Primary Candidate Tracking Report (2/14/2012)

There are currently 176 candidates for Congress and 299 candidates for the State Legislature in the 2012 Primary Election who are currently being tracked in preparation for updating the JoinCalifornia database.

Congress (53 Seats; 176 Candidates)
89 Democrats
79 Republicans
3 Libertarians
2 Greens
3 Independents/No Party Preference

State Senate (20 Seats; 47 Candidates)
30 Democrats
14 Republicans
1 Libertarians
2 Independents/No Party Preference

State Assembly (80 Seats; 252 Candidates)
150 Democrats
82 Republicans
1 Green
1 Peace and Freedom
17 Independents/No Party Preference

Of the 299 state legislative candidates, 115 have appeared previously on General Election ballots, 75 are current legislators, and 13 are former legislators.