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California's 20th congressional district

California's 20th congressional district is a congressional district in the U.S. state of California. It is centered in the upper Central Coast region, and includes the counties of Monterey and San Benito and portions of Santa Clara County and Santa Cruz County.

California's 20th congressional district
California US Congressional District 20 (since 2013).tif
California's 20th congressional district – since January 3, 2013.
Representative
  Jimmy Panetta
DCarmel Valley
Median income$73,076[1]
Ethnicity
Cook PVID+23[3]

The district is currently represented by Jimmy Panetta.

From 2003-2013, the former district covered parts of Fresno and Kern counties and all of Kings county. It contained most of the city of Fresno.

Contents

VotingEdit

Election results from statewide races
Year Office Results
2018 Governor Newsom 70.2 - 29.8%
Senator Feinstein 54.2 - 45.8%
2016 President Clinton 70.4 – 23.2%
Senator Harris 66.2 - 33.8%
2014 Governor Brown 73.0 - 27.0%
2012 President Obama 70.9 – 26.2%
Senator Feinstein 73.1 - 26.9%
2010 Governor Brown 55.9 – 37.1%
Senator Boxer 48.3 – 43.5%
2008 President[4] Obama 59.6 – 38.7%
2006 Governor[5] Schwarzenegger 53.7 – 41.5%
Senator[6] Feinstein 60.5 – 33.9%
2004 President[7] Kerry 50.6 – 48.5%
Senator[8] Boxer 57.2 – 38.3%
2003 Recall[9][10] Yes 50.0 – 41.0%
Schwarzenegger 42.7 – 40.4%
2002 Governor[11] Davis 53.1 – 40.6%
2000 President[12] Gore 49.6 – 47.6%
Senator[13] Feinstein 58.4 – 35.0%
1998 Governor
Senator
1996 President
1994 Governor
Senator
1992 President Clinton 46.9 – 37.5%
Senator Herschensohn 50.2 – 40.1%
Senator Feinstein 47.4 – 44.9%

List of representativesEdit

Representative Party Dates Cong
ress(es)
Notes Counties
District created March 4, 1933
  George Burnham Republican March 4, 1933 –
January 3, 1937
73rd
74th
Retired Imperial, San Diego
  Edouard Izac Democratic January 3, 1937 –
January 3, 1943
75th
76th
77th
Redistricted to the 23rd district
  John Carl Hinshaw Republican January 3, 1943 –
August 5, 1956
78th
79th
80th
81st
82nd
83rd
84th
Redistricted from the 11th district

Died
Los Angeles
Vacant August 5, 1956 –
January 3, 1957
  H. Allen Smith Republican January 3, 1957 –
January 3, 1973
85th
86th
87th
88th
89th
90th
91st
92nd
Retired
  Carlos Moorhead Republican January 3, 1973 –
January 3, 1975
93rd Redistricted to the 22nd district
  Barry Goldwater, Jr. Republican January 3, 1975 –
January 3, 1983
94th
95th
96th
97th
Redistricted from the 27th district

Retired to run for US Senate
Southwestern Los Angeles, eastern Ventura
  Bill Thomas Republican January 3, 1983 –
January 3, 1993
98th
99th
100th
101st
102nd
Redistricted from the 18th district

Redistricted to the 21st district
Inyo, Kern, Los Angeles (Lancaster), San Luis Obispo
  Cal Dooley Democratic January 3, 1993 –
January 3, 2003
103rd
104th
105th
106th
107th
Redistricted from the 17th district Western Fresno, northwestern Kern, Kings, western Tulare
January 3, 2003 –
January 3, 2005
108th Retired Western Fresno, northwestern Kern, Kings
  Jim Costa Democratic January 3, 2005 –
January 3, 2013
109th
110th
111th
112th
Redistricted to the 16th district
  Sam Farr Democratic January 3, 2013 –
January 3, 2017
113th
114th
Redistricted from the 17th district
Retired
Monterey and San Benito, and portions of Santa Clara and Santa Cruz
  Jimmy Panetta Democratic January 3, 2017 –
present
115th
116th

Election resultsEdit

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1932Edit

United States House of Representatives elections, 1932[14]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican George Burnham (incumbent) 43,757 50.3
Democratic Claude Chandler 43,304 49.7
Total votes 87,061 100.0
Turnout  
Republican hold

1934Edit

United States House of Representatives elections, 1934[15]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican George Burnham (incumbent) 51,682 52.4
Democratic Edouard Izac 46,957 47.6
Total votes 98,639 100.0
Turnout  
Republican hold

1936Edit

United States House of Representatives elections, 1936[16]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Edouard Izac 59,208 56.4
Republican Ed P. Simple 44,925 42.8
Communist Esco L. Richardson 916 0.8
Total votes 105,049 100.0
Turnout  
Democratic gain from Republican

