California's 22nd congressional district

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California's 22nd congressional district
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California's 22nd congressional district - since January 3, 2013.
U.S. RepresentativeDevin Nunes (RTulare)
Ethnicity
Cook PVIR+8[2]

California's 22nd congressional district is a congressional district in the U.S. state of California. The district is currently represented by Republican Devin Nunes.

The 22nd congressional district is centered in the San Joaquin Valley, in Fresno and Tulare counties. The district includes most of eastern Fresno, as well as all of Clovis, Tulare, and Visalia.

From 2002–2013 the 22nd formerly covered parts of San Luis Obispo, Kern, and Los Angeles counties. The district was anchored in Bakersfield and took in most of San Luis Obispo County. Most of that district is now the 23rd district, while the current 22nd covers most of the territory previously in the 21st district.

Recent election results from statewide races[edit]

Year U.S. President U.S. Senator (Class 1) U.S. Senator (Class 3) Governor of California
1992 Clinton 41.1–35.4% Feinstein 48.7–43.3% Herschensohn 47.6–43.5%
1994 Huffington 46.9–43.5% Wilson 58.2–37.7%
1996 Dole 44.2–44.0%
1998 ?? ??
2000 Bush 48.8–44.6%[3] Feinstein 47.8–42.7%[4]
2002 Simon 64.3–28.8%[5]
2003 Recall: Yes 76.8–23.2%[6]
Schwarzenegger 62.9–15.6%[7]
2004 Bush 67.9–31.0%[8] Jones 59.7–35.5%[9]
2006 Mountjoy 57.3–37.4%[10] Schwarzenegger 73.8–22.0%[11]
2008 McCain 59.7–38.3%[12]
2010 Fiorina 63.9–28.8% Whitman 58.5–34.4%
2012 Romney 56.6–41.6% ??
2014 ??
2016 Trump 52.1–42.6% Harris 52.7–47.3%
2018 TBD TBD

List of representatives[edit]

Representative Party Dates Electoral history Counties
District created January 3, 1943 [Data unknown/missing.]
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John J. Phillips
Republican January 3, 1943 –
January 3, 1953
Redistricted to the 29th district. Imperial, Orange, Riverside
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Joseph F. Holt
Republican January 3, 1953 –
January 3, 1961
Retired. Los Angeles
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James C. Corman
Democratic January 3, 1961 –
January 3, 1975
Redistricted to the 21st district.
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Carlos J. Moorhead
Republican January 3, 1975 –
January 3, 1983
Redistricted from the 20th district.

Redistricted to the 27th district.
January 3, 1983 –
January 3, 1993
Los Angeles (northern L.A. suburbs)
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Michael Huffington
Republican January 3, 1993 –
January 3, 1995
Retired to run for U.S. Senator. San Luis Obispo, Santa Barbara
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Andrea Seastrand
Republican January 3, 1995 –
January 3, 1997
Lost re-election.
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Walter Capps
Democratic January 3, 1997 –
October 28, 1997
Died.
Vacant October 28, 1997 –
March 17, 1998
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Lois Capps
Democratic March 17, 1998 –
January 3, 2003
Redistricted to the 23rd district.
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Bill Thomas
Republican January 3, 2003 –
January 3, 2007
Redistricted from the 21st district.

Retired.
Kern, Los Angeles (Lancaster), inland San Luis Obispo
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Kevin McCarthy
Republican January 3, 2007 –
January 3, 2013
Redistricted to the 23rd district.
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Devin Nunes
Republican January 3, 2013 –
Present
Redistricted from the 21st district. Portions of Fresno and Tulare Counties, including the cities of Fresno, Clovis, Tulare, and Visalia.

Election results[edit]

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1942[edit]

United States House of Representatives elections, 1942[13]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican John J. Phillips 42,765 57.6
Democratic N. E. West 31,440 42.4
Total votes 74,205 100.0
Turnout  
Republican win (new seat)

1944[edit]

United States House of Representatives elections, 1944[14]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican John J. Phillips (incumbent) 88,537 100.0
Turnout  
Republican hold

1946[edit]

United States House of Representatives elections, 1946[15]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican John J. Phillips (incumbent) 59,935 62.1
Democratic Ray Adkinson 36,649 37.9
Total votes 96,584 100.0
Turnout  
Republican hold

1948[edit]

United States House of Representatives elections, 1948[16]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican John J. Phillips (incumbent) 115,697 100.0
Turnout
Republican hold

1950[edit]

United States House of Representatives elections, 1950[17]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican John J. Phillips (incumbent) 114,497 100.0
Turnout  
Republican hold

