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RATINGS CHANGE: CA-21 now a toss-up
Torunn Sinclair | March 19, 2020

Corrupt TJ Cox’s habit of not paying his taxes, his shady business dealings and using his office for personal gain have moved CA-21 to a “toss-up.”

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House Rating Changes: California Primary Edition

The Cook Political Report

David Wasserman

March 19, 2020


CA-21: T.J. Cox (D) — Central Valley: Hanford, parts of Bakersfield

Toss Up. Cox pulled off one of the biggest upsets of 2018 when late-counted ballots put him ahead by 862 votes, even after the AP had mistakenly called the race for GOP Rep. David Valadao. Now Valadao, a pro-immigration reform dairy farmer who had held this 74 percent Hispanic seat since 2012, is seeking a rematch, and Republicans are confident there’s ample new Cox baggage that went unexploited in 2018.

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