The Green Papers: 2021 General Election
 
Copyright www.flags.net/UNST.htm 117th Congress
(2021-2023)
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 8 November 2022.

There has been 3 deaths, 3 resignations, and 0 changes of party affiliation in the 117th House.

  • Member of Congress-elect Luke Joshua Letlow (Republican, Louisiana, CD 5) died on 29 December 2020.
  • Member of Congress Cedric L. Richmond (Democratic, Louisiana, CD 2) resigned effective 15 January 2021 to become Senior Adviser to the President and White House Public Engagement Director in the Biden Administration.
  • Member of Congress Ron Wright (Republican, Texas, CD 5) died on 7 February 2021.
  • Member of Congress Claudia Tenney (Republican, New York, CD 22) was sworn on 11 February 2021 after a contested 3 November 2020 election.
  • Member of Congress Marcia L. Fudge (Democratic, Ohio, CD 11) resigned on 10 March 2021 to become Secretary of Housing and Urban Development in the Biden Administration.
  • Member of Congress Debra A. "Deb" Haaland (Democratic, New Mexico, CD 1) resigned on 16 March 2021 to become Secretary of the Interior in the Biden Administration.
  • Member of Congress Julia Letlow (Republican, Louisiana, CD 5) was elected in a Special Election on 20 March 2021 and sworn on 14 April 2021.
  • Member of Congress of Alcee L. Hastings (Democratic, Florida, CD 20) died on 6 April 2021.
  • Member of Congress of Steve E. Stivers (Republican, Ohio, CD 15) announced his resignation on 19 April 2021, effective 16 May, to take a position with the Ohio Chamber of Commerce.
  • Member of Congress Troy Carter (Democratic, Louisiana, CD 2) was elected in a Special Election on 24 April 2021 and sworn on TBD.
  • Member of Congress Melanie Ann Stansbury (Democratic, New Mexico, CD 1) was elected in a Special Election on 1 June 2021 and sworn on TBD.

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Louisiana  2-year term. Election Cycle 2020, 2024. No Term Limit.
Partisan Composition: 5 Republican, 1 Democratic

Special Election - 117th Congress
CD 5
Seat up for special election
Special Election
 
Seat up for special election: Saturday 20 March 2021
Special Election - Caused by the 29 December 2020 passing of Member of Congress-elect Luke Letlow from complications of COVID-19.
All candidates from all parties appear on the 20 March 2021 open primary ballot. If no candidate receives a majority (50% of the vote plus 1), a 24 April runoff will be held between the top two vote getters.
Julia Letlow (Republican) won the 20 March 2021 Special Election with 65% of the vote.
  Elected Republican 67,203 64.86% Julia Letlow
Widow of the late Member of Congress-elect Luke Joshua Letlow.

FEC H2LA05126; 09 Apr 21; Tot $1,202,275; Dsb $837,493
  Candidate Democratic 28,255 27.27% Sandra "Candy" Shoemaker-Christophe
aka Candy Christophe.

FEC H0LA05070; 09 Apr 21; Tot $127,507; Dsb $126,522
  Candidate Republican 5,497 5.31% Chad Conerly
FEC H2LA05134; 09 Apr 21; Tot $57,075; Dsb $53,968
  Candidate Republican 929 0.90% Robert K. Lansden
FEC H2LA05241
  Candidate Republican 464 0.45% Allen Guillory, Sr.
FEC H0LA05179
  Candidate No Party 402 0.39% "Jim" Davis
FEC H2LA05167
  Candidate Republican 334 0.32% Sancha Noel Smith
FEC H2LA05142; 09 Apr 21; Tot $15,227; Dsb $15,167
  Candidate Independent 236 0.23% M.V. "Vinny" Mendoza
FEC H6LA02173
  Candidate Republican 131 0.13% Jaycee Magnuson
FEC H2LA05191
  Candidate Republican 67 0.06% Richard H. Pannell
FEC H2LA05217
  Candidate Republican 62 0.06% Horace "Lee" Melton, III
FEC H2LA05209
  Candidate Republican 36 0.03% Errol Victor, Sr.
FEC H2LA05225
    Democratic     Jessica Honsinger Hollister - apparently not a candidate
Withdrew

FEC H2LA05175
  

Candidate Inquiry from the Louisiana Department of State.

