California's 28th congressional district

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California's 28th congressional district
California's 28th congressional district - since January 3, 2013.
California's 28th congressional district - since January 3, 2013.
Current Representative Adam Schiff (DBurbank)
Ethnicity 55.3% White, 2.3% Black, 13.5% Asian, 25.7% Hispanic, 3.2[1]% other
Cook PVI D+20
Map of the 28th congressional district.

California's 28th congressional district is a congressional district in the U.S. state of California, in Los Angeles County. The district is currently represented by Democrat Adam Schiff.

The district includes Burbank, Glendale, the northern Los Angeles suburbs, West Hollywood as well as parts of central Los Angeles including Los Feliz, and Silver Lake.

Formerly, from 2003 to 2013, the district included about half of the San Fernando Valley, including North Hollywood, in the Greater Los Angeles Area.

Voting[edit]

Election results from statewide races
Year Office Results
2010 Governor Brown 69.3 – 25.7%
Senator Boxer 69.8 – 25.1%
2008 President[2] Obama 76.1 – 22.0%
2006 Governor[3] Angelides 54.7 – 40.2%
Senator[4] Feinstein 75.2 – 19.5%
2004 President[5] Kerry 71.0 – 27.9%
Senator[6] Boxer 73.9 – 20.8%
2003 Recall[7][8] No 58.0 – 42.0%
Bustamante 44.7 – 39.1%
2002 Governor[9] Davis 62.2 – 27.9%
2000 President[10] Gore 49.0 – 46.9%
Senator[11] Feinstein 51.2 – 42.0%
1998 Governor
Senator
1996 President
1994 Governor
Senator
1992 President Bush 41.3 – 37.8%
Senator Herschensohn 54.8 – 36.9%
Senator Seymour 46.9 – 44.8%

List of representatives[edit]

Representative Party Dates Notes Counties
District created January 3, 1953
James Boyd Utt.jpg James B. Utt Republican January 3, 1953 – January 3, 1963 Redistricted to the 35th district Orange, northwestern San Diego
Alphonzo Bell.jpg Alphonzo E. Bell, Jr. Republican January 3, 1963 – January 3, 1975 Redistricted from the 16th district

Redistricted to the 27th district
Los Angeles
Rep. Yvonne Burke.jpg Yvonne Brathwaite Burke Democratic January 3, 1975 – January 3, 1979 Redistricted from the 37th district

Retired to run for attorney general
Julian Carey Dixon.jpg Julian C. Dixon Democratic January 3, 1979 – January 3, 1983
January 3, 1983 – January 3, 1993 Redistricted to the 32nd district Southern Los Angeles (Inglewood)
David Dreier, official portrait, 111th Congress.jpg David Dreier Republican January 3, 1993 – January 3, 2003 Redistricted from the 33rd district

Redistricted to the 26th district
Los Angeles (eastern suburbs)
Howard Berman official photo.jpg Howard Berman Democratic January 3, 2003 – January 3, 2013 Redistricted from the 26th district

Redistricted to the 30th district and lost
Los Angeles (San Fernando, Van Nuys)
Adam Schiff, official photo portrait, 111th Congress.jpg Adam Schiff Democratic January 3, 2013 – present Redistricted from the 29th district Burbank, Glendale, northern Los Angeles suburbs, as well as parts of central Los Angeles

Election results[edit]

195219541956195819601962196419661968197019721974197619781980198219841986198819901992199419961998200020022004200620082012

1952[edit]

United States House of Representatives elections, 1952[12]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican James B. Utt 106,972 63.0
Democratic Lionel Van Deerlin 62,779 37.0
Total votes 169,751 100.0
Voter turnout  %
Republican win (new seat)

1954[edit]

United States House of Representatives elections, 1954[13]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican James B. Utt (incumbent) 95,680 66.2
Democratic Harriet Enderle 48,785 33.8
Total votes 144,465 100.0
Voter turnout  %
Republican hold

1956[edit]

United States House of Representatives elections, 1956[14]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican James B. Utt (incumbent) 159,456 64.5
Democratic Gordon T. Shepard 87,691 35.5
Total votes 247,147 100.0
Voter turnout  %
Republican hold

1958[edit]

United States House of Representatives elections, 1958[15]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican James B. Utt (incumbent) 152,855 58.2
Democratic T. R. Boyett 109,794 41.8
Total votes 262,649 100.0
Voter turnout  %
Republican hold

1960[edit]

