California's 42nd congressional district

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California's 42nd congressional district
California's 42nd congressional district - since January 3, 2013.
California's 42nd congressional district - since January 3, 2013.
Current Representative Ken Calvert (RCorona)
Ethnicity 46.6% White, 5.1% Black, 8.8% Asian, 36.2% Hispanic, 3.3[1]% other
Cook PVI R+10

California's 42nd congressional district is a congressional district in the U.S. state of California that from 2003 to 2013 covered parts of Los Angeles, Orange, and San Bernardino counties in Southern California.

The district is currently represented by Republican Ken Calvert. The district is now centered in the Inland Empire including communities of Corona and Murrieta.

Voting[edit]

Election results from statewide races
Year Office Results
1992 President Clinton 45.9 - 32.8%
Senator Herschensohn 45.4 - 43.2%
Senator Seymour 50.7 - 44.0%
1994 Governor
Senator
1996 President
1998 Governor
Senator
2000 President[2] Gore 57.0 - 39.3%
Senator[3] Feinstein 58.5 - 34.2%
2002 Governor[4] Simon 61.1 - 31.9%
2003 Recall[5][6] Yes 75.8 - 24.2%
Schwarzenegger 66.0 - 15.3%
2004 President[7] Bush 62.0 - 36.9%
Senator[8] Jones 54.1 - 41.6%
2006 Governor[9] Schwarzenegger 71.1 - 24.6%
Senator[10] Mountjoy 52.9 - 42.5%
2008 President[11] McCain 53.2 - 44.9%
2010 Governor Whitman 59.1 - 35.2%
Senator Fiorina 61.2 - 33.8%
2012 President Romney 56.5 - 41.4%
Senator

List of representatives[edit]

Representative Party Dates Counties Notes
District created January 3, 1973
Clair Burgener.jpg Clair Burgener Republican January 3, 1973 – January 3, 1975 Southern coastal Orange, coastal San Diego outside the city Redistricted to the 43rd district
Lionel Van Deerlin - 92nd Congress portrait.jpg Lionel Van Deerlin Democratic January 3, 1975 – January 3, 1981 San Diego (San Diego City southern half) Redistricted from the 41st district, Lost re-election to Hunter
DuncanHunter.jpg Duncan Hunter Republican January 3, 1981 – January 3, 1983 Redistricted to the 45th district
DanLungren 2009.jpg Dan Lungren Republican January 3, 1983 – January 3, 1989 Los Angeles (Palos Verdes), northwestern Orange Redistricted from the 34th district, Appointed acting treasurer
Dana Rohrabacher.jpg Dana Rohrabacher Republican January 3, 1989 – January 3, 1993 Redistricted to the 45th district
Georgebrownjr.jpg George Brown, Jr. Democratic January 3, 1993 – July 15, 1999 San Bernardino (Inland Empire) Redistricted from the 36th district, Died
Vacant July 15, 1999 – November 16, 1999
Joe Baca Portrait.jpg Joe Baca Democratic November 16, 1999 – January 3, 2003 Redistricted to the 43rd district
GaryMiller.jpg Gary Miller Republican January 3, 2003 – January 3, 2013 Southeastern Los Angeles, northeastern Orange, southwestern San Bernardino Redistricted from the 41st district, Redistricted to the 31st district
Ken Calvert Portrait.jpg Ken Calvert Republican January 3, 2013 – Inland Empire (Corona and Murrieta) Redistricted from the 44th district

Election results[edit]

197219741976197819801982198419861988199019921994199619981999 (Special)2000200220042006200820102012

1972[edit]

United States House of Representatives elections, 1972[12]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Clair Burgener (incumbent) 155,965 67.4%
Democratic Bob Lowe 67,477 29.2%
American Independent Armin R. Moths 7,812 3.4%
Totals 231,254 100.0%
Voter turnout  %
Republican win (new seat)

1974[edit]

United States House of Representatives elections, 1974[13]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Lionel Van Deerlin (inc.) 69,746 69.9%
Republican Wes Marden 30,058 30.1%
Totals 99,804 100.0%
Voter turnout  %
Democratic hold

1976[edit]

United States House of Representatives elections, 1976[14]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Lionel Van Deerlin (inc.) 103,062 76.0%
Republican Wes Marden 32,565 24.0%
Totals 135,627 100.0%
Voter turnout  %
Democratic hold

1978[edit]

United States House of Representatives elections, 1978[15]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Lionel Van Deerlin (inc.) 85,126 73.7%
Republican Lawrence C. Mattera 30,319 26.3%
Totals 115,445 100.0%
Voter turnout  %
Democratic hold

1980[edit]

United States House of Representatives elections, 1980[16]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Duncan Hunter 79,713 53.3%
Democratic Lionel Van Deerlin (inc.) 69,936 46.7%
Totals 149,649 100.0%
Voter turnout  %
Republican gain from Democratic

1982[edit]

