California's 78th State Assembly district

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California's 78th State Assembly district
Map of the district
Current assemblymember Toni Atkins (DSan Diego)
Registration 40.10% Democratic
Demographics 64.64% White
4.52% Black
18.45% Latino
10.30% Asian
0.71% Native American
0.37% Hawaiian/Pacific Islander
0.41% other
0.62% remainder of multiracial
Population (2010)
 • Voting age
 • Citizen voting age
461,885
399,987
352,199
Registered voters 276,513

California's 78th State Assembly district is one of 80 California State Assembly districts. It is currently represented by Democrat Toni Atkins of San Diego.

District profile[edit]

The district takes in southern coastal San Diego County, including part of San Diego Bay and coastal San Diego. It takes in a variety of communities ranging from beachfront properties to universities to a military base to Downtown San Diego, stretching from Solana Beach to the Mexico–United States border.

Election results[edit]

2014[edit]

California State Assembly election, 2014
Primary election
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Toni Atkins (incumbent) 45,922 60.2%
Republican Barbara Decker 21,545 28.2%
Republican Kevin D. Melton 8,855 11.6%
Totals 76,322 100.0%
General election
Democratic Toni Atkins (incumbent) 72,224 61.6%
Republican Barbara Decker 45,088 38.4%
Totals 117,312 100.0%
Democratic hold

2012[edit]

California State Assembly election, 2012
Primary election
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Toni Atkins (incumbent) 54,175 59.8%
Republican Ralph Denney 25,291 27.9%
Republican Robert E. Williams 11,121 12.3%
Totals 90,587 100.0%
General election
Democratic Toni Atkins (incumbent) 116,987 62.4%
Republican Ralph Denney 70,526 37.6%
Totals 187,513 100.0%
Democratic hold

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