California's 12th congressional district


California's 12th congressional district

Infobox U.S. congressional district
state = California
district number = 12



representative = Jackie Speier
party = Democratic
english area = 363
metric area =
percent urban = 99.9
percent rural = 0.1
population = 639,088
population year = 2000
median income = 70,307
percent white = 48.2
percent black = 2.5
percent asian = 28.5
percent native american = 0.2
percent hispanic = 15.7
percent other race = 0.2
percent blue collar =
percent white collar =
percent gray collar =
cpvi = D+22

California's 12th congressional district spans from the southwestern portions of San Francisco in the north down to San Mateo in the south, and from Moss Beach in the west to the edge of San Mateo in the east, where it borders California's 14th. The district comprises portions of San Mateo and San Francisco counties. The seat was held by Democrat Tom Lantos until his death on February 11, 2008; Jackie Speier won the April 8, 2008 special election and was sworn in on April 10, 2008 as Lantos's replacement [ [http://clerk.house.gov/floorsummary/floor.html?day=20080410&today=20080410 CURRENT HOUSE FLOOR PROCEEDINGS - LEGISLATIVE DAY OF APRIL 10, 2008 - 110TH CONGRESS - SECOND SESSION] ] .

The majority of San Francisco, however, is located within California's 8th district, currently represented by Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi.

Voting

1932

Election box winning candidate with party link no change
party = Democratic Party (United States)
candidate = John H. Hoeppel
votes = 43,122
percentage = 45.8
Election box candidate with party link no change
party = Republican Party (United States)
candidate = Frederick F. Houser
votes = 40,674
percentage = 43.2
Election box candidate with party link no change
party = Prohibition Party
candidate = Richard M. Cannon
votes = 10,308
percentage = 11.0
Election box total no change
votes = 94,104
percentage = 100.0
Election box turnout no change
percentage =
Election box new seat win
winner = Democratic Party (United States)

1934

Election box winning candidate with party link no change
party = Democratic Party (United States)
candidate = John H. Hoeppel (incumbent)
votes = 52,595
percentage = 50.7
Election box candidate with party link no change
party = Republican Party (United States)
candidate = Frederick F. Houser
votes = 51,216
percentage = 49.3
Election box total no change
votes = 103,811
percentage = 100.0
Election box turnout no change
percentage =
Election box hold with party link without swing|
winner = Democratic Party (United States)

1936

Election box winning candidate with party link no change
party = Democratic Party (United States)
candidate = Jerry Voorhis
votes = 62,034
percentage = 53.7
Election box candidate with party link no change
party = Republican Party (United States)
candidate = Frederick F. Houser
votes = 53,445
percentage = 46.3
Election box total no change
votes = 115,479
percentage = 100.0
Election box turnout no change
percentage =
Election box hold with party link without swing|
winner = Democratic Party (United States)

1938

Election box winning candidate with party link no change
party = Democratic Party (United States)
candidate = Jerry Voorhis (incumbent)
votes = 75,003
percentage = 60.8
Election box candidate with party link no change
party = Republican Party (United States)
candidate = Eugene W. Nixon
votes = 40,457
percentage = 32.8
Election box candidate with party link no change
party = Townsend Party
candidate = Russell R. Hand
votes = 7,903
percentage = 6.4
Election box total no change
votes = 123,363
percentage = 100.0
Election box turnout no change
percentage =
Election box hold with party link without swing|
winner = Democratic Party (United States)

1940

Election box winning candidate with party link no change
party = Democratic Party (United States)
candidate = Jerry Voorhis (incumbent)
votes = 99,494
percentage = 64.0
Election box candidate with party link no change
party = Republican Party (United States)
candidate = Eugene W. Nixon
votes = 54,731
percentage = 35.2
Election box candidate with party link no change
party = Communist Party USA
candidate = Albert Lewis
votes = 1,152
percentage = 0.8
Election box total no change
votes = 155,377
percentage = 100.0
Election box turnout no change
percentage =
Election box hold with party link without swing|
winner = Democratic Party (United States)

