California's 33rd congressional district

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California's 33rd congressional district
California US Congressional District 33 (since 2013).tif
California's 33rd congressional district - since January 3, 2013.
Current Representative Ted Lieu (DTorrance)
Area 48 sq mi (120 km2)
Median income 61,273[1]
Ethnicity
Cook PVI D+16[3]

California's 33rd congressional district is a congressional district in the U.S. state of California based in Los Angeles County. The district is currently represented by Democrat Ted Lieu. In 2014, after 40 years in Congress, previous representative Henry Waxman announced his retirement. State Senator Ted Lieu succeeded Henry Waxman in Congress in January 2015, after having defeated Los Angeles County deputy district attorney Elan Carr in the November 4 general election.

Geography[edit]

The district includes cities, communities, and districts on the West side of Los Angeles, the South Bay beach cities including portions of Torrance and the entire Palos Verdes Peninsula within Los Angeles County. They include:

History[edit]

From 2003 to 2013, the district encompassed the incorporated city of Culver City (a center of film and TV production), and in the Baldwin Hills unincorporated areas such as Ladera Heights, and some of the western neighborhoods within the city of Los Angeles such as Baldwin Hills (neighborhood).

People announcing their campaigns for this seat in the 2014 election cycle include: author Marianne Williamson, director Brent Roske, producer/historian Vince Flaherty and Deputy District Attorney for L.A. County Elan Carr.[4]

Voting[edit]

Election results from statewide races
Year Office Results
2016 President Clinton 67.8 - 26.5%
2012 President Obama 60.6 - 36.8%
2010 Governor Brown 82.9 - 13.4%
Senator Boxer 83.2 - 13.0%
2008 President[5] Obama 86.8 - 11.7%
2006 Governor[6] Angelides 69.4 - 25.6%
Senator[7] Feinstein 83.7 - 10.8%
2004 President[8] Kerry 82.8 - 15.9%
Senator[9] Boxer 83.5 - 11.7%
2003 Recall[10][11] No 74.2 - 25.8%
Bustamante 57.0 - 24.5%
2002 Governor[12] Davis 74.7 - 15.2%
2000 President[13] Gore 82.6 - 14.9%
Senator[14] Feinstein 81.7 - 11.4%
1998 Governor
Senator
1996 President
1994 Governor
Senator
1992 President Clinton 63.0 - 23.6%
Senator Boxer 59.3 - 29.9%
Senator Feinstein 65.8 - 25.9%

List of representatives[edit]

Representative Party Years Notes Counties
District created January 3, 1963
HarryRSheppard.jpg Harry R. Sheppard Democratic January 3, 1963 –
January 3, 1965
Redistricted from the 27th district

Retired
San Bernardino
Kenneth W. Dyal.jpg Kenneth W. Dyal Democratic January 3, 1965 –
January 3, 1967
Lost re-election
JerryPettis.jpg Jerry Pettis Republican January 3, 1967 –
January 3, 1975
Redistricted to the 37th district
Del M. Clawson.jpg Del M. Clawson Republican January 3, 1975 –
December 31, 1978
Redistricted from the 23rd district

Resigned
Los Angeles
Vacant December 31, 1978 –
January 3, 1979
Wayne R. Grisham.jpg Wayne R. Grisham Republican January 3, 1979 –
January 3, 1983
Lost re-nomination
David Dreier, official portrait, 111th Congress.jpg David Dreier Republican January 3, 1983 –
January 3, 1993
Redistricted from the 35th district

Redistricted to the 28th district
Los Angeles (eastern suburbs)
Lucille Roybal-Allard.jpg Lucille Roybal-Allard Democratic January 3, 1993 –
January 3, 2003
Redistricted to the 34th district Los Angeles (Downtown L.A.)
Diane Watson congressional portrait.jpg Diane Watson Democratic January 3, 2003 –
January 3, 2011
Redistricted from the 32nd district

Retired
Los Angeles (Culver City, Ladera Heights, and Baldwin Hills)
Karen Bass 113th.jpg Karen Bass Democratic January 3, 2011 –
January 3, 2013
Redistricted to the 37th district
Henry Waxman, official portrait, 111th Congress.jpg Henry Waxman Democratic January 3, 2013 –
January 3, 2015
Redistricted from the 30th district

Retired
Los Angeles (Beverly Hills and Santa Monica)
Congressman Ted W. Lieu Official Photo.jpg Ted Lieu Democratic January 3, 2015 –

Election results[edit]

1962196419661968197019721974197619781980198219841986198819901992199419961998200020022004200620082010201220142016

1962[edit]

United States House of Representatives elections, 1962[15]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Harry R. Sheppard (inc.) 96,192 59.0
Republican William R. Thomas 66,764 41.0
Total votes 162,956 100.0
Voter turnout  %
Democratic hold

1964[edit]

