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California's 46th congressional district
CA 46th Congressional District.png
Current Representative Dana Rohrabacher (R)
Area 825 mi²
Distribution 99.9% urban, 0.1% rural
Population (2000) 639,088
Median income $61,567
Ethnicity 62.8% White, 1.4% Black, 15.4% Asian, 16.9% Hispanic, 0.3% Native American, 0.2% other
Cook PVI R+6

California's 46th congressional district covers part of Los Angeles County and Orange County, and it is currently represented by Republican Dana Rohrabacher.

The district covers some or all of the following cities in Orange County: Costa Mesa, Fountain Valley, Huntington Beach, Los Alamitos, Seal Beach, and Westminster. In Los Angeles County, the district covers Rancho Palos Verdes, Rolling Hills, Rolling Hills Estates, Palos Verdes Estates part of Long Beach. and Avalon on Santa Catalina Island.

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Voting

Election results from statewide races
Year Office Results
2008 President[1] McCain 49.8 - 48.0%
2006 Governor[2] Schwarzenegger 68.9 - 26.3%
Senator[3] Feinstein 47.9 - 47.1%
2004 President[4] Bush 56.9 - 41.6%
Senator[5] Jones 48.6 - 45.5%
2003 Recall[6][7] Yes 70.0 - 30.0%
Schwarzenegger 62.2 - 17.8%
2002 Governor[8] Simon 55.8 - 36.4%
2000 President[9] Gore 54.1 - 42.3%
Senator[10] Feinstein 55.5 - 35.6%
1998 Governor
Senator
1996 President
1994 Governor
Senator
1992 President Bush 39.9 - 37.1%
Senator Herschensohn 53.1 - 36.2%
Senator Seymour 45.7 - 42.6%

List of Representatives

Counties Representative Party Dates Notes
Orange (Garden Grove, Santa Ana) Bob Dornan Republican 1993-01-03 – 1997-01-03 Redistricted from 38th district
Lost re-election to Sanchez
Loretta Sanchez Democratic 1997-01-03 – 2003-01-03 Redistricted to 47th district
Los Angeles (Long Beach, Palos Verdes), Orange (Huntington Beach) Dana Rohrabacher Republican 2003-01-03 – present Redistricted from 45th district
Incumbent

Election results

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1992

United States House of Representatives elections, 1992[11]
Party Candidate Votes Percentage
Republican Bob Dornan (incumbent) 55,659 50.2%
Democratic Robert John Banuelos 45,435 41.0%
Libertarian Richard G. Newhouse 9,712 8.8%
Totals 110,806 100.0%
Voter turnout  %
Republican hold

1994

United States House of Representatives elections, 1994[12]
Party Candidate Votes Percentage
Republican Bob Dornan (incumbent) 50,616 57.07%
Democratic Michael P. "Mike" Farber 33,004 37.21%
Libertarian Richard G. Newhouse 5,077 5.72%
Totals 88,697 100.0%
Voter turnout  %
Republican hold

1996

United States House of Representatives elections, 1996[13]
Party Candidate Votes Percentage
Democratic Loretta Sanchez 47,964 46.9%
Republican Bob Dornan (incumbent) 46,980 45.9%
Reform Lawrence Stafford 3,235 3.1%
Libertarian Thomas Reimer 2,333 2.2%
Natural Law J. Aguirre 1,972 3.3%
Totals 102,484 100.0%
Voter turnout  %
Democratic gain from Republican

1998

United States House of Representatives elections, 1998[14]
Party Candidate Votes Percentage
Democratic Loretta Sanchez (incumbent) 47,964 56.43%
Republican Bob Dornan 33,388 39.28%
Libertarian Thomas E. Reimer 2,316 2.72%
Natural Law Larry G. Engwall 1,334 1.57%
Totals 85,002 100.0%
Voter turnout  %
Democratic hold

2000

United States House of Representatives elections, 2000[15]
Party Candidate Votes Percentage
Democratic Loretta Sanchez (incumbent) 70,381 60.3%
Republican Gloria Matta Tuchman 40,928 35.0%
Libertarian Richard B. Boddie 3,159 2.7%
Natural Law Larry Engwall 2,440 2.0%
Totals 116,908 100.0%
Voter turnout  %
Democratic hold

2002

United States House of Representatives elections, 2002[16]
Party Candidate Votes Percentage
Republican Dana Rohrabacher (inc.) 108,807 61.8%
Democratic Gerrie Schipske 60,890 34.6%
Libertarian Keith Gann 6,488 3.6%
No party Thomas Lash (write-in) 80 0.0%
Totals 176,165 100.0%
Voter turnout  %
Republican hold

2004

United States House of Representatives elections, 2004[17]
Party Candidate Votes Percentage
Republican Dana Rohrabacher (inc.) 171,318 62.0%
Democratic Jim Brandt 90,129 32.5%
Green Tom Lash 10,238 3.7%
Totals 271,685 100.0%
Voter turnout  %
Republican hold

2006

United States House of Representatives elections, 2006[18]
Party Candidate Votes Percentage
Republican Dana Rohrabacher (inc.) 116,176 59.6%
Democratic Jim Brandt 71,573 36.7%
Libertarian Dennis Chang 7,303 3.7%
Totals 195,052 100.0%
Voter turnout  %
Republican hold

2008

United States House of Representatives elections, 2008[19]
Party Candidate Votes Percentage
Republican Dana Rohrabacher (inc.) 78,985 53.2%
Democratic Debbie Cook 62,949 42.4%
Green Thomas Lash 4,111 2.8%
Libertarian Ernst P. Gasteiger 2,335 1.6%
Totals 148,380 100.0%
Voter turnout  %
Republican hold

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