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California's 35th congressional district
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Current Representative Maxine Waters (D)
Area 55 mi²
Distribution 100% urban, 0% rural
Population (2000) 639,088
Median income $32,156
Ethnicity 10.4% White, 34.1% Black, 5.6% Asian, 47.4% Hispanic, 0.2% Native American, 0.2% other
Cook PVI D+31

California's 35th congressional district covers part of Los Angeles County. It is one of 53 California Congressional Districts.

The congressional district is composed of parts of the Westchester district of the City of Los Angeles, and parts (or all) of the cities of Inglewood, Hawthorne, Gardena and Florence-Graham, as well as some adjacent areas. It is among the safest districts for the Democratic Party in the country. Its current Representative is Democrat Maxine Waters.

Voting

Election results from statewide races
Year Office Results
2008 President[1] Obama 84.4 - 14.1%
2006 Governor[2] Angelides 67.3 - 27.9%
Senator[3] Feinstein 80.8 - 14.6%
2004 President[4] Kerry 79.0 - 20.0%
Senator[5] Boxer 80.5 - 14.8%
2003 Recall[6][7] No 66.8 - 33.2%
Bustamante 52.3 - 29.8%
2002 Governor[8] Davis 73.6 - 18.6%
2000 President[9] Gore 85.9 - 12.0%
Senator[10] Feinstein 85.9 - 9.7%
1998 Governor
Senator
1996 President
1994 Governor
Senator
1992 President Clinton 77.8 - 12.9%
Senator Boxer 75.3 - 18.5%
Senator Feinstein 79.2 - 15.6%

List of Representatives

Counties Representative Party Dates Notes
Orange, San Diego James B. Utt Republican 1963-01-03 – 1970-03-01 Redistricted from 28th district; died in office
Vacant 1970-03-01 – 1970-06-30
John G. Schmitz Republican 1970-06-30 – 1973-01-03 Lost re-nomination to Andrew J. Hinshaw
Redistricted to 39th district
Los Angeles Glenn M. Anderson Democratic 1973-01-03 – 1975-01-03 Redistricted from 17th district
Redistricted to 32nd district
Los Angeles, southwestern San Bernardino James F. Lloyd Democratic 1975-01-03 – 1981-01-03 Redistricted from 43rd district
Lost re-election to Dreier
David Dreier Republican 1981-01-03 – 1983-01-03 Redistricted to 33rd district
San Bernardino Jerry Lewis Republican 1983-01-03 – 1993-01-03 Redistricted from 37th district
Redistricted to 40th district
South Central Los Angeles Maxine Waters Democratic 1993-01-03 – present Redistricted from 29th district; incumbent

Election results

19621964196619681970 (Special)1970197219741976197819801982198419861988199019921994199619982000200220042006

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1962

United States House of Representatives elections, 1962[11]
Party Candidate Votes Percentage
Republican James B. Utt (incumbent) 133,737 68.5%
Democratic Burton Shamsky 61,395 31.5%
Totals 195,132 100.0%
Voter turnout  %
Republican hold

1964

United States House of Representatives elections, 1964[12]
Party Candidate Votes Percentage
Republican James B. Utt (incumbent) 167,791 65%
Democratic Paul B. Carpenter 90,295 35%
Totals 258,086 100.0%
Voter turnout  %
Republican hold

1966

United States House of Representatives elections, 1966[13]
Party Candidate Votes Percentage
Republican James B. Utt (incumbent) 189,582 73.1%
Democratic Thomas B. Lenhart 69,873 26.9%
Totals 259,455 100.0%
Voter turnout  %
Republican hold

1968

United States House of Representatives elections, 1968[14]
Party Candidate Votes Percentage
Republican James B. Utt (incumbent) 212,684 72.5%
Democratic Thomas B. Lenhart 73,778 25.1%
American Independent Annie McDonald 7,000 2.4%
Totals 293,462 100.0%
Voter turnout  %
Republican hold

1970 (Special)

1970 special election[15]
Party Candidate Votes Percentage
Republican John G. Schmitz ' 72.4%
Democratic David N. Hartman 27.6%
Totals {{{votes}}} 100.0%
Voter turnout  %
Republican hold

1970

United States House of Representatives elections, 1970[16]
Party Candidate Votes Percentage
Republican John G. Schmitz (incumbent) 192,765 67.0%
Democratic Thomas B. Lenhart 87,019 30.3%
Peace and Freedom Francis R. Halpern 7,742 2.7%
Totals 287,526 100.0%
Voter turnout  %
Republican hold

1972

United States House of Representatives elections, 1972[17]
Party Candidate Votes Percentage
Democratic Glenn M. Anderson (inc.) 103,912 74.8%
Republican Vernon E. Brown 35,018 25.2%
Totals 138,930 100.0%
Voter turnout  %
Democratic hold

1974

United States House of Representatives elections, 1974[18]
Party Candidate Votes Percentage
Democratic James F. Lloyd 60,709 50.3%
Republican Victor Veysey (incumbent) 60,102 49.7%
Totals 120,811 100.0%
Voter turnout  %
Democratic gain from Republican

