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California's 26th Congressional District
California's 26th congressional district
California US Congressional District 26 (since 2013).tif
California's 26th congressional district - since January 3, 2013.
Representative
Median income$82,029[1]
Ethnicity
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California 26th congressional district is a congressional district in the U.S. state of California currently represented by Democrat Julia Brownley.

The district is centered on the southern Central Coast and inland, and includes most of Ventura County in Southern California. Cities in the district include Camarillo, Oxnard, Ventura, Santa Paula, Thousand Oaks, Westlake Village, Moorpark, and parts of Simi Valley.

History

From 2003 to 2013, the district spanned the foothills of the San Gabriel Valley from La Cañada Flintridge to Rancho Cucamonga. The district lines were drawn in 2000 as part of a statewide re-districting plan. David Dreier, a Republican, represented the district during this period.

Recent election results from statewide races

Year Office Results
1992 President   Clinton 56.8 - 24.3%
Senator   Boxer 55.4 - 35.6%
Senator   Feinstein 61.5 - 30.1%
1994 Governor
Senator
1996 President
1998 Governor
Senator
2000 President[4]   Gore 70.3 - 25.4%
Senator[5]   Feinstein 69.9 - 21.7%
2002 Governor[6]   Simon 54.3 - 37.6%
2003 Recall[7][8]   Green tickY Yes 67.9 - 32.1%
  Schwarzenegger 61.1 - 20.3%
2004 President[9]   Bush 55.1 - 43.7%
Senator[10]   Boxer 48.2 - 47.3%
2006 Governor[11]   Schwarzenegger 65.1 - 30.5%
Senator[12]   Feinstein 48.0 - 47.4%
2008 President[13]   Obama 51.0 - 47.0%
2010 Governor   Whitman 50.4 - 43.8%
Senator   Fiorina 52.7 - 41.9%
2012 President   Obama 54.0 - 43.7%
Senator   Feinstein 56.2 - 43.8%
2014 Governor   Brown 55.1 - 45.9%
2016 President   Clinton 57.9 - 36.0%
Senator   Harris 60.8 - 39.2%
2018 Governor   Newsom 57.3 - 42.7%
Senator   Feinstein 52.1 - 47.9%

List of members representing the district

District created January 3, 1953

Member Party Term Cong
ress(es)
Electoral history Counties
SamYorty.jpg
Sam Yorty
  Democratic January 3, 1953 -
January 3, 1955
83rd Redistricted from the 14th district.
Retired to run for U.S. Senator.
Los Angeles
James Roosevelt-Harris & Ewing.jpg
James Roosevelt
  Democratic January 3, 1955 -
September 30, 1965
84th
85th
86th
87th
88th
89th
[Data unknown/missing.]
Resigned to become U.S. delegate to UNESCO.
Vacant September 30, 1965 -
December 15, 1965
Tom Rees.jpg
Thomas M. Rees
  Democratic December 15, 1965 -
January 3, 1975
89th
90th
91st
92nd
93rd
[Data unknown/missing.]
Redistricted to the 23rd district.
John H. Rousselot.jpg
John H. Rousselot
  Republican January 3, 1975 -
January 3, 1983
94th
95th
96th
97th
Redistricted from the 24th district.
Redistricted to the 30th district and lost.
Howard Berman official photo.jpg
Howard Berman
  Democratic January 3, 1983 -
January 3, 1993
98th
99th
100th
101st
102nd
[Data unknown/missing.]
Redistricted to the 28th district.
Los Angeles (central San Fernando Valley)
January 3, 1993 -
January 3, 2003
103rd
104th
105th
106th
107th
Los Angeles (San Fernando)
David Dreier, official portrait, 111th Congress.jpg
David Dreier
  Republican January 3, 2003 -
January 3, 2013
108th
109th
110th
111th
112th
Redistricted from the 28th district.
Retired.
Los Angeles (eastern suburbs), San Bernardino (western suburbs)
Julia Brownley 113th Congress.jpg
Julia Brownley
  Democratic January 3, 2013 -
Present
113th
114th
115th
116th
Elected in 2012. So. Central Coast including Oxnard and
Thousand Oaks

