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United States House of Representatives elections in California, 2004

United States House of Representatives elections in California, 2004

November 2, 2004 (2004-11-02)

All 53 California seats to the United States House of Representatives
  Majority party Minority party
 
Party Democratic Republican
Last election 33 20
Seats won 33 20
Seat change Steady Steady
Popular vote 6,223,698 5,030,821
Percentage 53.54% 43.28%
Swing Increase2.26% Decrease1.86%

Electoral results by congressional district

The United States House of Representatives elections in California, 2004 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 2, 2004. The districts after the 2000 census were gerrymandered to protect incumbents of both parties, so there was no change in the party balance, 33 Democrats and 20 Republicans.

Overview

United States HoR elections in California, 2004
Party Votes % Seats
Democratic 6,223,698 53.54% 33
Republican 5,030,821 43.28% 20
Green 205,278 1.77% 0
Libertarian 111,031 0.96% 0
Peace and Freedom 39,211 0.34% 0
American Independent 8,163 0.07% 0
Write-in 5,551 0.05% 0
Totals 11,623,753 100.00% 53

Results

The following are the final results from the Secretary of State of California.[1][2]

District 1District 2District 3District 4District 5District 6District 7District 8District 9District 10District 11District 12District 13District 14District 15District 16District 17District 18District 19District 20District 21District 22District 23District 24District 25District 26District 27District 28District 29District 30District 31District 32District 33District 34District 35District 36District 37District 38District 39District 40District 41District 42District 43District 44District 45District 46District 47District 48District 49District 50District 51District 52District 53

District 1

California's 1st congressional district election, 2004
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Mike Thompson (incumbent) 189,366 66.92%
Republican Lawrence R. Wiesner 79,970 28.26%
Green Pamela Elizondo 13,635 4.82%
Totals 282,971 100.00%
Voter turnout %
Democratic hold

District 2

California's 2nd congressional district election, 2004
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Wally Herger (incumbent) 182,119 66.85%
Democratic Mike Johnson 90,310 33.15%
Totals 272,429 100.00%
Voter turnout %
Republican hold

District 3

California's 3rd congressional district election, 2004
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Dan Lungren 177,738 61.92%
Democratic Gabe Castillo 100,025 34.84%
Libertarian Douglas Arthur Tuma 9,310 3.24%
Totals 287,063 100.00%
Voter turnout %
Republican hold

District 4

California's 4th congressional district election, 2004
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican John Doolittle (incumbent) 221,926 65.39%
Democratic David I. Winters 117,743 34.69%
Totals 339,369 100.00%
Voter turnout %
Republican hold

District 5

California's 5th congressional district election, 2004
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Robert Matsui (incumbent) 138,004 71.36%
Republican Mike Dugas 45,120 23.33%
Green Pat Driscoll 6,593 3.41%
Peace and Freedom John C. Reiger 3,670 1.90%
Totals 193,387 100.00%
Voter turnout %
Democratic hold

District 6

California's 6th congressional district election, 2004
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Lynn Woolsey (incumbent) 226,423 72.65%
Republican Paul L. Erickson 85,244 27.35%
Totals 311,667 100.00%
Voter turnout %
Democratic hold

District 7

California's 7th congressional district election, 2004
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic incumbent) 166,831 76.08%
Republican Charles Hargrave 52,446 23.92%
Totals 219,277 100.00%
Voter turnout %
Democratic hold

District 8

California's 8th congressional district election, 2004
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Nancy Pelosi (incumbent) 224,017 82.95%
Republican Jennifer Depalma 31,074 11.51%
Peace and Freedom Leilani Dowell 9,527 3.53%
No party Terry Baum (write-in) 5,446 2.02%
Totals 270,064 100.00%
Voter turnout %
Democratic hold

District 9

California's 9th congressional district election, 2004
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Barbara Lee (incumbent) 215,630 84.55%
Republican Claudia Bermudez 31,278 12.26%
Libertarian Jim Eyer 8,131 3.19%
Totals 255,039 100.00%
Voter turnout %
Democratic hold

