California's 9th congressional district

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Coordinates: 38°00′N 121°18′W / 38.0°N 121.3°W / 38.0; -121.3

California's 9th congressional district
California's 9th congressional district - since January 3, 2013.
California's 9th congressional district - since January 3, 2013.
Current Representative Jerry McNerney (DStockton)
Ethnicity 36.9% White, 8.8% Black, 14.9% Asian, 37.2% Hispanic, 2.2[1]% other
Cook PVI D+6

California's 9th congressional district is a congressional district in the U.S. state of California.

Jerry McNerney, a Democrat, has represented the district since January 2013.

Currently, the 9th district is centered on Stockton. It consists of portions of Contra Costa, Sacramento, and San Joaquin counties. Cities in the district include Antioch, Galt, Oakley, Lathrop, Lodi, and Stockton.[2]

Prior to redistricting by the California Citizens Redistricting Commission of 2011, the 9th district encompassed most of the East Bay of the San Francisco Bay Area. Cities in the district included Oakland, Piedmont and Berkeley.

Competitiveness[edit]

John Kerry won the district in 2004 with 85.9% of the vote. Barack Obama swept the district in 2008 with 88.13% of the vote while John McCain received 9.87% of the vote, making it Obama's best and McCain's worst performance in California.

Election results from statewide races[edit]

Year Office Results
1992 President Clinton 78.7 - 12.4%
U.S. Senator Boxer 80.5 - 14.5%
U.S. Senator Feinstein 82.9 - 13.0%
1994 Governor
U.S. Senator
1996 President
1998 Governor
U.S. Senator
2000 President[3] Gore 78.6 - 12.0%
Senator[4] Feinstein 73.1 - 12.2%
2002 Governor[5] Davis 67.5 - 12.8%
2003 Recall[6][7] No 82.1 - 17.9%
Bustamante 66.2 - 14.7%
2004 President[8] Kerry 85.9 - 12.6%
Senator[9] Boxer 84.4 - 11.1%
2006 Governor[10] Angelides 67.3 - 24.0%
Senator[11] Feinstein 81.4 - 8.3%
2008 President[12] Obama 88.1 - 9.9%
2010 Governor Brown 85.1 - 11.4%
Senator Boxer 84.8 - 11.7%

List of representatives[edit]

Representative Party Dates Notes Counties
District created March 4, 1913
CharlesWBell.jpg Charles W. Bell Progressive Republican March 4, 1913 – March 3, 1915 Lost re-election to Randall Los Angeles outside Los Angeles city
Charles-Randall-20th-Century-Calif-politician.jpg Charles Hiram Randall Prohibition March 4, 1915 – March 3, 1921 Lost re-election to Charles F. Van de Water
Vacant March 4, 1921 - April 11, 1921 Representative-elect Van de Water died
WalterFLineberger.jpg Walter F. Lineberger Republican April 11, 1921 – March 3, 1927 Retired to run for U.S. Senate
No image.svg William E. Evans Republican March 4, 1927 – March 3, 1933 Redistricted to the 11th district
Denver S. Church - Clara Barton Centenary.jpg Denver S. Church Democratic March 4, 1933 – January 3, 1935 Retired Fresno, Kings, Madera, Merced, Stanislaus
No image.svg Bertrand W. Gearhart Republican January 3, 1935 – January 3, 1943 Lost re-election to White
January 3, 1943 – January 3, 1949 Fresno, Madera, Merced, Stanislaus
No image.svg Cecil F. White Democratic January 3, 1949 - January 3, 1951 Lost re-election to Hunter
No image.svg Allan O. Hunter Republican January 3, 1951 – January 3, 1953 Redistricted to the 12th district
JArthurYounger.jpg J. Arthur Younger Republican January 3, 1953 – January 3, 1963 Redistricted to the 11th district San Mateo
Don Edwards.jpg Don Edwards Democratic January 3, 1963 – January 3, 1967 Eastern Santa Clara
January 3, 1967 – January 3, 1973 Southwest Alameda, most of Santa Clara
January 3, 1973 – January 3, 1975 Redistricted to the 10th district Southwest Alameda, northeast Santa Clara
Pete Stark.jpg Pete Stark Democratic January 3, 1975 – January 3, 1993 Redistricted from the 8th district, Redistricted to the 13th district Alameda outside Oakland
Ron Dellums.jpg Ron Dellums Democratic January 3, 1993 – February 6, 1998 Redistricted from the 8th district, Resigned Alameda (Berkeley, Oakland)
Vacant February 6, 1998 – April 7, 1998
Barbaralee newheadshot 1200.jpg Barbara Lee Democratic April 7, 1998 – January 3, 2013 Redistricted to the 13th district
Jerry McNerney.jpg Jerry McNerney Democratic January 3, 2013 – Redistricted from the 11th district Central Valley including San Joaquin Delta and Stockton

