California's 1st State Assembly district

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California's 1st State Assembly district
Map of the district
Current assemblymember Brian Dahle (RBieber)
Registration 41.75% Republican
Demographics 82.10% White
1.56% Black
9.81% Latino
2.12% Asian
3.61% Native American
0.25% Hawaiian/Pacific Islander
0.24% other
0.31% remainder of multiracial
Population (2010)
 • Voting age
 • Citizen voting age
Registered voters 254,986

California's 1st State Assembly district is one of 80 California State Assembly districts. It is currently represented by Republican Brian Dahle of Bieber.

District profile[edit]

The district stretches along the eastern edge of the state from the Oregon border to the Lake Tahoe area, wrapping around the Sacramento Valley along the northern Sierra Nevada. The district is primarily rural.

List of assembly members[edit]

Due to redistricting, the 1st district has been moved around different parts of the state. The current iteration resulted from the 2011 redistricting by the California Citizens Redistricting Commission.

Assemblymember Party Years served
  T. J. T. Berry Republican 1900–1902
  Clarence W. Leininger Republican 1902–1904
  James L. Coyle Republican 1904–1906
  T. J. T. Berry Republican 1906–1908
  Kenneth C. Gillis Democratic 1908–1910
  George E. Malone Republican 1910–1912
  L. F. Coburn Republican 1912–1914
  H. B. Ream Democratic 1914–1918
  Republican 1918–1920
  Democratic 1920–1922
  G. H. Douglas Republican 1922–1924
  J. J. Murphy Republican 1924–1928
  Henry M. McGuinness Republican 1928–1930
  Robert F. Fisher Republican 1930–1932
  Michael J. Burns Republican 1932–1948
  Arthur W. Way Republican 1948–1950
  Frank Belotti Republican 1950–1966
  Pauline Davis Democratic 1966–1976
  Stan Statham Republican 1976–1992
  Dan Hauser Democratic 1992–1996
  Virginia Strom-Martin Democratic 1996–2002
  Patty Berg Democratic 2002–2008
  Wesley Chesbro Democratic 2008–2012
  Brian Dahle Republican 2012–present

Election results[edit]


California State Assembly election, 2014
Primary election
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Brian Dahle (incumbent) 65,466 69.5
Democratic Brigham Sawyer Smith 28,688 30.5
Total votes 94,154 100.0
General election
Republican Brian Dahle (incumbent) 104,103 70.2
Democratic Brigham Sawyer Smith 44,119 29.8
Total votes 148,222 100.0
Republican hold


California State Assembly election, 2012
Primary election
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Brian Dahle 41,384 34.2
Republican Rick Bosetti 34,457 28.5
Democratic Robert Meacher 31,120 25.8
Green David Edwards 7,381 6.1
Libertarian Charley Hooper 6,503 5.4
Total votes 120,845 100.0
General election
Republican Brian Dahle 116,098 65.6
Republican Rick Bosetti 60,920 34.4
Total votes 177,018 100.0
Republican hold

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