2008 Special Elections

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 ** = swing-state or -district result most indicative of a nationwide trend

 

State

Contest

Date

Incumbent Name

Result

Winner

Impact

MN** 25th State Senate District 1/3/08 Tom Neuville (R) 55% v
42%
Kevin Dahle (D) State Senate has 22 Republicans and 45 Democrats

 

KY 63rd State House District 1/8/08 Jon Draud (R) 53% v
47%
Alecia Webb-Edgington (R) State House has 37 Republicans and 63 Democrats

 

KY 72nd State House District 1/8/08 Carolyn Belcher (D) 61% v
39%
 
Sannie Overly (D) State House has 37 Republicans and 63 Democrats
NH** State House, Rockingham District 1 1/22/08 Bob Johnson (R) 53% v
47%
Maureen Mann (D) State House has 157 Republicans,
240 Democrats, and 1 Independent
 
KY 6th State House District 2/5/08 J.R. Gray (D) 64% v
36%
Will Coursey (D) State House has 37 Republicans and 63 Democrats
 
95th State House District James Brandon Spencer (D) 89.6% v
10.4%
Greg Stumbo (D) State House has 37 Republicans and 63 Democrats
 
30th State Senate District Daniel Mongiardo (D) 51% v
49%
Brandon Smith (R) State Senate has 22 Republicans, 15 Democrats, and 1 Independent
 
CA 55th State Assembly District 2/5/08 Laura Richardson (D) 69.84% v
15.4%
14.76%
Warren Furutani (D) State Assembly has 32 Republicans and 48 Democrats

 

MO Missouri House, District 16 2/5/08 Carl Bearden (R) 51.6% v
48.4%
Mark Parkinson (R) State House has 92 Republicans and 71 Democrats
Missouri House, District 65 Fred Kratky (D) 100% Michele Kratky (D)
Missouri House, District 158 Nathan Cooper (R) 50.2% v
43.4%
6.4%
 
Mary Kasten (R)
VA 99th House of Delegates District 2/19/08 Rob Whitman (D) 58% v
42%
Albert Pollard (D) House of Delegates has 53 Republicans, 45 Democrats, and 2 Independents
 
FL** 32nd State House District 2/26/08 Bob Allen (R) 47% v
46%
7%
 
Tony Sasso (D) State House has 77 Republicans and 43 Democrats
NY** 48th State Senate District 2/26/08 Jim Wright (R) 52% v
48%
 
Darrel Aubertine (D) New York State Senate has 32 Republicans and 30 Democrats
IL** 14th Congressional District 3/8/08 Dennis Hastert (R) 53% v
47%
Bill Foster (D)

Current Breakdown is:

R: 199

D: 236

 

IN 7th Congressional District 3/11/08 Julia Carson (D) 54% v
43%
Andre Carson (D)

Current Breakdown is:

R: 199

D: 236
 

KY 84th State House District 3/18/08 Brandon Smith (R) Uncontested Scott Alexander (D) State House has 36 Republicans and 64 Democrats
 
FL 55th State House District 4/15/08 Frank Peterman (D) 93% v
7%
 
Daryl Rouson (D) State House has 77 Republicans and 43 Democrats
LA 6th Congressional District** 5/3/08 Richard Baker (R) 49% v
46%
Don Cazayoux (D)

Current Breakdown is:

R: 199

D: 236
 

1st Congressional District Bobby Jindal (R) 75% v
22%
 
Steve Scalise (R)
TX State House District 119 5/10/08 Robert Puente (D) Uncontested Roland Gutierrez (D)
 
State House has 79 Republicans and 70 Democrats
 
MS** 1st Congressional District 5/13/08 Roger Wicker (R) 53.7% v
46.3%
Tom Childers (D)

Current Breakdown is:

R: 199

D: 236
 

CA 12th Congressional District 6/3/08 Tom Lantos (D) 76.9% Jackie Speier (D)

Current Breakdown is:

R: 199

D: 236
 

MD 4th Congressional District 6/17/08 Al Wynn (D) 93% v
7%
Donna Edwards (D)

Current Breakdown is:

R: 199

D: 236

 

OH 11th Congressional District 11/18/08 Stephanie Tubbs Jones (D) ** **

Current Breakdown is:

R: 199

D: 236
 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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