California's 8th Congressional District

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The 8th Congressional District of California is a congressional district in California.

California's 8th Congressional District is located in the eastern portion of the state and includes the counties of Mono, Inyo and San Bernardino.[1]

California's 8th congressional district previously included most of the city and county of San Francisco except for the southwestern parts.[2]

The current representative of the 8th congressional district is Paul Cook (R).

Elections

2012

See also: California's 8th congressional district elections, 2012

The 8th congressional district of California held an election for the U.S. House of Representatives on November 6, 2012. Republican Paul Cook won the election in the district.[3]

U.S. House, California District 8 General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngPaul Cook 57.4% 103,093
     Republican Greg Imus 42.6% 76,551
Total Votes 179,644
Source: California Secretary of State "Official Election Results, 2012 General Election"

2010
On November 2, 2010, Nancy Pelosi won re-election to the United States House. She defeated John Dennis (R), Gloria La Riva (P&F), Philip Berg (L) and Summer Shields (Write-in) in the general election.[4]

U.S. House, California District 8 General Election, 2010
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngNancy Pelosi incumbent 80.1% 167,957
     Republican John Dennis 15.1% 31,711
     Peace and Freedom Gloria La Riva 2.5% 5,161
     Libertarian Philip Berg 2.3% 4,843
     Write-in Summer Shields 0% 24
Total Votes 209,696

2008
On November 4, 2008, Nancy Pelosi won re-election to the United States House. She defeated Dana Walsh (R), Cindy Sheehan (I), Philip Zimt Berg (L), Lea Sherman (Write-in) and Michelle Wong Clay (Write-in) in the general election.[5]

U.S. House, California District 8 General Election, 2008
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngNancy Pelosi incumbent 71.9% 204,996
     Independent Cindy Sheehan 16.2% 46,118
     Republican Dana Walsh 9.7% 27,614
     Libertarian Philip Zimt Berg 2.3% 6,504
     Write-in Lea Sherman 0% 11
     Write-in Michelle Wong Clay 0% 4
Total Votes 285,247

2006
On November 4, 2008, Nancy Pelosi won re-election to the United States House. She defeated Mike Denunzio (R), Krissy Keefer (G) and Philip Zimt Berg (L) in the general election.[6]

U.S. House, California District 8 General Election, 2008
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngNancy Pelosi incumbent 80.4% 148,435
     Republican Mike Denunzio 10.7% 19,800
     Green Krissy Keefer 7.4% 13,653
     Libertarian Philip Zimt Berg 1.5% 2,751
Total Votes 184,639

2004
On November 2, 2004, Nancy Pelosi won re-election to the United States House. She defeated Jennifer DePalma (R) and Leilani Dowell (P&F) in the general election.[7]

U.S. House, California District 8 General Election, 2004
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngNancy Pelosi incumbent 82.9% 224,017
     Republican Jennifer DePalma 11.5% 31,074
     Peace and Freedom Leilani Dowell 3.5% 9,527
     N/A Write-in 2% 5,446
Total Votes 270,064

2002
On November 5, 2002, Nancy Pelosi won re-election to the United States House. She defeated G. Michael German (R), Jay Pond (G), Ira Spivack (L) and Deborah Liatos (Write-in) in the general election.[8]

U.S. House, California District 8 General Election, 2002
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngNancy Pelosi incumbent 79.6% 127,684
     Republican G. Michael German 12.5% 20,063
     Green Jay Pond 6.3% 10,033
     Libertarian Ira Spivack 1.7% 2,659
     Write-in Deborah Liatos 0% 2
Total Votes 160,441

2000
On November 7, 2000, Nancy Pelosi won re-election to the United States House. She defeated Adam Sparks (R), Erik Bauman (L) and David Smithstein (Natural Law) in the general election.[9]

U.S. House, California District 8 General Election, 2000
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngNancy Pelosi incumbent 84.4% 181,847
     Republican Adam Sparks 11.7% 25,298
     Libertarian Erik Bauman 2.6% 5,645
     Natural Law David Smithstein 1.2% 2,638
Total Votes 215,428

1998
On November 3, 1998, Nancy Pelosi won re-election to the United States House. She defeated David Martz (R) and David Smithstein (Natural Law) in the general election.[10]

U.S. House, California District 8 General Election, 1998
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngNancy Pelosi incumbent 85.8% 148,027
     Republican David Martz 12% 20,781
     Natural Law David Smithstein 2.1% 3,654
Total Votes 172,462

1996
On November 5, 1996, Nancy Pelosi won re-election to the United States House. She defeated Justin Raimondo (R) and David Smithstein (Natural Law) in the general election.[11]

U.S. House, California District 8 General Election, 1996
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngNancy Pelosi incumbent 84.3% 175,216
     Republican Justin Raimondo 12.4% 25,739
     Natural Law David Smithstein 3.3% 6,783
Total Votes 207,738

1994
On November 8, 1994, Nancy Pelosi won re-election to the United States House. She defeated Elsa Cheung (R) in the general election.[12]

U.S. House, California District 8 General Election, 1994
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngNancy Pelosi incumbent 81.8% 137,642
     Republican Elsa Cheung 18.2% 30,528
     N/A Write-in 0% 1
Total Votes 168,171

1992
On November 3, 1992, Nancy Pelosi won re-election to the United States House. She defeated Marc Wolin (R), Cesar Cadabes (P&F) and James Elwood (L) in the general election.[13]

U.S. House, California District 8 General Election, 1992
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngNancy Pelosi incumbent 82.5% 191,906
     Republican Marc Wolin 11% 25,693
     Peace and Freedom Cesar Cadabes 3.3% 7,572
     Libertarian James Elwood 3.2% 7,511
     N/A Write-in 0% 9
Total Votes 232,691

1990
On November 6, 1990, Ronald Dellums won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Barbara Galewski (R) in the general election.[14]

U.S. House, California District 8 General Election, 1990
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngRonald Dellums incumbent 61.3% 119,645
     Republican Barbara Galewski 38.7% 75,544
Total Votes 195,189

Redistricting

2010-2011

This is the 8th 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. Open Congress "California's 8th 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 4, 2008," 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