California's 2nd State Assembly district

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
California's 2nd State Assembly district
Map of the district
Current assemblymember Wesley Chesbro (DArcata)
Registration 45.83% Democratic
Demographics 71.47% White
1.56% Black
17.96% Latino
3.25% Asian
4.68% Native American
0.34% Hawaiian/Pacific Islander
0.30% other
0.43% remainder of multiracial
Population (2010)
 • Voting age
 • Citizen voting age
463,404
365,635
325,642
Registered voters 261,894

California's 2nd State Assembly district is one of 80 California State Assembly districts. It is currently represented by Democrat Wesley Chesbro of Arcata.

District profile[edit]

The district encompasses the North Coast, stretching from the Oregon border to the San Francisco Bay Area. The district is primarily rural.

List of assemblymembers[edit]

Due to redistricting, the 2nd 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
  Clinton J. Fulcher Democratic 1934–1940
  William I. Gunlock Democratic 1940–1942
  Republican 1942–1944
  Paul Denny Republican 1944–1946
  Lester Thomas Davis Democratic 1946–1952
  Pauline Davis Democratic 1952–1966
  Frank Belotti Republican 1966–1972
  Barry Keene Democratic 1972–1978
  Douglas H. Bosco Democratic 1978–1982
  Dan Hauser Democratic 1982–1992
  Stan Statham Republican 1992–1994
  Tom Woods Republican 1994–1998
  Dick Dickerson Republican 1998–2002
  Doug LaMalfa Republican 2002–2008
  Jim Nielsen Republican 2008–2012
  Wesley Chesbro Democratic 2012–present

Election results[edit]

2012[edit]

California State Assembly elections, 2012
Primary election
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Wesley Chesbro (incumbent) 60,414 64.1%
Democratic Tom Lynch 21,536 22.9%
Green Pamela Elizondo 8,261 8.8%
Democratic Firenza Xuan Pini 4,015 4.3%
Totals 94,226 100.0%
General election
Democratic Wesley Chesbro (incumbent) 111,451 63.1%
Democratic Tom Lynch 65,302 36.9%
Totals 176,753 100.0%
Democratic hold

2006[edit]

California State Assembly elections, 2006[1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Republican Doug LaMalfa (incumbent) 95,723 68.1 +3.2
Democratic Melvin Smith 41,425 29.5 -5.6
Peace and Freedom Phil Dynan 3,474 2.4 -3.1
Total votes 140,622 100.0%
Majority 54,298 38.6 +8.8
Turnout
Republican hold Swing +10.1

2004[edit]

California State Assembly elections, 2004[2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Republican Doug LaMalfa (incumbent) 115,651 64.9 -2.4
Democratic Barbara McIver 62,643 35.1 +5.7
Total votes 178,294 100.0%
Majority 53,008 29.8 -8.1
Turnout
Republican hold Swing -8.1

2002[edit]

California State Assembly elections, 2002[3]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Republican Doug LaMalfa 78,471 67.3 -1.3
Democratic Doug Kinyon 34,275 29.4 +4.3
Libertarian Pete Bret 3,962 3.3 +0.1
Total votes 116,708 100.0%
Majority 44,196 37.9 -5.6
Turnout
Republican hold Swing -5.6

See also[edit]

References[edit]

See also[edit]

External links[edit]