California's 6th congressional district

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California's 6th congressional district
California US Congressional District 6 (since 2013).tif
California's 6th congressional district - since January 3, 2013.
Representative
  Doris Matsui
DSacramento
Median income$54,243[1]
Ethnicity
Cook PVID+21[3]

California's 6th congressional district is a congressional district in the U.S. state of California.

Doris Matsui, a Democrat, has represented the district since January 2013.

Currently, the 6th district encompasses the city of Sacramento and some of its suburbs. It consists of parts of Sacramento and Yolo counties.[4]

Prior to redistricting by the California Citizens Redistricting Commission of 2011, the 6th district encompassed the coastal areas north of San Francisco. It consisted of Marin County and most of Sonoma County. Cities in the district included Santa Rosa, Rohnert Park, Petaluma, Novato, San Rafael, and Mill Valley.

Election results from recent statewide races[edit]

Year U.S. President U.S. Senator (Class 1) U.S. Senator (Class 3) Governor
1992 Clinton 55.8 - 23.5%[5] Feinstein 66.8 - 27.0%[6] Boxer 60.0 - 30.8%[7]
1994 Feinstein 63.7 - 29.5%[8] Brown 51.8 - 44.2[9]
1996 Clinton 56.9% - 28.6%[10]
1998 Boxer 63.5 - 32.7%[11] Davis 66.7 - 27.8%[12]
2000 Gore 61.9 - 30.1%[13] Feinstein 63.0 - 27.7%[14]
2002 Davis 53.1 - 28.6%[15]
2003 Recall: No 64.0 - 36.0%[16][17]
Bustamante 44.3 - 33.1%
2004 Kerry 70.3 - 28.1%[18] Boxer 68.3 - 27.5%[19]
2006 Feinstein 73.2 - 20.0%[20] Angelides 46.4 - 45.9%[21]
2008 Obama 76.0 - 22.0%[22]
2010 Boxer 66.9 - 28.1%[23] Brown 67.7 - 28.3%[24]
2012 Obama 69.1 - 28.3%[25] Feinstein 71.3 - 28.7%[26]
2014 Brown 72.7 - 27.3%[27]
2016 Clinton 69.1 - 24.4%[28] Harris 67.2 - 32.8%[29]
2018 Feinstein 56.6 - 43.4%[30] Newsom 69.4 - 30.6%[31]

List of representatives[edit]

Representative Party Dates Cong
ress(es)
Notes Counties
HenryMarkham.jpg Henry Markham Republican March 4, 1885 –
March 3, 1887
49th Retired. Alpine, Fresno, Inyo, Kern, Los Angeles, Mono, Monterey, San Benito, San Bernardino, San Diego, San Luis Obispo, Santa Barbara, Tulare, Ventura
William Vandever - Brady-Handy.jpg William Vandever Republican March 4, 1887 –
March 3, 1891
50th
51st
Retired.
William W. Bowers.jpeg William W. Bowers Republican March 4, 1891 –
March 3, 1893
52nd Redistricted to the 7th district.
Marion Cannon (California Congressman).jpg Marion Cannon Populist March 4, 1893 –
March 3, 1895
53rd Retired. Los Angeles, Monterey, San Luis Obispo, Santa Barbara, Santa Cruz, Ventura
James McLachlan.jpeg James McLachlan Republican March 4, 1895 –
March 3, 1897
54th Lost re-election.
Charles A. Barlow (California Congressman).jpg Charles A. Barlow Populist March 4, 1897 –
March 3, 1899
55th Lost re-election.
Russell J. Waters (California Congressman).jpg Russell J. Waters Republican March 4, 1899 –
March 3, 1901
56th Retired.
James McLachlan.jpeg James McLachlan Republican March 4, 1901 –
March 3, 1903
57th Redistricted to the 7th district.
JamesCNeedham.jpg James C. Needham Republican March 4, 1903 –
March 3, 1913
58th
59th
60th
61st
62nd
Redistricted from the 7th district.

