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California's 11th congressional district
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Current Representative Jerry McNerney (D)
Area 2,316 mi²
Distribution 90.1% urban, 9.9% rural
Population (2000) 639,088
Median income $61,096
Ethnicity 64.1% White, 3.4% Black, 8.7% Asian, 19.7% Hispanic, 0.5% Native American, 0.2% other
Cook PVI R+1

California's 11th congressional district is located in Northern California, encompassing parts of San Joaquin, Alameda, Contra Costa, and Santa Clara counties. This swing district is currently represented by Democrat Jerry McNerney, who defeated Republican incumbent Richard Pombo in the 2006 election. This district currently lies exactly in the middle of all districts in the United States for area

Voting

Election results from statewide races
Year Office Results
2008 President[1] Obama 53.8 - 44.5%
2006 Governor[2] Schwarzenegger 65.3 - 31.1%
Senator[3] Feinstein 55.4 - 40.3%
2004 President[4] Bush 53.9 - 45.3%
Senator[5] Boxer 50.2 - 46.6%
2003 Recall[6][7] Yes 60.8 - 39.2%
Schwarzenegger 51.5 - 24.1%
2002 Governor[8] Simon 50.5 - 40.9%
2000 President[9] Bush 49.7 - 46.6%
Senator[10] Feinstein 51.8 - 42.2%
1998 Governor
Senator
1996 President
1994 Governor
Senator
1992 President Clinton 40.6 - 38.5%
Senator Herschensohn 47.3 - 42.3%
Senator Feinstein 48.7 - 47.6%

List of Representatives

Counties Representative Party Dates Notes
Imperial, Inyo, Mono, Orange, Riverside, San Bernardino, San Diego William Kettner Democratic 1913-03-04 – 1921-03-03 Redistricted from 8th district; retired
Phil Swing Republican 1921-03-04 – 1933-03-03 Redistricted to 20th district; retired
Los Angeles William E. Evans Republican 1933-03-04 – 1935-01-03 Redistricted from 9th district
Lost re-election to McGroarty
John S. McGroarty Democratic 1935-01-03 – 1939-01-03 Ran for Secretary of State
John Carl Hinshaw Republican 1939-01-03 – 1943-01-03 Redistricted to 20th district
Monterey, San Luis Obispo, Santa Barbara, Ventura George E. Outland Democratic 1943-01-03 – 1947-01-03 Newly created district
Lost re-election to Bramblett
Ernest K. Bramblett Republican 1947-01-03 – 1953-01-03 Redistricted to 13th district
San Joaquin, Stanislaus Justin L. Johnson Republican 1953-01-03 – 1957-01-03 Redistricted from 3rd district
Lost re-election to McFall
John J. McFall Democratic 1957-01-03 – 1963-01-03 Redistricted to 15th district
San Mateo J. Arthur Younger Republican 1963-01-03 – 1967-06-20 Redistricted from 9th district
Vacant 1967-06-20 – 1967-12-12
Pete McCloskey Republican 1967-12-12 – 1973-01-03 Redistricted to 17th district
Northern San Mateo Leo Ryan Democratic 1973-01-03 – 1978-11-18 Newly created district
Murdered in Jonestown
Vacant 1978-11-18 – 1979-04-03
William Royer Republican 1979-04-03 – 1981-01-03 Lost re-election to Lantos
Tom Lantos Democratic 1981-01-03 – 1983-01-03 Redistricted to 12th district
Most of San Mateo 1983-01-03 – 1993-01-03
Most of Sacramento and San Joaquin Richard Pombo Republican 1993-01-03 – 2003-01-03 Newly created district
Lost re-election to McNerney
Eastern Alameda, southern and southeastern Contra Costa, most of San Joaquin, eastern Santa Clara 2003-01-03 – 2007-01-03
Jerry McNerney Democratic 2007-01-03 – present Incumbent

Election results

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1912

United States House of Representatives elections, 1912
Party Candidate Votes Percentage
Democratic William Kettner 24,822 42.7%
Republican Samuel C. Evans 21,426 36.8%
Socialist Noble A. Richardson 7,059 12.1%
Prohibition Helen M. Stoddard 4,842 8.3%
Totals 46,248 100.0%
Voter turnout  %
Democratic gain from Republican

1914

United States House of Representatives elections, 1914
Party Candidate Votes Percentage
Democratic William Kettner (incumbent) 47,165 52.7%
Republican James Carson Needham 25,001 27.9%
Prohibition James S. Edwards 11,278 12.7%
Socialist Casper Bauer 6,033 6.7%
Totals 89,477 100.0%
Voter turnout  %
Democratic hold

1916

United States House of Representatives elections, 1916
Party Candidate Votes Percentage
Democratic William Kettner (incumbent) 42,051 44.5%
Republican Robert C. Harbison 33,765 35.7%
Prohibition James S. Edwards 14,759 15.6%
Socialist Marcus W. Robbins 3,913 4.1%
Totals 94,488 100.0%
Voter turnout  %
Democratic hold

1918

United States House of Representatives elections, 1918
Party Candidate Votes Percentage
Democratic William Kettner (incumbent) 45,915 72.2%
Prohibition Stella B. Irvine 17,642 27.8%
Totals 63,557 100.0%
Voter turnout  %
Democratic hold

1920

United States House of Representatives elections, 1920[11]
Party Candidate Votes Percentage
Republican Phil Swing 59,425 72.9%
Democratic Hugh L. Dickson 22,144 27.1%
Totals 81,569 100.0%
Voter turnout  %
Republican gain from Democratic

