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California's 46th congressional district

California's 46th congressional district is a congressional district in the U.S. state of California.

California's 46th congressional district
California US Congressional District 46 (since 2013).tif
California's 46th congressional district since January 3, 2013.
Representative
  Lou Correa
DSanta Ana
Population (2017[1])734,649
Median income$65,334[2]
Ethnicity
Cook PVID+15[4]

The district is currently represented by Democrat Lou Correa. The district is based in Orange County and includes the communities of Anaheim and Santa Ana, as well as parts of Orange. It is both the most liberal and most Latino Congressional district in Orange County.

The Congressional district also contains the theme park Disneyland.

From 2003 to 2013 the district covered part of Los Angeles County and Orange County. The district included Huntington Beach, Costa Mesa, and Rancho Palos Verdes.

CompetitivenessEdit

In statewide racesEdit

Election results from statewide races
Year Office Results
1992 President[5] Bush 39.9% – 37.1%
Senator[6] Herschensohn 53.1% – 36.2%
Senator (Special)[7] Seymour 45.7% – 42.6%
1994 Governor[8] Wilson 60.1% – 34.1%
Senator[9] Huffington 54.2% - 33.2%
1996 President[10] Clinton 48.3% - 40.8%
1998 Governor[11] Davis 55.9% - 39.6%
Senator[12] Boxer 49.9% – 44.2%
2000 President[13] Gore 54.1% – 42.3%
Senator[14] Feinstein 49.9% – 44.2%
2002 Governor[15] Simon 55.8% – 36.4%
2003 Recall[16][17]   Yes 70.0% – 30.0%
Schwarzenegger 62.2% – 17.8%
2004 President[18] Bush 56.9% – 41.6%
Senator[19] Jones 48.6% – 45.5%
2006 Governor[20] Schwarzenegger 68.9% – 26.3%
Senator[21] Feinstein 47.9% – 47.1%
2008 President[22] McCain 49.8% – 48.0%
2010 Governor[23] Whitman 55.8% – 38.8%
Senator[24] Fiorina 56.4% – 38.4%
2012 President[25] Obama 61.4% – 36.2%
Senator[26] Feinstein 63.0% – 37.0%
2014 Governor[27] Brown 59.5% – 40.5%
2016 President[28] Clinton 66.3% - 27.9%
Senator[29] Sanchez 58.7% – 41.3%
2018 Governor[30] Newsom 63.8% – 36.2%
Senator[31] Feinstein 52.8% – 47.2%

List of members representing the districtEdit

District created January 3, 1993.

Member Party Dates Cong
ress(es)
Electoral history Counties
 
Bob Dornan
Republican January 3, 1993 –
January 3, 1997
103rd
104th
Redistricted from the 38th district and re-elected in 1992.
Re-elected in 1994.
Lost re-election.
1993–2003
Orange (Garden Grove, Santa Ana)
 
Loretta Sanchez
Democratic January 3, 1997 –
January 3, 2003
105th
106th
107th
Elected in 1996.
Re-elected in 1998.
Re-elected in 2000.
Redistricted to the 47th district.
 
Dana Rohrabacher
Republican January 3, 2003 –
January 3, 2013
108th
109th
110th
111th
112th
Redistricted from the 45th 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 48th district.
2003–2013
Los Angeles (Long Beach, Palos Verdes), Orange (Huntington Beach)
 
 
Loretta Sanchez
Democratic January 3, 2013 –
January 3, 2017
113th
114th
Redistricted from the 47th district and re-elected in 2012.
Re-elected in 2014.
Retired to run for U.S. Senator.
2013–Present
Orange County (Anaheim and Santa Ana)
 
 
Lou Correa
Democratic January 3, 2017 –
Present
115th
116th
Elected in 2016.
Re-elected in 2018.

Election resultsEdit

1992Edit

1992 United States House of Representatives elections in California[32]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Bob Dornan (Incumbent) 55,659 50.2
Democratic Robert John Banuelos 45,435 41.0
Libertarian Richard G. Newhouse 9,712 8.8
Total votes 110,806 100.0
Republican hold

1994Edit

1994 United States House of Representatives elections in California[33]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Bob Dornan (Incumbent) 50,616 57.1
Democratic Michael P. "Mike" Farber 33,004 37.2
Libertarian Richard G. Newhouse 5,077 5.7
Total votes 88,697 100.0
Republican hold

1996Edit

1996 United States House of Representatives elections in California[34]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Loretta Sanchez 47,964 46.9
Republican Bob Dornan (Incumbent) 46,980 45.9
Reform Lawrence Stafford 3,235 3.1
Libertarian Thomas Reimer 2,333 2.2
Natural Law J. Aguirre 1,972 1.9
Total votes 102,484 100.0
Democratic gain from Republican

