California

California

California has the largest population of any state and the most electoral votes. Democrats carried California in the last seven presidential elections (1992 through 2016), while Republicans carried the state in the previous six (1968 through 1988). See 2020 primary results

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PAST RESULTS

2016 California president
Candidate%Votes
Clinton
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62.3%
8,753,788
Trump
31.9%
4,483,810
Johnson
3.4%
478,500
Stein
2.0%
278,657
2018 California senate
Candidate%Votes
Feinstein
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54.2%
6,019,422
de Leon
45.8%
5,093,942
2018 California governor
Candidate%Votes
Newsom
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61.9%
7,721,410
Cox
38.1%
4,742,825
2018 California house
46democrats7republicans

DEMOGRAPHICS

California population estimate (2019): 39.5 M
US population estimate (2019): 328.2 M

RACE

California
US
White
60% CA
73% US
Hispanic or Latino
39% CA
18% US
Asian
14% CA
5% US
Other
14% CA
5% US
Black or African American
6% CA
13% US
Native American
<1% CA
<1% US
Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander
<1% CA
<1% US

INCOME

California
US
Household median income
$71,228 CA
$60,293 US
Unemployment rate (10/2020)
9.3% CA
7.9% US
Population under federal poverty level
14% CA
14% US

EDUCATION

California
US
Bachelor's degree or higher (Adults 25+)
33% CA
32% US

Notes

  • All times ET.
  • Not all candidates are listed.
  • CNN will broadcast a projected winner only after an extensive review of data from a number of sources.
  • "Flipped seat" denotes a race where the 2020 projected winner is from a different party than the previous winner or incumbent.
  • Both Maine and Nebraska allow electoral votes to be split. In Maine, two of four electoral votes go to the statewide winner and one electoral vote goes to the winner in each of the two congressional districts. In Nebraska, two of five electoral votes go to the winner of the statewide vote. One electoral vote goes to the winner in each of Nebraska's three congressional districts.