United States House of Representatives elections, 1988

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United States House of Representatives elections, 1988

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All 435 seats in the U.S. House of Representatives
218 seats needed for a majority

  Majority party Minority party
  Speaker Jim Wright of Texas.jpg Robert H. Michel--95th Congress.png
Leader Jim Wright Bob Michel
Party Democratic Republican
Leader since January 3, 1977 January 3, 1981
Leader's seat Texas 12th Illinois 18th
Last election 258 seats 177 seats
Seats won 260 175
Seat change Increase 2 Decrease 2
Popular vote 43,544,565 37,209,219
Percentage 53.3% 45.6%
Swing Decrease 1.0% Increase 1.2%

1988 United States House Elections.png
Results:      Democratic hold      Democratic gain
     Republican hold      Republican gain

Speaker before election

Jim Wright
Democratic

Elected Speaker

Jim Wright
Democratic

The 1988 United States House of Representatives elections was an election for the United States House of Representatives in 1988 which coincided with the election of George H. W. Bush as President. Although Bush won with a strong majority, his Republican Party lost a net of two seats to the Democratic Party, slightly increasing the Democratic majority in the House.

Overall results

260 175
Democratic Republican
Party Seats Seat
percentage
Vote
percentage
Popular
vote
Last
election
(1986)
This
election
Net
change
Democratic Party 258 260 Increase 2 59.8% 53.3% 43,544,565
Republican Party 177 175 Decrease 2 40.2% 45.6% 37,209,219
Libertarian Party 0 0 Steady 0.0% 0.6% 445,708
Independent 0 0 Steady 0.0% 0.2% 161,381
Peace and Freedom Party 0 0 Steady 0.0% 0.1% 89,494
Right to Life Party 0 0 Steady 0.0% 0.1% 52,296
Conservative Party 0 0 Steady 0.0% 0.1% 47,577
Peace, Jobs, Justice Party 0 0 Steady 0.0% <0.1% 38,446
Liberal Party 0 0 Steady 0.0% <0.1% 11,110
Socialist Workers Party 0 0 Steady 0.0% <0.1% 9,598
Workers Against Concessions Party 0 0 Steady 0.0% <0.1% 9,215
Grassroots Party 0 0 Steady 0.0% <0.1% 6,468
Land-Water-Legacy Party 0 0 Steady 0.0% <0.1% 6,460
People's Choice Party 0 0 Steady 0.0% <0.1% 5,422
Populist Party 0 0 Steady 0.0% <0.1% 5,098
New Alliance Party 0 0 Steady 0.0% <0.1% 3,937
American Party 0 0 Steady 0.0% <0.1% 3,285
Concerns of People Party 0 0 Steady 0.0% <0.1% 2,911
Communist Party 0 0 Steady 0.0% <0.1% 2,379
War Against AIDS Party 0 0 Steady 0.0% <0.1% 2,379
Pro-Life Conservative Party 0 0 Steady 0.0% <0.1% 2,372
Solidarity Party 0 0 Steady 0.0% <0.1% 2,000
Liberty Union Party 0 0 Steady 0.0% <0.1% 1,455
All People's Congress Party 0 0 Steady 0.0% <0.1% 1,346
Poor Man's Party 0 0 Steady 0.0% <0.1% 1,119
Small is Beautiful Party 0 0 Steady 0.0% <0.1% 1,070
Independent Progressive Line Party 0 0 Steady 0.0% <0.1% 678
Time for Change Party 0 0 Steady 0.0% <0.1% 551
No Slogan Party 0 0 Steady 0.0% <0.1% 353
Others 0 0 Steady 0.0% <0.1% 14,293
Totals 435 435 Steady 100.0% 100.0% 81,682,185
Source: Election Statistics – Office of the Clerk
Popular vote
Democratic
53.31%
Republican
45.55%
Libertarian
0.55%
Others
0.59%
House seats
Democratic
59.77%
Republican
40.23%
House seats by party holding plurality in state
  80+ to 100% Democratic
  80+ to 100% Republican
  60+ to 80% Democratic
  60+ to 80% Republican
  Up to 60% Democratic
  Up to 60% Republican
  6+ Democratic gain
  6+ Republican gain
  3-5 Democratic gain
  3-5 Republican gain
  1-2 Democratic gain
  1-2 Republican gain
  no net change

Special elections

Ordered by election date, then (if needed) by state/district.

District Incumbent Party First
elected
Result Candidates
Tennessee 5 Bill Boner Democratic 1978 Incumbent resigned October 5, 1987 to become Mayor of Nashville.
New member elected January 19, 1988.
Democratic hold.
Winner was subsequently re-elected in November, see below.
Bob Clement (Democratic) 62.3%
Terry Holcomb (Republican) 36.3%
Suzanne Stewart (Independent) 0.8%
Joe Driscoll (Independent) 0.7%
Louisiana 4 Buddy Roemer Democratic 1980 Incumbent resigned March 3, 1988 to become Governor of Louisiana.
New member elected April 16, 1988.
Republican gain.
Winner was subsequently re-elected in November, see below.
Jim McCrery (Republican) 51%
Foster Campbell (Democratic) 49%
Virginia 5 Dan Daniel Democratic 1968 Incumbent died January 24, 1988.
New member elected June 14, 1988.
Democratic hold.
Winner was subsequently re-elected in November, see below.
Lewis F. Payne Jr. (Democratic) 59.3%
Linda Arey (Republican) 40.7%
New Jersey 3 James J. Howard Democratic 1964 Incumbent died.
New member elected November 8, 1988.
Democratic hold.
Concurrently, winner was also elected to the next term, see below.
Frank Pallone (Democratic) 51.95%
Joseph Azzolina (Republican) 47.29%
Laura Stewart (Libertarian) 0.76%
Tennessee 2 John Duncan Sr. Democratic 1964 Incumbent died June 21, 1988.
New member elected November 8, 1988.
Democratic hold.
Concurrently, winner was also elected to the next term, see below.
John Duncan Jr. (Republican) 56.11%
Dudley W. Taylor (Democratic) 42.61%
Charles West (Independent) 1.28%

Alabama

District Incumbent Party First
elected
Result Candidates
Alabama 1 Sonny Callahan Republican 1984 Incumbent re-elected. Sonny Callahan (Republican) 59.3%
John M. Tyson Jr. (Democratic) 40.0%
Ken Ament (Libertarian) 0.8%
Alabama 2 Bill Dickinson Republican 1964 Incumbent re-elected. Bill Dickinson (Republican) 94.2%
Joel Brooke King (Libertarian) 5.8%
Alabama 3 Bill Nichols Democratic 1966 Incumbent re-elected. Bill Nichols (Democratic) 96.1%
Jerome Shockley (Libertarian) 3.9%
Alabama 4 Tom Bevill Democratic 1966 Incumbent re-elected. Tom Bevill (Democratic) 96.2%
John Sebastian (Libertarian) 3.8%
Alabama 5 Ronnie Flippo Democratic 1976 Incumbent re-elected. Ronnie Flippo (Democratic) 64.4%
Stan McDonald (Republican) 34.6%
John Palmer (Libertarian) 1.1%
Alabama 6 Ben Erdreich Democratic 1982 Incumbent re-elected. Ben Erdreich (Democratic) 66.5%
Charles Caddis (Republican) 32.9%
William Wingo (Libertarian) 0.5%
Alabama 7 Claude Harris Democratic 1986 Incumbent re-elected. Claude Harris (Democratic) 67.7%
James E. Bacon (Republican) 31.5%
Alan Barksdale (Libertarian) 0.7%

Alaska

District Incumbent Party First
elected
Result Candidates
Alaska at-large Don Young Republican 1973 Incumbent re-elected. Don Young (Republican) 62.7%
Peter Gruenstein (Democratic) 37.3%

Arizona

District Incumbent Party First
elected
Result Candidates
Arizona 1 Jay Rhodes Republican 1986 Incumbent re-elected. Jay Rhodes (Republican) 72.1%
John M. Fillmore (Democratic) 27.9%
Arizona 2 Mo Udall Democratic 1961 Incumbent re-elected. Mo Udall (Democratic) 73.3%
Joseph D. Sweeney (Republican) 26.7%
Arizona 3 Bob Stump Republican 1976 Incumbent re-elected. Bob Stump (Republican) 68.9%
Dave Moss (Democratic) 28.6%
John Parsons (Independent) 2.6%
Arizona 4 Jon Kyl Republican 1986 Incumbent re-elected. Jon Kyl (Republican) 87.1%
Gary Sprunk (Libertarian) 12.9%
Arizona 5 Jim Kolbe Republican 1984 Incumbent re-elected. Jim Kolbe (Republican) 67.8%
Judith E. Belcher (Democratic) 32.2%

Arkansas

District Incumbent Party First
elected
Result Candidates
Arkansas 1 Bill Alexander Democratic 1968 Incumbent re-elected. Bill Alexander (Democratic)
Unopposed
Arkansas 2 Tommy Robinson Democratic 1984 Incumbent re-elected. Tommy Robinson (Democratic) 83.5%
Warren D. Carpenter (Republican) 16.5%
Arkansas 3 John Paul Hammerschmidt Republican 1966 Incumbent re-elected. John Paul Hammerschmidt (Republican) 74.7%
David Stewart (Democratic) 25.3%
Arkansas 4 Beryl Anthony Democratic 1978 Incumbent re-elected. Beryl Anthony (Democratic) 69.2%
Roger N. Bell (Republican) 30.8%

