California's 37th Congressional District

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California's 37th Congressional District
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Current incumbentKaren Bass Democratic Party
Population719,034
Gender51.4% Female, 48.6% Male
Race38.7% White, 24.3% Black, 9.6% Asian
Ethnicity39.4% Hispanic
Unemployment11.9%
Median household income$46,081
High school graduation rate77.1%
College graduation rate35.5%
Next electionNovember 4, 2014
California's 37th Congressional District is located in the southern portion of the state and includes part of Los Angeles County.[1]

The current representative of the 37th Congressional District is Karen Bass (D).

Elections

2014

See also: California's 37th Congressional District elections, 2014

The 37th Congressional District of California will hold an election for the U.S. House of Representatives on November 4, 2014.

2012

See also: California's 37th Congressional District elections, 2012

The 37th Congressional District of California held an election for the U.S. House of Representatives on November 6, 2012. District 33 incumbent Karen Bass won election in the district.[2]

U.S. House, California District 37 General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngKaren Bass Incumbent 86.4% 207,039
     Republican Morgan Osborne 13.6% 32,541
Total Votes 239,580
Source: California Secretary of State "Official Election Results, 2012 General Election"

2010
On November 2, 2010, Laura Richardson won re-election to the United States House. She defeated Star Parker (R) and Nicholas Dibs (I) in the general election.[3]

U.S. House, California District 37 General Election, 2010
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngLaura Richardson incumbent 68.4% 85,799
     Republican Star Parker 23.2% 29,159
     Independent Nicholas Dibs 8.4% 10,560
Total Votes 125,518

2008
On November 4, 2008, Laura Richardson won re-election to the United States House. She defeated Nicholas Dibs (I) and Write-in candidates Peter Mathews (D), June Viena Pouesi (R) and Lee Davis (D) in the general election.[4]

U.S. House, California District 37 General Election, 2008
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngLaura Richardson incumbent 74.9% 131,342
     Independent Nicholas Dibs 24.4% 42,774
     Write-in Peter Mathews 0.3% 600
     Write-in June Viena Pouesi 0.3% 526
     Write-in Lee Davis 0% 10
Total Votes 175,252

2006
On November 7, 2006, Juanita Millender-McDonald won re-election to the United States House. She defeated Herb Peters (L) in the general election.[5]

U.S. House, California District 37 General Election, 2006
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngJuanita Millender-McDonald incumbent 82.4% 80,716
     Libertarian Herb Peters 17.6% 17,246
Total Votes 97,962

2004
On November 2, 2004, Juanita Millender-McDonald won re-election to the United States House. She defeated Vernon Van (R) and Herb Peters (L) in the general election.[6]

U.S. House, California District 37 General Election, 2004
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngJuanita Millender-McDonald incumbent 75.1% 118,823
     Republican Vernon Van 20.2% 31,960
     Libertarian Herb Peters 4.8% 7,535
Total Votes 158,318

2002
On November 5, 2002, Juanita Millender-McDonald won re-election to the United States House. She defeated Oscar Velasco (R) and Herb Peters (L) in the general election.[7]

U.S. House, California District 37 General Election, 2002
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngJuanita Millender-McDonald incumbent 72.9% 63,445
     Republican Oscar Velasco 23.2% 20,154
     Libertarian Herb Peters 3.9% 3,413
Total Votes 87,012

2000
On November 7, 2000, Juanita Millender-McDonald won re-election to the United States House. She defeated Vernon Van (R), Margaret Glazer (Natural Law) and Herb Peters (L) in the general election.[8]

U.S. House, California District 37 General Election, 2000
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngJuanita Millender-McDonald incumbent 82.3% 93,269
     Republican Vernon Van 11.3% 12,762
     Natural Law Margaret Glazer 3.6% 4,094
     Libertarian Herb Peters 2.8% 3,150
Total Votes 113,275

1998
On November 3, 1998, Juanita Millender-McDonald won re-election to the United States House. She defeated Saul Lankster (R) in the general election.[9]

U.S. House, California District 37 General Election, 1998
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngJuanita Millender-McDonald incumbent 85.1% 70,026
     Republican Saul Lankster 14.9% 12,301
Total Votes 82,327

1996
On November 5, 1996, Juanita Millender-McDonald won re-election to the United States House. She defeated Michael Voetee (R) in the general election.[10]

U.S. House, California District 37 General Election, 1996
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngJuanita Millender-McDonald incumbent 85% 87,247
     Republican Michael Voetee 15% 15,399
Total Votes 102,646

1994
On November 8, 1994, Walter Tucker, III won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Guy Wilson (L) in the general election.[11]

U.S. House, California District 37 General Election, 1994
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngWalter Tucker, III incumbent 77.4% 64,166
     Republican Guy Wilson 22.3% 18,502
     N/A Write-in 0.3% 263
Total Votes 82,931

1992
On November 3, 1992, Walter Tucker, III won election to the United States House. He defeated B. Kwaku Duren (P&F) in the general election.[12]

U.S. House, California District 37 General Election, 1992
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngWalter Tucker, III 85.7% 97,159
     Peace and Freedom B. Kwaku Duren 14.3% 16,178
Total Votes 113,337

1990
On November 6, 1990, Alfred McCandless won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Ralph Waite (D), Gary Odom (American Independent) and Bonnie Flickinger (L) in the general election.[13]

U.S. House, California District 37 General Election, 1990
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngAlfred McCandless incumbent 49.8% 115,469
     Democratic Ralph Waite 44.8% 103,961
     American Independent Gary Odom 2.8% 6,474
     Libertarian Bonnie Flickinger 2.7% 6,178
Total Votes 232,082

Redistricting

2010-2011

This is the 37th 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.

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