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California Secretary of State - Elections Division
2002 California Congressional and Statewide Results
Partisan Filing Deadline: 12/7/01 (12/12/01 if no candidate), Primary: 3/5/02, Filing Deadline for Independents: 8/9/02
Last Updated: November 6, 2002
Predictions, Notes, List of State Parties,
Governor, 58% in '98, 1st term, Pre-election Poll Numbers,
D.C.'s Political Report's Rating: Democratic, Cook Political Report's overview: Lean Democrat, Campaign & Election's Odds: 10:7 Democrat, Stu Rothenberg: Lean Democratic, Peter Orvetti: Democrat, Congressional Quarterly's Ranking: Leans Democratic, Larry Sabato's Crystal Ball: Likely Democrat,
Joseph Graham "Gray" Davis (D) 47.3%, investment banker William E. "Bill" Simon Jr. (R) 42.4%, computer consultant Gary D. Copeland (L) 2.2%,
1976 Socialist Workers Party Pres. nominee businessman Peter Miguel Camejo (G) 5.3%,
electrical contractor / farmer Reinhold S. "Ron" Gulke (AI) 1.7%,
business analyst / '00 Congressional nominee Jane E. "Iris" Adam (NL) 1.1%,
Anseimo A. Chavez (WI) 0.0%, Will B. King (WI) 0.0%, Rob Marinko (WI) 0.0%, Nick Jesson (R/WI) 0.0%, James F. Stewart (WI) 0.0%, Nick Hoogoian (WI) 0.0%, Jim Mallon (WI) 0.0%, garment worker F. Nan Bailey (SW/WI) 0.0%, Debbie Jo Terzoli (WI) 0.0%,
Lt. Governor, 52.7% in '98,
D.C.'s Political Report's Rating: Democratic,
Cruz M. Bustamante (D) 49.4%, St. Sen. Bruce McPherson (R) 41.8%, ferret activist Pat Wright (L) 1.4%,
financial manager '01 Congressional nominee Donna J. Warren (G) 4.2%,
state party vice chair / realtor James D. "Jim" King (AI) 1.2%,
public relations director Kalee Przybylak (NL) 0.9%,
teacher Paul Jerry Hannosh (Rfm) 1.1%,
Attorney General, 52.7% in '98,
D.C.'s Political Report's Rating: Democratic,
Bill Lockyer (D) 51.4%, St. Sen. Richard "Dick" Ackerman (R) 40.4%, attorney Ed Kuwatch (L) 1.7%,
ex-public defender Glen Freeman Mowrer (G) 3.9%,
attorney / '96 American Party Presidental nominee / '00 Senate nominee / Diana Beall Templin (AI) 2.6%,
Secretary of State, 47.0% in '98, Bill Jones (R) barred from re-election, defeated in primary for Governor,
D.C.'s Political Report's Rating: Democratic,
St. AM Kevin Shelley (D) 46.3%, ex-St. AM / businessman Robert K. "Keith" Olberg (R) 42.4%, 2000 Senate nominee / nurse Gail K. Lightfoot (L) 2.8%,
educator Laurence H. "Larry" Shoup (G) 3.9%,
businessman Edward C. "Ed" Noonan (AI) 1.2%,
state party co-chair / teacher Louise Marie Allison (NL) 2.4%,
educator / ex-state party chair / '98 SOS nominee / '00 Senate candidate / Valli "Sharp" Sharpe-Geisler (Rfm) 1.0%,
Treasurer, 52.6% in '98,
D.C.'s Political Report's Rating: Democratic,
Phil Angelides (D) 49.4%, ex-Public Utilities Com'r. / CPA Phillip Gregory Conlon (R) 40.6%, West Covina City Treas. Marian V. Smithson (L) 2.3%,
CPA Jeanne-Marie Rosenmeier (G) 4.9%,
state party chair '98 Gubernatorial nominee / transit worker Nathan E. Johnson (AI) 1.3%,
executive administrator Sylvia Valentine (NL) 1.5%,
Controller, 60.9% in '98, Kathleen Connell (D) barred from re-election and defeated in mayor primary,
D.C.'s Political Report's Rating: Democrat,
