California's 29th congressional district

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California's 29th congressional district
California's 29th congressional district - since January 3, 2013.
California's 29th congressional district - since January 3, 2013.
Current Representative Tony Cardenas (DLos Angeles)
Ethnicity 18.4% White, 3.6% Black, 7.5% Asian, 68.7% Hispanic, 1.7[1]% other
Cook PVI D+25
Map of the 29th congressional district.

California's 29th congressional district is a congressional district in the U.S. state of California based in the north central San Fernando Valley, including the communities of Van Nuys, San Fernando, Pacoima, Arleta, Panorama City, Sylmar, and parts of North Hollywood. The district is represented by Democrat Tony Cárdenas.

Voting[edit]

Election results from statewide races
Year Office Results
2012 President Obama 77.0 - 20.5%
2010 Governor Brown 61.0 - 34.5%
Senator Boxer 60.7 - 34.8%
2008 President[2] Obama 67.6 - 30.4%
2006 Governor[3] Schwarzenegger 50.3 - 44.4%
Senator[4] Feinstein 64.0 - 30.7%
2004 President[5] Kerry 61.2 - 37.4%
Senator[6] Boxer 63.8 - 31.4%
2003 Recall[7][8] Yes 50.8 - 49.2%
Schwarzenegger 47.1 - 33.6%
2002 Governor[9] Davis 52.2 - 38.7%
2000 President[10] Gore 72.1 - 22.3%
Senator[11] Feinstein 70.5 - 21.2%
1998 Governor
Senator
1996 President
1994 Governor
Senator
1992 President Clinton 66.3 - 20.2%
Senator Boxer 67.7 - 27.4%
Senator Feinstein 72.5 - 23.6%

List of representatives[edit]

Representative Party Years Notes Counties
District created January 3, 1953
No image.svg John J. Phillips Republican January 3, 1953 –
January 3, 1957
Redistricted from the 22nd district

Lost re-election
Imperial, Riverside
Dalip Singh Saund.jpg Dalip Singh Saund Democratic January 3, 1957 –
January 3, 1963
First Sikh Congressman

Left office due to incapacitating stroke
Imperial, Riverside
Georgebrownjr.jpg George E. Brown, Jr. Democratic January 3, 1963 –
January 3, 1971
Retired to run for the US Senate Los Angeles
George E. Danielson.jpg George E. Danielson Democratic January 3, 1971 –
January 3, 1975
Redistricted to the 30th district
Augustus Freeman Hawkins.jpg Augustus F. Hawkins Democratic January 3, 1975 –
January 3, 1983
Redistricted from the 21st district
January 3, 1983 –
January 3, 1991
Retired South Central Los Angeles
Maxine Waters Official.jpg Maxine Waters Democratic January 3, 1991 –
January 3, 1993
Redistricted to the 35th district
Henry Waxman, official portrait, 111th Congress.jpg Henry Waxman Democratic January 3, 1993 –
January 3, 2003
Redistricted from the 24th district

Redistricted to the 30th district
West Side Los Angeles
Adam Schiff, official photo portrait, 111th Congress.jpg Adam Schiff Democratic January 3, 2003 –
January 3, 2013
Redistricted from the 27th district

Redistricted to the 28th district
Los Angeles (Burbank, Glendale, Pasadena)
U.S. Rep. Tony Cárdenas.jpg Tony Cárdenas Democratic January 3, 2013 –
present
North-central San Fernando Valley

Election results[edit]

1952195419561958196019621964196619681970197219741976197819801982198419861988199019921994199619982000200220042006200820102012

1952[edit]

United States House of Representatives elections, 1952[12]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican John J. Phillips (incumbent) 73,144 100.0%
Voter turnout  %
Republican hold

1954[edit]

United States House of Representatives elections, 1954[13]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican John J. Phillips (incumbent) 42,420 58%
Democratic Bruce Shangle 30,781 42%
Totals 73,201 100.0%
Voter turnout  %
Republican hold

1956[edit]

United States House of Representatives elections, 1956[14]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Dalip Singh Saund 54,989 51.5%
Republican Jacqueline Cochran Odlum 51,690 48.5%
Totals 106,679 100.0%
Voter turnout  %
Democratic gain from Republican

1958[edit]

