California State Assembly elections, 2012

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California State Assembly elections, 2012
California
2010 ←
November 6, 2012
→ 2014

All 80 seats of the California State Assembly
 Majority partyMinority party
 
LeaderJohn PérezConnie Conway
PartyDemocraticRepublican
Leader's seat53rd–Los Angeles26th–Tulare
Last election5228
Seats before5227
Seats won5525
Seat changeIncrease 3Decrease 2
Popular vote6,835,7014,765,952
Percentage58.46%40.76%
SwingIncrease 4.19%Decrease 2.91%

CA2012StateAssembly.svg

     Democratic hold     Democratic gain (including new seats)     Republican hold     Republican gain (new seats)

Speaker before election

John Pérez
Democratic

Elected Speaker

John Pérez
Democratic

 
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California State Assembly elections, 2012
California
2010 ←
November 6, 2012
→ 2014

All 80 seats of the California State Assembly
 Majority partyMinority party
 
LeaderJohn PérezConnie Conway
PartyDemocraticRepublican
Leader's seat53rd–Los Angeles26th–Tulare
Last election5228
Seats before5227
Seats won5525
Seat changeIncrease 3Decrease 2
Popular vote6,835,7014,765,952
Percentage58.46%40.76%
SwingIncrease 4.19%Decrease 2.91%

CA2012StateAssembly.svg

     Democratic hold     Democratic gain (including new seats)     Republican hold     Republican gain (new seats)

Speaker before election

John Pérez
Democratic

Elected Speaker

John Pérez
Democratic

The 2012 California State Assembly elections took place on November 6, 2012, with a primary election held on June 5, 2012. Voters in all 80 of California's state assembly districts voted for their representative. The Democrats gained three seats from the Republicans, winning 55 seats and forming a two-thirds supermajority in the chamber.

Overview[edit]

California State Assembly elections, 2012
Primary election — June 5, 2012
PartyVotesPercentageCandidatesAdvancing to generalSeats contesting
Democratic2,481,32652.27%1448473
Republican2,147,12545.23%1147265
No party preference88,5231.86%911
Green18,0630.38%300
Libertarian9,8710.21%200
Peace and Freedom2,0550.04%211
Valid votes4,746,96389.09%
Invalid votes581,33310.91%
Totals5,328,296100.00%274158
Voter turnout31.06%
California State Assembly elections, 2012
General election — November 6, 2012
PartyVotesPercentageSeats+/–
Democratic6,835,70158.46%55Increase 3
Republican4,765,95240.76%25Decrease 2
No party preference66,2390.57%0Decrease 1
Peace and Freedom25,1670.22%0Steady
Valid votes11,693,05988.57%
Invalid votes1,509,09911.43%
Totals13,202,158100.00%80
Voter turnout72.36%
Midpoint
5525
DemocraticRepublican

Results[edit]

District 1District 2District 3District 4District 5District 6District 7District 8District 9District 10District 11District 12District 13District 14District 15District 16District 17District 18District 19District 20District 21District 22District 23District 24District 25District 26District 27District 28District 29District 30District 31District 32District 33District 34District 35District 36District 37District 38District 39District 40District 41District 42District 43District 44District 45District 46District 47District 48District 49District 50District 51District 52District 53District 54District 55District 56District 57District 58District 59District 60District 61District 62District 63District 64District 65District 66District 67District 68District 69District 70District 71District 72District 73District 74District 75District 76District 77District 78District 79District 80

District 1[edit]

California's 1st State Assembly district election, 2012
Primary election
PartyCandidateVotes%
RepublicanBrian Dahle41,38434.2%
RepublicanRick Bosetti34,45728.5%
DemocraticRobert Meacher31,12025.8%
GreenDavid Edwards7,3816.1%
LibertarianCharley Hooper6,5035.4%
Totals120,845100.0%
General election
RepublicanBrian Dahle116,09865.6%
RepublicanRick Bosetti60,92034.4%
Totals177,018100.0%
Republican hold

District 2[edit]

California's 2nd State Assembly district election, 2012
Primary election
PartyCandidateVotes%
DemocraticWesley Chesbro (incumbent)60,41464.1%
DemocraticTom Lynch21,53622.9%
GreenPamela Elizondo8,2618.8%
DemocraticFirenza Xuan Pini4,0154.3%
Totals94,226100.0%
General election
DemocraticWesley Chesbro (incumbent)111,45163.1%
DemocraticTom Lynch65,30236.9%
Totals176,753100.0%
Democratic hold

District 3[edit]

California's 3rd State Assembly district election, 2012
Primary election
PartyCandidateVotes%
RepublicanDan Logue (incumbent)38,74242.9%
DemocraticCharles Rouse28,92632.0%
RepublicanBob Williams22,65725.1%
Totals90,325100.0%
General election
RepublicanDan Logue (incumbent)86,69255.6%
DemocraticCharles Rouse69,26544.4%
Totals155,957100.0%
Republican hold

District 4[edit]

California's 4th State Assembly district election, 2012
Primary election
PartyCandidateVotes%
DemocraticMariko Yamada (incumbent)51,82159.2%
RepublicanJohn Munn35,66440.8%
Totals87,485100.0%
General election
DemocraticMariko Yamada (incumbent)108,08162.5%
RepublicanJohn Munn64,94637.5%
Totals173,027100.0%
Democratic hold