United States House of Representatives elections, 1982[17]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Dan Lungren (incumbent) 142,845 69.0%
Democratic James P. Spellman 58,690 28.3%
Peace and Freedom John S. Donohue 5,514 2.7%
Totals 207,049 100.0%
Voter turnout  %
Republican hold

1984[edit]

United States House of Representatives elections, 1984[18]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Dan Lungren (incumbent) 177,783 73.0%
Democratic Mary Lou Brophy 60,025 24.6%
Peace and Freedom John S. Donohue 5,811 2.4%
Totals 243,619 100.0%
Voter turnout  %
Republican hold

1986[edit]

United States House of Representatives elections, 1986[19]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Dan Lungren (incumbent) 140,364 72.8%
Democratic Michael P. Blackburn 47,586 24.7%
Peace and Freedom Kate McClatchy 4,761 2.5%
Totals 192,711 100.0%
Voter turnout  %
Republican hold

1988[edit]

United States House of Representatives elections, 1988[20]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Dana Rohrabacher 153,280 64.2%
Democratic Guy C. Kimbrough 78,778 33.0%
Libertarian Richard D. Rose 6,563 2.8%
Totals 238,621 100.0%
Voter turnout  %
Republican hold

1990[edit]

United States House of Representatives elections, 1990[21]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Dana Rohrabacher (inc.) 109,353 59.3%
Democratic Guy C. Kimbrough 67,189 36.5%
Libertarian Richard Gibb Martin 7,744 4.2%
Totals 184,286 100.0%
Voter turnout  %
Republican hold

1992[edit]

United States House of Representatives elections, 1992[22]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic George Brown, Jr. (inc.) 79,780 50.7%
Republican Dick Rutan 69,251 44.0%
Libertarian Fritz R. Ward 8,424 5.4%
Totals 157,455 100.0%
Voter turnout  %
Democratic hold

1994[edit]

United States House of Representatives elections, 1994[23]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic George Brown, Jr. (inc.) 58,888 51.12%
Republican Rob Guzman 56,259 48.83%
No party LaBine (write-in) 44 0.04%
No party Sanchez (write-in) 14 0.01%
Totals 115,205 100.0%
Voter turnout  %
Democratic hold

1996[edit]

United States House of Representatives elections, 1996[24]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic George Brown, Jr. (inc.) 52,166 50.5%
Republican Linda Wilde 51,170 49.5%
Totals 103,336 100.0%
Voter turnout  %
Democratic hold

1998[edit]

United States House of Representatives elections, 1998[25]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic George Brown, Jr. (inc.) 62,207 55.29%
Republican Elia Pirozzi 45,328 40.28%
American Independent Hale McGee 3,086 2.74%
Libertarian David Lynn Hollist 1,899 1.69%
Totals 112,520 100.0%
Voter turnout  %
Democratic hold

1999 (Special)[edit]

List of special elections to the United States House of Representatives in California[26]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Joe Baca 23,690 50.55%
Republican Elia Pirozzi 21,018 44.85%
Reform Rick Simon 1,198 2.56%
Libertarian John S. Ballard 956 2.04%
Totals 46,862 100.00%
Voter turnout  %
Democratic hold

2000[edit]

United States House of Representatives elections, 2000[27]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Joe Baca (incumbent) 90,585 59.8%
Republican Eli Pirozzi 53,239 35.2%
Libertarian John "Scott" Ballard 4,059 2.6%
Natural Law Gwyn Hartley 3,694 2.4%
Totals 151,577 100.0%
Voter turnout  %
Democratic hold

2002[edit]

United States House of Representatives elections, 2002[28]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Gary Miller (incumbent) 98,476 67.8%
Democratic Richard Waldron 42,090 29.0%
Libertarian Donald Yee 4,680 3.2%
Totals 145,186 100.0%
Voter turnout  %
Republican hold

2004[edit]

United States House of Representatives elections, 2004[29]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Gary Miller (incumbent) 167,632 68.2%
Democratic Lewis Myers 78,393 31.8%
Totals 246,025 100.0%
Voter turnout  %
Republican hold

2006[edit]

United States House of Representatives elections, 2006[30]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Gary Miller (incumbent) 129,720 100.0%
Voter turnout  %
Republican hold

2008[edit]

United States House of Representatives elections, 2010[31]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Gary Miller (incumbent) 158,404 60.16%
Democratic Edwin Chau 104,909 39.84%
Totals 263,313 100.00%
Voter turnout  %
Republican hold

2010[edit]

United States House of Representatives elections, 2010[32]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Gary Miller (incumbent) 127,161 62.21%
Democratic Michael Williamson 65,122 31.86%
Libertarian Mark Lambert 12,115 5.93%
Totals 204,398 100.0-%
Voter turnout  %
Republican hold

2012[edit]

United States House of Representatives elections, 2012[33]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Ken Calvert (incumbent) 130,245 60.6%
Democratic Michael Williamson 84,702 39.4%
Totals 214,947 100.0%
Republican hold

Historical district boundaries[edit]

2003 - 2013

See also[edit]

References[edit]

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 33°54′N 117°48′W / 33.9°N 117.8°W / 33.9; -117.8