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California's 52nd congressional district

California's 52nd congressional district is a congressional district in the U.S. state of California. The district is currently represented by Democrat Scott Peters.

California's 52nd congressional district
California US Congressional District 52 (since 2013).tif
California's 52nd congressional district since January 3, 2013.
Representative
  Scott Peters
DSan Diego
Population (2013)713,904[1]
Median income$95,770[2]
Ethnicity
Cook PVID+6[4]

The district is currently in San Diego County. It includes coastal and central portions of the city of San Diego, including neighborhoods such as Carmel Valley, La Jolla, Point Loma and Downtown San Diego; the San Diego suburbs of Poway and Coronado; and colleges such as University of California, San Diego (partial), Point Loma Nazarene, University of San Diego, and colleges of the San Diego Community College District.[5] Much of this territory was in the 50th District from 2003 to 2013.

CompetitivenessEdit

In statewide racesEdit

Election results from statewide races
Year Office Results
1992 President[6] Bush 36.6% – 33.8%
Senator[7] Herschensohn 49.2% – 38.8%
Senator (Special)[8] Seymour 46.0% – 43.0%
1994 Governor[9] Wilson 65.3% – 29.0%
Senator[10] Huffington 58.1% – 31.7%
1996 President[11] Dole 47.6% - 41.2%
1998 Governor[12] Lungren 48.3% – 47.1%
Senator[13] Fong 51.8% – 42.8%
2000 President[14] Bush 54.4% – 41.2%
Senator[15] Feinstein 46.6% – 44.4%
2002 Governor[16] Simon 58.0% – 34.8%
2003 Recall[17][18]   Yes 72.1% – 27.9%
Schwarzenegger 65.5% – 17.3%
2004 President[19] Bush 61.4% – 37.7%
Senator[20] Jones 51.5% – 44.4%
2006 Governor[21] Schwarzenegger 72.4% – 24.3%
Senator[22] Mountjoy 49.6% – 46.0%
2008 President[23] McCain 53.4% – 45.0%
2010 Governor[24] Whitman 57.4% – 36.5%
Senator[25] Fiorina 59.4% – 34.9%
2012 President[26] Obama 52.1% – 45.7%
Senator[27] Feinstein 54.5% – 44.5%%
2014 Governor[28] Brown 52.3% – 47.7%
2016 President[29] Clinton 58.1% – 35.6%
Senator[30] Harris 63.5% – 36.5%
2018 Governor[31] Newsom 58.3% – 41.7%
Senator[32] Feinstein 56.3% – 43.7%

List of members representing the districtEdit

District created January 3, 1993.

Member Party Dates Cong
ress(es)
Electoral history Counties
 
Duncan L. Hunter
Republican January 3, 1993 –
January 3, 2009
103rd
104th
105th
106th
107th
108th
109th
110th
Redistricted from the 45th district and re-elected in 1992.
Re-elected in 1994.
Re-elected in 1996.
Re-elected in 1998.
Re-elected in 2000.
Re-elected in 2002.
Re-elected in 2004.
Re-elected in 2006.
Retired.
1993–2003
Imperial
Eastern San Diego
2003–2013
Imperial
Eastern San Diego
 
 
Duncan D. Hunter
Republican January 3, 2009 –
January 3, 2013
111th
112th
Elected in 2008.
Re-elected in 2010.
Redistricted to the 50th district.
 
Scott Peters
Democratic January 3, 2013 –
Present
113th
114th
115th
116th
Elected in 2012.
Re-elected in 2014.
Re-elected in 2016.
Re-elected in 2018.
2013–Present
Coastal San Diego (La Jolla and Poway)
 

Election resultsEdit

1992Edit

1992 United States House of Representatives elections in California[33]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Duncan Hunter (Incumbent) 112,995 52.9
Democratic Janet M. Gastil 88,076 41.2
Libertarian Joe Shea 6,977 3.3
Peace and Freedom Dennis P. Gretsinger 5,734 2.7
Total votes 213,784 100.0
Republican hold

1994Edit

1994 United States House of Representatives elections in California[34]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Duncan Hunter (Incumbent) 109,201 64.0
Democratic Janet M. Gastil 53,024 31.1
Libertarian Joe Shea 5,240 3.0
Peace and Freedom Art Edelman 3,221 1.9
Total votes 170,686 100.0
Republican hold

1996Edit

1996 United States House of Representatives elections in California[35]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Duncan Hunter (Incumbent) 116,746 65.5
Democratic Darity Wesley 53,104 29.8
Peace and Freedom Janice Jordan 3,649 2.1
Libertarian Dante Ridley 3,329 1.8
Natural Law Peter Ballantyne 1,493 0.8
Total votes 178,321 100.0
Republican hold

1998Edit

1998 United States House of Representatives elections in California[36]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Duncan Hunter (Incumbent) 116,251 75.7
Libertarian Lynn Badler 21,933 14.3
Natural Law Adrienne Pelton 15,380 10.0
Republican Bill Warren (write-in) 4 0.00
Total votes 153,568 100.0
Republican hold

2000Edit

2000 United States House of Representatives elections in California[37]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Duncan Hunter (Incumbent) 131,345 64.8
Democratic Craig Barkacs 63,537 31.3
Libertarian Michael Benoit 5,995 2.9
Natural Law Robert A. Sherman 2,117 1.0
Total votes 202,994 100.0
Republican hold