Lost re-election.
Fresno, Kings, Madera, Merced, Monterey, San Benito, San Joaquin, Santa Cruz, Stanislaus
JosephRKnowland.jpg Joseph R. Knowland Republican March 4, 1913 –
March 3, 1915
63rd Redistricted from the 3rd district.

Retired to run for U.S. Senate.
Alameda
JohnAElston.jpg John A. Elston Progressive March 4, 1915 –
March 3, 1917
64th
Republican March 4, 1917 –
December 15, 1921
65th
66th
67th
Died
Vacant December 15, 1921 –
November 7, 1922
JamesHMacLafferty.jpg James H. MacLafferty Republican November 7, 1922 –
March 3, 1925
67th
68th
Lost re-nomination
AlbertECarter.jpg Albert E. Carter Republican March 4, 1925 –
January 3, 1943
69th
70th
71st
72nd
73rd
74th
75th
76th
77th
January 3, 1943 –
January 3, 1945
78th Lost re-election. Alameda, Contra Costa
GeorgePaulMiller.jpg George P. Miller Democratic January 3, 1945 –
January 3, 1953
79th
80th
81st
82nd
Redistricted to the 8th district.
Robert Condon.jpeg Robert Condon Democratic January 3, 1953 –
January 3, 1955
83rd Lost re-election. Solano, Contra Costa
John F. Baldwin.jpeg John F. Baldwin, Jr. Republican January 3, 1955 –
January 3, 1963
84th
85th
86th
87th
Redistricted to the 14th district.
William S. Mailliard.jpg William S. Mailliard Republican January 3, 1963 –
January 3, 1967
88th
89th
Redistricted from the 4th district. San Francisco
January 3, 1967 –
January 3, 1973
90th
91st
92nd
Southeast Marin, western San Francisco
January 3, 1973 –
March 5, 1974
93rd Resigned to become U.S. Representative to the Organization of American States. Marin, western San Francisco
Vacant March 5, 1974 –
June 4, 1974
John L. Burton 1977.jpg John Burton Democratic June 4, 1974 –
January 3, 1975
93rd Elected to finish Mailliard's term.

Redistricted to the 5th district.
Philip Burton.jpg Phillip Burton Democratic January 3, 1975 –
January 3, 1983
94th
95th
96th
97th
Redistricted from the 5th district.

Redistricted to the 5th district.
Most of San Francisco
Barbara Boxer 1987 congressional photo.jpg Barbara Boxer Democratic January 3, 1983 –
January 3, 1993
98th
99th
100th
101st
102nd
Retired after being elected U.S. Senator. Marin, eastern San Francisco, San Mateo (Daly City), far southwestern Solano, southern Sonoma
Lynn Woolsey.jpg Lynn Woolsey Democratic January 3, 1993 –
January 3, 2003
103rd
104th
105th
106th
107th
Retired. Marin and southern Sonoma
January 3, 2003 –
January 3, 2013
108th
109th
110th
111th
112th
United States House of Representatives, California District 6.png
Marin and southern Sonoma
Doris Matsui Official Photo.JPG Doris Matsui Democratic January 3, 2013 –
present
113th
114th
115th
116th
Redistricted from the 5th district. Portions of Sacramento and Yolo Counties, including the city of Sacramento

Election results for representatives[edit]

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1884[edit]

United States House of Representatives elections, 1884
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Henry Markham 17,397 49.1
Democratic R. A. Del Valle 16,990 47.9
Prohibition Will D. Gould 821 2.3
Populist Isaac Kinley 237 0.7
Total votes 35,445 100.0
Republican win (new seat)

1886[edit]

United States House of Representatives elections, 1886
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican William Vandever 18,259 47.3
Democratic Joseph D. Lynch 18,204 47.1
Prohibition W. A. Harris 2,159 5.6
Total votes 38,622 100.0
Republican hold

1888[edit]

