California's 56th State Assembly district

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California's 56th State Assembly district
Map of the district
Current assemblymember Eduardo Garcia (DCoachella)
Registration 45.98% 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 152,569

California's 56th State Assembly district is one of 80 California State Assembly districts. It is currently represented by Democrat Eduardo Garcia 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]

2014[edit]

California State Assembly election, 2014
Primary election
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Eduardo Garcia 23,104 56.9
Republican Charles Bennet, Jr. 17,471 43.1
Total votes 40,575 100.0
General election
Democratic Eduardo Garcia 35,671 58.5
Republican Charles Bennet, Jr. 25,347 41.5
Total votes 61,018 100.0
Democratic hold

2012[edit]

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

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