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California's 14th congressional district
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Current Representative Anna Eshoo (D)
Area 1,030 mi²
Distribution 93.6% urban, 6.4% rural
Population (2000) 639,088
Median income $77,985
Ethnicity 59.6% White, 3.0% Black, 16.0% Asian, 17.5% Hispanic, 0.3% Native American, 0.3% other
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California's 14th congressional district is located between San Francisco and San Jose. The district includes portions of San Mateo, Santa Clara and Santa Cruz counties, most notably containing part of Silicon Valley. It is one of 53 California Congressional Districts. Major cities include Redwood City, Mountain View, Sunnyvale, and Palo Alto. The current Representative for this district is Democrat Anna Eshoo, who most recently ran against and defeated Republican Ronny Santana in 2008.

According to a 2006 report, this district is the third wealthiest in the nation, behind only Virginia's 11th congressional district and New Jersey's 11th congressional district.[1]

Voting

Election results from statewide races
Year Office Results
2008 President[2] Obama 73.1 - 24.9%
2006 Governor[3] Schwarzenegger 50.9 - 42.7%
Senator[4] Feinstein 72.2 - 22.1%
2004 President[5] Kerry 67.6 - 28.6%
Senator[6] Boxer 68.3 - 27.5%
2003 Recall[7][8] No 61.9 - 38.1%
Bustamante 43.1 - 36.4%
2002 Governor[9] Davis 54.9 - 38.3%
2000 President[10] Gore 62.2 - 32.2%
Senator[11] Feinstein 60.8 - 33.2%
1998 Governor
Senator
1996 President
1994 Governor
Senator
1992 President Clinton 53.5 - 26.7%
Senator Boxer 59.5 - 32.2%
Senator Feinstein 65.9 - 29.1%

List of Representatives

Counties Representative Party Dates Notes
Los Angeles Thomas F. Ford Democratic 1933-03-04 – 1945-01-03 Newly created district
Retired
Helen Gahagan Douglas Democratic 1945-01-03 – 1951-01-03 Ran for Senate
Sam Yorty Democratic 1951-01-03 – 1953-01-03 Redistricted to 26th district
Kern, Kings, Tulare Harlan Hagen Democratic 1953-01-03 – 1963-01-03 Redistricted from 11th district
Redistricted to 18th district
Contra Costa John F. Baldwin, Jr. Republican 1963-01-03 – 1966-03-09 Redistricted from 6th district
Died in office
Vacant 1966-03-09 – 1966-06-07
Jerome R. Waldie Democratic 1966-06-07 – 1975-01-03 Ran for governor
Redistricted to 7th district
Alameda, Amador, Calaveras, El Dorado, Mono, San Joaquin, Stanislaus, Tuolumne John J. McFall Democratic 1975-01-03 – 1979-01-03 Redistricted from 15th district
Lost re-election to Shumway
Norman D. Shumway Republican 1979-01-03 – 1983-01-03
Alpine, Amador, El Dorado, Lassen, Modoc, Nevada, Placer, Plumas, San Joaquin, Sierra 1983-01-03 - 1991-01-03 Retired
John Doolittle Republican 1991-01-03 - 1993-01-03 Redistricted to 4th district
San Mateo, northwestern Santa Clara Anna Eshoo Democratic 1993-01-03 – 2003-01-03 Redistricted from 12th district
Southern San Mateo, northwestern Santa Clara, Santa Cruz 2003-01-03 - 1993-01-03 Incumbent

Election results

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1932

United States House of Representatives elections, 1932[12]
Party Candidate Votes Percentage
Democratic Thomas F. Ford 47,368 57.1%
Republican William D. Campbell 35,598 42.9%
Totals 82,966 100.0%
Voter turnout  %
Democratic win (new constituency)

1934

United States House of Representatives elections, 1934[13]
Party Candidate Votes Percentage
Democratic Thomas F. Ford (incumbent) 52,761 61.0%
Republican William D. Campbell 33,945 37.1%
Progressive Lyndon R. Foster 2,487 2.7%
Socialist Harry Sherr 1,130 1.2%
Communist Lawrence Ross 1,086 1.2%
Totals 91,409 100.0%
Voter turnout  %
Democratic hold

1936

United States House of Representatives elections, 1936[14]
Party Candidate Votes Percentage
Democratic Thomas F. Ford (incumbent) 63,365 61.0%
Republican William D. Campbell 25,497 24.6%
Progressive Albert L. Johnson 12,874 12.4%
Communist Harold J. Ashe 1,329 1.3%
Socialist Glen Trimble 770 0.7%
Totals 103,855 100.0%
Voter turnout  %
Democratic hold

