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California's 33rd congressional district

California's 33rd congressional district is a congressional district in the U.S. state of California based in Los Angeles County. The district is currently represented by Democrat Ted Lieu. In 2014, after 40 years in Congress, previous representative Henry Waxman announced his retirement.

California's 33rd congressional district
California US Congressional District 33 (since 2013).tif
California's 33rd congressional district since January 3, 2013
U.S. Representative
  Ted Lieu
DTorrance
Area480 sq mi (1,200 km2)
Median income$105,200[1]
Ethnicity
Cook PVID+16[3]

People announcing their campaigns for this seat in the 2014 election cycle included: author Marianne Williamson, director Brent Roske, producer/historian Vince Flaherty and Deputy District Attorney for L.A. County Elan Carr.[4]. State Senator Ted Lieu succeeded Henry Waxman in Congress in January 2015, after having defeated Los Angeles County deputy district attorney Elan Carr in the November 4 general election.

The district includes cities, communities, and districts on the West side of Los Angeles, the South Bay beach cities including portions of Torrance and the entire Palos Verdes Peninsula within Los Angeles County. They include:

Contents

CompetitivenessEdit

In statewide racesEdit

Election results from statewide races
Year Office Results
1990 Governor[5] Wilson 59.4% - 35.5%
1992 President[6] Clinton 63.0% - 23.6%
Senator[7] Boxer 59.3% - 29.9%
Senator (Special)[8] Feinstein 65.8% - 25.9%
1994 Governor[9] Brown 61.2% - 31.1%
Senator[10] Feinstein 58.1% - 28.4%
1996 President[11] Clinton 79.7% - 14.0%
1998 Governor[12] Davis 83.4% - 13.4%
Senator[13] Boxer 79.9% – 16.4%
2000 President[14] Gore 82.6% - 14.9%
Senator[15] Feinstein 81.7% - 11.4%
2002 Governor[16] Davis 74.7% - 15.2%
2003 Recall[17][18]   74.2% - 25.8%
Bustamante 57.0% - 24.5%
2004 President[19] Kerry 82.8% - 15.9%
Senator[20] Boxer 83.5% - 11.7%
2006 Governor[21] Angelides 69.4% - 25.6%
Senator[22] Feinstein 83.7% - 10.8%
2008 President[23] Obama 86.8% - 11.7%
2010 Governor[24] Brown 82.9% - 13.4%
Senator[25] Boxer 83.2% - 13.0%
2012 President[26] Obama 60.6% - 36.8%
Senator[27] Feinstein 64.5% - 35.5%
2014 Governor[28] Brown 61.6% – 38.4%
2016 President[29] Clinton 67.8% - 26.5%
Senator[30] Harris 70.9% - 29.1%
2018 Governor[31] Newsom 67.7% – 32.3%
Senator[32] Feinstein 62.4% – 37.6%

List of members representing the districtEdit

District created January 3, 1963

Representative Party Dates Cong
ress(es)
Electoral history Counties
 
Harry R. Sheppard
Democratic January 3, 1963 –
January 3, 1965
88th Redistricted from the 27th district and re-elected in 1962.
Retired.
San Bernardino
 
Kenneth W. Dyal
Democratic January 3, 1965 –
January 3, 1967
89th Elected in 1964.
Lost re-election.
 
Jerry Pettis
Republican January 3, 1967 –
January 3, 1975
90th
91st
92nd
93rd
Elected in 1966.
Re-elected in 1968.
Re-elected in 1970.
Re-elected in 1972.
Redistricted to the 37th district.
 
Del M. Clawson
Republican January 3, 1975 –
December 31, 1978
94th
95th
Redistricted from the 23rd district and re-elected in 1974.
Re-elected in 1976.
Resigned.
Los Angeles
Vacant December 31, 1978 –
January 3, 1979
 
Wayne R. Grisham
Republican January 3, 1979 –
January 3, 1983
96th
97th
Elected in 1978.
Re-elected in 1980.
Lost re-nomination
 
David Dreier
Republican January 3, 1983 –
January 3, 1993
98th
99th
100th
101st
102nd
Redistricted from the 35th district. and re-elected in 1982.
Re-elected in 1984.
Re-elected in 1986.
Re-elected in 1988.
Re-elected in 1990.
Redistricted to the 28th district.
Los Angeles (eastern suburbs)
 
Lucille Roybal-Allard
Democratic January 3, 1993 –
January 3, 2003
103rd
104th
105th
106th
107th
Elected in 1992.
Re-elected in 1994.
Re-elected in 1996.
Re-elected in 1998.
Re-elected in 2000.
Redistricted to the 34th district.
Los Angeles (Downtown L.A.)
 
