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California Secretary of State - Elections Division
2010 California Congressional and Statewide Races
Alternative Party Filing Deadline: 1/6/10, Filing Deadline: 3/12/10, Extend Filing Deadline: 3/17/10, Primary: 6/8/10, Independent Filing Deadline: 8/6/10, General Election 11/2/10,
Last Updated: November 20, 2010
Predictions, Notes, List of State Parties, State Media,
Governor, 56.0% in '06, Arnold Schwarzenegger (R) barred from 3rd term, next election in 2010, Polls,
D.C.'s Political Report's Rating: Democratic, Congressional Quarterly's Scorecard: Leans Democratic, Cook Political Report: Toss Up, Hotline's Competitive Governor Race, Rasmussen Reports' Gubernatorial Scorecard: Toss-Up, Rothenberg Political Report: Toss-Up / Tilt Democrat, Larry Sabato's Crystal Ball: Leans Democrat,
ex-Gov. / St. Att. Gen. Edmond G. "Jerry" Brown, Jr. (D) 53.7%, ex-eBay chief Meg Whitman (R) 41.1%, anti-illegal immigrant activist Chelene Nightingale (AI) 1.7%,
'98, '02 & '06 Ins. Comm'r. nominee / actuarial consultant Dale F. Ogden (L) 1.4%,
financial consultant Laura Wells (G) 1.2%,
'09 LA Mayor candidate / Party for Socialism & Liberation candiate Carlos Alvarez (PF) 0.9%,
Lea Sherman (SW/WI),
Lt. Governor, 49.2% in '06, 1st term, next election in 2010, John R. Garamendi (D) elected to Congress, Polls, D.C.'s Political Report's Rating: Democratic,
San Francisco Mayor Gavin Newsom (D) 50.2%, St. Sen. Abel Maldonado (R) 39.2%, economics prof. Pamela J. Brown (L) 5.9%,
real estate broker Jim King (AI) 1.9%,
spiritual advisor James "Jimi" Castillo (G) 1.7%,
'98 Controller nominee / '03 Gov. candidate union activist C.T. Weber (PF) 1.1%,
Attorney General, 56.4% in '06, 1st term, Jerry Brown (D) running for Governor, next election in 2010, Polls,
D.C.'s Political Report's Rating: Democratic,
DA Kamala D. Harris (D) 46.0%, ex-DA Steve Cooley (R) 45.5%, attorney Peter V. Allen (G) 2.7%,
attorney Timothy J. Hannan (L) 2.5%,
attorney Diane B. Templin (AI) 1.7%,
'98 nominee / criminal defense attorney Robert J. Evans (PF) 1.6%,
Secretary of State, 48.2% in '06, 1st term, next election in 2010, Polls,
D.C.'s Political Report's Rating: Democratic,
Debra Bowen (D) 53.2%, ex-professional football player Damon Dunn (R) 38.4%, civil rights attorney Ann E. Menasche (G) 3.0%,
voting rights advocate Christina Tobin (L) 2.2%,
Party for Socialism and Liberation member Marylou Cabral (PF) 1.6%,
aviator Merton D. Short (AI) 1.6%,
Treasurer, 54.5% in '06, 1st term, next election in 2010, Polls,
D.C.'s Political Report's Rating: Democratic,
Bill Lockyer (D) 56.5%, St. Sen. Mimi Walters (R) 36.3%, retired prof. Charles "Kit" Crittenden (G) 2.4%,
attorney / business owner Edward M. Teyssier (L) 2.2%,
Robert E. Lauten (AI) 1.4%,
retired manager Debra L. Reiger (PF) 1.2%,
Controller, 50.7% in '06, 1st term, next election in 2010, Polls,
D.C.'s Political Report's Rating: Democratic,
John Chiang (D) 55.1%, St. Sen. Tony Strickland (R) 36.3%, CPA Andrew "Andy" Favor (L) 3.1%,
retiree Karen L. Martinez (PF) 2.1%,
accountant Ross D. Frankel (G) 1.9%,
businessman Lawrence G. Beliz (AI) 1.5%,
Insurance Commissioner, 50.9% in '06, 1st term, next election in 2010, Steve Poizner (R) ran for Governor, Polls,
D.C.'s Political Report's Rating: Democratic,
St. AM Dave Jones (D) 50.6%, St. AM Mike Villines (R) 37.7%, insurance broker Richard S. Bronstein (L) 4.0%,
consultant Dina J. Padilla (PF) 3.0%,
teacher William J. Balderston (G) 2.6%,
retail manager Clayton E. "Clay" Pedersen (AI) 2.1%,
School Superintendent (Non Partisan), 52.4% in '06, Jack T. O'Connell (D)? barred from 3rd term and will run for Governor, next electon in 2010, Polls,
D.C.'s Political Report's Rating: Democratic,
St. AM Tom Torlakson (D) 54.8%,
Larry Aceves 45.2%,
Senator, 57.8% in 04, 3rd term, next election in 2010, Polls,
D.C.'s Political Report's Rating: Democratic, Congressional Quarterly's Scorecard: Leans Democratic, Cook Political Report: Toss Up, Chris Cillizza: One of the Most Likely Senate Seats to Switch Party, Rasmussen Reports' Balance of Power: Toss-Up, Rothenberg Political Report: Toss-up / Tilt Democrat, Ken Rubin: Safe Democratic, Larry Sabato's Crystal Ball: Leans Democratic, The Hill's Race Ratings: Toss-up,
Barbara Boxer (D) 52.1%, ex-HP CEO Carly Fiorina (R) 42.4%, '06 Sec. of St. nominee / '02 Sec. of St. nominee / '00 Senate nominee Gail K. Lightfoot (L) 1.8%,
'96 Presidential nominee / '04 & '06 Senate nominee / Marsha J. Feinland (PF) 1.3%,
community volunteer Duane Roberts (G) 1.2%,
store owner Edward C. "Ed" Noonan (AI) 1.2%,
James Harris (SW/WI),
Senator, 59.5% in '06, 4th term, next Electon in 2012,
D.C.'s Political Report's Rating: Democratic,
Dianne Feinstein (D), '10 GOV candidate/Insurance Commis. Steve Poizner (R)?,
1st Congressional District, 68.4% in '08, 6th term, Polls,
D.C.'s Political Report's Rating: Democratic, Congressional Quarterly's Scorecard: Safe Democratic, Cook Political Report: Solid Democratic,
C. Michael "Mike" Thompson (D) 62.7%, reserve military officer Loren Hanks (R) 31.5%, psychiatrist Carol Wolman (G) 3.3%,
businessman Mike Rodrigues (L) 2.5%,
2nd Congressional District, 57.9% in '08, 12th term, Polls,
D.C.'s Political Report's Rating: Republican, Congressional Quarterly's Scorecard: Safe Republican, Cook Political Report: Solid Republican,
attorney James E. "Jim" Reed (D) 42.4%, Wally Herger (R) 57.6%, Neil Gertner (AI/WI),
3rd Congressional District, 49.5% in '08, 3nd / 8th term, Polls,
D.C.'s Political Report's Rating: Republican, Congressional Quarterly's Scorecard: Tossup, Cook Political Report: Lean Republican, Rothenberg Political Report: Lean Republican, Larry Sabato's Crystal Ball: Leans Republican, First Read’s Field of 64, The Hill's Race Ratings: Lean Republican,
physician Amerish D. "Ami" Bera (D) 43.3%, Daniel E. "Dan" Lungren (R) 50.1%, artist Jerry L. Leidecker (AI) 2.5%,