internet executive Steve Westly (D) 45.4%, St. Sen. Tom McClintock (R) 45.1%, financial systems consultant Laura Wells (G) 5.8%,
baptist minister Ernest F. Vance (AI) 1.3%,
businessman / '00 Congressional nominee / '98 St. Treasurer nominee J. Carlso Aguirre (NL) 2.4%,
Insurance Commissioner, 49.9% in '98 for Chuck Quackenbush (R) who resigned 6/29/00, Harry Low (D) not seeking re-election,
D.C.'s Political Report's Rating: Democratic,
ex-St. Comptroller / rancher John Garamendi (D) 46.5%, ex-St. Corp. Com'r. / attorney Gary S. Mendoza (R) 41.7%, acutarial consultant / 1998 nominee / Dale F. Ogden (L) 3.3%,
bank exec. David Ishmael Sheidlower (G) 3.9%,
religious right activist / businessman Steven A. Klein (AI) 2.0%,
psychologist Raul Calderon, Jr. (NL) 2.6%,
School Superintendent (Non Partisan), Delaine Eastin (D) barred from re-election,
D.C.'s Political Report's Rating: Democratic,
St. Sen. Jack T. O'Connell (D) 61.8%, Union Board of Education President Katherine H. Smith (R) 38.2%, San Francisco School Board Member Mark Sanchez (G/WI),
1st Congressional District, 65.2% in '00, 2nd term
D.C.'s Political Report's Rating: Democratic, Campaign & Election's Odds: 8:1 Democrat, Congressional Quarterly's Ranking: Safe Democrat,
Mike Thompson (D) 64.1%, CPA / '00 candidate Lawrence R. Wiesner (R) 32.4%, information technology manager Kevin Bastian (L) 3.5%,
2nd Congressional District, 65.7% in '00, 8th term
D.C.'s Political Report's Rating: Republican, Campaign & Election's Odds: 8:1 Republican, Congressional Quarterly's Ranking: Safe Republican,
Mike Johnson (D) 29.4%, Wally Herger (R) 65.8%, 2000 nominee / consultant Charles R. Martin (L) 2.1%,
holistic health education Patrice Thiessen (NL) 2.7%,
3rd Congressional District, 56.1% in '00, 2nd term, promised to serve only 3 terms,
D.C.'s Political Report's Rating: Republican, Campaign & Election's Odds: 4:1 Republican, Congressional Quarterly's Ranking: Safe Republican,
farmer Howard Beeman (D) 34.4%, Douglas Ose (R) 62.5%, '98 & '00 nominee / retired civil engineer Douglas Arthur "Art" Tuma (L) 3.1%,
4th Congressional District, 63.2% in '00, 6th term
D.C.'s Political Report's Rating: Republican, Campaign & Election's Odds: 6:1 Republican, Congressional Quarterly's Ranking: Safe Republican,
retired sales manager / '00 nominee Mark A. Norberg (D) 32.9%, John T. Doolittle (R) 64.8%, real estate agent Allen M. Roberts (L) 3.2%,
Philip James Parisius (WI) 0.0%, Bill Kirby (WI) 0.1%,
5th Congressional District, 68.7% in '00, 12th term
D.C.'s Political Report's Rating: Democratic, Campaign & Election's Odds: 8:1 Democrat, Congressional Quarterly's Ranking: Safe Democrat,
Robert T. Matsui (D) 70.5%, corp. manager Richard Frankhuizen (R) 26.4%, computer scientist Timothy E. Roloff (L) 3.1%,
6th Congressional District, 64.4% in '00, 5th term
D.C.'s Political Report's Rating: Democratic, Campaign & Election's Odds: 8:1 Democrat, Congressional Quarterly's Ranking: Safe Democrat,
Lynn C. Woolsey (D) 66.7%, businessman Paul L. Erickson (R) 29.7%, author / 2000 nominee Richard O. Barton (L) 2.3%,
marketing research coordinator Jeffrey Rainforth (Rfm) 1.3%,
7th Congressional District, 76.7% in '00, 14th term
D.C.'s Political Report's Rating: Democratic, Campaign & Election's Odds: 10:1 Democrat, Congressional Quarterly's Ranking: Safe Democrat,