Diane Watson
Democratic January 3, 2003 –
January 3, 2011
108th
109th
110th
111th
Redistricted from the 32nd district and Re-elected in 2002.
Re-elected in 2004.
Re-elected in 2006.
Re-elected in 2008.
Retired.
Los Angeles (Culver City, Ladera Heights, and Baldwin Hills)
 
Karen Bass
Democratic January 3, 2011 –
January 3, 2013
112th Elected in 2010.
Redistricted to the 37th district.
 
Henry Waxman
Democratic January 3, 2013 –
January 3, 2015
113th Redistricted from the 30th district and re-elected in 2012.
Retired.
Los Angeles (Beverly Hills and Santa Monica)
 
Ted Lieu
Democratic January 3, 2015 –
Present
114th
115th
116th
Elected in 2014.
Re-elected in 2016.
Re-elected in 2018.

Election resultsEdit

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1962Edit

United States House of Representatives elections, 1962[33]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Harry R. Sheppard (incumbent) 96,192 59.0
Republican William R. Thomas 66,764 41.0
Total votes 162,956 100.0
Turnout  
Democratic hold

1964Edit

United States House of Representatives elections, 1964[34]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Kenneth W. Dyal 109,047 51.7
Republican Jerry Pettis 101,742 48.3
Total votes 210,789 100.0
Turnout  
Democratic hold

1966Edit

United States House of Representatives elections, 1966[35]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Jerry Pettis 102,401 53.5
Democratic Kenneth W. Dyal (incumbent) 89,071 46.5
Total votes 191,472 100.0
Turnout  
Republican gain from Democratic

1968Edit

United States House of Representatives elections, 1968[36]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Jerry Pettis (incumbent) 123,426 66.3
Democratic Al C. Bellard 59,619 32.0
American Independent Earl D. Wallen 3,171 1.7
Total votes 186,216 100.0
Turnout  
Republican hold

1970Edit

United States House of Representatives elections, 1970[37]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Jerry Pettis (incumbent) 116,093 72.2
Democratic Chester M. Wright 44,764 27.8
Total votes 160,857 100.0
Turnout  
Republican hold

1972Edit

United States House of Representatives elections, 1972[38]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Jerry Pettis (incumbent) 140,304 75.1
Democratic Ken Thompson 46,626 24.9
Total votes 186,930 100.0
Turnout  
Republican hold

1974Edit

United States House of Representatives elections, 1974[39]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Del M. Clawson (incumbent) 71,054 53.4
Democratic Robert E. "Bob" White 57,423 43.1
American Independent James C. "Jim" Griffin 4,636 3.5
Total votes 133,113 100.0
Turnout  
Republican hold

1976Edit

United States House of Representatives elections, 1976[40]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Del M. Clawson (incumbent) 95,398 55.1
Democratic Ted Snyder 77,807 44.9
Total votes 173,205 100.0
Turnout  
Republican hold

1978Edit

United States House of Representatives elections, 1978[41]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Wayne R. Grisham 79,533 56.0
Democratic Dennis S. Kazarian 62,540 44.0
Total votes 142,073 100.0
Turnout  
Republican hold

1980Edit

United States House of Representatives elections, 1980[42]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Wayne R. Grisham (incumbent) 122,439 70.9
Democratic Fred L. Anderson 50,365 29.1
Total votes 172,804 100.0
Turnout  
Republican hold

1982Edit

United States House of Representatives elections, 1982[43]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican David Dreier (incumbent) 112,362 65.2
Democratic Paul Servelle 55,514 32.2
Libertarian Phillips B. Franklin 2,251 1.3
Peace and Freedom James Michael "Mike" Noonan 2,223 1.3
Total votes 172,350 100.0
Turnout  
Republican hold

