The Green Papers: 2008 General Election
 
Copyright www.flags.net/UNST.htm 110th Congress
(2007-2008)
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 4 November 2008.

There have been 6 deaths, 4 resignations, and 0 changes of party affiliation in the 110th House.

  • Congressman J. Dennis Hastert (Republican, Illinois, CD 14) announced his retirement on 17 August 2007 and resigned 26 November 2007.
  • Congressman Nicola Tsongas (Democrat, Massachusetts House CD 5) was elected 16 October 2007 to fill the vacant seat.
  • Congressman Martin T. "Marty" Meehan (Democrat, Massachusetts House CD 5) resigned 1 July 2007 to become Chancellor of the University of Massachusetts Lowell.
  • Congressman Juanita Millender-McDonald (Democrat, California CD 37) passed away 22 April 2007 at the age of 68 from cancer.
  • Congressman Charles Whitlow "Charlie" Norwood (Republican, Georgia CD 10) passed away 13 February 2007 at the age of 65 from lung and liver cancer.
  • Congressman Paul E. Gillmor (Republican, Ohio CD 5) passed away suddenly 5 September 2007 at the age of 68.
  • Congressman Jo Ann S. Davis (Republican, Virginia CD 1) passed away 6 October 2007 at the age of 57 from breast cancer.
  • Congressman Robert Latta (Republican, Ohio CD 5) was elected 11 December 2007 to fill the vacant seat.
  • Congressman Rob Wittman (Republican, Virginia CD 1) was elected 11 December 2007 to fill the vacant seat.
  • Congressman Tom Lantos (Democrat, California CD 12) passed away 11 February 2008 at the age of 80 from esophageal cancer.
  • Congressman G. William "Bill" Foster (Democrat, Illinois House CD 14) was elected 8 March 2008 to fill the vacant seat.
  • Congressman Jackie Speier (Democratic, California CD 12) was elected 8 April 2008 to fill the vacant seat.
  • Congressman Stephen J. "Steve" Scalise (Republican, Louisiana CD 1) was elected 3 May 2008 to fill the vacant seat.
  • Congressman Donald J. "Don" Cazayoux, Jr. (Democratic, Louisiana CD 6) was elected 3 May 2008 to fill the vacant seat.
  • Congressman Travis W. Childers (Democratic, Mississippi CD 1) was elected 13 May 2008 to fill the vacant seat.
  • Congressman Albert R. Wynn (Democratic, Maryland CD 4) resigned 1 June 2008 to become a partner in the Washington law firm Dickstein Shapiro LLP.
  • Congressman Stephanie Tubbs Jones (Democratic, Ohio CD 11) passed away 20 August 2008 at the age of 58 after suffering an aneurysm.
  • Congressman Rahm Emanuel (Democratic, Illinois CD 5) resigned 2 January 2009 to become President-elect Barack Obama's Chief of Staff.

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Arizona  2-year term. Election Cycle 2008, 2010. No Term Limit.
Partisan Composition: 4 Republican, 4 Democratic
  Candidate Green; (Democratic; Independent) 3,616 1.07% William Stephen Crum
Filed with the FEC as an Independent and as a Democrat.

FEC H6AZ00027: Financial report not available
Total 338,023 100.00%  
  Candidate Green 4,464 3.59% Rebecca DeWitt
FEC H8AZ04116: Financial report not available
Total 124,427 100.00%  

Arkansas  2-year term. Election Cycle 2008, 2010. No Term Limit.
Partisan Composition: 3 Democratic, 1 Republican
  Candidate Green 64,398 21.38% Deb McFarland
FEC H8AR02100: Financial report not available
Total 301,159 100.00%  
  Candidate Green 58,850 20.35% Abel Noah Tomlinson
FEC H8AR03058: $5,948
Total 289,231 100.00%  
  Candidate Green 32,603 12.95% Joshua Drake
FEC H8AR04098: Financial report not available
Total 251,837 100.00%  

California  2-year term. Election Cycle 2008, 2010. No Term Limit.
Partisan Composition: 34 Democratic, 19 Republican
  Candidate Green 24,793 8.54% Carol S. Wolman
FEC H8CA01182: $6,428
Total 290,472 100.00%  
  Candidate Green 5,776 2.16% Barry Hermanson
FEC H4CA12089: $26,411
Total 266,853 100.00%  
  Candidate Green 1,754 2.36% Barry Hermanson
FEC H4CA12089: $26,411
Total 74,369 100.00%  
  Candidate Green 9,926 3.64% Carol Liane Brouillet
FEC H6CA14098: $0
Total 272,766 100.00%  
  Candidate Green 12,123 5.08% Peter Myers
FEC H8CA15091: Financial report not available
Total 238,589 100.00%  
  Candidate Green 8,257 2.89% Thomas "Tom" Lash
FEC H4CA46095: Financial report not available
Total 285,277 100.00%  

Colorado  2-year term. Election Cycle 2008, 2010. No Term Limit.
Partisan Composition: 4 Democratic, 3 Republican
 ** Open Seat (no incumbent) **
  Candidate Green 10,026 2.91% J.A. Calhoun
FEC H6CO02131: Financial report not available
Total 344,364 100.00%  

