California's 15th State Assembly district

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California's 15th State Assembly district
Map of the district
Current assemblymember Tony Thurmond (DRichmond)
Registration 63.36% Democratic
Demographics 39.40% White
16.31% Black
21.71% Latino
19.89% Asian
0.53% Native American
0.36% Hawaiian/Pacific Islander
0.58% other
1.22% remainder of multiracial
Population (2010)
 • Voting age
 • Citizen voting age
469,144
377,085
310,951
Registered voters 266.010

California's 15th State Assembly district is one of 80 California State Assembly districts. It is currently represented by Democrat Tony Thurmond of Richmond.

District profile[edit]

The district encompasses the northern coastal East Bay, occupying a narrow strip between the shores of San Francisco and San Pablo Bays and the Berkeley Hills. The district is centered on Berkeley and Richmond, along with a sizable portion of Oakland.

Election results[edit]

2014[edit]

California State Assembly election, 2014
Primary election
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Elizabeth Echols 21,664 31.1
Democratic Tony Thurmond 16,963 24.4
Democratic Pamela Price 11,898 17.1
Republican Rich Kinney 7,531 10.8
Democratic Sam Kang 4,630 6.7
Democratic Clarence Hunt 3,329 4.8
Peace and Freedom Eugene E. Ruyle 2,426 3.5
No party preference Bernt Rainer Wahl 1,132 1.6
Total votes 69,573 100.0
General election
Democratic Tony Thurmond 66,661 54.3
Democratic Elizabeth Echols 56,071 45.7
Total votes 122,732 100.0
Democratic hold

2012[edit]

California State Assembly election, 2012
Primary election
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Nancy Skinner (incumbent) 68,479 99.8
Peace and Freedom Eugene Ruyle (write-in) 105 0.2
Total votes 68,584 100.0
General election
Democratic Nancy Skinner (incumbent) 164,929 86.8
Peace and Freedom Eugene Ruyle 25,167 13.2
Total votes 190,096 100.0
Democratic hold

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