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Prognosis for House of Representatives Freshmen 1996

The Republican Party won control of the U.S. House of Representatives in 1994 for the first time since 1952. The Democratic Party needs a net gain of 19 seats to retake control.

There are 91 House of Representatives Freshmen, elected in the Republican victory in 1994, only 3 of whom are not seeking re-election this year. 74 of the freshmen are Republicans, 17 are Democrats. All the freshmen are listed here, although not all are vulnerable. The predictions were made in October 1996. [Read more…]