California State Assembly election, 2002

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California State Assembly elections, 2002
California
2000 ←
November 2, 2002 (2002-11-02) → 2004

All 80 seats of the California State Assembly
  Majority party Minority party
 
Leader Herb Wesson Dave Cox
Party Democratic Republican
Leader's seat 47th-Los Angeles 5th-Fair Oaks
Last election 50 30
Seats won 48 32
Seat change Decrease2 Increase2
Popular vote 3,686,124 3,018,783
Percentage 53.41% 43.74%

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Election results by district

Speaker before election

Herb Wesson
Democratic

Speaker-designate

Herb Wesson
Democratic

The 2002 California State Assembly elections were held November 5, 2002. California's State Assembly in its entirety comes up for election in even numbered years. Each seat has a two-year term and members are limited to three 2-year terms (six years). All 80 biennially elected seats in the Assembly were up for election this year. Democrats retained control of the Assembly, though they lost two seats.

Overview[edit]

California State Assembly elections, 2002
Party Votes Percentage Incumbents Open Before After +/–
Democratic 3,686,124 53.41% 32 18 50 48 -2
Republican 3,018,783 43.74% 16 14 30 32 +2
Libertarian 162,472 2.35% 0 0 0 0 0
Green 30,160 0.44% 0 0 0 0 0
Reform 3,806 0.06% 0 0 0 0 0
Invalid or blank votes 486,319 6.58%
Totals 7,387,664 100.00% 48 32 80 80
Midpoint
48 32
Democratic Republican

Results[edit]

Final results from the California Secretary of State:[1]

District 1District 2District 3District 4District 5District 6District 7District 8District 9District 10District 11District 12District 13District 14District 15District 16District 17District 18District 19District 20District 21District 22District 23District 24District 25District 26District 27District 28District 29District 30District 31District 32District 33District 34District 35District 36District 37District 38District 39District 40District 41District 42District 43District 44District 45District 46District 47District 48District 49District 50District 51District 52District 53District 54District 55District 56District 57District 58District 59District 60District 61District 62District 63District 64District 65District 66District 67District 68District 69District 70District 71District 72District 73District 74District 75District 76District 77District 78District 79District 80

District 1[edit]

California's 1st State Assembly district election, 2002
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Patty Berg 59,112 49.61%
Republican Robert K. "Bob" Brown 49,215 41.31%
Green Doug Riley Thron 10,817 9.08%
Invalid or blank votes 6,906 5.48%
Totals 126,050 100.00%
Democratic hold

District 2[edit]

California's 2nd State Assembly district election, 2002
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Doug LaMalfa 78,471 67.24%
Democratic Doug Kinyon 34,275 29.37%
Libertarian Pete Bret 3,962 3.39%
Invalid or blank votes 8,414 6.72%
Totals 125,122 100.00%
Republican hold

District 3[edit]

California's 3rd State Assembly district election, 2002
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Rick Keene 72,203 61.27%
Democratic Stuart Randall King 40,087 34.01%
Libertarian Jon Petersen 5,562 4.72%
Invalid or blank votes 2,863 2.37%
Totals 120,715 100.00%
Voter turnout  %
Republican hold

District 4[edit]

California's 4th State Assembly district election, 2002
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Tim Leslie (incumbent) 84,301 66.28%
Democratic Scott Warren 42,884 33.72%
Invalid or blank votes 9,295 6.81%
Totals 136,480 100.00%
Republican hold

District 5[edit]

California's 5th State Assembly district election, 2002
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Dave Cox (incumbent) 76,694 64.83%
Democratic Eric Ulis 36,432 30.80%
Libertarian Roberto Liebman 5,174 4.37%
Invalid or blank votes 502 0.42%
Totals 118,802 100.00%
Republican hold

District 6[edit]

California's 6th State Assembly district election, 2002
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Joe Nation (incumbent) 83,214 68.98%
Republican Kenneth Hitt 32,676 27.09%
Libertarian Richard Olmstead 4,750 3.94%
Invalid or blank votes 9,622 7.39%
Totals 130,262 100.00%
Democratic hold

District 7[edit]

California's 7th State Assembly district election, 2002
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Pat Wiggins (incumbent) 71,463 75.99%
Libertarian David J. Kozlowski 22,585 24.01%
Invalid or blank votes 15,926 14.48%
Totals 109,974 100.00%
Democratic hold

