California's 11th congressional district

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California's 11th congressional district
California's 11th congressional district - since January 3, 2013.
California's 11th congressional district - since January 3, 2013.
Current Representative George Miller (DMartinez)
Ethnicity 48.6% White, 9.4% Black, 14.5% Asian, 25.6% Hispanic, 1.9[1]% other
Cook PVI D+17

California's 11th congressional district is a congressional district in the U.S. state of California.

George Miller, a Democrat, has represented the district since January 2013.

Currently, the 11th district consists of portions of Contra Costa County. Cities in the district include Concord, El Cerrito, Orinda, Pittsburg, and Richmond.[2]

Prior to redistricting by the California Citizens Redistricting Commission of 2011, the 11th district consisted of portions of Alameda, Contra Costa, San Joaquin, and Santa Clara counties.

History[edit]

Election results from statewide races[edit]

Election results from statewide races
Year Office Results
2010 Governor[3] Whitman 48.9 - 46.7%
Senator[4] Fiorina 50.7 - 43.8%
2008 President[5] Obama 53.8 - 44.5%
2006 Governor[6] Schwarzenegger 65.3 - 31.1%
Senator[7] Feinstein 55.4 - 40.3%
2004 President[8] Bush 53.9 - 45.3%
Senator[9] Boxer 50.2 - 46.6%
2003 Recall[10][11] Yes 60.8 - 39.2%
Schwarzenegger 51.5 - 24.1%
2002 Governor[12] Simon 50.5 - 40.9%
2000 President[13] Bush 49.7 - 46.6%
Senator[14] Feinstein 51.8 - 42.2%
1998 Governor[15] Davis 52.0 - 45.7%
Senator[16] Fong 49.1 - 47.1%
1996 President
1994 Governor
Senator
1992 President Clinton 40.6 - 38.5%
Senator Herschensohn 47.3 - 42.3%
Senator Feinstein 48.7 - 47.6%

List of representatives[edit]

Representative Party Dates Notes Counties
District created March 4, 1913
WilliamKettner.jpg William Kettner Democratic March 4, 1913 – March 3, 1921 Retired Imperial, Inyo, Mono, Orange, Riverside, San Bernardino, San Diego
No image.svg Phil Swing Republican March 4, 1921 – March 3, 1933 Retired
No image.svg William E. Evans Republican March 4, 1933 – January 3, 1935 Redistricted from the 9th district; Lost re-election to McGroarty Los Angeles
John S McGroarty 1893.jpg John S. McGroarty Democratic January 3, 1935 – January 3, 1939 Ran for Secretary of State
JohnCarlHinshaw.jpg John Carl Hinshaw Republican January 3, 1939 – January 3, 1943 Redistricted to the 20th district
No image.svg George E. Outland Democratic January 3, 1943 – January 3, 1947 Lost re-election to Bramblett Monterey, San Luis Obispo, Santa Barbara, Ventura
ErnestKBramblett.jpg Ernest K. Bramblett Republican January 3, 1947 – January 3, 1953 Redistricted to the 13th district
Justin Leroy Johnson.jpg Justin L. Johnson Republican January 3, 1953 – January 3, 1957 Redistricted from the 3rd district; Lost re-election to McFall San Joaquin, Stanislaus
John J. McFall.jpg John J. McFall Democratic January 3, 1957 – January 3, 1963 Redistricted to the 15th district
JArthurYounger.jpg J. Arthur Younger Republican January 3, 1963 – June 20, 1967 Redistricted from the 9th district; Died San Mateo
Vacant June 20, 1967 – December 12, 1967
Pete McCloskey.jpg Pete McCloskey Republican December 12, 1967 – January 3, 1973 Redistricted to the 17th district
Leo Ryan.jpg Leo Ryan Democratic January 3, 1973 – November 18, 1978 Murdered in Jonestown Northern San Mateo
Vacant November 18, 1978 – April 3, 1979
No image.svg William Royer Republican April 3, 1979 – January 3, 1981 Lost re-election to Lantos
Tom Lantos.jpg Tom Lantos Democratic January 3, 1981 – January 3, 1983
January 3, 1983 – January 3, 1993 Redistricted to the 12th district Most of San Mateo
Pombo richard.jpg Richard Pombo Republican January 3, 1993 – January 3, 2003 Most of Sacramento and San Joaquin
January 3, 2003 – January 3, 2007 Lost re-election to McNerney Eastern Alameda, southern and southeastern Contra Costa, most of San Joaquin, eastern Santa Clara
Jerry McNerney.jpg Jerry McNerney Democratic January 3, 2007 – January 3, 2013 Redistricted to the 9th district
George Miller house photo.jpg George Miller Democratic January 3, 2013 – Redistricted from the 7th district East Bay including Concord and Richmond

