All U.S. House (District 8) Results

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2016U.S. House (District 8) *DEMOCRATIC PRIMARY*
Held on Tuesday, May 3, 2016
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Candidate Party Votes %
Ron Drake* Democratic 29,270 50.05
David Orentlicher Democratic 29,206 49.95
Total Votes 58,476
Margin of Victory 64 0.10%
2016U.S. House (District 8) *REPUBLICAN PRIMARY*
Held on Tuesday, May 3, 2016
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Candidate Party Votes %
Larry Bucshon (i)* Republican 72,889 65.05
Richard Moss Republican 39,168 34.95
Total Votes 112,057
Margin of Victory 33,721 30.10%
2016U.S. House (District 8)
Held on Tuesday, November 8, 2016
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Candidate Party Votes %
Larry Bucshon (i)* Republican 187,675 63.69
Ron Drake Democratic 93,339 31.68
Andy Horning Libertarian 13,653 4.63
Total Votes 294,667
Margin of Victory 94,336 32.01%
2014U.S. House (District 8)
Held on Tuesday, November 4, 2014
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Candidate Party Votes %
Larry Bucshon (i)* Republican 103,344 60.32
Thomas R. Spangler Democratic 61,384 35.83
Andy Horning Libertarian 6,587 3.84
Total Votes 171,315
Margin of Victory 41,960 24.49%
2014U.S. House (District 8) *REPUBLICAN PRIMARY*
Held on Tuesday, May 6, 2014
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Candidate Party Votes %
Larry Bucshon (i)* Republican 30,967 74.85
Andrew T. McNeil Republican 10,405 25.15
Total Votes 41,372
Margin of Victory 20,562 49.70%
2014U.S. House (District 8) *DEMOCRATIC PRIMARY*
Held on Tuesday, May 6, 2014
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Candidate Party Votes %
Thomas R. Spangler* Democratic 23,055 100.00
Total Votes 23,055
Margin of Victory 23,055 100.00%
2012U.S. House (District 8) *DEMOCRATIC PRIMARY*
Held on Tuesday, May 8, 2012
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Candidate Party Votes %
Dave Crooks* Democratic 18,634 57.70
Thomas Barnett Democratic 10,638 32.94
William Bryk Democratic 3,023 9.36
Total Votes 32,295
Margin of Victory 7,996 24.76%
2012U.S. House (District 8)
Held on Tuesday, November 6, 2012
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Candidate Party Votes %
Larry Bucshon (i)* Republican 151,533 53.36
Dave Crooks Democratic 122,325 43.07
Bart Gadau Libertarian 10,134 3.57
Total Votes 283,992
Margin of Victory 29,208 10.29%
2012U.S. House (District 8) *REPUBLICAN PRIMARY*
Held on Tuesday, May 8, 2012
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Candidate Party Votes %
Larry Bucshon (i)* Republican 34,511 58.03
Kristi Risk Republican 24,960 41.97
Total Votes 59,471
Margin of Victory 9,551 16.06%
2010U.S. House (District 8) *DEMOCRATIC PRIMARY*
Held on Tuesday, May 4, 2010
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Candidate Party Votes %
W. Trent Van Haaften* Democratic 31,685 100.00
Total Votes 31,685
Margin of Victory 31,685 100.00%
2010U.S. House (District 8) *REPUBLICAN PRIMARY*
Held on Tuesday, May 4, 2010
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Candidate Party Votes %
Larry Bucshon* Republican 16,262 32.74
Kristi Risk Republican 14,273 28.73
John Lee Smith Republican 4,715 9.49
Dan Stockton Republican 4,697 9.46
Steve Westell Republican 4,324 8.70
John Snyder Republican 2,523 5.08
Bud Bernitt Republican 1,469 2.96
Billy J. Mahoney Republican 1,410 2.84
Total Votes 49,673
Margin of Victory 1,989 4.01%
2010U.S. House (District 8)
Held on Tuesday, November 2, 2010
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Candidate Party Votes %
