California's 12th State Senate district

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California's 12th State Senate district
Map of the district
Current senator
  Anna Caballero
DSalinas
Population (2010)
 • Voting age
 • Citizen voting age
933,222
641,932
438,286
Demographics
Registered voters352,217
Registration44.60% Democratic
26.24% Republican
24.79% No party preference

California's 12th State Senate district is one of 40 California State Senate districts. It is currently represented by Democrat Anna Caballero of Salinas.

District profile[edit]

The district takes in the Salinas Valley and a swath of the Central Valley between Modesto and Fresno. The rural district is primarily agricultural and heavily Latino.[citation needed]

Election results from statewide races[edit]

Year Office Results
2018 Governor[1] Newsom 55.3 – 44.7%
Senator[2] De Leon 54.3 – 45.7%
2016 President Clinton 57.3 – 37.1%
Senator Harris 50.5 – 49.5%
2014 Governor Brown 54.9 – 45.1%
2012 President Obama 57.6 – 40.3%
Senator Feinstein 59.0 – 41.0%
Election results from statewide races
Year Office Results
2002 Governor Davis 49.2 - 42.3%
2000 President Bush 54.6 - 41.6%
Senator Feinstein 47.4 - 45.2%
1998 Governor Lungren 49.2 - 48.4%
Senator Fong 51.3 - 44.7%
1996 President Dole 47.5 - 43.1%
1994 Governor Wilson 63.7 - 32.2%
Senator Huffington 53.9 - 37.6%
1992 President Clinton 39.1 - 38.5%
Senator Herschensohn 49.5 - 40.8%
Senator Feinstein 47.3 - 44.5%

Election results[edit]

2018[edit]

2018 California State Senate election
Primary election
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Anna Caballero 46,970 43.3
Republican Rob Poythress 28,512 26.3
Republican Johnny Tacherra 24,088 22.2
Democratic Daniel Parra 8,740 8.1
Democratic Dennis J. Brazil (write-in) 208 0.2
Total votes 108,518 100.0
General election
Democratic Anna Caballero 110,386 54.4
Republican Rob Poythress 92,691 45.6
Total votes 203,077 100.0
Democratic gain from Republican

2014[edit]

2014 California State Senate election
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

2010[edit]

2010 California State Senate election
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Anthony Cannella 92,270 51.5
Democratic Anna Caballero 86,923 48.5
Total votes 179,193 100.0
Republican hold

2006[edit]

2006 California State Senate election
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Jeff Denham (incumbent) 92,879 59.8
Democratic Wiley Nickel 62,539 40.2
Total votes 155,418 100.0
Republican hold

2002[edit]

2002 California State Senate election
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Jeff Denham 73,877 48.0
Democratic Rusty Areias 73,034 47.5
Libertarian David Eaton 6,950 4.5
Total votes 153,861 100.0
Republican hold

1998[edit]

1998 California State Senate election
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Dick Monteith (incumbent) 110,690 53.0
Democratic Sal Cannella 91,623 43.9
Libertarian Mary Lee Gowlan 6,389 3.1
Total votes 208,702 100.00
Republican hold

1994[edit]

1994 California State Senate election
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Dick Monteith 100,902 49.5
Democratic Dan McCorquodale (incumbent) 96,543 47.3
Libertarian Linda Marie DeGroat 6,596 3.2
Total votes 204,041 100.0
Republican gain from Democratic

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