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November 4, 2008

General Election

A total of 13,743,177 Californians voted in this election.
RECORD: More Californians voted in 2008 than in any other California election.

President
Chuck Baldwin Write-in Loss
Bob Barr Libertarian 0.5% Loss
James Harris Write-in Loss
Alan Keyes American Independent 0.3% Loss
John McCain Republican 37% Loss
Cynthia McKinney Green 0.3% Loss
Frank Moore Write-in Loss
Ralph Nader Peace and Freedom 0.8% Loss
Barack Obama Democratic 61% Win
Ron Paul Write-in 0.1% Loss
 
CD-01
Pamela Elizondo Write-in Loss
Zane Starkwolf Republican 23.4% Loss
Mike Thompson Democratic 68.1% Win
Carol Wolman Green 8.5% Loss
 
CD-02
Wally Herger Republican 57.9% Win
Jeff Morris Democratic 42.1% Loss
 
CD-03
Bill Durston Democratic 43.9% Loss
Dan Lungren Republican 49.5% Win
Dina Padilla Peace and Freedom 4.3% Loss
Douglas Arthur Tuma Libertarian 2.3% Loss
 
CD-04
Charles D. Brown Democratic 49.8% Loss
Tom McClintock Republican 50.2% Win
 
CD-05
David B. Lynch Write-in 0.1% Loss
Doris Matsui Democratic 74.4% Win
Linda Roberts Peace and Freedom 4.8% Loss
Paul A. Smith Republican 20.7% Loss
 
CD-06
Mike Halliwell Republican 24.1% Loss
Joel Smolen Libertarian 4.3% Loss
Lynn C. Woolsey Democratic 71.7% Win
 
CD-07
William A. "Bill" Callison Peace and Freedom 2.9% Loss
Camden McConnell Libertarian 2.5% Loss
George Miller Democratic 72.8% Win
Roger Petersen Republican 21.8% Loss
 
CD-08
Philip Z. Berg Libertarian 2.3% Loss
Nancy Pelosi Democratic 71.9% Win
Cindy Sheehan Nonpartisan 16.2% Loss
Lea Sherman Write-in Loss
Dana Walsh Republican 9.7% Loss
Michelle Wong Clay Write-in Loss
 
CD-09
Jim Eyer Libertarian 4.2% Loss
Charles Hargrave Republican 9.7% Loss
David Heller Write-in Loss
Christopher Kula Write-in Loss
Barbara Lee Democratic 86.1% Win
 
CD-10
Nicholas Gerber Republican 31.1% Loss
Gene Ruyle Peace and Freedom 3.7% Loss
Ellen Tauscher Democratic 65.1% Win
 
CD-11
Dean Andal Republican 44.7% Loss
David Christensen Write-in Loss
Jerry McNerney Democratic 55.3% Win
 
CD-12
Greg Conlon Republican 18.5% Loss
Barry Hermanson Green 2.2% Loss
Nathalie Hrizi Peace and Freedom 2.2% Loss
Kevin Peterson Libertarian 2.1% Loss
Jackie Speier Democratic 75.1% Win
 
CD-13
Raymond Chui Republican 23.6% Loss
Pete Stark Democratic 76.4% Win
 
CD-14
Carol Brouillet Green 3.6% Loss
Anna G. Eshoo Democratic 69.8% Win
Brian Holtz Libertarian 4.4% Loss
Ronny Santana Republican 22.2% Loss
 
CD-15
Joyce Cordi Republican 23.3% Loss
Mike Honda Democratic 71.7% Win
Peter Myers Green 5.1% Loss
 
CD-16
Zoe Lofgren Democratic 71.3% Win
Steven Wells Libertarian 4.6% Loss
Charel Winston Republican 24.1% Loss
 
CD-17
Peter Andresen Write-in 0.3% Loss
Sam Farr Democratic 73.9% Win
Jeff Taylor Republican 25.8% Loss
 
CD-18
Dennis A. Cardoza Democratic 100% Win
 
CD-19
Peter Leinau Write-in 1.4% Loss
George P. Radanovich Republican 98.4% Win
Phil Rockey Write-in 0.2% Loss
 