Election results[edit]

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1912[edit]

United States House of Representatives elections, 1912
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Charles W. Bell 28,845 47.2%
Democratic Thomas H. Kirk 14,571 23.9%
Socialist Ralph L. Criswell 11,123 18.2%
Prohibition George S. Yarnall 6,510 10.7%
Totals 61,049 100.0%
Voter turnout  %
Republican win (new seat)

1914[edit]

United States House of Representatives elections, 1914
Party Candidate Votes %
Prohibition Charles Hiram Randall 28,097 30.9%
Progressive Charles W. Bell (incumbent) 27,560 30.3%
Republican Frank C. Roberts 25,176 27.7%
Socialist Henry A. Hart 10,084 11.1%
Totals 90,917 100.0%
Voter turnout  %
Prohibition gain from Republican

1916[edit]

United States House of Representatives elections, 1916
Party Candidate Votes %
Prohibition Charles Hiram Randall (inc.) 58,826 57.8%
Independent Charles W. Bell 33,270 32.7%
Socialist Ralph L. Criswell 9,661 9.5%
Totals 101,757 100.0%
Voter turnout  %
Prohibition hold

1918[edit]

United States House of Representatives elections, 1918
Party Candidate Votes %
Prohibition Charles Hiram Randall (inc.) 38,782 53.0%
Republican Montaville Flowers 31,689 43.3%
Socialist Grace Silver Henry 2,718 3.7%
Totals 73,189 100.0%
Voter turnout  %
Prohibition hold

1920[edit]

United States House of Representatives elections, 1920[13]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Charles F. Van de Water 62,952 59.7%
Prohibition Charles Hiram Randall (inc.) 36,675 34.8%
Socialist Mary E. Garbutt 5,819 5.5%
Totals 105,446 100.0%
Voter turnout  %
Republican gain from Prohibition

1921 (Special)[edit]

Republican Walter F. Lineberger won the special election to replace fellow Republican Charles F. Van de Water, who won the election but died before the 67th Congress convened. Data for this special election is not available.[14]

1922[edit]

United States House of Representatives elections, 1922[15]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Walter F. Lineberger (inc.) 66,265 59.1%
Prohibition Charles Hiram Randall 45,794 40.9%
Totals 112,059 100.0%
Voter turnout  %
Republican hold

1924[edit]

United States House of Representatives elections, 1924[16]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Walter F. Lineberger (inc.) 119,993 63.9%
Prohibition Charles Hiram Randall 67,735 36.1%
Totals 187,728 100.0%
Voter turnout  %
Republican hold

1926[edit]

United States House of Representatives elections, 1926[17]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican William E. Evans (incumbent) 102,270 59.5%
Prohibition Charles Hiram Randall 61,719 35.9%
Socialist Charles F. Conley 7,943 4.6%
Totals 171,932 100.0%
Voter turnout  %
Republican hold

1928[edit]

United States House of Representatives elections, 1928[18]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican William E. Evans (incumbent) 222,261 77.0%
Democratic James B. Ogg 58,263 20.2%
Socialist Christian Sorenson 8,090 2.8%
Totals 288,614 100.0%
Voter turnout  %
Republican hold

1930[edit]

United States House of Representatives elections, 1930[19]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican William E. Evans (incumbent) 182,176 100.0%
Voter turnout  %
Republican hold

1932[edit]

United States House of Representatives elections, 1932[20]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Denver S. Church 50,125 61.6%
Republican Henry E. Barbour (inc.) 31,209 38.4%
Totals 81,334 100.0%
Voter turnout  %
Democratic gain from Republican

1934[edit]

United States House of Representatives elections, 1934[21]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Bertrand W. Gearhart 77,650 100.0%
Voter turnout  %
Republican gain from Democratic

1936[edit]

United States House of Representatives elections, 1936[22]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Bertrand W. Gearhart (inc.) 82,360 97%
Communist Carl B. Patterson 2,571 3%
Totals 84,931 100%
Voter turnout  %
Republican hold

1938[edit]

