1916 California's 10th congressional district special election

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1916 California's 10th congressional district special election

← 1916 November 7, 1916 November 1916 →
  Henry S. Benedict (California Congressman).jpg
Nominee Henry S. Benedict Joy Clark
Party Progressive Independent
Popular vote 19,032 7,147
Percentage 62.8% 23.6%

U.S. Representative before election

William Stephens
Progressive

Elected U.S. Representative

Henry S. Benedict
Progressive

William Stephens (Progressive) resigned July 22, 1916 to become Lieutenant Governor of California.

Henry S. Benedict ( Republican) was elected November 7, 1916 to finish the term.

Benedict was also nominated as a Progressive for the next term, but withdrew in favor of the Republican.

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