District 5[edit]

California's 5th State Assembly district election, 2012
Primary election
PartyCandidateVotes%
RepublicanRico Oller34,67333.9%
RepublicanFrank Bigelow29,58428.9%
DemocraticTim (Timothy) K. Fitzgerald18,13817.7%
DemocraticMark Boyd13,58313.3%
No party preferenceMark Belden4,1584.1%
RepublicanKevin Lancaster2,1512.1%
Totals102,287100.0%
General election
RepublicanFrank Bigelow82,29352.3%
RepublicanRico Oller75,07147.7%
Totals157,364100.0%
Republican win (new seat)

District 6[edit]

California's 6th State Assembly district election, 2012
Primary election
PartyCandidateVotes%
RepublicanBeth Gaines (incumbent)38,82737.1%
RepublicanAndy Pugno33,38231.9%
DemocraticRegy Bronner32,57331.1%
Totals104,782100.0%
General election
RepublicanBeth Gaines (incumbent)128,46569.2%
RepublicanAndy Pugno57,08630.8%
Totals185,551100.0%
Republican hold

District 7[edit]

California's 7th State Assembly district election, 2012
Primary election
PartyCandidateVotes%
DemocraticRoger Dickinson (incumbent)41,10068.0%
RepublicanJonathan Zachariou19,30432.0%
Totals60,404100.0%
General election
DemocraticRoger Dickinson (incumbent)96,42269.8%
RepublicanJonathan Zachariou41,73530.2%
Totals138,157100.0%
Democratic hold

District 8[edit]

California's 8th State Assembly district election, 2012
Primary election
PartyCandidateVotes%
DemocraticKen Cooley33,30442.8%
RepublicanPeter Tateishi18,23723.4%
RepublicanBarbara Ortega15,59220.0%
RepublicanJohn Thomas Flynn4,8536.2%
LibertarianJanice Marlae Bonser3,3684.3%
RepublicanPhillip A. Tufi2,4243.1%
Totals77,778100.0%
General election
DemocraticKen Cooley92,63054.3%
RepublicanPeter Tateishi78,00645.7%
Totals170,636100.0%
Democratic win (new seat)

District 9[edit]

California's 9th State Assembly district election, 2012
Primary election
PartyCandidateVotes%
DemocraticRichard Pan (incumbent)24,61738.1%
RepublicanAntonio "Tony" Amador13,06020.2%
RepublicanSophia Gonzales Scherman10,02915.5%
DemocraticTom Y. Santos8,20012.7%
RepublicanEdward J. Nemeth6,82310.5%
Peace and FreedomC.T. Weber1,9503.0%
Totals64,679100.0%
General election
DemocraticRichard Pan (incumbent)86,09258.9%
RepublicanAntonio "Tony" Amador60,13641.1%
Totals146,228100.0%
Democratic win (new seat)

District 10[edit]

California's 10th State Assembly district election, 2012
Primary election
PartyCandidateVotes%
DemocraticMichael Allen (incumbent)32,92231.0%
DemocraticMarc Levine25,92024.4%
RepublicanPeter J. Mancus22,70821.4%
DemocraticConnie Wong11,37110.7%
DemocraticAlex Easton-Brown6,5636.2%
No party preferenceJoe Boswell4,5444.3%
DemocraticH. Christian Gunderson2,3232.2%
Totals106,351100.0%
General election
DemocraticMarc Levine96,42151.2%
DemocraticMichael Allen (incumbent)91,97348.8%
Totals188,394100.0%
Democratic hold

District 11[edit]

California's 11th State Assembly district election, 2012
Primary election
PartyCandidateVotes%
RepublicanMike Hudson21,23431.7%
DemocraticJim Frazier18,84628.1%
DemocraticPatricia Hernández11,84417.7%
No party preferenceLen Augustine10,04815.0%
DemocraticGene Gantt3,8275.9%
DemocraticCharles Kingeter1,1591.7%
Totals66,958100.0%
General election
DemocraticJim Frazier96,89362.0%
RepublicanMike Hudson59,42038.0%
Totals156,313100.0%
Democratic win (new seat)

District 12[edit]

California's 12th State Assembly district election, 2012
Primary election
PartyCandidateVotes%
RepublicanKristin Olsen (incumbent)44,20965.0%
DemocraticChristopher Mateo23,78235.0%
Totals67,991100.0%
General election
RepublicanKristin Olsen (incumbent)89,82160.6%
DemocraticChristopher Mateo58,51739.4%
Totals148,338100.0%
Republican hold

District 13[edit]

California's 13th State Assembly district election, 2012
Primary election
PartyCandidateVotes%
DemocraticSusan Eggman21,06639.8%
RepublicanK. "Jeffrey" Jafri11,48021.7%
RepublicanDolores Cooper7,89214.9%
DemocraticC. Jennet Stebbins6,79212.8%
DemocraticXochitl Raya Paderes5,64910.7%
Totals52,879100.0%
General election
DemocraticSusan Eggman78,77665.4%
RepublicanK. "Jeffrey" Jafri41,59534.6%
Totals120,371100.0%
Democratic win (new seat)

District 14[edit]

