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California's 43rd congressional district

California's 43rd congressional district is a congressional district in the U.S. state of California that is currently represented by Democrat Maxine Waters. The district is centered in the southern part of Los Angeles County and includes portions of the cities of Los Angeles and Torrance. It includes the entirety of the cities of Hawthorne, Lawndale, Gardena, Inglewood and Lomita.

California's 43rd congressional district
California US Congressional District 43 (since 2013).tif
California's 43rd congressional district since January 3, 2013
Representative
  Maxine Waters
DLos Angeles
Median income$56,665[1]
Ethnicity
Cook PVID+29[3]

From 2003 until 2013, the 43rd district was based in San Bernardino County. The Hispanic-majority district encompassed the southwestern part of the county and included San Bernardino and Rialto.

Contents

CompetitivenessEdit

In statewide racesEdit

Election results from statewide races
Year Office Results
1990 Governor[4] Wilson 64.0% - 30.0%
1992 President[5] Bush 38.2% - 37.8%
Senator[6] Herschensohn 52.6% - 37.1%
Senator (Special)[7] Seymour 46.2% - 43.2%
1994 Governor[8] Wilson 63.4% - 31.4%
Senator[9] Huffington 56.2% – 32.8%
1996 President[10] Dole 45.5% - 43.0%
1998 Governor[11] Davis 51.2% - 45.6%
Senator[12] Fong 49.2% – 45.9%
2000 President[13] Bush 52.1% - 44.2%
Senator[14] Feinstein 46.8% - 45.6%
2002 Governor[15] Davis 57.4% - 34.6%
2003 Recall[16][17]   Yes 72.2% - 27.8%
Schwarzenegger 47.3% - 35.2%
2004 President[18] Kerry 58.1% - 40.7%
Senator[19] Boxer 64.5% - 30.3%
2006 Governor[20] Angelides 48.7% - 45.4%
Senator[21] Feinstein 64.6% - 29.8%
2008 President[22] Obama 68.0% - 30.1%
2010 Governor[23] Brown 61.7% - 30.3%
Senator[24] Boxer 60.1% - 32.2%
2012 President[25] Obama 78.0% - 20.0%
U.S. Senator[26] Feinstein 78.3% - 21.7%
2014 Governor[27] Brown 72.6% – 27.4%
2016 President[28] Clinton 78.4% - 16.7%
Senator[29] Harris 66.7% - 33.3%
2018 Governor[30] Newsom 78.0% – 22.0%
Senator[31] Feinstein 62.4% – 37.6%

List of members representing the districtEdit

District created January 3, 1973.

Member Party Dates Cong
ress(es)
Electoral history Counties
 
Victor Veysey
Republican January 3, 1973 –
January 3, 1975
93rd Redistricted from the 38th district and re-elected in 1972.
Retired.
1973–1975
Imperial, Riverside, Inland San Diego
 
Clair Burgener
Republican January 3, 1975 –
January 3, 1983
94th
95th
96th
97th
Redistricted from the 42nd district and re-elected in 1974.
Re-elected in 1976.
Re-elected in 1978.
Re-elected in 1980.
Retired.
1975–1983
Imperial, Southwestern Riverside, San Diego
 
Ron Packard
Republican January 3, 1983 –
January 3, 1993
98th
99th
100th
101st
102nd
Elected as a write-in candidate in 1982.
Re-elected in 1984.
Re-elected in 1986.
Re-elected in 1988.
Re-elected in 1990.
Redistricted to the 48th district.
1983–1993
Southern Orange, Northwestern San Diego
 
Ken Calvert
Republican 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 44th district.
1993–2003
Western Riverside.
 