Larry Bucshon* Republican 117,259 57.55
W. Trent Van Haaften Democratic 76,265 37.43
John Cunningham Libertarian 10,240 5.03
Total Votes 203,764
Margin of Victory 40,994 20.12%
2008U.S. House (District 8)
Held on Tuesday, November 4, 2008
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Candidate Party Votes %
Brad Ellsworth (i)* Democratic 188,693 64.74
Greg Goode Republican 102,769 35.26
Total Votes 291,462
Margin of Victory 85,924 29.48%
2008U.S. House (District 8) *DEMOCRATIC PRIMARY*
Held on Tuesday, May 6, 2008
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Candidate Party Votes %
Brad Ellsworth (i)* Democratic 134,796 100.00
Total Votes 134,796
Margin of Victory 134,796 100.00%
2008U.S. House (District 8) *REPUBLICAN PRIMARY*
Held on Tuesday, May 6, 2008
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Candidate Party Votes %
Greg Goode* Republican 27,147 100.00
Total Votes 27,147
Margin of Victory 27,147 100.00%
2006U.S. House (District 8) *DEMOCRATIC PRIMARY*
Held on Tuesday, May 2, 2006
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Candidate Party Votes %
Brad Ellsworth* Democratic 45,765 100.00
Total Votes 45,765
Margin of Victory 45,765 100.00%
2006U.S. House (District 8) *REPUBLICAN PRIMARY*
Held on Tuesday, May 2, 2006
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Candidate Party Votes %
John Hostettler (i)* Republican 32,018 100.00
Total Votes 32,018
Margin of Victory 32,018 100.00%
2006U.S. House (District 8)
Held on Tuesday, November 7, 2006
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Candidate Party Votes %
Brad Ellsworth* Democratic 131,019 61.02
John Hostettler (i) Republican 83,704 38.98
Total Votes 214,723
Margin of Victory 47,315 22.04%
2004U.S. House (District 8)
Held on Tuesday, November 2, 2004
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Candidate Party Votes %
John Hostettler (i)* Republican 145,576 53.37
Jon P. Jennings Democratic 121,522 44.55
Mark Garvin Libertarian 5,680 2.08
Total Votes 272,778
Margin of Victory 24,054 8.82%
2004U.S. House (District 8) *DEMOCRATIC PRIMARY*
Held on Tuesday, May 4, 2004
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Candidate Party Votes %
Jon P. Jennings* Democratic 37,853 73.49
Bill Pearman Democratic 13,652 26.51
Total Votes 51,505
Margin of Victory 24,201 46.98%
2004U.S. House (District 8) *REPUBLICAN PRIMARY*
Held on Tuesday, May 4, 2004
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Candidate Party Votes %
John Hostettler (i)* Republican 39,721 100.00
Total Votes 39,721
Margin of Victory 39,721 100.00%
2002U.S. House (District 8)
Held on Tuesday, November 5, 2002
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Candidate Party Votes %
John Hostettler (i)* Republican 98,952 51.31
Bryan L. Hartke Democratic 88,763 46.02
Pam Williams Libertarian 5,150 2.67
Total Votes 192,865
Margin of Victory 10,189 5.29%
2002U.S. House (District 8) *REPUBLICAN PRIMARY*
Held on Tuesday, May 7, 2002
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Candidate Party Votes %
John Hostettler (i)* Republican 29,673 100.00
Total Votes 29,673
Margin of Victory 29,673 100.00%
2002U.S. House (District 8) *DEMOCRATIC PRIMARY*
Held on Tuesday, May 7, 2002
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Candidate Party Votes %
Bryan L. Hartke* Democratic 40,174 69.26
Michael Douglas Graf Democratic 17,831 30.74
Total Votes 58,005
Margin of Victory 22,343 38.52%
2000U.S. House (District 8)
Held on Tuesday, November 7, 2000
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Candidate Party Votes %
John Hostettler (i)* Republican 116,879 52.65
Paul E. Perry Democratic 100,488 45.27
