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California's 7th Congressional District

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California's 7th congressional district
Current incumbentAmi Bera Democratic Party
Population710,607
Gender51.3% Female, 48.7% Male
Race66.0% White, 12.4% Asian, 7.8% Black
Ethnicity17.2% Hispanic
Unemployment13.8%
Median household income$60,537
High school graduation rate90.4%
College graduation rate30.9%
Next electionNovember 4, 2014
California's 7th Congressional District is located in the central portion of the state and includes much of Sacramento County.[1]

California's 7th congressional district previously included half of Contra Costa County and part of Solano County.[2]

The current representative of the 7th congressional district is Ami Bera (D).

Elections

2014

See also: California's 7th congressional district elections, 2014

The 7th congressional district of California will hold an election for the U.S. House of Representatives on November 4, 2014.

2012

See also: California's 7th congressional district elections, 2012

According to a Cook Political Report analysis, the 7th district was 1 of 13 congressional districts in California that may be competitive in 2012. The analysis rated it as Republican Toss Up.[3]

U.S. House, California District 7 General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngAmi Bera 51.7% 141,241
     Republican Dan Lungren Incumbent 48.3% 132,050
Total Votes 273,291
Source: California Secretary of State "Official Election Results, 2012 General Election"

2010
On November 2, 2010, George Miller won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Rick Tubbs (R) in the general election.[4]

U.S. House, California District 7 General Election, 2010
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngGeorge Miller incumbent 68.3% 122,435
     Republican Rick Tubbs 31.7% 56,764
Total Votes 179,199

2008
On November 4, 2008, George Miller won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Roger Allen Petersen (R), Bill Callison (P&F) and Camden McConnell (L) in the general election.[5]

U.S. House, California District 7 General Election, 2008
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngGeorge Miller incumbent 72.8% 170,962
     Republican Roger Allen Petersen 21.8% 51,166
     Peace and Freedom Bill Callison 2.9% 6,695
     Libertarian Camden McConnell 2.5% 5,950
Total Votes 234,773

2006
On November 7, 2006, George Miller won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Camden McConnell (L) in the general election.[6]

U.S. House, California District 7 General Election, 2006
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngGeorge Miller incumbent 84% 118,000
     Libertarian Camden McConnell 16% 22,486
Total Votes 140,486

2004
On November 2, 2004, George Miller won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Charles Hargrave (R) in the general election.[7]

U.S. House, California District 7 General Election, 2004
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngGeorge Miller incumbent 76.1% 166,831
     Republican Charles Hargrave 23.9% 52,446
Total Votes 219,277

2002
On November 5, 2002, George Miller won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Charles Hargrave (R) and Scott Wilson (L) in the general election.[8]

U.S. House, California District 7 General Election, 2002
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngGeorge Miller incumbent 70.7% 97,849
     Republican Charles Hargrave 26.4% 36,584
     Libertarian Scott Wilson 2.8% 3,943
Total Votes 138,376

2000
On November 7, 2000, George Miller won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Christopher Hoffman (R) and Martin Sproul (Natural Law) in the general election.[9]

U.S. House, California District 7 General Election, 2000
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngGeorge Miller incumbent 76.5% 159,692
     Republican Christopher Hoffman 21.1% 44,154
     Natural Law Martin Sproul 2.4% 4,943
Total Votes 208,789

1998
On November 3, 1998, George Miller won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Norman Reece (R) in the general election.[10]

U.S. House, California District 7 General Election, 1998
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngGeorge Miller incumbent 76.7% 125,842
     Republican Norman Reece 23.3% 38,290
Total Votes 164,132

1996
On November 5, 1996, George Miller won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Norman Reece (R), William Thompson (Reform) and Bob Liatunick (Natural Law) in the general election.[11]

U.S. House, California District 7 General Election, 1996
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngGeorge Miller incumbent 71.8% 137,089
     Republican Norman Reece 22.3% 42,542
     Reform William Thompson 3.6% 6,866
     Natural Law Bob Liatunick 2.3% 4,420
Total Votes 190,917

1994
On November 8, 1994, George Miller won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Charles Hughes (R) and William Callison (P&F) in the general election.[12]

U.S. House, California District 7 General Election, 1994
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngGeorge Miller incumbent 69.7% 116,105
     Republican Charles Hughes 27.4% 45,698
     Peace and Freedom William Callison 2.9% 4,798
Total Votes 166,601

1992
On November 3, 1992, George Miller won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Dave Scholl (R) and David Franklin (P&F) in the general election.[13]

