California's 19th congressional district

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California's 19th congressional district
California US Congressional District 19 (since 2013).tif
California's 19th congressional district – since January 3, 2013.
Representative
  Zoe Lofgren
DSan Jose
Median income$101,427[1]
Ethnicity
Cook PVID+24[3]

California's 19th congressional district is a congressional district in the U.S. state of California, currently represented by Democrat Zoe Lofgren. The district covers much of Santa Clara County, including most of the city of San Jose.

Prior to redistricting in 2011, the district covered parts of Fresno, Madera, Mariposa, Tuolumne, and Stanislaus counties. As of 2012, the portions comprising the prior 19th district were incorporated into 4th district, the 10th district, the 16th district, the 21st district, and the 22nd district.

Recent election results from statewide races[edit]

Year Office Results
1992 U.S. President GHW Bush 43.5 – 38.1%
U.S. Senator Herschensohn 59.1 – 33.6%
U.S. Senator Seymour 51.5 – 41.7%
1994 Governor [Data unknown/missing.]
U.S. Senator [Data unknown/missing.]
1996 U.S. President [Data unknown/missing.]
1998 Governor [Data unknown/missing.]
U.S. Senator [Data unknown/missing.]
2000 U.S. President[4] GW Bush 57.6 – 38.2%
U.S. Senator[5] Feinstein 47.9 – 45.1%
2002 Governor[6] Simon 56.6 – 35.7%
2003 Recall[7][8] Yes 67.9 – 32.1%
Schwarzenegger 52.8 – 23.1%
2004 U.S. President[9] GW Bush 61.6 – 37.9%
U.S. Senator[10] Jones 54.9 – 42.1%
2006 Governor[11] Schwarzenegger 69.3 – 26.6%
U.S. Senator[12] Mountjoy 48.6 – 46.8%
2008 U.S. President[13] McCain 52.1 – 46.0%
2010 Governor Whitman 54.8 – 39.6%
U.S. Senator Fiorina 59.4 – 34.5%
2012 U.S. President Obama 71.2 – 26.5%
U.S. Senator Feinstein 73.5 – 26.5%
2014 Governor Brown 73.4 – 26.6%
2016 U.S. President H. Clinton 72.9 – 21.5%
U.S. Senator Harris 59.1 – 40.1%
2018 Governor Newsom 70.3 – 29.7%
U.S. Senator Feinstein 58.4 – 41.6%

List of members representing the district[edit]

Member Party Dates Cong
ress(es)
Electoral history Counties
District created March 4, 1933
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Sam L. Collins
Republican March 4, 1933 –
January 3, 1937
73rd
74th
[Data unknown/missing.]
Lost re-election.
Orange, Riverside, San Bernardino
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Harry R. Sheppard
Democratic January 3, 1937 –
January 3, 1943
75th
76th
77th
[Data unknown/missing.]
Redistricted to the 21st district.
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Chester E. Holifield
Democratic January 3, 1943 –
December 31, 1974
78th
79th
80th
81st
82nd
83rd
84th
85th
86th
87th
88th
89th
90th
91st
92nd
93rd
[Data unknown/missing.]
Retired and resigned early.
Los Angeles
Vacant December 31, 1974 –
January 3, 1975
93rd
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Robert J. Lagomarsino
Republican January 3, 1975 –
January 3, 1983
94th
95th
96th
97th
Redistricted from the 13th district.
[Data unknown/missing.]
Southern San Luis Obispo, Santa Barbara, western Ventura
January 3, 1983 –
January 3, 1993
98th
99th
100th
101st
102nd
[Data unknown/missing.]
Redistricted to the 22nd district and lost
Santa Barbara, Ventura
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Richard H. Lehman
Democratic January 3, 1993 –
January 3, 1995
103rd Redistricted from the 18th district.
Lost re-election.
Eastern Fresno, Madera, Mariposa, northern Tulare
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George Radanovich
Republican January 3, 1995 –
January 3, 2003
104th
105th
106th
107th
Retired.
January 3, 2003 –
January 3, 2011
108th
109th
110th
111th
Northern Fresno, Mariposa, Madera, eastern Stanislaus, Tuolumne
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Jeff Denham
Republican January 3, 2011 –
January 3, 2013
112th [Data unknown/missing.]
Redistricted to the 10th district.
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Zoe Lofgren
Democratic January 3, 2013 –
Present
113th
114th
115th
116th
Redistricted from the 16th district. Santa Clara

