United States House of Representatives elections in California, 1988

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United States House of Representatives elections in California, 1988
California
1986 ←
November 8, 1988 (1988-11-08)
→ 1990

All 45 California seats to the United States House of Representatives
  Majority party Minority party
 
Party Democratic Republican
Last election 27 18
Seats won 27 18
Seat change Steady Steady
Popular vote 4,944,646 4,173,715
Percentage 52.71% 44.49%

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Election results by district

The United States House of Representatives elections in California, 1988 was an election for California's delegation to the United States House of Representatives, which occurred as part of the general election of the House of Representatives on November 8, 1988. No districts switched parties, so the delegation remained at 27 Democrats and 18 Republicans.

Overview[edit]

United States HoR elections in California, 1988
Party Votes % Seats
Democratic 4,944,646 52.71% 27
Republican 4,173,715 44.49% 18
Libertarian 170,100 1.81% 0
Peace and Freedom 82,931 0.88% 0
American Independent 7,947 0.08% 0
Write-ins 1,901 0.02% 0
Totals 9,381,240 100.00% 45

Results[edit]

Final results from the Clerk of the House of Representatives: [1]

District 1District 2District 3District 4District 5District 6District 7District 8District 9District 10District 11District 12District 13District 14
District 15District 16District 17District 18District 19District 20District 21District 22District 23District 24District 25District 26District 27
District 28District 29District 30District 31District 32District 33District 34District 35District 36District 37District 38District 39District 40
District 41District 42District 43District 44District 45

District 1[edit]

California's 1st congressional district election, 1988
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Douglas H. Bosco (incumbent) 159,815 62.88%
Republican Samuel "Mark" Vanderbilt 72,189 28.40%
Peace and Freedom Eric Fried 22,150 8.72%
Totals 254,154 100.00%
Voter turnout  %
Democratic hold

District 2[edit]

California's 2nd congressional district election, 1988
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Wally Herger (incumbent) 139,010 58.82%
Democratic Wayne R. Meyer 91,088 38.54%
Libertarian Harry Hugh "Doc" Pendery 6,253 2.65%
Totals 236,351 100.00%
Voter turnout  %
Republican hold

District 3[edit]

California's 3rd congressional district election, 1988
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Robert Matsui (incumbent) 183,470 71.18%
Republican Lowell Patrick Landowski 74,296 28.82%
Totals 257,766 100.00%
Voter turnout  %
Democratic hold

District 4[edit]

California's 4th congressional district election, 1988
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Vic Fazio (incumbent) 181,184 99.28%
No party Write-ins 1,306 0.72%
Totals 182,490 100.00%
Voter turnout  %
Democratic hold

District 5[edit]

California's 5th congressional district election, 1988
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Nancy Pelosi (incumbent) 133,530 76.41%
Republican Bruce Michael O'Neill 33,692 19.28%
Peace and Freedom Theodore Adrian "Ted" Zuur 3,975 2.27%
Libertarian Sam Grove 3,561 2.04%
Totals 174,758 100.00%
Voter turnout  %
Democratic hold

District 6[edit]

California's 6th congressional district election, 1988
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Barbara Boxer (incumbent) 176,645 73.35%
Republican William Quinby Steinmetz 64,174 26.65%
Totals 240,819 100.00%
Voter turnout  %
Democratic hold

District 7[edit]

California's 7th congressional district election, 1988
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic George Miller (incumbent) 170,006 68.42%
Republican Jean Last 78,478 31.58%
Totals 248,484 100.00%
Voter turnout  %
Democratic hold

District 8[edit]

California's 8th congressional district election, 1988
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Ronald Dellums (incumbent) 163,221 66.57%
Republican John J. Cuddihy, Jr. 76,531 31.21%
Peace and Freedom Tom Condit 5,444 2.22%
Totals 245,196 100.00%
Voter turnout  %
Democratic hold

District 9[edit]