'98, '00, '02, '04, '06 & '08 nominee / retired civil engineer Douglas Arthur "Art" Tuma (L) 2.3%,
researcher Mike Roskey (PF) 1.8%,
4th Congressional District, 50.3% in '08, 1st term, Polls,
D.C.'s Political Report's Rating: Republican, Congressional Quarterly's Scorecard: Safe Republican, Cook Political Report: Solid Republican, Larry Sabato's Crystal Ball: Safe Republican,
'08 Florida congressional candidate / computer programmer Clint Curtis (D) 31.5%, Tom McClintock (R) 61.3%, ranch manager Benjamin "Ben" Emery (G) 7.2%,
5th Congressional District, 74.4% in '08, 3rd term, Polls,
D.C.'s Political Report's Rating: Democratic, Congressional Quarterly's Scorecard: Safe Democratic, Cook Political Report: Solid Democratic,
Doris K. Matsui (D) 72.1%, '08 nominee / business owner Paul A. Smith (R) suspended campaign but still got 25.3%, Gerald Allen Frink (PF) 2.6%,
6th Congressional District, 71.8% in '08, 9th term, Polls,
D.C.'s Political Report's Rating: Democratic, Congressional Quarterly's Scorecard: Safe Democratic, Cook Political Report: Solid Democratic,
Lynn C. Woolsey (D) 66.0%, business owner Jim Judd (R) 29.8%, '82 candidate / prof. Eugene E. Ruyle (PF) 2.1%,
investment adviser Joel R. Smolen (L) 2.1%,
7th Congressional District, 72.8% in '08, 18th term, Polls,
D.C.'s Political Report's Rating: Democratic, Congressional Quarterly's Scorecard: Safe Democratic, Cook Political Report: Solid Democratic,
George Miller (D) 68.6%, pilot Rick Tubbs (R) 31.4%,
8th Congressional District, 71.9% in '08, 12th term, Polls,
D.C.'s Political Report's Rating: Democratic, Congressional Quarterly's Scorecard: Safe Democratic, Cook Political Report: Solid Democratic,
Nancy Pelosi (D) 80.1% businessman John Dennis (R) 15.2%, Gloria La Riva (PF) 2.4%,
'06 & '08 nominee / Environmental Health Consultant Philip Z. Berg (L) 2.3%,
Gerrdo Sánchez (SW/WI),
9th Congressional District, 86.1% in '08, 6th term, Polls,
D.C.'s Political Report's Rating: Democratic, Congressional Quarterly's Scorecard: Safe Democratic, Cook Political Report: Solid Democratic,
Barbara Lee (D) 84.3%, candy maker Gerald Hashimoto (R) 10.8%, carpenter Dave Heller (G) 2.3%,
scientist James "Jim" Eyer (L) 1.9%,
retiree Larry Allen (PF) 0.7%,
10th Congressional District, 53% in '09 special election, 1st term, Polls,
D.C.'s Political Report's Rating: Democratic, Congressional Quarterly's Scorecard: Safe Democratic, Cook Political Report: Solid Democratic,
John R. Garamendi (D) 58.9%, businessman Gary Clift (R) 37.9%, '09 nominee / adj. prof. Jeremy Cloward (G) 3.2%,
11th Congressional District, 55.3% in '08, 2nd term, Polls,
D.C.'s Political Report's Rating: Republican, Congressional Quarterly's Scorecard: Tossup, Cook Political Report: Toss Up, Rothenberg Political Report: Toss-up / Tilt Democrat, Larry Sabato's Crystal Ball: Leans Republican, First Read’s Field of 64, The Hill's Race Ratings: Lean Democratic,
Jerry McNerney (D) 47.9%, '96 Utah candidate / ex-congressional aide / ex-JPMorgan Chase ass't. gen. counsel David Harmer (R) 47.0%, electrician David Christensen (AI) 5.1%,
12th Congressional District, 75.2% in '08, 2nd term, Polls,
D.C.'s Political Report's Rating: Democratic, Congressional Quarterly's Scorecard: Safe Democratic, Cook Political Report: Solid Democratic,
Jackie Speier (D) 75.6%, retired economist / '98 Libertarian nominee / '02 & '06 nominee Michael J. Moloney (R) 22.2%,
M.D. Parker (R/WI),
student Mark Paul Williams (L) 2.2%,
13th Congressional District, 76.5% in '08, 19th term, might retire, Polls,
D.C.'s Political Report's Rating: Democratic, Congressional Quarterly's Scorecard: Safe Democratic, Cook Political Report: Solid Democratic,
Fortney H. "Pete" Stark (D) 72.2%, businessman Forest Baker (R) 27.8%,
14th Congressional District, 70.1% in '08, 9th term, Polls,
D.C.'s Political Report's Rating: Democratic, Congressional Quarterly's Scorecard: Safe Democratic, Cook Political Report: Solid Democratic,
Anna G. Eshoo (D) 69.1%, software engineer Dave Chapman (R) 27.9%, business manager Paul Lazaga (L) 3.0%,
15th Congressional District, 71.7% in '08, 5th term, Polls,
D.C.'s Political Report's Rating: Democratic, Congressional Quarterly's Scorecard: Safe Democratic, Cook Political Report: Solid Democratic,
Michael H. "Mike" Honda (D) 67.6%, businessman Scott Spencer Kirkland (R) 32.4%,
16th Congressional District, 71.4% in '08, 8th term, Polls,
D.C.'s Political Report's Rating: Democratic, Congressional Quarterly's Scorecard: Safe Democratic, Cook Political Report: Solid Democratic,
Zoe Lofgren (D) 67.9%, Daniel Sahagun (R) 24.3%, elementary school director Edward Gonzalez (L) 7.8%,
17th Congressional District, 73.4% in '08, 9th term, Polls,
D.C.'s Political Report's Rating: Democratic, Congressional Quarterly's Scorecard: Safe Democratic, Cook Political Report: Solid Democratic,
Sam Farr (D) 66.5%, publisher Jeff Taylor (R) 26.6%, sales manager Mary V. Larkin (L) 5.1%,
commissioner Eric Petersen (G) 1.8%,
18th Congressional District, unopposed in '08, 4th term, Polls,
D.C.'s Political Report's Rating: Democratic, Congressional Quarterly's Scorecard: Safe Democratic, Cook Political Report: Likely Democratic, Larry Sabato's Crystal Ball: Likely Democratic, The Hill's Race Ratings: Likely Democratic,
Dennis A. Cardoza (D) 58.3%, farmer Michael Clare "Mike" Berryhill, Sr. (R) 41.7%,
19th Congressional District, unopposed in '08, George P. Radanovich (R) retiring after 8th term, Polls,
D.C.'s Political Report's Rating: Republican, Congressional Quarterly's Scorecard: Safe Republican, Cook Political Report: Solid Republican,
physician / attorney Loraine Goodwin (D) 35.2%, St. Sen. Jeff Denham (R) 64.8%,
20th Congressional District, 74.4% in '08, 3rd term, Polls,
D.C.'s Political Report's Rating: Democratic, Congressional Quarterly's Scorecard: Likely Democratic, Cook Political Report: Toss Up, Rothenberg Political Report: Democrat Favored, Larry Sabato's Crystal Ball: Leans Democratic, The Hill's Race Ratings: Worth Watching,
