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California Elections: Congressional District 08

Congressional District 08

All Districts > CD08: SB High Desert-Barstow-Eastern Sierra
[incumbent: Jay Obernolte Directory Page]

Districts will be redistricted in 2021 to take effect with the 2022 election.

Probable Candidates: 2022

District Projection: Safe Republican
  • (i) Jay Obernolte (Republican) - Member of Congress  
  • Derek Marshall (Democratic) - Community Organizer  
  • (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.
     

    2020 Presidential Race

    • Joseph R. Biden (D) 43.6%
    • Donald J. Trump (R) 54.0%

    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)