CA-26Julia BrownleyLinda ParksTony Strickland

CA-26: Final Candidates Set for Congressional Race – 4 Democrats, 1 Republican and 1 No Party Preference

California Congressional District 26 Map from Around the Capitol

Here is the final cast of candidates for the primarily Ventura County based 26th Congressional District:

  • Julia Brownley, Democrat and current member of the 41st California Assembly District
  • Albert Maxwell Goldberg, Democrat and realtor from Ventura
  • Jess Herrera, Democrat and current Oxnard Harbor District commissioner
  • Linda Parks, independent (no party preference) and current Ventura County supervisor
  • Tony Strickland, Republican and current California State Senator
  • David Cruz Thayne, Democratic businessman from Westlake Village

This will be a very competitive race with the Primary election in June where the top two vote getters moving on to face off in the general election in November.

According to the Ventura County recorder’s office, as of Jan. 3, 40.85 percent of voters in the 26th Congressional District are registered as Democrats, 35.22 percent are registered Republican and 2.3 percent are independent. The rest are registered with parties other than Democratic or Republican.