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California's 49th congressional district

California's 49th congressional district is a congressional district in the U.S. state of California. The district is represented by Mike Levin.

California's 49th congressional district
California US Congressional District 49 (since 2013).tif
California's 49th congressional district since January 3, 2013.
Representative
  Mike Levin
DSan Juan Capistrano
Population (2013)717,823[1]
Median income$88,314[2]
Ethnicity
Cook PVIR+1[4]

The district currently covers the northern coastal areas of San Diego County, including the cities Oceanside, Vista, Carlsbad, and Encinitas, as well as a small portion of southern Orange County.[5] Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton is in the district.

In the 2016 election, Darrell Issa won by a margin of less than 1 percentage point. In the 2018 election, this district was considered to be a major battleground. Rep. Issa announced that he would not seek reelection.[6] Following the November 6, 2018 election, Democrat Mike Levin became the district's congressman.[7]

Contents


CompetitivenessEdit

In statewide racesEdit

Election results from statewide races
Year Office Results
1992 President[8] Clinton 43.4% – 31.5%
Senator[9] Boxer 49.3% – 41.5%
Senator (Special)[10] Feinstein 53.9% – 38.7%
1994 Governor[11] Wilson 57.4% – 38.2%
Senator[12] Huffington 46.1% - 45.9%
1996 President[13] Clinton 48.9% - 40.3%
1998 Governor[14] Davis 54.5% - 40.6%
Senator[15] Boxer 51.9% – 43.8%
2000 President[16] Gore 52.6% – 41.5%
Senator[17] Feinstein 58.7% – 33.8%
2002 Governor[18] Simon 59.8% – 32.9%
2003 Recall[19][20]   Yes 74.5% – 25.5%
Schwarzenegger 66.3% – 17.1%
2004 President[21] Bush 62.5% – 36.5%
Senator[22] Jones 54.2% – 41.6%
2006 Governor[23] Schwarzenegger 71.4% – 24.1%
Senator[24] Mountjoy 52.5% – 42.5%
2008 President[25] McCain 53.0% – 45.1%
2010 Governor[26] Whitman 56.5% – 36.1%
Senator[27] Fiorina 59.3% – 34.3%
2012 President[28] Romney 52.4% – 45.7%
Senator[29] Emken 53.3% - 46.7%
2014 Governor[30] Kashkari 55.0% – 45.0%
2016 President[31] Clinton 50.7% – 43.2%
Senator[32] Harris 60.3% – 39.7%
2018 Governor[33] Newsom 51.5% – 48.5%
Senator[34] Feinstein 53.2% - 46.8%

List of members representing the districtEdit

District created January 3, 1993.

Member Party Dates Cong
ress(es)
Electoral history Counties
 
Lynn Schenk
Democratic January 3, 1993 –
January 3, 1995
103rd Elected in 1992.
Lost re-election.
1993–2003
San Diego (San Diego)
 
Brian Bilbray
Republican January 3, 1995 –
January 3, 2001
104th
105th
106th
Elected in 1994.
Re-elected in 1996.
Re-elected in 1998.
Lost re-election.
 
Susan Davis
Democratic January 3, 2001 –
January 3, 2003
107th Elected in 2000.
Redistricted to the 53rd district.
 
Darrell Issa
Republican January 3, 2003 –
January 3, 2019
108th
109th
110th
111th
112th
113th
114th
115th
Redistricted from the 48th district and re-elected in 2002.
Re-elected in 2004.
Re-elected in 2006.
Re-elected in 2008.
Re-elected in 2010.
Re-elected in 2012.
Re-elected in 2014.
Re-elected in 2016.
Retired.
2003–2013
Riverside (Temecula);
San Diego (Oceanside)
 
2013–Present
Southern Orange (Dana Point and San Clemente);
Northern San Diego (Carlsbad and Oceanside)
 
 
Mike Levin
Democratic January 3, 2019 –
Present
116th Elected in 2018.

