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This profile of California's 20th Congressional District is part of the RaceTracker project.
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Incumbent: Jim Costa Incumbent running? Yes, for a different seat Primary challenge? N/a
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Name Party Status Reference URL Reference date Reference note Jim Costa Democratic Running for another House seat Roll Call Source October 15, 2011 Running in CA-16 Andy Vidak Republican Out of race Blog Entry Source August 20, 2011 2010 Candidate David Valadao Republican Out of race Media Story Source August 20, 2011 Running in CA-21 Sam Farr Democratic Confirmed candidate ActBlue Source August 20, 2011 Current CA-17 Congressman Jeff Taylor (CA) Republican Confirmed candidate Facebook Source August 20, 2011 2006, 2008 & 2010 CA-17 Candidate Clint Olivier Republican Out of race CA SOS Source April 27, 2012 Did Not File Art Dunn Democratic Out - lost primary CA SOS Source July 1, 2012 1998, 2000, 2004 & 2010 Primary Candidate Mike LeBarre Republican Out - lost primary CA SOS Source July 1, 2012
Results [ ]
2012 primary winners 2012 general election winner Sam Farr, Jeff Taylor TBD
Name Party Status Reference URL Reference date Reference note Jim Costa Democratic Confirmed candidate FEC Source March 21, 2009 James Lopez Republican Out CA SOS Source November 1, 2010 2008 Candidate Josh Miller Republican Out The Green Papers Source December 26, 2009 Andy Vidak Republican Confirmed candidate FEC Source November 29, 2009 Roy Ashburn Republican Out CA SOS Source November 1, 2010 Steven Haze Democratic Out CA SOS Source November 1, 2010 Lost Primary Richard Lake Republican Out CA SOS Source November 1, 2010 Lost Primary Serafin Quintanar Republican Out CA SOS Source November 1, 2010 Lost Primary
2010 primary election winners 2010 general election winner Jim Costa, Andy Vidak Jim Costa
2008 election[Incumbent: ]Jim Costa
Name Party Status Reference URL Reference date Reference note Jim Costa Democratic Confirmed candidate (source needed) March 21, 2009 James Lopez Republican Confirmed candidate (source needed) March 21, 2009
2008 primary election winners 2008 general election winner Jim Costa, James Lopez Jim Costa
2008 Presidential election results
Republican Democratic 2000 61% George W. Bush 33% Al Gore 2004 62% George W. Bush 37% John Kerry 2008 55% John McCain 43% 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-20" (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.