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United States House of Representatives elections in California, 1988

 

United States House of Representatives elections in California, 1988

United States House of Representatives elections in California, 1988

November 8, 1988 (1988-11-08)

All 45 California seats to the United States House of Representatives
  Majority party Minority party
 
Party Democratic Republican
Last election 27 18
Seats won 27 18
Seat change Steady Steady
Popular vote 4,944,646 4,173,715
Percentage 52.71% 44.49%

Election results by district

The United States House of Representatives elections in California, 1988 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 8, 1988. No districts switched parties, so the delegation remained at 27 Democrats and 18 Republicans.

Overview

United States HoR elections in California, 1988
Party Votes % Seats
Democratic 4,944,646 52.71% 27
Republican 4,173,715 44.49% 18
Libertarian 170,100 1.81% 0
Peace and Freedom 82,931 0.88% 0
American Independent 7,947 0.08% 0
Write-ins 1,901 0.02% 0
Totals 9,381,240 100.00% 45

Results

Final results from the Clerk of the House of Representatives: [1]

District 1District 2District 3District 4District 5District 6District 7District 8District 9District 10District 11District 12District 13District 14
District 15District 16District 17District 18District 19District 20District 21District 22District 23District 24District 25District 26District 27
District 28District 29District 30District 31District 32District 33District 34District 35District 36District 37District 38District 39District 40
District 41District 42District 43District 44District 45

District 1

California's 1st congressional district election, 1988
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Douglas H. Bosco (incumbent) 159,815 62.88
Republican Samuel "Mark" Vanderbilt 72,189 28.40
Peace and Freedom Eric Fried 22,150 8.72
Total votes 254,154 100.00
Voter turnout %
Democratic hold

District 2

California's 2nd congressional district election, 1988
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Wally Herger (incumbent) 139,010 58.82
Democratic Wayne R. Meyer 91,088 38.54
Libertarian Harry Hugh "Doc" Pendery 6,253 2.65
Total votes 236,351 100.00
Voter turnout %
Republican hold

District 3

California's 3rd congressional district election, 1988
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Robert Matsui (incumbent) 183,470 71.18
Republican Lowell Patrick Landowski 74,296 28.82
Total votes 257,766 100.00
Voter turnout %
Democratic hold

District 4

California's 4th congressional district election, 1988
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Vic Fazio (incumbent) 181,184 99.28
No party Write-ins 1,306 0.72%
Total votes 182,490 100.00
Voter turnout %
Democratic hold

District 5

California's 5th congressional district election, 1988
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Nancy Pelosi (incumbent) 133,530 76.41
Republican Bruce Michael O'Neill 33,692 19.28
Peace and Freedom Theodore Adrian "Ted" Zuur 3,975 2.27
Libertarian Sam Grove 3,561 2.04
Total votes 174,758 100.00
Voter turnout %
Democratic hold

District 6

California's 6th congressional district election, 1988
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Barbara Boxer (incumbent) 176,645 73.35
Republican William Quinby Steinmetz 64,174 26.65
Total votes 240,819 100.00
Voter turnout %
Democratic hold

District 7

California's 7th congressional district election, 1988
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic incumbent) 170,006 68.42
Republican Jean Last 78,478 31.58
Total votes 248,484 100.00
Voter turnout %
Democratic hold

District 8

California's 8th congressional district election, 1988
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Ronald Dellums (incumbent) 163,221 66.57
Republican John J. Cuddihy, Jr. 76,531 31.21
Peace and Freedom Tom Condit 5,444 2.22
Total votes 245,196 100.00
Voter turnout %
Democratic hold

District 9

California's 9th congressional district election, 1988
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Pete Stark (incumbent) 152,866 72.96
Republican Howard Hertz 56,656 27.04
Total votes 209,522 100.00
Voter turnout %
Democratic hold

District 10

California's 10th congressional district election, 1988
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Don Edwards (incumbent) 142,500 86.21
Libertarian Kennita Watson 22,801 13.79
Total votes 165,301 100.00
Voter turnout %
Democratic hold

District 11

California's 11th congressional district election, 1988
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Tom Lantos (incumbent) 145,484 70.96
Republican Bill Quarishi 50,050 24.41
Libertarian Bill Wade 4,683 2.28
Peace and Freedom Victor Martinez 2,906 1.42
American Independent Nicholas W. Kudrovzeff 1,893 0.92
Total votes 205,016 100.00
Voter turnout %
Democratic hold

District 12

California's 12th congressional district election, 1988
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Tom Campbell 136,384 51.67
Democratic Anna Eshoo 121,523 46.04
Libertarian Tom Grey 6,023 2.28
Total votes 263,930 100.00
Voter turnout %
Republican hold

District 13

California's 13th congressional district election, 1988
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Norm Mineta (incumbent) 143,980 67.12
Republican Luke Somner 63,959 29.81
Libertarian John H. Webster 6,583 3.07
Total votes 214,522 100.00
Voter turnout %
Democratic hold

