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2022 California Senate Election

News coverage of the California Senate election. See the race between Mark Meuser, and Alex Padilla. Alex Padilla has been the Senator from California. See their news, bias in the media coverage and more in our California election page. See other states and more information on our 2022 U.S. Senate page.

Top California Candidates

Republican Candidate
Percentage of News: 19%

News Diet Breakdown

Data analyzed by Ground News from Twitter
Left: 33%
22%
Right: 45%
45% of the news @MarkMeuser interacts with on Twitter Leans Right
Democrat Candidate
Percentage of News: 81%

News Diet Breakdown

Data analyzed by Ground News from Twitter
Left: 81%
18%
 
81% of the news @AlexPadilla4CA interacts with on Twitter Leans Left

Coverage Breakdown

Coverage Breakdown is based on the number of articles published per candidate.

Mark Meuser
Alex Padilla

Latest 2022 California Senate Election News

US & Canada · San Francisco

Sen. Alex Padilla, other legislatures send letter to DOT asking for more time to use relief funds

100% Center coverage: 1 sources
California Sen. Alex Padilla joined Texas Sen. John Cornyn and other legislative leaders in signing a bipartisan letter. The letter asks the transportation agency to extend the initial deadline for beginning construction after a disaster. The deadline is now by the end of the second fiscal year following the year of the disaster. States including California and Texas think a two-year period for preparation is inadequate.See the Story
Alex Padilla · San Diego

U.S. Senate Candidates Duel Over Country's Trembling Economy

100% Center coverage: 1 sources
More than 20 candidates are running to take Senator Alex Padilla's seat. Padilla blames the corporations for the skyrocketing prices at the pump. Meuser says the Democrats are at fault for the country's economic problems. Abortion rights have become top of mind after a leaked draft opinion showed the Supreme Court was at one point in favor of overturning Roe V. Wade.See the Story
Alex Padilla · California

Legislation to expand Berryessa Snow Mountain National Monument discussed in US Senate

California Senator Alex Padilla introduced the Berryessa Snow Mountain National Monument Expansion Act. The bill would expand the existing monument to include nearly 4,000 acres of sacred tribal land. The legislation would add an adjacent 3,925 acres to the current monument, support tribal co-management and change the name of the additional wildlands to Molok Luyuk.See the Story
Alex Padilla

California primaries attract over $175 million after new redistricting map

100% Center coverage: 1 sources
Secretary of State Alex Padilla, left, and California Governor Gavin Newsom, right, in Los Angeles, CA (Brian van der Brug / Los Angeles Times via Getty Images)Congressional candidates in California primaries collectively raised a hefty amount of over $175 million for U.S. House and Senate races, data compiled by OpenSecrets revealed.See the Story
Mark Meuser · United States

One-on-One with Calif. GOP Senate candidate, Mark Mouser

100% Right coverage: 1 sources
OAN NEWSROOM UPDATED 11:50 AM PT – Friday, June 10, 2022A Republican U.S. Senate candidate in California has advanced to the general election this November. Mark Mouser is backed by the Republican Party and has a tough campaign ahead in the Democrat-controlled state. OAN’s Alicia Summers caught up with Mouser to get his take on the January 6 Committee and more. MORE NEWS: Project Veritas Exposes CBS News Bias, Finds NetworkSee the Story
Alex Padilla · Los Angeles

Alex Padilla spends full day laboring with farmworkers, 1st US senator in history to do so

100% Center coverage: 1 sources
U.S. Senator Alex Padilla (D-CA) began a day on the job with farmworkers in Moorpark. Padilla is the son of Mexican immigrants. The event was part of the "Take Our Jobs" campaign to garner support in the Senate for farmworkers.See the Story
Alex Padilla · Los Angeles

A cheat sheet for the 2022 U.S. Senate race in California: Challengers take on Alex Padilla

100% Left coverage: 1 sources
U.S. Sen. Alex Padilla is seeking a full six-year Senate term in 2022. Padilla will have to run in concurrent elections to continue serving the remainder of Kamala Harris' stint. There are more than 20 people running for Senate, but Padilla and one Republican opponent have emerged.See the Story
Alex Padilla

[Opinion] Alex Padilla joins California farmworkers for a day, one of just two senators to accept invitation

100% Left coverage: 1 sources
Farmworkers in California sent invitations to members of the U.S. Senate last fall, asking them to work beside them for just one day as part of a “Take Our Jobs” campaign. Of those senators, just two members, California’s Alex Padilla and New Jersey’s...See the Story
Alex Padilla

Newsom gets tons of good news in latest California poll

100% Left coverage: 1 sources
California voters head to the polls on June 7. The top two vote-getters regardless of political party will advance to the general election. Gov. Gavin Newsom leads the pack with support from a whopping 50% of survey respondents. Sen. Alex Padilla is all-but-assured of beating Republican Mark Meuser in the Senate race.See the Story
Alex Padilla

Senator Alex Padilla and other state official discuss wildfire readiness and response

100% Center coverage: 1 sources
Senator Alex Padilla (D-Calif. ) held a briefing with other state officials from California Office of Emergency Services (Cal OES), California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection (CAL FIRE), California Air Resources Board (CARB), and Region 9 Environmental Protection Agency to discuss wildfire readiness and response.See the Story
Mark Meuser · California

Calif. Senate candidate Mark Meuser discusses issues plaguing state

100% Right coverage: 1 sources
A Senate candidate endorsed by the California Republican Party, Mark Meuser, joined OAN's Alicia Summers to discuss issues facing the state ahead of the primary election.See the Story
Alex Padilla

Alex Padilla is a heavy favorite to keep his Senate seat. Why is he campaigning so hard?

100% Left coverage: 1 sources
Alex Padilla, a former high school baseball standout, was selected by Gov. Gavin Newsom to fill the Senate seat being vacated by Vice President Kamala Harris in 2021. Padilla has virtually no serious competition headed into the June 7 primary, where he confusingly must run in two separate contests to retain his seat through January and win a new six-year term.See the Story
Alex Padilla · California

Alex Padilla, California's first Latino in the United States Senate seeks re-election

Padilla, son of Mexican immigrants, faces re-election in two parts; one to complete his current term and another to start the new one from 2023See the Story

Media Bias Breakdown

How is the media covering 2022 California Senate Election?

2022 California Senate Election often is covered by Center and Left Media sources.
Left: 29%
Center: 38%
17%

2022 Election Candidates