiable
  None of these candidates
  Scattering
  Write-in
 

Notes

Candidates for office appear on this page in italics where 'The Green Papers' does not yet have independent confirmation from an election authority that this candidate is actually on the ballot.

FEC indicates the Federal Election Commission (FEC) Campaign Finance Summary "Total Receipts" for candidates for Federal Office.


 


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