California's 24th Congressional District

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The 24th Congressional District of California is a congressional district in California.

California's 24th Congressional District is located in the southwestern portion of the state and includes the counties of San Luis Obispo and Santa Barbara, as well as western Ventura County.[1]

California's 24th congressional district previously included most of Ventura and inland Santa Barbara counties.[2]

The current representative of the 24th congressional district is Lois Capps (D).

Elections

2012

See also: California's 24th congressional district elections, 2012

According to a Cook Political Report analysis, the 24th district was one of 13 congressional districts in California that was at least somewhat competitive in 2012. The analysis rated it as Likely Democratic.[3] Incumbent from the 23rd district, Lois Capps won election in the district.[4]

U.S. House, California District 24 General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngLois Capps Incumbent 55.1% 156,749
     Republican Abel Maldonado 44.9% 127,746
Total Votes 284,495
Source: California Secretary of State "Official Election Results, 2012 General Election"

2010
On November 2, 2010, Elton Gallegly won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Timothy Allison (D) in the general election.[5]

U.S. House, California District 24 General Election, 2010
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngElton Gallegly incumbent 59.9% 144,055
     Democratic Timothy Allison 40.1% 96,279
Total Votes 240,334

2008
On November 4, 2008, Elton Gallegly won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Marta Ann Jorgensen (D) in the general election.[6]

U.S. House, California District 24 General Election, 2008
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngElton Gallegly incumbent 58.2% 174,492
     Democratic Marta Ann Jorgensen 41.8% 125,560
Total Votes 300,052

2006
On November 7, 2006, Elton Gallegly won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Jill Martinez (D) in the general election.[7]

U.S. House, California District 24 General Election, 2006
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngElton Gallegly incumbent 62% 129,812
     Democratic Jill Martinez 38% 79,461
     N/A Write-in 0% 19
Total Votes 209,292

2004
On November 2, 2004, Elton Gallegly won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Brett Wagner (D) and Stuart Bechman (G) in the general election.[8]

U.S. House, California District 24 General Election, 2004
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngElton Gallegly incumbent 62.8% 178,660
     Democratic Brett Wagner 33.9% 96,397
     Green Stuart Bechman 3.3% 9,321
Total Votes 284,378

2002
On November 5, 2002, Elton Gallegly won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Fern Rudin (D) and Gary Harber (L) in the general election.[9]

U.S. House, California District 24 General Election, 2002
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngElton Gallegly incumbent 65.2% 120,585
     Democratic Fern Rudin 31.8% 58,755
     Libertarian Gary Harber 3.1% 5,666
Total Votes 185,006

2000
On November 7, 2000, Brad Sherman won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Jerry Doyle (R), Juan Carlos Ros (L) and Michael Cuddehe (Natural Law) in the general election.[10]

U.S. House, California District 24 General Election, 2000
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngBrad Sherman incumbent 66% 155,398
     Republican Jerry Doyle 29.8% 70,169
     Libertarian Juan Carlos Ros 3% 6,966
     Natural Law Michael Cuddehe 1.2% 2,911
Total Votes 235,444

1998
On November 3, 1998, Brad Sherman won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Randy Hoffman (R), Catherine Carter (Natural Law), Erich Miller (L) and Ralph Shroyer (P&F) in the general election.[11]

U.S. House, California District 24 General Election, 1998
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngBrad Sherman incumbent 57.3% 103,491
     Republican Randy Hoffman 38.5% 69,501
     Natural Law Catherine Carter 1.7% 3,033
     Libertarian Erich Miller 1.5% 2,695
     Peace and Freedom Ralph Shroyer 0% 0
Total Votes 180,580

1996
On November 5, 1996, Brad Sherman won election to the United States House. He defeated Rich Sybert (R), Ralph Shroyer (P&F), Erich Miller (L) and Ron Lawrence (Natural Law) in the general election.[12]

U.S. House, California District 24 General Election, 1996
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngBrad Sherman 49.4% 106,193
     Republican Rich Sybert 43.6% 93,629
     Peace and Freedom Ralph Shroyer 2.9% 6,267
     Libertarian Erich Miller 2.6% 5,691
     Natural Law Ron Lawrence 1.4% 3,068
Total Votes 214,848

1994
On November 8, 1994, Anthony Beilenson won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Rich Sybert (R) and John Koehler (L) in the general election.[13]

U.S. House, California District 24 General Election, 1994
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngAnthony Beilenson incumbent 49.4% 95,342
     Republican Rich Sybert 47.5% 91,806
     Libertarian John Koehler 3.1% 6,031
Total Votes 193,179

1992
On November 3, 1992, Anthony Beilenson won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Tom McClintock (R) and John Paul Linblad (P&F) in the general election.[14]

U.S. House, California District 24 General Election, 1992
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngAnthony Beilenson incumbent 55.5% 141,742
     Republican Tom McClintock 39.1% 99,835
     Peace and Freedom John Paul Linblad 5.4% 13,690
Total Votes 255,267