United States House of Representatives elections, 1964[16]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Kenneth W. Dyal 109,047 51.7
Republican Jerry Pettis 101,742 48.3
Total votes 210,789 100.0
Voter turnout  %
Democratic hold

1966[edit]

United States House of Representatives elections, 1966[17]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Jerry Pettis 102,401 53.5
Democratic Kenneth W. Dyal (incumbent) 89,071 46.5
Total votes 191,472 100.0
Voter turnout  %
Republican gain from Democratic

1968[edit]

United States House of Representatives elections, 1968[18]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Jerry Pettis (incumbent) 123,426 66.3
Democratic Al C. Bellard 59,619 32.0
American Independent Earl D. Wallen 3,171 1.7
Total votes 186,216 100.0
Voter turnout  %
Republican hold

1970[edit]

United States House of Representatives elections, 1970[19]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Jerry Pettis (incumbent) 116,093 72.2
Democratic Chester M. Wright 44,764 27.8
Total votes 160,857 100.0
Voter turnout  %
Republican hold

1972[edit]

United States House of Representatives elections, 1972[20]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Jerry Pettis (incumbent) 140,304 75.1
Democratic Ken Thompson 46,626 24.9
Total votes 186,930 100.0
Voter turnout  %
Republican hold

1974[edit]

United States House of Representatives elections, 1974[21]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Del M. Clawson (incumbent) 71,054 53.4
Democratic Robert E. "Bob" White 57,423 43.1
American Independent James C. "Jim" Griffin 4,636 3.5
Total votes 133,113 100.0
Voter turnout  %
Republican hold

1976[edit]

United States House of Representatives elections, 1976[22]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Del M. Clawson (incumbent) 95,398 55.1
Democratic Ted Snyder 77,807 44.9
Total votes 173,205 100.0
Voter turnout  %
Republican hold

1978[edit]

United States House of Representatives elections, 1978[23]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Wayne R. Grisham 79,533 56
Democratic Dennis S. Kazarian 62,540 44
Total votes 142,073 100.0
Voter turnout  %
Republican hold

1980[edit]

United States House of Representatives elections, 1980[24]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Wayne R. Grisham (inc.) 122,439 70.9
Democratic Fred L. Anderson 50,365 29.1
Total votes 172,804 100.0
Voter turnout  %
Republican hold

1982[edit]

United States House of Representatives elections, 1982[25]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican David Dreier (incumbent) 112,362 65.2
Democratic Paul Servelle 55,514 32.2
Libertarian Phillips B. Franklin 2,251 1.3
Peace and Freedom James Michael "Mike" Noonan 2,223 1.3
Total votes 172,350 100.0
Voter turnout  %
Republican hold

1984[edit]

United States House of Representatives elections, 1984[26]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican David Dreier (incumbent) 147,363 70.6
Democratic Claire K. McDonald 54,147 26.0
Libertarian Gail Lightfoot 4,738 2.3
Peace and Freedom James Michael "Mike" Noonan 2,371 1.1
Total votes 208,619 100.0
Voter turnout  %
Republican hold

1986[edit]

United States House of Representatives elections, 1986[27]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican David Dreier (incumbent) 118,541 71.7
Democratic Monty Hempel 44,312 26.8
Peace and Freedom James Michael "Mike" Noonan 2,500 1.5
Total votes 165,353 100.0
Voter turnout  %
Republican hold

1988[edit]

United States House of Representatives elections, 1988[28]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican David Dreier (incumbent) 151,704 69.2
Democratic Nelson Gentry 57,586 26.2
Libertarian Gail Lightfoot 6,601 3.0
Peace and Freedom James Michael "Mike" Noonan 3,492 1.6
Total votes 219,383 100.0
Voter turnout  %
Republican hold

1990[edit]

United States House of Representatives elections, 1990[29]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican David Dreier (incumbent) 101,336 63.7
Democratic Georgia Houston Webb 49,981 31.4
Libertarian Gail Lightfoot 7,840 4.9
Total votes 159,157 100.0
Voter turnout  %
Republican hold

1992[edit]

United States House of Representatives elections, 1992[30]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Lucille Roybal-Allard 32,010 63.0
Republican Robert Guzman 15,428 30.4
Peace and Freedom Tim Delia 2,135 4.2
Libertarian Dale S. Olvera 1,206 2.4
Total votes 50,779 100.0
Voter turnout  %
Democratic win (new seat)

1994[edit]

United States House of Representatives elections, 1994[31]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Lucille Roybal-Allard (inc.) 33,814 81.46
Peace and Freedom Kermit Booker 7,694 18.54
Total votes 41,508 100.0
Voter turnout  %
Democratic hold

1996[edit]

United States House of Representatives elections, 1996[32]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Lucille Roybal-Allard (inc.) 47,478 82.2
Republican John Leonard 8,147 14.0
Libertarian Howard Johnson 2,203 3.8
Total votes 57,828 100.0
Voter turnout  %
Democratic hold

1998[edit]