United States House of Representatives elections, 1960[16]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican James B. Utt (incumbent) 241,765 60.9
Democratic Max E. Woods 155,221 39.1
Total votes 396,986 100.0
Voter turnout  %
Republican hold

1962[edit]

United States House of Representatives elections, 1962[17]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Alphonzo E. Bell, Jr. (inc.) 162,233 64
Democratic Jerry Pacht 91,305 36
Total votes 253,538 100.0
Voter turnout  %
Republican hold

1964[edit]

United States House of Representatives elections, 1964[18]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Alphonzo E. Bell, Jr. (inc.) 205,473 65.6
Democratic Gerald A. Gottlieb 107,852 34.4
Total votes 313,325 100.0
Voter turnout  %
Republican hold

1966[edit]

United States House of Representatives elections, 1966[19]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Alphonzo E. Bell, Jr. (inc.) 211,404 72.3
Democratic Lawrence "Lorry" Sherman 81,007 27.7
Total votes 292,411 100.0
Voter turnout  %
Republican hold

1968[edit]

United States House of Representatives elections, 1968[20]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Alphonzo E. Bell, Jr. (inc.) 168,208 71.2
Democratic John McKee Pratt 63,414 26.9
Peace and Freedom Sherman Pearl 4,503 1.9
Total votes 236,125 100.0
Voter turnout  %
Republican hold

1970[edit]

United States House of Representatives elections, 1970[21]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Alphonzo E. Bell, Jr. (inc.) 154,691 69.3
Democratic Don McLaughlin 57,882 25.9
American Independent Derek A. Gordon 5,759 2.6
Peace and Freedom Jane E. Gordon 4,971 2.2
Total votes 223,303 100.0
Voter turnout  %
Republican hold

1972[edit]

United States House of Representatives elections, 1972[22]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Alphonzo E. Bell, Jr. (inc.) 142,102 60.7
Democratic Michael Shapiro 87,783 37.5
Peace and Freedom Jack Hampton 4,184 1.8
Total votes 234,069 100.0
Voter turnout  %
Republican hold

1974[edit]

United States House of Representatives elections, 1974[23]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Yvonne Brathwaite Burke (I) 86,743 80.1
Republican Tom Neddy 21,308 19.9
Total votes 108,051 100.0
Voter turnout  %
Democratic hold

1976[edit]

United States House of Representatives elections, 1976[24]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Yvonne Brathwaite Burke (I) 114,612 80.2
Republican Edward S. Skinner 28,303 19.8
Total votes 142,915 100.0
Voter turnout  %
Democratic hold

1978[edit]

United States House of Representatives elections, 1978[25]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Julian C. Dixon 97,592 100.0
Voter turnout  %
Democratic hold

1980[edit]

United States House of Representatives elections, 1980[26]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Julian C. Dixon (incumbent) 108,725 79.2
Republican Robert Reid 23,179 16.9
Libertarian Ernst F. Ghermann 5,400 3.9
Total votes 137,304 100.0
Voter turnout  %
Democratic hold

1982[edit]

United States House of Representatives elections, 1982[27]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Julian C. Dixon (incumbent) 103,469 78.9
Republican David Goerz 24,473 18.7
Libertarian David W. Meleney 3,210 2.4
Total votes 131,152 100.0
Voter turnout  %
Democratic hold

1984[edit]

United States House of Representatives elections, 1984[28]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Julian C. Dixon (incumbent) 113,076 75.6
Republican Beatrice M. Jett 33,511 22.4
Libertarian Don Swemgimurti Federick 2,930 2.0
Total votes 149,517 100.0
Voter turnout  %
Democratic hold

1986[edit]

United States House of Representatives elections, 1986[29]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Julian C. Dixon (incumbent) 92,635 76.3
Republican George Zaldivar Adams 25,858 21.3
Libertarian Howard Johnson 2,837 2.3
Total votes 121,330 100.0
Voter turnout  %
Democratic hold

1988[edit]

United States House of Representatives elections, 1988[30]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Julian C. Dixon (incumbent) 109,801 76.1
Republican George Zaldivar Adams 28,645 19.8
Libertarian Howard Johnson 3,080 2.1
Peace and Freedom Salomea Honigsfeld 2,811 1.9
Total votes 144,337 100.0
Voter turnout  %
Democratic hold

1990[edit]

United States House of Representatives elections, 1990[31]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Julian C. Dixon (incumbent) 69,482 72.7
Republican George Zaldivar Adams 21,245 22.2
Peace and Freedom William R. Williams II 2,723 2.8
Libertarian Robert G. "Bob" Weber Jr. 2,150 2.2
Total votes 95,600 100.0
Voter turnout  %
Democratic hold

