1919 United States House of Representatives elections

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There were four special elections to the United States House of Representatives in 1919, during the 65th United States Congress and 66th United States Congress.

65th United States Congress[edit]

District Incumbent This race
Representative Party First elected Results Candidates
Pennsylvania 22 Edward E. Robbins Republican 1916 Incumbent member-elect died January 25, 1919.
New member elected March 4, 1919.
Democratic gain.

66th United States Congress[edit]

District Incumbent This race
Representative Party First elected Results Candidates
Alaska Territory at-large Charles August Sulzer Democratic 1916 Incumbent died April 28, 1919 during an election recount.
New member elected June 5, 1919.
Democratic hold.
Winner would later be unseated by the contested election.
Alabama 7 John L. Burnett Democratic 1898 Incumbent died May 13, 1919.
New member elected September 30, 1919
Democratic hold.
Oklahoma 5 Joseph Bryan Thompson Democratic 1912 Incumbent died September 18, 1919.
New member elected November 8, 1919
Republican gain.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Democrats Win Congress District On League of Nations Platform" (PDF). The New York Times. March 6, 1919. p. 1. Retrieved August 2, 2019.