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California's 26th Congressional District

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California's 26th Congressional District
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Current incumbentJulia Brownley Democratic Party
Population708,300
Gender50.4% Female, 49.6% Male
Race75.9% White, 6.8% Asian, 2.1% Black
Ethnicity43.5% Hispanic
Unemployment11.0%
Median household income$72,804
High school graduation rate81.9%
College graduation rate31.6%
Next electionNovember 4, 2014
California's 26th Congressional District is located in the southern portion of the state and includes part of Los Angeles County.[1]

The current representative of the 26th Congressional District is Julia Brownley (D).

Elections

2014

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See also: California's 26th Congressional District elections, 2014

The 26th Congressional District of California will hold an election for the U.S. House of Representatives on November 4, 2014.

2012

See also: California's 26th Congressional District elections, 2012

According to a Cook Political Report analysis, the 26th District was 1 of 13 congressional districts in California that may be competitive in 2012. The analysis rated it as Republican Toss Up.[2] Democrat Julia Brownley won election in the district.[3]

U.S. House, California District 26 General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngJulia Brownley 52.7% 139,072
     Republican Tony Strickland 47.3% 124,863
Total Votes 263,935
Source: California Secretary of State "Official Election Results, 2012 General Election"

2010
On November 2, 2010, David Dreier won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Russ Warner (D), David Miller (American Independent) and Randall Weissbuch (L) in the general election.[4]

U.S. House, California District 26 General Election, 2010
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngDavid Dreier incumbent 54.1% 112,774
     Democratic Russ Warner 36.5% 76,093
     American Independent David Miller 6.1% 12,784
     Libertarian Randall Weissbuch 3.2% 6,696
Total Votes 208,347

2008
On November 4, 2008, David Dreier won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Russ Warner (D) and Ted Brown (L) in the general election.[5]

U.S. House, California District 26 General Election, 2008
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngDavid Dreier incumbent 52.6% 140,615
     Democratic Russ Warner 40.4% 108,039
     Libertarian Ted Brown 6.9% 18,476
Total Votes 267,130

2006
On November 7, 2006, David Dreier won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Cynthia Rodriguez Matthews (D), Ted Brown (L) and Elliott Graham (American Independent) in the general election.[6]

U.S. House, California District 26 General Election, 2006
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngDavid Dreier incumbent 57% 102,028
     Democratic Cynthia Rodriguez Matthews 37.9% 67,878
     Libertarian Ted Brown 3.3% 5,887
     American Independent Elliott Graham 1.9% 3,351
Total Votes 179,144

2004
On November 2, 2004, David Dreier won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Cynthia Matthews (D) and Randall Weissbuch (L) in the general election.[7]

U.S. House, California District 26 General Election, 2004
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngDavid Dreier incumbent 53.6% 134,596
     Democratic Cynthia Matthews 42.8% 107,522
     Libertarian Randall Weissbuch 3.6% 9,089
Total Votes 251,207

2002
On November 2, 2004, David Dreier won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Marjorie Mikels (D) and Randall Weissbuch (L) in the general election.[8]

U.S. House, California District 26 General Election, 2004
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngDavid Dreier incumbent 63.8% 95,360
     Democratic Marjorie Mikels 33.5% 50,081
     Libertarian Randall Weissbuch 2.7% 4,089
Total Votes 149,530

2000
On November 7, 2000, Howard Berman won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Bill Farley (L) and David Cossak (Natural Law) in the general election.[9]

U.S. House, California District 26 General Election, 2000
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngHoward Berman incumbent 84.1% 96,500
     Libertarian Bill Farley 11.4% 13,052
     Natural Law David Cossak 4.6% 5,229
Total Votes 114,781

1998
On November 3, 1998, Howard Berman won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Juan Carlos Ros (L), Maria Armoudian (G) and David Cossak (Natural Law) in the general election.[10]

U.S. House, California District 26 General Election, 1998
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngHoward Berman incumbent 82.5% 69,000
     Libertarian Juan Carlos Ros 7.8% 6,556
     Green Maria Armoudian 5.8% 4,858
     Natural Law David Cossak 3.9% 3,248
Total Votes 83,662

1996
On November 5, 1996, Howard Berman won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Bill Glass (R), Scott Fritschler (L) and Gary Hearne (Natural Law) in the general election.[11]

U.S. House, California District 26 General Election, 1996
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngHoward Berman incumbent 65.9% 67,525
     Republican Bill Glass 28.6% 29,332
     Libertarian Scott Fritschler 3.5% 3,539
     Natural Law Gary Hearne 2.1% 2,119
Total Votes 102,515

1994
On November 8, 1994, Howard Berman won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Gary Forsch (R) and Erich Miller (L) in the general election.[12]

U.S. House, California District 26 General Election, 1994
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngHoward Berman incumbent 62.6% 55,145
     Republican Gary Forsch 32.2% 28,423
     Libertarian Erich Miller 5.2% 4,570
Total Votes 88,138

1992
On November 3, 1992, Howard Berman won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Gary Forsch (R), Margery Hinds (P&F) and Bernard Zimring (L) in the general election.[13]

U.S. House, California District 26 General Election, 1992
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngHoward Berman incumbent 61% 73,807
     Republican Gary Forsch 30.1% 36,453
     Peace and Freedom Margery Hinds 5.9% 7,180
     Libertarian Bernard Zimring 2.9% 3,468
Total Votes 120,908

1990
On November 6, 1990, Howard Berman won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Roy Dahlson (R) and Bernard Zimring (L) in the general election.[14]

U.S. House, California District 26 General Election, 1990
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngHoward Berman incumbent 61.1% 78,031
     Republican Roy Dahlson 34.8% 44,492
     Libertarian Bernard Zimring 4.1% 5,268
Total Votes 127,791

Redistricting

2010-2011

This is the 26th 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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