1984Edit

United States House of Representatives elections, 1984[44]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican David Dreier (incumbent) 147,363 70.6
Democratic Claire K. McDonald 54,147 26.0
Libertarian Gail Lightfoot 4,738 2.3
Peace and Freedom James Michael "Mike" Noonan 2,371 1.1
Total votes 208,619 100.0
Turnout  
Republican hold

1986Edit

United States House of Representatives elections, 1986[45]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican David Dreier (incumbent) 118,541 71.7
Democratic Monty Hempel 44,312 26.8
Peace and Freedom James Michael "Mike" Noonan 2,500 1.5
Total votes 165,353 100.0
Turnout  
Republican hold

1988Edit

United States House of Representatives elections, 1988[46]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican David Dreier (incumbent) 151,704 69.2
Democratic Nelson Gentry 57,586 26.2
Libertarian Gail Lightfoot 6,601 3.0
Peace and Freedom James Michael "Mike" Noonan 3,492 1.6
Total votes 219,383 100.0
Turnout  
Republican hold

1990Edit

United States House of Representatives elections, 1990[47]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican David Dreier (incumbent) 101,336 63.7
Democratic Georgia Houston Webb 49,981 31.4
Libertarian Gail Lightfoot 7,840 4.9
Total votes 159,157 100.0
Turnout  
Republican hold

1992Edit

United States House of Representatives elections, 1992[48]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Lucille Roybal-Allard 32,010 63.0
Republican Robert Guzman 15,428 30.4
Peace and Freedom Tim Delia 2,135 4.2
Libertarian Dale S. Olvera 1,206 2.4
Total votes 50,779 100.0
Turnout  
Democratic win (new seat)

1994Edit

United States House of Representatives elections, 1994[49]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Lucille Roybal-Allard (incumbent) 33,814 81.5
Peace and Freedom Kermit Booker 7,694 18.5
Total votes 41,508 100.0
Turnout  
Democratic hold

1996Edit

United States House of Representatives elections, 1996[50]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Lucille Roybal-Allard (incumbent) 47,478 82.2
Republican John Leonard 8,147 14.0
Libertarian Howard Johnson 2,203 3.8
Total votes 57,828 100.0
Turnout  
Democratic hold

1998Edit

United States House of Representatives elections, 1998[51]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Lucille Roybal-Allard (incumbent) 43,310 87.2
Republican Wayne Miller 6,364 12.8
Total votes 49,674 100.0
Turnout  
Democratic hold

2000Edit

United States House of Representatives elections, 2000[52]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Lucille Roybal-Allard (incumbent) 60,510 84.6
Republican Wayne Miller 8,260 11.6
Libertarian Nathan Thomas Craddock 1,601 2.2
Natural Law William Harpur 1,200 1.6
Total votes 71,571 100.0
Turnout  
Democratic hold

2002Edit

United States House of Representatives elections, 2002[53]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Diane Watson (incumbent) 97,779 82.6
Republican Andrew Kim 16,699 14.1
Libertarian Charles Tate 3,971 3.3
Total votes 118,449 100.0
Turnout  
Democratic hold

2004Edit

United States House of Representatives elections, 2004[54]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Diane Watson (incumbent) 166,801 88.6
Libertarian Robert G. Weber, Jr. 21,513 11.4
Total votes 188,314 100.0
Turnout  
Democratic hold

2006Edit

United States House of Representatives elections, 2006[55]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Diane Watson (incumbent) 113,715 100.0
Turnout  
Democratic hold

2008Edit

United States House of Representatives elections, 2008[56]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Diane Watson (incumbent) 186,924 87.6
Republican David Crowley 26,536 12.4
Total votes 213,460 100.0
Turnout   70.19
Democratic hold

2010Edit

United States House of Representatives elections, 2010[57]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Karen Bass 131,990 86.1
Republican James L. Andion 21,342 13.9
Total votes 153,332 100.0
Democratic hold

2012Edit

United States House of Representatives elections, 2012[58]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Henry Waxman 171,860 54.0
Independent Bill Bloomfield 146,660 46.0
Total votes 318,520 100.0
Democratic hold

2014Edit

United States House of Representatives elections, 2014[59]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Ted Lieu 108,331 59.2
Republican Elan Carr 79,700 40.8
Total votes 188,031 100.0
Democratic hold

