The Green Papers: California 2023 General Election
 
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Elections for Statewide offices and Congress
Senators:2(Electoral Classes 1 and 3)
Governor:1 
2020 Census:39,576,757 (12.78% of 309,785,186)
2024, 2028 Electoral Votes:54(0.00% of 538)
2022-2030 Representatives:52(11.95% of 435)
Capital:Sacramento
 

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California Presidential Primaries, Caucuses, and Conventions:
Democrats   Republicans


California has a "Top-Two" primary system:

  • Regular Elections: All candidates, both party members and independents, participate in a non-partisan Primary. The top two vote getters, regardless of party affiliation, advance to the General Election.
  • Special Elections: All candidates, both party members and independents, participate in a non-partisan Special Primary. If one candidate receives a majority (50% + 1) of the primary vote, that candidate is elected. Otherwise, the top two vote getters, regardless of party, advance to the Special General Election.
 
           

U.S. Senate  6 year term. No Term Limit. 118th Senate  Senate Electoral Classes

Class 1 Democratic Senator Laphonza Romanique Butler
Appointed to the U.S. Senate 1 October 2023 [re: 28 September 2023 passing of Senator Dianne Feinstein (Democratic)] by Governor Gavin Newsom (Democratic)
Seat up for regular election: Tuesday 5 November 2024
Open Seat - 19 October 2023: "... I've decided not to run for Senate in the upcoming election."
 Candidate list (27)
  Candidate Republican     Sharleta Bassett
FEC S4CA00902
  Candidate Republican     James P. Bradley
FEC S8CA00515; 30 Sep 23; Tot $16,411; Dsb $16,151
  Candidate Republican     Eric Early
FEC S4CA00639; 30 Sep 23; Tot $547,023; Dsb $460,177
  Candidate Republican     Steve Garvey
FEC S4CA00803
  Candidate Republican     Denice Lyn Gary-Pandol
FEC S4CA00407; 30 Sep 23; Tot $62,468; Dsb $66,530
  Candidate No Party Preference; (Socialist Workers Party)     Laura Garza
  Candidate Democratic     Sepi Gilani
FEC S4CA00845
  Candidate No Party Preference; (Constitution)     Don J. Grundmann
  Candidate American Independent     Forrest Jones
  Candidate Democratic     Harmesh Kumar
  Candidate Democratic     Member of Congress  Barbara Lee
US House District 12.
FEC S4CA00589 or S4CA00829

FEC S4CA00589; 30 Sep 23; Tot $3,390,205; Dsb $2,066,329
  Candidate Republican     Sarah Sun Liew
5 December 2023: Filed for the U.S. Senate Class 1 with the FEC S2CA00872.
11 June 2022: Filed for U.S. House CD 33 with the FEC H0CA33216.

FEC H0CA33216; 30 Sep 23; Tot $8,620; Dsb $8,000
  Candidate Libertarian     Gail Lightfoot
  Candidate Republican     James Joseph "Jim" Macauley
  Candidate Democratic     Christina Pascucci
FEC S4CA00837
  Candidate Democratic     David Peterson
FEC S4CA00910
  Candidate Democratic     Douglas Howard Pierce
FEC S6CA00790
  Candidate Democratic     Member of Congress  Katherine "Katie" Porter
10 January 2023: Member of Congress CD 47. Candidate for the U.S. Senate Class 1 seat in 2024.

FEC S4CA00522; 30 Sep 23; Tot $22,130,231; Dsb $10,169,774
  Candidate Democratic     Perry Pound
FEC S4CA00746; 30 Sep 23; Tot $3,800; Dsb $150
  Candidate Democratic     Aejaz "Raji" Rab
Filed for US Senate Class 1 (FEC S4CA00613) and US House CD 32 (FEC H4CA30123).

FEC S4CA00613; 30 Sep 23; Tot $10,900; Dsb $7,516
  Candidate Republican     Jonathan Reiss
FEC S4CA00670; 30 Sep 23; Tot $6,132; Dsb $4,901
  Candidate Democratic     John David Rose
FEC S4CA00704 or S4CA00712

FEC S4CA00712
  Candidate No Party Preference; (American Solidarity)     Mark Ruzon
FEC S4CA00720; 30 Sep 23; Tot $5,535; Dsb $1
  Candidate Democratic     Member of Congress  Adam B. Schiff
26 January 2023: Member of Congress CD 30. Candidate for US Senate Class 1 in 2024.

FEC S4CA00555; 30 Sep 23; Tot $21,520,628; Dsb $10,453,622
  Candidate Republican     Stefan Simchowitz
FEC S4CA00852
  Candidate No Party Preference     Major Singh
FEC S4CA00761; 30 Sep 23; Tot $200; Dsb $108
  Candidate Republican     Martin Veprauskas
 Senator Dianne Feinstein (Democratic); who was first elected to finish out the term in a Special Election in 1992 and elected to full terms in 1994, 2000, 2006, 2012, and 2018; died on 28 September 2023. She was 90.
The Special Election in 1992 was held to fill vacancy caused by the resignation of Senator Pete Wilson (Republican) on 7 January 1991- which John Seymour (Republican) had been appointed by Governor Pete Wilson (Republican) to fill on 10 January 1991.
14 February 2023: "I am announcing today I will not run for reelection in 2024 ...."
circa March 2023: "I was diagnosed over the February recess with a case of shingles [herpes varicella zoster virus-- Ed]. I have been hospitalized ...."
12 April 2023: Do to ongoing health issues, she announced that her return to the Senate has been delayed and asked for a temporary replacement on the Judiciary Committee.
14 April 2023: Filed a termination report with the FEC.
10 May 2023: Returned to the U.S. Senate.
28 September 2023: Senator Dianne Feinstein, 90, has died. Governor Gavin Newsom (Democratic) will appoint a successor who will fill the seat until the Special Election in November 2024.
1 October 2023: Governor Gavin Newsom (Democratic) appoints Laphonza Butler to fill the vacant seat. She was sworn on 2 October 2023.

Class 1  
Seat up for special election: Tuesday 5 November 2024
Special Election - To fill the seat of Senator Dianne Feinstein (Democratic), who died on 28 September 2023, for the remainder of the term (November 2024 through 3 January 2025).
 Candidate list (7)
  Candidate Republican     Eric Early
FEC S4CA00639; 30 Sep 23; Tot $547,023; Dsb $460,177
  Candidate Republican     Steve Garvey
FEC S4CA00803
  Candidate Democratic     Sepi Gilani
FEC S4CA00845
  Candidate Democratic     Member of Congress  Barbara Lee
US House District 12.
FEC S4CA00589 or S4CA00829

FEC S4CA00589; 30 Sep 23; Tot $3,390,205; Dsb $2,066,329
  Candidate Democratic     Christina Pascucci
FEC S4CA00837
  Candidate Democratic     Member of Congress  Katherine "Katie" Porter
10 January 2023: Member of Congress CD 47. Candidate for the U.S. Senate Class 1 seat in 2024.

