California's 1st State Assembly district

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California's 1st State Assembly district
Map of the district
Current assemblymemberVacant
Population (2010)
 • Voting age
 • Citizen voting age
466,514
370,850
350,597
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 Brian Dahle of Bieber, but, on June 4th, 2019, Dahle won the Special Election for the State Senate District 1, which had been left open by the departure of Ted Gaines who became a member of the California Board of Equalization in January 2019. [1] [2] Dahle is expected to fill the Senate Seat, leaving this seat in the Assembly vacant and necessitating a special election, which is expected to be held in the fall of 2019. [3]

District profile[edit]

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

Election results from statewide races[edit]

Year Office Results
2018 Governor[4] Cox 61.2 – 38.8%
Senator[5] 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
T. J. T. Berry Republican 1900–1902
Clarence W. Leininger Republican 1902–1904
James L. Coyle Republican 1904–1906
T. J. T. Berry Republican 1906–1908
Kenneth C. Gillis Democratic 1908–1910
George E. Malone Republican 1910–1912
L. F. Coburn Republican 1912–1914
H. B. Ream Democratic 1914–1918
Republican 1918–1920
Democratic 1920–1922
G. H. Douglas Republican 1922–1924
J. J. Murphy Republican 1924–1928
Henry M. McGuinness Republican 1928–1930
Robert F. Fisher Republican 1930–1932
Michael J. Burns Republican 1932–1948
Arthur W. Way Republican 1948–1950
Frank Belotti Republican 1950–1966
Pauline Davis Democratic 1966–1976
Stan Statham Republican 1976–1992
Dan Hauser Democratic 1992–1996
Virginia Strom-Martin Democratic 1996–2002
Patty Berg Democratic 2002–2008
Wesley Chesbro Democratic 2008–2012
Brian Dahle Republican 2012–2019

Election results[edit]

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. ^ http://www.tedgaines.com/meet_ted
  2. ^ https://www.redding.com/story/news/local/2019/06/03/ca-senate-district-1-race-marked-mystery-mailer-debate-drama-ends-tuesday/1331675001/
  3. ^ https://www.redding.com/story/news/local/2019/06/05/brian-dahle-defeats-kevin-kiley-win-northern-california-district-1-state-senate-race-2019-election/1349588001/
  4. ^ "Governor results" (PDF). elections.cdn.sos.ca.gov. 2018.
  5. ^ "Senate Results" (PDF). elections.cdn.sos.ca.gov. 2018.

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