1938Edit

United States House of Representatives elections, 1938[17]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Edouard Izac (incumbent) 65,243 60.4
Republican John L. Bacon 42,710 39.6
Total votes 107,953 100.0
Turnout  
Democratic hold

1940Edit

United States House of Representatives elections, 1940[18]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Edouard Izac (incumbent) 69,874 51.1
Republican John L. Bacon 66,132 48.3
Communist Esco L. Richardson 806 0.6
Total votes 136,812 100.0
Turnout  
Democratic hold

1942Edit

United States House of Representatives elections, 1942[19]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican John Carl Hinshaw (inc.) 62,628 48.4
Democratic Joseph O. Donovan 55,479 42.9
Prohibition Virgil G. Hinshaw 6,864 5.3
Townsend Janie Bele McCarty 3,537 2.7
Communist Orla E. Lair 792 0.6
Total votes 129,300 100.0
Turnout  
Republican hold

1944Edit

United States House of Representatives elections, 1944[20]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican John Carl Hinshaw (inc.) 112,663 51.8
Democratic Archibald B. Young 101,090 46.5
Prohibition Charles Hiram Randall 3,615 1.5
Total votes 217,368 100.0
Turnout  
Republican hold

1946Edit

United States House of Representatives elections, 1946[21]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican John Carl Hinshaw (inc.) 98,283 63.2
Democratic Everett G. Burkhalter 67,317 36.8
Total votes 165,600 100.0
Turnout  
Republican hold

1948Edit

United States House of Representatives elections, 1948[22]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican John Carl Hinshaw (inc.) 204,710 81.6
Democratic William B. Esterman 46,232 18.4
Total votes 250,942 100.0
Turnout  
Republican hold

1950Edit

United States House of Representatives elections, 1950[23]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican John Carl Hinshaw (inc.) 211,012 85.1
Progressive Myra Tanner Weiss 26,508 10.7
Prohibition Frank Nelson 10,339 4.2
Total votes 247,859 100.0
Turnout  
Republican hold

1952Edit

United States House of Representatives elections, 1952[24]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican John Carl Hinshaw (inc.) 109,509 100.0
Turnout  
Republican hold

1954Edit

United States House of Representatives elections, 1954[25]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican John Carl Hinshaw (inc.) 71,213 71.2
Democratic Eugene Radding 28,838 28.8
Total votes 100,051 100.0
Turnout  
Republican hold

1956Edit

United States House of Representatives elections, 1956[26]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican H. Allen Smith 85,459 70.8
Democratic Eugene Radding 35,249 29.2
Total votes 120,708 100.0
Turnout  
Republican hold

1958Edit

United States House of Representatives elections, 1958[27]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican H. Allen Smith (incumbent) 72,311 66
Democratic Eugene Radding 37,331 34
Total votes 109,642 100.0
Turnout  
Republican hold

1960Edit

United States House of Representatives elections, 1960[28]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican H. Allen Smith (incumbent) 90,214 70.1
Democratic Eugene Radding 38,497 29.9
Total votes 128,711 100.0
Turnout  
Republican hold

1962Edit

United States House of Representatives elections, 1962[29]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican H. Allen Smith (incumbent) 119,938 70.6
Democratic Leon Mayer 49,850 29.4
Total votes 169,788 100.0
Turnout  
Republican hold

1964Edit

United States House of Representatives elections, 1964[30]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican H. Allen Smith (incumbent) 132,402 67.9
Democratic C. Bernard Kaufman 62,645 32.1
Total votes 195,047 100.0
Turnout  
Republican hold

1966Edit

United States House of Representatives elections, 1966[31]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican H. Allen Smith (incumbent) 128,896 73.4
Democratic Raymond Freschi 46,730 26.6
Total votes 175,626 100.0
Turnout  
Republican hold

1968Edit

United States House of Representatives elections, 1968[32]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican H. Allen Smith (incumbent) 133,148 69.3
Democratic Don White 56,008 29.2
Peace and Freedom Robert J. Clarke 2,965 1.5
Total votes 192,121 100.0
Turnout  
Republican hold

1970Edit

United States House of Representatives elections, 1970[33]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican H. Allen Smith (incumbent) 116,437 69.1
Democratic Michael M. Stolzberg 50,033 29.7
American Independent Earl C. Harper 2,100 1.2
Total votes 168,570 100.0
Turnout  
Republican hold

1972Edit

United States House of Representatives elections, 1972[34]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Carlos Moorhead 120,299 57.4
Democratic John Binkley 89,219 42.6
Total votes 209,518 100.0
Turnout  
Republican hold

1974Edit

United States House of Representatives elections, 1974[35]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Barry Goldwater, Jr. (inc.) 96,324 61.2
Democratic Arline M. Mathews 61,119 38.8
Total votes 157,443 100.0
Turnout  
Republican hold

