California's 53rd Congressional District

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California's 53rd congressional district
Current incumbentSusan Davis Democratic Party
Population723,699
Gender50.3% Female, 49.7% Male
Race66.6% White, 13.4% Asian, 7.4% Black
Ethnicity32.3% Hispanic
Unemployment11.0%
Median household income$59,959
High school graduation rate87.7%
College graduation rate34.0%
Next electionNovember 4, 2014
California's 53rd Congressional District is located in the southern portion of the state and includes part of San Diego County.[1]

California's 53rd congressional district previously was based in San Diego County. The district included the heart of the city of San Diego and stretched south to the United States–Mexico border.[2]

The current representative of the 53rd congressional district is Susan Davis (D).

Elections

2012

See also: California's 53rd congressional district elections, 2012

The 53rd congressional district of California held an election for the U.S. House of Representatives on November 6, 2012. Incumbent Susan Davis won re-election in the district.[3]

U.S. House, California District 53 General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngSusan Davis Incumbent 61.4% 164,825
     Republican Nick Popaditch 38.6% 103,482
Total Votes 268,307
Source: California Secretary of State "Official Election Results, 2012 General Election"

2010
On November 2, 2010, Susan Davis won re-election to the United States House. She defeated Michael Crimmins (R) and Paul Dekker (L) in the general election.[4]

U.S. House, California District 53 General Election, 2010
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngSusan Davis incumbent 62.3% 104,800
     Republican Michael Crimmins 34% 57,230
     Libertarian Paul Dekker 3.7% 6,298
Total Votes 168,328

2008
On November 4, 2008, Susan Davis won re-election to the United States House. She defeated Michael Crimmins (R) and Edward Teyssier (L) in the general election.[5]

U.S. House, California District 53 General Election, 2008
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngSusan Davis incumbent 68.5% 161,315
     Republican Michael Crimmins 27.5% 64,658
     Libertarian Edward Teyssier 4.1% 9,569
Total Votes 235,542

2006
On November 7, 2006, Susan Davis won re-election to the United States House. She defeated John Woodrum (R) and Ernie Lippe (L) in the general election.[6]

U.S. House, California District 53 General Election, 2006
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngSusan Davis incumbent 67.6% 97,541
     Republican John Woodrum 30% 43,312
     Libertarian Ernie Lippe 2.4% 3,534
Total Votes 144,387

2004
On November 2, 2004, Susan Davis won re-election to the United States House. She defeated Darin Hunzeker (R), Lawrence Rockwood (G) and Adam Van Susteren (L) in the general election.[7]

U.S. House, California District 53 General Election, 2004
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngSusan Davis incumbent 66.1% 146,449
     Republican Darin Hunzeker 28.9% 63,897
     Green Lawrence Rockwood 3.4% 7,523
     Libertarian Adam Van Susteren 1.6% 3,567
Total Votes 221,436

2002
On November 5, 2002, Susan Davis won re-election to the United States House. She defeated Bill VanDeWeghe (R) and Jim Dorenkott (Write-in) in the general election.[8]

U.S. House, California District 53 General Election, 2002
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngSusan Davis incumbent 62.2% 72,252
     Republican Bill VanDeWeghe 37.8% 43,891
     Write-in Jim Dorenkott 0% 37
Total Votes 116,180

Redistricting

2010-2011

This is the 53rd 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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