Joe Baca
Democratic January 3, 2003 –
January 3, 2013
108th
109th
110th
111th
112th
Redistricted from the 42nd 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 35th district and lost.
2003–2013
San Bernardino (Fontana, Ontario, San Bernardino)
 
 
Maxine Waters
Democratic January 3, 2013 –
present
113th
114th
115th
116th
Redistricted from the 35th district and re-elected in 2012.
Re-elected in 2014.
Re-elected in 2016.
Re-elected in 2018.
2013–Present
South Los Angeles (Hawthorne and Inglewood)
 

Election resultsEdit

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1972Edit

1972 United States House of Representatives elections in California[32]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Victor Veysey (Incumbent) 117,781 62.7
Democratic Ernest Z. Robles 70,129 37.3
Total votes 187,910 100.0
Republican win (new seat)

1974Edit

1974 United States House of Representatives elections in California[33]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Clair Burgener (Incumbent) 114,102 60.4
Democratic Bill Bandes 74,905 39.6
Total votes 189,007 100.0
Republican hold

1976Edit

1976 United States House of Representatives elections in California[34]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Clair Burgener (Incumbent) 173,576 65.0
Democratic Pat Kelly 93,475 35.0
Total votes 267,051 100.0
Republican hold

1978Edit

1978 United States House of Representatives elections in California[35]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Clair Burgener (Incumbent) 167,150 68.7
Democratic Reuben B. Brooks 76,308 31.3
Total votes 243,458 100.0
Republican hold

1980Edit

1980 United States House of Representatives elections in California[36]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Clair Burgener (Incumbent) 298,815 86.6
Democratic Tom Metzger 46,361 13.4
Total votes 345,176 100.0
Republican hold

1982Edit

1982 United States House of Representatives elections in California[37]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Ron Packard (write-in) 66,444 36.8
Democratic Roy Pat Archer 57,995 32.1
Republican Johnnie R. Crean 56,297 31.1
Total votes 180,736 100.0
Republican hold

1984Edit

1984 United States House of Representatives elections in California[38]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Ron Packard (Incumbent) 165,643 74.1
Democratic Lois E. Humphreys 50,996 22.8
Libertarian Phyllis Avery 6,878 3.1
Total votes 223,517 100.0
Republican hold

1986Edit

1986 United States House of Representatives elections in California[39]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Ron Packard (Incumbent) 137,341 73.1
Democratic Joseph Chirra 45,078 24.0
Libertarian Phyllis Avery 5,370 2.9
Total votes 187,789 100.0
Republican hold

1988Edit

1988 United States House of Representatives elections in California[40]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Ron Packard (Incumbent) 202,478 71.7
Democratic Howard Greenbaum 72,499 25.6
Libertarian Daniel L. Muhe 7,552 2.7
Total votes 282,529 100.0
Republican hold

1990Edit

1990 United States House of Representatives elections in California[41]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Ron Packard (Incumbent) 151,206 68.1
Peace and Freedom Doug Hansen 40,212 18.1
Libertarian Richard L. "Rick" Arnold 30,720 13.8
Total votes 222,138 100.0
Republican hold

1992Edit

1992 United States House of Representatives elections in California[42]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Ken Calvert 88,987 46.7
Democratic Mark A. Takano 88,468 46.4
American Independent Gary Odom 6,095 3.2
Libertarian Gene L. Berkman 4,989 2.6
Independent John Schwab (write-in) 2,100 1.1
Invalid or blank votes 13,210 6.5
Total votes 203,849 100.0
Republican hold

1994Edit

1994 United States House of Representatives elections in California[43]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Ken Calvert (Incumbent) 84,500 54.7
Democratic Mark A. Takano 59,342 38.4
Libertarian Gene L. Berkman 9,636 6.3
Independent John Schwab (write-in) 767 0.5
Independent Velma Hickey (write-in) 141 0.1
Invalid or blank votes 6,421 4.0
Total votes 160,807 100.0
Republican hold

1996Edit

1996 United States House of Representatives elections in California[44]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Ken Calvert (Incumbent) 97,247 54.7
Democratic Guy Kimborough 67,422 37.9
Natural Law Annie Wallack 6,576 3.7
Peace and Freedom Kevin Akin 3,309 1.9
Libertarian Gene Berkman 3,086 1.7
Independent Colleen Cummings (write-in) 84 0.1
Invalid or blank votes 6,571 3.6
Total votes 184,295 100.0
Republican hold