1922

United States House of Representatives elections, 1922[12]
Party Candidate Votes Percentage
Republican Phil Swing (incumbent) 79,039 91.4%
Prohibition Charles H. Randall 7,466 8.6%
Totals 86,505 100.0%
Voter turnout  %
Republican hold

1924

United States House of Representatives elections, 1924[13]
Party Candidate Votes Percentage
Republican Phil Swing (incumbent) 93,811 100.0%
Voter turnout  %
Republican hold

1926

United States House of Representatives elections, 1926[14]
Party Candidate Votes Percentage
Republican Phil Swing (incumbent) 89,726 100.0%
Voter turnout  %
Republican hold

1928

United States House of Representatives elections, 1928[15]
Party Candidate Votes Percentage
Republican Phil Swing (incumbent) 127,115 100.0%
Voter turnout  %
Republican hold

1930

United States House of Representatives elections, 1930[16]
Party Candidate Votes Percentage
Republican Phil Swing (incumbent) 124,092 100.0%
Voter turnout  %
Republican hold

1932

United States House of Representatives elections, 1932[17]
Party Candidate Votes Percentage
Republican William E. Evans (inc.) 57,739 51.8%
Democratic Albert D. Hadley 38,240 34.3%
Liberty Marshall V. Hartranft 15,520 13.9%
Totals 111,499 100.0%
Voter turnout  %
Republican hold

1934

United States House of Representatives elections, 1934[18]
Party Candidate Votes Percentage
Democratic John S. McGroarty 66,999 53.5%
Republican William E. Evans (inc.) 56,350 45.0%
Socialist William E. Stephenson 1,814 1.5%
Totals 125,163 100.0%
Voter turnout  %
Democratic gain from Republican

1936

United States House of Representatives elections, 1936[19]
Party Candidate Votes Percentage
Democratic John S. McGroarty (inc.) 69,679 50.5%
Republican John Carl Hinshaw 54,914 39.8%
Progressive Robert S. Funk 12,340 8.9%
Communist William Ingham 1,041 0.8%
Totals 137,974 100.0%
Voter turnout  %
Democratic hold

1938

United States House of Representatives elections, 1938[20]
Party Candidate Votes Percentage
Republican John Carl Hinshaw 68,712 47.0%
Democratic Carl Stuart Hamblen 59,993 41.1%
Townsend Ralph D. Horton 12,713 8.7%
Progressive John R. Grey 3,821 2.6%
Communist Orla E. Lair 817 0.6%
Totals 146,056 100.0%
Voter turnout  %
Republican gain from Democratic

1940

United States House of Representatives elections, 1940[21]
Party Candidate Votes Percentage
Republican John Carl Hinshaw (inc.) 170,504 96.6%
Communist Orla E. Lair 6,003 3.4%
Totals 176,507 100.0%
Voter turnout  %
Republican hold

1942

United States House of Representatives elections, 1942[22]
Party Candidate Votes Percentage
Democratic George E. Outland 31,611 50.7%
Republican A. J. Dingeman 30,781 49.3%
Totals 62,392 100.0%
Voter turnout  %
Democratic win (new constituency)

1944

United States House of Representatives elections, 1944[23]
Party Candidate Votes Percentage
Democratic George E. Outland (inc.) 52,218 56%
Republican A. J. Dingeman 41,005 44%
Totals 93,223 100%
Voter turnout  %
Democratic hold

1946

United States House of Representatives elections, 1946[24]
Party Candidate Votes Percentage
Republican Ernest K. Bramblett 41,902 53.1%
Democratic George E. Outland (inc.) 36,996 46.9%
Totals 78,898 100.0%
Voter turnout  %
Republican gain from Democratic

1948

United States House of Representatives elections, 1948[25]
Party Candidate Votes Percentage
Republican Ernest K. Bramblett (inc.) 87,143 80.8%
Progressive Cole Weston 14,582 13.5%
Democratic George E. Outland (write-in) 6,157 5.7%
Totals 107,882 100.0%
Voter turnout  %
Republican hold

1950

United States House of Representatives elections, 1950[26]
Party Candidate Votes Percentage
Republican Ernest K. Bramblett (inc.) 59,780 52.1%
Democratic Ardis M. Walker 55,020 47.9%
Totals 114,800 100.0%
Voter turnout  %
Republican hold

1952

United States House of Representatives elections, 1952[27]
Party Candidate Votes Percentage
Republican Justin L. Johnson (incumbent) 101,052 87.1%
Progressive Leslie B. Schilingheyde 14,999 12.9%
Totals 116,051 100.0%
Voter turnout  %
Republican hold

1954

United States House of Representatives elections, 1954[28]
Party Candidate Votes Percentage
Republican Justin L. Johnson (incumbent) 54,716 52.6%
Democratic Carl Sugar 49,388 47.4%
Totals 104,104 100.0%
Voter turnout  %
Republican hold

1956

United States House of Representatives elections, 1956[29]
Party Candidate Votes Percentage
Democratic John J. McFall 70,630 53.1%
Republican Justin L. Johnson (incumbent) 62,448 46.9%
Totals 133,078 100.0%
Voter turnout  %
Democratic gain from Republican

1958

United States House of Representatives elections, 1958[30]
Party Candidate Votes Percentage
Democratic John J. McFall (incumbent) 86,924 69.3%
Republican Frederick S. Van Dyke 38,427 30.7%
Totals 125,351 100.0%
Voter turnout  %
Democratic hold

