California's 35th congressional district

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California's 35th congressional district
California's 35th congressional district - since January 3, 2013.
California's 35th congressional district - since January 3, 2013.
Current Representative Norma Torres (DPomona)
Ethnicity 15.9% White, 6.7% Black, 6.3% Asian, 69.4% Hispanic, 1.7[1]% other
Cook PVI D+15

California's 35th congressional district is a congressional district in the U.S. state of California

The district is currently represented by Democrat Norma Torres and is based in the Inland Empire, including the communities of (Fontana, Ontario, and Pomona).

From 2003 to 2013, the district was based in Los Angeles County. The district was composed of parts of the Westchester District of the City of Los Angeles and the neighborhoods of Inglewood, Hawthorne, Gardena and Florence-Graham, as well as some adjacent areas.

Recent election results from statewide races[edit]

Year Office Results
1992 U.S. President Clinton 77.8 - 12.9%
U.S. Senator Boxer 75.3 - 18.5%
U.S. Senator Feinstein 79.2 - 15.6%
1994 Governor [Data unknown/missing. You can help!]
U.S. Senator [Data unknown/missing. You can help!]
1996 U.S. President [Data unknown/missing. You can help!]
1998 Governor [Data unknown/missing. You can help!]
U.S. Senator [Data unknown/missing. You can help!]
2000 U.S. President[2] Gore 85.9 - 12.0%
U.S. Senator[3] Feinstein 85.9 - 9.7%
2002 Governor[4] Davis 73.6 - 18.6%
2003 Recall[5][6] Red XN No 66.8 - 33.2%
Bustamante 52.3 - 29.8%
2004 U.S. President[7] Kerry 79.0 - 20.0%
U.S. Senator[8] Boxer 80.5 - 14.8%
2006 Governor[9] Angelides 67.3 - 27.9%
U.S. Senator[10] Feinstein 80.8 - 14.6%
2008 U.S. President[11] Obama 84.4 - 14.1%
2010 Governor Brown 79.1 - 16.4%
U.S. Senator Boxer 79.1 - 16.2%

List of representatives[edit]

Representative Party Dates Notes Counties
District created January 3, 1963
James Boyd Utt.jpg James B. Utt Republican January 3, 1963 –
March 1, 1970
Redistricted from the 28th district

Died
Orange
San Diego
Vacant March 1, 1970 –
June 30, 1970
John G. Schmitz.jpg John G. Schmitz Republican June 30, 1970 –
January 3, 1973
Redistricted to the 39th district and lost
Glenn M Anderson.jpg Glenn M. Anderson Democratic January 3, 1973 –
January 3, 1975
Redistricted from the 17th district

Redistricted to the 32nd district
Los Angeles
JF Lloyd.png James F. Lloyd Democratic January 3, 1975 –
January 3, 1981
Lost re-election Los Angeles,
southwestern San Bernardino
David Dreier.jpg David Dreier Republican January 3, 1981 –
January 3, 1983
Redistricted to the 33rd district
Jerry Lewis, official portrait, 111th Congress.jpg Jerry Lewis Republican January 3, 1983 –
January 3, 1993
Redistricted from the 37th district

Redistricted to the 40th district
San Bernardino
Maxine Waters Official.jpg Maxine Waters Democratic January 3, 1993 –
January 3, 2013
Redistricted from the 29th district

Redistricted to the 43rd district
South Los Angeles
Glora Negrete Mcleod.jpg Gloria Negrete McLeod Democratic January 3, 2013 –
January 3, 2015
Retired to run unsuccessfully for the San Bernardino County Board of Supervisors Inland Empire (Fontana, Ontario, and Pomona)
Norma Torres official portrait.jpg Norma Torres Democratic January 3, 2015 –

Election results[edit]

19621964196619681970 (Special)1970197219741976197819801982198419861988199019921994199619982000200220042006200820102012

1962[edit]

United States House of Representatives elections, 1962[12]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican James B. Utt (incumbent) 133,737 68.5
Democratic Burton Shamsky 61,395 31.5
Total votes 195,132 100.0
Voter turnout  %
Republican hold

