California's 45th Congressional District elections, 2014

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2012

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California's 45th Congressional District

General Election Date
November 4, 2014

Primary Date
June 3, 2014

Incumbent prior to election:
John Campbell Republican Party
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2014 U.S. Senate Elections

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The 45th 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.[1][2][3]

Heading into the election the incumbent is John Campbell (R), who was first elected in 2004.

California's 45th Congressional District is located in the southern portion of the state and includes part of Orange County.[4]

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

Republican Party Mimi Walters
Democratic Party Drew Leavens


June 3, 2014, primary results

Democratic Party Drew Leavens Approveda
Republican Party Greg Raths[5]
Republican Party Mimi Walters - State senator[5] Approveda
Independent Al Salehi

Withdrew

Republican Party Pat Maciariello[5]
Republican Party John Moorlach[5]

District history

2012

On November 6, 2012, John Campbell (R) won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Sukhee Kang in the general election.

U.S. House, California District 45 General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngJohn Campbell Incumbent 58.5% 171,417
     Democratic Sukhee Kang 41.5% 121,814
Total Votes 293,231
Source: California Secretary of State "Official Election Results, 2012 General Election"

2010

On November 2, 2010, Mary Bono Mack won re-election to the United States House. She defeated Steve Pougnet and Bill Lussenheide in the general election.[6]

U.S. House, California District 45 General Election, 2010
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngMary Bono Mack Incumbent 51.5% 106,472
     Democratic Steve Pougnet 42.1% 87,141
     American Independent Bill Lussenheide 6.4% 13,188
Total Votes 206,801

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