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California's 40th congressional district

California's 40th congressional district is a congressional district in the U.S. state of California. The district is currently represented by Democrat Lucille Roybal-Allard. The district includes Downey, East Los Angeles, Commerce, Paramount, Bell, Bell Gardens, Bellflower, Cudahy, Huntington Park, Maywood, and the neighborhoods of Florence, Florence-Graham, Historic South Central and South Park, in South Los Angeles. It is the most Latino district in the nation, at 86.5%.

California's 40th congressional district
California US Congressional District 40 (since 2013).tif
California's 40th congressional district since January 3, 2013.
Representative
  Lucille Roybal-Allard
DLos Angeles
Median income$47,190[1]
Ethnicity
Cook PVID+33[3]

CompetitivenessEdit

In statewide racesEdit

Election results from statewide races
Year Office Results
1990 Governor[4] Wilson 63.6% - 32.0%
1992 President[5] Bush 39.9% - 35.2%
Senator[6] Herschensohn 55.7% - 32.8%
Senator (Special)[7] Seymour 49.5% - 39.6%
1994 Governor[8] Wilson 66.6% - 27.5%
Senator[9] Huffington 60.4% – 29.0%
1996 President[10] Dole 48.8% – 37.7%
1998 Governor[11] Lungren 49.2% – 46.6%
Senator[12] Fong 53.8% – 40.9%
2000 President[13] Bush 56.0% - 39.3%
Senator[14] Campbell 50.4% - 41.9%
2002 Governor[15] Simon 57.7% - 34.6%
2003 Recall[16][17]   Yes 73.8% - 26.2%
Schwarzenegger 62.4% - 16.5%
2004 President[18] Bush 60.2% - 38.4%
Senator[19] Jones 50.9% - 43.8%
2006 Governor[20] Schwarzenegger 69.0% - 26.0%
Senator[21] Mountjoy 50.2% - 44.5%
2008 President[22] McCain 51.1% - 46.6%
2010 Governor[23] Whitman 55.8% - 38.0%
Senator[24] Fiorina 57.0% - 37.2%
2012 President[25] Obama 81.5% - 16.5%
Senator[26] Feinstein 81.2% - 18.8%
2014 Governor[27] Brown 76.2% – 23.8%
2016 President[28] Clinton 82.2% - 12.8%
Senator[29] Sanchez 56.4% - 43.6%
2018 Governor[30] Newsom 80.5% – 19.5%
Senator[31] Feinstein 51.1% – 48.9%

List of members representing the districtEdit

District created January 3, 1973.

Member Party Dates Cong
ress(es)
Electoral history Counties
 
Bob Wilson
Republican January 3, 1973 –
January 3, 1975
93rd Redistricted from the 37th district and re-elected in 1972.
Redistricted to the 41st district.
1973–1975
San Diego (San Diego City Northern half)
 
Andrew J. Hinshaw
Republican January 3, 1975 –
January 3, 1977
94th Redistricted from the 39th district and re-elected in 1974.
Lost renomination.
1975–1983
Southern Orange, Northwestern San Diego
 
Robert Badham
Republican January 3, 1977 –
January 3, 1989
95th
96th
97th
98th
99th
100th
Elected in 1976.
Re-elected in 1978.
Re-elected in 1980.
Re-elected in 1982.
Re-elected in 1984.
Re-elected in 1986.
Retired.
1983–1993
Central Orange
 
Christopher Cox
Republican January 3, 1989 –
January 3, 1993
101st
102nd
Elected in 1988.
Re-elected in 1990.
Redistricted to the 47th district.
 
Jerry Lewis
Republican January 3, 1993 –
January 3, 2003
103rd
104th
105th
106th
107th
Redistricted from the 35th 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 41st district.
1993–2003
Inyo, San Bernardino
 
Ed Royce
Republican January 3, 2003 –
January 3, 2013
108th
109th
110th
111th
112th
Redistricted from the 39th 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 39th district.
2003–2013
Northern Orange
 
 
Lucille Roybal-Allard
Democratic January 3, 2013 –
present
113th
114th
115th
116th
Redistricted from the 34th district and re-elected in 2012.
Re-elected in 2014.
Re-elected in 2016.
Re-elected in 2018.
2013–Present
Los Angeles (Downey and East Los Angeles)
 