1938

United States House of Representatives elections, 1938[15]
Party Candidate Votes Percentage
Democratic Thomas F. Ford (incumbent) 67,588 68.3%
Republican William D. Campbell 31,375 31.7%
Totals 98,963 100.0%
Voter turnout  %
Democratic hold

1940

United States House of Representatives elections, 1940[16]
Party Candidate Votes Percentage
Democratic Thomas F. Ford (incumbent) 73,137 64.3%
Republican Herbert L. Herberts 37,939 33.3%
Communist Pettis Perry 2,732 2.4%
Totals 113,808 100.0%
Voter turnout  %
Democratic hold

1942

United States House of Representatives elections, 1942[17]
Party Candidate Votes Percentage
Democratic Thomas F. Ford (incumbent) 49,326 67%
Republican Herbert L. Herberts 24,349 33%
Totals 73,675 100%
Voter turnout  %
Democratic hold

1944

United States House of Representatives elections, 1944[18]
Party Candidate Votes Percentage
Democratic Helen Gahagan Douglas 65,729 51.6%
Republican William D. Campbell 61,767 48.4%
Totals 127,496 100.0%
Voter turnout  %
Democratic hold

1946

United States House of Representatives elections, 1946[19]
Party Candidate Votes Percentage
Democratic Helen Gahagan Douglas (inc.) 53,536 54.4%
Republican Frederick M. Roberts 44,914 45.6%
Totals 98,450 100.0%
Voter turnout  %
Democratic hold

1948

United States House of Representatives elections, 1948[20]
Party Candidate Votes Percentage
Democratic Helen Gahagan Douglas (inc.) 89,581 65.3%
Republican W. Wallace Braden 44,611 32.5%
Progressive Sidney Moore 2,904 2.2%
Totals 137,096 100.0%
Voter turnout  %
Democratic hold

1950

United States House of Representatives elections, 1950[21]
Party Candidate Votes Percentage
Democratic Sam Yorty 47,653 49.4%
Republican Jack W. Hardy 35,543 36.8%
Progressive Charlotta A. Bass 13,364 13.8%
Totals 96,560 100.0%
Voter turnout  %
Democratic hold

1952

United States House of Representatives elections, 1952[22]
Party Candidate Votes Percentage
Democratic Harlan Hagen 70,809 51%
Republican Thomas H. Werdel (inc.) 68,011 49%
Totals 138,820 100%
Voter turnout  %
Democratic gain from Republican

1954

United States House of Representatives elections, 1954[23]
Party Candidate Votes Percentage
Democratic Harlan Hagen 75,194 65%
Republican Al Blain 40,270 35%
Totals 115,464 100%
Voter turnout  %
Democratic hold

1956

United States House of Representatives elections, 1956[24]
Party Candidate Votes Percentage
Democratic Harlan Hagen (incumbent) 94,461 63%
Republican Myron F. Tisdel 55,509 37%
Totals 149,970 100%
Voter turnout  %
Democratic hold

1958

United States House of Representatives elections, 1958[25]
Party Candidate Votes Percentage
Democratic Harlan Hagen (incumbent) 120,347 100.0%
Voter turnout  %
Democratic hold

1960

United States House of Representatives elections, 1960[26]
Party Candidate Votes Percentage
Democratic Harlan Hagen (incumbent) 97,026 56.5%
Republican G. Ray Arnett 74,800 43.5%
Totals 171,826 100.0%
Voter turnout  %
Democratic hold

1962

United States House of Representatives elections, 1962[27]
Party Candidate Votes Percentage
Republican John F. Baldwin, Jr. (inc.) 99,040 62.9%
Democratic Charles R. Weidner 58,469 37.1%
Totals 157,509 100.0%
Voter turnout  %
Republican hold

1964

United States House of Representatives elections, 1964[28]
Party Candidate Votes Percentage
Republican John F. Baldwin, Jr. (inc.) 117,272 64.9%
Democratic Russell M. Koch 63,469 35.1%
Totals 180,741 100.0%
Voter turnout  %
Republican hold

1966 (Special)

1966 special election[29]
Party Candidate Votes Percentage
Democratic Jerome R. Waldie ' 53.7%
Republican Frank J. Newman 31.2%
Republican John A. Richardson 10.5%
Democratic Leo Antonio Costa 4.3%
Republican Dooris G. "Duke" Johnston 1.6%
Republican Tallak B. Wralstad 1.2%
Totals ' 100.0%
Voter turnout  %
Democratic gain from Republican

1966

United States House of Representatives elections, 1966[30]
Party Candidate Votes Percentage
Democratic Jerome R. Waldie (incumbent) 108,668 56.4%
Republican Frank J. Newman 83,878 43.6%
Totals 192,546 100.0%
Voter turnout  %
Democratic hold

