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California's 29th congressional district

California's 29th congressional district is a congressional district in the U.S. state of California based in the north central San Fernando Valley, it includes the city of San Fernando as well as the Los Angeles communities of Van Nuys, Pacoima, Arleta, Panorama City, Sylmar and parts of Sun Valley and North Hollywood. The district is represented by Democrat Tony Cárdenas.

California's 29th congressional district
California US Congressional District 29 (since 2013).tif
California's 29th congressional district since January 3, 2013
Representative
  Tony Cárdenas
DPacoima
Median income$53,347[1]
Ethnicity
Cook PVID+29[3]

Contents

CompetitivenessEdit

In statewide racesEdit

Election results from statewide races
Year Office Results
1990 Governor[4] Feinstein 74.3% - 22.2%
1992 President[5] Clinton 66.3% - 20.2%
Senator[6] Boxer 67.7% - 27.4%
Senator (Special)[7] Feinstein 72.6% - 23.6%
1994 Governor[8] Brown 55.6% - 41.1%
Senator[9] Feinstein 69.4% - 26.0%
1996 President[10] Clinton 66.5% - 23.5%
1998 Governor[11] Davis 73.8% - 22.6%
Senator[12] Boxer 70.9% - 26.7%
2000 President[13] Gore 72.1% - 22.3%
Senator[14] Feinstein 70.5% - 21.2%
2002 Governor[15] Davis 52.2% - 38.7%
2003 Recall[16][17]   50.8% - 49.2%
Schwarzenegger 47.1% - 33.6%
2004 President[18] Kerry 61.2% - 37.4%
Senator[19] Boxer 63.8% - 31.4%
2006 Governor[20] Schwarzenegger 50.3% - 44.4%
Senator[21] Feinstein 64.0% - 30.7%
2008 President[22] Obama 67.6% - 30.4%
2010 Governor[23] Brown 61.0% - 34.5%
Senator[24] Boxer 60.7% - 34.8%
2012 President[25] Obama 77.0% - 20.5%
Senator[26] Feinstein 77.8% - 22.2%
2014 Governor[27] Brown 73.8% – 26.2%
2016 President[28] Clinton 77.7% - 16.8%
Senator[29] Harris 53.9% - 47.0%
2018 Governor[30] Newsom 77.8% – 22.2%
Senator[31] Feinstein 55.0% – 45.0%

List of members representing the districtEdit

District created January 3, 1953

Member Party Dates Cong
ress(es)
Electoral history Counties
 
John J. Phillips
Republican January 3, 1953 –
January 3, 1957
83rd
84th
Redistricted from the 22nd district and re-elected in 1952.
Re-elected in 1954.
Retired.
1953–1963
Imperial, Riverside
 
Dalip Singh Saund
Democratic January 3, 1957 –
January 3, 1963
85th
86th
87th
First Sikh Congressman.
Elected in 1956.
Re-elected in 1958.
Re-elected in 1960.
Left office due to incapacitating stroke.
 
George E. Brown, Jr.
Democratic January 3, 1963 –
January 3, 1971
88th
89th
90th
91st
Elected in 1962.
Re-elected in 1964.
Re-elected in 1966.
Re-elected in 1968.
Retired to run for US Senator.
1963–1969
Los Angeles
1969–1973
Los Angeles
 
George E. Danielson
Democratic January 3, 1971 –
January 3, 1975
92nd
93rd
Elected in 1970.
Re-elected in 1972.
Redistricted to the 30th district.
1973–1975
Los Angeles
 
Augustus Hawkins
Democratic January 3, 1975 –
January 3, 1991
94th
95th
96th
97th
98th
99th
100th
101st
Redistricted from the 21st district and re-elected in 1974.
Re-elected in 1976.
Re-elected in 1978.
Re-elected in 1980.
Re-elected in 1982.
Re-elected in 1984.
Re-elected in 1986.
Re-elected in 1988.
Retired.
1975–1983
Los Angeles
1983–1993
South Central Los Angeles
 
Maxine Waters
Democratic January 3, 1991 –
January 3, 1993
102nd Elected in 1990.
Redistricted to the 35th district.
 
