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United States House of Representatives elections in California, 1994

United States House of Representatives elections in California, 1994

November 8, 1994 (1994-11-08)

All 52 California seats to the United States House of Representatives
  Majority party Minority party
 
Party Democratic Republican
Last election 30 22
Seats won 27 25
Seat change Decrease3 Increase3
Popular vote 3,969,864 4,071,280
Percentage 47.57% 48.78%

The United States House of Representatives elections in California, 1994 was an election for California's delegation to the United States House of Representatives, which occurred as part of the general election of the House of Representatives on November 8, 1994. As in much of the country, Republicans made gains in California's House delegation, gaining three seats. In a December 12, 1995, special election former Rep. Tom Campbell won Rep. Norman Mineta's old seat and tied the delegation at 26 seats a piece.

Overview

United States House of Representatives elections in California, 1994
Party Votes % Before After Special +/–
Republican 4,071,280 48.78% 22 25 26 +4
Democratic 3,969,864 47.57% 30 27 26 -4
Libertarian 187,987 2.25% 0 0 0 0
Peace and Freedom 54,907 0.66% 0 0 0 0
American Independent 39,291 0.47% 0 0 0 0
Green 12,002 0.14% 0 0 0 0
Reform 8,543 0.10% 0 0 0 0
Write-ins 1,826 0.02% 0 0 0 0
Invalid or blank votes 565,838 6.35%
Totals 8,911,538 100.00% 52 52 52

Results

Final results from the Secretary of State of California: [1]

District 1 • District 2 • District 3 • District 4 • District 5 • District 6 • District 7 • District 8 • District 9 • District 10 • District 11 • District 12 • District 13 • District 14
District 15 • District 16 • District 17 • District 18 • District 19 • District 20 • District 21 • District 22 • District 23 • District 24 • District 25 • District 26 • District 27
District 28 • District 29 • District 30 • District 31 • District 32 • District 33 • District 34 • District 35 • District 36 • District 37 • District 38 • District 39 • District 40
District 41 • District 42 • District 43 • District 44 • District 45 • District 46 • District 47 • District 48 • District 49 • District 50 • District 51 • District 52

District 1

California's 1st congressional district election, 1994
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Frank Riggs 106,870 53.26
Democratic Dan Hamburg (incumbent) 93,717 46.70
No party Russel J. Chase (write-in) 86 0.04%
Invalid or blank votes 10,997 5.20%
Total votes 211,570 100.00
Voter turnout %
Republican gain from Democratic

District 2

California's 2nd congressional district election, 1994
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Wally Herger (incumbent) 137,864 64.16
Democratic Mary Jacobs 55,959 26.04
American Independent Devvy Kidd 15,619 7.27
Libertarian Harry H. "Doc" Pendery 5,418 2.52
Invalid or blank votes 8,355 3.74%
Total votes 223,215 100.00
Voter turnout %
Republican hold

District 3

California's 3rd congressional district election, 1994
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Vic Fazio (incumbent) 97,093 49.75
Republican Tim Lefever 89,964 46.10
Libertarian Ross Crain 8,100 4.15
Invalid or blank votes 8,698 4.27%
Total votes 203,855 100.00
Voter turnout %
Democratic hold

District 4

California's 4th congressional district election, 1994
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican John Doolittle (incumbent) 144,936 61.33
Democratic Katie Hirning 82,505 34.91
Libertarian Damon S. Falconi 8,882 3.76
Invalid or blank votes 11,055 4.47%
Total votes 247,378 100.00
Voter turnout %
Republican hold

District 5

California's 5th congressional district election, 1994
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Robert Matsui (incumbent) 125,042 68.48
Republican Robert S. Dinsmore 52,905 28.97
American Independent Gordon Mors 4,649 2.55
Invalid or blank votes 9,762 5.07%
Total votes 192,358 100.00
Voter turnout %
Democratic hold

District 6

California's 6th congressional district election, 1994
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Lynn Woolsey (incumbent) 137,642 58.12
Republican Michael J. Nugent 88,940 37.55
Libertarian Louis Beary 6,203 2.62
Peace and Freedom Ernest K. Jones, Jr. 4,055 1.71
Invalid or blank votes 13,092 5.24%
Total votes 249,932 100.00
Voter turnout %
Democratic hold

