Raised: $2,305,520.63 (06/30)
Democratic organizations and office holders and by Planned Parenthood, the Brady Campaign, Sierra Club, Equality California, and the National Union of Healthcare Workers as well as by some business groups like the San Diego Regional Chamber of Commerce.…more
Incumbent. As his endorsements suggest, Peters is a moderate Democrat, liberal on social issues (reproductive rights, gun control, LGBT rights) but also business-friendly -- he got support in the primary from the Chamber of Commerce but not the San Diego Labor Council. His district has gone from purple to blue over the past few years.
Just a few years back, the 52nd was considered a critical and flippable district for both parties. This time out the GOP couldn’t find a candidate with significant name-recognition.
Rep. Scott Peters missing from election heat. That's no accident - San Diego Union-Tribune
Republican Qudrat highlights issues of national security and his qualifications as a former counter-terrorism prosecutor for the military. He has assured Breitbart News that he supports Trump’s policies on immigration and terrorism and that he opposes sharia law "anywhere in the world."
This contest is between a conservative/moderate Democrat and a Trump Republican.