CD-20
Jim Costa Democratic 74.3% Win
Jim Lopez Republican 25.7% Loss
 
CD-21
Larry Johnson Democratic 31.6% Loss
Devin G. Nunes Republican 68.4% Win
 
CD-22
Kevin McCarthy Republican 100% Win
 
CD-23
Lois Capps Republican 68.1% Win
Matt Kokkonen Republican 31.9% Loss
 
CD-24
Elton W. Gallegly Republican 58.2% Win
Marta Jorgensen Democratic 41.8% Loss
 
CD-25
Jackie Conaway Democratic 42.3% Loss
Buck McKeon Republican 57.7% Win
 
CD-26
Ted Brown Libertarian 6.9% Loss
David Dreier Republican 52.6% Win
Russell H. Warner Democratic 40.4% Loss
 
CD-27
Tim Denton Libertarian 6.7% Loss
Brad Sherman Democratic 68.5% Win
Navraj Singh Republican 24.8% Loss
 
CD-28
Howard L. Berman Democratic 99.9% Win
Michael J. Koch Write-in 0.1% Loss
 
CD-29
Charles Hahn Republican 26.7% Loss
Alan Pyeatt Libertarian 4.3% Loss
Adam B. Schiff Democratic 68.9% Win
 
CD-30
Henry A. Waxman Democratic 100% Win
 
CD-31
Xavier Becerra Democratic 100% Win
 
CD-32
Innocent O. Osunwa Write-in Loss
Hilda L. Solis Democratic 100% Win
 
CD-33
David Crowley Republican 12.4% Loss
Diane Watson Democratic 87.6% Win
 
CD-34
Christopher Balding Republican 22.9% Loss
Lucille Roybal-Allard Democratic 77.1% Win
 
CD-35
Ted Hayes Republican 13.2% Loss
Herb Peters Libertarian 4.2% Loss
Maxine Waters Democratic 82.6% Win
 
CD-36
Brian Gibson Republican 31.4% Loss
Jane Harman Democratic 68.6% Win
 
CD-37
Lee Davis Write-in Loss
Nick Dibs Independent 24.4% Loss
Peter Mathews Write-in 0.3% Loss
Laura Richardson Democratic 74.9% Win
June Viena Pouesi Write-in 0.3% Loss
 
CD-38
Christopher Agrella Libertarian 18.3% Loss
Grace F. Napolitano Democratic 81.7% Win
 
CD-39
Diane A. Lenning Republican 30.3% Loss
Linda T. Sanchez Democratic 69.7% Win
 
CD-40
Christina Avalos Democratic 37.5% Loss
Edward R. Royce Republican 62.5% Win
 
CD-41
Jerry Lewis Republican 61.6% Win
Tim Prince Democratic 38.4% Loss
 
CD-42
Edwin Chau Democratic 39.8% Loss
Gary G. Miller Republican 60.2% Win
 
CD-43
Joe Baca Democratic 69.1% Win
John Roberts Republican 30.9% Loss
 
CD-44
Ken Calvert Republican 51.2% Win
Bill Hedrick Democratic 48.8% Loss
 
CD-45
Mary Bono Mack Republican 58.3% Win
Julie Bornstein Democratic 41.7% Loss
 
CD-46
Debbie Cook Democratic 43.1% Loss
Ernst Gasteiger Libertarian 1.5% Loss
Tom Lash Green 2.9% Loss
Dana Rohrabacher Republican 52.5% Win
 
CD-47
Rosemarie Avila Republican 25.4% Loss
Robert Lauten American Independent 5.1% Loss
Loretta Sanchez Democratic 69.5% Win
 
CD-48
John Campbell Republican 55.6% Win
Don Patterson Libertarian 3.7% Loss
Steve Young Democratic 40.7% Loss
 
CD-49
Lars R. Grossmith Libertarian 4.3% Loss
Robert Hamilton Democratic 37.5% Loss
Darrell E. Issa Republican 58.3% Win
 
CD-50
Brian P. Bilbray Republican 50.2% Win
Wayne Dunlap Libertarian 4.6% Loss
Nick Leibham Democratic 45.2% Loss
 
CD-51
Bob Filner Democratic 72.7% Win
David Joy Republican 24.2% Loss
Dan Litwin Libertarian 3% Loss
 
CD-52
Michael Benoit Libertarian 4.7% Loss
Duncan D. Hunter Republican 56.4% Win
Mike Lumpkin Democratic 38.9% Loss
Joseph M. Ryan Write-in Loss
 