1960

United States House of Representatives elections, 1960[31]
Party Candidate Votes Percentage
Democratic John J. McFall (incumbent) 97,368 65.4%
Republican Clifford B. Bull 51,473 34.6%
Totals 148,841 100.0%
Voter turnout  %
Democratic hold

1962

United States House of Representatives elections, 1962[32]
Party Candidate Votes Percentage
Republican J. Arthur Younger (incumbent) 101,963 62.3%
Democratic John D. Kaster 61,623 37.7%
Totals 163,586 100.0%
Voter turnout  %
Republican hold

1964

United States House of Representatives elections, 1964[33]
Party Candidate Votes Percentage
Republican J. Arthur Younger (incumbent) 116,022 54.8%
Democratic W. Mark Sullivan 95,747 45.2%
Totals 211,769 100.0%
Voter turnout  %
Republican hold

1966

United States House of Representatives elections, 1966[34]
Party Candidate Votes Percentage
Republican J. Arthur Younger (incumbent) 113,679 59.4%
Democratic W. Mark Sullivan 77,605 40.6%
Totals 191,284 100.0%
Voter turnout  %
Republican hold

1967 (Special)

Special election, 1967[35]
Party Candidate Votes Percentage
Republican Pete McCloskey ' 57.8%
Democratic Roy A. Archibald 38.6%
Republican Shirley Temple Black 3.5%
Totals ' 100.0%
Voter turnout  %
Republican hold

1968

United States House of Representatives elections, 1968[36]
Party Candidate Votes Percentage
Republican Pete McCloskey (incumbent) 165,482 79.3%
Democratic Urban G. Whitaker, Jr. 40,979 19.6%
Peace and Freedom David Demorest Ransom 2,157 1.0%
Totals 208,618 100.0%
Voter turnout  %
Republican hold

1970

United States House of Representatives elections, 1970[37]
Party Candidate Votes Percentage
Republican Pete McCloskey (incumbent) 144,500 77.5%
Democratic Robert E. Gomperts 39,188 21.0%
Independent Scattering 2,786 1.5%
Totals 186,474 100.0%
Voter turnout  %
Republican hold

1972

United States House of Representatives elections, 1972[38]
Party Candidate Votes Percentage
Democratic Leo Ryan 113,580 60.4%
Republican Charles E. Chase 69,655 37.0%
American Independent Nicholas Waeil Kudrovzeff 4,852 2.6%
Totals 188,087 100.0%
Voter turnout  %
Democratic win (new constituency)

1974

United States House of Representatives elections, 1974[39]
Party Candidate Votes Percentage
Democratic Leo Ryan (incumbent) 106,075 75.8%
Republican Bob Jones 29,783 21.3%
American Independent Nicholas Waeil Kudrovzeff 4,293 2.9%
Totals 140,151 100.0%
Voter turnout  %
Democratic hold

1976

United States House of Representatives elections, 1976[40]
Party Candidate Votes Percentage
Democratic Leo Ryan (incumbent) 107,618 61.1%
Republican Bob Jones 62,435 35.4%
American Independent Nicholas Waeil Kudrovzeff 6,141 3.5%
Totals 176,194 100.0%
Voter turnout  %
Democratic hold

1978

United States House of Representatives elections, 1978[41]
Party Candidate Votes Percentage
Democratic Leo Ryan (incumbent) 92,882 60.5%
Republican Dave Welch 54,621 35.6%
American Independent Nicholas Waeil Kudrovzeff 5,961 3.9%
Totals 153,464 100.0%
Voter turnout  %
Democratic hold

1979 (Special)

Special election, 1979[42]
Party Candidate Votes Percentage
Republican William Royer ' 57.3%
Democratic G.W. "Joe" Holsinger 41.1%
Peace and Freedom Wilson G. Branch 0.8%
American Independent Nicholas W. Kudrovzeff 0.8%
No party Nancy Jewell Cross (write-in)  %
No party Nicholas W. Kudrovzeff (W/I)  %
Totals ' 100.0%
Voter turnout  %
Republican gain from Democratic

1980

United States House of Representatives elections, 1980[43]
Party Candidate Votes Percentage
Democratic Tom Lantos 85,823 46.4%
Republican William Royer (incumbent) 80,100 43.3%
Peace and Freedom Wilson G. Branch 13,723 7.4%
Libertarian William S. Wade Jr. 3,816 2.1%
American Independent Nicholas W. Kudrovzeff 1,550 0.8%
Totals 185,012 100.0%
Voter turnout  %
Democratic gain from Republican

1982

United States House of Representatives elections, 1982[44]
Party Candidate Votes Percentage
Democratic Tom Lantos (incumbent) 109,812 57.1%
Republican William Royer 76,462 39.7%
Libertarian Chuck Olson 2,920 1.5%
Peace and Freedom Wilson G. Branch 1,928 1.0%
American Independent Nicholas W. Kudrovzeff 1,250 0.6%
Totals 192,372 100.0%
Voter turnout  %
Democratic hold

1984

United States House of Representatives elections, 1984[45]
Party Candidate Votes Percentage
Democratic Tom Lantos (incumbent) 147,607 69.9%
Republican John J. "Jack" Hickey 59,625 28.2%
American Independent Nicholas W. Kudrovzeff 3,883 1.8%
Totals 211,115 100.0%
Voter turnout  %
Democratic hold