1942

Election box winning candidate with party link no change
party = Democratic Party (United States)
candidate = Jerry Voorhis (incumbent)
votes = 53,705
percentage = 56.8
Election box candidate with party link no change
party = Republican Party (United States)
candidate = Roy P. McLaughlin
votes = 40,780
percentage = 43.2
Election box total no change
votes = 94,485
percentage = 100.0
Election box turnout no change
percentage =
Election box hold with party link without swing|
winner = Democratic Party (United States)

1944

Election box winning candidate with party link no change
party = Democratic Party (United States)
candidate = Jerry Voorhis (incumbent)
votes = 77,385
percentage = 55.3
Election box candidate with party link no change
party = Republican Party (United States)
candidate = Roy P. McLaughlin
votes = 62,524
percentage = 44.7
Election box total no change
votes = 139,909
percentage = 100.0
Election box turnout no change
percentage =
Election box hold with party link without swing|
winner = Democratic Party (United States)

1946

Election box winning candidate with party link no change
party = Republican Party (United States)
candidate = Richard Nixon
votes = 65,586
percentage = 56.0
Election box candidate with party link no change
party = Democratic Party (United States)
candidate = Jerry Voorhis (incumbent)
votes = 49,994
percentage = 42.7
Election box candidate with party link no change
party = Prohibition Party
candidate = John Henry Hoeppel
votes = 1,476
percentage = 1.3
Election box total no change
votes = 117,056
percentage = 100.0
Election box turnout no change
percentage =
Election box gain with party link without swing|
winner = Republican Party (United States)
loser = Democratic Party (United States)

1948

Election box winning candidate with party link no change
party = Republican Party (United States)
candidate = Richard Nixon (incumbent)
votes = 141,509
percentage = 87.8
Election box candidate with party link no change
party = Progressive Party (United States, 1948)
candidate = Una W. Rice
votes = 19,631
percentage = 12.2
Election box total no change
votes = 161,140
percentage = 100.0
Election box turnout no change
percentage =
Election box hold with party link without swing|
winner = Republican Party (United States)

1950

Election box winning candidate with party link no change
party = Republican Party (United States)
candidate = Patrick J. Hillings
votes = 107,933
percentage = 60.1
Election box candidate with party link no change
party = Democratic Party (United States)
candidate = Steve Zetterberg
votes = 71,682
percentage = 39.9
Election box total no change
votes = 179,615
percentage = 100.0
Election box turnout no change
percentage =
Election box hold with party link without swing|
winner = Republican Party (United States)

1952

Election box winning candidate with party link no change
party = Republican Party (United States)
candidate = Allan O. Hunter (incumbent)
votes = 103,587
percentage = 100.0
Election box turnout no change
votes =
percentage =
Election box hold with party link without swing|
winner = Republican Party (United States)

1954

Election box winning candidate with party link no change
party = Democratic Party (United States)
candidate = Bernice F. Sisk
votes = 63,911
percentage = 53.8
Election box candidate with party link no change
party = Republican Party (United States)
candidate = Allan O. Hunter (incumbent)
votes = 54,903
percentage = 46.2
Election box total no change
votes = 118,814
percentage = 100.0
Election box turnout no change
percentage =
Election box gain with party link without swing|
winner = Democratic Party (United States)
loser = Republican Party (United States)

1956

Election box winning candidate with party link no change
party = Democratic Party (United States)
candidate = Bernice F. Sisk (incumbent)
votes = 109,920
percentage = 73
Election box candidate with party link no change
party = Republican Party (United States)
candidate = Robert B. Moore
votes = 40,663
percentage = 27
Election box total no change
votes = 150,583
percentage = 100
Election box turnout no change
percentage =
Election box hold with party link without swing|
winner = Democratic Party (United States)

1958

Election box winning candidate with party link no change
party = Democratic Party (United States)
candidate = Bernice F. Sisk (incumbent)
votes = 112,702
percentage = 81.1
Election box candidate with party link no change
party = Republican Party (United States)
candidate = Daniel K. Halpin
votes = 26,228
percentage = 18.9
Election box total no change
votes = 138,930
percentage = 100
Election box turnout no change
percentage =
Election box hold with party link without swing|
winner = Democratic Party (United States)