United States House of Representatives elections, 1998[33]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Lucille Roybal-Allard (inc.) 43,310 87.19
Republican Wayne Miller 6,364 12.81
Total votes 49,674 100.0
Voter turnout  %
Democratic hold

2000[edit]

United States House of Representatives elections, 2000[34]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Lucille Roybal-Allard (inc.) 60,510 84.6
Republican Wayne Miller 8,260 11.6
Libertarian Nathan Thomas Craddock 1,601 2.2
Natural Law William Harpur 1,200 1.6
Total votes 71,571 100.0
Voter turnout  %
Democratic hold

2002[edit]

United States House of Representatives elections, 2002[35]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Diane Watson (incumbent) 97,779 82.6
Republican Andrew Kim 16,699 14.1
Libertarian Charles Tate 3,971 3.3
Total votes 118,449 100.0
Voter turnout  %
Democratic hold

2004[edit]

United States House of Representatives elections, 2004[36]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Diane Watson (incumbent) 166,801 88.6
Libertarian Robert G. Weber, Jr. 21,513 11.4
Total votes 188,314 100.0
Voter turnout  %
Democratic hold

2006[edit]

United States House of Representatives elections, 2006[37]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Diane Watson (incumbent) 113,715 100.0
Voter turnout  %
Democratic hold

2008[edit]

United States House of Representatives elections, 2008[38]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Diane Watson (incumbent) 186,924 87.57
Republican David Crowley 26,536 12.43
Total votes 213,460 100.00
Voter turnout 70.19%
Democratic hold

2010[edit]

United States House of Representatives elections, 2010[39]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Karen Bass 131,990 86.08
Republican James L. Andion 21,342 13.92
Total votes 153,332 100.0
Democratic hold

2012[edit]

United States House of Representatives elections, 2012[40]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Henry Waxman 171,860 54%
Independent Bill Bloomfield 146,660 46%
Total votes 318,520 100%
Democratic hold

2014[edit]

United States House of Representatives elections, 2014[41]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Ted Lieu 85,144 58%
Republican Elan Carr 60,962 42%
Total votes 146,106 100%
Democratic hold

2016[edit]

United States House of Representatives elections, 2016[42]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Ted Lieu 219,397 66.4%
Republican Kenneth W. Wright 110,822 33.6%
Total votes 330,219 100%
Democratic hold

Living former Members[edit]

As of April 2015, there are five former members of the U.S. House of Representatives from California's 33rd congressional district that are currently living. The most recent representative to die was Wayne R. Grisham (1979-1983) on January 19, 2011.

Representative Term in office Date of birth (and age)
David Dreier 1983 - 1993 (1952-07-05) July 5, 1952 (age 64)
Lucille Roybal-Allard 1993 - 2003 (1941-06-12) June 12, 1941 (age 76)
Diane Watson 2003 - 2011 (1933-11-12) November 12, 1933 (age 83)
Karen Bass 2011 - 2013 (1953-10-03) October 3, 1953 (age 63)
Henry Waxman 2013 - 2015 (1939-09-12) September 12, 1939 (age 77)

Historical district boundaries[edit]

2003 - 2013

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://bigstory.ap.org/article/party-rich-congress-its-democrats
  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. ^ Elan Carr for Congress (2014)
  5. ^ (2008 President)
  6. ^ Statement of Vote (2006 Governor)
  7. ^ Statement of Vote (2006 Senator)
  8. ^ Statement of Vote (2004 President)
  9. ^ Statement of Vote (2004 Senator)
  10. ^ Statement of Vote (2003 Recall Question)
  11. ^ Statement of Vote (2003 Governor)
  12. ^ Statement of Vote (2002 Governor)
  13. ^ Statement of Vote (2000 President)
  14. ^ Statement of Vote (2000 Senator)
  15. ^ 1962 election results
  16. ^ 1964 election results
  17. ^ 1966 election results
  18. ^ 1968 election results
  19. ^ 1970 election results
  20. ^ 1972 election results
  21. ^ 1974 election results
  22. ^ 1976 election results
  23. ^ 1978 election results
  24. ^ 1980 election results
  25. ^ 1982 election results
  26. ^ 1984 election results
  27. ^ 1986 election results
  28. ^ 1988 election results
  29. ^ 1990 election results
  30. ^ 1992 election results
  31. ^ 1994 election results
  32. ^ 1996 election results
  33. ^ 1998 election results
  34. ^ 2000 election results
  35. ^ 2002 general election results Archived February 3, 2009, at the Wayback Machine.
  36. ^ 2004 general election results
  37. ^ 2006 general election results Archived November 27, 2008, at the Wayback Machine.
  38. ^ 2008 general election results
  39. ^ 2010 general election results
  40. ^ 2012 general election results
  41. ^ 2014 general election results for CA-33
  42. ^ 2016 general election results for CA-33

Further reading[edit]

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 34°02′49″N 118°47′00″W / 34.04694°N 118.78333°W / 34.04694; -118.78333