1993 United States House of Representatives elections

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There were five special elections to the United States House of Representatives in 1993, during 103rd United States Congress.

List of elections[edit]

Elections are listed by date and district.

District Incumbent This race
Member Party First elected Results Candidates
Wisconsin 1 Les Aspin Democratic 1970 Incumbent resigned January 20, 1993, to become U.S. Secretary of Defense.
New member elected May 4, 1993.
Democratic hold.
  • Green tickY Peter W. Barca (Democratic) 49.90%
  • Mark W. Neumann (Republican) 49.29%
  • Edward J. Kozak (Libertarian) 0.34%
  • Gary W. Thompson (Independent) 0.29%
  • Karl Huebner (Independent) 0.18%
Mississippi 2 Mike Espy Democratic 1986 Incumbent resigned January 22, 1993, to become U.S. Secretary of Agriculture.
New member elected April 13, 1993.
Democratic hold.
California 17 Leon Panetta Democratic 1976 Incumbent resigned January 23, 1993, to become Director of the Office of Management and Budget.
New member elected June 8, 1993.
Democratic hold.
  • Green tickY Sam Farr (Democratic) 25.77%
  • William W. Monning (Democratic) 18.62%
  • Barbara Shipnuk (Democratic) 14.18%
  • Bill McCampbell (Republican) 11.92%
  • Jess Brown (Republican) 10.22%
  • Bob Ernst (Republican) 5.60%
  • Martin Vonnegut (Democratic) 3.26%
  • Barbara Honegger (Republican) 2.03%
  • Lancelot C. McClair (Democratic) 1.54%
  • Richard J. Quigley (Libertarian) 0.45%
  • Kevin G. Clark (Green) 0.35%
  • Jerome "Jerry" McCready (American Independent) 0.32%
  • Peter James (Independent) 0.18%
  • James "Jimmu" Ogle (Independent) 0.13%
Ohio 2 Bill Gradison Republican 1974 Incumbent resigned January 31, 1993, to become president of the Health Insurance Association of America.
New member elected May 4, 1993.
Republican hold.
  • Green tickY Rob Portman (Republican) 70.07%
  • Lee Hornberger (Democratic) 29.93%
Michigan 3 Paul B. Henry Republican 1984 Incumbent died July 31, 1993.
New member elected December 7, 1993.
Republican hold.
  • Green tickY Vern Ehlers (Republican) 66.62%
  • Dale Robert Sprik (Democratic) 23.17%
  • Dawn I. Krupp (Independent) 10.15%
  • Write-ins 0.06%