California's 14th State Assembly district election, 2012
Primary election
PartyCandidateVotes%
DemocraticSusan Bonilla (incumbent)54,832100.0%
Totals54,832100.0%
General election
DemocraticSusan Bonilla (incumbent)135,834100.0%
Totals135,834100.0%
Democratic hold

District 15[edit]

California's 15th State Assembly district election, 2012
Primary election
PartyCandidateVotes%
DemocraticNancy Skinner (incumbent)68,47999.8%
Peace and FreedomEugene Ruyle (write-in)1050.2%
Totals68,584100.0%
General election
DemocraticNancy Skinner (incumbent)164,92986.8%
Peace and FreedomEugene Ruyle25,16713.2%
Totals190,096100.0%
Democratic hold

District 16[edit]

California's 16th State Assembly district election, 2012
Primary election
PartyCandidateVotes%
DemocraticJoan Buchanan (incumbent)54,36856.7%
RepublicanAl Phillips41,44443.3%
Totals95,812100.0%
General election
DemocraticJoan Buchanan (incumbent)125,95259.2%
RepublicanAl Phillips86,80340.8%
Totals212,755100.0%
Democratic hold

District 17[edit]

California's 17th State Assembly district election, 2012
Primary election
PartyCandidateVotes%
DemocraticTom Ammiano (incumbent)63,45484.2%
RepublicanJason P. Clark11,93315.8%
Totals75,387100.0%
General election
DemocraticTom Ammiano (incumbent)161,12486.2%
RepublicanJason P. Clark25,72813.8%
Totals186,852100.0%
Democratic hold

District 18[edit]

California's 18th State Assembly district election, 2012
Primary election
PartyCandidateVotes%
DemocraticRob Bonta23,00736.9%
DemocraticAbel Guillen18,52129.7%
DemocraticJoel Young11,68018.8%
RepublicanRhonda Weber9,08214.6%
Totals62,290100.0%
General election
DemocraticRob Bonta75,86550.5%
DemocraticAbel Guillen74,42249.5%
Totals150,287100.0%
Democratic hold

District 19[edit]

California's 19th State Assembly district election, 2012
Primary election
PartyCandidateVotes%
DemocraticPhil Ting38,43256.4%
DemocraticMichael Breyer14,99122.0%
RepublicanMatthew Del Carlo11,64617.1%
DemocraticJames Pan3,0754.5%
Totals68,144100.0%
General election
DemocraticPhil Ting92,85858.4%
DemocraticMichael Breyer66,20041.6%
Totals159,058100.0%
Democratic hold

District 20[edit]

California's 20th State Assembly district election, 2012
Primary election
PartyCandidateVotes%
DemocraticBill Quirk17,17730.3%
DemocraticJennifer Ong14,56025.7%
No party preferenceMark Green11,49020.3%
RepublicanLuis Reynoso10,04117.7%
DemocraticSarabjit Kaur Cheema3,3976.0%
Totals56,665100.0%
General election
DemocraticBill Quirk67,02850.3%
DemocraticJennifer Ong66,11149.7%
Totals133,139100.0%
Democratic hold

District 21[edit]

California's 21st State Assembly district election, 2012
Primary election
PartyCandidateVotes%
RepublicanJack Mobley20,14845.4%
DemocraticAdam Gray14,39132.4%
DemocraticLesa Rasmussen4,3059.7%
DemocraticTommy Jones4,0559.1%
DemocraticRobert R. Sellers1,4523.3%
Totals44,351100.0%
General election
DemocraticAdam Gray63,34958.2%
RepublicanJack Mobley45,53441.8%
Totals108,883100.0%
Democratic win (new seat)

District 22[edit]

California's 22nd State Assembly district election, 2012
Primary election
PartyCandidateVotes%
DemocraticKevin Mullin51,57868.5%
RepublicanMark Gilham23,73831.5%
Totals75,316100.0%
General election
DemocraticKevin Mullin126,51971.4%
RepublicanMark Gilham50,68428.6%
Totals177,203100.0%
Democratic hold

District 23[edit]

California's 23rd State Assembly district election, 2012
Primary election
PartyCandidateVotes%
RepublicanJim Patterson30,82739.4%
RepublicanBob Whalen19,99225.5%
DemocraticRichard Rojas17,69022.6%
RepublicanVong Mouanoutoua5,4877.0%
RepublicanDavid DeFrank4,2785.5%
Totals78,274100.0%
General election
RepublicanJim Patterson83,81754.7%
RepublicanBob Whalen69,45745.3%
Totals153,274100.0%
Republican hold

District 24[edit]

California's 24th State Assembly district election, 2012
Primary election
PartyCandidateVotes%
DemocraticRich Gordon (incumbent)42,01857.0%
RepublicanChengzhi "George" Yang20,94928.4%
DemocraticGeby E. Espinosa7,65410.4%
No party preferenceJoseph Antonelli Rosas3,1294.2%
Totals73,750100.0%
General election
DemocraticRich Gordon (incumbent)118,12070.4%
RepublicanChengzhi "George" Yang49,70029.6%
Totals167,820100.0%
Democratic hold

District 25[edit]

California's 25th State Assembly district election, 2012
Primary election
PartyCandidateVotes%
DemocraticBob Wieckowski (incumbent)22,11241.6%
RepublicanArLyne Diamond16,07730.2%
DemocraticPete "Primo" McHugh14,97028.2%
Totals53,159100.0%
General election
DemocraticBob Wieckowski (incumbent)93,48770.5%
RepublicanArLyne Diamond39,15929.5%
Totals132,646100.0%
Democratic hold

