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California's 1st congressional district
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California's 1st congressional district since January 3, 2013
Representative
  Doug LaMalfa
ROroville
Population (2019) 711,905
Median income $61,433
Ethnicity
Cook PVI R+11

California's 1st congressional district is a congressional district in the U.S. state of California. The district is represented by Republican Doug LaMalfa since 2013. Before LaMalfa has taken office, the district had not had a Republican congressman since 1998. The district is made up of the counties: Butte County, Lassen County, Modoc County, Plumas County, Shasta County, Sierra County, Siskiyou County, Tehama County, most of Nevada County, part of Glenn County and part of Placer County.

Election history

2004 United States House of Representatives elections
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Mike Thompson (Incumbent) 189,336 67.0
Republican Lawrence R. Wiesner 79,970 28.2
Green Pamela Elizondo 13,635 4.8
Total votes 282,941 100.0
Turnout  
Democratic hold
2006 United States House of Representatives elections
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Mike Thompson (Incumbent) 144,409 66.3
Republican John W. Jones 63,194 29.0
Green Pamela Elizondo 6,899 3.1
Peace and Freedom Timothy J. Stock 3,503 1.6
Total votes 218,044 100.0
Turnout  
Democratic hold
2008 United States House of Representatives elections
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Mike Thompson (Incumbent) 154,006 68.2
Republican Zane Starkewolf 53,561 23.7
Green Carol Wolman 18,492 8.1
Total votes 226,059 100.00
Turnout  
Democratic hold
2010 United States House of Representatives elections
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Mike Thompson (Incumbent) 136,605 62.8
Republican Loren Hanks 67,217 31.1
Green Carol Wolman 7,576 3.6
Libertarian Mike Rodrigues 5,484 2.5
Total votes 216,882 100.0
Turnout  
Democratic hold
2012 United States House of Representatives elections
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Doug LaMalfa 168,827 57.4
Democratic Jim Reed 131,548 42.6
Total votes 294,213 100.0
Turnout  
Republican hold
2014 United States House of Representatives elections
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Doug LaMalfa (Incumbent) 132,052 61.0
Democratic Heidi Hall 84,320 39.0
Total votes 216,372 100.0
Turnout  
Republican hold
2016 United States House of Representatives elections
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Doug LaMalfa (Incumbent) 185,338 59.1
Democratic Jim Reed 128,588 40.9
Total votes 314,036 100.0
Turnout  
Republican hold
2018 United States House of Representatives elections
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Doug LaMalfa (Incumbent) 160,046 54.9
Democratic Audrey Denney 131,548 45.1
Total votes 291,594 100.0
Turnout  
Republican hold
California's 1st district primary election, 2020
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Doug LaMalfa (Incumbent) 128,613 54.6
Democratic Audrey Denney 92,655 39.4
Democratic Rob Lydon 8,745 3.7
Independent Joseph LeTourneau IV 2,769 1.2
Independent Gregory Edward Cheadle 2,596 1.1
Republican Kenneth E Swanson (write-in) 13 0.0
Total votes 235,391 100.0
California's 1st district general election, 2020
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Doug LaMalfa (incumbent) 204,190 57.0
Democrat Audrey Denney 154,073 43.0
Total votes 358,263 100.0
Republican hold
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