California's 22nd congressional district

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California's 22nd congressional district
California's 22nd congressional district - since January 3, 2013.
California's 22nd congressional district - since January 3, 2013.
Current Representative Devin Nunes (RTulare)
Ethnicity 42.4% White, 2.8% Black, 7.3% Asian, 44.8% Hispanic, 2.8[1]% other
Cook PVI R+10

California's 22nd congressional district is a congressional district in the U.S. state of California. The district is currently represented by Republican Devin Nunes.

The 22nd congressional district is centered in the San Joaquin Valley, in Fresno County and Tulare County. The district includes Clovis, Tulare, and Visalia.

Former

From 2002-2013 the 22nd formerly covered parts of San Luis Obispo, Kern, and Los Angeles counties. The district was anchored in Bakersfield and took in most of San Luis Obispo County.

Voting[edit]

Election results from statewide races
Year Office Results
2010 Governor Whitman 58.5 - 34.4%
Senator Fiorina 63.9 - 28.8%
2008 President[2] McCain 59.7 - 38.3%
2006 Governor[3] Schwarzenegger 73.8 - 22.0%
Senator[4] Mountjoy 57.3 - 37.4%
2004 President[5] Bush 67.9 - 31.0%
Senator[6] Jones 59.7 - 35.5%
2003 Recall[7][8] Yes 76.8 - 23.2%
Schwarzenegger 62.9 - 15.6%
2002 Governor[9] Simon 64.3 - 28.8%
2000 President[10] Bush 48.8 - 44.6%
Senator[11] Feinstein 47.8 - 42.7%
1998 Governor
Senator
1996 President
1994 Governor
Senator
1992 President Clinton 41.1 - 35.4%
Senator Herschensohn 47.6 - 43.5%
Senator Feinstein 48.7 - 43.3%

List of representatives[edit]

Representative Party Dates Notes Counties
District created January 3, 1943
No image.svg John J. Phillips Republican January 3, 1943 – January 3, 1953 Redistricted to the 29th district Imperial, Orange, Riverside
Joseph Franklin Holt.jpg Joseph F. Holt Republican January 3, 1953 – January 3, 1961 Retired Los Angeles
James-C-Corman-of-Los-Angeles-1957.tiff James C. Corman Democratic January 3, 1961 – January 3, 1975 Redistricted to the 21st district
Moorhead.jpg Carlos J. Moorhead Republican January 3, 1975 – January 3, 1983 Redistricted from the 20th district
January 3, 1983 – January 3, 1993 Redistricted to the 27th district Los Angeles (northern L.A. suburbs)
Michael Huffington 1993 congressional photo.jpg Michael Huffington Republican January 3, 1993 – January 3, 1995 Retired to run for the US Senate San Luis Obispo, Santa Barbara
ASeastrand.jpg Andrea Seastrand Republican January 3, 1995 – January 3, 1997 Lost re-election
WalterCapps.jpg Walter Capps Democratic January 3, 1997 – October 28, 1997 Died
Vacant October 28, 1997 – March 17, 1998
Lois Capps 2011 official photo.jpg Lois Capps Democratic March 17, 1998 – January 3, 2003 Redistricted to the 23rd district
Bill Thomas, official photo portrait color.jpg Bill Thomas Republican January 3, 2003 – January 3, 2007 Redistricted from the 21st district

Retired
Kern, Los Angeles (Lancaster), inland San Luis Obispo
Kevin McCarthy2.jpg Kevin McCarthy Republican January 3, 2007 – January 3, 2013 Redistricted to the 23rd district
Devin Nunes, official color photo portrait.jpg Devin Nunes Republican January 3, 2013 – present Redistricted from the 21st district Central Valley including Clovis, Tulare, and Visalia.

Election results[edit]

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1942[edit]

United States House of Representatives elections, 1942[12]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican John J. Phillips 42,765 57.6%
Democratic N. E. West 31,440 42.4%
Totals 74,205 100.0%
Voter turnout  %
Republican win (new seat)

1944[edit]

United States House of Representatives elections, 1944[13]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican John J. Phillips (incumbent) 88,537 100.0%
Voter turnout  %
Republican hold

1946[edit]

United States House of Representatives elections, 1946[14]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican John J. Phillips (incumbent) 59,935 62.1%
Democratic Ray Adkinson 36,649 37.9%
Totals 96,584 100.0%
Voter turnout  %
Republican hold

1948[edit]

United States House of Representatives elections, 1948[15]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican John J. Phillips (incumbent) 115,697 100.0%
Voter turnout  %
Republican hold

1950[edit]

United States House of Representatives elections, 1950[16]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican John J. Phillips (incumbent) 114,497 100.0%
Voter turnout  %
Republican hold

