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California's 49th Congressional District

California's 49th congressional district
California US Congressional District 49 (since 2013).tif
California's 49th congressional district since January 3, 2013.
Representative
Population (2013)717,823[1]
Median income$88,314[2]
Ethnicity
Cook PVIR+1[4]

California's 49th congressional district is a congressional district in the U.S. state of California. The district is represented by Mike Levin.

The district currently covers the northern coastal areas of San Diego County, including Oceanside, Vista, Carlsbad, and Encinitas, as well as a small portion of southern Orange County.[5]Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton is in the district.

In the 2016 election, Darrell Issa won by a margin of less than 1%. In the 2018 election, this district was considered to be a major battleground. Rep. Issa announced that he would not seek reelection.[6] Following the November 6, 2018 election, Democrat Mike Levin became the district's congressman.[7]

Competitiveness

In statewide races

Election results from statewide races
Year Office Results
1992 President[8] Clinton (D) 43.4% - 31.5%
Senator[9] Boxer (D) 49.3% - 41.5%
Senator (Special)[9] Feinstein (D) 53.9% - 38.7%
1994 Governor[10] Wilson (R) 57.4% - 38.2%
Senator[11] Huffington (R) 46.1% - 45.9%
1996 President[12] Clinton (D) 48.9% - 40.3%
1998 Governor[13] Davis (D) 54.5% - 40.6%
Senator[14] Boxer (D) 51.9% - 43.8%
2000 President[15] Gore (D) 52.6% - 41.5%
Senator[16] Feinstein (D) 58.7% - 33.8%
2002 Governor[17] Simon (R) 59.8% - 32.9%
2003 Recall[18][19] Yes Yes 74.5% - 25.5%
Schwarzenegger(R) 66.3% - 17.1%
2004 President[20] Bush (R) 62.5% - 36.5%
Senator[21] Jones (R) 54.2% - 41.6%
2006 Governor[22] Schwarzenegger (R) 71.4% - 24.1%
Senator[23] Mountjoy (R) 52.5% - 42.5%
2008 President[24] McCain (R) 53.0% - 45.1%
2010 Governor[25] Whitman (R) 56.5% - 36.1%
Senator[26] Fiorina (R) 59.3% - 34.3%
2012 President[27] Romney (R) 52.4% - 45.7%
Senator[28] Emken (R) 53.3% - 46.7%
2014 Governor[29] Kashkari (R) 55.0% - 45.0%
2016 President[30] Clinton (D) 50.7% - 43.2%
Senator[31] Harris (D) 60.3% - 39.7%
2018 Governor[32] Newsom (D) 51.5% - 48.5%
Senator[33] Feinstein (D) 53.2% - 46.8%

List of members representing the district

District created January 3, 1993.

Election results

1992

1992 United States House of Representatives elections in California[34]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Lynn Schenk 127,280 51.1
Republican Judy Jarvis 106,170 42.7
Libertarian John Wallner 10,706 4.3
Peace and Freedom Milton Zaslow 4,738 1.9
Independent Thompson (write-in) 4 0.0
Total votes 248,898 100.0
Democratic win (new seat)

1994

1994 United States House of Representatives elections in California[35]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Brian Bilbray 90,283 48.5
Democratic Lynn Schenk (Incumbent) 85,597 46.0
Libertarian Chris Hoogenboom 5,288 2.8
Peace and Freedom Renate Kline 4,948 2.7
Independent Thompson (write-in) 2 0.0
Total votes 186,118 100.0
Republican gain from Democratic

1996

1996 United States House of Representatives elections in California[36]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Brian Bilbray (Incumbent) 108,806 52.7
Democratic Peter Navarro 86,657 41.9
Libertarian Ernie Lippe 4,218 3.3
Reform Kevin Hambsch 3,773 1.8
Natural Law Peter Stirling 3,314 1.6
Total votes 206,768 100.0
Republican hold