United States House of Representatives elections, 1888
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican William Vandever (incumbent) 35,406 52.5
Democratic Reel B. Terry 29,453 43.7
Prohibition J. G. Miller 2,375 3.5
Know Nothing Alfred Daggett 150 0.2
Total votes 67,384 100.0
Republican hold

1890[edit]

United States House of Representatives elections, 1890
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican William W. Bowers 33,522 51.1
Democratic W. J. Curtis 28,904 44.1
Prohibition O. R. Dougherty 3,130 4.8
Total votes 65,556 100.0
Republican hold

1892[edit]

United States House of Representatives elections, 1892
Party Candidate Votes %
Populist Marion Cannon 20,680 56.3
Republican Hervey Lindley 14,271 38.8
Prohibition O. R. Dougherty 1,805 4.9
Total votes 36,756 100.0
Populist gain from Republican

1894[edit]

United States House of Representatives elections, 1894
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican James McLachlan 18,746 44.3
Democratic George S. Patton 11,693 27.6
Populist W. C. Bowman 9,769 23.1
Prohibition J. E. McComas 2,120 5.0
Total votes 42,328 100.0
Republican gain from Populist

1896[edit]

United States House of Representatives elections, 1896
Party Candidate Votes %
Populist Charles A. Barlow 24,157 48.9
Republican James McLachlan (incumbent) 23,494 47.6
Prohibition Henry Clay Needham 1,196 2.4
Socialist Labor Job Harriman 542 1.1
Total votes 49,389 100.0
Populist gain from Republican

1898[edit]

United States House of Representatives elections, 1898
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Russell J. Waters 24,050 52.6
Populist Charles A. Barlow (incumbent) 20,499 44.9
Socialist Labor James T. Van Ransselaer 1,132 2.5
Total votes 45,681 100.0
Republican gain from Populist

1900[edit]

United States House of Representatives elections, 1900
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican James McLachlan 27,081 51.8
Democratic William Graves 19,793 37.9
Socialist H. G. Wilshire 3,674 7.0
Prohibition James Campbell 1,693 3.2
Total votes 52,241 100.0
Republican hold

1902[edit]

United States House of Representatives elections, 1902
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican James C. Needham (inc.) 17,268 53.5
Democratic Gaston M. Ashe 13,732 42.5
Socialist J. L. Cobb 815 2.5
Prohibition Joel H. Smith 466 1.4
Total votes 32,281 100.0
Republican hold

1904[edit]

United States House of Representatives elections, 1904
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican James C. Needham (inc.) 18,828 55.1
Democratic William M. Conley 13,074 38.2
Socialist J. L. Cobb 1,537 4.5
Prohibition Joel H. Smith 740 2.2
Total votes 34,079 100.0
Republican hold

1906[edit]

United States House of Representatives elections, 1906
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican James C. Needham (inc.) 18,928 55.6
Democratic Harry A. Greene 12,868 37.8
Socialist Richard Kirk 1,303 3.8
Prohibition Herman E. Burbank 964 2.8
Total votes 34,063 100.0
Republican hold

1908[edit]

United States House of Representatives elections, 1908
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican James C. Needham (inc.) 21,323 52.0
Democratic Fred P. Feliz 15,868 38.7
Socialist W. M. Pattison 2,288 5.6
Prohibition James W. Webb 1,509 3.7
Total votes 40,988 100.0
Republican hold

1910[edit]

United States House of Representatives elections, 1910
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican James C. Needham (inc.) 19,717 47.3
Democratic A. L. Cowell 18,408 44.2
Socialist Richard Kirk 2,568 6.2
Prohibition Ira E. Surface 951 2.3
Total votes 41,644 100.0
Republican hold

1912[edit]

United States House of Representatives elections, 1912
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Joseph R. Knowland (inc.) 35,219 53.7
Socialist J. Stitt Wilson 26,234 40.0
Democratic Hiram A. Luttrell 4,135 6.3
Total votes 65,588 100.0
Republican hold

