California's 30th congressional district

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California's 30th congressional district
California's 30th congressional district - since January 3, 2013.
California's 30th congressional district - since January 3, 2013.
Current Representative Brad Sherman (DSherman Oaks)
Ethnicity 53.4% White, 4.2% Black, 11.9% Asian, 27.0% Hispanic, 3.5[1]% other
Cook PVI D+14
Map of the 30th congressional district.

California's 30th congressional district is a congressional district in the U.S. state of California, in the western San Fernando Valley of Los Angeles County and the eastern Simi Hills of Ventura County.

The district is currently represented by Brad Sherman, who won the November 2012 Election for the seat.[2]

Communities

The 30th congressional district boundaries currently include the communities of:


History[edit]

Before the 2013 redistricting resulting from the 2010 United States Census and the 2012 elections, the western Los Angeles County district was represented by Democrat Henry A. Waxman. From 2003 to 2013 the district included many of the cities and suburbs of western Greater Los Angeles, most notably Hollywood, West Hollywood, Beverly Hills, Santa Monica, Pacific Palisades, Malibu and Topanga, Calabasas, Agoura Hills, Woodland Hills.

Voting[edit]

Election results from statewide races
Year Office Results
2010 Governor Brown 62.1 - 34.8%
Senator Boxer 62.8 - 33.8%
2008 President[3] Obama 70.4 - 27.9%
2006 Governor[4] Schwarzenegger 49.8 - 45.9%
Senator[5] Feinstein 71.7 - 29.6%
2004 President[6] Kerry 66.1 - 32.8%
Senator[7] Boxer 69.4 - 26.8%
2003 Recall[8][9] No 57.3 - 42.7%
Schwarzenegger 43.5 - 38.7%
2002 Governor[10] Davis 57.1 - 33.0%
2000 President[11] Gore 75.0 - 19.3%
Senator[12] Feinstein 73.2 - 16.5%
1998 Governor
Senator
1996 President
1994 Governor
Senator
1992 President Clinton 62.7 - 24.2%
Senator Boxer 61.2 - 30.3%
Senator Feinstein 66.7 - 26.0%

List of representatives[edit]

Representative Party Years Counties Notes
District created January 3, 1953
Bob Wilson (92nd Congress portrait).jpg Bob Wilson Republican January 3, 1953 – January 3, 1963 San Diego Redistricted to the 36th district
Edward R Roybal.jpg Edward R. Roybal Democratic January 3, 1963 – January 3, 1975 Los Angeles Redistricted to the 25th district
No image.svg George E. Danielson Democratic January 3, 1975 – March 9, 1982 Redistricted from the 29th district, Resigned after being appointed as associate justice on California Court of Appeal
Vacant March 9, 1982 – July 13, 1982
Matthew G Martinez.jpg Matthew G. Martinez Democratic July 13, 1982 – January 3, 1983
January 3, 1983 – January 3, 1993 Los Angeles (San Gabriel Valley) Redistricted to the 31st district
Xavierbecerra.jpeg Xavier Becerra Democratic January 3, 1993 – January 3, 2003 Central/East/Southeast Los Angeles Redistricted to the 31st district
Henry Waxman, official portrait, 111th Congress.jpg Henry Waxman Democratic January 3, 2003 – January 3, 2013 West Side Los Angeles Redistricted from the 29th district, Redistricted to the 33rd district
Brad Sherman Official.jpg Brad Sherman Democratic January 3, 2013 – western San Fernando Valley including Sherman Oaks Redistricted from the 27th district


Election results[edit]

1952195419561958196019621964196619681970197219741976197819801982 (Special)1982198419861988199019921994199619982000200220042006200820102012

1952[edit]

United States House of Representatives elections, 1952[13]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Bob Wilson 121,322 59.6%
Democratic De Graff Austin 82,311 40.4%
Totals 203,633 100.0%
Voter turnout  %
Republican win (new seat)

1954[edit]

United States House of Representatives elections, 1954[14]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Bob Wilson (incumbent) 94,623 60.4%
Democratic Ross T. McIntire 61,994 39.6%
Totals 156,617 100.0%
Voter turnout  %
Republican hold

1956[edit]

United States House of Representatives elections, 1956[15]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Bob Wilson (incumbent) 142,753 66.7%
Democratic George A. Cheney 71,112 33.3%
Totals 213,865 100.0%
Voter turnout  %
Republican hold

