California's 50th Congressional District elections, 2014

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California's 50th Congressional District

General Election Date
November 4, 2014

Primary Date
June 3, 2014

November 4 Election Winner:
Duncan Hunter Republican Party
Incumbent prior to election:
Duncan Hunter Republican Party
Duncan Hunter.jpg

Race Ratings
Cook Political Report: Solid R[1]

Sabato's Crystal Ball: Safe R[2]

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2014 U.S. Senate Elections

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The 50th 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 Duncan Hunter (R), who was first elected in 2008.

California's 50th Congressional District is located in the southern portion of the state and includes much of San Diego 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

Republican Party Duncan Hunter Green check mark transparent.png
Democratic Party James Kimber

June 3, 2014, primary results

Republican Party Duncan Hunter - Incumbent Approveda
Democratic Party James Kimber Approveda
Libertarian Party Michael Benoit

District history


On November 6, 2012, Duncan Hunter (R) won re-election to the United States House. He defeated David Secor in the general election.

U.S. House, California District 50 General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngDuncan Hunter Incumbent 67.7% 174,838
     Democratic David Secor 32.3% 83,455
Total Votes 258,293
Source: California Secretary of State "Official Election Results, 2012 General Election"


On November 2, 2010, Brian Bilbray won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Francine Busby, Lars Grossmith and Miriam Clark in the general election.[7]

U.S. House, California District 50 General Election, 2010
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngBrian Bilbray Incumbent 56.7% 142,247
     Democratic Francine Busby 39% 97,818
     Libertarian Lars Grossmith 2.2% 5,546
     Peace and Freedom Miriam Clark 2.2% 5,470
Total Votes 251,081

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