District 7

California's 7th congressional district election, 1994
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic incumbent) 116,015 69.69
Republican Charles V. Hughes 45,698 27.43
Peace and Freedom William A. "Bill" Callison 4,798 2.88
Invalid or blank votes 9,219 5.24%
Total votes 175,820 100.00
Voter turnout %
Democratic hold

District 8

California's 8th congressional district election, 1994
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Nancy Pelosi (incumbent) 137,642 81.85
Republican Elsa C. Cheung 30,528 18.15
No party Robert Bowman (write-in) 1 0.00%
Invalid or blank votes 22,040 11.59%
Total votes 190,211 100.00
Voter turnout %
Democratic hold

District 9

California's 9th congressional district election, 1994
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Ronald Dellums (incumbent) 129,233 72.25
Republican Deborah Wright 40,448 22.61
Peace and Freedom Emma Wong Mar 9,194 5.14
Invalid or blank votes 13,337 6.94%
Total votes 192,212 100.00
Voter turnout %
Democratic hold

District 10

California's 10th congressional district election, 1994
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Bill Baker (incumbent) 138,916 59.30
Democratic Ellen Schwartz 90,523 38.65
Peace and Freedom Craig W. Cooper 4,802 2.05
Invalid or blank votes 12,637 5.12%
Total votes 246,878 100.00
Voter turnout %
Republican hold

District 11

California's 11th congressional district election, 1994
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Richard Pombo (incumbent) 99,302 62.14
Democratic Randy A. Perry 55,794 34.91
Libertarian Joseph B. Miller 4,718 2.95
Invalid or blank votes 7,372 4.41%
Total votes 167,186 100.00
Voter turnout %
Republican hold

District 12

California's 12th congressional district election, 1994
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Tom Lantos (incumbent) 118,408 67.42
Republican Deborah Wilder 57,228 32.58
Invalid or blank votes 18,689 9.62%
Total votes 194,325 100.00
Voter turnout %
Democratic hold

District 13

California's 13th congressional district election, 1994
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Pete Stark (incumbent) 97,344 64.62
Republican Larry Molton 45,555 30.24
Libertarian Robert "Bob" Gough 7,743 5.14
Invalid or blank votes 12,735 7.79%
Total votes 163,377 100.00
Voter turnout %
Democratic hold

District 14

California's 14th congressional district election, 1994
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Anna Eshoo (incumbent) 130,713 60.60
Republican Ben Brink 78,475 39.40
Invalid or blank votes 14,865 6.94%
Total votes 214,053 100.00
Voter turnout %
Democratic hold

District 15

California's 15th congressional district election, 1994
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Norm Mineta (incumbent) 119,921 59.90
Republican Robert Wick 80,266 40.09
No party Doris F. Liu (write-in) 17 0.01%
Invalid or blank votes 14,129 6.59%
Total votes 214,333 100.00
Voter turnout %
Democratic hold

District 16

California's 16th congressional district election, 1994
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Zoe Lofgren 74,935 64.96
Republican Lyle J. Smith 40,409 35.03
No party Fred Luke Barraza (write-in) 8 0.01%
Invalid or blank votes 11,673 9.19%
Total votes 127,025 100.00
Voter turnout %
Democratic hold

District 17

California's 17th congressional district election, 1994
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Sam Farr (incumbent) 87,222 52.17
Republican Bill McCampbell 74,830 44.49
Green E. Craig Coffin 5,591 3.34
Invalid or blank votes 7,816 4.47%
Total votes 175,009 100.00
Voter turnout %
Democratic hold

District 18

California's 18th congressional district election, 1994
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Gary Condit (incumbent) 91,106 65.52
Republican Tom Carter 44,046 31.68
Libertarian James B. Morzella 3,902 2.81
Invalid or blank votes 8,494 5.76%
Total votes 147,548 100.00
Voter turnout %
Democratic hold