FEC S4CA00522; 30 Sep 23; Tot $22,130,231; Dsb $10,169,774
  Candidate Democratic     Member of Congress  Adam B. Schiff
26 January 2023: Member of Congress CD 30. Candidate for US Senate Class 1 in 2024.

FEC S4CA00555; 30 Sep 23; Tot $21,520,628; Dsb $10,453,622

Class 3 Democratic Senator  Alex Padilla
Appointed 22 December 2020 [re: Election of Senator Kamala D. Harris (Democratic) as Vice President]
First elected in a concurrent Special Election and General Election: 8 November 2022.
Seat up for regular election: Tuesday 7 November 2028

Governor  4 year term, Election Cycle: 2022, 2026. Term Limit: 2 4-year terms, All Governors

  Democratic Governor  Gavin Newsom
First elected: 2018; re-elected: 2022.
Chair up for regular election: Tuesday 3 November 2026
The current Governor is affected by a term limit and cannot run for re-election.
Open Chair - At term limit
 Candidate list (3)
  Candidate Democratic     Lieutenant Governor Eleni Kounalakis
24 April 2023: Candidate for Governor in 2024.
  Candidate Democratic     Public Instruction Superintendent  Tony K. Thurmond
23 September 2023: "I didn't come from money, power, or influence. I'm running for Governor to be a voice for those who need one ...."
  Candidate Democratic     former state Controller Betty Yee
First elected as Comptroller: 2014, re-elected: 2018

Lieutenant Governor  4 year term, Election Cycle: 2022, 2026. Term Limit: 2 4-year terms

  Democratic Lieutenant Governor Eleni Kounalakis
First elected: 2018; re-elected: 2022.
Seat up for regular election: Tuesday 3 November 2026
The current Lieutenant Governor is affected by a term limit and cannot run for re-election.
Open Seat - At term limit.
24 April 2023: Candidate for Governor in 2024.
 Candidate list (1)
  Candidate Democratic     Treasurer  Fiona Ma

118th U.S. House of Representatives  2-year term. Election Cycle 2024, 2026. No Term Limit. 118th House
Partisan Composition (primary disposition):
12 Republican (9 Undetermined, 2 on General Election ballot, 1 Open);
40 Democratic (26 Undetermined, 8 on General Election ballot, 6 Open)

Incumbent - 118th Congress
CD 1 Republican Member of Congress  Doug LaMalfa
First elected: 2012
Seat up for regular election: Tuesday 5 November 2024
 Candidate list (3) - 119th Congress
  Candidate Democratic     Shasta School Board Member  Mike Doran
  Candidate Republican     Member of Congress  Doug LaMalfa
FEC H2CA02142; 30 Sep 23; Tot $327,342; Dsb $166,640
  Candidate Democratic     Rose Penelope Yee
FEC H4CA01140

Incumbent - 118th Congress
CD 2 Democratic Member of Congress  Jared W. Huffman
First elected: 2012
Seat up for regular election: Tuesday 5 November 2024
 Candidate list (5) - 119th Congress
  Candidate No Party Preference     Jason Brisendine
  Candidate Republican     Chris Coulombe
FEC H2CA02241; 30 Sep 23; Tot $27,990; Dsb $16,546
  Candidate Republican     Tief Gibbs Jensen
aka Tief Gibbs

FEC H4CA02130; 30 Sep 23; Tot $14,417; Dsb $2,627
  Candidate Democratic     Member of Congress  Jared W. Huffman
FEC H2CA06259; 30 Sep 23; Tot $362,497; Dsb $246,832
  Candidate No Party Preference     Jolian "Jo" Kangas
FEC H4CA02148

Incumbent - 118th Congress
CD 3 Republican Member of Congress  Kevin Kiley
First elected: 2022.
Seat up for regular election: Tuesday 5 November 2024
 Candidate list (3) - 119th Congress
  Candidate Republican     Member of Congress  Kevin Kiley
FEC H2CA03157; 30 Sep 23; Tot $1,779,324; Dsb $306,446
  Candidate Democratic     Jessica Morse
FEC H8CA04210; 30 Sep 23; Tot $319,607; Dsb $23,307
  Candidate No Party Preference     Robert Joseph Smith

Incumbent - 118th Congress
CD 4 Democratic Member of Congress  C. Michael "Mike" Thompson
First elected: 1998
Seat up for regular election: Tuesday 5 November 2024
 Candidate list (4) - 119th Congress
  Candidate Democratic     Andrew David Engdahl
FEC H2CA04155; 30 Sep 23; Tot $70; Dsb $907
  Candidate Republican     former Davis School Board Member John Munn
FEC H4CA04128
  Candidate No Party Preference     Niket Patwardhan
FEC H4CA04136
  Candidate Democratic     Member of Congress  C. Michael "Mike" Thompson
FEC H8CA01109; 30 Sep 23; Tot $808,767; Dsb $1,048,259

Incumbent - 118th Congress
CD 5 Republican Member of Congress  Thomas "Tom" McClintock
First elected: 2008
Seat up for regular election: Tuesday 5 November 2024
 Candidate list (3) - 119th Congress
  Candidate Democratic     Michael James "Mike" Barkley
FEC H2CA00096; 30 Sep 23; Tot $7,939; Dsb $6,344
  Candidate Republican     Member of Congress  Thomas "Tom" McClintock
FEC H8CA04152; 30 Sep 23; Tot $502,581; Dsb $437,150
  Candidate No Party Preference     Steve Wozniak

Incumbent - 118th Congress
CD 6 Democratic Member of Congress  Amerish "Ami" Bera
First elected: 2012
Seat up for regular election: Tuesday 5 November 2024
 Candidate list (6) - 119th Congress
  Candidate Democratic     Adam Barajas
  Candidate Democratic     Member of Congress  Amerish "Ami" Bera
FEC H0CA03078; 30 Sep 23; Tot $459,095; Dsb $394,787
  Candidate Republican     Christine "Chris" Bish
FEC H0CA06170; 30 Sep 23; Tot $34,187; Dsb $31,391
  Candidate Republican     former Robla School Board Member Craig DeLuz
1 July 2023: Eileen Aguba Chen assumes Robla School District Superintendent

FEC H4CA06149; 30 Sep 23; Tot $20,487; Dsb $19,282
  Candidate Green     Chris Richardson
FEC H0CA07145
  Candidate Republican     Raymond A. "Ray" Riehle
FEC H4CA06156; 30 Sep 23; Tot $12,669; Dsb $6,916

Incumbent - 118th Congress
CD 7 Democratic Member of Congress  Doris K. Matsui
First elected in a special election 8 March 2005
Seat up for regular election: Tuesday 5 November 2024
 Candidate list (3) - 119th Congress
  Candidate Democratic     David Lee Mandel
FEC H4CA07097
  Candidate Democratic     Member of Congress  Doris K. Matsui
FEC H6CA05195; 30 Sep 23; Tot $462,388; Dsb $309,576
  Candidate Republican     former Galt School Board Trustee Thomas W. "Tom" Silva
31 October 2023: Also filed with the FEC H4CO07069 to run in Colorado CD 7.

