The Green Papers: California 2003 Off Year Election
 
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Recall Election Governor: Tuesday 7 October 2003
Gubernatorial Transition: Monday 17 November 2003
Governor:1 
Senators:2(Electoral Classes 1 and 3)
2002-2010 Representatives:53(12.18% of 435)
2000 Census:33,930,798 (12.03% of 281,998,273)
Estimated Voting age population (November 2000):24,873,000
Registered Voters (November 2000):15,707,307
Capital:Sacramento
Tuesday 7 October 2003 polls close 8:00p PDT (0300 UTC)
 

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California State and Local Government


Monday 17 November 2003

Arnold Schwarzenegger sworn in as Governor of California.


Tuesday 7 October 2003 - California Gubernatorial Recall Election

California Governor Gray Davis will face a recall election today. In the first part of the ballot, voters will vote for or against the recall. In the second part, voters may select a replacement candidate from a list of 135 candidates and 28 certified write-ins.

If a majority (50% or more) of the voters vote "yes" on the first question, the replacement candidate who receives the most votes becomes Governor when the vote is certified (no later than 15 November 2003). The new Governor will serve the remainder of the current term (the chair is up for election 7 November 2006).

With 100% of the precincts reporting:

Shall GRAY DAVIS be recalled (removed) from the office of Governor?
Yes:55.4%
No:44.6%

Candidate to succeed GRAY DAVIS as Governor if he is recalled:
Arnold Schwarzenegger:48.7%
Cruz M. Bustamante:31.6%
Tom McClintock:13.4%
Peter Miguel Camejo:2.8%

Notes:
8:51pm PDT 7 October: McClintock conceded to Schwarzenegger.
9:50pm PDT 7 October: Gray Davis conceded to Schwarzenegger.
10:37pm PDT 7 October: Schwarzenegger Victory Speech.

 

Governor  4 year term, Election Cycle: 2002, 2006. Term Limit: 2 consecutive 4-year terms, All Governors