1986

United States House of Representatives elections, 1986[46]
Party Candidate Votes Percentage
Democratic Tom Lantos (incumbent) 112,380 74.1%
Republican Bill Quarishi 39,315 25.9%
Totals 151,695 100.0%
Voter turnout  %
Democratic hold

1988

United States House of Representatives elections, 1988[47]
Party Candidate Votes Percentage
Democratic Tom Lantos (incumbent) 145,484 71.0%
Republican Bill Quarishi 50,050 24.4%
Libertarian Bill Wade 4,683 2.3%
Peace and Freedom Victor Martinez 2,906 1.4%
American Independent Nicholas W. Kudrovzeff 1,893 0.9%
Totals 205,016 100.0%
Voter turnout  %
Democratic hold

1990

United States House of Representatives elections, 1990[48]
Party Candidate Votes Percentage
Democratic Tom Lantos (incumbent) 105,029 65.9%
Republican Bill Quarishi 45,818 28.8%
Libertarian June R. Genis 8,518 5.3%
Totals 159,365 100.0%
Voter turnout  %
Democratic hold

1992

United States House of Representatives elections, 1992[49]
Party Candidate Votes Percentage
Republican Richard Pombo 94,453 47.6%
Democratic Patti Garamendi 90,539 45.6%
Libertarian Christine Roberts 13,498 6.8%
Totals 198,490 100.0%
Voter turnout  %
Republican win (new constituency)

1994

United States House of Representatives elections, 1994[50]
Party Candidate Votes Percentage
Republican Richard Pombo (incumbent) 99,302 62.14%
Democratic Randy A. Perry 55,794 34.91%
Libertarian Joseph B. Miller 4,718 2.95%
Totals 159,814 100.0%
Voter turnout  %
Republican hold

1996

United States House of Representatives elections, 1996[51]
Party Candidate Votes Percentage
Republican Richard Pombo (incumbent) 107,477 59.4%%
Democratic Jason Silva 65,536 36.2%%
Libertarian Kelly Rego 5,077 2.8%%
Natural Law Selene Bush 3,006 1.6%%
Totals 181,096 100.0%%
Voter turnout  %
Republican hold

1998

United States House of Representatives elections, 1998[52]
Party Candidate Votes Percentage
Republican Richard Pombo (incumbent) 95,496 61.43%%
Democratic Robert L. Figueroa 56,345 36.25%%
Libertarian Jesse Baird 3,608 2.32%%
Totals 155,449 100.0%%
Voter turnout  %
Republican hold

2000

United States House of Representatives elections, 2000[53]
Party Candidate Votes Percentage
Republican Richard Pombo (incumbent) 120,635 57.9%%
Democratic Tom Y. Santos 79,539 38.1%%
Libertarian Kathryn A. Russow 5,036 2.4%%
Natural Law Jon A. Kurey 3,397 1.6%%
Totals 208,607 100.0%%
Voter turnout  %
Republican hold

2002

United States House of Representatives elections, 2002[54]
Party Candidate Votes Percentage
Republican Richard Pombo (incumbent) 104,921 60.4%
Democratic Elaine Shaw 69,035 39.6%
Totals 173,956 100.0%
Voter turnout  %
Republican hold

2004

United States House of Representatives elections, 2004[55]
Party Candidate Votes Percentage
Republican Richard Pombo (incumbent) 163,582 61.3%
Democratic Jerry McNerney 103,587 38.7%
Totals 267,169 100.0%
Voter turnout  %
Republican hold

2006

United States House of Representatives elections, 2006[56]
Party Candidate Votes Percentage
Democratic Jerry McNerney 109,868 53.3%
Republican Richard Pombo (incumbent) 96,396 46.7%
Totals 206,264 100.0%
Voter turnout  %
Democratic gain from Republican

2008

United States House of Representatives elections, 2008
Party Candidate Votes Percentage
Democratic Jerry McNerney (incumbent) 164,500 55.3%
Republican Dean Andal 133,104 44.7%
American Independent David Christensen (write-in) 12 0.0%
Totals 297,616 100.0%
Voter turnout  %
Democratic hold

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California's 11Template:Safesubst:Template:Safesubst:Template:Safesubst: congressional district
Current Representative Jerry McNerney (DPleasanton)
Area 2,316 mi²
Distribution 90.1% urban, 9.9% rural
Population (2000) 639,088
Median income $61,096
Ethnicity 64.1% White, 3.4% Black, 8.7% Asian, 19.7% Hispanic, 0.5% Native American, 0.2% other
Cook PVI R+1

California's 11th congressional district is located in Northern California, encompassing parts of San Joaquin, Alameda, Contra Costa, and Santa Clara counties. This swing district is currently represented by Democrat Jerry McNerney, who defeated Republican incumbent Richard Pombo in the 2006 election.

