Congressional District 16
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All Districts > CD16: Merced
[incumbent: Jim Costa (D) - term limit: none]

General Election Candidates: 2018

District Projection: Likely Democratic
  • (i) Jim Costa (Democratic) - Member of CongressFarmer/Representative
    www.jimcosta.com  
  • Elizabeth Heng (Republican) - Small Business Owner
    elizabethheng.com  
  • (i) = incumbent

    Analysis

    After seven years in the House of Representatives, local boy Jim Costa. The moderate Democratic district has found an equally middle-of-the-road member who . . .

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    2016 Presidential Race

    • Hillary Clinton (D) 58.0%
    • Donald Trump (R) 36.4%

    2014 Gubernatorial Race

    • Edmund G. ("Jerry") Brown, Jr. (D) 54.4%
    • Neel Kashkari (R) 45.6%

    2012 Presidential Race

    • Barack Obama (D) 58.6%
    • Mitt Romney (R) 39.4%

    Demographics

    2010 Census Demographics for CD16
     AsianBlackLatino
    Citizen Voting-Age Population 6.2% 8.0% 40.7%
    Total Population 8.7% 6.4% 58.0%

    The Bench (likely future candidates)