One of the two U.S. Senate seats for the state of California is up for re-election this year. Due to the top-two primary system, the two candidates that receive the most votes, regardless of political party, will move to the General Election in November.
These guides provide you with concise descriptions of the candidates including official voter information, top issues, professional background, opinion polls, political endorsements, official campaign websites, and financial contribution records. See our Senatorial Endorsements page for positions on the candidates by major organizations. The Official Voter Guide is available from the Secretary of State.
The candidates below have been selected for coverage because they are top performers in statewide voter polling. Click here to view the full list of candidates.
Final election results will be included on the individual Candidate pages after the election on June 5, 2018. Endorsements are updated as they are made available.