1914[edit]

United States House of Representatives elections, 1914
Party Candidate Votes %
Progressive John A. Elston 44.4
Republican George H. Derrick 37.7
Socialist Howard H. Caldwell 13.9
Prohibition Harlow E. Wolcott 3.9
Total votes 100.0
Progressive gain from Republican

1916[edit]

United States House of Representatives elections, 1916
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican John A. Elston (incumbent) 56,520 64.6
Democratic H. Avery Whitney 19,787 22.6
Socialist Luella Twining 7,588 8.7
Prohibition Harlow E. Wolcott 3,605 4.1
Total votes 87,500 100.0
Republican hold

1918[edit]

United States House of Representatives elections, 1918
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican John A. Elston (incumbent) 59,082 88.4
Socialist Luella Twining 7,721 11.6
Total votes 66,803 100.0
Republican hold

1920[edit]

United States House of Representatives elections, 1920[32]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican John A. Elston (incumbent) 75,610 83.3
Democratic Maynard Shipley 15,151 16.7
Total votes 90,761 100.0
Republican hold

1922 (Special)[edit]

Special election, 1922[33]
Candidate Votes %
James H. MacLafferty ' 68.4
Hugh W. Brunk 31.6
Total votes 100.0
Voter turnout %

1922[edit]

United States House of Representatives elections, 1922[34]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican James H. MacLafferty (inc.) 59,858 66.4
Democratic Hugh W. Brunk 22,711 25.2
Socialist Elvina S. Beals 7,616 8.4
Total votes 90,185 100.0
Republican hold

1924[edit]

United States House of Representatives elections, 1924[35]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Albert E. Carter 68,547 57.5
Independent John L. Davie 42,873 35.9
Socialist Herbert L. Coggins 7,858 6.6
Total votes 119,278 100.0
Republican hold

1926[edit]

United States House of Representatives elections, 1926[36]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Albert E. Carter (incumbent) 91,995 100.0
Republican hold

1928[edit]

United States House of Representatives elections, 1928[37]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Albert E. Carter (incumbent) 113,579 100.0
Republican hold

1930[edit]

United States House of Representatives elections, 1930[38]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Albert E. Carter (incumbent) 110,190 100.0
Republican hold

1932[edit]

United States House of Representatives elections, 1932[39]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Albert E. Carter (incumbent) 75,528 100.0
Republican hold

1934[edit]

United States House of Representatives elections, 1934[40]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Albert E. Carter (incumbent) 93,213 100.0
Republican hold

1936[edit]

United States House of Representatives elections, 1936[41]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Albert E. Carter (incumbent) 103,712 91.0
Socialist Clarence E. Rust 8,247 7.2
Communist Lloyd L. Harris 2,021 1.8
Total votes 113,980 100.0
Republican hold

1938[edit]

United States House of Representatives elections, 1938[42]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Albert E. Carter (incumbent) 118,632 94.4
Communist Dave L. Saunders 7,015 5.6
Total votes 125,647 100.0
Republican hold

1940[edit]

United States House of Representatives elections, 1940[43]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Albert E. Carter (incumbent) 131,584 96
Communist Clarence Paton 5,426 4
Total votes 137,010 100
Republican hold

1942[edit]

United States House of Representatives elections, 1942[44]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Albert E. Carter (incumbent) 108,585 92.6
Communist Clarence Paton 8,532 7.3
No party William H. Hollander (write-in) 185 0.1%
Total votes 117,302 100.0
Republican hold

1944[edit]

United States House of Representatives elections, 1944[45]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic George Paul Miller 104,441 52
Republican Albert E. Carter (incumbent) 96,395 48
Total votes 200,836 100.0
Democratic gain from Republican

1946[edit]

United States House of Representatives elections, 1946[46]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic George P. Miller (incumbent) 118,548 100.0
Democratic hold

1948[edit]

