The Green Papers: 2017 General Election
 
Copyright www.flags.net/UNST.htm 115th Congress
(2017-2018)
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 6 November 2018.

There have been 0 deathc, 6 resignations, and 0 changes of party affiliation in the 115th House.

  • Congressman Michael Richard "Mike" Pompeo (Republican, Kansas CD 4) resigned on 23 January 2017 after being confirmed by the U.S. Senate for CIA Director in the Trump Administration.
  • Congressman Xavier Becerra (Democratic, California CD 34) resigned on 24 January 2017 after appointed California Attorney General by California Governor Edmund G. "Jerry" Brown, Jr.
  • Congressman Thomas Edmunds "Tom" Price (Republican, Georgia CD 6) resigned on 10 February 2017 after being confirmed by the U.S. Senate as Secretary of the Department of Health and Human in the Trump Administration.
  • Congressman John Michael "Mick" Mulvaney (Republican, South Carolina CD 5) resigned on 16 February 2017 after being confirmed by the U.S. Senate as Director of the Office of Management and Budget in the Trump Administration.
  • Congressman Ryan K. Zinke (Republican, Montana At-Large) resigned on 1 March 2017 after being confirmed by the U.S. Senate as Secretary of the Interior in the Trump Administration.
  • Congressman Ron Estes (Republican, Kansas CD 4) was elected on 11 April 2017 in a special election and sworn on 25 April 2017.
  • Congressman Greg Gianforte (Republican, Montana, At-Large) was elected on 25 May 2017 in a special election and sworn on 21 June 2017.
  • Congressman Jimmy Gomez (Democratic, California CD 34) was elected on 6 June 2017 in a special election and sworn on 11 July 2017.
  • Congressman Karen Christine Handel (Democratic, Georgia CD 6) was elected on 20 June 2017 in a special election and sworn on 26 June 2017.
  • Congressman Jason Chaffetz (Republican, Utah CD 3) resigned on 30 June 2017.
  • Congressman Timothy "Tim" Murphy (Republican, Pennsylvania House CD 18) resigned on 21 October 2017.
  • Congressman John Curtis (Republican, Utah House CD 3) was elected on 7 November 2017 in a special election and sworn on 13 November 2017.
  • Congressman John Conyers, Jr. (Democratic, Michigan House CD 13) resigned on 5 December 2017.
  • Congressman Trent Franks (Republican, Arizona House CD 8) resigned on 8 December 2017.

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Georgia  2-year term. Election Cycle 2018, 2020. No Term Limit.
Partisan Composition: 10 Republican, 4 Democratic

Special Election - 115th Congress
CD 6
Seat up for special election
Special Election
Republican
Seat up for special election: Tuesday 20 June 2017
Special Election
  Elected Republican 134,799 51.78% former Secretary of State Karen Christine Handel
18 April 2017: Received 20% in the primary. Proceeds to 20 June 2017 runoff.

FEC H8GA06286; 30 Sep 17; Tot $6,700,573; Dsb $6,218,111
  Candidate Democratic 125,517 48.22% T. Jonathan "Jon" Ossoff
18 April 2017: Received 48% in the primary. Proceeds to 20 June 2017 runoff.

FEC H8GA06195; 30 Sep 17; Tot $30,593,833; Dsb $30,489,158
 

10 February 2017: Congressman Thomas Edmunds "Tom" Price (Republican), who was first elected in 2004 as a U.S. Representative, was confirmed by the U.S. Senate, 52-47, as Secretary of the Department of Health and Human Services in the Trump Administration.
10 February 2017: Governor John Nathan "Nathan" Deal (Republican) called a Special Primary for 18 April 2017. If one candidate receives more than 50% of the vote that candidate is elected. Otherwise, the top two vote-getters advance to a runoff on 20 June 2017.
15 February 2017: Qualified Candidates for the 18 April Special Election from the Georgia Secretary of State.
Since no candidate received 50% of the vote in the Tuesday 18 April 2017 Special Election, the top 2 vote getters will advance to a Tuesday 20 June 2017 runoff.
6th Congressional District Special Election Information from the Georgia Secretary of State.
20 June 2017: Returns from 6th Congressional District Special Election from the Georgia Secretary of State.