Election results for representatives[edit]

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1912[edit]

United States House of Representatives elections, 1912
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic William Kettner 24,822 42.7%
Republican Samuel C. Evans 21,426 36.8%
Socialist Noble A. Richardson 7,059 12.1%
Prohibition Helen M. Stoddard 4,842 8.3%
Totals 46,248 100.0%
Voter turnout  %
Democratic gain from Republican

1914[edit]

United States House of Representatives elections, 1914
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic William Kettner (incumbent) 47,165 52.7%
Republican James Carson Needham 25,001 27.9%
Prohibition James S. Edwards 11,278 12.7%
Socialist Casper Bauer 6,033 6.7%
Totals 89,477 100.0%
Voter turnout  %
Democratic hold

1916[edit]

United States House of Representatives elections, 1916
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic William Kettner (incumbent) 42,051 44.5%
Republican Robert C. Harbison 33,765 35.7%
Prohibition James S. Edwards 14,759 15.6%
Socialist Marcus W. Robbins 3,913 4.1%
Totals 94,488 100.0%
Voter turnout  %
Democratic hold

1918[edit]

United States House of Representatives elections, 1918
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic William Kettner (incumbent) 45,915 72.2%
Prohibition Stella B. Irvine 17,642 27.8%
Totals 63,557 100.0%
Voter turnout  %
Democratic hold

1920[edit]

United States House of Representatives elections, 1920[17]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Phil Swing 59,425 72.9%
Democratic Hugh L. Dickson 22,144 27.1%
Totals 81,569 100.0%
Voter turnout  %
Republican gain from Democratic

1922[edit]

United States House of Representatives elections, 1922[18]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Phil Swing (incumbent) 79,039 91.4%
Prohibition Charles H. Randall 7,466 8.6%
Totals 86,505 100.0%
Voter turnout  %
Republican hold

1924[edit]

United States House of Representatives elections, 1924[19]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Phil Swing (incumbent) 93,811 100.0%
Voter turnout  %
Republican hold

1926[edit]

United States House of Representatives elections, 1926[20]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Phil Swing (incumbent) 89,726 100.0%
Voter turnout  %
Republican hold

1928[edit]

United States House of Representatives elections, 1928[21]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Phil Swing (incumbent) 127,115 100.0%
Voter turnout  %
Republican hold

1930[edit]

United States House of Representatives elections, 1930[22]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Phil Swing (incumbent) 124,092 100.0%
Voter turnout  %
Republican hold

1932[edit]

United States House of Representatives elections, 1932[23]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican William E. Evans (inc.) 57,739 51.8%
Democratic Albert D. Hadley 38,240 34.3%
Liberty Marshall V. Hartranft 15,520 13.9%
Totals 111,499 100.0%
Voter turnout  %
Republican hold

1934[edit]

United States House of Representatives elections, 1934[24]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic John S. McGroarty 66,999 53.5%
Republican William E. Evans (inc.) 56,350 45.0%
Socialist William E. Stephenson 1,814 1.5%
Totals 125,163 100.0%
Voter turnout  %
Democratic gain from Republican

1936[edit]

United States House of Representatives elections, 1936[25]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic John S. McGroarty (inc.) 69,679 50.5%
Republican John Carl Hinshaw 54,914 39.8%
Progressive Robert S. Funk 12,340 8.9%
Communist William Ingham 1,041 0.8%
Totals 137,974 100.0%
Voter turnout  %
Democratic hold

1938[edit]

United States House of Representatives elections, 1938[26]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican John Carl Hinshaw 68,712 47.0%
Democratic Carl Stuart Hamblen 59,993 41.1%
Townsend Ralph D. Horton 12,713 8.7%
Progressive John R. Grey 3,821 2.6%
Communist Orla E. Lair 817 0.6%
Totals 146,056 100.0%
Voter turnout  %
Republican gain from Democratic

1940[edit]

United States House of Representatives elections, 1940[27]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican John Carl Hinshaw (inc.) 170,504 96.6%
Communist Orla E. Lair 6,003 3.4%
Totals 176,507 100.0%
Voter turnout  %
Republican hold

1942[edit]

United States House of Representatives elections, 1942[28]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic George E. Outland 31,611 50.7%
Republican A. J. Dingeman 30,781 49.3%
Totals 62,392 100.0%
Voter turnout  %
Democratic win (new seat)

1944[edit]