District 10

California's 10th congressional district election, 2004
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Ellen Tauscher (incumbent) 182,750 65.71%
Republican Jeff Ketelson 95,349 34.29%
Totals 278,099 100.00%
Voter turnout %
Democratic hold

District 11

California's 11th congressional district election, 2004
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Richard Pombo (incumbent) 163,582 61.23%
Democratic Jerry McNerney 103,587 38.77%
Totals 267,169 100.00%
Voter turnout %
Republican hold

District 12

California's 12th congressional district election, 2004
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Tom Lantos (incumbent) 171,852 68.03%
Republican Mike Garza 52,593 20.82%
Green Pat Gray 23,038 9.12%
Libertarian Harland Harrison 5,116 2.03%
Totals 252,599 100.00%
Voter turnout %
Democratic hold

District 13

California's 13th congressional district election, 2004
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Pete Stark (incumbent) 144,605 71.61%
Republican George I. Bruno 48,439 23.99%
Libertarian Mark W. Stroberg 8,877 4.40%
Totals 201,921 100.00%
Voter turnout %
Democratic hold

District 14

California's 14th congressional district election, 2004
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Anna Eshoo (incumbent) 182,712 69.77%
Republican Chris Haugen 69,564 26.56%
Libertarian Brian Holtz 9,588 3.66%
No party Dennis Mitrzyk (write-in) 24 0.01%
Totals 261,888 100.00%
Voter turnout %
Democratic hold

District 15

California's 15th congressional district election, 2004
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Mike Honda (incumbent) 154,385 72.03%
Republican Raymond L. Chukwu 59,953 27.97%
Totals 214,338 100.00%
Voter turnout %
Democratic hold

District 16

California's 16th congressional district election, 2004
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Zoe Lofgren (incumbent) 129,222 70.89%
Republican Douglas Adams McNea 47,992 26.33%
Libertarian Markus Welch 5,067 2.78%
Totals 182,281 100.00%
Voter turnout %
Democratic hold

District 17

California's 17th congressional district election, 2004
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Sam Farr (incumbent) 148,958 66.73%
Republican Mark Risley 65,117 29.17%
Green Ray Glock-Grueneich 3,645 1.63%
Peace and Freedom Joe Williams 2,823 1.26%
Libertarian Joel Smolen 2,607 1.17%
No party David Mauricio Munoz (write-in) 75 0.03%
Totals 223,225 100.00%
Voter turnout %
Democratic hold

District 18

California's 18th congressional district election, 2004
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Dennis Cardoza (incumbent) 103,732 67.49%
Republican Charles F. Pringle, Sr. 49,973 32.51%
Totals 153,705 100.00%
Voter turnout %
Democratic hold

District 19

California's 19th congressional district election, 2004
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican incumbent) 155,354 66.03%
Democratic James Lex Bufford 64,047 27.22%
Green Larry R. Mullen 15,863 6.74%
Totals 235,264 100.00%
Voter turnout %
Republican hold

District 20

California's 20th congressional district election, 2004
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Jim Costa 61,005 53.40%
Republican Roy Ashburn 53,231 46.60%
Totals 114,236 100.00%
Voter turnout %
Democratic hold

District 21

California's 21st congressional district election, 2004
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Devin Nunes (incumbent) 140,721 73.17%
Democratic Fred B. Davis 51,594 26.83%
Totals 192,315 100.00%
Voter turnout %
Republican hold

District 22

California's 22nd congressional district election, 2004
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Bill Thomas (incumbent) 209,384 100.00%
Voter turnout %
Republican hold

District 23

California's 23rd congressional district election, 2004
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Lois Capps (incumbent) 153,980 63.03%
Republican Don Regan 83,926 34.35%
Libertarian Michael Favorite 6,391 2.62%
Totals 244,297 100.00%
Voter turnout %
Democratic hold

District 24

California's 24th congressional district election, 2004
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Elton Gallegly (incumbent) 178,660 62.82%
Democratic Brett Wagner 96,397 33.90%
Green Stuart A. Bechman 9,321 3.28%
Totals 284,378 100.00%
Voter turnout %
Republican hold

