California's 9th Congressional District

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The 9th Congressional District of California is a congressional district in California.

California's 9th Congressional District is located in the central portion of the state and contains most of San Joaquin County.[1]

California's 9th congressional district previously included a significant section of the East Bay portion of the San Francisco Bay Area. It included the cities of Oakland, Piedmont, and Berkeley.[2]

The current representative of the 9th congressional district is Jerry McNerney (D).

Elections

2012

See also: California's 9th congressional district elections, 2012

According to a Cook Political Report analysis, the 9th district was one of 13 congressional districts in California that may be competitive in 2012. The analysis rated it as Leans Democratic.[3] Incumbent from the 11th district, Jerry McNerney won election in the district.[4]

U.S. House, California District 9 General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngJerry McNerney Incumbent 55.6% 118,373
     Republican Ricky Gill 44.4% 94,704
Total Votes 213,077
Source: California Secretary of State "Official Election Results, 2012 General Election"

2010
On November 2, 2010, Barbara Lee won re-election to the United States House. She defeated Gerald Hashimoto (R), Dave Heller (G), James Eyer (L) and Larry Allen (P&F) in the general election.[5]

U.S. House, California District 9 General Election, 2010
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngBarbara Lee incumbent 84.3% 180,400
     Republican Gerald Hashimoto 10.8% 23,054
     Green Dave Heller 2.3% 4,848
     Libertarian James Eyer 1.9% 4,113
     Peace and Freedom Larry Allen 0.8% 1,670
Total Votes 214,085

2008
On November 4, 2008, Barbara Lee won re-election to the United States House. She defeated Charles Hargrave (R), James Eyer (L), David Heller (Write-in) and Christopher Kula (Write-in) in the general election.[6]

U.S. House, California District 9 General Election, 2008
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngBarbara Lee incumbent 86.1% 238,915
     Republican Charles Hargrave 9.7% 26,917
     Libertarian James Eyer 4.2% 11,704
     Write-in David Heller 0% 37
     Write-in Christopher Kula 0% 27
Total Votes 277,600

2006
On November 7, 2006, Barbara Lee won re-election to the United States House. She defeated John Dendulk (R) and James Eyer (L) in the general election.[7]

U.S. House, California District 9 General Election, 2006
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngBarbara Lee incumbent 86.3% 167,245
     Republican John Dendulk 10.7% 20,786
     Libertarian James Eyer 2.9% 5,655
Total Votes 193,686

2004
On November 2, 2004, Barbara Lee won re-election to the United States House. She defeated Claudia Bermudez (R) and Jim Eyer (L) in the general election.[8]

U.S. House, California District 9 General Election, 2004
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngBarbara Lee incumbent 84.5% 215,630
     Republican Claudia Bermudez 12.3% 31,278
     Libertarian Jim Eyer 3.2% 8,131
Total Votes 255,039

2002
On November 5, 2002, Barbara Lee won re-election to the United States House. She defeated Jerald Udinsky (R), James Eyer (L) and Hector Reyna (Write-in) in the general election.[9]

U.S. House, California District 9 General Election, 2002
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngBarbara Lee incumbent 81.4% 135,893
     Republican Jerald Udinsky 15.2% 25,333
     Libertarian James Eyer 3.4% 5,685
     Write-in Hector Reyna 0% 6
Total Votes 166,917

2000
On November 7, 2000, Barbara Lee won re-election to the United States House. She defeated Arneze Washington (R), Fred Foldvary (L) and Ellen Jefferds (Natural Law) in the general election.[10]

U.S. House, California District 9 General Election, 2000
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngBarbara Lee incumbent 85% 182,352
     Republican Arneze Washington 9.8% 21,033
     Libertarian Fred Foldvary 3.3% 7,051
     Natural Law Ellen Jefferds 2% 4,214
Total Votes 214,650

1998
On November 3, 1998, Barbara Lee won re-election to the United States House. She defeated Claiborne Sanders (R), Gerald Sanders (P&F) and Walter Ruehlig (Natural Law) in the general election.[11]

U.S. House, California District 9 General Election, 1998
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngBarbara Lee incumbent 82.8% 140,722
     Republican Claiborne Sanders 13.2% 22,431
     Peace and Freedom Gerald Sanders 2.8% 4,767
     Natural Law Walter Ruehlig 1.2% 1,975
Total Votes 169,895

1996
On November 5, 1996, Ronald Dellums won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Deborah Wright (R), Tom Condit (P&F) and Jack Forem (Natural Law) in the general election.[12]

U.S. House, California District 9 General Election, 1996
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngRonald Dellums incumbent 77% 154,806
     Republican Deborah Wright 18.5% 37,126
     Peace and Freedom Tom Condit 2.8% 5,561
     Natural Law Jack Forem 1.7% 3,475
Total Votes 200,968

1994
On November 8, 1994, Ronald Dellums won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Deborah Wright (R) and Emma Wong Mar (P&F) in the general election.[13]

U.S. House, California District 9 General Election, 1994
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngRonald Dellums incumbent 72.2% 129,233
     Republican Deborah Wright 22.6% 40,448
     Peace and Freedom Emma Wong Mar 5.1% 9,194
Total Votes 178,875

1992
On November 3, 1992, Ronald Dellums won election to the United States House. He defeated G. William Hunter (R) and Dave Linn (P&F) in the general election.[14]

U.S. House, California District 9 General Election, 1992
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngRonald Dellums 71.9% 164,265
     Republican G. William Hunter 23.5% 53,707
     Peace and Freedom Dave Linn 4.6% 10,472
     N/A Write-in 0% 23
Total Votes 228,467

1990
On November 6, 1990, Fortney Pete Stark won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Victor Romero (R) in the general election.[15]

U.S. House, California District 9 General Election, 1990
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngFortney Pete Stark incumbent 58.4% 94,739
     Republican Victor Romero 41.6% 67,412
Total Votes 162,151

Redistricting

2010-2011

This is the 9th 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 9th Congressional District," Accessed December 28, 2011
  3. The Cook Political Report 2012 Competitive House Race Chart
  4. Politico "2012 Election Map, California"
  5. U.S. Congress House Clerk, "Statistics of the Congressional Election of November 2, 2010," 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 7, 2006," accessed March 28, 2013
  8. U.S. Congress House Clerk, "Statistics of the Congressional Election of November 2, 2004," accessed March 28, 2013
  9. U.S. Congress House Clerk, "Statistics of the Congressional Election of November 5, 2002," accessed March 28, 2013
  10. U.S. Congress House Clerk, "Statistics of the Congressional Election of November 7, 2000," accessed March 28, 2013
  11. U.S. Congress House Clerk, "Statistics of the Congressional Election of November 3, 1998," accessed March 28, 2013
  12. U.S. Congress House Clerk, "Statistics of the Congressional Election of November 5, 1996," accessed March 28, 2013
  13. U.S. Congress House Clerk, "Statistics of the Congressional Election of November 8, 1994," accessed March 28, 2013
  14. U.S. Congress House Clerk, "Statistics of the Congressional Election of November 3, 1992," accessed March 28, 2013
  15. U.S. Congress House Clerk, "Statistics of the Congressional Election of November 6, 1990," accessed March 28, 2013