Congressional District 52
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All Districts > CD52: San Diego
[incumbent: Scott Peters (D) - term limit: none]

General Election Candidates: 2016

District Projection: Likely Democratic | ATC Partisan Index = 53.5 D
  • Denise Gitsham (Republican) - Attorney/Small Businesswoman
    www.deniseforcongress.com  
  • (i) Scott Peters (Democratic) - U.S. Representative
    www.scottpeters.com  
  • (i) = incumbent

    Analysis

    Second-term congressman Scott Peters may have faced his toughest challenge in 2014, when he beat Carl DeMaio by 3.2% in the historically low turnout election. While DeMaio . . .

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    June 3, 2014 Primary Election Results
    Live Results
    CandidateVotesPercentPrecincts Reporting
    Scott Peters (D)53,92642.3%397 of 397
    Carl DeMaio (R)44,95435.3%397 of 397
    Kirk Jorgensen (R)23,58818.5%397 of 397
    Fred J. Simon Jr. (R)5,0404.0%397 of 397

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

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    District Voter Registration

    2012 Presidential Race

    • Barack Obama (D) 52.1%
    • Mitt Romney (R) 45.7%

    2010 Gubernatorial Race

    • Jerry Brown (D) 42.7%
    • Meg Whitman (R) 50.7%

    Fundraising

    Reported Fundraising
    (Total for this cycle)
    CandidateContributionsExpendituresCash on HandDebtFiling Period Close
    Gitsham, Denise$1,081,002$851,896$289,602$118,2502016-09-30
    Peters, Scott$3,179,890$1,508,815$1,737,378$268,9932016-09-30
     
    Source: Federal Elections Commission

    2012 General Results

    November 6 General Election Results
    Final Results
    CandidateVotesPercentPrecincts Reporting
    Scott Peters (D)151,45151.2%458 of 458
    Brian Bilbray (R)144,45948.8%458 of 458

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

    2012 Primary Results

    June 5 Primary Election Results
    Final Results
    CandidateVotesPercentPrecincts Reporting
    Brian Bilbray (R)61,93041.0%432 of 432
    Scott Peters (D)34,10622.6%432 of 432
    Lori SaldaƱa (D)33,38722.1%432 of 432
    Jack Doyle (N)6,1384.1%432 of 432
    John K. Stahl (R)5,5023.6%432 of 432
    Wayne Iverson (R)4,4763.0%432 of 432
    Shirley Decourt-Park (D)2,3681.6%432 of 432
    Ehab T. Shehata (N)1,1560.8%432 of 432
    John L. Subka (R)1,0910.7%432 of 432
    Gene Hamilton Carswell (R)8280.5%432 of 432

    County Breakdown
    Source: California Secretary of State

    Demographics

    2010 Census Demographics for CD52
     AsianBlackLatino
    Citizen Voting-Age Population 12.8% 2.7% 9.4%
    Total Population 17.8% 3.1% 12.9%

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