2012 California House Race for District 16 - Candidates, Debates and Primary Results

This page displays the information for the California house race in district 16. This includes candidates, dates, and political views. The tables below show the candidates for the general election with an option to compare those candidates after the primary. This is followed by the primary candidates and the number of political views we have for each representative. Selecting one of these representatives takes you to the profile for this candidate and a full list of their political positions, speeches, and controversies.

2012 California House Race for District 16 - General Election Candidates

General Election Candidates and Results
California house election - class or district 16
PercVotesPartyCandidate
54.5%57378DJim Costa
45.5%47964RBrian Whelan
Election Information for California
Primary DateJune 05, 2012
General DateNovember 06, 2012
IncumbentZoe Lofgren
Incumbent StatusSeeking Re-election
Election ProjectionSolid Democrat
Presidential Election2012 Election

2012 California House Race for District 16

Primary Election (All Parties)
 house Primary Election in California - class or district 16
PercVotesPartyCandidateViews
43%25355DJim Costa33
25%15053RBrian Whelan4
11%6776RJohnny Tacherra7
11%6529RMark Garcia0
10%5703DLoraine Goodwin21

Important Dates

DateImportant Item
May 21, 2012Last day to register to vote in the June 5, 2012 primary election.
June 05, 2012Primary election date for the President, House, and Senate.
November 06, 2012General election date - House, Senate, and President on the ballot.

House District 16 in California

House District 16 in California

Past Election Results

Election Results for House district 16 in California in 2012
Past Election Results - California District 16
Zoe Lofgren
68%
2010
24%
Daniel Sahagun
Zoe Lofgren
71%
2008
24%
Charel Winston
Zoe Lofgren
73%
2006
27%
Charel Winston
Zoe Lofgren
71%
2004
26%
Douglas Adams McNea
Zoe Lofgren
67%
2002
30%
Douglas Adams McNea
Zoe Lofgren
72%
2000
23%
Horace “Gene” Thayn
Zoe Lofgren
73%
1998
23%
Horace Eugene Thayn
Zoe Lofgren
66%
1996
30%
Chuck Wojslaw
Zoe Lofgren
65%
1994
35%
Lyle J. Smith
Don Edwards
62%
1992
32%
Ted Bundesen