Vacancies and Successors, 105th Congress (1997–1999)

105th Congress, 1st Session

State and District      Reason for Vacancy and Successor
Texas, 28th

The Honorable Frank Tejeda (D) died on January 30, 1997. 

The Honorable Ciro D. Rodriguez (D) was elected in a special election on April 12, 1997. Representative Rodriquez was added to the rolls of the House upon executing the oath of office on April 17, 1997.

New Mexico, 3rd 

The Honorable Bill Richardson (D) resigned from the 105th Congress on February 13, 1997.

The Honorable Bill Redmond (R) was elected in a special election on May 13, 1997. Representative Redmond was added to the rolls of the House upon executing the oath of office on May 20, 1997.

New York, 13th

The Honorable Susan Molinari (R) resigned from the 105th Congress on August 2, 1997.

The Honorable Vito Fossella (R) was elected in a special election on November 4, 1997.  Representative Fossella was added to the rolls of the House upon executing the oath of office on November 5, 1997.

California, 22nd 

The Honorable Walter H. Capps (D) died on October 28, 1997.

The Honorable Lois Capps (D) was elected in a special election on March 10, 1998. Representative Capps was added to the rolls of the House upon executing the oath of office on March 17, 1998.

Pennsylvania, 1st 

The Honorable Thomas M. Foglietta (D) resigned from the 105th Congress on November 11, 1997.

The Honorable Robert A. Brady (D) was elected in a special election on May 19, 1998.  Representative Brady was added to the rolls of the House upon executing the oath of office on March 21, 1998.

New York, 6th

The Honorable Floyd H. Flake (D) resigned from the 105th Congress on November 17, 1997.

The Honorable Gregory Meeks (D) was elected in a special election on February 3, 1998. Representative Meeks was added to the rolls of the House upon executing the oath of office on February 5, 1998.

105th Congress, 2nd Session

State and District      Reason for Vacancy and Successor
California, 44th

The Honorable Sonny Bono (R) died on January 5, 1998. 

The Honorable Mary Bono (R) was elected in a special election on April 7, 1998. Representative Bono was added to the rolls of the House upon executing the oath of office on April 21, 1998.

California, 9th

The Honorable Ronald Dellums (D) resigned from the 105th Congress on February 6, 1998.

The Honorable Barbara Lee (D) was elected in a special election on April 7, 1998.  Representative Lee was added to the rolls of the House upon executing the oath of office on April 21, 1998.

New Mexico, 1st

The Honorable Steven Schiff (R) died on March 25, 1998.

The Honorable Heather Wilson (R) was elected in a special election on June 23, 1998.  Representative Wilson was added to the rolls of the House upon executing the oath of office on June 25, 1998.