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Revision as of 17:31, 28 January 2014

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2012

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California's 34th Congressional District

General Election Date
November 4, 2014

Primary Date
June 3, 2014

November 4 Election Winner:
Xavier Becerra Democratic Party
Incumbent prior to election:
Xavier Becerra Democratic Party
Xavier Becerra.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 34th 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 Xavier Becerra (D), who was first elected in 1992.

California's 34th Congressional District is located in the southern portion of the state and includes part of Los Angeles County.[3]

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.General election candidates

Democratic Party Xavier Becerra Green check mark transparent.png
Democratic Party Adrienne Nicole Edwards


June 3, 2014, primary results

Democratic Party Xavier Becerra - Incumbent Approveda
Democratic Party Adrienne Nicole Edwards Approveda
Peace and Freedom Party Howard Johnson

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.[4] 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.[5] Xavier Becerra voted against the stopgap spending bill that would have delayed the individual mandate.[6]

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.[7] 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. Xavier Becerra voted for HR 2775.[8]

Campaign contributions

Xavier Becerra

District history

2012

On November 6, 2012, Xavier Becerra (D) won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Stephen Smith in the general election.

U.S. House, California District 34 General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngXavier Becerra Incumbent 85.6% 120,367
     Republican Stephen Smith 14.4% 20,223
Total Votes 140,590
Source: California Secretary of State "Official Election Results, 2012 General Election"

2010

On November 2, 2010, Lucille Roybal-Allard won re-election to the United States House. She defeated Wayne Miller (R) in the general election.[17]

U.S. House, California District 34 General Election, 2010
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngLucille Roybal-Allard incumbent 77.2% 69,382
     Republican Wayne Miller 22.8% 20,457
Total Votes 89,839

See also

External links

References

  1. Cook Political Report, "2014 HOUSE RACE RATINGS FOR June 26, 2014," accessed July 28, 2014
  2. Sabato's Crystal Ball, "2014 House Races," accessed July 28, 2014
  3. California Redistricting Map, "Map," accessed September 25, 2012
  4. Clerk of the U.S. House, "Final vote results for Roll Call 504," accessed October 31, 2013
  5. Buzzfeed, "Government Shutdown: How We Got Here," accessed October 1, 2013
  6. Clerk of the U.S. House, "Final vote results for Roll Call 504," accessed October 31, 2013
  7. The Washington Post, "Reid, McConnell propose bipartisan Senate bill to end shutdown, extend borrowing," accessed October 16, 2013
  8. U.S. House, "Final vote results for Roll Call 550," accessed October 31, 2013
  9. Federal Election Commission, "Xavier Becerra April Quarterly," accessed July 23, 2013
  10. Federal Election Commission, "Xavier Becerra July Quarterly," accessed July 23, 2013
  11. Federal Election Commission, "Xavier Becerra October Quarterly," accessed October 21, 2013
  12. Federal Election Commission, "Xavier Becerra Year-End," accessed February 4, 2014
  13. Federal Election Commission, "Xavier Becerra April Quarterly," accessed April 21, 2014
  14. Federal Election Commission, "Xavier Becerra Pre-Primary," accessed June 3, 2014
  15. Federal Election Commission, "Xavier Becerra July Quarterly," accessed July 23, 2014
  16. Federal Election Commission, "Xavier Becerra October Quarterly," accessed October 20, 2014
  17. U.S. Congress House Clerk, "Statistics of the Congressional Election of November 2, 2010," accessed March 28, 2013