Connecticut  2-year term. Election Cycle 2008, 2010. No Term Limit.
Partisan Composition: 4 Democratic, 1 Republican
  Candidate Green 7,201 2.44% Stephen E. D. "Steve" Fournier
FEC H8CT01129: Financial report not available
Total 295,557 100.00%  
  Candidate Green 6,300 1.95% Gregory Scott Deshefy
FEC H8CT02077: $4,407
Total 323,041 100.00%  
  Candidate Green 8,613 2.90% Ralph Ferrucci
FEC H4CT03074: Financial report not available
Total 297,368 100.00%  
  Candidate Green 1,388 0.45% Richard Z. Duffee
FEC H6CT04119: Financial report not available
Total 308,776 100.00%  
  Candidate Green 2,324 0.77% Harold H. Burbank, II
FEC H8CT05138: Financial report not available
Total 302,657 100.00%  

Illinois  2-year term. Election Cycle 2008, 2010. No Term Limit.
Partisan Composition: 10 Democratic, 8 Republican, 1 Vacancy
  Candidate Green 12,607 5.35% Jerome Pohlen
FEC H8IL03094: $7,054
Total 235,524 100.00%  
  Candidate Green 11,053 7.92% Omar N. López
FEC H8IL04118: Financial report not available
Total 139,606 100.00%  
  Candidate Green 9,283 4.02% Alan Augustson
FEC H8IL05065: Financial report not available
Total 230,892 100.00%  
  Candidate Green 8,140 3.34% Morris "Moe" Shanfield
FEC H8IL09166: Financial report not available
Total 243,694 100.00%  
 ** Open Seat (no incumbent) **
  Candidate Green 22,635 7.12% Jason Michael Wallace
FEC H8IL11071: $7,130
Total 317,895 100.00%  
  Candidate Green 10,907 3.66% Rodger W. Jennings
FEC H8IL12079: $6,783
Total 298,181 100.00%  
  Candidate Green 9,402 2.78% Steven J. "Steve" Alesch
FEC H8IL13101: Financial report not available
Total 337,771 100.00%  
  Candidate Green 9,533 3.05% Scott Summers
Removed from the primary ballot on 6 December 2007 but later named as the replacement candidate for the general election.

FEC H8IL16070: $5,547
Total 312,220 100.00%  
 ** Open Seat (no incumbent) **
  Candidate Green 9,857 3.18% Sheldon Schafer
FEC H8IL18084: $9,184
Total 310,088 100.00%  
  Candidate Green 6,817 2.16% Troy Dennis
FEC H8IL19124: Financial report not available
Total 315,589 100.00%  

Iowa  2-year term. Election Cycle 2008, 2010. No Term Limit.
Partisan Composition: 3 Democratic, 2 Republican
  Candidate Green 6,664 2.09% Wendy Barth
FEC H8IA02076: Financial report not available
Total 319,423 100.00%  

Louisiana  2-year term. Election Cycle 2008, 2010. No Term Limit.
Partisan Composition: 4 Republican, 3 Democratic
  Candidate Green 1,883 2.82% Malik Rahim
FEC H8LA02120: $10,985
Total 66,882 100.00%  

Maryland  2-year term. Election Cycle 2008, 2010. No Term Limit.
Partisan Composition: 2 Republican, 6 Democratic
  Candidate Green 6,828 2.23% Gordon Scott Clark
FEC H8MD08198: $36,541
Total 306,014 100.00%  

Michigan  2-year term. Election Cycle 2008, 2010. No Term Limit.
Partisan Composition: 6 Democratic, 9 Republican
  Candidate Green; (Socialist Party USA) 2,669 0.81% Jean Marie Treacy
FEC H8MI01123: Financial report not available
Total 327,836 100.00%  
  Candidate Green 4,144 1.31% Ken Mathenia
FEC H6MI05193: Financial report not available
Total 315,295 100.00%  
  Candidate Green 3,512 1.10% Edward Pinkney
FEC H8MI06106: Financial report not available
Total 319,646 100.00%  
  Candidate Green 9,528 2.96% Lynn Meadows
FEC H8MI07104: Financial report not available
Total 322,286 100.00%  
  Candidate Green 3,836 1.06% Aaron Stuttman
FEC H6MI08239: Financial report not available
Total 361,607 100.00%  
  Candidate Green 4,737 1.35% Douglas "Doug" Campbell
FEC H8MI09084: Financial report not available
Total 351,963 100.00%  
  Candidate Green 4,146 1.19% Candace Ruth Caveny
FEC H6MI10177: Financial report not available
Total 347,603 100.00%  
  Candidate Green 5,072 1.47% Erik William Shelley
FEC H8MI11239: $1,906
Total 345,182 100.00%  
  Candidate Green 3,842 1.23% William J. "Bill" Opalicky
FEC H8MI12096: Financial report not available
Total 312,344 100.00%  
  Candidate Green 9,579 4.24% George L. Corsetti
FEC H8MI13201: Financial report not available
Total 225,922 100.00%  
  Candidate Green 8,015 3.25% Clyde K. Shabazz
FEC H8MI14084: Financial report not available
Total 246,588 100.00%  
  Candidate Green 7,082 2.16% Aimee Smith
FEC H6MI15218: Financial report not available
Total 327,827 100.00%  

Mississippi  2-year term. Election Cycle 2008, 2010. No Term Limit.
Partisan Composition: 3 Democratic, 1 Republican
  Candidate Green 1,876 0.55% John M. Wages, Jr.
FEC H8MS01137: $2,491
Total 341,389 100.00%  
    Nonpartisan; (Green)     John M. Wages, Jr. - lost primary
Lost the 22 April primary with 1%.

