2022 United States Senate election in California
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|Elections in 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.
- Akinyemi Agbede, perennial candidate
- Jerome Horton, former member of the California State Board of Equalization and California State Assembly
- Toni Atkins, President pro tempore of the California Senate
- Karen Bass, incumbent U.S. Representative for California's 37th congressional district and former speaker of the California Assembly
- Xavier Becerra, California Attorney General and former U.S. Representative for California's 34th congressional district
- London Breed, mayor of San Francisco
- Eric Garcetti, mayor of Los Angeles
- Robert Garcia, mayor of Long Beach
- Ro Khanna, incumbent U.S. Representative for California's 17th congressional district
- Eleni Kounalakis, Lieutenant Governor of California and former United States Ambassador to Hungary
- Barbara Lee, incumbent U.S. Representative for California's 13th congressional district
- Ted Lieu, incumbent U.S. Representative for California's 33rd congressional district
- Alex Padilla, California Secretary of State
- Katie Porter, incumbent U.S. Representative for California's 45th congressional district
- Libby Schaaf, mayor of Oakland
- Adam Schiff, incumbent U.S. Representative for California's 28th congressional district
- Tom Steyer, hedge fund manager and former candidate for President of the United States in 2020
- Eric Swalwell, incumbent U.S. Representative for California's 15th congressional district and former candidate for President of the United States in 2020
- Erin Cruz, candidate for U.S. Senate in 2018 and candidate for California's 36th congressional district in 2020
- Paul Anthony Gutierrez
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|USC Schwarzenegger Institute[b]||October 27–31, 2020||1,155 (RV)||± 3%||7%||6%||8%||11%||8%||5%[c]||53%|
A – all adults
RV – registered voters
LV – likely voters
V – unclear
- Poll of 2021 appointment to this US Senate seat
- Toni Atkins with 3%; Libby Schaaf with 2%
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