Election results[edit]

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1932[edit]

1932 United States House of Representatives elections[14]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Sam L. Collins 56,889 51.0
Democratic B. Z. McKinney 51,796 46.4
Liberty Horatio S. Hoard 2,873 2.6
Total votes 111,558 100.0
Turnout  
Republican win (new seat)

1934[edit]

1934 United States House of Representatives elections[15]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Sam L. Collins (Incumbent) 97,119 88.8
No party A. B. Hillabold (write-in) 12,301 11.2%
Total votes 109,420 100.0
Turnout  
Republican hold

1936[edit]

1936 United States House of Representatives elections[16]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Harry R. Sheppard 70,339 53.8
Republican Sam L. Collins (Incumbent) 59,071 45.2
Communist Charles McLauchlan 1,336 1.0
Total votes 130,746 100.0
Turnout  
Democratic gain from Republican

1938[edit]

1938 United States House of Representatives elections[17]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Harry R. Sheppard (Incumbent) 75,819 53.3
Republican C. T. Johnson 66,402 46.7
Total votes 142,221 100.0
Turnout  
Democratic hold

1940[edit]

1940 United States House of Representatives elections[18]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Harry R. Sheppard (Incumbent) 84,931 52.9
Republican Lotus H. Loudon 75,495 47.1
Total votes 160,426 100.0
Turnout  
Democratic hold

1942[edit]

1942 United States House of Representatives elections[19]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Chet Holifield 34,918 63.1
Republican Carlton H. Casjens 20,446 36.9
Total votes 55,374 100.0
Turnout  
Democratic win (new seat)

1944[edit]

1944 United States House of Representatives elections[20]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Chet Holifield (Incumbent) 65,758 71.8
Republican Carlton H. Casjens 25,852 28.2
Total votes 91,610 100.0
Turnout  
Democratic hold

1946[edit]

1946 United States House of Representatives elections[21]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Chet Holifield (Incumbent) 50,666 97.6
Independent Marshall J. Morrill (write-in) 1,248 2.4
Total votes 51,914 100.0
Turnout  
Democratic hold

1948[edit]

1948 United States House of Representatives elections[22]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Chet Holifield (Incumbent) 72,900 69.7
Republican Joseph Francis Quigley 28,698 27.5
Progressive Jacob Berman 1,915 1.8
Independent Myra Tanner Weiss 1,013 1.0
Total votes 104,526 100.0
Turnout  
Democratic hold

1950[edit]

1950 United States House of Representatives elections[23]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Chet Holifield (Incumbent) 73,317 90.9
Independent Myra Tanner Weiss 7,329 9.1
Total votes 80,646 100.0
Turnout  
Democratic hold

1952[edit]

1952 United States House of Representatives elections[24]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Chet Holifield (Incumbent) 126,606 87.1
Progressive Ida Alvarez 13,724 9.4
Independent Milton Snipper 4,959 3.5
Total votes 145,289 100.0
Turnout
Democratic hold

1954[edit]

1954 United States House of Representatives elections[25]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Chet Holifield (Incumbent) 90,269 74.8
Republican Raymond R. Pritchard 30,404 25.2
Total votes 120,673 100.0
Turnout  
Democratic hold

1956[edit]

1956 United States House of Representatives elections[26]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Chet Holifield (Incumbent) 116,287 73.8
Republican Roy E. Reynolds 41,269 26.2
Total votes 157,556 100.0
Turnout  
Democratic hold

1958[edit]

1958 United States House of Representatives elections[27]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Chet Holifield (Incumbent) 131,421 75.3
Republican Roy E. Reynolds 26,092 24.7
Total votes 157,513 100.0
Turnout  
Democratic hold

1960[edit]

1960 United States House of Representatives elections[28]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Chet Holifield (Incumbent) 145,479 78.2
Republican Gordon S. McWilliams 40,491 21.8
Total votes 185,970 100.0
Turnout  
Democratic hold

