United States House of Representatives elections in California, 2002


United States House of Representatives elections in California, 2002

The United States House of Representatives elections in California, 2002 was an election for California's delegation to the United States House of Representatives, which occurred as part of the general election of the House of Representatives on November 5, 2002. California gained 1 seat because of Congressional apportionment following the Census, which Republicans won. Democrats gained the open 39th district. In the 18th district, Democrat Gary Condit, under fire from the Chandra Levy scandal, lost in the primary to his former chief of staff, Dennis Cardoza.

Overview

Results

Final results from the Secretary of State of California: [http://sos.ca.gov/elections/sov/2002_general/congress.pdf]

District 1

Election box winning candidate with party link no change
party = Democratic Party (United States)
candidate = Mike Thompson (incumbent)
votes = 118,669
percentage = 64.13
Election box candidate with party link no change
party = Republican Party (United States)
candidate = Lawrence R. Wiesner
votes = 60,013
percentage = 32.43
Election box candidate with party link no change
party = Libertarian Party (United States)
candidate = Kevin Bastian
votes = 6,376
percentage = 2.65
Election box invalid no change
votes = 7,178
percentage = 3.73
Election box total no change
votes = 192,236
percentage = 100.00
Election box turnout no change
percentage =
Election box hold with party link without swing
winner = Democratic Party (United States)

District 2

Election box winning candidate with party link no change
party = Republican Party (United States)
candidate = Wally Herger (incumbent)
votes = 117,747
percentage = 65.79
Election box candidate with party link no change
party = Democratic Party (United States)
candidate = Mike Johnson
votes = 52,455
percentage = 29.31
Election box candidate with party link no change
party = Natural Law Party (United States)
candidate = Patrice Thiessen
votes = 4,860
percentage = 2.72
Election box candidate with party link no change
party = Libertarian Party (United States)
candidate = Charles R. Martin
votes = 3,923
percentage = 2.19
Election box invalid no change
votes = 7,498
percentage = 4.02
Election box total no change
votes = 186,483
percentage = 100.00
Election box turnout no change
percentage =
Election box hold with party link without swing
winner = Republican Party (United States)

District 3

Election box winning candidate with party link no change
party = Republican Party (United States)
candidate = Doug Ose (incumbent)
votes = 121,732
percentage = 62.45
Election box candidate with party link no change
party = Democratic Party (United States)
candidate = Howard Beeman
votes = 67,136
percentage = 34.44
Election box candidate with party link no change
party = Libertarian Party (United States)
candidate = Douglas Arthur Tuma
votes = 6,050
percentage = 3.10
Election box invalid no change
votes = 2,052
percentage = 1.04
Election box total no change
votes = 196,970
percentage = 100.00
Election box turnout no change
percentage =
Election box hold with party link without swing
winner = Republican Party (United States)

District 4

Election box winning candidate with party link no change
party = Republican Party (United States)
candidate = John Doolittle (incumbent)
votes = 147,997
percentage = 64.77
Election box candidate with party link no change
party = Democratic Party (United States)
candidate = Mark A. Norberg
votes = 72,860
percentage = 31.89
Election box candidate with party link no change
party = Libertarian Party (United States)
candidate = Allen M. Roberts
votes = 7,247
percentage = 3.17
Election box candidate no party in partisan race no change
candidate = Bill Kirby (write-in)
votes = 401
percentage = 0.18
Election box candidate no party in partisan race no change
candidate = Philip James Parisius (write-in)
votes = 1
percentage = 0.00
Election box invalid no change
votes = 7,518
percentage = 3.19
Election box total no change
votes = 236,024
percentage = 100.00
Election box turnout no change
percentage =
Election box hold with party link without swing
winner = Republican Party (United States)

District 5

Election box winning candidate with party link no change
party = Democratic Party (United States)
candidate = Robert Matsui (incumbent)
votes = 92,726
percentage = 70.47
Election box candidate with party link no change
party = Republican Party (United States)
candidate = Richard Frankhuizen
votes = 34,749
percentage = 26.41
Election box candidate with party link no change
party = Libertarian Party (United States)
candidate = Timothy E. Roloff
votes = 4,103
percentage = 3.12
Election box invalid no change
votes = 0
percentage = 0.00
Election box total no change
votes = 131,578
percentage = 100.00
Election box turnout no change
percentage =
Election box hold with party link without swing
winner = Democratic Party (United States)

