CA-Senate Class III Seat

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RaceTracker 2012 Congressional Election Dashboard
2012 House report  ยท 2012 Senate report
House: 435 seats Senate: 33 seats
GOP Dems Total GOP Dems Total
Confirmed primary challenges 5 2 7 5 5 10
Possible primary challenges 0 0 0 0 0 0
Open seats* 16 21 41 3 6 102
1. Includes Joe Lieberman, who is retiring from his Conn. senate seat.
This profile of California's Class III U.S. Senate seat, currently filled by Barbara Boxer, is part of the RaceTracker project.


Next election: 2016

Race status [edit race status]

Incumbent: Barbara Boxer
Incumbent running? Maybe
Primary challenge? No primary challenge if incumbent runs.

Candidates [edit candidate list]
Links to names in blue have existing profiles, red links need someone to start one.

Name Party Status Reference URL Reference date Reference note
Barbara Boxer Democratic Potential candidate Source June 8, 2010
Arnold Schwarzenegger Republican Source March 26, 2009
Chuck DeVore Republican Source June 20, 2008 Updated with candidate's active campaign website!
Carly Fiorina Republican Confirmed candidate Source June 8, 2010 Update source on candidate considering race

(Candidate classification criteria)

Results [edit election results]

2012 primary winners 2012 general election winner
Barbara Boxer, Carly Fiorina TBD

Last election: 2004

Incumbent: Barbara Boxer


Name Party Status Reference URL Reference date Reference note
Barbara Boxer Democratic Confirmed candidate (source needed)
Bill Jones Republican Confirmed candidate (source needed)

(Candidate classification criteria)


Primary winners: Barbara Boxer, Bill Jones
General election winner: Barbara Boxer

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External articles

Elections.DailyKos posts tagged "CA-Sen" (link)

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