California's 12th State Senate district

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California's 12th State Senate district
Map of the district
Current senator Anthony Cannella (RCeres)
Registration 46.03% Democratic
Demographics 25.68% White
3.00% Black
64.48% Latino
5.12% Asian
0.80% Native American
0.27% Hawaiian/Pacific Islander
0.25% other
0.39% remainder of multiracial
Population (2010)
 • Voting age
 • Citizen voting age
933,222
641,932
438,286
Registered voters 311,551

California's 12th State Senate district is one of 40 California State Senate districts. It is currently represented by Republican Anthony Cannella of Ceres.

District profile[edit]

The district takes in the Salinas Valley and a swath of the Central Valley between Modesto and Fresno. The rural district is primarily agricultural and heavily Latino.

Election results from statewide races[edit]

Election results from statewide races
Year Office Results
2002 Governor Davis 49.2 - 42.3%
2000 President Bush 54.6 - 41.6%
Senator Feinstein 47.4 - 45.2%
1998 Governor Lungren 49.2 - 48.4%
Senator Fong 51.3 - 44.7%
1996 President Dole 47.5 - 43.1%
1994 Governor Wilson 63.7 - 32.2%
Senator Huffington 53.9 - 37.6%
1992 President Clinton 39.1 - 38.5%
Senator Herschensohn 49.5 - 40.8%
Senator Feinstein 47.3 - 44.5%

Election results[edit]

199419982002200620102014

2014[edit]

California State Senate elections, 2014
Primary election
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Anthony Cannella (incumbent) 47,551 63.8%
Democratic Shawn K. Bagley 27,017 36.2%
Totals 74,568 100.0%
General election
Republican Anthony Cannella (incumbent) 74,988 60.5%
Democratic Shawn K. Bagley 49,039 39.5%
Totals 124,027 100.0%
Republican hold

2010[edit]

California State Senate elections, 2010
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Anthony Cannella 92,270 51.5%
Democratic Anna Caballero 86,923 48.5%
Totals 179,193 100.0%
Republican hold

2006[edit]

California State Senate elections, 2006
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Jeff Denham (incumbent) 92,879 59.8%
Democratic Wiley Nickel 62,539 40.2%
Totals 155,418 100.0%
Republican hold

2002[edit]

California State Senate elections, 2002
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Jeff Denham 73,877 48.0%
Democratic Rusty Areias 73,034 47.5%
Libertarian David Eaton 6,950 4.5%
Totals 153,861 100.0%
Republican hold

1998[edit]

California State Senate elections, 1998
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Dick Monteith (incumbent) 110,690 53.0%
Democratic Sal Cannella 91,623 43.9%
Libertarian Mary Lee Gowlan 6,389 3.1%
Totals 208,702 100.00%
Republican hold

1994[edit]

California State Senate elections, 1994
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Dick Monteith 100,902 49.5%
Democratic Dan McCorquodale (incumbent) 96,543 47.3%
Libertarian Linda Marie DeGroat 6,596 3.2%
Totals 204,041 100.0%
Republican gain from Democratic

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