California

District Incumbent Party First
elected
Result Candidates
California 1 Douglas H. Bosco Democratic 1982 Incumbent re-elected. Douglas H. Bosco (Democratic) 62.9%
Samuel Mark Vanderbilt (Republican) 28.4%
Eric Fried (Peace and Freedom) 8.7%
California 2 Wally Herger Republican 1986 Incumbent re-elected. Wally Herger (Republican) 58.8%
Wayne R. Meyer (Democratic) 38.5%
Harry Hugh "Doc" Pendery (Libertarian) 2.6%
California 3 Bob Matsui Democratic 1978 Incumbent re-elected. Bob Matsui (Democratic) 71.2%
Lowell Patrick Landowski (Republican) 28.8%
California 4 Vic Fazio Democratic 1978 Incumbent re-elected. Vic Fazio (Democratic)
Unopposed
California 5 Nancy Pelosi Democratic 1987 Incumbent re-elected. Nancy Pelosi (Democratic) 76.4%
Bruce Michael O'Neill (Republican) 19.3%
Theodore Adrian "Ted" Zuur (Peace and Freedom) 2.3%
Sam Grove (Libertarian) 2.0%
California 6 Barbara Boxer Democratic 1982 Incumbent re-elected. Barbara Boxer (Democratic) 73.4%
William Steinmetz (Republican) 26.6%
California 7 George Miller Democratic 1974 Incumbent re-elected. George Miller (Democratic) 68.4%
Jean Last (Republican) 31.6%
California 8 Ron Dellums Democratic 1970 Incumbent re-elected. Ron Dellums (Democratic) 66.6%
John J. Cuddihy Jr. (Republican) 31.2%
Tom Condit (Peace and Freedom) 2.2%
California 9 Pete Stark Democratic 1972 Incumbent re-elected. Pete Stark (Democratic) 73%
Howard Hertz (Republican) 27%
California 10 Don Edwards Democratic 1972 Incumbent re-elected. Don Edwards (Democratic) 86.2%
Kennita Watson (Libertarian) 13.8%
California 11 Tom Lantos Democratic 1980 Incumbent re-elected. Tom Lantos (Democratic) 71%
Bill Quraishi (Republican) 24.4%
Bill Wade (Libertarian) 2.3%
Victor Martinez (Peace and Freedom) 1.4%
Nicholas W. Kudrovzeff (American Independent) 0.9%
California 12 Ernie Konnyu Republican 1986 Incumbent lost renomination.
New member elected.
Republican hold.
Tom Campbell (Republican) 51.7%
Anna G. Eshoo (Democratic) 46%
Tom Grey (Libertarian) 2.3%
California 13 Norman Mineta Democratic 1974 Incumbent re-elected. Norman Mineta (Democratic) 67.1%
Luke Sommer (Republican) 29.8%
John H. Webster (Libertarian) 3.1%
California 14 Norman D. Shumway Republican 1978 Incumbent re-elected. Norman D. Shumway (Republican) 62.6%
Patricia Malberg (Democratic) 37.4%
California 15 Tony Coelho Democratic 1978 Incumbent re-elected. Tony Coelho (Democratic) 69.8%
Carol Harner (Republican) 28.2%
Richard M. Harris (Libertarian) 2.1%
California 16 Leon Panetta Democratic 1976 Incumbent re-elected. Leon Panetta (Democratic) 78.6%
Stanley K. Monteith (Republican) 21.4%
California 17 Charles (Chip) Pashayan Republican 1978 Incumbent re-elected. Charles (Chip) Pashayan (Republican) 71.5%
Vincent J. Lavery (Democratic) 28.5%
California 18 Richard H. Lehman Democratic 1982 Incumbent re-elected. Richard H. Lehman (Democratic) 69.9%
David A. Linn (Republican) 30.1%
California 19 Bob Lagomarsino Republican 1974 Incumbent re-elected. Bob Lagomarsino (Republican) 50.2%
Gary K. Hart (Democratic) 48.5%
Robert Donaldson (Libertarian) 1.2%
California 20 Bill Thomas Republican 1978 Incumbent re-elected. Bill Thomas (Republican) 71.1%
Lita Reid (Democratic) 27.1%
David L. Bersohn (Libertarian) 1.8%
California 21 Elton Gallegly Republican 1986 Incumbent re-elected. Elton Gallegly (Republican) 69.1%
Donald E. Stevens (Democratic) 28.8%
Robert Jay (Libertarian) 2.1%
California 22 Carlos Moorhead Republican 1972 Incumbent re-elected. Carlos Moorhead (Republican) 69.5%
John G. Simmons (Democratic) 26%
Shirley Rachel Isaacson (Peace and Freedom) 2.7%
Ted Brown (Libertarian) 1.8%
California 23 Anthony C. Beilenson Democratic 1976 Incumbent re-elected. Anthony C. Beilenson (Democratic) 63.5%
Jim Salomon (Republican) 33.1%
John R. Vernon (Libertarian) 1.9%
John Honigsfeld (Peace and Freedom) 1.4%
California 24 Henry Waxman Democratic 1974 Incumbent re-elected. Henry Waxman (Democratic) 72.2%
John N. Cowles (Republican) 23.8%
James Green (Peace and Freedom) 2.3%
George Abrahams (Libertarian) 1.7%
California 25 Edward R. Roybal Democratic 1962 Incumbent re-elected. Edward R. Roybal (Democratic) 85.5%
Paul Reyes (Peace and Freedom) 8.8%
John C. Thie (Libertarian) 5.8%
California 26 Howard Berman Democratic 1982 Incumbent re-elected. Howard Berman (Democratic) 70.3%
Gerald C. "Brodie" Broderson (Republican) 29.7%
California 27 Mel Levine Democratic 1982 Incumbent re-elected. Mel Levine (Democratic) 67.5%
Dennis Galbraith (Republican) 29.6%
William J. Fulco (Libertarian) 2.8%
California 28 Julian C. Dixon Democratic 1978 Incumbent re-elected. Julian C. Dixon (Democratic) 76.1%
George Zaldivar Adams (Republican) 19.8%
Howard Johnson (Libertarian) 2.1%
Salomea Honigsfeld (Peace and Freedom) 1.9%
California 29 Augustus F. Hawkins Democratic 1962 Incumbent re-elected. Augustus F. Hawkins (Democratic) 82.8%
Reuben D. Franco (Republican) 13.7%
Gregory P. Gilmore (Libertarian) 3.5%
California 30 Matthew G. Martinez Democratic 1982 Incumbent re-elected. Matthew G. Martinez (Democratic) 59.9%
Ralph Roy Ramirez (Republican) 36.3%
Houston A. Myers (American Independent) 2.2%
Kim J. Goldsworthy (Libertarian) 1.5%
California 31 Mervyn M. Dymally Democratic 1982 Incumbent re-elected. Mervyn M. Dymally (Democratic) 71.6%
Arnold C. May (Republican) 25.5%
B. Kwaku Duren (Peace and Freedom) 2.9%
California 32 Glenn M. Anderson Democratic 1968 Incumbent re-elected. Glenn M. Anderson (Democratic) 66.9%
Sanford W. Kahn (Republican) 29.6%
Vikki Murdock (Peace and Freedom) 2.4%
Marc F. Denny (Libertarian) 1.1%
California 33 David Dreier Republican 1980 Incumbent re-elected. David Dreier (Republican) 69.2%
Nelson Gentry (Democratic) 26.2%
Gail Lightfoot (Libertarian) 3%
James Michael "Mike" Noonan (Peace and Freedom) 1.6%
California 34 Ed Torres Democratic 1982 Incumbent re-elected. Ed Torres (Democratic) 63.2%
Charles M. House (Republican) 35.0%
Carl M. "Marty" Swinney (Libertarian) 1.8%
California 35 Jerry Lewis Republican 1978 Incumbent re-elected. Jerry Lewis (Republican) 70.4%
Paul Sweeney (Democratic) 27.7%
Jeff Shuman (Libertarian) 1.9%
California 36 George Brown Jr. Democratic 1962/
1972
Incumbent re-elected. George Brown Jr. (Democratic) 54%
John Paul Stark (Republican) 42.5%
Kenneth E. Valentine (Libertarian) 1.8%
Fred L. Anderson (American Independent) 1.8%
California 37 Al McCandless Republican 1982 Incumbent re-elected. Al McCandless (Republican) 64.3%
Johnny Pearson (Democratic) 33.1%
Bonnie Flickinger (Libertarian) 2.6%
California 38 Bob Dornan Republican 1976/
1984
Incumbent re-elected. Bob Dornan (Republican) 59.5%
Jerry Yudelson (Democratic) 35.6%
Bruce McKay (Libertarian) 2.5%
Frank German (Peace and Freedom) 2.4%
California 39 William E. Dannemeyer Republican 1978 Incumbent re-elected. William E. Dannemeyer (Republican) 74%
Don E. Marquis (Democratic) 22.8%
Lee Connelly (Libertarian) 3.3%
California 40 Robert Badham Republican 1976 Incumbent retired.
New member elected.
Republican hold.
Christopher Cox (Republican) 67.1%
Lida Lenney (Democratic) 29.9%
Roger Bloxham (Libertarian) 1.7%
Gretchen J. Farsai (Peace and Freedom) 1.4%
California 41 Bill Lowery Republican 1980 Incumbent re-elected. Bill Lowery (Republican) 64.8%
Daniel F. "Dan" Kripke (Democratic) 31.5%
Richard "Dick" Rider (Libertarian) 1.9%
C. T. Weber (Peace and Freedom) 1.7%
California 42 Dan Lungren Republican 1978 Incumbent retired to become California State Treasurer.
New member elected.
Republican hold.
Dana Rohrabacher (Republican) 64.2%
Guy C. Kimbrough (Democratic) 33%
Richard D. Rose (Peace and Freedom) 2.8%
California 43 Ron Packard Republican 1982 Incumbent re-elected. Ron Packard (Republican) 71.7%
Howard Greenebaum (Democratic) 25.7%
Daniel L. Muhe (Libertarian) 2.7%
California 44 Jim Bates Democratic 1982 Incumbent re-elected. Jim Bates (Democratic) 59.7%
Rob Butterfield (Republican) 36.5%
Dennis Thompson (Libertarian) 3.8%
California 45 Duncan Hunter Republican 1980 Incumbent re-elected. Duncan Hunter (Republican) 74%
Pete Lepiscopo (Democratic) 24%
Perry Willis (Libertarian) 2%

Colorado

District Incumbent Party First
elected
Result Candidates
Colorado 1 Patricia Schroeder Democratic 1972 Incumbent re-elected. Patricia Schroeder (Democratic) 69.9%
Joy Wood (Republican) 30.1%
Colorado 2 David Skaggs Democratic 1986 Incumbent re-elected. David Skaggs (Democratic) 62.7%
Dave Bath (Republican) 37.3%
Colorado 3 Ben Nighthorse Campbell Democratic 1986 Incumbent re-elected. Ben Nighthorse Campbell (Democratic) 78.0%
Jim Zartman (Republican) 22.0%
Colorado 4 Hank Brown Republican 1980 Incumbent re-elected. Hank Brown (Republican) 73.1%
Charles S. Vigil (Democratic) 26.9%
Colorado 5 Joel Hefley Republican 1986 Incumbent re-elected. Joel Hefley (Republican) 75.1%
John J. Mitchell (Democratic) 24.9%
Colorado 6 Daniel Schaefer Republican 1983 Incumbent re-elected. Daniel Schaefer (Republican) 63.0%
Martha M. Ezzard (Democratic) 35.6%
John Heckman (Independent) 1.3%

Connecticut

District Incumbent Party First
elected
Result Candidates
Connecticut 1 Barbara B. Kennelly Democratic 1982 Incumbent re-elected. Barbara B. Kennelly (Democratic) 77.2%
Mario Robles Jr. (Republican) 22.8%
Connecticut 2 Sam Gejdenson Democratic 1980 Incumbent re-elected. Sam Gejdenson (Democratic) 63.6%
Glenn Carberry (Republican) 36.4%
Connecticut 3 Bruce A. Morrison Democratic 1982 Incumbent re-elected. Bruce A. Morrison (Democratic) 66.5%
Gerard B. Patton (Republican) 33.5%
Connecticut 4 Christopher Shays Republican 1987 Incumbent re-elected. Christopher Shays (Republican) 71.8%
Roger Pearson (Democratic) 27.1%
Nicholas J. Tarzia (War Against AIDS) 1.2%
Connecticut 5 John G. Rowland Republican 1984 Incumbent re-elected. John G. Rowland (Republican) 73.6%
Joseph Marinan Jr. (Democratic) 26.4%
Connecticut 6 Nancy Johnson Republican 1982 Incumbent re-elected. Nancy Johnson (Republican) 66.3%
James L. Griffin (Democratic) 33.3%
Louis J. Marietta (Independent) 0.4%

Delaware

District Incumbent Party First
elected
Result Candidates
Delaware at-large Thomas R. Carper Democratic 1982 Incumbent re-elected. Thomas R. Carper (Democratic) 67.5%
James P. Krapf (Republican) 32.5%