District 14

California's 14th congressional district election, 1988
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Norman D. Shumway (incumbent) 173,876 62.60
Democratic Patricia Malberg 103,899 37.40
Total votes 277,775 100.00
Voter turnout %
Republican hold

District 15

California's 15th congressional district election, 1988
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Tony Coelho (incumbent) 118,710 69.75
Republican Carol Harner 47,957 28.18
Libertarian Richard M. Harris 3,526 2.07
Total votes 170,193 100.00
Voter turnout %
Democratic hold

District 16

California's 16th congressional district election, 1988
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Leon Panetta (incumbent) 177,452 78.58
Republican Stanley K. Monteith 48,375 21.42
Total votes 225,827 100.00
Voter turnout %
Democratic hold

District 17

California's 17th congressional district election, 1988
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Charles (Chip) Pashayan (inc.) 129,568 71.47
Democratic Vincent J. Lavery 51,730 28.53
Total votes 181,298 100.00
Voter turnout %
Republican hold

District 18

California's 18th congressional district election, 1988
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Richard Lehman (incumbent) 125,715 69.94
Republican David A. Linn 54,034 30.06
Total votes 179,749 100.00
Voter turnout %
Democratic hold

District 19

California's 19th congressional district election, 1988
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Bob Lagomarsino (incumbent) 116,026 50.24
Democratic Gary K. Hart 112,033 48.52
Libertarian Robert Donaldson 2,865 1.24
Total votes 230,924 100.00
Voter turnout %
Republican hold

District 20

California's 20th congressional district election, 1988
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Bill Thomas (incumbent) 162,779 71.08
Democratic Lita Reid 62,037 27.09
Libertarian David L. Bersohn 4,190 1.83
Total votes 229,006 100.00
Voter turnout %
Republican hold

District 21

California's 21st congressional district election, 1988
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Elton Gallegly (incumbent) 181,413 69.06
Democratic Donald E. Stevens 75,739 28.83
Libertarian Robert Jay 5,519 2.10
Total votes 262,671 100.00
Voter turnout %
Republican hold

District 22

California's 22nd congressional district election, 1988
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Carlos J. Moorhead (incumbent) 164,699 69.55
Democratic John G. Simmons 61,555 25.99
Peace and Freedom Shirley Rachel Isaacson 6,298 2.66
Libertarian Ted Brown 4,259 1.80
Total votes 236,811 100.00
Voter turnout %
Republican hold

District 23

California's 23rd congressional district election, 1988
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Anthony C. Beilenson (incumbent) 147,858 63.49
Republican Jim Salomon 77,184 33.14
Libertarian John R. Vernon 4,503 1.93
Peace and Freedom John Honigsfeld 3,316 1.42
No party Write-ins 18 0.01%
Total votes 232,879 100.00
Voter turnout %
Democratic hold

District 24

California's 24th congressional district election, 1988
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Henry Waxman (incumbent) 112,038 72.25
Republican John N. Cowles 36,835 23.75
Peace and Freedom James Green 3,571 2.30
Libertarian George Abrahams 2,627 1.69
Total votes 155,071 100.00
Voter turnout %
Democratic hold

District 25

California's 25th congressional district election, 1988
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Edward R. Roybal (incumbent) 85,378 85.48
Peace and Freedom Paul Reyes 8,746 8.76
Libertarian John C. Thie 5,752 5.76
Total votes 99,876 100.00
Voter turnout %
Democratic hold

District 26

California's 26th congressional district election, 1988
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Howard Berman (incumbent) 126,930 70.34
Republican Gerald C. "Brodie" Broderson 53,518 29.66
Total votes 180,448 100.00
Voter turnout %
Democratic hold

District 27

California's 27th congressional district election, 1988
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Mel Levine (incumbent) 148,814 67.54
Republican Dennis Galbraith 65,307 29.64
Libertarian William J. Fulco 6,214 2.82
Total votes 220,335 100.00
Voter turnout %
Democratic hold

District 28

California's 28th congressional district election, 1988
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Julian C. Dixon (incumbent) 109,801 76.07
Republican George Zaldivar Adams 28,645 19.85
Libertarian Howard Johnson 3,080 2.13
Peace and Freedom Salomea Honigsfeld 2,811 1.95
Total votes 144,337 100.00
Voter turnout %
Democratic hold

District 29

California's 29th congressional district election, 1988
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Augustus F. Hawkins (incumbent) 88,169 82.84
Republican Reuben D. Franco 14,543 13.66
Libertarian Gregory P. Gilmore 3,724 3.50
Total votes 106,436 100.00
Voter turnout %
Democratic hold

District 30

California's 30th congressional district election, 1988
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Matthew G. Martinez (incumbent) 72,253 59.89
Republican Ralph Roy Ramirez 43,833 36.33
American Independent Houston A. Myers 2,694 2.23
Libertarian Kim J. Goldsworthy 1,864 1.55
Total votes 120,644 100.00
Voter turnout %
Democratic hold