District 25

California's 25th congressional district election, 2004
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Howard McKeon (incumbent) 145,575 64.42%
Democratic Fred "Tim" Willoughby 80,395 35.58%
Totals 225,970 100.00%
Voter turnout %
Republican hold

District 26

California's 26th congressional district election, 2004
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican David Dreier (incumbent) 134,596 53.58%
Democratic Cynthia Matthews 107,522 42.80%
Libertarian Randall Weissbuch 9,089 3.62%
Totals 251,207 100.00%
Voter turnout %
Republican hold

District 27

California's 27th congressional district election, 2004
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Brad Sherman (incumbent) 125,296 62.27%
Republican Robert M. Levy 66,946 33.27%
Green Eric J. Carter 8,956 4.45%
Totals 201,198 100.00%
Voter turnout %
Democratic hold

District 28

California's 28th congressional district election, 2004
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Howard Berman (incumbent) 115,303 70.95%
Republican David Hernandez 37,868 23.30%
Libertarian Kelley L. Ross 9,339 5.75%
Totals 162,510 100.00%
Voter turnout %
Democratic hold

District 29

California's 29th congressional district election, 2004
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Adam Schiff (incumbent) 133,670 64.63%
Republican Harry Scolinos 62,871 30.40%
Green Philip Koebel 5,715 2.76%
Libertarian Ted Brown 4,570 2.21%
No party John Burton (write-in) 6 0.00%
Totals 206,832 100.00%
Voter turnout %
Democratic hold

District 30

California's 30th congressional district election, 2004
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Henry Waxman (incumbent) 216,682 71.24%
Republican Victor Elizade 87,465 28.76%
Totals 304,147 100.00%
Voter turnout %
Democratic hold

District 31

California's 31st congressional district election, 2004
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Xavier Becerra (incumbent) 89,363 80.21%
Republican Luis Vega 22,048 19.79%
Totals 111,411 100.00%
Voter turnout %
Democratic hold

District 32

California's 32nd congressional district election, 2004
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Hilda Solis (incumbent) 119,144 85.01%
Libertarian Leland Faegre 21,002 14.99%
Totals 140,146 100.00%
Voter turnout %
Democratic hold

District 33

California's 33rd congressional district election, 2004
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Diane Watson (incumbent) 166,801 88.58%
Libertarian Robert G. Weber, Jr. 21,513 11.42%
Totals 188,314 100.00%
Voter turnout %
Democratic hold

District 34

California's 34th congressional district election, 2004
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Lucille Roybal-Allard (incumbent) 82,282 74.49%
Republican Wayne Miller 28,175 25.51%
Totals 110,457 100.00%
Voter turnout %
Democratic hold

District 35

California's 35th congressional district election, 2004
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Maxine Waters (incumbent) 125,949 80.53%
Republican Ross Moen 23,591 15.08%
American Independent Gordon Michael Mego 3,440 2.20%
Libertarian Charles Tate 3,427 2.19%
Totals 156,407 100.00%
Voter turnout %
Democratic hold

District 36

California's 36th congressional district election, 2004
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Jane Harman (incumbent) 151,208 61.96%
Republican Paul Whitehead 81,666 33.46%
Peace and Freedom Alice Stek 6,105 2.50%
Libertarian Mike Binkley 5,065 2.08%
Totals 244,044 100.00%
Voter turnout %
Democratic hold

District 37

California's 37th congressional district election, 2004
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Juanita Millender-McDonald (inc.) 118,823 75.05%
Republican Vernon Van 31,960 20.19%
Libertarian Herb Peters 7,535 4.76%
Totals 158,318 100.00%
Voter turnout %
Democratic hold

District 38

California's 38th congressional district election, 2004
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Grace Napolitano (incumbent) 116,851 100.00%
Voter turnout %
Democratic hold

District 39

California's 39th congressional district election, 2004
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Linda Sánchez (incumbent) 100,132 60.70%
Republican Tim Escobar 64,832 39.30%
Totals 164,964 100.00%
Voter turnout %
Democratic hold

District 40

California's 40th congressional district election, 2004
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Ed Royce (incumbent) 147,617 67.93%
Democratic J. Tillman Williams 69,684 32.07%
Totals 217,301 100.00%
Voter turnout %
Republican hold