Florida

District Incumbent Party First
elected
Result Candidates
Florida 1 Earl Hutto Democratic 1978 Incumbent re-elected. Earl Hutto (Democratic) 66.9%
E. D. Armbruster (Republican) 33.1%
Florida 2 James W. Grant Democratic 1986 Incumbent re-elected. James W. Grant (Democratic) 99.7%
Dennis M. Prescott (W/Independent) 0.3%
Florida 3 Charles Edward Bennett Democratic 1948 Incumbent re-elected. Charles Edward Bennett (Democratic)
Unopposed
Florida 4 Bill Chappell Democratic 1968 Incumbent lost re-election.
New member elected.
Republican gain.
Craig James (Republican) 50.2%
Bill Chappell (Democratic) 49.8%
Florida 5 Bill McCollum Republican 1980 Incumbent re-elected. Bill McCollum (Republican)
Unopposed
Florida 6 Buddy MacKay Democratic 1982 Incumbent retired to run for U.S. Senator.
New member elected.
Republican gain.
Cliff Stearns (Republican) 53.5%
Jon Mills (Democratic) 46.5%
Florida 7 Sam M. Gibbons Democratic 1962 Incumbent re-elected. Sam M. Gibbons (Democratic)
Unopposed
Florida 8 Bill Young Republican 1970 Incumbent re-elected. Bill Young (Republican) 73.0%
C. Bette Wimbish (Democratic) 27.0%
Florida 9 Michael Bilirakis Republican 1982 Incumbent re-elected. Michael Bilirakis (Republican) 99.9%
M. P. Beigenho (W/Independent) 0.1%
Florida 10 Andy Ireland Republican 1976 Incumbent re-elected. Andy Ireland (Republican) 73.5%
David B. Higginbottom (Democratic) 26.5%
Florida 11 Bill Nelson Democratic 1978 Incumbent re-elected. Bill Nelson (Democratic) 60.8%
Bill Tolley (Republican) 39.2%
Florida 12 Tom Lewis Republican 1982 Incumbent re-elected. Tom Lewis (Republican)
Unopposed
Florida 13 Connie Mack III Republican 1982 Incumbent retired to run for U.S. Senator.
New member elected.
Republican hold.
Porter Goss (Republican) 71.2%
Jack Conway (Democratic) 28.8%
Florida 14 Dan Mica Democratic 1978 Incumbent retired to run for U.S. Senator.
New member elected.
Democratic hold.
Harry Johnston (Democratic) 54.9%
Ken Adams (Republican) 45.1%
Florida 15 Clay Shaw Republican 1980 Incumbent re-elected. Clay Shaw (Republican) 66.1%
Michael A. Kuhle (Democratic) 33.9%
Florida 16 Lawrence J. Smith Democratic 1982 Incumbent re-elected. Lawrence J. Smith (Democratic) 69.4%
Joseph Smith (Republican) 30.6%
Florida 17 William Lehman Democratic 1972 Incumbent re-elected. William Lehman (Democratic)
Unopposed
Florida 18 Claude Pepper Democratic 1962 Incumbent re-elected. Claude Pepper (Democratic)
Unopposed
Florida 19 Dante Fascell Democratic 1954 Incumbent re-elected. Dante Fascell (Democratic) 72.4%
Ralph Carlos Rocheteau (Republican) 27.6%

Georgia

District Incumbent Party First
elected
Result Candidates
Georgia 1 Lindsay Thomas Democratic 1982 Incumbent re-elected. Robert Lindsay Thomas (Democratic) 67%
Chris Meredith (Republican) 33%
Georgia 2 Charles Floyd Hatcher Democratic 1980 Incumbent re-elected. Charles Floyd Hatcher (Democratic) 61.69%
Ralph Hudgens (Republican) 38.31%
Georgia 3 Richard Ray Democratic 1982 Incumbent re-elected. Richard Ray (Democratic)
Unopposed
Georgia 4 Pat Swindall Republican 1984 Incumbent lost re-election.
New member elected.
Democratic gain.
Ben L. Jones (Democratic) 60.29%
Pat Swindall (Republican) 39.71%
Georgia 5 John Lewis Democratic 1986 Incumbent re-elected. John Lewis (Democratic) 78.2%
J.W. Tibbs (Republican) 21.8%
Georgia 6 Newt Gingrich Republican 1978 Incumbent re-elected. Newt Gingrich (Republican) 58.92%
David Worley (Democratic) 41.08%
Georgia 7 George Darden Democratic 1983 Incumbent re-elected. George Darden (Democratic) 64.78%
Robert Lamutt (Republican) 35.22%
Georgia 8 J. Roy Rowland Democratic 1982 Incumbent re-elected. J. Roy Rowland (Democratic)
Unopposed
Georgia 9 Ed Jenkins Democratic 1976 Incumbent re-elected. Ed Jenkins (Democratic) 62.88%
Joe Hoffman (Republican) 37.12%
Georgia 10 Doug Barnard Jr. Democratic 1976 Incumbent re-elected. Doug Barnard Jr. (Democratic) 63.98%
Mark Myers (Republican) 36.02%

Source: "1988 General Election, November 8, 1988". Secretary of State of Georgia. Retrieved September 5, 2011. 

Hawaii

District Incumbent Party First
elected
Result Candidates
Hawaii 1 Pat Saiki Republican 1986 Incumbent re-elected. Pat Saiki (Republican) 54.7%
Mary Bitterman (Democratic) 43.2%
Blase Harris (Libertarian) 2.1%
Hawaii 2 Daniel Akaka Democratic 1976 Incumbent re-elected. Daniel Akaka (Democratic) 88.9%
Lloyd Jeffrey Mallan (Libertarian) 11.1%

Idaho

District Incumbent Party First
elected
Result Candidates
Idaho 1 Larry Craig Republican 1980 Incumbent re-elected. Larry Craig (Republican) 65.8%
Jeanne Givens (Democratic) 34.2%
Idaho 2 Richard H. Stallings Democratic 1984 Incumbent re-elected. Richard H. Stallings (Democratic) 63.4%
Dane Watkins (Republican) 33.8%
Donovan Bramwell (Libertarian) 2.8%

Illinois

District Incumbent Party First
elected
Result Candidates
Illinois 1 Charles Hayes Democratic 1983 Incumbent re-elected. Charles Hayes (Democratic) 96.0%
Stephen J. Evans (Republican) 4.0%
Illinois 2 Gus Savage Democratic 1980 Incumbent re-elected. Gus Savage (Democratic) 82.7%
William T. Hespel (Republican) 17.3%
Illinois 3 Marty Russo Democratic 1974 Incumbent re-elected. Marty Russo (Democratic) 62.2%
Joseph J. McCarthy (Republican) 37.8%
Illinois 4 Jack Davis Republican 1986 Incumbent lost re-election.
New member elected.
Democratic gain.
George E. Sangmeister (Democratic) 50.3%
Jack Davis (Republican) 49.7%
Illinois 5 Bill Lipinski Democratic 1982 Incumbent re-elected. Bill Lipinski (Democratic) 61.3%
John J. Holowinski (Republican) 38.7%
Illinois 6 Henry Hyde Republican 1974 Incumbent re-elected. Henry Hyde (Republican) 73.7%
William J. Andrle (Democratic) 26.3%
Illinois 7 Cardiss Collins Democratic 1973 Incumbent re-elected. Cardiss Collins (Democratic)
Unopposed
Illinois 8 Dan Rostenkowski Democratic 1958 Incumbent re-elected. Dan Rostenkowski (Democratic) 74.6%
V. Stephen Vetter (Republican) 24.0%
Mark J. Almberg (C) 1.3%
Illinois 9 Sidney R. Yates Democratic 1964 Incumbent re-elected. Sidney R. Yates (Democratic) 66.1%
Herbert Sohn (Republican) 32.9%
Jessie Fields (Solidarity) 1.0%
Illinois 10 John E. Porter Republican 1980 Incumbent re-elected. John E. Porter (Republican) 72.5%
Eugene F. Friedman (Democratic) 27.5%
Illinois 11 Frank Annunzio Democratic 1964 Incumbent re-elected. Frank Annunzio (Democratic) 64.5%
George S. Gottlieb (Republican) 35.5%
Illinois 12 Phil Crane Republican 1969 Incumbent re-elected. Phil Crane (Republican) 75.2%
John A. Leonardi (Democratic) 24.8%
Illinois 13 Harris W. Fawell Republican 1984 Incumbent re-elected. Harris W. Fawell (Republican) 70.2%
Evelyn E. Craig (Democratic) 29.8%
Illinois 14 Dennis Hastert Republican 1986 Incumbent re-elected. Dennis Hastert (Republican) 73.7%
Stephen Youhanaie (Democratic) 26.3%
Illinois 15 Edward Rell Madigan Republican 1972 Incumbent re-elected. Edward Rell Madigan (Republican) 71.7%
Thomas J. Curl (Democratic) 28.3%
Illinois 16 Lynn Morley Martin Republican 1980 Incumbent re-elected. Lynn Morley Martin (Republican) 63.9%
Steven E. Mahan (Democratic) 36.1%
Illinois 17 Lane Evans Democratic 1982 Incumbent re-elected. Lane Evans (Democratic) 64.9%
William E. Stewart (Republican) 35.1%
Illinois 18 Robert H. Michel Republican 1956 Incumbent re-elected. Robert H. Michel (Republican) 54.7%
G. Douglas Stephens (Democratic) 45.3%
Illinois 19 Terry L. Bruce Democratic 1984 Incumbent re-elected. Terry L. Bruce (Democratic) 64.2%
Robert F. Kerans (Republican) 35.8%
Illinois 20 Dick Durbin Democratic 1982 Incumbent re-elected. Dick Durbin (Democratic) 68.9%
Paul E. Jurgens (Republican) 31.1%
Illinois 21 Jerry Costello Democratic 1988 Incumbent re-elected. Jerry Costello (Democratic) 52.6%
Robert H. Gaffner (Republican) 47.4%
Illinois 22 Kenneth J. Gray Democratic 1984 Incumbent retired.
New member elected.
Democratic hold.
Glenn Poshard (Democratic) 64.9%
Patrick J. Kelley (Republican) 35.1%

Indiana

District Incumbent Party First
elected
Result Candidates
Indiana 1 Pete Visclosky Democratic 1984 Incumbent re-elected. Pete Visclosky (Democratic) 77.1%
Owen W. Crumpacker (Republican) 22.9%
Indiana 2 Philip R. Sharp Democratic 1974 Incumbent re-elected. Philip R. Sharp (Democratic) 53.2%
Mike Pence (Republican) 46.8%
Indiana 3 John P. Hiler Republican 1980 Incumbent re-elected. John P. Hiler (Republican) 54.3%
Thomas W. Ward (Democratic) 45.7%
Indiana 4 Dan Coats Republican 1980 Incumbent re-elected. Dan Coats (Republican) 62.1%
Jill Long (Democratic) 37.9%
Indiana 5 Jim Jontz Democratic 1986 Incumbent re-elected. Jim Jontz (Democratic) 56.3%
Patricia L. Williams (Republican) 43.7%
Indiana 6 Dan Burton Republican 1982 Incumbent re-elected. Dan Burton (Republican) 72.9%
George Thomas Holland (Democratic) 27.1%
Indiana 7 John T. Myers Republican 1966 Incumbent re-elected. John T. Myers (Republican) 61.8%
Mark Richard Waterfill (Democratic) 38.2%
Indiana 8 Frank McCloskey Democratic 1982 Incumbent re-elected. Frank McCloskey (Democratic) 61.8%
John L. Myers (Republican) 38.2%
Indiana 9 Lee H. Hamilton Democratic 1964 Incumbent re-elected. Lee H. Hamilton (Democratic) 70.7%
Floyd Eugene Coates (Republican) 29.3%
Indiana 10 Andrew Jacobs Jr. Democratic 1974 Incumbent re-elected. Andrew Jacobs Jr. (Democratic) 60.5%
James C. Cummings (Republican) 39.5%

Iowa

District Incumbent Party First
elected
Result Candidates
Iowa 1 Jim Leach Republican 1976 Incumbent re-elected. Jim Leach (Republican) 60.7%
Bill Gluba (Democratic) 38.4%
Judy Stav-River (Independent) 0.9%
Iowa 2 Tom Tauke Republican 1978 Incumbent re-elected. Tom Tauke (Republican) 56.8%
Eric Tabor (Democratic) 43.2%
Iowa 3 David R. Nagle Democratic 1986 Incumbent re-elected. David R. Nagle (Democratic) 63.4%
Donald B. Redfern (Republican) 36.6%
Iowa 4 Neal Smith Democratic 1958 Incumbent re-elected. Neal Smith (Democratic) 71.7%
Paul Lunde (Republican) 28.3%
Iowa 5 Jim Ross Lightfoot Republican 1984 Incumbent re-elected. Jim Ross Lightfoot (Republican) 63.9%
Gene Freund (Democratic) 36.1%
Iowa 6 Fred Grandy Republican 1986 Incumbent re-elected. Fred Grandy (Republican) 64.4%
Dave O'Brien (Democratic) 35.6%

