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The 1st Congressional District of California is a congressional district in California.

California's 1st Congressional District is located in the northern portion of the state and includes the counties of Siskiyou, Modoc, Shasta, Lassen, Tehama, Butte, Plumas, Sierra and Nevada and parts of Glenn County.[1]

California's 1st congressional district previously included the northern coastline and included Del Norte, Humboldt, Lake, Mendocino and Napa counties and parts of Sonoma and Yolo counties.[2]

The current representative of the 1st congressional district is Doug La Malfa (R).

Elections

2012

See also: California's 1st congressional district elections, 2012

The 1st congressional district of California held an election for the U.S. House of Representatives on November 6, 2012. Republican Doug La Malfa won the election in the district.[3]

U.S. House, California District 1 General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngDoug La Malfa 57.4% 168,827
     Democratic Jim Reed 42.6% 125,386
Total Votes 294,213
Source: California Secretary of State "Official Election Results, 2012 General Election"

2010
On November 2, 2010, Mike Thompson won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Loren Hanks (R), Carol Wolman (G) and Mike Rodrigues (L) in the general election.[4]

U.S. House, California District 1 General Election, 2010
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngMike Thompson incumbent 62.8% 147,307
     Republican Loren Hanks 31% 72,803
     Green Carol Wolman 3.6% 8,486
     Libertarian Mike Rodrigues 2.6% 5,996
Total Votes 234,592

2008
On November 4, 2008, Mike Thompson won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Zane Starkewolf (R), Carol Wolman (G) and Pamela Elizondo (Write-in) in the general election.[5]

U.S. House, California District 1 General Election, 2008
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngMike Thompson incumbent 68.1% 197,812
     Republican Zane Starkewolf 23.4% 67,853
     Green Carol Wolman 8.5% 24,793
     Write-in Pamela Elizondo 0% 14
Total Votes 290,472

2006
On November 7, 2006, Mike Thompson won re-election to the United States House. He defeated John Jones (R), Pamela Elizondo (G) and Timothy Stock (Peace and Freedom) in the general election.[6]

U.S. House, California District 1 General Election, 2006
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngMike Thompson incumbent 66.2% 144,409
     Republican John Jones 29% 63,194
     Green Pamela Elizondo 3.2% 6,899
     Peace and Freedom Timothy Stock 1.6% 3,503
     N/A Write-in 0% 39
Total Votes 218,044

2004
On November 2, 2004, Mike Thompson won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Lawrence Wiesner (R) and Pamela Elizondo (G) in the general election.[7]

U.S. House, California District 1 General Election, 2004
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngMike Thompson incumbent 66.9% 189,366
     Republican Lawrence Wiesner 28.3% 79,970
     Green Pamela Elizondo 4.8% 13,635
Total Votes 282,971

2002
On November 5, 2002, Mike Thompson won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Lawrence Wiesner (R) and Kevin Bastian (L) in the general election.[8]

U.S. House, California District 1 General Election, 2002
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngMike Thompson incumbent 64.1% 118,669
     Republican Lawrence Wiesner 32.4% 60,013
     Libertarian Kevin Bastian 3.5% 6,534
Total Votes 185,216

2000
On November 7, 2000, Mike Thompson won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Russel Chase (R), Cheryl Kreier (Natural Law), Emil Rossi (L) and Pamela Elizondo (Reform) in the general election.[9]

U.S. House, California District 1 General Election, 2000
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngMike Thompson incumbent 65% 155,638
     Republican Russel Chase 28% 66,987
     Natural Law Cheryl Kreier 3% 7,173
     Libertarian Emil Rossi 2.7% 6,376
     Reform Pamela Elizondo 1.3% 3,161
Total Votes 239,335

1998
On November 3, 1998, Mike Thompson won election to the United States House. He defeated Mark Luce (R), Emil Rossi (L) and Ernest Jones, Jr. (Peace and Freedom) in the general election.[10]

U.S. House, California District 1 General Election, 1998
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngMike Thompson 61.8% 121,713
     Republican Mark Luce 32.9% 64,692
     Libertarian Emil Rossi 2.7% 5,404
     Peace and Freedom Ernest Jones, Jr. 2.5% 4,996
Total Votes 196,805

1996
On November 5, 1996, Frank Riggs won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Michela Alioto (D) and Emil Rossi (L) in the general election.[11]

U.S. House, California District 1 General Election, 1996
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngFrank Riggs incumbent 49.6% 110,243
     Democratic Michela Alioto 43.5% 96,522
     Libertarian Emil Rossi 6.9% 15,354
Total Votes 222,119

1994
On November 8, 1994, Frank Riggs won election to the United States House. He defeated Dan Hamburg (D) in the general election.[12]

U.S. House, California District 1 General Election, 1994
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngFrank Riggs 53.3% 106,870
     Democratic Dan Hamburg incumbent 46.7% 93,717
     N/A Write-in 0% 86
Total Votes 200,673

1992
On November 3, 1992, Daniel Hamburg won election to the United States House. He defeated Frank Riggs (R), Phil Baldwin (P&F) and Matthew Howard (L) in the general election.[13]

U.S. House, California District 1 General Election, 1992
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngDaniel Hamburg 47.6% 119,676
     Republican Frank Riggs incumbent 45.1% 113,266
     Peace and Freedom Phil Baldwin 4.3% 10,764
     Libertarian Matthew Howard 3% 7,500
Total Votes 251,206

1990
On November 6, 1990, Frank Riggs won election to the United States House. He defeated Douglas Bosco (D) and Darlene Comingore (P&F) in the general election.[14]

U.S. House, California District 1 General Election, 1990
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngFrank Riggs 43.3% 99,782
     Democratic Douglas Bosco incumbent 41.9% 96,468
     Peace and Freedom Darlene Comingore 14.8% 34,011
Total Votes 230,261

Redistricting

2010-2011

This is the 1st 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. Open Congress "California's 1st Congressional District," Accessed December 28, 2011
  3. Politico "2012 Election Map, California"
  4. U.S. Congress House Clerk, "Statistics of the Congressional Election of November 2, 2010," accessed March 28, 2013
  5. U.S. Congress House Clerk, "Statistics of the Congressional Election of November 4, 2008," accessed March 28, 2013
  6. U.S. Congress House Clerk, "Statistics of the Congressional Election of November 7, 2006," accessed March 28, 2013
  7. U.S. Congress House Clerk, "Statistics of the Congressional Election of November 2, 2004," accessed March 28, 2013
  8. U.S. Congress House Clerk, "Statistics of the Congressional Election of November 5, 2002," accessed March 28, 2013
  9. U.S. Congress House Clerk, "Statistics of the Congressional Election of November 7, 2000," accessed March 28, 2013
  10. U.S. Congress House Clerk, "Statistics of the Congressional Election of November 3, 1998," accessed March 28, 2013
  11. U.S. Congress House Clerk, "Statistics of the Congressional Election of November 5, 1996," accessed March 28, 2013
  12. U.S. Congress House Clerk, "Statistics of the Congressional Election of November 8, 1994," accessed March 28, 2013
  13. U.S. Congress House Clerk, "Statistics of the Congressional Election of November 3, 1992," accessed March 28, 2013
  14. U.S. Congress House Clerk, "Statistics of the Congressional Election of November 6, 1990," accessed March 28, 2013