1998

1998 United States House of Representatives elections in California[37]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Brian Bilbray (Incumbent) 90,516 48.8
Democratic Christine T. Kehoe 86,400 46.6
Libertarian Ernest Lippe 3,327 1.8
Natural Law Julia F. Simon 2,829 1.5
Peace and Freedom Janice Jordan 2,447 1.3
Total votes 185,519 100.0
Republican hold

2000

2000 United States House of Representatives elections in California[38]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Susan Davis 113,400 49.7
Republican Brian Bilbray (Incumbent) 105,515 46.2
Libertarian Doris Ball 6,526 2.8
Natural Law Tahir I. Bhatti 3,048 1.3
Total votes 228,489 100.0
Democratic gain from Republican

2002

2002 United States House of Representatives elections in California[39]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Darrell Issa 94,594 77.3
Libertarian Karl W. Dietrich 26,891 21.9
Democratic Michael P. Byron (write-in) 1,012 0.8
Total votes 122,497 100.0
Republican hold

2004

2004 United States House of Representatives elections in California[40]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Darrell Issa (Incumbent) 141,658 62.6
Democratic Michael P. Byron 79,057 34.9
Libertarian Lars R. Grossmith 5,751 2.5
Total votes 226,466 100.0
Republican hold

2006

2006 United States House of Representatives elections in California[41]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Darrell Issa (Incumbent) 98,891 63.3
Democratic Jeeni Criscenzo 52,227 33.5
Libertarian Lars B. Grossmith 4,952 3.2
Total votes 156,070 100.0
Republican hold

2008

2008 United States House of Representatives elections in California[42]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Darrell Issa (Incumbent) 140,300 58.3
Democratic Robert Hamilton 90,138 37.5
Libertarian Lars B. Grossmith 10,232 4.2
Total votes 240,670 100.0
Republican hold

2010

2010 United States House of Representatives elections in California[43]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Darrell Issa (Incumbent) 119,083 62.8
Democratic Howard Katz 59,710 31.5
American Independent Dion Clark 6,585 3.5
Libertarian Mike Paster 4,290 2.2
Total votes 189,668 100.0
Republican hold

2012

2012 United States House of Representatives elections in California[44]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Darrell Issa (Incumbent) 159,725 58.2
Democratic Jerry Tetalman 114,893 41.8
Total votes 274,618 100.0
Republican hold

2014

2014 United States House of Representatives elections in California[45]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Darrell Issa (Incumbent) 98,161 60.2
Democratic Dave Peiser 64,981 39.8
Total votes 163,142 100.0
Republican hold

2016

2016 United States House of Representatives elections in California[46][47]
Primary election
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Darrell Issa (Incumbent) 84,582 50.8
Democratic Doug Applegate 75,744 45.5
No party preference Ryan Glenn Wingo 6,079 3.7
Total votes 166,405 100.0
General election
Republican Darrell Issa (Incumbent) 155,888 50.3
Democratic Doug Applegate 154,267 49.7
Total votes 310,155 100.0
Republican hold

2018

2018 United States House of Representatives elections in California[48][49]
Primary election
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Diane Harkey 46,468 25.5
Democratic Mike Levin 31,850 17.5
Democratic Sara Jacobs 28,778 15.8
Democratic Doug Applegate 23,850 13.1
Republican Kristin Gaspar 15,467 8.5
Republican Rocky Chávez 13,739 7.5
Democratic Paul G. Kerr 8,099 4.4
Republican Brian Maryott 5,496 3.0
Republican Mike Schmitt 2,379 1.3
Republican Josh Schoonover 1,362 0.7
Republican Craig A. Nordal 1,156 0.6
Republican David Medway 1,066 0.6
No party preference Robert Pendleton 905 0.5
Green Danielle St. John 690 0.4
Libertarian Joshua L. Hancock 552 0.3
Peace and Freedom Jordan J. Mills 233 0.1
Total votes 182,090 100.0
General election
Democratic Mike Levin 166,453 56.4
Republican Diane Harkey 128,577 43.6
Total votes 295,030 100.0
Democratic gain from Republican

Living former representatives

As of December 2019, there are four living former members of the House from the district.