Kansas

District Incumbent Party First
elected
Result Candidates
Kansas 1 Pat Roberts Republican 1980 Incumbent re-elected. Pat Roberts (Republican)
Unopposed
Kansas 2 Jim Slattery Democratic 1982 Incumbent re-elected. Jim Slattery (Democratic) 73.3%
Phil Meinhardt (Republican) 26.7%
Kansas 3 Jan Meyers Republican 1984 Incumbent re-elected. Jan Meyers (Republican) 73.6%
Lionel Kunst (Democratic) 26.4%
Kansas 4 Dan Glickman Democratic 1976 Incumbent re-elected. Dan Glickman (Democratic) 64.0%
Lee Thompson (Republican) 36.0%
Kansas 5 Bob Whittaker Republican 1978 Incumbent re-elected. Bob Whittaker (Republican) 70.2%
John A. Barnes (Democratic) 29.8%

Kentucky

District Incumbent Party First
elected
Result Candidates
Kentucky 1 Carroll Hubbard Democratic 1974 Incumbent re-elected. Carroll Hubbard (Democratic) 95.1%
Charles K. Hatchett (Independent) 4.9%
Kentucky 2 William Huston Natcher Democratic 1953 Incumbent re-elected. William Huston Natcher (Democratic) 60.6%
Martin A. Tori (Republican) 39.4%
Kentucky 3 Romano L. Mazzoli Democratic 1970 Incumbent re-elected. Romano L. Mazzoli (Democratic) 69.7%
Philip Dunnagan (Republican) 30.3%
Kentucky 4 Jim Bunning Republican 1986 Incumbent re-elected. Jim Bunning (Republican) 74.2%
Richard V. Beliles (Democratic) 25.8%
Kentucky 5 Hal Rogers Republican 1980 Incumbent re-elected. Hal Rogers (Republican)
Unopposed
Kentucky 6 Larry J. Hopkins Republican 1978 Incumbent re-elected. Larry J. Hopkins (Republican) 74.0%
Milton Patton (Democratic) 26.0%
Kentucky 7 Carl C. Perkins Democratic 1984 Incumbent re-elected. Carl C. Perkins (Democratic) 58.7%
Will T. Scott (Republican) 41.3%

Louisiana

District Incumbent Party First
elected
Result Candidates
Louisiana 1 Bob Livingston Republican 1977 Incumbent re-elected. Bob Livingston (Republican)
Unopposed
Louisiana 2 Lindy Boggs Democratic 1973 Incumbent re-elected. Lindy Boggs (Democratic)
Unopposed
Louisiana 3 Billy Tauzin Democratic 1980 Incumbent re-elected. Billy Tauzin (Democratic)
Unopposed
Louisiana 4 Jim McCrery Republican 1988 Incumbent re-elected. Jim McCrery (Republican) 68.6%
Adeline Roemer (Democratic) 26.6%
Robert H. Briggs (Democratic) 4.8%
Louisiana 5 Jerry Huckaby Democratic 1976 Incumbent re-elected. Jerry Huckaby (Democratic)
Unopposed
Louisiana 6 Richard Baker Republican 1986 Incumbent re-elected. Richard Baker (Republican)
Unopposed
Louisiana 7 Jimmy Hayes Democratic 1986 Incumbent re-elected. Jimmy Hayes (Democratic)
Unopposed
Louisiana 8 Clyde C. Holloway Republican 1986 Incumbent re-elected. Clyde C. Holloway (Republican) 56.8%
Faye Williams (Democratic) 43.2%

Maine

District Incumbent Party First
elected
Result Candidates
Maine 1 Joseph E. Brennan Democratic 1986 Incumbent re-elected. Joseph E. Brennan (Democratic) 63.2%
Edward S. O'Meara (Republican) 36.8%
Maine 2 Olympia Snowe Republican 1978 Incumbent re-elected. Olympia Snowe (Republican) 66.2%
Kenneth P. Hayes (Democratic) 33.8%

Maryland

District Incumbent Party First
elected
Result Candidates
Maryland 1 Roy Dyson Democratic 1980 Incumbent re-elected. Roy Dyson (Democratic) 50.4%
Wayne Gilchrest (Republican) 49.6%
Maryland 2 Helen Delich Bentley Republican 1984 Incumbent re-elected. Helen Delich Bentley (Republican) 71.5%
Joseph Bartenfelder (Democratic) 28.5%
Maryland 3 Ben Cardin Democratic 1986 Incumbent re-elected. Ben Cardin (Democratic) 72.9%
Ross Z. Pierpont (Republican) 27.1%
Maryland 4 Tom McMillen Democratic 1986 Incumbent re-elected. Tom McMillen (Democratic) 68.3%
Bradlyn McClanahan (Republican) 31.7%
Maryland 5 Steny Hoyer Democratic 1981 Incumbent re-elected. Steny Hoyer (Democratic) 78.6%
John Eugene Sellner (Republican) 21.4%
Maryland 6 Beverly Byron Democratic 1978 Incumbent re-elected. Beverly Byron (Democratic) 75.4%
Kenneth W. Halsey (Republican) 24.6%
Maryland 7 Kweisi Mfume Democratic 1986 Incumbent re-elected. Kweisi Mfume (Democratic)
Unopposed
Maryland 8 Connie Morella Republican 1986 Incumbent re-elected. Connie Morella (Republican) 62.7%
Peter Franchot (Democratic) 37.3%

Massachusetts

District Incumbent Party First
elected
Result Candidates
Massachusetts 1 Silvio Conte Republican 1958 Incumbent re-elected. Silvio Conte (Republican) 82.7%
John R. Arden (Democratic) 17.3%
Massachusetts 2 Edward Boland Democratic 1952 Incumbent retired.
New member elected.
Democratic hold.
Richard Neal (Democratic) 80.3%
Louis R. Godena (Independent) 19.7%
Massachusetts 3 Joseph D. Early Democratic 1974 Incumbent re-elected. Joseph D. Early (Democratic)
Unopposed
Massachusetts 4 Barney Frank Democratic 1980 Incumbent re-elected. Barney Frank (Democratic) 70.3%
Debra R. Tucker (Republican) 29.7%
Massachusetts 5 Chester G. Atkins Democratic 1984 Incumbent re-elected. Chester G. Atkins (Democratic) 84.1%
T. David Hudson (Libertarian) 15.9%
Massachusetts 6 Nicholas Mavroules Democratic 1978 Incumbent re-elected. Nicholas Mavroules (Democratic) 69.7%
Paul McCarthy (Republican) 30.3%
Massachusetts 7 Ed Markey Democratic 1976 Incumbent re-elected. Ed Markey (Democratic)
Unopposed
Massachusetts 8 Joseph Patrick Kennedy II Democratic 1986 Incumbent re-elected. Joseph Patrick Kennedy II (Democratic) 80.4%
Glenn W. Fiscus (Republican) 19.6%
Massachusetts 9 Joe Moakley Democratic 1972 Incumbent re-elected. Joe Moakley (Democratic)
Unopposed
Massachusetts 10 Gerry E. Studds Democratic 1972 Incumbent re-elected. Gerry E. Studds (Democratic) 66.7%
Jon L. Bryan (Republican) 33.3%
Massachusetts 11 Brian J. Donnelly Democratic 1978 Incumbent re-elected. Brian J. Donnelly (Democratic) 80.8%
Michael C. Gilleran (Republican) 19.2%

Michigan

District Incumbent Party First
elected
Result Candidates
Michigan 1 John Conyers Democratic 1964 Incumbent re-elected. John Conyers (Democratic) 91.2%
Bill Ashe (Republican) 7.8%
Jonathan Paul Flint (Libertarian) 0.5%
Sam Johnson (Workers Against Concessions) 0.4%
Michigan 2 Carl Pursell Republican 1976 Incumbent re-elected. Carl Pursell (Republican) 54.7%
Lana Pollack (Democratic) 44.7%
David H. Raaflaub (Libertarian) 0.6%
Michigan 3 Howard Wolpe Democratic 1978 Incumbent re-elected. Howard Wolpe (Democratic) 57.3%
Cal Allgaier (Republican) 42.7%
Michigan 4 Fred Upton Republican 1986 Incumbent re-elected. Fred Upton (Republican) 70.8%
Norman J. Rivers (Democratic) 29.2%
Michigan 5 Paul B. Henry Republican 1984 Incumbent re-elected. Paul B. Henry (Republican) 72.6%
James M. Catchick (Democratic) 27.4%
Michigan 6 Milton Robert Carr Democratic 1982 Incumbent re-elected. Milton Robert Carr (Democratic) 58.9%
Scott Schultz (Republican) 39.6%
Tony Wright (Libertarian) 0.9%
Judith R. Christensen (Workers Against Concessions) 0.5%
Michigan 7 Dale E. Kildee Democratic 1976 Incumbent re-elected. Dale E. Kildee (Democratic) 75.8%
Jeff Coad (Republican) 23.6%
Gary Walkowicz (Workers Against Concessions) 0.6%
Michigan 8 J. Bob Traxler Democratic 1974 Incumbent re-elected. J. Bob Traxler (Democratic) 72.1%
Lloyd F. Buhl (Republican) 27.9%
Michigan 9 Guy Vander Jagt Republican 1966 Incumbent re-elected. Guy Vander Jagt (Republican) 69.8%
David John Gawron (Democratic) 30.2%
Michigan 10 Bill Schuette Republican 1984 Incumbent re-elected. Bill Schuette (Republican) 72.7%
Mathias G. Forbes (Democratic) 26.4%
Gary R. Bradley (Libertarian) 0.9%
Michigan 11 Robert William Davis Republican 1978 Incumbent re-elected. Robert William Davis (Republican) 59.6%
Mitch Irwin (Democratic) 40.0%
Denise Kline (Libertarian) 0.4%
Michigan 12 David E. Bonior Democratic 1976 Incumbent re-elected. David E. Bonior (Democratic) 53.6%
Douglas Carl (Republican) 45.5%
Keith P. Edwards (Libertarian) 0.6%
Vincent Mario Contrera (Workers Against Concessions) 0.3%
Michigan 13 George W. Crockett Jr. Democratic 1980 Incumbent re-elected. George W. Crockett Jr. (Democratic) 87.0%
John Wright Savage II (Republican) 11.5%
Alan H. Harris (Libertarian) 0.8%
Martinez Alfred Gomez (Workers Against Concessions) 0.8%
Michigan 14 Dennis M. Hertel Democratic 1980 Incumbent re-elected. Dennis M. Hertel (Democratic) 62.6%
Kenneth C. McNealy (Republican) 36.3%
Robert W. Roddis (Libertarian) 0.7%
James L. Breeland (Workers Against Concessions) 0.4%
Michigan 15 William D. Ford Democratic 1964 Incumbent re-elected. William D. Ford (Democratic) 63.8%
Burl C. Adkins (Republican) 34.8%
Eric Blankenburg (Libertarian) 1.0%
Ronda M. Reed Bell (Workers Against Concessions) 0.4%
Michigan 16 John D. Dingell Jr. Democratic 1955 Incumbent re-elected. John D. Dingell Jr. (Democratic) 97.4%
Russell W. Leone (Workers Against Concessions) 2.6%
Michigan 17 Sander M. Levin Democratic 1982 Incumbent re-elected. Sander M. Levin (Democratic) 70.2%
Dennis M. Flessland (Republican) 28.6%
Charles Hahn (Libertarian) 1.2%
Michigan 18 William Broomfield Republican 1956 Incumbent re-elected. William Broomfield (Republican) 76.0%
Gary L. Kohut (Democratic) 22.4%
Timothy J. O'Brien (Libertarian) 1.6%