Voting

Election results from statewide races
Year Office Results
2008 President[1] Obama 53.8 - 44.5%
2006 Governor[2] Schwarzenegger 65.3 - 31.1%
Senator[3] Feinstein 55.4 - 40.3%
2004 President[4] Bush 53.9 - 45.3%
Senator[5] Boxer 50.2 - 46.6%
2003 Recall[6][7] Yes 60.8 - 39.2%
Schwarzenegger 51.5 - 24.1%
2002 Governor[8] Simon 50.5 - 40.9%
2000 President[9] Bush 49.7 - 46.6%
Senator[10] Feinstein 51.8 - 42.2%
1998 Governor
Senator
1996 President
1994 Governor
Senator
1992 President Clinton 40.6 - 38.5%
Senator Herschensohn 47.3 - 42.3%
Senator Feinstein 48.7 - 47.6%

List of representatives

Counties Representative Party Dates Notes
District created March 4, 1913
Imperial, Inyo, Mono, Orange, Riverside, San Bernardino, San Diego William Kettner Democratic March 4, 1913 – March 3, 1921 Retired
Phil Swing Republican March 4, 1921 – March 3, 1933 Retired
Los Angeles William E. Evans Republican March 4, 1933 – January 3, 1935 Redistricted from the [[California's 9Template:Safesubst:Template:Safesubst:Template:Safesubst: congressional district|9th district]]; Lost re-election to McGroarty
John S. McGroarty Democratic January 3, 1935 – January 3, 1939 Ran for Secretary of State
John Carl Hinshaw Republican January 3, 1939 – January 3, 1943 Redistricted to the [[California's 20Template:Safesubst:Template:Safesubst:Template:Safesubst: congressional district|20th district]]
Monterey, San Luis Obispo, Santa Barbara, Ventura George E. Outland Democratic January 3, 1943 – January 3, 1947 Lost re-election to Bramblett
Ernest K. Bramblett Republican January 3, 1947 – January 3, 1953 Redistricted to the [[California's 13Template:Safesubst:Template:Safesubst:Template:Safesubst: congressional district|13th district]]
San Joaquin, Stanislaus Justin L. Johnson Republican January 3, 1953 – January 3, 1957 Redistricted from the [[California's 3Template:Safesubst:Template:Safesubst:Template:Safesubst: congressional district|3rd district]]; Lost re-election to McFall
John J. McFall Democratic January 3, 1957 – January 3, 1963 Redistricted to the [[California's 15Template:Safesubst:Template:Safesubst:Template:Safesubst: congressional district|15th district]]
San Mateo J. Arthur Younger Republican January 3, 1963 – June 20, 1967 Redistricted from the [[California's 9Template:Safesubst:Template:Safesubst:Template:Safesubst: congressional district|9th district]]; Died
Vacant June 20, 1967 – December 12, 1967
Pete McCloskey Republican December 12, 1967 – January 3, 1973 Redistricted to the [[California's 17Template:Safesubst:Template:Safesubst:Template:Safesubst: congressional district|17th district]]
Northern San Mateo Leo Ryan Democratic January 3, 1973 – November 18, 1978 Murdered in Jonestown
Vacant November 18, 1978 – April 3, 1979
William Royer Republican April 3, 1979 – January 3, 1981 Lost re-election to Lantos
Tom Lantos Democratic January 3, 1981 – January 3, 1983
Most of San Mateo January 3, 1983 – January 3, 1993 Redistricted to the [[California's 12Template:Safesubst:Template:Safesubst:Template:Safesubst: congressional district|12th district]]
Most of Sacramento and San Joaquin Richard Pombo Republican January 3, 1993 – January 3, 2003
Eastern Alameda, southern and southeastern Contra Costa, most of San Joaquin, eastern Santa Clara January 3, 2003 – January 3, 2007 Lost re-election to McNerney
Jerry McNerney Democratic January 3, 2007 – Present Incumbent

Election results

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1912

United States House of Representatives elections, 1912
Party Candidate Votes Percentage
Democratic William Kettner 24,822 42.7%
Republican Samuel C. Evans 21,426 36.8%
Socialist Noble A. Richardson 7,059 12.1%
Prohibition Helen M. Stoddard 4,842 8.3%
Totals 46,248 100.0%
Voter turnout  %
Democratic gain from Republican

1914

United States House of Representatives elections, 1914
Party Candidate Votes Percentage
Democratic William Kettner (incumbent) 47,165 52.7%
Republican James Carson Needham 25,001 27.9%
Prohibition James S. Edwards 11,278 12.7%
Socialist Casper Bauer 6,033 6.7%
Totals 89,477 100.0%
Voter turnout  %
Democratic hold

1916

United States House of Representatives elections, 1916
Party Candidate Votes Percentage
Democratic William Kettner (incumbent) 42,051 44.5%
Republican Robert C. Harbison 33,765 35.7%
Prohibition James S. Edwards 14,759 15.6%
Socialist Marcus W. Robbins 3,913 4.1%
Totals 94,488 100.0%
Voter turnout  %
Democratic hold

1918

United States House of Representatives elections, 1918
Party Candidate Votes Percentage
Democratic William Kettner (incumbent) 45,915 72.2%
Prohibition Stella B. Irvine 17,642 27.8%
Totals 63,557 100.0%
Voter turnout  %
Democratic hold

1920

United States House of Representatives elections, 1920[11]
Party Candidate Votes Percentage
Republican Phil Swing 59,425 72.9%
Democratic Hugh L. Dickson 22,144 27.1%
Totals 81,569 100.0%
Voter turnout  %
Republican gain from Democratic

1922

United States House of Representatives elections, 1922[12]
Party Candidate Votes Percentage
Republican Phil Swing (incumbent) 79,039 91.4%
Prohibition Charles H. Randall 7,466 8.6%
Totals 86,505 100.0%
Voter turnout  %
Republican hold

1924

United States House of Representatives elections, 1924[13]
Party Candidate Votes Percentage
Republican Phil Swing (incumbent) 93,811 100.0%
Voter turnout  %
Republican hold

1926

United States House of Representatives elections, 1926[14]
Party Candidate Votes Percentage
Republican Phil Swing (incumbent) 89,726 100.0%
Voter turnout  %
Republican hold

