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California Elections: Congressional District 20

Congressional District 20

All Districts > CD20: Monterey
[incumbent: Jimmy Panetta Directory Page]

Probable Candidates: 2020

District Projection: Safe Democratic
2019-12-11 1700: While filing has closed for all non-special elections, lists are still pending from several counties. This candidate list will continue to be updated for several days. The official list will be published by the Secretary of State on December 26.
  • Jeff Gorman (Republican) - Small Business Owner
    www.jeffforcongress.com  
  • Adam Scow (Democratic) - Consumer Advocate
    www.adamscow.org  
  • Jimmy Panetta (Democratic) - United States Representative
    www.jimmypanetta.com  
  • (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: Monterey (53.8%), San Benito (8.6%), Santa Clara (2.0%), Santa Cruz (35.6%) of 348,185 registered voters.
     

    2016 Presidential Race

    • Hillary Clinton (D) 70.4%
    • Donald Trump (R) 23.2%

    2014 Gubernatorial Race

    • Edmund G. ("Jerry") Brown, Jr. (D) 73.0%
    • Neel Kashkari (R) 27.0%

    2012 Presidential Race

    • Barack Obama (D) 70.9%
    • Mitt Romney (R) 26.2%

    Demographics

    2010 Census Demographics for CD20
     AsianBlackLatino
    Citizen Voting-Age Population 5.4% 3.2% 28.0%
    Total Population 5.3% 2.3% 50.7%

    The Bench (likely future candidates)