Election resultsEdit

197219741976197819801982198419861988199019921994199619982000200220042006200820102012201420162018

1972Edit

1972 United States House of Representatives elections in California[32]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Bob Wilson (Incumbent) 153,648 67.8
Democratic Frank Caprio 68,771 30.3
American Independent Fritjof Thygeson 4,294 1.9
Total votes 226,713 100.0
Republican hold

1974Edit

1974 United States House of Representatives elections in California[33]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Andrew J. Hinshaw (Incumbent) 114,895 63.4
Democratic Roderick J. "Rod" Wilson 56,195 30.9
American Independent Grayson L. Watkins 10,381 5.7
Total votes 181,471 100.0
Republican hold

1976Edit

1976 United States House of Representatives elections in California[34]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Robert Badham 148,512 59.3
Democratic Vivian Hall 102,132 40.7
Total votes 250,644 100.0
Republican hold

1978Edit

1978 United States House of Representatives elections in California[35]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Robert Badham (Incumbent) 147,882 65.9
Democratic Jim McGuy 76,358 34.1
Total votes 224,240 100.0
Republican hold

1980Edit

1980 United States House of Representatives elections in California[36]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Robert Badham (Incumbent) 213,999 70.2
Democratic Michael F. Dow 66,512 21.8
Libertarian Dan Mahaffey 24,486 8.0
Total votes 304,997 100.0
Republican hold

1982Edit

1982 United States House of Representatives elections in California[37]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Robert Badham (Incumbent) 144,228 71.5
Democratic Paul Hasenman 52,546 26.1
Peace and Freedom Maxine Bell Quirk 4,826 2.4
Total votes 201,600 100.0
Republican hold

1984Edit

1984 United States House of Representatives elections in California[38]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Robert Badham (Incumbent) 164,257 64.4
Democratic Carol Ann Bradford 86,748 34.0
Peace and Freedom Maxine Bell Quirk 3,969 1.6
Total votes 254,974 100.0
Republican hold

1986Edit

1986 United States House of Representatives elections in California[39]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Robert Badham (Incumbent) 119,829 59.8
Democratic Bruce W. Sumner 75,664 37.7
Peace and Freedom Steve Sears 5,025 2.5
Total votes 200,518 100.0
Republican hold

1988Edit

1988 United States House of Representatives elections in California[40]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Chris Cox 181,269 67.1
Democratic Lida Lenney 80,782 29.9
Libertarian Roger Bloxham 4,539 1.7
Peace and Freedom Gretchen J. Farsai 3,699 1.4
Independent Write-ins 87 0.0
Total votes 270,376 100.0
Republican hold

1990Edit

1990 United States House of Representatives elections in California[41]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Chris Cox (Incumbent) 142,299 67.6
Democratic Eugene Gratz 68,087 32.4
Total votes 210,376 100.0
Republican hold

1992Edit

1992 United States House of Representatives elections in California[42]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Jerry Lewis (Incumbent) 129,563 63.1
Democratic Donald M. "Don" Rusk 63,881 31.1
Peace and Freedom Margie Akin 11,839 5.8
Total votes 205,283 100.0
Republican hold

1994Edit

1994 United States House of Representatives elections in California[43]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Jerry Lewis (Incumbent) 115,728 70.7
Democratic Donald M. "Don" Rusk 48,003 29.3
Total votes 163,731 100.0
Republican hold

1996Edit

1996 United States House of Representatives elections in California[44]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Jerry Lewis (Incumbent) 98,821 65.0
Democratic Robert Conaway 44,102 29.0
American Independent Hale McGee 4,963 3.2
Libertarian Joseph Kelly 4,375 2.8
Total votes 132,261 100.0
Republican hold

1998Edit

1998 United States House of Representatives elections in California[45]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Jerry Lewis (Incumbent) 97,406 64.9
Democratic Robert "Bob" Conaway 47,897 31.9
Libertarian Maurice Mayben 4,822 3.2
Total votes 150,125 100.0
Republican hold

2000Edit

2000 United States House of Representatives elections in California[46]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Jerry Lewis (Incumbent) 151,069 80.0
Natural Law Frank N. Schmidt 19,029 10.0
Libertarian Jay Lindberg 18,924 10.0
Total votes 189,022 100.0
Republican hold

