California's 5th Congressional District

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California's 5th congressional district
Current incumbentMike Thompson Democratic Party
Population709,544
Gender51% Female, 49% Male
Race70.2% White, 10.8% Asian, 6.5% Black, 1.2% Native Am.
Ethnicity25.9% Hispanic
Unemployment11.3%
Median household income$58,942
High school graduation rate86.2%
College graduation rate29.6%
Next electionNovember 4, 2014
California's 5th Congressional District is located in the western portion of the state and is centered in Napa County. It also contains portions of Lake and Sonoma counties.[1]

California's 5th congressional district previously included the city of Sacramento, the state capital, its suburbs and the surrounding area.[2]

The current representative of the 5th congressional district is Mike Thompson (D).

Elections

2014

See also: California's 5th congressional district elections, 2014

The 5th congressional district of California will hold an election for the U.S. House of Representatives on November 4, 2014.

2012

See also: California's 5th congressional district elections, 2012

The 5th congressional district of California held an election for the U.S. House of Representatives on November 6, 2012. Incumbent from the 1st district, Mike Thompson won the election in the district.[3]

U.S. House, California District 5 General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngMike Thompson Incumbent 74.5% 202,872
     Republican Randy Loftin 25.5% 69,545
Total Votes 272,417
Source: California Secretary of State "Official Election Results, 2012 General Election"

2010
On November 2, 2010, Doris Matsui won re-election to the United States House. She defeated Paul Smith (R), Gerald Allen Frink (Peace and Freedom) and Tony Lacy (Write-in) in the general election.[4]

U.S. House, California District 5 General Election, 2010
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngDoris Matsui incumbent 72% 124,220
     Republican Paul Smith 25.3% 43,577
     Peace and Freedom Gerald Allen Frink 2.7% 4,594
     Write-in Tony Lacy 0% 19
Total Votes 172,410

2008
On November 4, 2008, Doris Matsui won re-election to the United States House. She defeated Paul Smith (R), L. R. Roberts (Peace and Freedom) and David Lynch (Write-in) in the general election.[5]

U.S. House, California District 5 General Election, 2008
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngDoris Matsui incumbent 74.3% 164,242
     Republican Paul Smith 20.8% 46,002
     Peace and Freedom L. R. Roberts 4.9% 10,731
     Write-in David Lynch 0.1% 180
Total Votes 221,155

2006
On November 7, 2006, Doris Matsui won re-election to the United States House. She defeated Claire Yan (R), Jeff Kravitz (G) and John Reiger (Peace and Freedom) in the general election.[6]

U.S. House, California District 5 General Election, 2006
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngDoris Matsui incumbent 70.8% 105,676
     Republican Claire Yan 23.5% 35,106
     Green Jeff Kravitz 4.3% 6,466
     Peace and Freedom John Reiger 1.4% 2,018
Total Votes 149,266

2004
On November 2, 2004, Robert Matsui won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Mike Dugas (R), Pat Driscoll (G) and John Reiger (P&F) in the general election.[7]

U.S. House, California District 5 General Election, 2004
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngRobert Matsui incumbent 71.4% 138,004
     Republican Mike Dugas 23.3% 45,120
     Green Pat Driscoll 3.4% 6,593
     Peace and Freedom John Reiger 1.9% 3,670
Total Votes 193,387

2002
On November 5, 2002, Robert Matsui won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Richard Frankhuizen (R) and Timothy Roloff (L) in the general election.[8]

U.S. House, California District 5 General Election, 2002
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngRobert Matsui incumbent 70.5% 92,726
     Republican Richard Frankhuizen 26.4% 34,749
     Libertarian Timothy Roloff 3.1% 4,103
Total Votes 131,578

2000
On November 7, 2000, Robert Matsui won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Kenneth Payne (R), Ken Adams (G), Cullene Lang (L) and Charles Kersey (Natural Law) in the general election.[9]

U.S. House, California District 5 General Election, 2000
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngRobert Matsui incumbent 68.7% 147,025
     Republican Kenneth Payne 26.1% 55,945
     Green Ken Adams 2.9% 6,195
     Libertarian Cullene Lang 1.4% 2,919
     Natural Law Charles Kersey 0.9% 1,975
Total Votes 214,059

1998
On November 3, 1998, Robert Matsui won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Robert Dinsmore (R) and Douglas Arthur Tuma (L) in the general election.[10]

U.S. House, California District 5 General Election, 1998
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngRobert Matsui incumbent 71.9% 130,715
     Republican Robert Dinsmore 26% 47,307
     Libertarian Douglas Arthur Tuma 2.1% 3,746
Total Votes 181,768

1996
On November 5, 1996, Robert Matsui won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Robert Dinsmore (R), Joseph Miller (L), Gordon Mors (American Independent) and Charles Kersey (Natural Law) in the general election.[11]

U.S. House, California District 5 General Election, 1996
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngRobert Matsui incumbent 70.4% 142,618
     Republican Robert Dinsmore 26.1% 52,940
     Libertarian Joseph Miller 1.3% 2,548
     American Independent Gordon Mors 1.1% 2,231
     Natural Law Charles Kersey 1% 2,123
Total Votes 202,460

1994
On November 8, 1994, Robert Matsui won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Robert Dinsmore (R) and Gordon Mors (American Independent) in the general election.[12]

U.S. House, California District 5 General Election, 1994
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngRobert Matsui incumbent 68.5% 125,042
     Republican Robert Dinsmore 29% 52,905
     American Independent Gordon Mors 2.5% 4,649
Total Votes 182,596

1992
On November 3, 1992, Robert Matsui won election to the United States House. He defeated Robert Dinsmore (R), Gordon Mors (American Independent), Chris Rufer (L) and Tian Harter (G) in the general election.[13]

U.S. House, California District 5 General Election, 1992
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngRobert Matsui 68.6% 158,250
     Republican Robert Dinsmore 25.5% 58,698
     American Independent Gordon Mors 2.1% 4,745
     Libertarian Chris Rufer 2% 4,547
     Green Tian Harter 1.9% 4,316
     N/A Write-in 0% 4
Total Votes 230,560

1990
On November 6, 1990, Nancy Pelosi won re-election to the United States House. She defeated Alan Nichols (R) in the general election.[14]

U.S. House, California District 5 General Election, 1990
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngNancy Pelosi incumbent 77.2% 120,633
     Republican Alan Nichols 22.8% 35,671
Total Votes 156,304

Redistricting

2010-2011

This is the 5th 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 5th 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