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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Connecticut  2-year term. Election Cycle 2008, 2010. No Term Limit.
Partisan Composition: 4 Democratic, 1 Republican
  Elected Democratic; Working Families 211,493 71.56% Congressman John B. Larson
Democratic: 194,493; Working Families: 17,000

FEC H8CT01046: $1,606,567
Total 295,557 100.00%  
  Elected Democratic; Working Families 212,148 65.67% Congressman Joseph D. "Joe" Courtney
Democratic: 198,984; Working Families: 13,164

FEC H2CT02112: $2,370,575
Total 323,041 100.00%  
  Elected Democratic; Working Families 230,172 77.40% Congressman Rosa L. DeLauro
Democratic: 204,761; Working Families: 25,411

FEC H0CT03072: $1,151,850
Total 297,368 100.00%  
  Elected Democratic; Working Families 158,475 51.32% Jim Himes
Democratic: 149,345; Working Families: 9,130

FEC H8CT04172: $3,940,028
Total 308,776 100.00%  
  Elected Democratic; Working Families 179,327 59.25% Congressman Christopher Scott "Chris" Murphy
Democratic: 161,178; Working Families: 18,149

FEC H6CT05124: $3,080,818
Total 302,657 100.00%  

New York  2-year term. Election Cycle 2008, 2010. No Term Limit.
Partisan Composition: 23 Democratic, 6 Republican
  Elected Democratic; Independence; Working Families 162,083 49.77% Congressman Timothy H. "Tim" Bishop
FEC H2NY01067: $1,391,804
Total 325,670 100.00%  
  Elected Democratic; Independence; Working Families 161,279 54.65% Congressman Steve J. Israel
FEC H0NY02085: $2,144,797
Total 295,105 100.00%  
  Candidate Democratic; Working Families 97,525 30.44% Graham E. Long
FEC H8NY03144: $45,593
Total 320,337 100.00%  
  Elected Democratic; Independence; Working Families 164,028 54.91% Congressman Carolyn McCarthy
FEC H6NY04112: $1,336,619
Total 298,708 100.00%  
  Elected Democratic; Independence; Working Families 112,724 54.78% Congressman Gary L. Ackerman
FEC H4NY07011: $1,313,440
Total 205,768 100.00%  
  Elected Democratic; Working Families 118,459 62.65% Congressman Joseph Crowley
FEC H8NY07046: $2,058,150
Total 189,071 100.00%  
  Elected Democratic; Working Families 160,775 63.49% Congressman Jerrold Lewis "Jerry" Nadler
FEC H2NY17071: $1,381,995
Total 253,220 100.00%  
  Elected Democratic; Working Families 112,205 55.25% Congressman Anthony D. Weiner
FEC H8NY09091: $379,311
Total 203,070 100.00%  
  Elected Democratic; Working Families 168,562 72.97% Congressman Yvette D. Clarke
FEC H4NY11138: $537,750
Total 230,988 100.00%  
  Elected Democratic; Working Families 123,053 67.64% Congressman Nydia M. Velazquez
FEC H2NY00010: $1,136,163
Total 181,916 100.00%  
 ** Open Seat (no incumbent) **
  Elected Democratic; Working Families 114,219 50.82% New York City Council Member Michael E. "Mike" McMahon
FEC H8NY13077: $1,481,524
Total 224,764 100.00%  
  Elected Democratic; Working Families 183,239 66.73% Congressman Carolyn B. Maloney
FEC H2NY14037: $1,692,319
Total 274,592 100.00%  
  Elected Democratic; Working Families 177,151 72.26% Congressman Charles B. Rangel
FEC H6NY19029: $5,093,239
Total 245,159 100.00%  
  Elected Democratic; Working Families 127,179 75.03% Congressman Josť E. Serrano
FEC H0NY18065: $410,512
Total 169,499 100.00%  
  Elected Democratic; Independence; Working Families 161,594 66.29% Congressman Eliot L. Engel
FEC H8NY19058: $1,000,776
Total 243,765 100.00%  
  Elected Democratic; Working Families 174,791 57.87% Congressman Nita M. Lowey
FEC H8NY20056: $1,394,481
Total 302,028 100.00%  
  Elected Democratic; Independence; Working Families 164,859 51.44% Congressman John Joseph Hall
FEC H6NY19144: $2,239,376
Total 320,510 100.00%  
  Elected Democratic; Working Families 193,651 57.86% Congressman Kirsten E. Gillibrand
FEC H6NY20167: $4,649,651
Total 334,716 100.00%  
 ** Open Seat (no incumbent) **
  Elected Democratic; Working Families 171,286 54.91% former state Assemblyman Paul David Tonko
FEC H8NY21203: $748,250
Total 311,931 100.00%  
  Elected Democratic; Independence; Working Families 168,558 58.10% Congressman Maurice D. Hinchey
FEC H2NY26080: $698,167
Total 290,102 100.00%  
  Candidate Democratic; Working Families 75,871 29.04% Michael P. "Mike" Oot
FEC H8NY23100: $107,809
Total 261,238 100.00%  
  Elected Democratic; Working Families 130,799 46.36% Congressman Michael Angelo "Mike" Arcuri
FEC H6NY24128: $1,612,038
Total 282,114 100.00%  
 ** Open Seat (no incumbent) **
  Elected Democratic; Working Families; (Independence) 157,375 48.85% Daniel B. "Dan" Maffei
FEC H6NY25125: $2,366,299
Total 322,180 100.00%  
 ** Open Seat (no incumbent) **
  Candidate Working Families 12,104 3.74% Jonathan "Jon" Powers
Mr. Powers ran for but lost the 9 September 2008 Democratic Primary. On 10 October, he announced that he was no longer a candidate however he remained on the ballot as the Working Families nominee. The New York State Supreme Court (4th District Appellate Division) removed Mr. Powers from the ballot on 31 October. On 3 November, a panel of the U.S. Second Circuit Court of Appeals in New York City restored Mr. Powers as the Working Families Party nominee.

FEC H8NY26061: $1,207,579
Total 323,251 100.00%  
  Elected Democratic; Working Families 185,713 63.27% Congressman Brian M. Higgins
FEC H4NY27076: $1,088,825
Total 293,504 100.00%  
  Elected Democratic; Independence; Working Families 172,655 63.50% Congressman Louise McIntosh Slaughter
FEC H6NY03031: $822,542
Total 271,887 100.00%  
  Elected Democratic; Working Families 140,529 45.73% Eric J. J. Massa
FEC H6NY29168: $2,161,657
Total 307,298 100.00%  

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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