District 8[edit]

California's 8th State Assembly district election, 2002
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Lois Wolk 57,360 57.45%
Republican John R. Munn 41,482 42.55%
Invalid or blank votes 5,207 4.96%
Totals 105,049 100.00%
Democratic hold

District 9[edit]

California's 9th State Assembly district election, 2002
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Darrell Steinberg 57,610 70.19%
Republican David A. Pegos 21,242 25.88%
Libertarian Douglas M. Poston 3,230 3.94%
Invalid or blank votes 0 0.00%
Totals 82,082 100.00%
Democratic hold

District 10[edit]

California's 10th State Assembly district election, 2002
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Alan Nakanishi 69,470 60.17%
Democratic Katherine E. Maestas 45,977 39.83%
Invalid or blank votes 4,087 3.42%
Totals 119,534 100.00%
Republican hold

District 11[edit]

California's 11th State Assembly district election, 2002
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Joe Cancimalla (incumbent) 60,067 64.91%
Republican Jan Leslie Denny 28,837 31.16%
Libertarian Frank Manske 3,633 3.93%
Invalid or blank votes 6,809 6.85%
Totals 99,346 100.00%
Democratic hold

District 12[edit]

California's 12th State Assembly district election, 2002
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Leland Yee 71,879 77.75%
Republican Howard Epstein 14,621 15.82%
Libertarian Michael Denny 5,950 6.44%
Invalid or blank votes 0 0.00%
Totals 92,450 100.00%
Democratic hold

District 13[edit]

California's 13th State Assembly district election, 2002
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Mark Leno 89,832 81.50%
Republican Gail E. Neira 15,264 13.85%
Libertarian Christopher R. Maden 5,130 4.65%
Invalid or blank votes 0 0.00%
Totals 110,226 100.00%
Democratic hold

District 14[edit]

California's 14th State Assembly district election, 2002
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Loni Hancock 100,017 100.00%
Invalid or blank votes 38,671 27.88%
Totals 138,688 100.00%
Democratic hold

District 15[edit]

California's 15th State Assembly district election, 2002
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Guy S. Houston 71,345 53.58%
Democratic Donna C. Gerber 61,813 46.42%
Invalid or blank votes 5,330 3.85%
Totals 138,488 100.00%
Voter turnout  %
Republican hold

District 16[edit]

California's 16th State Assembly district election, 2002
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Wilma Chan (incumbent) 77,042 84.26%
Republican George J. Nugent 11,549 12.63%
Libertarian Richard E. Armstrong 2,948 3.22%
Invalid or blank votes 7,902 7.95%
Totals 99,441 100.00%
Democratic hold

District 17[edit]

California's 17th State Assembly district election, 2002
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Barbara S. Matthews (incumbent) 41,997 56.39%
Republican Brian McCabe 32,474 43.61%
Invalid or blank votes 4,123 5.25%
Totals 78,594 100.00%
Democratic hold

District 18[edit]

California's 18th State Assembly district election, 2002
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Ellen M. Corbett (incumbent) 60,025 71.56%
Republican Jack Hovingh 23,851 28.44%
Invalid or blank votes 7,280 7.99%
Totals 91,156 100.00%
Democratic hold

District 19[edit]

California's 19th State Assembly district election, 2002
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Gene Mullin 61,423 62.63%
Republican David Kawas 25,080 25.57%
Green Jo Chamberlain 9,745 9.94%
Libertarian Robert Giedt 1,819 1.85%
Invalid or blank votes 0 0.00%
Totals 98,067 100.00%
Democratic hold

District 20[edit]

California's 20th State Assembly district election, 2002
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic John A. Dutra (incumbent) 53,000 66.60%
Republican Daniel L. Dow 22,936 28.82%
Libertarian Keith Lyon 3,638 4.57%
Invalid or blank votes 6,853 7.93%
Totals 86,427 100.00%
Democratic hold

District 21[edit]

California's 21st State Assembly district election, 2002
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Joe Simitian (incumbent) 71,110 60.53%
Republican James A. Russell 42,164 35.89%
Libertarian Raymond M. Bell, Jr. 4,210 3.58%
Invalid or blank votes 6,201 5.01%
Totals 123,685 100.00%
Democratic hold

District 22[edit]