FEC H4CA07089

Incumbent - 118th Congress
CD 8 Democratic Member of Congress  John Raymond Garamendi
First elected in a special election: 3 November 2009 to fill the seat of Member of Congress Ellen O. Tauscher
Seat up for regular election: Tuesday 5 November 2024
on General Election ballot
 Candidate list (2) - 119th Congress
  Candidate Democratic     Member of Congress  John Raymond Garamendi
FEC H0CA10149; 30 Sep 23; Tot $250,859; Dsb $314,556
  Candidate Republican     Rudy Recile
FEC H2CA00153; 30 Sep 23; Tot $3,612; Dsb $3,483

Incumbent - 118th Congress
CD 9 Democratic Member of Congress  Josh Harder
First elected: 2018
Seat up for regular election: Tuesday 5 November 2024
 Candidate list (4) - 119th Congress
  Candidate Democratic     Member of Congress  Josh Harder
FEC H8CA10126; 30 Sep 23; Tot $1,623,755; Dsb $488,389
  Candidate Republican     Khalid Jeffrey Jafri
  Candidate Republican     Stockton Mayor  Kevin J. Lincoln, II
FEC H4CA09093; 30 Sep 23; Tot $300,031; Dsb $114,319
  Candidate Republican     John McBride
FEC H4CA09101; 30 Sep 23; Tot $3,570; Dsb $165

Incumbent - 118th Congress
CD 10 Democratic Member of Congress  Mark DeSaulnier
First elected: 2014
Seat up for regular election: Tuesday 5 November 2024
 Candidate list (5) - 119th Congress
  Candidate Republican     Nolan Lee Chen
FEC H4CA10091; 30 Sep 23; Tot $2,850; Dsb $271
  Candidate Democratic     Member of Congress  Mark DeSaulnier
FEC H0CA10073; 30 Sep 23; Tot $226,502; Dsb $124,253
  Candidate No Party Preference     Mohamed S. Elsherbini
FEC H4CA10125
  Candidate Republican     Katherine Piccinini
FEC H4CA10109
  Candidate No Party Preference     Joseph J. "Joe" Sweeney
FEC H4CA10117

Incumbent - 118th Congress
CD 11 Democratic Member of Congress  Nancy Pelosi
First elected: 2 June 1987- in Special Election re: death of Member of Congress Sala Burton, 1 February 1987
Seat up for regular election: Tuesday 5 November 2024
 Candidate list (8) - 119th Congress
  Candidate Democratic     Jason Boyce
  Candidate Republican     Eve Del Castello
  Candidate Republican     Bruce C. Lou
FEC H4CA11164; 30 Sep 23; Tot $7,400; Dsb $20
  Candidate Democratic     Marjorie Mikels
  Candidate Republican     Larry Nichelson
  Candidate Democratic     Member of Congress  Nancy Pelosi
FEC H8CA05035; 30 Sep 23; Tot $3,295,587; Dsb $2,956,053
  Candidate Democratic     Bianca Von Krieg
FEC H2CA12208
  Candidate Republican     Jason Chuyuan Zeng
FEC H4CA11172

Incumbent - 118th Congress
CD 12 Democratic Member of Congress  Barbara Lee
First elected: 7 April 1998- in Special Election re: resignation of Member of Congress Ronald Dellums, 6 February 1998
Seat up for regular election: Tuesday 5 November 2024
Open Seat - 11 January 2023: Media reports state that she will be a candidate for the U.S. Senate Class 1 seat in 2024.
21 February 2023: "Today I am proud to announce my candidacy for U.S. Senate."
15 February 2023: Filed with the FEC for the U.S. Senate Class 1 seat.
 Candidate list (9) - 119th Congress
  Candidate Democratic     Alameda Vice Mayor  Tony Honda Daysog
FEC H4CA12170; 30 Sep 23; Tot $3,006; Dsb $2,047
  Candidate Democratic     Glenn Kaplan
  Candidate Republican     Ned Nuerge
  Candidate Democratic     Abdur Sikder
  Candidate Democratic     BART Board Member  Lateefah Simon
FEC H4CA12154; 30 Sep 23; Tot $861,282; Dsb $530,215
  Candidate Republican     Stephen Slauson
  Candidate Democratic     Andre Effrin Todd
FEC H4CA12212 or H4CA12220

FEC H4CA12212
  Candidate Democratic     Jennifer Tran
FEC H4CA12196; 30 Sep 23; Tot $94,209; Dsb $36,207
  Candidate Democratic     Eric Wilson

Incumbent - 118th Congress
CD 13 Republican Member of Congress  John S. Duarte
First elected: 2022
Seat up for regular election: Tuesday 5 November 2024
on General Election ballot
 Candidate list (2) - 119th Congress
  Candidate Republican     Member of Congress  John S. Duarte
FEC H2CA13131; 30 Sep 23; Tot $1,728,912; Dsb $517,570
  Candidate Democratic     former state Assembly Member Adam C. Gray
FEC H2CA13115; 30 Sep 23; Tot $258,182; Dsb $115,329

Incumbent - 118th Congress
CD 14 Democratic Member of Congress  Eric Michael Swalwell
First elected: 2012
Seat up for regular election: Tuesday 5 November 2024
 Candidate list (4) - 119th Congress
  Candidate Republican     Alison Hayden
FEC H4CA14101 or H0CA15247

FEC H0CA15247
  Candidate Republican     Vin Kruttiventi
FEC H4CA14093; 30 Sep 23; Tot $361,108; Dsb $136,372
  Candidate Republican     Community College Trustee  Luis Reynoso
FEC H4CA14127
  Candidate Democratic     Member of Congress  Eric Michael Swalwell
FEC H2CA15094; 30 Sep 23; Tot $1,908,507; Dsb $1,554,167

Incumbent - 118th Congress
CD 15 Democratic Member of Congress  Kevin Mullin
First elected: 2022.
Seat up for regular election: Tuesday 5 November 2024
on General Election ballot
 Candidate list (2) - 119th Congress
  Candidate Republican     Anna Cheng Kramer
FEC H4CA15074; 30 Sep 23; Tot $5,343; Dsb $1,400
  Candidate Democratic     Member of Congress  Kevin Mullin
FEC H2CA14162; 30 Sep 23; Tot $356,383; Dsb $312,230

