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California Elections: Congressional District 23

Congressional District 23

All Districts > CD23: Kern
[incumbent: Kevin McCarthy Directory Page]

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

Probable Candidates: 2022

District Projection: Safe Republican
  • Bruno Amato (Democratic) - Actor
    brunoforcongress.org  
  • (i) Kevin McCarthy (Republican) - Member of Congress  
  • (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: Kern (78.5%), Los Angeles (12.0%), Tulare (9.5%) of 356,703 registered voters.
     

    2020 Presidential Race

    • Joseph R. Biden (D) 40.5%
    • Donald J. Trump (R) 57.1%

    2018 Gubernatorial Race

    • Gavin Newsom (D) 37.4%
    • John Cox (R) 62.6%

    2016 Presidential Race

    • Hillary Clinton (D) 36.1%
    • Donald Trump (R) 58.1%

    2014 Gubernatorial Race

    • Edmund G. ("Jerry") Brown, Jr. (D) 35.5%
    • Neel Kashkari (R) 64.5%

    2012 Presidential Race

    • Barack Obama (D) 36.1%
    • Mitt Romney (R) 61.5%

    Demographics

    2010 Census Demographics for CD23
     AsianBlackLatino
    Citizen Voting-Age Population 3.1% 6.1% 22.8%
    Total Population 4.5% 6.3% 35.5%

    The Bench (likely future candidates)