George Miller (D) 70.8%, housing finance officer Charles R. Hargrave (R) 26.4%, activist / equipment service manager Scott A. Wilson (L) 2.8%,
Deborah Liatos (SW/WI),
8th Congressional District, 84.5% in '00, 8th term
D.C.'s Political Report's Rating: Democratic, Campaign & Election's Odds: 10:1 Democrat, Congressional Quarterly's Ranking: Safe Democrat,
Nancy Pelosi (D) 79.6%, Deputy Att. Gen. G. Michael "Mike" German (R) 12.6%, internet privacy worker Ira Spivack (L) 1.6%,
artist Jay Pond (G) 6.4%,
Deborah Liatos (WI) 0.0%,
9th Congressional District, 85.2% in '00, 2nd term
D.C.'s Political Report's Rating: Democratic, Campaign & Election's Odds: 10:1 Democrat, Congressional Quarterly's Ranking: Safe Democrat,
Barbara Lee (D) 81.5%, economist Jerald H. Udinsky (R) 15.1%, consultant / scientist James M. Eyer (L) 3.4%,
Hector Reyna (WI) 0.0%,
10th Congressional District, 52.8% in '00, 3rd term
D.C.'s Political Report's Rating: Democratic, Campaign & Election's Odds: 20:1 Democrat, Congressional Quarterly's Ranking: Safe Democrat,
Ellen O. Tauscher (D) 75.6%, No Republican Sonia E. Alonso Harden (L) 24.4%,
11th Congressional District, 57.9% in '00, 5th term
D.C.'s Political Report's Rating: Republican, Campaign & Election's Odds: 5:1 Republican, Congressional Quarterly's Ranking: Safe Republican,
attorney Elaine Dugger Shaw (D) 39.6%, Richard W. Pombo (R) 60.4%,
12th Congressional District, 74.6% in '00, 11th term
D.C.'s Political Report's Rating: Democratic, Campaign & Election's Odds: 8:1 Democrat, Congressional Quarterly's Ranking: Safe Democrat,
Tom Lantos (D) 68.2%, businessman / '98 Libertarian nominee Michael J. Moloney (R) 24.7%, software consultant Maad H. Abu-Ghazaleh (L) 7.1%,
13th Congressional District, 70.7% in '00, 15th term
D.C.'s Political Report's Rating: Democratic, Campaign & Election's Odds: 7:1 Democrat, Congressional Quarterly's Ranking: Safe Democrat,
Fortney H. "Pete" Stark (D) 71.1%, businessman Syed R. Mahood (R) 22.1%, software engineer Mark W. Stroberg (L) 3.1%,
chiropractor / '00 nominee Don J. Grundmann (AI) 2.2%,
businessman John J. Bambey (Rfm) 1.5%,
14th Congressional District, 70.4% in '00, 5th term
D.C.'s Political Report's Rating: Democratic, Campaign & Election's Odds: 8:1 Democrat, Congressional Quarterly's Ranking: Safe Democrat,
Anna G. Eshoo (D) 68.2%, businessman Joseph Henry Nixon (R) 28.2%, economics researcher Andrew Barnard Carver (L) 3.6%,
15th Congressional District, 54.5% in '00, 1st term
D.C.'s Political Report's Rating: Democratic, Campaign & Election's Odds: 4:1 Democrat, Congressional Quarterly's Ranking: Safe Democrat,
Michael H. "Mike" Honda (D) 65.8%, school board member Linda Rae Hermann (R) 31.0%, software contractor Jeff Landauer (L) 3.2%,
16th Congressional District, 72.5% in '00, 4th term,
D.C.'s Political Report's Rating: Democratic, Campaign & Election's Odds: 6:1 Democrat, Congressional Quarterly's Ranking: Safe Democrat,
Zoe Lofgren (D) 67.1%, scientist Douglass A. McNea (R) 29.8%, database administrator Dennis Michael Umphress (L) 3.1%,
17th Congressional District, 68.6% in '00, 5th term