  Republican Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger
First elected: 7 October 2003 in a recall election to replace Governor Gary Davis.
Chair up for election: Tuesday 7 November 2006
The current Governor is NOT affected by a term limit.
  Candidate American Independent Diane Beal Templin
San Diego County. Attorney/Realtor/Businesswoman.
  Candidate Democrat Vik S. Bajwa
Sonoma County. Businessman/Father/Entrepreneur.
  Candidate Democrat Audie Elizabeth Bock
Alameda County. California State Assemblywoman District 16 1999-2000 (Green Party). Educator/Small Businesswoman.
  Candidate Democrat Art Brown
Los Angeles County. Film Writer/Director.
  Candidate Democrat Cruz M. Bustamante
Sacramento County. Mr. Bustamante is currently Lt. Governor.
  Candidate Democrat Robert Cullenbine
Santa Clara County. Anti-recall candidate. Retired Businessman.
  Candidate Democrat Bob Lynn Edwards
Alameda County. Attorney.
  Candidate Democrat Warren Farrell
San Diego County. Anti-recall candidate. Fathers' Issues Author
  Candidate Democrat Dan Feinstein
San Francisco County
  Candidate Democrat Larry Flynt
Los Angeles County. Hustler magazine publisher.
  Candidate Democrat Lorraine "Abner Zurd" Fontanes
Los Angeles County. Film maker.
  Candidate Democrat Diana Foss
Anti-recall candidate, Santa Clara County
  Candidate Democrat Gerold Lee Gorman
Contra Costa County. Engineer.
  Candidate Democrat James Henry Green
San Francisco County. Firefighter Paramedic/Nurse
  Candidate Democrat Garrett Gruener
Alameda County. High-tech Entreprenuer
  Candidate Democrat Joe Guzzardi
San Joaquin County. Teacher/Journalist
  Candidate Democrat Ralph A. Hernandez
Contra Costa County. District Attorney Inspector.
  Candidate Democrat Edward Thomas "Ed" Kennedy
Trinity County. Businessman/Educator.
  Candidate Democrat David E. Kessinger
Riverside County. Paralegal/Property Manager
  Candidate Democrat Kelly P. Kimball
Los Angeles County. Business Executive.
  Candidate Democrat Eric Korevaar
San Diego County. Anti-recall candidate. Scientist/Businessman.
  Candidate Democrat Dick Lane
Santa Clara County. Educator.
  Candidate Democrat Gary Leonard
Los Angeles County. Photojournalist/Author.
  Candidate Democrat Calvin Y. Louie
San Francisco County. Certified Public Accountant
  Candidate Democrat Frank A. Macaluso, Jr.
Tulare County. Physician/Medical Doctor.
  Candidate Democrat Paul "Chip" Mailander
San Diego County. Golf Professional
  Candidate Democrat Robert C. Mannheim
Los Angeles County. Retired Businessperson.
  Candidate Democrat Bruce Martin Margolin
Los Angeles County. Marijuana Legalization Attorney
  Candidate Democrat Paul Mariano
Contra Costa County. Attorney.
  Candidate Democrat Scott A. Mednick
Los Angeles County. Business Executive.
  Candidate Democrat Jonathan D. Miller
San Mateo County. Small Business Owner.
  Candidate Democrat John "Jack" Mortensen
Sacramento County. Contractor/Businessman.
  Candidate Democrat Paul James Nave
Marin County. Businessman/Prizefighter/Father
  Candidate Democrat Ronald Jason Palmieri
Los Angeles County. Gay Rights Attorney.
  Candidate Democrat Charles Chuck Pineda, Jr.
Sacramento County. State Hearing Officer.
  Candidate Democrat Bill Prady
Los Angeles County. Television Writer/Producer.
  Candidate Democrat Daniel C. "Danny" Ramirez
Imperial County. Businessman/Entrepreneur/Father
  Candidate Democrat Christopher Ranken
San Mateo County. Planning Commissioner.
  Candidate Democrat David Laughing Horse Robinson
Kern County. Tribal Chairman.
  Candidate Democrat Georgina "Georgy" Russell
Santa Clara County. Software Engineer.
  Candidate Democrat Darrin H. Scheidle
San Diego County. Businessman/Entrepreneur.
  Candidate Democrat Mike Schmier
Alameda County. Attorney.
  Candidate Democrat Christopher Sproul
San Francisco County. Anti-recall candidate. Environmental Agency.
  Candidate Democrat Lawrence Steven Strauss
Los Angeles County. Lawyer/Businessperson/Student
  Candidate Democrat Tim Sylvester
Santa Cruz County. Anti-recall candidate. Entrepreneur.
  Candidate Democrat A. Lavar Taylor
Orange County. Tax Attorney.
  Candidate Democrat Marc Valdez
Sacramento County. Air Pollution Scientist.
  Candidate Democrat William B. "Bill" Vaughn
Contra Costa County. Structural Engineer.
  Candidate Democrat Jim Weir
Nevada County. Community College Teacher.
  Candidate Democrat Lingel H. Winters
Alameda County. Consumer Business Attorney.