United States House of Representatives elections, 1938[23]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Bertrand W. Gearhart (inc.) 91,128 96.3%
No party George H. Sciaroni (write-in) 3,536 3.7%
Totals 94,664 100.0%
Voter turnout  %
Republican hold

1940[edit]

United States House of Representatives elections, 1940[24]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Bertrand W. Gearhart (inc.) 99,708 100.0%
Voter turnout  %
Republican hold

1942[edit]

United States House of Representatives elections, 1942[25]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Bertrand W. Gearhart (inc.) 65,791 100.0%
Voter turnout  %
Republican hold

1944[edit]

United States House of Representatives elections, 1944[26]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Bertrand W. Gearhart (inc.) 66,845 100.0%
Voter turnout  %
Republican hold

1946[edit]

United States House of Representatives elections, 1946[27]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Bertrand W. Gearhart (inc.) 50,171 53.7%
Democratic Hubert Phillips 43,244 46.3%
Totals 93,415 100.0%
Voter turnout  %
Republican hold

1948[edit]

United States House of Representatives elections, 1948[28]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Cecil F. White 72,826 51.3%
Republican Bertrand W. Gearhart (inc.) 66,563 46.9%
Progressive Josephine F. Daniels 2,573 1.8%
Totals 141,962 100.0%
Voter turnout  %
Democratic gain from Republican

1950[edit]

United States House of Representatives elections, 1950[29]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Allan O. Hunter 76,015 52%
Democratic Cecil F. White (incumbent) 70,201 48%
Totals 146,216 100.0%
Voter turnout  %
Republican gain from Democratic

1952[edit]

United States House of Representatives elections, 1952[30]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican J. Arthur Younger (incumbent) 71,426 53.1%
Democratic Harold F. Taggart 61,028 45.3%
Progressive Charles S. Brown 2,140 1.6%
Totals 134,594 100.0%
Voter turnout  %
Republican win (new seat)

1954[edit]

United States House of Representatives elections, 1954[31]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican J. Arthur Younger (incumbent) 60,648 54.5%
Democratic Harold F. Taggart 50,619 45.5%
Totals 111,267 100.0%
Voter turnout  %
Republican hold

1956[edit]

United States House of Representatives elections, 1956[32]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican J. Arthur Younger (incumbent) 96,388 60.3%
Democratic James T. McKay 63,504 39.7%
Totals 159,892 100.0%
Voter turnout  %
Republican hold

1958[edit]

United States House of Representatives elections, 1958[33]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican J. Arthur Younger (incumbent) 90,735 58.8%
Democratic Elma D. Oddstad 63,597 41.2%
Totals 154,332 100.0%
Voter turnout  %
Republican hold

1960[edit]

United States House of Representatives elections, 1960[34]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican J. Arthur Younger (incumbent) 116,589 59.2%
Democratic John D. Kaster 80,227 40.8%
Totals 196,816 100.0%
Voter turnout  %
Republican hold

1962[edit]

United States House of Representatives elections, 1962[35]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Don Edwards 79,616 66%
Republican Joseph F. Donovan 41,104 34%
Totals 120,720 100%
Voter turnout  %
Democratic win (new seat)

1964[edit]

United States House of Representatives elections, 1964[36]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Don Edwards (incumbent) 115,954 69.8%
Republican Joseph F. Donovan 50,261 30.2%
Totals 166,215 100.0%
Voter turnout  %
Democratic hold

1966[edit]

United States House of Representatives elections, 1966[37]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Don Edwards (incumbent) 97,311 63.2%
Republican Wilbur G. Durkee 56,784 36.8%
Totals 154,095 100.0%
Voter turnout  %
Democratic hold

1968[edit]

United States House of Representatives elections, 1968[38]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Don Edwards (incumbent) 100,891 56.5%
Republican Larry Fargher 77,521 43.5%
Totals 178,412 100.0%
Voter turnout  %
Democratic hold

1970[edit]

United States House of Representatives elections, 1970[39]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Don Edwards (incumbent) 120,041 69.1%
Republican Mark Guerra 49,556 28.5%
American Independent Edmon V. Kaiser 4,009 2.3%
Totals 173,606 100.0%
Voter turnout  %
Democratic hold

1972[edit]

United States House of Representatives elections, 1972[40]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Don Edwards (incumbent) 123,837 72.3%
Republican Herb Smith 43,134 25.2%
American Independent Edmon V. Kaiser 4,403 2.5%
Totals 171,374 100%
Voter turnout  %
Democratic hold

1974[edit]