California's 22nd State Assembly district election, 2002
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Sally Lieber 48,144 58.39%
Republican Stan Kawczynski 30,331 36.79%
Libertarian Kennita Watson 3,972 4.82%
Invalid or blank votes 7,833 8.68%
Totals 90,280 100.00%
Democratic hold

District 23[edit]

California's 23rd State Assembly district election, 2002
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Manny Diaz (incumbent) 42,428 81.55%
Green Warner S. Bloomberg III 9,598 18.45%
Invalid or blank votes 8,220 13.64%
Totals 60,246 100.00%
Democratic hold

District 24[edit]

California's 24th State Assembly district election, 2002
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Rebecca Cohn 69,787 100.00%
Invalid or blank votes 37,411 34.90%
Totals 107,198 100.00%
Democratic hold

District 25[edit]

California's 25th State Assembly district election, 2002
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Dave Cogdill (incumbent) 66,262 62.00%
Democratic E. Denise Smith 40,611 38.00%
Invalid or blank votes 7,380 6.46%
Totals 114,253 100.00%
Republican hold

District 26[edit]

California's 26th State Assembly district election, 2002
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Greg Aghazarian 47,561 57.39%
Democratic Tom Hallinan 35,307 42.61%
Invalid or blank votes 7,019 7.81%
Totals 89,887 100.00%
Republican gain from Democratic

District 27[edit]

California's 27th State Assembly district election, 2002
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic John Laird 76,044 61.20%
Republican Charles Clayton Carter 43,892 35.33%
Libertarian Gordon Donald Sachtjen 4,209 3.39%
Invalid or blank votes 5,525 4.26%
Totals 129,770 100.00%
Democratic hold

District 28[edit]

California's 28th State Assembly district election, 2002
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Simon Salinas (incumbent) 41,964 61.02%
Republican Jane Howard 26,812 38.98%
Invalid or blank votes 4,504 6.15%
Totals 73,280 100.00%
Democratic hold

District 29[edit]

California's 29th State Assembly district election, 2002
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Steve Samuelian 60,894 60.81%
Democratic Richard Martinez, Jr. 35,754 35.71%
Libertarian Jonathan Zwickel 3,485 3.48%
Invalid or blank votes 6,967 6.51%
Totals 107,100 100.00%
Republican hold

District 30[edit]

California's 30th State Assembly district election, 2002
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Nicole Parra 26,203 50.18%
Republican Dean Gardner 26,016 49.82%
Invalid or blank votes 901 1.70%
Totals 53,120 100.00%
Democratic hold

District 31[edit]

California's 31st State Assembly district election, 2002
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Sarah L. Reyes (incumbent) 39,727 100.00%
Invalid or blank votes 15,931 28.62%
Totals 55,658 100.00%
Democratic hold

District 32[edit]

California's 32nd State Assembly district election, 2002
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Kevin McCarthy 77,227 75.83%
Democratic Michael A. Shea, III 24,613 24.17%
Invalid or blank votes 32 0.03%
Totals 101,872 100.00%
Republican hold

District 33[edit]

California's 33rd State Assembly district election, 2002
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Abel Maldonado (incumbent) 76,237 63.05%
Democratic Laurence D. Houlgate 44,678 36.95%
Invalid or blank votes 2,550 2.07%
Totals 123,465 100.00%
Republican hold

District 34[edit]

California's 34th State Assembly district election, 2002
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Bill Maze 47,176 65.38%
Democratic Virginia R. Gurrola 24,986 34.62%
Invalid or blank votes 2,533 3.39%
Totals 74,695 100.00%
Republican hold

District 35[edit]

California's 35th State Assembly district election, 2002
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Hannah-Beth Jackson (inc.) 71,600 62.22%
Republican Bob Pohl 36,670 31.86%
Reform Cary Savitch 3,806 3.31%
Libertarian Craig Warren Thomas 3,004 2.61%
Invalid or blank votes 2,799 2.37%
Totals 117,879 100.00%
Democratic hold

District 36[edit]

California's 36th State Assembly district election, 2002
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Sharon Runner 46,155 63.92%
Democratic Robert Davenport 26,056 36.08%
Invalid or blank votes 4,344 5.67%
Totals 76,555 100.00%
Republican hold

District 37[edit]