1962[edit]

1962 United States House of Representatives elections[29]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Chet Holifield (Incumbent) 78,436 61.6
Republican Robert T. Ramsay 48,976 38.4
Total votes 127,412 100.0
Turnout  
Democratic hold

1964[edit]

1964 United States House of Representatives elections[30]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Chet Holifield (Incumbent) 97,934 65.4
Republican C. Everett Hunt 51,747 34.6
Total votes 149,681 100.0
Turnout  
Democratic hold

1966[edit]

1966 United States House of Representatives elections[31]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Chet Holifield (Incumbent) 82,592 62.3
Republican William R. Sutton 50,068 37.7
Total votes 132,660 100.0
Turnout  
Democratic hold

1968[edit]

1968 United States House of Representatives elections[32]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Chet Holifield (Incumbent) 96,857 63.2
Republican Bill Jones 52,284 34.1
American Independent Wayne L. Cook 3,996 2.6
Total votes 153,137 100.0
Turnout  
Democratic hold

1970[edit]

1970 United States House of Representatives elections[33]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Chet Holifield (Incumbent) 98,578 70.4
Republican Bill Jones 41,462 29.6
Total votes 140,040 100.0
Turnout  
Democratic hold

1972[edit]

1972 United States House of Representatives elections[34]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Chet Holifield (Incumbent) 103,823 67.2
Republican Kenneth M. Fisher 43,034 27.9
Peace and Freedom Joe Harris 7,588 4.9
Total votes 154,445 100.0
Turnout  
Democratic hold

1974[edit]

1974 United States House of Representatives elections[35]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Robert J. Lagomarsino (Incumbent) 84,849 56.3
Democratic James D. Loebl 65,334 43.7
Total votes 150,183 100.0
Turnout  
Republican hold

1976[edit]

1976 United States House of Representatives elections[36]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Robert J. Lagomarsino (Incumbent) 124,201 64.4
Democratic Dan Sisson 68,722 35.6
Total votes 192,923 100.0
Turnout  
Republican hold

1978[edit]

1978 United States House of Representatives elections[37]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Robert J. Lagomarsino (Incumbent) 123,192 71.7
Democratic Jerry Zamos 41,672 24.3
Peace and Freedom Milton Shiro Takei 6,887 4.0
Total votes 171,751 100.0
Turnout  
Republican hold

1980[edit]

1980 United States House of Representatives elections[38]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Robert J. Lagomarsino (Incumbent) 162,849 77.7
Democratic Carmen Lodise 36,990 17.6
Libertarian Jim Trotter 9,764 4.7
Total votes 209,603 100.0
Turnout  
Republican hold

1982[edit]

1982 United States House of Representatives elections[39]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Robert J. Lagomarsino (Incumbent) 112,486 61.1
Democratic Frank Frost 66,042 35.8
Libertarian R. C. Gordon-McCutchan 4,198 2.3
Peace and Freedom Charles J. Zekan 1,520 0.8
Total votes 184,246 100.0
Turnout  
Republican hold

1984[edit]

1984 United States House of Representatives elections[40]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Robert J. Lagomarsino (Incumbent) 153,187 67.3
Democratic James C. Carey, Jr. 70,278 30.9
Peace and Freedom Charles J. Zekan 4,161 1.8
Total votes 227,626 100.0
Turnout  
Republican hold

1986[edit]

1986 United States House of Representatives elections[41]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Robert J. Lagomarsino (Incumbent) 122,578 71.9
Democratic Wayne B. Norris 45,619 26.8
Libertarian George Hasara 2,341 1.4
Total votes 170,538 100.0
Turnout  
Republican hold

1988[edit]

1988 United States House of Representatives elections[42]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Robert J. Lagomarsino (Incumbent) 116,026 50.2
Democratic Gary K. Hart 112,033 48.5
Libertarian Robert Donaldson 2,865 1.2
Total votes 230,924 100.0
Turnout  
Republican hold

1990[edit]

