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Coordinates: 37°35′40.73″N 122°2′0.19″W / 37.5946472°N 122.0333861°W / 37.5946472; -122.0333861

California's 13th congressional district
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Current Representative Pete Stark (D)
Area 281 mi²
Distribution 99.3% urban, 0.7% rural
Population (2000) 639,088
Median income $62,415
Ethnicity 38.4% White, 6.3% Black, 28.2% Asian, 21.1% Hispanic, 0.4% Native American, 0.3% other
Cook PVI D+22

California's 13th congressional district is a California congressional district that includes portions of Alameda and Santa Clara counties. The current Representative for this district is Democrat Fortney "Pete" Stark.

Voting

Election results from statewide races
Year Office Results
2008 President[1] Obama 74.4 - 23.8%
2006 Governor[2] Angelides 52.1 - 42.4%
Senator[3] Feinstein 75.0 - 20.0%
2004 President[4] Kerry 70.9 - 28.0%
Senator[5] Boxer 72.8 - 23.2%
2003 Recall[6][7] No 63.2 - 36.8%
Bustamante 46.8 - 31.5%
2002 Governor[8] Davis 62.8 - 26.7%
2000 President[9] Gore 66.4 - 29.6%
Senator[10] Feinstein 66.9 - 27.3%
1998 Governor
Senator
1996 President
1994 Governor
Senator
1992 President Clinton 54.4 - 25.6%
Senator Boxer 58.0 - 31.4%
Senator Feinstein 66.1 - 26.9%

List of Representatives

Counties Representative Party Dates Notes
Los Angeles Charles Kramer Democratic 1933-03-04 – 1943-01-03 Newly created district
Lost re-election to Poulson
Norris Poulson Republican 1943-01-03 – 1945-01-03 Lost re-election to Healy
Ned R. Healy Democratic 1945-01-03 – 1947-01-03 Lost re-election to Poulson
Norris Poulson Republican 1947-01-03 – 1953-01-03 Redistricted to 24th district
Monterey, San Luis Obispo, Santa Barbara, Ventura Ernest K. Bramblett Republican 1953-01-03 – 1955-01-03 Redistricted from 11th district
Charles M. Teague Republican 1955-01-03 – 1963-01-03
Santa Barbara, Ventura 1963-01-03 – 1967-01-03
Southwestern Los Angeles, Santa Barbara, Ventura 1967-01-03 – 1973-01-03
Most of Santa Barbara and Ventura 1973-01-03 – 1974-01-01 Died in office
Vacant 1974-01-01 – 1974-03-05
Robert J. Lagomarsino Republican 1974-03-05 – 1975-01-03 Redistricted to 19th district
Santa Clara Norman Mineta Democratic 1975-01-03 – 1983-01-03 Redistricted from 10th district
Santa Clara (western San Jose) 1983-01-03 – 1993-01-03 Redistricted to 15th district
Western Alameda, small part of northern Santa Clara Pete Stark Democratic 1993-01-03 – 2003-01-03 Redistricted from 9th district
Southwestern Alameda 2003-01-03 – present Incumbent

Election results

1932193419361938194019421944194619481950195219541956195819601962196419661968197019721974 (Special)197419761978198019821984198619881990199219941996199820002002200420062008

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1932

United States House of Representatives elections, 1932[11]
Party Candidate Votes Percentage
Democratic Charles Kramer 65,261 52.7%
Republican Charles H. Randall 53,449 43.1%
Liberty George D. Higgins 5,237 4.2%
Totals 123,947 100.0%
Voter turnout  %
Democratic win (new constituency)

1934

United States House of Representatives elections, 1934[12]
Party Candidate Votes Percentage
Democratic Charles Kramer (incumbent) 83,384 62.5%
Republican Thomas K. Case 27,993 21.0%
Prohibition Charles H. Randall 18,760 14.1%
Socialist Michael S. Kerrigan 2,113 1.6%
Communist John J. Graham 1,268 0.9%
Totals 133,518 100.0%
Voter turnout  %
Democratic hold