Henry Waxman
Democratic January 3, 1993 –
January 3, 2003
103rd
104th
105th
106th
107th
Redistricted from the 24th district and re-elected in 1992.
Re-elected in 1994.
Re-elected in 1996.
Re-elected in 1998.
Re-elected in 2000.
Redistricted to the 30th district.
1993–2003
West Side Los Angeles
 
Adam Schiff
Democratic January 3, 2003 –
January 3, 2013
108th
109th
110th
111th
112th
Redistricted from the 27th district and re-elected in 2002.
Re-elected in 2004.
Re-elected in 2006.
Re-elected in 2008.
Re-elected in 2010.
Redistricted to the 28th district.
2003–2013
Los Angeles (Burbank,
Glendale, Pasadena)
 
Tony Cárdenas
Democratic January 3, 2013 –
present
113th
114th
115th
116th

Elected in 2012.
Re-elected in 2014.
Re-elected in 2016.
Re-elected in 2018.
2013–Present
North Central
San Fernando Valley

Election resultsEdit

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1952Edit

1952 United States House of Representatives elections in California[32]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican John J. Phillips (Incumbent) 73,144 100.0
Republican hold

1954Edit

1954 United States House of Representatives elections in California[33]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican John J. Phillips (Incumbent) 42,420 58.0
Democratic Bruce Shangle 30,781 42.0
Total votes 73,201 100.0
Republican hold

1956Edit

1956 United States House of Representatives elections in California[34]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Dalip Singh Saund 54,989 51.5
Republican Jacqueline Cochran Odlum 51,690 48.5
Total votes 106,679 100.0
Democratic gain from Republican

1958Edit

1958 United States House of Representatives elections in California[35]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Dalip Singh Saund (Incumbent) 64,518 62.4
Republican John Babbage 38,899 37.6
Total votes 103,417 100.0
Democratic hold

1960Edit

1960 United States House of Representatives elections in California[36]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Dalip Singh Saund (Incumbent) 76,139 57.1
Republican Charles H. Jameson 57,319 42.9
Total votes 133,458 100.0
Democratic hold

1962Edit

1962 United States House of Representatives elections in California[37]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic George Brown, Jr. 73,740 55.7
Republican H. L. Richardson, Jr. 58,760 44.3
Total votes 132,500 100.0
Democratic hold

1964Edit

1964 United States House of Representatives elections in California[38]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic George Brown, Jr. (Incumbent) 90,208 58.6
Republican Charles J. Farrington, Jr. 63,836 41.4
Total votes 154,044 100.0
Democratic hold

1966Edit

1966 United States House of Representatives elections in California[39]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic George Brown, Jr. (Incumbent) 69,115 51.1
Republican Bill Orozco 66,079 48.9
Total votes 135,194 100.0
Democratic hold

1968Edit

1968 United States House of Representatives elections in California[40]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic George Brown, Jr. (Incumbent) 74,807 52.3
Republican Bill Orozco 68,213 47.7
Total votes 143,020 100.0
Democratic hold

1970Edit

1970 United States House of Representatives elections in California[41]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic George E. Danielson 71,308 62.6
Republican Tom McMann 42,620 37.4
Total votes 113,928 100.0
Democratic hold

1972Edit

1972 United States House of Representatives elections in California[42]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic George E. Danielson (Incumbent) 91,553 62.8
Republican Richard E. Ferraro 48,814 33.5
Peace and Freedom John W. Blaine 5,455 3.7
Total votes 145,822 100.0
Democratic hold

1974Edit

1974 United States House of Representatives elections in California[43]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Augustus F. Hawkins (Incumbent) 45,977 100.0
Democratic hold

1976Edit

1976 United States House of Representatives elections in California[44]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Augustus F. Hawkins (Incumbent) 82,515 85.5
Republican Michael D. Germonprez 10,852 11.2
Independent Sheila Leburg 3,235 3.3
Total votes 96,602 100.0
Democratic hold

1978Edit

1978 United States House of Representatives elections in California[45]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Augustus F. Hawkins (Incumbent) 65,214 85.0
Republican Uriah J. Fields 11,512 15.0
Total votes 76,726 100.0
Democratic hold

1980Edit

1980 United States House of Representatives elections in California[46]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Augustus F. Hawkins (Incumbent) 80,095 86.1
Republican Michael Arthur Hirt 10,282 11.1
Libertarian Earl Smith 2,622 2.8
Total votes 92,999 100.0
Democratic hold

1982Edit

1982 United States House of Representatives elections in California[47]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Augustus F. Hawkins (Incumbent) 97,028 79.8
Republican Milton R. Mackaig 24,568 20.2
Total votes 121,596 100.0
Democratic hold

1984Edit

1984 United States House of Representatives elections in California[48]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Augustus F. Hawkins (Incumbent) 108,777 86.6
Republican Echo Y. Goto 16,781 13.4
Total votes 125,558 100.0
Democratic hold