1990 United States House of Representatives elections[43]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Robert J. Lagomarsino (Incumbent) 94,599 54.6
Democratic Anita Perez Ferguson 76,991 44.4
No party Lorenz (write-in) 1,655 1.0%
Total votes 173,235 100.0
Turnout  
Republican hold

1992[edit]

1992 United States House of Representatives elections[44]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Richard H. Lehman (Incumbent) 101,619 46.9
Republican Tal L. Cloud 100,590 46.4
Peace and Freedom Dorothy L. Wells 13,334 6.2
No party Williams (write-in) 1,097 0.5%
Total votes 216,640 100.0
Turnout  
Democratic hold

1994[edit]

1994 United States House of Representatives elections[45]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican George Radanovich 104,435 56.78
Democratic Richard Lehman (Incumbent) 72,912 39.64
Libertarian Dolores Comstock 6,579 3.58
Total votes 183,926 100.0
Turnout  
Republican gain from Democratic

1996[edit]

1996 United States House of Representatives elections[46]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican George Radanovich (Incumbent) 137,402 66.6
Democratic Paul Barile 58,452 28.4
Libertarian Pamela Pescosolido 6,083 2.9
Natural Law David Adalian 4,442 2.1
Total votes 206,379 100.0
Turnout  
Republican hold

1998[edit]

1998 United States House of Representatives elections[47]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican George Radanovich (Incumbent) 131,105 79.39
Democratic Paul Barile 34,044 20.61
Total votes 165,149 100.0
Turnout  
Republican hold

2000[edit]

2000 United States House of Representatives elections[48]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican George Radanovich (Incumbent) 144,517 65.0
Democratic Dan Rosenberg 70,578 31.8
Libertarian Elizabeth Taylor 4,264 1.9
Natural Law Bob Miller 1,990 0.8
American Independent Edmon V. Kaiser 1,266 0.5
Total votes 222,615 100.0
Turnout  
Republican hold

2002[edit]

2002 United States House of Representatives elections[49]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican George Radanovich (Incumbent) 106,209 67.4
Democratic John Veen 47,403 30.0
Libertarian Patrick Lee McHargue 4,190 2.6
Total votes 157,802 100.0
Turnout  
Republican hold

2004[edit]

2004 United States House of Representatives elections[50]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican George Radanovich (Incumbent) 155,354 66.1
Democratic James Lex Bufford 79,970 27.2
Green Larry R. Mullen 15,863 6.7
Total votes 251,187 100.0
Turnout  
Republican hold

2006[edit]

2006 United States House of Representatives elections[51]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican George Radanovich (Incumbent) 110,246 60.6
Democratic T.J. Cox 71,748 39.4
Total votes 181,994 100.0
Turnout  
Republican hold

2008[edit]

2008 United States House of Representatives elections[52]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican George Radanovich (Incumbent) 179,245 98.43
Democratic Peter Leinau (write-in) 2,490 1.37
Independent Phil Rockey (write-in) 366 0.20
Total votes 182,101 100.00
Turnout   51.19
Republican hold

2010[edit]

This election was the final election before 19th district was redrawn. Jeff Denham won his 2012 re-election as a representative of the 10th district.

2010 United States House of Representatives elections[53]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Jeff Denham 128,394 64.6
Democratic Loraine Goodwin 69,912 35.2
Democratic Les Marsden (write-in) 596 0.2
Total votes 198,902 100.0
Republican hold

2012[edit]

2012 United States House of Representatives elections[54]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Zoe Lofgren (Incumbent) 162,300 73%
Republican Robert Murray 59,313 27%
Total votes 221,613 100%
Democratic hold

2014[edit]

2014 United States House of Representatives elections[55]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Zoe Lofgren (Incumbent) 85,888 67%
Republican Robert Murray 41,900 33%
Total votes 127,788 100%
Democratic hold

2016[edit]

2016 United States House of Representatives elections
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Zoe Lofgren (Incumbent) 181,802 74%
Republican G. Burt Lancaster 64,061 26%
Total votes 245,863 100%
Democratic hold

Living former Members[edit]

As of April 2015, there are four former members of the U.S. House of Representatives from California's 19th congressional district that are currently living.