District 19

California's 19th congressional district election, 1994
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican George Radanovich 104,435 56.78
Democratic Richard Lehman (incumbent) 72,912 39.64
Libertarian Dolores Comstock 6,579 3.58
Invalid or blank votes 8,081 4.21%
Total votes 192,007 100.00
Voter turnout %
Republican gain from Democratic

District 20

California's 20th congressional district election, 1994
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Cal Dooley (incumbent) 57,394 56.70
Republican Paul Young 43,836 43.30
Invalid or blank votes 7,127 6.58%
Total votes 108,357 100.00
Voter turnout %
Democratic hold

District 21

California's 21st congressional district election, 1994
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Bill Thomas (incumbent) 116,874 68.10
Democratic John L. Evans 47,517 27.69
Libertarian Mike Hodges 6,899 4.02
No party Deborah A. Vollmer (write-in) 339 0.20%
Invalid or blank votes 6,167 3.47%
Total votes 177,796 100.00
Voter turnout %
Republican hold

District 22

California's 22nd congressional district election, 1994
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Andrea Seastrand 102,987 49.27
Democratic Walter Capps 101,424 48.53
Libertarian David L. Bersohn 4,597 2.20
Invalid or blank votes 8,509 3.91%
Total votes 217,517 100.00
Voter turnout %
Republican hold

District 23

California's 23rd congressional district election, 1994
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Elton Gallegly (incumbent) 114,043 66.17
Democratic Kevin Ready 47,345 27.47
Libertarian Bill Brown 6,481 3.76
Green Robert T. Marston 4,457 2.59
No party Mark Nagode (write-in) 14 0.01%
Invalid or blank votes 7,894 4.38%
Total votes 180,234 100.00
Voter turnout %
Republican hold

District 24

California's 24th congressional district election, 1994
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Anthony C. Beilenson (incumbent) 95,342 49.35
Republican Rich Sybert 91,806 47.52
Libertarian John C. Koehler 6,031 3.12
Invalid or blank votes 13,331 6.46%
Total votes 206,510 100.00
Voter turnout %
Democratic hold

District 25

California's 25th congressional district election, 1994
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Howard McKeon (incumbent) 110,301 64.89
Democratic James H. Gilmartin 53,445 31.44
Libertarian Devin Cutler 6,205 3.65
No party Sandra F. Tulley (write-in) 20 0.01%
Invalid or blank votes 13,105 7.16%
Total votes 183,076 100.00
Voter turnout %
Republican hold

District 26

California's 26th congressional district election, 1994
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Howard Berman (incumbent) 55,145 62.57
Republican Gary E. Forsch 28,423 32.25
Libertarian Erich D. Miller 4,570 5.19
Invalid or blank votes 8,963 9.23%
Total votes 97,101 100.00
Voter turnout %
Democratic hold

District 27

California's 27th congressional district election, 1994
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Carlos J. Moorhead (incumbent) 88,341 52.97
Democratic Doug Kahn 70,267 42.13
American Independent Bill Gibbs 4,328 2.60
Libertarian Dennis Decherd 3,838 2.30
Invalid or blank votes 13,123 7.29%
Total votes 179,897 100.00
Voter turnout %
Republican hold

District 28

California's 28th congressional district election, 1994
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican David Dreier (incumbent) 110,179 67.07
Democratic Tommy Randle 50,022 30.45
Libertarian Jorj Clayton Baker 4,069 2.48
No party Barry L. Hatch (write-in) 7 0.00%
Invalid or blank votes 12,928 7.30%
Total votes 177,205 100.00
Voter turnout %
Republican hold

District 29

California's 29th congressional district election, 1994
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Henry Waxman (incumbent) 129,413 66.15
Republican Paul Stepanek 53,801 28.26
Libertarian Mike Binkley 7,162 3.76
Invalid or blank votes 17,339 8.35%
Total votes 207,715 100.00
Voter turnout %
Democratic hold