Jim Costa (D) 51.6%, farmer Andy Vidak (R) 48.4%,
21st Congressional District, 68.0% in '08, 4th term, Polls,
D.C.'s Political Report's Rating: Republican, Congressional Quarterly's Scorecard: Safe Republican, Cook Political Report: Solid Republican,
No Democrat Devin G. Nunes (R) 100%,
22nd Congressional District, unopposed in '08, 2nd term, Polls,
D.C.'s Political Report's Rating: Republican, Congressional Quarterly's Scorecard: Safe Republican, Cook Political Report: Solid Republican,
No Democrat Kevin McCarthy (R) 100%,
23rd Congressional District, 68.0% in '08, 6th term, Polls,
D.C.'s Political Report's Rating: Democratic, Congressional Quarterly's Scorecard: Safe Democratic, Cook Political Report: Solid Democratic,
Lois Capps (D) 57.6%, entrepreneur Thomas C. Watson (R) 38.0%, John V. Hager (I) 2.8%,
retiree Darrell M. Stafford (L) 1.6%,
24th Congressional District, 58.4% in '08, 13th term, might retire, Polls,
D.C.'s Political Report's Rating: Republican, Congressional Quarterly's Scorecard: Safe Republican, Cook Political Report: Solid Republican,
real estate broker Timothy J. "Tim" Allison (D) 40.0%, Elton W. Gallegly (R) 60.0%,
25th Congressional District, 57.8% in '08, 9th term, Polls,
D.C.'s Political Report's Rating: Republican, Congressional Quarterly's Scorecard: Safe Republican, Cook Political Report: Solid Republican,
law office manager Jackie Conaway (D) 38.0%, Howard P. "Buck" McKeon (R) 62.0%,
26th Congressional District, 52.7% in '08, 15th term, Polls,
D.C.'s Political Report's Rating: Republican, Congressional Quarterly's Scorecard: Safe Republican, Cook Political Report: Safe Republican, Cook Political Report: Solid Republican,
'06 candidate / '08 nominee / businessman Russell "Russ" Warner (D) 36.5%, David Dreier (R) 54.2%, David L. Miller (AI) 6.1%,
'00 & '02 & '04 nominee / Dr. Randall G. Weissbuch (L) 3.2%,
27th Congressional District, 68.6% in '08, 7th term, Polls,
D.C.'s Political Report's Rating: Democratic, Congressional Quarterly's Scorecard: Safe Democratic, Cook Political Report: Solid Democratic,
Brad Sherman (D) 65.2%, ranchor Mark S. Reed, Sr. (R) 34.8%, Bruce Darian (Federalist/WI),
28th Congressional District, unopposed in '08, 14th term, might retire, Polls,
D.C.'s Political Report's Rating: Democratic, Congressional Quarterly's Scorecard: Safe Democratic, Cook Political Report: Solid Democratic,
Howard L. Berman (D) 69.6%, business executive Merlin Froyd (R) 22.4%, immigration attorney Carlos A. Rodriguez (L) 8.0%,
29th Congressional District, 69.0% in '08, 5th term, Polls,
D.C.'s Political Report's Rating: Democratic, Congressional Quarterly's Scorecard: Safe Democratic, Cook Political Report: Solid Democratic,
Adam B. Schiff (D) 64.8%, businessman John P. Colbert (R) 32.0%, college English instructor William P. "Bill" Cushing (L) 3.2%,
30th Congressional District, unopposed in '08, 18th term, might retire, Polls,
D.C.'s Political Report's Rating: Democratic, Congressional Quarterly's Scorecard: Safe Democratic, Cook Political Report: Solid Democratic,
Henry A. Waxman (D) 64.7%, CEO Charles E. Wilkerson (R) 32.0%, '94 & '96 and '98 nominee / musician Erich D. Miller (L) 2.1%,
sound engineer Richard R. Castaldo (PF) 1.2%,
31st Congressional District, unopposed in '08, 9th term, Polls,
D.C.'s Political Report's Rating: Democratic, Congressional Quarterly's Scorecard: Safe Democratic, Cook Political Report: Solid Democratic,
Xavier Becerra (D) 83.8%, businessman Stephen C. Smith (R) 16.2%,
32nd Congressional District, 61.67% in '09 special election, 1st term, Polls,
D.C.'s Political Report's Rating: Democratic, Congressional Quarterly's Scorecard: Safe Democratic, Cook Political Report: Solid Democratic,
Judy Chu (D) 71.1%, programmer Edward "Ed" Schmerling (R) 28.9%,
33rd Congressional District, 87.6% in '08, Diane E. Watson (D) retiring after 5th term, Polls,
D.C.'s Political Report's Rating: Democratic, Congressional Quarterly's Scorecard: Safe Democratic, Cook Political Report: Solid Democratic,
St. Assembly Speaker Karen Bass (D) 86.1%, attorney James L. Andion (R) 13.9%,
34th Congressional District, 77.1% in '08, 9th term, Polls,
D.C.'s Political Report's Rating: Democratic, Congressional Quarterly's Scorecard: Safe Democratic, Cook Political Report: Solid Democratic,
Lucille Roybal-Allard (D) 77.2%, retiree Wayne Miller (R) 22.8%,
35th Congressional District, 82.6% in '08, 10th term, might retire, Polls,
D.C.'s Political Report's Rating: Democratic, Congressional Quarterly's Scorecard: Safe Democratic, Cook Political Report: Solid Democratic,
Maxine Waters (D) 79.3%, K. Bruce Brown (R) 20.7%,
36th Congressional District, 68.7% in '08, 5th term, Polls,
D.C.'s Political Report's Rating: Democratic, Congressional Quarterly's Scorecard: Safe Democratic, Cook Political Report: Solid Democratic,
Jane Harman (D) 59.6%, Institute for Persian Studies founder Mattie Fein (R) 34.8%, '00, '02 & '04 & '06 & '07 nominee / retired aerospace engineer Herbert G. "Herb" Peters (L) 5.6%,
37th Congressional District, 75.5% in '08, 2nd term, Polls,
D.C.'s Political Report's Rating: Democratic, Congressional Quarterly's Scorecard: Safe Democratic, Cook Political Report: Solid Democratic,
Laura Richardson (D) 68.4%, author / columnist Star Parker (R) 23.2%, teacher Nicholas "Nick" Dibs (I) 8.4%,
38th Congressional District, 81.8% in '08, 6th term, Polls,
D.C.'s Political Report's Rating: Democratic, Congressional Quarterly's Scorecard: Safe Democratic, Cook Political Report: Solid Democratic,
Grace Flores Napolitano (D) 73.5%, gov't. worker Robert Vaughn (R) 26.5%,
39th Congressional District, 69.7% in '08, 4th term, Polls,
D.C.'s Political Report's Rating: Democratic, Congressional Quarterly's Scorecard: Safe Democratic, Cook Political Report: Solid Democratic,
