California's 43rd congressional district

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California's 43rd congressional district
California's 43rd congressional district - since January 3, 2013.
California's 43rd congressional district - since January 3, 2013.
Current Representative Maxine Waters (DLos Angeles)
Ethnicity 15.1% White, 23.6% Black, 12.6% Asian, 46.0% Hispanic, 2.7[1]% other
Cook PVI D+26

California's 43rd congressional district is a congressional district in the U.S. state of California that is represented by Democrat Maxine Waters. The district is centered in South Los Angeles County and includes portions of the Cities of Los Angeles, Carson, and Torrance. It includes the entirety of the cities of Hawthorne and Inglewood.

From 2003 until 2013, the 43rd district was based in San Bernardino County. The Hispanic-majority district encompassed the southwestern part of the county and included San Bernardino and Rialto.

Voting[edit]

Election results from statewide races
Year Office Results
2010 Governor Brown 61.7 - 30.3%
Senator Boxer 60.1 - 32.2%
2008 President[2] Obama 68.0 - 30.1%
2006 Governor[3] Angelides 48.7 - 45.4%
Senator[4] Feinstein 64.6 - 29.8%
2004 President[5] Kerry 58.1 - 40.7%
Senator[6] Boxer 64.5 - 30.3%
2003 Recall[7][8] Yes 58.4 - 41.6%
Schwarzenegger 47.3 - 35.2%
2002 Governor[9] Davis 57.4 - 34.6%
2000 President[10] Bush 52.1 - 44.2%
Senator[11] Feinstein 46.8 - 45.6%
1998 Governor
Senator
1996 President
1994 Governor
Senator
1992 President Bush 38.2 - 37.8%
Senator Herschensohn 52.6 - 37.1%
Senator Seymour 46.2 - 43.2%

List of representatives[edit]

Representative Party Dates Notes Counties
District created January 3, 1973
Victor Veysey.gif Victor Veysey Republican January 3, 1973 – January 3, 1975 Redistricted from the 38th district Imperial, Riverside, inland San Diego
Clair Burgener.jpg Clair Burgener Republican January 3, 1975 – January 3, 1983 Redistricted from the 42nd district

Retired
Imperial, southwestern Riverside, San Diego
Ron Packard.jpg Ron Packard Republican January 3, 1983 – January 3, 1993 First elected as a write-in candidate

Redistricted to the 48th district
Southern Orange, northwestern San Diego
Ken Calvert Portrait.jpg Ken Calvert Republican January 3, 1993 – January 3, 2003 Redistricted to the 44th district Western Riverside
Joe Baca Portrait.jpg Joe Baca Democratic January 3, 2003 – January 3, 2013 Redistricted from the 42nd district

Redistricted to the 35th district and lost
San Bernardino (Fontana, Ontario, San Bernardino)
Maxine Waters Official.jpg Maxine Waters Democratic January 3, 2013 – present Redistricted from the 35th district South Los Angeles (Hawthorne and Inglewood)

Election results[edit]

197219741976197819801982198419861988199019921994199619982000200220042006200820102012

1972[edit]

United States House of Representatives elections, 1972[12]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Victor Veysey 117,781 62.68%
Democratic Ernest Z. Robles 70,129 37.32%
Totals 187,910 100.00%
Voter turnout  %
Republican win (new seat)

1974[edit]

United States House of Representatives elections, 1974[13]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Clair Burgener 114,102 60.37%
Democratic Bill Bandes 74,905 39.63%
Totals 189,007 100.00%
Voter turnout  %
Republican win (new seat)

1976[edit]

United States House of Representatives elections, 1976[14]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Clair Burgener (incumbent) 173,576 65.00%
Democratic Pat Kelly 93,475 35.00%
Totals 267,051 100.00%
Voter turnout  %
Republican hold

1978[edit]

United States House of Representatives elections, 1978[15]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Clair Burgener (incumbent) 167,150 68.66%
Democratic Reuben B. Brooks 76,308 31.34%
Totals 243,458 100.00%
Voter turnout  %
Republican hold

1980[edit]

United States House of Representatives elections, 1980[16]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Clair Burgener (incumbent) 298,815 86.57%
Democratic Tom Metzger 46,361 13.43%
Totals 345,176 100.00%
Voter turnout  %
Republican hold

1982[edit]

United States House of Representatives elections, 1982[17]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Ron Packard (write-in) 66,444 36.76%
Democratic Roy Pat Archer 57,995 32.09%
Republican Johnnie R. Crean 56,297 31.15%
Totals 180,736 100.00%
Voter turnout  %
Republican win (new seat)

1984[edit]

United States House of Representatives elections, 1984[18]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Ron Packard (incumbent) 165,643 74.11%
Democratic Lois E. Humphreys 50,996 22.82%
Libertarian Phyllis Avery 6,878 3.08%
Totals 223,517 100.00%
Voter turnout  %
Republican hold

1986[edit]