District 30

California's 30th congressional district election, 1994
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Xavier Becerra (incumbent) 43,943 66.15
Republican David A. Ramirez 18,741 28.21
Libertarian R. William Weilberg 3,741 5.63
Invalid or blank votes 7,499 10.14%
Total votes 73,924 100.00
Voter turnout %
Democratic hold

District 31

California's 31st congressional district election, 1994
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Matthew G. Martinez (incumbent) 50,541 59.14
Republican John V. Flores 34,926 40.86
Invalid or blank votes 8,886 9.42%
Total votes 94,353 100.00
Voter turnout %
Democratic hold

District 32

California's 32nd congressional district election, 1994
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Julian C. Dixon (incumbent) 98,017 77.60
Republican Ernie A. Farhat 22,190 17.57
Peace and Freedom John Honigsfeld 6,099 4.83
Invalid or blank votes 15,594 10.99%
Total votes 141,900 100.00
Voter turnout %
Democratic hold

District 33

California's 33rd congressional district election, 1994
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Lucille Roybal-Allard (incumbent) 33,814 81.46
Peace and Freedom Kermit Booker 7,694 18.54
Invalid or blank votes 6,130 12.87%
Total votes 47,638 100.00
Voter turnout %
Democratic hold

District 34

California's 34th congressional district election, 1994
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Esteban Torres (incumbent) 72,439 61.67
Republican Albert J. Nunez 40,068 34.11
Libertarian Carl M. "Marty" Swinney 4,921 4.19
No party James W. Scott (write-in) 27 0.02%
Invalid or blank votes 10,670 8.33%
Total votes 128,125 100.00
Voter turnout %
Democratic hold

District 35

California's 35th congressional district election, 1994
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Maxine Waters (incumbent) 65,688 78.12
Republican Nate Truman 18,930 21.87
No party Gordon Michael Mego (write-in) 3 0.00%
Invalid or blank votes 9,589 10.24%
Total votes 94,210 100.00
Voter turnout %
Democratic hold

District 36

California's 36th congressional district election, 1994
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Jane Harman (incumbent) 93,939 47.98
Republican Susan Brooks 93,127 47.56
Libertarian Jack Tyler 4,932 2.52
American Independent Joseph J. "Joe" Fields 3,810 1.95
Invalid or blank votes 14,355 6.83%
Total votes 210,163 100.00
Voter turnout %
Democratic hold

District 37

California's 37th congressional district election, 1994
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Walter Tucker (incumbent) 64,166 77.37
Libertarian Guy Wilson 18,502 22.31
No party Lewis B. Prulitsky (write-in) 263 0.32%
Invalid or blank votes 11,353 12.04%
Total votes 94,284 100.00
Voter turnout %
Democratic hold

District 38

California's 38th congressional district election, 1994
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Steve Horn (incumbent) 85,225 58.47
Democratic Peter Mathews 53,681 36.83
Libertarian Lester W. Mueller 3,795 2.60
Peace and Freedom Richard K. Green 2,995 2.05
No party John Duke (write-in) 73 0.05%
Invalid or blank votes 12,186 7.71%
Total votes 157,955 100.00
Voter turnout %
Republican hold

District 39

California's 39th congressional district election, 1994
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Ed Royce (incumbent) 113,641 66.36
Democratic R. O. "Bob" Davis 49,696 29.02
Libertarian Jack Dean 7,907 4.62
Invalid or blank votes 11,771 6.43%
Total votes 183,015 100.00
Voter turnout %
Republican hold

District 40

California's 40th congressional district election, 1994
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Jerry Lewis (incumbent) 115,728 70.68
Democratic Donald M. "Don" Rusk 48,003 29.32
Invalid or blank votes 10,775 6.17%
Total votes 174,506 100.00
Voter turnout %
Republican hold

District 41

California's 41st congressional district election, 1994
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Jay Kim (incumbent) 82,100 62.13
Democratic Ed Tessier 50,043 37.87
Invalid or blank votes 11,627 8.09%
Total votes 143,770 100.00
Voter turnout %
Republican hold

