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Congressional District 34
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All Districts > CD34: Downtown LA
[incumbent: Xavier Becerra (D) - term limit: none]

Probable Candidates: 2016

District Projection: Safe Democratic | ATC Partisan Index = 84.8 D
  • (i) Xavier Becerra (Democratic) - Member of Congress
    www.xavierbecerra.com  
  • (i) = incumbent

    Analysis

    After Barbara Boxer's announcement that she would not see reelection in 2016, Xavier Becerra seriously considered making a run for the seat. That drew speculation as to who . . .

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    June 3, 2014 Primary Election Results
    Live Results
    CandidateVotesPercentPrecincts Reporting
    Xavier Becerra (D)22,87873.8%246 of 246
    Adrienne Nicole Edwards (D)4,47414.4%246 of 246
    Howard Johnson ()3,58711.6%246 of 246

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

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    District Voter Registration

    2012 Presidential Race

    • Barack Obama (D) 83.0%
    • Mitt Romney (R) 14.1%

    2010 Gubernatorial Race

    • Jerry Brown (D) 74.9%
    • Meg Whitman (R) 17.0%

    Fundraising

    Reported Fundraising
    (Total for this cycle)
    CandidateContributionsExpendituresCash on HandDebtFiling Period Close
    Becerra, Xavier$473,326$239,604$1,413,632$02015-06-30
     
    Source: Federal Elections Commission

    2012 General Results

    November 6 General Election Results
    Final Results
    CandidateVotesPercentPrecincts Reporting
    Xavier Becerra (D)120,36785.6%235 of 235
    Stephen C. Smith (R)20,22314.4%235 of 235

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

    2012 Primary Results

    June 5 Primary Election Results
    Final Results
    CandidateVotesPercentPrecincts Reporting
    Xavier Becerra (D)27,93977.3%236 of 236
    Stephen C. Smith (R)5,79316.0%236 of 236
    Howard Johnson ()2,4076.7%236 of 236

    County Breakdown
    Source: California Secretary of State

    Demographics

    2010 Census Demographics for CD34
     AsianBlackLatino
    Citizen Voting-Age Population 20.8% 8.8% 50.3%
    Total Population 19.6% 4.9% 65.4%

    The Bench (likely future candidates)

    Discussion

    Mentions

    • 2014-01-17: CD34 (Downtown LA): added teacher Jonathan Tu . . .
    • 2013-05-14: CD34 (Downtown LA) - Safe Democrat *Xavier Bece . . .
    • 2013-05-13: CD34 (Downtown LA) - Safe Democrat *Xavier Bece . . .
    • 2013-05-02: CD34 Downtown LA 69.30% 83.00% 13.70% 74.90% . . .
    • 2012-05-10: CD34 Downtown LA Safe Dem 44.7% 69.3% CD2 . . .
    • 2011-08-12: CD34 (Downtown LA). Have a great weekend!Jerry Br . . .
    • 2011-08-10: CD34 - Downtown Los Angeles 22.8% TRI . . .
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