District 6

Election box winning candidate with party link no change
party = Democratic Party (United States)
candidate = Lynn Woolsey (incumbent)
votes = 139,750
percentage = 66.69
Election box candidate with party link no change
party = Republican Party (United States)
candidate = Paul L. Erickson
votes = 62,052
percentage = 29.61
Election box candidate with party link no change
party = Libertarian Party (United States)
candidate = Richard O. Barton
votes = 4,936
percentage = 2.36
Election box candidate with party link no change
party = Reform Party (United States)
candidate = Jeff Rainforth
votes = 2,825
percentage = 1.35
Election box invalid no change
votes = 7,890
percentage = 3.63
Election box total no change
votes = 217,453
percentage = 100.00
Election box turnout no change
percentage =
Election box hold with party link without swing
winner = Democratic Party (United States)

District 7

Election box winning candidate with party link no change
party = Democratic Party (United States)
candidate = George Miller (incumbent)
votes = 97,849
percentage = 70.71
Election box candidate with party link no change
party = Republican Party (United States)
candidate = Charles R. Hargrave
votes = 36,584
percentage = 26.44
Election box candidate with party link no change
party = Libertarian Party (United States)
candidate = Scott A. Wilson
votes = 3,943
percentage = 2.85
Election box invalid no change
votes = 7,463
percentage = 5.12
Election box total no change
votes = 145,839
percentage = 100.00
Election box turnout no change
percentage =
Election box hold with party link without swing
winner = Democratic Party (United States)

District 8

Election box winning candidate with party link no change
party = Democratic Party (United States)
candidate = Nancy Pelosi (incumbent)
votes = 127,684
percentage = 79.58
Election box candidate with party link no change
party = Republican Party (United States)
candidate = G. Michael German
votes = 20,063
percentage = 12.50
Election box candidate with party link no change
party = Green Party (United States)
candidate = Jay Pond
votes = 10,033
percentage = 6.25
Election box candidate with party link no change
party = Libertarian Party (United States)
candidate = Ira Spivack
votes = 2,659
percentage = 1.66
Election box candidate no party in partisan race no change
candidate = Deborah Liatos (write-in)
votes = 2
percentage = 0.00
Election box invalid no change
votes = 0
percentage = 0.00
Election box total no change
votes = 160,441
percentage = 100.00
Election box turnout no change
percentage =
Election box hold with party link without swing
winner = Democratic Party (United States)

District 9

Election box winning candidate with party link no change
party = Democratic Party (United States)
candidate = Barbara Lee (incumbent)
votes = 135,893
percentage = 81.41
Election box candidate with party link no change
party = Republican Party (United States)
candidate = Jerald Udinsky
votes = 25,333
percentage = 15.18
Election box candidate with party link no change
party = Libertarian Party (United States)
candidate = James M. Eyer
votes = 5,685
percentage = 3.41
Election box candidate no party in partisan race no change
candidate = Hector Reyna (write-in)
votes = 6
percentage = 0.00
Election box invalid no change
votes = 9,935
percentage = 5.62
Election box total no change
votes = 176,852
percentage = 100.00
Election box turnout no change
percentage =
Election box hold with party link without swing
winner = Democratic Party (United States)

District 10

Election box winning candidate with party link no change
party = Democratic Party (United States)
candidate = Ellen Tauscher (incumbent)
votes = 126,390
percentage = 75.59
Election box candidate with party link no change
party = Republican Party (United States)
candidate = Sonia E. Alonso Harden
votes = 40,807
percentage = 24.41
Election box invalid no change
votes = 24,148
percentage = 12.62
Election box total no change
votes = 191,345
percentage = 100.00
Election box turnout no change
percentage =
Election box hold with party link without swing
winner = Democratic Party (United States)

District 11

Election box winning candidate with party link no change
party = Republican Party (United States)
candidate = Richard Pombo (incumbent)
votes = 104,921
percentage = 60.31
Election box candidate with party link no change
party = Democratic Party (United States)
candidate = Elaine Shaw
votes = 69,035
percentage = 39.69
Election box invalid no change
votes = 103,414
percentage = 37.28
Election box total no change
votes = 277,370
percentage = 100.00
Election box turnout no change
percentage =
Election box hold with party link without swing
winner = Republican Party (United States)

District 12

Election box winning candidate with party link no change
party = Democratic Party (United States)
candidate = Tom Lantos (incumbent)
votes = 105,597
percentage = 68.13
Election box candidate with party link no change
party = Republican Party (United States)
candidate = Michael J. Moloney
votes = 38,381
percentage = 24.76
Election box candidate with party link no change
party = Libertarian Party (United States)
candidate = Maad Abu-Ghazalah
votes = 11,006
percentage = 7.10
Election box invalid no change
votes = 0
percentage = 0.00
Election box total no change
votes = 154,984
percentage = 100.00
Election box turnout no change
percentage =
Election box hold with party link without swing
winner = Democratic Party (United States)