District 26[edit]

California's 26th State Assembly district election, 2012
Primary election
PartyCandidateVotes%
RepublicanConnie Conway (incumbent)34,29971.8%
DemocraticJonathan Louis Sosa12,62728.2%
Totals46,926100.0%
General election
RepublicanConnie Conway (incumbent)72,06166.5%
DemocraticJonathan Louis Sosa36,37933.5%
Totals108,440100.0%
Republican hold

District 27[edit]

California's 27th State Assembly district election, 2012
Primary election
PartyCandidateVotes%
DemocraticNora Campos (incumbent)34,21770.6%
RepublicanRoger F. Lasson14,23829.4%
Totals48,455100.0%
General election
DemocraticNora Campos (incumbent)91,81677.6%
RepublicanRoger F. Lasson26,46122.4%
Totals118,277100.0%
Democratic hold

District 28[edit]

California's 28th State Assembly district election, 2012
Primary election
PartyCandidateVotes%
DemocraticPaul Fong (incumbent)43,96554.3%
No party preferenceChad Walsh37,06045.7%
Totals81,025100.0%
General election
DemocraticPaul Fong (incumbent)108,06162.0%
No party preferenceChad Walsh66,23938.0%
Totals174,300100.0%
Democratic hold

District 29[edit]

California's 29th State Assembly district election, 2012
Primary election
PartyCandidateVotes%
DemocraticMark Stone52,47154.0%
RepublicanTom Walsh31,47632.4%
DemocraticBob Fultz13,19413.6%
Totals97,141100.0%
General election
DemocraticMark Stone137,65268.9%
RepublicanTom Walsh62,05731.1%
Totals199,709100.0%
Democratic hold

District 30[edit]

California's 30th State Assembly district election, 2012
Primary election
PartyCandidateVotes%
DemocraticLuis Alejo (incumbent)29,13658.7%
RepublicanRob Bernosky20,46241.3%
Totals49,598100.0%
General election
DemocraticLuis Alejo (incumbent)79,14165.4%
RepublicanRob Bernosky41,93234.6%
Totals121,073100.0%
Democratic hold

District 31[edit]

California's 31st State Assembly district election, 2012
Primary election
PartyCandidateVotes%
DemocraticHenry Perea (incumbent)22,25598.7%
RepublicanJames (JD) Bennett (write-in)2991.3%
Totals22,554100.0%
General election
DemocraticHenry Perea (incumbent)55,62664.0%
RepublicanJames (JD) Bennett31,28236.0%
Totals86,908100.0%
Democratic hold

District 32[edit]

California's 32nd State Assembly district election, 2012
Primary election
PartyCandidateVotes%
DemocraticRudy Salas13,05341.4%
RepublicanPedro A. Rios7,55023.9%
RepublicanJon McQuiston6,53020.7%
RepublicanDavid Thomas4,42014.0%
Totals31,553100.0%
General election
DemocraticRudy Salas38,75952.9%
RepublicanPedro A. Rios34,47647.1%
Totals73,235100.0%
Democratic gain from Republican

District 33[edit]

California's 33rd State Assembly district election, 2012
Primary election
PartyCandidateVotes%
RepublicanTim Donnelly (incumbent)25,20052.1%
DemocraticJohn Coffey13,87328.7%
RepublicanWilliam E. "Bill" Jahn9,33119.3%
Totals48,404100.0%
General election
RepublicanTim Donnelly (incumbent)73,83659.0%
DemocraticJohn Coffey51,21541.0%
Totals125,051100.0%
Republican hold

District 34[edit]

California's 34th State Assembly district election, 2012
Primary election
PartyCandidateVotes%
RepublicanShannon Grove (incumbent)54,34573.7%
DemocraticMari Goodman19,36926.3%
Totals73,714100.0%
General election
RepublicanShannon Grove (incumbent)106,38469.2%
DemocraticMari Goodman47,25430.8%
Totals153,638100.0%
Republican hold

District 35[edit]

California's 35th State Assembly district election, 2012
Primary election
PartyCandidateVotes%
RepublicanKatcho Achadjian (incumbent)62,74764.9%
DemocraticGerald "Gerry" Manata33,86235.1%
Totals96,609100.0%
General election
RepublicanKatcho Achadjian (incumbent)103,76261.3%
DemocraticGerald "Gerry" Manata65,50038.7%
Totals169,262100.0%
Republican hold

District 36[edit]

California's 36th State Assembly district election, 2012
Primary election
PartyCandidateVotes%
RepublicanRon Smith15,09735.1%
DemocraticSteve Fox14,16032.9%
RepublicanTom Lackey13,79532.0%
Totals43,052100.0%
General election
DemocraticSteve Fox66,00550.1%
RepublicanRon Smith65,86049.9%
Totals131,865100.0%
Democratic gain from Republican

District 37[edit]

California's 37th State Assembly district election, 2012
Primary election
PartyCandidateVotes%
DemocraticDas Williams (incumbent)52,40056.3%
RepublicanRob Walter40,61743.7%
Totals93,017100.0%
General election
DemocraticDas Williams (incumbent)115,53260.4%
RepublicanRob Walter75,64339.6%
Totals191,175100.0%
Democratic hold