1964[edit]

United States House of Representatives elections, 1964[13]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican James B. Utt (incumbent) 167,791 65
Democratic Paul B. Carpenter 90,295 35
Total votes 258,086 100.0
Voter turnout  %
Republican hold

1966[edit]

United States House of Representatives elections, 1966[14]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican James B. Utt (incumbent) 189,582 73.1
Democratic Thomas B. Lenhart 69,873 26.9
Total votes 259,455 100.0
Voter turnout  %
Republican hold

1968[edit]

United States House of Representatives elections, 1968[15]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican James B. Utt (incumbent) 212,684 72.5
Democratic Thomas B. Lenhart 73,778 25.1
American Independent Annie McDonald 7,000 2.4
Total votes 293,462 100.0
Voter turnout  %
Republican hold

1970 (Special)[edit]

1970 special election[16]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican John G. Schmitz ' 72.4
Democratic David N. Hartman 27.6
Total votes {{{votes}}} 100.0
Voter turnout  %
Republican hold

1970[edit]

United States House of Representatives elections, 1970[17]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican John G. Schmitz (incumbent) 192,765 67.0
Democratic Thomas B. Lenhart 87,019 30.3
Peace and Freedom Francis R. Halpern 7,742 2.7
Total votes 287,526 100.0
Voter turnout  %
Republican hold

1972[edit]

United States House of Representatives elections, 1972[18]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Glenn M. Anderson (inc.) 103,912 74.8
Republican Vernon E. Brown 35,018 25.2
Total votes 138,930 100.0
Voter turnout  %
Democratic hold

1974[edit]

United States House of Representatives elections, 1974[19]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic James F. Lloyd 60,709 50.3
Republican Victor Veysey (incumbent) 60,102 49.7
Total votes 120,811 100.0
Voter turnout  %
Democratic gain from Republican

1976[edit]

United States House of Representatives elections, 1976[20]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic James F. Lloyd (incumbent) 87,472 53.3
Republican Louis Brutocao 76,765 46.7
Total votes 164,237 100.0
Voter turnout  %
Democratic hold

1978[edit]

United States House of Representatives elections, 1978[21]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic James F. Lloyd (incumbent) 80,388 54
Republican David Dreier 68,442 46
Total votes 148,830 100.0
Voter turnout  %
Democratic hold

1980[edit]

United States House of Representatives elections, 1980[22]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican David Dreier 100,743 51.8
Democratic James F. Lloyd (incumbent) 88,279 45.4
Peace and Freedom James Michael "Mike" Noonan 5,492 2.8
Total votes 194,514 100.0
Voter turnout  %
Republican gain from Democratic

1982[edit]

United States House of Representatives elections, 1982[23]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Jerry Lewis (incumbent) 112,786 68.3
Democratic Robert E. Erwin 52,349 31.7
Total votes 165,135 100.0
Voter turnout  %
Republican hold

1984[edit]

United States House of Representatives elections, 1984[24]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Jerry Lewis (incumbent) 176,477 85.5
Peace and Freedom Kevin Akin 29,990 14.5
Total votes 206,467 100.0
Voter turnout  %
Republican hold

1986[edit]

United States House of Representatives elections, 1986[25]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Jerry Lewis (incumbent) 127,235 76.9
Democratic Robert J. "Sarge" Hall 38,322 23.1
Total votes 165,557 100.0
Voter turnout  %
Republican hold

1988[edit]

United States House of Representatives elections, 1988[26]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Jerry Lewis (incumbent) 181,203 70.4
Democratic Paul Sweeney 71,186 27.7
Libertarian Jeff Shuman 4,879 1.9
Total votes 257,268 100.0
Voter turnout  %
Republican hold

1990[edit]

United States House of Representatives elections, 1990[27]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Jerry Lewis (incumbent) 121,602 60.6
Democratic Barry Borton 66,100 32.9
Libertarian Jerry Johnson 13,020 6.5
Total votes 200,722 100.0
Voter turnout  %
Republican hold

1992[edit]

