California's 31st congressional district

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California's 31st congressional district
California US Congressional District 31 (since 2013).tif
California's 31st congressional district - since January 3, 2013.
Current Representative Pete Aguilar (DRedlands)
Ethnicity
Cook PVI D+8[2]

California's 31st congressional district is a congressional district in San Bernardino County, in the U.S. state of California. The district is located in the Inland Empire region, including the city of San Bernardino and portions of Rancho Cucamonga. The district is currently represented by Democrat Pete Aguilar, who won in 2016 with 56.1% of the vote.

Formerly, from 2003 to 2013, the district was located in Los Angeles County. It was the only congressional district entirely based within the City of Los Angeles, and included Hollywood and some predominantly Hispanic/Latino sections of central and northeast Los Angeles.

Recent election results from statewide races[edit]

Year Office Results
1992 U.S. President Clinton 51.7 - 32.3%
U.S. Senator Boxer 48.9 - 41.1%
U.S. Senator Feinstein 57.7 - 33.7%
1994 Governor [Data unknown/missing. You can help!]
U.S. Senator [Data unknown/missing. You can help!]
1996 U.S. President [Data unknown/missing. You can help!]
1998 Governor [Data unknown/missing. You can help!]
U.S. Senator [Data unknown/missing. You can help!]
2000 U.S. President[3] Gore 69.3 - 27.4%
U.S. Senator[4] Feinstein 70.4 - 22.3%
2002 Governor[5] Davis 68.6 - 19.5%
2003 Gubernatorial recall[6][7] No 67.6 - 32.4%
Bustamante 58.5 - 26.5%
2004 U.S. President[8] Kerry 76.9 - 21.6%
U.S. Senator[9] Boxer 80.1 - 14.6%
2006 Governor[10] Angelides 66.8 - 26.8%
U.S. Senator[11] Feinstein 79.1 - 14.0%
2008 U.S. President[12] Obama 79.9 - 17.8%
2010 Governor[13] Brown 77.9 - 16.6%
U.S. Senator[14] Boxer 78.1 - 16.2%
2012 U.S. President Obama 57.2 - 40.6%
2016 U.S. President Clinton 57.7 - 36.6%

List of representatives[edit]

Representative Party Dates Notes Counties
District created January 3, 1963
1971 p23 Charles H Wilson.jpg Charles H. Wilson Democratic January 3, 1963 – January 3, 1981 Lost re-nomination Los Angeles
Mervyn M. Dymally.jpg Mervyn M. Dymally Democratic January 3, 1981 – January 3, 1983
January 3, 1983 – January 3, 1993 Retired Los Angeles (Carson, Compton)
Matthew G Martinez.jpg Matthew G. Martinez Democratic January 3, 1993 – July 27, 2000 Redistricted from the 30th district Los Angeles (Baldwin Park, East L.A.)
Republican July 27, 2000 – January 3, 2001 Switched to Republican Party after losing re-nomination
Hilda Solis official DOL portrait.jpg Hilda Solis Democratic January 3, 2001 – January 3, 2003 Redistricted to the 32nd district
Xavierbecerra.jpeg Xavier Becerra Democratic January 3, 2003 – January 3, 2013 Redistricted from the 30th district

Redistricted to the 34th district
Los Angeles (Hollywood, Northeast L.A.)
GaryMiller.jpg Gary Miller Republican January 3, 2013 – January 3, 2015 Redistricted from the 42nd district Inland Empire including San Bernardino and Rancho Cucamonga
Pete Aguilar official portrait 114th Congress.jpg Pete Aguilar Democratic January 3, 2015 – Present

Election results[edit]

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1962[edit]

United States House of Representatives elections, 1962[15]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Charles H. Wilson (incumbent) 76,631 52.2
Republican Gordon Hahn 70,154 47.8
Total votes 146,785 100.0
Voter turnout  %
Democratic win (new seat)

1964[edit]

United States House of Representatives elections, 1964[16]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Charles H. Wilson (incumbent) 114,246 64
Republican Norman G. Shanahan 64,256 36
Total votes 178,502 100.0
Voter turnout  %
Democratic hold

1966[edit]

United States House of Representatives elections, 1966[17]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Charles H. Wilson (incumbent) 92,875 63.4
Republican Norman G. Shanahan 53,708 36.6
Total votes 146,583 100.0
Voter turnout  %
Democratic hold

1968[edit]

United States House of Representatives elections, 1968[18]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Charles H. Wilson (incumbent) 94,387 58.9
Republican James R. Dunn 62,711 39.1
American Independent Stanley L. Schulte 3,134 2.0
Total votes 160,232 100.0
Voter turnout  %
Democratic hold

