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US House of Representatives Elections, 2016
All 435 seats to the House of Representatives
218 seats needed for majority
First party Second party
Ryan Pelosi
Leader Paul Ryan Nancy Pelosi
Party Republican Democratic
Leader's seat Wisconsin's 1st California's 12th
Last election 247 188
Seats won 222 213
Seat change -25 +25
2016 US House Election Results

The 2016 United States House of Representatives elections were held on November 8, 2016. Elections were held to elect representatives from all 435 congressional districts across each of the 50 U.S. states. Non-voting delegates from the District of Columbia and the five inhabited U.S. territories will also be elected. The Republicans managed to retain their majority, despite losing 25 seats, including some traditionally Republican districts. They had managed to flip 5 Democratic-held seats, while the DemocratsIn October 2015, Speaker of the House John Boehner resigned his position; the House elected Congressman Paul Ryan of Wisconsin as his replacement. Nancy Pelosi continues to lead House Democrats as Minority Leader. The 2016 Presidential election, 2016 Senate elections, 2016 gubernatorial elections, and many state and local elections were also held on this date.

Incumbents not seeking re-election

Forty-three Representatives declined to seek re-election in 2016.

Democrats

Eighteen Democrats are retiring from their seats in 2016.

  1. Arizona 1: Ann Kirkpatrick: To run for the U.S. Senate[1]
  2. California 20: Sam Farr: Retiring
  3. California 24: Lois Capps: Retiring
  4. California 44: Janice Hahn: To run for the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors
  5. California 46: Loretta Sanchez: To run for the U.S. Senate (Won election)
  6. Delaware at-large: John Carney: To run for Governor of Delaware (Won Election)
  7. Florida 2: Gwen Graham: Retiring
  8. Florida 9: Alan Grayson: To run for the U.S. Senate (Lost Primary)
  9. Florida 18: Patrick Murphy: To run for the U.S. Senate (Won Election)
  10. Hawaii 1: Mark Takai: Retiring[10] (died on July 20, 2016)
  11. Illinois 8: Tammy Duckworth: To run for the U.S. Senate (Won Election)
  12. Maryland 4: Donna Edwards: To run for the U.S. Senate (Lost primary)
  13. Maryland 8: Chris Van Hollen: To run for the U.S. Senate (Won Election)
  14. New York 3: Steve Israel: Retiring
  15. New York 13: Charles Rangel: Retiring
  16. Texas 15: Rubén Hinojosa: Retiring
  17. Washington 7: Jim McDermott: Retiring

Republicans

Twenty-five Republicans are retiring from their seats in 2016.

  1. Arizona 5: Matt Salmon: Retiring
  2. Florida 1: Jeff Miller: Retiring
  3. Florida 4: Ander Crenshaw: Retiring
  4. Florida 11: Rich Nugent: Retiring
  5. Florida 19: Curt Clawson: Retiring
  6. Georgia 3: Lynn Westmoreland: Retiring
  7. Indiana 3: Marlin Stutzman: To run for the U.S. Senate (Lost primary)
  8. Indiana 9: Todd Young: To run for the U.S. Senate (Lost primary)
  9. Kentucky 1: Ed Whitfield: Retiring
  10. Louisiana 3: Charles Boustany: To run for the U.S. Senate (Lost primary)
  11. Louisiana 4: John Fleming: To run for the U.S. Senate (Won Election)
  12. Michigan 1: Dan Benishek: Retiring
  13. Michigan 10: Candice Miller: Retiring
  14. Minnesota 2: John Kline: Retiring
  15. Nevada 3: Joe Heck: To run for the U.S. Senate (Won election)
  16. New York 19: Chris Gibson: Retiring
  17. New York 22: Richard Hanna: Retiring
  18. Pennsylvania 8: Mike Fitzpatrick: Retiring
  19. Pennsylvania 16: Joe Pitts: Retiring
  20. Tennessee 8: Stephen Fincher: Retiring
  21. Texas 19: Randy Neugebauer: Retiring
  22. Virginia 2: Scott Rigell: Retiring
  23. Virginia 5: Robert Hurt: Retiring
  24. Wisconsin 8: Reid Ribble: Retiring
  25. Wyoming at-large: Cynthia Lummis: Retiring

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