Congressional District 53
[Get Scott's free daily political newsletter | premium subscribers receive alerts and back-end data]

All Districts > CD53: La Mesa
[incumbent: Susan Davis (D) - term limit: none]

Probable Candidates - 2014

District Projection: Safe Democrat | ATC Partisan Index = 58.9 D
  • Christina Bobb (No Party Preference) - Business Counsel  
  • Joel Marchese (Republican) - Teacher/Parent
    www.joelforcongress2014.org  
  • Larry A. Wilske (Republican) - Retired Navy Seal
    www.larrywilske.com  
  • John W. Campbell (No Party Preference) - Civic Organization President  
  • Jim Stieringer (Republican) - School Board Member
    www.jimforcongress.com  
  • Wayne R. True (Republican) - Family Physician  
  • (i) Susan Davis (Democratic) - Member, United States House of Representatives
    www.susandavisforcongress.com  
  • John R. Edwards (Republican) - Retired Aerospace Engineer  
  • (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) 61.4%
    • Mitt Romney (R) 36.4%

    2010 Gubernatorial Race

    • Jerry Brown (D) 51.9%
    • Meg Whitman (R) 40.1%

    District Map

    Display this map on your site.

    large map

    District Voter Registration

    Analysis

    New analysis for this district is being prepared.

    Fundraising

    Reported Fundraising
    (Total for this cycle)
    CandidateContributionsExpendituresCash on HandDebtFiling Period Close
    Davis, Susan$288,511$195,433$235,798$03/31/14
    Marchese, Joel Alfred$7,395$3,298$2,357$03/31/14
     
    Source: Federal Elections Commission

    2012 General Results

    November 6 General Election Results
    Final Results
    CandidateVotesPercentPrecincts Reporting
    Susan A. Davis (D)164,82561.4%478 of 478
    Nick Popaditch (R)103,48238.6%478 of 478

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

    2012 Primary Results

    June 5 Primary Election Results
    Final Results
    CandidateVotesPercentPrecincts Reporting
    Susan A. Davis (D)70,46257.8%409 of 409
    Nick Popaditch (R)51,42342.2%409 of 409

    County Breakdown
    Source: California Secretary of State

    Demographics

    2010 Census Demographics for CD53
     AsianBlackLatino
    Citizen Voting-Age Population 10.8% 8.1% 20.9%
    Total Population 13.0% 8.3% 31.8%

    The Bench (likely future candidates)

    Discussion

    Comments on the race for Congressional District 53 via Facebook

    Mentions

    [more]