California's 34th congressional district

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California's 34th congressional district
California's 34th congressional district - since January 3, 2013.
California's 34th congressional district - since January 3, 2013.
Current Representative Xavier Becerra (DLos Angeles)
Ethnicity 9.2% White, 4.4% Black, 19.4% Asian, 65.4% Hispanic, 1.5[1]% other
Cook PVI D+30

California's 34th congressional district is a congressional district in the U.S. state of California. The district is currently represented by Democrat Xavier Becerra. The district includes Chinatown, Downtown L.A., Highland Park, Garvanza, Westlake, Koreatown, Little Tokyo, Boyle Heights, Eagle Rock, Mount Washington, Cypress Park, Lincoln Heights, City Terrace, El Sereno and Monterey Hills.

Voting[edit]

Election results from statewide races
Year Office Results
2012 President Obama 83.0 - 14.1%
2010 Governor Brown 71.5 - 23.0%
Senator Boxer 71.2 - 22.7%
2008 President[2] Obama 74.7 - 23.1%
2006 Governor[3] Angelides 62.6 - 32.4%
Senator[4] Feinstein 73.7 - 20.7%
2004 President[5] Kerry 68.8 - 29.8%
Senator[6] Boxer 73.7 - 21.1%
2003 Recall[7][8] No 57.2 - 42.8%
Bustamante 52.6 - 33.4%
2002 Governor[9] Davis 63.4 - 27.3%
2000 President[10] Gore 67.3 - 29.5%
Senator[11] Feinstein 68.9 - 24.2%
1998 Governor
Senator
1996 President
1994 Governor
Senator
1992 President Clinton 50.9 - 31.1%
Senator Boxer 47.0 - 42.1%
Senator Feinstein 56.1 - 34.2%

List of representatives[edit]

Representative Party Years Notes Counties
District created January 3, 1963
Richard T Hanna.png Richard T. Hanna Democratic January 3, 1963 –
January 3, 1967
Orange
January 3, 1967 –
December 31, 1974
Resigned Los Angeles, Orange
Vacant December 31, 1974 –
January 3, 1975
No image.svg Mark W. Hannaford Democratic January 3, 1975 – January 3, 1979 Lost re-election Los Angeles, northwestern Orange
DanLungren 2009.jpg Dan Lungren Republican January 3, 1979 –
January 3, 1983
Redistricted to the 42nd district
Esteban Edward Torres.png Ed Torres Democratic January 3, 1983 –
January 3, 1999
Retired Los Angeles (Norwalk)
Rep-Napolitano.jpg Grace Napolitano Democratic January 3, 1999 –
January 3, 2003
Redistricted to the 38th district
Lucille Roybal-Allard.jpg Lucille Roybal-Allard Democratic January 3, 2003 –
January 3, 2013
Redistricted from the 33rd district

Redistricted to the 40th district
Los Angeles (Downtown L.A.)
Xavierbecerra.jpeg Xavier Becerra Democratic January 3, 2013 –
present
Redistricted from the 31st district Los Angeles (Chinatown and Downtown L.A.)

Election results[edit]

19621964196619681970197219741976197819801982198419861988199019921994199619982000200220042006200820102012

1962[edit]

United States House of Representatives elections, 1962[12]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Richard T. Hanna 90,758 55.9%
Republican Robert A. Geier 71,478 44.1%
Totals 162,236 100.0%
Voter turnout  %
Democratic win (new seat)

1964[edit]

United States House of Representatives elections, 1964[13]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Richard T. Hanna (incumbent) 137,588 58.3%
Republican Robert A. Geier 98,606 41.7%
Totals 236,194 100.0%
Voter turnout  %
Democratic hold

1966[edit]

United States House of Representatives elections, 1966[14]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Richard T. Hanna (incumbent) 127,976 55.8%
Republican Frank LaMagna 101,410 44.2%
Totals 129,386 100.0%
Voter turnout  %
Democratic hold

1968[edit]

United States House of Representatives elections, 1968[15]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Richard T. Hanna (incumbent) 105,880 50.9%
Republican Bill J. Teague 102,333 49.1%
Totals 208,213 100.0%
Voter turnout  %
Democratic hold

1970[edit]

United States House of Representatives elections, 1970[16]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Richard T. Hanna (incumbent) 101,664 54.5%
Republican Bill J. Teague 82,167 44.0%
American Independent Lee R. Rayburn 2,843 1.5%
Totals 186,674 100.0%
Voter turnout  %
Democratic hold

1972[edit]

United States House of Representatives elections, 1972[17]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Richard T. Hanna (incumbent) 113,841 67.2%
Republican John D. Ratterree 48,916 28.9%
American Independent Lee R. Rayburn 6,604 3.9%
Totals 169,361 100.0%
Voter turnout  %
Democratic hold

1974[edit]

United States House of Representatives elections, 1974[18]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Mark W. Hannaford (inc.) 78,345 49.8%
Republican Bill Bond 72,967 46.3%
American Independent James Manis 3,169 2.0%
Peace and Freedom John S. Donohue 3,043 1.9%
Totals 157,524 100.0%
Voter turnout  %
Democratic hold

1976[edit]

United States House of Representatives elections, 1976[19]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Mark W. Hannaford (inc.) 100,988 50.7%
Republican Dan Lungren 98,147 49.3%
Totals 199,135 100.0%
Voter turnout  %
Democratic hold

1978[edit]

