California State Senate election, 2014

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California State Senate election, 2014
California
2012 ←
November 4, 2014 (2014-11-04) → 2016

20 seats from even-numbered districts in the California State Senate
  Majority party Minority party
 
Leader Kevin de León Bob Huff
Party Democratic Republican
Leader's seat 22nd–Los Angeles 29th–Diamond Bar
Seats before 27 12
Seats after 25 14
Seat change Decrease 2 Increase 2
Popular vote 1,760,892 1,371,020
Percentage 56.22% 43.78%

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Pro Tem before election

Kevin de León
Democratic

Pro Tem-designate

Kevin de León
Democratic

The 2014 California State Senate election was held on Tuesday, November 4, 2014, with the primary election on June 3, 2014. Voters in the 20 even-numbered districts of the California State Senate elected their representatives. The elections coincided with the elections for other offices, including the State Assembly election and the gubernatorial election.

The California Republican Party won the newly-drawn 28th district and the open 34th district, gaining two seats from the California Democratic Party and ending the Democrats' supermajority in the chamber.

Overview[edit]

California State Senate elections, 2014
Primary election — June 3, 2014
Party Votes Percentage Candidates Advancing to general Seats contesting
Democratic 923,557 51.63% 40 24 19
Republican 828,207 46.30% 23 16 15
No party preference 32,763 1.83% 3 0 0
Green 4,392 0.25% 1 0 0
Totals 1,788,919 100.00% 67 40
California State Senate elections, 2014
General election — November 4, 2014
Party Votes Percentage Not up Contested Before After +/–
Democratic 1,760,892 56.22% 14† 13 27† 25† Decrease 2
Republican 1,371,020 43.78% 5 7 12 14 Increase 2
Totals 3,131,912 100.00% 19† 20 39† 39†

† The 35th district, which was not up for election in this cycle, was vacant due to the resignation of Democrat Rod Wright.

Midpoint
25 1 14
Democratic V Republican

Results[edit]

District 2District 4District 6District 8District 10District 12District 14District 16District 18District 20District 22District 24District 26District 28District 30District 32District 34District 36District 38District 40

District 2[edit]

California's 2nd State Senate district election, 2014
Primary election
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Mike McGuire 104,670 57.9
Republican Lawrence R. Wiesner 48,401 26.8
Democratic Derek Knell 19,733 10.9
No party preference Harry V. Lehmann 8,060 4.5
Total votes 180,864 100.0
General election
Democratic Mike McGuire 188,142 70.0
Republican Lawrence R. Wiesner 80,778 30.0
Total votes 268,920 100.0
Democratic hold

District 4[edit]

California's 4th State Senate district election, 2014
Primary election
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Jim Nielsen (incumbent) 92,191 64.0
Democratic CJ Jawahar 51,781 36.0
Total votes 143,972 100.0
General election
Republican Jim Nielsen (incumbent) 139,199 63.7
Democratic CJ Jawahar 79,457 36.3
Total votes 218,656 100.0
Republican hold

District 6[edit]

Endorsements[edit]

California's 6th State Senate district election, 2014
Primary election
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Roger Dickinson 48,668 40.3
Democratic Richard Pan 37,552 31.1
Republican James Axelgard 19,258 15.9
Republican Jonathan Zachariou 15,355 12.7
Total votes 120,833 100.0
General election
Democratic Richard Pan 96,688 53.8
Democratic Roger Dickinson 82,938 46.2
Total votes 179,626 100.0
Democratic hold

District 8[edit]

California's 8th State Senate district election, 2014
Primary election
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Tom Berryhill (incumbent) 97,056 65.4
Democratic Paulina Miranda 51,415 34.6
Total votes 148,471 100.0
General election
Republican Tom Berryhill (incumbent) 145,587 66.5
Democratic Paulina Miranda 73,417 33.5
Total votes 219,004 100.0
Republican hold

District 10[edit]

California's 10th State Senate district election, 2014
Primary election
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Bob Wieckowski 36,773 35.4
Republican Peter Kuo 27,332 26.3
Democratic Mary Hayashi 21,448 20.6
Democratic Roman Reed 14,098 13.6
No party preference Audie Bock 4,284 4.1
Total votes 103,935 100.0
General election
Democratic Bob Wieckowski 111,162 68.0
Republican Peter Kuo 52,302 32.0
Total votes 163,464 100.0
Democratic hold

District 12[edit]

California's 12th State Senate district election, 2014
Primary election
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Anthony Cannella (incumbent) 47,551 63.8
Democratic Shawn K. Bagley 27,017 36.2
Total votes 74,568 100.0
General election
Republican Anthony Cannella (incumbent) 74,988 60.5
Democratic Shawn K. Bagley 49,039 39.5
Total votes 124,027 100.0
Republican hold

District 14[edit]

California's 14th State Senate district election, 2014
Primary election
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Andy Vidak (incumbent) 35,953 61.2
Democratic Luis Chavez 22,771 38.8
Total votes 58,724 100.0
General election
Republican Andy Vidak (incumbent) 54,251 54.1
Democratic Luis Chavez 46,035 45.9
Total votes 100,286 100.0
Republican hold

District 16[edit]

California's 16th State Senate district election, 2014
Primary election
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Jean Fuller (incumbent) 79,843 99.8
Democratic Ruth Musser-Lopez (write-in) 189 0.2
Total votes 80,032 100.0
General election
Republican Jean Fuller (incumbent) 122,700 72.8
Democratic Ruth Musser-Lopez 45,812 27.2
Total votes 168,512 100.0
Republican hold

District 18[edit]