Linda T. Sánchez (D) 63.3%, educator Larry S. Andre (R) 32.6%, John A. Smith (AI) 4.1%,
40th Congressional District, 62.6% in '08, 8th term, Polls,
D.C.'s Political Report's Rating: Republican, Congressional Quarterly's Scorecard: Safe Republican, Cook Political Report: Solid Republican,
'98, '04 & '06 candidate / '02 & '08 nominee health care consultant Christina Avalos (D) 33.2%, Edward R. Royce (R) 66.8%,
41st Congressional District, 61.8% in '08, 16th term, Polls,
D.C.'s Political Report's Rating: Republican, Congressional Quarterly's Scorecard: Safe Republican, Cook Political Report: Solid Republican,
'08 candidate / retired teacher Pat Meagher (D) 36.6%, Charles J. "Jerry" Lewis (R) 63.4%,
42nd Congressional District, 60.2% in '08, 6th term, Polls,
D.C.'s Political Report's Rating: Republican, Congressional Quarterly's Scorecard: Safe Republican, Cook Political Report: Solid Republican,
Police officer/atty Michael D. Williamson (D) 31.8%, Gary G. Miller (R) 62.3%, businessman Mark Lambert (L) 5.9%,
43rd Congressional District, 69.2% in '08, 6th term, Polls,
D.C.'s Political Report's Rating: Democratic, Congressional Quarterly's Scorecard: Safe Democratic, Cook Political Report: Solid Democratic,
Joe Baca (D) 65.3%, '06 nominee / '08 candidate educator Scott Folkens (R) 34.7%,
44th Congressional District, 51.8% in '08, 9th term, Polls,
D.C.'s Political Report's Rating: Republican, Congressional Quarterly's Scorecard: Safe Republican, Cook Political Report: Safe Republican, Rothenberg Political Report: Safe Republican, Larry Sabato's Crystal Ball: Likely Republican, The Hill's Race Ratings: Worth Watching,
'08 nominee / school board member Bill Hedrick (D) 44.3%, Kenneth Calvert (R) 55.7%,
45th Congressional District, 58.8% in '08, 6th term, Polls,
D.C.'s Political Report's Rating: Republican, Congressional Quarterly's Scorecard: Safe Republican, Cook Political Report: Likely Republican, Rothenberg Political Report: Safe Republican, Larry Sabato's Crystal Ball: Likely Republican, The Hill's Race Ratings: Lean Republican,
Mayor Steve Pougnet (D) 41.9%, Mary Bono Mack (R) 51.8%, businessman Bill Lussenheide (AI) 6.3%,
46th Congressional District, 52.6% in '08, 11th term, Polls,
D.C.'s Political Report's Rating: Republican, Congressional Quarterly's Scorecard: Safe Republican, Cook Political Report: Solid Republican,
systems analyst Ken Arnold (D) 37.7%, Dana Rohrabacher (R) 62.3%,
47th Congressional District, 69.5% in '08, 7th term, Polls,
D.C.'s Political Report's Rating: Democratic, Congressional Quarterly's Scorecard: Leans Democratic, Cook Political Report: Lean Democratic, Rothenberg Political Report: Lean Democrat, Larry Sabato's Crystal Ball: Likely Democratic, The Hill's Race Ratings: Likely Democratic,
Loretta B. Sánchez (D) 53.0%, St. AM Van Tran (R) 39.3%, Cecilia "Ceci" Iglesias (I) 7.7%,
48th Congressional District, 55.7% in '08, 3rd term, Polls,
D.C.'s Political Report's Rating: Republican, Congressional Quarterly's Scorecard: Safe Republican, Cook Political Report: Solid Republican, Larry Sabato's Crystal Ball: Safe Republican,
city Councilor Beth Krom (D) 36.4%, John L. Campbell, III (R) 60.0%, author Mike Binkley (L) 3.6%,
49th Congressional District, 58.6% in '08, 5th term, Polls,
D.C.'s Political Report's Rating: Republican, Congressional Quarterly's Scorecard: Safe Republican, Cook Political Report: Solid Republican,
Howard Louis Katz (D) 31.5%, Darrell E. Issa (R) 62.9%, electronic engineer Dion Clark (AI) 3.4%,
Mike Paster (L) 2.2%,
50th Congressional District, 50.3% in '08, 3rd term, Polls,
D.C.'s Political Report's Rating: Republican, Congressional Quarterly's Scorecard: Safe Republican, Cook Political Report: Solid Republican, Larry Sabato's Crystal Ball: Safe Republican, The Hill's Race Ratings: Worth Watching,
'04 & '06 nominee / school district member Francine P. Busby (D) 39.0%, Brian P. Bilbray (R) 56.7%, mortgage finance adisor Lars R. Grossmith (L) 2.2%,
retiree Miriam E. Clark (PF) 2.1%,
51st Congressional District, 72.6% in '08, 9th term, Polls,
D.C.'s Political Report's Rating: Democratic, Congressional Quarterly's Scorecard: Safe Democratic, Cook Political Report: Solid Democratic,
Robert "Bob" Filner (D) 60.0%, veteran Nick "Gunny Pop" Popaditch (R) 40.0%,
52nd Congressional District, 56.4% in '08, 1st term, Polls,
D.C.'s Political Report's Rating: Republican, Congressional Quarterly's Scorecard: Safe Republican, Cook Political Report: Solid Republican, Larry Sabato's Crystal Ball: Safe Republican,
business owner Ray Lutz (D) 32.0%, Duncan D. Hunter (R) 63.2%, '00, '02, '04, '06 & '08 nominee / businessman Michael "Mike" Benoit (L) 4.8%,
53rd Congressional District, 68.5% in '08, 5th term, Polls,
D.C.'s Political Report's Rating: Democratic, Congressional Quarterly's Scorecard: Safe Democratic, Cook Political Report: Solid Democratic,
Susan A. Davis (D) 62.3%, teacher Michael P. Crimmins (R) 34.0%, business owner Paul Dekker (L) 3.7%,

1. Link to Predictions:
D.C.'s Political Report,
Washington Post's Chris Cillizza,
Campaign & Elections: Political Oddsmaker,
Congressional Quarterly's Scorecard,
Cook Political Report,
Larry Sabato's Crystal Ball,
National Journal's Rankings,
Rothenberg Political Report,

2. D.C.'s Political Report's stars indicate the rating of the race from 1 star to 5 stars depending on its entertainment value.
The color indicates D.C.'s Political Report's prediction of the winning party.
= Democrat retain control, = Democrats take over control,
= Republican retain control, = Republicans take over control,
= Independent / 3rd Party retains control, = Independent / 3rd Party take over control
Bold indicates incumbent. Yellow district indicates open races.
Light Blue boxes indicates Democrats maintained control. Light Red boxes indicates Republicans maintained control.
Blue boxes indicates Democrats took control. Red boxes indicates Republicans took control.

