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United States House of Representatives elections in California, 2006

 

United States House of Representatives elections in California, 2006

United States House of Representatives elections in California, 2006

November 7, 2006 (2006-11-07)

All 53 California seats to the United States House of Representatives
  Majority party Minority party
 
Party Democratic Republican
Last election 33 20
Seats won 34 19
Seat change Increase1 Decrease1
Popular vote 4,720,714 3,329,485
Percentage 53.05% 37.41%
Swing Decrease0.49% Decrease5.87%

Electoral results by congressional district
  Democratic hold
  Democratic pickup
  Republican hold

The United States House of Representatives elections in California, 2006 were elections for California's delegation to the United States House of Representatives, which occurred along with congressional elections nationwide and state elections on November 7, 2006. Only one district, the 11th, changed party control when Democrat Jerry McNerney defeated Republican Richard Pombo.[1][2]

Overview

United States House of Representatives elections in California, 2006[1][3]
Party Votes Percentage Seats +/–
Democratic 4,720,714 53.05% 34 +1
Republican 3,329,485 37.41% 19 –1
Libertarian 170,711 1.92% 0 0
Green 48,445 0.54% 0 0
Peace and Freedom 27,467 0.31% 0 0
American Independent 11,694 0.13% 0 0
Independent 2,755 0.03% 0 0
Invalid or blank votes 603,243 6.78%
Totals 8,899,059 100.00% 53

Results

The following are the 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 53

District 1

California's 1st congressional district election, 2006
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Mike Thompson (incumbent) 144,409 66.23%
Republican John Jones 63,194 28.98%
Green Pamela Elizondo 6,899 3.16%
Peace and Freedom Timothy Stock 3,503 1.61%
Independent Carol Wolman (write-in) 39 0.02%
Totals 218,044 100.00%
Voter turnout %
Democratic hold

District 2

California's 2nd congressional district election, 2006
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Wally Herger (incumbent) 134,911 64.18%
Democratic Arjinderpal Sekhon 68,234 32.46%
Libertarian E. Kent Hinesley 7,057 3.36%
Totals 210,202 100.00%
Voter turnout %
Republican hold

District 3

California's 3rd congressional district election, 2006
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Dan Lungren (incumbent) 135,709 59.48%
Democratic Bill Durston 86,318 37.83%
Libertarian Douglas Tuma 3,772 1.65%
Peace and Freedom Michael Roskey 2,370 1.04%
Totals 228,169 100.00%
Voter turnout %
Republican hold

District 4

California's 4th congressional district election, 2006
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican John Doolittle (incumbent) 135,818 49.05%
Democratic Charles Brown 126,999 45.87%
Libertarian Dan Warren 14,076 5.08%
Totals 276,893 100.00%
Voter turnout %
Republican hold

District 5

California's 5th congressional district election, 2006
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Doris Matsui (incumbent) 105,676 70.80%
Republican Xiaochin Yan 35,106 23.52%
Green Jeff Kravitz 6,466 4.33%
Peace and Freedom John Reiger 2,018 1.35%
Totals 149,266 100.00%
Voter turnout %
Democratic hold

District 6

California's 6th congressional district election, 2006
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Lynn Woolsey (incumbent) 173,190 70.22%
Republican Todd Hooper 64,405 26.11%
Libertarian Richard Friesen 9,028 3.66%
Republican Michael Halliwell (write-in) 5 0.00%
Totals 246,628 100.00%
Voter turnout %
Democratic hold

District 7

California's 7th congressional district election, 2006
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic incumbent) 118,000 83.99%
Libertarian Camden McConnell 22,486 16.01%
Totals 140,486 100.00%
Voter turnout %
Democratic hold

District 8

California's 8th congressional district election, 2006
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Nancy Pelosi (incumbent) 148,435 80.39%
Republican Mike DeNunzio 19,800 10.72%
Green Krissy Keefer 13,653 7.39%
Libertarian Philip Berg 2,751 1.49%
Totals 184,639 100.00%
Voter turnout %
Democratic hold