1952[edit]

United States House of Representatives elections, 1952[17]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Joseph F. Holt 85,039 60.5%
Democratic Dean E. McHenry 55,534 39.5%
Totals 140,573 100.0%
Voter turnout  %
Republican win (new seat)

1954[edit]

United States House of Representatives elections, 1954[18]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Joseph F. Holt (incumbent) 65,165 58.2%
Democratic William M. "Bill" Costley 46,875 41.8%
Totals 112,040 100.0%
Voter turnout  %
Republican hold

1956[edit]

United States House of Representatives elections, 1956[19]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Joseph F. Holt (incumbent) 97,317 59.8%
Democratic Irving Glasband 65,314 40.2%
Totals 162,631 100.0%
Voter turnout  %
Republican hold

1958[edit]

United States House of Representatives elections, 1958[20]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Joseph F. Holt (incumbent) 87,785 55.4%
Democratic Irving Glasband 70,777 44.6%
Totals 158,562 100.0%
Voter turnout  %
Republican hold

1960[edit]

United States House of Representatives elections, 1960[21]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic James C. Corman 104,919 51.1%
Republican Lemoine Blanchard 100,321 48.9%
Totals 205,240 100.0%
Voter turnout  %
Democratic gain from Republican

1962[edit]

United States House of Representatives elections, 1962[22]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic James C. Corman (incumbent) 75,294 53.6%
Republican Charles S. Foote 65,087 46.4%
Totals 140,381 100.0%
Voter turnout  %
Democratic hold

1964[edit]

United States House of Representatives elections, 1964[23]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic James C. Corman (incumbent) 94,141 50.5%
Republican Robert C. Cline 92,133 49.5%
Totals 186,274 100.0%
Voter turnout  %
Democratic hold

1966[edit]

United States House of Representatives elections, 1966[24]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic James C. Corman (incumbent) 94,420 53.5%
Republican Robert C. Cline 82,207 46.5%
Totals 176,627 100.0%
Voter turnout  %
Democratic hold

1968[edit]

United States House of Representatives elections, 1968[25]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic James C. Corman (incumbent) 102,332 56.9%
Republican Joe Holt 74,433 41.4%
Peace and Freedom Hugh Manes 3,024 1.7%
Totals 179,789 100.0%
Voter turnout  %
Democratic hold

1970[edit]

United States House of Representatives elections, 1970[26]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic James C. Corman (incumbent) 95,256 59.4%
Republican Tom Hayden 63,297 39.5%
American Independent Callis R. Johnson 1,880 1.1%
Totals 160,433 100.0%
Voter turnout  %
Democratic hold

1972[edit]

United States House of Representatives elections, 1972[27]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic James C. Corman (incumbent) 121,352 67.6%
Republican Bruce P. Wolfe 52,664 29.3%
Peace and Freedom Ralph L. Shroyer 5,583 3.1%
Totals 179,599 100.0%
Voter turnout  %
Democratic hold

1974[edit]

United States House of Representatives elections, 1974[28]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Carlos Moorhead (inc.) 78,983 55.8%
Democratic Richard Hallin 62,770 44.2%
Totals 141,753 100.0%
Voter turnout  %
Republican hold

1976[edit]

United States House of Representatives elections, 1976[29]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Carlos Moorhead (inc.) 114,769 62.6%
Democratic Robert S. Henry 68,543 37.4%
Totals 183,312 100.0%
Voter turnout  %
Republican hold

1978[edit]

United States House of Representatives elections, 1978[30]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Carlos Moorhead (inc.) 99,502 64.6%
Democratic Robert S. Henry 54,442 35.4%
Totals 153,944 100.0%
Voter turnout  %
Republican hold

1980[edit]

United States House of Representatives elections, 1980[31]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Carlos Moorhead (inc.) 115,241 63.9%
Democratic Pierce O'Donnell 57,477 31.9%
Libertarian William V. Susel 7,705 4.3%
Totals 180,423 100.0%
Voter turnout  %
Republican hold

1982[edit]

United States House of Representatives elections, 1982[32]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Carlos Moorhead (inc.) 145,831 73.6%
Democratic Harvey L. Goldhammer 46,521 23.5%
Libertarian Robert T. Gerringer 5,870 3.0%
Totals 198,222 100.0%
Voter turnout  %
Republican hold

1984[edit]

United States House of Representatives elections, 1984[33]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Carlos Moorhead (inc.) 184,981 85.2%
Libertarian Michael B. Yauch 32,036 14.8%
Totals 217,017 100.0%
Voter turnout  %
Republican hold

1986[edit]