California's 37th State Assembly district election, 2002
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Tony Strickland (incumbent) 74,785 63.10%
Democratic Bruce James Thomas, Jr. 43,739 36.90%
Invalid or blank votes 5,771 4.64%
Totals 124,295 100.00%
Republican hold

District 38[edit]

California's 38th State Assembly district election, 2002
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Keith Richman (incumbent) 64,340 60.82%
Democratic Paula L. Calderon 37,376 35.33%
Libertarian Karl Lembke 4,074 3.85%
Invalid or blank votes 8,216 7.21%
Totals 114,006 100.00%
Voter turnout  %
Republican hold

District 39[edit]

California's 39th State Assembly district election, 2002
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Cindy Montanez 36,175 76.08%
Republican Ely De La Cruz Ayao 11,371 23.92%
Invalid or blank votes 4,834 9.23%
Totals 52,380 100.00%
Democratic hold

District 40[edit]

California's 40th State Assembly district election, 2002
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Lloyd E. Levine 43,800 56.45%
Republican Connie Friedman 33,797 43.55%
Invalid or blank votes 8,269 9.63%
Totals 85,866 100.00%
Democratic hold

District 41[edit]

California's 41st State Assembly district election, 2002
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Fran Pavley (incumbent) 71,036 61.39%
Republican Michael J. Wissot 40,478 34.98%
Libertarian Brian "Max" Kelly 4,206 3.63%
Invalid or blank votes 8,358 6.74%
Totals 124,078 100.00%
Democratic hold

District 42[edit]

California's 42nd State Assembly district election, 2002
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Paul Koretz (incumbent) 83,025 74.29%
Republican Jeffrey A. Bissiri 28,737 25.71%
Invalid or blank votes 10,264 8.41%
Totals 122,026 100.00%
Democratic hold

District 43[edit]

California's 43rd State Assembly district election, 2002
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Dario Frommer (incumbent) 46,052 60.90%
Republican Ingrid Geyer 26,381 34.89%
Libertarian Sandor J. Woren 3,181 4.21%
Invalid or blank votes 5,736 7.04%
Totals 81,450 100.00%
Democratic hold

District 44[edit]

California's 44th State Assembly district election, 2002
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Carol Liu (incumbent) 60,025 60.12%
Republican Dan O'Connell 36,839 36.90%
Libertarian Bob New 2,976 2.98%
Invalid or blank votes 5,466 5.19%
Totals 105,306 100.00%
Democratic hold

District 45[edit]

California's 45th State Assembly district election, 2002
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Jackie Goldberg (incumbent) 39,952 85.58%
Libertarian Judy Chau Phuong Cook 6,731 14.42%
Invalid or blank votes 6,289 11.87%
Totals 52,972 100.00%
Democratic hold

District 46[edit]

California's 46th State Assembly district election, 2002
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Fabian Núñez 27,041 86.33%
Republican Manuel "Manny" Aldana, Jr. 4,283 13.67%
Invalid or blank votes 3,463 9.95%
Totals 34,787 100.00%
Democratic hold

District 47[edit]

California's 47th State Assembly district election, 2002
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Herb Wesson (incumbent) 72,063 81.82%
Republican Jonathan Leonard 13,287 15.09%
Libertarian Keith Clemens 2,729 3.10%
Invalid or blank votes 7,519 7.87%
Totals 95,598 100.00%
Democratic hold

District 48[edit]

California's 48th State Assembly district election, 2002
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Mark Ridley-Thomas 40,890 87.59%
Republican Gerard Toussaint Robinson 4,389 9.40%
Libertarian Nolayan O. Herdegen 1,407 3.01%
Invalid or blank votes 4,386 8.59%
Totals 51,072 100.00%
Democratic hold

District 49[edit]

California's 49th State Assembly district election, 2002
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Judy Chu (incumbent) 37,396 67.10%
Republican George C. Shen 18,333 32.90%
Invalid or blank votes 4,803 7.93%
Totals 60,532 100.00%
Democratic hold

District 50[edit]

California's 50th State Assembly district election, 2002
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Marco Antonio Firebaugh (inc.) 30,985 73.11%
Republican Gladys O. Miller 11,397 26.89%
Invalid or blank votes 3,964 8.55%
Totals 46,346 100.00%
Democratic hold

District 51[edit]

California's 51st State Assembly district election, 2002
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Jerome Horton (incumbent) 49,718 100.00%
Invalid or blank votes 19,910 28.59%
Totals 69,628 100.00%
Democratic hold