Thomas Tindle Libertarian 4,342 1.96
Marc Haggerty Write-In 282 0.13
Total Votes 221,991
Margin of Victory 16,391 7.38%
1998U.S. House (District 8)
Held on Tuesday, November 3, 1998
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Candidate Party Votes %
John Hostettler (i)* Republican 92,785 52.11
Gail Riecken Democratic 81,871 45.98
Paul Hager Libertarian 3,401 1.91
Total Votes 178,057
Margin of Victory 10,914 6.13%
1996U.S. House (District 8)
Held on Tuesday, November 5, 1996
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Candidate Party Votes %
John Hostettler (i)* Republican 109,860 49.97
Jonathan Weinzapfel Democratic 106,201 48.30
Paul Hager Libertarian 3,803 1.73
Total Votes 219,864
Margin of Victory 3,659 1.67%
1994U.S. House (District 8)
Held on Tuesday, November 8, 1994
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Candidate Party Votes %
John Hostettler* Republican 93,529 52.43
Frank McCloskey (i) Democratic 84,857 47.57
Total Votes 178,386
Margin of Victory 8,672 4.86%
1992U.S. House (District 8)
Held on Tuesday, November 3, 1992
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Candidate Party Votes %
Frank McCloskey (i)* Democratic 125,244 52.54
Richard Mourdock Republican 108,054 45.33
John W. Taylor Independent 3,098 1.30
Jimmy Gale Funkhouser, Jr. Libertarian 2,001 0.84
Total Votes 238,397
Margin of Victory 17,190 7.21%
1990U.S. House (District 8)
Held on Tuesday, November 6, 1990
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Candidate Party Votes %
Frank McCloskey (i)* Democratic 97,465 54.72
Richard Mourdock Republican 80,645 45.28
Total Votes 178,110
Margin of Victory 16,820 9.44%
1988U.S. House (District 8)
Held on Tuesday, November 8, 1988
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Candidate Party Votes %
Frank McCloskey (i)* Democratic 141,355 61.81
John L. Myers Republican 87,321 38.19
Total Votes 228,676
Margin of Victory 54,034 23.62%
1986U.S. House (District 8)
Held on Tuesday, November 4, 1986
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Candidate Party Votes %
Frank McCloskey (i)* Democratic 106,662 53.02
Richard Dean McIntyre Republican 93,586 46.52
Marilyn K. Stone Libertarian 909 0.45
Total Votes 201,157
Margin of Victory 13,076 6.50%
1984U.S. House (District 8)
Held on Tuesday, November 6, 1984
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Candidate Party Votes %
Frank McCloskey (i)* Democratic 116,645 49.83
Richard Dean McIntyre Republican 116,641 49.83
Michael J. Fallahay Libertarian 806 0.34
Total Votes 234,092
Margin of Victory 4 0.00%
1982U.S. House (District 8)
Held on Tuesday, November 2, 1982
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Candidate Party Votes %
Frank McCloskey* Democratic 100,592 51.39
Hugh Joel Deckard (i) Republican 94,127 48.09
Robert F. Arnove Citizens 1,006 0.51
Total Votes 195,725
Margin of Victory 6,465 3.30%
1980U.S. House (District 8)
Held on Tuesday, November 4, 1980
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Candidate Party Votes %
Hugh Joel Deckard (i)* Republican 119,415 55.16
Kenneth C. Snider Democratic 97,059 44.84
Total Votes 216,474
Margin of Victory 22,356 10.32%
1978U.S. House (District 8)
Held on Tuesday, November 7, 1978
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Candidate Party Votes %
Hugh Joel Deckard* Republican 83,019 51.99
David L. Cornwell (i) Democratic 76,654 48.01
Total Votes 159,673
Margin of Victory 6,365 3.98%
1976U.S. House (District 8)
Held on Tuesday, November 2, 1976
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Candidate Party Votes %
David L. Cornwell* Democratic 109,013 50.46
