California's 79th State Assembly district

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California's 79th State Assembly district
Map of the district
Current assemblymember Shirley Weber (DSan Diego)
Registration 42.38% Democratic
Demographics 33.47% White
10.97% Black
33.83% Latino
18.96% Asian
0.58% Native American
0.82% Hawaiian/Pacific Islander
0.26% other
1.10% remainder of multiracial
Population (2010)
 • Voting age
 • Citizen voting age
466,416
351,301
283,225
Registered voters 233,224

California's 79th State Assembly district is one of 80 California State Assembly districts. It is currently represented by Democrat Shirley Weber of San Diego.

District profile[edit]

The district takes in southeastern San Diego and its closest eastern suburbs. The ethnically and socioeconomically diverse district is a mix of urban and suburban, with density proportional to the distance from Downtown San Diego.

Election results[edit]

2012[edit]

California State Assembly elections, 2012
Primary election
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Shirley Weber 20,293 30.5%
Republican Mary England 19,313 29.1%
Republican Matt Mendoza 8,857 13.3%
Democratic Rudy Ramirez 7,533 11.3%
Democratic Patricia Ann Washington 5,404 8.1%
Democratic Sid Voorakkara 5,060 7.6%
Totals 66,460 100.0%
General election
Democratic Shirley Weber 94,170 61.7%
Republican Mary England 58,424 38.3%
Totals 152,594 100.0%
Democratic hold

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