District 52[edit]

California's 52nd State Assembly district election, 2002
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Mervyn M. Dymally 35,883 89.52%
Republican Mark Anthony Iles 4,201 10.48%
Invalid or blank votes 3,380 7.78%
Totals 43,464 100.00%
Democratic hold

District 53[edit]

California's 53rd State Assembly district election, 2002
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic George Nakano (incumbent) 68,412 61.29%
Republican Linda P. Wilson 43,212 38.71%
Invalid or blank votes 6,254 5.31%
Totals 117,878 100.00%
Democratic hold

District 54[edit]

California's 54th State Assembly district election, 2002
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Alan Lowenthal (incumbent) 59,106 60.06%
Republican Cesar N. Castellanos 39,310 39.94%
Invalid or blank votes 5,873 5.63%
Totals 104,289 100.00%
Democratic hold

District 55[edit]

California's 55th State Assembly district election, 2002
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Jenny Oropeza (incumbent) 47,874 80.48%
Libertarian Guy Wilson 11,614 19.52%
Invalid or blank votes 8,816 12.91%
Totals 68,304 100.00%
Democratic hold

District 56[edit]

California's 56th State Assembly district election, 2002
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Rudy Bermudez (incumbent) 39,032 61.49%
Republican John Brantuk 24,440 38.51%
Invalid or blank votes 3,991 5.92%
Totals 67,463 100.00%
Voter turnout  %
Democratic hold

District 57[edit]

California's 57th State Assembly district election, 2002
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Ed Chavez (incumbent) 39,092 64.99%
Republican Anne M. Moll 19,552 32.50%
Libertarian Leland Thomas Faegre 1,510 2.51%
Invalid or blank votes 3,870 6.04%
Totals 64,024 100.00%
Democratic hold

District 58[edit]

California's 58th State Assembly district election, 2002
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Ronald S. Calderon 44,607 63.41%
Republican Dave Butler 25,739 36.59%
Invalid or blank votes 5,520 7.28%
Totals 75,866 100.00%
Democratic hold

District 59[edit]

California's 59th State Assembly district election, 2002
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Dennis L. Mountjoy (incumbent) 65,183 71.69%
Democratic Patrick D. Smith 25,739 28.31%
Invalid or blank votes 7,761 7.86%
Totals 98,683 100.00%
Republican hold

District 60[edit]

California's 60th State Assembly district election, 2002
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Robert Pacheco (incumbent) 61,560 68.98%
Democratic Adrian Lincoln Martinez 27,684 31.02%
Invalid or blank votes 3,829 4.11%
Totals 93,073 100.00%
Republican hold

District 61[edit]

California's 61st State Assembly district election, 2002
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Gloria Negrete McLeod 30,953 62.44%
Republican Matthew Munson 18,619 37.56%
Invalid or blank votes 3,955 7.39%
Totals 53,527 100.00%
Democratic hold

District 62[edit]

California's 62nd State Assembly district election, 2002
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic John Longville (incumbent) 28,731 69.27%
Republican G. Edward Scott 12,748 30.73%
Invalid or blank votes 3,633 8.05%
Totals 45,112 100.00%
Democratic hold

District 63[edit]

California's 63rd State Assembly district election, 2002
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Robert Dutton 49,440 60.91%
Democratic Doris Wallace 31,727 39.09%
Invalid or blank votes 7,650 8.61%
Totals 88,817 100.00%
Republican hold

District 64[edit]

California's 64th State Assembly district election, 2002
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican John J. Benoit 55,351 63.28%
Democratic Robert Melsh 32,118 36.72%
Invalid or blank votes 0 0.00%
Totals 87,469 100.00%
Republican hold

District 65[edit]

California's 65th State Assembly district election, 2002
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Russ Bogh (incumbent) 56,575 63.34%
Democratic Darrel R. Scholes 32,740 36.66%
Invalid or blank votes 2,555 2.78%
Totals 91,870 100.00%
Republican hold

District 66[edit]

California's 66th State Assembly district election, 2002
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Ray Haynes (incumbent) 55,161 68.03%
Democratic David G. Brostrom 25,917 31.97%
Invalid or blank votes 2,246 2.70%
Totals 83,324 100.00%
Republican hold

District 67[edit]

