Her last election in 2012 witnessed her running against Autism Advocate Elizabeth Emken. She was a strong, well-favored woman with a lot of legislative experience.
Yet she had little funding or support. Republicans are just giving up all over the state of California, it seems.
Republicans have been shut out of statewide races in growing number since Prop 14 was passed. What happened in the US Senate race was proof positive that California Republicans are facing fewer options for statewide wins.
And now, it looks as though Republicans are not going to have a chance for Feinstein's seat, either:
Oh well ...