California's 16th State Assembly district

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California's 16th State Assembly district
Map of the district
Current assemblymember Joan Buchanan (DAlamo)
Registration 39.77% Democratic
Demographics 64.44% White
2.71% Black
10.95% Latino
20.10% Asian
0.53% Native American
0.34% Hawaiian/Pacific Islander
0.2% other
0.60% remainder of multiracial
Population (2010)
 • Voting age
 • Citizen voting age
465,945
350,379
297,090
Registered voters 281,404

California's 16th State Assembly district is one of 80 California State Assembly districts. It is currently represented by Democrat Joan Buchanan of Alamo.

District profile[edit]

The district is located in the East Bay. It consists mainly of suburbs east of the Berkeley Hills, including Lamorinda and the Tri-Valley.

Election results[edit]

2012[edit]

California State Assembly elections, 2012
Primary election
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Joan Buchanan (incumbent) 54,368 56.7%
Republican Al Phillips 41,444 43.3%
Totals 95,812 100.0%
General election
Democratic Joan Buchanan (incumbent) 125,952 59.2%
Republican Al Phillips 86,803 40.8%
Totals 212,755 100.0%
Democratic hold

2006[edit]

California State Assembly elections, 2006[1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Democratic Sandré Swanson 91,696 90.2 +2.0
Peace and Freedom Edward Ytuarte 10,071 9.8 +9.8
Total votes 101,767 100.0%
Majority 81,625 80.4 +4.0
Turnout
Democratic hold Swing +4.0

2004[edit]

California State Assembly elections, 2004[2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Democratic Wilma Chan (incumbent) 126,292 88.2 +4.0
Republican Jerald Udinsky 16,903 11.8 -0.8
Total votes 143,195 100.0%
Majority 109,389 76.4 +4.8
Turnout
Democratic hold Swing +4.8

2002[edit]

California State Assembly elections, 2002[3]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Democratic Wilma Chan (incumbent) 77,042 84.2 -16.9
Republican George J. Nugent 11,549 12.6 +4.0
Libertarian Richard E. Armstrong 2,948 3.2 +1.2
Total votes 91,539 100.0%
Majority 65,493 71.6 0.0
Turnout
Democratic hold Swing 0.0

1999 (Special)[edit]

List of special elections to the California State Assembly
Party Candidate Votes %
Green Audie Bock 14,674 50.56%
Democratic Elihu M. Harris 14,347 49.44%
Totals 29,021 100.00%
Voter turnout  %
Green gain from Democratic

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