Belden Bell Republican 107,013 49.54
Total Votes 216,026
Margin of Victory 2,000 0.92%
1974U.S. House (District 8)
Held on Tuesday, November 5, 1974
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Candidate Party Votes %
Philip Harold Hayes* Democratic 100,121 53.42
Roger H. Zion (i) Republican 87,296 46.58
Total Votes 187,417
Margin of Victory 12,825 6.84%
1972U.S. House (District 8)
Held on Tuesday, November 7, 1972
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Candidate Party Votes %
Roger H. Zion (i)* Republican 133,850 63.37
Richard L. Deen Democratic 77,371 36.63
Total Votes 211,221
Margin of Victory 56,479 26.74%
1970U.S. House (District 8)
Held on Tuesday, November 3, 1970
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Candidate Party Votes %
Roger H. Zion (i)* Republican 93,088 52.59
J. David Huber Democratic 83,911 47.41
Total Votes 176,999
Margin of Victory 9,177 5.18%
1968U.S. House (District 8)
Held on Tuesday, November 5, 1968
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Candidate Party Votes %
Roger H. Zion (i)* Republican 109,585 54.46
K. Wayne Kent Democratic 91,642 45.54
Total Votes 201,227
Margin of Victory 17,943 8.92%
1966U.S. House (District 8)
Held on Tuesday, November 8, 1966
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Candidate Party Votes %
Roger H. Zion* Republican 94,924 51.09
Winfield Kirkpatrick Denton (i) Democratic 90,887 48.91
Total Votes 185,811
Margin of Victory 4,037 2.18%
1964U.S. House (District 8)
Held on Tuesday, November 3, 1964
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Candidate Party Votes %
Winfield Kirkpatrick Denton (i)* Democratic 109,134 56.47
Roger H. Zion Republican 84,135 43.53
Total Votes 193,269
Margin of Victory 24,999 12.94%
1962U.S. House (District 8)
Held on Tuesday, November 6, 1962
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Candidate Party Votes %
Winfield Kirkpatrick Denton (i)* Democratic 95,126 55.68
Earl J. Hesseman Republican 75,731 44.32
Total Votes 170,857
Margin of Victory 19,395 11.36%
1960U.S. House (District 8)
Held on Tuesday, November 8, 1960
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Candidate Party Votes %
Winfield Kirkpatrick Denton (i)* Democratic 108,058 53.21
Alvan V. Burch Republican 94,694 46.63
J. C. Kelly Prohibition 310 0.15
Total Votes 203,062
Margin of Victory 13,364 6.58%
1958U.S. House (District 8)
Held on Tuesday, November 4, 1958
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Candidate Party Votes %
Winfield Kirkpatrick Denton (i)* Democratic 100,611 61.49
Franklin E. Katterjohn Republican 63,005 38.51
Total Votes 163,616
Margin of Victory 37,606 22.98%
1956U.S. House (District 8)
Held on Tuesday, November 6, 1956
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Candidate Party Votes %
Winfield Kirkpatrick Denton (i)* Democratic 95,699 50.05
D. Bailey Merrill Republican 95,003 49.69
Raymond D. Morris Prohibition 504 0.26
Total Votes 191,206
Margin of Victory 696 0.36%
1954U.S. House (District 8)
Held on Tuesday, November 2, 1954
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Candidate Party Votes %
Winfield Kirkpatrick Denton* Democratic 82,264 52.13
D. Bailey Merrill (i) Republican 74,960 47.50
Charles W. Evans Prohibition 583 0.37
Total Votes 157,807
Margin of Victory 7,304 4.63%
1952U.S. House (District 8)
Held on Tuesday, November 4, 1952
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Candidate Party Votes %
D. Bailey Merrill* Republican 98,226 52.55
Winfield Kirkpatrick Denton (i) Democratic 87,770 46.96
Raymond M. Morris Prohibition 915 0.49
Total Votes 186,911
