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California's 22nd congressional district
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Current Representative Kevin McCarthy (R)
Area 10,454 mi²
Distribution 82.5% urban, 17.5% rural
Population (2000) 639,088
Median income $41,101
Ethnicity 66.8% White, 5.6% Black, 2.9% Asian, 21.0% Hispanic, 0.9% Native American, 0.2% other
Cook PVI R+16

California's 22nd congressional district covers parts of San Luis Obispo, Kern, and Los Angeles Counties. It takes in most of Bakersfield and San Luis Obispo County. The current Representative for this district is Republican Kevin McCarthy. In the 2006 election, McCarthy defeated Democrat Sharon Beery to replace retiring Republican Bill Thomas.

The 22nd is the most Republican district in California, with a Cook PVI of R+16.

Voting

Election results from statewide races
Year Office Results
2008 President[1] McCain 59.7 - 38.3%
2006 Governor[2] Schwarzenegger 73.8 - 22.0%
Senator[3] Mountjoy 57.3 - 37.4%
2004 President[4] Bush 67.9 - 31.0%
Senator[5] Jones 59.7 - 35.5%
2003 Recall[6][7] Yes 76.8 - 23.2%
Schwarzenegger 62.9 - 15.6%
2002 Governor[8] Simon 64.3 - 28.8%
2000 President[9] Bush 48.8 - 44.6%
Senator[10] Feinstein 47.8 - 42.7%
1998 Governor
Senator
1996 President
1994 Governor
Senator
1992 President Clinton 41.1 - 35.4%
Senator Herschensohn 47.6 - 43.5%
Senator Feinstein 48.7 - 43.3%

List of Representatives

Counties Representative Party Dates Notes
Imperial, Orange, Riverside John J. Phillips Republican 1943-01-03 – 1953-01-03 Newly created district
Redistricted to 29th district
Los Angeles Joseph F. Holt Republican 1953-01-03 – 1961-01-03 Newly created district
James C. Corman Democratic 1961-01-03 – 1975-01-03 Redistricted to 21st district
Carlos J. Moorhead Republican 1975-01-03 – 1983-01-03
Los Angeles (northern L.A. suburbs) 1983-01-03 – 1993-01-03 Redistricted from 20th district
Redistricted to 27th district
San Luis Obispo, Santa Barbara Michael Huffington Republican 1993-01-03 – 1995-01-03 Redistricted from 19th district
Retired to run for Senate
Andrea Seastrand Republican 1995-01-03 – 1997-01-03 Lost re-election to Walter Capps
Walter Capps Democratic 1997-01-03 – 1997-10-28 Died in office
Vacant 1997-10-28 – 1998-03-17
Lois Capps Democratic 1998-03-17 – 2003-01-03 Redistricted to 23rd district
Kern, Los Angeles (Lancaster), inland San Luis Obispo Bill Thomas Republican 2003-01-03 – 2005-01-03 Redistricted from 21st district; retired
Kevin McCarthy Republican 2005-01-03 – present Incumbent

Election results

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1942

United States House of Representatives elections, 1942[11]
Party Candidate Votes Percentage
Republican John J. Phillips 42,765 57.6%
Democratic N. E. West 31,440 42.4%
Totals 74,205 100.0%
Voter turnout  %
Republican win (new constituency)

1944

United States House of Representatives elections, 1944[12]
Party Candidate Votes Percentage
Republican John J. Phillips (incumbent) 88,537 100.0%
Voter turnout  %
Republican hold

1946

United States House of Representatives elections, 1946[13]
Party Candidate Votes Percentage
Republican John J. Phillips (incumbent) 59,935 62.1%
Democratic Ray Adkinson 36,649 37.9%
Totals 96,584 100.0%
Voter turnout  %
Republican hold

1948

United States House of Representatives elections, 1948[14]
Party Candidate Votes Percentage
Republican John J. Phillips (incumbent) 115,697 100.0%
Voter turnout  %
Republican hold

1950

United States House of Representatives elections, 1950[15]
Party Candidate Votes Percentage
Republican John J. Phillips (incumbent) 114,497 100.0%
Voter turnout  %
Republican hold

1952

United States House of Representatives elections, 1952[16]
Party Candidate Votes Percentage
Republican Joseph F. Holt 85,039 60.5%
Democratic Dean E. McHenry 55,534 39.5%
Totals 140,573 100.0%
Voter turnout  %
Republican win (new constituency)

1954

United States House of Representatives elections, 1954[17]
Party Candidate Votes Percentage
Republican Joseph F. Holt (incumbent) 65,165 58.2%
Democratic William M. "Bill" Costley 46,875 41.8%
Totals 112,040 100.0%
Voter turnout  %
Republican hold