California's 9th congressional district election, 1988
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Pete Stark (incumbent) 152,866 72.96%
Republican Howard Hertz 56,656 27.04%
Totals 209,522 100.00%
Voter turnout  %
Democratic hold

District 10[edit]

California's 10th congressional district election, 1988
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Don Edwards (incumbent) 142,500 86.21%
Libertarian Kennita Watson 22,801 13.79%
Totals 165,301 100.00%
Voter turnout  %
Democratic hold

District 11[edit]

California's 11th congressional district election, 1988
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Tom Lantos (incumbent) 145,484 70.96%
Republican Bill Quarishi 50,050 24.41%
Libertarian Bill Wade 4,683 2.28%
Peace and Freedom Victor Martinez 2,906 1.42%
American Independent Nicholas W. Kudrovzeff 1,893 0.92%
Totals 205,016 100.00%
Voter turnout  %
Democratic hold

District 12[edit]

California's 12th congressional district election, 1988
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Tom Campbell 136,384 51.67%
Democratic Anna Eshoo 121,523 46.04%
Libertarian Tom Grey 6,023 2.28%
Totals 263,930 100.00%
Voter turnout  %
Republican hold

District 13[edit]

California's 13th congressional district election, 1988
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Norm Mineta (incumbent) 143,980 67.12%
Republican Luke Somner 63,959 29.81%
Libertarian John H. Webster 6,583 3.07%
Totals 214,522 100.00%
Voter turnout  %
Democratic hold

District 14[edit]

California's 14th congressional district election, 1988
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Norman D. Shumway (incumbent) 173,876 62.60%
Democratic Patricia Malberg 103,899 37.40%
Totals 277,775 100.00%
Voter turnout  %
Republican hold

District 15[edit]

California's 15th congressional district election, 1988
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Tony Coelho (incumbent) 118,710 69.75%
Republican Carol Harner 47,957 28.18%
Libertarian Richard M. Harris 3,526 2.07%
Totals 170,193 100.00%
Voter turnout  %
Democratic hold

District 16[edit]

California's 16th congressional district election, 1988
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Leon Panetta (incumbent) 177,452 78.58%
Republican Stanley K. Monteith 48,375 21.42%
Totals 225,827 100.00%
Voter turnout  %
Democratic hold

District 17[edit]

California's 17th congressional district election, 1988
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Charles (Chip) Pashayan (inc.) 129,568 71.47%
Democratic Vincent J. Lavery 51,730 28.53%
Totals 181,298 100.00%
Voter turnout  %
Republican hold

District 18[edit]

California's 18th congressional district election, 1988
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Richard Lehman (incumbent) 125,715 69.94%
Republican David A. Linn 54,034 30.06%
Totals 179,749 100.00%
Voter turnout  %
Democratic hold

District 19[edit]

California's 19th congressional district election, 1988
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Bob Lagomarsino (incumbent) 116,026 50.24%
Democratic Gary K. Hart 112,033 48.52%
Libertarian Robert Donaldson 2,865 1.24%
Totals 230,924 100.00%
Voter turnout  %
Republican hold

District 20[edit]

California's 20th congressional district election, 1988
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Bill Thomas (incumbent) 162,779 71.08%
Democratic Lita Reid 62,037 27.09%
Libertarian David L. Bersohn 4,190 1.83%
Totals 229,006 100.00%
Voter turnout  %
Republican hold

District 21[edit]

California's 21st congressional district election, 1988
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Elton Gallegly (incumbent) 181,413 69.06%
Democratic Donald E. Stevens 75,739 28.83%
Libertarian Robert Jay 5,519 2.10%
Totals 262,671 100.00%
Voter turnout  %
Republican hold

District 22[edit]

California's 22nd congressional district election, 1988
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Carlos J. Moorhead (incumbent) 164,699 69.55%
Democratic John G. Simmons 61,555 25.99%
Peace and Freedom Shirley Rachel Isaacson 6,298 2.66%
Libertarian Ted Brown 4,259 1.80%
Totals 236,811 100.00%
Voter turnout  %
Republican hold

