California's 50th Congressional District

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California's 50th congressional district
Current incumbentDuncan Hunter Republican Party
Population724,472
Gender51.2% Female, 48.8% Male
Race81.4% White, 5.2% Asian, 2.2% Black, 1.5% Native Am.
Ethnicity29.7% Hispanic
Unemployment11.1%
Median household income$54,971
High school graduation rate83.6%
College graduation rate23.7%
California's 50th Congressional District is located in the southern portion of the state and includes much of San Diego County.[1]

California's 50th congressional district previously was based in San Diego County. The district consisted of the northern coastal region of San Diego County and included the suburbs of San Marcos, Carlsbad, Encinitas, Solana Beach, and Escondido.[2]

The current representative of the 50th congressional district is Duncan Hunter (R).

Elections

2012

See also: California's 50th congressional district elections, 2012

The 50th congressional district of California held an election for the U.S. House of Representatives on November 6, 2012. The incumbent from the 52nd district, Duncan Hunter, won election in the district.[3]

U.S. House, California District 50 General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngDuncan Hunter Incumbent 67.7% 174,838
     Democratic David Secor 32.3% 83,455
Total Votes 258,293
Source: California Secretary of State "Official Election Results, 2012 General Election"

2010
On November 2, 2010, Brian Bilbray won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Francine Busby (D), Miriam Clark (P&F) and Lars Grossmith (L) in the general election.[4]

U.S. House, California District 50 General Election, 2010
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngBrian Bilbray incumbent 56.7% 142,247
     Democratic Francine Busby 39% 97,818
     Libertarian Lars Grossmith 2.2% 5,546
     Peace and Freedom Miriam Clark 2.2% 5,470
Total Votes 251,081

2008
On November 4, 2008, Brian Bilbray won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Nick Leibham (D) and Wayne Dunlap (L) in the general election.[5]

U.S. House, California District 50 General Election, 2008
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngBrian Bilbray incumbent 50.2% 157,502
     Democratic Nick Leibham 45.2% 141,635
     Libertarian Wayne Dunlap 4.6% 14,365
Total Votes 313,502

2006
On November 7, 2006, Brian Bilbray won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Francine Busby (D), Paul King (L) and Miriam Clark (P&F) in the general election.[6]

U.S. House, California District 50 General Election, 2006
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngBrian Bilbray incumbent 53.1% 118,018
     Democratic Francine Busby 43.5% 96,612
     Libertarian Paul King 1.9% 4,119
     Peace and Freedom Miriam Clark 1.5% 3,353
Total Votes 222,102

2004
On November 2, 2004, Duke Cunningham won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Francine Busby (D), Gary Waayers (G), Diane Templin (American Independent) and Brandon Osborne (L) in the general election.[7]

U.S. House, California District 50 General Election, 2004
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngDuke Cunningham incumbent 58.4% 169,025
     Democratic Francine Busby 36.5% 105,590
     Green Gary Waayers 2.2% 6,504
     American Independent Diane Templin 1.6% 4,723
     Libertarian Brandon Osborne 1.2% 3,486
Total Votes 289,328

2002
On November 5, 2002, Duke Cunningham won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Del Stewart (D) and Richard Fontanesi (L) in the general election.[8]

U.S. House, California District 50 General Election, 2002
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngDuke Cunningham incumbent 64.3% 111,095
     Democratic Del Stewart 32.3% 55,855
     Libertarian Richard Fontanesi 3.3% 5,751
Total Votes 172,701

2000
On November 7, 2000, Bob Filner won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Bob Divine (R), David Willoughby (L) and LeeAnn Kendall (Natural Law) in the general election.[9]

U.S. House, California District 50 General Election, 2000
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngBob Filner incumbent 68.3% 95,191
     Republican Bob Divine 27.6% 38,526
     Libertarian David Willoughby 2.5% 3,472
     Natural Law LeeAnn Kendall 1.6% 2,283
Total Votes 139,472

1998
On November 3, 1998, Bob Filner won re-election to the United States House. He ran unopposed in the general election.[10]

U.S. House, California District 50 General Election, 1998
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngBob Filner incumbent 100% 77,354
Total Votes 77,354

1996
On November 5, 1996, Bob Filner won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Jim Baize (R), Dan Clark (Reform), Earl Shepard (Natural Law) and Philip Zoebisch (L) in the general election.[11]

U.S. House, California District 50 General Election, 1996
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngBob Filner incumbent 61.9% 73,200
     Republican Jim Baize 32.4% 38,351
     Reform Dan Clark 2.7% 3,253
     Natural Law Earl Shepard 1.8% 2,138
     Libertarian Philip Zoebisch 1.2% 1,398
Total Votes 118,340

1994
On November 8, 1994, Bob Filner won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Mary Alice Acevedo (R), Richardo Duenez (L), Guillermo Ramirez (P&F) and Kip Krueger (G) in the general election.[12]

U.S. House, California District 50 General Election, 1994
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngBob Filner incumbent 56.7% 59,214
     Republican Mary Alice Acevedo 35.4% 36,955
     Libertarian Richardo Duenez 3.2% 3,326
     Peace and Freedom Guillermo Ramirez 2.9% 3,002
     Green Kip Krueger 1.9% 1,954
Total Votes 104,451

1992
On November 3, 1992, Bob Filner won election to the United States House. He defeated Tony Valencia (R), Barbara Hutchinson (L) and Roger Batchelder (P&F) in the general election.[13]

U.S. House, California District 50 General Election, 1992
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngBob Filner 56.6% 77,293
     Republican Tony Valencia 28.9% 39,531
     Libertarian Barbara Hutchinson 11.3% 15,489
     Peace and Freedom Roger Batchelder 3.1% 4,250
     N/A Write-in 0% 63
Total Votes 136,626

Redistricting

2010-2011

This is the 50th 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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