1928

United States House of Representatives elections, 1928[15]
Party Candidate Votes Percentage
Republican Phil Swing (incumbent) 127,115 100.0%
Voter turnout  %
Republican hold

1930

United States House of Representatives elections, 1930[16]
Party Candidate Votes Percentage
Republican Phil Swing (incumbent) 124,092 100.0%
Voter turnout  %
Republican hold

1932

United States House of Representatives elections, 1932[17]
Party Candidate Votes Percentage
Republican William E. Evans (inc.) 57,739 51.8%
Democratic Albert D. Hadley 38,240 34.3%
Liberty Marshall V. Hartranft 15,520 13.9%
Totals 111,499 100.0%
Voter turnout  %
Republican hold

1934

United States House of Representatives elections, 1934[18]
Party Candidate Votes Percentage
Democratic John S. McGroarty 66,999 53.5%
Republican William E. Evans (inc.) 56,350 45.0%
Socialist William E. Stephenson 1,814 1.5%
Totals 125,163 100.0%
Voter turnout  %
Democratic gain from Republican

1936

United States House of Representatives elections, 1936[19]
Party Candidate Votes Percentage
Democratic John S. McGroarty (inc.) 69,679 50.5%
Republican John Carl Hinshaw 54,914 39.8%
Progressive Robert S. Funk 12,340 8.9%
Communist William Ingham 1,041 0.8%
Totals 137,974 100.0%
Voter turnout  %
Democratic hold

1938

United States House of Representatives elections, 1938[20]
Party Candidate Votes Percentage
Republican John Carl Hinshaw 68,712 47.0%
Democratic Carl Stuart Hamblen 59,993 41.1%
Townsend Ralph D. Horton 12,713 8.7%
Progressive John R. Grey 3,821 2.6%
Communist Orla E. Lair 817 0.6%
Totals 146,056 100.0%
Voter turnout  %
Republican gain from Democratic

1940

United States House of Representatives elections, 1940[21]
Party Candidate Votes Percentage
Republican John Carl Hinshaw (inc.) 170,504 96.6%
Communist Orla E. Lair 6,003 3.4%
Totals 176,507 100.0%
Voter turnout  %
Republican hold

1942

United States House of Representatives elections, 1942[22]
Party Candidate Votes Percentage
Democratic George E. Outland 31,611 50.7%
Republican A. J. Dingeman 30,781 49.3%
Totals 62,392 100.0%
Voter turnout  %
Democratic win (new seat)

1944

United States House of Representatives elections, 1944[23]
Party Candidate Votes Percentage
Democratic George E. Outland (inc.) 52,218 56%
Republican A. J. Dingeman 41,005 44%
Totals 93,223 100%
Voter turnout  %
Democratic hold

1946

United States House of Representatives elections, 1946[24]
Party Candidate Votes Percentage
Republican Ernest K. Bramblett 41,902 53.1%
Democratic George E. Outland (inc.) 36,996 46.9%
Totals 78,898 100.0%
Voter turnout  %
Republican gain from Democratic

1948

United States House of Representatives elections, 1948[25]
Party Candidate Votes Percentage
Republican Ernest K. Bramblett (inc.) 87,143 80.8%
Progressive Cole Weston 14,582 13.5%
Democratic George E. Outland (write-in) 6,157 5.7%
Totals 107,882 100.0%
Voter turnout  %
Republican hold

1950

United States House of Representatives elections, 1950[26]
Party Candidate Votes Percentage
Republican Ernest K. Bramblett (inc.) 59,780 52.1%
Democratic Ardis M. Walker 55,020 47.9%
Totals 114,800 100.0%
Voter turnout  %
Republican hold

1952

United States House of Representatives elections, 1952[27]
Party Candidate Votes Percentage
Republican Justin L. Johnson (incumbent) 101,052 87.1%
Progressive Leslie B. Schilingheyde 14,999 12.9%
Totals 116,051 100.0%
Voter turnout  %
Republican hold

1954

United States House of Representatives elections, 1954[28]
Party Candidate Votes Percentage
Republican Justin L. Johnson (incumbent) 54,716 52.6%
Democratic Carl Sugar 49,388 47.4%
Totals 104,104 100.0%
Voter turnout  %
Republican hold

1956

United States House of Representatives elections, 1956[29]
Party Candidate Votes Percentage
Democratic John J. McFall 70,630 53.1%
Republican Justin L. Johnson (incumbent) 62,448 46.9%
Totals 133,078 100.0%
Voter turnout  %
Democratic gain from Republican

1958

United States House of Representatives elections, 1958[30]
Party Candidate Votes Percentage
Democratic John J. McFall (incumbent) 86,924 69.3%
Republican Frederick S. Van Dyke 38,427 30.7%
Totals 125,351 100.0%
Voter turnout  %
Democratic hold

1960

United States House of Representatives elections, 1960[31]
Party Candidate Votes Percentage
Democratic John J. McFall (incumbent) 97,368 65.4%
Republican Clifford B. Bull 51,473 34.6%
Totals 148,841 100.0%
Voter turnout  %
Democratic hold

1962

United States House of Representatives elections, 1962[32]
Party Candidate Votes Percentage
Republican J. Arthur Younger (incumbent) 101,963 62.3%
Democratic John D. Kaster 61,623 37.7%
Totals 163,586 100.0%
Voter turnout  %
Republican hold