20 March 2021 returns from the Louisiana Secretary of State.

Total 103,616 100.00%  

New Mexico  2-year term. Election Cycle 2020, 2024. No Term Limit.
Partisan Composition: 2 Democratic, 1 Republican

Special Election - 117th Congress
CD 1
Seat up for special election
Special Election
 
Seat up for special election: Tuesday 1 June 2021
Special Election - As a result of Member of Congress Debra A. "Deb" Haaland's (Democratic) confirmation as Secretary of the Interior in the Biden Administration. Special election nominees are chosen by party leaders rather than primary.
The Democrats Central Committee will meet on 30 March and the Republican Central Committee will meet on 27 March to choose their nominees.
  Elected Democratic 79,209 60.26% state Representative  Melanie Ann Stansbury
FEC H2NM01144; 12 May 21; Tot $1,348,453; Dsb $874,861
  Candidate Republican 46,977 35.74% state Senator  Mark David Moores
FEC H2NM01276; 12 May 21; Tot $595,423; Dsb $469,868
  Candidate Decline to State 3,524 2.68% former state Land Commissioner Aubrey Dunn
FEC H2NM01151; 12 May 21; Tot $95,902; Dsb $85,732
  Candidate Libertarian 1,736 1.32% Christopher "Chris" Manning
FEC H2NM01292; 12 May 21; Tot $4,171; Dsb $1,248
  Candidate Write-in; (Decline to State) 2 0.00% Laura Olivas
FEC H2NM01243
  Candidate Write-in; (Decline to State)     Robert Sog Ornelas
 Member of Congress Debra A. "Deb" Haaland (Democratic), who was first elected in 2018 and re-elected in 2020, was nominated by President-elect Joe Biden Secretary of the Interior on 17 December 2020 and confirmed by the U.S. Senate, 51-40, on 15 March 2021.
She resigned on 16 March 2021.
17 March 2021: Secretary of State Maggie Toulouse Oliver calls a Special Election. The filing deadline for party nominees, independents, and write-ins is 6 April.
Congressional District 1 – Special Election from the New Mexico Secretary of State.
2021 Special Congressional Election Contest/Candidate List from the New Mexico Secretary of State.
1 June 2021 Congressional District 1 - Special Election returns from the New Mexico Secretary of State.
Total 131,448 100.00%  

Ohio  2-year term. Election Cycle 2020, 2024. No Term Limit.
Partisan Composition: 11 Republican, 3 Democratic, 2 Vacancies

Special Election - 117th Congress
CD 11
Seat up for special election
Special Election
 
Seat up for special election: Tuesday 2 November 2021
Special Election - Caused by Member of Congress Marcia L. Fudge (Democratic) being nominated and confirmed as Secretary of Housing and Urban Development in the Biden Administration.
  Candidate Democratic     Martin Alexander
  Candidate Democratic     former state Representative John E. Barnes, Jr.
FEC H2OH11185; 31 Mar 21; Tot $7,505; Dsb $1,623
  Candidate Democratic     James Jerome Bell
FEC H8OH11281
  Candidate Democratic     Cuyahoga County Councilwoman  Shontel M. Brown
FEC H2OH11169; 31 Mar 21; Tot $643,341; Dsb $100,663
  Candidate Democratic     Seth J. Corey
FEC H2OH11243
    Democratic     Daniel Corrigan - apparently not a candidate
FEC H2OH11219
    Democratic     former state Representative Bryan Flannery - apparently not a candidate
FEC H2OH11201; 31 Mar 21; Tot $20,225; Dsb $2,543
  Candidate Democratic     former state Senator Jeffrey David "Jeff" Johnson
FEC H2OH11177; 31 Mar 21; Tot $14,322; Dsb $4,795
  Candidate Democratic     Will Knight
FEC H2OH11227
  Candidate Democratic     Pamela M. Pinkney
  Candidate Democratic     Isaac Powell
FEC H8OH11166
  Candidate Democratic     Lateek Shabazz
  Candidate Democratic     Tariq K. Shabazz
FEC H0OH11122
  Candidate Democratic     former state Senator  Shirley A. Smith
FEC H2OH11193
  Candidate Democratic     former state Senator Nina Turner
FEC H2OH11151; 31 Mar 21; Tot $1,552,911; Dsb $857,660
  Candidate Republican     Laverne Gore
FEC H0OH11098; 31 Mar 21; Tot $400; Dsb $253
  Candidate Republican     Felicia Washington Ross
FEC H8OH11323
  Candidate Not readily classifiable     Pamela M. Pinkney Butts
FEC H2OH11235
 On 18 March 2021, Governor Michael "Mike" DeWine (Republican) scheduled a Special Primary for 3 August and a Special General Election for 2 November 2021. The filing deadlines-- party primary: 5 May, primary write-in: 24 May, independent: 2 August, general election write-in: 23 August.
LaRose Lays out Important Information About the Upcoming Special Election in the 11th Congressional District.
Candidate Portal from the Cuyahoga Board of Elections.