California's 67th State Assembly district election, 2002
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Tom Harman (incumbent) 68,303 68.79%
Democratic William R. "Bill" Orton 30,988 31.21%
Invalid or blank votes 0 0.00%
Totals 99,291 100.00%
Republican hold

District 68[edit]

California's 68th State Assembly district election, 2002
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Ken Maddox (incumbent) 50,077 65.09%
Democratic Al Snook 23,149 30.09%
Libertarian Douglas J. Scribner 3,706 4.82%
Invalid or blank votes 0 0.00%
Totals 76,932 100.00%
Republican hold

District 69[edit]

California's 69th State Assembly district election, 2002
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Lou Correa (incumbent) 24,894 65.30%
Republican Reuben Ross 13,228 34.70%
Invalid or blank votes 0 0.00%
Totals 38,122 100.00%
Democratic hold

District 70[edit]

California's 70th State Assembly district election, 2002
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican John Campbell (incumbent) 72,463 66.84%
Democratic John Kane 32,822 30.27%
Libertarian Paul L. Studier 3,135 2.89%
Invalid or blank votes 0 0.00%
Totals 108,420 100.00%
Republican hold

District 71[edit]

California's 71st State Assembly district election, 2002
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Todd Spitzer 69,039 72.99%
Democratic Bea Foster 25,546 27.01%
Invalid or blank votes 0 0.00%
Totals 94,585 100.00%
Republican hold

District 72[edit]

California's 72nd State Assembly district election, 2002
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Lynn Daucher (incumbent) 51,845 67.80%
Democratic G. Nanjundappa 21,473 28.08%
Libertarian Brian Lee Cross 3,147 4.12%
Invalid or blank votes 0 0.00%
Totals 76,465 100.00%
Republican hold

District 73[edit]

California's 73rd State Assembly district election, 2002
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Pat Bates (incumbent) 60,549 67.22%
Democratic Kathleen Calzada 25,955 28.82%
Libertarian Bob Vondruska 3,570 3.96%
Invalid or blank votes 3,000 3.22%
Totals 93,074 100.00%
Republican hold

District 74[edit]

California's 74th State Assembly district election, 2002
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Mark Wyland (incumbent) 66,111 60.91%
Democratic John Herrera 36,233 33.38%
Libertarian Kristi Stone 6,188 5.70%
Invalid or blank votes 9,294 7.89%
Totals 117,826 100.00%
Republican hold

District 75[edit]

California's 75th State Assembly district election, 2002
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican George A. Plescia 64,306 58.50%
Democratic Connie Witt 42,485 38.65%
Libertarian Richard J. Senecal 3,139 2.86%
Invalid or blank votes 11,153 9.21%
Totals 121,083 100.00%
Republican hold

District 76[edit]

California's 76th State Assembly district election, 2002
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Christine Kehoe (incumbent) 63,590 62.36%
Republican Bob Divine 34,805 34.13%
Libertarian Sarah N. Baker 3,576 3.51%
Invalid or blank votes 6,159 5.70%
Totals 108,130 100.00%
Democratic hold

District 77[edit]

California's 77th State Assembly district election, 2002
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Jay La Suer (incumbent) 70,191 66.44%
Democratic Sarah Lowery 30,221 28.61%
Libertarian Virgil (Randy) Hall II 5,235 4.96%
Invalid or blank votes 9,200 8.01%
Totals 114,847 100.00%
Republican hold

District 78[edit]

California's 78th State Assembly district election, 2002
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Shirley Horton 45,844 49.36%
Democratic Vincent Hall 44,215 47.60%
Libertarian Mark Menanno 2,823 3.04%
Invalid or blank votes 5,429 5.52%
Totals 98,311 100.00%
Republican gain from Democratic

District 79[edit]

California's 79th State Assembly district election, 2002
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Juan Vargas (incumbent) 37,387 65.82%
Republican Mark W. Fast 17,152 30.20%
Libertarian Joshua Castro 2,264 3.99%
Invalid or blank votes 3,388 5.63%
Totals 60,191 100.00%
Democratic hold

District 80[edit]

California's 80th State Assembly district election, 2002
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Bonnie Garcia 36,254 51.78%
Democratic Joey Acuna, Jr. 33,757 48.22%
Invalid or blank votes 2,175 3.01%
Totals 72,186 100.00%
Republican hold

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