1960

Election box winning candidate with party link no change
party = Democratic Party (United States)
candidate = Bernice F. Sisk (incumbent)
votes = 141,974
percentage = 100.0
Election box turnout no change
percentage =
Election box hold with party link without swing|
winner = Democratic Party (United States)

1962

Election box winning candidate with party link no change
party = Republican Party (United States)
candidate = Burt L. Talcott (incumbent)
votes = 75,424
percentage = 61.3
Election box candidate with party link no change
party = Democratic Party (United States)
candidate = William K. Steward
votes = 47,576
percentage = 38.7
Election box total no change
votes = 123,000
percentage = 100.0
Election box turnout no change
votes =
percentage =
Election box new seat win
winner = Republican Party (United States)

1964

Election box winning candidate with party link no change
party = Republican Party (United States)
candidate = Burt L. Talcott (incumbent)
votes = 93,112
percentage = 61.9
Election box candidate with party link no change
party = Democratic Party (United States)
candidate = William K. Steward
votes = 57,242
percentage = 38.1
Election box total no change
votes = 150,354
percentage = 100.0
Election box turnout no change
percentage =
Election box hold with party link without swing|
winner = Republican Party (United States)

1966

Election box winning candidate with party link no change
party = Republican Party (United States)
candidate = Burt L. Talcott (incumbent)
votes = 108,070
percentage = 77.3
Election box candidate with party link no change
party = Democratic Party (United States)
candidate = Gerald V. Barron
votes = 31,787
percentage = 22.7
Election box total no change
votes = 139,857
percentage = 100.0
Election box turnout no change
percentage =
Election box hold with party link without swing|
winner = Republican Party (United States)

1968

Election box winning candidate with party link no change
party = Republican Party (United States)
candidate = Burt L. Talcott (incumbent)
votes = 140,713
percentage = 94.9
Election box candidate with party link no change
party = American Independent Party
candidate = Ann J. Holliday
votes = 7,593
percentage = 5.1
Election box total no change
votes = 148,308
percentage = 100.0
Election box turnout no change
percentage =
Election box hold with party link without swing|
winner = Republican Party (United States)

1970

Election box winning candidate with party link no change
party = Republican Party (United States)
candidate = Burt L. Talcott (incumbent)
votes = 95,549
percentage = 63.6
Election box candidate with party link no change
party = Democratic Party (United States)
candidate = O'Brien Riordan
votes = 50,942
percentage = 33.9
Election box candidate with party link no change
party = Peace and Freedom Party
candidate = Herbert H. Foster, Jr.
votes = 3,682
percentage = 2.5
Election box total no change
votes = 150,173
percentage = 100.0
Election box turnout no change
percentage =
Election box hold with party link without swing|
winner = Republican Party (United States)

1972

Election box winning candidate with party link no change
party = Republican Party (United States)
candidate = Burt L. Talcott (incumbent)
votes = 105,555
percentage = 54.0
Election box candidate with party link no change
party = Democratic Party (United States)
candidate = Julian Camacho
votes = 84,268
percentage = 43.1
Election box candidate with party link no change
party = American Independent Party
candidate = Stanley K. Monteith
votes = 5,753
percentage = 2.9
Election box total no change
votes = 195,576
percentage = 100.0
Election box turnout no change
percentage =
Election box hold with party link without swing|
winner = Republican Party (United States)

1974

Election box winning candidate with party link no change
party = Republican Party (United States)
candidate = Pete McCloskey (incumbent)
votes = 103,228
percentage = 69.1
Election box candidate with party link no change
party = Democratic Party (United States)
candidate = Gary G. Gillmor
votes = 46,197
percentage = 30.9
Election box total no change
votes = 149,425
percentage = 100.0
Election box turnout no change
votes =
percentage =
Election box hold with party link without swing|
winner = Republican Party (United States)