1998Edit

1998 United States House of Representatives elections in California[45]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Ken Calvert (Incumbent) 83,012 55.7
Democratic Mike Rayburn 56,373 37.8
Green Phill Courtney 5,508 3.7
Natural Law Annie Wallack 4,178 2.8
Invalid or blank votes 9,064 5.7
Total votes 158,135 100.0
Republican hold

2000Edit

2000 United States House of Representatives elections in California[46]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Ken Calvert (Incumbent) 140,201 73.7
Libertarian Bill Reed 29,755 15.6
Natural Law Nat Adam 20,376 10.7
Invalid or blank votes 0 0.0
Total votes 190,332 100.0
Republican hold

2002Edit

2002 United States House of Representatives elections in California[47]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Joe Baca (Incumbent) 45,374 66.4
Republican Wendy C. Neighbor 20,821 30.5
Libertarian Ethel M. Mohler 2,145 3.1
Invalid or blank votes 5,273 7.2
Total votes 73,613 100.0
Democratic hold

2004Edit

2004 United States House of Representatives elections in California[48]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Joe Baca (Incumbent) 86,830 66.4
Republican Ed Laning 44,004 33.6
Independent Barry J. Patts (write-in) 0 0.0
Total votes 130,834 100.0
Democratic hold

2006Edit

2006 United States House of Representatives elections in California[49]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Joe Baca (Incumbent) 52,791 64.5
Republican Scott Folkens 29,069 35.5
Total votes 81,860 100.0
Democratic hold

2008Edit

2008 United States House of Representatives elections in California[50]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Joe Baca (Incumbent) 108,259 69.1
Republican John Roberts 48,312 30.9
Total votes 156,571 100.0
Turnout   63.4
Democratic hold

2010Edit

2010 United States House of Representatives elections in California[51]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Joe Baca (Incumbent) 70,026 65.5
Republican Scott Folkens 36,890 34.5
Total votes 106,916 100.0
Democratic hold

2012Edit

2012 United States House of Representatives elections in California[52]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Maxine Waters (Incumbent) 143,123 71.2
Democratic Bob Flores 57,771 28.8
Total votes 200,894 100.0
Democratic hold

2014Edit

2014 United States House of Representatives elections in California[53]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Maxine Waters (Incumbent) 69,681 71.0
Republican John Wood, Jr. 28,521 29.0
Total votes 98,202 100.0
Democratic hold

2016Edit

2016 United States House of Representatives elections in California[54]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Maxine Waters (Incumbent) 167,017 76.1
Republican Omar Navarro 52,499 23.9
Total votes 219,516 100.0
Democratic hold

2018Edit

2018 United States House of Representatives elections in California[55]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Maxine Waters (Incumbent) 152,272 77.7
Republican Omar Navarro 43,780 22.3
Total votes 196,052 100.0
Democratic hold

Living former representativesEdit

As of January 2019, there are three former members of the U.S. House of Representatives from California's 43rd congressional district that are currently living. The most recent representative to die was Clair Burgener (served 1975–1983) on September 9, 2006. He was also the most recently serving representative to die.

Representative Term in office Date of birth (and age)
Ron Packard 1983–1993 (1931-01-19) January 19, 1931 (age 88)
Ken Calvert 1993–2003 (1953-06-08) June 8, 1953 (age 66)
Joe Baca 2003–2013 (1947-01-23) January 23, 1947 (age 72)

Historical district boundariesEdit

From 2003 through 2013, the district consisted of many of San Bernardino's central suburbs, including San Bernardino, Ontario and Fontana. Due to redistricting after the 2010 United States Census, the district has moved south west into South Los Angeles and now includes Hawthorne and Inglewood.

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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