1998Edit

1998 United States House of Representatives elections in California[35]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Loretta Sanchez (Incumbent) 47,964 56.4
Republican Bob Dornan 33,388 39.3
Libertarian Thomas E. Reimer 2,316 2.7
Natural Law Larry G. Engwall 1,334 1.6
Total votes 85,002 100.0
Democratic hold

2000Edit

2000 United States House of Representatives elections in California[36]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Loretta Sanchez (Incumbent) 70,381 60.3
Republican Gloria Matta Tuchman 40,928 35.0
Libertarian Richard B. Boddie 3,159 2.7
Natural Law Larry Engwall 2,440 2.0
Total votes 116,908 100.0
Democratic hold

2002Edit

2002 United States House of Representatives elections in California[37]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Dana Rohrabacher (Incumbent) 108,807 61.8
Democratic Gerrie Schipske 60,890 34.6
Libertarian Keith Gann 6,488 3.6
Independent Thomas Lash (write-in) 80 0.0
Total votes 176,165 100.0
Republican hold

2004Edit

2004 United States House of Representatives elections in California[38]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Dana Rohrabacher (Incumbent) 171,318 62.0
Democratic Jim Brandt 90,129 32.5
Green Tom Lash 10,238 3.7
Total votes 271,685 100.0
Republican hold

2006Edit

2006 United States House of Representatives elections in California[39]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Dana Rohrabacher (Incumbent) 116,176 59.6
Democratic Jim Brandt 71,573 36.7
Libertarian Dennis Chang 7,303 3.7
Total votes 195,052 100.0
Republican hold

2008Edit

2008 United States House of Representatives elections in California[40]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Dana Rohrabacher (Incumbent) 149,818 52.5
Democratic Debbie Cook 122,891 43.1
Green Thomas Lash 8,257 2.9
Libertarian Ernst P. Gasteiger 4,311 1.5
Total votes 285,277 100.0
Republican hold

2010Edit

2010 United States House of Representatives elections in California[41]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Dana Rohrabacher (Incumbent) 139,822 62.2
Democratic Ken Arnold 84,940 37.8
Total votes 224,762 100.0
Republican hold

2012Edit

2012 United States House of Representatives elections in California[42]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Loretta Sanchez (Incumbent) 95,694 63.9
Republican Jerry Hayden 54,121 36.1
Total votes 149,815 100.0
Democratic hold

2014Edit

2014 United States House of Representatives elections in California[43]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Loretta Sanchez (Incumbent) 49,738 59.7
Republican Adam Nick 33,577 40.3
Total votes 83,315 100.0
Democratic hold

2016Edit

2016 United States House of Representatives elections in California[44]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Lou Correa 115,248 70.0
Democratic Bao Nguyen 49,345 30.0
Total votes 164,593 100.0
Democratic hold

2018Edit

2018 United States House of Representatives elections in California[45]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Lou Correa (Incumbent) 102,278 69.1
Republican Russell Rene Lambert 45,638 30.9
Total votes 147,916 100.0
Democratic hold

Living former representativesEdit

As of September 2019, there are three former members of the U.S. House of Representatives from California's 46th congressional district that are currently living.

Representative Term in office Date of birth (and age)
Bob Dornan 1993–1997 (1933-04-03) April 3, 1933 (age 86)
Loretta Sanchez 1997–2003
2013–2017
(1960-01-07) January 7, 1960 (age 59)
Dana Rohrabacher 2003–2013 (1947-06-21) June 21, 1947 (age 72)

Historical district boundariesEdit

The district was commonly considered[46] to be typical of gerrymandering. It covered some or all of the following cities in Orange County: Costa Mesa, Fountain Valley, Huntington Beach, Los Alamitos, Seal Beach, and Westminster. In Los Angeles County, the district covered Rancho Palos Verdes, Rolling Hills, Rolling Hills Estates, Palos Verdes Estates part of Long Beach, and a very small portion of the San Pedro neighborhood of the City of Los Angeles, and Santa Catalina Island, on which Avalon was the only city. The district also included the whole of the Port of Los Angeles and Long Beach.

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ https://www.census.gov/mycd/?st=06&cd=46
  2. ^ US Census
  3. ^ "California's citizen commission final district maps: Find out what's changed where you live". Los Angeles Times. August 2, 2011.
  4. ^ "Partisan Voting Index – Districts of the 115th Congress" (PDF). The Cook Political Report. April 7, 2017. Retrieved April 7, 2017.
  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 Senate)
  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. ^ 1992 election results
  33. ^ 1994 election results
  34. ^ 1996 election results
  35. ^ 1998 election results
  36. ^ 2000 election results
  37. ^ 2002 election results
  38. ^ 2004 election results
  39. ^ 2006 election results
  40. ^ 2008 election results
  41. ^ 2010 election results
  42. ^ 2012 election results
  43. ^ 2014 election results
  44. ^ 2016 election results
  45. ^ 2018 election results
  46. ^ Patrick McGreevy (December 19, 2010). "New redistricting panel takes aim at bizarre political boundaries". Los Angeles Times. Retrieved December 23, 2010.

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