Minnesota

District Incumbent Party First
elected
Result Candidates
Minnesota 1 Tim Penny Democratic 1982 Incumbent re-elected. Tim Penny (DFL) 70.1%
Curt Schrimpf (Republican) 29.5%
Craig Honts (Socialist Workers) 0.4%
Minnesota 2 Vin Weber Republican 1980 Incumbent re-elected. Vin Weber (Republican) 57.8%
Doug Peterson (DFL) 42.2%
Minnesota 3 Bill Frenzel Republican 1970 Incumbent re-elected. Bill Frenzel (Republican) 68.3%
Dave Carlson (DFL) 31.7%
Minnesota 4 Bruce Vento Democratic 1976 Incumbent re-elected. Bruce Vento (DFL) 72.4%
Ian Maitland (Republican) 26.8%
Natasha Terlexis (Socialist Workers) 0.7%
Minnesota 5 Martin Olav Sabo Democratic 1978 Incumbent re-elected. Martin Olav Sabo (DFL) 72.2%
Raymond C. Gilbertson (Republican) 25.1%
T. Christopher Wright (Independent) 2.7%
Minnesota 6 Gerry Sikorski Democratic 1982 Incumbent re-elected. Gerry Sikorski (DFL) 65.5%
Ray Ploetz (Republican) 34.5%
Minnesota 7 Arlan Stangeland Republican 1977 Incumbent re-elected. Arlan Stangeland (Republican) 54.6%
Marv Hanson (DFL) 45.4%
Minnesota 8 Jim Oberstar Democratic 1974 Incumbent re-elected. Jim Oberstar (DFL) 74.5%
Jerry Shuster (Republican) 25.5%

Mississippi

District Incumbent Party First
elected
Result Candidates
Mississippi 1 Jamie L. Whitten Democratic 1941 Incumbent re-elected. Jamie L. Whitten (Democratic) 78.2%
Jim Bush (Republican) 21.8%
Mississippi 2 Mike Espy Democratic 1986 Incumbent re-elected. Mike Espy (Democratic) 64.7%
Jack Coleman (Republican) 34.5%
Dorothy Benford (Independent) 0.8%
Mississippi 3 Gillespie V. Montgomery Democratic 1966 Incumbent re-elected. Gillespie V. Montgomery (Democratic) 93.9%
Jimmie Ray Bourland (Republican) 6.1%
Mississippi 4 Wayne Dowdy Democratic 1981 Incumbent retired to run for U.S. Senator.
New member elected.
Democratic hold.
Mike Parker (Democratic) 54.8%
Thomas Collins (Republican) 44.0%
Liz Gilchrist (Independent) 1.2%
Mississippi 5 Trent Lott Republican 1972 Incumbent retired to run for U.S. Senator.
New member elected.
Republican hold.
Larkin I. Smith (Republican) 55.0%
Gene Taylor (Democratic) 45.0%

Missouri

District Incumbent Party First
elected
Result Candidates
Missouri 1 Bill Clay Democratic 1968 Incumbent re-elected. Bill Clay (Democratic) 71.6%
Joseph A. Schwan (Republican) 27.0%
Terry Inman (Libertarian) 1.4%
Missouri 2 Jack Buechner Republican 1986 Incumbent re-elected. Jack Buechner (Republican) 66.3%
Robert H. Feigenbaum (Democratic) 32.6%
Deania Lohmann (Libertarian) 1.1%
Missouri 3 Dick Gephardt Democratic 1976 Incumbent re-elected. Dick Gephardt (Democratic) 62.8%
Mark F. Hearne (Republican) 36.3%
Lloyd Sloan (Libertarian) 0.9%
Missouri 4 Ike Skelton Democratic 1976 Incumbent re-elected. Ike Skelton (Democratic) 71.8%
David Eyerly (Republican) 28.2%
Missouri 5 Alan Wheat Democratic 1982 Incumbent re-elected. Alan Wheat (Democratic) 70.3%
Mary Ellen Lobb (Republican) 28.5%
Mike Hurley (Libertarian) 1.2%
Missouri 6 Earl Thomas Coleman Republican 1976 Incumbent re-elected. Earl Thomas Coleman (Republican) 59.3%
Doug R. Hughes (Democratic) 40.7%
Missouri 7 Gene Taylor Republican 1972 Incumbent retired.
New member elected.
Republican hold.
Mel Hancock (Republican) 53.1%
Max Bacon (Democratic) 46.2%
Rob Lurvey (Libertarian) 0.7%
Missouri 8 Bill Emerson Republican 1980 Incumbent re-elected. Bill Emerson (Republican) 58.1%
Wayne Cryts (Democratic) 41.9%
Missouri 9 Harold Volkmer Democratic 1976 Incumbent re-elected. Harold Volkmer (Democratic) 67.9%
Ken Dudley (Republican) 32.1%

Montana

District Incumbent Party First
elected
Result Candidates
Montana 1 John Patrick Williams Democratic 1978 Incumbent re-elected. John Patrick Williams (Democratic) 60.8%
Jim Fenlason (Republican) 39.2%
Montana 2 Ron Marlenee Republican 1976 Incumbent re-elected. Ron Marlenee (Republican) 55.5%
Buck O'Brien (Democratic) 44.5%

Nebraska

District Incumbent Party First
elected
Result Candidates
Nebraska 1 Doug Bereuter Republican 1978 Incumbent re-elected. Doug Bereuter (Republican) 67.0%
Corky Jones (Democratic) 33.0%
Nebraska 2 Hal Daub Republican 1980 Incumbent retired to run for U.S. Senator.
New member elected.
Democratic gain.
Peter Hoagland (Democratic) 50.7%
Jerry Schenken (Republican) 49.3%
Nebraska 3 Virginia D. Smith Republican 1974 Incumbent re-elected. Virginia D. Smith (Republican) 79.0%
John D. Racek (Democratic) 21.0%

Nevada

District Incumbent Party First
elected
Result Candidates
Nevada 1 James Bilbray Democratic 1986 Incumbent re-elected. James Bilbray (Democratic) 64.0%
Lucille Lusk (Republican) 33.7%
Patrick O'Neill (Libertarian) 2.3%
Nevada 2 Barbara Vucanovich Republican 1982 Incumbent re-elected. Barbara Vucanovich (Republican) 57.3%
Jim Spoo (Democratic) 40.6%
Kent Cromwell (Libertarian) 2.1%

New Hampshire

District Incumbent Party First
elected
Result Candidates
New Hampshire 1 Bob Smith Republican 1984 Incumbent re-elected. Bob Smith (Republican) 60.3%
Joseph F. Keefe (Democratic) 39.7%
New Hampshire 2 Judd Gregg Republican 1980 Incumbent retired to run for Governor of New Hampshire.
New member elected.
Republican hold.
Charles Douglas III (Republican) 56.8%
James W. Donchess (Democratic) 42.5%
Roy Kendel (Independent) 0.7%

New Jersey

District Incumbent Party First
elected
Result Candidates
New Jersey 1 James J. Florio Democratic 1974 Incumbent re-elected. James J. Florio (Democratic) 69.9%
Frank A. Cristaudo (Republican) 29.6%
Richard Bartucci (Libertarian) 0.6%
New Jersey 2 William J. Hughes Democratic 1974 Incumbent re-elected. William J. Hughes (Democratic) 65.7%
Kirk W. Conover (Republican) 33.1%
Richard A. Schindewolf Jr. (Pro-Life) 1.2%
New Jersey 3 James J. Howard Democratic 1964 Incumbent died.
New member elected.
Democratic hold.
Winner was also elected to finish the current term, see above.
Frank Pallone (Democratic) 51.6%
Joseph Azzolina (Republican) 47.4%
Laura Stewart (Libertarian) 0.9%
New Jersey 4 Christopher H. Smith Republican 1980 Incumbent re-elected. Christopher H. Smith (Republican) 65.7%
Betty Holland (Democratic) 33.4%
Judson M. Carter (Independent) 0.5%
Daniel A. Maiullo Jr. (Libertarian) 0.3%
New Jersey 5 Marge Roukema Republican 1980 Incumbent re-elected. Marge Roukema (Republican) 75.7%
Lee Monaco (Democratic) 23.6%
Daniel M. Karlan (Libertarian) 0.7%
New Jersey 6 Bernard J. Dwyer Democratic 1980 Incumbent re-elected. Bernard J. Dwyer (Democratic) 61.1%
Peter J. Sica (Republican) 38.1%
Joan Paltrineri (Socialist Workers) 0.5%
Howard F. Schoen (Libertarian) 0.3%
New Jersey 7 Matthew John Rinaldo Republican 1972 Incumbent re-elected. Matthew John Rinaldo (Republican) 74.6%
James Hely (Democratic) 25.4%
New Jersey 8 Robert A. Roe Democratic 1970 Incumbent re-elected. Robert A. Roe (Democratic)
Unopposed
New Jersey 9 Robert Torricelli Democratic 1982 Incumbent re-elected. Robert Torricelli (Democratic) 67.1%
Roger J. Lane (Republican) 32.3%
Richard J. Kemly (Independent) 0.5%
New Jersey 10 Peter W. Rodino Jr. Democratic 1948 Incumbent retired.
New member elected.
Democratic hold.
Donald M. Payne (Democratic) 77.4%
Michael Webb (Republican) 12.6%
Anthony Imperiale (Independent) 5.0%
Mindy Birdno (Socialist Workers) 4.1%
Alvin Curtis (Independent) 0.5%
Alan Bowser (Independent) 0.4%
New Jersey 11 Dean Gallo Republican 1984 Incumbent re-elected. Dean Gallo (Republican) 70.5%
John C. Shaw (Democratic) 29.5%
New Jersey 12 James A. Courter Republican 1978 Incumbent re-elected. James A. Courter (Republican) 69.3%
Norman J. Weinstein (Democratic) 29.9%
Stephen Friedlander (Libertarian) 0.8%
New Jersey 13 Jim Saxton Republican 1984 Incumbent re-elected. Jim Saxton (Republican) 69.5%
James B. Smith (Democratic) 30.5%
New Jersey 14 Frank Joseph Guarini Democratic 1978 Incumbent re-elected. Frank Joseph Guarini (Democratic) 67.3%
Fred J. Theemling Jr. (Republican) 30.6%
John A. Jones (Independent) 0.9%
Christopher White (Libertarian) 0.7%
John Rummel (C) 0.3%
Peter Galbo (Independent) 0.2%

New Mexico

District Incumbent Party First
elected
Result Candidates
New Mexico 1 Manuel Lujan Jr. Republican 1968 Incumbent retired.
New member elected.
Republican hold.
Steven Schiff (Republican) 50.6%
Tom Udall (Democratic) 47.3%
Allen Montgomery Parkman (Libertarian) 2.2%
New Mexico 2 Joe Skeen Republican 1980 Incumbent re-elected. Joe Skeen (Republican)
Unopposed
New Mexico 3 Bill Richardson Democratic 1982 Incumbent re-elected. Bill Richardson (Democratic) 73.1%
Cecilia M. Salazar (Republican) 26.9%