Total 260,316 100.00%  

Kansas  2-year term. Election Cycle 2018, 2020. No Term Limit.
Partisan Composition: 4 Republican

Special Election - 115th Congress
CD 4
Seat up for special election
Special Election
Republican
Seat up for special election: Tuesday 11 April 2017
Special Election
  Elected Republican 64,044 52.24% state Treasurer Ron Estes
9 February 2017: Nominated by Convention

FEC H8KS04112; 30 Sep 17; Tot $892,233; Dsb $655,841
  Candidate Democratic 56,435 46.03% James A. Thompson
11 February 2017: Nominated by Convention

FEC H8KS04120; 30 Sep 17; Tot $907,926; Dsb $869,523
  Candidate Libertarian 2,115 1.73% Chris Rockhold
11 February 2017: Nominated by Convention

FEC H8KS04179
 24 January 2017: Governor Samuel D. "Sam" Brownback (Republican) call a Special Election on Tuesday 11 April 2017 to fill this vacant seat. There is no primary, instead the Democratic (on Saturday 11 February), Libertarian (on Saturday 11 February), and Republican (Thursday 9 February) parties will hold nominating conventions from 8 to 18 February 2017. Independent candidates must collect 3,000 petition signatures by 18 February 2017.
10 May 2017: Official vote from the Kansas Secretary of State.

Total 122,594 100.00%  

Montana  2-year term. Election Cycle 2018, 2020. No Term Limit.
Partisan Composition: 1 Republican

Special Election - 115th Congress
At-Large
Seat up for special election
Special Election
Republican
Seat up for special election: Thursday 25 May 2017
Special Election
  Elected Republican 190,520 49.95% Greg Gianforte
6 March 2017: Nominated by Convention.

FEC H8MT01182; 30 Sep 17; Tot $5,146,517; Dsb $4,968,297
  Candidate Democratic 169,214 44.36% Robert E. "Rob" Quist
5 March 2017: Nominated by Convention.

FEC H8MT00077; 30 Sep 17; Tot $6,705,584; Dsb $6,633,463
  Candidate Libertarian 21,682 5.68% Mark L. Wicks
11 March 2017: Nominated by Convention.

FEC H8MT00085; 24 Jun 17; Tot $6,812; Dsb $6,916
  Candidate Write-in     Douglas Bruce Campbell, II
FEC H8MT00093
 On 1 March 2017, Governor Steve Bullock (Democratic) called a Special Election for Thursday 25 May 2017. There is no primary-- party leaders will select their nominees by nominating convention.
Returns from the Montana Secretary of State.
Total 381,416 100.00%  

South Carolina  2-year term. Election Cycle 2018, 2020. No Term Limit.
Partisan Composition: 6 Republican, 1 Democratic

Special Election - 115th Congress
CD 5
Seat up for special election
Special Election
Republican
Seat up for special election: Tuesday 20 June 2017
Special Election
  Elected Republican 45,076 51.04% state Representative Ralph W. Norman, Jr.
Received 30% in the 2 May 2017 primary. Advances to the 16 May runoff.
16 May 2017: 50.29%. Won the runoff. Advances to the 20 June Special Election.

FEC H8SC05158; 30 Sep 17; Tot $1,594,819; Dsb $1,463,223
  Candidate Democratic 42,341 47.94% Archie Parnell
Received 71% in the 2 May 2017 primary. Advances to the 20 June Special Election.

FEC H8SC05174; 30 Sep 17; Tot $1,047,354; Dsb $1,041,457
  Candidate American 319 0.36% Josh Thornton
FEC H8SC05166; 16 Oct 17; Tot $5,398; Dsb $5,398
  Candidate Libertarian 273 0.31% Victor Kocher
FEC H8SC05208
  Candidate Green 242 0.27% David Kulma
FEC H8SC05232
  Candidate Scattering 65 0.07% Write-In
 Congressman John Michael "Mick" Mulvaney (Republican) was confirmed by the U.S. Senate as Director of the Office of Management and Budget in the Trump Administration on 16 February 2017. A special partisan primary (Democratic and Republican) to fill his vacant seat will be held 2 May 2017. If no one receives a majority, there will be a partisan primary runoff 16 May 2017. The general election will be 20 June 2017.
16 February 2017: U.S. House of Representatives District 5 Special Election from the South Carolina State Election Commission.
2 May 2017: Primary returns from the South Carolina State Election Commission.
16 May 2015: U.S. House of Representatives District 5 Special Republican Runoff Election from the South Carolina State Election Commission.
20 June 2017: U.S. House of Representatives District 5 Special Election from the South Carolina State Election Commission.
Total 88,316 100.00%  

