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California's 18th congressional district

California's 18th congressional district is a congressional district located in the U.S. state of California.

California's 18th congressional district
California US Congressional District 18 (since 2013).tif
California's 18th congressional district since January 3, 2013
Representative
  Anna Eshoo
DAtherton
Median income$134,077[1]
Ethnicity
Cook PVID+23[3]

The district is currently represented by Democrat Anna Eshoo and is centered on the San Francisco Bay Area including Palo Alto, Redwood City, Menlo Park, Stanford, Los Altos, Mountain View, Campbell, Saratoga, Los Gatos and parts of San Jose, as well as much of the Santa Cruz Mountains down to the Pacific Ocean.

As of 2017, the district has a median household income of $125,000, higher than any other congressional district.[4]

From 2003 to 2013, the district was located in the northern San Joaquin Valley and included the cities of Modesto, parts of Stockton, Ceres, Atwater, Merced and Los Banos. It ran from San Joaquin County south to Stanislaus, Merced, Madera and Fresno counties.

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Recent election results from statewide racesEdit

Year Office Results
2012 President [5] Obama 68.2 – 28.9%
Senator[6] Feinstein 71.6 – 28.4%
2014 Governor[7] Brown 71.6 – 28.4%
2016 President[8] Clinton 73.4 – 20.2%
Senator[9] Harris 73.8 – 26.2%
2018 Governor [10] Newsom 72.5 – 27.5%
Senator[11] Feinstein 60.9 – 39.1%

Prior to 2012Edit

Prior to 2012, the district was located in the northern San Joaquin Valley and included the cities of Modesto, parts of Stockton, Ceres, Atwater, Merced and Los Banos. It ran from San Joaquin County south to Stanislaus, Merced, Madera and Fresno counties.
 

Election results from statewide races before 2012Edit

Year Office Results
1992 President Clinton 40.9 – 37.3%
Senator Herschensohn 46.6 – 43.1%
Senator Feinstein 49.0 – 42.6%
1994 Governor [Data unknown/missing.]
Senator [Data unknown/missing.]
1996 President [Data unknown/missing.]
1998 Governor [Data unknown/missing.]
Senator [Data unknown/missing.]
2000 President[12] Bush 52.6 – 43.9%
Senator[13] Feinstein 49.0 – 43.6%
2002 Governor[14] Davis 50.5 – 40.2%
2003 Recall[15][16] Yes 57.9 – 42.1%
Schwarzenegger 44.1 – 33.4%
2004 President[17] Bush 49.6 – 49.3%
Senator[18] Boxer 56.5 – 39.2%
2006 Governor[19] Schwarzenegger 55.7 – 39.7%
Senator[20] Feinstein 58.6 – 36.2%
2008 President[21] Obama 59.2 – 38.3%
2010 Governor[22] Brown 52.3 – 40.9%
Senator[23] Boxer 47.9 – 44.5%

List of representativesEdit

Representative Party Dates Cong
ress(es)
Notes Counties
District created March 4, 1933
  John H. Burke Democratic March 4, 1933 –
January 3, 1935
73rd Retired Los Angeles County
  Byron N. Scott Democratic January 3, 1935 –
January 3, 1939
74th
75th
Lost re-election
  Thomas M. Eaton Republican January 3, 1939 –
September 16, 1939
76th Died
Vacant September 16, 1939 –
January 3, 1941
  William Ward Johnson Republican January 3, 1941 –
January 3, 1945
77th
78th
Lost re-election
  Clyde Doyle Democratic January 3, 1945 –
January 3, 1947
79th Lost re-election
  Willis W. Bradley Republican January 3, 1947 –
January 3, 1949
80th Lost re-election
  Clyde Doyle Democratic January 3, 1949 –
January 3, 1953
81st
82nd
Redistricted to the 23rd district
  Craig Hosmer Republican January 3, 1953 –
January 3, 1963
83rd
84th
85th
86th
87th
Redistricted to the 32nd district
  Harlan Hagen Democratic January 3, 1963 –
January 3, 1967
88th
89th
Redistricted from the 14th district

