California's 8th State Assembly district

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California's 8th State Assembly district
Map of the district
Current assemblymember Ken Cooley (DRancho Cordova)
Registration 41.04% Democratic
Demographics 61.19% White
8.48% Black
17.68% Latino
9.14% Asian
1.41% Native American
0.73% Hawaiian/Pacific Islander
0.28% other
1.09% remainder of multiracial
Population (2010)
 • Voting age
 • Citizen voting age
463,773
352,594
310,070
Registered voters 242,949

California's 8th State Assembly district is one of 80 California State Assembly districts. It is currently represented by Democrat Ken Cooley of Rancho Cordova.

District profile[edit]

The district is wholly contained in Sacramento County and encompasses most of the eastern Sacramento suburbs.

Election results[edit]

2012[edit]

California State Assembly elections, 2012
Primary election
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Ken Cooley 33,304 42.8%
Republican Peter Tateishi 18,237 23.4%
Republican Barbara Ortega 15,592 20.0%
Republican John Thomas Flynn 4,853 6.2%
Libertarian Janice Marlae Bonser 3,368 4.3%
Republican Phillip A. Tufi 2,424 3.1%
Totals 77,778 100.0%
General election
Democratic Ken Cooley 92,630 54.3%
Republican Peter Tateishi 78,006 45.7%
Totals 170,636 100.0%
Democratic win (new seat)

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