New York

District Incumbent Party First
elected
Result Candidates
New York 1 George J. Hochbrueckner Democratic 1986 Incumbent re-elected. George J. Hochbrueckner (Democratic) 50.8%
Edward P. Romaine (Republican) 49.2%
New York 2 Thomas J. Downey Democratic 1974 Incumbent re-elected. Thomas J. Downey (Democratic) 61.6%
Joseph Cardino Jr. (Republican) 38.4%
New York 3 Robert J. Mrazek Democratic 1982 Incumbent re-elected. Robert J. Mrazek (Democratic) 57.2%
Robert Previdi (Republican) 40.6%
Robert J. Considine (Right to Life) 1.6%
Anthony Signorelli (Lib) 0.5%
New York 4 Norman F. Lent Republican 1970 Incumbent re-elected. Norman F. Lent (Republican) 70.1%
Francis T. Goban (Democratic) 27.6%
Margaret T. McGeary (Right to Life) 2.3%
New York 5 Raymond J. McGrath Republican 1980 Incumbent re-elected. Raymond J. McGrath (Republican) 65.1%
William G. Kelly (Democratic) 33.2%
James A. Matier (Right to Life) 1.7%
New York 6 Floyd H. Flake Democratic 1986 Incumbent re-elected. Floyd H. Flake (Democratic) 85.9%
Robert L. Brandofino (Con) 14.1%
New York 7 Gary L. Ackerman Democratic 1983 Incumbent re-elected. Gary L. Ackerman (Democratic)
Unopposed
New York 8 James H. Scheuer Democratic 1974 Incumbent re-elected. James H. Scheuer (Democratic)
Unopposed
New York 9 Thomas J. Manton Democratic 1984 Incumbent re-elected. Thomas J. Manton (Democratic)
Unopposed
New York 10 Chuck Schumer Democratic 1980 Incumbent re-elected. Chuck Schumer (Democratic) 78.4%
George S. Popielarski (Democratic) 17.8%
Alice Gaffney (Con) 3.8%
New York 11 Edolphus Towns Democratic 1982 Incumbent re-elected. Edolphus Towns (Democratic) 88.7%
Riaz B. Hussain (Republican) 8.9%
Alfred Hamel (Con) 1.5%
Lorraine Stevens (New Alliance) 0.9%
New York 12 Major Owens Democratic 1982 Incumbent re-elected. Major Owens (Democratic) 93.0%
Owen Augustin (Republican) 7.0%
New York 13 Stephen J. Solarz Democratic 1974 Incumbent re-elected. Stephen J. Solarz (Democratic) 74.7%
Anthony M. Curci (Republican) 25.3%
New York 14 Guy V. Molinari Republican 1980 Incumbent re-elected. Guy V. Molinari (Republican) 63.3%
Jerome X. O'Donovan (Democratic) 36.7%
New York 15 S. William Green Republican 1978 Incumbent re-elected. S. William Green (Republican) 61.3%
Peter G. Doukas (Democratic) 36.7%
John B. Levitt (Lib) 2.0%
New York 16 Charles B. Rangel Democratic 1970 Incumbent re-elected. Charles B. Rangel (Democratic) 97.1%
Michael Liccione (Con) 1.6%
Barbara R. Taylor (New Alliance) 1.3%
New York 17 Theodore S. Weiss Democratic 1976 Incumbent re-elected. Theodore S. Weiss (Democratic) 84.4%
Myrna C. Albert (Republican) 15.6%
New York 18 Robert García Democratic 1978 Incumbent re-elected. Robert García (Democratic) 91.1%
Fred Brown (Republican) 7.0%
Rafael Méndez (New Alliance) 1.1%
Daniel Verhoff (Con) 0.9%
New York 19 Mario Biaggi Democratic 1968 Incumbent withdrew but remained on the ballot.
New member elected.
Democratic hold.
Eliot Engel (Democratic) 56.0%
Mario Biaggi (Republican) 27.2%
Martin J. O'Grady (Right to Life) 8.2%
Robert Blumetti (Con) 8.1%
Michael Zagarell (Independent) 0.5%
New York 20 Joseph J. DioGuardi Republican 1984 Incumbent lost re-election.
New member elected.
Democratic gain.
Nita Lowey (Democratic) 50.3%
Joseph J. DioGuardi (Republican) 47.5%
Florence T. O'Grady (Right to Life) 1.4%
Henry M. Levine (Lib) 0.8%
New York 21 Hamilton Fish Jr. Republican 1968 Incumbent re-elected. Hamilton Fish Jr. (Republican) 74.6%
Lawrence W. Grunberger (Democratic) 23.5%
Richard S. Curtin II (Right to Life) 1.9%
New York 22 Benjamin A. Gilman Republican 1972 Incumbent re-elected. Benjamin A. Gilman (Republican) 70.8%
Eleanor F. Burlingham (Democratic) 26.7%
Barbara E. Braun (Right to Life) 2.5%
New York 23 Samuel S. Stratton Democratic 1958 Incumbent retired.
New member elected.
Democratic hold.
Michael R. McNulty (Democratic) 61.7%
Peter M. Bakal (Republican) 38.3%
New York 24 Gerald B. H. Solomon Republican 1978 Incumbent re-elected. Gerald B. H. Solomon (Republican) 72.4%
Fred Baye (Democratic) 27.6%
New York 25 Sherwood Boehlert Republican 1982 Incumbent re-elected. Sherwood Boehlert (Republican)
Unopposed
New York 26 David O'Brien Martin Republican 1980 Incumbent re-elected. David O'Brien Martin (Republican) 75.0%
Donald R. Ravenscroft (Democratic) 25.0%
New York 27 George C. Wortley Republican 1980 Incumbent retired.
New member elected.
Republican hold.
James T. Walsh (Republican) 57.5%
Rosemary S. Pooler (Democratic) 41.8%
Stephen K. Hoff (Right to Life) 0.8%
New York 28 Matthew F. McHugh Democratic 1974 Incumbent re-elected. Matthew F. McHugh (Democratic) 93.2%
Mary C. Dixon (Right to Life) 6.8%
New York 29 Frank Horton Republican 1962 Incumbent re-elected. Frank Horton (Republican) 68.8%
James R. Vogel (Democratic) 26.6%
Richard G. Baxter (Con) 3.0%
Donald M. Peters (Right to Life) 1.6%
New York 30 Louise Slaughter Democratic 1986 Incumbent re-elected. Louise Slaughter (Democratic) 56.9%
John D. Bouchard (Republican) 39.5%
Thomas D. Cook (Con) 2.8%
Michael P. Flanagan (Right to Life) 0.9%
New York 31 Jack Kemp Republican 1970 Incumbent retired to run for U.S. President.
New member elected.
Republican hold.
Bill Paxon (Republican) 53.4%
David J. Swarts (Democratic) 46.6%
New York 32 John J. LaFalce Democratic 1974 Incumbent re-elected. John J. LaFalce (Democratic) 72.7%
Emil K. Everett (Republican) 27.3%
New York 33 Henry J. Nowak Democratic 1974 Incumbent re-elected. Henry J. Nowak (Democratic)
Unopposed
New York 34 Amo Houghton Republican 1986 Incumbent re-elected. Amo Houghton (Republican) 96.5%
Ian Kelly Woodward (Lib) 3.5%

North Carolina

District Incumbent Party First
elected
Result Candidates
North Carolina 1 Walter B. Jones Sr. Democratic 1966 Incumbent re-elected. Walter B. Jones Sr. (Democratic) 65.2%
Howard Moye (Republican) 34.8%
North Carolina 2 Tim Valentine Democratic 1982 Incumbent re-elected. Tim Valentine (Democratic)
Unopposed
North Carolina 3 Martin Lancaster Democratic 1986 Incumbent re-elected. Martin Lancaster (Democratic)
Unopposed
North Carolina 4 David E. Price Democratic 1986 Incumbent re-elected. David E. Price (Democratic) 58.0%
Tom Fetzer (Republican) 42.0%
North Carolina 5 Stephen L. Neal Democratic 1974 Incumbent re-elected. Stephen L. Neal (Democratic) 52.6%
Lyons Gray (Republican) 47.4%
North Carolina 6 Howard Coble Republican 1984 Incumbent re-elected. Howard Coble (Republican) 62.5%
Tom Gilmore (Democratic) 37.5%
North Carolina 7 Charlie Rose Democratic 1972 Incumbent re-elected. Charlie Rose (Democratic) 67.3%
George G. Thompson (Republican) 32.7%
North Carolina 8 Bill Hefner Democratic 1974 Incumbent re-elected. Bill Hefner (Democratic) 51.5%
Ted Blanton (Republican) 48.5%
North Carolina 9 Alex McMillan Republican 1984 Incumbent re-elected. Alex McMillan (Republican) 65.9%
Mark Sholander (Democratic) 34.1%
North Carolina 10 Cass Ballenger Republican 1986 Incumbent re-elected. Cass Ballenger (Republican) 61.0%
Jack L. Rhyne (Democratic) 39.0%
North Carolina 11 James McClure Clarke Democratic 1986 Incumbent re-elected. James McClure Clarke (Democratic) 50.4%
Charles H. Taylor (Republican) 49.6%

North Dakota

District Incumbent Party First
elected
Result Candidates
North Dakota at-large Byron Dorgan Democratic 1980 Incumbent re-elected. Byron Dorgan (Democratic) 70.9%
Steve Sydness (Republican) 28.2%
Kris Brekke (Independent) 1.0%

Ohio

District Incumbent Party First
elected
Result Candidates
Ohio 1 Tom Luken Democratic 1976 Incumbent re-elected. Tom Luken (Democratic) 56.5%
Steve Chabot (Republican) 43.5%
Ohio 2 Bill Gradison Republican 1974 Incumbent re-elected. Bill Gradison (Republican) 72.3%
Chuck R. Stidham (Democratic) 27.7%
Ohio 3 Tony P. Hall Democratic 1978 Incumbent re-elected. Tony P. Hall (Democratic) 76.9%
Ron Crutcher (Republican) 23.1%
Ohio 4 Mike Oxley Republican 1972 Incumbent re-elected. Mike Oxley (Republican)
Unopposed
Ohio 5 Del Latta Republican 1958 Incumbent retired.
New member elected.
Republican hold.
Paul Gillmor (Republican) 60.6%
Tom Murray (Democratic) 39.4%
Ohio 6 Bob McEwen Republican 1980 Incumbent re-elected. Bob McEwen (Republican) 74.3%
Gordon R. Roberts (Democratic) 25.7%
Ohio 7 Mike DeWine Republican 1982 Incumbent re-elected. Mike DeWine (Republican) 73.9%
Jack Schira (Democratic) 26.1%
Ohio 8 Buz Lukens Republican 1986 Incumbent re-elected. Buz Lukens (Republican) 75.9%
John W. Griffin (Democratic) 24.1%
Ohio 9 Marcy Kaptur Democratic 1982 Incumbent re-elected. Marcy Kaptur (Democratic) 81.3%
Al Hawkins (Republican) 18.7%
Ohio 10 Clarence E. Miller Republican 1966 Incumbent re-elected. Clarence E. Miller (Republican) 71.6%
John M. Buchanan (Democratic) 28.4%
Ohio 11 Dennis E. Eckart Democratic 1980 Incumbent re-elected. Dennis E. Eckart (Democratic) 61.5%
Margaret R. Mueller (Republican) 38.5%
Ohio 12 John Kasich Republican 1982 Incumbent re-elected. John Kasich (Republican) 80.1%
Mark P. Brown (Democratic) 19.9%
Ohio 13 Don Pease Democratic 1976 Incumbent re-elected. Don Pease (Democratic) 69.8%
Dwight Brown (Republican) 30.2%
Ohio 14 Thomas C. Sawyer Democratic 1986 Incumbent re-elected. Thomas C. Sawyer (Democratic) 74.7%
Loretta Lang (Republican) 25.3%
Ohio 15 Chalmers P. Wylie Republican 1966 Incumbent re-elected. Chalmers P. Wylie (Republican) 75.1%
Mark S. Froehlich (Democratic) 24.9%
Ohio 16 Ralph Regula Republican 1972 Incumbent re-elected. Ralph Regula (Republican) 78.6%
Melvin J. Gravely (Democratic) 21.4%
Ohio 17 Jim Traficant Democratic 1984 Incumbent re-elected. Jim Traficant (Democratic) 77.2%
Frederick W. Lenz (Republican) 22.8%
Ohio 18 Douglas Applegate Democratic 1976 Incumbent re-elected. Douglas Applegate (Democratic) 77.6%
William C. Abraham (Republican) 22.4%
Ohio 19 Ed Feighan Democratic 1982 Incumbent re-elected. Ed Feighan (Democratic) 70.5%
Noel F. Roberts (Republican) 29.5%
Ohio 20 Mary Rose Oakar Democratic 1976 Incumbent re-elected. Mary Rose Oakar (Democratic) 82.6%
Michael Sajna (Republican) 17.4%
Ohio 21 Louis Stokes Democratic 1968 Incumbent re-elected. Louis Stokes (Democratic) 85.7%
Franklin H. Roski (Republican) 14.3%