1958[edit]

United States House of Representatives elections, 1958[16]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Bob Wilson (incumbent) 112,290 52.7%
Democratic Lionel Van Deerlin 90,641 47.3%
Totals 202,931 100.0%
Voter turnout  %
Republican hold

1960[edit]

United States House of Representatives elections, 1960[17]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Bob Wilson (incumbent) 158,679 59.3%
Democratic Walter Wencke 108,882 40.7%
Totals 267,561 100.0%
Voter turnout  %
Republican hold

1962[edit]

United States House of Representatives elections, 1962[18]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Edward R. Roybal 69,008 56.5%
Republican Gordon L. McDonough (inc.) 53,104 43.5%
Totals 122,112 100.0%
Voter turnout  %
Democratic gain from Republican

1964[edit]

United States House of Representatives elections, 1964[19]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Edward R. Roybal (incumbent) 90,329 66.3%
Republican Alfred J. Feder 45,912 33.7%
Totals 136,241 100.0%
Voter turnout  %
Democratic hold

1966[edit]

United States House of Representatives elections, 1966[20]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Edward R. Roybal (incumbent) 72,173 66.4%
Republican Henri O'Bryant, Jr. 36,506 33.6%
Totals 108,679 100.0%
Voter turnout  %
Democratic hold

1968[edit]

United States House of Representatives elections, 1968[21]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Edward R. Roybal (incumbent) 75,381 67.5%
Republican Samuel F. Cavnar 36,312 32.5%
Totals 111,693 100.0%
Voter turnout  %
Democratic hold

1970[edit]

United States House of Representatives elections, 1970[22]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Edward R. Roybal (incumbent) 63,903 68.3%
Republican Samuel F. Cavnar 28,038 29.9%
American Independent Boris Belousov 1,681 1.8%
Totals 93,622 100.0%
Voter turnout  %
Democratic hold

1972[edit]

United States House of Representatives elections, 1972[23]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Edward R. Roybal (incumbent) 76,521 68.4%
Republican Bill Brophy 32,005 28.6%
Peace and Freedom Lewis McCammon 3,355 3.0%
Totals 111,881 100.0%
Voter turnout  %
Democratic hold

1974[edit]

United States House of Representatives elections, 1974[24]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic George E. Danielson (inc.) 66,074 74.2%
Republican John J. Perez 22,928 25.8%
Totals 89,002 100.0%
Voter turnout  %
Democratic hold

1976[edit]

United States House of Representatives elections, 1976[25]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic George E. Danielson (inc.) 82,767 74.4%
Republican Harry Couch 28,503 25.6%
Totals 111,270 100.0%
Voter turnout  %
Democratic hold

1978[edit]

United States House of Representatives elections, 1978[26]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic George E. Danielson (inc.) 66,241 71.4%
Republican Henry Ares 26,511 28.6%
Totals 92,752 100.0%
Voter turnout  %
Democratic hold

1980[edit]

United States House of Representatives elections, 1980[27]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic George E. Danielson (inc.) 74,119 72.1%
Republican J. Arthur "Art" Platten 24,136 23.5%
Libertarian Bruce M. Hobbs 4,480 4.4%
Totals 102,735 100.0%
Voter turnout  %
Democratic hold

1982 (Special)[edit]

1982 special election[28]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Matthew G. Martinez ' 51.0%
Republican Ralph Roy Ramirez 49.0%
Totals {{{votes}}} 100.0%
Voter turnout  %
Democratic hold

1982[edit]

United States House of Representatives elections, 1982[29]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Matthew G. Martinez (inc.) 60,905 53.9%
Republican John H. Rousselot 52,177 46.1%
Totals 113,082 100.0%
Voter turnout  %
Democratic hold

1984[edit]

United States House of Representatives elections, 1984[30]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Matthew G. Martinez (inc.) 64,378 51.8%
Republican Richard Gomez 53,900 43.4%
American Independent Houston A. Meyers 6,055 4.9%
Totals 124,333 100.0%
Voter turnout  %
Democratic hold

1986[edit]

United States House of Representatives elections, 1986[31]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Matthew G. Martinez (inc.) 59,369 62.5%
Republican John W. Almquist 33,705 35.5%
Libertarian Kim J. Goldsworthy 1,911 2.0%
Totals 94,985 100.0%
Voter turnout  %
Democratic hold