Election resultsEdit

1992Edit

1992 United States House of Representatives elections in California[35]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Lynn Schenk 127,280 51.1
Republican Judy Jarvis 106,170 42.7
Libertarian John Wallner 10,706 4.3
Peace and Freedom Milton Zaslow 4,738 1.9
Independent Thompson (write-in) 4 0.0
Total votes 248,898 100.0
Democratic win (new seat)

1994Edit

1994 United States House of Representatives elections in California[36]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Brian Bilbray 90,283 48.5
Democratic Lynn Schenk (incumbent) 85,597 46.0
Libertarian Chris Hoogenboom 5,288 2.8
Peace and Freedom Renate Kline 4,948 2.7
Independent Thompson (write-in) 2 0.0
Total votes 186,118 100.0
Republican gain from Democratic

1996Edit

1996 United States House of Representatives elections in California[37]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Brian Bilbray (Incumbent) 108,806 52.7
Democratic Peter Navarro 86,657 41.9
Libertarian Ernie Lippe 4,218 3.3
Reform Kevin Hambsch 3,773 1.8
Natural Law Peter Stirling 3,314 1.6
Total votes 206,768 100.0
Republican hold

1998Edit

1998 United States House of Representatives elections in California[38]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Brian Bilbray (Incumbent) 90,516 48.8
Democratic Christine T. Kehoe 86,400 46.6
Libertarian Ernest Lippe 3,327 1.8
Natural Law Julia F. Simon 2,829 1.5
Peace and Freedom Janice Jordan 2,447 1.3
Total votes 185,519 100.0
Republican hold

2000Edit

2000 United States House of Representatives elections in California[39]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Susan Davis 113,400 49.7
Republican Brian Bilbray (Incumbent) 105,515 46.2
Libertarian Doris Ball 6,526 2.8
Natural Law Tahir I. Bhatti 3,048 1.3
Total votes 228,489 100.0
Democratic gain from Republican

2002Edit

2002 United States House of Representatives elections in California[40]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Darrell Issa 94,594 77.3
Libertarian Karl W. Dietrich 26,891 21.9
Democratic Michael P. Byron (write-in) 1,012 0.8
Total votes 122,497 100.0
Republican hold

2004Edit

2004 United States House of Representatives elections in California[41]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Darrell Issa (Incumbent) 141,658 62.6
Democratic Michael P. Byron 79,057 34.9
Libertarian Lars R. Grossmith 5,751 2.5
Total votes 226,466 100.0
Republican hold

2006Edit

2006 United States House of Representatives elections in California[42]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Darrell Issa (Incumbent) 98,891 63.3
Democratic Jeeni Criscenzo 52,227 33.5
Libertarian Lars B. Grossmith 4,952 3.2
Total votes 156,070 100.0
Republican hold

2008Edit

2008 United States House of Representatives elections in California[43]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Darrell Issa (Incumbent) 140,300 58.3
Democratic Robert Hamilton 90,138 37.5
Libertarian Lars B. Grossmith 10,232 4.2
Total votes 240,670 100.0
Republican hold

2010Edit

2010 United States House of Representatives elections in California[44]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Darrell Issa (Incumbent) 119,083 62.8
Democratic Howard Katz 59,710 31.5
American Independent Dion Clark 6,585 3.5
Libertarian Mike Paster 4,290 2.2
Total votes 189,668 100.0
Republican hold

2012Edit

2012 United States House of Representatives elections in California[45]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Darrell Issa (Incumbent) 159,725 58.2
Democratic Jerry Tetalman 114,893 41.8
Total votes 274,618 100.0
Republican hold

2014Edit

2014 United States House of Representatives elections in California[46]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Darrell Issa (Incumbent) 98,161 60.2
Democratic Dave Peiser 64,981 39.8
Total votes 163,142 100.0
Republican hold

2016Edit

2016 United States House of Representatives elections in California[47][48]
Primary election
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Darrell Issa (Incumbent) 84,582 50.8
Democratic Doug Applegate 75,744 45.5
No party preference Ryan Glenn Wingo 6,079 3.7
Total votes 166,405 100.0
General election
Republican Darrell Issa (Incumbent) 155,888 50.3
Democratic Doug Applegate 154,267 49.7
Total votes 310,155 100.0
Republican hold