3. Key to Alaska Political Parties:
(AI) = American-Independent Party
- Affiliated with the Constitution Party
(AR) = American Reform Party
(Cal) = California Secessionist Party
(Com) = Communist Party
(D) = Democratic Party
(G) = Green Party
(I) = independent candidates
(IA) = Independent American Party
(Labor) = Labor Party
(L) = Libertarian Party
(P&F) = Peace and Freedom Party
(Rfm) = Reform Party
(R) = Republican Party
(S) = Socialist Party
(WW) = Workers World Party
(WI) = Write-in candidates

4. California Media Links:
Alameda Times-Star
Antelope Valley Press
Beverly Hills Weekly
California Voter Foundation
CalNews.com
Capitol Alert
Chico Enterprise-Record
Contra Costa Times
Davis Enterprise
Eureka Times-Standard
Fairfield Daily Republic
Fort Bragg Advocate-News
Fremont Argus
Frontiers Newsmagazine
Grass Valley - Nevada City Union
Inland Valley Daily Bulletin
Lompoc Record
Long Beach Press-Telegram
Los Angeles Daily News
Los Angeles Jewish Journal
Los Angeles Times
Los Angeles Weekly - Politics Section
Modesto Bee
Oakland Tribune
Orange County Now
Orange County Register
Orange County Weekly
Palm Springs Desert Sun News
Pasadena Star-News
Placerville Mountain Democrat
PoliticalAccess.com
Pomona Island Valley News
Redlands Daily Facts
Ridgecrest Daily Independent
Riverside Press-Enterprise / Inland Empire Online
Rough & Tumble
Sacramento Bee
San Bernadino County Sun
San Diego Daily Transcript - Government Section
San Diego Union Tribune - Politics Section
San Francisco Bay Area Reporter
San Francisco Bay Guardian
San Francisco Chronicle
San Francisco Examiner
San Francisco Voter
San Francisco Weekly
San Gabriel Valley Tribune
San Jose Mercury News
San Luis Obispo County Telegram-Tribune
Santa Barbara News-Press
Santa Rosa Press-Democrat
Siskiyou Daily News
Sonoma Index-Tribune
Stockton Record
Tahoe World
Vacaville Reporter
Valley Roadrunner
Ventura County Star
Whittier Daily News
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2010 California Congressional and Statewide Races
Alternative Party Filing Deadline: 1/6/10, Filing Deadline: 3/12/10, Extend Filing Deadline: 3/17/10, Primary: 6/8/10, Independent Filing Deadline: 8/6/10, General Election 11/2/10,
Last Updated: November 20, 2010
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Governor, 56.0% in '06, Arnold Schwarzenegger (R) barred from 3rd term, next election in 2010, Polls,
D.C.'s Political Report's Rating: Democratic, Congressional Quarterly's Scorecard: Leans Democratic, Cook Political Report: Toss Up, Hotline's Competitive Governor Race, Rasmussen Reports' Gubernatorial Scorecard: Toss-Up, Rothenberg Political Report: Toss-Up / Tilt Democrat, Larry Sabato's Crystal Ball: Leans Democrat,
ex-Gov. / St. Att. Gen. Edmond G. "Jerry" Brown, Jr. (D) 53.7%, ex-eBay chief Meg Whitman (R) 41.1%, anti-illegal immigrant activist Chelene Nightingale (AI) 1.7%,
'98, '02 & '06 Ins. Comm'r. nominee / actuarial consultant Dale F. Ogden (L) 1.4%,
financial consultant Laura Wells (G) 1.2%,
'09 LA Mayor candidate / Party for Socialism & Liberation candiate Carlos Alvarez (PF) 0.9%,
Lea Sherman (SW/WI),
Lt. Governor, 49.2% in '06, 1st term, next election in 2010, John R. Garamendi (D) elected to Congress, Polls, D.C.'s Political Report's Rating: Democratic,
San Francisco Mayor Gavin Newsom (D) 50.2%, St. Sen. Abel Maldonado (R) 39.2%, economics prof. Pamela J. Brown (L) 5.9%,
real estate broker Jim King (AI) 1.9%,
spiritual advisor James "Jimi" Castillo (G) 1.7%,
'98 Controller nominee / '03 Gov. candidate union activist C.T. Weber (PF) 1.1%,
Attorney General, 56.4% in '06, 1st term, Jerry Brown (D) running for Governor, next election in 2010, Polls,
D.C.'s Political Report's Rating: Democratic,
DA Kamala D. Harris (D) 46.0%, ex-DA Steve Cooley (R) 45.5%, attorney Peter V. Allen (G) 2.7%,
attorney Timothy J. Hannan (L) 2.5%,
attorney Diane B. Templin (AI) 1.7%,
'98 nominee / criminal defense attorney Robert J. Evans (PF) 1.6%,
Secretary of State, 48.2% in '06, 1st term, next election in 2010, Polls,
D.C.'s Political Report's Rating: Democratic,
Debra Bowen (D) 53.2%, ex-professional football player Damon Dunn (R) 38.4%, civil rights attorney Ann E. Menasche (G) 3.0%,
voting rights advocate Christina Tobin (L) 2.2%,
Party for Socialism and Liberation member Marylou Cabral (PF) 1.6%,
aviator Merton D. Short (AI) 1.6%,
Treasurer, 54.5% in '06, 1st term, next election in 2010, Polls,
D.C.'s Political Report's Rating: Democratic,
Bill Lockyer (D) 56.5%, St. Sen. Mimi Walters (R) 36.3%, retired prof. Charles "Kit" Crittenden (G) 2.4%,
attorney / business owner Edward M. Teyssier (L) 2.2%,
Robert E. Lauten (AI) 1.4%,
retired manager Debra L. Reiger (PF) 1.2%,
Controller, 50.7% in '06, 1st term, next election in 2010, Polls,
D.C.'s Political Report's Rating: Democratic,
John Chiang (D) 55.1%, St. Sen. Tony Strickland (R) 36.3%, CPA Andrew "Andy" Favor (L) 3.1%,
retiree Karen L. Martinez (PF) 2.1%,
accountant Ross D. Frankel (G) 1.9%,
businessman Lawrence G. Beliz (AI) 1.5%,
Insurance Commissioner, 50.9% in '06, 1st term, next election in 2010, Steve Poizner (R) ran for Governor, Polls,
D.C.'s Political Report's Rating: Democratic,
St. AM Dave Jones (D) 50.6%, St. AM Mike Villines (R) 37.7%, insurance broker Richard S. Bronstein (L) 4.0%,
consultant Dina J. Padilla (PF) 3.0%,
teacher William J. Balderston (G) 2.6%,
retail manager Clayton E. "Clay" Pedersen (AI) 2.1%,
School Superintendent (Non Partisan), 52.4% in '06, Jack T. O'Connell (D)? barred from 3rd term and will run for Governor, next electon in 2010, Polls,
D.C.'s Political Report's Rating: Democratic,
St. AM Tom Torlakson (D) 54.8%,
Larry Aceves 45.2%,
Senator, 57.8% in 04, 3rd term, next election in 2010, Polls,
D.C.'s Political Report's Rating: Democratic, Congressional Quarterly's Scorecard: Leans Democratic, Cook Political Report: Toss Up, Chris Cillizza: One of the Most Likely Senate Seats to Switch Party, Rasmussen Reports' Balance of Power: Toss-Up, Rothenberg Political Report: Toss-up / Tilt Democrat, Ken Rubin: Safe Democratic, Larry Sabato's Crystal Ball: Leans Democratic, The Hill's Race Ratings: Toss-up,
Barbara Boxer (D) 52.1%, ex-HP CEO Carly Fiorina (R) 42.4%, '06 Sec. of St. nominee / '02 Sec. of St. nominee / '00 Senate nominee Gail K. Lightfoot (L) 1.8%,
'96 Presidential nominee / '04 & '06 Senate nominee / Marsha J. Feinland (PF) 1.3%,
community volunteer Duane Roberts (G) 1.2%,
store owner Edward C. "Ed" Noonan (AI) 1.2%,
James Harris (SW/WI),
Senator, 59.5% in '06, 4th term, next Electon in 2012,
D.C.'s Political Report's Rating: Democratic,
Dianne Feinstein (D), '10 GOV candidate/Insurance Commis. Steve Poizner (R)?,
1st Congressional District, 68.4% in '08, 6th term, Polls,
D.C.'s Political Report's Rating: Democratic, Congressional Quarterly's Scorecard: Safe Democratic, Cook Political Report: Solid Democratic,
