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California's 42nd congressional district

California's 42nd congressional district is a congressional district in the U.S. state of California.

California's 42nd congressional district
California US Congressional District 42 (since 2013).tif
California's 42nd congressional district since January 3, 2013.
Representative
  Ken Calvert
RCorona
Median income$83,837[1]
Ethnicity
Cook PVIR+9[3]

The district is currently represented by Republican Ken Calvert. The district is entirely within Riverside County in the Inland Empire, including the communities of Corona, Lake Elsinore, and Murrieta.

Contents

CompetitivenessEdit

In statewide racesEdit

Election results from statewide races
Year Office Results
1990 Governor[4] Wilson 62.0% - 33.8%
1992 President[5] Clinton 45.9% - 32.8%
Senator[6] Herschensohn 45.4% - 43.2%
Senator (Special)[6] Seymour 50.7% - 44.0%
1994 Governor[7] Wilson 55.6% - 36.9%
Senator[8] Huffington 49.3% – 39.6%
1996 President[9] Clinton 53.5% - 35.6%
1998 Governor[10] Davis 61.3% - 31.7%
Senator[11] Boxer 56.7% – 38.1%
2000 President[12] Gore 57.0% - 39.3%
Senator[13] Feinstein 58.5% - 34.2%
2002 Governor[14] Simon 61.1% - 31.9%
2003 Recall[15][16]   Yes 75.8% - 24.2%
Schwarzenegger 66.0% - 15.3%
2004 President[17] Bush 62.0% - 36.9%
Senator[18] Jones 54.1% - 41.6%
2006 Governor[19] Schwarzenegger 71.1% - 24.6%
Senator[20] Mountjoy 52.9% - 42.5%
2008 President[21] McCain 53.2% - 44.9%
2010 Governor[22] Whitman 59.1% - 35.2%
Senator[23] Fiorina 61.2% - 33.8%
2012 President[24] Romney 56.5% - 41.4%
Senator[25] Emken 56.8% - 43.2%
2014 Governor[26] Kashkari 63.2% – 36.8%
2016 President[27] Trump 53.4%- 41.4%
Senator[28] Harris 54.6% - 45.4%
2018 Governor[29] Cox 58.8% – 41.2%
Senator[30] de León 52.1% - 47.9%

List of members representing the districtEdit

District created January 3, 1973.

Member Party Dates Cong
ress(es)
Electoral history Counties
  Clair Burgener Republican January 3, 1973 –
January 3, 1975
93rd Elected in 1972.
Redistricted to the 43rd district.
1973–1975
Southern Coastal Orange, Coastal San Diego outside the city
  Lionel Van Deerlin Democratic January 3, 1975 –
January 3, 1981
94th
95th
96th
Redistricted from the 41st district and re-elected in 1974.
Re-elected in 1976.
Re-elected in 1978.
Lost re-election.
1975–1983
San Diego (San Diego City southern half)
  Duncan Hunter Republican January 3, 1981 –
January 3, 1983
97th Elected in 1980.
Redistricted to the 45th district.
  Dan Lungren Republican January 3, 1983 –
January 3, 1989
98th
99th
100th
Redistricted from the 34th district and re-elected in 1982.
Re-elected in 1984.
Re-elected in 1986.
Appointed acting California State Treasurer.
1983–1993
Los Angeles (Palos Verdes), Northwestern Orange
  Dana Rohrabacher Republican January 3, 1989 –
January 3, 1993
101st
102nd
Elected in 1988.
Re-elected in 1990.
Redistricted to the 45th district.
  George Brown, Jr. Democratic January 3, 1993 –
July 15, 1999
103rd
104th
105th
106th
Redistricted from the 36th district and re-elected in 1992.
Re-elected in 1994.
Re-elected in 1996.
Re-elected in 1998.
Died.
1993–2003
San Bernardino (Inland Empire)
Vacant July 15, 1999 –
November 16, 1999
Special election held November 16, 1999
  Joe Baca Democratic November 16, 1999 –
January 3, 2003
106th
107th
Elected to finish Brown's term.
Re-elected in 2000.
Redistricted to the 43rd district.
  Gary Miller Republican January 3, 2003 –
January 3, 2013
108th
109th
110th
111th
112th
Redistricted from the 41st 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 31st district.
2003–2013
Southeastern Los Angeles, Northeastern Orange, Southwestern San Bernardino
 
  Ken Calvert Republican January 3, 2013 –
present
113th
114th
115th
116th
Redistricted from the 44th district and re-elected in 2012.
Re-elected in 2014.
Re-elected in 2016.
Re-elected in 2018.
2013–Present
Inland Empire (Corona and Murrieta)
 

Election resultsEdit

197219741976197819801982198419861988199019921994199619981999 (Special)2000200220042006200820102012201420162018