United States House of Representatives elections, 1986[34]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Carlos Moorhead (inc.) 141,096 73.8%
Democratic John G. Simmons 44,036 23.0%
Libertarian Jona Joy Bergland 3,114 1.6%
Peace and Freedom Joel Lorimer 2,930 1.5%
Totals 191,176 100.0%
Voter turnout  %
Republican hold

1988[edit]

United States House of Representatives elections, 1988[35]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Carlos Moorhead (inc.) 164,699 69.5%
Democratic John G. Simmons 61,555 26.0%
Peace and Freedom Shirley Rachel Isaacson 6,298 2.7%
Libertarian Ted Brown 4,259 1.8%
Totals 235,811 100.0%
Voter turnout  %
Republican hold

1990[edit]

United States House of Representatives elections, 1990[36]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Carlos Moorhead (inc.) 108,634 60.0%
Democratic David Bayer 61,630 34.1%
Libertarian William H. Wilson 6,702 3.7%
Peace and Freedom Jan B. Tucker 3,963 2.2%
Totals 180,929 100.0%
Voter turnout  %
Republican hold

1992[edit]

United States House of Representatives elections, 1992[37]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Michael Huffington 131,242 52.5%
Democratic Gloria Ochoa 87,328 34.9%
Green Mindy Lorenz 23,699 9.5%
Libertarian William Howard Dilbeck 7,553 3.0%
No party Bialosky (write-in) 104 0.1%
Totals 249,926 100.0%
Voter turnout  %
Republican hold

1994[edit]

United States House of Representatives elections, 1994[38]
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%
Totals 209,008 100.0%
Voter turnout  %
Republican hold

1996[edit]

United States House of Representatives elections, 1996[39]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Walter Capps 118,299 48.5%
Republican Andrea Seastrand (incumbent) 107,987 44.3%
Independent Steven Wheeler 9,845 4.0%
Reform Richard Porter 3,975 1.6%
Libertarian David Bersohn 2,233 0.9%
Natural Law Dawn Tomastik 1,847 0.7%
Totals 244,186 100.0%
Voter turnout  %
Democratic gain from Republican

1998 (Special)[edit]

List of special elections to the United States House of Representatives in California[40]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Lois Capps 93,392 53.46%
Republican Tom Bordonaro 78,224 44.78%
Libertarian Robert Bakhaus 3,079 1.76%
Totals 174,695 100.00%
Voter turnout  %
Democratic hold

1998[edit]

United States House of Representatives elections, 1998[41]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Lois Capps (incumbent) 111,388 55.09%
Republican Tom J. Bordonaro Jr. 86,921 42.99%
Libertarian Robert Bakhaus 2,618 1.29%
Reform Richard D. "Dick" Porter 1,263 0.62%
Totals 202,190 100.0%
Voter turnout  %
Democratic hold

2000[edit]

United States House of Representatives elections, 2000[42]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Lois Capps (incumbent) 135,538 53.2%
Republican Mike Stoker 113,094 44.4%
Reform Richard D. "Dick" Porter 2,490 0.9%
Libertarian Joe Furcinite 2,060 0.8%
Natural Law J. Carlos Aguirre 1,888 0.7%
Totals 255,070 100.0%
Voter turnout  %
Democratic hold

2002[edit]

United States House of Representatives elections, 2002[43]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Bill Thomas (incumbent) 120,473 73.4%
Democratic Jaime A. Corvera 38,988 23.7%
Libertarian Frank Coates 4,824 2.9%
Totals 164,285 100.0%
Voter turnout  %
Republican hold

2004[edit]

United States House of Representatives elections, 2004[44]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Bill Thomas (incumbent) 209,384 100.0%
Voter turnout  %
Republican hold

2006[edit]

United States House of Representatives elections, 2006[45]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Kevin McCarthy 133,278 70.8%
Democratic Sharon M. Beery 55,226 29.2%
Totals 188,504 100.0%
Voter turnout  %
Republican hold

2008[edit]

United States House of Representatives elections, 2008[46]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Kevin McCarthy (incumbent) 224,549 100.0%
Totals 224,549 100.0%
Voter turnout  %
Republican hold

2010[edit]

United States House of Representatives elections, 2010[47]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Kevin McCarthy (incumbent) 173,490 98.8%
Independent John Uebersax (write-in) 2,173 1.2%
Totals 175,663 100.0%
Voter turnout  %
Republican hold

2012[edit]

United States House of Representatives elections, 2012[48]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Devin Nunes (incumbent) 132,386 61.9%
Democratic Otto Lee 81,555 38.1%
Totals 213,941 100.0%
Republican hold

Historical district boundaries[edit]

2003 - 2013

See also[edit]

References[edit]

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 35°12′N 119°54′W / 35.2°N 119.9°W / 35.2; -119.9