Incumbent - 118th Congress
CD 16 Democratic Member of Congress  Anna G. Eshoo
First elected: 1992
Seat up for regular election: Tuesday 5 November 2024
Open Seat - 21 November 2023: "I'm choosing this beautiful season of Thanksgiving to announce that I will not seek reelection ...."
 Candidate list (11) - 119th Congress
  Candidate Democratic     Joby B. Bernstein
FEC H4CA16171
  Candidate Democratic     Peter Dixon
FEC H4CA16247
  Candidate Democratic     Rishi Kumar
FEC H0CA18068; 30 Sep 23; Tot $35,193; Dsb $13,163
  Candidate Democratic     former San Jose Mayor Sam T. Liccardo
FEC H4CA16197
  Candidate Democratic     state Assembly Member  Evan Low
FEC H4CA16239
  Candidate Democratic     Palo Alto City Council Member  Julie Lythcott-Haims
FEC H4CA16262; 30 Sep 23; Tot $154,058; Dsb $63,846
  Candidate Democratic     Ahmed Mostafa
FEC H4CA16254
  Candidate Republican     Peter I. Ohtaki
FEC H4CA16163
  Candidate Republican     Karl Ryan
FEC H4CA16155
  Candidate Democratic     Santa Clara County Supervisor  S. Joseph "Joe" Simitian
FEC H0CA15171; 30 Sep 23; Tot $133,975; Dsb $23,343
  Candidate Democratic     Palo Alto City Council Member  Greg Lin Tanaka
FEC H4CA16288

Incumbent - 118th Congress
CD 17 Democratic Member of Congress  Rohit "Ro" Khanna
First elected: 2016
Seat up for regular election: Tuesday 5 November 2024
 Candidate list (5) - 119th Congress
  Candidate Republican     Anita S. Chen
FEC H4CA17310
  Candidate Libertarian     Joe Dehn
  Candidate Democratic     Member of Congress  Rohit "Ro" Khanna
FEC H4CA12055; 30 Sep 23; Tot $5,094,337; Dsb $1,496,553
  Candidate Democratic     Mario Art Ramirez
  Candidate Democratic     Ritesh Tandon
FEC H0CA17193; 30 Sep 23; Tot $3,133; Dsb $2,275

Incumbent - 118th Congress
CD 18 Democratic Member of Congress  Zoe Lofgren
First elected: 1994
Seat up for regular election: Tuesday 5 November 2024
 Candidate list (5) - 119th Congress
  Candidate Republican     former San Benito County Supervisor Peter D. Hernandez
FEC H2CA18163; 30 Sep 23; Tot $41,894; Dsb $31,259
  Candidate Democratic     Luele Negash Kifle
FEC H4CA18110
  Candidate Democratic     Member of Congress  Zoe Lofgren
FEC H4CA16049; 30 Sep 23; Tot $1,146,753; Dsb $562,488
  Candidate Democratic     Lawrence E. Milan
FEC H4CA18128
  Candidate Democratic     Charlene Concepción Nijmeh
FEC H4CA18136

Incumbent - 118th Congress
CD 19 Democratic Member of Congress  James Varni "Jimmy" Panetta
First elected: 2016
Seat up for regular election: Tuesday 5 November 2024
 Candidate list (3) - 119th Congress
  Candidate Republican     Jason Michael Anderson
FEC H4CA19100
  Candidate Green     Sean Jacob Dougherty
FEC H4CA19118
  Candidate Democratic     Member of Congress  James Varni "Jimmy" Panetta
FEC H6CA20152; 30 Sep 23; Tot $1,093,630; Dsb $487,737

Incumbent - 118th Congress
CD 20 Republican Member of Congress  Kevin McCarthy
First elected: 2006
Seat up for regular election: Tuesday 5 November 2024
Open Seat - 6 December 2023: "I have decided to depart the House at the end of this year to serve America in new ways. I know my work is only getting started ...."
19 December 2023: "I hereby submit my resignation, effective on Dec. 31, 2023."
 Candidate list (11) - 119th Congress
  Candidate Republican     Tulare County Sheriff  Michael "Mike" Boudreaux
FEC H4CA20199
  Candidate No Party Preference     Ben Dewell
FEC H2CA20144; 30 Sep 23; Tot $3; Dsb $0
  Candidate Republican     Stanley "Stan" Ellis
FEC H4CA20231
  Candidate No Party Preference     T.J. Esposito
  Candidate Republican     state Assembly Member  Vince Fong
15 December 2023: Disqualified because he had already filed with the Secretary of State for California Assembly. Challenge pending.

FEC H4CA20181
  Candidate Republican     David Anthony Giglio
FEC H4CA20173
  Candidate Republican     Kyle Kirkland
FEC H4CA20223
  Candidate Republican     California City Mayor  Kelly Kulikoff
FEC H4CA20249
  Candidate Democratic     Jesus "Andy" Morales
FEC H4CA20132; 30 Sep 23; Tot $113,647; Dsb $97,446
  Candidate Republican     Matthew "Matt" Stoll
FEC H4CA20207
  Candidate Democratic     Marisa Wood
FEC H2CA23155; 30 Sep 23; Tot $13,934; Dsb $7,537

Incumbent - 118th Congress
CD 21 Democratic Member of Congress  Jim Costa
First elected: 2004
Seat up for regular election: Tuesday 5 November 2024
on General Election ballot
 Candidate list (2) - 119th Congress
  Candidate Democratic     Member of Congress  Jim Costa
FEC H4CA20082; 30 Sep 23; Tot $596,031; Dsb $334,973
  Candidate Republican     Michael A. "Mike" Maher
FEC H2CA22215; 30 Sep 23; Tot $267,859; Dsb $108,954

Incumbent - 118th Congress
CD 22 Republican Member of Congress  David G. Valadao
First elected: 2012; re-elected: 2014, 2016; unsuccessful candidate for reelection: 2018; re-elected: 2020.
Seat up for regular election: Tuesday 5 November 2024
 Candidate list (4) - 119th Congress
  Candidate Democratic     state Senator  Melissa Hurtado
FEC H4CA22120; 30 Sep 23; Tot $43,727; Dsb $10,334
  Candidate Republican     former Fresno City Council Member Chris Mathys
FEC H2CA21183; 30 Sep 23; Tot $0; Dsb $0
  Candidate Democratic     former state Assembly Member Rudy Salas
FEC H2CA21233; 30 Sep 23; Tot $220,115; Dsb $76,731
  Candidate Republican     Member of Congress  David G. Valadao
FEC H2CA20094; 30 Sep 23; Tot $1,705,237; Dsb $561,919

Incumbent - 118th Congress
CD 23 Republican Member of Congress  Jay Obernolte
First elected: 2020
Seat up for regular election: Tuesday 5 November 2024
on General Election ballot
 Candidate list (2) - 119th Congress
  Candidate Democratic     Derek Marshall
FEC H2CA08214; 30 Sep 23; Tot $192,025; Dsb $105,078
  Candidate Republican     Member of Congress  Jay Obernolte
FEC H0CA08135; 30 Sep 23; Tot $528,981; Dsb $151,379

