CA GOP Candidates – FEDERAL

Who’s running for office in 2018?

Listed Alphabetically by Last Name
(List includes Republicans only)

Governor
John Cox (R) – Businessman, Attorney

LIEUTENANT GOVERNOR
No Republicans Running

SECRETARY OF STATE
Mark Meuser (R) – Journalist, Attorney, Conservative Activist & ’12 State Sen. Candidate

STATE CONTROLLER
Kostas Roditis (R) – Taxi Company CEO, Conservative Activist & Frequent Candidate

STATE TREASURER
Greg Conlon (R) – Ex-Public Utilities Commissioner, Accountant, USAF Veteran

ATTORNEY GENERAL
Steven Bailey (R) – Retired Superior Court Judge, Attorney & Ex-State Legislative Aide

INSURANCE COMMISSIONER
No Republicans Running

STATE SUPERINTENDENT OF PUBLIC INSTRUCTION
No Republicans Running

U.S. SENATOR
No Republicans Running

U.S. CONGRESS

District 1:
Doug LaMalfa (R)* – (Campaign Site)

District 2:
Dale Mensing (R) – Cashier, Navy Veteran & ’14/’16 Candidate

District 3:
Charlie Schaupp (R) – Farmer, Retired USMC Lt Colonel & Frequent Candidate

District 4:
Tom McClintock (R)* – (Campaign Site)

District 5:
No Republicans Running

District 6:
No Republicans Running

District 7:
Andrew Grant (R) – Businessman & Afghan War Veteran

District 8:
Paul Cook (R)* – (Campaign Site)
Tim Donnelly (R) – Ex-State Assemblyman, Businessman & ’14 Gov. Candidate

District 9:
Marla Livengood (R) – Legislative Analyst, Ex-Lobbyist & Ex-Congressional Aide

District 10:
No Republicans Running

District 11:
John Fitzgerald (R) – Businessman, 9/11 Conspiracy Theorist & ’12 Candidate

District 12:
Lisa Remmer (R) – College Student Support Assistant & GOP Activist

District 13:
No Republicans Running

District 14:
Cristina Osmena (R) – Solar Energy Executive & GOP Activist

District 15:
Rudy Peters (R) – Businessman, Community Activist & Navy Veteran

District 16:
Elizabeth Heng (R) – Ex-Congressional Aide

District 17:
Ron Cohen (R) – Accountant & ’16 Candidate

District 18:
Christine Russell (R) – Technology Executive

District 19:
No Republicans Running

District 20:
No Republicans Running

District 21: [Democrats are Targeting This District]
David Valadao (R)* – (Campaign Site)

District 22:
Devin Nunes (R)* – (Campaign Site)

District 23:
Kevin McCarthy (R)* – (House Majority Leader Site) – (Campaign Site)

District 24:
Justin Fareed (R) – Businessman, Rancher, Ex-Congressional Aide & ’14/’16 Candidate

District 25: [Democrats are Targeting This District]
Steve Knight (R)* 
 (Campaign Site

District 26:
Antonio Sabato Jr. (R) – Actor & Trump Campaign Activist

District 27:

Beatrice Cardenas [WRITE IN]

District 28:
Johnny Nalbandian (R) – Businessman & Trump Campaign Activist

District 29:
Benny Bernal (R) – Retired Labor Union Official, ’16 Candidate & ’16 LA City Council Candidate

District 30:
Mark Reed (R) – Realtor, Rancher & ’14/’16 Candidate

District 31:
Sean Flynn (R) – College Professor, Economist & Author

District 32:
Joshua Scott (R)

District 33:
Kenneth Wright (R) – Surgeon & ’16 Candidate

District 34:
No Republicans Running

District 35:
Christian Valiente (R) – Janitorial Cleaning Contractor & Army Veteran

District 36:
Kimberlin Brown Pelzer (R) – Actress, Farmer & Businesswoman

District 37:
Ron Bassilian (R) – IT Professional

District 38:
Ryan Downing (R) – Pastor, Community Activist & ’14/’16 Candidate

District 39: [Democrats are Targeting This District]
Young Kim (R) – Ex-State Assemblywoman & Ex-Congressional Aide

District 40:
No Republicans Running

District 41:
Aja Smith (R) – Federal Employee & USAF Veteran

District 42:
Ken Calvert (R)* – (Campaign Site)

District 43:
Omar Navarro (R) – Businessman, GOP Activist & ’16 Candidate

District 44:
Jazmina Saavedra (R) – Businesswoman & Trump Campaign Activist

District 45: [Democrats are Targeting This District]
Mimi Walters (R)* – (Campaign Site)

District 46:
Russell Lambert (R) – Credit Fraud Investigator & USMC Veteran

District 47:
John Briscoe (R) – Ocean View School Board Trustee, Business Consultant & Community Activist

District 48: [Democrats are Targeting This District]
Dana Rohrabacher (R)* – (Campaign Site)

District 49: [Democrats are Targeting This District]
Diane Harkey (R) – Board of Equalization Member, Ex-State Assemblywoman & Ex-Dana Point Mayor

District 50:
Duncan Hunter (R)* – (Campaign Site)

Note: Duncan Hunter’s Democratic opponent is Ammar Yasser Najjar, whose grandfather, Mohammed Yusef Al-Najjar was a terrorist who participated in the massacre of Jewish athletes at Munich.

District 51:
Juan Hidalgo Jr. (R) – Retired USMC Sergeant Major & ’16 Candidate

District 52:
Omar Qudrat (R) – Attorney & Afghan War Veteran

District 53: 
Morgan Murtaugh (R) – Journalist & Conservative Activist

Democrats are targeting 7 GOP Congressional seats in 2018: 

  • CA-10: Jeff Denham (R-Turlock)
  • CA-21: David Valadao (R-Hanford)
  • CA-25: Steve Knight (R-Palmdale)
  • CA-39: Ed Royce (R-Fullerton)
  • CA-45: Mimi Walters (R-Irvine)
  • CA-48: Dana Rohrabacher (R-Costa Mesa)
  • CA-49: Darrell Issa (R-Vista)