2002Edit

2002 United States House of Representatives elections in California[38]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Duncan Hunter (Incumbent) 118,561 70.2
Democratic Peter Moore-Kochlacs 43,526 25.8
Libertarian Michael Benoit 6,923 4.0
Total votes 169,010 100.0
Republican hold

2004Edit

2004 United States House of Representatives elections in California[39]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Duncan Hunter (Incumbent) 187,799 67.0
Democratic Brian S. Keliher 74,857 27.7
Libertarian Michael Benoit 8,782 3.3
Total votes 271,438 100.0
Republican hold

2006Edit

2006 United States House of Representatives elections in California[40]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Duncan Hunter (Incumbent) 123,696 64.7
Democratic John Rinaldi 61,208 32.0
Libertarian Michael Benoit 6,465 3.3
Total votes 191,369 100.0
Republican hold

2008Edit

2008 United States House of Representatives elections in California[41]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Duncan D. Hunter 160,724 56.4
Democratic Mike Lumpkin 111,051 39.0
Libertarian Michael Benoit 13,316 4.6
Total votes 285,091 100.0
Republican hold

2010Edit

2010 United States House of Representatives elections in California[42]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Duncan D. Hunter (Incumbent) 139,437 63.1
Democratic Ray Lutz 70,860 32.1
Libertarian Michael Benoit 10,731 4.8
Total votes 221,028 100.0
Republican hold

2012Edit

2012 United States House of Representatives elections in California[43]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Scott Peters 151,451 51.2
Republican Brian Bilbray (Incumbent) 144,459 48.8
Total votes 295,910 100.0
Democratic gain from Republican

2014Edit

2014 United States House of Representatives elections in California[44]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Scott Peters (Incumbent) 98,826 51.6
Republican Carl DeMaio 92,746 48.4
Total votes 191,572 100.0
Democratic hold

2016Edit

2016 United States House of Representatives elections in California[45]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Scott Peters (Incumbent) 181,253 56.5
Republican Denise Gitsham 139,403 43.5
Total votes 320,656 100.0
Democratic hold

2018Edit

2018 United States House of Representatives elections in California[46]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Scott Peters (Incumbent) 188,992 63.8
Republican Omar Qudrat 107,015 36.2
Total votes 296,007 100.0
Democratic hold

Living former representativesEdit

As of January 2019, two former members of the U.S. House of Representatives from California's 52nd congressional district were still living.

Representative Term in office Date of birth (and age)
Duncan L. Hunter 1993–2009 (1948-05-31) May 31, 1948 (age 71)
Duncan D. Hunter 2009–2013 (1976-12-07) December 7, 1976 (age 42)

Historical district boundariesEdit

From 2003 through 2013, the district consisted of many of San Diego's northern and eastern suburbs, including Lakeside, Poway, Ramona, La Mesa, and Spring Valley. Due to redistricting after the 2010 United States Census, much of this area is now in the 50th District.

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "American Fact Finder - Results". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved May 18, 2015.
  2. ^ US Census
  3. ^ LA Times
  4. ^ "Partisan Voting Index – Districts of the 115th Congress" (PDF). The Cook Political Report. April 7, 2017. Retrieved April 7, 2017.
  5. ^ "California State Congressional District 52". Retrieved September 15, 2019.
  6. ^ Statement of Vote (1992 President)
  7. ^ Statement of Vote (1992 Senate)
  8. ^ Statement of Vote (1992 Senate)
  9. ^ Statement of Vote (1994 Governor)
  10. ^ Statement of Vote (1994 Senate)
  11. ^ Statement of Vote (1996 President)
  12. ^ Statement of Vote (1998 Governor) Archived September 29, 2011, at the Wayback Machine
  13. ^ Statement of Vote (1998 Senate) Archived September 29, 2011, at the Wayback Machine
  14. ^ Statement of Vote (2000 President)
  15. ^ Statement of Vote (2000 Senator)
  16. ^ Statement of Vote (2002 Governor)
  17. ^ Statement of Vote (2003 Recall Question)
  18. ^ Statement of Vote (2003 Governor)
  19. ^ Statement of Vote (2004 President)
  20. ^ Statement of Vote (2004 Senator)
  21. ^ Statement of Vote (2006 Governor)
  22. ^ Statement of Vote (2006 Senator)
  23. ^ Statement of Vote (2008 President)
  24. ^ Statement of Vote (2010 Governor)
  25. ^ Statement of Vote (2010 Senator)
  26. ^ Statement of Vote (2012 President)
  27. ^ Statement of Vote (2012 Senator)
  28. ^ Statement of Vote (2014 Governor)
  29. ^ Statement of Vote (2016 President)
  30. ^ Statement of Vote (2016 Senator)
  31. ^ Statement of Vote (2018 Governor)
  32. ^ Statement of Vote (2018 Senator)
  33. ^ 1992 election results
  34. ^ 1994 election results
  35. ^ 1996 election results
  36. ^ 1998 election results
  37. ^ 2000 election results
  38. ^ 2002 election results
  39. ^ 2004 election results
  40. ^ 2006 election results
  41. ^ 2008 election results
  42. ^ 2010 election results
  43. ^ 2012 election results
  44. ^ 2014 election results
  45. ^ 2016 election results
  46. ^ 2018 election results

External linksEdit