United States House of Representatives elections, 1992[28]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Maxine Waters (incumbent) 102,941 82.5
Republican Nate Truman 17,417 14.0
Peace and Freedom Alice Mae Miles 2,797 2.2
Libertarian Carin Rogers 1,618 1.3
American Independent Gordon Mego (write-in) 3 0.0
Total votes 124,776 100.0
Voter turnout  %
Democratic hold

1994[edit]

United States House of Representatives elections, 1994[29]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Maxine Waters (incumbent) 65,688 78.12
Republican Nate Truman 18,930 21.87
American Independent Gordon Mego (write-in) 3 0.00
Total votes 84,521 100.0
Voter turnout  %
Democratic hold

1996[edit]

United States House of Representatives elections, 1996[30]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Maxine Waters (incumbent) 92,762 85.6
Republican Eric Carlson 13,116 12.0
American Independent Gordon Mego 2,610 2.4
Total votes 108,488 100.0
Voter turnout  %
Democratic hold

1998[edit]

United States House of Representatives elections, 1998[31]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Maxine Waters (incumbent) 92,762 89.32
American Independent Gordon Michael Mego 9,413 10.68
Total votes 108,488 100.0
Voter turnout  %
Democratic hold

2000[edit]

United States House of Representatives elections, 2000[32]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Maxine Waters (incumbent) 100,569 86.6
Republican Carl McGill 12,582 10.9
American Independent Gordon Michael Mego 1,911 1.6
Natural Law Rick Dunstan 1,153 0.9
Total votes 116,215 100.0
Voter turnout  %
Democratic hold

2002[edit]

United States House of Representatives elections, 2002[33]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Maxine Waters (incumbent) 72,401 77.6
Republican Ross Moen 18,094 19.3
American Independent Gordon Michael Mego 2,912 3.1
Total votes 93,407 100.0
Voter turnout  %
Democratic hold

2004[edit]

United States House of Representatives elections, 2004[34]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Maxine Waters (incumbent) 125,949 80.6
Republican Ross Moen 23,591 15.1
American Independent Gordon Michael Mego 3,440 2.2
Libertarian Charles Tate 3,427 2.1
Total votes 115,807 100.0
Voter turnout  %
Democratic hold

2006[edit]

United States House of Representatives elections, 2006[35]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Maxine Waters (incumbent) 82,498 83.8
American Independent Gordon Michael Mego 8,343 8.5
Libertarian Paul T. Ireland 7,665 7.7
Total votes 97,506 100.0
Voter turnout  %
Democratic hold

2008[edit]

United States House of Representatives elections, 2008[36]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Maxine Waters (incumbent) 150,778 82.58
Republican Ted Hayes 24,169 13.24
Libertarian Herb Peters 7,632 4.18
Total votes 182,579 100.00
Voter turnout  %
Democratic hold

2010[edit]

United States House of Representatives elections, 2010[37]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Maxine Waters (incumbent) 98,131 79.33
Republican K. Bruce Brown 25,561 20.67
Total votes 123,692 100.00
Voter turnout  %
Democratic hold

2012[edit]

United States House of Representatives elections, 2012[38]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Gloria Negrete McLeod 79,698 55.9
Democratic Joe Baca (incumbent) 62,982 44.1
Total votes 142,680 100.0
Democratic hold

Living former Members of the U.S. House of Representatives from California's 35th congressional district[edit]

As of April 2015, there are four former members of the U.S. House of Representatives from California's 35th congressional district that are currently living.

U.S. Representative Term in office Date of birth (and age)
Dan Lungren 1979 - 1983 (1946-09-22) September 22, 1946 (age 68)
Esteban Edward Torres 1983 - 1999 (1930-01-27) January 27, 1930 (age 85)
Grace Napolitano 1999 - 2003 (1936-12-04) December 4, 1936 (age 78)
Lucille Roybal-Allard 2003 - 2013 (1952-07-05) July 5, 1952 (age 63)

Historical district boundaries[edit]

2003 - 2013

See also[edit]

References[edit]

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 34°02′43″N 117°35′18″W / 34.04528°N 117.58833°W / 34.04528; -117.58833