California's 52nd Congressional District

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The 52nd Congressional District of California is a congressional district in California.

California's 52nd Congressional District is located in the southern portion of the state and includes part of San Diego County.[1]

California's 52nd congressional district previously was based in San Diego County. The district consisted of many of San Diego's suburbs, including Lakeside, Poway, Ramona, La Mesa, and Spring Valley.[2]

The current representative of the 52nd congressional district is Scott Peters (D).

Elections

2012

See also: California's 52nd 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 Scott Peters won election in the district.[3]

U.S. House, California District 52 General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngScott Peters 51.2% 151,451
     Republican Brian Bilbray Incumbent 48.8% 144,459
Total Votes 295,910
Source: California Secretary of State "Official Election Results, 2012 General Election"

2010
On November 2, 2010, Duncan Hunter won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Ray Lutz (D) and Michael Benoit (L) in the general election.[4]

U.S. House, California District 52 General Election, 2010
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngDuncan Hunter incumbent 63.1% 139,460
     Democratic Ray Lutz 32.1% 70,870
     Libertarian Michael Benoit 4.9% 10,732
Total Votes 221,062

2008
On November 4, 2008, Duncan Hunter won election to the United States House. He defeated Mike Lumpkin (D), Michael Benoit (L) and Joseph Ryan (Write-in) in the general election.[5]

U.S. House, California District 52 General Election, 2008
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngDuncan Hunter 56.4% 160,724
     Democratic Mike Lumpkin 38.9% 111,051
     Libertarian Michael Benoit 4.7% 13,316
     Write-in Joseph Ryan 0% 47
Total Votes 285,138

2006
On November 7, 2006, Duncan Hunter won re-election to the United States House. He defeated John Rinaldi (D) and Michael Benoit (L) in the general election.[6]

U.S. House, California District 52 General Election, 2006
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngDuncan Hunter incumbent 64.6% 123,696
     Democratic John Rinaldi 32% 61,208
     Libertarian Michael Benoit 3.4% 6,465
Total Votes 191,369

2004
On November 2, 2004, Duncan Hunter won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Brian Keliher (D) and Michael Benoit (L) in the general election.[7]

U.S. House, California District 52 General Election, 2004
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngDuncan Hunter incumbent 69.2% 187,799
     Democratic Brian Keliher 27.6% 74,857
     Libertarian Michael Benoit 3.2% 8,782
Total Votes 271,438

2002
On November 5, 2002, Duncan Hunter won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Peter Moore-Kochlacs (D) and Michael Benoit (L) in the general election.[8]

U.S. House, California District 52 General Election, 2002
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngDuncan Hunter incumbent 70.2% 118,561
     Democratic Peter Moore-Kochlacs 25.8% 43,526
     Libertarian Michael Benoit 4.1% 6,923
Total Votes 169,010

2000
On November 7, 2000, Duncan Hunter won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Craig Barkacs (D), Michael Benoit (L) and Robert Sherman (Natural Law) in the general election.[9]

U.S. House, California District 52 General Election, 2000
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngDuncan Hunter incumbent 64.7% 131,345
     Democratic Craig Barkacs 31.3% 63,537
     Libertarian Michael Benoit 3% 5,995
     Natural Law Robert Sherman 1% 2,117
Total Votes 202,994

1998
On November 3, 1998, Duncan Hunter won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Lynn Badler (L) and Adrienne Pelton (Natural Law) in the general election.[10]

U.S. House, California District 52 General Election, 1998
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngDuncan Hunter incumbent 75.7% 116,251
     Libertarian Lynn Badler 14.3% 21,933
     Natural Law Adrienne Pelton 10% 15,380
Total Votes 153,564

1996
On November 5, 1996, Duncan Hunter won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Darity Wesley (D), Janice Jordan (P&F), Dante Ridley (L) and Peter Robert Ballantyne (Natural Law) in the general election.[11]

U.S. House, California District 52 General Election, 1996
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngDuncan Hunter incumbent 65.5% 116,746
     Democratic Darity Wesley 29.8% 53,104
     Peace and Freedom Janice Jordan 2% 3,649
     Libertarian Dante Ridley 1.9% 3,329
     Natural Law Peter Robert Ballantyne 0.8% 1,493
Total Votes 178,321

1994
On November 8, 1994, Duncan Hunter won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Janet Gastil (D), Joe Shea (L) and Art Edelman (P&F) in the general election.[12]

U.S. House, California District 52 General Election, 1994
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngDuncan Hunter incumbent 64% 109,201
     Democratic Janet Gastil 31.1% 53,024
     Libertarian Joe Shea 3.1% 5,240
     Peace and Freedom Art Edelman 1.9% 3,221
Total Votes 170,686

1992
On November 3, 1992, Duncan Hunter won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Janet Gastil (D), Joe Shea (L) and Dennis Gretsinger (P&F) in the general election.[13]

U.S. House, California District 52 General Election, 1992
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngDuncan Hunter incumbent 52.9% 112,995
     Democratic Janet Gastil 41.2% 88,076
     Libertarian Joe Shea 3.3% 6,977
     Peace and Freedom Dennis Gretsinger 2.7% 5,734
     N/A Write-in 0% 2
Total Votes 213,784

Redistricting

2010-2011

This is the 52nd 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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