2018Edit

2018 United States House of Representatives elections in California[49][50]
Primary election
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Diane Harkey 46,468 25.5
Democratic Mike Levin 31,850 17.5
Democratic Sara Jacobs 28,778 15.8
Democratic Doug Applegate 23,850 13.1
Republican Kristin Gaspar 15,467 8.5
Republican Rocky Chávez 13,739 7.5
Democratic Paul G. Kerr 8,099 4.4
Republican Brian Maryott 5,496 3.0
Republican Mike Schmitt 2,379 1.3
Republican Josh Schoonover 1,362 0.7
Republican Craig A. Nordal 1,156 0.6
Republican David Medway 1,066 0.6
No party preference Robert Pendleton 905 0.5
Green Danielle St. John 690 0.4
Libertarian Joshua L. Hancock 552 0.3
Peace and Freedom Jordan J. Mills 233 0.1
Total votes 182,090 100.0
General election
Democratic Mike Levin 166,453 56.4
Republican Diane Harkey 128,577 43.6
Total votes 295,030 100.0
Democratic gain from Republican

Living former representativesEdit

As of January 2019, there are four living former members of the House from the district.

Representative Term in office Date of birth (and current age)
Lynn Schenk 1993–1995 (1945-01-05) January 5, 1945 (age 74)
Brian Bilbray 1995–2001 (1951-01-28) January 28, 1951 (age 68)
Susan Davis 2001–2003 (1944-04-13) April 13, 1944 (age 75)
Darrell Issa 2003–2019 (1953-01-11) January 11, 1953 (age 66)

Historical district boundariesEdit

Before the 2002 redistricting, most of the territory currently located in the district was previously located in the 48th District. The 49th District was located farther south, encompassing most of what is now the 53rd District.

Before the 2012 redistricting the district extended further inland to include a portion of southern Riverside County and most of northern San Diego County.

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "American Fact Finder - Results". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved May 21, 2015.
  2. ^ US Census
  3. ^ "California's citizen commission final district maps: Find out what's changed where you live". latimes.com. Archived from the original on 26 February 2018. Retrieved 25 April 2018.
  4. ^ "Partisan Voting Index – Districts of the 115th Congress" (PDF). The Cook Political Report. April 7, 2017. Archived (PDF) from the original on June 7, 2017. Retrieved April 7, 2017.
  5. ^ Congressional District 49
  6. ^ Politico
  7. ^ 2018 election results
  8. ^ Statement of Vote (1992 President)
  9. ^ Statement of Vote (1992 Senate)
  10. ^ Statement of Vote (1992 Senate)
  11. ^ Statement of Vote (1994 Governor)
  12. ^ Statement of Vote (1994 Senate)
  13. ^ Statement of Vote (1996 President)
  14. ^ Statement of Vote (1998 Governor) Archived September 29, 2011, at the Wayback Machine
  15. ^ Statement of Vote (1998 Senate) Archived September 29, 2011, at the Wayback Machine
  16. ^ Statement of Vote (2000 President)
  17. ^ Statement of Vote (2000 Senator)
  18. ^ Statement of Vote (2002 Governor)
  19. ^ Statement of Vote (2003 Recall Question)
  20. ^ Statement of Vote (2003 Governor)
  21. ^ Statement of Vote (2004 President)
  22. ^ Statement of Vote (2004 Senator)
  23. ^ Statement of Vote (2006 Governor)
  24. ^ Statement of Vote (2006 Senator)
  25. ^ Statement of Vote (2008 President)
  26. ^ Statement of Vote (2010 Governor)
  27. ^ Statement of Vote (2010 Senator)}}
  28. ^ Statement of Vote (2012 President)
  29. ^ Statement of Vote (2012 Senate)
  30. ^ Statement of Vote (2014 Governor)
  31. ^ Statement of Vote (2016 President)
  32. ^ Statement of Vote (2016 Senate)
  33. ^ Statement of Vote (2018 Governor)
  34. ^ Statement of Vote (2018 Senator)
  35. ^ 1992 election results
  36. ^ 1994 election results
  37. ^ 1996 election results
  38. ^ 1998 election results
  39. ^ 2000 election results
  40. ^ 2002 election results
  41. ^ 2004 election results
  42. ^ 2006 election results
  43. ^ 2008 election results
  44. ^ 2010 election results
  45. ^ 2012 election results
  46. ^ 2014 election results
  47. ^ "2016 open primary election results" (PDF).
  48. ^ "2016 general election results" (PDF).
  49. ^ "2018 open primary election results" (PDF).
  50. ^ "2018 general election results" (PDF).

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