C. Michael "Mike" Thompson (D) 62.7%, reserve military officer Loren Hanks (R) 31.5%, psychiatrist Carol Wolman (G) 3.3%,
businessman Mike Rodrigues (L) 2.5%,
2nd Congressional District, 57.9% in '08, 12th term, Polls,
D.C.'s Political Report's Rating: Republican, Congressional Quarterly's Scorecard: Safe Republican, Cook Political Report: Solid Republican,
attorney James E. "Jim" Reed (D) 42.4%, Wally Herger (R) 57.6%, Neil Gertner (AI/WI),
3rd Congressional District, 49.5% in '08, 3nd / 8th term, Polls,
D.C.'s Political Report's Rating: Republican, Congressional Quarterly's Scorecard: Tossup, Cook Political Report: Lean Republican, Rothenberg Political Report: Lean Republican, Larry Sabato's Crystal Ball: Leans Republican, First Read’s Field of 64, The Hill's Race Ratings: Lean Republican,
physician Amerish D. "Ami" Bera (D) 43.3%, Daniel E. "Dan" Lungren (R) 50.1%, artist Jerry L. Leidecker (AI) 2.5%,
'98, '00, '02, '04, '06 & '08 nominee / retired civil engineer Douglas Arthur "Art" Tuma (L) 2.3%,
researcher Mike Roskey (PF) 1.8%,
4th Congressional District, 50.3% in '08, 1st term, Polls,
D.C.'s Political Report's Rating: Republican, Congressional Quarterly's Scorecard: Safe Republican, Cook Political Report: Solid Republican, Larry Sabato's Crystal Ball: Safe Republican,
'08 Florida congressional candidate / computer programmer Clint Curtis (D) 31.5%, Tom McClintock (R) 61.3%, ranch manager Benjamin "Ben" Emery (G) 7.2%,
5th Congressional District, 74.4% in '08, 3rd term, Polls,
D.C.'s Political Report's Rating: Democratic, Congressional Quarterly's Scorecard: Safe Democratic, Cook Political Report: Solid Democratic,
Doris K. Matsui (D) 72.1%, '08 nominee / business owner Paul A. Smith (R) suspended campaign but still got 25.3%, Gerald Allen Frink (PF) 2.6%,
6th Congressional District, 71.8% in '08, 9th term, Polls,
D.C.'s Political Report's Rating: Democratic, Congressional Quarterly's Scorecard: Safe Democratic, Cook Political Report: Solid Democratic,
Lynn C. Woolsey (D) 66.0%, business owner Jim Judd (R) 29.8%, '82 candidate / prof. Eugene E. Ruyle (PF) 2.1%,
investment adviser Joel R. Smolen (L) 2.1%,
7th Congressional District, 72.8% in '08, 18th term, Polls,
D.C.'s Political Report's Rating: Democratic, Congressional Quarterly's Scorecard: Safe Democratic, Cook Political Report: Solid Democratic,
George Miller (D) 68.6%, pilot Rick Tubbs (R) 31.4%,
8th Congressional District, 71.9% in '08, 12th term, Polls,
D.C.'s Political Report's Rating: Democratic, Congressional Quarterly's Scorecard: Safe Democratic, Cook Political Report: Solid Democratic,
Nancy Pelosi (D) 80.1% businessman John Dennis (R) 15.2%, Gloria La Riva (PF) 2.4%,
'06 & '08 nominee / Environmental Health Consultant Philip Z. Berg (L) 2.3%,
Gerrdo Sánchez (SW/WI),
9th Congressional District, 86.1% in '08, 6th term, Polls,
D.C.'s Political Report's Rating: Democratic, Congressional Quarterly's Scorecard: Safe Democratic, Cook Political Report: Solid Democratic,
Barbara Lee (D) 84.3%, candy maker Gerald Hashimoto (R) 10.8%, carpenter Dave Heller (G) 2.3%,
scientist James "Jim" Eyer (L) 1.9%,
retiree Larry Allen (PF) 0.7%,
10th Congressional District, 53% in '09 special election, 1st term, Polls,
D.C.'s Political Report's Rating: Democratic, Congressional Quarterly's Scorecard: Safe Democratic, Cook Political Report: Solid Democratic,
John R. Garamendi (D) 58.9%, businessman Gary Clift (R) 37.9%, '09 nominee / adj. prof. Jeremy Cloward (G) 3.2%,
11th Congressional District, 55.3% in '08, 2nd term, Polls,
D.C.'s Political Report's Rating: Republican, Congressional Quarterly's Scorecard: Tossup, Cook Political Report: Toss Up, Rothenberg Political Report: Toss-up / Tilt Democrat, Larry Sabato's Crystal Ball: Leans Republican, First Read’s Field of 64, The Hill's Race Ratings: Lean Democratic,
Jerry McNerney (D) 47.9%, '96 Utah candidate / ex-congressional aide / ex-JPMorgan Chase ass't. gen. counsel David Harmer (R) 47.0%, electrician David Christensen (AI) 5.1%,
12th Congressional District, 75.2% in '08, 2nd term, Polls,
D.C.'s Political Report's Rating: Democratic, Congressional Quarterly's Scorecard: Safe Democratic, Cook Political Report: Solid Democratic,
Jackie Speier (D) 75.6%, retired economist / '98 Libertarian nominee / '02 & '06 nominee Michael J. Moloney (R) 22.2%,
M.D. Parker (R/WI),
student Mark Paul Williams (L) 2.2%,
13th Congressional District, 76.5% in '08, 19th term, might retire, Polls,
D.C.'s Political Report's Rating: Democratic, Congressional Quarterly's Scorecard: Safe Democratic, Cook Political Report: Solid Democratic,
Fortney H. "Pete" Stark (D) 72.2%, businessman Forest Baker (R) 27.8%,
14th Congressional District, 70.1% in '08, 9th term, Polls,
D.C.'s Political Report's Rating: Democratic, Congressional Quarterly's Scorecard: Safe Democratic, Cook Political Report: Solid Democratic,
Anna G. Eshoo (D) 69.1%, software engineer Dave Chapman (R) 27.9%, business manager Paul Lazaga (L) 3.0%,
15th Congressional District, 71.7% in '08, 5th term, Polls,
D.C.'s Political Report's Rating: Democratic, Congressional Quarterly's Scorecard: Safe Democratic, Cook Political Report: Solid Democratic,
Michael H. "Mike" Honda (D) 67.6%, businessman Scott Spencer Kirkland (R) 32.4%,
16th Congressional District, 71.4% in '08, 8th term, Polls,
D.C.'s Political Report's Rating: Democratic, Congressional Quarterly's Scorecard: Safe Democratic, Cook Political Report: Solid Democratic,
Zoe Lofgren (D) 67.9%, Daniel Sahagun (R) 24.3%, elementary school director Edward Gonzalez (L) 7.8%,
17th Congressional District, 73.4% in '08, 9th term, Polls,
D.C.'s Political Report's Rating: Democratic, Congressional Quarterly's Scorecard: Safe Democratic, Cook Political Report: Solid Democratic,
Sam Farr (D) 66.5%, publisher Jeff Taylor (R) 26.6%, sales manager Mary V. Larkin (L) 5.1%,
commissioner Eric Petersen (G) 1.8%,
18th Congressional District, unopposed in '08, 4th term, Polls,
D.C.'s Political Report's Rating: Democratic, Congressional Quarterly's Scorecard: Safe Democratic, Cook Political Report: Likely Democratic, Larry Sabato's Crystal Ball: Likely Democratic, The Hill's Race Ratings: Likely Democratic,
Dennis A. Cardoza (D) 58.3%, farmer Michael Clare "Mike" Berryhill, Sr. (R) 41.7%,
19th Congressional District, unopposed in '08, George P. Radanovich (R) retiring after 8th term, Polls,
D.C.'s Political Report's Rating: Republican, Congressional Quarterly's Scorecard: Safe Republican, Cook Political Report: Solid Republican,
physician / attorney Loraine Goodwin (D) 35.2%, St. Sen. Jeff Denham (R) 64.8%,
20th Congressional District, 74.4% in '08, 3rd term, Polls,
D.C.'s Political Report's Rating: Democratic, Congressional Quarterly's Scorecard: Likely Democratic, Cook Political Report: Toss Up, Rothenberg Political Report: Democrat Favored, Larry Sabato's Crystal Ball: Leans Democratic, The Hill's Race Ratings: Worth Watching,