  Candidate Democrat Michael J. Wozniak
Alameda County. Retired Police Officer.
  Candidate Green Peter Miguel Camejo
Sacramento County. Financial Investment Advisor. Green Gubernatorial candidate in 2002.
  Candidate Green Ivan Alexander Hall, III
Shasta County. Custom Denture Manufacturer
  Candidate Green Maurice Walker
Alameda County. Real Estate Appraiser.
  Candidate Green Daniel T. Watts
Santa Clara County. College Student.
  Candidate Independent Brooke Adams
Orange County. Business Executive
  Candidate Independent . Angelyne
Los Angeles County. Entertainer.
  Candidate Independent Mohammad Arif
Los Angeles County. Businessman.
  Candidate Independent Badi Badiozammani
San Diego County. Entrepreneur/Author/Executive.
  Candidate Independent Joel Britton
Los Angeles County. Retired Meat Packer.
  Candidate Independent John Christopher Burton
Los Angeles County. Civil Rights Lawyer
  Candidate Independent Michael Cheli
Sonoma County. Businessman.
  Candidate Independent Gary Coleman
Alameda County. Former child actor.
  Candidate Independent Mary "Mary Carey" Cook
Los Angeles County. Adult Film Actress.
  Withdrawn Independent Scott Winfield Davis - withdrew
Santa Clara County. Business Owner. Withdrew 20 August 2003. Mr. Davis is suspect in a 1996 Atlanta, Georgia homicide. Reference: KNBC Los Angeles News Item.
  Candidate Independent Ronald J. Friedman
Los Angeles County. Physician.
  Candidate Independent Leo Gallagher
Los Angeles County. Comedian.
  Candidate Independent Jack Loyd Grisham
Orange County. Musician/Laborer
  Candidate Independent Sara Ann Hanlon
Los Angeles County. Businesswoman.
  Candidate Independent C. Stephen Henderson
Monterey County. Teacher.
  Withdrawn Independent Arianna Huffington - withdrew
Los Angeles County. Author/Columnist/Mother. Withdrew 30 September 2003. Mrs. Huffington has urged her supporters to vote against the recall. Reference: KNBC TV Los Angeles.
  Candidate Independent Trek Thunder Kelly
Los Angeles County. Business Executive/Artist.
  Candidate Independent Jerome "Jerry" Kunzman
Contra Costa County. Chief Executive Officer
  Candidate Independent Todd Richard Lewis
Los Angeles County. Businessman.
  Candidate Independent Mike P. McCarthy
San Luis Obispo County. Used Car Dealer.
  Candidate Independent Robert "Bob" McClain
Alameda County. Civil Engineer
  Candidate Independent Darryl L. Mobley
Contra Costa County. Businessman/Entrepreneur.
  Candidate Independent Leonard Padilla
Sacramento County. Law School President.
  Candidate Independent Jeff Rainforth
Sacramento County. Marketing Coordinator.
  Candidate Independent Kurt E. Rightmyer
Los Angeles County. Middleweight Sumo Wrestler.
  Candidate Independent Sharon Rushford
Santa Clara County. Businesswoman.
  Candidate Independent George B. Schwartzman
San Diego County. Businessman.
  Candidate Independent Richard J. Simmons
Los Angeles County. Attorney/Businessperson.
  Candidate Independent B. E. Smith
Trinity County. Lecturer.
  Candidate Independent Patricia G. Tilley
Sacramento County. Attorney.
  Candidate Independent Brian Tracy
San Diego County. Businessman/Consultant.
  Candidate Independent Nathan Whitecloud Walton
San Diego County. Student.
  Candidate Libertarian Ken Hamidi
Sacramento County. State Tax Officer
  Candidate Libertarian John J. "Jack" Hickey
Butte County. Healthcare District Director.
  Candidate Libertarian Ned Fenton Roscoe
Napa County. Cigarette Retailer.
  Candidate Natural Law Iris Adam
Orange County. Business Analyst.
  Candidate Natural Law Darin Price
Humboldt County. University Chemistry Instructor.
  Candidate Peace and Freedom C. T. Weber
Sacramento County. Labor Official/Analyst
  Candidate Republican . Alex-St. James
Los Angeles County. Public Policy Strategist
  Candidate Republican Douglas Anderson
Ventura County. Mortgage Broker.
  Candidate Republican John W. Beard
Los Angeles County. Businessman.
  Candidate Republican Ed Beyer
Orange County. Chief Operations Officer.
  Candidate Republican Vip Bhola
Los Angeles County. Attorney/Businessowner.
  Candidate Republican Cheryl Bly-Chester
Placer County. Businesswoman/Environmental Engineer
  Candidate Republican Todd Carson
Orange County. Real Estate Developer.
  Candidate Republican William S. "Bill" Chambers
Placer County. Railroad Switchman/Brakeman.
  Candidate Republican D. "Logan Darrow" Clements
Los Angeles County. Businessman.
  Candidate Republican Robert A. "Butch" Dole
Santa Clara County. Small Business Owner.
