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California's 49th congressional district
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Current Representative Darrell Issa (R)
Area 1,778 mi²
Distribution 90.3% urban, 9.7% rural
Population (2000) 639,087
Median income $46,445
Ethnicity 57.9% White, 5.0% Black, 3.5% Asian, 29.5% Hispanic, 0.9% Native American, 0.2% other
Cook PVI R+10

California's 49th congressional district is a Congressional District that currently covers much of Northern San Diego County and southwestern Riverside County, California. Since 2001 it has been represented by Republican Darrell Issa.

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Geography

Before the 2002 redistricting, most of the territory currently located in the district was previously located in the 43rd and 48th districts, and the 49th district was located farther south, in what is now parts of the 50th, 52nd, and 53rd.

Voting

Election results from statewide races
Year Office Results
2008 President[1] McCain 53.0 - 45.1%
2006 Governor[2] Schwarzenegger 71.4 - 24.1%
Senator[3] Mountjoy 52.5 - 42.5%
2004 President[4] Bush 62.5 - 36.5%
Senator[5] Jones 54.2 - 41.6%
2003 Recall[6][7] Yes 74.5 - 25.5%
Schwarzenegger 66.3 - 17.1%
2002 Governor[8] Simon 59.8 - 32.9%
2000 President[9] Gore 52.6 - 41.5%
Senator[10] Feinstein 58.7 - 33.8%
1998 Governor
Senator
1996 President
1994 Governor
Senator
1992 President Clinton 43.4 - 31.5%
Senator Boxer 49.3 - 41.5%
Senator Feinstein 53.9 - 38.7%

List of Representatives

Counties Representative Party Dates Notes
San Diego (San Diego) Lynn Schenk Democratic 1993-01-03 – 1995-01-03 Newly created district
Lost re-election to Bilbray
Brian Bilbray Republican 1995-01-03 – 2001-01-03 Lost re-election to Davis
Susan Davis Democratic 2001-01-03 – 2003-01-03 Redistricted to 53rd district
Riverside (Temecula), San Diego (Oceanside) Darrell Issa Republican 2003-01-03 – present Redistricted from 48th district
Incumbent

Election results

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1992

United States House of Representatives elections, 1992[11]
Party Candidate Votes Percentage
Democratic Lynn Schenk 127,280 51.1%
Republican Judy Jarvis 106,170 42.7%
Libertarian John Wallner 10,706 4.3%
Peace and Freedom Milton Zaslow 4,738 1.9%
No party Thompson (write-in) 4 0.0%
Totals 248,898 100.0%
Voter turnout  %
Democratic win (new constituency)

1994

United States House of Representatives elections, 1994[12]
Party Candidate Votes Percentage
Republican Brian Bilbray 90,283 48.51%
Democratic Lynn Schenk (incumbent) 85,597 45.99%
Libertarian Chris Hoogenboom 5,288 2.84%
Peace and Freedom Kline 4,948 2.66%
No party Thompson (write-in) 2 0.00%
Totals 186,118 100.0%
Voter turnout  %
Republican gain from Democratic

1996

United States House of Representatives elections, 1996[13]
Party Candidate Votes Percentage
Republican Brian Bilbray (incumbent) 108,806 52.7%
Democratic Peter Navarro 86,657 41.9%
Libertarian Ernie Lippe 4,218 3.3%
Reform Kevin Hambsch 3,773 1.8%
Natural Law Peter Stirling 3,314 1.6%
Totals 206,768 100.0%
Voter turnout  %
Republican hold

1998

United States House of Representatives elections, 1998[14]
Party Candidate Votes Percentage
Republican Brian Bilbray (incumbent) 90,516 48.79%
Democratic Christine T. Kehoe 86,400 46.57%
Libertarian Ernest Lippe 3,327 1.79%
Natural Law Julia F. Simon 2,829 1.52%
Peace and Freedom Janice Jordan 2,447 1.32%
Totals 185,519 100.0%
Voter turnout  %
Republican hold

2000

United States House of Representatives elections, 2000[15]
Party Candidate Votes Percentage
Democratic Susan Davis 113,400 49.7%
Republican Brian Bilbray (incumbent) 105,515 46.2%
Libertarian Doris Ball 6,526 2.8%
Natural Law Tahir I. Bhatti 3,048 1.3%
Totals 228,489 100.0%
Voter turnout  %
Democratic gain from Republican

2002

United States House of Representatives elections, 2002[16]
Party Candidate Votes Percentage
Republican Darrell Issa (incumbent) 94,594 77.3%
Libertarian Karl W. Dietrich 26,891 21.9%
Democratic Michael P. Byron (write-in) 1,012 0.8%
Totals 122,497 100.0%
Voter turnout  %
Republican hold

2004

United States House of Representatives elections, 2004[17]
Party Candidate Votes Percentage
Republican Darrell Issa (incumbent) 141,658 62.6%
Democratic Michael P. Byron 79,057 34.9%
Libertarian Lars R. Grossmith 5,751 2.5%
Totals 226,466 100.0%
Voter turnout  %
Republican hold

2006

United States House of Representatives elections, 2006[18]
Party Candidate Votes Percentage
Republican Darrell Issa (incumbent) 98,891 63.3%
Democratic Jeeni Criscenzo 52,227 33.5%
Libertarian Lars B. Grossmith 4,952 3.2%
Democratic Frank Ford (write-in) 127 0.0%
Totals 156,197 100.0%
Voter turnout  %
Republican hold

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