United States House of Representatives elections, 1948[47]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic George P. Miller (incumbent) 194,985 100.0
Democratic hold

1950[edit]

United States House of Representatives elections, 1950[48]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic George P. Miller (incumbent) 192,342 100.0
Democratic hold

1952[edit]

United States House of Representatives elections, 1952[49]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Robert Condon 87,768 50.6
Republican John F. Baldwin, Jr. 85,756 49.4
Total votes 173,524 100.0
Democratic win (new seat)

1954[edit]

United States House of Representatives elections, 1954[50]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican John F. Baldwin, Jr. 72,336 50.9
Democratic Robert Condon (incumbent) 69,776 49.1
Total votes 142,112 100.0
Republican gain from Democratic

1956[edit]

United States House of Representatives elections, 1956[51]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican John F. Baldwin, Jr. (inc.) 98,683 53.7
Democratic H. Roberts Quinney 84,965 46.3
Total votes 183,648 100.0
Republican hold

1958[edit]

United States House of Representatives elections, 1958[52]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican John F. Baldwin, Jr. (inc.) 92,669 51
Democratic Howard H. Jewel 89,192 49
Total votes 181,861 100
Republican hold

1960[edit]

United States House of Representatives elections, 1960[53]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican John F. Baldwin, Jr. (inc.) 128,418 58.7
Democratic Douglas R. Page 90,260 41.3
Total votes 218,678 100.0
Republican hold

1962[edit]

United States House of Representatives elections, 1962[54]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican William S. Mailliard (inc.) 105,762 58.7
Democratic John A. O'Connell 74,429 41.3
Total votes 180,191 100.0
Republican hold

1964[edit]

United States House of Representatives elections, 1964[55]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican William S. Mailliard (inc.) 125,869 63.6
Democratic Thomas P. O'Toole 71,894 36.3
Total votes 197,763 100.0
Republican hold

1966[edit]

United States House of Representatives elections, 1966[56]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican William S. Mailliard (inc.) 132,506 76.6
Democratic Le Rue Grim 40,514 23.4
Total votes 173,020 100.0
Republican hold

1968[edit]

United States House of Representatives elections, 1968[57]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican William S. Mailliard (inc.) 140,071 72.8
Democratic Phillip Drath 52,433 27.2
Total votes 192,504 100.0
Republican hold

1970[edit]

United States House of Representatives elections, 1970[58]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican William S. Mailliard (inc.) 96,393 53.3
Democratic Russell R. Miller 84,255 46.6
Total votes 180,648 100.0
Republican hold

1972[edit]

United States House of Representatives elections, 1972[59]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican William S. Mailliard (inc.) 118,197 52.0
Democratic Roger Boas 108,934 48.0
Total votes 227,131 100.0
Republican hold

1974 (Special)[edit]

Special election, 1974[60]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic John Burton 50.0
Republican Thomas Caylor 21.1
Democratic Terrence "T.V." McGuire 8.7
Republican Jean Wall 5.8
Republican Sean McCarthy 5.3
Democratic Alan F. Reeves 4.1
Republican Wesley Wilkes 2.7
Democratic Leslie Alan Grant 2.1
Total votes 100.0
Democratic gain from Republican

1974[edit]

United States House of Representatives elections, 1974[61]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Phillip Burton 84,585 71.3
Republican Tom Spinosa 25,721 21.7
Peace and Freedom Emily Siegel 4,753 4.0
American Independent Carl Richard Davis 3,456 2.9
Total votes 118,515 100.0
Democratic hold

1976[edit]

United States House of Representatives elections, 1976[62]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Phillip Burton (incumbent) 86,493 66.1
Republican Tom Spinosa 35,359 27.0
Peace and Freedom Emily Siegel 6,570 5.0
American Independent Raymond O. Heaps 2,494 1.9
Total votes 130,916 100.0
Democratic hold

1978[edit]