1986Edit

1986 United States House of Representatives elections in California[49]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Augustus F. Hawkins (Incumbent) 78,132 84.6
Republican John Van de Brooke 13,432 14.5
Libertarian Waheed R. Boctor 851 0.9
Total votes 92,415 100.0
Democratic hold

1988Edit

1988 United States House of Representatives elections in California[50]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Augustus F. Hawkins (Incumbent) 88,169 82.8
Republican Reuben D. Franco 14,543 13.7
Libertarian Gregory P. Gilmore 3,724 3.5
Total votes 105,436 100.0
Democratic hold

1990Edit

1990 United States House of Representatives elections in California[51]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Maxine Waters 51,350 79.4
Republican Bill DeWitt 12,054 18.6
Libertarian Waheed R. Boctor 1,268 2.0
Total votes 64,672 100.0
Democratic hold

1992Edit

1992 United States House of Representatives elections in California[52]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Henry Waxman (Incumbent) 160,312 61.3
Republican Mark Robbins 67,141 25.7
Independent David Davis 15,445 5.9
Peace and Freedom Susan C. Davies 13,888 5.3
Libertarian Felix Tsvi Rogin 4,699 1.8
Independent Vann (write-in) 1 0.0
Total votes 261,486 100.0
Democratic hold

1994Edit

1994 United States House of Representatives elections in California[53]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Henry Waxman (Incumbent) 129,413 66.1
Republican Paul Stepanek 53,801 28.1
Libertarian Mike Binkley 7,162 3.8
Total votes 190,376 100.0
Democratic hold

1996Edit

1996 United States House of Representatives elections in California[54]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Henry Waxman (Incumbent) 145,278 67.7
Republican Paul Stepanek 52,857 24.6
Peace and Freedom John Daley 8,819 4.1
Libertarian Mike Binkley 4,766 2.2
Natural Law Brian Rees 3,097 1.4
Total votes 214,817 100.0
Democratic hold

1998Edit

1998 United States House of Representatives elections in California[55]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Henry Waxman (Incumbent) 131,561 73.9
Republican Mike Gottlieb 40,282 22.6
Libertarian Mike Binkley 3,534 2.0
Natural Law Karen Blasdell-Wilkinson 2,717 1.5
Total votes 178,094 100.0
Democratic hold

2000Edit

2000 United States House of Representatives elections in California[56]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Henry Waxman (Incumbent) 180,295 75.7
Republican Jim Scileppi 45,784 19.3
Libertarian Jack Anderson 7,944 3.3
Natural Law Bruce Currivan 4,178 1.7
Total votes 238,201 100.0
Democratic hold

2002Edit

2002 United States House of Representatives elections in California[57]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Adam Schiff (Incumbent) 76,036 62.6
Republican Jim Scileppi 40,676 33.4
Libertarian Ted Brown 4,889 4.0
Total votes 121,541 100.0
Democratic hold

2004Edit

2004 United States House of Representatives elections in California[58]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Adam Schiff (Incumbent) 133,670 64.7
Republican Harry Frank Scolinos 62,871 30.4
Green Philip Koebel 5,715 2.7
Libertarian Ted Brown 4,570 2.2
Independent John Burton (write-in) 6 0.0
Total votes 206,832 100.0
Democratic hold

2006Edit

2006 United States House of Representatives elections in California[59]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Adam Schiff (Incumbent) 91,014 63.5
Republican William J. Bodell 39,321 27.5
Green William M. Paparian 8,197 5.7
Peace and Freedom Lynda L. Llamas 2,599 1.8
Libertarian Jim Keller 2,258 1.5
Independent John Burton (write-in) 15 0.0
Total votes 143,404 100.0
Democratic hold

2008Edit

2008 United States House of Representatives elections in California[60]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Adam Schiff (Incumbent) 146,198 68.9
Republican Charles Hahn 56,727 26.7
Libertarian Alan Pyeatt 9,219 4.4
Democratic hold

2010Edit

2010 United States House of Representatives elections in California[61]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Adam Schiff (Incumbent) 104,374 64.8
Republican John P. Colbert 51,534 32.0
Libertarian William P. Cushing 5,218 3.2
Democratic hold

2012Edit

2012 United States House of Representatives elections in California[62]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Tony Cardenas 111,287 74.1
No party preference David R. Hernandez 38,994 25.9
Total votes 150,281 100.0
Democratic hold