Representative Term in office Date of birth (and age)
Robert J. Lagomarsino 1975 – 1993 (1926-09-04) September 4, 1926 (age 92)
Richard H. Lehman 1993 – 1995 (1948-07-20) July 20, 1948 (age 70)
George Radanovich 1995 – 2011 (1955-06-20) June 20, 1955 (age 63)
Jeff Denham 2011 – 2013 (1967-07-29) July 29, 1967 (age 51)

Historical district boundaries[edit]

2003 – 2013

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ https://www.census.gov/mycd/?st=06&cd=19
  2. ^ http://www.latimes.com/la-redistricting-map-july-2011,0,5339409.htmlstory#39.71057374407184,-118.14590136718749,5,usCongress,,,current
  3. ^ "Partisan Voting Index – Districts of the 115th Congress" (PDF). The Cook Political Report. April 7, 2017. Retrieved April 7, 2017.
  4. ^ "Statement of Vote (2000 President)" (PDF). Archived from the original (PDF) on May 20, 2011. Retrieved September 17, 2008.
  5. ^ "Statement of Vote (2000 Senator)" (PDF). Archived from the original (PDF) on May 20, 2011. Retrieved September 17, 2008.
  6. ^ Statement of Vote (2002 Governor) Archived November 11, 2010, at the Wayback Machine
  7. ^ "Statement of Vote (2003 Recall Question)" (PDF). Archived from the original (PDF) on May 20, 2011. Retrieved October 8, 2007.
  8. ^ "Statement of Vote (2003 Governor)" (PDF). Archived from the original (PDF) on May 20, 2011. Retrieved October 8, 2007.
  9. ^ "Statement of Vote (2004 President)" (PDF). Archived from the original (PDF) on May 20, 2011. Retrieved August 8, 2007.
  10. ^ Statement of Vote (2004 Senator) Archived August 10, 2011, at the Wayback Machine
  11. ^ Statement of Vote (2006 Governor) Archived August 10, 2011, at the Wayback Machine
  12. ^ Statement of Vote (2006 Senator) Archived August 10, 2011, at the Wayback Machine
  13. ^ "(2008 President)". Archived from the original on February 11, 2009. Retrieved March 5, 2009.
  14. ^ 1932 election results
  15. ^ 1934 election results
  16. ^ 1936 election results
  17. ^ 1938 election results
  18. ^ 1940 election results
  19. ^ 1942 election results
  20. ^ 1944 election results
  21. ^ 1946 election results
  22. ^ 1948 election results
  23. ^ 1950 election results
  24. ^ 1952 election results
  25. ^ 1954 election results
  26. ^ 1956 election results
  27. ^ 1958 election results
  28. ^ 1960 election results
  29. ^ 1962 election results
  30. ^ 1964 election results
  31. ^ 1966 election results
  32. ^ 1968 election results
  33. ^ 1970 election results
  34. ^ 1972 election results
  35. ^ 1974 election results
  36. ^ 1976 election results
  37. ^ 1978 election results
  38. ^ 1980 election results
  39. ^ 1982 election results
  40. ^ 1984 election results
  41. ^ 1986 election results
  42. ^ 1988 election results
  43. ^ 1990 election results
  44. ^ 1992 election results
  45. ^ 1994 election results
  46. ^ 1996 election results
  47. ^ 1998 election results
  48. ^ 2000 election results
  49. ^ 2002 general election results Archived February 3, 2009, at the Wayback Machine
  50. ^ 2004 general election results Archived August 21, 2008, at the Wayback Machine
  51. ^ 2006 general election results Archived November 27, 2008, at the Wayback Machine
  52. ^ 2008 general election results Archived December 21, 2008, at the Wayback Machine
  53. ^ "2010 general election results" (PDF). Archived from the original (PDF) on May 20, 2011. Retrieved December 25, 2010.
  54. ^ 2012 general election results Archived October 19, 2013, at the Wayback Machine
  55. ^ "U.S. House of Representatives District 19 - Districtwide Results". Archived from the original on December 21, 2014. Retrieved December 21, 2014.

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 37°36′N 120°00′W / 37.6°N 120°W / 37.6; -120