District 13

Election box winning candidate with party link no change
party = Democratic Party (United States)
candidate = Pete Stark (incumbent)
votes = 86,495
percentage = 62.06
Election box candidate with party link no change
party = Republican Party (United States)
candidate = Syed R. Mahmood
votes = 44,499
percentage = 31.93
Election box candidate with party link no change
party = Libertarian Party (United States)
candidate = Mark W. Stroberg
votes = 3,703
percentage = 2.66
Election box candidate with party link no change
party = American Independent Party
candidate = Don J. Grundmann
votes = 2,772
percentage = 1.99
Election box candidate with party link no change
party = Reform Party (United States)
candidate = John J. Bambey
votes = 1,901
percentage = 1.36
Election box invalid no change
votes = 8,191
percentage = 5.55
Election box total no change
votes = 147,561
percentage = 100.00
Election box turnout no change
percentage =
Election box hold with party link without swing
winner = Democratic Party (United States)

District 14

Election box winning candidate with party link no change
party = Democratic Party (United States)
candidate = Anna Eshoo (incumbent)
votes = 117,055
percentage = 68.18
Election box candidate with party link no change
party = Republican Party (United States)
candidate = Joe Nixon
votes = 48,346
percentage = 28.16
Election box candidate with party link no change
party = Libertarian Party (United States)
candidate = Andrew B. Carver
votes = 6,277
percentage = 3.66
Election box invalid no change
votes = 43,430
percentage = 20.19
Election box total no change
votes = 215,108
percentage = 100.00
Election box turnout no change
percentage =
Election box hold with party link without swing
winner = Democratic Party (United States)

District 15

Election box winning candidate with party link no change
party = Democratic Party (United States)
candidate = Mike Honda (incumbent)
votes = 87,482
percentage = 65.77
Election box candidate with party link no change
party = Republican Party (United States)
candidate = Linda Rae Hermann
votes = 41,251
percentage = 31.01
Election box candidate with party link no change
party = Libertarian Party (United States)
candidate = Jeff Landauer
votes = 4,289
percentage = 3.22
Election box invalid no change
votes = 9,231
percentage = 6.49
Election box total no change
votes = 142,253
percentage = 100.00
Election box turnout no change
percentage =
Election box hold with party link without swing
winner = Democratic Party (United States)

District 16

Election box winning candidate with party link no change
party = Democratic Party (United States)
candidate = Zoe Lofgren (incumbent)
votes = 72,370
percentage = 67.02
Election box candidate with party link no change
party = Republican Party (United States)
candidate = Douglas Adams McNea
votes = 32,182
percentage = 29.80
Election box candidate with party link no change
party = Libertarian Party (United States)
candidate = Dennis Michael Umphress
votes = 3,434
percentage = 3.18
Election box invalid no change
votes = 8,357
percentage = 7.18
Election box total no change
votes = 116,353
percentage = 100.00
Election box turnout no change
percentage =
Election box hold with party link without swing
winner = Democratic Party (United States)

District 17

Election box winning candidate with party link no change
party = Democratic Party (United States)
candidate = Sam Farr (incumbent)
votes = 101,632
percentage = 68.07
Election box candidate with party link no change
party = Republican Party (United States)
candidate = Clint Engler
votes = 40,334
percentage = 27.02
Election box candidate with party link no change
party = Green Party (United States)
candidate = Ray Glock-Grueneich
votes = 4,885
percentage = 3.27
Election box candidate with party link no change
party = Libertarian Party (United States)
candidate = Jascha Lee
votes = 2,418
percentage = 1.62
Election box candidate no party in partisan race no change
candidate = Alan Shugart (write-in)
votes = 27
percentage = 0.02
Election box invalid no change
votes = 5,967
percentage = 3.84
Election box total no change
votes = 155,263
percentage = 100.00
Election box turnout no change
percentage =
Election box hold with party link without swing
winner = Democratic Party (United States)

District 18

Election box winning candidate with party link no change
party = Democratic Party (United States)
candidate = Dennis Cardoza
votes = 56,181
percentage = 51.26
Election box candidate with party link no change
party = Republican Party (United States)
candidate = Dick Monteith
votes = 47,528
percentage = 43.37
Election box candidate with party link no change
party = American Independent Party
candidate = Kevin H. Cripe
votes = 3,641
percentage = 3.32
Election box candidate with party link no change
party = Libertarian Party (United States)
candidate = Linda De Groat
votes = 2,194
percentage = 2.00
Election box candidate no party in partisan race no change
candidate = Donna Crowder (write-in)
votes = 49
percentage = 0.04
Election box invalid no change
votes = 4,879
percentage = 4.26
Election box total no change
votes = 114,472
percentage = 100.00
Election box turnout no change
percentage =
Election box hold with party link without swing
winner = Democratic Party (United States)