United States House of Representatives elections, 1986[19]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Ron Packard (incumbent) 137,341 73.14%
Democratic Joseph Chirra 45,078 24.00%
Libertarian Phyllis Avery 5,370 2.86%
Totals 187,789 100.00%
Voter turnout  %
Republican hold

1988[edit]

United States House of Representatives elections, 1988[20]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Ron Packard (incumbent) 202,478 71.67%
Democratic Howard Greenbaum 72,499 25.66%
Libertarian Daniel L. Muhe 7,552 2.67%
Totals 282,529 100.00%
Voter turnout  %
Republican hold

1990[edit]

United States House of Representatives elections, 1990[21]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Ron Packard (incumbent) 151,206 68.07%
Peace and Freedom Doug Hansen 40,212 18.10%
Libertarian Richard L. "Rick" Arnold 30,720 13.83%
Totals 222,138 100.00%
Voter turnout  %
Republican hold

1992[edit]

United States House of Representatives elections, 1992[22]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Ken Calvert 88,987 46.68%
Democratic Mark A. Takano 88,468 46.41%
American Independent Gary Odom 6,095 3.20%
Libertarian Gene L. Berkman 4,989 2.62%
No party John Schwab (write-in) 2,100 1.10%
Invalid or blank votes 13,210 6.48%
Totals 203,849 100.00%
Voter turnout  %
Republican win (new seat)

1994[edit]

United States House of Representatives elections, 1994[23]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Ken Calvert (incumbent) 84,500 54.73%
Democratic Mark A. Takano 59,342 38.44%
Libertarian Gene L. Berkman 9,636 6.24%
No party John Schwab (write-in) 767 0.50%
No party Velma Hickey (write-in) 141 0.09%
Invalid or blank votes 6,421 3.99%
Totals 160,807 100.00%
Voter turnout  %
Republican hold

1996[edit]

United States House of Representatives elections, 1996[24]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Ken Calvert (incumbent) 97,247 54.72%
Democratic Guy Kimborough 67,422 37.94%
Natural Law Annie Wallack 6,576 3.70%
Peace and Freedom Kevin Akin 3,309 1.86%
Libertarian Gene Berkman 3,086 1.74%
No party Colleen Cummings (write-in) 84 0.05%
Invalid or blank votes 6,571 3.57%
Totals 184,295 100.00%
Voter turnout  %
Republican hold

1998[edit]

United States House of Representatives elections, 1998[25]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Ken Calvert (incumbent) 83,012 55.69%
Democratic Mike Rayburn 56,373 37.82%
Green Phill Courtney 5,508 3.69%
Natural Law Annie Wallack 4,178 2.80%
Invalid or blank votes 9,064 5.73%
Totals 158,135 100.00%
Voter turnout  %
Republican hold

2000[edit]

United States House of Representatives elections, 2000[26]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Ken Calvert (incumbent) 140,201 73.66%
Libertarian Bill Reed 29,755 15.63%
Natural Law Nat Adam 20,376 10.71%
Invalid or blank votes 0 0.00%
Totals 190,332 100.00%
Voter turnout  %
Republican hold

2002[edit]

United States House of Representatives elections, 2002[27]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Joe Baca 45,374 66.39%
Republican Wendy C. Neighbor 20,821 30.47%
Libertarian Ethel M. Mohler 2,145 3.14%
Invalid or blank votes 5,273 7.16%
Totals 73,613 100.00%
Voter turnout  %
Democratic win (new seat)

2004[edit]

United States House of Representatives elections, 2004[28]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Joe Baca (incumbent) 86,830 66.37%
Republican Ed Laning 44,004 33.63%
No party Barry J. Patts (write-in) 0 0.00%
Totals 130,834 100.00%
Voter turnout  %
Democratic hold

2006[edit]

United States House of Representatives elections, 2006[29]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Joe Baca (incumbent) 52,791 64.49%
Republican Scott Folkens 29,069 35.51%
Totals 81,860 100.00%
Voter turnout  %
Democratic hold

2008[edit]

United States House of Representatives elections, 2008[30]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Joe Baca (incumbent) 108,259 69.14%
Republican John Roberts 48,312 30.86%
Totals 156,571 100.00%
Voter turnout 63.37%
Democratic hold

2010[edit]

United States House of Representatives elections, 2010[31]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Joe Baca (incumbent) 70,026 65.50%
Republican Scott Folkens 36,890 34.50%
Totals 106,916 100.00%
Voter turnout  %
Democratic hold

2012[edit]

United States House of Representatives elections, 2012[32]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Maxine Waters (incumbent) 143,123 71.2%
Democratic Bob Flores 57,771 28.8%
Totals 200,894 100.0%
Democratic hold

Historical district boundaries[edit]

2003 - 2013

See also[edit]

References[edit]

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 33°54′11″N 118°20′11″W / 33.90306°N 118.33639°W / 33.90306; -118.33639