Congressional District 08
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All Districts > CD08: SB High Desert
[incumbent: Paul Cook (R) - term limit: none]

Probable Candidates - 2014

District Projection: Safe Republican | ATC Partisan Index = 57.6 R
  • (i) Paul Cook (Republican) - United States Representative  
  • Paul Hannosh (Republican) - Teacher/Small Businessman  
  • Bob Conaway (Democratic) - Small Businessman/Attorney  
  • Odessia D. Lee (Democratic) - Retired Public Employee  
  • (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.

    2012 Presidential Race

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

    2010 Gubernatorial Race

    • Jerry Brown (D) 36.0%
    • Meg Whitman (R) 52.5%

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    Reported Fundraising
    (Total for this cycle)
    CandidateContributionsExpendituresCash on HandDebtFiling Period Close
    Cook, Paul$553,059$148,489$427,004$3,0003/31/14
    Hannosh, Paul$12,611$13,947$394$1,5003/31/14
    Source: Federal Elections Commission

    2012 General Results

    November 6 General Election Results
    Final Results
    CandidateVotesPercentPrecincts Reporting
    Paul Cook (R)103,09357.4%905 of 905
    Gregg Imus (R)76,55142.6%905 of 905

    County Breakdown | Vote Count Tracker
    Source: California Secretary of State

    2012 Primary Results

    June 5 Primary Election Results
    Final Results
    CandidateVotesPercentPrecincts Reporting
    Gregg Imus (R)12,75415.6%870 of 870
    Paul Cook (R)12,51715.3%870 of 870
    Phil Liberatore (R)12,27715.0%870 of 870
    Jackie Conaway (D)11,67414.3%870 of 870
    Brad Mitzelfelt (R)8,80110.8%870 of 870
    John Pinkerton (D)7,9419.7%870 of 870
    Angela Valles (R)4,9246.0%870 of 870
    Ryan McEachron (R)3,1813.9%870 of 870
    Anthony Adams (N)2,7503.4%870 of 870
    Bill Jensen (R)1,8502.3%870 of 870
    George T. Craig (R)1,3761.7%870 of 870
    Joseph D. Napolitano (R)1,0501.3%870 of 870
    Dennis L. Albertsen (R)7610.9%870 of 870

    County Breakdown
    Source: California Secretary of State


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

    The Bench (likely future candidates)


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