California's 21st Congressional District

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The 21st Congressional District of California is a congressional district in California.

California's 21st Congressional District is located in the south-central portion of the state and includes Kings County and parts of Fresno, Tulare and Kern counties.[1]

California's 21st congressional district previously included all of Tulare County and the eastern half of Fresno County.[2]

The current representative of the 21st congressional district is David Valadao (R).

Elections

2012

See also: California's 21st congressional district elections, 2012

According to a Cook Political Report analysis, the 21st 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] Republican David Valadao won the election in the district.[4]

U.S. House, California District 21 General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngDavid G. Valadao 57.8% 67,164
     Democratic John Hernandez 42.2% 49,119
Total Votes 116,283
Source: California Secretary of State "Official Election Results, 2012 General Election"

2010
On November 2, 2010, Devin Nunes won re-election to the United States House. He ran unopposed in the general election.[5]

U.S. House, California District 21 General Election, 2010
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngDevin Nunes incumbent 100% 135,979
Total Votes 135,979

2008
On November 4, 2008, Devin Nunes won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Larry Johnson (D) in the general election.[6]

U.S. House, California District 21 General Election, 2008
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngDevin Nunes incumbent 68.4% 143,498
     Democratic Larry Johnson 31.6% 66,317
Total Votes 209,815

2006
On November 7, 2006, Devin Nunes won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Steven Haze (D) and John Roger Miller (G) in the general election.[7]

U.S. House, California District 21 General Election, 2006
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngDevin Nunes incumbent 66.7% 95,214
     Democratic Steven Haze 29.9% 42,718
     Green John Roger Miller 3.3% 4,729
Total Votes 142,661

2004
On November 2, 2004, Devin Nunes won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Fred Davis (D) in the general election.[8]

U.S. House, California District 21 General Election, 2004
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngDevin Nunes incumbent 73.2% 140,721
     Democratic Fred Davis 26.8% 51,594
Total Votes 192,315

2002
On November 5, 2002, Devin Nunes won election to the United States House. He defeated David LaPere (D) and Jonathan Richter (L) in the general election.[9]

U.S. House, California District 21 General Election, 2002
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngDevin Nunes 70.5% 87,544
     Democratic David LaPere 26.2% 32,584
     Libertarian Jonathan Richter 3.3% 4,070
Total Votes 124,198

2000
On November 7, 2000, William Thomas won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Pedro Martinez, Jr. (D) and James Manion (L) in the general election.[10]

U.S. House, California District 21 General Election, 2000
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngWilliam Thomas incumbent 71.6% 142,539
     Democratic Pedro Martinez, Jr. 24.8% 49,318
     Libertarian James Manion 3.6% 7,243
Total Votes 199,100

1998
On November 3, 1998, William Thomas won re-election to the United States House. He defeated John Evans (Reform) in the general election.[11]

U.S. House, California District 21 General Election, 1998
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngWilliam Thomas incumbent 78.9% 115,989
     Reform John Evans 21.1% 30,994
Total Votes 146,983

1996
On November 5, 1996, William Thomas won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Deborah Vollmer (D), John Evans (Reform), Jane Bialosky (Natural Law) and Mike Hodges (L) in the general election.[12]

U.S. House, California District 21 General Election, 1996
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngWilliam Thomas incumbent 65.9% 125,916
     Democratic Deborah Vollmer 26.5% 50,694
     Reform John Evans 4.2% 8,113
     Natural Law Jane Bialosky 1.8% 3,380
     Libertarian Mike Hodges 1.6% 3,049
Total Votes 191,152

1994
On November 8, 1994, William Thomas won re-election to the United States House. He defeated John Evans (D) and Mike Hodges (L) in the general election.[13]

U.S. House, California District 21 General Election, 1994
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngWilliam Thomas incumbent 68.1% 116,874
     Democratic John Evans 27.7% 47,517
     Libertarian Mike Hodges 4% 6,899
     N/A Write-in 0.2% 339
Total Votes 171,629

1992
On November 3, 1992, William Thomas won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Deborah Vollmer (D) in the general election.[14]

U.S. House, California District 21 General Election, 1992
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngWilliam Thomas incumbent 65.2% 127,758
     Democratic Deborah Vollmer 34.7% 68,058
     N/A Write-in 0.1% 149
Total Votes 195,965

1990
On November 6, 1990, Elton Gallegly won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Richard Freiman (D) and Peggy Christensen (L) in the general election.[15]

U.S. House, California District 21 General Election, 1990
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngElton Gallegly incumbent 58.4% 118,326
     Democratic Richard Freiman 34% 68,921
     Libertarian Peggy Christensen 7.6% 15,364
Total Votes 202,611

Redistricting

2010-2011

This is the 21st 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 21st 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