Authoritative, extensive in scope and meticulously researched, America Votes is a valuable resource that includes official, state-certified election returns for the presidential, House, Senate, and gubernatorial elections of 2017 and 2018. Including both primary and general election data, this volume is an essential acquisition for university, school, public, and professional libraries. First published during the Eisenhower administration researchers have long depended on America Votes for its consistent and detailed presentation of election data from across disparate state election offices. Author Rhodes Cook brings to the volume years of election analysis experience and expertise in navigating the complicated U.S. electoral landscape. Features of the updated 33rd Edition include: An introduction to the 2018 elections, including useful statistics and analysis of Trump’s influence at the voting booth and the countered anticipation of a blue wave Primary and general election results for the 2018 congressional and gubernatorial elections Congressional special elections from the 115th and 116th Congresses Historical election returns for gubernatorial and Senate races

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Summary of House and Senate Special Elections, 2017–2018

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Special Elections and Postelections Changes to the 115th Congress

From the beginning of 2017 through the general election of 2018, 14 special elections were held in the House to fill unexpired terms in the 115th Congress. There were three special elections in the Senate in this timeframe, and there were no party switches.


Arizona 8th CD

Trent Franks (R) resigned December 8, 2017, following sexual harassment allegations by female staffers. A special general election was held on April 24, 2018, and Debbie Lesko (R) was elected to fill the remainder of the term of the 115th Congress.

April 24, 2018 Special General Election

96,012 Debbie Lesko (R); 87,331 Hiral Tipirneni (D).

California 34th CD

Xavier Becerra ...

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