1976

Election box winning candidate with party link no change
party = Republican Party (United States)
candidate = Pete McCloskey (incumbent)
votes = 130,332
percentage = 66.2
Election box candidate with party link no change
party = Democratic Party (United States)
candidate = David T. Harris
votes = 61,526
percentage = 31.3
Election box candidate with party link no change
party = American Independent Party
candidate = Joseph David "Joss" Cooney
votes = 4,999
percentage = 2.5
Election box total no change
votes = 196,857
percentage = 100.0
Election box turnout no change
percentage =
Election box hold with party link without swing|
winner = Republican Party (United States)

1978

Election box winning candidate with party link no change
party = Republican Party (United States)
candidate = Pete McCloskey (incumbent)
votes = 116,982
percentage = 73.1
Election box candidate with party link no change
party = Democratic Party (United States)
candidate = Kirsten Olsen
votes = 34,472
percentage = 21.5
Election box candidate with party link no change
party = American Independent Party
candidate = Harold R. Boylan
votes = 5,609
percentage = 3.5
Election box candidate with party link no change
party = Peace and Freedom Party
candidate = Adele Fumino
votes = 3,022
percentage = 1.9
Election box total no change
votes = 160,085
percentage = 100.0
Election box turnout no change
percentage =
Election box hold with party link without swing|
winner = Republican Party (United States)

1980

Election box winning candidate with party link no change
party = Republican Party (United States)
candidate = Pete McCloskey (incumbent)
votes = 143,817
percentage = 72.2
Election box candidate with party link no change
party = Democratic Party (United States)
candidate = Kirsten Olsen
votes = 37,009
percentage = 18.6
Election box candidate with party link no change
party = Libertarian Party (United States)
candidate = Bill Evers
votes = 15,073
percentage = 7.6
Election box candidate with party link no change
party = Peace and Freedom Party
candidate = Adele Fumino
votes = 3,184
percentage = 1.6
Election box total no change
votes = 199,083
percentage = 100.0
Election box turnout no change
percentage =
Election box hold with party link without swing|
winner = Republican Party (United States)

1982

Election box winning candidate with party link no change
party = Republican Party (United States)
candidate = Ed Zschau
votes = 115,365
percentage = 63.0
Election box candidate with party link no change
party = Democratic Party (United States)
candidate = Emmett Lynch
votes = 61,372
percentage = 33.5
Election box candidate with party link no change
party = Libertarian Party (United States)
candidate = William C. "Bill" White
votes = 6,471
percentage = 3.5
Election box total no change
votes = 183,208
percentage = 100.0
Election box turnout no change
percentage =
Election box hold with party link without swing|
winner = Republican Party (United States)

1984

Election box winning candidate with party link no change
party = Republican Party (United States)
candidate = Ed Zschau (incumbent)
votes = 155,795
percentage = 61.7
Election box candidate with party link no change
party = Democratic Party (United States)
candidate = Martin Carnoy
votes = 91,026
percentage = 36.0
Election box candidate with party link no change
party = Libertarian Party (United States)
candidate = William C. "Bill" White
votes = 5,872
percentage = 2.3
Election box total no change
votes = 252,963
percentage = 100.0
Election box turnout no change
percentage =
Election box hold with party link without swing|
winner = Republican Party (United States)

1986

Election box winning candidate with party link no change
party = Republican Party (United States)
candidate = Ernie Konnyu
votes = 111,252
percentage = 59.5
Election box candidate with party link no change
party = Democratic Party (United States)
candidate = Lance T. Weil
votes = 69,564
percentage = 37.2
Election box candidate with party link no change
party = Libertarian Party (United States)
candidate = William C. "Bill" White
votes = 6,227
percentage = 3.3
Election box total no change
votes = 187,043
percentage = 100.0
Election box turnout no change
percentage =
Election box hold with party link without swing|
winner = Republican Party (United States)

1988

Election box winning candidate with party link no change
party = Republican Party (United States)
candidate = Tom Campbell
votes = 136,384
percentage = 51.7
Election box candidate with party link no change
party = Democratic Party (United States)
candidate = Anna Eshoo
votes = 121,523
percentage = 46.0
Election box candidate with party link no change
party = Libertarian Party (United States)
candidate = Tom Grey
votes = 6,023
percentage = 2.3
Election box total no change
votes = 263,930
percentage = 100.0
Election box turnout no change
percentage =
Election box hold with party link without swing|
winner = Republican Party (United States)

