The 48th Congressional District in coastal Orange County is currently represented by Dana Rohrabacher (R-Costa Mesa) who is running for re-election in 2018.
The district spans the coastal cities of Orange County from Seal Beach to Laguna Niguel and stretches east into parts of Westminster and Garden Grove. It also includes Huntington Beach, Costa Mesa, Fountain Valley, Newport Beach, Aliso Viejo and Laguna Beach.
Editor’s Note: Below are the final candidates for the 2018 election – in alphabetical order, according to the Orange County Registrar of Voters.
DANA ROHRABACHER, Republican (Incumbent)
- (FEC) (Ballotpedia) (Candidate statement) (Campaign website) (KPCC Voter Edge Profile) (VoteSmart Profile)
HARLEY ROUDA, Democrat
- (FEC) (Ballotpedia) (Candidacy announcement – March 2, 2017) (Candidate statement) (Campaign website) (KPCC Voter Edge Profile) (VoteSmart Profile)