Lost re-election
Kern County,
Kings County,
Tulare County
  Bob Mathias Republican January 3, 1967 –
January 3, 1973
90th
91st
92nd
Kern County,
Tulare County
January 3, 1973 –
January 3, 1975
93rd Redistricted to the 17th district and lost Amador County,
Calaveras County,
Inyo County,
Kern County (sliver in north),
Madera County,
Mariposa County,
Mono County,
Tulare County,
Tuolumne County
  William M. Ketchum Republican January 3, 1975 –
June 24, 1978
94th
95th
Redistricted from the 36th district

Died
Inyo County,
Kern County,
northern Los Angeles County,
Tulare County
Vacant June 24, 1978 –
January 3, 1979
  Bill Thomas Republican January 3, 1979 –
January 3, 1983
96th
97th
Redistricted to the 20th district
  Richard Lehman Democratic January 3, 1983 –
January 3, 1993
98th
99th
100th
101st
102nd
Redistricted to the 19th district Calaveras County,
Fresno County (Fresno city), Madera County,
Mono County,
eastern San Joaquin County,
Tuolumne County
  Gary Condit Democratic January 3, 1993 –
January 3, 2003
103rd
104th
105th
106th
107th
Redistricted from the 15th district

Lost re-nomination
Northwestern Fresno County,
western Madera County,
Merced County,
southwestern San Joaquin County,
Stanislaus County
  Dennis Cardoza Democratic January 3, 2003 –
August 14, 2012
108th
109th
110th
111th
112th
Resigned to become a Lobbyist  
Small part of western Fresno County,
Merced County,
San Joaquin County (Stockton),
western Stanislaus County
Vacant August 14, 2012 –
January 3, 2013
 
  Anna Eshoo Democratic January 3, 2013 –
present
113th
114th
115th
116th
Redistricted from the 14th district Portions of San Mateo, Santa Clara, and Santa Cruz

Election resultsEdit

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1932Edit

United States House of Representatives elections, 1932[24]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic John H. Burke 48,179 53.3
Republican Robert Henderson 33,817 37.4
Independent William E. Hinshaw 8,399 9.3
Total votes 90,395 100.0
Turnout  
Democratic win (new seat)

1934Edit

United States House of Representatives elections, 1934[25]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Byron N. Scott 52,377 56.3
Republican William Brayton 40,179 43.2
Communist Clyde Champion 507 0.5
Total votes 93,063 100.0
Turnout  
Democratic hold

1936Edit

United States House of Representatives elections, 1936[26]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Byron N. Scott (incumbent) 61,415 59
Republican James F. Collins 42,748 41
Total votes 134,163 100
Turnout  
Democratic hold

1938Edit

United States House of Representatives elections, 1938[27]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Thomas M. Eaton 52,216 48.6
Democratic Byron N. Scott (incumbent) 51,874 48.3
Progressive Solomon Carr 3,384 3.1
Total votes 107,474 100.0
Turnout  
Republican gain from Democratic

1940Edit

United States House of Representatives elections, 1940[28]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican William Ward Johnson (inc.) 73,932 54.4
Democratic Byron N. Scott 60,764 44.7
Communist George R. Ashby 1,355 0.9
Total votes 136,051 100.0
Turnout  
Republican hold

1942Edit

United States House of Representatives elections, 1942[29]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican William Ward Johnson (inc.) 53,136 56.8
Democratic Francis H. Gentry 40,339 43.2
Total votes 93,475 100.0
Turnout  
Republican hold

1944Edit

United States House of Representatives elections, 1944[30]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Clyde Doyle 95,090 55.7
Republican William Ward Johnson (inc.) 75,749 44.3
Total votes 170,839 100.0
Turnout  
Democratic gain from Republican

1946Edit

United States House of Representatives elections, 1946[31]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Willis W. Bradley 67,363 52.8
Democratic Clyde Doyle (incumbent) 60,218 47.2
Total votes 127,581 100.0
Turnout  
Republican gain from Democratic

1948Edit

United States House of Representatives elections, 1948[32]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Clyde Doyle 105,687 51.1
Republican Willis W. Bradley (incumbent) 92,721 44.9
Progressive Stanley Moffatt 8,232 4.0
Total votes 206,640 100.0
Turnout  
Democratic gain from Republican

