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Open Seats - House of Representatives
Campaign 2004
 
For the Fall 2004 elections, there are 31 open seats for the House of Representatives; an open seat is one where the incumbent is not running for re-election. Of these, 14 seats are held by Democrats, and 17, Republicans.

See Senate Races.

14 Open Democratic Seats
District Representative Status
CA-20 Cal Dooley
Retiring
Jim Costa (D) v. Roy Ashburn (R)
FL-20 Peter Deutsch
Running for Senate
Debbie Wasserman Schultz (D) v. Margaret Hostetter (R)
GA-04 Denise Majette
Running for Senate
Cynthia McKinney (D) v Catherine Davis (R)
KY-04 Ken Lucas
Retiring
Nick Clooney (D) vs. Geoff Davis (R)
Toss Up
LA-07 Chris John
Running for Senate
 
MO-03 Dick Gephardt
Retiring
Primary 10 August
MO-05 Karen McCarthy
Retiring
Primary 10 August
NC-01 Frank Ballance
Retiring
George K. 'G.K.' Butterfield (D) v. ?
OK-02 Brad Carson
Running for Senate
David Daniel 'Dan' Boren (D) v. ?
PA-13 Joe Hoeffel
Running for Senate
District Leans Democratic
Allyson Schwartz (D) vs. Melissa Brown (R).
TX-02 Jim Turner
Retiring
Nicholas V. 'Nick' Lampson (D) v. Sandra L. Saulsbury (L) v. Ted Poe (R)
TX-09 Chris Bell
Lost Primary
Al Green (D) v. John A. Mitchell (I) v. Stacey Lynn Bourland (L) v. Arlette M. Molina (R)
TX-28 Ciro Rodriguez
Lost Primary
Ken Ashby (L) v. Henry Cuellar (D) v. James F. 'Jim' Hopson (R) v. Ciro D. Rodriguez (D)
WI-04 Jerry Kleczka
Retiring
Matt Flynn (D) v. Corey Hoze (R) v. Colin Hudson (C) v. Gwendolynne S. 'Gwen' Moore (D)
17 Open Republican Seats
District Representative Status
CA-03 Doug Ose
Retiring
District Leans Republican
Gabe Castillo (D) v. Dan Lungren (R) v. Douglas Arthur Tuma (L)
CO-03 Scott McInnis
Retiring
 
FL-14 Porter Goss
Retiring
Robert M. Neeld (D) v. ?
GA-06 Johnny Isakson
Running for Senate
Republican run-off on August 10: Robert Lamutt and Tom Price
GA-08 Mac Collins
Running for Senate
Republican run-off on August 10: Dylan Glenn and Lynn Westmoreland
LA-01 David Vitter
Running for Senate
 
LA-03 Billy Tauzin
Retiring
Toss Up
MI-07 Nick Smith
Retiring
 
NE-01 Doug Bereuter
Retiring
District Leans Republican
Jeff Fortenberry (R) vs. Matt Connealy (D)
NY-27 Jack Quinn
Retiring
Toss Up
NY-29 Amo Houghton
Retiring
 
NC-05 Richard Burr
Running for Senate
Virginia Ann Foxx (R) v. Vernon L. Robinson (R) Jim A. Harrell (D)
NC-10 Cass Ballenger
Retiring
Patrick T. McHenry (R) v. David Huffman (R) v. Anne N. Fischer (D)
PA-15 Pat Toomey
Running for Senate
Charlie Dent (R) vs. Joe Driscol
SC-04 Jim DeMint
Running for Senate
Brandon P. Brown (D) v. Robert D. 'Bob' Inglis (R)
WA-05 George Nethercutt
Running for Senate
District Leans Republican
WA-08 Jennifer Dunn
Retiring
District Leans Republican
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