United States House of Representatives elections, 1978[20]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Dan Lungren 90,554 53.7%
Democratic Mark W. Hannaford (inc.) 73,608 43.7%
American Independent Lawrence John Stafford 4,410 2.6%
Totals 168,572 100.0%
Voter turnout  %
Republican gain from Democratic

1980[edit]

United States House of Representatives elections, 1980[21]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Dan Lungren (incumbent) 138,024 71.8%
Democratic Simone 46,351 24.1%
Peace and Freedom John S. Donohue 7,794 4.1%
Totals 192,169 100.0%
Voter turnout  %
Republican hold

1982[edit]

United States House of Representatives elections, 1982[22]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Esteban Torres 68,316 57.2%
Republican Paul R. Jackson 51,026 42.8%
Totals 119,342 100.0%
Voter turnout  %
Democratic hold

1984[edit]

United States House of Representatives elections, 1984[23]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Esteban Torres (incumbent) 87,060 59.8%
Republican Paul R. Jackson 58,467 40.2%
Totals 145,527 100.0%
Voter turnout  %
Democratic hold

1986[edit]

United States House of Representatives elections, 1986[24]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Esteban Torres (incumbent) 66,404 60.3%
Republican Charles M. House 43,659 39.7%
Totals 110,063 100.0%
Voter turnout  %
Democratic hold

1988[edit]

United States House of Representatives elections, 1988[25]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Esteban Torres (incumbent) 92,087 63.2%
Republican Charles M. House 50,954 35.0%
Libertarian Carl M. "Marty" Swinney 2,686 1.8%
Totals 145,727 100.0%
Voter turnout  %
Democratic hold

1990[edit]

United States House of Representatives elections, 1990[26]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Esteban Torres (incumbent) 55,646 60.7%
Republican John Eastman 36,024 39.3%
Totals 91,670 100.0%
Voter turnout  %
Democratic hold

1992[edit]

United States House of Representatives elections, 1992[27]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Esteban Torres (incumbent) 91,738 61.3%
Republican J. Jay Hernandez 50,907 34.0%
Libertarian Carl M. "Marty" Swinney 7,072 4.7%
No party Worland (write-in) 1 0.0%
Totals 149,718 100.0%
Voter turnout  %
Democratic hold

1994[edit]

United States House of Representatives elections, 1994[28]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Esteban Torres (incumbent) 72,439 61.67%
Republican Albert J. Nunez 40,068 34.11%
Libertarian Carl M. "Marty" Swinney 4,921 4.19%
American Independent J. Scott (write-in) 27 0.02%
Totals 117,455 100.0%
Voter turnout  %
Democratic hold

1996[edit]

United States House of Representatives elections, 1996[29]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Esteban Torres (incumbent) 94,730 68.5%
Republican David Nunez 36,852 26.7%
American Independent J. Scott 4,122 2.9%
Libertarian David Argall 2,736 1.9%
Totals 138,440 100.0%
Voter turnout  %
Democratic hold

1998[edit]

United States House of Representatives elections, 1998[30]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Grace Napolitano 76,471 67.63%
Republican Ed Perez 32,321 28.58%
Libertarian Jason Heath 2,195 1.94%
American Independent Walter Scott 2,088 1.85%
Totals 113,075 100.0%
Voter turnout  %
Democratic hold

2000[edit]

United States House of Representatives elections, 2000[31]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Grace Napolitano (incumbent) 105,980 71.3%
Republican Robert Arthur Canales 33,445 22.5%
Natural Law Julia F. Simon 9,262 6.2%
Republican John W. Brantuk (write-in) 36 0.0%
Totals 148,723 100.0%
Voter turnout  %
Democratic hold

2002[edit]

United States House of Representatives elections, 2002[32]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Lucille Roybal-Allard (inc.) 46,734 74.1%
Republican Wayne Miller 17,090 25.9%
Totals 63,824 100.0%
Voter turnout  %
Democratic hold

2004[edit]

United States House of Representatives elections, 2004[33]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Lucille Roybal-Allard (inc.) 82,282 74.5%
Republican Wayne Miller 28,175 25.5%
Totals 110,457 100.0%
Voter turnout  %
Democratic hold

2006[edit]

United States House of Representatives elections, 2006[34]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Lucille Roybal-Allard (inc.) 57,459 76.8%
Republican Wayne Miller 17,359 23.2%
No party Naomi Crane (write-in) 1 0.0%
Totals 74,819 100.0%
Voter turnout  %
Democratic hold

2008[edit]

California's 34th congressional district election, 2008
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Lucille Roybal-Allard (incumbent) 98,503 77.09%
Republican Christopher Balding 29,266 22.91%
Totals 127,769 100.00%
Voter turnout 63.68%
Democratic hold

2010[edit]

California's 34th congressional district election, 2010
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Lucille Roybal-Allard (incumbent) 69,382 77.23%
Republican Wayne Miller 20,457 22.77%
Totals 89,839 100.0%
Democratic hold

2012[edit]

United States House of Representatives elections, 2012[35]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Xavier Becerra (incumbent) 120,367 85.6%
Republican Stephen C. Smith 20,223 14.4%
Totals 140,590 100.0%
Democratic hold

Historical district boundaries[edit]

2003 - 2013

See also[edit]

References[edit]

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 34°04′29″N 118°13′42″W / 34.07472°N 118.22833°W / 34.07472; -118.22833