1964

United States House of Representatives elections, 1964[33]
Party Candidate Votes Percentage
Republican J. Arthur Younger (incumbent) 116,022 54.8%
Democratic W. Mark Sullivan 95,747 45.2%
Totals 211,769 100.0%
Voter turnout  %
Republican hold

1966

United States House of Representatives elections, 1966[34]
Party Candidate Votes Percentage
Republican J. Arthur Younger (incumbent) 113,679 59.4%
Democratic W. Mark Sullivan 77,605 40.6%
Totals 191,284 100.0%
Voter turnout  %
Republican hold

1967 (Special)

Special election, 1967[35]
Party Candidate Votes Percentage
Republican Pete McCloskey 63,850 57.2%
Democratic Roy A. Archibald 43,759 39.2%
Independent Shirley Temple Black 3,938 3.5%
Totals 111,547 100.0%
Voter turnout  %
Republican hold

1968

United States House of Representatives elections, 1968[36]
Party Candidate Votes Percentage
Republican Pete McCloskey (incumbent) 165,482 79.3%
Democratic Urban G. Whitaker, Jr. 40,979 19.6%
Peace and Freedom David Demorest Ransom 2,157 1.0%
Totals 208,618 100.0%
Voter turnout  %
Republican hold

1970

United States House of Representatives elections, 1970[37]
Party Candidate Votes Percentage
Republican Pete McCloskey (incumbent) 144,500 77.5%
Democratic Robert E. Gomperts 39,188 21.0%
Independent Scattering 2,786 1.5%
Totals 186,474 100.0%
Voter turnout  %
Republican hold

1972

United States House of Representatives elections, 1972[38]
Party Candidate Votes Percentage
Democratic Leo Ryan 113,580 60.4%
Republican Charles E. Chase 69,655 37.0%
American Independent Nicholas Waeil Kudrovzeff 4,852 2.6%
Totals 188,087 100.0%
Voter turnout  %
Democratic win (new seat)

1974

United States House of Representatives elections, 1974[39]
Party Candidate Votes Percentage
Democratic Leo Ryan (incumbent) 106,075 75.8%
Republican Bob Jones 29,783 21.3%
American Independent Nicholas Waeil Kudrovzeff 4,293 2.9%
Totals 140,151 100.0%
Voter turnout  %
Democratic hold

1976

United States House of Representatives elections, 1976[40]
Party Candidate Votes Percentage
Democratic Leo Ryan (incumbent) 107,618 61.1%
Republican Bob Jones 62,435 35.4%
American Independent Nicholas Waeil Kudrovzeff 6,141 3.5%
Totals 176,194 100.0%
Voter turnout  %
Democratic hold

1978

United States House of Representatives elections, 1978[41]
Party Candidate Votes Percentage
Democratic Leo Ryan (incumbent) 92,882 60.5%
Republican Dave Welch 54,621 35.6%
American Independent Nicholas Waeil Kudrovzeff 5,961 3.9%
Totals 153,464 100.0%
Voter turnout  %
Democratic hold

1979 (Special)

Special election, 1979[42]
Party Candidate Votes Percentage
Republican William Royer 52,585 57.3%
Democratic G.W. "Joe" Holsinger 37,685 41.1%
American Independent Nicholas W. Kudrovzeff 770 0.8%
Peace and Freedom Wilson G. Branch 731 0.8%
Totals 91,771 100.0%
Voter turnout  %
Republican gain from Democratic

1980

United States House of Representatives elections, 1980[43]
Party Candidate Votes Percentage
Democratic Tom Lantos 85,823 46.4%
Republican William Royer (incumbent) 80,100 43.3%
Peace and Freedom Wilson G. Branch 13,723 7.4%
Libertarian William S. Wade Jr. 3,816 2.1%
American Independent Nicholas W. Kudrovzeff 1,550 0.8%
Totals 185,012 100.0%
Voter turnout  %
Democratic gain from Republican

1982

United States House of Representatives elections, 1982[44]
Party Candidate Votes Percentage
Democratic Tom Lantos (incumbent) 109,812 57.1%
Republican William Royer 76,462 39.7%
Libertarian Chuck Olson 2,920 1.5%
Peace and Freedom Wilson G. Branch 1,928 1.0%
American Independent Nicholas W. Kudrovzeff 1,250 0.6%
Totals 192,372 100.0%
Voter turnout  %
Democratic hold

1984

United States House of Representatives elections, 1984[45]
Party Candidate Votes Percentage
Democratic Tom Lantos (incumbent) 147,607 69.9%
Republican John J. "Jack" Hickey 59,625 28.2%
American Independent Nicholas W. Kudrovzeff 3,883 1.8%
Totals 211,115 100.0%
Voter turnout  %
Democratic hold

1986

United States House of Representatives elections, 1986[46]
Party Candidate Votes Percentage
Democratic Tom Lantos (incumbent) 112,380 74.1%
Republican Bill Quarishi 39,315 25.9%
Totals 151,695 100.0%
Voter turnout  %
Democratic hold

1988

United States House of Representatives elections, 1988[47]
Party Candidate Votes Percentage
Democratic Tom Lantos (incumbent) 145,484 71.0%
Republican Bill Quarishi 50,050 24.4%
Libertarian Bill Wade 4,683 2.3%
Peace and Freedom Victor Martinez 2,906 1.4%
American Independent Nicholas W. Kudrovzeff 1,893 0.9%
Totals 205,016 100.0%
Voter turnout  %
Democratic hold