District 23[edit]

California's 23rd congressional district election, 1988
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Anthony C. Beilenson (incumbent) 147,858 63.49%
Republican Jim Salomon 77,184 33.14%
Libertarian John R. Vernon 4,503 1.93%
Peace and Freedom John Honigsfeld 3,316 1.42%
No party Write-ins 18 0.01%
Totals 232,879 100.00%
Voter turnout  %
Democratic hold

District 24[edit]

California's 24th congressional district election, 1988
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Henry Waxman (incumbent) 112,038 72.25%
Republican John N. Cowles 36,835 23.75%
Peace and Freedom James Green 3,571 2.30%
Libertarian George Abrahams 2,627 1.69%
Totals 155,071 100.00%
Voter turnout  %
Democratic hold

District 25[edit]

California's 25th congressional district election, 1988
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Edward R. Roybal (incumbent) 85,378 85.48%
Peace and Freedom Paul Reyes 8,746 8.76%
Libertarian John C. Thie 5,752 5.76%
Totals 99,876 100.00%
Voter turnout  %
Democratic hold

District 26[edit]

California's 26th congressional district election, 1988
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Howard Berman (incumbent) 126,930 70.34%
Republican Gerald C. "Brodie" Broderson 53,518 29.66%
Totals 180,448 100.00%
Voter turnout  %
Democratic hold

District 27[edit]

California's 27th congressional district election, 1988
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Mel Levine (incumbent) 148,814 67.54%
Republican Dennis Galbraith 65,307 29.64%
Libertarian William J. Fulco 6,214 2.82%
Totals 220,335 100.00%
Voter turnout  %
Democratic hold

District 28[edit]

California's 28th congressional district election, 1988
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Julian C. Dixon (incumbent) 109,801 76.07%
Republican George Zaldivar Adams 28,645 19.85%
Libertarian Howard Johnson 3,080 2.13%
Peace and Freedom Salomea Honigsfeld 2,811 1.95%
Totals 144,337 100.00%
Voter turnout  %
Democratic hold

District 29[edit]

California's 29th congressional district election, 1988
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Augustus F. Hawkins (incumbent) 88,169 82.84%
Republican Reuben D. Franco 14,543 13.66%
Libertarian Gregory P. Gilmore 3,724 3.50%
Totals 106,436 100.00%
Voter turnout  %
Democratic hold

District 30[edit]

California's 30th congressional district election, 1988
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Matthew G. Martinez (incumbent) 72,253 59.89%
Republican Ralph Roy Ramirez 43,833 36.33%
American Independent Houston A. Myers 2,694 2.23%
Libertarian Kim J. Goldsworthy 1,864 1.55%
Totals 120,644 100.00%
Voter turnout  %
Democratic hold

District 31[edit]

California's 31st congressional district election, 1988
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Mervyn M. Dymally (incumbent) 100,919 71.56%
Republican Arnold C. May 36,017 25.54%
Peace and Freedom B. Kwaku Duren 4,091 2.90%
Totals 141,027 100.00%
Voter turnout  %
Democratic hold

District 32[edit]

California's 32nd congressional district election, 1988
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Glenn M. Anderson (incumbent) 114,666 66.92%
Republican Sanford W. Kahn 50,710 29.59%
Peace and Freedom Vikki Murdock 4,032 2.35%
Libertarian Marc F. Denny 1,941 1.13%
Totals 171,349 100.00%
Voter turnout  %
Democratic hold

District 33[edit]

California's 33rd congressional district election, 1988
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican David Dreier (incumbent) 151,704 69.15%
Democratic Nelson Gentry 57,586 26.25%
Libertarian Gail Lightfoot 6,601 3.01%
Peace and Freedom James Michael "Mike" Noonan 3,492 1.59%
Totals 219,383 100.00%
Voter turnout  %
Republican hold