United States House of Representatives elections, 1944[29]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic George E. Outland (inc.) 52,218 56%
Republican A. J. Dingeman 41,005 44%
Totals 93,223 100%
Voter turnout  %
Democratic hold

1946[edit]

United States House of Representatives elections, 1946[30]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Ernest K. Bramblett 41,902 53.1%
Democratic George E. Outland (inc.) 36,996 46.9%
Totals 78,898 100.0%
Voter turnout  %
Republican gain from Democratic

1948[edit]

United States House of Representatives elections, 1948[31]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Ernest K. Bramblett (inc.) 87,143 80.8%
Progressive Cole Weston 14,582 13.5%
Democratic George E. Outland (write-in) 6,157 5.7%
Totals 107,882 100.0%
Voter turnout  %
Republican hold

1950[edit]

United States House of Representatives elections, 1950[32]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Ernest K. Bramblett (inc.) 59,780 52.1%
Democratic Ardis M. Walker 55,020 47.9%
Totals 114,800 100.0%
Voter turnout  %
Republican hold

1952[edit]

United States House of Representatives elections, 1952[33]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Justin L. Johnson (incumbent) 101,052 87.1%
Progressive Leslie B. Schilingheyde 14,999 12.9%
Totals 116,051 100.0%
Voter turnout  %
Republican hold

1954[edit]

United States House of Representatives elections, 1954[34]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Justin L. Johnson (incumbent) 54,716 52.6%
Democratic Carl Sugar 49,388 47.4%
Totals 104,104 100.0%
Voter turnout  %
Republican hold

1956[edit]

United States House of Representatives elections, 1956[35]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic John J. McFall 70,630 53.1%
Republican Justin L. Johnson (incumbent) 62,448 46.9%
Totals 133,078 100.0%
Voter turnout  %
Democratic gain from Republican

1958[edit]

United States House of Representatives elections, 1958[36]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic John J. McFall (incumbent) 86,924 69.3%
Republican Frederick S. Van Dyke 38,427 30.7%
Totals 125,351 100.0%
Voter turnout  %
Democratic hold

1960[edit]

United States House of Representatives elections, 1960[37]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic John J. McFall (incumbent) 97,368 65.4%
Republican Clifford B. Bull 51,473 34.6%
Totals 148,841 100.0%
Voter turnout  %
Democratic hold

1962[edit]

United States House of Representatives elections, 1962[38]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican J. Arthur Younger (incumbent) 101,963 62.3%
Democratic John D. Kaster 61,623 37.7%
Totals 163,586 100.0%
Voter turnout  %
Republican hold

1964[edit]

United States House of Representatives elections, 1964[39]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican J. Arthur Younger (incumbent) 116,022 54.8%
Democratic W. Mark Sullivan 95,747 45.2%
Totals 211,769 100.0%
Voter turnout  %
Republican hold

1966[edit]

United States House of Representatives elections, 1966[40]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican J. Arthur Younger (incumbent) 113,679 59.4%
Democratic W. Mark Sullivan 77,605 40.6%
Totals 191,284 100.0%
Voter turnout  %
Republican hold

1967 (Special)[edit]

Special election, 1967[41]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Pete McCloskey 63,850 57.2%
Democratic Roy A. Archibald 43,759 39.2%
Independent Shirley Temple Black 3,938 3.5%
Totals 111,547 100.0%
Voter turnout  %
Republican hold

1968[edit]

United States House of Representatives elections, 1968[42]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Pete McCloskey (incumbent) 165,482 79.3%
Democratic Urban G. Whitaker, Jr. 40,979 19.6%
Peace and Freedom David Demorest Ransom 2,157 1.0%
Totals 208,618 100.0%
Voter turnout  %
Republican hold

1970[edit]

United States House of Representatives elections, 1970[43]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Pete McCloskey (incumbent) 144,500 77.5%
Democratic Robert E. Gomperts 39,188 21.0%
Independent Scattering 2,786 1.5%
Totals 186,474 100.0%
Voter turnout  %
Republican hold

1972[edit]

United States House of Representatives elections, 1972[44]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Leo Ryan 113,580 60.4%
Republican Charles E. Chase 69,655 37.0%
American Independent Nicholas Waeil Kudrovzeff 4,852 2.6%
Totals 188,087 100.0%
Voter turnout  %
Democratic win (new seat)

1974[edit]

United States House of Representatives elections, 1974[45]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Leo Ryan (incumbent) 106,075 75.8%
Republican Bob Jones 29,783 21.3%
American Independent Nicholas Waeil Kudrovzeff 4,293 2.9%
Totals 140,151 100.0%
Voter turnout  %
Democratic hold