District 38[edit]

California's 38th State Assembly district election, 2012
Primary election
PartyCandidateVotes%
RepublicanScott Wilk20,23032.1%
DemocraticEdward Headington19,60831.1%
RepublicanPatricia McKeon14,02522.2%
RepublicanPaul B. Strickland9,18214.6%
Totals63,045100.0%
General election
RepublicanScott Wilk100,06956.9%
DemocraticEdward Headington75,86443.1%
Totals175,933100.0%
Republican hold

District 39[edit]

California's 39th State Assembly district election, 2012
Primary election
PartyCandidateVotes%
DemocraticRaul Bocanegra11,52136.2%
DemocraticRichard Alarcón8,56726.9%
RepublicanRicardo A. Benitez5,03715.8%
RepublicanOmar Cuevas2,5968.2%
GreenJohn Paul (Jack) Lindblad2,4217.6%
RepublicanMargie Margarita Carranza1,6975.3%
DemocraticKevin J. Suscavage (write-in)20.0%
Totals31,841100.0%
General election
DemocraticRaul Bocanegra62,61258.4%
DemocraticRichard Alarcón44,62441.6%
Totals107,236100.0%
Democratic hold

District 40[edit]

California's 40th State Assembly district election, 2012
Primary election
PartyCandidateVotes%
RepublicanMike Morrell (incumbent)26,26158.2%
DemocraticRuss Warner18,86241.8%
Totals42,123100.0%
General election
RepublicanMike Morrell (incumbent)65,28250.4%
DemocraticRuss Warner64,26449.6%
Totals129,546100.0%
Republican hold

District 41[edit]

California's 41st State Assembly district election, 2012
Primary election
PartyCandidateVotes%
DemocraticChris Holden20,71829.4%
RepublicanDonna Lowe16,80823.8%
RepublicanEd Colton12,39917.6%
DemocraticMichael Cacciotti10,84415.4%
DemocraticVictoria Rusnak9,72713.8%
Totals70,496100.0%
General election
DemocraticChris Holden109,74357.7%
RepublicanDonna Lowe80,36242.3%
Totals190,105100.0%
Democratic hold

District 42[edit]

California's 42nd State Assembly district election, 2012
Primary election
PartyCandidateVotes%
RepublicanBrian Nestande (incumbent)41,21761.2%
DemocraticMark Anthony Orozco26,10738.8%
Totals67,324100.0%
General election
RepublicanBrian Nestande (incumbent)81,76854.7%
DemocraticMark Anthony Orozco67,82345.3%
Totals149,591100.0%
Republican hold

District 43[edit]

California's 43rd State Assembly district election, 2012
Primary election
PartyCandidateVotes%
DemocraticMike Gatto (incumbent)26,39755.7%
RepublicanGreg Krikorian21,02544.3%
Totals47,422100.0%
General election
DemocraticMike Gatto (incumbent)95,67360.2%
RepublicanGreg Krikorian63,25139.8%
Totals158,924100.0%
Democratic hold

District 44[edit]

California's 44th State Assembly district election, 2012
Primary election
PartyCandidateVotes%
RepublicanJeff Gorell (incumbent)38,26358.1%
DemocraticEileen MacEnery15,34323.3%
DemocraticThomas Mullens12,22618.6%
Totals65,832100.0%
General election
RepublicanJeff Gorell (incumbent)86,13252.9%
DemocraticEileen MacEnery76,80547.1%
Totals162,937100.0%
Republican hold

District 45[edit]

California's 45th State Assembly district election, 2012
Primary election
PartyCandidateVotes%
DemocraticBob Blumenfield (incumbent)31,94259.1%
RepublicanChris Kolski22,11940.9%
Totals54,061100.0%
General election
DemocraticBob Blumenfield (incumbent)100,42263.4%
RepublicanChris Kolski57,99636.6%
Totals158,418100.0%
Democratic hold

District 46[edit]

California's 46th State Assembly district election, 2012
Primary election
PartyCandidateVotes%
DemocraticAdrin Nazarian11,49827.5%
RepublicanJay L. Stern8,40120.1%
DemocraticBrian C. Johnson8,37020.0%
DemocraticAndrew B. Lachman8,08519.3%
DemocraticLaurette Healey4,50210.8%
DemocraticAdriano Lecaros1,0042.4%
Totals41,860100.0%
General election
DemocraticAdrin Nazarian92,87071.0%
RepublicanJay L. Stern37,92829.0%
Totals130,798100.0%
Democratic win (new seat)

District 47[edit]

California's 47th State Assembly district election, 2012
Primary election
PartyCandidateVotes%
DemocraticJoe Baca, Jr.11,03342.3%
DemocraticCheryl Brown7,56629.0%
RepublicanJeane Ensley5,78722.2%
RepublicanThelma E. Beach1,6856.5%
Totals26,071100.0%
General election
DemocraticCheryl Brown53,43455.7%
DemocraticJoe Baca, Jr.42,47544.3%
Totals95,909100.0%
Democratic hold

District 48[edit]