FEC H8MS01137: $2,491
Total 107,914 100.00%  

Missouri  2-year term. Election Cycle 2008, 2010. No Term Limit.
Partisan Composition: 4 Democratic, 5 Republican
  Candidate Write-in; (Green) 49 0.02% Midge Potts
Total 323,212 100.00%  

Nevada  2-year term. Election Cycle 2008, 2010. No Term Limit.
Partisan Composition: 1 Democratic, 2 Republican
  Candidate Green 5,282 1.60% Craig Bergland
FEC H8NV02061: Financial report not available
Total 329,520 100.00%  
  Candidate Green 3,937 1.13% Bob Giaquinta
FEC H8NV03077: Financial report not available
Total 349,812 100.00%  

New Jersey  2-year term. Election Cycle 2008, 2010. No Term Limit.
Partisan Composition: 7 Democratic, 6 Republican
  Candidate Green 1,927 0.68% Matthew Thieke
FEC H8NJ01218: Financial report not available
Total 285,157 100.00%  
  Candidate Green 1,763 0.62% Jason M. Grover
FEC H8NJ02125: Financial report not available
Total 283,965 100.00%  
  Candidate Green 3,543 1.16% Steven Welzer
FEC H8NJ04154: Financial report not available
Total 306,551 100.00%  
  Candidate Green 5,321 1.72% Ed Fanning
FEC H8NJ05102: Financial report not available
Total 309,007 100.00%  
 ** Open Seat (no incumbent) **
  Candidate Green     George DeCarlo
Total 295,628 100.00%  

New Mexico  2-year term. Election Cycle 2008, 2010. No Term Limit.
Partisan Composition: 2 Republican, 1 Democratic
 ** Open Seat (no incumbent) **
  Candidate Independent; (Green) 36,348 12.79% Carol Miller
FEC H8NM03030: $42,156
Total 284,258 100.00%  

Ohio  2-year term. Election Cycle 2008, 2010. No Term Limit.
Partisan Composition: 11 Republican, 7 Democratic
  Candidate Green 13,812 4.88% Dennis Spisak
FEC H8OH06109: Financial report not available
Total 283,110 100.00%  

Pennsylvania  2-year term. Election Cycle 2008, 2010. No Term Limit.
Partisan Composition: 11 Democratic, 8 Republican
  Candidate Green 23,214 8.74% Titus North
FEC H6PA14168: Financial report not available
Total 265,540 100.00%  
  Candidate Independent; (Green) 11,768 3.86% John Andrew Murphy
FEC H6PA16288: $4,716
Total 305,167 100.00%  

South Carolina  2-year term. Election Cycle 2008, 2010. No Term Limit.
Partisan Composition: 4 Republican, 2 Democratic
  Candidate Green 7,332 2.39% C. Faye Walters
FEC H6SC04130: Financial report not available
Total 306,928 100.00%  

Tennessee  2-year term. Election Cycle 2008, 2010. No Term Limit.
Partisan Composition: 4 Republican, 5 Democratic
  Candidate Independent; (Green) 3,196 1.16% John P. Miglietta
FEC H8TN05252: $3,592
Total 275,602 100.00%  

Texas  2-year term. Election Cycle 2008, 2010. No Term Limit.
Partisan Composition: 19 Republican, 13 Democratic
  Candidate Write-in; (Green)     Joel West
Total 308,995 100.00%  
  Candidate Write-in; (Green)     Scott Trimble
Total 291,296 100.00%  
  Candidate Write-in; (Green)     Ed Lindsay
Total 291,304 100.00%  

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
  Reform
Other Third Parties
  Alaskan Independence
  American Constitution
  American Independent
  America's Independent
  Boston Tea
  Conservative
  Constitution
  Independence
  Independent American
  Independent Green Populist
  Independent Greens
  Independent Party of Oregon
  Liberty Union
  Marijuana
  Peace And Freedom
  Progressive
  Purple Party
  Right to Life
  Socialist Party USA
  Socialist Workers Party
  Term Limits for the United States Congress
  U.S. Taxpayers
  Unity
  Vote People Change
  Working Families
Independents
  Independent
  No Affiliation
  No Party Affiliation
  Nominated By Petition
  Nomination by other than by Primary
  Nonpartisan
  Other-party nominee
  Unaffiliated
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 the person so listed will actually appear on the ballot.

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


 


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