Both of Florida's seats to the United States House of Representatives
|Elections in Florida|
The 1882 United States House of Representatives elections in Florida were held November 7 for the 48th Congress
In the previous election, two Democrats had been elected to represent Florida. In the 2nd district, Republican Horatio Bisbee, Jr. successfully contested the election of Jesse J. Finley (D) and was seated June 1, 1882, so that going in the 1882 elections, Florida was represented by 1 Republican and 1 Democrat.
The 2nd district had been a contentious district in previous elections, with the past 4 elections being contested successfully.
Both incumbents ran successfully for re-election. In the 2nd district, both contestants had served for part of the 47th Congress.
|1st||Robert H. M. Davidson (I)||11,246||51.5%||Emory F. Skinner||7,029||32.2%||D. L. McKinnon||3,547||16.3%|
|2nd||Jesse J. Finley||12,813||49.5%||Horatio Bisbee, Jr. (I)||13,069||50.5%|
This was the last Congressional election in Florida won by a Republican until 1954