1936

United States House of Representatives elections, 1936[13]
Party Candidate Votes Percentage
Democratic Charles Kramer (incumbent) 119,251 90.0%
No party Floyd Seaman (write-in) 6,946 5.2%
Communist Emma Cutler 6,362 4.8%
Totals 132,559 100.0%
Voter turnout  %
Democratic hold

1938

United States House of Representatives elections, 1938[14]
Party Candidate Votes Percentage
Democratic Charles Kramer (incumbent) 96,258 65.9%
Republican K. L. Stockton 44,808 30.7%
Communist Louis Baron 5,104 3.4%
Totals 146,170 100.0%
Voter turnout  %
Democratic hold

1940

United States House of Representatives elections, 1940[15]
Party Candidate Votes Percentage
Democratic Charles Kramer (incumbent) 127,167 75.7%
Prohibition Charles H. Randall 36,406 21.7%
Communist Celeste Strack 4,434 2.6%
Totals 168,007 100.0%
Voter turnout  %
Democratic hold

1942

United States House of Representatives elections, 1942[16]
Party Candidate Votes Percentage
Republican Norris Poulson 38,577 49.5%
Democratic Charles Kramer (incumbent) 33,060 42.4%
Townsend Calvert S. Wilson 6,306 8.1%
Totals 77,943 100.0%
Voter turnout  %
Republican gain from Democratic

1944

United States House of Representatives elections, 1944[17]
Party Candidate Votes Percentage
Democratic Ned R. Healy 66,854 55%
Republican Norris Poulson (incumbent) 54,792 45%
Totals 121,646 100%
Voter turnout  %
Democratic gain from Republican

1946

United States House of Representatives elections, 1946[18]
Party Candidate Votes Percentage
Republican Norris Poulson 48,071 51.8%
Democratic Ned R. Healy (incumbent) 44,712 48.2%
Totals 92,783 100.0%
Voter turnout  %
Republican gain from Democratic

1948

United States House of Representatives elections, 1948[19]
Party Candidate Votes Percentage
Republican Norris Poulson (incumbent) 62,951 52.6%
Democratic Ned R. Healy 56,624 47.4%
Totals 119,575 100.0%
Voter turnout  %
Republican hold

1950

United States House of Representatives elections, 1950[20]
Party Candidate Votes Percentage
Republican Norris Poulson (incumbent) 83,296 84.9%
Progressive Ellen P. Davidson 14,789 15.1%
Totals 98,085 100.0%
Voter turnout  %
Republican hold

1952

United States House of Representatives elections, 1952[21]
Party Candidate Votes Percentage
Republican Ernest K. Bramblett (inc.) 79,496 51%
Democratic Will Hays 76,516 49%
Totals 156,012 100%
Voter turnout  %
Republican hold

1954

United States House of Representatives elections, 1954[22]
Party Candidate Votes Percentage
Republican Charles M. Teague 69,287 52.5%
Democratic Timothy I. O'Reilly 62,786 47.5%
Totals 132,073 100.0%
Voter turnout  %
Republican hold

1956

United States House of Representatives elections, 1956[23]
Party Candidate Votes Percentage
Republican Charles M. Teague (inc.) 104,009 59.6%
Democratic William Kirk Stewart 70,567 40.4%
Totals 174,576 100.0%
Voter turnout  %
Republican hold

1958

United States House of Representatives elections, 1958[24]
Party Candidate Votes Percentage
Republican Charles M. Teague (inc.) 98,381 57%
Democratic William Kirk Stewart 74,160 43%
Totals 172,541 100%
Voter turnout  %
Republican hold

1960

United States House of Representatives elections, 1960[25]
Party Candidate Votes Percentage
Republican Charles M. Teague (inc.) 146,072 65%
Democratic George J. Holgate 78,597 35%
Totals 224,669 100%
Voter turnout  %
Republican hold

1962

United States House of Representatives elections, 1962[26]
Party Candidate Votes Percentage
Republican Charles M. Teague (inc.) 84,743 64.9%
Democratic George J. Holgate 45,746 35.1%
Totals 130,489 100.0%
Voter turnout  %
Republican hold

