|Hunter* Duncan Hunter*||Republican Rep.||134,362||51.7%|
|Campa-Najjar Ammar Campa-Najjar||Democrat Dem.||125,448||48.3%|
259,810 votes, 100% reporting (521 of 521 precincts)
In one of the roughest races in the state, the Republican incumbent, Representative Duncan Hunter, was indicted over the summer on charges of abusing campaign funds. Before that, his Democratic opponent, Ammar Campa-Najjar, the son of an Arab father and a Mexican-American mother, was considered a long shot.