Congressional District 46
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All Districts > CD46: Santa Ana
[incumbent: Loretta Sanchez (D) - term limit: none]

Probable Candidates: 2016

District Projection: Safe Democratic | ATC Partisan Index = 65.7 D
  • Nancy Trinidad Marin (No Party Preference) - Social Worker  
  • Louie A. Contreras (Republican) - Businessman/Realtor  
  • Lynn Schott (Republican) - Educator/Business Owner  
  • Lou Correa (Democratic) - College Educator
    www.loucorrea.com  
  • Bob Peterson (Republican) - Orange County Sheriff's Commander  
  • Joe Dunn (Democratic) - Educator
    joedunnforcongress.com  
  • Bao Nguyen (Democratic) - Mayor of Garden Grove
    www.bao2016.com  
  • Rudolfo Rudy Gaona (Republican) - Small Business Owner  
  • (i) = incumbent

    Analysis

    The announcement that Loretta Sanchez would not seek a tenth term in a safe congressional seat to run for U.S. Senate was initially met with skepticism. After all, she woul . . .

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    June 3, 2014 Primary Election Results
    Live Results
    CandidateVotesPercentPrecincts Reporting
    Loretta Sanchez (D)20,17250.6%277 of 277
    Adam Nick (R)7,23418.1%277 of 277
    John J. Cullum (R)5,66614.2%277 of 277
    Carlos Vazquez (R)4,96912.5%277 of 277
    Ehab Atalla (D)1,8354.6%277 of 277

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

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    District Voter Registration

    2012 Presidential Race

    • Barack Obama (D) 61.4%
    • Mitt Romney (R) 36.2%

    2010 Gubernatorial Race

    • Jerry Brown (D) 49.8%
    • Meg Whitman (R) 40.2%

    Fundraising

    Reported Fundraising
    (Total for this cycle)
    CandidateContributionsExpendituresCash on HandDebtFiling Period Close
    Correa, Jose Luis (lou) Mr.$288,722$34,890$251,832$23,5002015-12-31
    Dunn, Joseph$244,434$64,736$175,548$13,1022015-12-31
    Nguyen, Bao Quoc$77,655$34,541$43,113$02015-12-31
     
    Source: Federal Elections Commission

    2012 General Results

    November 6 General Election Results
    Final Results
    CandidateVotesPercentPrecincts Reporting
    Loretta Sanchez (D)95,69463.9%290 of 290
    Jerry Hayden (R)54,12136.1%290 of 290

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

    2012 Primary Results

    June 5 Primary Election Results
    Final Results
    CandidateVotesPercentPrecincts Reporting
    Loretta Sanchez (D)25,70652.1%282 of 282
    Jerry Hayden (R)14,57129.5%282 of 282
    John J. Cullum (R)5,25110.6%282 of 282
    Jorge Rocha (N)1,9694.0%282 of 282
    Pat Garcia (R)1,8523.8%282 of 282

    County Breakdown
    Source: California Secretary of State

    Demographics

    2010 Census Demographics for CD46
     AsianBlackLatino
    Citizen Voting-Age Population 14.2% 3.0% 42.1%
    Total Population 11.5% 2.2% 66.6%

    The Bench (likely future candidates)

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    • 2014-03-10: CD46. GOV: Tim Donnelly received the endorsement . . .
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