Oklahoma

District Incumbent Party First
elected
Result Candidates
Oklahoma 1 Jim Inhofe Republican 1986 Incumbent re-elected. Jim Inhofe (Republican) 52.6%
Kurt Glassco (Democratic) 47.4%
Oklahoma 2 Mike Synar Democratic 1978 Incumbent re-elected. Mike Synar (Democratic) 64.9%
Ira Phillips (Republican) 35.1%
Oklahoma 3 Wes Watkins Democratic 1976 Incumbent re-elected. Wes Watkins (Democratic)
Unopposed
Oklahoma 4 Dave McCurdy Democratic 1980 Incumbent re-elected. Dave McCurdy (Democratic)
Unopposed
Oklahoma 5 Mickey Edwards Republican 1976 Incumbent re-elected. Mickey Edwards (Republican) 72.2%
Terry J. Montgomery (Democratic) 27.8%
Oklahoma 6 Glenn English Democratic 1974 Incumbent re-elected. Glenn English (Democratic) 73.1%
Mike Brown (Republican) 26.9%

Oregon

District Incumbent Party First
elected
Result Candidates
Oregon 1 Les AuCoin Democratic 1974 Incumbent re-elected. Les AuCoin (Democratic) 69.6%
Earl Molander (Republican) 30.4%
Oregon 2 Robert Freeman Smith Republican 1982 Incumbent re-elected. Robert Freeman Smith (Republican) 62.7%
Larry Tuttle (Democratic) 37.3%
Oregon 3 Ron Wyden Democratic 1980 Incumbent re-elected. Ron Wyden (Democratic)
Unopposed
Oregon 4 Peter DeFazio Democratic 1986 Incumbent re-elected. Peter DeFazio (Democratic) 72.0%
Jim Howard (Republican) 28.0%
Oregon 5 Denny Smith Republican 1980 Incumbent re-elected. Denny Smith (Republican) 50.2%
Mike Kopetski (Democratic) 49.8%

Pennsylvania

District Incumbent Party First
elected
Result Candidates
Pennsylvania 1 Thomas M. Foglietta Democratic 1980 Incumbent re-elected. Thomas M. Foglietta (Democratic) 76.3%
William J. O'Brien (Republican) 23.7%
Pennsylvania 2 William H. Gray Democratic 1978 Incumbent re-elected. William H. Gray (Democratic) 93.7%
Richard L. Harsch (Republican) 6.3%
Pennsylvania 3 Robert A. Borski Jr. Democratic 1982 Incumbent re-elected. Robert A. Borski Jr. (Democratic) 63.2%
Mark Matthews (Republican) 36.8%
Pennsylvania 4 Joseph P. Kolter Democratic 1982 Incumbent re-elected. Joseph P. Kolter (Democratic) 69.8%
Gordon R. Johnston (Republican) 29.5%
Erich L. Kaltenhauser (Populist) 0.7%
Pennsylvania 5 Richard T. Schulze Republican 1974 Incumbent re-elected. Richard T. Schulze (Republican) 78.2%
Donald A. Hadley (Democratic) 21.8%
Pennsylvania 6 Gus Yatron Democratic 1968 Incumbent re-elected. Gus Yatron (Democratic) 63.1%
James R. Erwin (Republican) 36.1%
Louis Perugini Jr. (Independent) 0.7%
Pennsylvania 7 Curt Weldon Republican 1986 Incumbent re-elected. Curt Weldon (Republican) 67.8%
David Landau (Democratic) 32.2%
Pennsylvania 8 Peter H. Kostmayer Democratic 1982 Incumbent re-elected. Peter H. Kostmayer (Democratic) 56.8%
Ed Howard (Republican) 41.5%
Donald C. Ernsberger (Libertarian) 1.7%
Pennsylvania 9 Bud Shuster Republican 1972 Incumbent re-elected. Bud Shuster (Republican)
Unopposed
Pennsylvania 10 Joseph M. McDade Republican 1962 Incumbent re-elected. Joseph M. McDade (Republican) 73.2%
Robert C. Cordaro (Democratic) 26.8%
Pennsylvania 11 Paul E. Kanjorski Democratic 1984 Incumbent re-elected. Paul E. Kanjorski (Democratic)
Unopposed
Pennsylvania 12 John Murtha Democratic 1974 Incumbent re-elected. John Murtha (Democratic)
Unopposed
Pennsylvania 13 R. Lawrence Coughlin Republican 1968 Incumbent re-elected. R. Lawrence Coughlin (Republican) 66.6%
Bernard Tomkin (Democratic) 33.4%
Pennsylvania 14 William J. Coyne Democratic 1980 Incumbent re-elected. William J. Coyne (Democratic) 78.6%
Richard Edward Caligiuri (Libertarian) 21.4%
Pennsylvania 15 Donald L. Ritter Republican 1978 Incumbent re-elected. Donald L. Ritter (Republican) 57.5%
Ed Reibman (Democratic) 42.5%
Pennsylvania 16 Robert Smith Walker Republican 1976 Incumbent re-elected. Robert Smith Walker (Republican) 74.0%
Ernest Eric Guyll (Democratic) 26.0%
Pennsylvania 17 George Gekas Republican 1982 Incumbent re-elected. George Gekas (Republican)
Unopposed
Pennsylvania 18 Doug Walgren Democratic 1976 Incumbent re-elected. Doug Walgren (Democratic) 62.7%
John A. Newman (Republican) 37.1%
James J. Bailey (Populist) 0.3%
Pennsylvania 19 William F. Goodling Republican 1974 Incumbent re-elected. William F. Goodling (Republican) 77.2%
Paul E. Ritchey (Democratic) 22.8%
Pennsylvania 20 Joseph M. Gaydos Democratic 1968 Incumbent re-elected. Joseph M. Gaydos (Democratic) 98.5%
Richard W. Wilson (Populist) 1.5%
Pennsylvania 21 Tom Ridge Republican 1982 Incumbent re-elected. Tom Ridge (Republican) 78.7%
George R. H. Elder (Democratic) 21.3%
Pennsylvania 22 Austin Murphy Democratic 1976 Incumbent re-elected. Austin Murphy (Democratic) 72.4%
William Hodgkiss (Republican) 27.6%
Pennsylvania 23 William F. Clinger Jr. Republican 1978 Incumbent re-elected. William F. Clinger Jr. (Republican) 62.0%
Howard Shakespeare (Democratic) 37.3%
William Smolik (Populist) 0.7%

Rhode Island

District Incumbent Party First
elected
Result Candidates
Rhode Island 1 Fernand St. Germain Democratic 1960 Incumbent lost re-election.
New member elected.
Republican gain.
Ronald Machtley (Republican) 55.6%
Fernand St. Germain (Democratic) 44.4%
Rhode Island 2 Claudine Schneider Republican 1980 Incumbent re-elected. Claudine Schneider (Republican) 72.1%
Ruth S. Morgenthau (Democratic) 27.9%

South Carolina

District Incumbent Party First
elected
Result Candidates
South Carolina 1 Arthur Ravenel Jr. Republican 1986 Incumbent re-elected. Arthur Ravenel Jr. (Republican) 63.8%
Wheeler Tillman (Democratic) 36.2%
South Carolina 2 Floyd Spence Republican 1970 Incumbent re-elected. Floyd Spence (Republican) 52.8%
Jim Leventis (Democratic) 46.7%
Geb Sommer (Libertarian) 0.6%
South Carolina 3 Butler Derrick Democratic 1974 Incumbent re-elected. Butler Derrick (Democratic) 53.7%
Henry Jordan (Republican) 45.6%
John B. Heaton (Libertarian) 0.7%
South Carolina 4 Liz J. Patterson Democratic 1986 Incumbent re-elected. Liz J. Patterson (Democratic) 52.2%
Knox White (Republican) 47.8%
South Carolina 5 John M. Spratt Jr. Democratic 1982 Incumbent re-elected. John M. Spratt Jr. (Democratic) 69.8%
Robert K. Carley (Republican) 30.2%
South Carolina 6 Robin Tallon Democratic 1982 Incumbent re-elected. Robin Tallon (Democratic) 76.1%
Bob Cunningham (Republican) 23.9%

South Dakota

District Incumbent Party First
elected
Result Candidates
South Dakota at-large Tim Johnson Democratic 1986 Incumbent re-elected. Tim Johnson (Democratic) 71.7%
David Volk (Republican) 28.3%

Tennessee

District Incumbent Party First
elected
Result Candidates
Tennessee 1 Jimmy Quillen Republican 1962 Incumbent re-elected. Jimmy Quillen (Republican) 80.2%
Sidney S. Smith (Democratic) 19.8%
Tennessee 2 John Duncan Sr. Republican 1964 Incumbent died June 21, 1988.
New member elected.
Republican hold.
Winner was also elected to finish the current term, see above.
John Duncan Jr. (Republican) 56.2%
Dudley W. Taylor (Democratic) 43.8%
Tennessee 3 Marilyn Lloyd Democratic 1974 Incumbent re-elected. Marilyn Lloyd (Democratic) 57.4%
Harold W. Coker (Republican) 42.6%
Tennessee 4 Jim Cooper Democratic 1982 Incumbent re-elected. Jim Cooper (Democratic)
Unopposed
Tennessee 5 Bob Clement Democratic 1988 Incumbent re-elected. Bob Clement (Democratic)
Unopposed
Tennessee 6 Bart Gordon Democratic 1984 Incumbent re-elected. Bart Gordon (Democratic) 76.5%
Wallace Embry (Republican) 23.5%
Tennessee 7 Don Sundquist Republican 1982 Incumbent re-elected. Don Sundquist (Republican) 80.1%
Kenneth Bloodworth (Democratic) 19.9%
Tennessee 8 Ed Jones Democratic 1969 Incumbent retired.
New member elected.
Democratic hold.
John S. Tanner (Democratic) 62.4%
Ed Bryant (Republican) 37.6%
Tennessee 9 Harold Ford Sr. Democratic 1974 Incumbent re-elected. Harold Ford Sr. (Democratic) 81.6%
Isaac Richmond (Independent) 18.4%