Utah  2-year term. Election Cycle 2018, 2020. No Term Limit.
Partisan Composition: 4 Republican

Special Election - 115th Congress
CD 3
Seat up for special election
Special Election
Republican
Seat up for special election: Tuesday 7 November 2017
Special Election
  Elected Republican 78,201 58.08% Provo Mayor  John Curtis
Qualified for Primary Election by petition.
15 August 2017: Won the Republican primary with 41% of the vote.

FEC H8UT03238; 27 Nov 17; Tot $912,905; Dsb $863,789
  Candidate Democratic 34,841 25.88% Kathryn "Kathie" Allen
17 June 2017: Nominated by Convention

FEC H8UT03139; 27 Nov 17; Tot $861,191; Dsb $854,998
  Candidate United Utah 12,404 9.21% James McKay "Jim" Bennett
United Utah Party candidate. Ballot access pending. U.S. District Court case: United Utah Party v Cox, 2:17cv-655.
2 August 2017: U.S. District Court Judge David Nuffer issued an order putting United Utah Party's nominee on the ballot.

FEC H8UT03394; 30 Sep 17; Tot $14,880; Dsb $8,737
  Candidate Unaffiliated 3,960 2.94% Sean W. Whalen
General Election Candidate

FEC H8UT03345; 27 Nov 17; Tot $38,804; Dsb $37,103
  Candidate Libertarian 3,199 2.38% Joseph Geddes "Joe" Buchman
10 June 2017: Nominated by Convention

FEC H8UT03352; 18 Oct 17; Tot $6,626; Dsb $2,325
  Candidate Independent American 2,037 1.51% Jason Christensen
Nominated by Convention

FEC H8UT03311
  Candidate Write-in; (Green)     Brendan Phillips
FEC H8UT03386
  Candidate Write-in     Russell Paul Roesler
General Election Candidate

FEC H8UT03378
  

On 18 May 2017, Lieutenant Governor Spencer J. Cox (Republican) called a Special Election to fill the soon to be vacant seat of Congressman Jason Chaffetz (Republican, CD 3). The Special Primary is Tuesday 15 August 2017 and the General Election is Tuesday 7 November 2017.

Congressman Chaffetz, who was first elected in 2008, announced he will not seek re-election on 19 April 2017 and on 18 May 2017, he announced he would resign on 30 June 2017.

House CD 3 Congressional Special Election Information from the Utah Lieutenant Governor. The Democratic and Republican Conventions are 17 June. If one candidate receives 60% of the support at the convention, that candidate advances to the primary. Otherwise, the 2 candidates with the most support advance to the primary. Special Republican Convention rules changed the percentage from 60% to 50%. The Libertarian Convention is 10 June where the party will choose between Joe Buchman and None Of The Above. The United Utah Party holds its convention in Draper on 17 June. There also are provisions to petition to the primary. The write-in deadline 8 September 2017.

7 November 2017: Provo Mayor John Curtis (Republican) is elected.
13 November 2017: Congressman John Curtis is sworn.

Total 134,642 100.00%  

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
  Republican
Major Third Parties
  Green
  Libertarian
Other Third Parties
  American
  American Independent
  American Solidarity
  Democratic/Republican
  Independent American
  Independent Party of Oregon
  Marijuana
  Prohibition Party
  United Party
  United Utah
Independents
  Independent
  No Party Affiliation
  No Party Preference
  Non Affiliated
  Unaffiliated
Write-in/Scattered/otherwise not readily classifiable
  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.

When available, we post each candidate's FEC identification number, the date of their most recently filed Report of Receipts and Disbursements, their "Tot" [Total Receipts (contributions received or what came in: FEC Form 3, Line 16, Column B)] and their "Dsb" [Total Disbursements (expenditures or what was spent: FEC Form 3, Line 23, Column B)]. A link is provided to the Federal Election Commission's Summary Report for those who might wish to explore the details.

If a candidate raises or spends $5,000 or less, he or she is not subject to FEC reporting requirements.


 


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