California's 20th State Assembly district

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California's 20th State Assembly district
Map of the district
Current assemblymember
  Bill Quirk
DHayward
Population (2010)
 • Voting age
 • Citizen voting age
461,362[1]
348,027[1]
266,963[1]
Demographics
Registered voters233,345
Registration54.70% Democratic
13.93% Republican
27.22% No party preference

California's 20th State Assembly district is one of 80 California State Assembly districts. It is represented by Democrat Bill Quirk of Hayward.

District profile[edit]

The district is located in the southern East Bay, centered on Hayward. The district is a major gateway between the Tri-Valley to the east, Silicon Valley to the south, and the rest of the San Francisco Bay Area.

Election results from statewide races[edit]

Year Office Results
2018 Governor Newsom 74.8 – 25.2%
Senator Feinstein 58.5 – 41.5%
2016 President Clinton 75.5 – 19.1%
Senator Harris 69.1 – 30.9%
2014 Governor Brown 76.8 – 23.2%
2012 President Obama 75.7 – 22.2%
Senator Feinstein 78.3 – 21.7%

List of Assembly Members[edit]

Due to redistricting, the 20th district has been moved around different parts of the state. The current iteration resulted from the 2011 redistricting by the California Citizens Redistricting Commission.

Representatives Party Years Served Counties Represented Notes
Dwight Hollister Republican January 5, 1885 - January 3, 1887 Sacramento
Seymour Carr January 3, 1887 - January 5, 1889
L. H. Fassett January 5, 1889 - December 16, 1889 Died in office.[2]
Gillis Doty Democratic January 5, 1891 - January 2, 1893
William A. Anderson Republican January 2, 1893 - January 7, 1895
Judson C. Brusie January 7, 1895 - January 4, 1897
William M. Sims January 4, 1897 - January 2, 1899
Grove L. Johnson January 2, 1899 - January 5, 1903
W. S. Killingsworth Democratic January 5, 1903 - January 2, 1905 Solano
Frank R. Devlin Republican January 2, 1905 - January 4, 1909
John Roche Cronin January 4, 1909 - January 6, 1913
Wilber C. Wall Democratic January 6, 1913 - January 4, 1915 San Joaquin
Lawrence Edwards January 4, 1915 - January 6, 1919
Charles Lamb Republican January 6, 1919 - January 6, 1920 Died in office.[3]
Oscar C. Parkinson January 3, 1921 - January 8, 1923
George A. Dean January 8, 1923 - January 5, 1925
Tom H. Louttit January 5, 1925 - January 3, 1927
Forsythe Charles Clowdsley Democratic January 3, 1927 - January 5, 1931
Theodore McKay Wright Republican January 5, 1931 - January 2, 1933 Santa Clara
Thomas A. Maloney January 2, 1933 - January 7, 1957 San Francisco
Phillip Burton Democratic January 7, 1957 - February 24, 1964 Resigned from the Assembly after winning a special congressional election.
John Burton January 4, 1965 - June 25, 1974 Resigned from the Assembly after winning a special congressional election.
Dixon Arnett Republican December 2, 1974 - November 30, 1978 San Mateo
Robert W. Naylor December 4, 1978 - November 30, 1986
Bill Duplissea December 1, 1986 - November 30, 1988
Ted Lempert Democratic December 5, 1988 - November 30, 1992
Delaine Eastin December 7, 1992 - November 30, 1994 Alameda, Santa Clara
Liz Figueroa December 5, 1994 - November 30, 1998
John A. Dutra December 7, 1998 - November 30, 2004
Alberto Torrico December 6, 2004 - November 30, 2010
Bob Wieckowski December 6, 2010 - November 30, 2012
Bill Quirk December 3, 2012 - Present Alameda

Election results[edit]

2020[edit]

2020 California's 20th State Assembly district election
Primary election
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Bill Quirk (incumbent) 42,606 47.1%
Democratic Alexis Villalobos 19,900 22.0%
Republican Son Nguyen 18,410 20.4%
Democratic Vipan Singh Bajwa 9,463 10.5%
Total votes 90,379 100.0%
General election
Democratic Bill Quirk (incumbent) 100,105 56.9%
Democratic Alexis Villalobos 75,672 43.1%
Total votes 175,777 100.0%

2018[edit]

California State Assembly election, 2018
Primary election
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Bill Quirk (incumbent) 56,762 99.9
Republican Joseph Grcar (write-in) 81 0.1
Total votes 56,843 100.0
General election
Democratic Bill Quirk (incumbent) 105,848 77.4
Republican Joseph Grcar 30,863 22.6
Total votes 136,711 100.0
Democratic hold

2016[edit]

California State Assembly election, 2016
Primary election
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Bill Quirk (incumbent) 66,526 77.7
Republican Luis A. Wong 19,078 22.3
Total votes 85,604 100.0
General election
Democratic Bill Quirk (incumbent) 114,001 74.3
Republican Luis A. Wong 39,507 25.7
Total votes 153,508 100.0
Democratic hold

2014[edit]

California State Assembly election, 2014
Primary election
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Bill Quirk (incumbent) 31,882 66.0
Republican Jaime Patino 11,246 23.3
No party preference Luis Reynoso 5,186 10.7
Total votes 48,314 100.0
General election
Democratic Bill Quirk (incumbent) 56,144 71.8
Republican Jaime Patino 22,007 28.2
Total votes 78,151 100.0
Democratic hold

2012[edit]

California State Assembly election, 2012
Primary election
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Bill Quirk 17,177 30.3
Democratic Jennifer Ong 14,560 25.7
No party preference Mark Green 11,490 20.3
Republican Luis Reynoso 10,041 17.7
Democratic Sarabjit Kaur Cheema 3,397 6.0
Total votes 56,665 100.0
General election
Democratic Bill Quirk 67,028 50.3
Democratic Jennifer Ong 66,111 49.7
Total votes 133,139 100.0
Democratic hold

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d "Citizens Redistricting Commission Final Report, 2011" (PDF).
  2. ^ "Fassett Dies at 52". cdnc.ucr.edu.
  3. ^ "Resolution for Charles Lamb" (PDF). clerk.assembly.ca.gov.

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