1976[edit]

United States House of Representatives elections, 1976[46]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Leo Ryan (incumbent) 107,618 61.1%
Republican Bob Jones 62,435 35.4%
American Independent Nicholas Waeil Kudrovzeff 6,141 3.5%
Totals 176,194 100.0%
Voter turnout  %
Democratic hold

1978[edit]

United States House of Representatives elections, 1978[47]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Leo Ryan (incumbent) 92,882 60.5%
Republican Dave Welch 54,621 35.6%
American Independent Nicholas Waeil Kudrovzeff 5,961 3.9%
Totals 153,464 100.0%
Voter turnout  %
Democratic hold

1979 (Special)[edit]

Special election, 1979[48]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican William Royer 52,585 57.3%
Democratic G.W. "Joe" Holsinger 37,685 41.1%
American Independent Nicholas W. Kudrovzeff 770 0.8%
Peace and Freedom Wilson G. Branch 731 0.8%
Totals 91,771 100.0%
Voter turnout  %
Republican gain from Democratic

1980[edit]

United States House of Representatives elections, 1980[49]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Tom Lantos 85,823 46.4%
Republican William Royer (incumbent) 80,100 43.3%
Peace and Freedom Wilson G. Branch 13,723 7.4%
Libertarian William S. Wade Jr. 3,816 2.1%
American Independent Nicholas W. Kudrovzeff 1,550 0.8%
Totals 185,012 100.0%
Voter turnout  %
Democratic gain from Republican

1982[edit]

United States House of Representatives elections, 1982[50]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Tom Lantos (incumbent) 109,812 57.1%
Republican William Royer 76,462 39.7%
Libertarian Chuck Olson 2,920 1.5%
Peace and Freedom Wilson G. Branch 1,928 1.0%
American Independent Nicholas W. Kudrovzeff 1,250 0.6%
Totals 192,372 100.0%
Voter turnout  %
Democratic hold

1984[edit]

United States House of Representatives elections, 1984[51]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Tom Lantos (incumbent) 147,607 69.9%
Republican John J. "Jack" Hickey 59,625 28.2%
American Independent Nicholas W. Kudrovzeff 3,883 1.8%
Totals 211,115 100.0%
Voter turnout  %
Democratic hold

1986[edit]

United States House of Representatives elections, 1986[52]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Tom Lantos (incumbent) 112,380 74.1%
Republican Bill Quarishi 39,315 25.9%
Totals 151,695 100.0%
Voter turnout  %
Democratic hold

1988[edit]

United States House of Representatives elections, 1988[53]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Tom Lantos (incumbent) 145,484 71.0%
Republican Bill Quarishi 50,050 24.4%
Libertarian Bill Wade 4,683 2.3%
Peace and Freedom Victor Martinez 2,906 1.4%
American Independent Nicholas W. Kudrovzeff 1,893 0.9%
Totals 205,016 100.0%
Voter turnout  %
Democratic hold

1990[edit]

United States House of Representatives elections, 1990[54]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Tom Lantos (incumbent) 105,029 65.9%
Republican Bill Quarishi 45,818 28.8%
Libertarian June R. Genis 8,518 5.3%
Totals 159,365 100.0%
Voter turnout  %
Democratic hold

1992[edit]

United States House of Representatives elections, 1992[55]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Richard Pombo 94,453 47.6%
Democratic Patti Garamendi 90,539 45.6%
Libertarian Christine Roberts 13,498 6.8%
Totals 198,490 100.0%
Voter turnout  %
Republican win (new seat)

1994[edit]

United States House of Representatives elections, 1994[56]
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%
Totals 159,814 100.0%
Voter turnout  %
Republican hold

1996[edit]

United States House of Representatives elections, 1996[57]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Richard Pombo (incumbent) 107,477 59.4%
Democratic Jason Silva 65,536 36.2%
Libertarian Kelly Rego 5,077 2.8%
Natural Law Selene Bush 3,006 1.6%
Totals 181,096 100.0%
Voter turnout  %
Republican hold

1998[edit]

United States House of Representatives elections, 1998[58]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Richard Pombo (incumbent) 95,496 61.43%
Democratic Robert L. Figueroa 56,345 36.25%
Libertarian Jesse Baird 3,608 2.32%
Totals 155,449 100.0%
Voter turnout  %
Republican hold

2000[edit]

