California's 30th congressional district

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California's 30th congressional district
California US Congressional District 30 (since 2013).tif
California's 30th congressional district - since January 3, 2013.
Current Representative Brad Sherman (DSherman Oaks)
Ethnicity
Cook PVI D+18[2]
Map of the 30th congressional district.

California's 30th congressional district is a congressional district in the U.S. state of California, in the western San Fernando Valley of Los Angeles County and the eastern Simi Hills of Ventura County.

The district is currently represented by Brad Sherman, who won the November 2012 Election for the seat.[3]

Communities[edit]

The 30th congressional district boundaries currently include the communities of:

History[edit]

Before the 2013 redistricting resulting from the 2010 United States Census and the 2012 elections, the western Los Angeles County district was represented by Democrat Henry A. Waxman. From 2003 to 2013 the district included many of the cities and suburbs of western Greater Los Angeles, most notably Hollywood, West Hollywood, Beverly Hills, Santa Monica, Pacific Palisades, Malibu and Topanga, Calabasas, Agoura Hills, Woodland Hills.

Recent election results from statewide races[edit]

Year U.S. President U.S. Senator (Class 1) U.S. Senator (Class 3) Governor
1992 Clinton: 62.7 - 24.2% Feinstein: 66.7 - 26.0% Boxer: 61.2 - 30.3%
1994 (data missing) (data missing)
1996 (data missing)
1998 (data missing) (data missing)
2000 Gore: 75.0 - 19.3%[4] Feinstein: 73.2 - 16.5%[5]
2002 Davis: 57.1 - 33.0%[6]
2003 Recall: No 57.3 - 42.7%[7][8]
Schwarzenegger 43.5 - 38.7%
2004 Kerry: 66.1 - 32.8%[9] Boxer: 69.4 - 26.8%[10]
2006 Feinstein: 71.7 - 29.6%[11] Schwarzenegger: 49.8 - 45.9%[12]
2008 Obama: 70.4 - 27.9%[13]
2010 Boxer: 62.8 - 33.8% Brown: 62.1 - 34.8%
2012 Obama: 65.3 - 32.1% (data missing)
2014 (data missing)
2016 Clinton: 69.1 - 25.7% (data missing)

List of representatives[edit]

Representative Party Years Notes Counties
District created January 3, 1953
Bob Wilson (92nd Congress portrait).jpg Bob Wilson Republican January 3, 1953 –
January 3, 1963
Redistricted to the 36th district San Diego
Edward R Roybal.jpg Edward R. Roybal Democratic January 3, 1963 –
January 3, 1975
Redistricted to the 25th district Los Angeles
George E. Danielson.jpg George E. Danielson Democratic January 3, 1975 –
March 9, 1982
Redistricted from the 29th district

Resigned after being appointed as associate justice on California Court of Appeal
Vacant March 9, 1982 –
July 13, 1982
Matthew G Martinez.jpg Matthew G. Martinez Democratic July 13, 1982 –
January 3, 1983
January 3, 1983 –
January 3, 1993
Redistricted to the 31st district Los Angeles (San Gabriel Valley)
Xavierbecerra.jpeg Xavier Becerra Democratic January 3, 1993 –
January 3, 2003
Redistricted to the 31st district Central/East/Southeast Los Angeles
Henry Waxman, official portrait, 111th Congress.jpg Henry Waxman Democratic January 3, 2003 –
January 3, 2013
Redistricted from the 29th district

Redistricted to the 33rd district
West Side Los Angeles
Brad Sherman official photo.jpg Brad Sherman Democratic January 3, 2013 – present Redistricted from the 27th district Western San Fernando Valley including Sherman Oaks

Election results[edit]

1952195419561958196019621964196619681970197219741976197819801982 (Special)198219841986198819901992199419961998200020022004200620082010201220142016

1952[edit]

United States House of Representatives elections, 1952[14]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Bob Wilson 121,322 59.6
Democratic De Graff Austin 82,311 40.4
Total votes 203,633 100.0
Voter turnout  %
Republican win (new seat)

1954[edit]

United States House of Representatives elections, 1954[15]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Bob Wilson (incumbent) 94,623 60.4
Democratic Ross T. McIntire 61,994 39.6
Total votes 156,617 100.0
Voter turnout  %
Republican hold