District 42

California's 42nd congressional district election, 1994
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic incumbent) 58,888 51.12
Republican Rob Guzman 56,259 48.83
No party Denis LaBine (write-in) 44 0.04%
No party Manuel M. Sanchez (write-in) 14 0.01%
Invalid or blank votes 8,866 7.15%
Total votes 124,071 100.00
Voter turnout %
Democratic hold

District 43

California's 43rd congressional district election, 1994
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Ken Calvert (incumbent) 84,500 54.73
Democratic Mark A. Takano 59,342 38.44
Libertarian Gene L. Berkman 9,636 6.24
No party John Schwab (write-in) 767 0.50%
No party Velma Hickey (write-in) 141 0.09%
Invalid or blank votes 6,421 3.99%
Total votes 160,807 100.00
Voter turnout %
Republican hold

District 44

California's 44th congressional district election, 1994
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Sonny Bono 95,521 55.61
Democratic Steve Clute 65,370 38.06
American Independent Donald Cochran 10,885 6.34
Invalid or blank votes 4,803 2.72%
Total votes 176,579 100.00
Voter turnout %
Republican hold

District 45

California's 45th congressional district election, 1994
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Dana Rohrabacher (incumbent) 124,875 69.10
Democratic Brett Williamson 55,849 30.90
Invalid or blank votes 13,071 6.74%
Total votes 193,795 100.00
Voter turnout %
Republican hold

District 46

California's 46th congressional district election, 1994
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Bob Dornan (incumbent) 50,616 57.07
Democratic Michael P. "Mike" Farber 33,004 37.21
Libertarian Richard G. Newhouse 5,077 5.72
Invalid or blank votes 4,112 4.43%
Total votes 92,809 100.00
Voter turnout %
Republican hold

District 47

California's 47th congressional district election, 1994
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Christopher Cox (incumbent) 154,071 71.66
Democratic Gary Kingsbury 53,669 24.96
Libertarian Victor A. Wagner, Jr. 7,257 3.38
Invalid or blank votes 12,687 5.57%
Total votes 227,684 100.00
Voter turnout %
Republican hold

District 48

California's 48th congressional district election, 1994
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Ron Packard (incumbent) 143,570 73.39
Democratic Andrei Leschick 43,523 22.25
Reform Donna White 8,543 4.37
Invalid or blank votes 12,658 6.08%
Total votes 208,294 100.00
Voter turnout %
Republican hold

District 49

California's 49th congressional district election, 1994
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Brian Bilbray 90,283 48.51
Democratic Lynn Schenk (incumbent) 85,597 45.99
Libertarian Chris Hoogenboom 5,288 2.84
Peace and Freedom Renate M. Kline 4,948 2.66
No party Perry T. Thompson (write-in) 2 0%
Invalid or blank votes 10,186 5.19%
Total votes 196,304 100.00
Voter turnout %
Republican gain from Democratic

District 50

California's 50th congressional district election, 1994
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Bob Filner (incumbent) 59,214 58.90
Republican Mary Alice Acevedo 36,955 32.50
Libertarian Richardo Duenez 3,326 3.18
Peace and Freedom Guillermo Ramirez 3,002 2.87
Green Kip Krueger 1,954 1.87
Invalid or blank votes 7,108 6.37%
Total votes 125,448 100.00
Voter turnout %
Democratic hold

District 51

California's 51st congressional district election, 1994
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Duke Cunningham (incumbent) 138,547 66.93
Democratic Rita K. Tamerius 57,374 27.72
Libertarian Bill Holmes 6,968 3.37
Peace and Freedom Miriam Clark 4,099 1.98
Invalid or blank votes 14,522 6.56%
Total votes 221,490 100.00
Voter turnout %
Republican hold

District 52

California's 52nd congressional district election, 1994
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Duncan Hunter (incumbent) 109,201 63.98
Democratic Janet M. Gastil 53,024 31.07
Libertarian Joe Shea 5,240 3.07
Peace and Freedom Art Edelman 3,221 1.89
Invalid or blank votes 9,437 5.24%
Total votes 180,123 100.00
Voter turnout %
Republican hold

See also

References

  • California Elections Page

External links

  • California Legislative District Maps (1911-Present)
  • RAND California Election Returns: District Definitions
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