Both of Florida's seats to the United States House of Representatives
|Elections in Florida|
The 1874 United States House of Representatives elections in Florida were held on November 3 for the 44th Congress.
Florida gained a second seat after the 1870 census, but in 1872, both seats were elected at large. In 1874, Florida was divided, for the first time, into districts for the United States House of Representatives.
Both incumbents ran for re-election in 1874
|1st||William J. Purman (I)||9,710||53.0%||John Henderson||8,618||47.0%|
|2nd||Josiah T. Walls (I)||8,557||51.1%||Jesse J. Finley||8,178||48.9%|
In the 2nd district, Democrat Jesse J. Finley challenged Walls' re-election. On April 19, 1876, Finley was declared the winner of the election in the 2nd district 8,147 - 7,804