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California's 36th congressional district
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Current Representative Jane Harman (D)
Area 122 mi²
Distribution 100% urban, 0% rural
Population (2000) 639,087
Median income $51,633
Ethnicity 48.4% White, 4.1% Black, 13.4% Asian, 30.3% Hispanic, 0.3% Native American, 0.3% other
Cook PVI D+12

California's 36th congressional district covers part of Los Angeles County, notably Redondo Beach, Manhattan Beach, Torrance, El Segundo and Venice, and is currently represented by Democrat Jane Harman.

Voting

Election results from statewide races
Year Office Results
2008 President[1] Obama 64.4 - 33.5%
2006 Governor[2] Schwarzenegger 52.5 - 42.6%
Senator[3] Feinstein 63.4 - 31.1%
2004 President[4] Kerry 59.0 - 39.6%
Senator[5] Boxer 61.9 - 32.8%
2003 Recall[6][7] Yes 52.4 - 46.6%
Schwarzenegger 48.4 - 32.2%
2002 Governor[8] Davis 49.5 - 39.8%
2000 President[9] Gore 50.7 - 44.3%
Senator[10] Feinstein 53.4 - 39.4%
1998 Governor
Senator
1996 President
1994 Governor
Senator
1992 President Clinton 41.3 - 35.5%
Senator Herschensohn 47.9 - 44.4%
Senator Feinstein 50.3 - 42.3%

List of Representatives

Counties Representative Party Dates Notes
San Diego (San Diego city) Bob Wilson Republican 1963-01-03 – 1973-01-03 Redistricted from 30th district
Redistricted to 40th district
Kern, Kings, inland San Luis Obispo, coastal Santa Barbara William M. Ketchum Republican 1973-01-03 – 1975-01-03 Newly created district
Redistricted to 18th district
Riverside, San Bernardino (Inland Empire) George Brown, Jr. Democratic 1975-01-03 – 1993-01-03 Redistricted from 38th district
Redistricted to 42nd district
Southwestern Los Angeles Jane Harman Democratic 1993-01-03 – 1999-01-03 Redistricted from 27th district
Ran for governor
Steven T. Kuykendall Republican 1999-01-03 – 2001-01-03 Lost re-election to Harman
Jane Harman Democratic 2001-01-03 – present Incumbent

Election results

19621964196619681970197219741976197819801982198419861988199019921994199619982000200220042006

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1962

United States House of Representatives elections, 1962[11]
Party Candidate Votes Percentage
Republican Bob Wilson (incumbent) 91,626 61.8%
Democratic William C. Godfrey 56,637 38.2%
Totals 148,263 100.0%
Voter turnout  %
Republican hold

1964

United States House of Representatives elections, 1964[12]
Party Candidate Votes Percentage
Republican Bob Wilson (incumbent) 105,346 59.1%
Democratic Quintin Whelan 73,034 40.9%
Totals 178,380 100.0%
Voter turnout  %
Republican hold

1966

United States House of Representatives elections, 1966[13]
Party Candidate Votes Percentage
Republican Bob Wilson (incumbent) 119,274 72.9%
Democratic Don Lindgren 44,365 27.1%
Totals 163,639 100.0%
Voter turnout  %
Republican hold

1968

United States House of Representatives elections, 1968[14]
Party Candidate Votes Percentage
Republican Bob Wilson (incumbent) 147,772 71.6%
Democratic Don Lindgren 58,578 28.4%
Totals 206,350 100.0%
Voter turnout  %
Republican hold

1970

United States House of Representatives elections, 1970[15]
Party Candidate Votes Percentage
Republican Bob Wilson (incumbent) 132,446 71.5%
Democratic Daniel K. Hostetter 44,841 24.2%
Peace and Freedom Walter H. Koppelman 5,139 2.8%
American Independent Orville J. Davis 2,723 1.5%
Totals 185,149 100.0%
Voter turnout  %
Republican hold

1972

United States House of Representatives elections, 1972[16]
Party Candidate Votes Percentage
Republican William M. Ketchum 87,984 52.7%
Democratic Timothy Lemucchi 72,516 43.5%
American Independent William M. "Bill" Armour 6,307 3.8%
Totals 166,807 100.0%
Voter turnout  %
Republican win (new constituency)

1974

United States House of Representatives elections, 1974[17]
Party Candidate Votes Percentage
Democratic George Brown, Jr. (inc.) 69,615 62.6%
Republican Jim Osgood 35,858 32.3%
American Independent William E. Pasley 5,701 5.1%
Totals 111,174 100.0%
Voter turnout  %
Democratic hold

1976

United States House of Representatives elections, 1976[18]
Party Candidate Votes Percentage
Democratic George Brown, Jr. (inc.) 90,830 61.6%
Republican Grant Carner 49,368 33.5%
American Independent William E. Pasley 7,358 5.0%
Totals 147,556 100.0%
Voter turnout  %
Democratic hold

1978

United States House of Representatives elections, 1978[19]
Party Candidate Votes Percentage
Democratic George Brown, Jr. (inc.) 80,448 62.9%
Republican Dana Warren Carmody 47,417 37.1%
Totals 127,865 100.0%
Voter turnout  %
Democratic hold