1956[edit]

United States House of Representatives elections, 1956[16]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Bob Wilson (incumbent) 142,753 66.7
Democratic George A. Cheney 71,112 33.3
Total votes 213,865 100.0
Voter turnout  %
Republican hold

1958[edit]

United States House of Representatives elections, 1958[17]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Bob Wilson (incumbent) 112,290 52.7
Democratic Lionel Van Deerlin 90,641 47.3
Total votes 202,931 100.0
Voter turnout  %
Republican hold

1960[edit]

United States House of Representatives elections, 1960[18]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Bob Wilson (incumbent) 158,679 59.3
Democratic Walter Wencke 108,882 40.7
Total votes 267,561 100.0
Voter turnout  %
Republican hold

1962[edit]

United States House of Representatives elections, 1962[19]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Edward R. Roybal 69,008 56.5
Republican Gordon L. McDonough (inc.) 53,104 43.5
Total votes 122,112 100.0
Voter turnout  %
Democratic gain from Republican

1964[edit]

United States House of Representatives elections, 1964[20]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Edward R. Roybal (incumbent) 90,329 66.3
Republican Alfred J. Feder 45,912 33.7
Total votes 136,241 100.0
Voter turnout  %
Democratic hold

1966[edit]

United States House of Representatives elections, 1966[21]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Edward R. Roybal (incumbent) 72,173 66.4
Republican Henri O'Bryant, Jr. 36,506 33.6
Total votes 108,679 100.0
Voter turnout  %
Democratic hold

1968[edit]

United States House of Representatives elections, 1968[22]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Edward R. Roybal (incumbent) 75,381 67.5
Republican Samuel F. Cavnar 36,312 32.5
Total votes 111,693 100.0
Voter turnout  %
Democratic hold

1970[edit]

United States House of Representatives elections, 1970[23]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Edward R. Roybal (incumbent) 63,903 68.3
Republican Samuel F. Cavnar 28,038 29.9
American Independent Boris Belousov 1,681 1.8
Total votes 93,622 100.0
Voter turnout  %
Democratic hold

1972[edit]

United States House of Representatives elections, 1972[24]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Edward R. Roybal (incumbent) 76,521 68.4
Republican Bill Brophy 32,005 28.6
Peace and Freedom Lewis McCammon 3,355 3.0
Total votes 111,881 100.0
Voter turnout  %
Democratic hold

1974[edit]

United States House of Representatives elections, 1974[25]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic George E. Danielson (inc.) 66,074 74.2
Republican John J. Perez 22,928 25.8
Total votes 89,002 100.0
Voter turnout  %
Democratic hold

1976[edit]

United States House of Representatives elections, 1976[26]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic George E. Danielson (inc.) 82,767 74.4
Republican Harry Couch 28,503 25.6
Total votes 111,270 100.0
Voter turnout  %
Democratic hold

1978[edit]

United States House of Representatives elections, 1978[27]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic George E. Danielson (inc.) 66,241 71.4
Republican Henry Ares 26,511 28.6
Total votes 92,752 100.0
Voter turnout  %
Democratic hold

1980[edit]

United States House of Representatives elections, 1980[28]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic George E. Danielson (inc.) 74,119 72.1
Republican J. Arthur "Art" Platten 24,136 23.5
Libertarian Bruce M. Hobbs 4,480 4.4
Total votes 102,735 100.0
Voter turnout  %
Democratic hold

1982 (Special)[edit]

1982 special election[29]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Matthew G. Martinez ' 51.0
Republican Ralph Roy Ramirez 49.0
Total votes {{{votes}}} 100.0
Voter turnout  %
Democratic hold

1982[edit]

United States House of Representatives elections, 1982[30]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Matthew G. Martinez (inc.) 60,905 53.9
Republican John H. Rousselot 52,177 46.1
Total votes 113,082 100.0
Voter turnout  %
Democratic hold

1984[edit]

United States House of Representatives elections, 1984[31]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Matthew G. Martinez (inc.) 64,378 51.8
Republican Richard Gomez 53,900 43.4
American Independent Houston A. Meyers 6,055 4.9
Total votes 124,333 100.0
Voter turnout  %
Democratic hold

