Congressional District 48
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All Districts > CD48: Huntington Beach
[incumbent: Dana Rohrabacher (R) - term limit: none]

Probable Candidates - 2014

District Projection: Safe Republican | ATC Partisan Index = 61.0 R
  • David Burns (Democratic) - Lawyer  
  • (i) Dana Rohrabacher (Republican) - United States Representative, 48th District  
  • Suzanne Joyce Savary (Democratic) - Business Owner/Educator  
  • Robert John Banuelos (Democratic) - Congressional Community Liaison  
  • Wendy Brooks Leece (Republican) - Costa Mesa Councilmember/Educator  
  • (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.

    2012 Presidential Race

    • Barack Obama (D) 43.0%
    • Mitt Romney (R) 54.7%

    2010 Gubernatorial Race

    • Jerry Brown (D) 34.7%
    • Meg Whitman (R) 58.2%

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    Reported Fundraising
    (Total for this cycle)
    CandidateContributionsExpendituresCash on HandDebtFiling Period Close
    Rohrabacher, Dana$459,170$384,253$257,804$03/31/14
    Source: Federal Elections Commission

    2012 General Results

    November 6 General Election Results
    Final Results
    CandidateVotesPercentPrecincts Reporting
    Dana Rohrabacher (R)177,14461.0%555 of 555
    Ron Varasteh (D)113,35839.0%555 of 555

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

    2012 Primary Results

    June 5 Primary Election Results
    Final Results
    CandidateVotesPercentPrecincts Reporting
    Dana Rohrabacher (R)73,30266.3%560 of 560
    Ron Varasteh (D)31,91228.9%560 of 560
    Alan Schlar (N)5,3554.8%560 of 560

    County Breakdown
    Source: California Secretary of State


    2010 Census Demographics for CD48
    Citizen Voting-Age Population 15.1% 1.2% 11.5%
    Total Population 17.3% 1.1% 19.9%

    The Bench (likely future candidates)


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