United States House of Representatives elections, 1978[63]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Phillip Burton (incumbent) 81,801 68.3
Republican Tom Spinosa 33,515 27.9
American Independent Raymond O. Heaps 4,452 3.7
Total votes 119,768 100.0
Democratic hold

1980[edit]

United States House of Representatives elections, 1980[64]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Phillip Burton (incumbent) 93,400 69.3
Republican Tom Spinosa 34,500 25.6
Libertarian Roy Childs 6,750 5.0
Total votes 134,650 100.0
Democratic hold

1982[edit]

United States House of Representatives elections, 1982[65]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Barbara Boxer 96,379 52.3
Republican Dennis McQuaid 82,128 44.6
Libertarian Howard Crieghton 3,191 1.7
Peace and Freedom Timothy-Allen Albertson 2,366 1.3
Total votes 184,064 100.0
Democratic hold

1984[edit]

United States House of Representatives elections, 1984[66]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Barbara Boxer (incumbent) 162,511 67.9
Republican Douglas Binderup 71,011 29.7
Libertarian Howard Crieghton 5,574 2.3
Total votes 239,096 100.0
Democratic hold

1986[edit]

United States House of Representatives elections, 1986[67]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Barbara Boxer (incumbent) 142,946 73.8
Republican Franklin Ernst III 50,606 26.1
Total votes 193,552 100.0
Democratic hold

1988[edit]

United States House of Representatives elections, 1988[68]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Barbara Boxer (incumbent) 176,645 73.3
Republican William Steinmetz 64,174 26.6
Total votes 240,819 100.0
Democratic hold

1990[edit]

United States House of Representatives elections, 1990[69]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Barbara Boxer (incumbent) 137,306 68.1
Republican Bill Boerum 64,402 31.9
Total votes 201,708 100.0
Democratic hold

1992[edit]

United States House of Representatives elections, 1992[70]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Lynn Woolsey 190,322 65.2
Republican Bill Filante 98,171 33.6
No party Write-in 3,293 1.1%
Total votes 291,786 100.0
Democratic hold

1994[edit]

United States House of Representatives elections, 1994[71]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Lynn Woolsey (incumbent) 137,642 58.1
Republican Michael J. Nugent 88,940 37.5
Libertarian Louis Beary 6,203 2.6
Peace and Freedom Ernest K. Jones, Jr. 4,055 1.7
Total votes 236,840 100.0
Democratic hold

1996[edit]

United States House of Representatives elections, 1996[72]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Lynn Woolsey (incumbent) 156,958 61.6
Republican Duane C. Hughes 86,278 33.8
Peace and Freedom Ernest K. Jones, Jr. 6,459 2.5
Natural Law Bruce Kendall 5,240 2.1
Total votes 254,935 100.0
Democratic hold

1998[edit]

United States House of Representatives elections, 1998[73]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Lynn Woolsey (incumbent) 158,446 68.0
Republican Ken McAuliffe 69,295 29.7
Natural Law Alan R. Barreca 5,240 2.2
Total votes 232,981 100.0
Democratic hold

2000[edit]

United States House of Representatives elections, 2000[74]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Lynn Woolsey (incumbent) 182,166 64.3
Republican Ken McAuliffe 80,169 28.3
Green Justin Moscoso 13,248 4.7
Libertarian Richard O. Barton 4,691 1.9
Natural Law Alan R. Barreca 2,894 1.1
Total votes 283,118 100.0
Democratic hold

2002[edit]

United States House of Representatives elections, 2002[75]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Lynn Woolsey (incumbent) 139,750 66.7
Republican Paul L. Erickson 62,052 29.7
Libertarian Richard O. Barton 4,936 2.3
Reform Jeff Rainforth 2,825 1.3
Total votes 209,563 100.0
Democratic hold

2004[edit]

United States House of Representatives elections, 2004[76]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Lynn Woolsey (incumbent) 226,423 72.7
Republican Paul L. Erickson 85,244 27.3
Total votes 311,667 100.0
Democratic hold

