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United States House of Representatives elections, 1968

United States House of Representatives elections, 1968

November 5, 1968

All 435 seats to the United States House of Representatives
218 seats were needed for a majority
  Majority party
 
Leader John McCormack Gerald Ford
Party Democratic Republican
Leader's seat Massachusetts-12th Michigan-5th
Last election 248 seats 187 seats
Seats won 243 192
Seat change Decrease 5 Increase 5
Popular vote 33,045,283 32,059,047
Percentage 50.2% 48.5%
Swing Decrease 0.7% Increase 0.3%

  Flag of Ulster (hand)

Speaker before election

John McCormack
Democratic

Elected Speaker

John McCormack
Democratic

The U.S.

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