Incumbent - 118th Congress
CD 24 Democratic Member of Congress  Salud O. Carbajal
First elected: 2016
Seat up for regular election: Tuesday 5 November 2024
 Candidate list (3) - 119th Congress
  Candidate Democratic     Member of Congress  Salud O. Carbajal
FEC H6CA24303; 30 Sep 23; Tot $892,595; Dsb $380,020
  Candidate Republican     Thomas Cole
FEC H4CA24191; 30 Sep 23; Tot $8,920; Dsb $8,920
  Candidate Democratic     Helena Pasquarella
FEC H4CA24209

Incumbent - 118th Congress
CD 25 Democratic Member of Congress  Raul Ruiz
First elected: 2012
Seat up for regular election: Tuesday 5 November 2024
 Candidate list (6) - 119th Congress
  Candidate No Party Preference     Ryan Dean Burkett
  Candidate Republican     Miguel Chapa
FEC H4CA25230; 30 Sep 23; Tot $4,386; Dsb $632
  Candidate Democratic     Indio Mayor  Oscar Ortiz
FEC H4CA25248
  Candidate Democratic     Member of Congress  Raul Ruiz
FEC H2CA36439; 30 Sep 23; Tot $936,837; Dsb $472,649
  Candidate Republican     Ceci "Cecilia" Truman
FEC H4CA25214; 30 Sep 23; Tot $42,515; Dsb $4,768
  Candidate Republican     Ian M. Weeks
FEC H4CA25222; 30 Sep 23; Tot $46,846; Dsb $25,245

Incumbent - 118th Congress
CD 26 Democratic Member of Congress  Julia Brownley
First elected: 2012
Seat up for regular election: Tuesday 5 November 2024
 Candidate list (4) - 119th Congress
  Candidate Democratic     Agoura Hills Council Member  Chris Anstead
FEC H4CA26196
  Candidate Republican     Bruce Boyer
FEC H4CA26188
  Candidate Democratic     Member of Congress  Julia Brownley
FEC H2CA00120; 30 Sep 23; Tot $641,744; Dsb $292,449
  Candidate Republican     Michael Koslow
FEC H4CA26162; 30 Sep 23; Tot $16,650; Dsb $10,212

Incumbent - 118th Congress
CD 27 Republican Member of Congress  Michael "Mike" Garcia
Seat up for regular election: Tuesday 5 November 2024
 Candidate list (3) - 119th Congress
  Candidate Republican     Member of Congress  Michael "Mike" Garcia
FEC H0CA25105; 30 Sep 23; Tot $2,401,929; Dsb $965,510
  Candidate Democratic     Steve Hill
  Candidate Democratic     George Whitesides
FEC H4CA27111; 30 Sep 23; Tot $2,231,537; Dsb $496,325

Incumbent - 118th Congress
CD 28 Democratic Member of Congress  Judy Chu
First elected in a Special Election 14 July 2009 to fill the seat of Member of Congress Hilda L. Solis
Seat up for regular election: Tuesday 5 November 2024
 Candidate list (4) - 119th Congress
  Candidate Libertarian     Jose Castaneda
  Candidate Democratic     Member of Congress  Judy Chu
FEC H0CA32101; 30 Sep 23; Tot $687,561; Dsb $516,036
  Candidate Peace And Freedom     William Patterson
  Candidate Republican     Arcadia Mayor  April A. Verlato
FEC H4CA28127

Incumbent - 118th Congress
CD 29 Democratic Member of Congress  Tony Cárdenas
First elected: 2012
Seat up for regular election: Tuesday 5 November 2024
Open Seat - 20 November 2023: Retiring. "It will be the first time in 28 years that I'm not on the ballot ..."
 Candidate list (3) - 119th Congress
  Candidate Republican     Benito "Benny" Bernal
FEC H4CA29158
  Candidate Democratic     Angélica Maria Dueñas
FEC H8CA29100; 30 Sep 23; Tot $7,077; Dsb $7,103
  Candidate Democratic     state Assembly Member  Luz Maria Rivas
FEC H4CA29141

Incumbent - 118th Congress
CD 30 Democratic Member of Congress  Adam B. Schiff
First elected: 2000
Seat up for regular election: Tuesday 5 November 2024
Open Seat - 26 January 2023: Candidate for US Senate Class 1 in 2024.
 Candidate list (15) - 119th Congress
  Candidate Democratic     Francesco Arreaga
FEC H4CA30271 or H4CA30289 or H4CA30297

FEC H4CA30271; 30 Sep 23; Tot $1,909; Dsb $128
  Candidate Republican     Alex Arto Balekian
FEC H4CA30230; 30 Sep 23; Tot $69,693; Dsb $44,227
  Candidate No Party Preference     Joshua "Josh" Bocanegra
Filed 15 June 2022 with the FEC for US Senate S4CA00456, filed 13 January 2023 for US House CD 30 H4CA30156

FEC H4CA30156; 30 Sep 23; Tot $7,736; Dsb $1,624
  Candidate Democratic     Stephen Andraé "Steve" Dunwoody
FEC H4CA30248; 30 Sep 23; Tot $15,837; Dsb $14,874
  Candidate Democratic     former state Assembly Member Michael "Mike" Feuer
FEC H4CA30198; 30 Sep 23; Tot $1,112,904; Dsb $170,664
  Candidate Democratic     Assembly Member  Laura Friedman
FEC H4CA30149; 30 Sep 23; Tot $782,069; Dsb $282,682
  Candidate Democratic     Sal Genovese
  Candidate Republican     J. Emilio Martinez
FEC H4CA30305; 30 Sep 23; Tot $250; Dsb $0
  Candidate Democratic     Los Angeles Unified School District Board of Education Member  Nicholas "Nick" Melvoin
FEC H4CA30131; 30 Sep 23; Tot $943,453; Dsb $296,458
  Candidate Democratic     Courtney Simone Najera
FEC H4CA30321; 30 Sep 23; Tot $188; Dsb $138
  Candidate Democratic     state Senator  Anthony J. Portantino
FEC H4CA30180; 30 Sep 23; Tot $1,283,296; Dsb $141,570
  Candidate Democratic     G. Maebe Pudlo
aka Maebe A. Girl

FEC H0CA28174; 30 Sep 23; Tot $76,912; Dsb $55,395
  Candidate Democratic     Jirair Ratevosian
FEC H4CA30263; 30 Sep 23; Tot $199,739; Dsb $72,695
  Candidate Democratic     Ben Savage
FEC H4CA30164; 30 Sep 23; Tot $1,169,075; Dsb $188,333
  Candidate Democratic     West Hollywood Mayor  Sepi Shyne
FEC H2CA30341; 30 Sep 23; Tot $333,835; Dsb $178,654

Incumbent - 118th Congress
CD 31 Democratic Member of Congress Grace Flores Napolitano
First elected: 1998
Seat up for regular election: Tuesday 5 November 2024
Open Seat - 9 July 2023: Announced retirement.
 Candidate list (10) - 119th Congress
  Candidate Democratic     state Senator  Bob J. Archuleta
FEC H4CA31113; 30 Sep 23; Tot $436,168; Dsb $133,559
  Candidate Republican     Pedro "Antonio" Casas
  Candidate Democratic     former Member of Congress  Gilbert "Gil" Cisneros
First elected: 2018; unsuccessful candidate for reelection: 2020.