2006[edit]

United States House of Representatives elections, 2006[77]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Lynn Woolsey (incumbent) 173,190 70.3
Republican Todd Hooper 64,405 26.1
Libertarian Richard W. Friesen 9,028 3.6
Total votes 246,623 100.0
Democratic hold

2008[edit]

United States House of Representatives elections, 2008[78]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Lynn Woolsey (incumbent) 229,672 71.7
Republican Mike Halliwell 77,073 24.1
Libertarian Joel R. Smolen 13,617 4.2
Total votes 320,362 100.0
Democratic hold

2010[edit]

United States House of Representatives elections, 2010[79]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Lynn Woolsey (incumbent) 172,216 66%
Republican Jim Judd 77,361 30%
Peace and Freedom Eugene E. Ruyle 5,915 2%
Libertarian Joel R. Smolen 5,660 2%
Total votes 261,152 100%
Democratic hold

2012[edit]

United States House of Representatives elections, 2012[80]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Doris Matsui (Incumbent) 160,667 75.1%
Republican Joseph Mc Cray, Sr. 53,406 24.9%
Total votes 214,073 100.0%
Democratic hold

2014[edit]

United States House of Representatives elections, 2014[81]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Doris Matsui (Incumbent) 97,008 72.7%
Republican Joseph McCray Sr. 36,448 27.3%
Total votes 133,456 100.0%
Democratic hold

2016[edit]

United States House of Representatives elections, 2016[82]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Doris Matsui (Incumbent) 177,565 75.4%
Republican Robert Evans 57,848 24.6%
Total votes 235,413 100.0%
Democratic hold

Living former Members[edit]

As of April 2015, there are three former members of the U.S. House of Representatives from California's 6th congressional district that are currently living. The most recent representative to die was William S. Mailliard (served 1963–1974) on June 10, 1992. The most recently serving representative to die was Phillip Burton (1975–1983) on April 10, 1983.

Representative Term in office Date of birth (and age)
John Burton 1974 - 1975 (1932-12-15) December 15, 1932 (age 86)
Barbara Boxer 1983 - 1993 (1940-11-11) November 11, 1940 (age 78)
Lynn Woolsey 1993 - 2013 (1937-11-03) November 3, 1937 (age 82)