District 9

California's 9th congressional district election, 2006
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Barbara Lee (incumbent) 167,245 86.35%
Republican John denDulk 20,786 10.73%
Libertarian James Eyer 5,655 2.92%
Totals 193,686 100.00%
Voter turnout %
Democratic hold

District 10

California's 10th congressional district election, 2006
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Ellen Tauscher (incumbent) 130,859 67.56%
Republican Darcy Linn 66,069 34.11%
Republican Jeff Ketelson (write-in) 50 0.03%
Totals 196,978 100.00%
Voter turnout %
Democratic hold

District 11

California's 11th congressional district election, 2006
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Jerry McNerney 109,868 53.27%
Republican Richard Pombo (incumbent) 96,396 46.73%
Totals 206,264 100.00%
Voter turnout %
Democratic gain from Republican

District 12

California's 12th congressional district election, 2006
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Tom Lantos (incumbent) 138,650 76.05%
Republican Mike Moloney 43,674 23.95%
Totals 182,324 100.00%
Voter turnout %
Democratic hold

District 13

California's 13th congressional district election, 2006
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Pete Stark (incumbent) 110,756 74.89%
Republican George Bruno 37,141 25.11%
Totals 147,897 100.00%
Voter turnout %
Democratic hold

District 14

California's 14th congressional district election, 2006
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Anna Eshoo (incumbent) 141,153 71.08%
Republican Rob Smith 48,097 24.22%
Libertarian Brian Holtz 4,692 2.36%
Green Carol Brouillet 4,633 2.33%
Totals 198,575 100.00%
Voter turnout %
Democratic hold

District 15

California's 15th congressional district election, 2006
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Mike Honda (incumbent) 115,532 72.33%
Republican Raymond Chukwu 44,186 27.67%
Totals 159,718 100.00%
Voter turnout %
Democratic hold

District 16

California's 16th congressional district election, 2006
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Zoe Lofgren (incumbent) 98,929 72.71%
Republican Charel Winston 37,130 27.29%
Totals 136,059 100.00%
Voter turnout %
Democratic hold

District 17

California's 17th congressional district election, 2006
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Sam Farr (incumbent) 120,750 75.80%
Republican Anthony De Maio 35,932 22.56%
Independent Jeff Taylor (write-in) 2,611 1.64%
Totals 159,293 100.00%
Voter turnout %
Democratic hold

District 18

California's 18th congressional district election, 2006
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Dennis Cardoza (incumbent) 71,182 65.48%
Republican John Kanno 37,531 34.52%
Totals 108,713 100.00%
Voter turnout %
Democratic hold

District 19

California's 19th congressional district election, 2006
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican incumbent) 110,246 60.58%
Democratic T. J. Cox 71,748 39.42%
Totals 181,994 100.00%
Voter turnout %
Republican hold

District 20

California's 20th congressional district election, 2006
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Jim Costa (incumbent) 61,120 100.00%
Totals 61,120 100.00%
Voter turnout %
Democratic hold

District 21

California's 21st congressional district election, 2006
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Devin Nunes (incumbent) 95,214 66.74%
Democratic Steven Haze 42,718 29.94%
Green John Miller 4,729 3.31%
Totals 142,661 100.00%
Voter turnout %
Republican hold

District 22

California's 22nd congressional district election, 2006
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Kevin McCarthy 133,278 70.70%
Democratic Sharon Beery 55,226 29.30%
Totals 188,504 100.00%
Voter turnout %
Republican hold

District 23

California's 23rd congressional district election, 2006
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Lois Capps (incumbent) 114,661 65.17%
Republican Victor Tognazzini 61,272 34.82%
Independent H. A. Gardner (write-in) 18 0.01%
Totals 175,951 100.00%
Voter turnout %
Democratic hold

District 24

California's 24th congressional district election, 2006
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Elton Gallegly (incumbent) 129,812 62.02%
Democratic Jill Martinez 79,461 37.97%
Independent Michael Stettler (write-in) 16 0.01%
Independent Henry Nicolle (write-in) 3 0.00%
Totals 209,292 100.00%
Voter turnout %
Republican hold