Representative Term in office Date of birth (and current age)
Lynn Schenk 1993-1995 (1945-01-05) January 5, 1945 (age 74)
Brian Bilbray 1995-2001 (1951-01-28) January 28, 1951 (age 68)
Susan Davis 2001-2003 (1944-04-13) April 13, 1944 (age 75)
Darrell Issa 2003-2019 (1953-01-11) January 11, 1953 (age 66)

Historical district boundaries

Before the 2002 redistricting, most of the territory currently located in the district was previously located in the 48th District. The 49th District was located farther south, encompassing most of what is now the 53rd District.

Before the 2012 redistricting the district extended further inland to include a portion of southern Riverside County and most of northern San Diego County.

See also

References

  1. ^ "American Fact Finder - Results". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2015.
  2. ^ Center for New Media & Promotion (CNMP), US Census Bureau. "My Congressional District". www.census.gov.
  3. ^ "California's citizen commission final district maps: Find out what's changed where you live". latimes.com. August 2, 2011. Archived from the original on February 26, 2018. Retrieved 2018.
  4. ^ "Partisan Voting Index - Districts of the 115th Congress" (PDF). The Cook Political Report. April 7, 2017. Archived (PDF) from the original on June 7, 2017. Retrieved 2017.
  5. ^ "Congressional District 49" (PDF).
  6. ^ Schneider, Elena; Bresnahan, John. "California Republican Darrell Issa to retire". POLITICO.
  7. ^ 2018 election results
  8. ^ Statement of Vote (1992 President)
  9. ^ a b Statement of Vote (1992 Senate)
  10. ^ Statement of Vote (1994 Governor)
  11. ^ Statement of Vote (1994 Senate)
  12. ^ Statement of Vote (1996 President)
  13. ^ "Statement of Vote (1998 Governor)" (PDF). Archived from the original (PDF) on September 29, 2011.
  14. ^ "Statement of Vote (1998 Senate)" (PDF). Archived from the original (PDF) on September 29, 2011.
  15. ^ Statement of Vote (2000 President)
  16. ^ Statement of Vote (2000 Senator)
  17. ^ Statement of Vote (2002 Governor)
  18. ^ Statement of Vote (2003 Recall Question)
  19. ^ Statement of Vote (2003 Governor)
  20. ^ Statement of Vote (2004 President)
  21. ^ Statement of Vote (2004 Senator)
  22. ^ Statement of Vote (2006 Governor)
  23. ^ Statement of Vote (2006 Senator)
  24. ^ Statement of Vote (2008 President)
  25. ^ Statement of Vote (2010 Governor)
  26. ^ Statement of Vote (2010 Senator)}}
  27. ^ Statement of Vote (2012 President)
  28. ^ Statement of Vote (2012 Senate)
  29. ^ Statement of Vote (2014 Governor)
  30. ^ Statement of Vote (2016 President)
  31. ^ Statement of Vote (2016 Senate)
  32. ^ Statement of Vote (2018 Governor)
  33. ^ Statement of Vote (2018 Senator)
  34. ^ 1992 election results
  35. ^ 1994 election results
  36. ^ 1996 election results
  37. ^ 1998 election results
  38. ^ 2000 election results
  39. ^ 2002 election results
  40. ^ 2004 election results
  41. ^ 2006 election results
  42. ^ 2008 election results
  43. ^ 2010 election results
  44. ^ 2012 election results
  45. ^ 2014 election results
  46. ^ "2016 open primary election results" (PDF).
  47. ^ "2016 general election results" (PDF).
  48. ^ "2018 open primary election results" (PDF).
  49. ^ "2018 general election results" (PDF).

External links

Coordinates: 33°24?N 117°06?W / 33.4°N 117.1°W / 33.4; -117.1


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