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

General Election Candidates: 2018

District Projection: Toss-up
  • (i) Dana Rohrabacher (Republican) - Member of Congress
    www.rohrabacher.com  
  • Harley Rouda (Democratic) - Businessman
    harleyforcongress.com  
  • Scott Baugh (Republican) - Orange County Business Owner
    scottbaughforcongress.com  
  • John Gabbard (Republican) - Small Business Owner
    www.johngabbardforcongress.com  
  • Hans Keirstead (Democratic) - Neuroscientist/Professor/Entrepreneur
    www.hansforca.com  
  • Kevin Kensinger (No Party Preference) - Licensed Investment Professional
    www.wehavethingstodo.com  
  • Michael Kotick (Democratic) - Author/Businessman - on ballot but has dropped out and endorsed Rouda
    kotickforcongress.com  
  • Paul Martin (Republican) - Businessman
    paulosophia.com  
  • Laura Oatman (Democratic) - Architect - on ballot but has dropped out and endorsed Rouda  
  • Rachel Payne (Democratic) - Has suspended campaign, but name will be on the ballot
    rachelpayneforcongress.com  
  • Brandon Reiser (Libertarian) - Business operations manager
    www.brandonreiser.com  
  • Shastina Sandman (Republican) - CEO/Entrepreneur/Mother  
  • Deanie Schaarsmith (Democratic) - Business Owner/CFO
    shastinasandman.com  
  • Omar Siddiqui (Democratic) - FBI Advisor/Attorney
    omarinthehouse.com  
  • Tony Zardakes (Democratic) - Airline Pilot
    www.tonyzforcongress.org  
  • (i) = incumbent

    Analysis

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    2016 Presidential Race

    • Hillary Clinton (D) 47.9%
    • Donald Trump (R) 46.2%

    2014 Gubernatorial Race

    • Edmund G. ("Jerry") Brown, Jr. (D) 42.4%
    • Neel Kashkari (R) 57.6%

    2012 Presidential Race

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

    Demographics

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

    The Bench (likely future candidates)