2016Edit

United States House of Representatives elections, 2016[60]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Ted Lieu 219,397 66.4
Republican Kenneth W. Wright 110,822 33.6
Total votes 330,219 100.0
Democratic hold

2018Edit

United States House of Representatives elections, 2018[61]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Ted Lieu 219,091 70.0
Republican Kenneth W. Wright 93,769 30.0
Total votes 312,860 100.0
Democratic hold

Living former representativesEdit

As of January 2019, there are five former members of the U.S. House of Representatives from California's 33rd congressional district that are currently living. The most recent representative to die was Wayne R. Grisham (served 1979-1983) on January 19, 2011. He was also the most recently serving representative to die.

Representative Term in office Date of birth (and age)
David Dreier 1983 - 1993 (1952-07-05) July 5, 1952 (age 66)
Lucille Roybal-Allard 1993 - 2003 (1941-06-12) June 12, 1941 (age 77)
Diane Watson 2003 - 2011 (1933-11-12) November 12, 1933 (age 85)
Karen Bass 2011 - 2013 (1953-10-03) October 3, 1953 (age 65)
Henry Waxman 2013 - 2015 (1939-09-12) September 12, 1939 (age 79)

Historical district boundariesEdit

 
2003 - 2013

From 2003 to 2013, the district encompassed the incorporated city of Culver City (a center of film and TV production), and in the Baldwin Hills unincorporated areas such as Ladera Heights, and some of the western neighborhoods within the city of Los Angeles such as Baldwin Hills (neighborhood).

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. ^ Elan Carr for Congress (2014)
  5. ^ Statement of Vote (1990 Governor)
  6. ^ Statement of Vote (1992 President)
  7. ^ Statement of Vote (1992 Senate)
  8. ^ Statement of Vote (1992 Senate)
  9. ^ Statement of Vote (1994 Governor)
  10. ^ Statement of Vote (1994 Senate)
  11. ^ Statement of Vote (1996 President)
  12. ^ Statement of Vote (1998 Governor) Archived September 29, 2011, at the Wayback Machine
  13. ^ Statement of Vote (1998 Senate) Archived September 29, 2011, at the Wayback Machine
  14. ^ Statement of Vote (2000 President)
  15. ^ Statement of Vote (2000 Senator)
  16. ^ Statement of Vote (2002 Governor)
  17. ^ Statement of Vote (2003 Recall Question)
  18. ^ Statement of Vote (2003 Governor)
  19. ^ Statement of Vote (2004 President)
  20. ^ Statement of Vote (2004 Senator)
  21. ^ Statement of Vote (2006 Governor)
  22. ^ Statement of Vote (2006 Senator)
  23. ^ Statement of Vote (2008 President)
  24. ^ Statement of Vote (2010 Governor)
  25. ^ Statement of Vote (2010 Senator)
  26. ^ Statement of Vote (2012 President)
  27. ^ Statement of Vote (2012 Senator)
  28. ^ Statement of Vote (2014 Governor)
  29. ^ Statement of Vote (2016 President)
  30. ^ Statement of Vote (2016 Senator)
  31. ^ Statement of Vote (2018 Governor)
  32. ^ Statement of Vote (2018 Senator)
  33. ^ 1962 election results
  34. ^ 1964 election results
  35. ^ 1966 election results
  36. ^ 1968 election results
  37. ^ 1970 election results
  38. ^ 1972 election results
  39. ^ 1974 election results
  40. ^ 1976 election results
  41. ^ 1978 election results
  42. ^ 1980 election results
  43. ^ 1982 election results
  44. ^ 1984 election results
  45. ^ 1986 election results
  46. ^ 1988 election results
  47. ^ 1990 election results
  48. ^ 1992 election results
  49. ^ 1994 election results
  50. ^ 1996 election results
  51. ^ 1998 election results
  52. ^ 2000 election results
  53. ^ 2002 election results
  54. ^ 2004 election results
  55. ^ 2006 election results
  56. ^ 2008 election results
  57. ^ 2010 election results
  58. ^ 2012 election results
  59. ^ 2014 election results
  60. ^ 2016 election results
  61. ^ 2018 election results

Further readingEdit

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