Texas

District Incumbent Party First
elected
Result Candidates
Texas 1 Jim Chapman Democratic 1985 Incumbent re-elected. Jim Chapman (Democratic) 62.2%
Horace McQueen (Republican) 37.8%
Texas 2 Charles Wilson Democratic 1972 Incumbent re-elected. Charles Wilson (Democratic) 87.7%
Gary W. Nelson (Libertarian) 12.3%
Texas 3 Steve Bartlett Republican 1982 Incumbent re-elected. Steve Bartlett (Republican) 81.8%
Blake Cowden (Democratic) 18.2%
Texas 4 Ralph Hall Democratic 1980 Incumbent re-elected. Ralph Hall (Democratic) 66.4%
Randy Sutton (Republican) 32.1%
Melanie A. Dunn (Libertarian) 1.5%
Texas 5 John Wiley Bryant Democratic 1982 Incumbent re-elected. John Wiley Bryant (Democratic) 60.7%
Lon Williams (Republican) 38.1%
Ken Ashby (Libertarian) 1.1%
Texas 6 Joe Barton Republican 1984 Incumbent re-elected. Joe Barton (Republican) 67.6%
N. P. "Pat" Kendrick (Democratic) 32.4%
Texas 7 William Reynolds Archer Jr. Republican 1970 Incumbent re-elected. William Reynolds Archer Jr. (Republican) 79.1%
Dianne Richards (Democratic) 20.9%
Texas 8 Jack Fields Republican 1980 Incumbent re-elected. Jack Fields (Republican)
Unopposed
Texas 9 Jack Brooks Democratic 1952 Incumbent re-elected. Jack Brooks (Democratic)
Unopposed
Texas 10 J. J. Pickle Democratic 1963 Incumbent re-elected. J. J. Pickle (Democratic) 93.4%
Vincent J. May (Libertarian) 6.6%
Texas 11 Marvin Leath Democratic 1978 Incumbent re-elected. Marvin Leath (Democratic) 95.4%
Frederick M. King (Libertarian) 4.6%
Texas 12 Jim Wright Democratic 1954 Incumbent re-elected. Jim Wright (Democratic)
Unopposed
Texas 13 Beau Boulter Republican 1984 Incumbent retired to run for U.S. Senator.
New member elected.
Democratic gain.
Bill Sarpalius (Democratic) 52.5%
Larry S. Milner (Republican) 47.5%
Texas 14 Mac Sweeney Republican 1984 Incumbent lost re-election.
New member elected.
Democratic gain.
Greg Laughlin (Democratic) 53.2%
Mac Sweeney (Republican) 45.9%
Don Kelley (Libertarian) 0.9%
Texas 15 Kika de la Garza Democratic 1964 Incumbent re-elected. Kika de la Garza (Democratic) 93.9%
Gloria Joyce Hendrix (Libertarian) 6.1%
Texas 16 Ronald D. Coleman Democratic 1982 Incumbent re-elected. Ronald D. Coleman (Democratic)
Unopposed
Texas 17 Charles Stenholm Democratic 1978 Incumbent re-elected. Charles Stenholm (Democratic)
Unopposed
Texas 18 Mickey Leland Democratic 1978 Incumbent re-elected. Mickey Leland (Democratic) 92.9%
J. Alejandro Snead (Libertarian) 7.1%
Texas 19 Larry Combest Republican 1984 Incumbent re-elected. Larry Combest (Republican) 67.7%
Gerald McCathern (Democratic) 32.3%
Texas 20 Henry B. Gonzalez Democratic 1961 Incumbent re-elected. Henry B. Gonzalez (Democratic) 70.7%
Lee Travino (Republican) 27.5%
Theresa S. Doyle (Libertarian) 1.8%
Texas 21 Lamar S. Smith Republican 1986 Incumbent re-elected. Lamar S. Smith (Republican) 93.2%
Jim Robinson (Libertarian) 6.8%
Texas 22 Tom DeLay Republican 1984 Incumbent re-elected. Tom DeLay (Republican) 67.4%
Wayne Walker (Democratic) 31.4%
George Harper (Libertarian) 1.2%
Texas 23 Albert Bustamante Democratic 1984 Incumbent re-elected. Albert Bustamante (Democratic) 64.5%
Jerry Gonzales (Republican) 33.6%
Tony R. Garza (Libertarian) 1.9%
Texas 24 Martin Frost Democratic 1978 Incumbent re-elected. Martin Frost (Democratic) 92.6%
Leo Sadovy (Republican) 7.4%
Texas 25 Michael A. Andrews Democratic 1982 Incumbent re-elected. Michael A. Andrews (Democratic) 71.4%
George Loeffler (Republican) 27.7%
Kevin Southwick (Libertarian) 0.9%
Texas 26 Dick Armey Republican 1984 Incumbent re-elected. Dick Armey (Republican) 69.3%
Jo Ann Reyes (Democratic) 30.7%
Texas 27 Solomon P. Ortiz Democratic 1982 Incumbent re-elected. Solomon P. Ortiz (Democratic)
Unopposed

Utah

District Incumbent Party First
elected
Result Candidates
Utah 1 James V. Hansen Republican 1980 Incumbent re-elected. James V. Hansen (Republican) 59.8%
Gunn McKay (Democratic) 40.2%
Utah 2 Wayne Owens Democratic 1986 Incumbent re-elected. Wayne Owens (Democratic) 57.4%
Richard Snelgrove (Republican) 41.1%
Michael Lee (Libertarian) 1.5%
Utah 3 Howard C. Nielson Republican 1982 Incumbent re-elected. Howard C. Nielson (Republican) 66.8%
Robert W. Stringham (Democratic) 30.9%
E. Dean Christensen (American) 1.7%
Judy Stranahan (Socialist Workers) 0.6%

Vermont

District Incumbent Party First
elected
Result Candidates
Vermont at-large Jim Jeffords Republican 1974 Incumbent retired to run for U.S. Senator.
New member elected.
Republican hold.
Peter Plympton Smith (Republican) 41.2%
Bernie Sanders (Independent) 37.5%
Paul N. Poirier (Democratic) 18.9%
Jim Hedbor (Libertarian) 1.3%
Peter Diamondstone (Liberty Union) 0.6%
Morris Earle (Independent) 0.4%

Virginia

District Incumbent Party First
elected
Result Candidates
Virginia 1 Herbert H. Bateman Republican 1982 Incumbent re-elected. Herbert H. Bateman (Republican) 73.3%
James S. Ellenson (Democratic) 26.7%
Virginia 2 Owen B. Pickett Democratic 1986 Incumbent re-elected. Owen B. Pickett (Democratic) 60.5%
Jerry R. Curry (Republican) 35.5%
Stephen P. Shao (Independent) 2.4%
Robert A. Smith (Independent) 1.5%
Virginia 3 Thomas J. Bliley Jr. Republican 1980 Incumbent re-elected. Thomas J. Bliley Jr. (Republican)
Unopposed
Virginia 4 Norman Sisisky Democratic 1982 Incumbent re-elected. Norman Sisisky (Democratic)
Unopposed
Virginia 5 Lewis F. Payne Jr. Democratic 1988 Incumbent re-elected. Lewis F. Payne Jr. (Democratic) 54.2%
Charles R. Hawkins (Republican) 43.7%
Frank Cole (Independent) 2.1%
Virginia 6 Jim Olin Democratic 1982 Incumbent re-elected. Jim Olin (Democratic) 63.9%
Charles E. Judd (Republican) 36.1%
Virginia 7 D. French Slaughter Jr. Republican 1984 Incumbent re-elected. D. French Slaughter Jr. (Republican)
Unopposed
Virginia 8 Stanford E. Parris Republican 1980 Incumbent re-elected. Stanford E. Parris (Republican) 62.3%
David G. Brickley (Democratic) 37.7%
Virginia 9 Rick Boucher Democratic 1982 Incumbent re-elected. Rick Boucher (Democratic) 63.4%
John C. Brown (Republican) 36.6%
Virginia 10 Frank Wolf Republican 1980 Incumbent re-elected. Frank Wolf (Republican) 68.1%
Robert L. Weinberg (Democratic) 31.9%

Washington

District Incumbent Party First
elected
Result Candidates
Washington 1 John Miller Republican 1984 Incumbent re-elected. John Miller (Republican) 55.4%
Reese M. Lindquist (Democratic) 44.6%
Washington 2 Al Swift Democratic 1978 Incumbent re-elected. Al Swift (Democratic)
Unopposed
Washington 3 Don Bonker Democratic 1974 Incumbent retired to run for U.S. Senator.
New member elected.
Democratic hold.
Jolene Unsoeld (Democratic) 50.1%
Bill Wight (Republican) 49.9%
Washington 4 Sid Morrison Republican 1980 Incumbent re-elected. Sid Morrison (Republican) 74.5%
J. Richard Golob (Democratic) 25.5%
Washington 5 Tom Foley Democratic 1964 Incumbent re-elected. Tom Foley (Democratic) 76.4%
Marlyn A. Derby (Republican) 23.6%
Washington 6 Norman D. Dicks Democratic 1976 Incumbent re-elected. Norman D. Dicks (Democratic) 67.6%
Kevin P. Cook (Republican) 32.4%
Washington 7 Mike Lowry Democratic 1978 Incumbent retired to run for U.S. Senator.
New member elected.
Democratic hold.
Jim McDermott (Democratic) 76.3%
Robert Edwards (Republican) 23.7%
Washington 8 Rod Chandler Republican 1982 Incumbent re-elected. Rod Chandler (Republican) 70.9%
Jim Kean (Democratic) 29.1%

West Virginia

District Incumbent Party First
elected
Result Candidates
West Virginia 1 Alan Mollohan Democratic 1982 Incumbent re-elected. Alan Mollohan (Democratic) 74.5%
Howard Tuck (Republican) 25.5%
West Virginia 2 Harley O. Staggers Jr. Democratic 1982 Incumbent re-elected. Harley O. Staggers Jr. (Democratic)
Unopposed
West Virginia 3 Bob Wise Democratic 1982 Incumbent re-elected. Bob Wise (Democratic) 74.3%
Paul W. Hart (Republican) 25.7%
West Virginia 4 Nick Rahall Democratic 1976 Incumbent re-elected. Nick Rahall (Democratic) 61.3%
Marianne R. Brewster (Republican) 38.7%

Wisconsin

District Incumbent Party First
elected
Result Candidates
Wisconsin 1 Les Aspin Democratic 1970 Incumbent re-elected. Les Aspin (Democratic) 76.2%
Bernard J. Weaver (Republican) 23.8%
Wisconsin 2 Robert W. Kastenmeier Democratic 1958 Incumbent re-elected. Robert W. Kastenmeier (Democratic) 58.5%
Ann J. Haney (Republican) 41.5%
Wisconsin 3 Steve Gunderson Republican 1980 Incumbent re-elected. Steve Gunderson (Republican) 68.4%
Karl Krueger (Democratic) 31.6%
Wisconsin 4 Jerry Kleczka Democratic 1984 Incumbent re-elected. Jerry Kleczka (Democratic)
Unopposed
Wisconsin 5 Jim Moody Democratic 1982 Incumbent re-elected. Jim Moody (Democratic) 64.2%
Helen Independent. Barnhill (Republican) 35.8%
Wisconsin 6 Tom Petri Republican 1979 Incumbent re-elected. Tom Petri (Republican) 74.2%
Joseph Garrett (Democratic) 25.8%
Wisconsin 7 Dave Obey Democratic 1969 Incumbent re-elected. Dave Obey (Democratic) 61.8%
Kevin J. Hermening (Republican) 37.4%
John Thomas Alan Duelge (Independent) 0.8%
Wisconsin 8 Toby Roth Republican 1978 Incumbent re-elected. Toby Roth (Republican) 69.7%
Robert A. Baron (Democratic) 30.3%
Wisconsin 9 Jim Sensenbrenner Republican 1978 Incumbent re-elected. Jim Sensenbrenner (Republican) 74.9%
Thomas J. Hickey (Democratic) 25.1%

Wyoming

District Incumbent Party First
elected
Result Candidates
Wyoming at-large Dick Cheney Republican 1978 Incumbent re-elected. Dick Cheney (Republican) 66.6%
Bryan Sharratt (Democratic) 31.8%
Craig Alan McCune (Libertarian) 1.1%
Al Hamburg (New Alliance) 0.5%

See also

External links

  • Statistics of the Congressional Election of November 8, 1988, Office of the Clerk U.S. House of Representatives

References

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