1990
On November 6, 1990, Henry Waxman won re-election to the United States House. He defeated John Cowles (R) and Maggie Phair (P&F) in the general election.[15]

U.S. House, California District 24 General Election, 1990
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngHenry Waxman incumbent 68.9% 71,562
     Republican John Cowles 25.6% 26,607
     Peace and Freedom Maggie Phair 5.5% 5,706
Total Votes 103,875

1988
On November 8, 1988, Henry Waxman won re-election to the United States House. He defeated John Cowles (R), James Green (P&F) and George Abrahams (L) in the general election.[16]

U.S. House, California District 24 General Election, 1988
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngHenry Waxman incumbent 72.2% 112,038
     Republican John Cowles 23.8% 36,835
     Peace and Freedom James Green 2.3% 3,571
     Libertarian George Abrahams 1.7% 2,627
Total Votes 155,071

1986
On November 4, 1986, Henry Waxman won re-election to the United States House. He defeated George Abrahams (L) and James Green (P&F) in the general election.[17]

U.S. House, California District 24 General Election, 1986
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngHenry Waxman incumbent 87.9% 103,914
     Libertarian George Abrahams 7.5% 8,871
     Peace and Freedom James Green 4.6% 5,388
Total Votes 118,173

1984
On November 6, 1984, Henry Waxman won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Jerry Zerg (R), James Green (P&F) and Tim Custer (L) in the general election.[18]

U.S. House, California District 24 General Election, 1984
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngHenry Waxman incumbent 63.4% 97,340
     Republican Jerry Zerg 33.2% 51,010
     Peace and Freedom James Green 1.8% 2,780
     Libertarian Tim Custer 1.6% 2,477
Total Votes 153,607

1982
On November 2, 1982, Henry Waxman won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Jerry Zerg (R) and Jeff Mandel (L) in the general election.[19]

U.S. House, California District 24 General Election, 1982
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngHenry Waxman incumbent 65.1% 88,516
     Republican Jerry Zerg 31% 42,133
     Libertarian Jeff Mandel 4% 5,420
Total Votes 136,069

1980
On November 4, 1980, Henry Waxman won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Roland Cayard (R), Maggie Feigin (P&F), Robert Lehman (L) and Jack Smilowitz (American Independent) in the general election.[20]

U.S. House, California District 24 General Election, 1980
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngHenry Waxman incumbent 63.8% 93,569
     Republican Roland Cayard 27.1% 39,744
     Peace and Freedom Maggie Feigin 4% 5,905
     Libertarian Robert Lehman 3.5% 5,172
     American Independent Jack Smilowitz 1.6% 2,341
Total Votes 146,731

1978
On November 7, 1978, Henry Waxman won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Howard Schaefer (R) and Kevin Casey Peters (P&F) in the general election.[21]

U.S. House, California District 24 General Election, 1978
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngHenry Waxman incumbent 62.7% 85,075
     Republican Howard Schaefer 32.6% 44,243
     Peace and Freedom Kevin Casey Peters 4.8% 6,453
Total Votes 135,771

1976
On November 2, 1976, Henry Waxman won re-election to the United States House. He defeated David Irving Simmons (R) in the general election.[22]

U.S. House, California District 24 General Election, 1976
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngHenry Waxman incumbent 67.8% 108,296
     Republican David Irving Simmons 32.2% 51,478
Total Votes 159,774

1974
On November 4, 1974, Henry Waxman won election to the United States House. He defeated Elliott Stone Graham (R) and David Davis (American Independent) in the general election.[23]

U.S. House, California District 24 General Election, 1974
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngHenry Waxman 64.2% 85,343
     Republican Elliott Stone Graham 32.8% 43,680
     American Independent David Davis 3% 3,980
Total Votes 133,003

Redistricting

2010-2011

This is the 24th 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 24th 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
  16. U.S. Congress House Clerk, "Statistics of the Congressional Election of November 8, 1988," accessed March 28, 2013
  17. U.S. Congress House Clerk, "Statistics of the Congressional Election of November 4, 1986," accessed March 28, 2013
  18. U.S. Congress House Clerk, "Statistics of the Congressional Election of November 6, 1984," accessed March 28, 2013
  19. U.S. Congress House Clerk, "Statistics of the Congressional Election of November 2, 1982," accessed March 28, 2013
  20. U.S. Congress House Clerk, "Statistics of the Congressional Election of November 4, 1980," accessed March 28, 2013
  21. U.S. Congress House Clerk, "Statistics of the Congressional Election of November 7, 1978," accessed March 28, 2013
  22. U.S. Congress House Clerk, "Statistics of the Congressional Election of November 2, 1976," accessed March 28, 2013
  23. U.S. Congress House Clerk, "Statistics of the Congressional Election of November 4, 1974," accessed March 28, 2013