California's 1st State Assembly district

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California's 1st State Assembly district
Map of the district
Current assemblymember
  Megan Dahle
RBieber
Population (2010)
 • Voting age
 • Citizen voting age
466,514[1]
370,850[1]
350,597[1]
Demographics
Registered voters275,604
Registration42.45% Republican
29.25% Democratic
17.24% No party preference

California's 1st State Assembly district is one of 80 California State Assembly districts. It is currently represented by Republican Megan Dahle of Bieber.

District profile[edit]

The district stretches along the eastern edge of the state from the Oregon border to Lake Tahoe, wrapping around the Sacramento Valley along the northern Sierra Nevada. The district is primarily rural and heavily Republican.

Election results from statewide races[edit]

Year Office Results
2018 Governor[2] Cox 61.2 – 38.8%
Senator[3] De Leon 59.1 – 40.9%
2016 President Trump 56.7 – 36.1%
Senator Harris 61.5 – 38.5%
2014 Governor Kashkari 55.9 – 44.1%
2012 President Romney 57.3 – 39.6%
Senator Emken 58.2 – 41.8%

List of assembly members[edit]

Due to redistricting, the 1st district has been moved around different parts of the state. The current iteration resulted from the 2011 redistricting by the California Citizens Redistricting Commission.

Assemblymember Party Years served Counties represented Notes
J. K. Johnson Democratic January 5, 1885 - January 3, 1887 Del Norte, Siskiyou
R. H. Campbell Republican January 3, 1887 - January 7, 1889
John M. McVay Democratic January 7, 1889 - January 5, 1891
George B. Robertson Democratic January 5, 1891 - January 2, 1893
Thomas L. Duffy Democratic January 2, 1893 - January 7, 1895
Eugene Sheldon Tomblin Republican January 7, 1895 - January 4, 1897
W. Strain Republican January 4, 1897 - January 2, 1899
Charles Brooks Jillson Republican January 2, 1899 - January 5, 1901
T. J. T. Berry Republican January 5, 1901 – January 5, 1903
Clarence W. Leininger Republican January 5, 1903 – January 2, 1905
James L. Coyle Republican January 2, 1905 – January 7, 1907 Del Norte, Siskiyou, Trinity
T. J. T. Berry Republican January 7, 1907 - January 4, 1909
Kenneth C. Gillis Democratic January 4, 1909 - January 2, 1911
George E. Malone Republican January 2, 1911 - January 6, 1913
William B. Shearer Democratic January 6, 1913 - January 4, 1915 Del Norte, Siskiyou
Henry Belden Ream Democratic January 4, 1915 - January 8, 1923
Gustav Henry Douglas Republican January 8, 1923 – March 7, 1923 Died in office[4]
J. J. Murphy Republican January 5, 1925 - January 7, 1929
Henry M. McGuinness Republican January 7, 1929 - January 5, 1931
Robert F. Fisher Republican January 5, 1931 - January 2, 1933 Del Norte, Humboldt
Michael J. Burns Republican January 2, 1933 - January 3, 1949 Del Norte, Humboldt, Mendocino
Arthur William Way Republican January 3, 1949 - November 18, 1949 Resigned from Assembly
Frank Belotti Republican January 8, 1951 - January 2, 1967 On January 7, 1963 during the next session, he also represented parts of Lake County.[5]
Pauline Davis Democratic January 2, 1967 – December 2, 1974 Plumas, Del Norte, Lassen, Modoc, Shasta, Sierra, Siskiyou, Tehama, Trinity, Humboldt
December 2, 1974 - November 30, 1976 Butte, Glenn, Lassen, Modoc, Plumas, Shasta, Siskiyou, Tehama, Trinity On December 2, 1974 during the next session. The counties redistricted.[6]
Stan Statham Republican December 6, 1976 – November 30, 1992
Dan Hauser Democratic December 7, 1992 – November 30, 1996 Del Norte, Humboldt, Lake, Mendocino, Sonoma
Virginia Strom-Martin Democratic December 2, 1996 – November 30, 2002
Patty Berg Democratic December 2, 2002 – November 30, 2008 Del Norte, Humboldt, Lake, Mendocino, Sonoma, Trinity
Wesley Chesbro Democratic December 1, 2008 – November 30, 2012
Brian Dahle Republican December 3, 2012 – June 12, 2019 Butte, Lassen, Modoc, Nevada, Placer, Plumas, Shasta, Sierra, Siskiyou
Megan Dahle Republican November 12, 2019 - Present

Election results[edit]

2020[edit]

2020 California's 1st State Assembly district election
Primary election
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Megan Dahle (incumbent) 83,874 51.0%
Democratic Elizabeth L. Betancourt 64,932 39.5%
No party preference PK "Paul" Dhanuka 15,629 9.5%
Total votes 164,435 100.0%
General election
Republican Megan Dahle (incumbent) 146,902 58.9%
Democratic Elizabeth L. Betancourt 102,541 41.1%
Total votes 249,443 100%
Republican hold

2018[edit]

California State Assembly election, 2018
Primary election
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Brian Dahle (incumbent) 82,916 64.1
Democratic Caleen Sisk 30,902 23.9
Democratic Peter Van Peborgh 11,446 8.9
No party preference Jenny O'Connell-Nowain 3,987 3.1
No party preference Jerome B.C. Venus (write-in) 9 0.0
Total votes 129,260 100.0
General election
Republican Brian Dahle (incumbent) 125,227 63.0
Democratic Caleen Sisk 73,449 37.0
Total votes 198,676 100.0
Republican hold

2016[edit]

California State Assembly election, 2016
Primary election
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Brian Dahle (incumbent) 103,500 99.6
Libertarian Donn Coenen (write-in) 446 0.4
Total votes 103,946 100.0
General election
Republican Brian Dahle (incumbent) 148,657 73.8
Libertarian Donn Coenen 52,871 26.2
Total votes 201,528 100.0
Republican hold

2014[edit]

California State Assembly election, 2014
Primary election
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Brian Dahle (incumbent) 65,466 69.5
Democratic Brigham Sawyer Smith 28,688 30.5
Total votes 94,154 100.0
General election
Republican Brian Dahle (incumbent) 104,103 70.2
Democratic Brigham Sawyer Smith 44,119 29.8
Total votes 148,222 100.0
Republican hold

2012[edit]

California State Assembly election, 2012
Primary election
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Brian Dahle 41,384 34.2
Republican Rick Bosetti 34,457 28.5
Democratic Robert Meacher 31,120 25.8
Green David Edwards 7,381 6.1
Libertarian Charley Hooper 6,503 5.4
Total votes 120,845 100.0
General election
Republican Brian Dahle 116,098 65.6
Republican Rick Bosetti 60,920 34.4
Total votes 177,018 100.0
Republican hold

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d "Citizens Redistricting Commission Final Report, 2011" (PDF).
  2. ^ "Governor results" (PDF). elections.cdn.sos.ca.gov. 2018.
  3. ^ "Senate Results" (PDF). elections.cdn.sos.ca.gov. 2018.
  4. ^ "Find A Grave". findagrave.com.
  5. ^ "1963 session" (PDF). clerk.assembly.ca.gov.
  6. ^ "1974 session" (PDF). clerk.assembly.ca.gov.

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