District 19

Election box winning candidate with party link no change
party = Republican Party (United States)
candidate = George Radanovich (incumbent)
votes = 106,209
percentage = 67.31
Election box candidate with party link no change
party = Democratic Party (United States)
candidate = John Veen
votes = 47,403
percentage = 30.04
Election box candidate with party link no change
party = Libertarian Party (United States)
candidate = Patrick Lee McHargue
votes = 4,190
percentage = 2.66
Election box invalid no change
votes = 8,296
percentage = 4.99
Election box total no change
votes = 166,098
percentage = 100.00
Election box turnout no change
percentage =
Election box hold with party link without swing
winner = Republican Party (United States)

District 20

Election box winning candidate with party link no change
party = Democratic Party (United States)
candidate = Cal Dooley (incumbent)
votes = 47,627
percentage = 63.70
Election box candidate with party link no change
party = Republican Party (United States)
candidate = Andre Minuth
votes = 25,628
percentage = 34.28
Election box candidate with party link no change
party = Libertarian Party (United States)
candidate = Varrin Swearingen
votes = 1,515
percentage = 2.03
Election box invalid no change
votes = 1,796
percentage = 2.35
Election box total no change
votes = 76,566
percentage = 100.00
Election box turnout no change
percentage =
Election box hold with party link without swing
winner = Democratic Party (United States)

District 21

Election box winning candidate with party link no change
party = Republican Party (United States)
candidate = Devin Nunes
votes = 87,544
percentage = 70.49
Election box candidate with party link no change
party = Democratic Party (United States)
candidate = David G. LaPere
votes = 32,584
percentage = 26.24
Election box candidate with party link no change
party = Libertarian Party (United States)
candidate = Jonathan Richter
votes = 4,070
percentage = 3.28
Election box invalid no change
votes = 5,223
percentage = 4.04
Election box total no change
votes = 129,421
percentage = 100.00
Election box turnout no change
percentage =
Template:Election box new seat win
winner = Republican Party (United States)

District 22

Election box winning candidate with party link no change
party = Republican Party (United States)
candidate = Bill Thomas (incumbent)
votes = 120,473
percentage = 73.33
Election box candidate with party link no change
party = Democratic Party (United States)
candidate = Jaime A. Corvera
votes = 38,988
percentage = 23.73
Election box candidate with party link no change
party = Libertarian Party (United States)
candidate = Frank Coates
votes = 4,824
percentage = 2.94
Election box invalid no change
votes = 2,495
percentage = 1.50
Election box total no change
votes = 166,780
percentage = 100.00
Election box turnout no change
percentage =
Election box hold with party link without swing
winner = Republican Party (United States)

District 23

Election box winning candidate with party link no change
party = Democratic Party (United States)
candidate = Lois Capps (incumbent)
votes = 95,752
percentage = 59.03
Election box candidate with party link no change
party = Republican Party (United States)
candidate = Beth Rogers
votes = 62,604
percentage = 38.59
Election box candidate with party link no change
party = Libertarian Party (United States)
candidate = James E. Hill
votes = 3,866
percentage = 2.38
Election box invalid no change
votes = 2,415
percentage = 1.47
Election box total no change
votes = 164,637
percentage = 100.00
Election box turnout no change
percentage =
Election box hold with party link without swing
winner = Democratic Party (United States)

District 24

Election box winning candidate with party link no change
party = Republican Party (United States)
candidate = Elton Gallegly (incumbent)
votes = 120,585
percentage = 65.18
Election box candidate with party link no change
party = Democratic Party (United States)
candidate = Fern Rudin
votes = 58,755
percentage = 31.76
Election box candidate with party link no change
party = Libertarian Party (United States)
candidate = Gary Harber
votes = 5,666
percentage = 3.06
Election box invalid no change
votes = 7,819
percentage = 4.05
Election box total no change
votes = 192,825
percentage = 100.00
Election box turnout no change
percentage =
Election box hold with party link without swing
winner = Republican Party (United States)

District 25

Election box winning candidate with party link no change
party = Republican Party (United States)
candidate = Howard McKeon (incumbent)
votes = 80,775
percentage = 64.97
Election box candidate with party link no change
party = Democratic Party (United States)
candidate = Bob Conaway
votes = 38,674
percentage = 31.10
Election box candidate with party link no change
party = Libertarian Party (United States)
candidate = Frank M. Consolo, Jr.
votes = 4,887
percentage = 3.93
Election box invalid no change
votes = 6,105
percentage = 4.68
Election box total no change
votes = 130,441
percentage = 100.00
Election box turnout no change
percentage =
Election box hold with party link without swing
winner = Republican Party (United States)