1964

United States House of Representatives elections, 1964[27]
Party Candidate Votes Percentage
Republican Charles M. Teague (inc.) 104,744 57.4%
Democratic George E. Taylor 77,763 42.6%
Totals 182,507 100.0%
Voter turnout  %
Republican hold

1966

United States House of Representatives elections, 1966[28]
Party Candidate Votes Percentage
Republican Charles M. Teague (inc.) 116,701 67.5%
Democratic Charles A. Storke 56,240 32.5%
Totals 172,941 100.0%
Voter turnout  %
Republican hold

1968

United States House of Representatives elections, 1968[29]
Party Candidate Votes Percentage
Republican Charles M. Teague (inc.) 148,357 65.9%
Democratic Stankey K. Sheinbaum 76,928 34.1%
Totals 225,285 100.0%
Voter turnout  %
Republican hold

1970

United States House of Representatives elections, 1970[30]
Party Candidate Votes Percentage
Republican Charles M. Teague (inc.) 125,507 58.2%
Democratic Gary Hart 87,980 40.8%
American Independent Maude I. Jordet 2,339 1.0%
Totals 215,826 100.0%
Voter turnout  %
Republican hold

1972

United States House of Representatives elections, 1972[31]
Party Candidate Votes Percentage
Republican Charles M. Teague (inc.) 153,723 73.9%
Democratic Lester Dean Cleveland 54,237 27.1%
Totals 207,960 100.0%
Voter turnout  %
Republican hold

1974 (Special)

1974 special election[32]
Party Candidate Votes Percentage
Republican Robert J. Lagomarsino ' 53.7%
Democratic James D. Loebl 18.8%
Democratic James A. Browning, Jr. 7.8%
Democratic Roger A. Ikola 6.3%
Democratic E.T. "Tom" Jolicoeur 6.0%
Democratic David H. Miller 3.2%
Democratic R.W. Handley 2.4%
Democratic F. Joe Deauchamp 1.9%
Totals ' 100.0%
Voter turnout  %
Republican hold

1974

United States House of Representatives elections, 1974[33]
Party Candidate Votes Percentage
Democratic Norm Mineta 78,649 52.6%
Republican George W. Milias 63,381 42.4%
Peace and Freedom Elizabeth Cervantes Barron 3,846 2.6%
American Independent Floyd S. Stancliffe 3,738 2.5%
Totals 149,614 100.0%
Voter turnout  %
Democratic gain from Republican

1976

United States House of Representatives elections, 1976[34]
Party Candidate Votes Percentage
Democratic Norm Mineta (incumbent) 135,291 66.8%
Republican Ernie Konnyu 63,130 31.2%
American Independent William Pollock Herrell 4,190 2.1%
Totals 202,611 100.0%
Voter turnout  %
Democratic hold

1978

United States House of Representatives elections, 1978[35]
Party Candidate Votes Percentage
Democratic Norm Mineta (incumbent) 100,809 57.5%
Republican Dan O'Keefe 69,306 39.5%
Peace and Freedom Robert Goldsborough III 5,246 3.0%
Totals 175,361 100.0%
Voter turnout  %
Democratic hold

1980

United States House of Representatives elections, 1980[36]
Party Candidate Votes Percentage
Democratic Norm Mineta (incumbent) 132,246 58.9%
Republican W. E. "Ted" Gagne 79,766 35.5%
Libertarian Ray Strong 8,806 3.9%
Peace and Freedom Robert Goldsborough 3,791 1.7%
Totals 224,609 100.0%
Voter turnout  %
Democratic hold

1982

United States House of Representatives elections, 1982[37]
Party Candidate Votes Percentage
Democratic Norm Mineta (incumbent) 110,805 65.9%
Republican Tom Kelly 52,806 31.4%
Libertarian Al Hinkle 4,553 2.7%
Totals 168,164 100.0%
Voter turnout  %
Democratic hold

1984

United States House of Representatives elections, 1984[38]
Party Candidate Votes Percentage
Democratic Norm Mineta (incumbent) 139,851 65.2%
Republican John D. "Jack" Williams 70,666 33.0%
Libertarian John R. Redding 3,836 1.8%
Totals 214,353 100.0%
Voter turnout  %
Democratic hold

