California's 15th State Senate district

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California's 15th State Senate district
Map of the district
Current senator Jim Beall (DSan Jose)
Registration 44.58% Democratic
Demographics 34.28% White
2.74% Black
30.04% Latino
31.18% Asian
0.47% Native American
0.41% Hawaiian/Pacific Islander
0.25% other
0.64% remainder of multiracial
Population (2010)
 • Voting age
 • Citizen voting age
928,584
698,809
539,225
Registered voters 422,091

California's 15th State Senate district is one of 40 California State Senate districts. It is currently represented by Democrat Jim Beall of San Jose.

District profile[edit]

The district encompasses most of Silicon Valley, centered on the city of San Jose. It forms the focal point of the San Francisco Bay Area's South Bay region.

Election results from statewide races[edit]

Year Office Results
2012 President Obama 69.8 – 27.8%
Senator Feinstein 72.5 – 27.5%

Election results[edit]

2012[edit]

California's 15th State Senate district election, 2012
Primary election
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Jim Beall 69,179 55.5%
Democratic Joe Coto 55,387 44.5%
Totals 124,566 100.0%
General election
Democratic Jim Beall 160,451 56.7%
Democratic Joe Coto 122,345 43.3%
Totals 282,796 100.0%
Democratic hold

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