California's 48th State Assembly district election, 2012
Primary election
PartyCandidateVotes%
RepublicanJoe M. Gardner15,34445.6%
DemocraticRoger Hernandez (incumbent)14,62543.4%
No party preferenceMike Meza3,69811.0%
Totals33,667100.0%
General election
DemocraticRoger Hernandez (incumbent)74,64259.4%
RepublicanJoe M. Gardner50,92740.6%
Totals125,569100.0%
Democratic hold

District 49[edit]

California's 49th State Assembly district election, 2012
Primary election
PartyCandidateVotes%
RepublicanMatthew Lin20,54952.2%
DemocraticEd Chau13,74634.9%
DemocraticMitchell Ing5,07412.9%
Totals39,369100.0%
General election
DemocraticEd Chau64,79156.4%
RepublicanMatthew Lin50,15343.6%
Totals114,944100.0%
Democratic hold

District 50[edit]

California's 50th State Assembly district election, 2012
Primary election
PartyCandidateVotes%
DemocraticBetsy Butler (incumbent)16,08425.8%
DemocraticRichard Bloom15,94725.6%
RepublicanBradly S. Torgan15,22724.4%
DemocraticTorie Osborn15,15524.3%
Totals62,413100.0%
General election
DemocraticRichard Bloom93,44550.5%
DemocraticBetsy Butler (incumbent)91,74049.5%
Totals185,185100.0%
Democratic win (new seat)

District 51[edit]

California's 51st State Assembly district election, 2012
Primary election
PartyCandidateVotes%
DemocraticJimmy Gomez10,45937.4%
DemocraticLuis Lopez6,87124.6%
DemocraticArturo Chavez6,42223.0%
DemocraticRichard Friedberg3,05911.0%
DemocraticOscar A. Guttierez1,1284.0%
Totals26,811100.0%
General election
DemocraticJimmy Gomez63,29259.8%
DemocraticLuis Lopez42,61840.2%
Totals105,910100.0%
Democratic hold

District 52[edit]

California's 52nd State Assembly district election, 2012
Primary election
PartyCandidateVotes%
DemocraticNorma Torres (incumbent)10,85141.8%
RepublicanKenny Coble9,72937.5%
DemocraticPaul Vincent Avila3,41713.2%
DemocraticRay Moors1,9697.6%
Totals25,966100.0%
General election
DemocraticNorma Torres (incumbent)66,56566.0%
RepublicanKenny Coble34,26734.0%
Totals100,832100.0%
Democratic hold

District 53[edit]

California's 53rd State Assembly district election, 2012
Primary election
PartyCandidateVotes%
DemocraticJohn Pérez (incumbent)10,05158.5%
RepublicanJose Trinidad Aguilar2,88916.8%
DemocraticMichael "Mike" Aldapa2,49414.5%
DemocraticRoger A. Young1,73810.1%
Totals17,172100.0%
General election
DemocraticJohn Pérez (incumbent)61,65182.8%
RepublicanJose Trinidad Aguilar12,80317.2%
Totals74,454100.0%
Democratic hold

District 54[edit]

California's 54th State Assembly district election, 2012
Primary election
PartyCandidateVotes%
DemocraticHolly Mitchell (incumbent)33,92070.9%
RepublicanKeith Brandon McCowen8,35017.4%
DemocraticEd Nicoletti5,60111.7%
Totals47,871100.0%
General election
DemocraticHolly Mitchell (incumbent)143,53083.3%
RepublicanKeith Brandon McCowen28,68816.7%
Totals172,218100.0%
Democratic hold

District 55[edit]

California's 55th State Assembly district election, 2012
Primary election
PartyCandidateVotes%
RepublicanCurt Hagman (incumbent)40,29869.1%
DemocraticGregg D. Fritchle17,99430.9%
Totals58,292100.0%
General election
RepublicanCurt Hagman (incumbent)97,33059.7%
DemocraticGregg D. Fritchle65,65240.3%
Totals162,982100.0%
Republican hold

District 56[edit]

California's 56th State Assembly district election, 2012
Primary election
PartyCandidateVotes%
DemocraticV. Manuel Perez (incumbent)23,66157.1%
RepublicanCorky Reynaga-Emett17,76342.9%
Totals41,424100.0%
General election
DemocraticV. Manuel Perez (incumbent)66,35366.1%
RepublicanCorky Reynaga-Emett34,03833.9%
Totals100,391100.0%
Democratic hold

District 57[edit]

California's 57th State Assembly district election, 2012
Primary election
PartyCandidateVotes%
RepublicanNoel A. Jaimes17,02543.8%
DemocraticIan Calderon11,10028.5%
DemocraticRudy Bermudez10,76327.7%
Totals38,888100.0%
General election
DemocraticIan Calderon86,64463.5%
RepublicanNoel A. Jaimes49,83236.5%
Totals136,476100.0%
Democratic hold

District 58[edit]

California's 58th State Assembly district election, 2012
Primary election
PartyCandidateVotes%
RepublicanPatricia A. Kotze-Ramos9,01528.1%
DemocraticCristina Garcia8,51726.6%
DemocraticTom Calderon7,29022.7%
DemocraticLuis H. Marquez3,94612.3%
DemocraticDaniel Crespo2,0966.5%
DemocraticSultan "Sam" Ahmad1,1973.7%
Totals32,061100.0%
General election
DemocraticCristina Garcia91,01971.8%
RepublicanPatricia A. Kotze-Ramos35,67628.2%
Totals126,695100.0%
Democratic win (new seat)

