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California's 33rd congressional district
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Current Representative Diane Watson (D)
Area 48 mi²
Distribution 100% urban, 0% rural
Population (2000) 639,088
Median income $31,655
Ethnicity 19.9% White, 29.9% Black, 12.1% Asian, 34.6% Hispanic, 0.2% Native American, 0.4% other
Cook PVI D+35

California's 33rd congressional district covers part of Los Angeles County, notably part of Los Angeles, Culver City and Baldwin Hills and is currently represented by Democrat Diane Watson. It is among the safest districts for the Democratic Party in the country.

Voting

Election results from statewide races
Year Office Results
2008 President[1] Obama 86.8 - 11.7%
2006 Governor[2] Angelides 69.4 - 25.6%
Senator[3] Feinstein 83.7 - 10.8%
2004 President[4] Kerry 82.8 - 15.9%
Senator[5] Boxer 83.5 - 11.7%
2003 Recall[6][7] No 74.2 - 25.8%
Bustamante 57.0 - 24.5%
2002 Governor[8] Davis 74.7 - 15.2%
2000 President[9] Gore 82.6 - 14.9%
Senator[10] Feinstein 81.7 - 11.4%
1998 Governor
Senator
1996 President
1994 Governor
Senator
1992 President Clinton 63.0 - 23.6%
Senator Boxer 59.3 - 29.9%
Senator Feinstein 65.8 - 25.9%

List of Representatives

Counties Representative Party Dates Notes
San Bernardino Harry R. Sheppard Democratic 1963-01-03 – 1965-01-03 Redistricted from 27th district; retired
Kenneth W. Dyal Democratic 1965-01-03 – 1967-01-03 Lost re-election to Pettis
Jerry Pettis Republican 1967-01-03 – 1975-01-03 Redistricted to 37th district
Los Angeles Del M. Clawson Republican 1975-01-03 – 1979-01-03 Redistricted from 23rd district; retired
Wayne R. Grisham Republican 1979-01-03 – 1983-01-03 Redistricted to 34th district
Lost re-nomination to Paul R. Jackson
Los Angeles (eastern suburbs) David Dreier Republican 1983-01-03 – 1993-01-03 Redistricted from 35th district
Redistricted to 28th district
Los Angeles (Downtown L.A.) Lucille Roybal-Allard Democratic 1993-01-03 – 2003-01-03 Newly created district
Redistricted to 34th district
Los Angeles (Culver City) Diane Watson Democratic 2003-01-03 – present Redistricted from 32nd district; incumbent

Election results

19621964196619681970197219741976197819801982198419861988199019921994199619982000200220042006

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1962

United States House of Representatives elections, 1962[11]
Party Candidate Votes Percentage
Democratic Harry R. Sheppard (inc.) 96,192 59.0%
Republican William R. Thomas 66,764 41.0%
Totals 162,956 100.0%
Voter turnout  %
Democratic hold

1964

United States House of Representatives elections, 1964[12]
Party Candidate Votes Percentage
Democratic Kenneth W. Dyal 109,047 51.7%
Republican Jerry Pettis 101,742 48.3%
Totals 210,789 100.0%
Voter turnout  %
Democratic hold

1966

United States House of Representatives elections, 1966[13]
Party Candidate Votes Percentage
Republican Jerry Pettis 102,401 53.5%
Democratic Kenneth W. Dyal (incumbent) 89,071 46.5%
Totals 191,472 100.0%
Voter turnout  %
Republican gain from Democratic

1968

United States House of Representatives elections, 1968[14]
Party Candidate Votes Percentage
Republican Jerry Pettis (incumbent) 123,426 66.3%
Democratic Al C. Bellard 59,619 32.0%
American Independent Earl D. Wallen 3,171 1.7%
Totals 186,216 100.0%
Voter turnout  %
Republican hold

1970

United States House of Representatives elections, 1970[15]
Party Candidate Votes Percentage
Republican Jerry Pettis (incumbent) 116,093 72.2%
Democratic Chester M. Wright 44,764 27.8%
Totals 160,857 100.0%
Voter turnout  %
Republican hold

1972

United States House of Representatives elections, 1972[16]
Party Candidate Votes Percentage
Republican Jerry Pettis (incumbent) 140,304 75.1%
Democratic Ken Thompson 46,626 24.9%
Totals 186,930 100.0%
Voter turnout  %
Republican hold

1974

United States House of Representatives elections, 1974[17]
Party Candidate Votes Percentage
Republican Del M. Clawson (incumbent) 71,054 53.4%
Democratic Robert E. "Bob" White 57,423 43.1%
American Independent James C. "Jim" Griffin 4,636 3.5%
Totals 133,113 100.0%
Voter turnout  %
Republican hold

1976

United States House of Representatives elections, 1976[18]
Party Candidate Votes Percentage
Republican Del M. Clawson (incumbent) 95,398 55.1%
Democratic Ted Snyder 77,807 44.9%
Totals 173,205 100.0%
Voter turnout  %
Republican hold

