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California's 38th Congressional District

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California's 38th congressional district
Current incumbentLinda Sanchez Democratic Party
Population714,100
Gender50.9% Female, 49.1% Male
Race47.7% White, 14.3% Asian, 4.4% Black
Ethnicity61.2% Hispanic
Unemployment10.3%
Median household income$59,781
High school graduation rate76.6%
College graduation rate20.9%
Next electionNovember 4, 2014
California's 38th Congressional District is located in the southern portion of the state and includes part of Los Angeles County.[1]

California's 38th congressional district previously was based in Los Angeles County, and centered around suburban Los Angeles.[2]

The current representative of the 38th congressional district is Linda Sanchez (D).

Elections

2012

See also: California's 38th congressional district elections, 2012

The 38th congressional district of California held an election for the U.S. House of Representatives on November 6, 2012. Incumbent from the 39th district, Linda Sanchez won election in the district.[3]

U.S. House, California District 38 General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngLinda Sanchez Incumbent 67.5% 145,280
     Republican Benjamin Campos 32.5% 69,807
Total Votes 215,087
Source: California Secretary of State "Official Election Results, 2012 General Election"

2010
On November 2, 2010, Grace Napolitano won re-election to the United States House. She defeated Robert Vaughn (R) in the general election.[4]

U.S. House, California District 38 General Election, 2010
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngGrace Napolitano incumbent 73.5% 85,459
     Republican Robert Vaughn 26.5% 30,883
Total Votes 116,342

2008
On November 4, 2008, Grace Napolitano won re-election to the United States House. She defeated Christopher Agrella (L) in the general election.[5]

U.S. House, California District 38 General Election, 2008
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngGrace Napolitano incumbent 81.7% 130,211
     Libertarian Christopher Agrella 18.3% 29,113
Total Votes 159,324

2006
On November 7, 2006, Grace Napolitano won re-election to the United States House. She defeated Sidney Street (R) in the general election.[6]

U.S. House, California District 38 General Election, 2006
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngGrace Napolitano incumbent 75.3% 75,181
     Republican Sidney Street 24.7% 24,620
Total Votes 99,801

2004
On November 2, 2004, Grace Napolitano won re-election to the United States House. She ran unopposed in the general election.[7]

U.S. House, California District 38 General Election, 2004
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngGrace Napolitano incumbent 100% 116,851
Total Votes 116,851

2002
On November 5, 2002, Grace Napolitano won re-election to the United States House. She defeated Alex Burrola (R) and Al Cuperus (L) in the general election.[8]

U.S. House, California District 38 General Election, 2002
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngGrace Napolitano incumbent 71.1% 62,600
     Republican Alex Burrola 26.3% 23,126
     Libertarian Al Cuperus 2.6% 2,301
Total Votes 88,027

2000
On November 7, 2000, Stephen Horn won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Gerrie Schipske (D), Karen Blasdell-Wilkinson (Natural Law) and Jack Neglia (L) in the general election.[9]

U.S. House, California District 38 General Election, 2000
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngStephen Horn incumbent 48.4% 87,266
     Democratic Gerrie Schipske 47.5% 85,498
     Natural Law Karen Blasdell-Wilkinson 2.1% 3,744
     Libertarian Jack Neglia 2% 3,614
Total Votes 180,122

1998
On November 3, 1998, Stephen Horn won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Peter Mathews (D) and David Bowers (L) in the general election.[10]

U.S. House, California District 38 General Election, 1998
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngStephen Horn incumbent 52.9% 71,386
     Democratic Peter Mathews 44.3% 59,767
     Libertarian David Bowers 2.7% 3,705
Total Votes 134,858

1996
On November 5, 1996, Stephen Horn won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Rick Zbur (D), William Yeager (G) and Paul Gautreau (L) in the general election.[11]

U.S. House, California District 38 General Election, 1996
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngStephen Horn incumbent 52.6% 88,136
     Democratic Rick Zbur 42.7% 71,627
     Green William Yeager 2.7% 4,610
     Libertarian Paul Gautreau 2% 3,272
Total Votes 167,645

1994
On November 8, 1994, Stephen Horn won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Peter Mathews (D), Lester Mueller (L) and Richard Green (P&F) in the general election.[12]

U.S. House, California District 38 General Election, 1994
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngStephen Horn incumbent 58.5% 85,225
     Democratic Peter Mathews 36.8% 53,681
     Libertarian Lester Mueller 2.6% 3,795
     Peace and Freedom Richard Green 2.1% 2,995
     N/A Write-in 0.1% 73
Total Votes 145,769

1992
On November 3, 1992, Stephen Horn won election to the United States House. He defeated Evan Anderson Braude (D), Paul Burton (P&F) and Blake Ashley (L) in the general election.[13]

U.S. House, California District 38 General Election, 1992
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngStephen Horn 48.6% 92,038
     Democratic Evan Anderson Braude 43.4% 82,108
     Peace and Freedom Paul Burton 4.4% 8,391
     Libertarian Blake Ashley 3.6% 6,756
     N/A Write-in 0% 28
Total Votes 189,321

1990
On November 6, 1990, Robert Dornan won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Barbara Jackson (D) in the general election.[14]

U.S. House, California District 38 General Election, 1990
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngRobert Dornan incumbent 58.1% 60,561
     Democratic Barbara Jackson 41.9% 43,693
Total Votes 104,254

Redistricting

2010-2011

This is the 38th 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. OpenCongress "California's 38th 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