District 59[edit]

California's 59th State Assembly district election, 2012
Primary election
PartyCandidateVotes%
DemocraticReggie Jones-Sawyer7,02943.6%
DemocraticRodney D. Robinson3,03818.8%
DemocraticGreg Akili2,77217.2%
DemocraticGertrude "Trudy" Holmes-Magee2,48715.4%
DemocraticArmenak H. Nouridjanian8105.0%
Totals16,136100.0%
General election
DemocraticReggie Jones-Sawyer40,51952.3%
DemocraticRodney D. Robinson36,94947.7%
Totals77,468100.0%
Democratic hold

District 60[edit]

California's 60th State Assembly district election, 2012
Primary election
PartyCandidateVotes%
DemocraticJosé Luis Pérez11,41132.4%
RepublicanEric Linder10,00028.4%
RepublicanStan Skipworth7,05820.0%
RepublicanGreg Kraft6,74919.2%
Totals35,218100.0%
General election
RepublicanEric Linder60,63851.8%
DemocraticJosé Luis Pérez56,40548.2%
Totals117,043100.0%
Republican hold

District 61[edit]

California's 61st State Assembly district election, 2012
Primary election
PartyCandidateVotes%
DemocraticJose Medina17,47344.6%
RepublicanBill Batey13,71335.0%
RepublicanJoe Ludwig6,25415.9%
No party preferenceFredy R. De Leon1,7574.5%
RepublicanThomas Carlos Ketcham (write-in)160.0%
Totals39,213100.0%
General election
DemocraticJose Medina76,77461.0%
RepublicanBill Batey49,00339.0%
Totals125,777100.0%
Democratic win (new seat)

District 62[edit]

California's 62nd State Assembly district election, 2012
Primary election
PartyCandidateVotes%
DemocraticSteven Bradford (incumbent)25,44675.3%
DemocraticMervin Evans8,33824.7%
Totals33,784100.0%
General election
DemocraticSteven Bradford (incumbent)98,04772.1%
DemocraticMervin Evans37,95727.9%
Totals136,004100.0%
Democratic hold

District 63[edit]

California's 63rd State Assembly district election, 2012
Primary election
PartyCandidateVotes%
DemocraticAnthony Rendon8,77638.0%
RepublicanJack M. Guerrero7,01730.4%
DemocraticDiane Janet Martinez5,83325.3%
DemocraticCathrin "Cat" Sargent1,4606.3%
Totals23,086100.0%
General election
DemocraticAnthony Rendon76,25874.5%
RepublicanJack M. Guerrero26,09325.5%
Totals102,351100.0%
Democratic win (new seat)

District 64[edit]

California's 64th State Assembly district election, 2012
Primary election
PartyCandidateVotes%
DemocraticIsadore Hall, III (incumbent)23,122100.0%
Totals23,122100.0%
General election
DemocraticIsadore Hall, III (incumbent)100,446100.0%
Totals100,446100.0%
Democratic hold

District 65[edit]

California's 65th State Assembly district election, 2012
Primary election
PartyCandidateVotes%
RepublicanChris Norby (incumbent)29,91758.8%
DemocraticSharon Quirk-Silva20,93641.2%
Totals50,853100.0%
General election
DemocraticSharon Quirk-Silva68,98852.0%
RepublicanChris Norby (incumbent)63,57648.0%
Totals132,564100.0%
Democratic gain from Republican

District 66[edit]

California's 66th State Assembly district election, 2012
Primary election
PartyCandidateVotes%
DemocraticAl Muratsuchi27,36040.5%
RepublicanCraig Huey26,29838.9%
RepublicanNathan Mintz13,91420.6%
Totals67,572100.0%
General election
DemocraticAl Muratsuchi102,13654.8%
RepublicanCraig Huey84,37245.2%
Totals186,508100.0%
Democratic win (new seat)

District 67[edit]

California's 67th State Assembly district election, 2012
Primary election
PartyCandidateVotes%
RepublicanPhil Paule11,95127.7%
RepublicanMelissa Melendez10,08423.3%
RepublicanBob Magee8,67220.1%
RepublicanKenneth C. Dickson8,21619.0%
RepublicanWilliam T. Akana4,2919.9%
Totals43,214100.0%
General election
RepublicanMelissa Melendez67,23252.3%
RepublicanPhil Paule61,23047.7%
Totals128,462100.0%
Republican hold

District 68[edit]

California's 68th State Assembly district election, 2012
Primary election
PartyCandidateVotes%
RepublicanDon Wagner (incumbent)43,24169.2%
DemocraticChristina Avalos19,25430.8%
Totals62,495100.0%
General election
RepublicanDon Wagner (incumbent)104,70660.8%
DemocraticChristina Avalos67,44839.2%
Totals172,154100.0%
Republican hold

District 69[edit]

California's 69th State Assembly district election, 2012
Primary election
PartyCandidateVotes%
DemocraticTom Daly10,93939.2%
RepublicanJose "Joe" Moreno5,98021.4%
DemocraticJulio Perez5,73820.6%
DemocraticMichele Martinez4,65116.7%
DemocraticFrancisco "Paco" Barragan6052.2%
Totals27,913100.0%
General election
DemocraticTom Daly56,95167.6%
RepublicanJose "Joe" Moreno27,35432.4%
Totals84,305100.0%
Democratic hold