United States House of Representatives elections, 1974[41]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Pete Stark (incumbent) 87,854 70.6%
Republican Edson Adams 36,522 29.4%
Totals 124,376 100.0%
Voter turnout  %
Democratic hold

1976[edit]

United States House of Representatives elections, 1976[42]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Pete Stark (incumbent) 116,398 70.8%
Republican James K. Mills 44,607 27.1%
Peace and Freedom Albert L. Sargis 3,386 2.1%
Totals 164,391 100.0%
Voter turnout  %
Democratic hold

1978[edit]

United States House of Representatives elections, 1978[43]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Pete Stark (incumbent) 88,179 65.4%
Republican Robert S. Allen 41,138 30.5%
Peace and Freedom Lawrance J. Phillips 5,562 4.1%
Totals 134,879 100.0%
Voter turnout  %
Democratic hold

1980[edit]

United States House of Representatives elections, 1980[44]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Pete Stark (incumbent) 90,504 55.3%
Republican William J. "Bill" Kennedy 67,265 41.1%
Libertarian Steven W. Clanin 5,823 3.6%
Totals 163,592 100.0%
Voter turnout  %
Democratic hold

1982[edit]

United States House of Representatives elections, 1982[45]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Pete Stark (incumbent) 104,393 60.7%
Republican William J. "Bill" Kennedy 67,702 39.3%
Totals 172,095 100.0%
Voter turnout  %
Democratic hold

1984[edit]

United States House of Representatives elections, 1984[46]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Pete Stark (incumbent) 136,511 69.9%
Republican J. T. "Eager" Beaver 51,399 26.3%
Libertarian Martha Fuhrig 7,398 3.8%
Totals 195,308 100.0%
Voter turnout  %
Democratic hold

1986[edit]

United States House of Representatives elections, 1986[47]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Pete Stark (incumbent) 113,490 69.7%
Republican David M. "Dave" Williams 49,300 30.3%
Totals 162,790 100.0%
Voter turnout  %
Democratic hold

1988[edit]

United States House of Representatives elections, 1988[48]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Pete Stark (incumbent) 152,866 73%
Republican Howard Hertz 56,656 27%
Totals 214,522 100%
Voter turnout  %
Democratic hold

1990[edit]

United States House of Representatives elections, 1990[49]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Pete Stark (incumbent) 94,739 58.4%
Republican Victor Romero 67,412 41.6%
Totals 162,151 100.0%
Voter turnout  %
Democratic hold

1992[edit]

United States House of Representatives elections, 1992[50]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Ron Dellums (incumbent) 164,265 71.9%
Republican G. William "Billy" Hunter 53,707 23.5%
Peace and Freedom Dave Linn 10,472 4.6%
No party Muss (write-in) 23 0.0%
Totals 228,467 100.0%
Voter turnout  %
Democratic hold

1994[edit]

United States House of Representatives elections, 1994[51]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Ron Dellums (incumbent) 129,233 72.25%
Republican Deborah Wright 40,448 22.61%
Peace and Freedom Emma Wong Mar 9,194 5.14%
Totals 178,875 100.0%
Voter turnout  %
Democratic hold

1996[edit]

United States House of Representatives elections, 1996[52]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Ron Dellums (incumbent) 154,806 77.1%
Republican Deborah Wright 37,126 18.5%
Peace and Freedom Tom Condit 5,561 2.7%
Natural Law Jack Forem 3,475 1.7%
Republican Omari Musa (write-in) 8 0.0%
Totals 200,976 100.0%
Voter turnout  %
Democratic hold

1998 (Special)[edit]

List of special elections to the United States House of Representatives in California[53]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Barbara Lee 33,497 66.81%
Democratic Greg Harper 8,048 16.05%
Republican Claiborne Sanders 6,114 12.19%
Democratic Randal Stewart 2,481 4.95%
Totals 50,140 100.00%
Voter turnout  %
Democratic hold

1998[edit]

United States House of Representatives elections, 1998[54]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Barbara Lee (incumbent) 140,722 82.83%
Republican Claiborne "Clay" Sanders 22,431 13.20%
Peace and Freedom Gerald Sanders 4,767 2.81%
Natural Law Walter Ruehlig 1,975 1.16%
Totals 169,895 100.0%
Voter turnout  %
Democratic hold

2000[edit]

United States House of Representatives elections, 2000[55]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Barbara Lee (incumbent) 182,352 85.0%
Republican Arneze Washington 21,033 9.8%
Libertarian Fred E. Foldvary 7,051 3.3%
Natural Law Ellen Jefferds 4,214 1.9%
Totals 214,650 100.0%
Voter turnout  %
Democratic hold

