California’s 39th Congressional District will see a rematch this November from the 2018 midterm elections, pitting first-term incumbent Democratic Rep. Gil Cisneros against former Republican California Assemblywoman Young Kim. The race is expected to be just as tight as last time.
The district, previously represented by Republican Rep. Ed Royce, who retired last cycle, is located in the southern region of the state and includes part of Los Angeles, Orange, and San Bernardino counties.
Cisneros defeated Kim in their previous face-off with 51.6% of the vote to her 48.4%, winning northern Orange County and parts of southeast Los Angeles County. Kim led Cisneros on election night, and the race was