  Candidate Republican Gene Forte
Monterey County. Executive Recruiter/Entrepreneur.
  Candidate Republican Richard Andrew "Rich" Gosse
Marin County. Educator.
  Candidate Republican Jim Hoffmann
San Joaquin County
  Candidate Republican S. Issa
Los Angeles County. Engineer.
  Candidate Republican Michael Jackson
Los Angeles County. Satellite Project Manager
  Candidate Republican Stephen L. Knapp
Santa Clara County. Engineer.
  Candidate Republican Gino Martorana
Fresno County. Restaurant Owner.
  Candidate Republican Tom McClintock
Ventura County. Republican State Senator.
  Candidate Republican Dennis Duggan McMahon
San Francisco County. Banker.
  Candidate Republican Mike McNeilly
Los Angeles County. Artist.
  Candidate Republican Carl A. Mehr
San Diego County. Businessman.
  Candidate Republican Jeffrey L. Mock
Los Angeles County. Business Owner.
  Candidate Republican Dorene Musilli
Sonoma County. Parent/Educator/Businesswoman
  Candidate Republican Robert C. Newman, II
Riverside County. Psychologist/Farmer
  Candidate Republican Gregory J. Pawlik
Los Angeles County. Realtor/Businessman.
  Candidate Republican Heather Peters
Los Angeles County. Mediator.
  Candidate Republican Bryan Quinn
Santa Clara County. Businessman.
  Candidate Republican Reva Renee Renz
Orange County. Small Business Owner.
  Candidate Republican Daniel W. Richards
San Bernardino County. Businessman.
  Candidate Republican Kevin Richter
San Joaquin County. Information Technology Mananger.
  Candidate Republican Jamie Rosemary Safford
Placer County. Business Owner.
  Candidate Republican Donald Ronald Sams
Agoura Hills. Businessman/Producer/Writer.
  Elected Republican Arnold Schwarzenegger
Los Angeles County. Actor/Businessman.
  Withdrawn Republican Bill Simon - withdrew
Los Angeles County. Republican Gubernatorial candidate 2002. Businessman. Mr. Simon withdrew his candidacy on 23 August 2003.
  Candidate Republican Randall D. Sprague
Sacramento County. Discrimination Complaint Investigator.
  Candidate Republican William Tsangares
Los Angeles County. Businessperson.
  Withdrawn Republican Peter V. Ueberroth - withdrew
Withdrew 9 September 2003. Los Angeles County. Former baseball commissioner. Businessman.
  Candidate Republican James M. Vandeventer, Jr.
Los Angeles County. Salesman/Businessman.
  Candidate Republican Paul W. Vann
Orange County. Financial Planner.
  Candidate Republican Van Vo
Orange County. Radio Producer/Businessman.
  Candidate Republican Chuck Walker
Santa Cruz County. Business Intelligence Analyst.
  Candidate Republican Jon W. Zellhoefer
Tecopa. Energy Consultant/Entrepreneur.
  Candidate Write-In . (Alphabetical list of 28 certified write-in candidates and their alternative names)
DONNIE ADLEN (Democrat); THOMAS "TOM" BENIGNO (Independent); HARRY WILLIAM BRAUN (Democrat); CHRISTY CASSEL (Independent); R. CHARLIE CHADWICK [aka: R. Charlie Chadwick, Charlie Chadwick, Charlie Chaplin, Charlie Chadwich, Chad, R. Charley Chadwick, Charley Chadwick, Charley Chaplin, Charley Chadwich, R. Charles Chadwick, Charles Chadwick, Charles Chaplin, Charles Chadwich, R. Chuck Chadwick, Chuck Chadwick, Chuck Chaplin, Chuck Chadwich, Go-Chad] (Independent); SHIRLEY COLY (Independent); PAULINE COOPER (Democrat); JANE H. DAWSON (Democrat); JASON ALAN GASTRICH (Republican); ROBERT D. GIBB [aka: Bob Gibb, Robert Gibb] (Democrat); YANCEY HAWKINS [aka: Yancy Hawkins, Y.H., Yancey, Yancy, Hawkins, Hawk] (Independent); CHARLES J. HENNEGAN (Republican); JACQUES-ANDRE ISTEL [aka: JAI] (Republican); MONTY MANIBOG (Democrat); CHRISTIAN F. MEISTER [aka: Master, Miester, Myster, Chris, Chris Master, Chris Miester, Chris Myster, Christian Master, Christian Miester, Christian Myster] (Democrat); VINCENT PALLAVER (Independent); LINCOLN PICKARD (Democrat); RUTH ANSON SOWBY (Republican); MATHILDA KAREL SPAK (Independent); RONALD W. SPANGLER (Independent); BILL THILL (Democrat); LYNDA L. TOTH (Democrat); JIM "POORMAN" TRENTON [aka: Poorman, Poor Man, James Trenton, Jim Trenton, Poorman Trenton, The Poorman, The Poor Man, James "Poorman" Trenton] (Republican); PAUL WALTON (Independent); DONALD P. WANG [aka: Donald Wang, Don Wang, D. Wang, D.P. Wang, Wang, The Wang, Wangster] (Republican); WIGNES K. WARREN (Democrat); JURLENE JEANNE KOKOA WHITE [aka: Jurlene Jeanne White, Jurlene J. Kokoa White, Jeri-Kokoa White, Jeri White, Kokoa White, Coco White, Jeanne White, Jean White] (Democrat); JOEL WIRTH (Republican).
 

