California's 24th congressional district

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California's 24th congressional district
California's 24th congressional district - since January 3, 2013.
California's 24th congressional district - since January 3, 2013.
Current Representative Lois Capps (DSanta Barbara)
Ethnicity 57.1% White, 1.8% Black, 4.1% Asian, 34.1% Hispanic, 2.9[1]% other
Cook PVI D+4

California's 24th congressional district is represented by Democrat Lois Capps. Following redistricting, the district contains all of Santa Barbara County and San Luis Obispo County as well the Los Padres National Forest in Ventura County.

From 2003-2013, the district covered most of Ventura and inland Santa Barbara counties.

Voting[edit]

Election results from statewide races
Year Office Results
2010 Governor Whitman 54.1 - 40.5%
Senator Fiorina 55.0 - 39.8%
2008 President[2] Obama 51.9 - 46.3%
2006 Governor[3] Schwarzenegger 65.8 - 29.6%
Senator[4] Feinstein 48.8 - 46.3%
2004 President[5] Bush 55.7 - 43.1%
Senator[6] Jones 48.4 - 47.3%
2003 Recall[7][8] Yes 67.0 - 33.0%
Schwarzenegger 54.8 - 20.1%
2002 Governor[9] Simon 52.1 - 39.4%
2000 President[10] Gore 57.9 - 37.7%
Senator[11] Feinstein 59.0 - 34.8%
1998 Governor
Senator
1996 President
1994 Governor
Senator
1992 President Clinton 48.3 - 30.0%
Senator Boxer 50.0 - 42.7%
Senator Feinstein 56.5 - 37.0%

List of representatives[edit]

Representative Party Dates Notes Counties
District created January 3, 1953
Norris Poulson.jpg Norris Poulson Republican January 3, 1953 – June 11, 1953 Redistricted from the 13th district, Resigned after being elected Mayor of Los Angeles Los Angeles
Vacant June 11, 1953 – November 10, 1953
GlenardPLipscomb.jpg Glenard P. Lipscomb Republican November 10, 1953 – January 3, 1967
January 3, 1967 – February 1, 1970 Died Los Angeles, southwestern San Bernardino
Vacant February 1, 1970 – June 30, 1970
John H. Rousselot.jpg John H. Rousselot Republican June 30, 1970 – January 3, 1973
January 3, 1973 – January 3, 1975 Redistricted to the 26th district Los Angeles
Henry Waxman, official portrait, 111th Congress.jpg Henry Waxman Democratic January 3, 1975 – January 3, 1983
January 3, 1983 – January 3, 1993 Redistricted to the 29th district North central Los Angeles (Hollywood)
Abeilenson.jpg Anthony C. Beilenson Democratic January 3, 1993 – January 3, 1997 Redistricted from the 23rd district, Retired Southwestern Los Angeles, southeastern Ventura (Thousand Oaks)
Brad Sherman Official.jpg Brad Sherman Democratic January 3, 1997 – January 3, 2003 Redistricted to the 27th district
Elton Gallegly Portrait.jpg Elton Gallegly Republican January 3, 2003 – January 3, 2013 Redistricted from the 23rd district Inland Santa Barbara, most of Ventura
Lois Capps 2011 official photo.jpg Lois Capps Democratic January 3, 2013 - Redistricted from the 23rd district Central Coast including San Luis Obispo and Santa Barbara.

Election results[edit]

19521953 (Special)195419561958196019621964196619681970 (Special)197019721974197619781980198219841986198819901992199419961998200020022004200620082010

1952[edit]

United States House of Representatives elections, 1952[12]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Norris Poulson (incumbent) 119,799 87.4%
Progressive Bertram L. Sharp 17,307 12.6%
Totals 137,106 100.0%
Voter turnout  %
Republican hold

1953 (Special)[edit]

Republican Glenard P. Lipscomb won the special election to replace fellow Republican Norris Poulson, who was elected Mayor of Los Angeles. Data for this special election is not available.[13]

1954[edit]

United States House of Representatives elections, 1954[14]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Glenard P. Lipscomb (inc.) 65,431 56.9%
Democratic George Arnold 49,592 43.1%
Totals 115,023 100.0%
Voter turnout  %
Republican hold