District 26

Election box winning candidate with party link no change
party = Republican Party (United States)
candidate = David Dreier (incumbent)
votes = 95,360
percentage = 63.77
Election box candidate with party link no change
party = Democratic Party (United States)
candidate = Marjorie Musser Mikels
votes = 50,081
percentage = 33.49
Election box candidate with party link no change
party = Libertarian Party (United States)
candidate = Randall Weissbuch
votes = 4,089
percentage = 2.73
Election box invalid no change
votes = 9,816
percentage = 6.16
Election box total no change
votes = 159,346
percentage = 100.00
Election box turnout no change
percentage =
Election box hold with party link without swing
winner = Republican Party (United States)

District 27

Election box winning candidate with party link no change
party = Democratic Party (United States)
candidate = Brad Sherman (incumbent)
votes = 79,815
percentage = 61.96
Election box candidate with party link no change
party = Republican Party (United States)
candidate = Robert M. Levy
votes = 48,996
percentage = 38.04
Election box invalid no change
votes = 10,561
percentage = 7.58
Election box total no change
votes = 139,372
percentage = 100.00
Election box turnout no change
percentage =
Election box hold with party link without swing
winner = Democratic Party (United States)

District 28

Election box winning candidate with party link no change
party = Democratic Party (United States)
candidate = Howard Berman (incumbent)
votes = 73,771
percentage = 71.40
Election box candidate with party link no change
party = Republican Party (United States)
candidate = David R. Hernandez, Jr.
votes = 23,926
percentage = 23.16
Election box candidate with party link no change
party = Libertarian Party (United States)
candidate = Kelley L. Ross
votes = 5,629
percentage = 5.45
Election box invalid no change
votes = 7,947
percentage = 7.14
Election box total no change
votes = 111,273
percentage = 100.00
Election box turnout no change
percentage =
Election box hold with party link without swing
winner = Democratic Party (United States)

District 29

Election box winning candidate with party link no change
party = Democratic Party (United States)
candidate = Adam Schiff (incumbent)
votes = 76,036
percentage = 62.56
Election box candidate with party link no change
party = Republican Party (United States)
candidate = Jim Scileppi
votes = 40,616
percentage = 33.42
Election box candidate with party link no change
party = Libertarian Party (United States)
candidate = Ted Brown
votes = 4,889
percentage = 4.02
Election box invalid no change
votes = 8,774
percentage = 6.73
Election box total no change
votes = 130,315
percentage = 100.00
Election box turnout no change
percentage =
Election box hold with party link without swing
winner = Democratic Party (United States)

District 30

Election box winning candidate with party link no change
party = Democratic Party (United States)
candidate = Henry Waxman (incumbent)
votes = 130,604
percentage = 70.37
Election box candidate with party link no change
party = Republican Party (United States)
candidate = Tony D. Goss
votes = 54,989
percentage = 29.63
Election box invalid no change
votes = 12,684
percentage = 6.40
Election box total no change
votes = 198,277
percentage = 100.00
Election box turnout no change
percentage =
Election box hold with party link without swing
winner = Democratic Party (United States)

District 31

Election box winning candidate with party link no change
party = Democratic Party (United States)
candidate = Xavier Becerra (incumbent)
votes = 54,569
percentage = 81.15
Election box candidate with party link no change
party = Republican Party (United States)
candidate = Luis Vega
votes = 12,674
percentage = 18.85
Election box invalid no change
votes = 5,635
percentage = 7.73
Election box total no change
votes = 72,878
percentage = 100.00
Election box turnout no change
percentage =
Election box hold with party link without swing
winner = Democratic Party (United States)

District 32

Election box winning candidate with party link no change
party = Democratic Party (United States)
candidate = Hilda Solis (incumbent)
votes = 58,530
percentage = 68.79
Election box candidate with party link no change
party = Republican Party (United States)
candidate = Emma E. Fischbeck
votes = 23,366
percentage = 27.46
Election box candidate with party link no change
party = Libertarian Party (United States)
candidate = Michael "Mick" McGuire
votes = 3,183
percentage = 3.74
Election box invalid no change
votes = 5,580
percentage = 6.15
Election box total no change
votes = 90,659
percentage = 100.00
Election box turnout no change
percentage =
Election box hold with party link without swing
winner = Democratic Party (United States)

District 33

Election box winning candidate with party link no change
party = Democratic Party (United States)
candidate = Diane Watson (incumbent)
votes = 97,779
percentage = 82.55
Election box candidate with party link no change
party = Republican Party (United States)
candidate = Andrew Kim
votes = 16,699
percentage = 14.10
Election box candidate with party link no change
party = Libertarian Party (United States)
candidate = Charles Tate
votes = 3,971
percentage = 3.35
Election box invalid no change
votes = 7,726
percentage = 6.12
Election box total no change
votes = 126,175
percentage = 100.00
Election box turnout no change
percentage =
Election box hold with party link without swing
winner = Democratic Party (United States)