FEC H4CA31170; 30 Sep 23; Tot $612,024; Dsb $281,131
  Candidate Democratic     Gregory Keith "Greg" Hafif
FEC H4CA31162; 30 Sep 23; Tot $718,310; Dsb $6,788
  Candidate Democratic     Kurt Jose
  Candidate No Party Preference     Erskine Lincoln Levi, Jr.
FEC H4CA31196
  Candidate Democratic     former Mayor of Monrovia Mary Ann Lutz
FEC H4CA31139; 30 Sep 23; Tot $592,422; Dsb $14,303
  Candidate No Party Preference     Marie Manvel
  Candidate Republican     Daniel Jose Bocic "Dan" Martinez
FEC H4CA31147
  Candidate Democratic     state Senator  Susan Rubio
FEC H4CA31154; 30 Sep 23; Tot $320,863; Dsb $21,847

Incumbent - 118th Congress
CD 32 Democratic Member of Congress  Brad Sherman
First elected: 1996
Seat up for regular election: Tuesday 5 November 2024
 Candidate list (7) - 119th Congress
  Candidate Democratic     Dave Abbitt
FEC H4CA32152
  Candidate Democratic     Christopher A. Ahuja
FEC H4CA32145
  Candidate Democratic     Member of Congress  Brad Sherman
FEC H6CA24113; 30 Sep 23; Tot $626,712; Dsb $383,882
  Candidate Republican     James Bartley Shuster
31 August 2023: Filed for the US Senate Class 1 Seat FEC S4CA00738.
25 September 2023: Filed for the US House CD 32 H4CA32129.

FEC H4CA32129
  Candidate Democratic     Douglas "Doug" Smith
  Candidate Republican     Larry Thompson
FEC H4CA32137
  Candidate Democratic     Trevor Lucas Witt

Incumbent - 118th Congress
CD 33 Democratic Member of Congress  Pete Aguilar
First elected: 2014
Seat up for regular election: Tuesday 5 November 2024
on General Election ballot
 Candidate list (2) - 119th Congress
  Candidate Democratic     Member of Congress  Pete Aguilar
FEC H2CA31125; 30 Sep 23; Tot $2,390,966; Dsb $1,532,082
  Candidate Republican     Thomas "Tom" Herman
FEC H4CA33267

Incumbent - 118th Congress
CD 34 Democratic Member of Congress  Jimmy Gomez
First elected: 6 June 2017 in a Special Election [re: resignation of Member of Congress Xavier Becerra (Democratic)].
Seat up for regular election: Tuesday 5 November 2024
 Candidate list (5) - 119th Congress
  Candidate Democratic     David M. Ferrell
FEC H4CA34117
  Candidate Democratic     Member of Congress  Jimmy Gomez
FEC H8CA34266; 30 Sep 23; Tot $799,732; Dsb $254,717
  Candidate Democratic     David Kim
FEC H4CA34083; 30 Sep 23; Tot $58,824; Dsb $34,262
  Candidate Republican     Calvin Lee
FEC H4CA34091
  Candidate Peace And Freedom     Aaron Reveles
FEC H4CA34109

Incumbent - 118th Congress
CD 35 Democratic Member of Congress  Norma J. Torres
First elected: 2014
Seat up for regular election: Tuesday 5 November 2024
 Candidate list (4) - 119th Congress
  Candidate Republican     Mike Cargile
FEC H0CA35146; 30 Sep 23; Tot $20,551; Dsb $11,886
  Candidate Democratic     Melissa May
FEC H4CA35072; 30 Sep 23; Tot $6,410; Dsb $5,837
  Candidate Republican     Vijal Suthar
FEC H4CA35080
  Candidate Democratic     Member of Congress  Norma J. Torres
FEC H4CA35031; 30 Sep 23; Tot $308,547; Dsb $323,990

Incumbent - 118th Congress
CD 36 Democratic Member of Congress  Ted W. Lieu
First elected: 2014
Seat up for regular election: Tuesday 5 November 2024
 Candidate list (4) - 119th Congress
  Candidate No Party Preference     Claire Ragge Anderson
FEC H4CA36161; 30 Sep 23; Tot $8,522; Dsb $2,580
  Candidate Republican     Ariana Hakami
  Candidate Democratic     Member of Congress  Ted W. Lieu
FEC H4CA33119; 30 Sep 23; Tot $898,384; Dsb $887,029
  Candidate Republican     Leah Melissa "Melissa" Toomim
FEC H2CA00146; 30 Sep 23; Tot $8,142; Dsb $5,799

Incumbent - 118th Congress
CD 37 Democratic Member of Congress  Sydney K. Kamlager-Dove
First elected: 2022.
Seat up for regular election: Tuesday 5 November 2024
aka Sydney K. Kamlager
 Candidate list (4) - 119th Congress
  Candidate Democratic     Adam J. Carmichael
FEC H4CA37086
  Candidate Democratic     Member of Congress  Sydney K. Kamlager-Dove
FEC H2CA37304; 30 Sep 23; Tot $501,454; Dsb $389,397
  Candidate Peace And Freedom     John Thompson Parker
  Candidate No Party Preference; (Working Class)     Juan Rey

Incumbent - 118th Congress
CD 38 Democratic Member of Congress  Linda T. Sánchez
First elected: 2002
Seat up for regular election: Tuesday 5 November 2024
 Candidate list (4) - 119th Congress
  Candidate Republican     Walnut City Council Member  Eric J. Ching
FEC H2CA39151; 30 Sep 23; Tot $8,370; Dsb $1,592
  Candidate Republican     Robert Z. Ochoa
  Candidate Democratic     Member of Congress  Linda T. Sánchez
FEC H2CA39078; 30 Sep 23; Tot $594,640; Dsb $433,687
  Candidate Republican     John Sarega

Incumbent - 118th Congress
CD 39 Democratic Member of Congress  Mark A. Takano
First elected: 2012
Seat up for regular election: Tuesday 5 November 2024
on General Election ballot
 Candidate list (2) - 119th Congress
  Candidate Republican     David Serpa
FEC H4CA39066; 30 Sep 23; Tot $3,424; Dsb $2,001
  Candidate Democratic     Member of Congress  Mark A. Takano
FEC H2CA43245; 30 Sep 23; Tot $468,066; Dsb $434,324

