|← 1884 1885 1886 1887 1888 → |
|Election day||November 2|
|Incumbent president||Grover Cleveland (Democratic)|
|Overall control||Republican hold|
|Seats contested||25 of 76 seats|
|Net seat change||Democratic +2|
|Overall control||Democratic hold|
|Seats contested||All 325 voting seats|
|Net seat change||Republican +11|
|1886 House of Representatives election results
The 1886 United States elections occurred in the middle of Democratic President Grover Cleveland's term, during the Third Party System. Members of the 50th United States Congress were chosen in this election. Democrats retained control of the House, while Republicans retained control of the Senate.
In the House, Republicans won a moderate number of seats, but Democrats retained a narrow majority. In the Senate, Democrats won a moderate number of seats, but Republicans retained a narrow majority.