California's 42nd State Assembly district

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California's 42nd State Assembly district
Map of the district
Current assemblymember Brian Nestande (RPalm Desert)
Registration 42.16% Republican
Demographics 59.56% White
4.30% Black
29.92% Latino
3.88% Asian
1.42% Native American
0.30% Hawaiian/Pacific Islander
0.20% other
0.43% remainder of multiracial
Population (2010)
 • Voting age
 • Citizen voting age
Registered voters 216,637

California's 42nd State Assembly district is one of 80 California State Assembly districts. It is currently represented by Republican Brian Nestande of Palm Desert.

District profile[edit]

The district straddles the gateway between the Inland Empire and the California desert. Much of the district's population is concentrated on the Interstate 10 corridor between Yucaipa in the west and the Coachella Valley in the east.

Election results[edit]


California State Assembly elections, 2012
Primary election
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Brian Nestande (incumbent) 41,217 61.2%
Democratic Mark Anthony Orozco 26,107 38.8%
Totals 67,324 100.0%
General election
Republican Brian Nestande (incumbent) 81,768 54.7%
Democratic Mark Anthony Orozco 67,823 45.3%
Totals 149,591 100.0%
Republican hold

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