District 34

Election box winning candidate with party link no change
party = Democratic Party (United States)
candidate = Lucille Roybal-Allard (incumbent)
votes = 48,734
percentage = 74.04
Election box candidate with party link no change
party = Republican Party (United States)
candidate = Wayne Miller
votes = 17,090
percentage = 25.96
Election box invalid no change
votes = 5,663
percentage = 7.92
Election box total no change
votes = 71,487
percentage = 100.00
Election box turnout no change
percentage =
Election box hold with party link without swing
winner = Democratic Party (United States)

District 35

Election box winning candidate with party link no change
party = Democratic Party (United States)
candidate = Maxine Waters (incumbent)
votes = 72,401
percentage = 77.51
Election box candidate with party link no change
party = Republican Party (United States)
candidate = Ross Moen
votes = 18,094
percentage = 19.37
Election box candidate with party link no change
party = American Independent Party
candidate = Gordon Michael Mego
votes = 2,912
percentage = 3.12
Election box invalid no change
votes = 5,724
percentage = 5.77
Election box total no change
votes = 99,131
percentage = 100.00
Election box turnout no change
percentage =
Election box hold with party link without swing
winner = Democratic Party (United States)

District 36

Election box winning candidate with party link no change
party = Democratic Party (United States)
candidate = Jane Harman (incumbent)
votes = 88,198
percentage = 61.35
Election box candidate with party link no change
party = Republican Party (United States)
candidate = Stuart Johnson
votes = 50,328
percentage = 35.01
Election box candidate with party link no change
party = Libertarian Party (United States)
candidate = Mark McSpadden
votes = 5,225
percentage = 3.63
Election box invalid no change
votes = 7,647
percentage = 5.05
Election box total no change
votes = 151,398
percentage = 100.00
Election box turnout no change
percentage =
Election box hold with party link without swing
winner = Democratic Party (United States)

District 37

Election box winning candidate with party link no change
party = Democratic Party (United States)
candidate = Juanita Millender-McDonald (inc.)
votes = 63,445
percentage = 72.92
Election box candidate with party link no change
party = Republican Party (United States)
candidate = Oscar A. Velasco
votes = 20,154
percentage = 23.16
Election box candidate with party link no change
party = Libertarian Party (United States)
candidate = Herb Peters
votes = 3,413
percentage = 3.92
Election box invalid no change
votes = 6,412
percentage = 6.86
Election box total no change
votes = 93,424
percentage = 100.00
Election box turnout no change
percentage =
Election box hold with party link without swing
winner = Democratic Party (United States)

District 38

Election box winning candidate with party link no change
party = Democratic Party (United States)
candidate = Grace Napolitano (incumbent)
votes = 62,600
percentage = 71.11
Election box candidate with party link no change
party = Republican Party (United States)
candidate = Alex A. Burrola
votes = 23,126
percentage = 26.27
Election box candidate with party link no change
party = Libertarian Party (United States)
candidate = Al Cuperus
votes = 2,301
percentage = 2.61
Election box invalid no change
votes = 6,225
percentage = 6.60
Election box total no change
votes = 94,252
percentage = 100.00
Election box turnout no change
percentage =
Election box hold with party link without swing
winner = Democratic Party (United States)

District 39

Election box winning candidate with party link no change
party = Democratic Party (United States)
candidate = Linda Sánchez
votes = 52,256
percentage = 54.81
Election box candidate with party link no change
party = Republican Party (United States)
candidate = Tim Escobar
votes = 38,925
percentage = 40.82
Election box candidate with party link no change
party = Libertarian Party (United States)
candidate = Richard G. Newhouse
votes = 4,165
percentage = 4.37
Election box invalid no change
votes = 5,625
percentage = 5.57
Election box total no change
votes = 100,971
percentage = 100.00
Election box turnout no change
percentage =
Election box gain with party link without swing
winner = Democratic Party (United States)
loser = Republican Party (United States)

District 40

Election box winning candidate with party link no change
party = Republican Party (United States)
candidate = Ed Royce (incumbent)
votes = 92,422
percentage = 67.64
Election box candidate with party link no change
party = Democratic Party (United States)
candidate = Christina Avalos
votes = 40,265
percentage = 29.47
Election box candidate with party link no change
party = Libertarian Party (United States)
candidate = Charles R. "Chuck" McGlawn
votes = 3,955
percentage = 2.89
Election box invalid no change
votes = 0
percentage = 0.00
Election box total no change
votes = 136,642
percentage = 100.00
Election box turnout no change
percentage =
Election box hold with party link without swing
winner = Republican Party (United States)

