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Jerry Brown wins the state in 2014 with 59% of the vote and majority in blue counties.

Jerry Brown wins the state in 2014 with 59% of the vote and majority in blue counties.

Jerry Brown easily won re-election in California on November 4, 2014 with 59% of the total vote, primarily in “left coast” and around the Bay Area.

However, in Shasta County, Republican Neel Kashkari secured 66% of County votes compared with Democrat Brown’s 38%.

Similarly, Republican Doug LaMalfa secured 64% in Shasta County compared with Democrat Heidi Hall’s 36%.

In California as a whole, 37 Democrats were elected November 4th to the House of Representatives and 16 Republicans; Democrats control 70% of California’s House vote.

Prior to the mid-term election there were 15 Republicans from California, so they gained one vote in the House. There were party affiliation upsets in California Districts 7, 16, 25, 31 and 35.