Sept. 1, 2014

Rep. Maxine Waters (D-Calif.)

  • District: 43rd District, Southwestern Los Angeles County -- most of Inglewood, parts of Torrance and Los Angeles
  • Residence: Los Angeles
  • Born: August 15, 1938; St. Louis, Mo.
  • Religion: Christian
  • Family: Husband, Sidney Williams; two children
  • Education: California State U., Los Angeles, B.A. 1970
  • Military Service: None
  • Political Highlights: Calif. Assembly, 1976-90; U.S. House, 1991-present
  • Elected: Elected: 1990 (12th term)
  • Committee Assignments: Financial Services - Ranking Member
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State Information: 43rd District, Southwestern Los Angeles County -- most of Inglewood, parts of Torrance and Los Angeles

Election History
Year Election Candidate Votes Percent
2012 general (CA-43 representative) Maxine Waters (D) 143,123 71.2%
Bob Flores (D) 57,771 28.8%
2010 general (CA-35 representative) Maxine Waters (D) 98,131 79.3%
K. Brown (R) 25,561 20.7%
write-in (WRI) 2  
2008 general (CA-35 representative) Maxine Waters (D) 150,778 82.6%
Ted Hayes (R) 24,169 13.2%
Herb Peters (LIBERT) 7,632 4.2%
2006 general (CA-35 representative) Maxine Waters (D) 82,498 83.7%
Gordon Mego (AMI) 8,343 8.5%
Paul Ireland (LIBERT) 7,665 7.8%
2004 general (CA-35 representative) Maxine Waters (D) 125,949 80.5%
Ross Moen (R) 23,591 15.1%
Gordon Mego (AMI) 3,440 2.2%
Charles Tate (LIBERT) 3,427 2.2%
2002 general (CA-35 representative) Maxine Waters (D) 72,401 77.5%
Ross Moen (R) 18,094 19.4%
Gordon Mego (AMI) 2,912 3.1%
2000 general (CA-35 representative) Maxine Waters (D) 100,569 86.5%
Carl McGill (R) 12,582 10.8%
Gordon Mego (AMI) 1,911 1.6%
Rick Dunstan (NL) 1,153 1%
1998 general (CA-35 representative) Maxine Waters (D) 78,732 89.3%
Gordon Michael Mego (AMI) 9,413 10.7%
1996 general (CA-35 representative) Maxine Waters (D) 92,762 85.5%
Eric Carlson (R) 13,116 12.1%
Gordon Michael Mego (AMI) 2,610 2.4%
1994 general (CA-35 representative) Maxine Waters (D) 65,688 78.1%
Nate Truman (R) 18,390 21.9%
Gordon Michael Mego (Write-In) 3  
1992 general (CA-35 representative) Maxine Waters (D) 102,941 82.5%
Nate Truman (R) 17,417 14%
Alice Mae Miles (PFP) 2,797 2.2%
Carin Rogers (LIBERT) 1,618 1.3%
Gordon Michael Mego (Write-In) 3  
1990 general (CA-29 representative) Maxine Waters (D) 51,350 79%
Bill DeWitt (R) 12,054 19%
Waheed R. Boctor (LIBERT) 1,268 2%
Vote For President
Year Democrat Republican Independent
2012 Barack Obama: 78% Mitt Romney: 20%
2008 Barack Obama: 77% John McCain: 23%