District 25

California's 25th congressional district election, 2006
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Howard McKeon (incumbent) 93,987 59.95%
Democratic Robert Rodriguez 55,913 35.66%
Libertarian David Erickson 6,873 4.38%
Totals 156,773 100.00%
Voter turnout %
Republican hold

District 26

California's 26th congressional district election, 2006
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican David Dreier (incumbent) 102,028 56.95%
Democratic Cynthia Matthews 67,878 37.89%
Libertarian Ted Brown 5,887 3.29%
American Independent Elliott Graham 3,351 1.87%
Totals 179,144 100.00%
Voter turnout %
Republican hold

District 27

California's 27th congressional district election, 2006
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Brad Sherman (incumbent) 92,650 68.77%
Republican Peter Hankwitz 42,074 31.23%
Totals 134,724 100.00%
Voter turnout %
Democratic hold

District 28

California's 28th congressional district election, 2006
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Howard Berman (incumbent) 79,866 73.92%
Republican Stanley Kesselman 20,629 19.09%
Green Byron De Lear 3,868 3.58%
Libertarian Kelley Ross 3,679 3.41%
Totals 108,042 100.00%
Voter turnout %
Democratic hold

District 29

California's 29th congressional district election, 2006
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Adam Schiff (incumbent) 91,014 63.47%
Republican William Bodell 39,321 27.42%
Green William Paparian 8,197 5.72%
Peace and Freedom Lynda Llamas 2,599 1.81%
Libertarian Jim Keller 2,258 1.57%
Independent John Burton (write-in) 15 0.01%
Totals 143,404 100.00%
Voter turnout %
Democratic hold

District 30

California's 30th congressional district election, 2006
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Henry Waxman (incumbent) 151,284 71.45%
Republican David Jones 55,904 26.40%
Peace and Freedom Adele Cannon 4,546 2.15%
Totals 211,734 100.00%
Voter turnout %
Democratic hold

District 31

California's 31st congressional district election, 2006
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Xavier Becerra (incumbent) 64,952 100.00%
Totals 64,952 100.00%
Voter turnout %
Democratic hold

District 32

California's 32nd congressional district election, 2006
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Hilda Solis (incumbent) 76,059 82.96%
Libertarian Leland Faegre 15,627 17.04%
Totals 91,686 100.00%
Voter turnout %
Democratic hold

District 33

California's 33rd congressional district election, 2006
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Diane Watson (incumbent) 113,715 100.00%
Totals 113,715 100.00%
Voter turnout %
Democratic hold

District 34

California's 34th congressional district election, 2006
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Lucille Roybal-Allard (incumbent) 57,459 76.92%
Republican Wayne Miller 17,359 23.20%
Independent Naomi Crane (write-in) 1 0.00%
Totals 74,819 100.00%
Voter turnout %
Democratic hold

District 35

California's 35th congressional district election, 2006
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Maxine Waters (incumbent) 82,498 83.75%
American Independent Gordon Mego 8,343 8.47%
Libertarian Paul Ireland 7,665 7.78%
Totals 98,506 100.00%
Voter turnout %
Democratic hold

District 36

California's 36th congressional district election, 2006
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Jane Harman (incumbent) 105,323 63.39%
Republican Brian Gibson 53,068 31.94%
Peace and Freedom James Smith 4,592 2.76%
Libertarian Mike Binkley 3,170 1.91%
Totals 166,153 100.00%
Voter turnout %
Democratic hold

District 37

California's 37th congressional district election, 2006
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Juanita Millender-McDonald (inc.) 80,716 82.40%
Libertarian Herb Peters 17,246 17.60%
Totals 97,962 100.00%
Voter turnout %
Democratic hold

District 38

California's 38th congressional district election, 2006
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Grace Napolitano (incumbent) 75,181 75.33%
Republican Sidney Street 24,620 24.67%
Totals 99,801 100.00%
Voter turnout %
Democratic hold

District 39

California's 39th congressional district election, 2006
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Linda Sánchez (incumbent) 72,149 65.87%
Republican James Andion 37,384 34.13%
Totals 109,533 100.00%
Voter turnout %
Democratic hold