2002Edit

2002 United States House of Representatives elections in California[47]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Ed Royce (Incumbent) 92,422 67.7
Democratic Christina Avalos 40,265 29.5
Libertarian Charles R. "Chuck" McGlawn 3,955 2.8
Total votes 136,642 100.0
Republican hold

2004Edit

2004 United States House of Representatives elections in California[48]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Ed Royce (Incumbent) 189,336 68.0
Democratic Tilman Williams 69,684 32.0
Total votes 259,020 100.0
Republican hold

2006Edit

2006 United States House of Representatives elections in California[49]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Ed Royce (Incumbent) 100,995 66.8
Democratic Florice Orea Hoffman 46,418 30.7
Libertarian Philip H. Inman 3,876 2.5
Total votes 151,289 100.0
Republican hold

2008Edit

2008 United States House of Representatives elections in California[50]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Ed Royce (Incumbent) 144,923 62.6
Democratic Christina Avalos 86,772 37.4
Total votes 231,695 100.0
Republican hold

2010Edit

2010 United States House of Representatives elections in California[51]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Ed Royce (Incumbent) 119,455 66.8
Democratic Christina Avalos 59,400 33.2
Total votes 178,855 100.0
Republican hold

2012Edit

2012 United States House of Representatives elections in California[52]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Lucille Roybal-Allard (Incumbent) 73,940 58.9
Democratic David Sanchez 51,613 41.1
Total votes 125,553 100.0
Democratic hold

2014Edit

2014 United States House of Representatives elections in California[53]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Lucille Roybal-Allard (Incumbent) 30,208 61.2
Democratic David Sanchez 19,171 38.8
Total votes 49,379 100.0
Democratic hold

2016Edit

2016 United States House of Representatives elections in California[54]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Lucille Roybal-Allard (Incumbent) 106,554 81.2
Independent Roman Gonzalez 24,743 18.8
Total votes 131,297 100.0
Democratic hold

2018Edit

2018 United States House of Representatives elections in California[55]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Lucille Roybal-Allard (Incumbent) 93,938 77.3
Green Rodolfo Cortes Barragan 27,511 22.7
Total votes 121,449 100.0
Democratic hold

Living former representativesEdit

As of January 2019, there are three former members of the U.S. House of Representatives from California's 40th congressional district that are currently living.The most recent representative to die was Andrew J. Hinshaw (served 1975–1977) on February 7, 2015. the most recently serving representative to die was Robert Badham (served 1977-89) on October 21, 2005.

Representative Term in office Date of birth (and age)
Christopher Cox 1979 - 1993 (1952-10-16) October 16, 1952 (age 66)
Jerry Lewis 1993 - 2003 (1934-10-21) October 21, 1934 (age 84)
Ed Royce 2003 - 2013 (1951-10-12) October 12, 1951 (age 67)

Historical district boundariesEdit

The seat was originally one of five reapportioned to California after the 1970 U.S. Census, but its boundaries have shifted radically through successive redistricting efforts. At various times it has included parts of Orange and San Diego counties, and from 1993 to 2003 it covered eastern San Bernardino and Inyo counties. From 2003 to 2013 the district was based in Orange County. The district covered the cities in the northern part of the county, including Fullerton, Orange, Cypress, Stanton, and Buena Park.

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 Senate)
  30. ^ Statement of Vote (2018 Governor)
  31. ^ Statement of Vote (2018 Senator)
  32. ^ 1972 election results
  33. ^ 1974 election results
  34. ^ 1976 election results
  35. ^ 1978 election results
  36. ^ 1980 election results
  37. ^ 1982 election results
  38. ^ 1984 election results
  39. ^ 1986 election results
  40. ^ 1988 election results
  41. ^ 1990 election results
  42. ^ 1992 election results
  43. ^ 1994 election results
  44. ^ 1996 election results
  45. ^ 1998 election results
  46. ^ 2000 election results
  47. ^ 2002 election results
  48. ^ 2004 election results
  49. ^ 2006 election results
  50. ^ 2008 election results
  51. ^ 2010 election results
  52. ^ 2012 election results
  53. ^ 2014 election results
  54. ^ 2016 election results
  55. ^ 2018 election results

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