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

Probable Candidates: 2016

District Projection: Safe Republican | ATC Partisan Index = 57.0 R
  • (i) Paul Cook (Republican) - United States Representative
    www.joinpaulcook.com  
  • (i) Bob Conaway (Democratic) - Small Businessman/Attorney  
  • (i) = incumbent

    Analysis

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    June 3, 2014 Primary Election Results
    Live Results
    CandidateVotesPercentPrecincts Reporting
    Paul Cook (R)40,00758.1%921 of 921
    Bob Conaway (D)12,88518.7%921 of 921
    Paul Hannosh (R)9,03713.1%921 of 921
    Odessia D. Lee (D)6,93010.1%921 of 921

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

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    District Voter Registration

    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%

    Fundraising

    Reported Fundraising
    (Total for this cycle)
    CandidateContributionsExpendituresCash on HandDebtFiling Period Close
    Cook, Paul$225,749$53,247$708,843$3,5632015-06-30
     
    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

    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)

    Discussion

    Mentions

    • 2014-12-11: CD08 in 2016.  Donnelly would have to move, . . .
    • 2014-03-04: CD08 (High Desert): added retired public employee . . .
    • 2014-01-21: CD08 (SB High Desert): added Rodney Lee Conover&nb . . .
    • 2014-01-08: CD08 (SB High Desert): added attorney Bob Con . . .
    • 2013-12-16: CD08 (SB High Desert): added Paul Hannosh (R) CD0 . . .
    • 2013-10-22: CD08. Former Assemblymember Cook beat fellow Repub . . .
    • 2013-10-09: CD08 in 2016. However, following last weekend's Ca . . .
    • 2013-10-08: CD08: Paul Cook to turn in a good fundraising numb . . .
    • 2013-05-14: CD08 (SB High Desert) - Safe Republican *Paul C . . .
    • 2013-05-13: CD08 (SB High Desert) - Safe Republican *Paul C . . .
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