Jess Phoenix (CA-25)

volcano geologist

2018 candidate for US House of Representatives, California District 25

Affiliation: Democrat[ref]


About Jess

Education: BA in History, Smith College; MS in Geology, California State University in Los Angeles[ref]

Professional experience: Jess describes herself as a professional field scientist and former college professor, but does not give details.[ref] She is also the executive director, principal investigator, and co-founder of the environmental research and education non-profit Blueprint Earth.


Path to Congress

Incumbent: Stephen Knight (R)

Primary: June 5, 2018

As of December 26, 2017, Jess was one of seven candidates who have entered this  primary race.  California uses a top-two primary system. The incumbent and all challengers, regardless of party, compete in the primary. The two with the most votes advance to the November general election. [Ballotpedia]

General: November 6, 2018

This US House seat has been held by a Republican since 1993. CA-25 voted for Bush in 2004 (54-40%), Obama in 2008 (50-49%), Romney in 2012 (50-48%), and Clinton in 2016 (50-44%). [Ballotpedia] [Wikipedia]


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