U.S. House, California District 7 General Election, 1992
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngGeorge Miller incumbent 70.3% 153,320
     Republican Dave Scholl 25.1% 54,822
     Peace and Freedom David Franklin 4.5% 9,840
Total Votes 217,982

1990
On November 6, 1990, George Miller won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Roger Payton (R) in the general election.[14]

U.S. House, California District 7 General Election, 1990
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngGeorge Miller incumbent 60.5% 121,080
     Republican Roger Payton 39.5% 79,031
Total Votes 200,111

1988
On November 8, 1988, George Miller won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Jean Last (R) in the general election.[15]

U.S. House, California District 7 General Election, 1988
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngGeorge Miller incumbent 68.4% 170,006
     Republican Jean Last 31.6% 78,478
Total Votes 248,484

1986
On November 4, 1986, George Miller won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Rosemary Thakar (R) in the general election.[16]

U.S. House, California District 7 General Election, 1986
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngGeorge Miller incumbent 66.6% 124,174
     Republican Rosemary Thakar 33.4% 62,379
Total Votes 186,553

1984
On November 6, 1984, George Miller won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Rosemary Thakar (R) in the general election.[17]

U.S. House, California District 7 General Election, 1984
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngGeorge Miller incumbent 66.7% 158,306
     Republican Rosemary Thakar 33.3% 78,985
     Green 0% 0
     Libertarian 0% 0
Total Votes 237,291

1982
On November 2, 1982, George Miller won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Paul Vallely (R), Rich Newell (L) and Terry Wells (American Independent) in the general election.[18]

U.S. House, California District 7 General Election, 1982
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngGeorge Miller incumbent 67.2% 126,952
     Republican Paul Vallely 30.2% 56,960
     Libertarian Rich Newell 1.5% 2,752
     American Independent Terry Wells 1.2% 2,205
Total Votes 188,869

1980
On November 4, 1980, George Miller won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Giles St. Clair (R), Steve Snow (L) and Thomas J. Thompson (American Independent) in the general election.[19]

U.S. House, California District 7 General Election, 1980
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngGeorge Miller incumbent 63.3% 142,044
     Republican Giles St. Clair 31.4% 70,479
     Libertarian Steve Snow 3.1% 6,923
     American Independent Thomas J. Thompson 2.2% 5,023
Total Votes 224,469

1978
On November 7, 1978, George Miller won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Paula Gordon (R) and Melvin Stanley (American Independent) in the general election.[20]

U.S. House, California District 7 General Election, 1978
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngGeorge Miller incumbent 63.4% 109,676
     Republican Paula Gordon 33.7% 58,332
     American Independent Melvin Stanley 2.8% 4,857
Total Votes 172,865

1976
On November 2, 1976, George Miller won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Robert Vickers (R) and Melvin Stanley (American Independent) in the general election.[21]

U.S. House, California District 7 General Election, 1976
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngGeorge Miller incumbent 74.7% 147,064
     Republican Robert Vickers 23.3% 45,863
     American Independent Melvin Stanley 2% 3,889
Total Votes 196,816

1974
On November 4, 1974, George Miller won election to the United States House. He defeated Gary Fernandez (R) in the general election.[22]

U.S. House, California District 7 General Election, 1974
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngGeorge Miller 55.6% 82,765
     Republican Gary Fernandez 44.4% 66,115
Total Votes 148,880

Redistricting

2010-2011

This is the 7th 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 7th Congressional District," Accessed December 28, 2011
  3. The Cook Political Report 2012 Competitive House Race Chart
  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
  15. U.S. Congress House Clerk, "Statistics of the Congressional Election of November 8, 1988," accessed March 28, 2013
  16. U.S. Congress House Clerk, "Statistics of the Congressional Election of November 4, 1986," accessed March 28, 2013
  17. U.S. Congress House Clerk, "Statistics of the Congressional Election of November 6, 1984," accessed March 28, 2013
  18. U.S. Congress House Clerk, "Statistics of the Congressional Election of November 2, 1982," accessed March 28, 2013
  19. U.S. Congress House Clerk, "Statistics of the Congressional Election of November 4, 1980," accessed March 28, 2013
  20. U.S. Congress House Clerk, "Statistics of the Congressional Election of November 7, 1978," accessed March 28, 2013
  21. U.S. Congress House Clerk, "Statistics of the Congressional Election of November 2, 1976," accessed March 28, 2013
  22. U.S. Congress House Clerk, "Statistics of the Congressional Election of November 4, 1974," accessed March 28, 2013