1980

United States House of Representatives elections, 1980[20]
Party Candidate Votes Percentage
Democratic George Brown, Jr. (inc.) 88,628 52.5%
Republican John Paul Stark 73,247 43.4%
Libertarian Harry J. Histen 6,815 4.0%
Totals 168,690 100.0%
Voter turnout  %
Democratic hold

1982

United States House of Representatives elections, 1982[21]
Party Candidate Votes Percentage
Democratic George Brown, Jr. (inc.) 76,546 54.3%
Republican John Paul Stark 64,361 45.7%
Totals 140,907 100.0%
Voter turnout  %
Democratic hold

1984

United States House of Representatives elections, 1984[22]
Party Candidate Votes Percentage
Democratic George Brown, Jr. (inc.) 104,438 56.6%
Republican John Paul Stark 80,212 43.4%
Totals 184,650 100.0%
Voter turnout  %
Democratic hold

1986

United States House of Representatives elections, 1986[23]
Party Candidate Votes Percentage
Democratic George Brown, Jr. (inc.) 78,118 57.1%
Republican Robert L. "Bob" Henley 58,660 42.9%
Totals 136,778 100.0%
Voter turnout  %
Democratic hold

1988

United States House of Representatives elections, 1988[24]
Party Candidate Votes Percentage
Democratic George Brown, Jr. (inc.) 103,493 54.0%
Republican John Paul Stark 81,413 42.5%
Libertarian Kenneth E. Valentine 3,382 1.8%
American Independent Fred L. Anderson 3,360 1.8%
Totals 191,648 100.0%
Voter turnout  %
Democratic hold

1990

United States House of Representatives elections, 1990[25]
Party Candidate Votes Percentage
Democratic George Brown, Jr. (inc.) 72,409 52.7%
Republican Bob Hammock 64,961 47.3%
Totals 137,370 100.0%
Voter turnout  %
Democratic hold

1992

United States House of Representatives elections, 1992[26]
Party Candidate Votes Percentage
Democratic Jane Harman 125,751 48.4%
Republican Joan Milke Flores 109,684 42.2%
Green Richard Greene 13,297 5.1%
Peace and Freedom Owen Stanley 5,519 2.1%
Libertarian Marc F. Denny 5,504 2.1%
No party Martz (write-in) 2 0.0%
Totals 259,757 100.0%
Voter turnout  %
Democratic hold

1994

United States House of Representatives elections, 1994[27]
Party Candidate Votes Percentage
Democratic Jane Harman (incumbent) 93,939 47.98%
Republican Susan Brooks 93,127 47.56%
Libertarian Jack Tyler 4,932 2.52%
American Independent Joseph J. "Joe" Fields 3,810 1.95%
Totals 195,808 100.0%
Voter turnout  %
Democratic hold

1996

United States House of Representatives elections, 1996[28]
Party Candidate Votes Percentage
Democratic Jane Harman (incumbent) 117,752 52.5%
Republican Susan Brooks 98,538 44.0%
Libertarian Bruce Dovner 4,933 2.1%
Natural Law Bradley McManus 3,236 1.4%
Totals 224,459 100.0%
Voter turnout  %
Democratic hold

1998

United States House of Representatives elections, 1998[29]
Party Candidate Votes Percentage
Republican Steven T. Kuykendall 88,843 48.89%
Democratic Janice Hahn 84,624 46.57%
Green Robin Barrett 3,612 1.99%
Libertarian Kerry Welsh 3,066 1.69%
Reform John R. Konopka 1,561 0.86%
Totals 181,706 100.0%
Voter turnout  %
Republican gain from Democratic

2000

United States House of Representatives elections, 2000[30]
Party Candidate Votes Percentage
Democratic Jane Harman 115,651 48.4%
Republican Steven T. Kuykendall (inc.) 111,199 46.6%
Libertarian Daniel R. Sherman 6,073 2.6%
Reform John R. Konopka 3,549 1.4%
Natural Law Matt Ornati 2,264 0.9%
Republican William D. Davies (write-in) 395 0.1%
Totals 239,131 100.0%
Voter turnout  %
Democratic gain from Republican

2002

United States House of Representatives elections, 2002[31]
Party Candidate Votes Percentage
Democratic Jane Harman (incumbent) 88,198 61.4%
Republican Stuart Johnson 50,328 35.0%
Libertarian Mark McSpadden 5,225 3.6%
Totals 143,751 100.0%
Voter turnout  %
Democratic hold

2004

United States House of Representatives elections, 2004[32]
Party Candidate Votes Percentage
Democratic Jane Harman (incumbent) 151,208 62.0%
Republican Paul Whitehead 81,666 33.5%
Peace and Freedom Alice Stek 6,105 2.5%
Libertarian Mike Binkley 5,065 2.0%
Totals 244,144 100.0%
Voter turnout  %
Democratic hold

2006

United States House of Representatives elections, 2006[33]
Party Candidate Votes Percentage
Democratic Jane Harman (incumbent) 105,323 63.4%
Republican Brian Gibson 53,068 32.0%
Peace and Freedom James R. Smith 4,592 2.7%
Libertarian Mike Binkley 3,170 1.9%
Totals 166,153 100.0%
Voter turnout  %
Democratic hold

References

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