1988[edit]

United States House of Representatives elections, 1988[32]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Matthew G. Martinez (inc.) 72,253 59.9%
Republican Ralph Roy Ramirez 43,833 25.5%
American Independent Houston A. Myers 2,694 2.2%
Libertarian Kim J. Goldsworthy 1,864 1.5%
Totals 120,644 100.0%
Voter turnout  %
Democratic hold

1990[edit]

United States House of Representatives elections, 1990[33]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Matthew G. Martinez (inc.) 45,456 58.2%
Republican Reuben D. Franco 28,914 37.0%
Libertarian George Curtis Feger 3,713 4.8%
Totals 78,083 100.0%
Voter turnout  %
Democratic hold

1992[edit]

United States House of Representatives elections, 1992[34]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Xavier Becerra 48,800 58.4%
Republican Mark Robbins 20,034 25.7%
Green Blase Bonpane 6,315 7.6%
Peace and Freedom Elizabeth A. Nakano 6,173 7.4%
Libertarian Andrew "Drew" Consalvo 2,221 2.7%
Totals 83,543 100.0%
Voter turnout  %
Democratic hold

1994[edit]

United States House of Representatives elections, 1994[35]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Xavier Becerra (incumbent) 43,943 66.15%
Republican David A. Ramirez 18,741 28.21%
Libertarian R. William Weilberg 3,741 5.63%
Totals 66,425 100.0%
Voter turnout  %
Democratic hold

1996[edit]

United States House of Representatives elections, 1996[36]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Xavier Becerra (incumbent) 58,283 72.4%
Republican Patricia Parker 15,078 18.7%
Libertarian Pam Probst 2,759 3.4%
Peace and Freedom Shirley Mandel 2,499 3.1%
Natural Law Rosemary Watson-Frith 1,971 2.4%
Totals 70,590 100.0%
Voter turnout  %
Democratic hold

1998[edit]

United States House of Representatives elections, 1998[37]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Xavier Becerra (incumbent) 58,230 81.25%
Republican Patricia Parker 13,441 18.75%
Totals 71,671 100.0%
Voter turnout  %
Democratic hold

2000[edit]

United States House of Representatives elections, 2000[38]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Xavier Becerra (incumbent) 83,223 83.3%
Republican Tony Goss 11,788 11.8%
Libertarian Jason E. Heath 2,858 2.9%
Natural Law Gary D. Hearne 2,051 2.0%
Totals 99,920 100.0%
Voter turnout  %
Democratic hold

2002[edit]

United States House of Representatives elections, 2002[39]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Henry Waxman 130,604 70.4%
Republican Tony D. Goss 54,989 29.6%
Totals 185,593 100.0%
Voter turnout  %
Democratic hold

2004[edit]

United States House of Representatives elections, 2004[40]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Henry Waxman (incumbent) 216,682 71.3%
Republican Victor Elizalde 87,465 28.7%
Totals 313,147 100.0%
Voter turnout  %
Democratic hold

2006[edit]

United States House of Representatives elections, 2006[41]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Henry Waxman (incumbent) 151,284 71.5%
Republican David Nelson Jones 55,904 26.4%
Peace and Freedom Adele M. Cannon 4,546 2.1%
Totals 211,734 100.0%
Voter turnout  %
Democratic hold

2008[edit]

United States House of Representatives elections, 2008[42]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Henry Waxman (incumbent) 242,792 100.00%
Totals 242,792 100.0%
Voter turnout  %
Democratic hold

2010[edit]

United States House of Representatives elections, 2010[43]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Henry Waxman (incumbent) 153,663 64.63%
Republican Charles E. Wilkerson 75,948 31.94%
Libertarian Erich D. Miller 5,021 2.11%
Peace and Freedom Richard R. Castaldo 3,115 1.32%
Totals 237,747 100.00%
Voter turnout  %
Democratic hold

2012[edit]

United States House of Representatives elections, 2012[44]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Brad Sherman (incumbent) 149,456 60.3%
Democratic Howard Berman (incumbent) 98,395 39.7%
Totals 247,851 100.0%
Democratic hold

Historical district boundaries[edit]

2003 - 2013

See also[edit]

References[edit]

External links[edit]


Coordinates: 34°12′07″N 118°32′49″W / 34.20194°N 118.54694°W / 34.20194; -118.54694