Governor Gary Davis was first elected in 1998, re-elected in 2002, and recalled Tuesday 7 October 2003. Mr. Davis served as Governor until Arnold Schwarzenegger was sworn in on Monday 17 November 2003.

California Governor Gray Davis will face a recall election on 7 October 2003. In the first part of the ballot, voters will vote for or against the recall. In the second part, the voter may select a replacement candidate. If a majority (50% or more) of the voters vote "yes" on the first question, the replacement candidate who receives the most votes becomes Governor when the vote is certified (no later than 15 November 2003) and will serve the remainder of the current term (the chair is up for election 7 November 2006).

Brief Background Piece about
CALIFORNIA RECALL ELECTION PROVISIONS

Time Line:

  • Wednesday 23 July 2003: 1,356,408 (in excess of 100%) of the necessary 897,158 petition signatures have been verified by Secretary of State Kevin Shelley. The recall has qualified for the ballot. Official reference: California Secretary of State - Recall FAQS / Signature Update.
  • Thursday 24 July 2003: Lt. Gov. Cruz Bustamante has set Tuesday 7 October 2003 as the date for the gubernatorial recall election in California.
  • Saturday 9 August 2003: Filing deadline for replacement candidates [filing requirements: 65 nomination signatures, a $3,500 filing fee (or 10,000 signatures in lieu of the fee)]. The last day for write-in candidates to file is 23 September.
  • Monday 11 August 2003: Candidate Ballot order. The order that names appear on the ballot are rotated by Assembly district, starting with Assembly District 1. The order in District 1 is R, W, Q, O, J, M, V, A, H, B, S, G, Z, X, N, T, C, I, E, K, U, P, D, Y, F, L. In Assembly District 2, the candidate who appeared first in Assembly District 1 drops to the bottom and the other candidates move up one position and so on throughout the 80 districts.
  • Ballot access update as of Wednesday 13 August 2003: The Secretary of State has issued a certified list of 135 candidates who have qualifed for the statewide Special Election. Official reference: Candidate Status Report.
  • Monday 15 September 2003: A three-judge panel of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit issues an injunction against the California Gubernatorial Recall Election.
  • Friday 19 September 2003: An en banc panel of 11 judges of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit will convene on Monday 22 September 2003, to hear oral argument re: reviewing the decision of a three-judge Federal appellate panel which had resulted in the issuance of an injunction against the holding of the California Gubernatorial Recall Election on Tuesday 7 October 2003 as originally scheduled.
  • Tuesday 23 September 2003: An en banc panel of 11 judges of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit has reinstated the gubernatorial recall election.
  • Tuesday 7 October 2003: California Gubernatorial Recall Election. Results: Shall GRAY DAVIS be recalled (removed) from the office of Governor? Yes: 55.4%, No: 44.6%; Candidate to succeed GRAY DAVIS as Governor if he is recalled: Arnold Schwarzenegger: 48.7%, Cruz M. Bustamante: 31.6%, Tom McClintock: 13.4%, Peter Miguel Camejo: 2.8%.
  • Monday 17 November 2003: Governor-elect Arnold Schwarzenegger's sworn in as Governor.

Partisan sites (in alphabetical order): http://www.GreensAgainstTheRecall.com, http://www.recallgraydavis.com, http://www.RepublicansAgainstTheRecall.com, http://www.RescueCalifornia.com/, http://www.run-for-governor.org/, http://www.StopIssa.org, http://www.StopTheRecall.com.


