Congressional District 49
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All Districts > CD49: Carlsbad
[incumbent: Darrell Issa (R) - term limit: none]

General Election Candidates: 2018

District Projection: Leans Democratic | ATC Partisan Index = 52.6 R
  • Diane Harkey (Republican) - Member, Board of Equalization
    harkeyforcongress.com  
  • Brian Maryott (Republican) - Councilmember, San Juan Capistrano  
  • Kristin Gaspar (Republican) - San Diego County supervisor  
  • Mike Levin (Democratic) - Environmental attorney
    www.mikelevin.org  
  • Michael Schmitt (Republican) -   
  • Sara Jacobs (Democratic) - Former State Department official
    sarajacobsforca.com  
  • David Medway (Republican) - Physician  
  • Paul Kerr (Democratic) - Real estate investor
    www.paulkerrforcongress.com  
  • Rocky Ch├ívez (Republican) - Member, State Assembly
    www.rockychavezforcongress.com  
  • Doug Applegate (Democratic) - Retired Marine Colonel
    www.applegateforcongress.com`  
  • Craig Arthur Nordal (Republican) -   
  • (i) = incumbent

    Analysis

    The district that opened up when nine-term Congressman Darrell Issa announced his retirement created an opportunity for a large primary scramble in this coastal district.

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    District Voter Registration

    2016 Presidential Race

    • Hillary Clinton (D) 50.7%
    • Donald Trump (R) 43.2%

    2014 Gubernatorial Race

    • Edmond G. ("Jerry") Brown, Jr. (D) 45.0%
    • Neil Kashkari (R) 55.0%

    2012 Presidential Race

    • Barack Obama (D) 45.7%
    • Mitt Romney (R) 52.2%

    2010 Gubernatorial Race

    • Jerry Brown (D) 37.6%
    • Meg Whitman (R) 55.1%

    Demographics

    2010 Census Demographics for CD49
     AsianBlackLatino
    Citizen Voting-Age Population 5.4% 2.6% 14.4%
    Total Population 6.5% 2.6% 25.8%

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