1952[edit]

United States House of Representatives elections, 1952[18]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Joseph F. Holt 85,039 60.5
Democratic Dean E. McHenry 55,534 39.5
Total votes 140,573 100.0
Turnout  
Republican win (new seat)

1954[edit]

United States House of Representatives elections, 1954[19]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Joseph F. Holt (incumbent) 65,165 58.2
Democratic William M. "Bill" Costley 46,875 41.8
Total votes 112,040 100.0
Turnout  
Republican hold

1956[edit]

United States House of Representatives elections, 1956[20]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Joseph F. Holt (incumbent) 97,317 59.8
Democratic Irving Glasband 65,314 40.2
Total votes 162,631 100.0
Turnout  
Republican hold

1958[edit]

United States House of Representatives elections, 1958[21]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Joseph F. Holt (incumbent) 87,785 55.4
Democratic Irving Glasband 70,777 44.6
Total votes 158,562 100.0
Turnout  
Republican hold

1960[edit]

United States House of Representatives elections, 1960[22]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic James C. Corman 104,919 51.1
Republican Lemoine Blanchard 100,321 48.9
Total votes 205,240 100.0
Turnout
Democratic gain from Republican

1962[edit]

United States House of Representatives elections, 1962[23]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic James C. Corman (incumbent) 75,294 53.6
Republican Charles S. Foote 65,087 46.4
Total votes 140,381 100.0
Turnout  
Democratic hold

1964[edit]

United States House of Representatives elections, 1964[24]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic James C. Corman (incumbent) 94,141 50.5
Republican Robert C. Cline 92,133 49.5
Total votes 186,274 100.0
Turnout  
Democratic hold

1966[edit]

United States House of Representatives elections, 1966[25]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic James C. Corman (incumbent) 94,420 53.5
Republican Robert C. Cline 82,207 46.5
Total votes 176,627 100.0
Turnout  
Democratic hold

1968[edit]

United States House of Representatives elections, 1968[26]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic James C. Corman (incumbent) 102,332 56.9
Republican Joe Holt 74,433 41.4
Peace and Freedom Hugh Manes 3,024 1.7
Total votes 179,789 100.0
Turnout  
Democratic hold

1970[edit]

United States House of Representatives elections, 1970[27]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic James C. Corman (incumbent) 95,256 59.4
Republican Tom Hayden 63,297 39.5
American Independent Callis R. Johnson 1,880 1.1
Total votes 160,433 100.0
Turnout  
Democratic hold

1972[edit]

United States House of Representatives elections, 1972[28]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic James C. Corman (incumbent) 121,352 67.6
Republican Bruce P. Wolfe 52,664 29.3
Peace and Freedom Ralph L. Shroyer 5,583 3.1
Total votes 179,599 100.0
Turnout  
Democratic hold

1974[edit]

United States House of Representatives elections, 1974[29]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Carlos Moorhead (inc.) 78,983 55.8
Democratic Richard Hallin 62,770 44.2
Total votes 141,753 100.0
Turnout  
Republican hold

1976[edit]

United States House of Representatives elections, 1976[30]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Carlos Moorhead (inc.) 114,769 62.6
Democratic Robert S. Henry 68,543 37.4
Total votes 183,312 100.0
Turnout  
Republican hold

1978[edit]

United States House of Representatives elections, 1978[31]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Carlos Moorhead (inc.) 99,502 64.6
Democratic Robert S. Henry 54,442 35.4
Total votes 153,944 100.0
Turnout  
Republican hold

1980[edit]

United States House of Representatives elections, 1980[32]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Carlos Moorhead (inc.) 115,241 63.9
Democratic Pierce O'Donnell 57,477 31.9
Libertarian William V. Susel 7,705 4.3
Total votes 180,423 100.0
Turnout  
Republican hold

1982[edit]

United States House of Representatives elections, 1982[33]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Carlos Moorhead (inc.) 145,831 73.6
Democratic Harvey L. Goldhammer 46,521 23.5
Libertarian Robert T. Gerringer 5,870 3.0
Total votes 198,222 100.0
Turnout  
Republican hold

1984[edit]

United States House of Representatives elections, 1984[34]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Carlos Moorhead (inc.) 184,981 85.2
Libertarian Michael B. Yauch 32,036 14.8
Total votes 217,017 100.0
Turnout  
Republican hold

1986[edit]

United States House of Representatives elections, 1986[35]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Carlos Moorhead (inc.) 141,096 73.8
Democratic John G. Simmons 44,036 23.0
Libertarian Jona Joy Bergland 3,114 1.6
Peace and Freedom Joel Lorimer 2,930 1.5
Total votes 191,176 100.0
Turnout  
Republican hold