1950Edit

United States House of Representatives elections, 1950[33]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Clyde Doyle (incumbent) 97,177 50.5
Republican Craig Hosmer 95,308 49.5
Total votes 192,485 100.0
Turnout  
Democratic hold

1952Edit

United States House of Representatives elections, 1952[34]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Craig Hosmer 90,438 55.5
Democratic Joseph M. Kennick 72,457 44.5
Total votes 162,895 100.0
Turnout  
Republican win (new seat)

1954Edit

United States House of Representatives elections, 1954[35]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Craig Hosmer (incumbent) 71,731 55
Democratic Joseph M. Kennick 58,647 45
Total votes 130,378 100
Turnout  
Republican hold

1956Edit

United States House of Representatives elections, 1956[36]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Craig Hosmer (incumbent) 103,108 59.3
Democratic Raymond C. "Ray" Simpson 70,911 40.7
Total votes 174,019 100.0
Turnout  
Republican hold

1958Edit

United States House of Representatives elections, 1958[37]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Craig Hosmer (incumbent) 95,682 60
Democratic Harry S. May 63,684 40
Total votes 159,366 100
Turnout  
Republican hold

1960Edit

United States House of Representatives elections, 1960[38]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Craig Hosmer (incumbent) 129,851 70
Democratic D. Patrick Ahern 55,735 30
Total votes 185,586 100
Turnout  
Republican hold

1962Edit

United States House of Representatives elections, 1962[39]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Harlan Hagen (incumbent) 91,684 58.9
Republican G. Ray Arnett 64,037 41.1
Total votes 155,721 100.0
Turnout  
Democratic hold

1964Edit

United States House of Representatives elections, 1964[40]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Harlan Hagen (incumbent) 121,304 66.7
Republican James E. Williams, Jr. 60,523 33.3
Total votes 181,827 100.0
Turnout  
Democratic hold

1966Edit

United States House of Representatives elections, 1966[41]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Bob Mathias 96,699 55.9
Democratic Harlan Hagen (incumbent) 76,346 44.1
Total votes 173,045 100.0
Turnout  
Republican gain from Democratic

1968Edit

United States House of Representatives elections, 1968[42]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Bob Mathias (incumbent) 100,008 65.2
Democratic Harlan Hagen 51,274 33.4
American Independent Edward Calvin Williams 2,186 1.4
Total votes 153,468 100.0
Turnout  
Republican hold

1970Edit

United States House of Representatives elections, 1970[43]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Bob Mathias (incumbent) 86,071 63.2
Democratic Milton Spartacus Miller 48,415 33.4
American Independent Nora E. Hensley 1,709 3.4
Total votes 136,195 100.0
Turnout  
Republican hold

1972Edit

United States House of Representatives elections, 1972[44]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Bob Mathias (incumbent) 109,993 66.5
Democratic Vincent J. Lavery 55,484 33.5
Total votes 165,477 100.0
Turnout  
Republican hold

1974Edit

United States House of Representatives elections, 1974[45]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican William M. Ketchum (inc.) 66,603 52.7
Democratic George A. Seielstad 59,931 47.3
Total votes 126,534 100.0
Turnout  
Republican hold

1976Edit

United States House of Representatives elections, 1976[46]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican William M. Ketchum (inc.) 101,658 64.2
Democratic Dean Close 56,683 35.8
Total votes 158,341 100.0
Turnout  
Republican hold

1978Edit

United States House of Representatives elections, 1978[47]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Bill Thomas 85,663 59.3
Democratic Bob Sogge 58,900 40.7
Total votes 144,563 100.0
Turnout  
Republican hold

1980Edit

United States House of Representatives elections, 1980[48]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Bill Thomas (incumbent) 126,046 71
Democratic Mary Pat Timmermans 51,415 29
Total votes 177,461 100
Turnout  
Republican hold

1982Edit

United States House of Representatives elections, 1982[49]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Richard H. Lehman 92,762 59.5
Republican Adrian C. Fondse 59,664 38.3
Libertarian Marshall William Fritz 3,501 2.2
Total votes 155,927 100.0
Turnout  
Democratic win (new seat)

1984Edit

United States House of Representatives elections, 1984[50]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Richard H. Lehman (inc.) 128,186 67.3
Republican Dale L. Ewen 62,339 32.7
Total votes 190,525 100.0
Turnout  
Democratic hold

