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Rep. Ken Calvert (R-Calif.)

  • District: 42nd District, Western Riverside County -- Corona, Murrieta
  • Residence: Corona
  • Born: June 8, 1953; Corona, Calif.
  • Religion: Episcopalian
  • Family: Divorced
  • Education: Chaffey College, A.A. 1973 (business); San Diego State U., B.A. 1975 (economics)
  • Military Service: None
  • Political Highlights: Sought Republican nomination for U.S. House, 1982; Riverside County Republican Party chairman, 1984-88; U.S. House, 1993-present
  • Elected: Elected: 1992 (11th term)
  • Committee Assignments: Appropriations (Defense; Energy-Water; Interior-Environment - Chairman); Budget
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State Information: 42nd District, Western Riverside County -- Corona, Murrieta

Election History
Year Election Candidate Votes Percent
2012 general (CA-42 representative) Ken Calvert (R) 130,245 60.6%
Michael Williamson (D) 84,702 39.4%
2010 general (CA-44 representative) Ken Calvert (R) 107,482 55.6%
Bill Hedrick (D) 85,784 44.4%
2008 general (CA-44 representative) Ken Calvert (R) 129,937 51.2%
Bill Hedrick (D) 123,890 48.8%
2006 general (CA-44 representative) Ken Calvert (R) 89,555 60%
Louis Vandenberg (D) 55,275 37%
Kevin Akin (PFP) 4,486 3%
2004 general (CA-44 representative) Ken Calvert (R) 138,768 61.6%
Louis Vandenberg (D) 78,796 35%
Kevin Akin (PFP) 7,559 3.4%
2002 general (CA-44 representative) Ken Calvert (R) 76,686 63.7%
Louis Vandenberg (D) 38,021 31.6%
Phill Courtney (GREEN) 5,756 4.8%
2000 general (CA-43 representative) Ken Calvert (R) 140,201 73.7%
Bill Reed (LIBERT) 29,755 15.6%
Nathaniel Adam (NL) 20,376 10.7%
1998 general (CA-43 representative) Ken Calvert (R) 83,012 55.7%
Mike Rayburn (D) 56,373 37.8%
Phill Courtney (GREEN) 5,508 3.7%
Annie Wallack (NL) 4,178 2.8%
1996 general (CA-43 representative) Ken Calvert (R) 97,247 54.7%
Guy C. Kimbrough (D) 67,422 37.9%
Annie Wallack (NL) 6,576 3.7%
Kevin Akin (PFP) 3,309 1.9%
Gene L. Berkman (LIBERT) 3,086 1.7%
Colleen Cummings (Write-In) 84 0%
1994 general (CA-43 representative) Ken Calvert (R) 84,500 54.7%
Mark A. Takano (D) 59,342 38.4%
Gene L. Berkman (LIBERT) 9,636 6.2%
John Schwab (Write-In) 767 0.5%
Velma Hickey (Write-In) 141 0.1%
1992 general (CA-43 representative) Ken Calvert (R) 88,987 46.7%
Mark A. Takano (D) 88,468 46.4%
Gary R. Odom (AMI) 6,095 3.2%
Gene L. Berkman (LIBERT) 4,989 2.6%
John Schwab (Write-In) 2,100 1.1%
Vote For President
Year Democrat Republican Independent
2012 Barack Obama: 41% Mitt Romney: 57%
2008 Barack Obama: 45% John McCain: 55%

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