2002[edit]

United States House of Representatives elections, 2002[56]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Barbara Lee (incumbent) 135,893 85.0%
Republican Jerald Udinsky 25,333 9.8%
Libertarian James M. Eyer 5,685 3.4%
Republican Hector Reyna (write-in) 6 0.0%
Totals 166,917 100.0%
Voter turnout  %
Democratic hold

2004[edit]

United States House of Representatives elections, 2004[57]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Barbara Lee (incumbent) 215,630 84.6%
Republican Claudia Bermudez 31,278 12.3%
Libertarian James M. Eyer 8,131 3.1%
Totals 255,039 100.0%
Voter turnout  %
Democratic hold

2006[edit]

United States House of Representatives elections, 2006[58]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Barbara Lee (incumbent) 167,245 86.4%
Republican John "J.D." Den Dulk 20,786 10.7%
Libertarian James M. Eyer 5,655 2.9%
Totals 193,686 100.0%
Voter turnout  %
Democratic hold

2008[edit]

United States House of Representatives elections, 2008[59]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Barbara Lee (incumbent) 238,915 86.06%
Republican Charles Hargrave 26,917 9.70%
Libertarian James M. Eyer 11,704 4.22%
Totals 277,536 100.0%
Voter turnout  %
Democratic hold

2010[edit]

United States House of Representatives elections, 2010[60]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Barbara Lee (incumbent) 180,400 84.27%
Republican Gerald Hashimito 23,054 10.77%
Green Dave Heller 4,848 2.27%
Libertarian James M. Eyer 4,113 1.92%
Peace and Freedom Larry Allen 1,670 0.78%
Totals 214,085 100.0%
Voter turnout  %
Democratic hold

2012[edit]

United States House of Representatives elections, 2012[61]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Jerry McNerney (incumbent) 118,373 55.6%
Republican Ricky Gill 94,704 44.4%
Totals 213,077 100.0%
Democratic hold

Historical district boundaries[edit]

2003 - 2013

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "California election results - 2012 election". Los Angeles Times. Retrieved February 24, 2013. 
  2. ^ "Maps: Final Congressional Districts". Citizens Redistricting Commission. Retrieved February 24, 2013. 
  3. ^ Statement of Vote (2000 President)
  4. ^ Statement of Vote (2000 Senator)
  5. ^ Statement of Vote (2002 Governor)
  6. ^ Statement of Vote (2003 Recall Question)
  7. ^ Statement of Vote (2003 Governor)
  8. ^ Statement of Vote (2004 President)
  9. ^ Statement of Vote (2004 Senator)
  10. ^ Statement of Vote (2006 Governor)
  11. ^ Statement of Vote (2006 Senator)
  12. ^ (2008 President)
  13. ^ 1920 election results
  14. ^ 1921 special election results
  15. ^ 1922 election results
  16. ^ 1924 election results
  17. ^ 1926 election results
  18. ^ 1928 election results
  19. ^ 1930 election results
  20. ^ 1932 election results
  21. ^ 1934 election results
  22. ^ 1936 election results
  23. ^ 1938 election results
  24. ^ 1940 election results
  25. ^ 1942 election results
  26. ^ 1944 election results
  27. ^ 1946 election results
  28. ^ 1948 election results
  29. ^ 1950 election results
  30. ^ 1952 election results
  31. ^ 1954 election results
  32. ^ 1956 election results
  33. ^ 1958 election results
  34. ^ 1960 election results
  35. ^ 1962 election results
  36. ^ 1964 election results
  37. ^ 1966 election results
  38. ^ 1968 election results
  39. ^ 1970 election results
  40. ^ 1972 election results
  41. ^ 1974 election results
  42. ^ 1976 election results
  43. ^ 1978 election results
  44. ^ 1980 election results
  45. ^ 1982 election results
  46. ^ 1984 election results
  47. ^ 1986 election results
  48. ^ 1988 election results
  49. ^ 1990 election results
  50. ^ 1992 election results
  51. ^ 1994 election results
  52. ^ 1996 election results
  53. ^ 1998 special election results
  54. ^ 1998 election results
  55. ^ 2000 election results
  56. ^ 2002 general election results
  57. ^ 2004 general election results
  58. ^ 2006 general election results
  59. ^ 2008 general election results
  60. ^ 2010 general election results
  61. ^ 2012 general election results

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