1990

United States House of Representatives elections, 1990[48]
Party Candidate Votes Percentage
Democratic Tom Lantos (incumbent) 105,029 65.9%
Republican Bill Quarishi 45,818 28.8%
Libertarian June R. Genis 8,518 5.3%
Totals 159,365 100.0%
Voter turnout  %
Democratic hold

1992

United States House of Representatives elections, 1992[49]
Party Candidate Votes Percentage
Republican Richard Pombo 94,453 47.6%
Democratic Patti Garamendi 90,539 45.6%
Libertarian Christine Roberts 13,498 6.8%
Totals 198,490 100.0%
Voter turnout  %
Republican win (new seat)

1994

United States House of Representatives elections, 1994[50]
Party Candidate Votes Percentage
Republican Richard Pombo (incumbent) 99,302 62.14%
Democratic Randy A. Perry 55,794 34.91%
Libertarian Joseph B. Miller 4,718 2.95%
Totals 159,814 100.0%
Voter turnout  %
Republican hold

1996

United States House of Representatives elections, 1996[51]
Party Candidate Votes Percentage
Republican Richard Pombo (incumbent) 107,477 59.4%%
Democratic Jason Silva 65,536 36.2%%
Libertarian Kelly Rego 5,077 2.8%%
Natural Law Selene Bush 3,006 1.6%%
Totals 181,096 100.0%%
Voter turnout  %
Republican hold

1998

United States House of Representatives elections, 1998[52]
Party Candidate Votes Percentage
Republican Richard Pombo (incumbent) 95,496 61.43%%
Democratic Robert L. Figueroa 56,345 36.25%%
Libertarian Jesse Baird 3,608 2.32%%
Totals 155,449 100.0%%
Voter turnout  %
Republican hold

2000

United States House of Representatives elections, 2000[53]
Party Candidate Votes Percentage
Republican Richard Pombo (incumbent) 120,635 57.9%%
Democratic Tom Y. Santos 79,539 38.1%%
Libertarian Kathryn A. Russow 5,036 2.4%%
Natural Law Jon A. Kurey 3,397 1.6%%
Totals 208,607 100.0%%
Voter turnout  %
Republican hold

2002

United States House of Representatives elections, 2002[54]
Party Candidate Votes Percentage
Republican Richard Pombo (incumbent) 104,921 60.4%
Democratic Elaine Shaw 69,035 39.6%
Totals 173,956 100.0%
Voter turnout  %
Republican hold

2004

United States House of Representatives elections, 2004[55]
Party Candidate Votes Percentage
Republican Richard Pombo (incumbent) 163,582 61.3%
Democratic Jerry McNerney 103,587 38.7%
Totals 267,169 100.0%
Voter turnout  %
Republican hold

2006

United States House of Representatives elections, 2006[56]
Party Candidate Votes Percentage
Democratic Jerry McNerney 109,868 53.3%
Republican Richard Pombo (incumbent) 96,396 46.7%
Totals 206,264 100.0%
Voter turnout  %
Democratic gain from Republican

2008

United States House of Representatives elections, 2008
Party Candidate Votes Percentage
Democratic Jerry McNerney (incumbent) 164,500 55.3%
Republican Dean Andal 133,104 44.7%
Totals 297,616 100.0%
Voter turnout  %
Democratic hold

References

  1. ^ (2008 President)
  2. ^ Statement of Vote (2006 Governor)
  3. ^ Statement of Vote (2006 Senator)
  4. ^ Statement of Vote (2004 President)
  5. ^ Statement of Vote (2004 Senator)
  6. ^ Statement of Vote (2003 Recall Question)
  7. ^ Statement of Vote (2003 Governor)
  8. ^ Statement of Vote (2002 Governor)
  9. ^ Statement of Vote (2000 President)
  10. ^ Statement of Vote (2000 Senator)
  11. ^ 1920 election results
  12. ^ 1922 election results
  13. ^ 1924 election results
  14. ^ 1926 election results
  15. ^ 1928 election results
  16. ^ 1930 election results
  17. ^ 1932 election results
  18. ^ 1934 election results
  19. ^ 1936 election results
  20. ^ 1938 election results
  21. ^ 1940 election results
  22. ^ 1942 election results
  23. ^ 1944 election results
  24. ^ 1946 election results
  25. ^ 1948 election results
  26. ^ 1950 election results
  27. ^ 1952 election results
  28. ^ 1954 election results
  29. ^ 1956 election results
  30. ^ 1958 election results
  31. ^ 1960 election results
  32. ^ 1962 election results
  33. ^ 1964 election results
  34. ^ 1966 election results
  35. ^ Michael J. Dubin, "United States Congressional Elections, 1788-1997: The Official Results", McFarland & Company Inc, Jefferson, North Carolina, 1998, p. 656.
  36. ^ 1968 election results
  37. ^ 1970 election results
  38. ^ 1972 election results
  39. ^ 1974 election results
  40. ^ 1976 election results
  41. ^ 1978 election results
  42. ^ Michael J. Dubin, "United States Congressional Elections, 1788-1997: The Official Results", McFarland & Company Inc, Jefferson, North Carolina, 1998, p. 714.
  43. ^ 1980 election results
  44. ^ 1982 election results
  45. ^ 1984 election results
  46. ^ 1986 election results
  47. ^ 1988 election results
  48. ^ 1990 election results
  49. ^ 1992 election results
  50. ^ 1994 election results
  51. ^ 1996 election results
  52. ^ 1998 election results
  53. ^ 2000 election results
  54. ^ 2002 general election results
  55. ^ 2004 general election results
  56. ^ 2006 general election results

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