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About the state

Governor

D

Newsom

Senators

D

Feinstein

D

Padilla

U.S. House Delegation

D

42

R

10

State Assembly

D

56

R

19

State Senate

D

31

R

9

In 2018, victories in California’s swing districts helped Democrats win control of the U.S. House. Reelecting key Democrats and flipping Republican districts that have changed hands since 2018 is key to Democrats maintaining control of the U.S. House in 2022.

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Target Races in California

Our primary objective in California is to win seven competitive congressional races in the state: CA-13, CA-22, CA-27, CA-40, CA-45, CA-47, and CA-49.

CA-13

D

We need to hold this seat.

Biden won by:

10.9%

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CA-22

R

We need to flip this seat.

Biden won by:

12.8%

CA-27

R

We need to flip this seat.

Biden won by:

12.4%

CA-40

R

We need to flip this seat.

Biden won by:

1.8%

CA-45

R

We need to flip this seat.

Biden won by:

6.1%

CA-47

D

We need to hold this seat.

Biden won by:

11.1%

CA-49

D

We need to hold this seat.

Biden won by:

10.2%

What's at stake

Climate change. According to the California Climate Change Assessment, meeting greenhouse emission reduction targets is a key priority of the State in combating climate change. The report found that by 2050, California’s agricultural production could face a 16% climate-related water shortage in certain regions. By 2100, the continued rise in greenhouse emissions would result in a 77% increase in average area burned, with extreme wildfires becoming more frequent.

Infrastructure. The American Society of Civil Engineers gave California a C- grade on its infrastructure. There are over 1,500 bridges and 14,000 miles of highway in California which are in poor condition. President Biden’s Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act will invest $25.3 billion for highways and $4.2 billion for bridges.

Economic inequality. The wealth gap is wide. California is the nation’s largest economy, but has the sixth highest level of income inequality. A 2020 study by the Public Policy Institute of California found that since 1980, the income gap has continued to widen. Black and Latino families are overrepresented in low-wage jobs, and are less likely to be employed due to educational disparities, discrimination, and job opportunities.

What's at stake facts updated June, 2022

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Mete / Philadelphia, PA

"I recently did team-building events with my groups in Delaware and New Jersey who are both interested in flipping Pennsylvania. Everyone is ready to go and fully motivated."