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California's 28th Congressional District elections, 2014

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California's 28th Congressional District

General Election Date
November 4, 2014

Primary Date
June 3, 2014

November 4 Election Winner:
Adam Schiff Democratic Party
Incumbent prior to election:
Adam Schiff Democratic Party
Adam Schiff.jpg

Race Ratings
Cook Political Report: Solid D[1]

Sabato's Crystal Ball: Safe D[2]

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2014 U.S. Senate Elections

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The 28th congressional district of California will hold an election for the U.S. House of Representatives on November 4, 2014.

California is one of three states to use a blanket primary, or top-two system, which allows all candidates to run and all voters to vote but only moves the top two vote-getters, regardless of party affiliation, to the general election.[3][4][5]

Heading into the election the incumbent is Adam Schiff (D), who was first elected in 2000.

California's 28th Congressional District is located in the southern portion of the state and includes part of Los Angeles County.[6]


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.General election candidates

Democratic Party Adam Schiff Green check mark transparent.png
Independent Steve Stokes

June 3, 2014, primary results

Democratic Party Adam Schiff - Incumbent Approveda
Democratic Party Sal Genovese
Independent Steve Stokes Approveda

District history


On November 6, 2012, Adam Schiff (D) won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Phil Jennerjahn in the general election.

U.S. House, California District 28 General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngAdam Schiff Incumbent 76.5% 188,703
     Republican Phil Jennerjahn 23.5% 58,008
Total Votes 246,711
Source: California Secretary of State "Official Election Results, 2012 General Election"


On November 2, 2010, Howard Berman won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Merlin Froyd and Carlos A. Rodriguez in the general election.[7]

U.S. House, California District 28 General Election, 2010
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngHoward Berman Incumbent 69.5% 88,385
     Republican Merlin Froyd 22.4% 28,493
     Libertarian Carlos A. Rodriguez 8% 10,229
Total Votes 127,107

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