Lieutenant Governor  4 year term, Election Cycle: 2002, 2006

  Democrat Cruz M. Bustamante
First elected: 1998; re-elected: 2002
Seat up for election: Tuesday 7 November 2006

Secretary of State  4 year term, Election Cycle: 2002, 2006

  Democrat Kevin Shelley
First elected: 2002
Seat up for election: Tuesday 7 November 2006

Controller  4 year term, Election Cycle: 2002, 2006

  Democrat Steve Westly
First elected: 2002
Seat up for election: Tuesday 7 November 2006

Treasurer  4 year term, Election Cycle: 2002, 2006

  Democrat Philip Angelides
First elected: 1998; re-elected: 2002
Seat up for election: Tuesday 7 November 2006

Attorney General  4 year term, Election Cycle: 2002, 2006

  Democrat Bill Lockyer
First elected: 1998; re-elected: 2002
Seat up for election: Tuesday 7 November 2006

Insurance Commissioner  4 year term, Election Cycle: 2002, 2006

  Democrat John Garamendi
First elected: 2002 (previously elected 1990)
Seat up for election: Tuesday 7 November 2006

Superintendent of Public Instruction  4 year term, Election Cycle: 2002, 2006

  No Party Affiliation Jack T. O'Connell
First elected: 2002
Seat up for election: Tuesday 7 November 2006

Senate  6 year term. No Term Limit. 108th Senate  Senate Electoral Classes

Class 1 Democrat Senator Dianne Feinstein
First elected to finish out the term in a Special Election: 1992 [held to fill vacancy caused by the resignation of Senator Pete Wilson (Republican): 7 January 1991- which John Seymour (Republican) had been appointed by Governor Pete Wilson (Republican) to fill, 10 January 1991];
Elected to full term: 1994; re-elected 2000
Seat up for election: Tuesday 7 November 2006

Class 3 Democrat Senator Barbara Boxer
First elected: 1992; re-elected: 1998
[also served in U.S. House- elected: 1982, 1984, 1986, 1988, 1990]
Seat up for election: Tuesday 2 November 2004
  Candidate Republican (pending)
Possible candidates: U.S. Treasurer Rosario Marin (1 April 2003); State Assemblyman Tony Strickland (17 August 2003)

108th House of Representatives  2 year term, Election Cycle 2002, 2004. No Term Limit. 108th House
Partisan Composition (primary disposition):
33 Democrats (33 Undetermined);
20 Republicans (20 Undetermined)

CD 1 Democrat Congressman Mike Thompson
First elected: 1998
Seat up for election: Tuesday 2 November 2004

CD 2 Republican Congressman Wally Herger
First elected: 1986
Seat up for election: Tuesday 2 November 2004

CD 3 Republican Congressman Doug Ose
First elected: 1998
Seat up for election: Tuesday 2 November 2004
May 2003: Congressman Ose announced that he would not run for re-election in 2004.

CD 4 Republican Congressman John T. Doolittle
First elected: 1990
Seat up for election: Tuesday 2 November 2004

CD 5 Democrat Congressman Robert T. Matsui
First elected: 1978
Seat up for election: Tuesday 2 November 2004

CD 6 Democrat Congressman Lynn Woolsey
First elected: 1992
Seat up for election: Tuesday 2 November 2004

CD 7 Democrat Congressman George Miller
First elected: 1974
Seat up for election: Tuesday 2 November 2004

CD 8 Democrat Congressman Nancy Pelosi
First elected: 2 June 1987- in Special Election re: death of Congressman Sala Burton, 1 February 1987
Seat up for election: Tuesday 2 November 2004

CD 9 Democrat Congressman Barbara Lee
First elected: 7 April 1998- in Special Election re: resignation of Congressman Ronald Dellums, 6 February 1998
Seat up for election: Tuesday 2 November 2004

CD 10 Democrat Congressman Ellen O. Tauscher
First elected: 1996
Seat up for election: Tuesday 2 November 2004

CD 11 Republican Congressman Richard W. Pombo
First elected: 1992
Seat up for election: Tuesday 2 November 2004