1970[edit]

United States House of Representatives elections, 1970[19]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Charles H. Wilson (incumbent) 102,071 73.2
Republican Fred L. Casmir 37,416 26.8
Total votes 139,487 100.0
Voter turnout  %
Democratic hold

1972[edit]

United States House of Representatives elections, 1972[20]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Charles H. Wilson (incumbent) 85,954 52.3
Republican Ben Valentine 69,876 42.5
Peace and Freedom Roberta Lynn Wood 8,582 5.2
Total votes 164,412 100.0
Voter turnout  %
Democratic hold

1974[edit]

United States House of Representatives elections, 1974[21]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Charles H. Wilson (incumbent) 60,560 70.4
Republican Norman A. Hodges 23,039 26.8
Peace and Freedom William C. Taylor 2,349 2.7
Total votes 85,948 100.0
Voter turnout  %
Democratic hold

1976[edit]

United States House of Representatives elections, 1976[22]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Charles H. Wilson (incumbent) 83,155 100.0
Voter turnout  %
Democratic hold

1978[edit]

United States House of Representatives elections, 1978[23]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Charles H. Wilson (incumbent) 55,667 67.8
Republican Don Grimshaw 26,490 32.2
Total votes 82,157 100.0
Voter turnout  %
Democratic hold

1980[edit]

United States House of Representatives elections, 1980[24]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Mervyn M. Dymally 69,146 64.4
Republican Don Grimshaw 38,203 35.6
Total votes 107,349 100.0
Voter turnout  %
Democratic hold

1982[edit]

United States House of Representatives elections, 1982[25]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Mervyn M. Dymally (inc.) 86,718 72.4
Republican Henry C. Minturn 33,043 27.6
Total votes 119,761 100.0
Voter turnout  %
Democratic hold

1986[edit]

United States House of Representatives elections, 1986[26]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Mervyn M. Dymally (inc.) 77,126 70.3
Republican Jack McMurray 30,322 27.6
Peace and Freedom B. Kwaku Duren 2,333 2.1
Total votes 109,781 100.0
Voter turnout  %
Democratic hold

1988[edit]

United States House of Representatives elections, 1988[27]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Mervyn M. Dymally (inc.) 100,919 71.6
Republican Arnold C. May 36,017 25.5
Peace and Freedom B. Kwaku Duren 4,091 2.9
Total votes 151,027 100.0
Voter turnout  %
Democratic hold

1990[edit]

United States House of Representatives elections, 1990[28]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Mervyn M. Dymally (inc.) 56,394 67.1
Republican Eunice N. Sato 27,593 32.9
Total votes 83,987 100.0
Voter turnout  %
Democratic hold

1992[edit]

United States House of Representatives elections, 1992[29]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Matthew G. Martinez (inc.) 68,324 62.6
Republican Reuben D. Franco 40,873 37.4
Total votes 109,197 100.0
Voter turnout  %
Democratic hold

1994[edit]

United States House of Representatives elections, 1994[30]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Matthew G. Martinez (inc.) 50,541 59.14
Republican John V. Flores 34,926 40.86
Total votes 85,467 100.0
Voter turnout  %
Democratic hold

1996[edit]

United States House of Representatives elections, 1996[31]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Matthew G. Martinez (inc.) 69,285 67.5
Republican John Flores 28,705 28.0
Libertarian Michael Everling 4,700 4.5
Total votes 102,690 100.0
Voter turnout  %
Democratic hold

1998[edit]

United States House of Representatives elections, 1998[32]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Matthew G. Martinez (inc.) 61,173 70.02
Republican Frank C. Moreno 19,786 22.65
Green Krista Lieberg-Wong 4,377 5.01
Libertarian Michael B. Everling 1,121 1.28
Natural Law Gary Hearne 903 1.03
Total votes 87,360 100.0
Voter turnout  %
Democratic hold

2000[edit]

United States House of Representatives elections, 2000[33]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Hilda Solis 89,600 79.4
Green Krista Lieberg-Wong 10,294 9.1
Libertarian Michael McGuire 7,138 6.3
Natural Law Richard D. Griffin 5,882 5.2
Total votes 112,914 100.0
Voter turnout  %
Democratic hold

2002[edit]

United States House of Representatives elections, 2002[34]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Xavier Becerra (incumbent) 54,569 81.2
Republican Luis Vega 12,674 18.8
Total votes 67,243 100.0
Voter turnout  %
Democratic hold

2004[edit]

United States House of Representatives elections, 2004[35]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Xavier Becerra (incumbent) 89,363 80.3
Republican Luis Vega 22,048 19.7
Total votes 111,411 100.0
Voter turnout  %
Democratic hold