1968

United States House of Representatives elections, 1968[31]
Party Candidate Votes Percentage
Democratic Jerome R. Waldie (incumbent) 152,500 71.6%
Republican David W. Schuh 56,598 26.6%
American Independent Luis W. Hamilton 3,945 1.9%
Totals 213,043 100.0%
Voter turnout  %
Democratic hold

1970

United States House of Representatives elections, 1970[32]
Party Candidate Votes Percentage
Democratic Jerome R. Waldie (incumbent) 148,655 74.5%
Republican Byron D. Athan 50,750 25.5%
Totals 199,405 100.0%
Voter turnout  %
Democratic hold

1972

United States House of Representatives elections, 1972[33]
Party Candidate Votes Percentage
Democratic Jerome R. Waldie (incumbent) 158,948 77.6%
Republican Floyd E. Sims 45,985 22.4%
Totals 204,933 100.0%
Voter turnout  %
Democratic hold

1974

United States House of Representatives elections, 1974[34]
Party Candidate Votes Percentage
Democratic John J. McFall (incumbent) 101,932 70.9%
Republican Charles M. "Chuck" Gibson 34,679 24.1%
American Independent Roger A. Blaine 7,367 4.9%
Totals 143,978 100.0%
Voter turnout  %
Democratic hold

1976

United States House of Representatives elections, 1976[35]
Party Candidate Votes Percentage
Democratic John J. McFall (incumbent) 123,285 72.5%
Republican Roger A. Blaine 46,674 27.5%
Totals 169,959 100.0%
Voter turnout  %
Democratic hold

1978

United States House of Representatives elections, 1978[36]
Party Candidate Votes Percentage
Republican Norman D. Shumway (inc.) 95,962 53.4%
Democratic John J. McFall (incumbent) 76,602 42.6%
American Independent George Darold Waldron 7,163 4.0%
Totals 179,727 100.0%
Voter turnout  %
Republican gain from Democratic

1980

United States House of Representatives elections, 1980[37]
Party Candidate Votes Percentage
Republican Norman D. Shumway (inc.) 133,979 60.7%
Democratic Ann Cerney 79,883 36.2%
Libertarian Douglas G. Housley 6,717 3.0%
Totals 220,579 100.0%
Voter turnout  %
Republican hold

1982

United States House of Representatives elections, 1982[38]
Party Candidate Votes Percentage
Republican Norman D. Shumway (inc.) 134,225 63.4%
Democratic Baron Reed 77,400 36.6%
Totals 211,625 100.0%
Voter turnout  %
Republican hold

1984

Template:Election box total without swing

United States House of Representatives elections, 1984[39]
Party Candidate Votes Percentage
Republican Norman D. Shumway (inc.) 179,238 73.3%
Democratic Ruth Paula Carlson 58,384 23.9%
Libertarian Fred W. Colburn 6,850 2.8%
Voter turnout  %
Republican hold

1986

United States House of Representatives elections, 1986[40]
Party Candidate Votes Percentage
Republican Norman D. Shumway (inc.) 146,906 71.6%
Democratic Bill Steele 53,597 26.1%
Libertarian Bruce A. Daniel 4,658 2.3%
Totals 205,161 100.0%
Voter turnout  %
Republican hold

1988

United States House of Representatives elections, 1988[41]
Party Candidate Votes Percentage
Republican Norman D. Shumway (inc.) 173,876 62.6%
Democratic Patricia Malberg 103,899 37.4%
Totals 277,775 100.0%
Voter turnout  %
Republican hold

1990

United States House of Representatives elections, 1990[42]
Party Candidate Votes Percentage
Republican John Doolittle 128,309 51.5%
Democratic Patricia Malberg 120,742 48.5%
Totals 249,051 100.0%
Voter turnout  %
Republican hold

1992

United States House of Representatives elections, 1992[43]
Party Candidate Votes Percentage
Democratic Anna Eshoo 146,873 56.7%
Republican Tom Huening 101,202 39.0%
Libertarian Chuck Olson 7,220 2.8%
Peace and Freedom David Wald 3,912 1.5%
No party Sims (write-in) 12 0.0%
No party Maginnis (write-in) 3 0.0%
Totals 259,232 100.0%
Voter turnout  %
Democratic gain from Republican

1994

United States House of Representatives elections, 1994[44]
Party Candidate Votes Percentage
Democratic Anna Eshoo (incumbent) 130,713 60.60%
Republican Ben Brink 78,475 39.40%
Totals 199,188 100.0%
Voter turnout  %
Democratic hold