Election results

1952

United States House of Representatives elections, 1952[14]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Sam Yorty (incumbent) 157,973 88
Progressive Horace V. Alexander 21,465 12
Total votes 179,438 100.0
Turnout
Democratic hold

1954

United States House of Representatives elections, 1954[15]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic James Roosevelt 94,261 60.1
Republican Theodore R. "Ted" Owings 62,585 39.9
Total votes 156,856 100.0
Turnout
Democratic hold

1956

United States House of Representatives elections, 1956[16]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic James Roosevelt (incumbent) 133,036 68.8
Republican Edward H. Gibbons 60,230 31.2
Total votes 193,266 100.0
Turnout
Democratic hold

1958

United States House of Representatives elections, 1958[17]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic James Roosevelt (incumbent) 125,495 72.2
Republican Crispus Wright 48,248 27.8
Total votes 173,743 100.0
Turnout
Democratic hold

1960

United States House of Representatives elections, 1960[18]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic James Roosevelt (incumbent) 150,318 73.4
Republican William E. McIntyre 54,540 26.6
Total votes 204,818 100.0
Turnout
Democratic hold

1962

United States House of Representatives elections, 1962[19]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic James Roosevelt (incumbent) 112,162 68.3
Republican Daniel Beltz 52,063 31.7
Total votes 164,225 100.0
Turnout
Democratic hold

1964

United States House of Representatives elections, 1964[20]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic James Roosevelt (incumbent) 136,025 70.3
Republican Gil Seton 57,209 29.7
Total votes 193,234 100.0
Turnout
Democratic hold

1965 (Special)

1965 special election[21]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Thomas M. Rees 59.4
Republican Edward M. Marshall 40.6
Total votes {{{votes}}} 100.0
Turnout
Democratic hold

1966

United States House of Representatives elections, 1966[22]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Thomas M. Rees (incumbent) 103,289 62.3
Republican Irving Teichner 62,441 37.7
Total votes 165,730 100.0
Turnout
Democratic hold

1968

United States House of Representatives elections, 1968[23]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Thomas M. Rees (incumbent) 132,447 65.5
Republican Irving Teichner 63,393 31.3
Peace and Freedom Jack Weinberg 6,394 3.2
Total votes 202,234 100.0
Turnout
Democratic hold

1970

United States House of Representatives elections, 1970[24]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Thomas M. Rees (incumbent) 130,499 71.3
Republican Nathaniel Jay Friedman 47,260 25.8
Peace and Freedom Lewis B. McCammon 3,677 2.0
American Independent Howard E. Hallinan 1,639 0.9
Total votes 183,075 100.0
Turnout
Democratic hold

1972

United States House of Representatives elections, 1972[25]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Thomas M. Rees (incumbent) 160,932 68.6
Republican Philip Robert Rutta 65,473 27.9
Peace and Freedom Mike Timko 8,094 3.5
Total votes 234,499 100.0
Turnout
Democratic hold

1974

United States House of Representatives elections, 1974[26]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican John H. Rousselot (inc.) 80,782 58.9
Democratic Paul A. Conforti 56,487 41.1
Total votes 137,269 100.0
Turnout
Republican hold

1976

United States House of Representatives elections, 1976[27]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican John H. Rousselot (inc.) 112,619 65.6
Democratic Latta Bruce 59,093 34.4
Total votes 171,712 100.0
Turnout
Republican hold

1978

1980

United States House of Representatives elections, 1980[29]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican John H. Rousselot (inc.) 116,715 70.9
Democratic Joseph Louis Lisoni 40,099 24.4
Libertarian William "B. J." Wagener 7,700 4.7
Total votes 164,514 100.0
Turnout
Republican hold

1982

United States House of Representatives elections, 1982[30]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Howard Berman 97,383 59.6
Republican Hal Phillips 66,072 40.4
Total votes 163,455 100.0
Turnout
Democratic gain from Republican

