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California's 42nd congressional district
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California's 42nd congressional district since January 3, 2013
Representative
  Ken Calvert
RCorona
Population (2019) 840,562
Median income $90,651
Ethnicity
Cook PVI R+9

California's 42nd congressional district is a congressional district from the state of California. The district is represented by Republican Ken Calvert. The district is in Riverside County in the Inland Empire, as has the cities of Eastvale, Norco, Corona, Lake Elsinore, Menifee, Wildomar, Murrieta, as well as parts of Temecula.

Election history

1999 California's 42nd congressional district special election
Party Candidate Votes %
Democrat Joe Baca 23,690 50.5
Republican Elia Pirozzi 21,018 44.9
Reform Rick Simon 1,198 2.6
Libertarian John S. Ballard 956 2.0
Total votes 46,862 100.0
Turnout   19.4
Democrat hold
2000 United States House of Representatives elections in California
Party Candidate Votes %
Democrat Joe Baca (Incumbent) 90,585 59.8
Republican Eli Pirozzi 53,239 35.2
Libertarian John "Scott" Ballard 4,059 2.6
style="background-color: Template:Natural Law Party (US)/meta/color; width: 2px;" | [[Natural Law Party (US)|Template:Natural Law Party (US)/meta/shortname]] Gwyn Hartley 3,694 2.4
Total votes 151,577 100.0
Democrat hold
2002 United States House of Representatives elections in California
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Gary Miller (Incumbent) 98,476 67.8
Democrat Richard Waldron 42,090 29.0
Libertarian Donald Yee 4,680 3.2
Total votes 145,186 100.0
Republican hold
2004 United States House of Representatives elections in California
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Gary Miller (Incumbent) 167,632 68.2
Democrat Lewis Myers 78,393 31.8
Total votes 246,025 100.0
Republican hold
2006 United States House of Representatives elections in California
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Gary Miller (Incumbent) 129,720 100.0
Republican hold
2008 United States House of Representatives elections in California
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Gary Miller (Incumbent) 158,404 60.2
Democrat Ed Chau 104,909 39.8
Total votes 263,313 100.0
Republican hold
2010 United States House of Representatives elections in California
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Gary Miller (Incumbent) 127,161 62.3
Democrat Michael Williamson 65,122 31.8
Libertarian Mark Lambert 12,115 5.9
Total votes 204,398 100.0
Republican hold
2012 United States House of Representatives elections in California
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Ken Calvert (Incumbent) 130,245 60.6
Democrat Michael Williamson 84,702 39.4
Total votes 214,947 100.0
Republican hold
2014 United States House of Representatives elections in California
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Ken Calvert (Incumbent) 74,540 65.7
Democrat Tim Sheridan 38,850 34.3
Total votes 113,390 100.0
Republican hold
2016 United States House of Representatives elections in California
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Ken Calvert (Incumbent) 149,547 58.8
Democrat Tim Sheridan 104,689 41.2
Total votes 254,236 100.0
Republican hold
2018 United States House of Representatives elections in California
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Ken Calvert (Incumbent) 131,040 56.5
Democrat Julia C. Peacock 100,892 43.5
Total votes 231,932 100.0
Republican hold
2020 United States House of Representatives elections in California
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Ken Calvert (incumbent) 210,074 57.1
Democrat William "Liam" O'Mara 157,667 42.9
Total votes 367,741 100.0
Republican hold
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