California's 6th State Assembly district

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California's 6th State Assembly district
Map of the district
Current assemblymember Beth Gaines (RRocklin)
Registration 47.60% Republican
Demographics 74.47% White
2.51% Black
11.97% Latino
1.95% Asian
1.18% Native American
0.33% Hawaiian/Pacific Islander
0.32% other
0.50% remainder of multiracial
Population (2010)
 • Voting age
 • Citizen voting age
468,939
350,612
314,615
Registered voters 274,653

California's 6th State Assembly district is one of 80 California State Assembly districts. It is currently represented by Republican Beth Gaines of Rocklin.

District profile[edit]

The district encompasses an outer ring of northern and eastern Sacramento suburbs. The district runs up against the Sierra Nevada to the east, with the urban core to the southwest and Sacramento Valley farmland to the northwest.

List of assemblymembers[edit]

Due to redistricting, the 6th 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
  Allan G. Thurman Democratic 1950–1953
  Francis C. Lindsay Republican 1948–1958
  Paul J. Lunardi Democratic 1958–1964
  Eugene Chappie Republican 1964–1974
  Leroy F. Greene Democratic 1974–1980
  Lloyd Connelly Democratic 1982–1992
  Vivien Bronshvag Democratic 1992–1994
  Kerry Mazzoni Democratic 1994–2000
  Joseph Nation Democratic 2000–2006
  Jared Huffman Democratic 2006–2012
  Beth Gaines Republican 2012–present

Election results[edit]

2014[edit]

California State Assembly elections, 2014
Primary election
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Beth Gaines (incumbent) 55,167 64.3%
Democratic Brian Caples 30,575 35.7%
Totals 85,742 100.0%
General election
Democratic Brian Caples 33,560 34.4%
Republican Beth Gaines (incumbent) 63,888 65.6%
Totals 97,448 100.0%

2012[edit]

California State Assembly elections, 2012
Primary election
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Beth Gaines (incumbent) 38,827 37.1%
Republican Andy Pugno 33,382 31.9%
Democratic Regy Bronner 32,573 31.1%
Totals 104,782 100.0%
General election
Republican Beth Gaines (incumbent) 128,465 69.2%
Republican Andy Pugno 57,086 30.8%
Totals 185,551 100.0%
Republican hold

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