1986[edit]

United States House of Representatives elections, 1986[32]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Matthew G. Martinez (inc.) 59,369 62.5
Republican John W. Almquist 33,705 35.5
Libertarian Kim J. Goldsworthy 1,911 2.0
Total votes 94,985 100.0
Voter turnout  %
Democratic hold

1988[edit]

United States House of Representatives elections, 1988[33]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Matthew G. Martinez (inc.) 72,253 59.9
Republican Ralph Roy Ramirez 43,833 25.5
American Independent Houston A. Myers 2,694 2.2
Libertarian Kim J. Goldsworthy 1,864 1.5
Total votes 120,644 100.0
Voter turnout  %
Democratic hold

1990[edit]

United States House of Representatives elections, 1990[34]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Matthew G. Martinez (inc.) 45,456 58.2
Republican Reuben D. Franco 28,914 37.0
Libertarian George Curtis Feger 3,713 4.8
Total votes 78,083 100.0
Voter turnout  %
Democratic hold

1992[edit]

United States House of Representatives elections, 1992[35]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Xavier Becerra 48,800 58.4
Republican Mark Robbins 20,034 25.7
Green Blase Bonpane 6,315 7.6
Peace and Freedom Elizabeth A. Nakano 6,173 7.4
Libertarian Andrew "Drew" Consalvo 2,221 2.7
Total votes 83,543 100.0
Voter turnout  %
Democratic hold

1994[edit]

United States House of Representatives elections, 1994[36]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Xavier Becerra (incumbent) 43,943 66.15
Republican David A. Ramirez 18,741 28.21
Libertarian R. William Weilberg 3,741 5.63
Total votes 66,425 100.0
Voter turnout  %
Democratic hold

1996[edit]

United States House of Representatives elections, 1996[37]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Xavier Becerra (incumbent) 58,283 72.4
Republican Patricia Parker 15,078 18.7
Libertarian Pam Probst 2,759 3.4
Peace and Freedom Shirley Mandel 2,499 3.1
Natural Law Rosemary Watson-Frith 1,971 2.4
Total votes 70,590 100.0
Voter turnout  %
Democratic hold

1998[edit]

United States House of Representatives elections, 1998[38]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Xavier Becerra (incumbent) 58,230 81.25
Republican Patricia Parker 13,441 18.75
Total votes 71,671 100.0
Voter turnout  %
Democratic hold

2000[edit]

United States House of Representatives elections, 2000[39]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Xavier Becerra (incumbent) 83,223 83.3
Republican Tony Goss 11,788 11.8
Libertarian Jason E. Heath 2,858 2.9
Natural Law Gary D. Hearne 2,051 2.0
Total votes 99,920 100.0
Voter turnout  %
Democratic hold

2002[edit]

United States House of Representatives elections, 2002[40]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Henry Waxman 130,604 70.4
Republican Tony D. Goss 54,989 29.6
Total votes 185,593 100.0
Voter turnout  %
Democratic hold

2004[edit]

United States House of Representatives elections, 2004[41]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Henry Waxman (incumbent) 216,682 71.3
Republican Victor Elizalde 87,465 28.7
Total votes 313,147 100.0
Voter turnout  %
Democratic hold

2006[edit]

United States House of Representatives elections, 2006[42]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Henry Waxman (incumbent) 151,284 71.5
Republican David Nelson Jones 55,904 26.4
Peace and Freedom Adele M. Cannon 4,546 2.1
Total votes 211,734 100.0
Voter turnout  %
Democratic hold

2008[edit]

United States House of Representatives elections, 2008[43]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Henry Waxman (incumbent) 242,792 100.00
Total votes 242,792 100.0
Voter turnout  %
Democratic hold

2010[edit]

United States House of Representatives elections, 2010[44]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Henry Waxman (incumbent) 153,663 64.63
Republican Charles E. Wilkerson 75,948 31.94
Libertarian Erich D. Miller 5,021 2.11
Peace and Freedom Richard R. Castaldo 3,115 1.32
Total votes 237,747 100.00
Voter turnout  %
Democratic hold

2012[edit]