CD-53
Michael Crimmins Republican 27.5% Loss
Susan A. Davis Democratic 68.5% Win
Edward M. Teyssier Libertarian 4.1% Loss
 
SD-01
Anselmo A. Chavez Democratic 37.7% Loss
Dave Cox Republican 62.3% Win
 
SD-03
Mark Leno Democratic 55.7% Win
Sashi McEntee Republican 44.3% Loss
 
SD-05
Greg Aghazarian Republican 35.5% Loss
Lois Wolk Democratic 64.5% Win
 
SD-07
Christian Amsberry Republican 33.5% Loss
Mark DeSaulnier Democratic 66.5% Win
 
SD-09
Claudia Bermudez Republican 15.1% Loss
Marsha Feinland Peace and Freedom 7.7% Loss
Loni Hancock Democratic 77.2% Win
 
SD-11
Blair Nathan Republican 25.2% Loss
Joe Simitian Democratic 74.8% Win
 
SD-13
Elaine K. Alquist Democratic 70.9% Win
Shane Patrick Connolly Republican 22.5% Loss
John H. Webster Libertarian 6.6% Loss
 
SD-15
Jim Fitzgerald Independent 37.1% Loss
Abel Maldonado Republican 62.9% Win
 
SD-17
Bruce McFarland Democratic 45.2% Loss
George Runner Republican 54.8% Win
 
SD-19
Peter Winfield Diederich Write-in Loss
Hannah-Beth Jackson Democratic 49.9% Loss
Tony Strickland Republican 50.1% Win
 
SD-21
Teddy Choi Republican 25.3% Loss
Carol Liu Democratic 66.9% Win
Steve Myers Libertarian 7.8% Loss
 
SD-23
Colin S. Goldman Libertarian 5.4% Loss
Rick Montaine Republican 27.2% Loss
Fran Pavley Democratic 67.4% Win
 
SD-25
Lydia Gutierrez Republican 28.1% Loss
Rod Wright Democratic 71.9% Win
 
SD-27
Alan Lowenthal Democratic 67.3% Win
Allen Wood (II) Republican 32.7% Loss
 
SD-29
Bob Huff Republican 54.4% Win
Joseph Lyons Democratic 38.9% Loss
Jill C. Stone Libertarian 6.7% Loss
 
SD-31
Bob Dutton Republican 58.7% Win
Ameenah Fuller Democratic 41.3% Loss
Denise M. Sternberg Write-in Loss
 
SD-33
Gary Pritchard Democratic 41.9% Loss
Mimi Walters Republican 58.1% Win
 
SD-35
Tom Harman Republican 58.5% Win
Ginny Mayer Democratic 41.5% Loss
 
SD-37
John J. Benoit Republican 54.8% Win
Arthur Guerrero Democratic 45.2% Loss
 
SD-39
Christine T. Kehoe Democratic 65.2% Win
Jeff Perwin Republican 31.1% Loss
Jesse Thomas Libertarian 3.7% Loss
 
AD-01
Wesley Chesbro Democratic 70.8% Win
Jim Pell Republican 29.2% Loss
 
AD-02
Jim Nielsen Republican 65.4% Win
Paul R. Singh Democratic 34.6% Loss
 
AD-03
Mickey Harrington Democratic 44.5% Loss
Dan Logue Republican 55.5% Win
 
AD-04
Ted Gaines Republican 100% Win
 
AD-05
Danial Leahy Democratic 38.2% Loss
Karen Martinez Peace and Freedom 7.6% Loss
Roger Niello Republican 54.2% Win
 
AD-06
Timothy Hannan Libertarian 6.6% Loss
Jared Huffman Democratic 69.5% Win
Paul Lavery Republican 24% Loss
 
AD-07
Noreen M. Evans Democratic 71.9% Win
Doris Gentry Republican 28.1% Loss
 
AD-08
Manuel Cosme Republican 34% Loss
Mariko Yamada Democratic 66% Win
 
AD-09
Mali D. Currington Republican 21.1% Loss
Gerald Frink Peace and Freedom 6.1% Loss
Dave Jones Democratic 72.8% Win
 
AD-10
Janice M. Bonser Libertarian 6.9% Loss
Alyson Huber Democratic 46.7% Win
Jack A. Sieglock Republican 46.4% Loss
 