Incumbent - 118th Congress
CD 40 Republican Member of Congress  Young Kim
First elected: 2020
Seat up for regular election: Tuesday 5 November 2024
 Candidate list (3) - 119th Congress
  Candidate Democratic     Tustin Unified School District Trustee  Allyson Muñiz Damikolas
FEC H4CA40106; 30 Sep 23; Tot $308,224; Dsb $140,729
  Candidate Democratic     Joseph "Joe" Kerr
FEC H4CA40098; 30 Sep 23; Tot $478,304; Dsb $65,514
  Candidate Republican     Member of Congress  Young Kim
FEC H8CA39240; 30 Sep 23; Tot $2,949,208; Dsb $1,125,201

Incumbent - 118th Congress
CD 41 Republican Member of Congress  Kenneth S. "Ken" Calvert
First elected: 1992
Seat up for regular election: Tuesday 5 November 2024
 Candidate list (3) - 119th Congress
  Candidate Republican     Member of Congress  Kenneth S. "Ken" Calvert
FEC H2CA37023; 30 Sep 23; Tot $2,647,993; Dsb $743,133
  Candidate Democratic     Anna Nevenic
  Candidate Democratic     Will Rollins
FEC H2CA42205; 30 Sep 23; Tot $1,742,151; Dsb $326,765

Incumbent - 118th Congress
CD 42 Democratic Member of Congress  Robert Garcia
First elected: 2022.
Seat up for regular election: Tuesday 5 November 2024
 Candidate list (4) - 119th Congress
  Candidate Democratic     Joaquín Beltrán
FEC H4CA42128
  Candidate Republican     John Briscoe
FEC H4CA42136
  Candidate Democratic     Member of Congress  Robert Garcia
FEC H2CA47188; 30 Sep 23; Tot $510,092; Dsb $361,317
  Candidate Democratic     Jazmin Nicóle "Nicóle" López
FEC H2CA40076; 30 Jun 23; Tot $1,152; Dsb $222

Incumbent - 118th Congress
CD 43 Democratic Member of Congress Maxine Waters
First elected: 1990
Seat up for regular election: Tuesday 5 November 2024
 Candidate list (5) - 119th Congress
  Candidate Democratic     Gregory Edward Jackson Cheadle
  Candidate Republican     David Knight
FEC H4CA43100
  Candidate Democratic     Member of Congress Maxine Waters
FEC H4CA23011; 30 Sep 23; Tot $318,436; Dsb $368,568
  Candidate Democratic     Chris B. Wiggins
FEC H4CA43118 or H6CA37313

FEC H4CA43118
  Candidate Republican     Steve Williams
FEC H2CA36504

Incumbent - 118th Congress
CD 44 Democratic Member of Congress  Nanette Diaz Barragán
First elected: 2016
Seat up for regular election: Tuesday 5 November 2024
on General Election ballot
 Candidate list (2) - 119th Congress
  Candidate Democratic     Member of Congress  Nanette Diaz Barragán
FEC H6CA44103; 30 Sep 23; Tot $424,363; Dsb $459,399
  Candidate Republican     Roger Groh

Incumbent - 118th Congress
CD 45 Republican Member of Congress  Michelle Park Steel
First elected: 2020
Seat up for regular election: Tuesday 5 November 2024
 Candidate list (5) - 119th Congress
  Candidate Democratic     Cheyenne Hunt
FEC H4CA45147; 30 Sep 23; Tot $272,212; Dsb $127,645
  Candidate Democratic     Garden Grove City Council Member  Kim Bernice Nguyen-Penaloza
aka Kim Nguyen

FEC H4CA45121; 30 Sep 23; Tot $206,844; Dsb $157,445
  Candidate Democratic     Aditya Pai
10 August 2023: Message sent: "I'm writing to announce the suspension of my ... campaign .... The reason is simple: a lack of joy." A later message sent: "I will absolutely NOT be suspending my campaign ...."

FEC H4CA45139; 30 Sep 23; Tot $146,240; Dsb $105,269
  Candidate Republican     Member of Congress  Michelle Park Steel
FEC H0CA48198; 30 Sep 23; Tot $3,201,388; Dsb $1,277,365
  Candidate Democratic     Derek Tran
FEC H4CA45170

Incumbent - 118th Congress
CD 46 Democratic Member of Congress  Jose Luis "Lou" Correa
First elected: 2016
Seat up for regular election: Tuesday 5 November 2024
on General Election ballot
 Candidate list (2) - 119th Congress
  Candidate Democratic     Member of Congress  Jose Luis "Lou" Correa
FEC H6CA46116; 30 Sep 23; Tot $475,752; Dsb $200,430
  Candidate Republican     David Pan
FEC H4CA46137; 30 Sep 23; Tot $10,000; Dsb $1,924

Incumbent - 118th Congress
CD 47 Democratic Member of Congress  Katherine "Katie" Porter
First elected: 2018
Seat up for regular election: Tuesday 5 November 2024
Open Seat - 10 January 2023: Candidate for the U.S. Senate Class 1 seat in 2024.
 Candidate list (10) - 119th Congress
  Candidate Republican     former state Assembly Member Scott Baugh
FEC H2CA47196; 30 Sep 23; Tot $1,500,882; Dsb $139,533
  Candidate No Party Preference     Terry L. Crandall
  Candidate No Party Preference     Thomas Pierce "Tom" McGrath
FEC H4CA47184
  Candidate Democratic     state Senator  Dave Min
FEC H4CA47085; 30 Sep 23; Tot $1,236,179; Dsb $410,637
  Candidate Republican     Long Kim Pham
FEC H4CA47192
  Candidate Democratic     Boyd Roberts
FEC H4CA47200
  Candidate No Party Preference     William "Bill" Smith
  Candidate Republican     Max Ukropina
FEC H4CA47135; 30 Sep 23; Tot $440,899; Dsb $117,801
  Candidate Democratic     Joanna Weiss
FEC H4CA47119; 30 Sep 23; Tot $1,231,556; Dsb $398,917
  Candidate Democratic     Shariq Zaidi

Incumbent - 118th Congress
CD 48 Republican Member of Congress  Darrell Edward Issa
First elected: 2000, re-elected 2002-2016; not a candidate for re-election: 2018; re-elected: 2020
Seat up for regular election: Tuesday 5 November 2024
 Candidate list (6) - 119th Congress
  Candidate Democratic     former Santee Council Member Stephen William Houlahan
FEC H2CA50174; 30 Sep 23; Tot $10,366; Dsb $8,902
  Candidate Republican     Member of Congress  Darrell Edward Issa
FEC H0CA48024; 30 Sep 23; Tot $638,721; Dsb $300,733
  Candidate No Party Preference     Lucinda KWH Jahn
FEC H4CA48067
  Candidate Democratic     Matthew G. Rascon
  Candidate Democratic     Whitney Shanahan
FEC H4CA48075
  Candidate Democratic     Michael Craig "Mike" Simon
FEC H4CA48083