1976Edit

United States House of Representatives elections, 1976[36]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Barry Goldwater, Jr. (inc.) 146,158 67.2
Democratic Patty Lear Corman 71,193 32.8
Total votes 217,351 100.0
Turnout  
Republican hold

1978Edit

United States House of Representatives elections, 1978[37]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Barry Goldwater, Jr. (inc.) 129,714 66.4
Democratic Pat Lear 65,695 33.6
Total votes 195,409 100.0
Turnout  
Republican hold

1980Edit

United States House of Representatives elections, 1980[38]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Barry Goldwater, Jr. (inc.) 199,674 78.8
Democratic Matt Miller 43,024 17.0
Libertarian Christopher R. Darwin 10,605 4.2
Total votes 253,303 100.0
Turnout  
Republican hold

1982Edit

United States House of Representatives elections, 1982[39]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Bill Thomas (incumbent) 123,312 68.1
Democratic Robert J. Bethea 57,769 31.9
Total votes 181,081 100.0
Turnout  
Republican hold

1984Edit

United States House of Representatives elections, 1984[40]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Bill Thomas (incumbent) 151,732 70.9
Democratic Michael T. LeSage 62,307 29.1
Total votes 214,039 100.0
Turnout  
Republican hold

1986Edit

United States House of Representatives elections, 1986[41]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Bill Thomas (incumbent) 129,989 72.6
Democratic Jules H. Moquin 49,027 27.4
Total votes 179,016 100.0
Turnout  
Republican hold

1988Edit

United States House of Representatives elections, 1988[42]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Bill Thomas (incumbent) 162,779 71.1
Democratic Lita Reid 62,037 27.1
Libertarian David L. Bersohn 4,190 1.8
Total votes 229,006 100.0
Turnout  
Republican hold

1990Edit

United States House of Representatives elections, 1990[43]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Bill Thomas (incumbent) 112,962 59.8
Democratic Michael A. Thomas 65,101 34.5
Libertarian William Howard Dilbeck 10,555 5.6
No party Reid (write-in) 307 0.2%
Total votes 188,925 100.0
Turnout  
Republican hold

1992Edit

United States House of Representatives elections, 1992[44]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Cal Dooley (incumbent) 72,679 64.9
Republican Ed Hunt 39,388 35.1
Total votes 112,067 100.0
Turnout  
Democratic hold

1994Edit

United States House of Representatives elections, 1994[45]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Cal Dooley (incumbent) 57,394 56.70
Republican Paul Young 43,836 43.30
Total votes 101,230 100.0
Turnout  
Democratic hold

1996Edit

United States House of Representatives elections, 1996[46]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Cal Dooley (incumbent) 65,381 56.6%
Republican Trice Harvey 45,276 39.1%
Libertarian Jonathan Richter 5,048 4.3%
Total votes 115,705 100.0%
Turnout  
Democratic hold

1998Edit

United States House of Representatives elections, 1998[47]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Cal Dooley (incumbent) 60,599 60.73%
Republican Cliff Unruh 39,183 39.27%
Total votes 99,782 100.0%
Turnout  
Democratic hold

2000Edit

United States House of Representatives elections, 2000[48]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Cal Dooley (incumbent) 66,235 52.4%
Republican Rich Rodriguez 57,563 45.5%
Natural Law Walter Kenneth Ruehlig 1,416 1.1%
Libertarian Arnold Kriegbaum 1,320 1.0%
Total votes 126,534 100.0%
Turnout  
Democratic hold

2002Edit

United States House of Representatives elections, 2002[49]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Cal Dooley (incumbent) 47,627 63.7
Republican Andre Minuth 25,628 34.3
Libertarian Varrin Swearingen 1,515 2.0
Turnout 74,770
Democratic hold

2004Edit

United States House of Representatives elections, 2004[50]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Jim Costa 61,005 53.5
Republican Roy Ashburn 53,231 46.5
Total votes 114,236 100.0
Turnout  
Democratic hold

2006Edit

United States House of Representatives elections, 2006[51]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Jim Costa (incumbent) 61,120 100.0
Turnout  
Democratic hold

2008Edit

United States House of Representatives elections, 2008[52]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Jim Costa (incumbent) 93,023 74.33
Republican Jim Lopez 32,118 25.67
Total votes 125,141 100.0
Turnout   60.55%
Democratic hold

2010Edit

United States House of Representatives elections, 2010[53]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Jim Costa (incumbent) 46,247 51.71
Republican Andy Vidak 43,197 48.29
Total votes 89,444 100.00
Turnout  
Democratic hold

2012Edit

United States House of Representatives elections, 2012[54]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Sam Farr (incumbent) 172,996 74.1
Republican Jeff Taylor 60,566 25.9
Total votes 233,562 100.0
Democratic hold