Margin of Victory 10,456 5.59%
1950U.S. House (District 8)
Held on Tuesday, November 7, 1950
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Candidate Party Votes %
Winfield Kirkpatrick Denton (i)* Democratic 78,750 51.05
Herman L. McCray Republican 74,573 48.34
Raymond M. Morris Prohibition 939 0.61
Total Votes 154,262
Margin of Victory 4,177 2.71%
1948U.S. House (District 8)
Held on Tuesday, November 2, 1948
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Candidate Party Votes %
Winfield Kirkpatrick Denton* Democratic 89,990 55.37
Edward A. Mitchell (i) Republican 71,634 44.07
Raymond M. Morris Prohibition 910 0.56
Total Votes 162,534
Margin of Victory 18,356 11.30%
1946U.S. House (District 8)
Held on Tuesday, November 5, 1946
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Candidate Party Votes %
Edward A. Mitchell* Republican 66,050 51.80
Winfield Kirkpatrick Denton Democratic 60,286 47.28
C. Dana Malpass Prohibition 1,185 0.93
Total Votes 127,521
Margin of Victory 5,764 4.52%
1944U.S. House (District 8)
Held on Tuesday, November 7, 1944
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Candidate Party Votes %
Charles Marion LaFollette (i)* Republican 84,095 52.00
Charles J. Eichel Democratic 76,905 47.56
C. Dana Malpass Prohibition 709 0.44
Total Votes 161,709
Margin of Victory 7,190 4.44%
1942U.S. House (District 8)
Held on Tuesday, November 3, 1942
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Candidate Party Votes %
Charles Marion LaFollette* Republican 67,237 53.74
John W. Boehne, Jr. (i) Democratic 57,868 46.26
Total Votes 125,105
Margin of Victory 9,369 7.48%
1940U.S. House (District 8)
Held on Tuesday, November 5, 1940
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Candidate Party Votes %
John W. Boehne, Jr. (i)* Democratic 87,141 55.54
Charles F. Werner Republican 69,761 44.46
Total Votes 156,902
Margin of Victory 17,380 11.08%
1938U.S. House (District 8)
Held on Tuesday, November 8, 1938
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Candidate Party Votes %
John W. Boehne, Jr. (i)* Democratic 76,780 56.44
Charles F. Werner Republican 59,254 43.56
Total Votes 136,034
Margin of Victory 17,526 12.88%
1936U.S. House (District 8)
Held on Tuesday, November 3, 1936
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Candidate Party Votes %
John W. Boehne, Jr. (i)* Democratic 89,548 62.61
Charles F. Werner Republican 50,590 35.37
John N. Van Ostveen Union Labor 2,652 1.85
William Rabe, Sr. Socialist 239 0.17
Total Votes 143,029
Margin of Victory 38,958 27.24%
1934U.S. House (District 8)
Held on Tuesday, November 6, 1934
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Candidate Party Votes %
John W. Boehne, Jr. (i)* Democratic 75,268 56.90
Charles F. Werner Republican 56,470 42.69
Peter Shaffer Socialist 544 0.41
Total Votes 132,282
Margin of Victory 18,798 14.21%
1932U.S. House (District 8)
Held on Tuesday, November 8, 1932
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Candidate Party Votes %
John W. Boehne, Jr. (i)* Democratic 83,396 63.45
French Clements Republican 48,031 36.55
Total Votes 131,427
Margin of Victory 35,365 26.90%
1930U.S. House (District 8)
Held on Tuesday, November 4, 1930
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Candidate Party Votes %
Albert H. Vestal (i)* Republican 44,203 50.01
Claude C. Ball Democratic 44,194 49.99
Total Votes 88,397
Margin of Victory 9 0.02%
1928U.S. House (District 8)
Held on Tuesday, November 6, 1928
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Candidate Party Votes %
Albert H. Vestal (i)* Republican 59,704 58.33
Don C. Ward Democratic 42,645 41.67
