California's 38th Congressional District elections, 2014

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2012

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California's 38th Congressional District

General Election Date
November 4, 2014

Primary Date
June 3, 2014

November 4 Election Winner:
Linda Sanchez Democratic Party
Incumbent prior to election:
Linda Sanchez Democratic Party
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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 38th 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 Linda Sanchez (D), who was first elected in 2002.

California's 38th Congressional District is located in the southern portion of the state and includes part of Los Angeles County.[6]

Candidates

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Democratic Party Linda Sanchez Green check mark transparent.png
Republican Party Benjamin Campos


June 3, 2014, primary results

Democratic Party Linda Sanchez - Incumbent Approveda
Republican Party Benjamin Campos Approveda

District history

2012

On November 6, 2012, Linda Sanchez (D) won re-election to the United States House. She defeated Benjamin Campos in the general election.

U.S. House, California District 38 General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngLinda Sanchez Incumbent 67.5% 145,280
     Republican Benjamin Campos 32.5% 69,807
Total Votes 215,087
Source: California Secretary of State "Official Election Results, 2012 General Election"

2010

On November 2, 2010, Grace Napolitano won re-election to the United States House. She defeated Robert Vaughn in the general election.[7]

U.S. House, California District 38 General Election, 2010
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngGrace Napolitano Incumbent 73.5% 85,459
     Republican Robert Vaughn 26.5% 30,883
Total Votes 116,342

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