1990

Election box winning candidate with party link no change
party = Republican Party (United States)
candidate = Tom Campbell (incumbent)
votes = 125,157
percentage = 60.8
Election box candidate with party link no change
party = Democratic Party (United States)
candidate = Bob Palmer
votes = 69,270
percentage = 33.7
Election box candidate with party link no change
party = Libertarian Party (United States)
candidate = Chuck Olson
votes = 11,271
percentage = 5.5
Election box total no change
votes = 205,698
percentage = 100.0
Election box turnout no change
percentage =
Election box hold with party link without swing|
winner = Republican Party (United States)

1992

Election box winning candidate with party link no change
party = Democratic Party (United States)
candidate = Tom Lantos (incumbent)
votes = 157,205
percentage = 68.8
Election box candidate with party link no change
party = Republican Party (United States)
candidate = Jim R. Tomlin
votes = 53,278
percentage = 23.3
Election box candidate with party link no change
party = Peace and Freedom Party (United States)
candidate = Mary Weldon
votes = 10,142
percentage = 4.4
Election box candidate with party link no change
party = Libertarian Party (United States)
candidate = George L. O'Brien
votes = 7,782
percentage = 3.4
Election box total no change
votes = 228,407
percentage = 100.0
Election box turnout no change
percentage =
Election box hold with party link without swing|
winner = Democratic Party (United States)

1994

Election box winning candidate with party link no change
party = Democratic Party (United States)
candidate = Tom Lantos (incumbent)
votes = 118,408
percentage = 67.42
Election box candidate with party link no change
party = Republican Party (United States)
candidate = Deborah Wilder
votes = 57,228
percentage = 32.58
Election box total no change
votes = 175,636
percentage = 100.0
Election box turnout no change
percentage =
Election box hold with party link without swing|
winner = Democratic Party (United States)

1996

Election box winning candidate with party link no change
party = Democratic Party (United States)
candidate = Tom Lantos (incumbent)
votes = 149,052
percentage = 71.7%
Election box candidate with party link no change
party = Republican Party (United States)
candidate = Storm Jenkins
votes = 49,278
percentage = 23.8%
Election box candidate with party link no change
party = Libertarian Party (United States)
candidate = Christopher Schmidt
votes = 6,111
percentage = 2.9%
Election box candidate with party link no change
party = Natural Law Party (United States)
candidate = Richard Bong
votes = 3,472
percentage = 1.6%
Election box total no change
votes = 207,913
percentage = 100.0%
Election box turnout no change
percentage =
Election box hold with party link without swing|
winner = Democratic Party (United States)

1998

Election box winning candidate with party link no change
party = Democratic Party (United States)
candidate = Tom Lantos (incumbent)
votes = 128,135
percentage = 73.98%
Election box candidate with party link no change
party = Republican Party (United States)
candidate = Robert H. Evans, Jr.
votes = 36,562
percentage = 21.11%
Election box candidate with party link no change
party = Libertarian Party (United States)
candidate = Michael J. Moloney
votes = 8,515
percentage = 4.92%
Election box total no change
votes = 173,212
percentage = 100.0%
Election box turnout no change
percentage =
Election box hold with party link without swing|
winner = Democratic Party (United States)

2000

Election box winning candidate with party link no change
party = Democratic Party (United States)
candidate = Tom Lantos (incumbent)
votes = 158,404
percentage = 74.6%
Election box candidate with party link no change
party = Republican Party (United States)
candidate = Mike Garza
votes = 44,162
percentage = 20.8%
Election box candidate with party link no change
party = Libertarian Party (United States)
candidate = Barbara J. Less
votes = 6,431
percentage = 3.0%
Election box candidate with party link no change
party = Natural Law Party (United States)
candidate = Rifkin Young
votes = 3,559
percentage = 1.6%
Election box total no change
votes = 212,556
percentage = 100.0%
Election box turnout no change
percentage =
Election box hold with party link without swing|
winner = Democratic Party (United States)

