February 15, 2011
Special Election to fill the vacancies created by the death of State Senator Jenny Oropeza (SD-28) and the resignation of State Senator George Runner (SD-17). Runner resigned after being elected to the State Board of Equalization.
- Note: The 2011 Special Election for SD-28 was the first race to feature "No Party Preference" candidates.
|Darren W. Parker||Democratic||34.7%||Loss|
|Michael T. Chamness||No Party Preference||0.6%||Loss|
|Martha E. Flores-Gibson||Republican||6.9%||Loss|
|Jeffrey E. Fortini||Republican||2.2%||Loss|
|Ted W. Lieu||Democratic||56.8%||Win|
|Mark Lipman||No Party Preference||3.4%||Loss|
|Kevin Thomas McGurk||Democratic||2.5%||Loss|
|James P. Thompson||Republican||2.3%||Loss|