District 41

Election box winning candidate with party link no change
party = Republican Party (United States)
candidate = Jerry Lewis (incumbent)
votes = 91,326
percentage = 67.38
Election box candidate with party link no change
party = Democratic Party (United States)
candidate = Keith A. Johnson
votes = 40,155
percentage = 29.63
Election box candidate with party link no change
party = Libertarian Party (United States)
candidate = Kevin Craig
votes = 4,052
percentage = 2.99
Election box invalid no change
votes = 8,214
percentage = 5.71
Election box total no change
votes = 143,747
percentage = 100.00
Election box turnout no change
percentage =
Election box hold with party link without swing
winner = Republican Party (United States)

District 42

Election box winning candidate with party link no change
party = Republican Party (United States)
candidate = Gary Miller (incumbent)
votes = 98,476
percentage = 67.80
Election box candidate with party link no change
party = Democratic Party (United States)
candidate = Richard Waldron
votes = 42,090
percentage = 28.98
Election box candidate with party link no change
party = Libertarian Party (United States)
candidate = Donald Yee
votes = 4,680
percentage = 3.22
Election box invalid no change
votes = 3,507
percentage = 2.36
Election box total no change
votes = 148,753
percentage = 100.00
Election box turnout no change
percentage =
Election box hold with party link without swing
winner = Republican Party (United States)

District 43

Election box winning candidate with party link no change
party = Democratic Party (United States)
candidate = Joe Baca (incumbent)
votes = 45,374
percentage = 66.39
Election box candidate with party link no change
party = Republican Party (United States)
candidate = Wendy C. Neighbor
votes = 20,821
percentage = 30.47
Election box candidate with party link no change
party = Libertarian Party (United States)
candidate = Ethel M. Mohler
votes = 2,145
percentage = 3.14
Election box invalid no change
votes = 5,273
percentage = 7.16
Election box total no change
votes = 73,613
percentage = 100.00
Election box turnout no change
percentage =
Election box hold with party link without swing
winner = Democratic Party (United States)

District 44

Election box winning candidate with party link no change
party = Republican Party (United States)
candidate = Ken Calvert (incumbent)
votes = 76,686
percentage = 63.66
Election box candidate with party link no change
party = Democratic Party (United States)
candidate = Louis Vandenburg
votes = 38,021
percentage = 31.56
Election box candidate with party link no change
party = Green Party (United States)
candidate = Phill Courtney
votes = 5,756
percentage = 4.78
Election box invalid no change
votes = 0
percentage = 0.00
Election box total no change
votes = 120,463
percentage = 100.00
Election box turnout no change
percentage =
Election box hold with party link without swing
winner = Republican Party (United States)

District 45

Election box winning candidate with party link no change
party = Republican Party (United States)
candidate = Mary Bono (incumbent)
votes = 87,101
percentage = 65.23
Election box candidate with party link no change
party = Democratic Party (United States)
candidate = Elle K. Kurpiewski
votes = 43,692
percentage = 32.72
Election box candidate with party link no change
party = Libertarian Party (United States)
candidate = Rod Miller-Boyer
votes = 2,740
percentage = 2.05
Election box invalid no change
votes = 0
percentage = 0.00
Election box total no change
votes = 133,533
percentage = 100.00
Election box turnout no change
percentage =
Election box hold with party link without swing
winner = Republican Party (United States)

District 46

Election box winning candidate with party link no change
party = Republican Party (United States)
candidate = Dana Rohrabacher (incumbent)
votes = 108,807
percentage = 61.73
Election box candidate with party link no change
party = Democratic Party (United States)
candidate = Gerrie Schipske
votes = 60,890
percentage = 34.54
Election box candidate with party link no change
party = Libertarian Party (United States)
candidate = Keith Gann
votes = 6,488
percentage = 3.68
Election box candidate no party in partisan race no change
candidate = Thomas Lash (write-in)
votes = 80
percentage = 0.05
Election box invalid no change
votes = 3,310
percentage = 1.84
Election box total no change
votes = 179,575
percentage = 100.00
Election box turnout no change
percentage =
Election box hold with party link without swing
winner = Republican Party (United States)

District 47

Election box winning candidate with party link no change
party = Democratic Party (United States)
candidate = Loretta Sanchez (incumbent)
votes = 42,501
percentage = 60.56
Election box candidate with party link no change
party = Republican Party (United States)
candidate = Jeff Chavez
votes = 24,346
percentage = 34.69
Election box candidate with party link no change
party = Libertarian Party (United States)
candidate = Paul Marsden
votes = 2,944
percentage = 4.20
Election box candidate no party in partisan race no change
candidate = Kenneth Valenzuela Fisher (write-in)
votes = 382
percentage = 0.54
Election box candidate no party in partisan race no change
candidate = Michael J. Monge (write-in)
votes = 5
percentage = 0.01
Election box invalid no change
votes = 0
percentage = 0.00
Election box total no change
votes = 70,178
percentage = 100.00
Election box turnout no change
percentage =
Election box hold with party link without swing
winner = Democratic Party (United States)

