California's 11th State Senate district

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California's 11th State Senate district
Map of the district
Current senator
  Scott Wiener
DSan Francisco
Population (2010)
 • Voting age
 • Citizen voting age
930,853[1]
798,616[1]
663,732[1]
Demographics
Registered voters568,370[2]
Registration59.86% Democratic
6.99% Republican
28.93% No party preference

California's 11th State Senate district is one of 40 California State Senate districts. It is currently represented by Democrat Scott Wiener of San Francisco.

District profile[edit]

The district encompasses the northern San Francisco Peninsula, including the consolidated city-county of San Francisco and extreme northern San Mateo County.

Election results from statewide races[edit]

Year Office Results
2021 Recall No No 86.3 – 13.7%
2020 President Biden 84.4 – 13.7%
2018 Governor Newsom 85.7 – 14.3%
Senator Feinstein 64.4– 35.6%
2016 President Clinton 85.0 – 10.0%
Senator Harris 77.0 – 23.0%
2014 Governor Brown 87.7 – 12.3%
2012 President Obama 83.1 – 13.6%
Senator Feinstein 88.2 – 11.8%

List of senators[edit]

Due to redistricting, the 11th district has been moved around different parts of the state. The current iteration resulted from the 2011 redistricting by the California Citizens Redistricting Commission.

Senators Party Years served Counties represented Notes
Edward Keating Democratic January 8, 1883 - January 5, 1885 San Francisco Served together with Thorwald Nelson.[3]
Thorwald Klaudius Nelson January 8, 1883 - January 5, 1885
Daniel J. Creighton January 5, 1885 - January 3, 1887 Served together with Edward Drum.[4]
Edward F. Drum January 5, 1885 - January 3, 1887
James McCudden January 3, 1887 - January 7, 1889 Solano
George Jerome Campbell Republican January 7, 1889 - January 2, 1893
Elliott McAllister Democratic January 2, 1893 - January 4, 1897 Contra Costa, Marin
John Henry Dickinson Republican January 4, 1897 - January 1, 1901
Charles Mortimer Belshaw January 1, 1901 - January 2, 1905
August E. Muenter January 2, 1905 - January 4, 1909 San Joaquin
John Thomas Lewis Republican January 4, 1909 - January 6, 1913
William R. Flint January 6, 1913 - January 8, 1917 San Benito, San Mateo, Santa Cruz
M. B. Johnson January 8, 1917 - January 7, 1929
George C. Cleveland January 7, 1929 - January 2, 1933
Frank L. Gordon January 2, 1933 - January 3, 1949 Napa, Yolo
Nathan F. Coombs January 3, 1949 - January 2, 1961
Samuel R. Geddes Democratic January 2, 1961 - March 5, 1965 Died in office. Died from a heart attack.[5]
Nicholas C. Petris January 2, 1967 - November 30, 1976 Alameda
Al Alquist December 6, 1976 - November 30, 1984 Alameda, San Benito, Santa Cruz
Becky Morgan Republican December 3, 1984 - August 17, 1993 San Mateo, Santa Clara Resigned from the Senate to become President/CEO of Joint Venture:Silicon Valley Network.[6]
Tom Campbell November 11, 1993 - December 12, 1995 Sworn in after winning special election.[7] Resigned from office to be sworn in the 15th Congressional district after winning special election.[8]
Byron Sher Democratic March 28, 1996 – December 6, 2004 Sworn in after winning special election.[9]
Joe Simitian December 6, 2004 – November 30, 2012 San Mateo, Santa Clara, Santa Cruz
Mark Leno December 3, 2012 - November 30, 2016 San Francisco, San Mateo
Scott Wiener December 5, 2016 - present

Election results 1992 - present[edit]

2020[edit]

2020 California State Senate election
Primary election
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Scott Wiener (incumbent) 167,124 55.7
Democratic Jackie Fielder 99,566 33.2
Republican Erin Smith 33,321 11.1
Total votes 300,011 100.0
General election
Democratic Scott Wiener (incumbent) 254,635 57.1
Democratic Jackie Fielder 191,065 42.9
Total votes 445,700 100.0
Democratic hold

2016[edit]

California State Senate election, 2016[10]
Primary election
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Jane Kim 118,582 45.3
Democratic Scott Wiener 117,913 45.1
Republican Ken Loo 25,189 9.6
Democratic Michael A. Petrelis (write-in) 4 0.0
Total votes 261,684 100.0
General election
Democratic Scott Wiener 209,462 51.0
Democratic Jane Kim 201,316 49.0
Total votes 410,778 100.0
Democratic hold

2012[edit]

California State Senate election, 2012
Primary election
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Mark Leno (incumbent) 118,023 82.0
Republican Harmeet Dhillon 25,828 18.0
Total votes 143,851 100.0
General election
Democratic Mark Leno (incumbent) 303,241 84.7
Republican Harmeet Dhillon 54,887 15.3
Total votes 358,128 100.0
Democratic hold

2008[edit]

California State Senate election, 2008
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Joe Simitian (incumbent) 272,154 74.82
Republican Blair Nathan 91,592 25.18
Total votes 363,746 100.00
Turnout   76.37
Democratic hold

2004[edit]

California State Senate election, 2004
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Joe Simitian 230,484 66.53
Republican Jon Zellhoefer 101,887 29.41
Libertarian Allen M. Rice 14,080 4.06
Total votes 346,451 100.00
Democratic hold

2000[edit]

California State Senate election, 2000
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Byron Sher (incumbent) 183,887 59.25
Republican Gloria S. Hom 113,770 36.66
Libertarian John J. "Jack" Hickey 12,676 4.08
Invalid or blank votes 20,916 6.31
Total votes 331,249 100.00
Democratic hold

1996[edit]

California State Senate election, 1996
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Byron Sher 177,155 57.90
Republican Patrick Shannon 117,547 38.42
Libertarian Jon W. Malonia 11,290 3.69
Invalid or blank votes 24,355 7.37
Total votes 276,347 100.0
Democratic hold


1992[edit]

California State Senate election, 1992
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Becky Morgan (incumbent) 218,855 64.50
Democratic Frank W. Trinkle 104,162 30.70
Libertarian Christopher R. Inama 16,900 4.80
Invalid or blank votes 34,099 9.13
Total votes 374,016 100.00
Republican hold


See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d "Citizens Redistricting Commission Final Report, 2011" (PDF).
  2. ^ "Report of Registration as of February 18, 2020" (PDF).
  3. ^ "1883 Senate Session". babel.hathitrust.org.
  4. ^ "1885 Senate Session". babel.hathitrust.org.
  5. ^ "State Sen. Geddes Dies at His Home". cdnc.ucr.edu.
  6. ^ "Becky Morgan Resignation letter". babel.hathitrust.org.
  7. ^ "Tom Campbell Sworn in". babel.hathitrust.org.
  8. ^ "Tom Campbell Resignation letter". babel.hathitrust.org.
  9. ^ "Bryon Sher Sworn in". babel.hathitrust.org.
  10. ^ California Statement of Vote, June 7, 2016 Primary Election

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