California's 51st Congressional District

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California's 51st Congressional District
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Current incumbentJuan Vargas Democratic Party
Population717,894
Gender50.2% Male, 49.8% Female
Race62.3% White, 8.3% Black, 7.5% Asian, 1.0% Native Am.
Ethnicity69.1% White
Unemployment17.5%
Median household income$38,528
High school graduation rate65.7%
College graduation rate13.0%
Next electionNovember 4, 2014
California's 51st Congressional District is located in the southern portion of the state and includes Imperial County and southern San Diego County.[1]

The current representative of the 51st Congressional District is Juan Vargas (D).

Elections

2014

See also: California's 51st Congressional District elections, 2014

The 51st Congressional District of California will hold an election for the U.S. House of Representatives on November 4, 2014.

2012

See also: California's 51st Congressional District elections, 2012

The 51st Congressional District of California held an election for the U.S. House of Representatives on November 6, 2012. Democrat Juan Vargas won election in the district.[2]

U.S. House, California District 51 General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngJuan Vargas 71.5% 113,934
     Republican Michael Crimmins 28.5% 45,464
Total Votes 159,398
Source: California Secretary of State "Official Election Results, 2012 General Election"

2010
On November 2, 2010, Bob Filner won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Nick Popaditch (R) and Marcus Jay Shapiro (Write-in) in the general election.[3]

U.S. House, California District 51 General Election, 2010
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngBob Filner incumbent 60.1% 86,426
     Republican Nick Popaditch 39.9% 57,488
     Write-in Marcus Jay Shapiro 0% 5
Total Votes 143,919

2008
On November 4, 2008, Bob Filner won re-election to the United States House. He defeated David Lee Joy (R) and Dan Litwin (L) in the general election.[4]

U.S. House, California District 51 General Election, 2008
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngBob Filner incumbent 72.7% 148,281
     Republican David Lee Joy 24.2% 49,345
     Libertarian Dan Litwin 3% 6,199
Total Votes 203,825

2006
On November 7, 2006, Bob Filner won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Blake Miles (R) and Dan Litwin (L) in the general election.[5]

U.S. House, California District 51 General Election, 2006
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngBob Filner incumbent 67.4% 78,114
     Republican Blake Miles 30.2% 34,931
     Libertarian Dan Litwin 2.4% 2,790
     N/A Write-in 0% 4
Total Votes 115,839

2004
On November 2, 2004, Bob Filner won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Michael Giorgino (R) and Michael Metti (L) in the general election.[6]

U.S. House, California District 51 General Election, 2004
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngBob Filner incumbent 61.6% 111,441
     Republican Michael Giorgino 35.1% 63,526
     Libertarian Michael Metti 3.3% 5,912
Total Votes 180,879

2002
On November 5, 2002, Bob Filner won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Maria Guadalupe Garcia (R) and Jeffrey Keup (L) in the general election.[7]

U.S. House, California District 51 General Election, 2002
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngBob Filner incumbent 57.9% 59,541
     Republican Maria Guadalupe Garcia 39.3% 40,430
     Libertarian Jeffrey Keup 2.7% 2,816
Total Votes 102,787

2000
On November 7, 2000, Duke Cunningham won re-election to the United States House. He defeated George Barraza (D), Daniel Muhe (L) and Eric Bourdette (Natural Law) in the general election.[8]

U.S. House, California District 51 General Election, 2000
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngDuke Cunningham incumbent 64.3% 172,291
     Democratic George Barraza 30.4% 81,408
     Libertarian Daniel Muhe 2.7% 7,159
     Green Eric Bourdette 2.6% 6,941
Total Votes 267,799

1998
On November 3, 1998, Duke Cunningham won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Dan Kripke (D), Jack Anderson (L) and Eric Bourdette (Natural Law) in the general election.[9]

U.S. House, California District 51 General Election, 1998
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngDuke Cunningham incumbent 61% 126,229
     Democratic Dan Kripke 34.7% 71,706
     Libertarian Jack Anderson 2.6% 5,411
     Natural Law Eric Bourdette 1.7% 3,532
Total Votes 206,878

1996
On November 5, 1996, Duke Cunningham won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Rita Tamerius (D), Miriam Clark (P&F), J.C. Anderson (L) and Eric Hunter Bourdette (Natural Law) in the general election.[10]

U.S. House, California District 51 General Election, 1996
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngDuke Cunningham incumbent 65.1% 149,032
     Democratic Rita Tamerius 28.9% 66,250
     Peace and Freedom Miriam Clark 2.4% 5,407
     Libertarian J.C. Anderson 2.3% 5,298
     Natural Law Eric Hunter Bourdette 1.3% 3,037
Total Votes 229,024

1994
On November 8, 1994, Duke Cunningham won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Rita Tamerius (D), Bill Holmes (L) and Miriam Clark (P&F) in the general election.[11]

U.S. House, California District 51 General Election, 1994
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngDuke Cunningham incumbent 66.9% 138,547
     Democratic Rita Tamerius 27.7% 57,374
     Libertarian Bill Holmes 3.4% 6,968
     Peace and Freedom Miriam Clark 2% 4,099
Total Votes 206,988

1992
On November 3, 1992, Duke Cunningham won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Bea Herbert (D), Bill Holmes (L), Miriam Clark (P&F) and Richard Roe (G) in the general election.[12]

U.S. House, California District 51 General Election, 1992
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngDuke Cunningham incumbent 56.1% 141,890
     Democratic Bea Herbert 33.7% 85,148
     Libertarian Bill Holmes 4.1% 10,309
     Peace and Freedom Miriam Clark 4.1% 10,307
     Green Richard Roe 2.1% 5,328
     N/A Write-in 0% 13
Total Votes 252,995

Redistricting

2010-2011

This is the 51st 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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