1972Edit

1972 United States House of Representatives elections in California[31]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Clair Burgener (Incumbent) 155,965 67.4
Democratic Bob Lowe 67,477 29.2
American Independent Armin R. Moths 7,812 3.4
Total votes 231,254 100.0
Republican win (new seat)

1974Edit

1974 United States House of Representatives elections in California[32]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Lionel Van Deerlin (Incumbent) 69,746 69.9
Republican Wes Marden 30,058 30.1
Total votes 99,804 100.0
Democratic hold

1976Edit

1976 United States House of Representatives elections in California[33]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Lionel Van Deerlin (Incumbent) 103,062 76.0
Republican Wes Marden 32,565 24.0
Total votes 135,627 100.0
Democratic hold

1978Edit

1978 United States House of Representatives elections in California[34]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Lionel Van Deerlin (Incumbent) 85,126 73.7
Republican Lawrence C. Mattera 30,319 26.3
Total votes 115,445 100.0
Democratic hold

1980Edit

1980 United States House of Representatives elections in California[35]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Duncan Hunter 79,713 53.3
Democratic Lionel Van Deerlin (Incumbent) 69,936 46.7
Total votes 149,649 100.0
Republican gain from Democratic

1982Edit

1982 United States House of Representatives elections in California[36]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Dan Lungren (Incumbent) 142,845 69.0
Democratic James P. Spellman 58,690 28.3
Peace and Freedom John S. Donohue 5,514 2.7
Total votes 207,049 100.0
Republican hold

1984Edit

1984 United States House of Representatives elections in California[37]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Dan Lungren (Incumbent) 177,783 73.0
Democratic Mary Lou Brophy 60,025 24.6
Peace and Freedom John S. Donohue 5,811 2.4
Total votes 243,619 100.0
Republican hold

1986Edit

1986 United States House of Representatives elections in California[38]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Dan Lungren (Incumbent) 140,364 72.8
Democratic Michael P. Blackburn 47,586 24.7
Peace and Freedom Kate McClatchy 4,761 2.5
Total votes 192,711 100.0
Republican hold

1988Edit

1988 United States House of Representatives elections in California[39]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Dana Rohrabacher 153,280 64.2
Democratic Guy C. Kimbrough 78,778 33.0
Libertarian Richard D. Rose 6,563 2.8
Total votes 238,621 100.0
Republican hold

1990Edit

1990 United States House of Representatives elections in California[40]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Dana Rohrabacher (Incumbent) 109,353 59.3
Democratic Guy C. Kimbrough 67,189 36.5
Libertarian Richard Gibb Martin 7,744 4.2
Total votes 184,286 100.0
Republican hold

1992Edit

1992 United States House of Representatives elections in California[41]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic George Brown, Jr. (Incumbent) 79,780 50.7
Republican Dick Rutan 69,251 44.0
Libertarian Fritz R. Ward 8,424 5.3
Total votes 157,455 100.0
Democratic hold

1994Edit

1994 United States House of Representatives elections in California[42]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic George Brown, Jr. (Incumbent) 58,888 51.1
Republican Rob Guzman 56,259 48.9
Independent LaBine (write-in) 44 0.0
Independent Sanchez (write-in) 14 0.0
Total votes 115,205 100.0
Democratic hold

1996Edit

1996 United States House of Representatives elections in California[43]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic George Brown, Jr. (Incumbent) 52,166 50.5
Republican Linda Wilde 51,170 49.5
Total votes 103,336 100.0
Democratic hold

1998Edit

1998 United States House of Representatives elections in California[44]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic George Brown, Jr. (Incumbent) 62,207 55.3
Republican Elia Pirozzi 45,328 40.3
American Independent Hale McGee 3,086 2.7
Libertarian David Lynn Hollist 1,899 1.7
Total votes 112,520 100.0
Democratic hold

1999 (Special)Edit

1999 California's 42nd congressional district special election[45][46]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Joe Baca 23,690 50.5
Republican Elia Pirozzi 21,018 44.9
Reform Rick Simon 1,198 2.6
Libertarian John S. Ballard 956 2.0
Total votes 46,862 100.0
Turnout   19.4
Democratic hold

2000Edit

2000 United States House of Representatives elections in California[47]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Joe Baca (Incumbent) 90,585 59.8
Republican Eli Pirozzi 53,239 35.2
Libertarian John "Scott" Ballard 4,059 2.6
Natural Law Gwyn Hartley 3,694 2.4
Total votes 151,577 100.0
Democratic hold

2002Edit

2002 United States House of Representatives elections in California[48]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Gary Miller (Incumbent) 98,476 67.8
Democratic Richard Waldron 42,090 29.0
Libertarian Donald Yee 4,680 3.2
Total votes 145,186 100.0
Republican hold

2004Edit

2004 United States House of Representatives elections in California[49]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Gary Miller (Incumbent) 167,632 68.2
Democratic Lewis Myers 78,393 31.8
Total votes 246,025 100.0
Republican hold