Total Votes 102,349
Margin of Victory 17,059 16.66%
1926U.S. House (District 8)
Held on Tuesday, November 2, 1926
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Candidate Party Votes %
Albert H. Vestal (i)* Republican 40,963 53.78
Claude C. Ball Democratic 35,205 46.22
Total Votes 76,168
Margin of Victory 5,758 7.56%
1924U.S. House (District 8)
Held on Tuesday, November 4, 1924
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Candidate Party Votes %
Albert H. Vestal (i)* Republican 51,864 55.78
John Alfred McDowell Adair Democratic 41,119 44.22
Total Votes 92,983
Margin of Victory 10,745 11.56%
1922U.S. House (District 8)
Held on Tuesday, November 7, 1922
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Candidate Party Votes %
Albert H. Vestal (i)* Republican 43,470 52.16
John Wilson Tyndall Democratic 39,169 47.00
Henry C. Becker Socialist 697 0.84
Total Votes 83,336
Margin of Victory 4,301 5.16%
1920U.S. House (District 8)
Held on Tuesday, November 2, 1920
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Candidate Party Votes %
Albert H. Vestal (i)* Republican 54,416 56.79
Charles A. Paddock Democratic 38,725 40.41
Russel C. Vorheese Socialist 2,226 2.32
Harvey H. Harshman Farmer-Labor 460 0.48
Total Votes 95,827
Margin of Victory 15,691 16.38%
1918U.S. House (District 8)
Held on Tuesday, November 5, 1918
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Candidate Party Votes %
Albert H. Vestal (i)* Republican 24,124 53.50
William Henry Eichhorn Democratic 19,421 43.07
George S. Martin Socialist 1,548 3.43
Total Votes 45,093
Margin of Victory 4,703 10.43%
1916U.S. House (District 8)
Held on Tuesday, November 7, 1916
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Candidate Party Votes %
Albert H. Vestal* Republican 26,135 48.02
Jacob F. Denny Democratic 23,854 43.83
W. S. Whiting Prohibition 2,348 4.31
Fred S. Hurlburt Socialist 1,753 3.22
Carl W. Thompson Progressive 332 0.61
Total Votes 54,422
Margin of Victory 2,281 4.19%
1914U.S. House (District 8)
Held on Tuesday, November 3, 1914
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Candidate Party Votes %
John Alfred McDowell Adair (i)* Democratic 21,841 44.45
Albert H. Vestal Republican 13,160 26.78
H. L. Kitselman Progressive 10,785 21.95
Max E. Matthews Socialist 1,965 4.00
J. Walter Gibson Prohibition 1,390 2.83
Total Votes 49,141
Margin of Victory 8,681 17.67%
1912U.S. House (District 8)
Held on Tuesday, November 5, 1912
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Candidate Party Votes %
John Alfred McDowell Adair (i)* Democratic 23,530 46.48
E. C. Toner Progressive 13,157 25.99
Isaiah Paxson Watts Republican 8,298 16.39
Hunter McDonald Socialist 3,611 7.13
J. Walter Gibson Prohibition 2,033 4.02
Total Votes 50,629
Margin of Victory 10,373 20.49%
1910U.S. House (District 8)
Held on Tuesday, November 8, 1910
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Candidate Party Votes %
John Alfred McDowell Adair (i)* Democratic 25,455 51.84
Rollin Warner Republican 19,309 39.32
Orville G. Overcarsh Socialist 2,910 5.93
Carey Ayres Prohibition 1,429 2.91
Total Votes 49,103
Margin of Victory 6,146 12.52%
1908U.S. House (District 8)
Held on Tuesday, November 3, 1908
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Candidate Party Votes %
John Alfred McDowell Adair (i)* Democratic 29,259 52.49
Nathan Byrd Hawkins, Jr. Republican 23,890 42.86
Willard A. Bartlett Prohibition 1,422 2.55
Wallace D. Wattles Socialist 1,157 2.08
Nathan H. Baker Independence 11 0.02
Total Votes 55,739
Margin of Victory 5,369 9.63%
1906U.S. House (District 8)
Held on Tuesday, November 6, 1906