1996

United States House of Representatives elections, 1996[45]
Party Candidate Votes Percentage
Democratic Anna Eshoo (incumbent) 149,313 64.9%
Republican Ben Brink 71,573 31.1%
Peace and Freedom Timothy Thompson 3,653 1.6%
Libertarian Joseph Dehn 3,492 1.5%
Natural Law Robert Wells 2,144 0.9%
Totals 230,175 100.0%
Voter turnout  %
Democratic hold

1998

United States House of Representatives elections, 1998[46]
Party Candidate Votes Percentage
Democratic Anna Eshoo (incumbent) 129,663 68.64%
Republican Chris Haugen 53,719 28.44%
Libertarian Joseph W. Dehn III 3,166 1.68%
Natural Law Anna Currivan 2,362 1.25%
Totals 188,910 100.0%
Voter turnout  %
Democratic hold

2000

United States House of Representatives elections, 2000[47]
Party Candidate Votes Percentage
Democratic Anna Eshoo (incumbent) 161,720 70.3%
Republican Bill Quraishi 59,338 25.8%
Libertarian Joseph W. Dehn III 4,715 2.0%
Natural Law John Black 4,489 1.9%
Totals 230,262 100.0%
Voter turnout  %
Democratic hold

2002

United States House of Representatives elections, 2002[48]
Party Candidate Votes Percentage
Democratic Anna Eshoo (incumbent) 117,055 68.2%
Republican Joe Nixon 48,346 28.2%
Libertarian Andrew B. Carver 6,277 3.6%
Totals 171,678 100.0%
Voter turnout  %
Democratic hold

2004

United States House of Representatives elections, 2004[49]
Party Candidate Votes Percentage
Democratic Anna Eshoo (incumbent) 182,712 69.8%
Republican Chris Haugen 69,564 26.6%
Libertarian Brian Holtz 9,588 3.6%
No party Dennis Mitrzyk (write-in) 24 0.0%
Totals 262,088 100.0%
Voter turnout  %
Democratic hold

2006

United States House of Representatives elections, 2006[50]
Party Candidate Votes Percentage
Democratic Anna Eshoo (incumbent) 141,153 71.1%
Republican Rob Smith 48,097 24.3%
Libertarian Brian Holtz 4,692 2.3%
Green Carol Brouillet 4,633 2.3%
Totals 198,575 100.0%
Voter turnout  %
Democratic hold

2008

United States House of Representatives elections, 2008[51]
Party Candidate Votes Percentage
Democratic Anna Eshoo (incumbent) 141,623 70.1%
Republican Ronny Santana 44,902 22.2%
Libertarian Brian Holtz 8,670 4.2%
Green Carol Brouillet 7,090 3.5%
Totals 202,285 100.0%
Voter turnout  %
Democratic hold

References

  1. ^ Barr, Andy (February 28, 2006). "Washington Area Tops List for Income". The Hill (Capitol Hill Publishing Corp.). http://thehill.com/homenews/news/10308-washington-area-tops-list-for-income. Retrieved 2009-06-07.  
  2. ^ (2008 President)
  3. ^ Statement of Vote (2006 Governor)
  4. ^ Statement of Vote (2006 Senator)
  5. ^ Statement of Vote (2004 President)
  6. ^ Statement of Vote (2004 Senator)
  7. ^ Statement of Vote (2003 Recall Question)
  8. ^ Statement of Vote (2003 Governor)
  9. ^ Statement of Vote (2002 Governor)
  10. ^ Statement of Vote (2000 President)
  11. ^ Statement of Vote (2000 Senator)
  12. ^ 1932 election results
  13. ^ 1934 election results
  14. ^ 1936 election results
  15. ^ 1938 election results
  16. ^ 1940 election results
  17. ^ 1942 election results
  18. ^ 1944 election results
  19. ^ 1946 election results
  20. ^ 1948 election results
  21. ^ 1950 election results
  22. ^ 1952 election results
  23. ^ 1954 election results
  24. ^ 1956 election results
  25. ^ 1958 election results
  26. ^ 1960 election results
  27. ^ 1962 election results
  28. ^ 1964 election results
  29. ^ 1966 special election results
  30. ^ 1966 election results
  31. ^ 1968 election results
  32. ^ 1970 election results
  33. ^ 1972 election results
  34. ^ 1974 election results
  35. ^ 1976 election results
  36. ^ 1978 election results
  37. ^ 1980 election results
  38. ^ 1982 election results
  39. ^ 1984 election results
  40. ^ 1986 election results
  41. ^ 1988 election results
  42. ^ 1990 election results
  43. ^ 1992 election results
  44. ^ 1994 election results
  45. ^ 1996 election results
  46. ^ 1998 election results
  47. ^ 2000 election results
  48. ^ 2002 general election results
  49. ^ 2004 general election results
  50. ^ 2006 general election results
  51. ^ 2008 general election results

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