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California's 13th Congressional District elections, 2014

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California's 13th Congressional District

General Election Date
November 4, 2014

Primary Date
June 3, 2014

Incumbent prior to election:
Barbara Lee Democratic Party
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2014 U.S. Senate Elections

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The 13th Congressional District of California will hold an election for the U.S. House of Representatives on November 4, 2014.
Candidate Filing Deadline Primary Election General Election
February 20, 2014
June 3, 2014
November 4, 2014

Primary: California has a top-two primary system, in which the top two vote-getters, regardless of party, go on to the general election.

Voter registration: Pending

See also: California elections, 2014

Incumbent: Heading into the election the incumbent is Barbara Lee (D), who was first elected in 1998.

California's 13th Congressional District is located in the western portion of the state on the eastern shore of the San Francisco Bay.[1]

Candidates

Note: Prior to the signature filing deadline, candidates will be added when Ballotpedia writers come across declared candidates. If you see a name of a candidate who is missing, please email us and we will add that name. As the election draws closer, more information will be added to this page.

Issues

Government shutdown
See also: United States budget debate, 2013

Voted "No" On September 30, 2013, the House passed a final stopgap spending bill before the shutdown went into effect. The bill included a one-year delay of the Affordable Care Act's individual mandate and would have also stripped the bill of federal subsidies for congressional members and staff. It passed through the House with a vote of 228-201.[2] At 1 a.m. on October 1, 2013, one hour after the shutdown officially began, the House voted to move forward with going to a conference. In short order, Sen. Harry Reid rejected the call to conference.[3] Barbara Lee voted against the stopgap spending bill that would have delayed the individual mandate.[4]

Voted "Yes" The shutdown finally ended on October 16, 2013, when the House took a vote on HR 2775 after it was approved by the Senate. The bill to reopen the government lifted the $16.7 trillion debt limit and funds the government through January 15, 2014. Federal employees also received retroactive pay for the shutdown period. The only concession made by Senate Democrats was to require income verification for Obamacare subsidies.[5] The House passed the legislation shortly after the Senate, by a vote of 285-144, with all 144 votes against the legislation coming from Republican members. Barbara Lee voted for HR 2775.[6]

Campaign contributions

Barbara Lee

Barbara Lee (2014) Campaign Finance Reports
ReportDate FiledBeginning BalanceTotal Contributions
for Reporting Period
ExpendituresCash on Hand
April Quarterly[7]April 14, 2013$45,180.59$69,482.55$(84,858.43)$29,804.71
July Quarterly[8]July 14, 2013$29,804.71$178,925.82$(110,755.06)$97,975.47
October Quarterly[9]October 14, 2013$97,975.47$111,504.89$(157,897.99)$51,582.37
Year-End[10]January 30, 2014$51,582$145,649$(95,983)$101,247
Running totals
$505,562.26$(449,494.48)

District history

2012

On November 6, 2012, Barbara Lee (D) won re-election to the United States House. She defeated Marilyn Singleton in the general election.

U.S. House, California District 13 General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngBarbara Lee Incumbent 86.8% 250,436
     Independent Marilyn M. Singleton 13.2% 38,146
Total Votes 288,582
Source: California Secretary of State "Official Election Results, 2012 General Election"

2010

On November 2, 2010, Fortney Pete Stark won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Forest Baker (R) and Chris Pareja (Write-in) in the general election.[11]

U.S. House, California District 13 General Election, 2010
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngFortney Pete Stark incumbent 72% 118,278
     Republican Forest Baker 27.7% 45,575
     Write-in Chris Pareja 0.3% 525
Total Votes 164,378

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