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{{cadis16congtoc}}{{tnr}}The '''[[California's 16th congressional district|16th congressional district of California]]''' will hold an election for the [[U.S. House of Representatives]] on November 6, 2012.
 
{{cadis16congtoc}}{{tnr}}The '''[[California's 16th congressional district|16th congressional district of California]]''' will hold an election for the [[U.S. House of Representatives]] on November 6, 2012.
 
[[File:CA16.jpg|thumb|300px|This is the 16th congressional district prior to the [[Redistricting in California|2010 redistricting]].]]
 
[[File:CA16.jpg|thumb|300px|This is the 16th congressional district prior to the [[Redistricting in California|2010 redistricting]].]]
Candidates wishing to run must file by the [[Signature requirements and deadlines for 2012 U.S. Congress elections|signature filing deadline]] of March 9, 2012. The primary election will be held on June 5, 2012.
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Candidates wishing to run were required to file by the [[Signature requirements and deadlines for 2012 U.S. Congress elections|signature filing deadline]] of March 9, 2012. The primary election will be held on June 5, 2012.
  
 
Heading into the election the incumbent is [[Zoe Lofgren]] (D), who was first elected in 1994.  However, due to heavy redistricting, the current incumbent of the district will most likely no longer remain in the district.
 
Heading into the election the incumbent is [[Zoe Lofgren]] (D), who was first elected in 1994.  However, due to heavy redistricting, the current incumbent of the district will most likely no longer remain in the district.

Revision as of 08:20, 15 March 2012

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California's 16th Congressional District

General Election Date
November 6, 2012

Primary Date
June 5, 2012

November 6 Election Winner:
Jim Costa Democratic Party
Incumbent prior to election:
Zoe Lofgren Democratic Party
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2012 U.S. Senate Elections

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The 16th congressional district of California will hold an election for the U.S. House of Representatives on November 6, 2012.
This is the 16th congressional district prior to the 2010 redistricting.

Candidates wishing to run were required to file by the signature filing deadline of March 9, 2012. The primary election will be held on June 5, 2012.

Heading into the election the incumbent is Zoe Lofgren (D), who was first elected in 1994. However, due to heavy redistricting, the current incumbent of the district will most likely no longer remain in the district.

According to a Cook Political Report analysis, the 16th district is one of 13 congressional districts in California that may be competitive in 2012. The analysis rated it as Likely Democratic.[1]

Note: Due to California's recently adopted Top Two Candidates Open Primary Act, all candidates compete in one primary. The two who receive the most votes move on to the general election, regardless of any party affiliation.

Candidates

Primary election

No candidates have declared an intent to run yet.

Impact of redistricting

See also: Redistricting in California

District history

2010

On November 2, 2010, Zoe Lofgren won re-election to the United States House. She defeated Daniel Sahagun and Edward Gonazalez in the general election.[2]

U.S. House, California District 16 General Election, 2010
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngZoe Lofgren Incumbent 67.8% 105,841
     Republican Daniel Sahagun 24.3% 37,913
     Libertarian Edward Gonazalez 7.9% 12,304
Total Votes 156,058

See also

External links

References