D.C.'s Political Report's Rating: Democratic, Campaign & Election's Odds: 5:1 Democrat, Congressional Quarterly's Ranking: Safe Democrat,
Sam Farr (D) 68.1%, businessman / '00 nominee Clint C. Engler (R) 27.1%, activist / software engineer Jascha Lee (L) 1.6%,
legal activist Raymond C. "Ray" Glock-Grueneich (G) 3.2%,
Alan Shugart (WI) 0.0%,
18th Congressional District, 67.2% in '00, Gary A. Condit (D) defeated in primary after 7th term,
D.C.'s Political Report's Rating: Democratic, Campaign & Election's Odds: 6:5 Democrat, Roll Call's Outlook: Leans Democratic, Stu Rothenberg: 12th Dangerous Dozen Open Seat, Cook Political Report's overview: Lean Democratic, National Journal's Hottest Races, Congressional Quarterly's Ranking: Democrat Favored, Larry Sabato's Crystal Ball: Leans Democrat,
St. AM Dennis A. Cardoza (D) 51.3%, St. Sen. Richard "Dick" Monteith (R) 43.4%, '98 & '00 nominee / escrow assisant Linda M. "Alves" DeGroat (L) 2.0%,
teacher Kevin Cripe (AI) 3.3%,
Donna Crowder (WI) 0.0%,
19th Congressional District, 64.9% in '00, 4th term
D.C.'s Political Report's Rating: Republican, Campaign & Election's Odds: 9:1 Republican, Congressional Quarterly's Ranking: Safe Republican,
labor organizer John Veen (D) 30.0%, George P. Radanovich (R) 67.4%, electrical engineer Patrick L. McHargue (L) 2.6%,
20th Congressional District, 52.1% in '00, 6th term
D.C.'s Political Report's Rating: Democratic, Campaign & Election's Odds: 2:1 Democrat, Congressional Quarterly's Ranking: Safe Democrat,
Calvin M. "Cal" Dooley (D) 63.7%, Dr. André Minuth (R) 34.3%, airline pilot / musician Varrin Swearingen (L) 2.0%,
21st Congressional District
California Gained a Congressional District Due to Reapportionment
D.C.'s Political Report's Rating: Republican, Campaign & Election's Odds: 3:1 Republican, Roll Call's Outlook: Safe Republican, Congressional Quarterly's Ranking: Safe Republican,
democratic activist / broadcaster David G. LaPere (D) 26.3%, ex-USDA official / farmer Devin G. Nunes (R) 70.5%, attorney / '96 nominee Jonathan J. Richter (L) 3.2%,
22nd Congressional District, 71.7% in '00, 12th term
D.C.'s Political Report's Rating: Republican, Campaign & Election's Odds: 8:1 Republican, Congressional Quarterly's Ranking: Safe Republican,
businessman Jaime A. Corvera (D) 23.7%, William M. "Bill" Thomas (R) 73.4%, businessman Delos Frank Coates (L) 2.9%,
23rd Congressional District, 52.7% in '00, 2nd full term
D.C.'s Political Report's Rating: Democratic, Campaign & Election's Odds: 3:2 Democrat, Congressional Quarterly's Ranking: Safe Democrat,
Lois Capps (D) 59.1%, businesswoman Elizabeth "Beth" Rogers (R) 38.6%, pipe inspector James E. "Jim" Hill (L) 2.3%,
24th Congressional District, 53.5% in '00, 9th term
D.C.'s Political Report's Rating: Republican, Campaign & Election's Odds: 4:1 Republican, Congressional Quarterly's Ranking: Safe Republican,
public relations consultant Fern Rubin (D) 31.8%, Elton W. Gallegly (R) 65.2%, businessman Gary Harber (L) 3.0%,
25th Congressional District, 62.2% in '00, 5th term
D.C.'s Political Report's Rating: Republican, Campaign & Election's Odds: 7:1 Republican, Congressional Quarterly's Ranking: Safe Republican,
