California's 56th State Assembly district

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California's 56th State Assembly district
Map of the district
Current assemblymember V. Manuel Perez (DCoachella)
Registration 48.72% Democratic
Demographics 21.92% White
3.14% Black
71.80% Latino
1.92% Asian
0.79% Native American
0.09% Hawaiian/Pacific Islander
0.17% other
0.18% remainder of multiracial
Population (2010)
 • Voting age
 • Citizen voting age
465,302
328,306
227,204
Registered voters 156,317

California's 56th State Assembly district is one of 80 California State Assembly districts. It is currently represented by Democrat V. Manuel Perez of Coachella.

District profile[edit]

The district encompasses the Imperial Valley and parts of the Coachella Valley and the Colorado Desert. The district is primarily rural and heavily Latino.

Election results[edit]

2012[edit]

California State Assembly elections, 2012
Primary election
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic V. Manuel Perez (incumbent) 23,661 57.1%
Republican Corky Reynaga-Emett 17,763 42.9%
Totals 41,424 100.0%
General election
Democratic V. Manuel Perez (incumbent) 66,353 66.1%
Republican Corky Reynaga-Emett 34,038 33.9%
Totals 100,391 100.0%
Democratic hold

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