1984

United States House of Representatives elections, 1984[31]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Howard Berman (incumbent) 117,080 62.8
Republican Miriam Ojeda 69,372 37.2
Total votes 186,452 100.0
Turnout
Democratic hold

1986

United States House of Representatives elections, 1986[32]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Howard Berman (incumbent) 98,091 65.1
Republican Robert M. Kerns 52,662 34.9
Total votes 150,753 100.0
Turnout
Democratic hold

1988

United States House of Representatives elections, 1988[33]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Howard Berman (incumbent) 126,930 70.3
Republican Gerald C. "Brodie" Broderson 53,518 29.7
Total votes 180,448 100.0
Turnout
Democratic hold

1990

United States House of Representatives elections, 1990[34]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Howard Berman (incumbent) 78,031 61.1
Republican Roy Dahlson 44,492 34.8
Libertarian Bernard Zimring 5,268 4.1
Total votes 127,791 100.0
Turnout
Democratic hold

1992

United States House of Representatives elections, 1992[35]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Howard Berman (incumbent) 73,807 61.0
Republican Gary E. Forsch 36,453 30.2
Peace and Freedom Margery Hinds 7,180 5.9
Libertarian Bernard Zimring 3,468 2.9
Total votes 120,908 100.0
Turnout
Democratic hold

1994

United States House of Representatives elections, 1994[36]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Howard Berman (incumbent) 55,145 62.57
Republican Gary E. Forsch 28,423 32.25
Libertarian Erich D. Miller 4,570 5.19
Total votes 88,138 100.0
Turnout
Democratic hold

1996

United States House of Representatives elections, 1996[37]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Howard Berman (incumbent) 67,525 65.9
Republican Bill Glass 29,332 28.7
Libertarian Scott Fritschler 3,539 3.4
Natural Law Gary Hearne 2,119 2.0
Total votes 195,545 100.0
Turnout
Democratic hold

1998

United States House of Representatives elections, 1998[38]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Howard Berman (incumbent) 69,000 82.47
Libertarian Juan Carlos Ros 6,556 7.84
Green Maria Armoudian 4,858 5.81
Natural Law David L. Cossak 3,248 3.88
Total votes 83,662 100.0
Turnout
Democratic hold

2000

United States House of Representatives elections, 2000[39]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Howard Berman (incumbent) 96,500 84.1
Libertarian Bill Farley 13,052 11.4
Natural Law David L. Cossak 5,229 4.5
No party Robert Edwards (write-in) 5 0.0%
Total votes 114,786 100.0
Turnout
Democratic hold

2002

United States House of Representatives elections, 2002[40]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican David Dreier (incumbent) 95,360 63.8
Democratic Marjorie Musser Mikels 50,081 33.5
Libertarian Randall Weissbuch 4,089 2.7
Total votes 149,530 100.0
Turnout
Republican hold

2004

United States House of Representatives elections, 2004[41]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican David Dreier (incumbent) 134,596 51.6
Democratic Cynthia Matthews 107,522 46.8
Libertarian Randall Weissbuch 9,089 1.6
Total votes 251,207 100.0
Turnout
Republican hold

2006

United States House of Representatives elections, 2006[42]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican David Dreier (incumbent) 102,028 48.29%
Democratic Cynthia Matthews 99,878 47.27%
Libertarian Ted Brown 5,887 2.79%
American Independent Elliott Graham 3,503 1.65%
Total votes 211,296 100.0
Turnout
Republican hold

2008

United States House of Representatives elections, 2008[43]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican David Dreier (incumbent) 140,615 52.7
Democratic Russ Warner 108,039 40.4
Libertarian Ted Brown 18,476 6.9
Total votes 267,130 100.0
Turnout
Republican hold

2010

United States House of Representatives elections, 2010[44]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican David Dreier (incumbent) 112,774 54.13
Democratic Russ Warner 76,093 36.52
American Independent David L. Miller 12,784 6.14
Libertarian Randall Weissbuch 6,696 3.21
Total votes 208,347 100.00
Turnout
Republican hold

