Congressional District 23
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All Districts > CD23: Kern
[incumbent: Kevin McCarthy (R) - term limit: none]

General Election Candidates: 2018

District Projection: Safe Republican
  • Tatiana Matta (Democratic) -   
  • (i) Kevin McCarthy (Republican) - Member of Congress
    www.mccarthyforcongress.com  
  • Joe Aleman (Republican) - Photographer
    www.joecongress2018.com  
  • James Timothy Davis (No Party Preference) -   
  • Wendy Reed (Democratic) - Land conservancy administrator
    wendyreedforcongress.com  
  • Kurtis King Wilson (No Party Preference) - Real estate agent  
  • (i) = incumbent

    Analysis

    While six-term congressman Kevin McCarthy (R-Bakersfield) is secure in his role as a congressman from the 23rd congressional district, he will still be swe . . .

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    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)