1986

United States House of Representatives elections, 1986[39]
Party Candidate Votes Percentage
Democratic Norm Mineta (incumbent) 107,696 69.7%
Republican Bob Nash 46,754 30.3%
Totals 154,450 100.0%
Voter turnout  %
Democratic hold

1988

United States House of Representatives elections, 1988[40]
Party Candidate Votes Percentage
Democratic Norm Mineta (incumbent) 143,980 67.1%
Republican Luke Somner 63,959 29.8%
Libertarian John H. Webster 6,583 3.1%
Totals 214,522 100.0%
Voter turnout  %
Democratic hold

1990

United States House of Representatives elections, 1990[41]
Party Candidate Votes Percentage
Democratic Norm Mineta (incumbent) 97,286 58.0%
Republican David E. Smith 59,773 35.7%
Libertarian John H. Webster 10,587 6.3%
Totals 167,646 100.0%
Voter turnout  %
Democratic hold

1992

United States House of Representatives elections, 1992[42]
Party Candidate Votes Percentage
Democratic Pete Stark (incumbent) 123,795 60.2%
Republican Verne W. Teyler 64,953 31.6%
Peace and Freedom Roslyn A. Allen 16,768 8.2%
Totals 205,516 100.0%
Voter turnout  %
Democratic hold

1994

United States House of Representatives elections, 1994[43]
Party Candidate Votes Percentage
Democratic Pete Stark (incumbent) 97,344 64.62%
Republican Larry Molton 45,555 30.24%
Libertarian Robert "Bob" Gough 7,743 5.14%
Totals 150,642 100.00%
Voter turnout  %
Democratic hold

1996

United States House of Representatives elections, 1996[44]
Party Candidate Votes Percentage
Democratic Pete Stark (incumbent) 114,408 65.2%
Republican James Fay 53,385 30.4%
Libertarian Terry Savage 7,746 4.4%
Totals 176,539 100.0%
Voter turnout  %
Democratic hold

1998

United States House of Representatives elections, 1998[45]
Party Candidate Votes Percentage
Democratic Pete Stark (incumbent) 101,671 71.20%
Republican James R. Goetz 38,050 26.65%
Natural Law Karnig Beylikjian 3,066 4.4%
Totals 142,787 100.0%
Voter turnout  %
Democratic hold

2000

United States House of Representatives elections, 2000[46]
Party Candidate Votes Percentage
Democratic Pete Stark (incumbent) 129,012 70.5%
Republican James R. "Jim" Goetz 44,499 24.3%
Libertarian Howard Mora 4,623 2.6%
Natural Law Timothy R. Hoehner 2,647 1.4%
American Independent Don J. Grundmann 2,365 1.2%
Totals 183,146 100.0%
Voter turnout  %
Democratic hold

2002

United States House of Representatives elections, 2002[47]
Party Candidate Votes Percentage
Democratic Pete Stark (incumbent) 86,495 71.1%
Republican Syed R. Mahmoud 26,852 22.1%
Libertarian Mark R. Stroberg 3,703 3.1%
American Independent Don J. Grundmann 2,772 2.2%
Reform John J. Bambey 1,901 1.5%
Totals 121,723 100.0%
Voter turnout  %
Democratic hold

2004

United States House of Representatives elections, 2004[48]
Party Candidate Votes Percentage
Democratic Pete Stark (incumbent) 144,605 71.7%
Republican George I. Bruno 48,439 28.2%
Libertarian Mark R. Stroberg 8,877 4.3%
Totals 282,941 100.0%
Voter turnout  %
Democratic hold

2006

United States House of Representatives elections, 2006[49]
Party Candidate Votes Percentage
Democratic Pete Stark (incumbent) 144,409 74.9%
Republican George I. Bruno 27,141 25.1%
Totals 171,500 100.0%
Voter turnout  %
Democratic hold

2008

United States House of Representatives elections, 2008[50]
Party Candidate Votes Percentage
Democratic Pete Stark (incumbent) 166,829 76.5%
Republican Raymond Chui 51,447 23.5%
Totals 218,276 100.0%
Voter turnout  %
Democratic hold

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