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Candidate Party Votes %
John Alfred McDowell Adair* Democratic 24,027 51.39
George W. Cromer (i) Republican 19,783 42.31
Frank D. Muse Prohibition 2,021 4.32
George R. Gamble Socialist 866 1.85
Charles T. W. Bartling Socialist Labor 60 0.13
Total Votes 46,757
Margin of Victory 4,244 9.08%
1904U.S. House (District 8)
Held on Tuesday, November 8, 1904
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Candidate Party Votes %
George W. Cromer (i)* Republican 29,462 52.17
Edward C. Dehority Democratic 22,097 39.13
Aaron Worth Prohibition 3,675 6.51
Charles A. Gaines Socialist 1,146 2.03
Charles T. W. Bartling People's (Populist) 92 0.16
Total Votes 56,472
Margin of Victory 7,365 13.04%
1902U.S. House (District 8)
Held on Tuesday, November 4, 1902
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Candidate Party Votes %
George W. Cromer (i)* Republican 25,842 52.00
James Edward Truesdale Democratic 21,474 43.21
David F. Kain Prohibition 1,848 3.72
Sebastian Feiser Socialist 529 1.06
Total Votes 49,693
Margin of Victory 4,368 8.79%
1900U.S. House (District 8)
Held on Tuesday, November 6, 1900
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Candidate Party Votes %
George W. Cromer (i)* Republican 31,949 51.74
Joseph T. Day Democratic 28,180 45.64
Dalley Powell Prohibition 1,434 2.32
William E. Hurley People's (Populist) 108 0.17
Peter Brock Social Democratic 74 0.12
Total Votes 61,745
Margin of Victory 3,769 6.10%
1898U.S. House (District 8)
Held on Tuesday, November 8, 1898
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Candidate Party Votes %
George W. Cromer* Republican 25,388 50.06
Orlando J. Lotz Democratic 24,021 47.37
George W. Martin People's (Populist) 908 1.79
James A. Thompson Prohibition 397 0.78
Total Votes 50,714
Margin of Victory 1,367 2.69%
1896U.S. House (District 8)
Held on Sunday, November 8, 1896
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Candidate Party Votes %
Charles Lewis Henry (i)* Republican 30,045 52.29
John R. Brunt Democratic 27,413 47.71
Total Votes 57,458
Margin of Victory 2,632 4.58%
1894U.S. House (District 8)
Held on Tuesday, November 6, 1894
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Candidate Party Votes %
George W. Faris* Republican 23,238 48.00
Elijah V. Brookshire (i) Democratic 20,669 42.69
Morton C. Rankin People's (Populist) 3,658 7.56
Albert Jackman Prohibition 847 1.75
Total Votes 48,412
Margin of Victory 2,569 5.31%
1892U.S. House (District 8)
Held on Tuesday, November 8, 1892
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Candidate Party Votes %
Elijah V. Brookshire (i)* Democratic 22,919 48.35
W. S. Carpenter Republican 21,327 44.99
John T. Phillips People's (Populist) 2,323 4.90
John L. Shields Prohibition 830 1.75
Total Votes 47,399
Margin of Victory 1,592 3.36%
1890U.S. House (District 8)
Held on Tuesday, November 4, 1890
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Candidate Party Votes %
Elijah V. Brookshire (i)* Democratic 21,391 52.76
James Atwell Mount Republican 18,333 45.22
J. C. Ashley Prohibition 646 1.59
Oliver M. Curry People's (Populist) 176 0.43
Total Votes 40,546
Margin of Victory 3,058 7.54%
1888U.S. House (District 8)
Held on Tuesday, November 6, 1888
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Candidate Party Votes %
Elijah V. Brookshire* Democratic 23,153 48.96
James Thomas Johnston (i) Republican 23,084 48.82
Lewis H. Johnson Union Labor 582 1.23
John G. L. Myers Prohibition 467 0.99
Total Votes 47,286
Margin of Victory 69 0.14%
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