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Congressional District 24
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All Districts > CD24: Santa Barbara
[incumbent: Lois Capps (D) - term limit: none]

Probable Candidates: 2016

District Projection: Likely Democratic | ATC Partisan Index = 54.1 D
  • Helene Schneider (Democratic) - Mayor, Santa Barbara
    heleneschneider.org  
  • Salud Carbajal (Democratic) - Supervisor, Santa Barbara County
    saludcarbajal.com  
  • Justin Fareer (Republican) - Businessman
    www.justinfareed.com  
  • Katcho Achadjian (Republican) - Member, State Assembly
    katcho2016.com  
  • Bill Ostrander (Democratic) - Farmer
    www.ostranderforcongress.com  
  • (i) = incumbent

    Analysis

    When nine-term congresswoman Lois Capps announced that she would not run again, the conventional wisdom was that the seat was likely to stay in the family. Lois won the sea . . .

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    June 3, 2014 Primary Election Results
    Live Results
    CandidateVotesPercentPrecincts Reporting
    Lois Capps (D)58,19843.7%373 of 373
    Chris Mitchum (R)21,05915.8%373 of 373
    Justin Donald Fareed (R)20,44515.3%373 of 373
    Dale Francisco (R)15,57511.7%373 of 373
    Bradley Allen (R)9,2697.0%373 of 373
    Sandra Marshall (D)4,6463.5%373 of 373
    Paul H. Coyne, Jr. (D)2,1441.6%373 of 373
    Steve Isakson (N)1,2490.9%373 of 373
    Alexis Stuart (R)6780.5%373 of 373

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

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    District Voter Registration

    2012 Presidential Race

    • Barack Obama (D) 54.0%
    • Mitt Romney (R) 43.0%

    2010 Gubernatorial Race

    • Jerry Brown (D) 46.7%
    • Meg Whitman (R) 45.9%

    Fundraising

    Reported Fundraising
    (Total for this cycle)
    CandidateContributionsExpendituresCash on HandDebtFiling Period Close
    Achadjian, Khatchik* The FEC does not have a report for this candidate.
    Carbajal, Salud$629,355$61,694$567,660$02015-06-30
    Ostrander, William$9,144$8,477$667$02015-06-30
    Schneider, Helene* The FEC does not have a report for this candidate.
     
    Source: Federal Elections Commission

    2012 General Results

    November 6 General Election Results
    Final Results
    CandidateVotesPercentPrecincts Reporting
    Lois Capps (D)156,74955.1%430 of 430
    Abel Maldonado (R)127,74644.9%430 of 430

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

    2012 Primary Results

    June 5 Primary Election Results
    Final Results
    CandidateVotesPercentPrecincts Reporting
    Lois Capps (D)72,35646.4%430 of 430
    Abel Maldonado (R)46,29529.7%430 of 430
    Chris Mitchum (R)33,60421.5%430 of 430
    Matt Boutté (N)3,8322.5%430 of 430

    County Breakdown
    Source: California Secretary of State

    Demographics

    2010 Census Demographics for CD24
     AsianBlackLatino
    Citizen Voting-Age Population 3.6% 2.2% 17.8%
    Total Population 4.2% 2.0% 34.1%

    The Bench (likely future candidates)

  • Paul Coyne (D) - Businessman
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  • Discussion

    Mentions

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    • 2014-03-24: CD24 (Santa Barbara | ATC Partisan Index: 52.1 D) . . .
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    • 2014-02-11: CD24 (Santa Barbara): changed from Leans Democrat . . .
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    • 2013-07-31: CD24 (Central Coast): changed from Toss-up to Lean . . .
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