1956

United States House of Representatives elections, 1956[18]
Party Candidate Votes Percentage
Republican Joseph F. Holt (incumbent) 97,317 59.8%
Democratic Irving Glasband 65,314 40.2%
Totals 162,631 100.0%
Voter turnout  %
Republican hold

1958

United States House of Representatives elections, 1958[19]
Party Candidate Votes Percentage
Republican Joseph F. Holt (incumbent) 87,785 55.4%
Democratic Irving Glasband 70,777 44.6%
Totals 158,562 100.0%
Voter turnout  %
Republican hold

1960

United States House of Representatives elections, 1960[20]
Party Candidate Votes Percentage
Democratic James C. Corman 104,919 51.1%
Republican Lemoine Blanchard 100,321 48.9%
Totals 205,240 100.0%
Voter turnout  %
Democratic gain from Republican

1962

United States House of Representatives elections, 1962[21]
Party Candidate Votes Percentage
Democratic James C. Corman (incumbent) 75,294 53.6%
Republican Charles S. Foote 65,087 46.4%
Totals 140,381 100.0%
Voter turnout  %
Democratic hold

1964

United States House of Representatives elections, 1964[22]
Party Candidate Votes Percentage
Democratic James C. Corman (incumbent) 94,141 50.5%
Republican Robert C. Cline 92,133 49.5%
Totals 186,274 100.0%
Voter turnout  %
Democratic hold

1966

United States House of Representatives elections, 1966[23]
Party Candidate Votes Percentage
Democratic James C. Corman (incumbent) 94,420 53.5%
Republican Robert C. Cline 82,207 46.5%
Totals 176,627 100.0%
Voter turnout  %
Democratic hold

1968

United States House of Representatives elections, 1968[24]
Party Candidate Votes Percentage
Democratic James C. Corman (incumbent) 102,332 56.9%
Republican Joe Holt 74,433 41.4%
Peace and Freedom Hugh Manes 3,024 1.7%
Totals 179,789 100.0%
Voter turnout  %
Democratic hold

1970

United States House of Representatives elections, 1970[25]
Party Candidate Votes Percentage
Democratic James C. Corman (incumbent) 95,256 59.4%
Republican Tom Hayden 63,297 39.5%
American Independent Callis R. Johnson 1,880 1.1%
Totals 160,433 100.0%
Voter turnout  %
Democratic hold

1972

United States House of Representatives elections, 1972[26]
Party Candidate Votes Percentage
Democratic James C. Corman (incumbent) 121,352 67.6%
Republican Bruce P. Wolfe 52,664 29.3%
Peace and Freedom Ralph L. Shroyer 5,583 3.1%
Totals 179,599 100.0%
Voter turnout  %
Democratic hold

1974

United States House of Representatives elections, 1974[27]
Party Candidate Votes Percentage
Republican Carlos Moorhead (inc.) 78,983 55.8%
Democratic Richard Hallin 62,770 44.2%
Totals 141,753 100.0%
Voter turnout  %
Republican hold

1976

United States House of Representatives elections, 1976[28]
Party Candidate Votes Percentage
Republican Carlos Moorhead (inc.) 114,769 62.6%
Democratic Robert S. Henry 68,543 37.4%
Totals 183,312 100.0%
Voter turnout  %
Republican hold

1978

United States House of Representatives elections, 1978[29]
Party Candidate Votes Percentage
Republican Carlos Moorhead (inc.) 99,502 64.6%
Democratic Robert S. Henry 54,442 35.4%
Totals 153,944 100.0%
Voter turnout  %
Republican hold

1980

United States House of Representatives elections, 1980[30]
Party Candidate Votes Percentage
Republican Carlos Moorhead (inc.) 115,241 63.9%
Democratic Pierce O'Donnell 57,477 31.9%
Libertarian William V. Susel 7,705 4.3%
Totals 180,423 100.0%
Voter turnout  %
Republican hold

1982

United States House of Representatives elections, 1982[31]
Party Candidate Votes Percentage
Republican Carlos Moorhead (inc.) 145,831 73.6%
Democratic Harvey L. Goldhammer 46,521 23.5%
Libertarian Robert T. Gerringer 5,870 3.0%
Totals 198,222 100.0%
Voter turnout  %
Republican hold

1984

United States House of Representatives elections, 1984[32]
Party Candidate Votes Percentage
Republican Carlos Moorhead (inc.) 184,981 85.2%
Libertarian Michael B. Yauch 32,036 14.8%
Totals 217,017 100.0%
Voter turnout  %
Republican hold

