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  CA District 5 - Special Runoff
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Parents > United States > California > CA - District 05
OfficeHouse of Representatives
Type Special Election
Filing Deadline April 07, 1987 - 12:00am Central
Polls Open June 02, 1987 - 06:00am Central
Polls Close June 02, 1987 - 08:00pm Central
Term Start June 09, 1987 - 12:00pm
Term End January 03, 1989 - 12:00pm
ContributorThomas Walker
Last ModifiedRBH April 18, 2016 09:08pm
Data SourcesUnited States Congressional Elections, 1788-1997 The Official Results Michael J. Dubin
Description Special election to fill the vacancy caused by the death of Rep. Sala Burton.
LAST GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyDemocratic Won11/04/1986
NameSala Burton Votes122,688 (75.17%)
Term01/05/1987 - 02/01/1987 Margin86,649 (+53.09%)
NEXT GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyDemocratic Won11/08/1988
NameNancy Pelosi Votes133,530 (76.41%)
Term01/03/1989 - 01/03/1991 Margin99,838 (+57.13%)
PRIMARY/OTHER SCHEDULE
Apr 07, 1987 CA District 5 - Special Election Nancy Pelosi
D 98,825R 7,745I 611LBT 408PFP 187
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Name Nancy Pelosi Harriet Ross Karen Edwards Theodore "Ted" Zuur Sam Grove Catherine Renee Sedwick  
PartyDemocratic Republican Independent Peace & Freedom Libertarian Independent  
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Uncertified Votes46,428 (63.36%) 22,478 (30.68%) 1,602 (2.19%) 1,105 (1.51%) 1,007 (1.37%) 659 (0.90%)  
Margin0 (0.00%) -23,950 (-32.68%) -44,826 (-61.17%) -45,323 (-61.85%) -45,421 (-61.98%) -45,769 (-62.46%)  
Predict Avg.0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00%  
Cash On Hand $-- $-- $-- $-- $-- $--  
Website [Website]  
Entry Date 04/07/1987 04/07/1987 -- -- -- --  
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