California's 18th State Senate district election, 2014
Primary election
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Robert Hertzberg 35,338 63.1
Republican Ricardo Antonio Benitez 16,289 29.1
Green John P. "Jack" Lindblad 4,392 7.8
Total votes 56,019 100.0
General election
Democratic Robert Hertzberg 79,495 70.2
Republican Ricardo Antonio Benitez 33,794 29.8
Total votes 113,289 100.0
Democratic hold

District 20[edit]

California's 20th State Senate district election, 2014
Primary election
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Matthew Munson 14,124 33.0
Democratic Connie Leyva 9,096 21.2
Democratic Alfonso "Al" Sanchez 7,958 18.6
Democratic Shannon O'Brien 6,769 15.9
Democratic Sylvia Robles 4,843 11.3
Total votes 42,790 100.0
General election
Democratic Connie Leyva 56,943 62.4
Republican Matthew Munson 34,256 37.6
Total votes 91,199 100.0
Democratic hold

District 22[edit]

California's 22nd State Senate district election, 2014
Primary election
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Ed Hernandez (incumbent) 34,375 99.6
Republican Marc Rodriguez (write-in) 154 0.4
Total votes 34,529 100.0
General election
Democratic Ed Hernandez (incumbent) 63,570 64.8
Republican Marc Rodriguez 34,468 35.2
Total votes 98,038 100.0
Democratic hold

District 24[edit]

California's 24th State Senate district election, 2014
Primary election
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Kevin de León (incumbent) 28,975 64.1
Democratic Peter Choi 9,422 20.8
Republican William "Rodriguez" Morrison 6,805 15.1
Total votes 45,202 100.0
General election
Democratic Kevin de León (incumbent) 57,412 65.8
Democratic Peter Choi 29,848 34.2
Total votes 87,260 100.0
Democratic hold

District 26[edit]

California's 26th State Senate district election, 2014
Primary election
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Ben Allen 25,987 22.2
Democratic Sandra Fluke 22,759 19.4
No party preference Seth Stodder 20,419 17.4
Democratic Betsy Butler 19,301 16.5
Democratic Amy Howorth 18,411 15.7
Democratic Vito Imbasciani 5,189 4.4
Democratic Patric Verrone 3,446 2.9
Democratic Barbi S. Appelquist 1,630 1.4
Total votes 117,142 100.0
General election
Democratic Ben Allen 122,901 60.3
Democratic Sandra Fluke 80,781 39.7
Total votes 203,682 100.0
Democratic hold

District 28[edit]

California's 28th State Senate district election, 2014
Primary election
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Jeff Stone 20,807 21.9
Republican Bonnie Garcia 18,884 19.9
Republican Glenn A. Miller 18,435 19.4
Democratic Phillip Drucker 17,635 18.6
Democratic Anna Nevenic 14,444 15.2
Republican William "Bill" Carns 4,834 5.1
Total votes 95,039 100.0
General election
Republican Jeff Stone 81,698 53.0
Republican Bonnie Garcia 72,353 47.0
Total votes 154,051 100.0
Republican win (new seat)

District 30[edit]

California's 30th State Senate district election, 2014
Primary election
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Holly Mitchell (incumbent) 48,280 85.3
Democratic Isidro Armenta 8,301 14.7
Total votes 56,581 100.0
General election
Democratic Holly Mitchell (incumbent) 78,115 68.8
Democratic Isidro Armenta 35,442 31.2
Total votes 113,557 100.0
Democratic hold

District 32[edit]

California's 32nd State Senate district election, 2014
Primary election
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Mario Guerra 29,096 44.5
Democratic Tony Mendoza 20,804 31.8
Democratic Sally Havice 7,325 11.2
Democratic Irella Perez 6,873 10.5
Democratic Carlos Arvizu 1,280 2.0
Total votes 65,378 100.0
General election
Democratic Tony Mendoza 67,593 52.3
Republican Mario Guerra 61,718 47.7
Total votes 129,311 100.0
Democratic hold

District 34[edit]

California's 34th State Senate district election, 2014
Primary election
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Janet Nguyen 46,445 52.0
Democratic Jose Solorio 29,793 33.3
Republican Long Pham 13,102 14.7
Total votes 89,340 100.0
General election
Republican Janet Nguyen 95,792 58.1
Democratic Jose Solorio 69,220 41.9
Total votes 165,012 100.0
Republican gain from Democratic

District 36[edit]

California's 36th State Senate district election, 2014
Primary election
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Patricia Bates 88,171 99.1
Democratic Gary Kephart (write-in) 756 0.9
Total votes 88,927 100.0
General election
Republican Patricia Bates 140,610 65.7
Democratic Gary Kephart 73,539 34.3
Total votes 214,149 100.0
Republican hold

District 38[edit]

California's 38th State Senate district election, 2014
Primary election
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Joel Anderson (incumbent) 87,933 71.1
Democratic Fotios "Frank" Tsimboukakis 35,656 28.9
Total votes 123,589 100.0
General election
Republican Joel Anderson (incumbent) 146,510 68.9
Democratic Fotios "Frank" Tsimboukakis 66,066 30.8
Total votes 212,576 100.0
Republican hold

District 40[edit]

California's 40th State Senate district election, 2014
Primary election
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Ben Hueso (incumbent) 45,249 71.9
Democratic Rafael Estrada 17,547 27.9
Republican Michael Diaz (write-in) 188 0.3
Total votes 62,984 100.0
General election
Democratic Ben Hueso (incumbent) 58,880 54.9
Democratic Rafael Estrada 48,397 45.1
Total votes 107,277 100.0
Democratic hold