AD-11
Elizabeth Hansen Republican 26.3% Loss
Tom Torlakson Democratic 73.7% Win
 
AD-12
Conchita Applegate Republican 16.7% Loss
Fiona Ma Democratic 83.3% Win
 
AD-13
Tom Ammiano Democratic 83.4% Win
Harmeet Dhillon Republican 16.6% Loss
 
AD-14
Nancy Skinner Democratic 100% Win
 
AD-15
Joan Buchanan Democratic 52.2% Win
Abram Wilson Republican 47.8% Loss
 
AD-16
James Faison Republican 12.1% Loss
Sandre Swanson Democratic 87.9% Win
 
AD-17
Cathleen Galgiani Democratic 66.3% Win
Jack Mobley Republican 33.7% Loss
 
AD-18
Lou Filipovich Republican 22.5% Loss
Mary Hayashi Democratic 77.5% Win
 
AD-19
Catherine Brinkman Republican 23% Loss
Jerry Hill Democratic 73% Win
Brian Perry Libertarian 4% Loss
 
AD-20
Alberto Torrico Democratic 71.4% Win
Jeffrey Wald Republican 28.6% Loss
 
AD-21
Ira Ruskin Democratic 70.9% Win
Annalisa Temple Republican 29.1% Loss
 
AD-22
Paul Fong Democratic 76.1% Win
Brent Oya Republican 23.9% Loss
 
AD-23
Joe Coto Democratic 76.6% Win
Mark Patrosso Republican 23.4% Loss
 
AD-24
Jim Beall Democratic 66.1% Win
Doug McNea Republican 33.9% Loss
 
AD-25
Tom Berryhill Republican 59.8% Win
Taylor White Democratic 40.2% Loss
 
AD-26
Bill Berryhill Republican 51.7% Win
John Eisenhut Democratic 48.3% Loss
 
AD-27
Mark Hinkle Libertarian 9% Loss
Rexford Keyes Write-in Loss
Bill Monning Democratic 66% Win
Robert Murray Republican 25% Loss
 
AD-28
Anna Caballero Democratic 100% Win
 
AD-29
Humberto Avila Democratic 34.1% Loss
Mike Villines Republican 65.9% Win
 
AD-30
Fran Florez Democratic 49.2% Loss
Danny Gilmore Republican 50.8% Win
 
AD-31
Juan Arambula Democratic 69.5% Win
Clifford Archer Republican 30.5% Loss
Christopher Alexander McCowan Write-in Loss
 
AD-32
Jean Fuller Republican 69.2% Win
Virginia Martinez Democratic 30.8% Loss
 
AD-33
Sam Blakeslee Republican 63.8% Win
Robert Evan Cuthbert Democratic 36.2% Loss
 
AD-34
Connie Conway Republican 63.7% Win
Desmond Farrelly Democratic 36.3% Loss
 
AD-35
Gregory Gandrud Republican 32.7% Loss
Pedro Nava Democratic 67.3% Win
 
AD-36
Linda K. Jones Democratic 48.5% Loss
Steve Knight Republican 51.5% Win
 
AD-37
Ferial Masry Democratic 47.9% Loss
Audra Strickland Republican 52.1% Win
 
AD-38
Carole Lutness Democratic 45% Loss
Cameron M. Smyth Republican 55% Win
 
AD-39
Felipe Fuentes Democratic 73.7% Win
Jack Lindblad Green 8.1% Loss
Grady Martine Republican 18.2% Loss
 
AD-40
Bob Blumenfield Democratic 58.6% Win
Pamela J. Brown Libertarian 14.8% Loss
Armineh Chelebian Republican 26.7% Loss
 
AD-41
Mark Bernsley Republican 33.9% Loss
Julia Brownley Democratic 66.1% Win
 
AD-42
Mike Feuer Democratic 76.1% Win
Steven Mark Sion Republican 23.9% Loss
 
AD-43
Jane Barnett Republican 32.1% Loss
Paul Krekorian Democratic 67.9% Win
 
AD-44
Brian Fuller Republican 30.5% Loss
Thomas Logan Libertarian 5.8% Loss
Anthony Portantino Democratic 63.7% Win
 
