SLP Badge Transparent.png
Read the
State Legislative Tracker
New edition available now!




California's 27th Congressional District

From Ballotpedia
Jump to: navigation, search
California's 27th Congressional District
California's 27th.JPG
Current incumbentJudy Chu Democratic Party
Population709,231
Gender51.3% Female, 48.7% Male
Race47.8% White, 36.4% Asian, 4.3% Black
Ethnicity26.1% Hispanic
Unemployment9.6%
Median household income$63,561
High school graduation rate84.7%
College graduation rate40.0%
Next electionNovember 4, 2014
California's 27th Congressional District is located in the southern portion of the state and includes part of Los Angeles County.[1]

The current representative of the 27th Congressional District is Judy Chu (D).

Elections

2014

See also: California's 27th Congressional District elections, 2014

The 27th Congressional District of California will hold an election for the U.S. House of Representatives on November 4, 2014.

2012

See also: California's 27th Congressional District elections, 2012

The 27th Congressional District of California held an election for the U.S. House of Representatives on November 6, 2012. The incumbent from the 32nd District, Judy Chu, won the election in the district.[2]

U.S. House, California District 27 General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngJudy Chu Incumbent 64% 154,191
     Republican Jack Orswell 36% 86,817
Total Votes 241,008
Source: California Secretary of State "Official Election Results, 2012 General Election"

2010
On November 2, 2010, Brad Sherman won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Mark Reed (R) in the general election.[3]

U.S. House, California District 27 General Election, 2010
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngBrad Sherman incumbent 65.2% 102,927
     Republican Mark Reed 34.8% 55,056
Total Votes 157,983

2008
On November 4, 2008, Brad Sherman won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Navraj Singh (R) and Tim Denton (L) in the general election.[4]

U.S. House, California District 27 General Election, 2008
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngBrad Sherman incumbent 68.5% 145,812
     Republican Navraj Singh 24.8% 52,852
     Libertarian Tim Denton 6.7% 14,171
Total Votes 212,835

2006
On November 7, 2006, Brad Sherman won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Peter Hankwitz (R) in the general election.[5]

U.S. House, California District 27 General Election, 2006
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngBrad Sherman incumbent 68.8% 92,650
     Republican Peter Hankwitz 31.2% 42,074
Total Votes 134,724

2004
On November 2, 2004, Brad Sherman won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Robert Levy (R) and Eric Carter (G) in the general election.[6]

U.S. House, California District 27 General Election, 2004
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngBrad Sherman incumbent 62.3% 125,296
     Republican Robert Levy 33.3% 66,946
     Green Eric Carter 4.5% 8,956
Total Votes 201,198

2002
On November 5, 2002, Brad Sherman won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Robert Levy (R) in the general election.[7]

U.S. House, California District 27 General Election, 2002
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngBrad Sherman incumbent 62% 79,815
     Republican Robert Levy 38% 48,996
Total Votes 128,811

2000
On November 7, 2000, Adam Schiff won election to the United States House. He defeated James Rogan (R), Miriam Hospodar (Natural Law) and Ted Brown (L) in the general election.[8]

U.S. House, California District 27 General Election, 2000
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngAdam Schiff 52.7% 113,708
     Republican James Rogan 43.8% 94,518
     Natural Law Miriam Hospodar 1.8% 3,873
     Libertarian Ted Brown 1.7% 3,675
Total Votes 215,774

1998
On November 3, 1998, James Rogan won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Barry Gordon (D) and Bob New (L) in the general election.[9]

U.S. House, California District 27 General Election, 1998
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngJames Rogan incumbent 50.7% 80,702
     Democratic Barry Gordon 46.4% 73,875
     Libertarian Bob New 2.8% 4,489
Total Votes 159,066

1996
On November 5, 1996, James Rogan won election to the United States House. He defeated Doug Kahn (D), Elizabeth Michael (L), Walt Contreras Sheasby (G) and Martin Zucker (Natural Law) in the general election.[10]

U.S. House, California District 27 General Election, 1996
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngJames Rogan 50.2% 95,310
     Democratic Doug Kahn 43.2% 82,014
     Libertarian Elizabeth Michael 3.5% 6,645
     Green Walt Contreras Sheasby 2.2% 4,195
     Natural Law Martin Zucker 0.9% 1,766
Total Votes 189,930

1994
On November 8, 1994, Carlos Moorhead won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Doug Kahn (D), Bill Gibbs (American Independent) and Dennis Decherd (L) in the general election.[11]

U.S. House, California District 27 General Election, 1994
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngCarlos Moorhead incumbent 53% 88,341
     Democratic Doug Kahn 42.1% 70,267
     American Independent Bill Gibbs 2.6% 4,328
     Libertarian Dennis Decherd 2.3% 3,838
Total Votes 166,774

1992
On November 3, 1992, Carlos Moorhead won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Doug Kahn (D), Jesse Moorman (G), Margaret Edwards (P&F) and Dennis Decherd (L) in the general election.[12]

U.S. House, California District 27 General Election, 1992
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngCarlos Moorhead incumbent 49.7% 105,521
     Democratic Doug Kahn 39.4% 83,805
     Green Jesse Moorman 5.2% 11,003
     Peace and Freedom Margaret Edwards 3.4% 7,329
     Libertarian Dennis Decherd 2.3% 4,790
     N/A Write-in 0% 2
Total Votes 212,450

1990
On November 6, 1990, Mel Levine won re-election to the United States House. He defeated David Barrett Cohen (R) and Edward Ferrer (P&F) in the general election.[13]

U.S. House, California District 27 General Election, 1990
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngMel Levine incumbent 58.2% 90,857
     Republican David Barrett Cohen 37.2% 58,140
     Peace and Freedom Edward Ferrer 4.5% 7,101
Total Votes 156,098

Redistricting

2010-2011

This is the 27th Congressional District of California after the 2001 redistricting process.
See also: Redistricting in California

In 2011, the California State Legislature re-drew the congressional districts based on updated population information from the 2010 census.

External links

See also

References