United States House of Representatives elections, 1958[15]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Dalip Singh Saund (inc.) 64,518 62.4%
Republican John Babbage 38,899 37.6%
Totals 103,417 100.0%
Voter turnout  %
Democratic hold

1960[edit]

United States House of Representatives elections, 1960[16]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Dalip Singh Saund (inc.) 76,139 57.1%
Republican Charles H. Jameson 57,319 42.9%
Totals 133,458 100.0%
Voter turnout  %
Democratic hold

1962[edit]

United States House of Representatives elections, 1962[17]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic George Brown, Jr. 73,740 55.7%
Republican H. L. Richardson, Jr. 58,760 44.3%
Totals 132,500 100.0%
Voter turnout  %
Democratic win (new seat)

1964[edit]

United States House of Representatives elections, 1964[18]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic George Brown, Jr. (inc.) 90,208 58.6%
Republican Charles J. Farrington, Jr. 63,836 41.4%
Totals 154,044 100.0%
Voter turnout  %
Democratic hold

1966[edit]

United States House of Representatives elections, 1966[19]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic George Brown, Jr. (inc.) 69,115 51.1%
Republican Bill Orozco 66,079 48.9%
Totals 135,194 100.0%
Voter turnout  %
Democratic hold

1968[edit]

United States House of Representatives elections, 1968[20]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic George Brown, Jr. (inc.) 74,807 52.3%
Republican Bill Orozco 68,213 47.7%
Totals 143,020 100.0%
Voter turnout  %
Democratic hold

1970[edit]

United States House of Representatives elections, 1970[21]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic George E. Danielson 71,308 62.6%
Republican Tom McMann 42,620 37.4%
Totals 113,928 100.0%
Voter turnout  %
Democratic hold

1972[edit]

United States House of Representatives elections, 1972[22]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic George E. Danielson (inc.) 91,553 62.8%
Republican Richard E. Ferraro 48,814 33.5%
Peace and Freedom John W. Blaine 5,455 3.7%
Totals 145,822 100.0%
Voter turnout  %
Democratic hold

1974[edit]

United States House of Representatives elections, 1974[23]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Augustus F. Hawkins (inc.) 45,977 100.0%
Voter turnout  %
Democratic hold

1976[edit]

United States House of Representatives elections, 1976[24]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Augustus F. Hawkins (inc.) 82,515 85.4%
Republican Michael D. Germonprez 10,852 11.2%
Independent Sheila Leburg 3,235 3.3%
Totals 96,602 100.0%
Voter turnout  %
Democratic hold

1978[edit]

United States House of Representatives elections, 1978[25]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Augustus F. Hawkins (inc.) 65,214 85.0%
Republican Uriah J. Fields 11,512 15.0%
Totals 76,726 100.0%
Voter turnout  %
Democratic hold

1980[edit]

United States House of Representatives elections, 1980[26]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Augustus F. Hawkins (inc.) 80,095 86.1%
Republican Michael Arthur Hirt 10,282 11.1%
Libertarian Earl Smith 2,622 2.8%
Totals 92,999 100.0%
Voter turnout  %
Democratic hold

1982[edit]

United States House of Representatives elections, 1982[27]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Augustus F. Hawkins (inc.) 97,028 79.8%
Republican Milton R. Mackaig 24,568 20.2%
Totals 121,596 100.0%
Voter turnout  %
Democratic hold

1984[edit]

United States House of Representatives elections, 1984[28]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Augustus F. Hawkins (inc.) 108,777 86.6%
Republican Echo Y. Goto 16,781 13.4%
Totals 125,558 100.0%
Voter turnout  %
Democratic hold

1986[edit]

United States House of Representatives elections, 1986[29]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Augustus F. Hawkins (inc.) 78,132 84.5%
Republican John Van de Brooke 13,432 14.5%
Libertarian Waheed R. Boctor 851 0.9%
Totals 92,415 100.0%
Voter turnout  %
Democratic hold

1988[edit]

United States House of Representatives elections, 1988[30]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Augustus F. Hawkins (inc.) 88,169 82.8%
Republican Reuben D. Franco 14,543 13.7%
Libertarian Gregory P. Gilmore 3,724 3.5%
Totals 105,436 100.0%
Voter turnout  %
Democratic hold

1990[edit]

