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Election Information

Election Results

Information about the 2008 election for the 111th Congress and historical election statistics.

2008 Election Results and Vote Counts
Statistics of the Congressional Election of November 4, 2008

Election Statistics (1920-2008)
Official vote counts for federal elections from the official sources compiled by the Office of the Clerk.

Current Vacancies

Vacant Congressional Districts
Features information about offices of those Members of the U.S. House of Representatives who have either died or left office prior to the expiration of the current term. By federal law and the Rules of the House of Representatives, the employees of the former Representative continue to staff the offices of the congressional district under the supervision of the Clerk of the House of Representatives. This interim vacant status continues until a new Representative is elected. A vacant congressional district does not have voting representation. Although the scope of the vacant congressional office is limited, constituents of the district are invited to contact the offices for information and assistance.

Congressional Districts

Maps of Congressional Districts
Printable maps of the Congressional Districts provided by the U.S. Geological Survey.

Congressional Apportionment
Historical information regarding apportionment, including a table showing the number of Representatives apportioned to each state from 1790-2000 (1st to the 22nd Census).

The Congressional Apportionment Process
Historical information about the apportionment process and the census.

Election Resources

  • Census Bureau
    Provides information about Congressional apportionment process and Congressional districts.
  • Electoral College
    Information about the Electoral College process provided by the National Archives and Records Administration.
  • Federal Election Commission
    General Federal election information.
  • State Election Offices
    Information about state election offices by the Federal Election Commission

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