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California's 34th Congressional District

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The 34th Congressional District of California is a congressional district in California.

California's 34th Congressional District is located in the southern portion of the state and includes part of Los Angeles County.[1]

California's 34th congressional district previously was based in Los Angeles County. The district consisted of downtown Los Angeles and the neighborhoods of Huntington Park and Bell Gardens. It was the most heavily Hispanic/Latino district in the state.[2]

The current representative of the 34th congressional district is Xavier Becerra (D).

Elections

2012

See also: California's 34th congressional district elections, 2012

The 34th congressional district of California held an election for the U.S. House of Representatives on November 6, 2012. Incumbent from the 31st district, Xavier Becerra won election in the district.[3]

U.S. House, California District 34 General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngXavier Becerra Incumbent 85.6% 120,367
     Republican Stephen Smith 14.4% 20,223
Total Votes 140,590
Source: California Secretary of State "Official Election Results, 2012 General Election"

2010
On November 2, 2010, Lucille Roybal-Allard won re-election to the United States House. She defeated Wayne Miller (R) in the general election.[4]

U.S. House, California District 34 General Election, 2010
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngLucille Roybal-Allard incumbent 77.2% 69,382
     Republican Wayne Miller 22.8% 20,457
Total Votes 89,839

2008
On November 4, 2008, Lucille Roybal-Allard won re-election to the United States House. She defeated Christopher Balding (R) in the general election.[5]

U.S. House, California District 34 General Election, 2008
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngLucille Roybal-Allard incumbent 77.1% 98,503
     Republican Christopher Balding 22.9% 29,266
Total Votes 127,769

2006
On November 7, 2006, Lucille Roybal-Allard won re-election to the United States House. She defeated Wayne Miller (R) in the general election.[6]

U.S. House, California District 34 General Election, 2006
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngLucille Roybal-Allard incumbent 76.8% 57,459
     Republican Wayne Miller 23.2% 17,359
     N/A Write-in 0% 1
Total Votes 74,819

2004
On November 2, 2004, Lucille Roybal-Allard won re-election to the United States House. She defeated Wayne Miller (R) in the general election.[7]

U.S. House, California District 34 General Election, 2004
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngLucille Roybal-Allard incumbent 74.5% 82,282
     Republican Wayne Miller 25.5% 28,175
Total Votes 110,457

2002
On November 5, 2002, Lucille Roybal-Allard won re-election to the United States House. She defeated Wayne Miller (R) in the general election.[8]

U.S. House, California District 34 General Election, 2002
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngLucille Roybal-Allard incumbent 74% 48,734
     Republican Wayne Miller 26% 17,090
Total Votes 65,824

2000
On November 7, 2000, Grace Napolitano won re-election to the United States House. She defeated Robert Arthur Canales (R) and Julia Simon (Natural Law) in the general election.[9]

U.S. House, California District 34 General Election, 2000
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngGrace Napolitano incumbent 71.3% 105,980
     Republican Robert Arthur Canales 22.5% 33,445
     Natural Law Julia Simon 6.2% 9,262
Total Votes 148,687

1998
On November 3, 1998, Grace Napolitano won election to the United States House. She defeated Ed Perez (R), Jason Heath (L) and Walter Scott (American Independent) in the general election.[10]

U.S. House, California District 34 General Election, 1998
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngGrace Napolitano 67.6% 76,471
     Republican Ed Perez 28.6% 32,321
     Libertarian Jason Heath 1.9% 2,195
     American Independent Walter Scott 1.8% 2,088
Total Votes 113,075

1996
On November 5, 1996, Esteban Edward Torres won re-election to the United States House. He defeated David Nunez (R), J. Walter Scott (American Independent) and David Argall (L) in the general election.[11]

U.S. House, California District 34 General Election, 1996
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngEsteban Edward Torres incumbent 68.4% 94,730
     Republican David Nunez 26.6% 36,852
     American Independent J. Walter Scott 3% 4,122
     Libertarian David Argall 2% 2,736
Total Votes 138,440

1994
On November 8, 1994, Esteban Edward Torres won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Albert Nunez (R) and Carl Swinney (L) in the general election.[12]

U.S. House, California District 34 General Election, 1994
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngEsteban Edward Torres incumbent 61.7% 72,439
     Republican Albert Nunez 34.1% 40,068
     Libertarian Carl Swinney 4.2% 4,921
     N/A Write-in 0% 27
Total Votes 117,455

1992
On November 3, 1992, Esteban Edward Torres won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Jay Hernandez (R) and Carl Swinney (L) in the general election.[13]

U.S. House, California District 34 General Election, 1992
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngEsteban Edward Torres incumbent 61.3% 91,738
     Republican Jay Hernandez 34% 50,907
     Libertarian Carl Swinney 4.7% 7,072
     N/A Write-in 0% 1
Total Votes 149,718

1990
On November 6, 1990, Esteban Edward Torres won re-election to the United States House. He defeated John Eastman (R) in the general election.[14]

U.S. House, California District 34 General Election, 1990
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngEsteban Edward Torres incumbent 60.7% 55,646
     Republican John Eastman 39.3% 36,024
Total Votes 91,670

Redistricting

2010-2011

This is the 34th 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 34th 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