1978

United States House of Representatives elections, 1978[19]
Party Candidate Votes Percentage
Republican Wayne R. Grisham 79,533 56%
Democratic Dennis S. Kazarian 62,540 44%
Totals 142,073 100.0%
Voter turnout  %
Republican hold

1980

United States House of Representatives elections, 1980[20]
Party Candidate Votes Percentage
Republican Wayne R. Grisham (inc.) 122,439 70.9%
Democratic Fred L. Anderson 50,365 29.1%
Totals 172,804 100.0%
Voter turnout  %
Republican hold

1982

United States House of Representatives elections, 1982[21]
Party Candidate Votes Percentage
Republican David Dreier (incumbent) 112,362 65.2%
Democratic Paul Servelle 55,514 32.2%
Libertarian Phillips B. Franklin 2,251 1.3%
Peace and Freedom James Michael "Mike" Noonan 2,223 1.3%
Totals 172,350 100.0%
Voter turnout  %
Republican hold

1984

United States House of Representatives elections, 1984[22]
Party Candidate Votes Percentage
Republican David Dreier (incumbent) 147,363 70.6%
Democratic Claire K. McDonald 54,147 26.0%
Libertarian Gail Lightfoot 4,738 2.3%
Peace and Freedom James Michael "Mike" Noonan 2,371 1.1%
Totals 208,619 100.0%
Voter turnout  %
Republican hold

1986

United States House of Representatives elections, 1986[23]
Party Candidate Votes Percentage
Republican David Dreier (incumbent) 118,541 71.7%
Democratic Monty Hempel 44,312 26.8%
Peace and Freedom James Michael "Mike" Noonan 2,500 1.5%
Totals 165,353 100.0%
Voter turnout  %
Republican hold

1988

United States House of Representatives elections, 1988[24]
Party Candidate Votes Percentage
Republican David Dreier (incumbent) 151,704 69.2%
Democratic Nelson Gentry 57,586 26.2%
Libertarian Gail Lightfoot 6,601 3.0%
Peace and Freedom James Michael "Mike" Noonan 3,492 1.6%
Totals 219,383 100.0%
Voter turnout  %
Republican hold

1990

United States House of Representatives elections, 1990[25]
Party Candidate Votes Percentage
Republican David Dreier (incumbent) 101,336 63.7%
Democratic Georgia Houston Webb 49,981 31.4%
Libertarian Gail Lightfoot 7,840 4.9%
Totals 159,157 100.0%
Voter turnout  %
Republican hold

1992

United States House of Representatives elections, 1992[26]
Party Candidate Votes Percentage
Democratic Lucille Roybal-Allard 32,010 63.0%
Republican Robert Guzman 15,428 30.4%
Peace and Freedom Tim Delia 2,135 4.2%
Libertarian Dale S. Olvera 1,206 2.4%
Totals 50,779 100.0%
Voter turnout  %
Democratic win (new constituency)

1994

United States House of Representatives elections, 1994[27]
Party Candidate Votes Percentage
Democratic Lucille Roybal-Allard (inc.) 33,814 81.46%
Peace and Freedom Kermit Booker 7,694 18.54%
Totals 41,508 100.0%
Voter turnout  %
Democratic hold

1996

United States House of Representatives elections, 1996[28]
Party Candidate Votes Percentage
Democratic Lucille Roybal-Allard (inc.) 47,478 82.2%
Republican John Leonard 8,147 14.0%
Libertarian Howard Johnson 2,203 3.8%
Totals 57,828 100.0%
Voter turnout  %
Democratic hold

1998

United States House of Representatives elections, 1998[29]
Party Candidate Votes Percentage
Democratic Lucille Roybal-Allard (inc.) 43,310 87.19%
Republican Wayne Miller 6,364 12.81%
Totals 49,674 100.0%
Voter turnout  %
Democratic hold

2000

United States House of Representatives elections, 2000[30]
Party Candidate Votes Percentage
Democratic Lucille Roybal-Allard (inc.) 60,510 84.6%
Republican Wayne Miller 8,260 11.6%
Libertarian Nathan Thomas Craddock 1,601 2.2%
Natural Law William Harpur 1,200 1.6%
Totals 71,571 100.0%
Voter turnout  %
Democratic hold

2002

United States House of Representatives elections, 2002[31]
Party Candidate Votes Percentage
Democratic Diane Watson (incumbent) 97,779 82.6%
Republican Andrew Kim 16,699 14.1%
Libertarian Charles Tate 3,971 3.3%
Totals 118,449 100.0%
Voter turnout  %
Democratic hold

2004

United States House of Representatives elections, 2004[32]
Party Candidate Votes Percentage
Democratic Diane Watson (incumbent) 166,801 88.6%
Libertarian Robert G. Weber, Jr. 21,513 11.4%
Totals 188,314 100.0%
Voter turnout  %
Democratic hold

2006

United States House of Representatives elections, 2006[33]
Party Candidate Votes Percentage
Democratic Diane Watson (incumbent) 113,715 100.0%
Voter turnout  %
Democratic hold

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