1956[edit]

United States House of Representatives elections, 1956[15]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Glenard P. Lipscomb (inc.) 84,120 61.9%
Democratic Fay Porter 51,692 38.1%
Totals 135,812 100.0%
Voter turnout  %
Republican hold

1958[edit]

United States House of Representatives elections, 1958[16]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Glenard P. Lipscomb (inc.) 68,184 56.4%
Democratic William H. Ware, Jr. 52,804 43.6%
Totals 120,988 100.0%
Voter turnout  %
Republican hold

1960[edit]

United States House of Representatives elections, 1960[17]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Glenard P. Lipscomb (inc.) 82,497 59.7%
Democratic Norman Hass 55,613 40.3%
Totals 138,110 100.0%
Voter turnout  %
Republican hold

1962[edit]

United States House of Representatives elections, 1962[18]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Glenard P. Lipscomb (inc.) 120,884 70.3%
Democratic Knox Mellon 50,970 29.7%
Totals 171,854 100.0%
Voter turnout  %
Republican hold

1964[edit]

United States House of Representatives elections, 1964[19]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Glenard P. Lipscomb (inc.) 139,784 67.9%
Democratic Bryan W. Stevens 65,967 32.1%
Totals 205,751 100.0%
Voter turnout  %
Republican hold

1966[edit]

United States House of Representatives elections, 1966[20]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Glenard P. Lipscomb (inc.) 148,190 76.3%
Democratic Fred Warner Neal 46,115 23.7%
Totals 194,305 100.0%
Voter turnout  %
Republican hold

1968[edit]

United States House of Representatives elections, 1968[21]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Glenard P. Lipscomb (inc.) 152,180 72.8%
Democratic Fred Warner Neal 56,723 27.2%
Totals 208,903 %
Republican hold

1970 (Special)[edit]

1970 special election[22]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican John H. Rousselot 62,749 68.2%
Democratic Myrlie B. Evers 29,248 31.8%
Totals {{{votes}}} 100.0%
Voter turnout  %
Republican hold

1970[edit]

United States House of Representatives elections, 1970[23]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican John H. Rousselot (inc.) 124,071 65.1%
Democratic Myrlie B. Evers 61,777 32.4%
American Independent Brian Scanlon 3,018 1.6%
Peace and Freedom Harold Kaplan 1,858 1.0%
Totals 190,724 100.0%
Voter turnout  %
Republican hold

1972[edit]

United States House of Representatives elections, 1972[24]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican John H. Rousselot (inc.) 141,274 70.1%
Democratic Luther Mandell 60,170 29.9%
Totals 201,444 %
Republican hold

1974[edit]

United States House of Representatives elections, 1974[25]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Henry Waxman 85,343 64.0%
Republican Elliott Stone Graham 43,680 33.0%
American Independent David E. Davis 3,980 3.0%
Totals 133,003 100.0%
Voter turnout  %
Democratic hold

1976[edit]

United States House of Representatives elections, 1976[26]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Henry Waxman (incumbent) 108,296 67.8%
Republican David Irvins Simmons 51,478 32.2%
Totals 159,774 100.0%
Voter turnout  %
Democratic hold

1978[edit]

United States House of Representatives elections, 1978[27]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Henry Waxman (incumbent) 85,075 62.7%
Republican Howard G. Schaefer 44,243 32.6%
Peace and Freedom Kevin Casey Peters 6,453 4.8%
Totals 135,771 100.0%
Voter turnout  %
Democratic hold

1980[edit]

United States House of Representatives elections, 1980[28]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Henry Waxman (incumbent) 93,569 63.8%
Republican Roland Cayard 39,744 27.1%
Peace and Freedom Margaret "Maggie" Feigin 5,905 4.0%
Libertarian Robert E. Lehman 5,172 3.5%
American Independent Jack Smilowitz 2,341 1.6%
Totals 146,731 100.0%
Voter turnout  %
Democratic hold

1982[edit]