2014Edit

2014 United States House of Representatives elections in California[63]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Tony Cardenas (Incumbent) 50,096 74.6
Republican William O'Callaghan Leader 17,045 25.4
Total votes 67,141 100.0
Democratic hold

2016Edit

2016 United States House of Representatives elections in California[64]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Tony Cardenas (Incumbent) 128,407 74.7
Democratic Richard Alarcon 43,417 25.3
Total votes 171,824 100.0
Democratic hold

2018Edit

2018 United States House of Representatives elections in California[65]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Tony Cardenas (Incumbent) 124,697 80.6
Republican Benito Benny Bernal 29,995 19.4
Total votes 154,692 100.0
Democratic hold

Living former representativesEdit

As of March 2019, there are three former members of the U.S. House of Representatives from California's 29th congressional district that are currently living. The most recent representative to die was Augustus Hawkins (served 1975-1991) on November 10, 2007. He was also the most recently serving representative to die.

Representative Term in office Date of birth (and age)
Maxine Waters 1991–1993 (1938-08-15) August 15, 1938 (age 80)
Henry Waxman 1993–2003 (1939-09-12) September 12, 1939 (age 79)
Adam Schiff 2003–2013 (1960-06-22) June 22, 1960 (age 59)

Historical district boundariesEdit

From 2003 through 2013, the district consisted of parts of northern Los Angeles, including Burbank, Glendale and Pasadena. Due to redistricting after the 2010 United States Census, the district shifted north west within Los Angeles County and includes the northern San Fernando Valley.

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ US Census
  2. ^ LA Times
  3. ^ "Partisan Voting Index – Districts of the 115th Congress" (PDF). The Cook Political Report. April 7, 2017. Retrieved April 7, 2017.
  4. ^ Statement of Vote (1990 Governor)
  5. ^ Statement of Vote (1992 President)
  6. ^ Statement of Vote (1992 Senate)
  7. ^ Statement of Vote (1992 Senate)
  8. ^ Statement of Vote (1994 Governor)
  9. ^ Statement of Vote (1994 Senate)
  10. ^ Statement of Vote (1996 President)
  11. ^ Statement of Vote (1998 Governor) Archived September 29, 2011, at the Wayback Machine
  12. ^ Statement of Vote (1998 Senate) Archived September 29, 2011, at the Wayback Machine
  13. ^ Statement of Vote (2000 President)
  14. ^ Statement of Vote (2000 Senator)
  15. ^ Statement of Vote (2002 Governor)
  16. ^ Statement of Vote (2003 Recall Question)
  17. ^ Statement of Vote (2003 Governor)
  18. ^ Statement of Vote (2004 President)
  19. ^ Statement of Vote (2004 Senator)
  20. ^ Statement of Vote (2006 Governor)
  21. ^ Statement of Vote (2006 Senator)
  22. ^ Statement of Vote (2008 President)
  23. ^ Statement of Vote (2010 Governor)
  24. ^ Statement of Vote (2010 Senator)
  25. ^ Statement of Vote (2012 President)
  26. ^ Statement of Vote (2012 Senator)
  27. ^ Statement of Vote (2014 Governor)
  28. ^ Statement of Vote (2016 President)
  29. ^ Statement of Vote (2016 Senator)
  30. ^ Statement of Vote (2018 Governor)
  31. ^ Statement of Vote (2018 Senator)
  32. ^ 1952 election results
  33. ^ 1954 election results
  34. ^ 1956 election results
  35. ^ 1958 election results
  36. ^ 1960 election results
  37. ^ 1962 election results
  38. ^ 1964 election results
  39. ^ 1966 election results
  40. ^ 1968 election results
  41. ^ 1970 election results
  42. ^ 1972 election results
  43. ^ 1974 election results
  44. ^ 1976 election results
  45. ^ 1978 election results
  46. ^ 1980 election results
  47. ^ 1982 election results
  48. ^ 1984 election results
  49. ^ 1986 election results
  50. ^ 1988 election results
  51. ^ 1990 election results
  52. ^ 1992 election results
  53. ^ 1994 election results
  54. ^ 1996 election results
  55. ^ 1998 election results
  56. ^ 2000 election results
  57. ^ 2002 election results
  58. ^ 2004 election results
  59. ^ 2006 election results
  60. ^ 2008 election results
  61. ^ 2010 election results
  62. ^ 2012 election results
  63. ^ 2014 election results
  64. ^ 2016 election results
  65. ^ 2018 election results

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