California's 9th State Senate district

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California's 9th State Senate district
Map of the district
Current senator Loni Hancock (DBerkeley)
Registration 63.77% Democratic
Demographics 31.82% White
19.81% Black
23.94% Latino
21.62% Asian
0.55% Native American
0.53% Hawaiian/Pacific Islander
0.45% other
1.28% remainder of multiracial
Population (2010)
 • Voting age
 • Citizen voting age
940,601
743,998
595,108
Registered voters 504,309

California's 9th State Senate district is one of 40 California State Senate districts. It is currently represented by Democrat Loni Hancock of Berkeley.

District profile[edit]

The district encompasses the northern East Bay, stretching along the eastern shores of San Francisco Bay and San Pablo Bay. It forms the focal point of the East Bay, centered on Oakland, the third largest city in the San Francisco Bay Area.

Election results from statewide races[edit]

Year Office Results
2012 President Obama 86.8 – 9.9%
Senator Feinstein 90.0 – 10.0%
2010 Governor Brown 79.9 – 16.5%
Senator Boxer 79.5 – 16.7%
2008 President Obama 84.0 – 31.6%
2006 Governor Angelides 62.1 – 29.8%
Senator Feinstein 67.6 – 28.0%
2004 President Kerry 81.1 – 17.5%
Senator Boxer 80.1 – 15.6%
2003 Recall No 77.0 – 23.0%
Bustamante 60.7 – 19.4%
2002 Governor Davis 65.0 – 16.8%
2000 President Gore 78.9 – 12.6%
Senator Feinstein 74.0 – 12.6%
1998 Governor Davis 83.3 – 12.4%
Senator Boxer 80.9 – 16.6%
1996 President Clinton 75.5 – 13.0%
1994 Governor Brown 74.0 – 22.9%
Senator Feinstein 80.2 – 14.0%
1992 President Clinton 77.3 – 12.5%
Senator Boxer 79.4 – 15.2%
Senator Feinstein 82.4 – 13.4%

Election results[edit]

199219961998 (special)2000200420082012

2012[edit]

California State Senate elections, 2012
Primary election
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Loni Hancock (incumbent) 123,624 99.3%
Peace and Freedom Mary Catherine McIlroy (write-in) 785 0.6%
Libertarian Lisa D. Ringer (write-in) 95 0.1%
Totals 124,504 100.0%
General election
Democratic Loni Hancock (incumbent) 300,994 85.8%
Peace and Freedom Mary Catherine McIlroy 49,987 14.2%
Totals 350,981 100.0%
Democratic hold

2008[edit]

California State Senate elections, 2008
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Loni Hancock 272,225 77.2%
Republican Claudia Bermudez 53,299 15.1%
Peace and Freedom Marsha Feinland 26,996 7.7%
Totals 352,520 100.00%
Democratic hold

2004[edit]

California State Senate elections, 2004
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Don Perata (incumbent) 248,614 77.1%
Republican Patricia Deutsche 50,110 15.6%
Peace and Freedom Tom Condit 17,412 5.4%
Libertarian Peter Von Pinnon 6,383 1.9%
Totals 322,519 100.0%
Democratic hold

2000[edit]

California State Senate elections, 2000
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Don Perata (incumbent) 218,550 83.4%
Republican Linda J. Marshall 30,062 11.5%
Libertarian Peter Von Pinnon 13,622 5.1%
Totals 262,234 100.0%
Democratic hold

1998 (special)[edit]

California's 9th State Senate district special election, 1998
Vacancy resulting from the resignation of Barbara Lee
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Don Perata 164,476 77.2%
Republican Deborah Wright 34,461 16.2%
Peace and Freedom Marsha Feinland 14,250 6.7%
Totals 213,187 100.0%
Democratic hold

1996[edit]

California State Senate elections, 1996
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Barbara Lee 196,430 78.2%
Republican Thomas N. Hudson 37,341 14.9%
Peace and Freedom Robert J. Evans 8,870 3.5%
Natural Law Carol Flyer Prettie 8,465 3.4%
Totals 251,106 100.0%
Democratic hold

1992[edit]

California State Senate elections, 1992
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Nicholas C. Petris 228,283 84.6%
Peace and Freedom David Campbell 41,555 15.4%
Totals 269,838 100.0%
Democratic hold

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