United States House of Representatives elections, 1990[31]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Maxine Waters 51,350 79.4%
Republican Bill DeWitt 12,054 18.6%
Libertarian Waheed R. Boctor 1,268 2.0%
Totals 64,672 100.0%
Voter turnout  %
Democratic hold

1992[edit]

United States House of Representatives elections, 1992[32]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Henry Waxman (incumbent) 160,312 61.3%
Republican Mark Robbins 67,141 25.7%
Independent David Davis 15,445 5.9%
Peace and Freedom Susan C. Davies 13,888 5.3%
Libertarian Felix Tsvi Rogin 4,699 1.8%
No party Vann (write-in) 1 0.0%
Totals 261,486 100.0%
Voter turnout  %
Democratic hold

1994[edit]

United States House of Representatives elections, 1994[33]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Henry Waxman (incumbent) 129,413 66.15%
Republican Paul Stepanek 53,801 28.26%
Libertarian Mike Binkley 7,162 3.76%
Totals 190,376 100.0%
Voter turnout  %
Democratic hold

1996[edit]

United States House of Representatives elections, 1996[34]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Henry Waxman (incumbent) 145,278 67.7%
Republican Paul Stepanek 52,857 24.6%
Peace and Freedom John Daley 8,819 4.1%
Libertarian Mike Binkley 4,766 2.2%
Natural Law Brian Rees 3,097 1.4%
Totals 214,817 100.0%
Voter turnout  %
Democratic hold

1998[edit]

United States House of Representatives elections, 1998[35]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Henry Waxman (incumbent) 131,561 73.87%
Republican Mike Gottlieb 40,282 22.62%
Libertarian Mike Binkley 3,534 1.98%
Natural Law Karen Blasdell-Wilkinson 2,717 1.53%
Totals 178,094 100.0%
Voter turnout  %
Democratic hold

2000[edit]

United States House of Representatives elections, 2000[36]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Henry Waxman (incumbent) 180,295 75.7%
Republican Jim Scileppi 45,784 19.3%
Libertarian Jack Anderson 7,944 3.3%
Natural Law Bruce Currivan 4,178 1.7%
Totals 238,201 100.0%
Voter turnout  %
Democratic hold

2002[edit]

United States House of Representatives elections, 2002[37]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Adam Schiff (incumbent) 76,036 62.6%
Republican Jim Scileppi 40,676 33.4%
Libertarian Ted Brown 4,889 4.0%
Totals 121,541 100.0%
Voter turnout  %
Democratic hold

2004[edit]

United States House of Representatives elections, 2004[38]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Adam Schiff (incumbent) 133,670 64.7%
Republican Harry Frank Scolinos 62,871 30.4%
Green Philip Koebel 5,715 2.7%
Libertarian Ted Brown 4,570 2.2%
No party John Burton (write-in) 6 0.0%
Totals 206,832 100.0%
Voter turnout  %
Democratic hold

2006[edit]

United States House of Representatives elections, 2006[39]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Adam Schiff (incumbent) 91,014 63.5%
Republican William J. Bodell 39,321 27.5%
Green William M. Paparian 8,197 5.7%
Peace and Freedom Lynda L. Llamas 2,599 1.8%
Libertarian Jim Keller 2,258 1.5%
No party John Burton (write-in) 15 0.0%
Totals 143,404 100.0%
Voter turnout  %
Democratic hold

2008[edit]

United States House of Representatives elections, 2008[40]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Adam Schiff (incumbent) 146,198 68.9%
Republican Charles Hahn 56,727 26.7%
Libertarian Alan Pyeatt 9,219 4.3%
Voter turnout  %
Democratic hold

2010[edit]

United States House of Representatives elections, 2010[41]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Adam Schiff (incumbent) 104,374 64.78%
Republican John P. Colbert 51,534 31.98%
Libertarian William P. Cushing 5,218 3.24%
Voter turnout  %
Democratic hold

2012[edit]

United States House of Representatives elections, 2012[42]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Tony Cardenas 111,287 74.1%
No party preference David R. Hernandez 38,994 25.9%
Totals 150,281 100.0%
Democratic win (new seat)

Historical district boundaries[edit]

2003 - 2013

See also[edit]

References[edit]

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 34°16′00″N 118°25′49″W / 34.26667°N 118.43028°W / 34.26667; -118.43028