United States House of Representatives elections, 2000

United States House of Representatives elections, 2000

Infobox Election
election_name = United States House of Representatives elections, 2000
country = United States
type = legislative
ongoing = no
previous_election = United States House of Representatives elections, 1998
previous_year = 1998
next_election = United States House of Representatives elections, 2002
next_year = 2002
seats_for_election = All 435 seats to the United States House of Representatives
election_date = November 7, 2000



leader1 = Dennis Hastert
party1 = Republican Party (United States)
leaders_seat1 = Illinois-14th
last_election1 = 223 seats
seats1 = 221
seat_change1 = -2
popular_vote1 = 46,750,175
percentage1 = 47.3%
swing1 = -0.7%



leader2 = Dick Gephardt
party2 = Democratic Party (United States)
leaders_seat2 = Missouri-3rd
last_election2 = 211 seats
seats2 = 212
seat_change2 = +1
popular_vote2 = 46,411,559
percentage2 = 47.0%
swing2 = -0.1%

title=Speaker
before_election = Dennis Hastert
before_party = Republican Party (United States)
after_election = Dennis Hastert
after_party = Republican Party (United States)

The elections for the United States House of Representatives in 2000 coincided with the disputed election of George W. Bush as President. The Republican Party narrowly lost seats to the Democratic Party, reducing their majority slightly.

Overall results

!style="background-color:#E9E9E9" align=center rowspan= 2 colspan=2| Parties!style="background-color:#E9E9E9" align=center colspan=4| Seats!style="background-color:#E9E9E9" align=center colspan=3| Popular Vote
- bgcolor=#E9E9E9
align="center"| 1998
align="center"|2000
align="center"|+/-
align="center"|Strength
align="center"|Vote
align="center"|%
align="center"|Change
-
align="left"| Republican Party
align="right"| 223
align="right"| 221
align="right"| -2
align="right"| 50.8%
align="right"| 46,750,175
align="right"| 47.3%
align="right"| -0.7%
-
align="left"| Democratic Party
align="right"| 211
align="right"| 212
align="right"| +1
align="right"| 48.7%
align="right"| 46,411,559
align="right"| 47.0%
align="right"| -0.1%
-
align="left"| Independent
align="right"| 1
align="right"| 2
align="right"| +1
align="right"| 0.5%
align="right"| 683,098
align="right"| 0.7%
align="right"| +0.1%
-
align="left"| Libertarian Party (United States)
align="right"| -
align="right"| -
align="right"| -
align="right"| -
align="right"| 1,610,292
align="right"| 1.6%
align="right"| +0.3%
-
bgcolor="#FF9933"|
align=left|Natural Law Party
align="right"| -
align="right"| -
align="right"| -
align="right"| -
align="right"| 443,896
align="right"| 0.4%
align="right"| +0.1%
align=left|Green Party
align="right"| -
align="right"| -
align="right"| -
align="right"| -
align="right"| 279,158
align="right"| 0.3%
align="right"| +0.2%
align=left|Independence Party
align="right"| -
align="right"| -
align="right"| -
align="right"| -
align="right"| 194,474
align="right"| 0.2%
align="right"| +0.1%
align=left|Reform Party
align="right"| -
align="right"| -
align="right"| -
align="right"| -
align="right"| 176,709
align="right"| 0.2%
align="right"| -0.2%
align=left|Constitution Party
align="right"| -
align="right"| -
align="right"| -
align="right"| -
align="right"| 122,936
align="right"| 0.1%
align="right"| N/A
align=left|Other parties
align="right"| -
align="right"| -
align="right"| -
align="right"| -
align="right"| 2,127,666
align="right"| 2.2%
align="right"| +0.2%
- bgcolor=CCCCCC
align="center" colspan="2"| Totals
align="center"| 435
align="center"| 435
align="center"| 0
align="center"| 100.0%
align="center"| 98,799,963
align="center"| 100.0%
align="center"| -
- bgcolor=E9E9E9
align="left" colspan=9|Source: [http://clerk.house.gov/member_info/electionInfo/index.html Election Statistics - Office of the Clerk]

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Alaska

California

Delaware

Hawaii

Indiana

Kentucky

Maryland

Minnesota

Montana

New Hampshire

New York

Ohio

Pennsylvania

outh Dakota

Utah

Washington

Wyoming

References

* Wattenberg; Martin P. "The Democrats' Decline in the House during the Clinton Presidency: An Analysis of Partisan Swings" "Presidential Studies Quarterly", Vol. 29, 1999
* Wattier; Mark J. "The Clinton Factor: The Effects of Clinton's Personal Image in 2000 Presidential Primaries and in the General Election" "White House Studies", Vol. 4, 2004

ee also

*107th United States Congress
*United States Senate elections, 2000
*United States presidential election, 2000


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