2014Edit

United States House of Representatives elections, 2014[55]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Sam Farr (incumbent) 106,034 75.2
Republican Ronald Paul Kabat 35,010 24.8
Total votes 141,044 100.0
Democratic hold

2016Edit

United States House of Representatives elections, 2016[56]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Jimmy Panetta 180,980 70.8
Republican Casey Lucius 74,811 29.2
Total votes 255,791 100.0
Democratic hold

2018Edit

United States House of Representatives elections, 2018[57]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Jimmy Panetta (incumbent) 183,677 81.4
No party preference Ronald Paul Kabat 42,044 18.6
Total votes 225,721 100.0
Democratic hold

Living former MembersEdit

As of January 2017, there are five former members of the U.S. House of Representatives from California's 20th congressional district that are currently living. The most recent representative to die was Carlos Moorhead (served 1973-1975) on November 23, 2011.

Representative Term in office Date of birth (and age)
Barry Goldwater, Jr. 1975 – 1983 (1938-07-15) July 15, 1938 (age 81)
Bill Thomas 1983 – 1993 (1941-12-06) December 6, 1941 (age 77)
Cal Dooley 1993 – 2005 (1954-01-11) January 11, 1954 (age 65)
Jim Costa 2005 – 2013 (1952-04-13) April 13, 1952 (age 67)
Sam Farr 2013 – 2017 (1941-07-04) July 4, 1941 (age 78)

Historical district boundariesEdit

 
2003 – 2013

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ https://www.census.gov/mycd/?st=06&cd=20
  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. ^ "(2008 President)". Archived from the original on 2009-02-11. Retrieved 2009-03-05.
  5. ^ Statement of Vote (2006 Governor) Archived 2011-08-10 at the Wayback Machine
  6. ^ Statement of Vote (2006 Senator) Archived 2011-08-10 at the Wayback Machine
  7. ^ "Statement of Vote (2004 President)" (PDF). Archived from the original (PDF) on 2011-05-20. Retrieved 2007-08-08.
  8. ^ Statement of Vote (2004 Senator) Archived 2011-08-10 at the Wayback Machine
  9. ^ "Statement of Vote (2003 Recall Question)" (PDF). Archived from the original (PDF) on 2011-05-20. Retrieved 2007-10-08.
  10. ^ "Statement of Vote (2003 Governor)" (PDF). Archived from the original (PDF) on 2011-05-20. Retrieved 2007-10-08.
  11. ^ Statement of Vote (2002 Governor) Archived 2010-11-11 at the Wayback Machine
  12. ^ "Statement of Vote (2000 President)" (PDF). Archived from the original (PDF) on 2011-05-20. Retrieved 2008-09-17.
  13. ^ "Statement of Vote (2000 Senator)" (PDF). Archived from the original (PDF) on 2011-05-20. Retrieved 2008-09-17.
  14. ^ 1932 election results
  15. ^ 1934 election results
  16. ^ 1936 election results
  17. ^ 1938 election results
  18. ^ 1940 election results
  19. ^ 1942 election results
  20. ^ 1944 election results
  21. ^ 1946 election results
  22. ^ 1948 election results
  23. ^ 1950 election results
  24. ^ 1952 election results
  25. ^ 1954 election results
  26. ^ 1956 election results
  27. ^ 1958 election results
  28. ^ 1960 election results
  29. ^ 1962 election results
  30. ^ 1964 election results
  31. ^ 1966 election results
  32. ^ 1968 election results
  33. ^ 1970 election results
  34. ^ 1972 election results
  35. ^ 1974 election results
  36. ^ 1976 election results
  37. ^ 1978 election results
  38. ^ 1980 election results
  39. ^ 1982 election results
  40. ^ 1984 election results
  41. ^ 1986 election results
  42. ^ 1988 election results
  43. ^ 1990 election results
  44. ^ 1992 election results
  45. ^ 1994 election results
  46. ^ 1996 election results
  47. ^ 1998 election results
  48. ^ 2000 election results
  49. ^ 2002 general election results Archived February 3, 2009, at the Wayback Machine
  50. ^ 2004 general election results Archived 2008-08-21 at the Wayback Machine
  51. ^ 2006 general election results Archived November 27, 2008, at the Wayback Machine
  52. ^ 2008 general election results[permanent dead link]
  53. ^ "2010 general election results" (PDF). Archived from the original (PDF) on 2011-05-20. Retrieved 2012-03-08.
  54. ^ 2012 general election results Archived October 19, 2013, at the Wayback Machine
  55. ^ "U.S. House of Representatives District 20 - Districtwide Results". Archived from the original on 2015-01-06. Retrieved 2014-12-21.
  56. ^ "U.S. House of Representatives District 20 - Districtwide Results". Archived from the original on 2015-01-06. Retrieved 2014-12-21.
  57. ^ "United States Representative in Congress by District" (PDF). Retrieved 2019-03-18.

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