2006Edit

2006 United States House of Representatives elections in California[50]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Gary Miller (Incumbent) 129,720 100.0
Republican hold

2008Edit

2008 United States House of Representatives elections in California[51]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Gary Miller (Incumbent) 158,404 60.2
Democratic Ed Chau 104,909 39.8
Total votes 263,313 100.0
Republican hold

2010Edit

2010 United States House of Representatives elections in California[52]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Gary Miller (Incumbent) 127,161 62.3
Democratic Michael Williamson 65,122 31.8
Libertarian Mark Lambert 12,115 5.9
Total votes 204,398 100.0
Republican hold

2012Edit

2012 United States House of Representatives elections in California[53]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Ken Calvert (Incumbent) 130,245 60.6
Democratic Michael Williamson 84,702 39.4
Total votes 214,947 100.0
Republican hold

2014Edit

2014 United States House of Representatives elections in California[54]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Ken Calvert (Incumbent) 74,540 65.7
Democratic Tim Sheridan 38,850 34.3
Total votes 113,390 100.0
Republican hold

2016Edit

2016 United States House of Representatives elections in California[55]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Ken Calvert (Incumbent) 149,547 58.8
Democratic Tim Sheridan 104,689 41.2
Total votes 254,236 100.0
Republican hold

2018Edit

2018 United States House of Representatives elections in California[56]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Ken Calvert (Incumbent) 131,040 56.5
Democratic Julia C. Peacock 100,892 43.5
Total votes 231,932 100.0
Republican hold

Living former representativesEdit

As of January 2019, there are five former members of the U.S. House of Representatives from California's 42nd congressional district that are currently living. The most recent representative to die was Lionel Van Deerlin (served 1975-1981) on May 17, 2008. The most recently serving representative to die was George Brown Jr. (served 1993-1999), who died in office on July 15, 1999.

Representative Term in office Date of birth (and age)
Duncan Hunter 1981 - 1983 (1948-05-31) May 31, 1948 (age 71)
Dan Lungren 1983 - 1989 (1946-09-22) September 22, 1946 (age 72)
Dana Rohrabacher 1989 - 1993 (1947-06-21) June 21, 1947 (age 72)
Joe Baca 1999 - 2003 (1947-01-23) January 23, 1947 (age 72)
Gary Miller 2003 - 2013 (1948-10-16) October 16, 1948 (age 70)

Historical district boundariesEdit

From 2003 to 2013, the district covered parts of Los Angeles, Orange, and San Bernardino counties in Southern California.

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. ^ a b Statement of Vote (1992 Senate)
  7. ^ Statement of Vote (1994 Governor)
  8. ^ Statement of Vote (1994 Senate)
  9. ^ Statement of Vote (1996 President)
  10. ^ Statement of Vote (1998 Governor) Archived September 29, 2011, at the Wayback Machine
  11. ^ Statement of Vote (1998 Senate) Archived September 29, 2011, at the Wayback Machine
  12. ^ Statement of Vote (2000 President)
  13. ^ Statement of Vote (2000 Senator)
  14. ^ Statement of Vote (2002 Governor)
  15. ^ Statement of Vote (2003 Recall Question)
  16. ^ Statement of Vote (2003 Governor)
  17. ^ Statement of Vote (2004 President)
  18. ^ Statement of Vote (2004 Senator)
  19. ^ Statement of Vote (2006 Governor)
  20. ^ Statement of Vote (2006 Senator)
  21. ^ Statement of Vote (2008 President)
  22. ^ Statement of Vote (2010 Governor)
  23. ^ Statement of Vote (2010 Senator)
  24. ^ Statement of Vote (2012 President)
  25. ^ Statement of Vote (2012 Senator)
  26. ^ Statement of Vote (2014 Governor)
  27. ^ Statement of Vote (2016 President)
  28. ^ Statement of Vote (2016 Senator)
  29. ^ Statement of Vote (2018 Governor)
  30. ^ Statement of Vote (2018 Senator)
  31. ^ 1972 election results
  32. ^ 1974 election results
  33. ^ 1976 election results
  34. ^ 1978 election results
  35. ^ 1980 election results
  36. ^ 1982 election results
  37. ^ 1984 election results
  38. ^ 1986 election results
  39. ^ 1988 election results
  40. ^ 1990 election results
  41. ^ 1992 election results
  42. ^ 1994 election results
  43. ^ 1996 election results
  44. ^ 1998 election results
  45. ^ 1999 special election results
  46. ^ 1999 special election results
  47. ^ 2000 election results
  48. ^ 2002 election results
  49. ^ 2004 election results
  50. ^ 2006 election results
  51. ^ 2008 election results
  52. ^ 2010 election results
  53. ^ 2012 election results
  54. ^ 2014 election results
  55. ^ 2016 election results
  56. ^ 2018 election results

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