1988[edit]

United States House of Representatives elections, 1988[36]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Carlos Moorhead (inc.) 164,699 69.5
Democratic John G. Simmons 61,555 26.0
Peace and Freedom Shirley Rachel Isaacson 6,298 2.7
Libertarian Ted Brown 4,259 1.8
Total votes 235,811 100.0
Turnout
Republican hold

1990[edit]

United States House of Representatives elections, 1990[37]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Carlos Moorhead (inc.) 108,634 60.0
Democratic David Bayer 61,630 34.1
Libertarian William H. Wilson 6,702 3.7
Peace and Freedom Jan B. Tucker 3,963 2.2
Total votes 180,929 100.0
Turnout  
Republican hold

1992[edit]

United States House of Representatives elections, 1992[38]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Michael Huffington 131,242 52.5
Democratic Gloria Ochoa 87,328 34.9
Green Mindy Lorenz 23,699 9.5
Libertarian William Howard Dilbeck 7,553 3.0
No party Bialosky (write-in) 104 0.1%
Total votes 249,926 100.0
Turnout  
Republican hold

1994[edit]

United States House of Representatives elections, 1994[39]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Andrea Seastrand 102,987 49.27
Democratic Walter Capps 101,424 48.53
Libertarian David L. Bersohn 4,597 2.20
Total votes 209,008 100.0
Turnout  
Republican hold

1996[edit]

United States House of Representatives elections, 1996[40]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Walter Capps 118,299 48.5
Republican Andrea Seastrand (incumbent) 107,987 44.3
Independent Steven Wheeler 9,845 4.0
Reform Richard Porter 3,975 1.6
Libertarian David Bersohn 2,233 0.9
Natural Law Dawn Tomastik 1,847 0.7
Total votes 244,186 100.0
Turnout  
Democratic gain from Republican

1998 (Special)[edit]

List of special elections to the United States House of Representatives in California[41]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Lois Capps 93,392 53.46
Republican Tom Bordonaro 78,224 44.78
Libertarian Robert Bakhaus 3,079 1.76
Total votes 174,695 100.00
Turnout  
Democratic hold

1998[edit]

United States House of Representatives elections, 1998[42]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Lois Capps (incumbent) 111,388 55.09
Republican Tom J. Bordonaro Jr. 86,921 42.99
Libertarian Robert Bakhaus 2,618 1.29
Reform Richard D. "Dick" Porter 1,263 0.62
Total votes 202,190 100.0
Turnout  
Democratic hold

2000[edit]

United States House of Representatives elections, 2000[43]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Lois Capps (incumbent) 135,538 53.2
Republican Mike Stoker 113,094 44.4
Reform Richard D. "Dick" Porter 2,490 0.9
Libertarian Joe Furcinite 2,060 0.8
Natural Law J. Carlos Aguirre 1,888 0.7
Total votes 255,070 100.0
Turnout  
Democratic hold

2002[edit]

United States House of Representatives elections, 2002[44]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Bill Thomas 120,473 73.4
Democratic Jaime A. Corvera 38,988 23.7
Libertarian Frank Coates 4,824 2.9
Total votes 164,285 100.0
Turnout  
Republican gain from Democratic

2004[edit]

United States House of Representatives elections, 2004[45]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Bill Thomas (incumbent) 209,384 100.0
Turnout  
Republican hold

2006[edit]

United States House of Representatives elections, 2006[46]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Kevin McCarthy 133,278 70.8
Democratic Sharon M. Beery 55,226 29.2
Total votes 188,504 100.0
Turnout  
Republican hold

2008[edit]

United States House of Representatives elections, 2008[47]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Kevin McCarthy (incumbent) 224,549 100.0
Total votes 224,549 100.0
Turnout  
Republican hold

2010[edit]

United States House of Representatives elections, 2010[48]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Kevin McCarthy (incumbent) 173,490 98.8
Independent John Uebersax (write-in) 2,173 1.2
Total votes 175,663 100.0
Turnout  
Republican hold

2012[edit]

United States House of Representatives elections, 2012[49]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Devin Nunes (incumbent) 132,386 61.9
Democratic Otto Lee 81,555 38.1
Total votes 213,941 100.0
Republican hold

2014[edit]

United States House of Representatives elections, 2014[50]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Devin Nunes (incumbent) 96,053 72.0
Democratic Suzanna "Sam" Aguilera-Marrero 37,289 28.0
Total votes 133,342 100.0
Republican hold

2016[edit]

United States House of Representatives elections, 2016
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Devin Nunes (incumbent) 158,755 67.6
Democratic Louie J. Campos 76,211 32.4
Total votes 234,966 100.0
Republican hold

Living former Members[edit]

As of April 2015, there are five former members of the U.S. House of Representatives from California's 22nd congressional district that are currently living. The most recent representative to die was Carlos Moorhead (1975–1993) on November 23, 2011. The most recently serving representative to die was Walter Capps (1997), who died in office on October 28, 1997.