2002

Election box winning candidate with party link no change
party = Democratic Party (United States)
candidate = Tom Lantos (incumbent)
votes = 105,597
percentage = 68.1
Election box candidate with party link no change
party = Republican Party (United States)
candidate = Michael J. Moloney
votes = 38,381
percentage = 24.8
Election box candidate with party link no change
party = Libertarian Party (United States)
candidate = Maad Abu-Ghazalah
votes = 11,006
percentage = 7.1
Election box total no change
votes = 185,216
percentage = 100.0
Election box turnout no change
percentage =
Election box hold with party link without swing
winner = Democratic Party (United States)

2004

Election box winning candidate with party link no change
party = Democratic Party (United States)
candidate = Tom Lantos (incumbent)
votes = 171,852
percentage = 68.1
Election box candidate with party link no change
party = Republican Party (United States)
candidate = Mike Garza
votes = 52,593
percentage = 20.8
Election box candidate with party link no change
party = Green Party (United States)
candidate = Pat Green
votes = 23,038
percentage = 9.1
Election box candidate with party link no change
party = Libertarian Party (United States)
candidate = Harland Harrison
votes = 5,116
percentage = 2.0
Election box total no change
votes = 252,599
percentage = 100.0
Election box turnout no change
percentage =
Election box hold with party link without swing
winner = Democratic Party (United States)

2006

Election box winning candidate with party link no change
party = Democratic Party (United States)
candidate = Tom Lantos (incumbent)
votes = 138,650
percentage = 76.1
Election box candidate with party link no change
party = Republican Party (United States)
candidate = Mike Moloney
votes = 43,674
percentage = 23.9
Election box total no change
votes = 94,976
percentage = 100.0
Election box turnout no change
percentage =
Election box hold with party link without swing
winner = Democratic Party (United States)

2008 (Special)

Election box winning candidate with party link no change
party = Democratic Party (United States)
candidate = Jackie Speier
votes = 66,279
percentage = 76.90
Election box candidate with party link no change
party = Republican Party (United States)
candidate = Greg Conlon
votes = 7,990
percentage = 9.27
Election box candidate with party link no change
party = Democratic Party (United States)
candidate = Michelle McMurry
votes = 4,546
percentage = 5.27
Election box candidate with party link no change
party = Republican Party (United States)
candidate = Mike Moloney
votes = 4,517
percentage = 5.24
Election box candidate with party link no change
party = Green Party (United States)
candidate = Barry Hermanson
votes = 1,947
percentage = 2.26
Election box candidate with party link no change
party = Libertarian Party (United States)
candidate = Kevin Peterson (write-in)
votes = 2
percentage = 0.00
Election box candidate with party link no change
party = Republican Party (United States)
candidate = Robert Brickell-Viagra (write-in)
votes = 0
percentage = 0.00
Election box invalid no change
votes = 903
percentage = 1.05
Election box total no change
votes = 86,184
percentage = 100.00
Election box turnout no change
percentage = 25.69
Election box hold with party link without swing
winner = Democratic Party (United States)

2008

Election box candidate with party link no change
party = California Democratic Party
candidate = Jackie Speier (incumbent)
votes =
percentage =
Election box candidate with party link no change
party = California Republican Party
candidate = Greg Conlon
votes =
percentage =
Election box candidate with party link no change
party = Green Party of California
candidate = Barry Hermanson
votes =
percentage =
Election box candidate with party link no change
party = Libertarian Party of California
candidate = Kevin Dempsey Peterson
votes =
percentage =
Election box candidate with party link no change
party = Peace and Freedom Party (United States)
candidate = Nathalie Hrizi
votes =
percentage =
Election box candidate with party link no change
party = Socialist Workers Party (United States)
candidate = Gerardo Sánchez (write-in)
votes =
percentage =
Election box total no change
votes =
percentage =
Election box turnout no change
percentage =

References

External links

*GovTrack.us: [http://www.govtrack.us/congress/findyourreps.xpd?state=CA&district=12 California's 12th congressional district]
* [http://ca.rand.org/stats/politics/sov/elect.defs.html RAND California Election Returns: District Definitions]
* [http://www.calvoter.org/voter/maps/congress/CD12.pdf California Voter Foundation map - CD12]


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