Special Election - 117th Congress
CD 15
Seat up for special election
Special Election
 
Seat up for special election: Tuesday 2 November 2021
Special Election
  Candidate Democratic     Greg Betts
FEC H2OH15244
  Candidate Democratic     state Representative  C. Allison "Allison" Russo
FEC H2OH15210
    Democratic     Franklin County Auditor  Michael Stinziano - apparently not a candidate
FEC H2OH15194
  Candidate Republican     John Adams
FEC H0OH15099
  Candidate Republican     Mike Carey
FEC H2OH15228
  Candidate Republican     Eric M. Clark
  Candidate Republican     former Perry County Commissioner Thad Cooperrider
FEC H2OH15236
  Candidate Republican     Ruth Edmonds
FEC H2OH15160
    Republican     Fairfield County Commissioner  Jeff Fix - apparently not a candidate
FEC H2OH15178
  Candidate Republican     former state Representative Ronald E. "Ron" Hood
FEC H0OH18101
  Candidate Republican     Thomas "Tom" Hwang
FEC H2OH15202
  Candidate Republican     state Senator  Stephanie L. Kunze
FEC H2OH15152
  Candidate Republican     state Representative  Jeff LaRe
FEC H2OH15145
  Candidate Republican     state Senator  Bob Peterson
FEC H2OH15129
    Republican     state Representative  Brian Stewart - apparently not a candidate
4 June 2021: Suspended his campaign.

FEC H2OH15137
  Candidate Republican     Omar Tarazi
FEC H2OH15186
  Candidate Nonparty     Elizabeth McKenzie
FEC H2OH15111
 

Member of Congress Steve E. Stivers, who was first elected in 2010, announced his resignation on 19 April 2021: "Effective May 16, I will be leaving Congress in order to accept the position of President and CEO of the Ohio Chamber of Commerce."
26 Apri 2021: Governor Michael "Mike" DeWine (Republican) called a Special Election to fill the vacant seat. The partisan candidate filing deadline is 17 May, the primary write-in candidate filing deadline is 28 May, the independent candidate filing deadline is 2 August, the primary is 3 August, the general election write-in candidate filing deadline is 23 August, and the special General Election is 2 November.
Franklin County Board of Elections Candidates Filed


Texas  2-year term. Election Cycle 2020, 2024. No Term Limit.
Partisan Composition: 22 Republican, 13 Democratic, 1 Vacancy

Special Election - 117th Congress
CD 6
Seat up for special election
Special Election
 
Seat up for special election: Tuesday 27 July 2021
Special Election - To fill the vacant seat of Member of Congress Ron Wright who died on 7 February 2021.
In Special Elections, all candidates, regardless of party affiliation, run on a single ballot. If one candidate receives a majority of the vote in the 1 May 2021 Special Election, that candidate is elected. Otherwise, the top two vote-getters advance to a runoff on a date to be set once the vote is certified.
1 May 2021: Since no candidate received a majority of the vote (50% + 1) in the 1 May 2021 Special Election, the top two vote-getters, Susan Wright (Republican) and state Representative John Kevin "Jake" Ellzey, Sr. (Republican), will advance to a runoff on a date to be set once the vote is certified.
13 May 2021: Governor Greg Abbott (Republican) called a Special Runoff Election for 27 July.
  Candidate Republican     state Representative  John Kevin "Jake" Ellzey, Sr.
1 May 2021: Received 13.85% in the election. Proceeds to Runoff.

FEC H8TX06266; 11 Apr 21; Tot $503,523; Dsb $103,246
  Candidate Republican     Susan Wright
Widow of former Member of Congress Ron Wright
1 May 2021: Received 19.21% in the election. Proceeds to Runoff

FEC H2TX06251; 11 Apr 21; Tot $286,331; Dsb $158,120
 7 February 2021: Member of Congress Ron Wright (Republican), 67, died due to COVID-19 and lung cancer. He was first election in 2018.
23 February 2021: Governor Greg Abbott (Republican) called a Special Election for 1 May 2021. The filing deadline is 3 March 2021.
1 May 2021 Special Election House District 6 returns from the Texas Secretary of State.

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
  Constitution
  Green
  Libertarian
Other Third Parties
  American Patriot Party
  Independent American
  Legal Marijuana Now
  Peace And Freedom
  U.S. Taxpayers
Independents
 
  Decline to State
  Independent
  No Party
  No Party Affiliation
  No Party Preference
  Non Affiliated
  Nonparty
  Unaffiliated
Write-in/Scattered/otherwise not readily classifiable
  Not readily classifiable
  Write-in
 

 


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