1992[edit]

United States House of Representatives elections, 1992[32]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican David Dreier (incumbent) 122,353 58.4
Democratic Al Wachtel 76,525 36.6
Green Walt Contreras Sheasby 6,233 3.0
Libertarian Thomas J. Dominy 4,271 2.0
Total votes 209,382 100.0
Voter turnout  %
Republican hold

1994[edit]

United States House of Representatives elections, 1994[33]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican David Dreier (incumbent) 110,179 67.07
Democratic Tommy Randle 50,022 30.45
Libertarian Jorj Clayton Baker 4,069 2.48
No party Hatch (write-in) 7 0.00%
Total votes 164,277 100.0
Voter turnout  %
Republican hold

1996[edit]

United States House of Representatives elections, 1996[34]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican David Dreier (incumbent) 113,389 60.7
Democratic David Levering 69,037 37.0
Libertarian Ken Saurenman 4,459 2.3
Total votes 186,885 100.0
Voter turnout  %
Republican hold

1998[edit]

United States House of Representatives elections, 1998[35]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican David Dreier (incumbent) 90,607 57.64
Democratic Janice M. Nelson 61,721 39.26
Libertarian Jerry R. Douglas 2,099 1.34
Green Walt Contreras Sheasby 1,954 1.24
Natural Law M. Lawrence Allison 819 0.52
Total votes 157,200 100.0
Voter turnout  %
Republican hold

2000[edit]

United States House of Representatives elections, 2000[36]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican David Dreier (incumbent) 116,557 56.9
Democratic Janice M. Nelson 81,804 39.9
Libertarian Randall G. Weissbuch 2,823 1.3
Natural Law Lawrence Allison 2,083 1.0
American Independent Joe "Jay" Haytas 1,932 0.9
Total votes 205,199 100.0
Voter turnout  %
Republican hold

2002[edit]

United States House of Representatives elections, 2002[37]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Howard Berman (incumbent) 73,771 71.4
Republican David R. Hernandez, Jr. 23,926 23.2
Libertarian Kelley L. Ross 5,629 5.4
Total votes 113,326 100.0
Voter turnout  %
Democratic hold

2004[edit]

United States House of Representatives elections, 2004[38]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Howard Berman (incumbent) 115,303 71.0
Republican David Hernandez 37,868 23.3
Libertarian Kelley L. Ross 9,339 5.7
Total votes 162,410 100.0
Voter turnout  %
Democratic hold

2006[edit]

United States House of Representatives elections, 2006[39]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Howard Berman (incumbent) 79,866 74.0
Republican Stanley Kimmel Kesselman 20,629 19.1
Green Byron De Lear 3,868 3.5
Libertarian Kelley L. Ross 3,679 3.4
Total votes 108,042 100.0
Voter turnout  %
Democratic hold

2008[edit]

United States House of Representatives elections, 2008[40]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Howard Berman (incumbent) 137,471 100.00
Total votes 137,471 100.0
Voter turnout  %
Democratic hold

2010[edit]

United States House of Representatives elections, 2010[41]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Howard Berman (incumbent) 88,385 69.54
Republican Merlin Froyd 28,493 22.42
Libertarian Carlos A. Rodriguez 10,229 8.04
Total votes 127,107 100.00
Voter turnout  %
Democratic hold

2012[edit]

United States House of Representatives elections, 2012[42]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Adam Schiff (incumbent) 188,703 76.5
Republican Phil Jennerjahn 58,008 23.5
Total votes 246,711 100.00
Voter turnout  %
Democratic hold

Living former Members of the U.S. House of Representatives from California's 28th congressional district[edit]

As of April 2015, there are three former members of the U.S. House of Representatives from California's 28th congressional district that are currently living.

Representative Term in office (Congressional years as congressmen/women/representative(s) while in office) Date of birth (and age)
Yvonne Brathwaite Burke 1975 - 1979 (1932-10-26) October 26, 1932 (age 82)
David Dreier 1993 - 2003 (1952-07-05) July 5, 1952 (age 62)
Howard Berman 2003 - 2013 (1941-04-15) April 15, 1941 (age 74)

Historical district boundaries[edit]

2003 - 2013

See also[edit]

References[edit]

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 34°15′00″N 118°17′29″W / 34.25000°N 118.29139°W / 34.25000; -118.29139