1986

United States House of Representatives elections, 1986[33]
Party Candidate Votes Percentage
Republican Carlos Moorhead (inc.) 141,096 73.8%
Democratic John G. Simmons 44,036 23.0%
Libertarian Jona Joy Bergland 3,114 1.6%
Peace and Freedom Joel Lorimer 2,930 1.5%
Totals 191,176 100.0%
Voter turnout  %
Republican hold

1988

United States House of Representatives elections, 1988[34]
Party Candidate Votes Percentage
Republican Carlos Moorhead (inc.) 164,699 69.5%
Democratic John G. Simmons 61,555 26.0%
Peace and Freedom Shirley Rachel Isaacson 6,298 2.7%
Libertarian Ted Brown 4,259 1.8%
Totals 235,811 100.0%
Voter turnout  %
Republican hold

1990

United States House of Representatives elections, 1990[35]
Party Candidate Votes Percentage
Republican Carlos Moorhead (inc.) 108,634 60.0%
Democratic David Bayer 61,630 34.1%
Libertarian William H. Wilson 6,702 3.7%
Peace and Freedom Jan B. Tucker 3,963 2.2%
Totals 180,929 100.0%
Voter turnout  %
Republican hold

1992

United States House of Representatives elections, 1992[36]
Party Candidate Votes Percentage
Republican Michael Huffington 131,242 52.5%
Democratic Gloria Ochoa 87,328 34.9%
Green Mindy Lorenz 23,699 9.5%
Libertarian William Howard Dilbeck 7,553 3.0%
No party Bialosky (write-in) 104 0.1%
Totals 249,926 100.0%
Voter turnout  %
Republican hold

1994

United States House of Representatives elections, 1994[37]
Party Candidate Votes Percentage
Republican Andrea Seastrand 102,987 49.27%
Democratic Walter Capps 101,424 48.53%
Libertarian David L. Bersohn 4,597 2.20%
Totals 209,008 100.0%
Voter turnout  %
Republican hold

1996

United States House of Representatives elections, 1996[38]
Party Candidate Votes Percentage
Democratic Walter Capps 118,299 48.5%
Republican Andrea Seastrand (incumbent) 107,987 44.3%
Independent Steven Wheeler 9,845 4.0%
Reform Richard Porter 3,975 1.6%
Libertarian David Bersohn 2,233 0.9%
Natural Law Dawn Tomastik 1,847 0.7%
Totals 244,186 100.0%
Voter turnout  %
Democratic gain from Republican

1998 (Special)

List of special elections to the United States House of Representatives in California[39]
Party Candidate Votes Percentage
Democratic Lois Capps 93,392 53.46%
Republican Tom Bordonaro 78,224 44.78%
Libertarian Robert Bakhaus 3,079 1.76%
Totals 174,695 100.00%
Voter turnout  %
Democratic hold

1998

United States House of Representatives elections, 1998[40]
Party Candidate Votes Percentage
Democratic Lois Capps (incumbent) 111,388 55.09%
Republican Tom J. Bordonaro Jr. 86,921 42.99%
Libertarian Robert Bakhaus 2,618 1.29%
Reform Richard D. "Dick" Porter 1,263 0.62%
Totals 202,190 100.0%
Voter turnout  %
Democratic hold

2000

United States House of Representatives elections, 2000[41]
Party Candidate Votes Percentage
Democratic Lois Capps (incumbent) 135,538 53.2%
Republican Mike Stoker 113,094 44.4%
Reform Richard D. "Dick" Porter 2,490 0.9%
Libertarian Joe Furcinite 2,060 0.8%
Natural Law J. Carlos Aguirre 1,888 0.7%
Totals 255,070 100.0%
Voter turnout  %
Democratic hold

2002

United States House of Representatives elections, 2002[42]
Party Candidate Votes Percentage
Republican Bill Thomas (incumbent) 120,473 73.4%
Democratic Jaime A. Corvera 38,988 23.7%
Libertarian Frank Coates 4,824 2.9%
Totals 164,285 100.0%
Voter turnout  %
Republican hold

2004

United States House of Representatives elections, 2004[43]
Party Candidate Votes Percentage
Republican Bill Thomas (incumbent) 209,384 100.0%
Voter turnout  %
Republican hold

2006

United States House of Representatives elections, 2006[44]
Party Candidate Votes Percentage
Republican Kevin McCarthy 133,278 70.8%
Democratic Sharon M. Beery 55,226 29.2%
Totals 188,504 100.0%
Voter turnout  %
Republican hold

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