Congressional District 12
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All Districts > CD12: San Francisco
[incumbent: Nancy Pelosi (D) - term limit: none]

Probable Candidates - 2014

District Projection: Safe Democrat | ATC Partisan Index = 84.8 D
  • A.J. Desmond Thorsson (No Party Preference) - University Instructor  
  • Jim Welles (No Party Preference) - Lawyer  
  • John Dennis (Republican) - Independent Businessman  
  • Michael Steger (Democratic) - Political Organizer  
  • Frank Lara (Peace and Freedom) - Public School Teacher  
  • (i) Nancy Pelosi (Democratic) - Member of Congress  
  • David Peterson (Democratic) - Accountability System Developer  
  • Barry Hermanson (Green) - Equity Investor  
  • (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) 84.0%
    • Mitt Romney (R) 12.5%

    2010 Gubernatorial Race

    • Jerry Brown (D) 77.8%
    • Meg Whitman (R) 16.6%

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    Reported Fundraising
    (Total for this cycle)
    CandidateContributionsExpendituresCash on HandDebtFiling Period Close
    Dennis, John$163,565$126,346$36,719$42,7963/31/14
    Pelosi, Nancy$1,372,985$373,277$485,022$03/31/14
    Source: Federal Elections Commission

    2012 General Results

    November 6 General Election Results
    Final Results
    CandidateVotesPercentPrecincts Reporting
    Nancy Pelosi (D)253,70985.1%522 of 522
    John Dennis (R)44,47814.9%522 of 522

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

    2012 Primary Results

    June 5 Primary Election Results
    Final Results
    CandidateVotesPercentPrecincts Reporting
    Nancy Pelosi (D)89,44674.9%527 of 527
    John Dennis (R)16,20613.6%527 of 527
    Barry Hermanson (G)6,3985.4%527 of 527
    David Peterson (D)3,7563.1%527 of 527
    Summer Justice Shields (D)2,1461.8%527 of 527
    Américo Arturo Diaz (D)1,4991.3%527 of 527

    County Breakdown
    Source: California Secretary of State


    2010 Census Demographics for CD12
    Citizen Voting-Age Population 26.8% 6.7% 9.7%
    Total Population 31.5% 6.1% 14.7%

    The Bench (likely future candidates)


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