Incoming House freshmen of the 113th Congress pose for a group photo on the East steps of the Capitol in Washington, Thursday, Nov. 15, 2012. National Journal

Congressional Freshmen

California  

DISTRICT 7

Ami Bera, Democratic challenger

Race/Ethnicity: Asian

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DISTRICT 21: Open Seat

David Valadao, Republican

Race/Ethnicity: Portugese

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DISTRICT 29: Open Seat

Tony Cardenas, Democrat

Race/Ethnicity: Latino

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DISTRICT 35

Gloria Negrete McLeod, Democratic challenger

Race/Ethnicity: Latino

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DISTRICT 36

Raul Ruiz, Democratic challenger

Race/Ethnicity: African-American Latino Asian

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DISTRICT 41: Open Seat

Mark Takano, Democrat

Race/Ethnicity: Asian

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DISTRICT 51: Open Seat

Juan Vargas, Democrat Republican

Race/Ethnicity: Latino

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Florida  

DISTRICT 26

Joe Garcia, Republican Democratic challenger

Race/Ethnicity: Latino

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Hawaii  

SENATE

Mazie Hirona, Democratic challenger

Race/Ethnicity: Asian

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DISTRICT 2: Open Seat

Tulsi Gabbard, Democrat

Race/Ethnicity: Asian

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Illinois  

DISTRICT 8

Tammy Duckworth, Democratic challenger

Race/Ethnicity: Asian

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Oklahoma  

DISTRICT 2

Markwayne Mullin, Republican

Race/Ethnicity: Native American

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Nevada  

DISTRICT 4

Steven Horsford, Democratic challenger

Race/Ethnicity: African-American

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New Jersey  

DISTRICT 10

Donald Payne Jr., Democrat

Race/Ethnicity: African-American

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New Mexico  

DISTRICT 1: Open Seat

Michelle Lujan Grisham, Democrat

Race/Ethnicity: Latino

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New York  

DISTRICT 6: Open Seat

Grace Meng, Democrat

Race/Ethnicity: Asian

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DISTRICT 8

Hakeem Jeffries, Democratic challenger

Race/Ethnicity: African-American

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Ohio  

DISTRICT 3: Open Seat

Joyce Beatty, Democrat

Race/Ethnicity: African-American

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Texas  

SENATE

Ted Cruz, Republican challenger

Race/Ethnicity: Latino

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DISTRICT 20: Open Seat

Joaquin Castro, Democrat

Race/Ethnicity: Latino

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DISTRICT 23

Pete Gallego, Democratic challenger

Race/Ethnicity: Latino

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DISTRICT 33: Open Seat

Marc Veasey, Democratic challenger

Race/Ethnicity: African-American

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DISTRICT 34: Open Seat

Filemon Vela Jr., Democrat

Race/Ethnicity: Latino

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Congressional Freshmen

California  

DISTRICT 7

Ami Bera, Democratic challenger

Race/Ethnicity: Asian

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DISTRICT 21: Open Seat

David Valadao, Republican

Race/Ethnicity: Portugese

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DISTRICT 29: Open Seat

Tony Cardenas, Democrat

Race/Ethnicity: Latino

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DISTRICT 35

Gloria Negrete McLeod, Democratic challenger

Race/Ethnicity: Latino

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DISTRICT 36

Raul Ruiz, Democratic challenger

Race/Ethnicity: African-American Latino Asian

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DISTRICT 41: Open Seat

Mark Takano, Democrat

Race/Ethnicity: Asian

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DISTRICT 51: Open Seat

Juan Vargas, Democrat Republican

Race/Ethnicity: Latino

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Florida  

DISTRICT 26

Joe Garcia, Republican Democratic challenger

Race/Ethnicity: Latino

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Hawaii  

SENATE

Mazie Hirona, Democratic challenger

Race/Ethnicity: Asian

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DISTRICT 2: Open Seat

Tulsi Gabbard, Democrat

Race/Ethnicity: Asian

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Illinois  

DISTRICT 8

Tammy Duckworth, Democratic challenger

Race/Ethnicity: Asian

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Oklahoma  

DISTRICT 2

Markwayne Mullin, Republican

Race/Ethnicity: Native American

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Nevada  

DISTRICT 4

Steven Horsford, Democratic challenger

Race/Ethnicity: African-American

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New Jersey  

DISTRICT 10

Donald Payne Jr., Democrat

Race/Ethnicity: African-American

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New Mexico  

DISTRICT 1: Open Seat

Michelle Lujan Grisham, Democrat

Race/Ethnicity: Latino

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New York  

DISTRICT 6: Open Seat

Grace Meng, Democrat

Race/Ethnicity: Asian

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DISTRICT 8

Hakeem Jeffries, Democratic challenger

Race/Ethnicity: African-American

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Ohio  

DISTRICT 3: Open Seat

Joyce Beatty, Democrat

Race/Ethnicity: African-American

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Texas  

SENATE

Ted Cruz, Republican challenger

Race/Ethnicity: Latino

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DISTRICT 20: Open Seat

Joaquin Castro, Democrat

Race/Ethnicity: Latino

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DISTRICT 23

Pete Gallego, Democratic challenger

Race/Ethnicity: Latino

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DISTRICT 33: Open Seat

Marc Veasey, Democratic challenger

Race/Ethnicity: African-American

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DISTRICT 34: Open Seat

Filemon Vela Jr., Democrat

Race/Ethnicity: Latino

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