Incumbent - 118th Congress
CD 49 Democratic Member of Congress  Mike Levin
First elected: 2018
Seat up for regular election: Tuesday 5 November 2024
 Candidate list (5) - 119th Congress
  Candidate Republican     Sheryl L. Adams
FEC H4CA49131; 30 Sep 23; Tot $213,210; Dsb $40,532
  Candidate Republican     Matt Gunderson
FEC H4CA49149; 30 Sep 23; Tot $873,611; Dsb $83,698
  Candidate Democratic     Member of Congress  Mike Levin
FEC H8CA49058; 30 Sep 23; Tot $1,696,326; Dsb $755,636
  Candidate Republican     Kate M. Monroe
FEC H4CA49156; 30 Sep 23; Tot $175,965; Dsb $14,790
  Candidate Republican     Margarita Wilkinson
FEC H4CA49164; 30 Sep 23; Tot $1,009,304; Dsb $127,451

Incumbent - 118th Congress
CD 50 Democratic Member of Congress  Scott Peters
First elected: 2012
Seat up for regular election: Tuesday 5 November 2024
 Candidate list (4) - 119th Congress
  Candidate Democratic     Timothy Daniel "Tim" Bilash
FEC H2CA50190; 30 Sep 23; Tot $19,361; Dsb $16,575
  Candidate Republican     Peter J. Bono
  Candidate Republican     Solomon David Moss
FEC H4CA50097
  Candidate Democratic     Member of Congress  Scott Peters
FEC H2CA52089; 30 Sep 23; Tot $817,884; Dsb $539,097

Incumbent - 118th Congress
CD 51 Democratic Member of Congress  Sara Jacobs
First elected: 2020
Seat up for regular election: Tuesday 5 November 2024
 Candidate list (4) - 119th Congress
  Candidate No Party Preference     Stan Caplan
FEC H4CA51095 or H4CA51103

FEC H4CA51095; 30 Sep 23; Tot $15,463; Dsb $5,983
  Candidate Democratic     Member of Congress  Sara Jacobs
FEC H8CA49074; 30 Sep 23; Tot $598,688; Dsb $552,111
  Candidate No Party Preference     Hilaire "Fuji" Shioura
FEC H4CA51129
  Candidate Republican     El Cajon Mayor  Bill D. Wells
FEC H2CA53038; 30 Sep 23; Tot $334,387; Dsb $107,967

Incumbent - 118th Congress
CD 52 Democratic Member of Congress  Juan Carlos Vargas
First elected: 2012
Seat up for regular election: Tuesday 5 November 2024
on General Election ballot
 Candidate list (2) - 119th Congress
  Candidate Republican     Justin Lee
  Candidate Democratic     Member of Congress  Juan Carlos Vargas
FEC H2CA50026; 30 Sep 23; Tot $348,506; Dsb $214,291

Secretary of State  4 year term, Election Cycle: 2022, 2026. Term Limit: 2 consecutive 4-year terms

  Democratic Secretary of State  Shirley N. Weber
Appointed: 29 January 2021 by Governor Gavin Newsom (Democratic) [re: resignation of Secretary of State Alex Padilla following his appointment to the U.S. Senate]. First elected: 2022.
Seat up for regular election: Tuesday 3 November 2026
The current Secretary of State is unaffected by the State's term limit.

Controller  4 year term, Election Cycle: 2022, 2026. Term Limit: 2 4-year terms

  Democratic Controller  Malia M. Cohen
First elected: 2022.
Seat up for regular election: Tuesday 3 November 2026
The current Controller is unaffected by the State's term limit.

Treasurer  4 year term, Election Cycle: 2022, 2026. Term Limit: 2 4-year terms

  Democratic Treasurer  Fiona Ma
First elected: 2018; re-elected: 2022.
Seat up for regular election: Tuesday 3 November 2026
The current Treasurer is affected by a term limit and cannot run for re-election.
Open Seat - At term limit.
Candidate for Lieutenant Governor in 2026.

Attorney General  4 year term, Election Cycle: 2022, 2026. Term Limit: 2 4-year terms

  Democratic Attorney General  Rob Bonta
Appointed 22 April 2021 [re: ascension of Attorney General Xavier Becerra (Democratic) to the position of Health and Human Services Secretary in the Biden Administration.]. First elected: 2022.
Seat up for regular election: Tuesday 3 November 2026
The current Attorney General is unaffected by the State's term limit.

Insurance Commissioner  4 year term, Election Cycle: 2022, 2026. Term Limit: 2 4-year terms

  Democratic Insurance Commissioner  Ricardo Lara
First elected: 2018; re-elected: 2022.
Seat up for regular election: Tuesday 3 November 2026
The current Insurance Commissioner is affected by a term limit and cannot run for re-election.
Open Seat - At term limit.
 Candidate list (1)
  Candidate Democratic     state Senator  Mike McGuire

Superintendent of Public Instruction  4 year term, Election Cycle: 2022, 2026. Term Limit: 2 4-year terms

  Democratic Public Instruction Superintendent  Tony K. Thurmond
First elected: 2018; re-elected: 2022.
Seat up for regular election: Tuesday 3 November 2026
The current Superintendent of Public Instruction is affected by a term limit and cannot run for re-election.
Open Seat - At term limit.
23 September 2023: "I didn't come from money, power, or influence. I'm running for Governor to be a voice for those who need one ...."
  

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Major Parties   Those parties which received electoral votes through winning a plurality of a state's [or the District of Columbia's] popular vote in any presidential election between 1984 and 2016. See Classification of Political parties.
  Democratic (affiliates): 50 incumbents, 146 candidates
  Republican: 12 incumbents, 100 candidates
Major Third Parties   Any Party, other than a Major Party, receiving a minimum of 15/100ths of 1 percent of the nationwide popular vote in any presidential election between 1984 and 2016. See Classification of Political parties.
  Constitution (affiliates): 1 candidate
  Green (affiliates): 2 candidates
  Libertarian: 3 candidates
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  Peace And Freedom: 3 candidates
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  No Party Preference: 25 candidates
  Working Class: 1 candidate
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  Governor's Chairs, Senate, and U.S. House Seats with multiple incumbents running for them  
  Governor's Chairs, Senate, and U.S. House Seats with only one major party candidate running for office  
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  2023 Partisan Composition by State  
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  Political Parties  
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  Senate Electoral Classes  
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  Comparative Political Party Predominance in each State, 2000 thru 2016  
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History
  Political Party Floor Leaders in the Congress of the United States  
  Dates of DIRECT PRIMARY Elections re: Major Party Nominations for Statewide and/or Federal Office  
  Length of Terms of Office of STATE Governors throughout American History  
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