2006[edit]

United States House of Representatives elections, 2006[36]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Xavier Becerra (incumbent) 64,952 98
Voter turnout  %
Democratic hold

2008[edit]

United States House of Representatives elections, 2008[37]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Xavier Becerra (incumbent) 110,955 100.00
Voter turnout  %
Democratic hold

2010[edit]

United States House of Representatives elections, 2010[38]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Xavier Becerra (incumbent) 76,363 83.82
Republican Stephen C. Smith 14,740 16.18
Voter turnout  %
Democratic hold

2012[edit]

United States House of Representatives elections, 2012[39]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Gary Miller (incumbent) 88,964 55.2
Republican Robert Dutton 72,255 44.8
Total votes 161,219 100.0
Republican hold

2014[edit]

United States House of Representatives elections, 2014[40]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Pete Aguilar 51,622 52%
Republican Paul Chabot 48,162 48%
Total votes 99,784 100%
Democratic gain from Republican

2016[edit]

United States House of Representatives elections, 2016[41]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Pete Aguilar (incumbent) 121,070 56.1
Republican Paul Chabot 94,866 43.9
Total votes 215,936 100.0
Democratic hold

Living former Members[edit]

As of April 2015, there are three former members of the U.S. House of Representatives from California's 31st congressional district that are currently living. The most recent representative to die was Mervyn M. Dymally (1981-1993) on October 7, 2012.

Representative Term in office Date of birth (and age)
Hilda Solis 2001 - 2003 (1957-10-20) October 20, 1957 (age 60)
Xavier Becerra 2003 - 2013 (1958-01-26) January 26, 1958 (age 59)
Gary Miller 2013 - 2015 (1948-10-16) October 16, 1948 (age 69)

Former district boundaries[edit]

2003 - 2013

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ California's citizen commission final district maps
  2. ^ "Partisan Voting Index – Districts of the 115th Congress" (PDF). The Cook Political Report. April 7, 2017. Retrieved April 7, 2017. 
  3. ^ Statement of Vote (2000 President) Archived May 20, 2011, at the Wayback Machine.
  4. ^ Statement of Vote (2000 Senator) Archived May 20, 2011, at the Wayback Machine.
  5. ^ Statement of Vote (2002 Governor) Archived November 11, 2010, at the Wayback Machine.
  6. ^ Statement of Vote (2003 Recall Question) Archived May 20, 2011, at the Wayback Machine.
  7. ^ Statement of Vote (2003 Governor) Archived May 20, 2011, at the Wayback Machine.
  8. ^ Statement of Vote (2004 President) Archived May 20, 2011, at the Wayback Machine.
  9. ^ Statement of Vote (2004 Senator) Archived August 10, 2011, at the Wayback Machine.
  10. ^ Statement of Vote (2006 Governor) Archived August 10, 2011, at the Wayback Machine.
  11. ^ Statement of Vote (2006 Senator) Archived August 10, 2011, at the Wayback Machine.
  12. ^ (2008 President) Archived 2009-02-11 at the Wayback Machine.
  13. ^ Statement of Vote (2010 Governor) Archived June 1, 2011, at the Wayback Machine.
  14. ^ Statement of Vote (2010 Senator) Archived June 1, 2011, at the Wayback Machine.
  15. ^ 1962 election results
  16. ^ 1964 election results
  17. ^ 1966 election results
  18. ^ 1968 election results
  19. ^ 1970 election results
  20. ^ 1972 election results
  21. ^ 1974 election results
  22. ^ 1976 election results
  23. ^ 1978 election results
  24. ^ 1980 election results
  25. ^ 1982 election results
  26. ^ 1986 election results
  27. ^ 1988 election results
  28. ^ 1990 election results
  29. ^ 1992 election results
  30. ^ 1994 election results
  31. ^ 1996 election results
  32. ^ 1998 election results
  33. ^ 2000 election results
  34. ^ 2002 general election results Archived February 3, 2009, at the Wayback Machine.
  35. ^ 2004 general election results[permanent dead link]
  36. ^ 2006 general election results Archived November 27, 2008, at the Wayback Machine.
  37. ^ 2008 general election results[permanent dead link]
  38. ^ 2010 general election results[permanent dead link]
  39. ^ 2012 general election results Archived October 19, 2013, at the Wayback Machine.
  40. ^ 2012 general election results Archived October 19, 2013, at the Wayback Machine.
  41. ^ U.S. House of Representatives District 31 - Districtwide Results

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 34°06′36″N 117°21′12″W / 34.11000°N 117.35333°W / 34.11000; -117.35333