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California Elections: Congressional District 08

Congressional District 08

All Districts > CD08: SB High Desert
[incumbent: Paul Cook Directory Page]

Probable Candidates: 2020

District Projection: Likely Republican
  • Jay Obernolte (Republican) - Assemblyman/Business Owner
    www.electjay.com/  
  • Christine Bubser (Democratic) - Engineer/Biotechnology Advisor
    www.chrisbubser.com/  
  • Justin David Whitehead (Republican) - No Ballot Designation
    www.jwforcongresscad8.com/  
  • James Ellers (Democratic) - Energy Consultant
    www.jamesellars.com/  
  • Jeremy Staat (Republican) - Professor/Father
    www.staatforcongress.com/  
  • Bob Conaway (Democratic) - Attorney  
  • Tim Donnelly (Republican) - Manufacturing Sales Engineer
    www.donnelly4congress.com/  
  • Jeff Esmus (No Party Preference) - Teacher
    www.esmusforeveryone.com/  
  • Jerry Laws (Republican) - No Ballot Designation
    www.laws4congress.xyz/  
  • (i) = incumbent

    Until the filing period closes, candidates who have made gestures to a run are included. Some of these may not run, while others are likely to jump in.

    Analysis

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    District Geography

    Counties: Inyo (3.1%), Mono (2.0%), San Bernardino (94.9%) of 327,669 registered voters.
     

    2018 Gubernatorial Race

    • Gavin Newsom (D) 40.2%
    • John Cox (R) 59.8%

    2016 Presidential Race

    • Hillary Clinton (D) 39.6%
    • Donald Trump (R) 54.7%

    2014 Gubernatorial Race

    • Edmund G. ("Jerry") Brown, Jr. (D) 37.7%
    • Neel Kashkari (R) 62.3%

    2012 Presidential Race

    • Barack Obama (D) 41.7%
    • Mitt Romney (R) 55.6%

    Demographics

    2010 Census Demographics for CD08
     AsianBlackLatino
    Citizen Voting-Age Population 2.5% 7.2% 21.9%
    Total Population 3.0% 7.9% 35.3%

    The Bench (likely future candidates)