rancher / attorney / '96 / '98 nominee Robert "Bob" Conaway (D) 31.1%, Howard P. "Buck" McKeon (R) 65.0%, brewery employee Frank M. Consolo, Jr. (L) 3.9%,
26th Congressional District, 56.8% in '00, 11th term
D.C.'s Political Report's Rating: Republican, Campaign & Election's Odds: 6:1 Republican, Congressional Quarterly's Ranking: Safe Republican,
attorney Marjorie Musser Mikels (D) 33.5%, David Dreier (R) 63.8%, '00 nominee / Dr. Randall G. Weissbuch (L) 2.7%,
27th Congressional District, 66.4% in '00, 3rd term
D.C.'s Political Report's Rating: Democratic, Campaign & Election's Odds: 4:1 Democrat, Congressional Quarterly's Ranking: Safe Democrat,
Brad Sherman (D) 62.0%, attorney Robert M. Levy (R) 38.0%,
28th Congressional District, 84.1% in '00, 10th term
D.C.'s Political Report's Rating: Democratic, Campaign & Election's Odds: 10:1 Democrat, Congressional Quarterly's Ranking: Safe Democrat,
Howard L. Berman (D) 71.4%, insurance adjuster David R. Hernandez, Jr. (R) 23.2%, professor Kelley L. Ross (L) 5.4%,
29th Congressional District, 52.8% in '00, 1st term
D.C.'s Political Report's Rating: Democratic, Campaign & Election's Odds: 2:1 Democrat, Congressional Quarterly's Ranking: Safe Democrat,
Adam B. Schiff (D) 62.6%, '00 nominee / attorney James G. "Jim" Scileppi (R) 33.4%, '98 U.S. Senate nominee / '00 Congressional nominee / fraud investigator Ted Brown (L) 4.0%,
30th Congressional District, 75.8% in '00, 14th term
D.C.'s Political Report's Rating: Democratic, Campaign & Election's Odds: 7:1 Democrat, Congressional Quarterly's Ranking: Safe Democrat,
Henry A. Waxman (D) 70.4%, bartender / writer / '00 nominee Tony D. Goss (R) 29.6%,
31st Congressional District, 83.4% in '00, 5th term, defeated in Mayor of Los Angeles primary in 2001
D.C.'s Political Report's Rating: Democratic, Campaign & Election's Odds: 9:1 Democrat, Congressional Quarterly's Ranking: Safe Democrat,
Xavier Becerra (D) 81.2%, educator / journalist Luis Vega (R) 18.8%,
32nd Congressional District, 79.6% in '00, 1st term
D.C.'s Political Report's Rating: Democratic, Campaign & Election's Odds: 100:1 Democrat, Congressional Quarterly's Ranking: Safe Democrat,
Hilda Solis (D) 68.9%, activist Emma E. Fischbeck (R) 27.5%, '00 nominee / computer engineer Michael "Mick" P. McGuire (L) 3.7%,
33rd Congressional District, 74.8% in '01, 1st term,
D.C.'s Political Report's Rating: Democratic, Campaign & Election's Odds: 6:1 Democrat, Congressional Quarterly's Ranking: Safe Democrat,
Diane Edith Watson (D) 82.6%, attorney Andrew "Andy" Kim (R) 14.1%, businessman Charles Tate (L) 3.3%,
34th Congressional District, 84.7% in '00, 5th term
D.C.'s Political Report's Rating: Democratic, Campaign & Election's Odds: 10:1 Democrat, Congressional Quarterly's Ranking: Safe Democrat,
Lucille Roybal-Allard (D) 74.1%, government employee / '98 & '00 nominee Wayne Miller (R) 25.9%,
35th Congressional District, 86.6% in '00, 6th term
D.C.'s Political Report's Rating: Democratic, Campaign & Election's Odds: 7:1 Democrat, Congressional Quarterly's Ranking: Safe Democrat,
Maxine Waters (D) 77.6%, activist / retired police lieutenant Ross Moen (R) 19.3%, mechanical engineer / '96/'98 & '00 nominee Gordon Michael Mego (AI) 3.1%,
36th Congressional District, 48.4% in '00, 1st term