District 41

California's 41st congressional district election, 2004
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Jerry Lewis (incumbent) 181,605 82.95%
Libertarian Peymon Mottahedek 37,332 17.05%
Totals 218,937 100.00%
Voter turnout %
Republican hold

District 42

California's 42nd congressional district election, 2004
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Gary Miller (incumbent) 167,632 68.14%
Democratic Lewis Myers 78,393 31.86%
Totals 246,025 100.00%
Voter turnout %
Republican hold

District 43

California's 43rd congressional district election, 2004
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Joe Baca (incumbent) 86,830 66.37%
Republican Ed Laning 44,004 33.63%
No party Barry J. Patts (write-in) 0 0.00%
Totals 130,834 100.00%
Voter turnout %
Democratic hold

District 44

California's 44th congressional district election, 2004
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Ken Calvert (incumbent) 138,768 61.64%
Democratic Louis Vandenburg 78,796 35.00%
Peace and Freedom Kevin Akin 7,559 3.36%
Totals 225,123 100.00%
Voter turnout %
Republican hold

District 45

California's 45th congressional district election, 2004
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Mary Bono (incumbent) 153,523 66.61%
Democratic Richard J. Meyer 76,967 33.39%
Totals 230,490 100.00%
Voter turnout %
Republican hold

District 46

California's 46th congressional district election, 2004
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Dana Rohrabacher (incumbent) 171,318 61.92%
Democratic Jim Brandt 90,129 32.57%
Green Tom Lash 10,238 3.70%
Libertarian Keith Gann 5,005 1.81%
Totals 276,690 100.00%
Voter turnout %
Republican hold

District 47

California's 47th congressional district election, 2004
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Loretta Sanchez (incumbent) 65,684 60.38%
Republican Alexandria A. "Alex" Coronado 43,099 39.62%
Totals 108,783 100.00%
Voter turnout %
Democratic hold

District 48

California's 48th congressional district election, 2004
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Christopher Cox (incumbent) 189,004 64.98%
Democratic John Graham 93,525 32.15%
Libertarian Bruce Cohen 8,343 2.87%
Totals 290,872 100.00%
Voter turnout %
Republican hold

District 49

California's 49th congressional district election, 2004
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Darrell Issa (incumbent) 141,658 62.55%
Democratic Michael P. Byron 79,057 34.91%
Libertarian Lars R. Grossmith 5,751 2.54%
Totals 226,466 100.00%
Voter turnout %
Republican hold

District 50

California's 50th congressional district election, 2004
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Duke Cunningham (incumbent) 169,025 58.42%
Democratic Francine Busby 105,590 36.49%
Green Gary M. Waayers 6,504 2.25%
American Independent Diane Beall Templin 4,723 1.63%
Libertarian Brandon C. Osborne 3,486 1.20%
Totals 289,328 100.00%
Voter turnout %
Republican hold

District 51

California's 51st congressional district election, 2004
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Bob Filner (incumbent) 111,441 61.61%
Republican Michael Giorgino 63,526 35.12%
Libertarian Michael S. Metti 5,912 3.27%
Totals 180,879 100.00%
Voter turnout %
Democratic hold

District 52

California's 52nd congressional district election, 2004
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Duncan Hunter (incumbent) 187,799 69.19%
Democratic Brian S. Keliher 74,857 27.58%
Libertarian Michael Benoit 8,782 3.24%
Totals 271,438 100.00%
Voter turnout %
Republican hold

District 53

California's 53rd congressional district election, 2004
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Susan Davis (incumbent) 146,449 66.14%
Republican David Hunzeker 63,897 28.86%
Green Lawrence P. Rockwood 7,523 3.40%
Libertarian Adam Van Susteren 3,567 1.61%
Totals 221,436 100.00%
Voter turnout %
Democratic hold

References

  1. ^ "United States Representative in Congress" (PDF).  
  2. ^ "Voter Participation Statistics by County" (PDF).  

External links

  • California Legislative District Maps (1911-Present)
  • RAND California Election Returns: District Definitions
  • 2004 General Election Returns for United States Congress
  • California Elections Page

See also

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