CALIFORNIA’S 25TH CONGRESSIONAL DISTRICT

November 3, 2018 by TWN Staff

Incumbent: Steve Knight (R) 

Challenger: Katie Hill (D)

Current Polling: Steve Knight (R) 48, Katie Hill (D) 44 (NY Times/Siena, 10/28)

Why this race matters: In this crucial California seat that Clinton won by nearly 7 points, Steve Knight has remained popular since his election in 2015. Katie Hill, a non-profit executive focused on affordable housing, is counting on anti-Trump sentiment to carry her over the finish line.

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