D.C.'s Political Report's Rating: Democratic, Campaign & Election's Odds: 2:1 Democrat, Congressional Quarterly's Ranking: Safe Democrat,
Jane Harman (D) 61.4%, attorney Stuart Johnson (R) 35.0%, behavioral consultant Mark McSpadden (L) 3.6%,
37th Congressional District, 82.4% in '00, 4th term
D.C.'s Political Report's Rating: Democratic, Campaign & Election's Odds: 8:1 Democrat, Congressional Quarterly's Ranking: Safe Democrat,
Juanita Millender-McDonald (D) 73.0%, CPA Oscar A. Velasco (R) 23.1%, 2000 nominee / retired aerospace engineer Herbert G. "Herb" Peters (L) 3.9%,
38th Congressional District, 71.3% in '00, 2nd term
D.C.'s Political Report's Rating: Democratic, Campaign & Election's Odds: 8:1 Democrat, Congressional Quarterly's Ranking: Safe Democrat,
Grace Flores Napolitano (D) 71.2%, activist Alex A. Burrola (R) 26.2%, data processor Alan Cuperus (L) 2.6%,
39th Congressional District, 48.5% in '00, Steve Horn (R) retiring after 5th term
D.C.'s Political Report's Rating: Democratic, Campaign & Election's Odds: 7:3 Democrat, Roll Call's Outlook: Safe Democratic, Congressional Quarterly's Ranking: Safe Democrat,
labor council Sec./Treas. Linda T. Sanchez (D) 54.9%, businessman Tim Escobar (R) 40.8%, educator / businessman Richard G. Newhouse (L) 4.3%,
40th Congressional District, 62.4% in '00, 4th term
D.C.'s Political Report's Rating: Republican, Campaign & Election's Odds: 8:1 Republican, Congressional Quarterly's Ranking: Safe Republican,
family counselor / '98 Congressional nominee Christina Avalos (D) 29.5%, Edward R. Royce (R) 67.7%, retired businessman Chuck R. McGlawn (L) 2.8%,
41st Congressional District, 79.9% in '00, 11th term
D.C.'s Political Report's Rating: Republican, Campaign & Election's Odds: 9:1 Republican, Congressional Quarterly's Ranking: Safe Republican,
alternative energy executive Keith Alan Johnson (D) 29.7%, Jerry Lewis (R) 67.4%, paralegal Kevin Craig (L) 2.9%,
42nd Congressional District, 58.6% in '00, 2nd term
D.C.'s Political Report's Rating: Republican, Campaign & Election's Odds: 4:1 Republican, Congressional Quarterly's Ranking: Safe Republican,
Richard L. Waldron (D) 29.0%, Gary G. Miller (R) 67.8%, insurance investigator Donald Yee (L) 3.2%,
43rd Congressional District, 60.0% in '00, 2nd term
D.C.'s Political Report's Rating: Democratic, Campaign & Election's Odds: 3:1 Democrat, Congressional Quarterly's Ranking: Safe Democrat,
Joe Baca (D) 66.4%, event planner / nurse Wendy C. Neighbor (R) 30.5%, retired businesswomen Ethel M. Mohler (L) 3.1%,
44th Congressional District, 73.7% in '00, 5th term
D.C.'s Political Report's Rating: Republican, Campaign & Election's Odds: 6:1 Republican, Congressional Quarterly's Ranking: Safe Republican,
college administrator Louis Vandenberg (D) 31.6%, Kenneth Calvert (R) 63.7%, writer / '98 nominee Phill Courtney (G) 4.7%,
45th Congressional District, 59.1% in '00, 2nd term
D.C.'s Political Report's Rating: Republican, Campaign & Election's Odds: 8:1 Republican, Congressional Quarterly's Ranking: Safe Republican,
flight attendants' union leader Elle K. Kurpiewski (D) 32.7%, Mary Bono (R) 65.3%, human resources executive Rodney Leon Miller-Boyer (L) 2.0%,
46th Congressional District, 61.8% in '00, 7th term