District 40

California's 40th congressional district election, 2006
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Ed Royce (incumbent) 100,995 66.76%
Democratic Florice Hoffman 46,418 30.68%
Libertarian Philip Inman 3,876 2.56%
Totals 151,289 100.00%
Voter turnout %
Republican hold

District 41

California's 41st congressional district election, 2006
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Jerry Lewis (incumbent) 109,761 66.91%
Democratic Louie Contreras 54,235 33.06%
Independent Carol Petersen (write-in) 48 0.03%
Totals 164,044 100.00%
Voter turnout %
Republican hold

District 42

California's 42nd congressional district election, 2006
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Gary Miller (incumbent) 129,720 100.00%
Totals 129,720 100.00%
Voter turnout %
Republican hold

District 43

California's 43rd congressional district election, 2006
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Joe Baca (incumbent) 52,791 64.49%
Republican Scott Folkens 29,069 35.51%
Totals 81,860 100.00%
Voter turnout %
Democratic hold

District 44

California's 44th congressional district election, 2006
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Ken Calvert (incumbent) 89,555 59.98%
Democratic Louis Vandenburg 55,275 37.02%
Peace and Freedom Kevin Akin 4,486 3.00%
Totals 149,316 100.00%
Voter turnout %
Republican hold

District 45

California's 45th congressional district election, 2006
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Mary Bono (incumbent) 99,638 60.66%
Democratic David Roth 64,613 39.34%
Totals 164,251 100.00%
Voter turnout %
Republican hold

District 46

California's 46th congressional district election, 2006
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Dana Rohrabacher (incumbent) 116,176 59.56%
Democratic Jim Brandt 71,573 36.69%
Libertarian Dennis Chang 7,303 3.74%
Totals 195,052 100.00%
Voter turnout %
Republican hold

District 47

California's 47th congressional district election, 2006
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Loretta Sanchez (incumbent) 47,134 62.33%
Republican Tan Nguyen 28,485 37.67%
Totals 75,619 100.00%
Voter turnout %
Democratic hold

District 48

California's 48th congressional district election, 2006
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican John Campbell (incumbent) 120,130 59.91%
Democratic Steve Young 74,647 37.23%
Libertarian Bruce Cohen 5,750 2.87%
Totals 200,527 100.00%
Voter turnout %
Republican hold

District 49

California's 49th congressional district election, 2006
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Darrell Issa (incumbent) 98,831 63.30%
Democratic Jeeni Criscenzo 52,227 33.45%
Libertarian Lars Grossmith 4,952 3.17%
Democratic Frank Ford (write-in) 127 0.08%
Totals 156,137 100.00%
Voter turnout %
Republican hold

District 50

California's 50th congressional district election, 2006
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Brian Bilbray (incumbent) 118,018 53.14%
Democratic Francine Busby 96,612 43.50%
Libertarian Paul King 4,119 1.85%
Peace and Freedom Miriam Clark 3,353 1.51%
Totals 222,102 100.00%
Voter turnout %
Republican hold

District 51

California's 51st congressional district election, 2006
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Bob Filner (incumbent) 78,114 67.43%
Republican Blake Miles 34,931 30.15%
Libertarian Dan Litwin 2,790 2.41%
Independent David Arguello (write-in) 4 0.00%
Totals 115,839 100.00%
Voter turnout %
Democratic hold

District 52

California's 52nd congressional district election, 2006
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Duncan Hunter (incumbent) 123,696 64.64%
Democratic John Rinaldi 61,208 32.16%
Libertarian Michael Benoit 6,465 3.38%
Totals 191,369 100.00%
Voter turnout %
Republican hold

District 53

California's 53rd congressional district election, 2006
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Susan Davis (incumbent) 97,541 67.55%
Republican John Woodrum 43,312 30.00%
Libertarian Ernie Lippe 3,534 2.45%
Totals 144,387 100.00%
Voter turnout %
Democratic hold

See also

References

  1. ^ a b c "Congress" (PDF).  
  2. ^ "Registration and Participation" (PDF).  
  3. ^ "Registration and Participation" (PDF).  

External links

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