Sept. 3, 2014
Will retire at end of current term (announced Jan. 30, 2014)

Rep. Henry A. Waxman (D-Calif.)

  • District: 33rd District, Coastal Los Angeles County -- Santa Monica, Redondo Beach; Beverly Hills
  • Residence: Beverly Hills
  • Born: September 12, 1939; Los Angeles, Calif.
  • Religion: Jewish
  • Family: Wife, Janet Waxman; two children
  • Education: U. of California, Los Angeles, B.A. 1961 (political science); U. of California, Los Angeles, J.D. 1964
  • Military Service: None
  • Political Highlights: Calif. Assembly, 1968-74; U.S. House, 1975-present
  • Elected: Elected: 1974 (20th term)
  • Committee Assignments: Energy & Commerce - Ranking Member (Commerce, Manufacturing & Trade; Communications & Technology; Energy & Power; Environment & the Economy; Health; Oversight & Investigations)
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State Information: 33rd District, Coastal Los Angeles County -- Santa Monica, Redondo Beach; Beverly Hills

Election History
Year Election Candidate Votes Percent
2012 general (CA-33 representative) Henry Waxman (D) 171,860 54%
Bill Bloomfield (NPA) 146,660 46%
2010 general (CA-30 representative) Henry Waxman (D) 153,663 64.6%
Charles Wilkerson (R) 75,948 31.9%
Erich Miller (LIBERT) 5,021 2.1%
Richard Castaldo (PFP) 3,115 1.3%
2008 general (CA-30 representative) Henry Waxman (D) 242,792 100%
2006 general (CA-30 representative) Henry Waxman (D) 151,284 71.4%
David Jones (R) 55,904 26.4%
Adele Cannon (PFP) 4,546 2.1%
2004 general (CA-30 representative) Henry Waxman (D) 216,682 71.2%
Victor Elizalde (R) 87,465 28.8%
2002 general (CA-30 representative) Henry Waxman (D) 130,604 70.4%
Tony Goss (R) 54,989 29.6%
2000 general (CA-29 representative) Henry Waxman (D) 180,295 75.7%
Jim Scileppi (R) 45,784 19.2%
J. Anderson (LIBERT) 7,944 3.3%
Bruce Currivan (NL) 4,178 1.8%
1998 general (CA-29 representative) Henry A. Waxman (D) 131,561 73.9%
Mike Gottlieb (R) 40,282 22.6%
Mike Binkley (LIBERT) 3,534 2%
Karen Blasdell-Wilkinson (NL) 2,717 1.5%
1996 general (CA-29 representative) Henry A. Waxman (D) 145,278 67.6%
Paul Stepanek (R) 52,857 24.6%
John Peter Daly (PFP) 8,819 4.1%
Mike Binkley (LIBERT) 4,766 2.2%
Brian Rees (NL) 3,097 1.4%
1994 general (CA-29 representative) Henry A. Waxman (D) 129,413 68%
Paul Stepanek (R) 53,801 28.3%
Michael J. Binkley (LIBERT) 7,162 3.8%
1992 general (CA-29 representative) Henry A. Waxman (D) 160,312 61.3%
Mark A. Robbins (R) 67,141 25.7%
David Davis (I) 15,445 5.9%
Susan C. Davies (PFP) 13,888 5.3%
Felix Tsvi Rogin (LIBERT) 4,699 1.8%
Yaakov M. Vann (Write-In) 1  
1990 general (CA-24 representative) Henry A. Waxman (D) 71,562 69%
John N. Cowles (R) 26,607 26%
Maggie Phair (PFP) 5,706 5%
1988 general (CA-24 representative) Henry A. Waxman (D) 112,038 72%
John N. Cowles (R) 36,835 24%
1986 general (CA-24 representative) Henry A. Waxman (D) 103,914 88%
George Abrahams (LIBERT) 8,871 7%
James Green (PFP) 5,388 5%
1984 general (CA-24 representative) Henry A. Waxman (D) 97,340 63%
Jerry Zerg (R) 51,010 33%
1982 general (CA-24 representative) Henry A. Waxman (D) 88,516 65%
Jerry Zerg (R) 42,133 31%
1980 general (CA-24 representative) Henry A. Waxman (D) 93,569 64%
Roland Cayard (R) 39,744 27%
1978 general (CA-24 representative) Henry A. Waxman (D) 85,075 63%
Howard G. Schaefer (R) 44,243 33%
1976 general (CA-24 representative) Henry A. Waxman (D) 108,296 68%
David I. Simmons (R) 51,478 32%
1974 general (CA-24 representative) Henry A. Waxman (D) 87,521 64%
Elliot S. Graham (R) 45,128 33%
Vote For President
Year Democrat Republican Independent
2012 Barack Obama: 61% Mitt Romney: 37%
2008 Barack Obama: 66% John McCain: 34%