California's 58th State Assembly district

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California's 58th State Assembly district
Map of the district
Current assemblymember Cristina Garcia (DBell Gardens)
Registration 53.08% Democratic
Demographics 13.15% White
4.56% Black
67.16% Latino
13.91% Asian
0.31% Native American
0.29% Hawaiian/Pacific Islander
0.21% other
0.40% remainder of multiracial
Population (2010)
 • Voting age
 • Citizen voting age
468,258
341,855
249,379
Registered voters 222,575

California's 58th State Assembly district is one of 80 California State Assembly districts. It is currently represented by Democrat Cristina Garcia of Bell Gardens.

District profile[edit]

The district encompasses a portion of the Gateway Cities region and roughly follows Interstate 605 from Pico Rivera in the north to Cerritos in the south. The district is primarily suburban and heavily Latino.

List of assemblymembers[edit]

Due to redistricting, the 58th 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
  Laughlin E. Waters Republican 1950–1953
  Joe Shell Republican 1953–1962
  Harvey Johnson Democratic 1962–1974
  Fred W. Chel Democratic 1974–1978
  Dennis L. Brown Republican 1978–1990
  Tom Mays Republican 1978–1990
  Grace Napolitano Democratic 1992–1998
  Tom Calderon Democratic 1998–2002
  Ronald Calderon Democratic 2002–2006
  Charles Calderon Democratic 2006–2012
  Cristina Garcia Democratic 2012–present

Election results[edit]

2012[edit]

California State Assembly elections, 2012
Primary election
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Patricia A. Kotze-Ramos 9,015 28.1%
Democratic Cristina Garcia 8,517 26.6%
Democratic Tom Calderon 7,290 22.7%
Democratic Luis H. Marquez 3,946 12.3%
Democratic Daniel Crespo 2,096 6.5%
Democratic Sultan "Sam" Ahmad 1,197 3.7%
Totals 32,061 100.0%
General election
Democratic Cristina Garcia 91,019 71.8%
Republican Patricia A. Kotze-Ramos 35,676 28.2%
Totals 126,695 100.0%
Democratic win (new seat)

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