United States House of Representatives elections, 2000[59]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Richard Pombo (incumbent) 120,635 57.9%
Democratic Tom Y. Santos 79,539 38.1%
Libertarian Kathryn A. Russow 5,036 2.4%
Natural Law Jon A. Kurey 3,397 1.6%
Totals 208,607 100.0%
Voter turnout  %
Republican hold

2002[edit]

United States House of Representatives elections, 2002[60]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Richard Pombo (incumbent) 104,921 60.4%
Democratic Elaine Shaw 69,035 39.6%
Totals 173,956 100.0%
Voter turnout  %
Republican hold

2004[edit]

United States House of Representatives elections, 2004[61]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Richard Pombo (incumbent) 163,582 61.3%
Democratic Jerry McNerney 103,587 38.7%
Totals 267,169 100.0%
Voter turnout  %
Republican hold

2006[edit]

United States House of Representatives elections, 2006[62]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Jerry McNerney 109,868 53.3%
Republican Richard Pombo (incumbent) 96,396 46.7%
Totals 206,264 100.0%
Voter turnout  %
Democratic gain from Republican

2008[edit]

United States House of Representatives elections, 2008
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Jerry McNerney (incumbent) 164,500 55.3%
Republican Dean Andal 133,104 44.7%
Totals 297,616 100.0%
Voter turnout  %
Democratic hold

2010[edit]

United States House of Representatives elections, 2010
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Jerry McNerney (incumbent) 115,361 47.97%
Republican David Harmer 112,703 46.86%
American Independent David Christensen 12,439 5.17%
Totals 240,503 100.00%
Voter turnout  %

Historical district boundaries[edit]

2003 - 2013

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "California election results - 2012 election". Los Angeles Times. Retrieved February 24, 2013. 
  2. ^ "Maps: Final Congressional Districts". Citizens Redistricting Commission. Retrieved February 24, 2013. 
  3. ^ Supplement to the Statement of Vote - Counties by Congressional Districts for Governor
  4. ^ Supplement to the Statement of Vote - Counties by Congressional Districts for United States Senator
  5. ^ (2008 President)
  6. ^ Statement of Vote (2006 Governor)
  7. ^ Statement of Vote (2006 Senator)
  8. ^ Statement of Vote (2004 President)
  9. ^ Statement of Vote (2004 Senator)
  10. ^ Statement of Vote (2003 Recall Question)
  11. ^ Statement of Vote (2003 Governor)
  12. ^ Statement of Vote (2002 Governor)
  13. ^ Statement of Vote (2000 President)
  14. ^ Statement of Vote (2000 Senator)
  15. ^ Supplement To The Statement Of Vote - November 3, 1998 General Election Counties by Congressional Districts
  16. ^ Supplement to the Statement of Vote - November 3, 1998 Election Counties by Congressional Districts
  17. ^ 1920 election results
  18. ^ 1922 election results
  19. ^ 1924 election results
  20. ^ 1926 election results
  21. ^ 1928 election results
  22. ^ 1930 election results
  23. ^ 1932 election results
  24. ^ 1934 election results
  25. ^ 1936 election results
  26. ^ 1938 election results
  27. ^ 1940 election results
  28. ^ 1942 election results
  29. ^ 1944 election results
  30. ^ 1946 election results
  31. ^ 1948 election results
  32. ^ 1950 election results
  33. ^ 1952 election results
  34. ^ 1954 election results
  35. ^ 1956 election results
  36. ^ 1958 election results
  37. ^ 1960 election results
  38. ^ 1962 election results
  39. ^ 1964 election results
  40. ^ 1966 election results
  41. ^ Michael J. Dubin, "United States Congressional Elections, 1788-1997: The Official Results", McFarland & Company Inc, Jefferson, North Carolina, 1998, p. 656.
  42. ^ 1968 election results
  43. ^ 1970 election results
  44. ^ 1972 election results
  45. ^ 1974 election results
  46. ^ 1976 election results
  47. ^ 1978 election results
  48. ^ Michael J. Dubin, "United States Congressional Elections, 1788-1997: The Official Results", McFarland & Company Inc, Jefferson, North Carolina, 1998, p. 714.
  49. ^ 1980 election results
  50. ^ 1982 election results
  51. ^ 1984 election results
  52. ^ 1986 election results
  53. ^ 1988 election results
  54. ^ 1990 election results
  55. ^ 1992 election results
  56. ^ 1994 election results
  57. ^ 1996 election results
  58. ^ 1998 election results
  59. ^ 2000 election results
  60. ^ 2002 general election results
  61. ^ 2004 general election results
  62. ^ 2006 general election results

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 37°54′N 122°00′W / 37.9°N 122.0°W / 37.9; -122.0