District 70[edit]

California's 70th State Assembly district election, 2012
Primary election
PartyCandidateVotes%
DemocraticBonnie Lowenthal (incumbent)29,08258.6%
RepublicanMartha Flores Gibson20,56941.4%
Totals49,651100.0%
General election
DemocraticBonnie Lowenthal (incumbent)100,67665.8%
RepublicanMartha Flores Gibson52,32134.2%
Totals152,997100.0%
Democratic hold

District 71[edit]

California's 71st State Assembly district election, 2012
Primary election
PartyCandidateVotes%
RepublicanBrian Jones (incumbent)36,42446.7%
DemocraticPatrick J. Hurley23,51030.2%
RepublicanJohn McLaughlin17,98723.1%
Totals77,921100.0%
General election
RepublicanBrian Jones (incumbent)106,66363.1%
DemocraticPatrick J. Hurley62,33036.9%
Totals168,993100.0%
Republican hold

District 72[edit]

California's 72nd State Assembly district election, 2012
Primary election
PartyCandidateVotes%
RepublicanTroy Edgar18,06028.0%
RepublicanTravis Allen12,85119.9%
DemocraticJoe Dovinh12,43219.3%
RepublicanLong Pham12,40919.2%
DemocraticAlbert Ayala8,81613.7%
Totals64,568100.0%
General election
RepublicanTravis Allen79,11055.7%
RepublicanTroy Edgar62,98344.3%
Totals142,093100.0%
Republican hold

District 73[edit]

California's 73rd State Assembly district election, 2012
Primary election
PartyCandidateVotes%
RepublicanDiane Harkey (incumbent)49,99270.2%
DemocraticJames Corbett21,17329.8%
Totals71,165100.0%
General election
RepublicanDiane Harkey (incumbent)130,03064.3%
DemocraticJames Corbett72,19635.7%
Totals202,226100.0%
Republican hold

District 74[edit]

California's 74th State Assembly district election, 2012
Primary election
PartyCandidateVotes%
RepublicanAllan Mansoor (incumbent)33,31943.5%
DemocraticRobert Rush25,12032.8%
RepublicanLeslie Daigle18,20723.8%
Totals76,646100.0%
General election
RepublicanAllan Mansoor (incumbent)110,19056.6%
DemocraticRobert Rush84,52043.4%
Totals194,710100.0%
Republican hold

District 75[edit]

California's 75th State Assembly district election, 2012
Primary election
PartyCandidateVotes%
RepublicanMarie Waldron44,01368.6%
DemocraticMatthew Herold20,18031.4%
Totals64,193100.0%
General election
RepublicanMarie Waldron98,68662.7%
DemocraticMatthew Herold58,78337.3%
Totals157,469100.0%
Republican win (new seat)

District 76[edit]

California's 76th State Assembly district election, 2012
Primary election
PartyCandidateVotes%
RepublicanRocky Chavez25,14338.8%
RepublicanSherry Hodges21,10032.6%
RepublicanFarrah Douglas18,57028.7%
Totals64,813100.0%
General election
RepublicanRocky Chavez88,29558.2%
RepublicanSherry Hodges63,52641.8%
Totals151,821100.0%
Republican hold

District 77[edit]

California's 77th State Assembly district election, 2012
Primary election
PartyCandidateVotes%
RepublicanBrian Maienschein45,07147.3%
DemocraticRuben "RJ" Hernandez23,07524.2%
RepublicanDustin Steiner14,40615.1%
No party preferenceGreg Laskaris12,63913.3%
Totals95,191100.0%
General election
RepublicanBrian Maienschein114,31460.1%
DemocraticRuben "RJ" Hernandez75,82439.9%
Totals190,138100.0%
Republican gain from Independent

District 78[edit]

California's 78th State Assembly district election, 2012
Primary election
PartyCandidateVotes%
DemocraticToni Atkins (incumbent)54,17559.8%
RepublicanRalph Denney25,29127.9%
RepublicanRobert E. Williams11,12112.3%
Totals90,587100.0%
General election
DemocraticToni Atkins (incumbent)116,98762.4%
RepublicanRalph Denney70,52637.6%
Totals187,513100.0%
Democratic hold

District 79[edit]

California's 79th State Assembly district election, 2012
Primary election
PartyCandidateVotes%
DemocraticShirley Weber20,29330.5%
RepublicanMary England19,31329.1%
RepublicanMatt Mendoza8,85713.3%
DemocraticRudy Ramirez7,53311.3%
DemocraticPatricia Ann Washington5,4048.1%
DemocraticSid Voorakkara5,0607.6%
Totals66,460100.0%
General election
DemocraticShirley Weber94,17061.7%
RepublicanMary England58,42438.3%
Totals152,594100.0%
Democratic hold

District 80[edit]

California's 80th State Assembly district election, 2012
Primary election
PartyCandidateVotes%
DemocraticBen Hueso (incumbent)26,71761.6%
RepublicanDerrick W. Roach16,62338.4%
Totals43,340100.0%
General election
DemocraticBen Hueso (incumbent)76,22569.6%
RepublicanDerrick W. Roach33,26030.4%
Totals109,485100.0%
Democratic hold

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