CD 12 Democrat Congressman Tom Lantos
First elected: 1980
Seat up for election: Tuesday 2 November 2004

CD 13 Democrat Congressman Fortney "Pete" Stark
First elected: 1972
Seat up for election: Tuesday 2 November 2004

CD 14 Democrat Congressman Anna G. Eshoo
First elected: 1992
Seat up for election: Tuesday 2 November 2004

CD 15 Democrat Congressman Michael M. "Mike" Honda
First elected: 2000
Seat up for election: Tuesday 2 November 2004

CD 16 Democrat Congressman Zoe Lofgren
First elected: 1994
Seat up for election: Tuesday 2 November 2004

CD 17 Democrat Congressman Sam Farr
First elected: 8 June 1993- in Special Election re: resignation of Congressman Leon Panetta, 21 January 1993
Seat up for election: Tuesday 2 November 2004

CD 18 Democrat Congressman Dennis A. Cardoza
First elected: 2002
Seat up for election: Tuesday 2 November 2004

CD 19 Republican Congressman George P. Radanovich
First elected: 1994
Seat up for election: Tuesday 2 November 2004

CD 20 Democrat Congressman Calvin "Cal" Dooley
First elected: 1990
Seat up for election: Tuesday 2 November 2004
On 2 September 2003, seven-term Democratic Representative Cal Dooley announced that he will not seek re-election.

CD 21 Republican Congressman Devin Nunes
First elected: 2002
Seat up for election: Tuesday 2 November 2004

CD 22 Republican Congressman Bill Thomas
First elected: 1978
Seat up for election: Tuesday 2 November 2004

CD 23 Democrat Congressman Lois Capps
First elected: 10 March 1998- in Special Election re: death of Congressman Walter Capps, 28 October 1997
Seat up for election: Tuesday 2 November 2004

CD 24 Republican Congressman Elton Gallegly
First elected: 1986
Seat up for election: Tuesday 2 November 2004

CD 25 Republican Congressman Howard P. "Buck" McKeon
First elected: 1992
Seat up for election: Tuesday 2 November 2004

CD 26 Republican Congressman David Dreier
First elected: 1980
Seat up for election: Tuesday 2 November 2004

CD 27 Democrat Congressman Brad Sherman
First elected: 1996
Seat up for election: Tuesday 2 November 2004

CD 28 Democrat Congressman Howard L. Berman
First elected: 1982
Seat up for election: Tuesday 2 November 2004

CD 29 Democrat Congressman Adam B. Schiff
First elected: 2000
Seat up for election: Tuesday 2 November 2004

CD 30 Democrat Congressman Henry A. Waxman
First elected: 1974
Seat up for election: Tuesday 2 November 2004

CD 31 Democrat Congressman Xavier Becerra
First elected: 1992
Seat up for election: Tuesday 2 November 2004

CD 32 Democrat Congressman Hilda L. Solis
First elected: 2000
Seat up for election: Tuesday 2 November 2004

CD 33 Democrat Congressman Diane E. Watson
First elected: 5 June 2001- in a Special Election re: death of Congressman Julian Dixon, 8 December 2000.
Seat up for election: Tuesday 2 November 2004

CD 34 Democrat Congressman Lucille Roybal-Allard
First elected: 1992
Seat up for election: Tuesday 2 November 2004

CD 35 Democrat Congressman Maxine Waters
First elected: 1990
Seat up for election: Tuesday 2 November 2004

CD 36 Democrat Congressman Jane Harman
Returned to House: 2000 (First elected: 1992 and served three terms before being defeated for re-election, 1998)
Seat up for election: Tuesday 2 November 2004

CD 37 Democrat Congressman Juanita Millender-McDonald
First elected: 26 March 1996- in Special Election re: the resignation of Congressman Walter Tucker, 15 December 1995
Seat up for election: Tuesday 2 November 2004

CD 38 Democrat Congressman Grace Flores Napolitano
First elected: 1998
Seat up for election: Tuesday 2 November 2004

CD 39 Democrat Congressman Linda T. Sanchez
First elected: 2002
Seat up for election: Tuesday 2 November 2004

CD 40 Republican Congressman Edward R. Royce
First elected: 1992
Seat up for election: Tuesday 2 November 2004

