2022 United States Senate election in California

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2022 United States Senate election in California

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Incumbent U.S. senator

TBD
Democratic



The 2022 United States Senate election in California will be held on November 8, 2022, to elect a member of the United States Senate to represent the State of California.

Incumbent one-term Democratic U.S. Senator Kamala Harris was first elected in 2016. She was elected vice president in the 2020 presidential election with Joe Biden and is the incoming president of the Senate. Harris will vacate her seat on or before January 20, 2021. Governor Gavin Newsom will have the power to appoint her replacement.[1]

Candidates[edit]

Democratic Party[edit]

Declared[edit]

Potential[edit]

Republican Party[edit]

Declared[edit]

Primary[edit]

Polling[edit]

Poll source Date(s)
administered
Sample
size[a]
Margin
of error
Karen
Bass (D)
Robert
Garcia (D)
Ro
Khanna (D)
Barbara
Lee (D)
Alex
Padilla (D)
Other Undecided
USC Schwarzenegger Institute[b] October 27–31, 2020 1,155 (RV) ± 3% 7% 6% 8% 11% 8% 5%[c] 53%

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ Key:
    A – all adults
    RV – registered voters
    LV – likely voters
    V – unclear
  2. ^ Poll of 2021 appointment to this US Senate seat
  3. ^ Toni Atkins with 3%; Libby Schaaf with 2%

References[edit]

  1. ^ Zhou, Li; Rosenberg, Benjamin (November 24, 2020). "The long list of contenders for Kamala Harris's Senate seat, explained". Vox. Retrieved November 27, 2020.
  2. ^ "AGBEDE, AKINYEMI - Candidate overview". FEC.gov.
  3. ^ "Former Inglewood councilman gears up for 2022 Senate race". 2UrbanGirls. November 9, 2020. Retrieved November 14, 2020.
  4. ^ a b c Hubler, Shawn (August 13, 2020). "Who Would Replace Kamala Harris in the Senate for California? Let the Jockeying Begin". The New York Times. Retrieved August 14, 2020.
  5. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k Marinucci, Carla (August 11, 2020). "Let the next California parlor game begin: Who would replace Harris?". Politico California.
  6. ^ "USC poll shows Mayor Robert Garcia with high favorability for U.S. Senate appointment". Long Beach Post. November 5, 2020. Retrieved November 10, 2020.
  7. ^ Martin, Jonathan; Herndon, Astead W.; Burns, Alexander (November 29, 2019). "How Kamala Harris's Campaign Unraveled". The New York Times.
  8. ^ "CRUZ, ERIN - Candidate overview". FEC.gov.
  9. ^ "GUTIERREZ, PAUL ANTHONY - Candidate overview". FEC.gov.