Jim Costa (D) 51.6%, farmer Andy Vidak (R) 48.4%,
21st Congressional District, 68.0% in '08, 4th term, Polls,
D.C.'s Political Report's Rating: Republican, Congressional Quarterly's Scorecard: Safe Republican, Cook Political Report: Solid Republican,
No Democrat Devin G. Nunes (R) 100%,
22nd Congressional District, unopposed in '08, 2nd term, Polls,
D.C.'s Political Report's Rating: Republican, Congressional Quarterly's Scorecard: Safe Republican, Cook Political Report: Solid Republican,
No Democrat Kevin McCarthy (R) 100%,
23rd Congressional District, 68.0% in '08, 6th term, Polls,
D.C.'s Political Report's Rating: Democratic, Congressional Quarterly's Scorecard: Safe Democratic, Cook Political Report: Solid Democratic,
Lois Capps (D) 57.6%, entrepreneur Thomas C. Watson (R) 38.0%, John V. Hager (I) 2.8%,
retiree Darrell M. Stafford (L) 1.6%,
24th Congressional District, 58.4% in '08, 13th term, might retire, Polls,
D.C.'s Political Report's Rating: Republican, Congressional Quarterly's Scorecard: Safe Republican, Cook Political Report: Solid Republican,
real estate broker Timothy J. "Tim" Allison (D) 40.0%, Elton W. Gallegly (R) 60.0%,
25th Congressional District, 57.8% in '08, 9th term, Polls,
D.C.'s Political Report's Rating: Republican, Congressional Quarterly's Scorecard: Safe Republican, Cook Political Report: Solid Republican,
law office manager Jackie Conaway (D) 38.0%, Howard P. "Buck" McKeon (R) 62.0%,
26th Congressional District, 52.7% in '08, 15th term, Polls,
D.C.'s Political Report's Rating: Republican, Congressional Quarterly's Scorecard: Safe Republican, Cook Political Report: Safe Republican, Cook Political Report: Solid Republican,
'06 candidate / '08 nominee / businessman Russell "Russ" Warner (D) 36.5%, David Dreier (R) 54.2%, David L. Miller (AI) 6.1%,
'00 & '02 & '04 nominee / Dr. Randall G. Weissbuch (L) 3.2%,
27th Congressional District, 68.6% in '08, 7th term, Polls,
D.C.'s Political Report's Rating: Democratic, Congressional Quarterly's Scorecard: Safe Democratic, Cook Political Report: Solid Democratic,
Brad Sherman (D) 65.2%, ranchor Mark S. Reed, Sr. (R) 34.8%, Bruce Darian (Federalist/WI),
28th Congressional District, unopposed in '08, 14th term, might retire, Polls,
D.C.'s Political Report's Rating: Democratic, Congressional Quarterly's Scorecard: Safe Democratic, Cook Political Report: Solid Democratic,
Howard L. Berman (D) 69.6%, business executive Merlin Froyd (R) 22.4%, immigration attorney Carlos A. Rodriguez (L) 8.0%,
29th Congressional District, 69.0% in '08, 5th term, Polls,
D.C.'s Political Report's Rating: Democratic, Congressional Quarterly's Scorecard: Safe Democratic, Cook Political Report: Solid Democratic,
Adam B. Schiff (D) 64.8%, businessman John P. Colbert (R) 32.0%, college English instructor William P. "Bill" Cushing (L) 3.2%,
30th Congressional District, unopposed in '08, 18th term, might retire, Polls,
D.C.'s Political Report's Rating: Democratic, Congressional Quarterly's Scorecard: Safe Democratic, Cook Political Report: Solid Democratic,
Henry A. Waxman (D) 64.7%, CEO Charles E. Wilkerson (R) 32.0%, '94 & '96 and '98 nominee / musician Erich D. Miller (L) 2.1%,
sound engineer Richard R. Castaldo (PF) 1.2%,
31st Congressional District, unopposed in '08, 9th term, Polls,
D.C.'s Political Report's Rating: Democratic, Congressional Quarterly's Scorecard: Safe Democratic, Cook Political Report: Solid Democratic,
Xavier Becerra (D) 83.8%, businessman Stephen C. Smith (R) 16.2%,
32nd Congressional District, 61.67% in '09 special election, 1st term, Polls,
D.C.'s Political Report's Rating: Democratic, Congressional Quarterly's Scorecard: Safe Democratic, Cook Political Report: Solid Democratic,
Judy Chu (D) 71.1%, programmer Edward "Ed" Schmerling (R) 28.9%,
33rd Congressional District, 87.6% in '08, Diane E. Watson (D) retiring after 5th term, Polls,
D.C.'s Political Report's Rating: Democratic, Congressional Quarterly's Scorecard: Safe Democratic, Cook Political Report: Solid Democratic,
St. Assembly Speaker Karen Bass (D) 86.1%, attorney James L. Andion (R) 13.9%,
34th Congressional District, 77.1% in '08, 9th term, Polls,
D.C.'s Political Report's Rating: Democratic, Congressional Quarterly's Scorecard: Safe Democratic, Cook Political Report: Solid Democratic,
Lucille Roybal-Allard (D) 77.2%, retiree Wayne Miller (R) 22.8%,
35th Congressional District, 82.6% in '08, 10th term, might retire, Polls,
D.C.'s Political Report's Rating: Democratic, Congressional Quarterly's Scorecard: Safe Democratic, Cook Political Report: Solid Democratic,
Maxine Waters (D) 79.3%, K. Bruce Brown (R) 20.7%,
36th Congressional District, 68.7% in '08, 5th term, Polls,
D.C.'s Political Report's Rating: Democratic, Congressional Quarterly's Scorecard: Safe Democratic, Cook Political Report: Solid Democratic,
Jane Harman (D) 59.6%, Institute for Persian Studies founder Mattie Fein (R) 34.8%, '00, '02 & '04 & '06 & '07 nominee / retired aerospace engineer Herbert G. "Herb" Peters (L) 5.6%,
37th Congressional District, 75.5% in '08, 2nd term, Polls,
D.C.'s Political Report's Rating: Democratic, Congressional Quarterly's Scorecard: Safe Democratic, Cook Political Report: Solid Democratic,
Laura Richardson (D) 68.4%, author / columnist Star Parker (R) 23.2%, teacher Nicholas "Nick" Dibs (I) 8.4%,
38th Congressional District, 81.8% in '08, 6th term, Polls,
D.C.'s Political Report's Rating: Democratic, Congressional Quarterly's Scorecard: Safe Democratic, Cook Political Report: Solid Democratic,
Grace Flores Napolitano (D) 73.5%, gov't. worker Robert Vaughn (R) 26.5%,
39th Congressional District, 69.7% in '08, 4th term, Polls,
D.C.'s Political Report's Rating: Democratic, Congressional Quarterly's Scorecard: Safe Democratic, Cook Political Report: Solid Democratic,
Linda T. Sánchez (D) 63.3%, educator Larry S. Andre (R) 32.6%, John A. Smith (AI) 4.1%,
40th Congressional District, 62.6% in '08, 8th term, Polls,
D.C.'s Political Report's Rating: Republican, Congressional Quarterly's Scorecard: Safe Republican, Cook Political Report: Solid Republican,
'98, '04 & '06 candidate / '02 & '08 nominee health care consultant Christina Avalos (D) 33.2%, Edward R. Royce (R) 66.8%,
41st Congressional District, 61.8% in '08, 16th term, Polls,
D.C.'s Political Report's Rating: Republican, Congressional Quarterly's Scorecard: Safe Republican, Cook Political Report: Solid Republican,
'08 candidate / retired teacher Pat Meagher (D) 36.6%, Charles J. "Jerry" Lewis (R) 63.4%,
42nd Congressional District, 60.2% in '08, 6th term, Polls,
D.C.'s Political Report's Rating: Republican, Congressional Quarterly's Scorecard: Safe Republican, Cook Political Report: Solid Republican,
Police officer/atty Michael D. Williamson (D) 31.8%, Gary G. Miller (R) 62.3%, businessman Mark Lambert (L) 5.9%,
