California's 2nd State Assembly district

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California's 2nd State Assembly district
Map of the district
Current assemblymember Jim Wood (DHealdsburg)
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 Jim Wood of Healdsburg.

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 2012–2014
  Jim Wood Democratic 2014–present

Election results[edit]

2014[edit]

California State Assembly election, 2014
Primary election
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Jim Wood 37,244 41.2%
Republican Matt Heath 28,866 31.9%
Democratic John Lowry 16,464 18.2%
Green Pamela Elizondo 7,853 8.7%
Totals 90,427 100.0%
General election
Democratic Jim Wood 85,045 65.1%
Republican Matt Heath 45,553 34.9%
Totals 130,598 100.0%
Democratic hold

2012[edit]

California State Assembly election, 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

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