California's 23rd State Assembly district

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California's 23rd State Assembly district
Map of the district
Current assemblymember Jim Patterson (RFresno)
Registration 43.86% Republican
Demographics 48.60% White
5.49% Black
32.19% Latino
11.27% Asian
1.36% Native American
0.23% Hawaiian/Pacific Islander
0.28% other
0.58% remainder of multiracial
Population (2010)
 • Voting age
 • Citizen voting age
Registered voters 252,565

California's 23rd State Assembly district is one of 80 California State Assembly districts. It is currently represented by Republican Jim Patterson of Fresno.

District profile[edit]

The district takes up eastern Fresno County and parts of the Fresno area with relatively lower Latino populations. The district encompasses parts of the Central Valley and the Sierra Nevada and includes several national parks.

Election results[edit]


California State Assembly elections, 2012
Primary election
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Jim Patterson 30,827 39.4%
Republican Bob Whalen 19,992 25.5%
Democratic Richard Rojas 17,690 22.6%
Republican Vong Mouanoutoua 5,487 7.0%
Republican David DeFrank 4,278 5.5%
Totals 78,274 100.0%
General election
Republican Jim Patterson 83,817 54.7%
Republican Bob Whalen 69,457 45.3%
Totals 153,274 100.0%
Republican hold

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