2012

United States House of Representatives elections in California, 2012
Primary election
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Tony Strickland 49,043 44.1
Democratic Julia Brownley 29,892 26.9
No party preference Linda Parks 20,301 18.3
Democratic Jess Herrera 7,244 6.5
Democratic David Cruz Thayne 2,809 2.5
Democratic Alex Maxwell Goldberg 1,880 1.7
Total votes 111,169 100.0
General election
Democratic Julia Brownley 139,072 53%
Republican Tony Strickland 124,863 47%
Total votes 263,935 100%
Democratic gain from Republican

2014

United States House of Representatives elections, 2014[45]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Julia Brownley (incumbent) 87,176 51%
Republican Jeff Gorell 82,653 49%
Total votes 169,829 100%
Democratic hold

2016

United States House of Representatives elections, 2016
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Julia Brownley (incumbent) 169,248 60%
Republican Rafael A. Dagnesses 111,059 40%
Total votes 280,307 100%
Democratic hold

2018

United States House of Representatives elections, 2018[46]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Julia Brownley (incumbent) 110,804 60%
Republican Antonio Sabato Jr. 73,416 39%
Total votes 184,220 100%
Democratic hold

Election results for special elections

2003 Special Election[47]

Recall of Gray Davis

  • 67.8% YES
  • 32.1% NO

Governor's Race

2005 Special Election [48]

Proposition 73

Parental notification before termination of minors' pregnancy. Generally regarded as a conservative/Republican ballot measure.

  • 55.0% YES
  • 45.0% NO

Proposition 77

Redistricting according to a panel of retired judges. Endorsed by Schwarzenegger, and is generally considered to be a conservative/Republican ballot measure.

  • 49.8% YES
  • 50.2% NO

Proposition 80

Regulation of electric grids and services through California. Generally regarded as a liberal/Democratic ballot measure.

  • 32.1% YES
  • 67.9% NO

Living former Members

As of April 2015, there are two former members of the U.S. House of Representatives from California's 26th congressional district that are currently living. The most recent representative to die was Thomas M. Rees (served 1965-1975) on December 9, 2003. The most recently serving representative to die was John H. Rousselot (served 1975-1983) on May 11, 2003.

Representative Term in office Date of birth (and age)
Howard Berman 1983 - 2003 (1941-04-15) April 15, 1941 (age 78)
David Dreier 2003 - 2013 (1952-07-05) July 5, 1952 (age 67)

Historical district boundaries

2003 - 2013

See also

References

  1. ^ https://www.census.gov/mycd/?st=06&cd=26
  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 2017.
  4. ^ Statement of Vote (2000 President) Archived June 11, 2007, at the Wayback Machine
  5. ^ Statement of Vote (2000 Senator) Archived June 11, 2007, 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 August 1, 2010, at the Wayback Machine
  10. ^ Statement of Vote (2004 Senator) Archived August 10, 2011, at the Wayback Machine
  11. ^ Statement of Vote (2006 Governor) Archived August 10, 2011, at the Wayback Machine
  12. ^ Statement of Vote (2006 Senator) Archived August 10, 2011, at the Wayback Machine
  13. ^ (2008 President) Archived February 11, 2009, 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. ^ 1965 special election results
  22. ^ 1966 election results
  23. ^ 1968 election results
  24. ^ 1970 election results
  25. ^ 1972 election results
  26. ^ 1974 election results
  27. ^ 1976 election results
  28. ^ 1978 election results
  29. ^ 1980 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 Archived December 21, 2008, at the Wayback Machine
  44. ^ 2010 general election results[permanent dead link]
  45. ^ 2010 general election results[permanent dead link]
  46. ^ U.S. Representative District 26 - Districtwide Results
  47. ^ Statement of Vote - 2003 Statewide Special Election Archived 2006-02-07 at the Wayback Machine
  48. ^ Statement of Vote - 2005 Special Statewide Election Archived 2006-02-12 at the Wayback Machine

External links

Coordinates: 34°12?N 117°48?W / 34.2°N 117.8°W / 34.2; -117.8


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