Representative Term in office Date of birth (and age)
Michael Huffington 1993–1995 (1947-09-03) September 3, 1947 (age 71)
Andrea Seastrand 1995–1997 (1941-08-05) August 5, 1941 (age 77)
Lois Capps 1998–2003 (1938-01-10) January 10, 1938 (age 80)
Bill Thomas 2003–2007 (1941-12-06) December 6, 1941 (age 77)
Kevin McCarthy 2007–2013 (1965-01-26) January 26, 1965 (age 53)

Historical district boundaries[edit]

2003–2013

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://www.latimes.com/la-redistricting-map-july-2011,0,5339409.htmlstory#39.71057374407184,-118.14590136718749,5,usCongress,,,current
  2. ^ "Partisan Voting Index – Districts of the 115th Congress" (PDF). The Cook Political Report. April 7, 2017. Retrieved April 7, 2017.
  3. ^ "Statement of Vote (2000 U.S. President)" (PDF). Archived from the original (PDF) on 2007-06-11. Retrieved 2008-09-17.
  4. ^ "Statement of Vote (2000 U.S. Senator)" (PDF). Archived from the original (PDF) on 2007-06-11. Retrieved 2008-09-17.
  5. ^ Statement of Vote (2002 Governor) Archived November 11, 2010, at the Wayback Machine.
  6. ^ "Statement of Vote (2003 Recall Question)" (PDF). Archived from the original (PDF) on 2011-05-20. Retrieved 2007-10-08.
  7. ^ "Statement of Vote (2003 Governor)" (PDF). Archived from the original (PDF) on 2011-05-20. Retrieved 2007-10-08.
  8. ^ "Statement of Vote (2004 U.S. President)" (PDF). Archived from the original (PDF) on 2010-08-01. Retrieved 2007-08-08.
  9. ^ Statement of Vote (2004 U.S. Senator) Archived August 10, 2011, at the Wayback Machine.
  10. ^ Statement of Vote (2006 U.S. Senator) Archived August 10, 2011, at the Wayback Machine.
  11. ^ Statement of Vote (2006 Governor) Archived August 10, 2011, at the Wayback Machine.
  12. ^ "(2008 U.S. President)". Archived from the original on 2009-05-17. Retrieved 2009-03-05.
  13. ^ 1942 election results
  14. ^ 1944 election results
  15. ^ 1946 election results
  16. ^ 1948 election results
  17. ^ 1950 election results
  18. ^ 1952 election results
  19. ^ 1954 election results
  20. ^ 1956 election results
  21. ^ 1958 election results
  22. ^ 1960 election results
  23. ^ 1962 election results
  24. ^ 1964 election results
  25. ^ 1966 election results
  26. ^ 1968 election results
  27. ^ 1970 election results
  28. ^ 1972 election results
  29. ^ 1974 election results
  30. ^ 1976 election results
  31. ^ 1978 election results
  32. ^ 1980 election results
  33. ^ 1982 election results
  34. ^ 1984 election results
  35. ^ 1986 election results
  36. ^ 1988 election results
  37. ^ 1990 election results
  38. ^ 1992 election results
  39. ^ 1994 election results
  40. ^ 1996 election results
  41. ^ 1998 special election results
  42. ^ 1998 election results
  43. ^ 2000 election results
  44. ^ 2002 general election results Archived February 3, 2009, at the Wayback Machine.
  45. ^ 2004 general election results Archived 2008-08-21 at the Wayback Machine.
  46. ^ 2006 general election results Archived November 27, 2008, at the Wayback Machine.
  47. ^ 2008 general election results Archived December 21, 2008, at the Wayback Machine.
  48. ^ "2010 general election results" (PDF). Archived from the original (PDF) on 2011-05-20. Retrieved 2011-02-11.
  49. ^ 2012 general election results Archived October 19, 2013, at the Wayback Machine.
  50. ^ "U.S. House of Representatives District 22 - Districtwide Results". Archived from the original on 2015-01-06. Retrieved 2014-12-21.

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 35°12′N 119°54′W / 35.2°N 119.9°W / 35.2; -119.9