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California's 34th congressional district
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Current Representative Lucille Roybal-Allard (D)
Area 59 mi²
Distribution 100% urban, 0% rural
Population (2000) 639,088
Median income $29,863
Ethnicity 11.4% White, 4.4% Black, 5.5% Asian, 77.2% Hispanic, 0.3% Native American, 0.1% other
Cook PVI D+22

California's 34th congressional district covers part of Los Angeles County and is California's most heavily Hispanic district. Its current representative is Democrat Lucille Roybal-Allard. Rep. Roybal-Allard ran against Republican challenger Christopher Balding in the 2008 election.

Voting

Election results from statewide races
Year Office Results
2008 President[1] Obama 74.7 - 23.1%
2006 Governor[2] Angelides 62.6 - 32.4%
Senator[3] Feinstein 73.7 - 20.7%
2004 President[4] Kerry 68.8 - 29.8%
Senator[5] Boxer 73.7 - 21.1%
2003 Recall[6][7] No 57.2 - 42.8%
Bustamante 52.6 - 33.4%
2002 Governor[8] Davis 63.4 - 27.3%
2000 President[9] Gore 67.3 - 29.5%
Senator[10] Feinstein 68.9 - 24.2%
1998 Governor
Senator
1996 President
1994 Governor
Senator
1992 President Clinton 50.9 - 31.1%
Senator Boxer 47.0 - 42.1%
Senator Feinstein 56.1 - 34.2%

List of Representatives

Counties Representative Party Dates Notes
Orange Richard T. Hanna Democratic 1963-01-03 – 1967-01-03 Newly created district
Los Angeles, Orange 1967-01-03 – 1974-12-31 Retired
Los Angeles, northwestern Orange Mark W. Hannaford Democratic 1975-01-03 – 1979-01-03 Lost re-election to Lungren
Dan Lungren Republican 1979-01-03 – 1983-01-03 Redistricted to 42nd district
Los Angeles (Norwalk) Ed Torres Democratic 1983-01-03 – 1999-01-03 Redistricted from 33rd district; retired
Grace Napolitano Democratic 1999-01-03 – 2003-01-03 Redistricted to 38th district
Los Angeles (Downtown L.A.) Lucille Roybal-Allard Democratic 2003-01-03 – present Redistricted from 33rd district; incumbent

Election Results

19621964196619681970197219741976197819801982198419861988199019921994199619982000200220042006

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1962

United States House of Representatives elections, 1962[11]
Party Candidate Votes Percentage
Democratic Richard T. Hanna 90,758 55.9%
Republican Robert A. Geier 71,478 44.1%
Totals 162,236 100.0%
Voter turnout  %
Democratic win (new constituency)

1964

United States House of Representatives elections, 1964[12]
Party Candidate Votes Percentage
Democratic Richard T. Hanna (incumbent) 137,588 58.3%
Republican Robert A. Geier 98,606 41.7%
Totals 236,194 100.0%
Voter turnout  %
Democratic hold

1966

United States House of Representatives elections, 1966[13]
Party Candidate Votes Percentage
Democratic Richard T. Hanna (incumbent) 127,976 55.8%
Republican Frank LaMagna 101,410 44.2%
Totals 129,386 100.0%
Voter turnout  %
Democratic hold

1968

United States House of Representatives elections, 1968[14]
Party Candidate Votes Percentage
Democratic Richard T. Hanna (incumbent) 105,880 50.9%
Republican Bill J. Teague 102,333 49.1%
Totals 208,213 100.0%
Voter turnout  %
Democratic hold

1970

United States House of Representatives elections, 1970[15]
Party Candidate Votes Percentage
Democratic Richard T. Hanna (incumbent) 101,664 54.5%
Republican Bill J. Teague 82,167 44.0%
American Independent Lee R. Rayburn 2,843 1.5%
Totals 186,674 100.0%
Voter turnout  %
Democratic hold

1972

United States House of Representatives elections, 1972[16]
Party Candidate Votes Percentage
Democratic Richard T. Hanna (incumbent) 113,841 67.2%
Republican John D. Ratterree 48,916 28.9%
American Independent Lee R. Rayburn 6,604 3.9%
Totals 169,361 100.0%
Voter turnout  %
Democratic hold

1974

United States House of Representatives elections, 1974[17]
Party Candidate Votes Percentage
Democratic Mark W. Hannaford (inc.) 78,345 49.8%
Republican Bill Bond 72,967 46.3%
American Independent James Manis 3,169 2.0%
Peace and Freedom John S. Donohue 3,043 1.9%
Totals 157,524 100.0%
Voter turnout  %
Democratic hold

1976

United States House of Representatives elections, 1976[18]
Party Candidate Votes Percentage
Democratic Mark W. Hannaford (inc.) 100,988 50.7%
Republican Dan Lungren 98,147 49.3%
Totals 199,135 100.0%
Voter turnout  %
Democratic hold

