The Green Papers: 2009 General Election
 
Copyright www.flags.net/UNST.htm 111th Congress
(2009-2010)
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 2 November 2010.

There have been 0 deaths, 5 resignations, and 1 change of party affiliation in the 111th House.

  • Congressman Rahm Emanuel (Democratic, Illinois CD 5) resigned 2 January 2009 (vacancy effective 3 January) to become President-elect Barack Obama's Chief of Staff.
  • Congressman Kirsten Gillibrand (Democratic, New York CD 20) resigned 26 January 2009. Governor David Paterson (Democratic, New York) appointed Congresswoman Kirsten Gillibrand to fill the vacancy in the State's Class 1 seat caused by the resignation of now-Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton.
  • Congressman Hilda L. Solis (Democratic, California CD 32) resigned 24 February to become Secretary of Labor. The vacancy became effective 25 February 2009.
  • Congressman H. Scott Murphy (Democratic, New York CD 20) was elected to Congress on 31 March 2009 in Special Election. He fills the vacancy caused by the appointment of Congressman Kirsten Gillibrand to the United States Senate. Congressman Murphy took the oath of office on 29 April 2009.
  • Congressman Mike Quigley (Democratic, Illinois CD 5) was elected in a special election on 7 April 2009. He fills the seat formerly held by Congressman Rahm Emanuel who resigned to become President Obama's Chief of Staff.
  • Congressman Ellen O. Tauscher (Democratic California CD 10) resigned on 26 June 2009 to become Undersecretary of State for Arms Control and International Security.
  • Congressman Judy Chu (Democratic California CD 32) was elected in a special election on 14 July 2009. She will fill the vacancy caused by the resignation of Congressman Hilda L. Solis to became Secretary of Labor.
  • Congressman John McHugh (Republican New York CD 23) resigned 21 September 2009 to become Secretary of the Army.
  • Congressman John Raymond Garamendi (Democratic California CD 10) was elected in a special election 3 November 2009. He will fill the vacancy caused by the resignation of Congressman Ellen O. Tauscher.
  • Congressman William L. "Bill" Owens (Democratic New York CD 23) was elected in a special election 3 November 2009. He will fill the vacancy caused by the resignation of Congressman John McHugh.
  • Congressman R. Parker "Parker" Griffith (Democratic, Alabama CD 5) changed his affiliation to the Republican Party on 22 December 2009.

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New York  2-year term. Election Cycle 2008, 2010. No Term Limit.
Partisan Composition: 27 Democratic, 2 Republican
  Elected Democratic; Independence; Working Families 80,833 50.09% Congressman H. Scott Murphy
Democratic: 70,240; Independence: 6,754; Working Families: 3,839

FEC H0NY20079: $2,852,485
Total 161,369 100.00%  
  Candidate Republican; Independence 8,582 5.30% Assemblywoman Dierdre K. "Dede" Scozzafava
31 October 2009: Suspended her campaign. "In recent days, polls have indicated that my chances of winning this election are not as strong as we would like them to be. The reality that Iíve come to accept is that in todayís political arena, you must be able to back up your message with moneyóand as Iíve been outspent on both sides ... It is increasingly clear that pressure is mounting on many of my supporters to shift their support. Consequently, I hereby release those individuals who have endorsed and supported my campaign to transfer their support as they see fit to do so..."
1 November 2009: Endorsed William L. "Bill" Owens (Democratic; Working Families)

FEC H0NY23065: $382,983
Total 161,868 100.00%  

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
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Major Third Parties
  Green
  Libertarian
Other Third Parties
  American Independent
  Conservative
  Independence
  Peace And Freedom
  Working Families
Independents
  Independent
  No Ballot Designation
Write-in/Scattered/otherwise not readily classifiable
  Scattering
  Write-in
 

Notes

Candidates for office appear on this page in italics where 'The Green Papers' does not yet have independent confirmation from a legal election authority that the person has been officially certified to 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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