District 31

California's 31st congressional district election, 1988
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Mervyn M. Dymally (incumbent) 100,919 71.56
Republican Arnold C. May 36,017 25.54
Peace and Freedom B. Kwaku Duren 4,091 2.90
Total votes 141,027 100.00
Voter turnout %
Democratic hold

District 32

California's 32nd congressional district election, 1988
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Glenn M. Anderson (incumbent) 114,666 66.92
Republican Sanford W. Kahn 50,710 29.59
Peace and Freedom Vikki Murdock 4,032 2.35
Libertarian Marc F. Denny 1,941 1.13
Total votes 171,349 100.00
Voter turnout %
Democratic hold

District 33

California's 33rd congressional district election, 1988
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican David Dreier (incumbent) 151,704 69.15
Democratic Nelson Gentry 57,586 26.25
Libertarian Gail Lightfoot 6,601 3.01
Peace and Freedom James Michael "Mike" Noonan 3,492 1.59
Total votes 219,383 100.00
Voter turnout %
Republican hold

District 34

California's 34th congressional district election, 1988
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Esteban Torres (incumbent) 92,087 63.19
Republican Charles M. House 50,954 34.97
Libertarian Carl M. "Marty" Swinney 2,686 1.84
Total votes 145,727 100.00
Voter turnout %
Democratic hold

District 35

California's 35th congressional district election, 1988
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Jerry Lewis (incumbent) 181,203 70.43
Democratic Paul Sweeney 71,186 27.67
Libertarian Jeff Shuman 4,879 1.90
Total votes 257,268 100.00
Voter turnout %
Republican hold

District 36

California's 36th congressional district election, 1988
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic incumbent) 103,493 54.00
Republican John Paul Stark 81,413 42.48
Libertarian Kenneth E. Valentine 3,382 1.76
American Independent Fred L. Anderson 3,360 1.75
Total votes 191,648 100.00
Voter turnout %
Democratic hold

District 37

California's 37th congressional district election, 1988
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Al McCandless (incumbent) 174,284 64.25
Democratic Johnny Pearson 89,666 33.06
Libertarian Bonnie Flickinger 7,169 2.64
No party Write-ins 123 0.05%
Total votes 271,242 100.00
Voter turnout %
Republican hold

District 38

California's 38th congressional district election, 1988
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Bob Dornan (incumbent) 87,690 59.50
Democratic Jerry Yudelson 52,399 35.56
Libertarian Bruce McKay 3,733 2.53
Peace and Freedom Frank German 3,547 2.41
Total votes 147,369 100.00
Voter turnout %
Republican hold

District 39

California's 39th congressional district election, 1988
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican William E. Dannemeyer (incumbent) 169,360 73.84
Democratic Don E. Marquis 52,162 22.74
Libertarian Lee Connelly 7,470 3.26
No party Write-ins 367 0.16%
Total votes 229,359 100.00
Voter turnout %
Republican hold

District 40

California's 40th congressional district election, 1988
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Christopher Cox 181,269 67.04
Democratic Lida Lenney 80,782 29.88
Libertarian Roger Bloxham 4,539 1.68
Peace and Freedom Gretchen J. Farsai 3,699 1.37
No party Write-ins 87 0.03%
Total votes 270,376 100.00
Voter turnout %
Republican hold

District 41

California's 41st congressional district election, 1988
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Bill Lowery (incumbent) 187,380 65.57
Democratic Daniel F. "Dan" Kripke 88,192 30.86
Libertarian Richard "Dick" Rider 5,336 1.87
Peace and Freedom C. T. Weber 4,853 1.70
Total votes 285,761 100.00
Voter turnout %
Republican hold

District 42

California's 42nd congressional district election, 1988
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Dana Rohrabacher 153,280 64.24
Democratic Guy C. Kimbrough 78,778 33.01
Libertarian Richard D. Rose 6,563 2.75
Total votes 238,621 100.00
Voter turnout %
Republican hold

District 43

California's 43rd congressional district election, 1988
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Ron Packard (incumbent) 202,478 71.67
Democratic Howard Greenbaum 72,499 25.66
Libertarian Daniel L. Muhe 7,552 2.67
Total votes 282,529 100.00
Voter turnout %
Republican hold

District 44

California's 44th congressional district election, 1988
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Jim Bates (incumbent) 90,796 59.70
Republican Rob Butterfield 55,511 36.50
Libertarian Dennis Thompson 5,782 3.80
Total votes 152,089 100.00
Voter turnout %
Democratic hold

District 45

California's 45th congressional district election, 1988
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Duncan Hunter (incumbent) 166,451 74.01
Democratic Pete Lepiscopo 54,012 24.02
Libertarian Perry Willis 4,440 1.97
Total votes 224,903 100.00
Voter turnout %
Republican hold

See also

References

  • California Elections Page
  • Office of the Clerk of the House of Representatives

External links

  • California Legislative District Maps (1911-Present)
  • RAND California Election Returns: District Definitions
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