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California's 10th Congressional District

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California's 10th congressional district
Current incumbentJeff Denham Republican Party
Population713,912
Gender50.3% Male, 49.7% Female
Race75.2% White, 6.3% Asian, 3.9% Black, 1.0% Native Am.
Ethnicity40.0% Hispanic
Unemployment17.8%
Median household income$49,660
High school graduation rate77.4%
College graduation rate17.6%
Next electionNovember 4, 2014
California's 10th Congressional District is located in the central portion of the state and includes Stanislaus County and southern San Joaquin County.[1]

California's 10th congressional district previously included the East San Francisco Bay Area region of northern California.[2]

The current representative of the 10th congressional district is Jeff Denham (R).

Elections

2012

See also: California's 10th congressional district elections, 2012

According to a Cook Political Report analysis, the 10th district was one of 13 congressional districts in California that was at least somewhat competitive in 2012. The analysis rated it as Leans Republican.[3] Incumbent from the 19th district, Jeff Denham won the election in the district.[4]

U.S. House, California District 10 General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngJeff Denham Incumbent 52.7% 110,265
     Democratic Jose Hernandez 47.3% 98,934
Total Votes 209,199
Source: California Secretary of State "Official Election Results, 2012 General Election"

2010
On November 2, 2010, John Garamendi won election to the United States House. He defeated Gary Clift (R) and Jeremy Cloward (G) in the general election.[5]

U.S. House, California District 10 General Election, 2010
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngJohn Garamendi 58.8% 137,578
     Republican Gary Clift 37.9% 88,512
     Green Jeremy Cloward 3.3% 7,716
Total Votes 233,806

2008
On November 4, 2008, Ellen Tauscher won re-election to the United States House. She defeated Nicholas Gerber (R) and Eugene Ruyle (P&F) in the general election.[6]

U.S. House, California District 10 General Election, 2008
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngEllen Tauscher incumbent 65.1% 192,226
     Republican Nicholas Gerber 31.1% 91,877
     Peace and Freedom Eugene Ruyle 3.7% 11,062
Total Votes 295,165

2006
On November 7, 2006, Ellen Tauscher won re-election to the United States House. She defeated Darcy Linn (R) in the general election.[7]

U.S. House, California District 10 General Election, 2006
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngEllen Tauscher incumbent 66.4% 130,859
     Republican Darcy Linn 33.5% 66,069
     N/A Write-in 0% 50
Total Votes 196,978

2004
On November 2, 2004, Ellen Tauscher won re-election to the United States House. She defeated Jeff Ketelson (R) in the general election.[8]

U.S. House, California District 10 General Election, 2004
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngEllen Tauscher incumbent 65.7% 182,750
     Republican Jeff Ketelson 34.3% 95,349
Total Votes 278,099

2002
On November 5, 2002, Ellen Tauscher won re-election to the United States House. She defeated Sonia Esther Harden (L) in the general election.[9]

U.S. House, California District 10 General Election, 2002
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngEllen Tauscher incumbent 75.6% 126,390
     Libertarian Sonia Esther Harden 24.4% 40,807
Total Votes 167,197

2000
On November 7, 2000, Ellen Tauscher won re-election to the United States House. She defeated Claude Hutchinson, Jr. (R) and Valerie Irene Janlois (Natural Law) in the general election.[10]

U.S. House, California District 10 General Election, 2000
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngEllen Tauscher incumbent 52.6% 160,429
     Republican Claude Hutchinson, Jr. 44.2% 134,863
     Natural Law Valerie Irene Janlois 3.1% 9,527
Total Votes 304,819

1998
On November 3, 1998, Ellen Tauscher won re-election to the United States House. She defeated Charles Ball (R), Valerie Janlois (Natural Law) and John Place (Reform) in the general election.[11]

U.S. House, California District 10 General Election, 1998
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngEllen Tauscher incumbent 53.5% 127,134
     Republican Charles Ball 43.4% 103,299
     Natural Law Valerie Janlois 1.7% 3,941
     Reform John Place 1.4% 3,435
Total Votes 237,809

1996
On November 5, 1996, Ellen Tauscher won election to the United States House. She defeated Bill Baker (R), John Place (Reform), Valerie Janlois (Natural Law) and Gregory Lyon (L) in the general election.[12]

U.S. House, California District 10 General Election, 1996
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngEllen Tauscher 48.6% 137,726
     Republican Bill Baker incumbent 47.2% 133,633
     Reform John Place 2.2% 6,354
     Natural Law Valerie Janlois 1.1% 3,047
     Libertarian Gregory Lyon 0.9% 2,423
Total Votes 283,183

1994
On November 8, 1994, Bill Baker won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Ellen Schwartz (D) and Craig Cooper (P&F) in the general election.[13]

U.S. House, California District 10 General Election, 1994
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngBill Baker incumbent 59.3% 138,916
     Democratic Ellen Schwartz 38.6% 90,523
     Peace and Freedom Craig Cooper 2.1% 4,802
Total Votes 234,241

1992
On November 3, 1992, Bill Baker won election to the United States House. He defeated Wendell Williams (D) in the general election.[14]

U.S. House, California District 10 General Election, 1992
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngBill Baker 52% 145,702
     Democratic Wendell Williams 48% 134,635
     N/A Write-in 0% 92
Total Votes 280,429

1990
On November 6, 1990, Don Edwards won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Mark Patrosso (R) in the general election.[15]

U.S. House, California District 10 General Election, 1990
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngDon Edwards incumbent 62.7% 81,875
     Republican Mark Patrosso 37.3% 48,747
     N/A Write-in 0% 15
Total Votes 130,637

Redistricting

2010-2011

This is the 10th 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

  1. California Redistricting Map "Map" accessed September 25, 2012
  2. OpenCongress "California's 10th Congressional District," Accessed December 28, 2011
  3. The Cook Political Report 2012 Competitive House Race Chart
  4. Politico "2012 Election Map, California"
  5. U.S. Congress House Clerk, "Statistics of the Congressional Election of November 2, 2010," accessed March 28, 2013
  6. U.S. Congress House Clerk, "Statistics of the Congressional Election of November 4, 2008," accessed March 28, 2013
  7. U.S. Congress House Clerk, "Statistics of the Congressional Election of November 7, 2006," accessed March 28, 2013
  8. U.S. Congress House Clerk, "Statistics of the Congressional Election of November 2, 2004," accessed March 28, 2013
  9. U.S. Congress House Clerk, "Statistics of the Congressional Election of November 5, 2002," accessed March 28, 2013
  10. U.S. Congress House Clerk, "Statistics of the Congressional Election of November 7, 2000," accessed March 28, 2013
  11. U.S. Congress House Clerk, "Statistics of the Congressional Election of November 3, 1998," accessed March 28, 2013
  12. U.S. Congress House Clerk, "Statistics of the Congressional Election of November 5, 1996," accessed March 28, 2013
  13. U.S. Congress House Clerk, "Statistics of the Congressional Election of November 8, 1994," accessed March 28, 2013
  14. U.S. Congress House Clerk, "Statistics of the Congressional Election of November 3, 1992," accessed March 28, 2013
  15. U.S. Congress House Clerk, "Statistics of the Congressional Election of November 6, 1990," accessed March 28, 2013