1976

United States House of Representatives elections, 1976[19]
Party Candidate Votes Percentage
Democratic James F. Lloyd (incumbent) 87,472 53.3%
Republican Louis Brutocao 76,765 46.7%
Totals 164,237 100.0%
Voter turnout  %
Democratic hold

1978

United States House of Representatives elections, 1978[20]
Party Candidate Votes Percentage
Democratic James F. Lloyd (incumbent) 80,388 54%
Republican David Dreier 68,442 46%
Totals 148,830 100.0%
Voter turnout  %
Democratic hold

1980

United States House of Representatives elections, 1980[21]
Party Candidate Votes Percentage
Republican David Dreier 100,743 51.8%
Democratic James F. Lloyd (incumbent) 88,279 45.4%
Peace and Freedom James Michael "Mike" Noonan 5,492 2.8%
Totals 194,514 100.0%
Voter turnout  %
Republican gain from Democratic

1982

United States House of Representatives elections, 1982[22]
Party Candidate Votes Percentage
Republican Jerry Lewis (incumbent) 112,786 68.3%
Democratic Robert E. Erwin 52,349 31.7%
Totals 165,135 100.0%
Voter turnout  %
Republican hold

1984

United States House of Representatives elections, 1984[23]
Party Candidate Votes Percentage
Republican Jerry Lewis (incumbent) 176,477 85.5%
Peace and Freedom Kevin Akin 29,990 14.5%
Totals 206,467 100.0%
Voter turnout  %
Republican hold

1986

United States House of Representatives elections, 1986[24]
Party Candidate Votes Percentage
Republican Jerry Lewis (incumbent) 127,235 76.9%
Democratic Robert J. "Sarge" Hall 38,322 23.1%
Totals 165,557 100.0%
Voter turnout  %
Republican hold

1988

United States House of Representatives elections, 1988[25]
Party Candidate Votes Percentage
Republican Jerry Lewis (incumbent) 181,203 70.4%
Democratic Paul Sweeney 71,186 27.7%
Libertarian Jeff Shuman 4,879 1.9%
Totals 257,268 100.0%
Voter turnout  %
Republican hold

1990

United States House of Representatives elections, 1990[26]
Party Candidate Votes Percentage
Republican Jerry Lewis (incumbent) 121,602 60.6%
Democratic Barry Borton 66,100 32.9%
Libertarian Jerry Johnson 13,020 6.5%
Totals 200,722 100.0%
Voter turnout  %
Republican hold

1992

United States House of Representatives elections, 1992[27]
Party Candidate Votes Percentage
Democratic Maxine Waters (incumbent) 102,941 82.5%
Republican Nate Truman 17,417 14.0%
Peace and Freedom Alice Mae Miles 2,797 2.2%
Libertarian Carin Rogers 1,618 1.3%
American Independent Gordon Mego (write-in) 3 0.0%
Totals 124,776 100.0%
Voter turnout  %
Democratic hold

1994

United States House of Representatives elections, 1994[28]
Party Candidate Votes Percentage
Democratic Maxine Waters (incumbent) 65,688 78.12%
Republican Nate Truman 18,930 21.87%
American Independent Gordon Mego (write-in) 3 0.00%
Totals 84,521 100.0%
Voter turnout  %
Democratic hold

1996

United States House of Representatives elections, 1996[29]
Party Candidate Votes Percentage
Democratic Maxine Waters (incumbent) 92,762 85.6%
Republican Eric Carlson 13,116 12.0%
American Independent Gordon Mego 2,610 2.4%
Totals 108,488 100.0%
Voter turnout  %
Democratic hold

1998

United States House of Representatives elections, 1998[30]
Party Candidate Votes Percentage
Democratic Maxine Waters (incumbent) 92,762 89.32%
American Independent Gordon Michael Mego 9,413 10.68%
Totals 108,488 100.0%
Voter turnout  %
Democratic hold

2000

United States House of Representatives elections, 2000[31]
Party Candidate Votes Percentage
Democratic Maxine Waters (incumbent) 100,569 86.6%
Republican Carl McGill 12,582 10.9%
American Independent Gordon Michael Mego 1,911 1.6%
Natural Law Rick Dunstan 1,153 0.9%
Totals 116,215 100.0%
Voter turnout  %
Democratic hold

2002

United States House of Representatives elections, 2002[32]
Party Candidate Votes Percentage
Democratic Maxine Waters (incumbent) 72,401 77.6%
Republican Ross Moen 18,094 19.3%
American Independent Gordon Michael Mego 2,912 3.1%
Totals 93,407 100.0%
Voter turnout  %
Democratic hold

2004

United States House of Representatives elections, 2004[33]
Party Candidate Votes Percentage
Democratic Maxine Waters (incumbent) 125,949 80.6%
Republican Ross Moen 23,591 15.1%
American Independent Gordon Michael Mego 3,440 2.2%
Libertarian Charles Tate 3,427 2.1%
Totals 115,807 100.0%
Voter turnout  %
Democratic hold

2006

United States House of Representatives elections, 2006[34]
Party Candidate Votes Percentage
Democratic Maxine Waters (incumbent) 82,498 83.8%
American Independent Gordon Michael Mego 8,343 8.5%
Libertarian Paul T. Ireland 7,665 7.7%
Totals 97,506 100.0%
Voter turnout  %
Democratic hold

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