District 48

Election box winning candidate with party link no change
party = Republican Party (United States)
candidate = Chris Cox (incumbent)
votes = 122,884
percentage = 68.44
Election box candidate with party link no change
party = Democratic Party (United States)
candidate = John Graham
votes = 51,058
percentage = 28.44
Election box candidate with party link no change
party = Libertarian Party (United States)
candidate = Joe Michael Cobb
votes = 5,607
percentage = 3.12
Election box invalid no change
votes = 0
percentage = 0.00
Election box total no change
votes = 179,549
percentage = 100.00
Election box turnout no change
percentage =
Election box hold with party link without swing
winner = Republican Party (United States)

District 49

Election box winning candidate with party link no change
party = Republican Party (United States)
candidate = Darrell Issa (incumbent)
votes = 94,594
percentage = 77.22
Election box candidate with party link no change
party = Libertarian Party (United States)
candidate = Karl W. Dietrich
votes = 26,891
percentage = 21.95
Election box candidate no party in partisan race no change
candidate = Michael P. Byron (write-in)
votes = 1,012
percentage = 0.83
Election box invalid no change
votes = 13,345
percentage = 9.82
Election box total no change
votes = 135,842
percentage = 100.00
Election box turnout no change
percentage =
Election box hold with party link without swing
winner = Republican Party (United States)

District 50

Election box winning candidate with party link no change
party = Republican Party (United States)
candidate = Duke Cunningham (incumbent)
votes = 111,095
percentage = 64.33
Election box candidate with party link no change
party = Democratic Party (United States)
candidate = George "Jorge" Barraza
votes = 55,855
percentage = 32.34
Election box candidate with party link no change
party = Libertarian Party (United States)
candidate = Richard M. Fontanesi
votes = 5,751
percentage = 3.33
Election box invalid no change
votes = 14,568
percentage = 7.78
Election box total no change
votes = 187,269
percentage = 100.00
Election box turnout no change
percentage =
Election box hold with party link without swing
winner = Republican Party (United States)

District 51

Election box winning candidate with party link no change
party = Democratic Party (United States)
candidate = Bob Filner (incumbent)
votes = 59,541
percentage = 57.93
Election box candidate with party link no change
party = Republican Party (United States)
candidate = Maria Guadalupe Garcia
votes = 40,430
percentage = 39.33
Election box candidate with party link no change
party = Libertarian Party (United States)
candidate = Jeffrey S. Keup
votes = 2,816
percentage = 2.74
Election box invalid no change
votes = 7,763
percentage = 7.02
Election box total no change
votes = 110,549
percentage = 100.00
Election box turnout no change
percentage =
Election box hold with party link without swing
winner = Democratic Party (United States)

District 52

Election box winning candidate with party link no change
party = Republican Party (United States)
candidate = Duncan Hunter (incumbent)
votes = 118,561
percentage = 70.15
Election box candidate with party link no change
party = Democratic Party (United States)
candidate = Peter Moore-Kochlacs
votes = 43,526
percentage = 25.75
Election box candidate with party link no change
party = Libertarian Party (United States)
candidate = Michael Benoit
votes = 6,923
percentage = 4.10
Election box invalid no change
votes = 12,916
percentage = 7.10
Election box total no change
votes = 181,926
percentage = 100.00
Election box turnout no change
percentage =
Election box hold with party link without swing
winner = Republican Party (United States)

District 53

Election box winning candidate with party link no change
party = Democratic Party (United States)
candidate = Susan Davis (incumbent)
votes = 72,252
percentage = 62.19
Election box candidate with party link no change
party = Republican Party (United States)
candidate = Bill VanDeWeghe
votes = 43,891
percentage = 37.78
Election box candidate no party in partisan race no change
candidate = Jim Dorenkott (write-in)
votes = 37
percentage = 0.03
Election box invalid no change
votes = 17,166
percentage = 12.87
Election box total no change
votes = 133,346
percentage = 100.00
Election box turnout no change
percentage =
Election box hold with party link without swing
winner = Democratic Party (United States)

References

* [http://sos.ca.gov/elections/sov/2002_general/congress.pdf 2002 General Election Returns for United States Congress]
* [http://www.joincalifornia.com/election/2002-11-05 California Elections Page]

External links

* [http://www.joincalifornia.com/page/8 California Legislative District Maps (1911-Present)]
* [http://ca.rand.org/stats/politics/sov/elect.defs.html RAND California Election Returns: District Definitions]

ee also

*108th United States Congress
*Political party strength in California
*Political party strength in U.S. states


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