United States House of Representatives elections, 2012[45]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Brad Sherman (incumbent) 149,456 60.3
Democratic Howard Berman (incumbent) 98,395 39.7
Total votes 247,851 100.0
Democratic hold

2014[edit]

United States House of Representatives elections, 2014[46]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Brad Sherman (incumbent) 86,568 66%
Republican Mark S. Reed 45,315 34%
Total votes 131,883 100%
Democratic hold

2016[edit]

United States House of Representatives elections, 2016[47]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Brad Sherman (incumbent) 205,279 73%
Republican Mark S. Reed 77,325 27%
Total votes 282,604 100%
Democratic hold

Living former Members[edit]

As of April 2015, there are two former members of the U.S. House of Representatives from California's 30th congressional district that are currently living. The most recent representative to die was Matthew G. Martínez (1982-1993) on October 15, 2011.

Representative Term in office Date of birth (and age)
Xavier Becerra 1995 - 2003 (1958-01-26) January 26, 1958 (age 59)
Henry Waxman 2003 - 2013 (1939-09-12) September 12, 1939 (age 78)

Historical district boundaries[edit]

2003 - 2013

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "California's citizen commission final district maps: Find out what's changed where you live". Los Angeles Times. August 2, 2011. 
  2. ^ "Partisan Voting Index – Districts of the 115th Congress" (PDF). The Cook Political Report. April 7, 2017. Retrieved April 7, 2017. 
  3. ^ Merl, Jean (7 November 2012). "Brad Sherman wins 30th Congressional District seat in Valley - latimes.com". Los Angeles Times. Retrieved 9 November 2012. 
  4. ^ Statement of Vote (2000 President) Archived May 20, 2011, at the Wayback Machine.
  5. ^ Statement of Vote (2000 Senator) Archived May 20, 2011, at the Wayback Machine.
  6. ^ Statement of Vote (2002 Governor) Archived November 11, 2010, at the Wayback Machine.
  7. ^ Statement of Vote (2003 Recall Question) Archived May 20, 2011, at the Wayback Machine.
  8. ^ Statement of Vote (2003 Governor) Archived May 20, 2011, at the Wayback Machine.
  9. ^ Statement of Vote (2004 President) Archived May 20, 2011, at the Wayback Machine.
  10. ^ Statement of Vote (2004 Senator) Archived August 10, 2011, at the Wayback Machine.
  11. ^ Statement of Vote (2006 Senator) Archived August 10, 2011, at the Wayback Machine.
  12. ^ Statement of Vote (2006 Governor) Archived August 10, 2011, at the Wayback Machine.
  13. ^ (2008 President) Archived 2009-02-14 at the Wayback Machine.
  14. ^ 1952 election results
  15. ^ 1954 election results
  16. ^ 1956 election results
  17. ^ 1958 election results
  18. ^ 1960 election results
  19. ^ 1962 election results
  20. ^ 1964 election results
  21. ^ 1966 election results
  22. ^ 1968 election results
  23. ^ 1970 election results
  24. ^ 1972 election results
  25. ^ 1974 election results
  26. ^ 1976 election results
  27. ^ 1978 election results
  28. ^ 1980 election results
  29. ^ 1982 special election results
  30. ^ 1982 election results
  31. ^ 1984 election results
  32. ^ 1986 election results
  33. ^ 1988 election results
  34. ^ 1990 election results
  35. ^ 1992 election results
  36. ^ 1994 election results
  37. ^ 1996 election results
  38. ^ 1998 election results
  39. ^ 2000 election results
  40. ^ 2002 general election results Archived February 3, 2009, at the Wayback Machine.
  41. ^ 2004 general election results[permanent dead link]
  42. ^ 2006 general election results Archived November 27, 2008, at the Wayback Machine.
  43. ^ 2008 general election results[permanent dead link]
  44. ^ 2010 general election results[permanent dead link]
  45. ^ 2012 general election results Archived October 19, 2013, at the Wayback Machine.
  46. ^ 2012 general election results Archived October 19, 2013, at the Wayback Machine.
  47. ^ 2012 general election results Archived October 19, 2013, at the Wayback Machine.

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 34°12′07″N 118°32′49″W / 34.20194°N 118.54694°W / 34.20194; -118.54694