District 34[edit]

California's 34th congressional district election, 1988
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Esteban Torres (incumbent) 92,087 63.19%
Republican Charles M. House 50,954 34.97%
Libertarian Carl M. "Marty" Swinney 2,686 1.84%
Totals 145,727 100.00%
Voter turnout  %
Democratic hold

District 35[edit]

California's 35th congressional district election, 1988
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Jerry Lewis (incumbent) 181,203 70.43%
Democratic Paul Sweeney 71,186 27.67%
Libertarian Jeff Shuman 4,879 1.90%
Totals 257,268 100.00%
Voter turnout  %
Republican hold

District 36[edit]

California's 36th congressional district election, 1988
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic George Brown, Jr. (incumbent) 103,493 54.00%
Republican John Paul Stark 81,413 42.48%
Libertarian Kenneth E. Valentine 3,382 1.76%
American Independent Fred L. Anderson 3,360 1.75%
Totals 191,648 100.00%
Voter turnout  %
Democratic hold

District 37[edit]

California's 37th congressional district election, 1988
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Al McCandless (incumbent) 174,284 64.25%
Democratic Johnny Pearson 89,666 33.06%
Libertarian Bonnie Flickinger 7,169 2.64%
No party Write-ins 123 0.05%
Totals 271,242 100.00%
Voter turnout  %
Republican hold

District 38[edit]

California's 38th congressional district election, 1988
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Bob Dornan (incumbent) 87,690 59.50%
Democratic Jerry Yudelson 52,399 35.56%
Libertarian Bruce McKay 3,733 2.53%
Peace and Freedom Frank German 3,547 2.41%
Totals 147,369 100.00%
Voter turnout  %
Republican hold

District 39[edit]

California's 39th congressional district election, 1988
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican William E. Dannemeyer (incumbent) 169,360 73.84%
Democratic Don E. Marquis 52,162 22.74%
Libertarian Lee Connelly 7,470 3.26%
No party Write-ins 367 0.16%
Totals 229,359 100.00%
Voter turnout  %
Republican hold

District 40[edit]

California's 40th congressional district election, 1988
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Christopher Cox 181,269 67.04%
Democratic Lida Lenney 80,782 29.88%
Libertarian Roger Bloxham 4,539 1.68%
Peace and Freedom Gretchen J. Farsai 3,699 1.37%
No party Write-ins 87 0.03%
Totals 270,376 100.00%
Voter turnout  %
Republican hold

District 41[edit]

California's 41st congressional district election, 1988
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Bill Lowery (incumbent) 187,380 65.57%
Democratic Daniel F. "Dan" Kripke 88,192 30.86%
Libertarian Richard "Dick" Rider 5,336 1.87%
Peace and Freedom C. T. Weber 4,853 1.70%
Totals 285,761 100.00%
Voter turnout  %
Republican hold

District 42[edit]

California's 42nd congressional district election, 1988
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Dana Rohrabacher 153,280 64.24%
Democratic Guy C. Kimbrough 78,778 33.01%
Libertarian Richard D. Rose 6,563 2.75%
Totals 238,621 100.00%
Voter turnout  %
Republican hold

District 43[edit]

California's 43rd congressional district election, 1988
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

District 44[edit]

California's 44th congressional district election, 1988
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Jim Bates (incumbent) 90,796 59.70%
Republican Rob Butterfield 55,511 36.50%
Libertarian Dennis Thompson 5,782 3.80%
Totals 152,089 100.00%
Voter turnout  %
Democratic hold

District 45[edit]

California's 45th congressional district election, 1988
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Duncan Hunter (incumbent) 166,451 74.01%
Democratic Pete Lepiscopo 54,012 24.02%
Libertarian Perry Willis 4,440 1.97%
Totals 224,903 100.00%
Voter turnout  %
Republican hold

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