United States House of Representatives elections, 1982[29]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Henry Waxman (incumbent) 88,516 65.1%
Republican Jerry Zerg 42,133 31.0%
Libertarian Jeff Mandel 5,420 1.8%
Totals 136,069 100.0%
Voter turnout  %
Democratic hold

1984[edit]

United States House of Representatives elections, 1984[30]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Henry Waxman (incumbent) 97,340 63.4%
Republican Jerry Zerg 51,010 33.2%
Peace and Freedom James Green 2,780 1.8%
Libertarian Tim Custer 2,477 1.6%
Totals {{{votes}}} 100.0%
Voter turnout  %
Democratic hold

1986[edit]

United States House of Representatives elections, 1986[31]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Henry Waxman (incumbent) 103,914 87.9%
Libertarian George Abrahams 8,871 7.5%
Peace and Freedom James Green 5,388 4.6%
Totals 118,173 100.0%
Voter turnout  %
Democratic hold

1988[edit]

United States House of Representatives elections, 1988[32]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Henry Waxman (incumbent) 112,038 72.2%
Republican John N. Cowles 36,835 23.8%
Peace and Freedom James Green 3,571 2.3%
Libertarian George Abrahams 2,627 1.7%
Totals 155,071 100.0%
Voter turnout  %
Democratic hold

1990[edit]

United States House of Representatives elections, 1990[33]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Henry Waxman (incumbent) 71,562 68.9%
Republican John N. Cowles 26,607 25.6%
Peace and Freedom Maggie Phair 5,706 5.5%
Totals 103,875 100.0%
Voter turnout  %
Democratic hold

1992[edit]

United States House of Representatives elections, 1992[34]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Anthony C. Beilenson (inc.) 141,742 55.5%
Republican Tom McClintock 99,835 39.1%
Peace and Freedom John Paul Lindblad 13,690 5.4%
Totals 255,267 100.0%
Voter turnout  %
Democratic hold

1994[edit]

United States House of Representatives elections, 1994[35]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Anthony C. Beilenson (inc.) 95,342 49.35%
Republican Rich Sybert 91,806 47.52%
Libertarian John C. Koehler 6,031 3.12%
Totals 193,179 100.0%
Voter turnout  %
Democratic hold

1996[edit]

United States House of Representatives elections, 1996[36]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Brad Sherman 106,193 49.5%
Republican Rich Sybert 93,629 43.6%
Peace and Freedom Ralph Shroyer 6,267 2.9%
Libertarian Erich Miller 5,691 2.6%
Natural Law Ron Lawrence 3,068 1.4%
Totals 214,848 100.0%
Voter turnout  %
Democratic hold

1998[edit]

United States House of Representatives elections, 1998[37]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Brad Sherman (incumbent) 103,491 57.31%
Republican Randy Hoffman 69,501 38.49%
Natural Law Catherine Carter 3,033 1.68%
Libertarian Erich D. Miller 2,695 1.49%
Peace and Freedom Ralph Shroyer 1,860 1.03%
Totals 180,580 100.0%
Voter turnout  %
Democratic hold

2000[edit]

United States House of Representatives elections, 2000[38]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Brad Sherman (incumbent) 155,398 66.1%
Republican Jerry Doyle 70,169 29.8%
Libertarian Juan Carlos Ros 6,966 2.9%
Natural Law Michael Cuddehe 2,911 1.2%
Totals 235,444 100.0%
Voter turnout  %
Democratic hold

2002[edit]

United States House of Representatives elections, 2002[39]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Elton Gallegly (incumbent) 120,585 65.2%
Democratic Fern Rudin 58,755 31.8%
Libertarian Gary Harber 5,666 3.0%
Totals 185,006 100.0%
Voter turnout  %
Republican hold

2004[edit]

United States House of Representatives elections, 2004[40]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Elton Gallegly (incumbent) 178,660 62.9%
Democratic Brett Wagner 96,397 33.9%
Green Stuart A. Bechman 9,321 3.2%
Totals 284,378 100.0%
Voter turnout  %
Republican hold

2006[edit]