AD-45
Phillip Alexander Republican 18% Loss
Kevin de Leon Democratic 82% Win
 
AD-46
Manuel "Manny" Aldana Jr. Republican 15.1% Loss
John A. Perez Democratic 84.9% Win
 
AD-47
Karen Bass Democratic 85% Win
Lady Cage-Barile Republican 15% Loss
 
AD-48
Mike Davis (II) Democratic 87.1% Win
Lucilla Esguerra Peace and Freedom 12.9% Loss
 
AD-49
Mike Eng Democratic 67.2% Win
Esthela G. Siegrist Republican 32.8% Loss
 
AD-50
Hector De La Torre Democratic 100% Win
 
AD-51
Reece Pollack Republican 18.9% Loss
Curren D. Price Democratic 76.7% Win
Carl M. "Marty" Swinney Libertarian 4.5% Loss
 
AD-52
Isadore Hall Democratic 86.2% Win
Gwen Patrick Republican 13.8% Loss
 
AD-53
Ted W. Lieu Democratic 67.3% Win
Thomas Vidal Republican 32.7% Loss
 
AD-54
Gabriella Holt Republican 36.9% Loss
John Kling Libertarian 5.9% Loss
Bonnie Lowenthal Democratic 57.1% Win
 
AD-55
Warren Furutani Democratic 71.7% Win
Edwin Williams Republican 28.3% Loss
 
AD-56
Roger Garrett Republican 34.8% Loss
Tony Mendoza Democratic 65.2% Win
 
AD-57
Ed Hernandez Democratic 66.3% Win
Victor Saldana Republican 33.7% Loss
 
AD-58
Charles M. Calderon Democratic 70.3% Win
Carlos Getino Republican 29.7% Loss
 
AD-59
Anthony Adams Republican 51% Win
Maureen K. Keedy Libertarian 8.2% Loss
Don Williamson Democratic 40.8% Loss
 
AD-60
Curt Hagman Republican 55.9% Win
Diane Singer Democratic 44.1% Loss
 
AD-61
Wendy Maier Republican 33% Loss
Michael Mendez Libertarian 6.5% Loss
Norma J. Torres Democratic 60.5% Win
 
AD-62
Wilmer Amina Carter Democratic 100% Win
 
AD-63
Bill Emmerson Republican 54.4% Win
Mark David Westwood Democratic 45.6% Loss
 
AD-64
Brian Nestande Republican 100% Win
 
AD-65
Paul Cook Republican 53.2% Win
Carl Wood Democratic 46.8% Loss
 
AD-66
Grey Frandsen Democratic 42.1% Loss
Kevin Jeffries Republican 57.9% Win
 
AD-67
Steve Blount Democratic 37.7% Loss
Jim Silva Republican 62.3% Win
 
AD-68
Ken Arnold Democratic 46% Loss
Van Tran Republican 54% Win
 
AD-69
Cameron Mangels Republican 29% Loss
Jose Solorio Democratic 71% Win
 
AD-70
Chuck DeVore Republican 42.2% Win
Michael G. Glover Democratic 57.8% Loss
 
AD-71
Jeff Miller Republican 100% Win
 
AD-72
Michael D. Duvall Republican 54.8% Win
John P. MacMurray Democratic 45.2% Loss
 
AD-73
Andy Favor Libertarian 6.1% Loss
Diane Harkey Republican 53.1% Win
Judy Jones Democratic 40.8% Loss
 
AD-74
Martin Garrick Republican 50.6% Win
Paul H. King Libertarian 9% Loss
Brett Maxfield Democratic 40.4% Loss
 
AD-75
Nathan Fletcher Republican 52.1% Win
Darren Kasai Democratic 41.7% Loss
John Murphy Libertarian 6.2% Loss
 
AD-76
Daniel Baehr Libertarian 4.6% Loss
Ralph Denney Republican 31.1% Loss
Lori Saldaņa Democratic 64.2% Win
 
AD-77
Joel Anderson Republican 55.4% Win
Rich Belitz Libertarian 5.7% Loss
Raymond Lutz Democratic 38.9% Loss
 
AD-78
Marty Block Democratic 55.5% Win
John McCann Republican 44.5% Loss
 
AD-79
Derrick Roach Republican 30.5% Loss
Mary Salas Democratic 69.5% Win
 
AD-80
Gary Jeandron Republican 47.4% Loss
V. Manuel Perez Democratic 52.6% Win