CD 41 Republican Congressman Jerry Lewis
First elected: 1978
Seat up for election: Tuesday 2 November 2004

CD 42 Republican Congressman Gary G. Miller
First elected: 1998
Seat up for election: Tuesday 2 November 2004

CD 43 Democrat Congressman Joe Baca
First elected: 16 November 1999- in Special Election re: death of Congressman George Brown, 15 July 1999
Seat up for election: Tuesday 2 November 2004

CD 44 Republican Congressman Ken Calvert
First elected: 1992
Seat up for election: Tuesday 2 November 2004

CD 45 Republican Congressman Mary Bono
First elected: 7 April 1998- in Special Election re: death of Congressman Sonny Bono, 5 January 1998
Seat up for election: Tuesday 2 November 2004

CD 46 Republican Congressman Dana Rohrabacher
First elected: 1988
Seat up for election: Tuesday 2 November 2004

CD 47 Democrat Congressman Loretta Sanchez
First elected: 1996
Seat up for election: Tuesday 2 November 2004

CD 48 Republican Congressman Christopher Cox
First elected: 1988
Seat up for election: Tuesday 2 November 2004

CD 49 Republican Congressman Darrell Issa
First elected: 2000
Seat up for election: Tuesday 2 November 2004
Running for Governor in the 7 October 2003 recall election.

CD 50 Republican Congressman Randy "Duke" Cunningham
First elected: 1990
Seat up for election: Tuesday 2 November 2004

CD 51 Democrat Congressman Bob Filner
First elected: 1992
Seat up for election: Tuesday 2 November 2004

CD 52 Republican Congressman Duncan Hunter
First elected: 1980
Seat up for election: Tuesday 2 November 2004

CD 53 Democrat Congressman Susan A. Davis
First elected: 2000
Seat up for election: Tuesday 2 November 2004

2002-2010 Congressional Districts  2002-2010 CDs

CALIFORNIA
Congressional Districts re: Counties

California has 58 Counties and 53 Congressional Districts:
34 counties are wholly within a congressional district;
24 counties are divided among more than one congressional district.

NOTE: Congressional District numbers in boldface indicate CDs that are wholly contained within the county with which they are listed

 
County District(s)
Alameda CDs 9, 10, 11 & 13
Alpine CD 3
Amador CD 3
Butte CDs 2 & 4
Calaveras CD 3
Colusa CD 2
Contra Costa CDs 7, 10 & 11
Del Norte CD 1
El Dorado CD 4
Fresno CDs 18, 19, 20 & 21
Glenn CD 2
Humboldt CD 1
Imperial CD 51
Inyo CD 25
Kern CDs 20 & 22
Kings CD 20
Lake CD 1
Lassen CD 4
Los Angeles CDs 22, 25, 26, 27, 28, 29, 30, 31, 32, 33, 34, 35, 36, 37, 38, 39, 42 & 46
Madera CDs 18 & 19
Marin CD 6
Mariposa CD 19
Mendocino CD 1
Merced CD 18
Modoc CD 4
Mono CD 25
Monterey CD 17
Napa CD 1
Nevada CD 4
Orange CDs 40, 42, 44, 46, 47, 48
Placer CD 4
Plumas CD 4
Riverside CDs 41, 44, 45 & 49
Sacramento CDs 3, 4, 5 & 10
San Benito CD 17
San Bernardino CDs 25, 26, 41, 42 & 43
San Diego CDs 49, 50, 51, 52 & 53
San Francisco (coterminous with the city of San Francisco) CDs 8 & 12
San Joaquin CDs 11 & 18
San Luis Obispo CDs 22 & 23
San Mateo CDs 12 & 14
Santa Barbara CDs 23 & 24
Santa Clara CDs 11, 14, 15 & 16
Santa Cruz CDs 14 & 17
Shasta CD 2
Sierra CD 4
Siskiyou CD 2
Solano CDs 3, 7 & 10
Sonoma CDs 1 & 6
Stanislaus CDs 18 & 19
Sutter CD 2
Tehama CD 2
Trinity CD 2
Tulare CD 21
Tuolumne CD 19
Ventura CDs 23 & 24
Yolo CDs 1 & 2
Yuba CD 2

 


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