1986Edit

United States House of Representatives elections, 1986[51]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Richard H. Lehman (inc.) 101,480 71.3
Republican David C. Crevelt 40,907 28.7
Total votes 142,387 100.0
Turnout  
Democratic hold

1988Edit

United States House of Representatives elections, 1988[52]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Richard H. Lehman (inc.) 125,715 69.9
Republican David A. Linn 54,034 30.1
Total votes 179,749 100.0
Turnout  
Democratic hold

1990Edit

United States House of Representatives elections, 1990[53]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Richard H. Lehman (inc.) 98,804 100.0
Turnout  
Democratic hold

1992Edit

United States House of Representatives elections, 1992[54]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Gary Condit (incumbent) 139,704 84.7
Libertarian Kim R. Almstrom 25,307 15.3
Total votes 165,011 100.0
Turnout  
Democratic hold

1994Edit

United States House of Representatives elections, 1994[55]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Gary Condit (incumbent) 91,106 65.52
Republican Tom Carter 44,046 31.68
Libertarian James B. Morzella 3,902 2.81
Total votes 139,054 100.0
Turnout  
Democratic hold

1996Edit

United States House of Representatives elections, 1996[56]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Gary Condit (incumbent) 108,827 65.8%
Republican Bill Conrad 52,695 31.8%
Libertarian James Morzella 2,233 1.3%
Natural Law Page Riskin 1,831 1.1%
Total votes 165,586 100.0%
Turnout  
Democratic hold

1998Edit

United States House of Representatives elections, 1998[57]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Gary Condit (incumbent) 118,842 86.79%
Libertarian Linda M. Degroat 18,089 13.21%
Total votes 136,931 100.0%
Turnout  
Democratic hold

2000Edit

United States House of Representatives elections, 2000[58]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Gary Condit (incumbent) 118,842 67.2%
Republican Steve R. Wilson 56,465 31.3%
Natural Law Page Roth Riskin 2,860 1.5%
Total votes 178,167 100.0%
Turnout  
Democratic hold

2002Edit

United States House of Representatives elections, 2002[59]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Dennis Cardoza 56,181 51.3
Republican Dick Monteith 47,528 43.4
American Independent Kevin H. Cripe 3,641 3.3
Libertarian Linda De Groat 2,194 2.0
No party Donna Crowder (write-in) 49 0.0%
Turnout 109,593
Democratic hold

2004Edit

United States House of Representatives elections, 2004[60]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Dennis Cardoza (incumbent) 103,732 67.5
Republican Charles F. Pringle, Sr. 49,973 32.5
Total votes 153,705 100.0
Turnout  
Democratic hold

2006Edit

United States House of Representatives elections, 2006[61]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Dennis Cardoza (incumbent) 71,182 65.5
Republican John A. Kanno 37,531 34.5
Total votes 108,713 100.0
Turnout  
Democratic hold

2008Edit

United States House of Representatives elections, 2008[62]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Dennis Cardoza (incumbent) 130,192 100.0
Total votes 130,192 100.0
Turnout  
Democratic hold

2010Edit

United States House of Representatives elections, 2010[63]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Dennis Cardoza (incumbent) 72,853 58.48
Republican Michael Clare Berryhill, Sr. 51,716 41.52
Total votes 124,569 100.00
Turnout  
Democratic hold

2012Edit

United States House of Representatives elections, 2012[64]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Anna Eshoo 212,831 70.5
Republican Dave Chapman 89,103 29.5
Total votes 301,934 100.0
Democratic hold

2014Edit

United States House of Representatives elections, 2014[65]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Anna Eshoo (incumbent) 133,060 68%
Republican Richard B. Fox 63,326 32%
Total votes 196,386 100%
Democratic hold

2016Edit

United States House of Representatives elections, 2016
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Anna Eshoo (incumbent) 230,460 71%
Republican Richard B. Fox 93,470 29%
Total votes 323,930 100%
Democratic hold

2018Edit

United States House of Representatives elections, 2018
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Anna Eshoo (incumbent) 225,142 74.5%
Republican Christine Russell 77,096 25.5%
Total votes 302,238 100%
Democratic hold

Living former MembersEdit

As of April 2015, there are four living former members of the U.S. House of Representatives from this district.

