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This profile of California's 05th Congressional District is part of the RaceTracker project.
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Incumbent: Doris Matsui Incumbent running? Yes, for a different seat Primary challenge? N/a
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Name Party Status Reference URL Reference date Reference note Doris Matsui Democratic Running for another House seat Media Story Source August 20, 2011 Running in CA-06 Paul Smith Republican Out of race FEC Source July 2, 2011 2008 & 2010 Candidate Michael Thompson Democratic Confirmed candidate Media Story Source August 16, 2011 Current CA-01 Congressman Erik Smitt Republican Out of race Facebook Source January 9, 2012 2010 Primary Candidate
Running in CA-06
Stewart Cilley Republican Out - lost primary CA SOS Source July 1, 2012 Randy Loftin Republican Confirmed candidate CA SOS Source April 27, 2012
Results [ ]
2012 primary winners 2012 general election winner Michael Thompson, Randy Loftin TBD
Name Party Status Reference URL Reference date Reference note Doris Matsui Democratic Confirmed candidate FEC Source March 21, 2009 Paul Smith Republican Confirmed candidate Campaign Website Source November 1, 2010 2008 Candidate Erik Smitt Republican Out CA SOS Source November 1, 2010 Lost Primary
2010 primary election winners 2010 general election winner Doris Matsui, Paul Smith Doris Matsui
2008 election[Incumbent: ]Doris Matsui
Name Party Status Reference URL Reference date Reference note Doris Matsui Democratic (source needed) Paul Smith Republican (source needed)
2008 primary election winners 2008 general election winner Doris Matsui, Paul Smith Doris Matsui
2008 Presidential election results
Republican Democratic 2000 35% George W. Bush 60% Al Gore 2004 38% George W. Bush 61% John Kerry 2008 28% John McCain 70% Barack Obama
Articles and resources
- Index for all the California congressional districts and candidates.
- The full House 2012 elections report.
- The RaceTracker homepage.
Elections.DailyKos posts tagged "CA-05" (link)Campaign contribution methodology: Information is updated daily from the Center for Responsive Politics (OpenSecrets.org), which downloads their data from the Federal Election Commission on the first weekday of each work week. Candidates must have filed a report with the FEC to show up in the widget and inactive candidates are screened out by CRP.