D.C.'s Political Report's Rating: Republican, Campaign & Election's Odds: 4:1 Republican, Congressional Quarterly's Ranking: Safe Republican,
'00 Congressional nominee / health care attorney Gerrie Schipske (D) 34.6%, Dana Rohrabacher (R) 61.8%, '00 nominee / engineer Keith D. Gann (L) 3.6%,
Red Cross coordinator Thomas Lash (G/WI) 0.0%,
47th Congressional District, 59.5% in '00, 3rd term
D.C.'s Political Report's Rating: Democratic, Campaign & Election's Odds: 3:1 Democrat, Congressional Quarterly's Ranking: Safe Democrat,
Loretta B. Sanchez (D) 60.6%, attorney Jeff Chavez (R) 34.7%, Paul Marsden (L) 4.2%,
Kenneth M. Valenzuela Fisher (WI) 0.0%, Michael J. Monge (WI) 0.0%,
48th Congressional District, 65.4% in '00, 7th term,
D.C.'s Political Report's Rating: Republican, Campaign & Election's Odds: 6:1 Republican, Congressional Quarterly's Ranking: Safe Republican,
professor / '00 nominee John L. Graham (D) 28.4%, Christopher "Chris" Cox (R) 68.5%, '00 nominee / economist / ex-congressonal aide Joe Michael Cobb (L) 3.1%,
49th Congressional District, 61.0% in '00, 1st term
D.C.'s Political Report's Rating: Republican, Campaign & Election's Odds: 100:1 Republican, Congressional Quarterly's Ranking: Safe Republican,
prof. Michael P. "Mike" Byron (D/WI) 0.8%, Darrell Issa (R) 77.3%, engineer Karl W. Dietrick (L) 21.9%,
50th Congressional District, 63.9% in '00, 6th term
D.C.'s Political Report's Rating: Republican, Campaign & Election's Odds: 4:1 Republican, Congressional Quarterly's Ranking: Safe Republican,
businessman Del G. Stewart (D) 32.3%, Randy "Duke" Cunningham (R) 64.4%, software engineer Richard W. Fontanesi (L) 3.3%,
51st Congressional District, 68.9% in '00, 5th term
D.C.'s Political Report's Rating: Democratic, Campaign & Election's Odds: 5:1 Democrat, Congressional Quarterly's Ranking: Safe Democrat,
Bob Filner (D) 58.0%, nutritionist Maria Guadalupe Garcia (R) 39.3%, administrator Jeffrey S. "Jeff" Keup (L) 2.7%,
52nd Congressional District, 64.2% in '00, 11th term
D.C.'s Political Report's Rating: Republican, Campaign & Election's Odds: 6:1 Republican, Congressional Quarterly's Ranking: Safe Republican,
methodist minister Peter Moore-Kochlacs (D) 25.8%, Duncan Hunter (R) 70.2%, '00 nominee / businessman Michael "Mike" Benoit (L) 4.0%,
53rd Congressional District, 49.8% in '00, 1st term
D.C.'s Political Report's Rating: Democratic, Campaign & Election's Odds: 2:1 Democrat, Congressional Quarterly's Ranking: Safe Democrat,
Susan A. Davis (D) 62.2%, attorney Bill VanDeWeghe (R) 37.8%, Jim Dorenkott (WI) 0.0%,

1. Link to Predictions:
Campaign & Election Magazine,
The Cook Political Report,
Congressional Quarterly,
D.C.'s Political Report,
Larry Sabato,
National Journal,
Peter Orvetti,
Roll Call,
Stu Rothenberg,

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 California Political Parties:
(AI) = American-Independent Party
- Affiliated with the Constitution Party
(D) = Democratic Party
(G) = Green Party
(I) = independent candidates
(L) = Libertarian Party
(NL) = Natural Law Party
(Rfm) = Reform Party
(R) = Republican Party
(SW)= Socialist Workers Party
(WI) = Write-in candidates


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