Representative Term in office Date of birth (and age)
Bill Thomas 1979 – 1983 (1941-12-06) December 6, 1941 (age 77)
Richard H. Lehman 1983 – 1995 (1948-07-20) July 20, 1948 (age 70)
Gary Condit 1993 – 2003 (1948-04-21) April 21, 1948 (age 71)
Dennis Cardoza 2003 – 2012 (1959-03-31) March 31, 1959 (age 60)

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ https://www.census.gov/mycd/?st=06&cd=18
  2. ^ http://www.latimes.com/la-redistricting-map-july-2011,0,5339409.htmlstory#39.71057374407184,-118.14590136718749,5,usCongress,,,current
  3. ^ "Partisan Voting Index – Districts of the 115th Congress" (PDF). The Cook Political Report. April 7, 2017. Retrieved April 7, 2017.
  4. ^ "Rich, poor, young, old: Congressional districts at a glance". Bloomberg Government. September 15, 2017. Retrieved August 10, 2018.
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  14. ^ Statement of Vote (2002 Governor) Archived November 11, 2010, at the Wayback Machine
  15. ^ "Statement of Vote (2003 Recall Question)" (PDF). Archived from the original (PDF) on 2011-05-20. Retrieved 2007-10-08.
  16. ^ "Statement of Vote (2003 Governor)" (PDF). Archived from the original (PDF) on 2011-05-20. Retrieved 2007-10-08.
  17. ^ "Statement of Vote (2004 President)" (PDF). Archived from the original (PDF) on 2011-05-20. Retrieved 2007-08-08.
  18. ^ Statement of Vote (2004 Senator) Archived August 10, 2011, at the Wayback Machine
  19. ^ Statement of Vote (2006 Governor) Archived August 10, 2011, at the Wayback Machine
  20. ^ Statement of Vote (2006 Senator) Archived August 10, 2011, at the Wayback Machine
  21. ^ "(2008 President)". Archived from the original on 2009-02-11. Retrieved 2009-03-05.
  22. ^ "Statement of Vote (2010 Governor)" (PDF). Archived from the original (PDF) on 2011-06-01. Retrieved 2011-07-27.
  23. ^ "Statement of Vote (2010 Senator)" (PDF). Archived from the original (PDF) on 2011-06-01. Retrieved 2011-07-27.
  24. ^ 1932 election results
  25. ^ 1934 election results
  26. ^ 1936 election results
  27. ^ 1938 election results
  28. ^ 1940 election results
  29. ^ 1942 election results
  30. ^ 1944 election results
  31. ^ 1946 election results
  32. ^ 1948 election results
  33. ^ 1950 election results
  34. ^ 1952 election results
  35. ^ 1954 election results
  36. ^ 1956 election results
  37. ^ 1958 election results
  38. ^ 1960 election results
  39. ^ 1962 election results
  40. ^ 1964 election results
  41. ^ 1966 election results
  42. ^ 1968 election results
  43. ^ 1970 election results
  44. ^ 1972 election results
  45. ^ 1974 election results
  46. ^ 1976 election results
  47. ^ 1978 election results
  48. ^ 1980 election results
  49. ^ 1982 election results
  50. ^ 1984 election results
  51. ^ 1986 election results
  52. ^ 1988 election results
  53. ^ 1990 election results
  54. ^ 1992 election results
  55. ^ 1994 election results
  56. ^ 1996 election results
  57. ^ 1998 election results
  58. ^ 2000 election results
  59. ^ 2002 general election results Archived February 3, 2009, at the Wayback Machine
  60. ^ 2004 general election results Archived August 21, 2008, at the Wayback Machine
  61. ^ 2006 general election results Archived November 27, 2008, at the Wayback Machine
  62. ^ 2008 general election results Archived December 21, 2008, at the Wayback Machine
  63. ^ 2010 general election results[permanent dead link]
  64. ^ 2012 general election results Archived October 19, 2013, at the Wayback Machine
  65. ^ "U.S. House of Representatives District 18 - Districtwide Results". Archived from the original on 2014-12-21. Retrieved 2014-12-21.

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