United States House of Representatives elections, 2006[41]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Elton Gallegly (incumbent) 129,812 62.1%
Democratic Jill M. Martinez 79,461 37.9%
No party Michael Kurt Stettler (write-in) 16 0.0%
No party Henry Nicolle (write-in) 3 0.0%
Totals 209,292 100.0%
Voter turnout  %
Republican hold

2008[edit]

United States House of Representatives elections, 2008[42]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Elton Gallegly (incumbent) 174,492 58.20%
Democratic Marta Ann Jorgensen 125,560 41.80%
Voter turnout  %
Republican hold

2010[edit]

United States House of Representatives elections, 2010[44]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Elton Gallegly (incumbent) 144,055 59.94%
Democratic Timothy J. Allison 96,279 40.06%
Voter turnout  %
Republican hold

2012[edit]

California's 24th congressional district election, 2012
Primary election
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Lois Capps (incumbent) 72,356 46.4%
Republican Abel Maldonado 46,295 29.7%
Republican Christopher Mitchum 33,604 21.5%
No party preference Matt Boutté 3,832 2.5%
Totals 156,087 100.0%
General election
Democratic Lois Capps (incumbent) 156,749 55.1%
Republican Abel Maldonado 127,746 44.9%
Totals 284,495 100.0%
Democratic hold

2014[edit]

California's 24th congressional district election, 2014[46]
Primary election
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Lois Capps (incumbent) 45,482 44.5%
Republican Christopher Mitchum 15,927 15.6%
Republican Justin Donald Fareed 15,013 14.7%
Republican Dale Francisco 12,256 12.0%
Republican Bradley Allen 6,573 6.4%
Democratic Sandra J. Marshall-Eminger 3,675 3.6%
Democratic Paul H. Coyne, Jr. 1,753 1.7%
No party preference Steve Isakson 947 0.9%
Republican Alexis Stuart 527 0.5%
Totals 102,153 100.00%

Historical district boundaries[edit]

2003 - 2013

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://www.latimes.com/la-redistricting-map-july-2011,0,5339409.htmlstory#39.71057374407184,-118.14590136718749,5,usCongress,,,current
  2. ^ (2008 Presidential election)
  3. ^ Statement of Vote (2006 Governor)
  4. ^ Statement of Vote (2006 Senator)
  5. ^ Statement of Vote (2004 President)
  6. ^ Statement of Vote (2004 Senator)
  7. ^ Statement of Vote (2003 Recall Question)
  8. ^ Statement of Vote (2003 Governor)
  9. ^ Statement of Vote (2002 Governor)
  10. ^ Statement of Vote (2000 President)
  11. ^ Statement of Vote (2000 Senator)
  12. ^ 1952 election results
  13. ^ 1953 special election results
  14. ^ 1954 election results
  15. ^ 1956 election results
  16. ^ 1958 election results
  17. ^ 1960 election results
  18. ^ 1962 election results
  19. ^ 1964 election results
  20. ^ 1966 election results
  21. ^ 1968 election results
  22. ^ 1970 special election results
  23. ^ 1970 election results
  24. ^ 1972 election results
  25. ^ 1974 election results
  26. ^ 1976 election results
  27. ^ 1978 election results
  28. ^ 1980 election results
  29. ^ 1982 election results
  30. ^ 1984 election results
  31. ^ 1986 election results
  32. ^ 1988 election results
  33. ^ 1990 election results
  34. ^ 1992 election results
  35. ^ 1994 election results
  36. ^ 1996 election results
  37. ^ 1998 election results
  38. ^ 2000 election results
  39. ^ 2002 general election results
  40. ^ 2004 general election results
  41. ^ 2006 general election results
  42. ^ STATISTICS OF THE PRESIDENTIAL AND CONGRESSIONAL ELECTION OF NOVEMBER 4, 2008
  43. ^ Statement of Vote November 4, 2008, General Election
  44. ^ STATISTICS OF THE PRESIDENTIAL AND CONGRESSIONAL ELECTION OF NOVEMBER 2, 2010
  45. ^ Statement of Vote November 2, 2010, General Election
  46. ^ http://vote.sos.ca.gov/returns/us-rep/district/24/

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 34°36′N 119°42′W / 34.6°N 119.7°W / 34.6; -119.7