California's 39th congressional district is a congressional district in the U.S. state of California. The district includes parts of Los Angeles, Orange and San Bernardino counties, and includes Fullerton, La Habra, La Habra Heights, Brea, Buena Park, Anaheim Hills, Placentia, Yorba Linda, Diamond Bar, Chino Hills, Hacienda Heights and Rowland Heights. It is currently represented by Democrat Gil Cisneros.
In January 2018, Republican incumbent
Ed Royce announced his retirement, creating great uncertainty and interest in the 2018 district election, with concerns about multiple Democrats and Republicans running in the district's jungle primary  Assemblywoman  Young Kim and Democrat Gil Cisneros won first and second place respectively, advancing to the November 6 general election. After the general election, it took several days to gather and tally absentee ballots, but on November 17, Cisneros was projected the winner.   Competitiveness [ edit ] In statewide races [ edit ] List of members representing the district [ edit ]
District created January 3, 1973.
Member Party Dates Cong ress(es) Electoral history Counties Andrew Hinshaw Republican January 3, 1973 – January 3, 1975 93rd Elected in 1972. Redistricted to the . 40th district 1973–1975 Inland Orange Charles E. Wiggins Republican January 3, 1975 – January 3, 1979 94th 95th Redistricted from the and 25th district re-elected in 1974. Re-elected in 1976. Retired. 1975–1983 Northeastern Orange William E. Dannemeyer Republican January 3, 1979 – January 3, 1993 96th 97th 98th 99th 100th 101st 102nd Elected in 1978. Re-elected in 1980. Re-elected in 1982. Re-elected in 1984. Re-elected in 1986. Re-elected in 1988. Re-elected in 1990. Retired to run for U.S. Senator. 1983–1993 Northeastern Orange Ed Royce Republican January 3, 1993 – January 3, 2003 103rd 104th 105th 106th 107th Elected in 1992. Re-elected in 1994. Re-elected in 1996. Re-elected in 1998. Re-elected in 2000. Redistricted to the . 40th district 1993–2003 Southern Los Angeles, Northwestern Orange Linda Sánchez Democratic January 3, 2003 – January 3, 2013 108th 109th 110th 111th 112th Elected in 2002. Re-elected in 2004. Re-elected in 2006. Re-elected in 2008. Re-elected in 2010. Redistricted to the . 38th district 2003–2013 South/Southeastern Los Angeles Ed Royce Republican January 3, 2013 – January 3, 2019 113th 114th 115th Redistricted from the and 40th district re-elected in 2012. Re-elected in 2014. Re-elected in 2016. Retired. 2013–Present Los Angeles– Orange County ( Chino Hills, Diamond Bar, and Fullerton) Gil Cisneros Democratic January 3, 2019 – Present 116th Elected in 2018. Election results [ edit ]
In January 2018, Republican incumbent
Ed Royce announced his retirement. Royce's retirement created great uncertainty and interest in this election, due to the possibility of two candidates of the same political party winning California's  jungle primary.  
The primary election resulted in two candidates of different parties, with Republican Assemblywoman
Young Kim and Democrat Gil Cisneros coming in first and second place respectively. After the general election, it took several days to gather and tally absentee ballots, but on November 17, Cisneros was the projected winner of the election.   Living former representatives [ edit ]
As of January 2019
William E. Dannemeyer (served 1979–1993) on July 9, 2019. Dannemeyer was also the most recently serving representative to die.
, there are two former members of the U.S. House of Representatives from California's 39th congressional district who are alive. The most recent representative to die was
Representative Term in office Date of birth (and age) Ed Royce 1993–2003 2013–2019 October 12, 1951 Linda Sanchez 2003–2013 January 28, 1969 Historical district boundaries [ edit ]
The 39th Congressional District was originally one of five
reapportioned to California after the 1970 U.S. Census.
From 1993 to 2003, the 39th Congressional District was a
Republican stronghold. In 2003, this territory was mostly redesignated into the neighboring 40th Congressional District and 42nd Congressional District. From 2003 to 2013, the 39th district was represented by Linda Sánchez, who now represents the 38th Congressional District. See also [ edit ]
References [ edit ] ^ US Census ^ US Census ^ LA Times ^ "Partisan Voting Index – Districts of the 115th Congress" (PDF). The Cook Political Report. April 7, 2017 . Retrieved . April 7, 2017 ^ a b Bowman, Bridget (January 8, 2018). "House Foreign Affairs Chairman Ed Royce Announces Retirement". . Washington, DC Roll Call . Retrieved . January 8, 2018 ^ a b Schneider, Elena (June 3, 2018). ". 'This is the weirdest race in the country '" Politico . Retrieved . July 1, 2018 ^ a b Martin, Jonathan; Arango, Tim (June 6, 2018). "Democrats Find Relief in California House Race Results". . The New York Times ^ a b "Democrat Cisneros nabs GOP House seat in Southern California". AP NEWS. November 18, 2018 . Retrieved . November 18, 2018 ^ Statement of Vote (1990 Governor) ^ Statement of Vote (1992 President) ^ Statement of Vote (1992 Senate) ^ Statement of Vote (1992 Senate) ^ Statement of Vote (1994 Governor) ^ Statement of Vote (1994 Senate) ^ Statement of Vote (1996 President) ^ Statement of Vote (1998 Governor) Archived September 29, 2011, at the Wayback Machine ^ Statement of Vote (1998 Senate) Archived September 29, 2011, at the Wayback Machine ^ Statement of Vote (2000 President) ^ Statement of Vote (2000 Senator) ^ Statement of Vote (2002 Governor) ^ Statement of Vote (2003 Recall Question) ^ Statement of Vote (2003 Governor) ^ Statement of Vote (2004 President) ^ Statement of Vote (2004 Senator) ^ Statement of Vote (2006 Governor) ^ Statement of Vote (2006 Senator) ^ Statement of Vote (2008 President) ^ Statement of Vote (2010 Governor) ^ Statement of Vote (2010 Senator) ^ Statement of Vote (2012 President) ^ Statement of Vote (2012 Senator) ^ Statement of Vote (2014 Governor) ^ Statement of Vote (2016 President) ^ Statement of Vote (2016 President) ^ Statement of Vote (2018 Governor) ^ Statement of Vote (2018 Senator) ^ 1972 election results ^ 1974 election results ^ 1976 election results ^ 1978 election results ^ 1980 election results ^ 1982 election results ^ 1984 election results ^ 1986 election results ^ 1988 election results ^ 1990 election results ^ 1992 election results ^ 1994 election results ^ 1996 election results ^ 1998 election results ^ 2000 election results ^ 2002 election results ^ 2004 election results ^ 2006 election results ^ 2008 election results ^ 2010 election results ^ 2012 election results ^ 2014 election results ^ 2016 election results ^ Blood, Michael R. (May 5, 2018). "California's Orange County could determine Congress control". . Archived from Sacramento Bee the original on May 18, 2018 . Retrieved . November 18, 2018 ^ 2018 election results External links [ edit ]
Coordinates: 33°56′25″N 117°50′06″W / 33.94028°N 117.83500°W