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ https://www.census.gov/mycd/?st=06&cd=06
  2. ^ "California election results - 2012 election". Los Angeles Times. Retrieved February 24, 2013.
  3. ^ "Partisan Voting Index – Districts of the 115th Congress" (PDF). The Cook Political Report. April 7, 2017. Retrieved April 7, 2017.
  4. ^ "Maps: Final Congressional Districts". Citizens Redistricting Commission. Archived from the original on 2013-03-10. Retrieved February 24, 2013.
  5. ^ https://elections.cdn.sos.ca.gov/sov/1992-general/ssov/president.pdf
  6. ^ https://elections.cdn.sos.ca.gov/sov/1992-general/ssov/us-senator.pdf
  7. ^ https://elections.cdn.sos.ca.gov/sov/1992-general/ssov/us-senator.pdf
  8. ^ https://elections.cdn.sos.ca.gov/sov/1994-general/ssov/us-senate-congress-district.pdf
  9. ^ https://elections.cdn.sos.ca.gov/sov/1994-general/ssov/governor-congress-district.pdf
  10. ^ https://elections.cdn.sos.ca.gov/sov/1996-general/ssov/president-congress-district.pdf
  11. ^ https://web.archive.org/web/20110929224732/http://www.sos.ca.gov/elections/sov/1998-general/ssov/sen-cd.pdf#
  12. ^ https://web.archive.org/web/20110929224728/http://www.sos.ca.gov/elections/sov/1998-general/ssov/gov-cd.pdf#
  13. ^ Statement of Vote (2000 President) Archived 2007-06-11 at the Wayback Machine
  14. ^ Statement of Vote (2000 Senator) Archived 2007-06-11 at the Wayback Machine
  15. ^ Statement of Vote (2002 Governor) Archived 2010-11-11 at the Wayback Machine
  16. ^ Statement of Vote (2003 Recall Question) Archived 2011-05-20 at the Wayback Machine
  17. ^ Statement of Vote (2003 Governor) Archived 2011-05-20 at the Wayback Machine
  18. ^ Statement of Vote (2004 President) Archived 2010-08-01 at the Wayback Machine
  19. ^ Statement of Vote (2004 Senator) Archived 2011-08-10 at the Wayback Machine
  20. ^ Statement of Vote (2006 Senator) Archived 2011-08-10 at the Wayback Machine
  21. ^ Statement of Vote (2006 Governor) Archived 2011-08-10 at the Wayback Machine
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  24. ^ https://elections.cdn.sos.ca.gov/sov/2010-general/ssov/governor-congressional.pdf
  25. ^ https://elections.cdn.sos.ca.gov/sov/2012-general/ssov/pres-by-congress.pdf
  26. ^ https://elections.cdn.sos.ca.gov/sov/2012-general/ssov/us-senate-by-congress.pdf
  27. ^ https://elections.cdn.sos.ca.gov/sov/2014-general/ssov/governor-congressional.pdf
  28. ^ https://elections.cdn.sos.ca.gov/sov/2016-general/ssov/pres-by-congress.pdf
  29. ^ https://elections.cdn.sos.ca.gov/sov/2016-general/ssov/us-senate-by-congress.pdf
  30. ^ https://elections.cdn.sos.ca.gov/sov/2018-general/ssov/us-senate-by-congress.pdf
  31. ^ https://elections.cdn.sos.ca.gov/sov/2018-general/ssov/governor-congressional.pdf
  32. ^ 1920 election results
  33. ^ 1922 special election results
  34. ^ 1922 election results
  35. ^ 1924 election results
  36. ^ 1926 election results
  37. ^ 1928 election results
  38. ^ 1930 election results
  39. ^ 1932 election results
  40. ^ 1934 election results
  41. ^ 1936 election results
  42. ^ 1938 election results
  43. ^ 1940 election results
  44. ^ 1942 election results
  45. ^ 1944 election results
  46. ^ 1946 election results
  47. ^ 1948 election results
  48. ^ 1950 election results
  49. ^ 1952 election results
  50. ^ 1954 election results
  51. ^ 1956 election results
  52. ^ 1958 election results
  53. ^ 1960 election results
  54. ^ 1962 election results
  55. ^ 1964 election results
  56. ^ 1966 election results
  57. ^ 1968 election results
  58. ^ 1970 election results
  59. ^ 1972 election results
  60. ^ 1974 special election results
  61. ^ 1974 election results
  62. ^ 1976 election results
  63. ^ 1978 election results
  64. ^ 1980 election results
  65. ^ 1982 election results
  66. ^ 1984 election results
  67. ^ 1986 election results
  68. ^ 1988 election results
  69. ^ 1990 election results
  70. ^ 1992 election results
  71. ^ 1994 election results
  72. ^ 1996 election results
  73. ^ 1998 election results
  74. ^ 2000 election results
  75. ^ 2002 election results Archived February 3, 2009, at the Wayback Machine
  76. ^ 2004 election results[permanent dead link]
  77. ^ 2006 election results Archived November 27, 2008, at the Wayback Machine
  78. ^ California Secretary of State. 2008 election results Archived December 21, 2008, at the Wayback Machine
  79. ^ "House Results Map". The New York Times.
  80. ^ https://elections.cdn.sos.ca.gov/sov/2012-general/06-sov-summary.xls
  81. ^ https://elections.cdn.sos.ca.gov/sov/2014-general/xls/06-summary.xls
  82. ^ https://elections.cdn.sos.ca.gov/sov/2016-general/sov/csv-candidates.xls

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