43rd Congressional District, 69.2% in '08, 6th term, Polls,
D.C.'s Political Report's Rating: Democratic, Congressional Quarterly's Scorecard: Safe Democratic, Cook Political Report: Solid Democratic,
Joe Baca (D) 65.3%, '06 nominee / '08 candidate educator Scott Folkens (R) 34.7%,
44th Congressional District, 51.8% in '08, 9th term, Polls,
D.C.'s Political Report's Rating: Republican, Congressional Quarterly's Scorecard: Safe Republican, Cook Political Report: Safe Republican, Rothenberg Political Report: Safe Republican, Larry Sabato's Crystal Ball: Likely Republican, The Hill's Race Ratings: Worth Watching,
'08 nominee / school board member Bill Hedrick (D) 44.3%, Kenneth Calvert (R) 55.7%,
45th Congressional District, 58.8% in '08, 6th term, Polls,
D.C.'s Political Report's Rating: Republican, Congressional Quarterly's Scorecard: Safe Republican, Cook Political Report: Likely Republican, Rothenberg Political Report: Safe Republican, Larry Sabato's Crystal Ball: Likely Republican, The Hill's Race Ratings: Lean Republican,
Mayor Steve Pougnet (D) 41.9%, Mary Bono Mack (R) 51.8%, businessman Bill Lussenheide (AI) 6.3%,
46th Congressional District, 52.6% in '08, 11th term, Polls,
D.C.'s Political Report's Rating: Republican, Congressional Quarterly's Scorecard: Safe Republican, Cook Political Report: Solid Republican,
systems analyst Ken Arnold (D) 37.7%, Dana Rohrabacher (R) 62.3%,
47th Congressional District, 69.5% in '08, 7th term, Polls,
D.C.'s Political Report's Rating: Democratic, Congressional Quarterly's Scorecard: Leans Democratic, Cook Political Report: Lean Democratic, Rothenberg Political Report: Lean Democrat, Larry Sabato's Crystal Ball: Likely Democratic, The Hill's Race Ratings: Likely Democratic,
Loretta B. Sánchez (D) 53.0%, St. AM Van Tran (R) 39.3%, Cecilia "Ceci" Iglesias (I) 7.7%,
48th Congressional District, 55.7% in '08, 3rd term, Polls,
D.C.'s Political Report's Rating: Republican, Congressional Quarterly's Scorecard: Safe Republican, Cook Political Report: Solid Republican, Larry Sabato's Crystal Ball: Safe Republican,
city Councilor Beth Krom (D) 36.4%, John L. Campbell, III (R) 60.0%, author Mike Binkley (L) 3.6%,
49th Congressional District, 58.6% in '08, 5th term, Polls,
D.C.'s Political Report's Rating: Republican, Congressional Quarterly's Scorecard: Safe Republican, Cook Political Report: Solid Republican,
Howard Louis Katz (D) 31.5%, Darrell E. Issa (R) 62.9%, electronic engineer Dion Clark (AI) 3.4%,
Mike Paster (L) 2.2%,
50th Congressional District, 50.3% in '08, 3rd term, Polls,
D.C.'s Political Report's Rating: Republican, Congressional Quarterly's Scorecard: Safe Republican, Cook Political Report: Solid Republican, Larry Sabato's Crystal Ball: Safe Republican, The Hill's Race Ratings: Worth Watching,
'04 & '06 nominee / school district member Francine P. Busby (D) 39.0%, Brian P. Bilbray (R) 56.7%, mortgage finance adisor Lars R. Grossmith (L) 2.2%,
retiree Miriam E. Clark (PF) 2.1%,
51st Congressional District, 72.6% in '08, 9th term, Polls,
D.C.'s Political Report's Rating: Democratic, Congressional Quarterly's Scorecard: Safe Democratic, Cook Political Report: Solid Democratic,
Robert "Bob" Filner (D) 60.0%, veteran Nick "Gunny Pop" Popaditch (R) 40.0%,
52nd Congressional District, 56.4% in '08, 1st term, Polls,
D.C.'s Political Report's Rating: Republican, Congressional Quarterly's Scorecard: Safe Republican, Cook Political Report: Solid Republican, Larry Sabato's Crystal Ball: Safe Republican,
business owner Ray Lutz (D) 32.0%, Duncan D. Hunter (R) 63.2%, '00, '02, '04, '06 & '08 nominee / businessman Michael "Mike" Benoit (L) 4.8%,
53rd Congressional District, 68.5% in '08, 5th term, Polls,
D.C.'s Political Report's Rating: Democratic, Congressional Quarterly's Scorecard: Safe Democratic, Cook Political Report: Solid Democratic,
Susan A. Davis (D) 62.3%, teacher Michael P. Crimmins (R) 34.0%, business owner Paul Dekker (L) 3.7%,

1. Link to Predictions:
D.C.'s Political Report,
Washington Post's Chris Cillizza,
Campaign & Elections: Political Oddsmaker,
Congressional Quarterly's Scorecard,
Cook Political Report,
Larry Sabato's Crystal Ball,
National Journal's Rankings,
Rothenberg Political Report,

2. D.C.'s Political Report's stars indicate the rating of the race from 1 star to 5 stars depending on its entertainment value.
The color indicates D.C.'s Political Report's prediction of the winning party.
= Democrat retain control, = Democrats take over control,
= Republican retain control, = Republicans take over control,
= Independent / 3rd Party retains control, = Independent / 3rd Party take over control
Bold indicates incumbent. Yellow district indicates open races.
Light Blue boxes indicates Democrats maintained control. Light Red boxes indicates Republicans maintained control.
Blue boxes indicates Democrats took control. Red boxes indicates Republicans took control.

3. Key to Alaska Political Parties:
(AI) = American-Independent Party
- Affiliated with the Constitution Party
(AR) = American Reform Party
(Cal) = California Secessionist Party
(Com) = Communist Party
(D) = Democratic Party
(G) = Green Party
(I) = independent candidates
(IA) = Independent American Party
(Labor) = Labor Party
(L) = Libertarian Party
(P&F) = Peace and Freedom Party
(Rfm) = Reform Party
(R) = Republican Party
(S) = Socialist Party
(WW) = Workers World Party
(WI) = Write-in candidates

4. California Media Links:
Alameda Times-Star
Antelope Valley Press
Beverly Hills Weekly
California Voter Foundation
CalNews.com
Capitol Alert
Chico Enterprise-Record
Contra Costa Times
Davis Enterprise
Eureka Times-Standard
Fairfield Daily Republic
Fort Bragg Advocate-News
Fremont Argus
Frontiers Newsmagazine
Grass Valley - Nevada City Union
Inland Valley Daily Bulletin
Lompoc Record
Long Beach Press-Telegram
Los Angeles Daily News
Los Angeles Jewish Journal
Los Angeles Times
Los Angeles Weekly - Politics Section
Modesto Bee
Oakland Tribune
Orange County Now
Orange County Register
Orange County Weekly
Palm Springs Desert Sun News
Pasadena Star-News
Placerville Mountain Democrat
PoliticalAccess.com
Pomona Island Valley News
Redlands Daily Facts
Ridgecrest Daily Independent
Riverside Press-Enterprise / Inland Empire Online
Rough & Tumble
Sacramento Bee
San Bernadino County Sun
San Diego Daily Transcript - Government Section
San Diego Union Tribune - Politics Section
San Francisco Bay Area Reporter
San Francisco Bay Guardian
San Francisco Chronicle
San Francisco Examiner
San Francisco Voter
San Francisco Weekly
San Gabriel Valley Tribune
San Jose Mercury News
San Luis Obispo County Telegram-Tribune
Santa Barbara News-Press
Santa Rosa Press-Democrat
Siskiyou Daily News
Sonoma Index-Tribune
Stockton Record
Tahoe World
Vacaville Reporter
Valley Roadrunner
Ventura County Star
Whittier Daily News
Woodland Daily Democrat


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