1978

United States House of Representatives elections, 1978[19]
Party Candidate Votes Percentage
Republican Dan Lungren 90,554 53.7%
Democratic Mark W. Hannaford (inc.) 73,608 43.7%
American Independent Lawrence John Stafford 4,410 2.6%
Totals 168,572 100.0%
Voter turnout  %
Republican gain from Democratic

1980

United States House of Representatives elections, 1980[20]
Party Candidate Votes Percentage
Republican Dan Lungren (incumbent) 138,024 71.8%
Democratic Simone 46,351 24.1%
Peace and Freedom John S. Donohue 7,794 4.1%
Totals 192,169 100.0%
Voter turnout  %
Republican hold

1982

United States House of Representatives elections, 1982[21]
Party Candidate Votes Percentage
Democratic Esteban Torres 68,316 57.2%
Republican Paul R. Jackson 51,026 42.8%
Totals 119,342 100.0%
Voter turnout  %
Democratic hold

1984

United States House of Representatives elections, 1984[22]
Party Candidate Votes Percentage
Democratic Esteban Torres (incumbent) 87,060 59.8%
Republican Paul R. Jackson 58,467 40.2%
Totals 145,527 100.0%
Voter turnout  %
Democratic hold

1986

United States House of Representatives elections, 1986[23]
Party Candidate Votes Percentage
Democratic Esteban Torres (incumbent) 66,404 60.3%
Republican Charles M. House 43,659 39.7%
Totals 110,063 100.0%
Voter turnout  %
Democratic hold

1988

United States House of Representatives elections, 1988[24]
Party Candidate Votes Percentage
Democratic Esteban Torres (incumbent) 92,087 63.2%
Republican Charles M. House 50,954 35.0%
Libertarian Carl M. "Marty" Swinney 2,686 1.8%
Totals 145,727 100.0%
Voter turnout  %
Democratic hold

1990

United States House of Representatives elections, 1990[25]
Party Candidate Votes Percentage
Democratic Esteban Torres (incumbent) 55,646 60.7%
Republican John Eastman 36,024 39.3%
Totals 91,670 100.0%
Voter turnout  %
Democratic hold

1992

United States House of Representatives elections, 1992[26]
Party Candidate Votes Percentage
Democratic Esteban Torres (incumbent) 91,738 61.3%
Republican J. Jay Hernandez 50,907 34.0%
Libertarian Carl M. "Marty" Swinney 7,072 4.7%
No party Worland (write-in) 1 0.0%
Totals 149,718 100.0%
Voter turnout  %
Democratic hold

1994

United States House of Representatives elections, 1994[27]
Party Candidate Votes Percentage
Democratic Esteban Torres (incumbent) 72,439 61.67%
Republican Albert J. Nunez 40,068 34.11%
Libertarian Carl M. "Marty" Swinney 4,921 4.19%
American Independent J. Scott (write-in) 27 0.02%
Totals 117,455 100.0%
Voter turnout  %
Democratic hold

1996

United States House of Representatives elections, 1996[28]
Party Candidate Votes Percentage
Democratic Esteban Torres (incumbent) 94,730 68.5%
Republican David Nunez 36,852 26.7%
American Independent J. Scott 4,122 2.9%
Libertarian David Argall 2,736 1.9%
Totals 138,440 100.0%
Voter turnout  %
Democratic hold

1998

United States House of Representatives elections, 1998[29]
Party Candidate Votes Percentage
Democratic Grace Napolitano 76,471 67.63%
Republican Ed Perez 32,321 28.58%
Libertarian Jason Heath 2,195 1.94%
American Independent Walter Scott 2,088 1.85%
Totals 113,075 100.0%
Voter turnout  %
Democratic hold

2000

United States House of Representatives elections, 2000[30]
Party Candidate Votes Percentage
Democratic Grace Napolitano (incumbent) 105,980 71.3%
Republican Robert Arthur Canales 33,445 22.5%
Natural Law Julia F. Simon 9,262 6.2%
Republican John W. Brantuk (write-in) 36 0.0%
Totals 148,723 100.0%
Voter turnout  %
Democratic hold

2002

United States House of Representatives elections, 2002[31]
Party Candidate Votes Percentage
Democratic Lucille Roybal-Allard (inc.) 46,734 74.1%
Republican Wayne Miller 17,090 25.9%
Totals 63,824 100.0%
Voter turnout  %
Democratic hold

2004

United States House of Representatives elections, 2004[32]
Party Candidate Votes Percentage
Democratic Lucille Roybal-Allard (inc.) 82,282 74.5%
Republican Wayne Miller 28,175 25.5%
Totals 110,457 100.0%
Voter turnout  %
Democratic hold

2006

United States House of Representatives elections, 2006[33]
Party Candidate Votes Percentage
Democratic Lucille Roybal-Allard (inc.) 57,459 76.8%
Republican Wayne Miller 17,359 23.2%
No party Naomi Crane (write-in) 1 0.0%
Totals 74,819 100.0%
Voter turnout  %
Democratic hold

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